[RELEASE] Rapier 10.4.1 for Kodi 17 Krypton

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Silvayn Offline
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Just wanted to come by and compliment you on a nice and practical skin. Please, keep up the good work, keep it customizable and don't overencumber it.
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(2016-12-04 19:31)Silvayn Wrote:  Just wanted to come by and compliment you on a nice and practical skin. Please, keep up the good work, keep it customizable and don't overencumber it.

Wow, that really means a lot!

Thanks so much, Silvayn, for all the kind words.

Scarfa is the original creator of Rapier, and whenever I add a new feature or update/change something already existing, I considers his description of the skin:

Scarfa Wrote:The goal is to provide a simple to use but clean and elegant interface that focuses on efficiency when browsing your media. Important considerations are put on usability, performance, and providing the user with flexibility when it comes to customization.


Let me know if you have any questions or suggestions Smile
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Important info!

It looks like translations at Transifex have stalled. Because of that, I have created my own Transifex project - at least until the official one is up and running.

Please join it to translate this skin once again.

--link removed--

I need all the help I can get Wink

Cheers
Gade
(This post was last modified: 2016-12-14 09:49 by Gade.)
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Transifex is up and running again, so it's once again back to translating at this location:

https://www.transifex.com/teamxbmc/kodi-...in-rapier/

Thanks!
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Merry christmas everybody!


UPDATE: Rapier 10.3.21 is available through the official Kodi repository!

This update is installed automatically.
If this is not the case, you can download it here.


The highlights are:
  • Hugely improved PVR recording window with added media flags, watched overlays, extra info etc. Screenshot below.
  • Support has been added for music and music video genre fanart image packs (Skin Settings > Backgrounds). Screenshot below.
  • Genre icons now work inside containers. Screenshot below.
  • Play button has been added in the album and song information windows.
  • Privacy Policy section has been added to system info window. Screenshot below.
  • Comment / Contributors toggle button has been added to the song information window (if the info is available).
  • Clicking Back on all widgets will go to the first item in the list.
  • 2 widgets has been added to the home screen Videos category: Categories / Media Sources. Screenshot below.
  • Wrap Info View has been added for tv shows.
  • Added cast list in movies / sets / tv shows Wrap Info View (needs enabling in the view options). Screenshot below.
    This will only work when using the Normal view style.
  • When playing music, home screen progress bar is changed to blue. Screenshot below.
  • If no movie, tv show or music library content is available, these 3 home screen categories will go to sources.
    Default for these categories is now to always be visible.
    They can still be disabled using the skin settings.


FULL CHANGELOG
Code:
10.3.21 (22-December-16)
- Fixed VC-1 codec media flags.
- If no trailer is available, trailer buttons will display "Search Trailer".
- If no movie, tv show or music content is available, home screen categories will go to sources.
- PVR teletext button is only visible if teletext is available.
- Video windows and visualisations are hidden if an image slideshow is active.
- When playing music, home screen progress bar is changed to blue.
- Updated skin settings for artwork downloader to match supported artwork types.
- Added close button to text viewer dialog.
- Added Wrap Info View for tv shows.
- Added cast list in movies / sets / tv shows Wrap Info View (needs enabling in the view options).
- Updated language strings from Transifex.
- Added home screen Videos category widgets: Categories / Media Sources.
- Clicking Back on all widgets will go to the first item in the list.
- Added Settings button to events window.
- Added additional home screen custom category images.
- Added Comment / Contributors (if available) toggle button to song information window.
- Fixed background in add-on information window coming from the home screen.
- Added now playing notification (audio / video) in information windows when coming from the home screen.
- Partially watched overlays are now more detailed.
- Added recording icon for PVR recordings window.
- Improvements of artist / album information window.
- Changed some info labels for PVR channels and recordings windows.
- Added Play button in album / song information window.
- Remove script.globalsearch and script.artwork downloader from dependencies.
- Genre icons now also work inside containers.
- Added support for music / music video genre fanart image packs (Skin Settings > Backgrounds).
- Removed skin.rapier/extras/moviegenres/ and skin.rapier/extras/musicgenres/ folders.
- Added "Fix Skipping" button to game controllers dialog.
- Added new artwork types for global search script.
- Fixed watched overlay for PVR recordings.
- Added media flags for PVR recordings.
- Added Privacy Policy button to system info window.
- Changed some PVR labels.


Added home screen Videos category widgets: Categories / Media Sources
[Image: video%20widgets.png]

Changed some info labels for PVR channels and recordings windows
Added media flags for PVR recordings
Fixed watched overlay for PVR recordings
Added recording icon for PVR recordings window
[Image: pvr%20recordings%20krypton.png]

Added cast list in movies / sets / tv shows Wrap Info View
[Image: wrap%20list%20cast.png]

Added support for music / music video genre fanart image packs
Skin Settings
[Image: music%20genre%20fanart.png]

Added support for music / music video genre fanart image packs
Genre icons now also work inside containers
Music Library
[Image: music%20genre%20icons.png]

Genre icons now also work inside containers
Movie Library
[Image: movie%20genre%20icons.png]

When playing music, home screen progress bar is changed to blue
[Image: music%20playing.png]

Added Privacy Policy button to system info window
[Image: privacy%20policy.png]


ENJOY!
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Gade Offline
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Post: #171
I'm thinking about updating the skin with all new icons.

Someone know of good free icon sets preferrably with white icons and transparent background?
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Post: #172
is there nothing in standard repo for estuary - i thought so?
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Gade Offline
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(2016-12-26 19:19)skybird1980 Wrote:  is there nothing in standard repo for estuary - i thought so?

Sure, but I'd like something not used in other skins.

Something similar to:


https://www.behance.net/gallery/24974365...-Icons-170

http://www.flaticon.com/packs/interface/
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I just added a cool new lyrics style (big thanks to manfeed and BigNoid): Video Lyrics!






This will be available in the next development version coming soon - Krypton only!

You need to enable Video Lyrics in Skin Settings > Media > Fullscreen Music.
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Post: #175
(2017-01-04 01:28)Gade Wrote:  I just added a cool new lyrics style (big thanks to manfeed and BigNoid): Video Lyrics!

You need to enable Video Lyrics in Skin Settings > Media > Fullscreen Music.

You're welcome! Glad you like it... you have a problem with one of the fonts though, the line showed at 0:44 seconds shouldn't be so small...Wink
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(2017-01-04 14:13)manfeed Wrote:  
(2017-01-04 01:28)Gade Wrote:  I just added a cool new lyrics style (big thanks to manfeed and BigNoid): Video Lyrics!

You need to enable Video Lyrics in Skin Settings > Media > Fullscreen Music.

You're welcome! Glad you like it... you have a problem with one of the fonts though, the line showed at 0:44 seconds shouldn't be so small...Wink

It's really great! Thanks so much for all the hard work you put into this!

Thanks a lot for reporting the bug. It's already fixed on Git: https://github.com/gade01/Rapier/commit/...3a3f16a3ed

I guess that BigNoid has the same issue with font lyrics8b (missing "ttf").
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Post: #177
This is an amazing skin but can you please tell me what .xml file is the code for the widgets. when displaying on the screen there a little too close to the edge. want them to be displayed with a bigger border between edge monitor and screen. please.
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(2017-01-11 00:15)LDR-Visions Wrote:  This is an amazing skin but can you please tell me what .xml file is the code for the widgets. when displaying on the screen there a little too close to the edge. want them to be displayed with a bigger border between edge monitor and screen. please.
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Hi LDR-Visions and welcome to the forums Smile

Thanks!

The xml file with the widgets for the main categories is includes_Home.xml

You need to edit all widget includes for the home screen:
RecentlyAddedPanel
WatchListPanel
InCinemasWidget
VideosHomeWidget
NowPlayingPanel
PVRChannelsPanel
WeatherPanel
SystemInfoPanel
RecordingInfoPanel
NextAiredWidget
AddonsWidget
FavouritesWidget
NextAiredUpcomingWidget


Remember, that all your custom edits to the xml files are overwritten when the skin updates. And i highly recommend keeping the skin updated at all times!
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Post: #179
Thank you will take a look. I appreciate you helping me.
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UPDATE: Rapier 10.4.1 is available through the official Kodi repository!

This update is installed automatically.
If this is not the case, you can download it here.


This is quite the visual update.

One very cool new feature is video lyrics during fullscreen music playback (big thanks to manfeed and BigNoid).
Enable this in Skin Settings > Media > Fullscreen music > Enable video lyrics
Watch the below video for a demo:





Other highlights are:
  • List Info 2 View to tv show seasons has been added. Screenshots below.
  • List Info 3 View to tv show seasons has been added. Screenshot below.
  • A banner style has been added to List Info 3 View for tv shows and seasons. Screenshot below.
    Go to the View Options to enable this style.
  • Added possibility to completely reorder the home screen categories. Screenshots below.
    Go to Skin Settings > Home > Category Menu > Reorder Categories.
    Category 1 will be the startup category, when Kodi is launched.
    Remember to use all your categories, both regular and custom categories, or some might be hidden.
    You can always reset all your changes using the "Reset" button.
  • The home screen Add-ons category will now open a completely new add-ons window. Screenshots below.
    This is very useful for a quick overview of your add-ons, organizing them or to just have video, audio, program and picture in the same window.
    The top options menu bar contains a lot of useful features for handling add-ons.
  • During fullscreen episode playback, Nextup Notification now includes In Progress episodes list. Screenshots below.
    Click the In Progress list to got to that episode instead of the one currently playing.
  • A Reload Skin button has been added to Skin Settings > Skin Settings.
  • A subtitle delay label has been added for the subtitle delay button in the fullscreen video OSD.
  • Support has been added for script.audio.profiles
  • Additional items has been added to the presets dialog (used when creating custom categories and submenus).
  • Updated video information window to support video content type.
    This is useful when running an add-on with video content.


FULL CHANGELOG
Code:
10.4.1 (2-February-17)
- Home screen Add-ons category will open up a new Add-ons window.
- Updated video information window to support video content type.
- Fix for home screen widget fanart.
- Added additional items to the presets dialog (used when creating custom categories and submenus).
- Removed movies Recommended View.
- Added support for script.audio.profiles
- Added subtitle delay label for subtitle delay button in the fullscreen video OSD.
- Added Reload Skin button to Skin Settings > Skin Settings.
- Added Skin Settings > Home > Category Menu > Reorder Categories. Use this to completely reorder your home screen categories.
- Combined some skin settings in Media > Music Playing using select dialog.
- Added List Info 2 View to tv show seasons.
- Added List Info 3 View to tv show seasons.
- Added banner style to List Info 3 View for tv shows and seasons.
- Added "Add-on Settings" button to top options menu bar when an add-on is running.
- List View normal style now defaults to file icon when no icon is available.
- During fullscreen episode playback, Nextup Notification now includes In Progress episodes list.
- New status bar battery notification.
- Added fullscreen music video lyrics (enabled in skin settings) (big thanks to manfeed and BigNoid).


Added List Info 2 View to tv show seasons
Banner style
[Image: seasons%20listinfo2a.png]

Added List Info 2 View to tv show seasons
Expanded style
[Image: seasons%20listinfo2b.png]

Added List Info 3 View to tv show seasons
[Image: seasons%20listinfo3.png]

Added banner style to List Info 3 View for tv shows and seasons
[Image: listinfo3%20banner.png]

Added Skin Settings > Home > Category Menu > Reorder Categories. Use this to completely reorder your home screen categories.
Click the "Reorder categories" button in the skin settings
[Image: reorder%20categories1.png]

Added Skin Settings > Home > Category Menu > Reorder Categories. Use this to completely reorder your home screen categories.
This is how the screen looks, when entering the first time
[Image: reorder%20categories2.png]

Added Skin Settings > Home > Category Menu > Reorder Categories. Use this to completely reorder your home screen categories.
Clicking the categories will bring up this dialog with all currently enabled categories
[Image: reorder%20categories3.png]

Added Skin Settings > Home > Category Menu > Reorder Categories. Use this to completely reorder your home screen categories.
This is how the screen could look when completed
[Image: reorder%20categories4.png]

Home screen Add-ons category will open up a new Add-ons window
Music add-ons
[Image: myaddons1.png]

Home screen Add-ons category will open up a new Add-ons window
My add-ons
[Image: myaddons2.png]

During fullscreen episode playback, Nextup Notification now includes In Progress episodes list
"Playing Next" dialog
[Image: nextup1.png]

During fullscreen episode playback, Nextup Notification now includes In Progress episodes list
"Still There?" dialog
[Image: nextup2.png]


ENJOY!
(This post was last modified: 2017-02-06 17:36 by Gade.)
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