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wait, i can use SHS to show extrafanart in die MusicViz.xml?

so i dont need Artistslideshow?!
Hi Angelinas

in my customNextTraks.xml i don't have any row like

Code:
<onright>ActivateWindow(musicosd)</onright>

but i have this code

Code:
<control type="panel" id="604">
                <left>60</left>
                <top>112</top>
                <width>1860</width>
                <height>390</height>
                <onup>604</onup>
                <ondown>604</ondown>
                <onleft condition="!Skin.HasSetting(nolyrics_on)">Close</onleft>
<!--                <onright>ActivateWindow(120)</onright>-->
                <orientation>vertical</orientation>
                <pagecontrol>-</pagecontrol>
                <include>Animation_HomeFade</include>
                <visible>Skin.String(vis_layout,style1) | Skin.String(vis_layout,style2) | Skin.String(vis_layout,style3) | Skin.String(vis_layout,style4) | Skin.String(vis_layout,style5)</visible>

That has that "onright" tag but it's commented.
Where do i need to put the

Code:
<onright>ActivateWindow(musicosd)</onright>
?

Quote:You need to alow writing on your smb:// now you have only reading...

I can confirm that my smb share has access rights from kodi, and the extrafanart folder are
created by SHS with files inside it without problems.

I just don't know why it crashes after the files has been created (and putting that error on log)


Thank you again
(2017-08-25, 17:05)Angelinas Wrote: [ -> ]...
This is mine...I remove ":".
Try just this in settings.xml
Code:
<setting id="pvr_art_splittitlechar">( | ;</setting>
works, thx
should be default IMHO

Another one:
Is it just me or is
$INFO[Window(Home).Property(SkinHelper.Player.Art.Clearart)]
not always working?
If I use the http-request, there is always a image (if there is one online)
http://localhost:52307/getpvrthumb&amp;title=$INFO[VideoPlayer.Title]&amp;type=clearart
This is not for PVR, but for streams
For now, I'm using the http-request, because it works ...
Hello,

Tonight I upgraded Kodi from Jarvis 16.1 to Krypton 17.4.
the upgrade seems to have gone well.
Next time I launch Kodi I get this error notification on top left of the screen:
Skin helper service error.

Log file seems to show a significant amount of warnings and errors related to this "service".

I know nothing about this add-on, according to the Kodi wiki and there only one information:
the skin seems to related to PVR.

Now I do remember that when I installed Krypton, I unchecked the PVR add-on.

Can I just disable or uninstall this add-on. I have no interest in PVR and I don't watch TV at all.
Hi there, just recently I keep getting error notification pop-ups saying skin helper service widgets error and skin helper backup error etc. I looked in the log and the error says about a cannot import name extend dict. Any one else come across this? Everything seems to work, just these notifications are annoying
(2017-09-02, 23:59)hatbrox Wrote: [ -> ]Hello,

Tonight I upgraded Kodi from Jarvis 16.1 to Krypton 17.4.
the upgrade seems to have gone well.
Next time I launch Kodi I get this error notification on top left of the screen:
Skin helper service error.

Log file seems to show a significant amount of warnings and errors related to this "service".

I know nothing about this add-on, according to the Kodi wiki and there only one information:
the skin seems to related to PVR.

Now I do remember that when I installed Krypton, I unchecked the PVR add-on.

Can I just disable or uninstall this add-on. I have no interest in PVR and I don't watch TV at all.

If you're using the default Kodi skin, then you can safely uninstall Skin Helper. If you're using another skin, the skin might require it.
(2017-09-03, 00:31)ryadre Wrote: [ -> ]Hi there, just recently I keep getting error notification pop-ups saying skin helper service widgets error and skin helper backup error etc. I looked in the log and the error says about a cannot import name extend dict. Any one else come across this? Everything seems to work, just these notifications are annoying

I had this happen once because I had the beta repo for skin helper installed and somehow the version of skin helper got out of sync with another addon (metadatautils I think). I ended up uninstalling skin helper and every dependency I could find for it, disabling the beta repo, and then reinstalling from the main Kodi repo. That took care of my problem.
(2017-09-03, 06:33)pkscout Wrote: [ -> ]If you're using the default Kodi skin, then you can safely uninstall Skin Helper. If you're using another skin, the skin might require it.

Thanks, I'll remove it and maybe try to add it again.
(2017-08-28, 23:34)meowmoo Wrote: [ -> ]wait, i can use SHS to show extrafanart in die MusicViz.xml?

so i dont need Artistslideshow?!

Yes, that's correct. I never intended to be a rival for Artist Slideshow but all code was in place already for other stuff that it was only a few lines of code to add the artist slideshow behaviour...
(2017-08-20, 18:43)Solo0815 Wrote: [ -> ]@marcel:
DiscArt is missing for ListItem.Properties in the Wiki:
https://github.com/marcelveldt/script.sk...---Artwork
Feel free to edit the wiki yourself, it's all public.

(2017-08-20, 18:43)Solo0815 Wrote: [ -> ]FR:
please add a internal debugging for SH without kodi-debug-mode -> enable it separately with a Radio-button in SH-settings.
Then you have the normal (short) Kodi-log with SH-debug. Then you don't have so much debug log-entries when e.g. video-playback

Hmm, yes that's indeed a good idea. I'll be working on the code again this week, will add this setting.
Only issue is that I broke up the add-on into several parts (modules) so if you truly want to have debug logging I need a setting in all modules ;-)
(2017-09-03, 06:35)pkscout Wrote: [ -> ]I had this happen once because I had the beta repo for skin helper installed and somehow the version of skin helper got out of sync with another addon (metadatautils I think). I ended up uninstalling skin helper and every dependency I could find for it, disabling the beta repo, and then reinstalling from the main Kodi repo. That took care of my problem.

Could be happening if you don't use my beta repo to try out the beta versions.
With my limited time and resources I'm not very good in keeping stuff backwards compatible all the time ;-)
(2017-09-03, 23:40)marcelveldt Wrote: [ -> ]
(2017-08-20, 18:43)Solo0815 Wrote: [ -> ]@marcel:
DiscArt is missing for ListItem.Properties in the Wiki:
https://github.com/marcelveldt/script.sk...---Artwork
Feel free to edit the wiki yourself, it's all public.
done
(2017-09-03, 23:40)marcelveldt Wrote: [ -> ]
(2017-08-20, 18:43)Solo0815 Wrote: [ -> ]FR:
please add a internal debugging for SH without kodi-debug-mode -> enable it separately with a Radio-button in SH-settings.
Then you have the normal (short) Kodi-log with SH-debug. Then you don't have so much debug log-entries when e.g. video-playback

Hmm, yes that's indeed a good idea. I'll be working on the code again this week, will add this setting.
Only issue is that I broke up the add-on into several parts (modules) so if you truly want to have debug logging I need a setting in all modules ;-)
Only a question:
can't you have only one setting in SH-settings? And call the modules with e.g. "--debug"?



And here are some FR and (maybe) bugs I have posted over the last weeks (summary)

FR:
- remove the colon ":" from pvr_art_splittitlechar and make "( | ;" default
2639633 (post)

- add "name"-filtering to http-requests also
strip all the "( | ;" from the search-string (e.g. http://localhost:52307/getpvrthumb&amp;title=$INFO[VideoPlayer.Title]&amp;type=clearart) and search afterwards
Explanation from Angelinas here: 2637278 (post)

- Please add "Player.Art.ChannelLogo" for actual playing "Recordings"
$INFO[Window(Home).Property(SkinHelper.ListItem.Art.ChannelLogo)] is working for the ListItem. Please add something like
$INFO[Window(Home).Property(SkinHelper.Player.Art.ChannelLogo)]
2632464 (post)

- add properties for Recordings, when they are played
2604217 (post)

Bugs:
- $INFO[Window(Home).Property(SkinHelper.Player.Art.Clearart)] is not always working (streams)
If I use the http-request, there is always a image (if there is one online)
http://localhost:52307/getpvrthumb&amp;title=$INFO[VideoPlayer.Title]&amp;type=clearart
2639633 (post)
Hi Marcel.
Marcel look at my post #3654 please.
Thanks.
JB
(2017-09-03, 23:36)marcelveldt Wrote: [ -> ]
(2017-08-28, 23:34)meowmoo Wrote: [ -> ]wait, i can use SHS to show extrafanart in die MusicViz.xml?

so i dont need Artistslideshow?!

Yes, that's correct. I never intended to be a rival for Artist Slideshow but all code was in place already for other stuff that it was only a few lines of code to add the artist slideshow behaviour...

thats great, because AS and Radio streams are not optimal in my opinion, so its great i can use SHS, I edit my skin and it works perfect

thanks again for all your work
There is one think I noticed, a few of my radio stations broadcast the artist name in all Caps, and SHS create a folder also in all caps, just for cosmetic reasons I would preferre do create "normal" folders, Instead of QUEEN, Queen, I know its nip picking, sorry