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RE: skin helper service - Hitcher - 2016-03-07

(2016-03-07, 20:22)sualfred Wrote: @marcel:

Sorting is also fixed and working. Thanks.

The promised beer is on the way Smile

Not working here. Sad


RE: skin helper service - User 224999 - 2016-03-07

(2016-03-07, 22:53)Hitcher Wrote: Not working here. Sad

Did you grab the latest bits from Git ?


RE: skin helper service - sualfred - 2016-03-07

(2016-03-07, 22:53)Hitcher Wrote:
(2016-03-07, 20:22)sualfred Wrote: @marcel:

Sorting is also fixed and working. Thanks.

The promised beer is on the way Smile

Not working here. Sad

Tested again on another device -> correctly sorted. I assume Marcel commited faster as you can download and your current version is behind his branch Tongue


RE: skin helper service - Hitcher - 2016-03-08

Latest version, still not showing the correct posters.

Home screen using both vfs and skin helper ways -

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Opening vfs (same as home) -

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And then opening skin helper way (different to home) -

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Neither is correct as these are the first posters -

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EDIT: Seem the skin helper genre posters are just randomly generated as they change on reboot.


RE: skin helper service - Mike_Doc - 2016-03-08

Hi Marcel,

any reason why skin helper wouldn't show up when I list all my add-ons? Got the latest from GIT and wanted to enable debugging to see if that gives me more info on the animated posters issue but can't find it to configure it?


RE: skin helper service - Hitcher - 2016-03-08

Try System > Addons > Running.


RE: skin helper service - Mike_Doc - 2016-03-08

Hi Hitcher,

I don't have running as an option, my setting level is expert as well, any ideas?


RE: skin helper service - User 224999 - 2016-03-08

(2016-03-08, 00:38)Hitcher Wrote: EDIT: Seem the skin helper genre posters are just randomly generated as they change on reboot.

Aah! Now I know what you mean!

The GENRE list itself is sorted alphabetically, not the posters, they are random...
Do you want the posters to be in alphabetical order too ? I thought it was nice to just grab random posters from the genre


RE: skin helper service - User 224999 - 2016-03-08

(2016-03-08, 19:07)Mike_Doc Wrote: any reason why skin helper wouldn't show up when I list all my add-ons? Got the latest from GIT and wanted to enable debugging to see if that gives me more info on the animated posters issue but can't find it to configure it?

It should be listed under "dependencies". Because it's a helper service (meant to be installed by the skinner, not the user) it won't show in any of the categories.

Also it will show up if you navigate to videos --> video-addons


RE: skin helper service - sualfred - 2016-03-08

(2016-03-08, 20:42)marcelveldt Wrote:
(2016-03-08, 00:38)Hitcher Wrote: EDIT: Seem the skin helper genre posters are just randomly generated as they change on reboot.

Aah! Now I know what you mean!

The GENRE list itself is sorted alphabetically, not the posters, they are random...
Do you want the posters to be in alphabetical order too ? I thought it was nice to just grab random posters from the genre

That's the question I'm thinking about since yesterday.
What about adding that option as an argument "....&random=true"? (for the list and webservice)


RE: skin helper service - Hitcher - 2016-03-08

Sorry, I should have explained it more clearly. Yes, I'd like the ability to grab the first 3 posters alphabetically.
(2016-03-08, 20:42)marcelveldt Wrote:
(2016-03-08, 00:38)Hitcher Wrote: EDIT: Seem the skin helper genre posters are just randomly generated as they change on reboot.

Aah! Now I know what you mean!

The GENRE list itself is sorted alphabetically, not the posters, they are random...
Do you want the posters to be in alphabetical order too ? I thought it was nice to just grab random posters from the genre



RE: skin helper service - User 224999 - 2016-03-08

(2016-03-08, 21:00)Hitcher Wrote: Sorry, I should have explained it more clearly. Yes, I'd like the ability to grab the first 3 posters alphabetically.

OK, please grab the latest Git, it should now be sorted by default and randomized is optional


RE: skin helper service - sualfred - 2016-03-08

(2016-03-08, 21:22)marcelveldt Wrote:
(2016-03-08, 21:00)Hitcher Wrote: Sorry, I should have explained it more clearly. Yes, I'd like the ability to grab the first 3 posters alphabetically.

OK, please grab the latest Git, it should now be sorted by default and randomized is optional

Yep, works.

Only the webservice once are still random


RE: skin helper service - User 224999 - 2016-03-08

(2016-03-08, 21:55)sualfred Wrote: Only the webservice once are still random

OK, fixed that one too


RE: skin helper service - sualfred - 2016-03-08

(2016-03-08, 22:13)marcelveldt Wrote:
(2016-03-08, 21:55)sualfred Wrote: Only the webservice once are still random

OK, fixed that one too

Thanks Smile Works.


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