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Release - Visual Thumbs - (Create thumbs for subfolders in picture library)
#31
Nevermind... I think I got it Smile Hopefully... ahh, good old days when ASCII was the only option Smile

Try it now, I updated the repository with v1.5.0
Kodi addons: Lanik repo
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#32
Good morning, i was writing to you that no line referred to the error was shown in the log just the path of my photos and the number of levels iicrc.
I see new update, I'm performing a scan now, and folder.jpg are created under user_data both in deepest folders that in the one we need. So we are ok.
Thanks
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#33
all done, all images created without errors.
have you thought at some improvements of the behaviour?
- now if i add a new folder to my collection, not in kodi, i have to rescan all again.
- if i dislike a thumbnails created and i want redo just one i can't i have to rescan all again.
thanks again for this cool script.
Peppe

EDIT

another little thing that i don't know if you can control with your script:
the creation of thumbnails ignores the exif informations related to the orientation of images.
Peppe
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#34
Great, important that I got through with this encoding stuff Smile Now I can try to improve small things....

I think I can make it so that it ignores folders with folder.jpg, that should be pretty easy.

I have no idea how to solve the thumbs that you don't like - now I am scanning ALL pictures and selecting random 4.... but we'l see Smile

EXIF? Hmmm, I'm just checking width/height... will see if I can read EXIF info from images

regards,
D.
Kodi addons: Lanik repo
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#35
(2016-06-30, 09:19)peppe_sr Wrote: another little thing that i don't know if you can control with your script:
the creation of thumbnails ignores the exif informations related to the orientation of images.
Peppe

Can you try new version (1.6) if EXIF rotation tag works?

D.

edit:

updated to v1.7 - added option no to overwrite existing thumbs (folder.jpg)
Kodi addons: Lanik repo
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#36
v1.8
- Optimize reading
- Overalll code cleanup
- Add 3rd level folder thumbs creation
- Added Serbian, Serbian Cyrillic and Czech translations
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#37
i'm reading now. i will test as soon as possible!
Peppe
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#38
Updated:

v1.9
- Better debugging
Kodi addons: Lanik repo
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#39
That's neat, another handy addon :-)
Just a thing i noticed from the screenshot you posted on the first page.
It might already have been corrected, but it contains a spelling error on the shown 'create thumbnails' dialog.
Directiry should be directory...
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#40
Will take a look, thanks!
Kodi addons: Lanik repo
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#41
v2.0
- Typo fixed (thanx Atreyu!) Smile
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#42
v2.1
- Bug Fixes, optimizations
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#43
v2.2
- Context menu - delete single thumb, whole tree, recreate 1st level thumbs, whole tree
Kodi addons: Lanik repo
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#44
would be possible add a setting to choose the different thumbs format?
as example .jpg or .png.
here the reason of my request. see my last two posts.
have a nice day.
Peppe
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#45
Right now, thumbs are in JPG format, and I think this is the only way it works. Kodi expects folder.jpg file, I am not sure .png would work... I'll test and see...

As far as refreshing goes - I found out that after you make thumbnails, you have to refresh thumbs (kodi option from right-click or "c" menu - regenerate thumbnails) and then sometimes to OPEN this folder and then go back and then press "regenerate" once more....

Will give a try with png.

OK, here are the results of test:

When I use PNG, the folder uses the image and has transparency (cooool!!!) Smile :

Image

But!!!

When you open the folder, the folder.png image is VISIBLE as normal image:

Image

Which is not cool Smile
Kodi addons: Lanik repo
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