Beta TV Melodies (play themes alternative)
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Release for beta testing.
Will work with Kodi 17, 18 and with 18 python 3.

TV Melodies is a simple addon that plays your theme songs as you browse your library. It is universal and will work no matter which skin you are using.

https://github.com/smitchell6879/script.tvmelodies

Please use this forum for feature request and issues.
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#2
Thanks @smitchell6879

This works great!! Tested on v17.6
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@smitchell6879 

Thanks. Haven't tested it yet but I took a look into your code. Could you please add a property that is filled while a theme playback is in progress? It makes it easier for skinners to hide existing "currently playing" elements in skins.
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(2018-06-17, 10:54)sualfred Wrote: @smitchell6879 

Thanks. Haven't tested it yet but I took a look into your code. Could you please add a property that is filled while a theme playback is in progress? It makes it easier for skinners to hide existing "currently playing" elements in skins.

@sualfred

No problem, I will add it in over then few days. I will set the property as "TVMelodies.isPlaying" to "True"
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Thanks. Once it has been added, I'll add support for it to Embuary.
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#6
@sualfred

I have added Property "TVMelodies.isPlaying" check for "True" . It should be working I tested with logs.

@Karellen

I fixed the continuous playback when you leave the window. It now will stop playback in less then a second of moving to a new item, but will continue to play in the video info dialog, only if it had started before you pressed info.

@"Everyone Else"

I added a time delay so you can postpone the theme playback up to 10 seconds.
Any other request are welcome.
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#7
Thank you for this, I've missed hearing my themes collection!

Not to be greedy, but could you add a "fade in-fade out" feature or setting to this add on?

Thanks again!
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#8
@whysoserious

I will see what I can do... It may be a couple day it maybe a week or two. I am currently building my house so I do this in my down time to relax.

Does everything else seem to be working as expected, have you tested it.

Are there anymore feature request from anyone? If not after I work this in I will push it to the official report.
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#9
Great work!
Have you thought of adding videos to this addon. It would be a needed addition thanks
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#10
I have not tested videos but it should play them as long as they are labeled "theme", only thing is the video will be full screen and I am not sure if it will play in the background or full screen. That may be dependent on your settings or skin. I can play around with it but to get good intergration with videos I am thinking it will rely on the skin more so then the add-on.
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#11
@smitchell6879 

1. Installed on my LibreElec 9.x machine, seems to work well so far!
2. An option to loop the theme would be welcomed. Optional, cuz I know some folks only want one instance.

Thanks!
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#12
@whysoserious

I haven't gotten around to working with this anymore, but your requests are reasonable, the fade in and out, i will try but no promises. As for the loop I that should be a simple added option and yes i am one of them folks haha.

Anything else you think of ask and i will see what i can do.
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#13
Thank you for considering my requests!
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#14
I believe there is a standard that your window property key should be formatted as script.tvmelodies.some_key

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#15
@scott967

I am using the same naming convention as in Special Features that is already in the official repo. The name of the addon "TVMelodies" then a action to check "isPlaying" I don't think you will ever have a issue with another addon using this property and if so then second one in the official repo should change theirs.
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