S W A N (alpha , updated april-2021)
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(2019-10-10, 16:20)mardukL Wrote:
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will be an customizable Skin and (hopefully) ready when KODI Matrix will be in a stable Version.

It's in early progress, which means that just some basics are ready even if skin files are ready for share to public.
NOTE
SKIN IS STILL IN EARLY ALPHA AND JUST FOR TESTING
YOU'LL HAVE TO DEAL WITH SOME BUGS, UNDEFINED or WIP WINDOWS
 
 

Download Links
- You can install the skin in within KODI by install my Kodi Repo

- git hub Page LINK


Credits for some currently used Textures belongs to
- @phil65 (skin.estuary) (default[foo].pngs's, some backgroundpatterns)
- @marcelveldt , @'mgonzales71' (resource.images.backgroundoverlays.basic)
- some icons taken from https://materialdesignicons.com/
- some backgroundimages taken from [unsplash.com](https://unsplash.com/) (image creators are credited in the filename)

Addon Dependencies & Supported Addons
**dependencies**
 - script embuary helper
 - image resource weather icons outline HD
 - image resource studio logos colored / white

**supported**
 -  script embuary info Script
 -  WIP script up next
 -  WIP Resource Addon For Actor Thumbs

 -  script artwork beef  LEIA VERSION
 -  script cu lrc lyrics

LOCAL TRAILER (if trailer not scraped or trailerpath is set in .nfo )
 * the skin checks if a tv show trailer exists on item focus
 >  the naming convention should be 'tvshowtitle*-trailer.mp4' and should be placed in the corresponding tv show root folder

 
YOUTUBE LOOKUPS
 - this skins uses several windows where **you tube** lookups will be performed, if you dislike such lookups/container content you can disable those in the specific Setting Section
those are currently

 -  tv show info viewtype (view id 58) **trailers**
 -  dialogvideoinfo **sountdtrack** ; **title search**
 -  search **searchterm**

 * you may will also need an [own Youtube API key](https://github.com/anxdpanic/plugin.vide...l-API-Keys) to get those results if wished


TEXTURE THEMES
  - you can choose between **2 themes (default & rounded )** the usual way
 
- rounded theme is a little bit special,
      ->
if you not use colors for the item tag bg panel the widget/item artwork get rounded corners**
          if you use item tag bg panel colors the rounded corners will be applied to the top of the widget/item artwork and to the bottom of a tag bg panel



COLORS / COLOR THEMES
  *  There are 2 ways to choose Colorthemes.
      *  The skins comes with prefefined Color Themes which can be choosen the usual way. ( choose a color theme in the interface settings )
      *  The 2nd Method will require  *script.skin.helper.colorpicker* and/or  *script.skin.helper.skinbackup*
 
- You can edit nearly every color used by the skin Custom Color Section  and build your own Themes using the Backup/Restore funtction
 

BACKGROUNDBUILING
The Backgroundbuilding is built up as follows,

Layer 1
  *  fullscreen Background ,
  *  Custom Color can be set
  *  Area is mostly not visible, nor noticable , but if you prefer transparence colors/ images on other layers it'll become important

Layer 2 / Artwork Layer
  -  can be a custom image (which is also the fallback image if fanart setting is enabled nut no artwork is found)
  * optional : show fanart artwork image - background artwork setting section*
  * optional : show rotating extra fanart - background artwork setting section*
  * optional : prefer animated fanart if available*
     
NOTE: music check this link - https://kodi.wiki/view/Music_artwork   and  movie check this link - https://kodi.wiki/view/Movie_artwork
 

  *  there are 2 options HOW color (background layer2 color ) will be applied here
      ** a) try to tint the image itself, not recommended if using 'show fanart'
      ** b) use 80% transparence image which is tinted instead and will lay over Layer 2 (1st diffusor )
      - can be enabled in *skinsettings : background* section
 
  *  optional blur artwork background is possible via script.embuary.helper  (limited to Media Windows (videos,music))
      - you can set blurring radius in embuary helper addon settings
  *  you can animate your Layer 2 background image which uses a slide animation to bring in some movement to the background
  *  color will be spplied directly on that layer

Layer 3 (optional)
  * can be a custom image ( its supposed as a 2nd diffusor )
  * color will be spplied directly on that layer

 special case spotlight style media windows
 - That windows use its own colors which also be set in the custom color section

 
MUSIC HUB
Is a special Music Media Window , from here you can navigate trough every Library Content of your Music & Musicvideos without leaving that window ( if wished so )
 - it has a unique filter method in the top bar
 - easy navigation via menubar on the left
 - if music is playing you'll also able to have the current playlist visible by click on thebplaylist button in the top bar or navigate on right


   NOTE: i didnt found a way to queuing/add items to a playlist

SEARCH FEATURE
 -  the skin comes with a own search window which is available in the icon premenu and/or menu-panel in media windows
 -  can be used as custom main menu entry
 -  each container content can be en/disabled within the skinsettings section

 
VIDEO INFO DIALOG
 consists of 3 Pages
     -  click up to show additional info
     -  click down to navigate trough some content containers
    -  by click on a cast member you can decide if you wanna do a local search or tmdb search ( requires embuary info addon )
    -  by focus a cast member you'll get a list with movies and tv shows from your library
    -  the skin looks if a soundtrack exists in your music library for the movie/show and if wished do a youtube lookup for a soundtrack which can be played
    -  each container content can be en/disabled within the skinsettings section
    -  you can scroll trough some artwork and can go to fullscreen slideshow by click on the artwork.
            there are 2 ways from where those images are loaded which can be selected within the skinsettings
            1. **RECOMMENDED** : show scrapped artwork which respects the definitions from your **advancedsettings.xml**
            2.  show content of extrafanart folder which should be place in the item art folder (depreciated method for storing)

            - https://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=337089
            - https://kodi.wiki/view/Advancedsettings....ra_artwork
 
MUSIC INFO DIALOG
 -  play albums, songs or musicvideos from your library for the current artist without leaving
 -  scroll trough some artwork and can go to fullscreen slideshow by click on the artwork.
 -  the similiar artists/albums , artists top 4 list , youtube  , amazon prime music containers can be en/disabled within the skinsettings section

 - the skin looks if booklet artwork exists
    **this require a images with naming of booklet1 , booklet2 , booklet3  ...**
    in the album folder.
    You'll also need to define them in the advancedsettings.xml
    e.g.

<musiclibrary>
        <albumextraart>
            <arttype>spine</arttype>
            <arttype>discart</arttype>
            <arttype>booklet1</arttype>
            <arttype>booklet2</arttype>
            <arttype>booklet3</arttype>
            .
            .
        </albumextraart>
<musiclibrary>
 
START UP / PROFILE LOGIN
   - you can choose in which window kodi should start
   - if Profile Login enabled you are able to define the Background Image , beside the usual way you can enable the profile login within the Startup Setting Section

 
HOME LAYOUTS
- you can choose between 3 different Layouts
        - Spotlight
        - Just Widgets
        - Just Main Menu Tiles
     -> choose custom colors / background image / background overlay image ( see backgroundbuilding )

 
HOME MENU
       - can be customized (target path, icon, fanart )
       - limited to 20 entrys
       - by pressing menu button / m key they icon bar gets focused , click left there to slide out the menu panel
       - you can en/disable a profile switcher at the top


HOME WIDGETS
   you can define up to 99 widgets and define their layouts / attributes seperatly
       - name
       - layout (landscape , poster , circle , square , banner )
       - tags ( visible / hidden )
       - sort order
       - sort direction
       - limit items (default is 0 ; no limit )
       - show extended item info ( plot , genre, flags ) if not using Spotlight Home Layout

       - there is a attribute "is section" when set it to true you'll get tiny tiles which are supposed to used for **sections like genre,year or root list entrys from the library** you can set a custom tile image and icon/text color globally for all widgets which use that attribute

  
      NOTE:  at the current state you're not able to change the widget position afterwards ( e.g. move widget pos 1 to pos 5 )
  
 SHUTDOWN MENU
 - choose which items you like to show / hide
 - in Media Windows you're able to blur the item backgroudpanel

 
MEDIA WINDOWS MENU / MENUBAR
   - there is a customizable icon bar (hide/show options) in media windows for quick navigation
   - there is an option to focus that control bar by pressing menu / m key
   - if click left the menu panel will slide out which offers more options


    NOTE :  if a media container can be filtered you can easily do a quick filter or advanced filter
 
PS:
Sorry for Typos & wrong Spelling
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RE: S W A N (wip, tease) - by ontap - 2019-10-10, 20:09
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RE: S W A N (wip, tease) - by mardukL - 2021-01-12, 19:42
RE: S W A N (wip, tease) - by mardukL - 2021-01-19, 19:40
RE: S W A N (alpha , updated march-2021) skin looks great thank you ... - by Skintest - 2021-04-19, 08:17


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