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A couple questions about Alaska...
#1
Hi! A couple days ago i installed the alaska skin, which is absolutely awesome..
still, i have a few problems that i was unable to solve.. i hope you'll be able to help me, thank you in advance for your attention.

First problem: I can hide the SETTINGS panel from the home menù, but how do i do to show it afterwards?
I've just done this once (i hid the SETTINGS panel but i had to reinstall xbmc completely, as i was unable to make it reappear).

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Second problem: I would like to hide the date and clock from the HOME screen, how can i do it?
This picture should explain the result i want to obtain:

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That should be all Shocked
I'll be very grateful and happy for any help\advice you can give..
Thanks! Oo
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#2
arktoga Wrote:First problem: I can hide the SETTINGS panel from the home menù, but how do i do to show it afterwards?

As opposed to bringing it back, you can always use the "S" key on your keyboard to bring you to the Settings Menu.
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#3
Unbelievably fast and useful answer, thank you !
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#4
Or delete the skin and reboot XBMC to let it start using the default skin (if for example you are on an device without a keyboard).
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#5
arktoga Wrote:Unbelievably fast and useful

That's what my Wife calls me... Err...

Wink
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#6
sorry for lame question, but how did you get the menu looking like that ?

only FILM, TV SERIES with such a nice font?

thanks
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#7
Thank you too elbert!

As for the appearance of my skin, here's what I did:

1) downloaded the black and white color scheme from http://www.mediafire.com/?mtjtmmxjnan (cheers to WJWNL who made it)

2) went in settings -> alaska -> home style

3) chosen the home style number 3

4) hidden the panels i didn't need

The font is the base one.
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#8
did the same thing, thanks!

one question: when using Home Screen 1 when exiting the Movies list, there was one step exiting and getting to Main Menu.

Using Home Screen 3: i have to make three steps. On first push of MENU button on my remote I am seing [Titles, Year, Actors], them once i press it again i see [Files, TV shows, Recently added movies, etc] menu and only then i get to the main menu...
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#9
That's how how it's meant to work so you can access those sections but for Home Style 1 I made it return straight to the Home menu because you can access them from the sub menus.
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#10
can I make this changes by myself?

because I really like Home Style 3, but this extra steps make me mad Smile
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#11
Add ,return to any you want.
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#12
please forgive my ignorance, but can you advice me where should i add this?

thanks
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#13
Look in the Includes.xml for any <onclick> entries and add to the ones you want to use.

ie
PHP Code:
<onclick>ActivateWindow(VideoLibrary,movietitles)</onclick

becomes
PHP Code:
<onclick>ActivateWindow(VideoLibrary,movietitles,return)</onclick
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#14
it worked, thank you!

*******
yet, another question. i've been reading about opensubtitles_osd script, and it needs a kinda skin hack. are you planning on supporting it? imho, really nice thing:
http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=56083
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#15
Ok, I solved the other problem i had, but i still would like to remove a couple things from the TV SHOWS section..

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Basically, i'd like to remove the "level up" image and link, and remove the votes on the left too..

Any idea on how to do it? Thanks in advance again Big Grin
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