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Fanarts only show up in remote mode
#16
Okay, cool. That's great! I still don't understand why it is so hard to display the fanart though. I mean, "go up one directory and use fanart.jpg for wallpaper/background" or "search for fanart.jpg in the artist folder and use the file for wallpaper/background" can't be that hard to add, no?

It's hard to understand the problem from a simple user point of view... :\

Edit: Also, I just saw this in the changelog:

Quote:Added: Basic integration for XBMC's shiny new JSON-RPC interface. Looking good but still a lot missing. Deactivated by default.

So maybe it's already implemented? Yes? No? How to test it?
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#17
stokedfish Wrote:Okay, cool. That's great! I still don't understand why it is so hard to display the fanart though. I mean, "go up one directory and use fanart.jpg for wallpaper/background" or "search for fanart.jpg in the artist folder and use the file for wallpaper/background" can't be that hard to add, no?

It's hard to understand the problem from a simple user point of view... :\
ronie Wrote:the problem with starting a song from the recently added on the home screen is that xbmc doesn't set the MusicPlayer.Property(Fanart_Image) label.
There is currently no way to set the mentioned property through the httpapi. And i guess it isn't set by the api or xbmc itself. So we simply can't do it.
Quote:Edit: Also, I just saw this in the changelog:

So maybe it's already implemented? Yes? No? How to test it?
AFAIK Music playing isn't implemented at all right now. I guess you'll have to wait a little.
XBMCLive Dharma beta 2 running on an ASRock ION 330 HT
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#18
aww guys sorry to bitch again but this really kills it for me. 800 music albums and more than 550 artists, each with full hd fanarts, and the remote doesn't support it. is json-rta progressing? any eta maybe? *fingers crossed*
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#19
You may find some answers if you search the forum.
Kodi 17.0 Krypton, Win10 running on an ASRock ION 330HT HTPC
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#20
StarChild Wrote:You may find some answers if you search the forum.

Guess what? I did search the forum and couldn't find any answers...at all.
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#21
Ok, I take that back then Tongue
Kodi 17.0 Krypton, Win10 running on an ASRock ION 330HT HTPC
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#22
StarChild Wrote:Ok, I take that back then Tongue

did you refer to this thread?

http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=68263

well, I'd still appraciate an answer from one of the devs... Smile
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#23
Quote:• Added JSON-RPC and JSON API over HTTP and Sockets for bidirectional communication

From http://trac.xbmc.org/milestone/%22Dharma%22

So upgrading to Dharma might fix the fanart problem?
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#24
Only if XBMC itself starts the player with the fanart flag. JSON is still experimental in our code and it isn't even included in the releases.
XBMCLive Dharma beta 2 running on an ASRock ION 330 HT
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#25
So I upgraded to Dharma and tried the fanart flag thing but it doesn't work for me.

7 months after opening this thread, still no fanart support for the Android remote.

Very disappointing Sad
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#26
I don't see your point. Reading back in this thread it was discussed that what you're requesting is the Transparency skin behavior and completely independent from the remote application itself. Or did I misunderstand something?
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#27
gfoldv Wrote:I don't see your point. Reading back in this thread it was discussed that what you're requesting is the Transparency skin behavior and completely independent from the remote application itself. Or did I misunderstand something?

I got it just the other way round. It's skin independent and a missing feature in httpapi. No?

Whatever the heck it is, I'm still hoping for a quick fix.

Or if anyone knows a workaround, please let me know.
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#28
stokedfish Wrote:I got it just the other way round. It's skin independent and a missing feature in httpapi. No?

Whatever the heck it is, I'm still hoping for a quick fix.

Or if anyone knows a workaround, please let me know.

Any luck?
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#29
rhouck Wrote:Any luck?

No.

This issue was reported over 13 months ago and it's still not fixed. I don't know why that is, but it looks like noone cares. If you like fanarts and want to see them when playing you music, at the moment there is only one option: Forget the Android remote and use a normal ir one.

Sad, but I'm not even hoping for a fix anymore Sad
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#30
stokedfish Wrote:This issue was reported over 13 months ago...

15 months, still no fix Sad

any news?
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