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Can't switch from library mode
#1
this is my only real gripe with this skin. i cant figure out how to switch out of library mode to browse hdd for files to play so i have to switch to a different skin to do it.
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#2
Just click on "Videos" on the Homescreen
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#3
mcborzu Wrote:Just click on "Videos" on the Homescreen

i have that hidden dont like extra clutter on the homescreen.
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#4
I just looked at the movies submenus there no reason to have "Titles" since clicking "Movies" takes you to "Titles" probably best to throw "Files" into that slot...
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#5
buzz_kill Wrote:i have that hidden dont like extra clutter on the homescreen.

So you dont like to have that one extra icon on display but you swap to a different skin to browse files.......
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#6
I just did what everyone else did and put a switch in the context menu to switch between library and browse files. I just figured it was easier that way as I jump into videofiles all the time for stuff ive downloaded but dont want to add to library.
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#7
dont see the problem since files is the first option on the submen to both movies and tv shows (if that hasn't been changed in latest update).
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#8
Ram2000 Wrote:So you dont like to have that one extra icon on display but you swap to a different skin to browse files.......

I didnt realize this was a non library view, i always setup the homescreen of a skin before i explore it. i hide everything but movies, shows, settings, music, weather, and shutdown if its on the homescreen scroll list. so i didnt know that videos took me to a non library view. most skins have the option from the movie or show layout menu.

eckstheory Wrote:I just did what everyone else did and put a switch in the context menu to switch between library and browse files. I just figured it was easier that way as I jump into videofiles all the time for stuff ive downloaded but dont want to add to library.

how do i do this?

zwat Wrote:dont see the problem since files is the first option on the submen to both movies and tv shows (if that hasn't been changed in latest update).

that is a view type, that does not switch from library to file mode.
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#9
Add

<control type="button" id="21">
<include>WindowMenuButton_Library</include>
<label>$LOCALIZE[29800]</label>
<onclick>ReplaceWindow(VideoLibrary)</onclick>
</control>

to myvideo.xml

and

<control type="button" id="21">
<include>WindowMenuButton_Library</include>
<label>$LOCALIZE[29800]</label>
<onclick>ReplaceWindow(VideoFiles)</onclick>
</control>

to myvideonav.xml.
Look for id 20 and slip them in under that on each xml the give them an id that doesnt clash.
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#10
eckstheory Wrote:Add

<control type="button" id="21">
<include>WindowMenuButton_Library</include>
<label>$LOCALIZE[29800]</label>
<onclick>ReplaceWindow(VideoLibrary)</onclick>
</control>

to myvideo.xml

and

<control type="button" id="21">
<include>WindowMenuButton_Library</include>
<label>$LOCALIZE[29800]</label>
<onclick>ReplaceWindow(VideoFiles)</onclick>
</control>

to myvideonav.xml.
Look for id 20 and slip them in under that on each xml the give them an id that doesnt clash.

thanks this works like a charm
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#11
buzz_kill Wrote:I didnt realize this was a non library view, i always setup the homescreen of a skin before i explore it. i hide everything but movies, shows, settings, music, weather, and shutdown
.

I am the same Except for Vidoes (still dont know why thats not changed to files) however if you press down on movies you get the files option there This seems to be gone now.

While I am here as anyone got the use condition based weather working ?
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#12
Ram2000 Wrote:While I am here as anyone got the use condition based weather working ?

Settings->skin->Home window options, check "Use condition based Fanart"...then set your path to backgrounds like any other backdrops. Or vice versea, you can set the path then check the setting...
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#13
mcborzu Wrote:Settings->skin->Home window options, check "Use condition based Fanart"...then set your path to backgrounds like any other backdrops. Or vice versea, you can set the path then check the setting...

Thanks but wont that just scroll through the backdrops rather then picking the conditional ones IE a rainy backdrop when its raining ?
No big thing really i have loads of great scene [ics i can use insteaad :-)
another question...
I am trying to change the paused to look like this
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Not the rest of the OSD just the paused large that color and in the middle
this is the original code from dialogfullscreen.xml

Quote: <posx>-350</posx>
<posy>-20</posy>
<width>281</width>
<height>28</height>
<aligny>center</aligny>
<align>center</align>
<font>Font_OSDSeek</font>
<textcolor>FF363636</textcolor>
<include>Animation_CommonFade</include>
<label>PAUSED</label>
<visible>Player.Paused</visible>

But cant find <label>PAUSED</label> in the new xml.

any help would be great its the little things that make it special :-)
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#14
any difference between files in library mode and files mode?
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#15
zwat Wrote:any difference between files in library mode and files mode?

Yes
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