[mythtv] Guide to write a plugin?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Oct 14 10:52:02 UTC 2006

On 10/14/06 02:42, Johan Venter wrote:

>A question of interface design - the <area> tag in the XML seems to be
>taking pixel values, is this correct? If so, how does this interact with
>  resolution changes? Is there some kind of base resolution these values
>belong to, and they're scaled automatically?
It's automatically normalized.  All 4:3 themes (and theme elements and 
theme "measurements) are created to use 800x600 pixels and 16:9 themes 
use 1280x720 pixels.  Myth automatically scales images and measurements 
proportionally to the actual resolution divided by the "standard" 

>Also, why is MythThemedDialog in libmyth, while MythThemedMenu and
>friends are in libmythui? Is this just because Isaac is still in the
>middle of the whole libmythui conversion?


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