[mythtv] Testing the default and default-wide themes

Paul Harrison mythtv at mythqml.net
Sat Oct 1 00:32:33 UTC 2022

On 01/10/2022 00:02, Scott Theisen wrote:

> Hello all,
> How do I test the default and default-wide themes?
> I am confident in my changes to them in 
> https://github.com/MythTV/mythtv/pull/646 since they are the same for 
> all themes, but I was wondering how to test those themes.
> Thanks,
> Scott Theisen

They are only used as a fallback if your chosen theme doesn't have a 
particular <window> definition.

If the theme is a wide theme then the search for the <window> will go 
look in the theme first then fallback to default-wide and finally try 

If the theme is a 4:3 theme the the search will look in the theme first 
then try default.

To test them you can rename the <window> or comment it out in the active 
theme so the fallback will work. It doesn't always look good because of 
differences in the base elements but it's considered better that not 
working at all.

Paul H.

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