[mythtv-theming] coverfile vs screenshot
robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 16:05:38 UTC 2009
On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 8:05 AM, Robert
McNamara<robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 8:02 AM, Damian O'Sullivan<shabba at skynet.ie> wrote:
>> On Thu, 13 Aug 2009, Robert McNamara wrote:
>>> What you are looking to do is not possible at the moment. In
>>> Mythvideo, the button image is hard coded to the coverfile, and
>>> moreover there's no way of treating different levels of a tree with
>>> different formatting. I'll eventually look at the former, the latter
>>> would be changed in libmythui.
>> By the latter you mean different formatting for the different levels? I had
>> not even thought of something like that but it would be quite cool to be
>> able to have gallery view for a certain folder and list or something else.
>> Actually now that I think of it I think there was some talk of directory
>> metadata a while back.
> Not exactly what I meant, I meant that you cannot have different
> textareas/imagetypes on different levels of the same tree, since the
> tree is defined as a single MythUI widget. Yes, I have a dream about
> directory metadata and even have a proof of concept patch in trac, but
> it's nothing that is near done. I expect that it will be written
> differently in the ultimate implementation and once that exists, I'll
> work on adding folder metadata and settings in MythVideo.
Oh, and in other MythVideo news, svn up and check out the new "Browse
By..." modes in MythVideo, I'm rather proud of them :)
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