[mythtv-users] osd test

anders smith anders at smiths.dk
Fri Jun 4 02:25:53 EDT 2004

Very nice, the layout and widgets ( especially the editing ones) clean 
and sophisticated.
I look forward to trying it on my new box.

On Jun 4, 2004, at 6:40 AM, Larry Matter wrote:

>> Hi all
>> I made a simple OSD for mythtv. For lack of imagination I dont have a
>> name for it at the moment.  Suggestions are welcome. Feel free to test
>> it an comment on it.
>> www.aldorf.no/mythtv
>> Gerhard
> I really like how it looks on your website.  I'm using this on an EPIA 
> M
> with the hardware decoding enabled, so the OSD is greyscale (only 16
> colors too I think).  It is less impressive, but still very clean 
> looking.
>  The right-side fading is blocky (due to the restriced colors) but you
> only notice it if the background is a solid bright color (like snow, 
> for
> instance)
> I compared it to the visorosd theme and the visor osd has a little more
> room for the description, but I prefer the location of your osd 
> (bottom of
> the screen) to visorosd's (top).  Yours is cleaner too (which I think 
> is
> the look you were going for).  Looking at the osd.xml file it looks 
> like I
> could change the visorosd location.  I would like the channel number
> displayed as well as the channel name.  I also noticed that the
> description is easier to read on visorosd.  I'm not sure if it's 
> because
> of the description background or did visorosd make the font bigger.
> The channel change issue is there for almost all themes except blue
> (didn't try default).  There is a commented out section of the visorosd
> theme (in osd.xml, look for channel_number) that I think fixes this but
> may cause other problems.  There was a whole discussion of this issue 
> many
> months ago, search on visor and channel and you'll probably find it.
> Nice work.
> Larry
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