[mythtv-users] Channel icons - image formats

Dan Morphis dan at milkcarton.com
Tue Mar 30 14:44:43 EST 2004

I went into the db and put the path to the icons for each channel that 
it didn't grab the icon for automaticly.  I haven't had a problem with 
the ones I added getting removed.


Julian Edwards wrote:

> Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
>> I haven't really looked into it, but most likely the channel icons can 
>> be in any image format supported by your Qt installation.  I believe 
>> most Qt binary packages support at least JPEG, PNG, pixmap and others. 
>> GIF may also be an option depending on how the Qt package was compiled.
> Since tv_grab_uk_rt does not get icons I decided to surf some web sites 
> and get my own.  I spent about an hour putting them all in place using 
> the setup screen and I had GIFs and JPEGs which all worked fine, even 
> with the alpha channel which was quite nice to see.
> The downside is that the next time I did a mythfilldatabase, it removed 
> all of my icon settings... GRRRR.  I've not bothered putting them back 
> in .... unless someone knows a way to stop it removing them in the future?
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