[mythtv-users] Channel icons - image formats

Jim Sager jim.sager at turner.com
Tue Mar 30 16:00:40 EST 2004

I would put the new icons in a different directory and update the db as Dan 
indicated below to make sure that they don't get blown out in the next 
mythfilldatabase run.

-- jim

On Tuesday 30 March 2004 02:44 pm, Dan Morphis wrote:
> 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.
> -dan
> 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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