[mythtv-users] Myxer Update - added Nuvola style and Myxer Web
Configurator PHP files
brekkal at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 09:48:48 EDT 2005
Dave, maybe a random question here but is there a way through Myxer to
change the background/look & feel of the Program Guide? My assumption
is no, but I thought I'd check in case I missed something. I
absolutely love Myxer (and Titivillius), but I'm only so-so on the
EPG. If I could somehow swap-in the "Visor" background for the EPG,
while retaining everything else I'd be in heaven. Thanks,
On 7/7/05, Dave Hofstra <dhofstra at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have updated the Myxer theme again, this time adding graphics
> from the Nuvola theme. (With permission from Nuvola's author). The
> actual Nuvola theme can be found here:
> http://www.umich2.com/files/2005/05/updated_nuvola.html if you want
> the whole theme instead of Myxer's skinning of it.
> I have also added Stef Coene's awesom PHP web Configurator for
> Myxer. ( http://www.docum.org/staf/mythtv ) It allows you to preview
> your changes right in your PHP enabled webserver. Very Cool! Please
> try this thing out on your local webserver so we dont hammer poor
> Stef's bandwidth on his server.
> I also did some minor (unnoticeable) enhancements to the
> watermark naming in the theme.xml files.
> I still want to add more iconsets, but I really wont have much
> time for about another month. I also want to incorporate Stef's PHP
> output as an option in myxerCustomizer for easier application of what
> you do inside his scripts. Shouldn't be very hard at all.
> Believe it or not, alot of work went into this release, and not much
> testing, so if you find something that doesn't work, please let me
> know right away.
> Have Fun!
> Dave Hofstra
> ---- Lengthy revision text below -----
> Added Nuvola items (Watermarks, Background, and Buttons).
> Much thanks goes out to Nuvola's creator for letting me use these
> fantastic graphics. There are many other things I could add from the
> Nuvola themeset (like theme.xml, arrows, and some of the UI stuff) but
> for now, I think the additions are fine. The homepage for the actual
> Nuvola theme is
> http://www.umich2.com/files/2005/05/updated_nuvola.html . Check it
> out if you like it, as the actual Nuvola theme has quite a bit more
> differences than the current Myxer can make available. You can select
> the pre-made Nuvola Myxer style by using option #7
> "Apply_Pre-Built_Skin_Sets" area of the main menu. Of course, all the
> graphics are individually selectable also.
> I have also included the excellent Myxer Configurator PHP
> files that were created by Stef Coene. These files, when dropped into
> a PHP enabled webserver, will allow you to 'play around' with all the
> aspects of Myxer using a web interface. (Imagine seeing thumbnail
> previews of all the available graphics in Myxer and making a preview
> of your final items.) I will have to work on integrating this somehow
> into myxer, where once you pick the files in the PHP pages, you could
> paste the output into MyxerCustomizer. This should be really easy,
> but I haven't had alot of time lately. If you need installation
> instructions, check out
> http://www.docum.org/staf/blog/index.php?catid=2&blogid=1 and he also
> has an online version of the PHP files here
> http://www.docum.org/staf/mythtv/ (but I assume it'd be nicer and
> faster on your own server as well as not hammering his server.) Just
> extract the "myxer_web_configurator.tar" file found in the
> MyxerCustomizer directory and put the folder in your php enabled
> webserver. This thing is VERY cool, much thanks goes out to Stef for
> a job well done!
> I also have updated the theme.xml files to allow more variety in
> available watermarks within Myth (although only nuvola watermarks are
> currently using the newly available ones). Let me know if I screwed
> anything up. While I was in there, I added a watermark for Video
> Gallery which was somehow missing.
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