[mythtv-users] Myxer Update - added Nuvola style and Myxer Web
Configurator PHP files
bubbaslash at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 11:07:57 EDT 2005
Excellent work on this! The only upgrade I can see that would be
handy is the option to create 16:9 oriented themes. Certainly not a
simple change to be sure.
On 7/8/05, Dave Hofstra <dhofstra at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'll look into it, it should be possible. I noticed that some of the
> backgrounds, especially the photographic ones appear bad in other
> parts of Myth.
> I dont really understand what you are talking about in the program
> guide, so I will take a look at it this weekend in both visor and also
> in Myxer. It shouldn't be too hard to alter things like this,
> especially since I've heard this complaint before.
> Dave Hofstra
> On 7/8/05, Alex Brekken <brekkal at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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,
> > Alex
> > 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.
> > >
> > > http://lisadaveh.home.comcast.net/myxer/
> > >
> > > 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 -----
> > > 07/07/05
> > > 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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