[mythtv-users] Mytharchive thumbnails

F Peeters (MythTV) francesco at fampeeters.com
Tue Sep 26 10:43:29 UTC 2006

On Tue, September 26, 2006 12:02, Roy Lofthouse wrote:
> On 26/09/06, Simon Levitt <maillists at whattf.com> wrote:
>> Something that occurred to me that would be quite easy to do (for the
>> title
>> thumbs anyway) would be to use the image that mythtv generates for each
>> program automatically - I've noticed that if one isn't present and you
>> mark a
>> save point, it get generated using the frame at the save point.
>> ie. Basically it would require setting a save point in each program, at
>> the
>> point at which you'd like the thumb image to be taken from.
> The problem with this is that the thumbnail locations for the bookmark
> appear to be in a format other than seconds (maybe frameindex ?) and
> mytharchive helper uses seconds.  I may however be totally wrong, or there
> is a way to convert the frameindex to seconds???

I think Simon meant to use the actual files already generated by the
system as previews for the frontend or mythweb

F Peeters
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