[mythtv-users] Fan Art and the Video Manager

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Fri Mar 14 18:17:51 UTC 2014

On 3/14/2014 11:38 AM, Greg Thompson wrote:
> On Mar 14, 2014, at 8:22 AM, Tom Bongiorno <tbjr at bongohut.com 
> <mailto:tbjr at bongohut.com>> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 8:11 AM, Greg Thompson <gthompson20 at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:gthompson20 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>     I am trying to switch to the Myth Client from XBMC, and I am
>>     working on setting up my videos folder to contain my Movies and
>>     TV Shows. In my videos folder I created 2 top Level Folders, 1
>>     called "Movies" and the Other Called "TV". My Question is, is
>>     there a way to specify a Fanart Background and Icon for these
>>     folders? I would like to use custom Backgrounds and Icons for
>>     these specific folders...And to take it a step farther, if I were
>>     to Create Genre Folders under "Movies" can I give manually give
>>     them fan art images to show?
>>     Thanks!
>> For the icon (or cover art), just place an image in the folder called 
>> folder.xxx.  It supports most image formats.  The theme will look for 
>> that first before using cover art from a video.
>> As for the background (or fan art), I believe that is a theme 
>> specific thing.  I could be wrong.  I actually always modify my 
>> themes to never show any background fan art.
>> Hope that helps.
> Hmmm this doesn't seem to work for me... I just get an entry in my 
> list for "Folder"... I have tried both jpg and png files...
> Ideas?

That behavior is case sensitive.  Make it lowercase.
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