[mythtv-users] Fan Art and the Video Manager

Greg Thompson gthompson20 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 18:28:20 UTC 2014

On Mar 14, 2014, at 2:17 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:

> On 3/14/2014 11:38 AM, Greg Thompson wrote:
>> On Mar 14, 2014, at 8:22 AM, Tom Bongiorno <tbjr at bongohut.com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 8:11 AM, Greg Thompson <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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I am using Gallery View, Tried with both Browse Library and Browse Filesystem… File is named folder.png… I get nothing…tried multiple themes.
Using myth .27 

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