Amber for Gotham - Support thread

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pecinko Offline
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Post: #46
Yup, nice find.

However, there are more then 2 instances to fix. Fixed XML can be found on Git:

https://github.com/pecinko/skin.amber/bl...ew_PVR.xml

(2014-01-28 11:57)Swifty Wrote:  I've spent some time over the weekend making some changes to the PVR side of Amber (have some more planned) - current changes are here ; https://github.com/realroywalker/skin.amber

Nice, I'll merge those when you are finished.

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(This post was last modified: 2014-01-28 15:43 by pecinko.)
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Post: #47
just updated latest View_PVR.xml from Git
Thanks for your support and quick response
martin

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Post: #48
Another short question

When I'm in Fullscreen Video or TV and navigate Back - Back, I End up on Home Screen
Sofar, Sogood

Video is not displayed anymore (showing static HomeScreen)
but I can still hear Audio

Have to hit Stop on the Remote to stop Audio.

Again !!
Bug or Feature ? :-)

BTW.. Amber is great, especially on the RasPy running at 950 mHz / Data on NFS Share

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Msan Offline
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Post: #49
Great Skin!

Could we get an option for the Video section on where to go to on click? Like you have for Movies and Music.. I always go to File mode when going into the Video section, so it would be nice to have that set as a default in the settings Smile

Cheers!

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Hey guys i am a noob when it comes to skinning but i decided to change the epg timeline to better fit my needs. Problem is I can't seem to keep the channel logo visible when the selected row has focus. Can someone please tell me what i am doing wrong? Also how can i make the grid less transperent? Thanks.

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pecinko Offline
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(2014-01-30 23:17)r.og Wrote:  Hey guys i am a noob when it comes to skinning but i decided to change the epg timeline to better fit my needs. Problem is I can't seem to keep the channel logo visible when the selected row has focus. Can someone please tell me what i am doing wrong? Also how can i make the grid less

Need to see your code. Is it on git?

I have made a separate thread for PVR related surf here http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=184956

Of course, feel free to ignore it if you have no interest in helping others and are doing changes just for yourselves.

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r.og Offline
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(2014-01-30 23:30)pecinko Wrote:  
(2014-01-30 23:17)r.og Wrote:  Hey guys i am a noob when it comes to skinning but i decided to change the epg timeline to better fit my needs. Problem is I can't seem to keep the channel logo visible when the selected row has focus. Can someone please tell me what i am doing wrong? Also how can i make the grid less

Need to see your code. Is it on git?

I will put it on git later tonight or tomorrow. Here is what i added to View_PVR to add the logos to the timeline

<control type="image" description="TV Logo">
<posx>250</posx>
<posy>10</posy>
<width>80</width>
<height>60</height>
<texture>$INFO[ListItem.Icon]</texture>
<aspectratio>keep</aspectratio>
</control>

Thanks for the fast response.
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pecinko Offline
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(2014-01-30 23:35)r.og Wrote:  
(2014-01-30 23:30)pecinko Wrote:  
(2014-01-30 23:17)r.og Wrote:  Hey guys i am a noob when it comes to skinning but i decided to change the epg timeline to better fit my needs. Problem is I can't seem to keep the channel logo visible when the selected row has focus. Can someone please tell me what i am doing wrong? Also how can i make the grid less

Need to see your code. Is it on git?

I will put it on git later tonight or tomorrow. Here is what i added to View_PVR to add the logos to the timeline

<control type="image" description="TV Logo">
<posx>250</posx>
<posy>10</posy>
<width>80</width>
<height>60</height>
<texture>$INFO[ListItem.Icon]</texture>
<aspectratio>keep</aspectratio>
</control>

Thanks for the fast response.

I need to see the whole XML. Obviously it is working nicely for the most part, judging by the image you sent. Feel free to move to PVR thread, there are others interested in PVR improvements.

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Amber
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r.og Offline
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(2014-01-30 23:40)pecinko Wrote:  
(2014-01-30 23:35)r.og Wrote:  
(2014-01-30 23:30)pecinko Wrote:  Need to see your code. Is it on git?

I will put it on git later tonight or tomorrow. Here is what i added to View_PVR to add the logos to the timeline

<control type="image" description="TV Logo">
<posx>250</posx>
<posy>10</posy>
<width>80</width>
<height>60</height>
<texture>$INFO[ListItem.Icon]</texture>
<aspectratio>keep</aspectratio>
</control>

Thanks for the fast response.

I need to see the whole XML. Obviously it is working nicely for the most part, judging by the image you sent. Feel free to move to PVR thread, there are others interested in PVR improvements.

Just posted the code in the new thread.
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Apologies.. moved Smile
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(2014-01-31 10:44)Swifty Wrote:  To save any duplication of work, here is a screenshot of what I've been doing.. http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=184774

Unfortunately in that screenshot the channel I have selected doesn't actually have any logo set, but for the others, the logo is placed in the void to the left side of the program description.

Edit: Oh actually, I see from your github that it's actually a fork of the stuff I've done - for a moment, I thought we had been separately working on an identical design Smile

Edit 2: BTW what do you guys think.. the full height EPG or trimmed down in height to be more 'Amber' like in my screenshot?
I previously played with the full height one, but the smaller seemed more consistent with the other Amber views so I settled on that, still can't 100% make my mind up on that one though..

Yup. This is the reason I want to move discussion to PVR thread. http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=184956

There are users that follow this thread but have no interest in PVR.

Since I can't move posts to a separate thread, I'll simply delete future PVR related posts from here.

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(2014-01-08 01:10)ajoergensen Wrote:  
(2014-01-08 00:59)pecinko Wrote:  If the sounds are off you still see a "loading" pop-up, don't ya?

Not on the home screen, no - Nothing happens until it's done fetching data from the database and loads the selected view (current versions are 13.0-ALPHA11 Git:20131208-c530e0d and Amber from git)

Code:
23:07:14 T:2944554048   DEBUG: PushCecKeypress - received key  b duration 0
23:07:14 T:3040784384   DEBUG: OnKey: 11 (0x0b) pressed, action is Select
23:07:14 T:3040784384   DEBUG: ExecuteXBMCAction : Translating action string
23:07:14 T:3040784384   DEBUG: Activating window ID: 10025
23:07:14 T:3040784384   DEBUG: ------ Window Deinit (Home.xml) ------
23:07:14 T:3040784384   DEBUG: ------ Window Init (MyVideoNav.xml) ------
23:07:14 T:3040784384    INFO: Loading skin file: MyVideoNav.xml, load type: KEEP_IN_MEMORY
23:07:17 T:3040784384   DEBUG: CGUIMediaWindow::GetDirectory (videodb://movies/titles/)
23:07:17 T:3040784384   DEBUG:   ParentPath = [videodb://movies/titles/]
23:07:17 T:3040784384   DEBUG: Loading items: 387, directory: videodb://movies/titles/ sort method: 0, ascending: true

In this case, around three seconds where nothing happened on screen - This leads to problems because the users may think XBMC didn't register the keypress and tries again.

/a

I've tried to see if I could figure this out myself, but my skinning skills are pretty much non-existent.

I just had a look at Quartz because I seemed to remember is doing something similar to what Confluence does (ie, clearing the screen, then start loaded videodb); sure enough, when selecting a menu item, the screen is blanked while loading the library.

Is this how Amber is supposed to do it? if not, would it be possible to add it?

/a
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(2014-02-10 22:11)ajoergensen Wrote:  
(2014-01-08 01:10)ajoergensen Wrote:  
(2014-01-08 00:59)pecinko Wrote:  If the sounds are off you still see a "loading" pop-up, don't ya?

Not on the home screen, no - Nothing happens until it's done fetching data from the database and loads the selected view (current versions are 13.0-ALPHA11 Git:20131208-c530e0d and Amber from git)

Code:
23:07:14 T:2944554048   DEBUG: PushCecKeypress - received key  b duration 0
23:07:14 T:3040784384   DEBUG: OnKey: 11 (0x0b) pressed, action is Select
23:07:14 T:3040784384   DEBUG: ExecuteXBMCAction : Translating action string
23:07:14 T:3040784384   DEBUG: Activating window ID: 10025
23:07:14 T:3040784384   DEBUG: ------ Window Deinit (Home.xml) ------
23:07:14 T:3040784384   DEBUG: ------ Window Init (MyVideoNav.xml) ------
23:07:14 T:3040784384    INFO: Loading skin file: MyVideoNav.xml, load type: KEEP_IN_MEMORY
23:07:17 T:3040784384   DEBUG: CGUIMediaWindow::GetDirectory (videodb://movies/titles/)
23:07:17 T:3040784384   DEBUG:   ParentPath = [videodb://movies/titles/]
23:07:17 T:3040784384   DEBUG: Loading items: 387, directory: videodb://movies/titles/ sort method: 0, ascending: true

In this case, around three seconds where nothing happened on screen - This leads to problems because the users may think XBMC didn't register the keypress and tries again.

/a

I've tried to see if I could figure this out myself, but my skinning skills are pretty much non-existent.

I just had a look at Quartz because I seemed to remember is doing something similar to what Confluence does (ie, clearing the screen, then start loaded videodb); sure enough, when selecting a menu item, the screen is blanked while loading the library.

Is this how Amber is supposed to do it? if not, would it be possible to add it?

/a

I still don't understand the issue. I have re-done the dialog to keep impact it might have on RPi or similar devices - simplified graphics, using label instead of graphical spinner etc. Now, you want to old behavior back? Can you post a video of what is happening when you click?

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(2014-02-10 22:17)pecinko Wrote:  I still don't understand the issue. I have re-done the dialog to keep impact it might have on RPi or similar devices - simplified graphics, using label instead of graphical spinner etc. Now, you want to old behavior back? Can you post a video of what is happening when you click?

I am probably just doing a bad job at describing the issue (and making videos will not make it any clearer because loading the library is fast enough on my PC to not really trigger the unwanted behaviour, the issue is on RPi and AppleTV)
  • On RPi, loading the media library (movies or series, doesn't matter) takes around 3 seconds
  • In Confluence and Quartz, the screen is cleared when opening a new "window" (in Quartz black screen, in Confluence only the background is vissible)
  • In Amber, the user is looking a the home screen in the three seconds between the "click" and the library "window" loading
  • Because the user does not always hear the click, he might click select again, causing XBMC to load the first entry when the library page is loaded
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Any chance of integrating TV Next Aired into the Gotham release please. It's the only thing missing from the perfect skin for me.
Thanks for the hard work!
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