Release - SiO2-X - Gotham - Helix

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fastcolors Offline
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(2014-08-13 16:13)rridder Wrote:  Very nice skin Fast! I was looking for a more light skin to use (was coming from aeon mq5) and your skin just works and looks really good.

Thank you!! Cheers!
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Post: #182
I find myself oddly drawn back to SIO2 or SiO2-X when I get tired of playing with other skins. Thanks for all of your efforts Smile
(This post was last modified: 2014-08-18 16:35 by TomFreeloader.)
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Hey Fastcolors, I have some suggestions you maybe want to add.

* An option to delay or disable the popup with fanart on icons view.
* On playback at the OSD controls is hard to see which option is selected when there is a light seen or concert in daylight. Maybe better to use an overlay color instead of the light glow.
* On playback at the OSD controls the ability to mouse click in the time bar to quickly jump forward. (so you don't have to fast forward).
* This one is more a matter of taste i think. On the home screen for movie etc, you use dvd cases with some kind of light reflection. Maybe add an option to disable the case view and make it more flat so it's fit better the overall look of your skin.
* Last small thing, the ability to organize the icons on the home screen. So ability to manually move them icons around.

Hope you can make some of these things possible, like I said it are just suggestions and a bit of personal taste for more flexibility.
(This post was last modified: 2014-08-18 13:22 by rridder.)
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Post: #184
Well Fastcolors, I finally watched your video about the XBMCTorrent integration and, at first, couldn't figure it out, then I realized that SIO2-X had an update so I got it working and I love it! Also love that during a movie that the clock can be either black or white depending on if I bring up the info or contexts menu. That is a very well thought out touch!
Now I don't mean to sound ungrateful I am in agreement the guy above where I wish there was an option to delay or disable the popup with fanart on icons view. Thanks again for all of your hard work on this AWESOME looking skin!
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Post: #185
Hello, I have a question. First, this is a great skin and easy to navigate. However, I use On-Tapp and the fonts are smaller than all of the other skins. Is there any way to adjust to font size for that program plugin? I've tried bold and zooming in, but then it falls of the screen.

Thanks

mrpcpro
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Post: #186
Love the skin, the main page is perfect for the whole family to use. I would like it if the "wall view" for movies didnt have so many on the screen so the box art wouldnt be so small. Anyway to put maybe 9 box arts per screen?
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Post: #187
hi Fast,
I absolutely love this new skin. I had been using Sio2 for my parents xbmc setup because of its simplicity and intuitiveness. I found myself reverting back to it even for my box. Now with Sio2-x, it takes it to a new level.

Huge kudos for the dark skin which is my fave and easy on the eyes.

Cheers!
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Post: #188
Hi! @fastcolors
This is nice skin , i want to bring the old background ( Black $ Gray ) . Also on movie i am not getting any custom option.
How can i do it Confused

Thanks
(This post was last modified: 2014-08-31 23:55 by shuvro.)
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Post: #189
Sorry everyone I've been in real life mode, will be back in the next days... I read some of the comments. very interesting stuff. will answer everyone super soon... bear with me. again... sorry. sometimes real life just kicks in....
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Post: #190
hi , just discoverd this skin for my TLBB think its the older version the newer ones will not download, but i am really impressed with it much better then the boxes own bello based skin . faster and easy to use , only thing i miss is when i get a movie up, the movie fanart/ poster is there but no plot desciption like on bello, new to all this but is this something i can add ?
Sorry if its a daft question just trying to find my way about, keep up the good work
(This post was last modified: 2014-09-15 16:04 by wortho.)
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(2014-08-18 11:28)rridder Wrote:  Hey Fastcolors, I have some suggestions you maybe want to add.

* An option to delay or disable the popup with fanart on icons view.
* On playback at the OSD controls is hard to see which option is selected when there is a light seen or concert in daylight. Maybe better to use an overlay color instead of the light glow.
* On playback at the OSD controls the ability to mouse click in the time bar to quickly jump forward. (so you don't have to fast forward).
* This one is more a matter of taste i think. On the home screen for movie etc, you use dvd cases with some kind of light reflection. Maybe add an option to disable the case view and make it more flat so it's fit better the overall look of your skin.
* Last small thing, the ability to organize the icons on the home screen. So ability to manually move them icons around.

Hope you can make some of these things possible, like I said it are just suggestions and a bit of personal taste for more flexibility.

first thank you.

OSD will get fixed. I completely agree. had been lost trying to put tighter a LCARS skin. And lifted the work off sio2x... Wink
Case disabling and popup disabling on Icons view could make it... just 1 question.. you don't like the infos, or it's just to must animation?
I don't use a mouse at all on XBMC, I will look into the mouse tracking for playback, but I honestly think punching in the time to skip to is very effective.

now to the main thing:
rearranging home icons.

That COULD be done, and I tried to achieve it since day one. BUT in order to do so I'd need an extra plugin or script, and that would be a definitive NO if I eventually want this skin to make it into official repo (XBMC stuff has been very clear about it).. so.... maybe this will happen, maybe it won't... all I can suggest is to hide everything, and then use custom links to favorites to arrange the home screen... it's a pain but can be done... I had people sending me screens of it happening ( or manually edit home panel.xml)



(2014-08-18 16:33)TomFreeloader Wrote:  Well Fastcolors, I finally watched your video about the XBMCTorrent integration and, at first, couldn't figure it out, then I realized that SIO2-X had an update so I got it working and I love it! Also love that during a movie that the clock can be either black or white depending on if I bring up the info or contexts menu. That is a very well thought out touch!
Now I don't mean to sound ungrateful I am in agreement the guy above where I wish there was an option to delay or disable the popup with fanart on icons view. Thanks again for all of your hard work on this AWESOME looking skin!

Thanks,
+1 for delayed popup.... will do. Wink

(2014-08-18 21:25)mrpcpro Wrote:  Hello, I have a question. First, this is a great skin and easy to navigate. However, I use On-Tapp and the fonts are smaller than all of the other skins. Is there any way to adjust to font size for that program plugin? I've tried bold and zooming in, but then it falls of the screen.

Thanks

mrpcpro

What s On-Tapp... link me to it and I'll try and make the skin compatible. Smile


(2014-08-21 18:49)HenryFord33 Wrote:  Love the skin, the main page is perfect for the whole family to use. I would like it if the "wall view" for movies didnt have so many on the screen so the box art wouldnt be so small. Anyway to put maybe 9 box arts per screen?

9 ? let me see how it looks. I might make it happen.

edit: wait! 9 overall?? no that's too little. wouldn't be a wall anymore.. I can size down the rows to 8 instead of 9 and see how it looks... but.... we'll see.

(2014-08-27 13:58)isearchable Wrote:  hi Fast,
I absolutely love this new skin. I had been using Sio2 for my parents xbmc setup because of its simplicity and intuitiveness. I found myself reverting back to it even for my box. Now with Sio2-x, it takes it to a new level.

Huge kudos for the dark skin which is my fave and easy on the eyes.

Cheers!

Thanks, glad You like it!!
Sometimes a plain compliment is soooooo good. Wink

(2014-08-31 20:09)shuvro Wrote:  Hi! @fastcolors
This is nice skin , i want to bring the old background ( Black $ Gray ) . Also on movie i am not getting any custom option.
How can i do it Confused

Thanks

Please explain further...

(2014-09-15 16:03)wortho Wrote:  hi , just discoverd this skin for my TLBB think its the older version the newer ones will not download, but i am really impressed with it much better then the boxes own bello based skin . faster and easy to use , only thing i miss is when i get a movie up, the movie fanart/ poster is there but no plot desciption like on bello, new to all this but is this something i can add ?
Sorry if its a daft question just trying to find my way about, keep up the good work

Please explain further.. which view are we talking about??
(This post was last modified: 2014-09-17 11:33 by fastcolors.)
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Post: #192
the master branch on git is now Helix compatible. Will soon push it to helix repo for testing and download.

for gotham updates, now refer to ..well... gotham branch.
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Post: #193
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hi , just discoverd this skin for my TLBB think its the older version the newer ones will not download, but i am really impressed with it much better then the boxes own bello based skin . faster and easy to use , only thing i miss is when i get a movie up, the movie fanart/ poster is there but no plot desciption like on bello, new to all this but is this something i can add ?
Sorry if its a daft question just trying to find my way about, keep up the good work
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Please explain further.. which view are we talking about??

found what I was looking for it was the plot review that you get on the film link, thanks for your reply keep up the good work
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Post: #194
Hi there,


I need some help as I am not able to install the skin...I got each time a message of depencies not metConfused

I am on the XBMC Gotham latest version under windows 7...


Can anyone give some advices how to get the skin working under Gotham 13xxx?

Thanks a lot for your help...


Bienvenu
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Post: #195
(2014-09-17 11:18)fastcolors Wrote:  
(2014-08-18 11:28)rridder Wrote:  Hey Fastcolors, I have some suggestions you maybe want to add.

* An option to delay or disable the popup with fanart on icons view.
* On playback at the OSD controls is hard to see which option is selected when there is a light seen or concert in daylight. Maybe better to use an overlay color instead of the light glow.
* On playback at the OSD controls the ability to mouse click in the time bar to quickly jump forward. (so you don't have to fast forward).
* This one is more a matter of taste i think. On the home screen for movie etc, you use dvd cases with some kind of light reflection. Maybe add an option to disable the case view and make it more flat so it's fit better the overall look of your skin.
* Last small thing, the ability to organize the icons on the home screen. So ability to manually move them icons around.

Hope you can make some of these things possible, like I said it are just suggestions and a bit of personal taste for more flexibility.

first thank you.

OSD will get fixed. I completely agree. had been lost trying to put tighter a LCARS skin. And lifted the work off sio2x... Wink
Case disabling and popup disabling on Icons view could make it... just 1 question.. you don't like the infos, or it's just to must animation?
I don't use a mouse at all on XBMC, I will look into the mouse tracking for playback, but I honestly think punching in the time to skip to is very effective.

now to the main thing:
rearranging home icons.

That COULD be done, and I tried to achieve it since day one. BUT in order to do so I'd need an extra plugin or script, and that would be a definitive NO if I eventually want this skin to make it into official repo (XBMC stuff has been very clear about it).. so.... maybe this will happen, maybe it won't... all I can suggest is to hide everything, and then use custom links to favorites to arrange the home screen... it's a pain but can be done... I had people sending me screens of it happening ( or manually edit home panel.xml)

Thank you for your reply and thank you for looking in to it, very much appreciated!
The thing with the popup info is that it's blocks half of the movie icons, so i'm not able to see what movies are next to it.
I understand, if it's not allowed bye the XBMC stuff you shouldn't, this skin deserves to be in the official repo :-).
Looking forward to an update.
Again thank you very much for making this wonderful skin and putting you time and effort in to it.
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