XBMC skin suite by wabidwoveren (XME)

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wabidwoveren Offline
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Post: #46
well allxboxskins is a great place to look, unfortunatly their skin upload is down, so i will need to wait for them to fix their probles.
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Post: #47
the skin i put online, is the exact code, and textures that were part of the sf repository. the only differences would be bugs that have been since the rar was created.
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rpm Offline
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Post: #48
can someone give me adjusted values so that the "big icons" will be well.. bigger? maybe 320 pixels as it's on a 1080i 65" tv.

below is refrences.html control section "default thumbnail panel"
Quote:<control>
<description>default thumbnail panel</description>
<type>thumbnailpanel</type>
<id>11</id>
<posx>262</posx>
<posy>154</posy>
<width>510</width>
<height>420</height>
<spinwidth>16</spinwidth>
<spinheight>16</spinheight>
<spinposx>640</spinposx>
<spinposy>420</spinposy>
<spincolor>ffffffff</spincolor>
<textureup>scroll-up.png</textureup>
<texturedown>scroll-down.png</texturedown>
<textureupfocus>scroll-up-focus.png</textureupfocus>
<texturedownfocus>scroll-down-focus.png</texturedownfocus>
<itemwidth>110</itemwidth>
<itemheight>115</itemheight>
<texturewidth>80</texturewidth>
<textureheight>80</textureheight>
<thumbwidth>64</thumbwidth>
<thumbheight>64</thumbheight>
<thumbposx>8</thumbposx>
<thumbposy>8</thumbposy>
<imagefolder>folder-nofocus.png</imagefolder>
<imagefolderfocus>folder-focus.png</imagefolderfocus>
<font>font14</font>
<selectedcolor>fff8bc70</selectedcolor>
<textcolor>ffffffff</textcolor>
<colordiffuse>ffffffff</colordiffuse>
<suffix>|</suffix>
<texturewidthbig>128</texturewidthbig>
<textureheightbig>128</textureheightbig>
<itemwidthbig>150</itemwidthbig>
<itemheightbig>150</itemheightbig>
<thumbwidthbig>100</thumbwidthbig>
<thumbheightbig>100</thumbheightbig>
<thumbposxbig>14</thumbposxbig>
<thumbposybig>14</thumbposybig>

</control>

i did it myself but the thumbnails although working had the text in the wrong places.. etc etc.

i've put in bold the values i believe need to be changed.

thanks
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Post: #49
no, seriously man.  i may not have gotten my build from the right place, but the default mediacenter has a different font size than the xme from the xme web site.  again, this is just from the build i have, so nobody whig out on me or anything.  i guess it's just something to do with my build.  is it okay if i delete my current mediacenter contents and replace it with those from the xme web site?
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Post: #50
nice skin!

some comments:
-the symboles used for tickmarks, checkmark for on and cross for off, feels a bit ambiguous to me. the reason might be that whilest checkmark is used as a positive marker in the us whilest, at least in sweden it is mostly used as a negative marker (at least when i went to ground school it was) and the cross is most often used to check things off = positive(like in a exam multiple choice test). hence i find the use of both symboles in the gui a bit ambiguous. why not use a usual empty square for a tickmark set to off and use either the checkmark or the cross for a tickmark set to on? just don't use both at the same time.

- in pal the page up/page down arrows are shown on top of the file list.

- in pal, the settings menu doesn't wrap around from the top menu item to the last menu item (just stays on the top item).

- i prefer to have the currently playing item shown in a different color, hence i have modified my references.xml to use <selectedcolor>ffffff80</selectedcolor> (light yellow) instead of the current <selectedcolor>ffffffff</selectedcolor> (white - same color as used for non-playing files).

- the symboles used to warm boot(?)=house, shutdown=exit and cold boot(?)=left arrow seem a bit unclear to me. i found the ones used in the previous default skin clearer. as for the button used for turning-off the xbox, why not name it "off" instead of "exit"? to me, exit implies exiting the program, not necessarilly turning of the xbox.

- in pal, when having adjusted the ui to show the whole miniature in-line picture of the playing movie, the symboles for pause, rewind etc. only show partly on screen; upper/right is off-screen.

i use latest cvs 2004-03-12. Smile

/mosax :) ...likes xbmc
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mosax Offline
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Post: #51
maybe you should move the question mark button (credits) to the far left in the top button row on the start page. i mean, it would save one 'click' to get to the other three presumably much more frequently used buttons if you did. Smile

/mosax :) ...likes xbmc
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Post: #52
wabid now that you have had a xme bonanza on axs.com shouldn't there also be an update of the xbmc webserver gfx? [Image: wink.gif]
/floink
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erpi99 Offline
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Post: #53
the new default skin is fantasty. however, there are still some bugs. for 480p 16x9, the background pictures are stretched horizontally. is there a quick fix?

for 720p and 1080i, the problem is a little more severe. the sizes and locations of icons are not corret. i know the developers do not have access to hdtv. i am willing to do the information gathering and testing. just let me know what you need.
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wabidwoveren Offline
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Post: #54
yea webserver is on my todo list, right after alot of sleep. maybe on some boring weekend ill put it together.
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Post: #55
can someone please use a larger font for a skin, i have pretty good eyes, and the font in 1080i mode even on my 63inch tv is way to small.


here are a few screen shots of how small and hard to read from across the room. picture 1
picture 2picture 3

sorry the shots aren't to good, but you get the point.
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wabidwoveren Offline
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Post: #56
there is a screenshot button, (left thumbstick)
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sWampy Offline
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Post: #57
i was trying to show relative size, you can't see that the fonts are 1/3 an inch tall on a 63" tv from a screen shot. ;-)
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Post: #58
i'm currently creating a 720p skin based on the default skin.

this is how it looks with the current cvs:

720p (old)

so far i made it into looking like this:

720p (new)

so please give me comments for like:
- if i'm going the wrong way with this skin?
- should i stick more to the default layout/look?
- bigger fonts?
- do i need to blow pictures up?
- etc
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Post: #59
thanks for all the comments [Image: tounge.gif]
nah just kidding, i find it fun creating this skin so i couldn't resist to continue Big Grin

oke the old my programs:

default list
default icons
default big icons

new 720p my programs:

720p list
720p icons
720p big icons
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Post: #60
looks good! good work.

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