Adding Time and Date to OSD

Discussion in 'Tips and Tricks' started by smnnekho, June 11, 2006.

  1. smnnekho
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    Theres one (small) thing that always bothered me... that i always had to leave Fullscreen TV or video to see what time it actally is. i saw in the forums that many people feal the same way so i tried to add time and date to osd.... and failed.. luckily someone else put me with the nose right into it, so i thought it would be useful for everybody to see (-;




    open as well your tvosd.xml as also your videoosd.xml from your specific skin folder. then at the end (or whereever you want) above the </controls></window> tag paste this:

    Code (Text):
    1.     <control>
    2.         <description>Time</description>
    3.         <type>label</type>
    4.         <id>201</id>
    5.         <posX>40</posX>
    6.         <posY>20</posY>
    7.         [b]<label>#date - #time</label>[/b]
    8.         <align>left</align>
    9.         <font>font14</font>
    10.         <textcolor>ffffff</textcolor>
    11.     </control>
    you can play around with the position, fontsize etc. and even with the text displayed despite date and time. it will result in something like this:

    [​IMG]

    i hope this is useful for some of you (-;
     
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    Nope tried it in my setup running full screen and get the time and date, NIIIICE!.
     
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