Bigger video screen when background (1 Viewer)

mrkk

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Hi,

Is there fundamental problem if you would like to have bigger background-video-screen? I've looked and tried several skins and can't find such a skin.

I'll give you an example; I'm watching some music videos and want to scroll for the next one and hit the back-button on my remote and video that is currently playing goes on upper left corner with a size of a stamp. On my 110" screen! (Atleast on StreamedMP-skin)

There's good space on left of the list where all the files are presented, why not use that?

Is this issue something that is hard to do on MP1 and possibly easier on MP2 with skins?

Just wondering...
 

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    possibly easier on MP2 with skins?
    In MP2 the video/tv always plays in fullscreen in the background.
    Like this (RTL Nitro channel is playing fullscreen while your in Webradio plugin):


    In MP1 your are able to change the size in a xml file. Should be common.overlays.xml in your skin directory.
    In there search for something like:
    <control>
    <description>video preview window</description>
    <type>videowindow</type>
    <id>9900</id>
    <posX>20</posX>
    <posY>79</posY>
    <width>203</width>
    <height>114</height>
    <action>18</action>
    <onleft>1701</onleft>
    <textureFocus>tv_blue_border.png</textureFocus>
    <visible>player.hasmedia+!control.isvisible(3337)</visible>
    <animation effect="fade" time="500">WindowOpen</animation>
    <animation effect="fade" time="500">WindowClose</animation>
    </control>

    and change the hight and width values.
     

    mrkk

    Portal Pro
    June 14, 2007
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    6
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    Finland Finland
    Hi
    Thanks alot for answering!

    Now I can fiddle around a bit.

    But question for skinners why not make this thing to separate your skin from others? The ability to choose from couple of variations.
     

    mrkk

    Portal Pro
    June 14, 2007
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    6
    42
    Finland Finland
    This is more what I'm looking for. And this is working nicely now. Some overlapping but does not matter on this use. Great for watching music videos on friday after couple of beers :)


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