Discussion in 'Ares Skin Feedback' started by wizard123, December 19, 2016.
I will be adding answers to the most frequently added questions here.
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Add fanart/posters to recorded tv ?
Setup your recordings to go into folders depending on the type. i.e
Single recordings > movies folder
Series/recurring recordings > series folder
Once done configure something like tinymedia manager to scrape your configured folder.
Lastly ( for now ) open pluginDefines.xml in the skin folder and edit the following two lines to match your recording locations
<define property="true" evaluateNow="true">#seriesloc:\\nas4free\nasmedia2\Recordings\series\</define>
<define property="true" evaluateNow="true">#moviesloc:\\nas4free\nasmedia2\Recordings\movies\</define>
Doing this will give you poster and fanart for your recordings when available like the attached picture
Create custom tiles:
This is using photoshop and the psd is linked at the bottom.
For the tiles follow the naming structure i have included in the folders as examples and also where to place them ( Ares\media\btn\ ( then focus or unfocus )).
File > open and select the psd.
File > open and select your new image.
In your image choose select >select all and then ctrl+c to copy the image.
In the psd use the direct selection tool then right click on the tile and choose select then ok, once highlighted use the paste into tool from the menu.
Save the tiles with focus frame on/off for focus/unfocus.
Drop your new tiles into Ares>Media>btn>focus/unfocus
The list of available tiles is updated every time you start mediaportal.
You will need to set your plugin id's in mpconfig to 8969 8970 or 8971
Multishort1 id 8969
Multishort2 id 8970
Multishort3 id 8971
Separate names with a comma.
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