MPDisplay++ v0.9.5.1

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  1. Wondermusic
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    MPDisplay++ - Extended Display/Touchscreen Plugin

    A Second GUI For MediaPortal For Multiple External Monitors/Touchscreens/PC's.​

    Introduction
    MPDisplay++ is a WCF server/client based display solution for MediaPortal, With MPDisplay++ you can display any Mediaportal information from your HTPC to any other attached screen's or any PC's anywhere*.
    MPDisplay++ has an independent skin engine so you can customize the way you want it. MPDisplay++ is basically a second GUI for MP. You can connect as may MPDisplay++ UI's to the plugin as you want.

    *You can use MPDisplay++ on any attached Monitor/Touchscreen on your HTPC, Also you can install MPDisplay++ on other PC's on your LAN or over the Internet to control MediaPortal. For over internet use the correct MPDisplay++ networks ports must be available for external connections (default port: 44444)

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    Feature list:
    - Homescreen
    - Basic Homescreen
    - Video Playing screens
    - Music Playing screen with Equalizer display
    - TV Playing Screen
    - Fully usable listcontrol of every menu within MP (Touch/Mouse only)
    - Remote Touch control(Touch/Mouse only)
    - and the Best: Fully customizable!!

    Other Informations
    Current Version - 0.9.5.1
    Project Website - MPDisplay++ Website
    Bugtracker - MPDisplay++ Bugtracker

    Setup WIKI: MPDisplay++ WIKI

    Requirements
    Requires MediaPortal - 1.7 - 1.10
    Secondary Display/Touchscreen (When using an Android Tablet, try "iDisplay")
    Microsoft .NET 4.5
    WorldWeather for Weather display
    InfoService for RSS Feeds

    FAQ's:
    can be found here: MPDisplay++ FAQ's

    Author(s)
    Team MPD

    Plugin Developers: Sebimuxx(Developer), Sa_ddam213(retired)
    Skin Developers: Wondermusic
    Test Group: mrbonsen, pur_berger, diskeeper, hapklaar, christix

    Kown Issues / MP Plugins
    There are no known issues in conjunction with other plug-ins. However, MPD++ will not support all MP- plug-ins.
    The supported extensions are:
    - Moving Pictures
    - TV Series
    - mvCentral
    - MyAnime3
    - WorldWeather
    - OnlineVideos
    - RadioTime
    - Fitz!Box Manager
    - UpdateControl
    - ExtensionManager
    - myEmulators2
    - WebBrowser



    Release Roadmap
    Alpha: Basic API/GUI functionality/Testing
    Beta: Feature/Requests, Advanced GUI functionality
    Final: Performance/Graphics etc.

    If you find an error/bug please check the RoadMap.txt to see if it's a known issue.
    If not please submit the issue to the bugtracker, If you unsure if it's a bug just post in this thread

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    Great! Things always seem to happen when you least expect them. ;)
     
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    Thank you! I have it working with MediaPortal 1.6, so far so good. :)
     
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    Just updated and everything seems to work. Well done, good work! (y)

    However there's a thing I've already reported some time ago. Some items only show up after I move the cursor of my remote.
    Example: My "basic screen" just shows date and time. When starting mp it's mostly showing only the time.
    Date will come after I move the cursor in either direction (I start mp rightaway into tv guide).
    Maybe someone can acknowledge?!

    Cheers,

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    I had this "issue" in older Version too, but not with this one. Sebimuxx added a delay to show information's on the second screen and since then here is everything fine. May be your PC is a bit slower than mine and the delay still is to less...

    On the other side - TVGuide is taking much performance of mpd++. This could also be a problem...
    Epg- part of mpdisplay will be done for next version regarding performance.
     
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    Regarding the epg: I've thrown away everything related with it (on mpd side).
    And the issue is not only on startup but also when changing to other screens.
     
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    I know there is still an issue with some screens, e.g. EPG, MovingPictures, and some others where the screen updates or displays only after selecting an item. This is different from the issue on the playing screens which did not initialize correctly when displayed the first time. I will try to fix this in the next release, but currently have no idea what the cause is. But I promise to try hard...
     
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    Plesse tell me if you need logs or testing...
     
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    Just had an mpd crash when deleting a TV recording while another recording was being made.
    Could someone please try to reproduce?
     
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    Two questions: Is there any error message in the log? If yes, please post. Do you mean you deleted an actual recording or did you delete a schedule to record? In the latter case I could imagine a potential interference with a running recording in MPD because in this case the list of scheduled recordings is refreshed.

    I myself did not experience any crash when starting a recording, scheduling a recording, or delting a recording in the last weeks. But I will make some additional tests.
     
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