Only one skin (1 Viewer)

DranDane

Portal Member
March 26, 2007
26
0
There is a big issue in the skin engine. I don't understand why we should create a skin for 4/5 and another for 16/9. The skins should be independent of the screen format. It's should be like on a web page. You fix the size of the elements of the left menu and the right list expend to his maximum depending on the screen format.
 

revs

MP Donator
  • Premium Supporter
  • February 1, 2007
    1,274
    72
    The Sauce of Worcester
    Wales Wales
    This is not possible - skins are made by specifying the X,Y and Width and Height of elements.

    Automatically resizing something would mess up the look of the skin.

    Anyway - the real answer is for all those using 4:3 to get with it and buy a widescreen TV ;-)
     

    DranDane

    Portal Member
    March 26, 2007
    26
    0
    Revs, When you specify X and Y you can specify it in pixel or in percent. For html it's automaticaly done. For winform it a little more complex but not impossible.
     

    2BitSculptor

    Super Moderator
  • Team MediaPortal
  • January 23, 2008
    1,837
    403
    South Central Wisconsin
    United States of America United States of America
    Country flag
    Anyway - the real answer is for all those using 4:3 to get with it and buy a widescreen TV ;-)

    :D I'm accepting donations...... :D

    Chuck
    - who is not only stuck in the dark ages with a 32" 4:3 TV... but also has to deal with Digital/Analog NTSC (Never The Same Color) conversion.
     

    Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

    OP Similar threads Forum Replies Date
    S Touchscreen skin? MediaPortal 1 Talk 5
    azzuro [fixed] 5011: Version label in Splash screen - pos, size from skin MediaPortal 1 61
    catavolt [WiP] When changing theme in my skins, I always get this error message in logs MediaPortal 1 9
    joecrow MultiShortcut Plugin (Uavailable) in DWHD skin General Support 58
    V Skin With Menu Editor MediaPortal 1 Skins 13
    wizard123 New Skin Template ? MediaPortal 2 8
    Rob Hexenmeister [solved] Latest Media Handler - skinning buttons Fanart Handler 19
    CyberSimian [solved] MP1-4976 Built-in skin variables for current date MediaPortal 1 8
    Mr6686 [solved] Titan skin broken since update to 1.23 Installation, configuration support 6
    doskabouter Skin question Skins and Plugins Installer (MPEI) 1
    Y Titan Skin unter 1.23 nicht mehr so schön Allgemeines Supportforum 1
    framug 1.22.0 BasicHome Editor settings for DefaultWide HD skin not kept when update 1.22 3
    catavolt [solved] FanartHandler - Skin - Holiday and Spotlight support Fanart Handler 5
    ajs [fixed] 4936 - Strange behavior of the font in the skin MediaPortal 1 35
    ajs [solved] 4935: Add string.replace function to Skin engine MediaPortal 1 10
    ajs [solved] Latest Media Handler - Skin settings - Custom latests items number Fanart Handler 27
    Rob Hexenmeister [solved] Latests Media Handler - Skinning an updating window or control Fanart Handler 26
    T Skin Wechsel Installationsprobleme? 1
    JJDoherty Designing & implementing a new skin... Skins and Design 8
    D [fixed] Image browser crashing in Folder View (WMC skin) 2.2 Archive 10
    CyberSimian Do skin variables have global scope? MediaPortal 1 16
    N Skins to download separately MediaPortal 1 Talk 5
    P WMC Skin full screen/EPG Skins and Design 3
    CyberSimian Fixes for Amped skin MediaPortal 1 10
    CyberSimian Set skin variable "#Play.Current.File" for all media types MediaPortal 1 2
    Similar threads

























    Top Bottom