Only one skin

Discussion in 'Improvement Suggestions' started by DranDane, October 14, 2008.

  1. DranDane

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    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.


     
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    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 ;-)
     
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    This is one of the things we've considering for the MPII skin engine ;) The MP1 engine doesn't allow this.
     
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    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.
     
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    - 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.
     
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