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lepa

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Re: Custom Tooltips/TheaterView Screens
« Reply #200 on: February 21, 2024, 01:37:03 pm »

New tighter spacing allows us to slice images more and it is possible to build something like this (quick demo). Hint... 3 text rows beside 1 (actually 4) image
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Re: Custom Tooltips/TheaterView Screens
« Reply #201 on: February 25, 2024, 03:55:21 am »

@Lepa. How did you manage to have those text on the right side of image? Can you share that?
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Re: Custom Tooltips/TheaterView Screens
« Reply #202 on: March 03, 2024, 02:38:57 pm »

@Lepa. How did you manage to have those text on the right side of image? Can you share that?
Sliced album art image to three different images. Before this tightening change only two images tower was possible

Moving on...
Worked a little with my Series templates. Shows progress using delimiter bar between header data and description. bar is gray if there is no progress and completely blue when completed and something between while ongoing
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Re: Custom Tooltips/TheaterView Screens
« Reply #203 on: March 05, 2024, 07:51:56 am »

Hello guys,

i got the newest JRiver (V32) installed. Now i want to change the theater view screen but i have no clue how to do that. Is there a tutorial how to change the screen?
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Re: Custom Tooltips/TheaterView Screens
« Reply #204 on: March 15, 2024, 07:59:23 am »

There are some instructions in the first post but it isn't just simple mouse click most of the times and at least my public templates are broken currently as MC's theater view changes are is still under development so I don't want to spend my time fixing my stuff many times
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Re: Custom Tooltips/TheaterView Screens
« Reply #205 on: March 15, 2024, 08:04:25 am »

Thanks for the help. I added that into a new blank expression and nothing shows up. Tried adding to an existing expression like the 'header' and still got nothing.
Ah, haven't used MC's stock poster fetching for ages as it can only save poster next to file so you probably need something like this:
<img src="[Filename (path)]Filename(,0).jpg"  height="200">
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Re: Custom Tooltips/TheaterView Screens
« Reply #206 on: March 15, 2024, 10:43:47 am »

That did it, thanks!
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Re: Custom Tooltips/TheaterView Screens
« Reply #207 on: April 28, 2024, 07:49:09 pm »

Example:  C:\Users\jimh\AppData\Roaming\J River\Media Center 32\Library\Backup

You may also want to back up on your own before upgrading.  If you don't want your templates to be overwritten, then after you restore, manually edit the version in your current templates file (with a text file editor) to be Version="100.0" or some high number.  The templates file path is "C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\J River\Media Center 32\Library\theater view file info templates.xml" in Windows for a local library.  For a library server client, this has to be done on the server.  Note that if you do any editing of the templates in the MC dialog, it will revert to the current version when saved.


Yeah, this is not a success-oriented approach for the long term.

Unless, of course, JR is now taking Apple's approach of dictating to users.

The new templates are interesting to me in some scenarios.

But mostly, meh.

I'd prefer my prior data-focused templates instead of the new image-focused templates.

I'm not saying ~dump the image focused templates~

All I am saying is to support the more textual templates without having to jump through the backup/restore hoops.

Why can't the more textual, less image-oriented, templates be an option in the Theater View options area?

I did an upgrade of MC this afternoon (to 32.0.44 on Windows 10), and I lost the templates I had enabled.

I had to play the restore dance.

Really?  A software provider making users jump through hoops?

Is this what MC has come to, forcibly overriding user-set options?



imo, this is not a good path to go down....

 


 
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Re: Custom Tooltips/TheaterView Screens
« Reply #208 on: April 29, 2024, 07:13:43 am »

We're not trying to force anything on anyone.  The problem exists because users modified a standard part of MC. 
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Re: Custom Tooltips/TheaterView Screens
« Reply #209 on: April 29, 2024, 07:27:46 am »

We're not trying to force anything on anyone.  The problem exists because users modified a standard part of MC.
Isn't it because something that could/should be configurable/pluggable can only be configured in this way? ie the actual problem is a gap in MC not users doing it wrong
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Re: Custom Tooltips/TheaterView Screens
« Reply #210 on: April 29, 2024, 04:10:55 pm »

Isn't it because something that could/should be configurable/pluggable can only be configured in this way? ie the actual problem is a gap in MC not users doing it wrong
I must admit I was surprised a couple of weeks ago when I did an update my Theatre View had changed. I went hunting for the tools to put all the missing info back as I had it with the old view, but discovered I was stuck with what had been supplied which was much less than I had. To be honest I really dont care about images of the stars and related movies that seem to be completly unrelated to the film on view.

Is all this info pulled from IMDb or some other place?

If one wants to how can one go back to the old view and select the info from the list we used to have?
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Re: Custom Tooltips/TheaterView Screens
« Reply #211 on: June 17, 2024, 05:03:37 am »

Movies Classic v1.0.0
A new template for text only guys using only MC scraping abilities. So no need for new fields or using 3rd party scraping software.

Copy text to clipboard and paste it with "add template from clipboard" (See first post installation and config.jpg for reference guide). make sure new template is on top of the list as it will be the priority order for templates. No configuration needed here as this only uses MC stock things

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17.6.2024: v1.0.1 added more decimal point for handling of monetary values (2)
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Re: Custom Tooltips/TheaterView Screens
« Reply #212 on: June 17, 2024, 07:31:19 am »

I'll try it later, thanks :)
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Re: Custom Tooltips/TheaterView Screens
« Reply #213 on: June 17, 2024, 08:42:41 am »

Have also been updating (No)Poster template (v2.0) so it can use either Spotlight data or 3rd party scraped data for actors and recommendations. Also added scaling factor to configuration which could make it easier to adjust sizes to different resolutions and scalings. Also other fixes/additions. It is not published but works for me and to my setup
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