Remote Potato Addin (Version 2.1.3)

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Re: Remote Potato Addin

#201

Post by sccrgoalie1 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:02 pm

The way the addin is built currently font colors and font face's are hard coded. Changing them would be quite a project unless you are good at editing .dll's.

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Post by wally007 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:19 pm

Never had Windows computer ( always Unix or Mac ) except for MCE, so no, never done .dll editing :-)

Either way, I've been putting the addin through its paces and besides little UI glitches in "Other Showings" screen, it works very well.

Thank you !
sccrgoalie1 wrote:The way the addin is built currently font colors and font face's are hard coded. Changing them would be quite a project unless you are good at editing .dll's.

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Post by ejezuba » Sun Jul 21, 2013 5:18 pm

First, Thank you! Thank you!!! for this plugin. I have been looking for a way to retire my extenders due to their limitations while keeping the WAF high and your plugin has gone a long way to help me with my mission. I ultimately would like to hide the regular guide and use the plugin in place of it.

Thanks!

Eje

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Post by sccrgoalie1 » Sun Jul 21, 2013 9:24 pm

ejezuba wrote:First, Thank you! Thank you!!! for this plugin. I have been looking for a way to retire my extenders due to their limitations while keeping the WAF high and your plugin has gone a long way to help me with my mission. I ultimately would like to hide the regular guide and use the plugin in place of it.

Thanks!

Eje
so far I haven't been able to figure out how to override the native guide button, but you can override the mini guide and add a button to launch this add-in.

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#205

Post by sccrgoalie1 » Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:34 pm

sccrgoalie1 wrote:
ejezuba wrote:First, Thank you! Thank you!!! for this plugin. I have been looking for a way to retire my extenders due to their limitations while keeping the WAF high and your plugin has gone a long way to help me with my mission. I ultimately would like to hide the regular guide and use the plugin in place of it.

Thanks!

Eje
so far I haven't been able to figure out how to override the native guide button, but you can override the mini guide and add a button to launch this add-in.
I think I've finally figured it out. Should be working in 2.0.7 pending my testing.

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Post by sccrgoalie1 » Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:35 pm

wally007 wrote:Never had Windows computer ( always Unix or Mac ) except for MCE, so no, never done .dll editing :-)

Either way, I've been putting the addin through its paces and besides little UI glitches in "Other Showings" screen, it works very well.

Thank you !
sccrgoalie1 wrote:The way the addin is built currently font colors and font face's are hard coded. Changing them would be quite a project unless you are good at editing .dll's.
I've added a color editor in version 2.0.7. You won't be able to change the font faces yet, but you will be able to change the colors.

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#207

Post by sccrgoalie1 » Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:35 pm

AnthonyB wrote:Any chance toy can make the channel buttons use page up and down like in the regular guide?
This should work in version 2.0.7, but I don't have enough channels to really test it.

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Post by barnabas1969 » Mon Jul 22, 2013 10:08 pm

sccrgoalie1 wrote:
ejezuba wrote:First, Thank you! Thank you!!! for this plugin. I have been looking for a way to retire my extenders due to their limitations while keeping the WAF high and your plugin has gone a long way to help me with my mission. I ultimately would like to hide the regular guide and use the plugin in place of it.

Thanks!

Eje
so far I haven't been able to figure out how to override the native guide button, but you can override the mini guide and add a button to launch this add-in.
Read the wiki at the following link. It explains how to edit the registry to change the behavior of the MCE remote. You can change the keys that are sent when you press the guide button, and make your app respond to the new keys.

http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=Us ... in_Windows

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#209

Post by sccrgoalie1 » Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:33 am

barnabas1969 wrote:
sccrgoalie1 wrote:
ejezuba wrote:First, Thank you! Thank you!!! for this plugin. I have been looking for a way to retire my extenders due to their limitations while keeping the WAF high and your plugin has gone a long way to help me with my mission. I ultimately would like to hide the regular guide and use the plugin in place of it.

Thanks!

Eje
so far I haven't been able to figure out how to override the native guide button, but you can override the mini guide and add a button to launch this add-in.
Read the wiki at the following link. It explains how to edit the registry to change the behavior of the MCE remote. You can change the keys that are sent when you press the guide button, and make your app respond to the new keys.

http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=Us ... in_Windows
Thanks, that's the page I used. Took me a while to sort through what the bytes meant, but I've confirmed the changes I made work and don't break other buttons.

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#210

Post by wally007 » Tue Jul 23, 2013 5:37 am

Thanks.
is there anyway to make thumbnail in the grid guide bigger ( or user changeable) ?
As it is, thumbnail is much smaller than in the built in guide and even on 50" Plasma from 10feet away I cant tell what it is :crazy:
(I can post screenshot if needed)
sccrgoalie1 wrote: I've added a color editor in version 2.0.7. You won't be able to change the font faces yet, but you will be able to change the colors.

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Post by sccrgoalie1 » Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:55 pm

wally007 wrote:Thanks.
is there anyway to make thumbnail in the grid guide bigger ( or user changeable) ?
As it is, thumbnail is much smaller than in the built in guide and even on 50" Plasma from 10feet away I cant tell what it is :crazy:
(I can post screenshot if needed)
sccrgoalie1 wrote: I've added a color editor in version 2.0.7. You won't be able to change the font faces yet, but you will be able to change the colors.
I've increased the size by 50 pixels each side in 2.0.7, but that's as large as it can go.

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#212

Post by wally007 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 10:46 am

Thanks. Looking forward to the new release.
sccrgoalie1 wrote:
I've increased the size by 50 pixels each side in 2.0.7, but that's as large as it can go.

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#213

Post by sccrgoalie1 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 8:42 pm

Version 2.0.7 released

-Add color editor
-New image for movies guide
-Clean up banner (Same throughout)
-Clean up remote potato logo so it's the same throughout
-Fix some ugly formatting
-Remove premieres since it doesn't work with remote potato
-Channel +/- move up and down a page
-Override guide button (added setting) - note a change here requires a manual system reboot
-Update Now playing window
-Remove settings from manage series since it doesn't work with remote potato
-Increased the size of the banner image
-Fix issue if no scheduled recordings can't get rid of busy indicator
-Add mini guide - will be launched on down key press instead of native guide if override is set
-Add mini guide rows setting
-Guide now remembers the last position you were in upon exit and reloads to that spot
-Fix image stretching for focus image on many different menus and pages

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#214

Post by sccrgoalie1 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 11:00 pm

Found a small bug. If you use the mini guide remembering the last channel will cause the full guide to only have a few channels. I'll post up a new version with the fix tomorrow.

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Post by staknhalo » Wed Jul 24, 2013 11:05 pm

I don't use your plugin, but I gotta say - you're on point with support/updates. Good job :thumbup:

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#216

Post by sccrgoalie1 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 11:56 pm

Version 2.0.8 released
-Small bug fix that would cause the guide to have to few channels

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If you've already encountered this error you must delete the following keys from C:\ProgramData\SharedGuideServer\SharedGuideSettings.xml

<saveGridRows></saveGridRows>
<saveLastIndex></saveLastIndex>
<saveFirstIndex></saveFirstIndex>

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#217

Post by sccrgoalie1 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 3:47 pm

staknhalo wrote:I don't use your plugin, but I gotta say - you're on point with support/updates. Good job :thumbup:
Honestly, I don't use it either, just a hobby project for me. I do my best to respond to user requests whenever possible :)

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Post by wally007 » Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:05 pm

sccrgoalie1 wrote:
staknhalo wrote:I don't use your plugin, but I gotta say - you're on point with support/updates. Good job :thumbup:
Honestly, I don't use it either, just a hobby project for me. I do my best to respond to user requests whenever possible :)

I dont use it either... yet. I hope to in few weeks....

Since Sky UK is getting ready to dump any possible way of getting their subscription in WMC/Media Portal, I think its right time to look for alternatives.
My family already pays for Fiber in Los Angeles, so I will just setup little server in the closet when I'm over and get my TV fix that way... ( UK TV, save for football and F1, is pretty much watered down version of US TV anyway... and they dont even have " It's always Sunny ... " here yet .. ? )

off topic , sorry.

I havent installed 2.0.8 yet, so I ask, is 'Other Showings' showing properly ?

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Post by mmoreno79 » Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:36 pm

I just installed the latest update and it is great! I tried out the new feature to override the native guide and that worked well also; however, I wanted to switch back to the normal guide, so I turned the override off. After rebooting, my guide button no longer works. How can I get it back?

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Post by barnabas1969 » Sun Jul 28, 2013 11:09 pm

sccrgoalie1 wrote:
staknhalo wrote:I don't use your plugin, but I gotta say - you're on point with support/updates. Good job :thumbup:
Honestly, I don't use it either, just a hobby project for me. I do my best to respond to user requests whenever possible :)
Huh????

The dev of this product doesn't use it???

W T F?

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