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    quick question

    is it possible to make the white Selected bar (on track 44) dissappear? Transparent? Maybe?

    i'm guessing not. but hey its worth a try.

    oh hey while im posting a pic of the mp3 player part... who thinks that i should move the playlist up down buttons inwards, and add album art and track info...?

    cheers

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  • #2
    that is genious skinage.. any chance of getting it sorted and doing a 1024x768 version ? i love it.

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    • #3
      hah! finished? never. nah its pretty close.. just need to do osk, www, apps, mixer...

      have mp3, divx, dvd (powerdvd only), radio (radiator), mapmonkey gps, phoco completed.

      but that doesnt answer my question.. the first one.. can i get rid of that white bar?
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      • #4
        I think the only way (currently) to do it is to match the background image, which in your case is out of the question. You may want to try a FULL pink "selected" bar to see if RR will treat it as transparent, but i doubt that will work.

        Personally, I've really liked the idea of a "gradient" selected bar like in CF that goes from your color to transparent.

        nice work BTW!!
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        • #5
          i like that bar in its un-transparent state

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          • #6
            I can add an option for that.. it has been requested before.
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            • #7
              Originally posted by guino
              I can add an option for that.. it has been requested before.
              please!! and also like Dinasty mentioned, a solid to transparent gradient bar would be nice eye candy too!!!

              thanks for tthe comments.. time to go to work
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              • #8
                Originally posted by DiNASTY

                Personally, I've really liked the idea of a "gradient" selected bar like in CF that goes from your color to transparent.

                nice work BTW!!





                also, for the gradient idea, it would be cool if there were 3 colors to choose from (instead of 2) and also option to make gradient go from left>right, along with up>down

                actually scratch that, the best option would be allow the use of a small image file as the background for the selection bar. That way you can make your gradient any way you want, or add some type of grapic etc. Not sure how good this would be for transparency though, .gif files are very limited with only 256 colors so if you wanted a gradient and transparency it would look like crap. So i guess either way is good depending on whats most impt.
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                • #9
                  oh btw, nice skin

                  as for moving the up down buttons, i wouldnt move them in, i would probably shorten the track slider a tad and space the up down buttons apart a little more so they aren't as close together. If you want to add album art, i would put it on the left side of the playlist and make the PL less wide, that way you dont have to edit any grapic.
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                  • #10
                    This option was added some time ago..
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                    • #11
                      what do i put in then in order to get a transparent selection?

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                      • #12
                        in skin commands.txt:
                        -trs is TRUE/FALSE to set if the list should display a selection bar (when trs=true).
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