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    MMIv2

    Please go thru the SETUP menu to select your preferences for the skin.

    Original Graphics Work by btbe

    Designed to work with:
    RR v11-4-2007 <- Minimum required!
    Winamp 5.13 or version capable of using DJik's
    JTFE plugin

    Tested to work with:
    Silabs USB Radio
    HD Radio
    iGuidance 3.0

    Plugins:
    JTFE - DJik
    NewHits - Sonicxtacy02
    Specturm Analyzer - liquid_smoke
    System Manager - quickmic
    MP3 Tag Editor - EL CAMINO
    Task Manager - EL CAMINO

    Updates over beta:
    General
    - Added specialized VOL+/VOL- to ATT speed volume control that adjusts the max volume using VOL+/VOL- from any screen while att speed is active. Will revert back to orignial functionality when att speed is disabled.
    - Incorporated iLists in all Directory and Playlists
    Navigation
    - Cleaned up track info label placement and are more dependant on Radio/Audio.
    Source Menu
    - SAVE/RECALL master volume presets when moving thru different media. <-Used to keep the volume from blowing up your eardrums when att speed is disabled.
    - Added an image uploader script.
    - Added a copy playlist to removeable media script defined in skin.ini
    - Added a copy track to removeable media script defined in skin.ini
    - Removed JohnWPB's iG script call out for general external GPS applications.
    - Audio
    - - Audio Browser
    - - - Modified user drive selection to cylce through connected media using upper L & R buttons instead of using icons for a cleaner look. Media is checked for readiness using the "drivecheck.exe" script.
    - - Audio Queue
    - - - Removed ID3 Playlist format option from "Setup" and moved functionality into the Audio Queue list.
    - - - - Using the L/R arrows will cycle through different pre-formatted PL formats on-the-fly, including the user default setting in rr.ini.
    - - - - Holding down either L/R arrows will turn on/off feature that allows MMIv2 to remember the last displayed PL format. NOTE: This feature also uses the $titlesafter$ variable defined in RR.ini to separate ID3 tag data.
    - - Audio Playlist
    - - - Option to add current queue list to an existing playlist.
    - - - Confirmation window to overwrite an existing playlist under the "Save Playlist" menu.
    - - - Added playlist browsing functions to see playlist contents in the "Add to" & "Load" playlist menus.
    - Video
    - - Video Browser
    - - - Modified user drive selection to cylce through connected media using upper L & R buttons instead of using icons for a cleaner look. Media is checked for readiness using the "drivecheck.exe" script.
    - Radio
    - - Cleaned up the Radio functionality
    - Added TV
    Setup
    - Skin-based, trimmed down, RR & Skin Config and moved RRConfig.exe into the Available Utilities Menu.
    - Option to use radio art.
    - Removed Close Winamp Option from Setup menu.
    - Changed static CD drive shortcut into a dynamic configurable drive. All drive shortcuts are now customizeable.
    - Added selectable media menu to choose which media is accessible.
    - - i.e. If you don't have Sat Radio, you don't have to have it display in the Source Media Menu.
    - Restructured the Media Config, Logo, & Att speed config menus for consistency.
    - Restructured theme menu to use preview images.
    - Removed Master volume preset from iG auto switch
    - Added a Plug-In Loader menu
    Utilities Menu
    - Restructured "Utilities" menu to be fully user defined. Add only the tools or apps that you want.
    - RR Picviewer
    - - Modified user drive selection to cylce through connected media using upper L & R buttons instead of using icons for a cleaner look. Media is checked for readiness using the "drivecheck.exe" script.
    - - - Holding down either upper L & R buttons will restore default utilities settings.
    - Added a Mileage Log skin.
    - Added a Maintainence Log skin.
    - Added a Delete USB tool - Will clear your MP3s from your removeable media
    - TMS
    - My Computer - Browse your computer drives & directories. Current capabilites include copy, move, and delete folder/files.

    Layout:
    Main Menu
    - Media Source Menu
    - - Audio
    - - - Library
    - - - Playlist Manager
    - - - Queue List
    - - Video
    - - - Library
    - - MPC DVD
    - - WinDVD
    - - PowerDVD
    - - Radio
    - - - Function
    - - - Presets
    - X XM Sat Radio
    - X Sirius Sat Radio
    - - TV
    - Setup Menu
    - - General Settings
    - - Skin Settings
    - - Music Settings
    - - Radio Settings
    - - Video Settings
    - - GPS Settings
    - - Phoco Settings
    - - Media Settings
    - - Source Settings
    - - Logo Settings
    - - Themes
    - - iGuidance Settings
    - - Radio Art
    - - MP3 Art
    - - Attenuated Speed Settings
    - - About MMIv2.0
    - Navigation
    - - iGuidance V3.0
    - - Mappoint
    - Utilities Menu
    - - 14 User-Defined Utility Slots
    - - - Available Utilities Menu
    - - - - RR Picture Viewer
    - - - - Gas Price Finder
    - - - - Weather
    - - - X Phoco
    - - - - CDRip
    - - - - Calculator
    - - - - System Manager
    - - - - Rainlendar
    - - - - TS Scribble Pad
    - - - - Windows Explorer
    - - - - VAG-COM
    - - - - MP3 Tag Editor
    - - - - Skin Browser
    - - - - Web Browser
    - - - - File Manager
    - - - - Launch
    - - - - Notepad
    - - - - RRConfig.exe
    - - - - Mileage Log
    - - - - Maintainence Log
    - - - - Gamma
    - - - - Clear USB Tool
    - - - - TMS
    - - - - My Computer
    - - - - Task Manager

    Application Specific Skins Included:
    VAG-COM v3.11-N
    MP3 Tag Editor

    Souce Media Features:
    Audio
    - Audio Player
    - - Relies on DJik's JTFE plugin to search through the current playlist. Must have a compatible winamp version. I'm using v5.13 and included in the skin are all the files needed to install the plugin. See above for link and more details.
    - - Holding down the attenuated speed control button will take you to a config menu to change att speed related options on-the-fly.
    - - To access VISU, hold down the mixer button.
    - Audio Library
    - - Modified user drive selection to cylce through connected media using upper L & R buttons instead of using icons for a cleaner look. Media is checked for readiness using the "drivecheck.exe" script.
    - Audio Queue - Song queue list
    - - Subcommands description as follows (L to R): JTFE Search, "SETNEXT" command, MP3 Copy Plugin, Minus 1, Mixer.
    - - Add to Playlist - Add current song playing to current playlist to another playlist of your choice.
    - - - Left Arrow/Right Arrow to browse playlist contents
    - - - Subcommands description as follows (L to R): Add 1 to New Playlist, Add 1 to Existing Playlist, Add Current Playlist to Existing Playlist, Delete Playlist
    - - Load Playlist - Load an existing playlist
    - - - Left Arrow/Right Arrow to browse playlist contents
    - - Save Playlist - Save current song queue list to a new or existing playlist
    - - - Subcommands description as follows (L to R): Save to New Playlist, Save Over Existing Playlist, Delete Current Selected Playlist
    - - New Hits Playlist - Generate a "New Hits" playlist via plugin. Please see above links for more details.
    - - Copy Playlist - Copies the contents of the current playlist to a removeable media defined w/in the skin.

    Video
    - Video Browser
    - - Modified user drive selection to cylce through connected media using upper L & R buttons instead of using icons for a cleaner look. Media is checked for readiness using the "drivecheck.exe" script.

    Radio - Works w/ the Silabs and HD Radio Tuner
    - Radio Player
    - - Three different modes of tuning frequencies using "<<" and ">>". Pressing the "Preset"
    button will cycle the modes from Presets > Frequency Tune > Seek. There is an additional "Tune" to bring up OSK to choose a specific radio frequency.
    - - "Scan" is a preset scan mode.
    - - Does not use an RR standard radio "playlist."
    - - Clicking the frequency will add/modify the frequencies "RADIONAME"
    - Radio Presets
    - - 14FM and 14AM presets
    - - Pressing and holding a preset button will save the currect frequency to that preset

    Setup MMI Features:
    - General - General RR.ini settings
    - Skin - Skin related RR.ini and skin.ini settings
    - - "BROWSE BY THUMBNAIL" Enable thumbnail view in the Audio Browser & Video Browser skins. A skin setting.
    - - "ENABLE iLIST" Turns On/Off iLists (For slower machines, like mine)
    - Music - Music related skin & RR.ini settings
    - Radio - Radio related skin & RR.ini settings
    - Video - Video related RR.ini settings
    - GPS - General GPS related RR.ini settings
    - Phoco - Phoco related RR.ini settings
    - Weather - Weather related rr.ini settings
    - Attenuated Speed - Attspeed related RR.ini settings
    - Media - Customize all media shortcuts (drive, path, name)
    - - When defining drive paths, clicking on the tool/title bar will allow for more options on drive choices (D:\, E:\, etc.)
    - Source - Turn on/off source media that you want displayed. (i.e. If you don't have Sat Radio, you don't have to have it display in the Source Media Menu.)
    - Logo - Set main menu logo preferences. Useable formats: Flash or Image. Files MUST be located in the skin folder.
    - Theme - Select from 6 provided color themes.
    - iGuidance - Set RR native IGv3.0 options.
    - Plug-ins Menu - Select which plugins you want to enable/disable
    - About - Current RR version and notes about current version of MMIv2

    Utilities Features
    - 14 Open/customizeable slots for external applications or user-defined skins.
    - - Currently has 21 readily available user-selectable tools for use. For more details, please see "Available Utilities Menu".
    - - - Holding down any slot of the utilities menu will open the list of available utilies for use.
    - - Additional Option for user-defined application and associated skin for embedding external programs. No more hand editing a .skin file or ExecTBL.ini. Can be done w/in the skin.
    - - Holding down either tool bar L & R buttons will restore default utilities settings.
    - RR Picviewer
    - - Modified user drive selection to cylce through connected media using upper L & R buttons instead of using icons for a cleaner look. Media is checked for readiness using the "drivecheck.exe" script.
    - VAG-COM - Audi/VW OBD II Scantool
    - - Default measuring blocks are provided. These values are entered into VAG-COM using the SENDKEY command.
    - - Holding down the numbered "Blocks" will open the NUMOSK to prompt the user for a specific measuring block. After entering a value, the said button will retain those properties until RR is restarted where it will default back to the original value. To change the default value, open skin.ini and edit "Block1-7" w/ the appropriate value.
    - - "LOG" button - Also included is the option to open a user defined text file on the local or an external drive.
    - - - Holding down the "LOG" button will open a directory browser to allow you to point to a specific TEXT file that will be opened using the notepad editor. In addition, once the file is defined, a TEXT file indicator will notify you if the file exists. Clicking the toolbar will bring additional drive choices (D:\, E:\, etc.).
    - - - This feature is most often used to quickly paste fault log data from VAG-COM to the specified text file (located on a removeable media, i.e. thumbdrive) for diagnosis.
    - Mileage Log
    - - Skin based mileage tracker. Data are saved/recalled from skin.ini with option to save data to fuellog.csv in the root RR folder.
    - Maintainence Log
    - - Skin based maintainence log. Data are saved/recalled from skin.ini with option to save data to maintlog.csv in the root RR folder.
    - - Delete USB Tool - Deletes all mp3's located in any of your specified removeable media.
    - - Robby's TMS plugin
    - - - Just replace the "tms_1EMPTY.png" & "tms_1ON.png" w/ your appropriate image if youwant to use a custom image for the TMS skin.
    - - My Computer
    - - - Browse your computers available drives & directories w/ simple functions included: Copy,Cut, Paste, & Delete files/folders. Skin based & uses mycomputer.exe w/ appropriate commands to perform simple tasks.

    Included Applications w/ the skin:
    - Moffsoft Free Calculator - Has ticker tape feature
    - Filemanager
    - Touch Screen Scribble Pad
    - Skin copy of Notepad

    Included Plugins w/ the skin:
    - NewHits Generator
    - JTFE

    I hope I caught everything, but please post if you have issues.
    Attached Files Attached Files
    Pico-ITX / XP Home with EWF-HORM / RR v12/02/2009 / Winamp v5.13 / RRMedia v1.2.2

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    Patches

    Other Files:
    Rainlendar MMIv2 Skin
    PSDs
    iG GPS Skin Patch

    Colors currently available:


    Audio Player


    Theme Menu


    Notepad Editor


    My Computer


    Logo Browser


    More screen caps can be found in my photos.
    Pico-ITX / XP Home with EWF-HORM / RR v12/02/2009 / Winamp v5.13 / RRMedia v1.2.2

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    Very nice work. Excellent job
    Never let the truth get in the way of a good story

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    Quote Originally Posted by meddler View Post
    Very nice work. Excellent job
    Thanks!
    Pico-ITX / XP Home with EWF-HORM / RR v12/02/2009 / Winamp v5.13 / RRMedia v1.2.2

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    about time, i was waiting to see your skin, looks very nice, nice job man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EL CAMINO View Post
    about time, i was waiting to see your skin, looks very nice, nice job man.
    LOL! Thanks. Yeah, I've been running in my car and testing functionality for the past few months. Wanted to make sure all was neatly organized and easy to navigate.

    Let's face it, everyone in here knows that you should not be using your carPC while driving, but I'm sure not everyone follows that rule.

    So I kept re-working the skin til it was easy to navigate.

    I must have re-coded the skin well over a dozen times, I think, just to get it to this point.
    Pico-ITX / XP Home with EWF-HORM / RR v12/02/2009 / Winamp v5.13 / RRMedia v1.2.2

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    This is a great looking mmi skin! One request though. can you set it up so that you could choose your own logo for the background? Some skins have this option, and I must admit i dont know how to do it without that option.
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    Quote Originally Posted by redls1bird View Post
    This is a great looking mmi skin! One request though. can you set it up so that you could choose your own logo for the background? Some skins have this option, and I must admit i dont know how to do it without that option.
    Yeah, there is an option for it.

    Go to -> Setup -> Next -> Logo Format

    You have the option to use any image file or flash file and can define the size of your logo.
    Pico-ITX / XP Home with EWF-HORM / RR v12/02/2009 / Winamp v5.13 / RRMedia v1.2.2

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    Thats great. Thanks for the help Sal. Im about to go give this a shot now.
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    dont let this skin behind.. come on people, is time to test more great skins out there, like this one, excelent work sal.

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