erictsmith at gmail
Feb 16, 2011, 6:30 AM
Post #4 of 8
On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 8:21 AM, Elkin Fricke <managementboy [at] gmail>wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 3:01 PM, Eric Smith <erictsmith [at] gmail>
> >> I've begun work on a new theme and am considering the use of "random
> >> fanart" on some of the menu screens. In my local installation this
> >> fine by just pointing an imagetype at the path to my fanart directory,
> >> is there a more universal way of doing this?
> > No. Fanart is only supported on a per-window basis (Specifically in
> > MythGame, MythVideo, and Watch Recordings, and only in the context of the
> > selected item), and nowhere in the menus at present.
> > Robert
> Hi Robert,
> I also like the idea that Eric suggested. If I get him right, all we
> themers would need is a way to use the "template" tag to tell
> mythfrontend that the imagetype path is the one from the storage group
> "banners", "fanart" etc. I guess it could look like this.
> <imagetype name="random-fanart">
> Should I place this into the wiki as a feature request?
I am happy to attempt a patch if there is interest. I was considering a few
different implementations but I think what Elkin proposed is simple and does
the job we're looking for.