Difference between revisions of "Glided Skin"

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'''Information about the skin:'''
 
'''Information about the skin:'''
* This skin is a collaboration between me (graphics) and Petr (coding).
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* This skin is a collaboration between me (graphics) and Petr (coder of the skinning engine).
 
* It features a cool L/R-visualizer in the Volume Bar. This will automatically resize according to the position of the volume slider.
 
* It features a cool L/R-visualizer in the Volume Bar. This will automatically resize according to the position of the volume slider.
 
* Also pretty dominant is a spectrum analyzer in the information panel.
 
* Also pretty dominant is a spectrum analyzer in the information panel.
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* This skin aims to give a lot of information, though keeping the aesthetics of a sleek design.
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* Vista is it's main look-form.
  
  
 
'''Where is this skin headed?'''
 
'''Where is this skin headed?'''
  
The plan is to let this skin evolve with MM3 as it goes into beta and RC-stages. This is not a promise list, but more of a wishlist from my side. Four things which are high on the priority for the next changes in my skin are:
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The plan is to let this skin evolve with MM3 and it's further improved skinning engine. The following list contains no official information and is subject to change:
# Real Vista-compatibility: menus, dialogs, dropdown menus, ... in Vista-style when you're using Vista, and XP-style when you are using XP.
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# Real Vista-compatibility: menus, dialogs, dropdown menus, ... in Vista-style when you're using Vista, and XP-style when you are using XP. (Depending on native support in MM)
# There is currently a big empty area if you're using a high-resolution screen. Don't worry, it would most likely be used by an area where you can switch between a playlist-viewer (custom) and a lyrics viewer. Of course, if you have any ideas to what this area can be used for, send me a PM on the forum.
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# There is currently a big empty area if you're using a high-resolution screen. It will most likely be used by an area where you can switch between a playlist-viewer (custom) and a lyrics viewer.
# Spectrum analyzer isn't possible to turn off as of yet, but the plan is to make it possible. It will also be possible to switch between different visualizers.
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# The Album Art area and other panels will be polished with overlays.
# The Album Art area will be polished with overlays and transparent areas instead of white areas.
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# Having an alternate (smaller) player and other miniplayers.
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# Other enhancements made possible by the developing of the skinning engine.

Revision as of 04:45, 18 March 2008

Glided skin for MediaMonkey 3 by Morten

Glided is a skin created for MediaMonkey 3 by Morten. It's been the default skin since MediaMonkey 3.0 Alpha 5.

For more information, see the skin's forum thread.


Skin information (by Morten)

Information about the skin:

  • This skin is a collaboration between me (graphics) and Petr (coder of the skinning engine).
  • It features a cool L/R-visualizer in the Volume Bar. This will automatically resize according to the position of the volume slider.
  • Also pretty dominant is a spectrum analyzer in the information panel.
  • This skin aims to give a lot of information, though keeping the aesthetics of a sleek design.
  • Vista is it's main look-form.


Where is this skin headed?

The plan is to let this skin evolve with MM3 and it's further improved skinning engine. The following list contains no official information and is subject to change:

  1. Real Vista-compatibility: menus, dialogs, dropdown menus, ... in Vista-style when you're using Vista, and XP-style when you are using XP. (Depending on native support in MM)
  2. There is currently a big empty area if you're using a high-resolution screen. It will most likely be used by an area where you can switch between a playlist-viewer (custom) and a lyrics viewer.
  3. The Album Art area and other panels will be polished with overlays.
  4. Having an alternate (smaller) player and other miniplayers.
  5. Other enhancements made possible by the developing of the skinning engine.