Intone-video problems!! Help !

2009-04-14 Thread c_c
Hi, Well, seeing that there was a need for a video playing front end for mplayer - I thought I'll make a new app (based on Intone) that fulfills this need. Here are the problems I'm facing :- 1. I finally found out that I can create 2 windows using elementary, 1 for mplayer to play the

Re: Intone-video problems!! Help !

2009-04-14 Thread Robin Paulson
2009/4/14 c_c cchan...@yahoo.com:  Well, seeing that there was a need for a video playing front end for mplayer - I thought I'll make a new app (based on Intone) that fulfills this need.  Here are the problems I'm facing :- 1. I finally found out that I can create 2 windows using elementary,

Re: Intone-video problems!! Help !

2009-04-14 Thread George Brooke
On Tuesday 14 April 2009 11:58:41 Robin Paulson wrote: 2009/4/14 c_c cchan...@yahoo.com: Well, seeing that there was a need for a video playing front end for mplayer - I thought I'll make a new app (based on Intone) that fulfills this need. Here are the problems I'm facing :- 1. I

Re: Intone-video problems!! Help !

2009-04-14 Thread Marcel
Am Dienstag, 14. April 2009 13:10:38 schrieb George Brooke: On Tuesday 14 April 2009 11:58:41 Robin Paulson wrote: 2009/4/14 c_c cchan...@yahoo.com: Well, seeing that there was a need for a video playing front end for mplayer - I thought I'll make a new app (based on Intone) that

Re: Intone-video problems!! Help !

2009-04-14 Thread c_c
Hi, But they still get centered afaik. What about splitting the window in two parts, one playing the video and one with the controls? Well, how do I do that? From what I understand, mplayer can take over a full window given it's id. I don't know how to make mplayer take over part of a

Re: Intone-video problems!! Help !

2009-04-14 Thread rakshat hooja
Right now I have a proof of concept - but it's not controllable since I can't see the window with the controls. Otherwise I can see video in the window (slow and out of sync with sound) - but it's not too bad overall ;-) I thought it would be far worse. Hopefully, someone out there can

Re: Intone-video problems!! Help !

2009-04-14 Thread Cameron Frazier
On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 9:12 AM, rakshat hooja raks...@gmail.com wrote: Right now I have a proof of concept - but it's not controllable since I can't see the window with the controls. Otherwise I can see video in the window (slow and out of sync with sound) - but it's not too bad overall ;-)

Re: Intone-video problems!! Help !

2009-04-14 Thread Nicola Mfb
2009/4/14 c_c cchan...@yahoo.com: [...] 1. I finally found out that I can create 2 windows using elementary, 1 for mplayer to play the video in (using -wid) and one for the controls. I've sized the windows to 640x400 for the window where the video shows up and 640x80 for the controls. May

Re: Intone-video problems!! Help !

2009-04-14 Thread c_c
Hi, On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 9:12 AM, rakshat hooja raks...@gmail.com wrote: Do you think it will be possible (and simpler) to have the controls come up as a transparent layer/app on top of the playing video (like on tapping). Maybe something similar to what neon uses? Simple non-animated

Re: Intone-video problems!! Help !

2009-04-14 Thread Stefan Monnier
From what I understand, mplayer can take over a full window given it's id. I don't know how to make mplayer take over part of a window. IIUC the window id passed to mplayer does not have to be a top-level window. Stefan ___ Openmoko

Re: Intone-video problems!! Help !

2009-04-14 Thread Thomas Seiler
Hi c_c, thanks for bringing another superb app to the neo! I'm not an X11 expert, just trying to answer some of your questions here... If I babble nonsense, please correct me. 1. I finally found out that I can create 2 windows using elementary, 1 for mplayer to play the video in (using -wid)

Re: Intone-video problems!! Help !

2009-04-14 Thread Thomas Seiler
The best would be to have a transparent windows with big icons to pause/quit, ff and so on, very finger friendly Hm, if you want to get fancy, there is a way to have windows of any shape that are always on top as far as the window manager is concerned. Check out: EAPI void