[vdr] [ANNOUNCE]: graphlcd-0.2.0-pre1

Andreas Regel andreas.regel at gmx.de
Sun Feb 4 14:20:07 CET 2007

Andreas Regel schrieb:
> Hi,
> this is the first alpha release of the GraphLCD base package and plugin 
> for VDR which finally introduces skinning support. There is still much 
> functionality missing but it is basically working (Take a look into TODO 
> file).
> There is no documentation yet. The skin format is based on text2skin's 
> format with some simplifications and useful extensions like
> - global font definitions
> - variables (numbers and strings), evaluated while loading the skin
> - arithmetic functions
> - font functions to query font height, string width, ...
> - image functions to query image width and height
> Take a look at the supplied default skin for an example.
> Installation is as usual: copy the graphlcd subfolder to your VDR 
> config/plugin directory. Start VDR with following example parameters:
> -P'graphlcd -d <your display> -s default'. The new parameter -s 
> specifies the skin to use.
> The default skin shoudl look OK on both 128x64 and 240x128 displays.
> You can download the packages from the berlios project's file page:
> http://developer.berlios.de/project/showfiles.php?group_id=356

I should at that this release requires VDR 1.4.2, tested here with 1.4.3.

There will be a 0.1.4 soon with all the bug fixes and driver addtions 
that were made during 0.2.0 development. This release will still support 
VDR 1.2.6 and up.


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