Skin.NextBlue History

Hide minor edits - Show changes to output

Changed line 25 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v2.04 (November 17, 2014).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v2.05 (December 16, 2015).
Changed line 25 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v2.03 (September 9, 2014).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v2.04 (November 17, 2014).
Changed line 25 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v2.02 (September 8, 2014).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v2.03 (September 9, 2014).
Changed line 25 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v2.01 (August 1, 2014).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v2.02 (September 8, 2014).
Changed lines 10-12 from:
Users can change background images by re-configuring the active skin under the NPVR menu. For example, follow these steps to use the NextBlue Eclipse background instead of the default NextBlue background

Start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the NPVR menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue: Eclipse.
to:
Users can change background images by re-configuring the active skin under the NPVR menu. For example, follow these steps to use the NextBlue BlueLoop background instead of the default NextBlue background

Start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the NPVR menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue: BlueLoop.
Changed lines 25-26 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v2.0 (July 10, 2014).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v2.01 (August 1, 2014).
Deleted lines 36-41:
If you use any additional plugins, the following plugin versions are required:

* MusicBox4 version 0.94
* SearchLite Plugin version 1.4.6 or higher

!!Plugin Compability
Added lines 39-40:
* Programs Plugin
* RSS Reader
Added lines 42-48:
* System
* TV Listings and TV Recordings
* Universe
* Volume
* Weather
* WebRadio
* YouTube
Changed line 35 from:
This skin is dependent on version 3.2.9 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that are included in the installer.  The fonts are also available here to manually Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:NB-Fonts.zip downloads)
to:
This skin is dependent on version 3.2.9 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that are included in the installer.  The fonts are also available here to manually Download:NB-Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:NB-Fonts.zip downloads)
Changed line 8 from:
(:thumb NB-Recordings.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-TVGuide.jpg width=340 :)(:thumb NB-Videos.jpg width=340 :)(:thumb NB-Videos-Detail.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-Pictures.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-Music.jpg width=340 :)
to:
(:thumb NB-Recordings.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-TVGuide.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-Videos.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-Videos-Detail.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-Pictures.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-Music.jpg width=340 :)
Changed line 35 from:
This skin is dependent on version 3.2.9 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that are included in the installer.  The fonts are also available here to manually Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
to:
This skin is dependent on version 3.2.9 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that are included in the installer.  The fonts are also available here to manually Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:NB-Fonts.zip downloads)
Changed line 8 from:
(:thumb NB-Recordings.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-TVGuide.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-Pictures.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-Music.jpg width=340 :)
to:
(:thumb NB-Recordings.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-TVGuide.jpg width=340 :)(:thumb NB-Videos.jpg width=340 :)(:thumb NB-Videos-Detail.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-Pictures.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-Music.jpg width=340 :)
Changed lines 25-26 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.54 (September 28, 2011).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v2.0 (July 10, 2014).
Changed lines 35-36 from:
This skin is dependent on version 2.2.6 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that are included in the installer.  The fonts are also available here to manually Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
to:
This skin is dependent on version 3.2.9 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that are included in the installer.  The fonts are also available here to manually Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
Changed lines 39-50 from:
* MusicBox4 version 0.92 07/20/2011
* Programs plugin
version 12/01/2010
* RRS Reader plugin version 11/26/2010
* SearchLite Plugin version 1.0 or
higher
* StreamIt Nextflix plugin version Alpha2 with updated database
* System Plugin version 0.10.10.11 or higher
* TV Listings plugin version 3.5
* Volume Plugin version 12/29/2010
* Web Radio version 3.2 or higher
* Weather plugin version 1.0.1.0
* WebCam plugin version 07/29/2011

to:
* MusicBox4 version 0.94
* SearchLite Plugin
version 1.4.6 or higher
Deleted lines 44-45:
* Programs
* RSSReader
Deleted lines 45-51:
* StreamIt
* System
* TV Listings/TV Recordings
* Volume
* WebRadio
* Weather
* WebCam
Changed lines 8-9 from:
(:thumb NB-Recordings.jpg width=300 :) (:thumb NB-TVGuide.jpg width=300 :) (:thumb NB-Pictures.jpg width=300 :) (:thumb NB-Music.jpg width=300 :)
to:
(:thumb NB-Recordings.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-TVGuide.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-Pictures.jpg width=340 :) (:thumb NB-Music.jpg width=340 :)
Changed line 16 from:
(:thumb NB-Main-Horiz.jpg width=300 :)  (:thumb NB-Main-Vert.jpg width=300 :)
to:
(:thumb NB-Main-Horiz.jpg width=340 :)  (:thumb NB-Main-Vert.jpg width=340 :)
Changed lines 8-9 from:
(:thumb NB-Recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb NB-TVGuide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb NB-Pictures.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb NB-Music.jpg width=400 :)
to:
(:thumb NB-Recordings.jpg width=300 :) (:thumb NB-TVGuide.jpg width=300 :) (:thumb NB-Pictures.jpg width=300 :) (:thumb NB-Music.jpg width=300 :)
Changed lines 16-17 from:
(:thumb NB-Main-Horiz.jpg width=400 :)  (:thumb NB-Main-Vert.jpg width=400 :)
to:
(:thumb NB-Main-Horiz.jpg width=300 :)  (:thumb NB-Main-Vert.jpg width=300 :)
Changed lines 22-24 from:
!! Downloading and Installing
to:
(:toc:)

!! Download
Added lines 29-33:
!! Installation
Run the installer from the zip file. This will copy all of the NextBlue's files to the skin folder sub-directory in the NextPVR [[QuickStart.InstalledParts#datadirectory]].

If required, 'Segoe Media Center Semibold' and 'Nina' fonts will also be installed, these are required by this skin.

Changed lines 35-36 from:
This skin is dependant on version 2.2.6 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that are included in the installer.  The fonts are also available here to manually Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
to:
This skin is dependent on version 2.2.6 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that are included in the installer.  The fonts are also available here to manually Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
Deleted lines 50-52:
!! Configuration
Unzip the file and run the installer to add the skin to the NextPVR skin subdirectory (ie. for Win7: Users\public\NPVR\Skin\NextBlue).  The installer will also add the needed fonts to your system. The Segoe Media Center Semibold and Nina Fonts are used in this skin.

Deleted line 52:
Changed lines 72-73 from:
Improve this Wiki posting.
to:
Currently nothing.
Changed lines 78-207 from:
v1.54 (28 September 2011)
*  Fixed a couple of minor issues with TV Listings.
*  Improved the clipart for the PopUp screen
*  Fixed a couple of minor issues with Find All screen.

v1.53 (29 August 2011)
*  Added support for program details popup with now/next feature during Live TV mode.
*  Added support for Subtitle selection during video playback.


v1.52 (28 August 2011)
*  Fixed the right click problem with the horizontal main menu
*  Changed default background to Windows7 image


v1.51 (24 August 2011)
*  Added the ability to change video playback positon by clicking on the On-Screen Timeline with the mouse.
*  Changed Metadata transparency
*  Fixed a volume plugin display problem
*  Tweaked some font colors

v1.50 (06 August 2011)
*  Added support for WebCam Plugin
*  Added an installer for easier installation
*  Fixed a number of issues with TV Listings and TV Recordings
*  Changed main menu and button menus to work better with darker backgrounds

v1.42 (28 July 2011)
*  Improved overall skin memory usage
*  Changed the list view metadata display area
*  Tweaked Music Box skin
*  Added nine new background images

v1.41 (16 July 2011)
*  Fixed several problems with the Music Box plugin skin

v1.40 (15 July 2011)
*  Added Search Skin
*  Changed large amount of clip art images and background colors
*  Changed Music Box skin to run at lower memory usage
*  Changed skin to be more independent of background image used
*  Added another background image

v1.32 (28 June 2011)
*  Fixed a problem with the weather alert screen.
*  Added the ability to change the NPVR/NextBlue background image from the setup menu.

v1.31 (17 June 2011)
*  Optimized some clip art image sizes
*  Added support for watched indicator for videos
*  Added basic fanart support (not tested yet!)
*  Couple of miscellaneous fixes and tweeks

v1.3 (16 June 2011)
*  Updated TV Listings plugin skin to version 3.5.
*  Changed background image to full screen
*  Added popup menu bar
*  Changed various clip art
*  Added support for Music Box 4
*  Added support for watched indicator
*  Added video insert support
*  Added Find All popup screen
*  Miscellaneous other fixes and changes

v1.21 (23 January 2011)
*  Updated TV Listings plugin skin to version 3.3.
*  Miscellaneous other fixes.

v1.2 (23 December 2010)
*  Changed entire skin design.
*  Added Programs plugin skin.
*  Added Volume plugin skin.
*  Added Vertical Main Menu option.

v1.1 (20 November 2010)
*  Added TV Listings and TV Recordings skins.
*  Tweaked Button Bar/Date Bar.
*  Replaced Sky background image with Ripple background image.
*  Changed default content area to semi-transparent blue (60%)
*  Lowered music 'Now Playing' display.
*  Miscellaneous other improvements.

v1.0 (21 October 2010)
*  Change fonts to improve readability.
*  Added Button Bar/Date Bar.
*  Modified skin to display information in the TV safe zone only (should allow for better use on remote devices).
*  Added recording highlight in TV Guide.
*  Revised weather plugin skin.
*  Miscellaneous other improvements.

v0.97 (12 October 2010)
*  Added RSSReader plugin skin
*  Revised system plugin skin
*  Tweaked weather plugin skin
*  Added optional non-transparent blue content area for use with backgrounds that have alot of color variations.
*  Swapped date/time & title locations
*  Tweaked colors for better viewing on LCD TVs.
*  Miscellaneous other tweaks and polishes

v0.96 (1 October 2010)
*  Added weather plugin skin
*  Changed menu header line
*  Vertically expanded almost all view screens
*  Changed Web Radio thumbnail locations
*  Increase TV Guide program description size

v0.94 (21 September 2010)
*  Tweaked TV Guide, Web Radio and Recordings Screens
*  Improved cover view mode
*  Expanded the list metadata viewport size
*  Improved thumbnail previews

v0.93 (14 September 2010)
*  Added Manual Recording Popup

v0.92 (1 September 2010)
*  Fixed music playlist

v0.91 (27 August 2010)
*  Added StreamIt Plugin support

v0.89 (21 August 2010)
*  Added System Plugin support

v0.88 (11 August 2010)
*  Added SearchLite Plugin support

v0.1 (26 June 2010)
* Initial public release

to:
[[Skin.NextBlueChangeLog|Change log]].
Changed lines 81-83 from:
Category:[[!Skin]]

to:
Category:[[!Skin]]
Changed line 23 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.53 (August 28, 2011).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.54 (September 28, 2011).
Added lines 75-79:
v1.54 (28 September 2011)
*  Fixed a couple of minor issues with TV Listings.
*  Improved the clipart for the PopUp screen
*  Fixed a couple of minor issues with Find All screen.

Changed line 23 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.52 (August 28, 2011).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.53 (August 28, 2011).
Added lines 75-79:
v1.53 (29 August 2011)
*  Added support for program details popup with now/next feature during Live TV mode.
*  Added support for Subtitle selection during video playback.

Changed lines 23-24 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.51 (August 24, 2011).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.52 (August 28, 2011).
Changed lines 28-29 from:
This skin is dependant on version 2.0.3 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that are included in the installer.  The fonts are also available here to manually Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
to:
This skin is dependant on version 2.2.6 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that are included in the installer.  The fonts are also available here to manually Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
Added lines 75-79:
v1.52 (28 August 2011)
*  Fixed the right click problem with the horizontal main menu
*  Changed default background to Windows7 image

Changed line 23 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.50 (August 6, 2011).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.51 (August 24, 2011).
Added lines 75-80:
v1.51 (24 August 2011)
*  Added the ability to change video playback positon by clicking on the On-Screen Timeline with the mouse.
*  Changed Metadata transparency
*  Fixed a volume plugin display problem
*  Tweaked some font colors

Changed line 14 from:
The last two screenshots illustrate different main menu styles and backgrounds.  The default is the horizontal menu shown below on the left.  The optional vertical main menu, below right, is also available.
to:
The last two screenshots illustrate different main menu styles and backgrounds.  The default is the horizontal menu shown below on the left.  The optional vertical main menu, below right, is also available.  Two of the many different background images that are included with the skin are also shown below.
Changed line 66 from:
To remove this skin, simply delete the NextBlue subdirectory.
to:
To remove this skin, simply run the uninstaller.
Changed lines 3-4 from:
'''NextBlue is designed to be a simple, comprehensive skin for use with 16x9 wide screen display.'''
to:
'''NextBlue is designed to be a simple, comprehensive skin for use with 16x9 wide screen displays.'''
Changed lines 28-29 from:
This skin is dependant on version 2.0.3 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
to:
This skin is dependant on version 2.0.3 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that are included in the installer.  The fonts are also available here to manually Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
Changed lines 45-47 from:
Unzip the Font file and copy the fonts to the windows\fonts subdirectory. The Segoe Media Center Semibold and Nina Fonts are used in this skin.

Unzip
the skin file and place the NextBlue folder in the NextPVR skin subdirectory (ie. for Win7: Users\public\NPVR\Skin\NextBlue).  Start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue.
to:
Unzip the file and run the installer to add the skin to the NextPVR skin subdirectory (ie. for Win7: Users\public\NPVR\Skin\NextBlue).  The installer will also add the needed fonts to your system. The Segoe Media Center Semibold and Nina Fonts are used in this skin.
Changed lines 1-4 from:
(:description A simple, clean skin for use with all display resolutions of NextPVR. :)

'''NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean skin for use with all display resolutions of NextPVR.'''
to:
(:description A simple, comprehensive skin for use with most display resolutions of NextPVR. :)

'''NextBlue is designed to be a simple, comprehensive skin for use with 16x9 wide screen display.'''
Changed lines 23-24 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.42 (July 28, 2011).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.50 (August 6, 2011).
Changed lines 42-43 from:
to:
* WebCam plugin version 07/29/2011
Changed lines 62-63 from:
to:
* WebCam
Added lines 77-82:
v1.50 (06 August 2011)
*  Added support for WebCam Plugin
*  Added an installer for easier installation
*  Fixed a number of issues with TV Listings and TV Recordings
*  Changed main menu and button menus to work better with darker backgrounds

Added line 100:
Changed line 23 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.41 (July 16, 2011).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.42 (July 28, 2011).
Changed lines 6-7 from:
* Three additional background images are provided to allow users to further customize the look and feel of NextPVR.
to:
* Eleven additional background images are provided to allow users to further customize the look and feel of NextPVR.
Changed lines 10-15 from:
Users can change background images by re-configuring the active skin under the NPVR menu. For example, follow these steps to use the NextBlue Ripple background instead of the default NextBlue background

Start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the NPVR menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue: background_-_Ripple.

The last two screenshots illustrate different main menu styles.  The default is the horizontal menu shown below on the left.  The optional vertical main menu, below right, is also available.
to:
Users can change background images by re-configuring the active skin under the NPVR menu. For example, follow these steps to use the NextBlue Eclipse background instead of the default NextBlue background

Start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the NPVR menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue: Eclipse.

The last two screenshots illustrate different main menu styles and backgrounds.  The default is the horizontal menu shown below on the left.  The optional vertical main menu, below right, is also available.
Changed line 32 from:
* MusicBox4 version 0.91
to:
* MusicBox4 version 0.92 07/20/2011
Added lines 75-80:
v1.42 (28 July 2011)
*  Improved overall skin memory usage
*  Changed the list view metadata display area
*  Tweaked Music Box skin
*  Added nine new background images

Changed line 75 from:
v1.40 (15 July 2011)
to:
v1.41 (16 July 2011)
Changed lines 23-24 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.40 (July 15, 2011).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.41 (July 16, 2011).
Added lines 75-77:
v1.40 (15 July 2011)
*  Fixed several problems with the Music Box plugin skin

Changed line 23 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.32 (June 28, 2011).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.40 (July 15, 2011).
Added lines 75-81:
v1.40 (15 July 2011)
*  Added Search Skin
*  Changed large amount of clip art images and background colors
*  Changed Music Box skin to run at lower memory usage
*  Changed skin to be more independent of background image used
*  Added another background image

Deleted line 90:
Deleted lines 7-10:
To use a the NextBlue Ripple background instead of the default NextBlue background, follow these steps:

Start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue: background_-_Ripple.

Added lines 10-13:
Users can change background images by re-configuring the active skin under the NPVR menu. For example, follow these steps to use the NextBlue Ripple background instead of the default NextBlue background

Start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the NPVR menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue: background_-_Ripple.

Changed lines 20-21 from:
Start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Preferred Style to Vertical.  Click on OK and then restart NPVR.
to:
Start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the NPVR menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Preferred Style to Vertical.  Click on OK and then restart NPVR.
Changed line 23 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.31 (June 17, 2011).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.32 (June 28, 2011).
Changed lines 6-8 from:
* Three additional background images are provided to allow users to further customize the look and feel of NextPVR. To use a the NextBlue Ripple background instead of the default NextBlue background, follow these steps:
to:
* Three additional background images are provided to allow users to further customize the look and feel of NextPVR.

To use a the NextBlue Ripple background instead of the default NextBlue background, follow these steps:
Changed lines 6-7 from:
* Three additional background images are provided to allow users to further customize the look and feel of NextPVR. To use a background image different than the default, simply replace the background.jpg file in the NextBlue subdirectory with a new .jpg image file.
to:
* Three additional background images are provided to allow users to further customize the look and feel of NextPVR. To use a the NextBlue Ripple background instead of the default NextBlue background, follow these steps:

Start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue: background_-_Ripple
.
Added lines 73-76:
v1.32 (28 June 2011)
*  Fixed a problem with the weather alert screen.
*  Added the ability to change the NPVR/NextBlue background image from the setup menu.

Changed line 16 from:
Start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Preffered Style to Vertical.  Click on OK and then restart NPVR.
to:
Start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Preferred Style to Vertical.  Click on OK and then restart NPVR.
Changed line 19 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.3 (June 16, 2011).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.31 (June 17, 2011).
Added lines 71-76:
v1.31 (17 June 2011)
*  Optimized some clip art image sizes
*  Added support for watched indicator for videos
*  Added basic fanart support (not tested yet!)
*  Couple of miscellaneous fixes and tweeks

Changed line 73 from:
Change background image to full screen
to:
Changed background image to full screen
Added lines 28-32:
* MusicBox4 version 0.91
* Programs plugin version 12/01/2010
* RRS Reader plugin version 11/26/2010
* SearchLite Plugin version 1.0 or higher
* StreamIt Nextflix plugin version Alpha2 with updated database
Changed lines 34-35 from:
* TV Listings plugin version 3.5 or higher
to:
* TV Listings plugin version 3.5
* Volume Plugin version 12/29/2010
* Web Radio version 3.2 or higher
* Weather plugin version 1.0.1.0

Changed line 47 from:
* Music Box 4
to:
* MusicBox4
Added line 71:
*  Added Find All popup screen
Changed line 14 from:
To change the main menu style from the default horizontal menu to the vertical menu, do the follow.
to:
To change the main menu style from the default horizontal menu to the vertical menu, do the following steps:
Changed line 24 from:
This skin is dependant on version 2.0.3 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:NB-Fonts.zip downloads)
to:
This skin is dependant on version 2.0.3 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
Changed lines 8-9 from:
(:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :)
to:
(:thumb NB-Recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb NB-TVGuide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb NB-Pictures.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb NB-Music.jpg width=400 :)
Changed lines 12-13 from:
(:thumb main.jpg width=400 :)  (:thumb Main-Vert.jpg width=400 :)
to:
(:thumb NB-Main-Horiz.jpg width=400 :)  (:thumb NB-Main-Vert.jpg width=400 :)
Changed line 24 from:
This skin is dependant on version 2.0.3 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
to:
This skin is dependant on version 2.0.3 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:NB-Fonts.zip downloads)
Changed line 19 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.21 (January 23, 2011).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.3 (June 16, 2011).
Changed line 24 from:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.36 beta of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
to:
This skin is dependant on version 2.0.3 of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
Changed line 10 from:
The last two screenshots illustrate different main menu styles.  The default is the horizontal menu shown below on the left.  The optional vertical main menu, below right, and can be used changed as described below.
to:
The last two screenshots illustrate different main menu styles.  The default is the horizontal menu shown below on the left.  The optional vertical main menu, below right, is also available.
Changed line 10 from:
The last two screenshots illustrate different main menu styles.  The default is the horizontal menu shown below on the left.  The optional vertical main menu, below right, can be used by editing the global.xml file as described below.
to:
The last two screenshots illustrate different main menu styles.  The default is the horizontal menu shown below on the left.  The optional vertical main menu, below right, and can be used changed as described below.
Changed lines 14-16 from:
To change the main menu style from the default horizontal menu to the vertical menu, start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General change the Preffered Style to Vertical.  Click on OK and the restart NPVR.
to:
To change the main menu style from the default horizontal menu to the vertical menu, do the follow.

Start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program
menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Preffered Style to Vertical.  Click on OK and then restart NPVR.
Changed lines 14-29 from:
To change the main menu style from the default horizontal menu to the vertical menu, simply follow these steps.

* Edit global.xml file in
the NextBlue subdirectory
* Find
the first line under <skin>

  <!--MenuType>
Vertical</MenuType-->

* Change the menu type by removing
the !-- at the beginning of the line and the -- at the end so that it looks like this

  <MenuType>Vertical</MenuType>

* Save the file.

* Browse to the Menu Subdirectory under NextBlue and rename the file Menu.xml to Menu-Horiz.xml.

* Finally, rename the file Menu-Vert.xml to menu.xml and you're good to go
.
to:
To change the main menu style from the default horizontal menu to the vertical menu, start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General change the Preffered Style to Vertical.  Click on OK and the restart NPVR.
Changed lines 42-43 from:
* TV Listings plugin version 3.3 or higher
to:
* TV Listings plugin version 3.5 or higher
Changed line 52 from:
to:
* Music Box 4
Added lines 76-85:
v1.3 (16 June 2011)
*  Updated TV Listings plugin skin to version 3.5.
*  Change background image to full screen
*  Added popup menu bar
*  Changed various clip art
*  Added support for Music Box 4
*  Added support for watched indicator
*  Added video insert support
*  Miscellaneous other fixes and changes

Changed line 5 from:
* Special features of this skin include an expanded TV Guide listing screen that includes episode titles and large music/picture/video list views.
to:
* Special features of this skin include large music/picture/video list views plus an expanded TV Guide listing screen that includes episode titles.
Changed line 77 from:
*  Updated TV Listings Plugin skin to version 3.3.
to:
*  Updated TV Listings plugin skin to version 3.3.
Changed lines 39-40 from:
If you use any additional plugins, the following plugin version are required:
to:
If you use any additional plugins, the following plugin versions are required:
Deleted line 41:
Changed lines 40-42 from:
  System Plugin version 0.10.10.11 or higher

  TV Listings plugin version 3.3 or higher
to:

* System Plugin version 0.10.10.11 or higher

* TV Listings plugin version 3.3 or higher
Changed lines 40-41 from:
System Plugin version 0.10.10.11 or higher
TV Listings plugin version 3.3 or higher
to:
  System Plugin version 0.10.10.11 or higher

 
TV Listings plugin version 3.3 or higher
Changed lines 32-33 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.2 (December 23, 2010).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.21 (January 23, 2011).
Changed lines 37-41 from:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of NextPVR or higher.  Also requires system plugin version 0.10.10.11.  This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
to:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.36 beta of NextPVR or higher. This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)

If you use any additional plugins, the following plugin version are required:
System Plugin version 0.10.10.11 or higher
TV Listings plugin version 3.3 or higher
Added lines 71-74:
v1.21 (23 January 2011)
*  Updated TV Listings Plugin skin to version 3.3.
*  Miscellaneous other fixes.

Changed lines 1-4 from:
(:description A simple, clean skin for use with all display resolutions of N-PVR. :)

'''NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean skin for use with all display resolutions of N-PVR.'''
to:
(:description A simple, clean skin for use with all display resolutions of NextPVR. :)

'''NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean skin for use with all display resolutions of NextPVR.'''
Changed lines 6-7 from:
* Three additional background images are provided to allow users to further customize the look and feel of NPVR. To use a background image different than the default, simply replace the background.jpg file in the NextBlue subdirectory with a new .jpg image file.
to:
* Three additional background images are provided to allow users to further customize the look and feel of NextPVR. To use a background image different than the default, simply replace the background.jpg file in the NextBlue subdirectory with a new .jpg image file.
Changed lines 37-38 from:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of N-PVR or higher.  Also requires system plugin version 0.10.10.11.  This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
to:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of NextPVR or higher.  Also requires system plugin version 0.10.10.11.  This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
Changed line 42 from:
Unzip the skin file and place the NextBlue folder in the N-PVR skin subdirectory (ie. for Win7: Users\public\NPVR\Skin\NextBlue).  Start N-PVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue.
to:
Unzip the skin file and place the NextBlue folder in the NextPVR skin subdirectory (ie. for Win7: Users\public\NPVR\Skin\NextBlue).  Start NextPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue.
Changed line 6 from:
* Three additional background images are provided to allow users to further customize the look and feel of NPVR. To use a background image different that the default blue, simply replace the background.jpg file in the NextBlue subdirectory with a new .jpg image file.
to:
* Three additional background images are provided to allow users to further customize the look and feel of NPVR. To use a background image different than the default, simply replace the background.jpg file in the NextBlue subdirectory with a new .jpg image file.
Changed line 8 from:
(:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :)  (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :)
to:
(:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :)
Added line 75:
*  Added Vertical Main Menu option.
Changed line 10 from:
The last two screenshots have a different main menu styles.  The default is the horizontal menu shown below on the left.  The optional vertical main menu, below right, can be used by editing the global.xml file as described below.
to:
The last two screenshots illustrate different main menu styles.  The default is the horizontal menu shown below on the left.  The optional vertical main menu, below right, can be used by editing the global.xml file as described below.
Changed line 10 from:
The last two screenshots have a different main menu styles.  The default is the horizontal menu on the left.  The optional vertical main menu can be used by editing the global.xml file as described below.
to:
The last two screenshots have a different main menu styles.  The default is the horizontal menu shown below on the left.  The optional vertical main menu, below right, can be used by editing the global.xml file as described below.
Added line 15:
Changed line 48 from:
* ProgramsPlugin
to:
* Programs
Changed lines 72-74 from:
*  Changed entire skin design
*  Added ProgramsPlugin skin.
*  Added Volume Plugin skin
to:
*  Changed entire skin design.
*  Added Programs plugin skin.
*  Added Volume plugin skin.
Changed lines 1-4 from:
(:description A simple, clear skin for use with all display resolutions of N-PVR. :)

'''NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clear skin for use with all display resolutions of N-PVR.'''
to:
(:description A simple, clean skin for use with all display resolutions of N-PVR. :)

'''NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean skin for use with all display resolutions of N-PVR.'''
Added line 11:
Changed lines 1-5 from:
(:description A simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of N-PVR. :)

'''NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of N-PVR.'''

* The idea for the skin was to give the appearance of having a glass strip laid over a blue background. 
to:
(:description A simple, clear skin for use with all display resolutions of N-PVR. :)

'''NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clear skin for use with all display resolutions of N-PVR.'''
Changed lines 6-17 from:

(:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :)  (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :)  (:thumb main.jpg width=400 :)  (:thumb Main-Vert.jpg width=400 :)



* Three additional background images are provided to allow users to further customize the look and feel of NPVR
.

The last two screenshots have a different background than the default blue. The main menu has the Rain background and the music screen has the Underwater background. For both of these backgrounds, the content area uses the optional opaque blue content/menu bar. 

To use a background image different that
the default blue, simply replace the background.jpg file in the NextBlue subdirectory with a new .jpg image file.

To change the content area from the semi-transparent blue
to transparent simply follow these steps.
to:
* Three additional background images are provided to allow users to further customize the look and feel of NPVR. To use a background image different that the default blue, simply replace the background.jpg file in the NextBlue subdirectory with a new .jpg image file.

(:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :)  (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :)

The last two screenshots have a different main menu styles
.  The default is the horizontal menu on the left.  The optional vertical main menu can be used by editing the global.xml file as described below.
(:thumb main.jpg width=400 :)  (:thumb Main-Vert.jpg width=400 :)

To change the main menu style from the default horizontal menu
to the vertical menu, simply follow these steps.
Changed lines 15-31 from:
* Find the 'Color' section of the xml and remove the following line

 
<Color name="Mask" color="#99003880"/>

* Uncomment the transparent content area line by removing
the !-- at the beginning of the line and the -- at the end so that it looks like this

 
<Color name="Mask" color="Transparent"/> 

* Save the file


One last thing you can try is to have a opaque blue content area
.  To do this, use the following line in your global.xml file instead of the above modifications.

* <Color name="Mask" color="#003880"/>


to:
* Find the first line under <skin>

 
<!--MenuType>Vertical</MenuType-->

* Change the menu type by removing the !-- at
the beginning of the line and the -- at the end so that it looks like this

 
<MenuType>Vertical</MenuType>

* Save the file.

* Browse to the Menu Subdirectory under NextBlue and rename the file Menu.xml to Menu-Horiz.xml.

* Finally, rename the file Menu-Vert.xml to menu.xml and you're good to go
.
Changed lines 30-31 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.1 (November 20, 2010).
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.2 (December 23, 2010).
Added lines 45-46:

* ProgramsPlugin
Added line 52:
* Volume
Added lines 69-73:
v1.2 (23 December 2010)
*  Changed entire skin design
*  Added ProgramsPlugin skin.
*  Added Volume Plugin skin

Changed line 8 from:
(:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :)  (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb main.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb Main-Vert.jpg width=400 :)
to:
(:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :)  (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :)  (:thumb main.jpg width=400 :)  (:thumb Main-Vert.jpg width=400 :)
Changed line 8 from:
(:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :)(:thumb main.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :)(:thumb Main-Vert.jpg width=400 :)
to:
(:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :)  (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb main.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb Main-Vert.jpg width=400 :)
Changed line 8 from:
(:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :)(:thumb main.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :)(:thumb main-vert.jpg width=400 :)
to:
(:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :)(:thumb main.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :)(:thumb Main-Vert.jpg width=400 :)
Changed lines 8-10 from:
(:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb videos.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :)

to:
(:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :)(:thumb main.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :)(:thumb main-vert.jpg width=400 :)


Deleted line 35:
(:thumb main.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :)
Changed line 1 from:
(:comment FILL IN THE SECTIONS MARKED WITH < > :)
to:
(:description A simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of N-PVR. :)
Changed line 38 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.1.
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.1 (November 20, 2010).
Added line 79:
*  Lowered music 'Now Playing' display.
Changed line 17 from:
To change the content area from the opaque blue to transparent simply follow these steps.
to:
To change the content area from the semi-transparent blue to transparent simply follow these steps.
Changed lines 21-22 from:
  <Color name="Mask" color="#003880"/>
to:
  <Color name="Mask" color="#99003880"/>
Changed lines 30-34 from:
One last thing you can try is to have a semi-transparent blue content area.  To do this, use the following line in your global.xml file instead of the above modifications.

* <Color name="Mask" color="#99003880"/>

to:
One last thing you can try is to have a opaque blue content area.  To do this, use the following line in your global.xml file instead of the above modifications.

* <Color name="Mask" color="#003880"/>

Changed lines 38-39 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.0.
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.1.
Added line 57:
* TV Listings/TV Recordings
Added lines 74-80:
v1.1 (20 November 2010)
*  Added TV Listings and TV Recordings skins.
*  Tweaked Button Bar/Date Bar.
*  Replaced Sky background image with Ripple background image.
*  Changed default content area to semi-transparent blue (60%)
*  Miscellaneous other improvements.

Changed line 78 from:
*  Revised weather plugin.
to:
*  Revised weather plugin skin.
Changed line 32 from:
  <Color name="Mask" color="#99003880"/>
to:
* <Color name="Mask" color="#99003880"/>
Changed lines 30-31 from:
One last thing you can try is to have a semi-transparent blue content area.  To do this, use the following line in your global.xml file.
to:
One last thing you can try is to have a semi-transparent blue content area.  To do this, use the following line in your global.xml file instead of the above modifications.
Added line 33:
Added lines 28-32:


One last thing you can try is to have a semi-transparent blue content area.  To do this, use the following line in your global.xml file.

  <Color name="Mask" color="#99003880"/>
Changed line 37 from:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of N-PVR or higher.  Also requires system plugin version 0.10.10.11.  This skin requires two fonts that you can Attach:NextBlue Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:NextBlue Fonts.zip downloads)
to:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of N-PVR or higher.  Also requires system plugin version 0.10.10.11.  This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
Changed line 37 from:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of N-PVR or higher.  Also requires system plugin version 0.10.10.11.  This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:NextBlue Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:NextBlue Fonts.zip downloads)
to:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of N-PVR or higher.  Also requires system plugin version 0.10.10.11.  This skin requires two fonts that you can Attach:NextBlue Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:NextBlue Fonts.zip downloads)
Changed line 37 from:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of N-PVR or higher.  Also requires system plugin version 0.10.10.11.  This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:NextBlue Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
to:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of N-PVR or higher.  Also requires system plugin version 0.10.10.11.  This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:NextBlue Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:NextBlue Fonts.zip downloads)
Changed line 37 from:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of N-PVR or higher.  Also requires system plugin version 0.10.10.11.  This skin requires two fonts that you can Download: Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
to:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of N-PVR or higher.  Also requires system plugin version 0.10.10.11.  This skin requires two fonts that you can Download:NextBlue Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
Changed line 5 from:
* The idea for the skin was to give the appearance of having a clear glass strip laid over a blue background. 
to:
* The idea for the skin was to give the appearance of having a glass strip laid over a blue background. 
Changed line 17 from:
To change the content area from transparent to the opaque blue simply follow these steps.
to:
To change the content area from the opaque blue to transparent simply follow these steps.
Deleted lines 20-23:
  <Color name="Mask" color="Transparent"/>

* Uncomment the blue content area line by removing the !-- at the beginning of the line and the -- at the end so that it looks like this

Added lines 23-26:
* Uncomment the transparent content area line by removing the !-- at the beginning of the line and the -- at the end so that it looks like this

  <Color name="Mask" color="Transparent"/> 

Changed lines 32-33 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v0.97.
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v1.0.
Changed lines 37-38 from:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of N-PVR or higher.  Also requires system plugin version 0.10.10.11.
to:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of N-PVR or higher.  Also requires system plugin version 0.10.10.11.  This skin requires two fonts that you can Download: Fonts.zip (DownloadCount:Fonts.zip downloads)
Changed lines 40-41 from:
Unzip the file and place the NextBlue folder in the N-PVR skin subdirectory (ie. for Win7: Users\public\NPVR\Skin\NextBlue).  Start N-PVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue.
to:
Unzip the Font file and copy the fonts to the windows\fonts subdirectory. The Segoe Media Center Semibold and Nina Fonts are used in this skin.

Unzip the skin
file and place the NextBlue folder in the N-PVR skin subdirectory (ie. for Win7: Users\public\NPVR\Skin\NextBlue).  Start N-PVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue.
Added lines 67-74:
v1.0 (21 October 2010)
*  Change fonts to improve readability.
*  Added Button Bar/Date Bar.
*  Modified skin to display information in the TV safe zone only (should allow for better use on remote devices).
*  Added recording highlight in TV Guide.
*  Revised weather plugin.
*  Miscellaneous other improvements.

Changed line 19 from:
* Find to the 'Color' section of the xml and remove the following line
to:
* Find the 'Color' section of the xml and remove the following line
Changed line 13 from:
The last two screenshots have a different background than the default blue. The main menu has the Rain background and the Music Screen has the Underwater background. For both of these backgrounds, the content area uses the optional opaque blue content/menu bar. 
to:
The last two screenshots have a different background than the default blue. The main menu has the Rain background and the music screen has the Underwater background. For both of these backgrounds, the content area uses the optional opaque blue content/menu bar. 
Changed line 17 from:
To change the content area for transparent to the opaque blue simply follow these steps.
to:
To change the content area from transparent to the opaque blue simply follow these steps.
Changed line 8 from:
(:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb videos.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :)
to:
(:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb videos.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :)
Changed line 69 from:
*  Added optional non-transparent blue menu bar for use with backgrounds that have alot of color variations.
to:
*  Added optional non-transparent blue content area for use with backgrounds that have alot of color variations.
Changed lines 13-15 from:
The last two screenshots have a different background than the default blue. The main menu has the Rain background and the Music Screen has the Underwater background. For both of these backgrounds, the content area uses the optional opaque blue content/menu bar.  To use a background image different that the default blue, simply replace the background.jpg file in the NextBlue subdirectory with a new .jpg image file.
to:
The last two screenshots have a different background than the default blue. The main menu has the Rain background and the Music Screen has the Underwater background. For both of these backgrounds, the content area uses the optional opaque blue content/menu bar. 

To use a background image different that the default blue, simply replace the background.jpg file in the NextBlue subdirectory with a new .jpg image file.
Changed line 13 from:
The last two screenshots have a different background than the default blue. The main menu has the Rain background and the Music Screen has the Underwater background. For both of these backgrounds, the content area uses the optional opaque blue content/menu bar.  To use a background image different that the default blue, simply replace the background.jpg file in the NextBlue subdirectory with the new image.
to:
The last two screenshots have a different background than the default blue. The main menu has the Rain background and the Music Screen has the Underwater background. For both of these backgrounds, the content area uses the optional opaque blue content/menu bar.  To use a background image different that the default blue, simply replace the background.jpg file in the NextBlue subdirectory with a new .jpg image file.
Changed lines 17-19 from:
* Find to the color section of the xml and remove the transparent content area line

  <!-- Transparent Menu Bar -->
to:
* Find to the 'Color' section of the xml and remove the following line
Changed lines 21-24 from:
* Uncomment the blue content area line by removing the !-- at the beginning of the line and the -- at the end

  <!-- Blue Menu Bar -->
  <!--Color name="Mask" color="#003880"/-->
to:
* Uncomment the blue content area line by removing the !-- at the beginning of the line and the -- at the end so that it looks like this

  <Color name="Mask" color="#003880"/>

* Save the file
Added line 19:
  <!-- Transparent Menu Bar -->
Added line 24:
  <!-- Blue Menu Bar -->
Deleted line 18:
  <!-- Transparent Menu Bar -->                             
Deleted line 22:
  <!-- Blue Menu Bar -->                                         
Changed line 19 from:
  <!-- Transparent Menu Bar -->
to:
  <!-- Transparent Menu Bar -->                              
Changed line 24 from:
  <!-- Blue Menu Bar -->
to:
  <!-- Blue Menu Bar -->                                        
Deleted line 19:
Deleted line 24:
Added line 20:
Added line 26:
Changed lines 17-18 from:
* Find to the color section of the xml and remove the transparent content area line.
to:
* Find to the color section of the xml and remove the transparent content area line
Changed lines 22-23 from:
* Uncomment the blue content area line by removing the !-- at the beginning of the line and the -- at the end.
to:
* Uncomment the blue content area line by removing the !-- at the beginning of the line and the -- at the end
Changed lines 16-23 from:
1. edit global.xml file in the NextBlue subdirectory
2. Find to the color section of the xml and remove the transparent content area line.
<!-- Transparent Menu Bar -->
<Color name="Mask" color="Transparent"/>

3. Uncomment the blue content area line by removing the !-- at the beginning of the line and the -- at the end.
<!-- Blue Menu Bar -->
<!--Color name="Mask" color="#003880"/-->
to:
* Edit global.xml file in the NextBlue subdirectory
* Find to the color section of the xml and remove the transparent content area line.
  <!-- Transparent Menu Bar -->
  <Color name="Mask" color="Transparent"/>

* Uncomment the blue content area line by removing the !-- at the beginning of the line and the -- at the end.
  <!-- Blue Menu Bar -->
  <!--Color name="Mask" color="#003880"/-->
Added lines 9-11:


* Three additional background images are provided to allow users to further customize the look and feel of NPVR.
Changed lines 7-9 from:
* Three other additional background images are supplied with the skin to allow you to further customize the look and feel of N-PVR.

(:thumb main.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music
.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb videos.jpg width=400 :)
to:

(:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb videos.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :)

The last two screenshots have a different background than the default blue
. The main menu has the Rain background and the Music Screen has the Underwater background. For both of these backgrounds, the content area uses the optional opaque blue content/menu bar.  To use a background image different that the default blue, simply replace the background.jpg file in the NextBlue subdirectory with the new image.

To change the content area for transparent to the opaque blue simply follow these steps.
1. edit global.xml file in the NextBlue subdirectory
2. Find to the color section of the xml and remove the transparent content area line.
<!-- Transparent Menu Bar -->
<Color name="Mask" color="Transparent"/>

3. Uncomment the blue content area line by removing the !-- at the beginning of the line and the -- at the end.
<!-- Blue Menu Bar -->
<!--Color name="Mask" color="#003880"/-->

(:thumb main.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music
.jpg width=400 :)
Changed line 45 from:
v0.97 (1 October 2010)
to:
v0.97 (12 October 2010)
Changed lines 12-15 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v0.96.

Download:NextBlue_0.96.zip (DownloadCount:NextBlue_0.96.zip downloads)
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v0.97.

Download:NextBlue.zip (DownloadCount:NextBlue.zip downloads)
Changed lines 17-18 from:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.28 beta of N-PVR or higher.
to:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of N-PVR or higher.  Also requires system plugin version 0.10.10.11.
Added line 25:
* RSSReader
Added lines 45-53:
v0.97 (1 October 2010)
*  Added RSSReader plugin skin
*  Revised system plugin skin
*  Tweaked weather plugin skin
*  Added optional non-transparent blue menu bar for use with backgrounds that have alot of color variations.
*  Swapped date/time & title locations
*  Tweaked colors for better viewing on LCD TVs.
*  Miscellaneous other tweaks and polishes

Changed line 6 from:
* Special features of this skin include an enlarged TV Guide listing screen that includes episode titles and large music/picture/video list views.
to:
* Special features of this skin include an expanded TV Guide listing screen that includes episode titles and large music/picture/video list views.
Changed line 6 from:
* Special features of this skin include an enlarged TV Guide listing screen that includes episode titles and larger music/picture/video list views.
to:
* Special features of this skin include an enlarged TV Guide listing screen that includes episode titles and large music/picture/video list views.
Changed line 6 from:
* Special features of this skin include an enlarged TV Guide listing screen that includes episode titles and slightly larger music/picture/video list views.
to:
* Special features of this skin include an enlarged TV Guide listing screen that includes episode titles and larger music/picture/video list views.
Changed line 5 from:
* The idea for the skin was to give the appearance of having clear glass strips laid over a blue background. 
to:
* The idea for the skin was to give the appearance of having a clear glass strip laid over a blue background. 
Changed line 7 from:
* Two other additional background images are supplied with the skin to allow you to further customize the look and feel of N-PVR.
to:
* Three other additional background images are supplied with the skin to allow you to further customize the look and feel of N-PVR.
Added line 49:
*  Increase TV Guide program description size
Changed lines 12-15 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v0.95.

Download:NextBlue_0.95.zip (DownloadCount:NextBlue_0.95.zip downloads)
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v0.96.

Download:NextBlue_0.96.zip (DownloadCount:NextBlue_0.96.zip downloads)
Changed lines 29-30 from:
to:
* Weather
Added lines 44-49:
v0.96 (1 October 2010)
*  Added weather plugin skin
*  Changed menu header line
*  Vertically expanded almost all view screens
*  Changed Web Radio thumbnail locations

Changed lines 12-14 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v0.94.

Download:NextBlue_0.94.zip (DownloadCount:NextBlue_0.94.zip downloads)
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v0.95.

Download:NextBlue_0.95.zip (DownloadCount:NextBlue_0.95.zip downloads)
Changed lines 45-46 from:
*  Improved Cover View Mode
*  Expanded List MetaData Window Size
to:
*  Improved cover view mode
*  Expanded the list metadata viewport size
Added lines 43-48:
v0.94 (21 September 2010)
*  Tweaked TV Guide, Web Radio and Recordings Screens
*  Improved Cover View Mode
*  Expanded List MetaData Window Size
*  Improved thumbnail previews

Changed lines 12-15 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v0.93.

Download:NextBlue_0.93.zip (DownloadCount:NextBlue_0.93.zip downloads)
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v0.94.

Download:NextBlue_0.94.zip (DownloadCount:NextBlue_0.94.zip downloads)
Changed line 17 from:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of N-PVR.
to:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.28 beta of N-PVR or higher.
Changed lines 12-15 from:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v0.92.

Download:NextBlue_0.92.zip (DownloadCount:NextBlue_0.92.zip downloads)
to:
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v0.93.

Download:NextBlue_0.93.zip (DownloadCount:NextBlue_0.93.zip downloads)
Changed lines 17-18 from:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.28 beta of N-PVR.
to:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.31 beta of N-PVR.
Added lines 43-45:
v0.93 (14 September 2010)
*  Added Manual Recording Popup

Changed line 14 from:
Download:NextBlue_0.92.zip
to:
Download:NextBlue_0.92.zip (DownloadCount:NextBlue_0.92.zip downloads)
Changed lines 58-59 from:
to:
----
Category:[[!Skin]]
Added lines 43-54:
v0.92 (1 September 2010)
*  Fixed music playlist

v0.91 (27 August 2010)
*  Added StreamIt Plugin support

v0.89 (21 August 2010)
*  Added System Plugin support

v0.88 (11 August 2010)
*  Added SearchLite Plugin support

Changed lines 58-68 from:
v0.88 (11 August 2010)
*  Added SearchLite Plugin support

v0.89 (21 August 2010)
*  Added System Plugin support

v0.91 (27 August 2010)
*  Added StreamIt Plugin support

v0.92 (1 September 2010)
*  Fixed music playlist
to:

Changed lines 7-8 from:
* Two other additional background image are supplied with the skin to allow you to further customize the look and feel of N-PVR.
to:
* Two other additional background images are supplied with the skin to allow you to further customize the look and feel of N-PVR.
Changed line 22 from:
!!Plugin compability
to:
!!Plugin Compability
Changed line 40 from:
Developed by NorthPole.
to:
Developed by [[~NorthPole]].
Changed lines 9-16 from:
'''Screenshots'''

(:thumb main.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :)

(:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :)

(:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb videos.jpg width=400 :)
to:
(:thumb main.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb pictures.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb tvguide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb videos.jpg width=400 :)
Deleted line 49:
Deleted line 52:
Deleted line 55:
Changed lines 3-8 from:
NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of npvr.  The idea for the skin was to give the appearance of having clear glass strips laid over a blue background. 

Special features of this skin include an enlarged TV Guide listing screen that includes episode titles and slightly larger music/picture/video list views.

Two other additional background image are supplied with the skin to allow you to further customize the look and feel of npvr.
to:
'''NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of N-PVR.'''

*
The idea for the skin was to give the appearance of having clear glass strips laid over a blue background. 
* Special features of this skin include an enlarged TV Guide listing screen that includes episode titles and slightly larger music/picture/video list views.
* Two other additional background image are supplied with the skin to allow you to further customize the look and feel of N-PVR.
Changed lines 11-22 from:
Attach:main.jpg

Attach
:music.jpg

Attach
:pictures.jpg

Attach
:recordings.jpg

Attach
:tvguide.jpg

Attach
:videos.jpg
to:
(:thumb main.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb music.jpg width=400 :)

(:thumb
pictures.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb recordings.jpg width=400 :)

(:thumb
tvguide.jpg width=400 :) (:thumb videos.jpg width=400 :)
Changed lines 23-24 from:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.28 beta of NPVR.
to:
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.28 beta of N-PVR.
Changed lines 26-27 from:
Unzip the file and place the NextBlue folder in the NPVR skin subdirectory (ie. for Win7: Users\public\NPVR\Skin\NextBlue).  Start NPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue.
to:
Unzip the file and place the NextBlue folder in the N-PVR skin subdirectory (ie. for Win7: Users\public\NPVR\Skin\NextBlue).  Start N-PVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue.
Changed lines 31-35 from:
*   SearchLite
*   StreamIt
*   System
*  WebRadio
to:
* SearchLite
* StreamIt
* System
* WebRadio
Changed line 37 from:
This skin is discussed on the gbpvr\npvr forum at http://forums.gbpvr.com/showthread.php?47119 forum
to:
This skin is discussed on the [[http://forums.gbpvr.com/showthread.php?47119|NextBlue skin for npvr]] thread.
Changed line 35 from:
NextBlue currently supports the following plugins
to:
NextBlue currently supports the following plugins:
Changed line 3 from:
NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of npvr.  The idea for the skin was to give the appearance of having clear glass sheets laid over a blue background. 
to:
NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of npvr.  The idea for the skin was to give the appearance of having clear glass strips laid over a blue background. 
Changed lines 3-7 from:
NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of npvr.  The idea for the skin was to give the appearance of having clear glass sheets laid over a blue background.  Two other additional background image are supplied with the skin to allow you to easily customize the look and feel of npvr.
to:
NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of npvr.  The idea for the skin was to give the appearance of having clear glass sheets laid over a blue background. 

Special features of this skin include an enlarged TV Guide listing screen that includes episode titles and slightly larger music/picture/video list views.

Two other additional background image are supplied with the skin to allow you to further
customize the look and feel of npvr.
Changed line 28 from:
Unzip the file and place the NextBlue folder in the NPVR skin subdirectory.  Start NPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue.
to:
Unzip the file and place the NextBlue folder in the NPVR skin subdirectory (ie. for Win7: Users\public\NPVR\Skin\NextBlue).  Start NPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue.
Changed line 3 from:
NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of npvr.  The idea for the skin was to give the appearance of having clear glass sheets laied over a blue background.  Two other additional background image are supplied with the skin to allow you to easily customize the look and feel of npvr.
to:
NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of npvr.  The idea for the skin was to give the appearance of having clear glass sheets laid over a blue background.  Two other additional background image are supplied with the skin to allow you to easily customize the look and feel of npvr.
Changed line 3 from:
NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of npvr.  The skin is made up of a series of semi-transparent images that are overlayed onto a default blue background that provides contrast for image and text viewing.  Two other additional background image are supplied with the skin.
to:
NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of npvr.  The idea for the skin was to give the appearance of having clear glass sheets laied over a blue background.  Two other additional background image are supplied with the skin to allow you to easily customize the look and feel of npvr.
Changed line 31 from:
NextBlue currently supports the following plugings
to:
NextBlue currently supports the following plugins
Changed line 3 from:
NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of npvr.  The skin is made up of a series of semi-transparent images that are overlayed onto a default blue background which provide a nice contrast for image and text viewing.  Two other additional background image are supplied in the download.
to:
NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of npvr.  The skin is made up of a series of semi-transparent images that are overlayed onto a default blue background that provides contrast for image and text viewing.  Two other additional background image are supplied with the skin.
Changed line 28 from:
Unzip the file and place the NextBlue folder in the NPVR skin subdirectory.  Start NPVR, right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu then select settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue.
to:
Unzip the file and place the NextBlue folder in the NPVR skin subdirectory.  Start NPVR and right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu.  Select Settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue.
Changed lines 5-6 from:
'''NextBlue Skin Screenshots'''
to:
'''Screenshots'''
Changed lines 28-29 from:
Unzip the contents of the download and place it in the NPVR skin subdirectory.
to:
Unzip the file and place the NextBlue folder in the NPVR skin subdirectory.  Start NPVR, right click anywhere on the screen to bring up the program menu then select settings\General and change the Active Skin to NextBlue.
Changed lines 31-32 from:
NextBlue currently supports the SearchLite, StreamIt, System and WebRadio Plugins.
to:
NextBlue currently supports the following plugings

*  SearchLite
*  StreamIt
*  System
*  WebRadio

Changed lines 39-40 from:
This skin is discussed in the http://forums.gbpvr.com/showthread.php?47119 forum
to:
This skin is discussed on the gbpvr\npvr forum at http://forums.gbpvr.com/showthread.php?47119 forum
Changed lines 42-43 from:
To remove this skin, simply delete the NextBlue subdirectory
to:
To remove this skin, simply delete the NextBlue subdirectory.
Changed lines 48-49 from:
Developed by NorthPole
to:
Developed by NorthPole.
Changed lines 55-56 from:
-  Added SearchLite Plugin support
to:
*  Added SearchLite Plugin support
Changed lines 58-59 from:
-  Added System Plugin support
to:

*  Added System Plugin support
Changed lines 62-63 from:
-  Added StreamIt Plugin support
to:

*  Added StreamIt Plugin support
Changed lines 66-67 from:
-  Fixed music playlist
to:

*  Fixed music playlist
Added line 8:
Added line 10:
Added line 12:
Added line 14:
Added line 16:
Added lines 2-4:

NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of npvr.  The skin is made up of a series of semi-transparent images that are overlayed onto a default blue background which provide a nice contrast for image and text viewing.  Two other additional background image are supplied in the download.

Deleted lines 12-13:

NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of npvr.  The skin is made up of a series of semi-transparent images that are overlayed onto a default blue background which provide a nice contrast for image and text viewing.  Two other additional background image are supplied in the download.
Changed line 11 from:
NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean, consistent skin for all display resolutions of npvr.  The skin is made up of a series of semi-transparent images that are overlayed onto a default blue background which provide a nice contrast for image and text viewing.  Two other additional background image are supplied in the download.
to:
NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean and crisp skin for use with all display resolutions of npvr.  The skin is made up of a series of semi-transparent images that are overlayed onto a default blue background which provide a nice contrast for image and text viewing.  Two other additional background image are supplied in the download.
Added line 2:
'''NextBlue Skin Screenshots'''
Added lines 1-53:
(:comment FILL IN THE SECTIONS MARKED WITH < > :)

Attach:main.jpg
Attach:music.jpg
Attach:pictures.jpg
Attach:recordings.jpg
Attach:tvguide.jpg
Attach:videos.jpg

NextBlue is designed to be a simple, clean, consistent skin for all display resolutions of npvr.  The skin is made up of a series of semi-transparent images that are overlayed onto a default blue background which provide a nice contrast for image and text viewing.  Two other additional background image are supplied in the download.

!! Downloading and Installing
The latest version of the NextBlue skin is v0.92.

Download:NextBlue_0.92.zip

!! Requirements
This skin is dependant on version 1.5.28 beta of NPVR.

!! Configuration
Unzip the contents of the download and place it in the NPVR skin subdirectory.

!!Plugin compability
NextBlue currently supports the SearchLite, StreamIt, System and WebRadio Plugins.

!! Support
This skin is discussed in the http://forums.gbpvr.com/showthread.php?47119 forum

!! Un-installation
To remove this skin, simply delete the NextBlue subdirectory

!! Todo
Improve this Wiki posting.

!! Author(s)
Developed by NorthPole

!! History
v0.1 (26 June 2010)
* Initial public release

v0.88 (11 August 2010)
-  Added SearchLite Plugin support

v0.89 (21 August 2010)
-  Added System Plugin support

v0.91 (27 August 2010)
-  Added StreamIt Plugin support

v0.92 (1 September 2010)
-  Fixed music playlist

Page last modified on December 16, 2015, at 07:27 PM