Old 10th December 2018, 10:28   #1
PeterK.
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Quinto Black CT v2.4 (Release)

Skin Name: Quinto Black CT v2.4
Author: PeterK.
Type: Modern Skin
File Extension: wal
SHA-1: D671D6BA51E5C5E838A6159D31686EDCC1E1948D
Size: 3.47 MB

Changelog:

- added: Tips & Tricks
- added: CD Coverflow

- fixed: Switching between "Time Remaining" and "Time Elapsed" on Main Player is now deactivated while streaming

- changed: Color of active PLAY/PAUSE/STOP-buttons on Main Player (now green, yellow and red)
- changed: A-B Repeat deactivated while streaming
- changed: No glow effect on active PLAY/PAUSE/STOP-buttons (like it used to be before adding the glow effect)
- changed: "Stream" to "Homepage" in FileInfo section on Playlist Editor. Very often Winamp leaves the stream name empty
- changed: Got rid of the BPM decimal point. (BPM: 120. => 120)
- changed: Context menu entry "Display Reflection Opacity". Now "Light Reflection (Opacity)"
- changed: Context menu entry "Sidepanel Reflection". Now: "Light Reflection on Side Panel"
- changed: Context menu entry "Side Panels Color". Now: "Side Panel Color"
- changed: Context menu entry "VU Meter on Main Player". Now: "VU Meter (digital) on Main Player"

Download Link: Here.

Enjoy!



Additional notes:

1. I would like to say THANK YOU to leechbite for the CD Coverflow feature and script.
2. In order to change the opacity of the light reflection on album covers in Coverflow please use the context menu Options => Quinto Black CT => "Light Reflection (opacity) => CD Coverflow.
3. Use keyboard for browsing through the covers in Coverflow: left (-1), right (+1), home (start), end (last), pgUp (+10), pgDown (-10), enter (play track), x (play track), v (stop).
4. About option Slide Effect on Title Change: When you scroll through album covers using the left/right keys you will notice that there is a very nice slide movement, which I implemented also while Winamp plays the next song or user hits previous or next button. The negative aspect of that feature is that loading a huge playlist and having Shuffle activated would create an almost endless scroll movement between, say, track number 20 and 150. In order to avoid such "annoyance" you can turn the slide effect off and Winamp will instantly "jump" into the next track. (you will still see sliding covers while using the left and right keys though).
5. Font used in Coverflow window is called Calibri. XP users please install it. https://www.wfonts.com/font/calibri
6. While having CD Coverflow and another window open (in which you would like to use keyboard) you will realize that using keys left and right will move the covers instead of moving your mouse cursor in this particular window. You must close CD Coverflow window or use mouse in order to move the mouse pointer.
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Old 10th December 2018, 13:59   #2
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A great release again!

I cannot find the "Hide Coverflow Background" option. Have you not implemented it?

BREAKING NEWS: Big Bento Modern v1.13 and Quinto Black CT v2.8 released!
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Old 10th December 2018, 14:44   #3
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Oh, I'm enjoying your skin! It gets better and better, thanks!
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Old 10th December 2018, 15:35   #4
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I cannot find the "Hide Coverflow Background" option. Have you not implemented it?
Taaadaaaa!



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Oh, I'm enjoying your skin! It gets better and better, thanks!

I am very happy to hear that!
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Old 10th December 2018, 18:40   #5
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Taaadaaaa!
I got it. You pop it up by right-clicking on the Coverflow background. I was trying to find it in Main Menu - Options - Quinto Black CT...

BREAKING NEWS: Big Bento Modern v1.13 and Quinto Black CT v2.8 released!
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Old 10th December 2018, 18:50   #6
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I got it. You pop it up by right-clicking on the Coverflow background. I was trying to find it in Main Menu - Options - Quinto Black CT...
In the beginning I was thinking about adding a menu button, but after making the decision of giving the background transparent "touch" the intention of creating a menu button vanished. What was left was context menu option = hence right mouse button.

Always check your mouse right button on new stuff first.

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Old 15th December 2018, 10:03   #7
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I found a bug in the recent release of my skin. The context menu options:

Light Reflection (Opacity) -> CD case - 80 %
Light Reflection (Opacity) -> CD case - 60 %
Light Reflection (Opacity) -> CD case - 40 %

do not work due to wrong container name in the script file init_light_reflection_opacity.m.

It says: getContainer("cd.coverflow") in lines 397, 410 and 423 instead of getContainer("compact.disc").

I will fix it for the upcoming 2.5 version.
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Old 16th December 2018, 15:07   #8
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Love this skin! It's like having the Hi-Fi system I always wanted on my dektop. The only question I have is, when you have the artwork set to the jewel case, is there any particular reason that the jewel case goes dim when you 'shut the system off'? I mean, I guess there could be some way to rig up lights inside a jewel case, but it just seemed odd to me, personally.
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Old 16th December 2018, 18:12   #9
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Love this skin! It's like having the Hi-Fi system I always wanted on my dektop.
I am glad you like it so much.

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The only question I have is, when you have the artwork set to the jewel case, is there any particular reason that the jewel case goes dim when you 'shut the system off'? I mean, I guess there could be some way to rig up lights inside a jewel case, but it just seemed odd to me, personally.

It is just a further step in implementation of an idea I had in the very beginning (2010) to have my skin on the desktop but in off-state. I also thought about adding an OFF/ON button but then decided to keep it as it was - hitting stop button was supposed be a substitute for such button. Today, not only many buttons and displays go dark while switching into off-state but also the album covers in ART-, Playlist Editor-, CD Case- and CD Coverflow-window.
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