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An emphasis on art

 

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A very eye-catching theme with an emphasis on the artwork in your collection.

 

This plugin must be installed from the MBClassic Configurator.

 

To access the Chocolate options tab you need to enter the MediaBrowser config from within MCE and scroll across the Top Tabs until your reach the Chocolate Option Tabs. There are currently two different tabs within the config menu which deal with Chocolate.

 

AVAILABLE OPTIONS IN THE CONFIGURATION MENU

You can access the configuration menu in chocolate by clicking on the gear wheel icon in the top right hand corner.

CHOCOLATE CONFIG MENU
Within this menu you are able to select the different views that are available within Chocolate to customize the way in which you view your media collection.The views available are Coverflow, Poster, List, Thumb and Strip.

GENERAL OPTIONS TAB
Within the General Options tab you have a variety of options which will enhance the way in which you use the Chocolate Theme.

Show Config Button

By default this will remain on unless you uncheck the box, which will hide the config button in all of the views except for the EHS.

 

Use 24 Hour Format

By default this option is not selected, if you check the box it will change the clock to 24 Hour format.

 

Show Info Icons

By default this option is selected and will show the mediainfo icon in the top left-handed corner of the screen within CoverFlow, List, Thumb and Strip views.

 

Show Info Icon Background

By default this option is selected and will show a black background around the mediainfo icons in the top left-handed corner of the screen within CoverFlow, List, Thumb and Strip views.

 

Now Playing Options

When you are using the Now Playing Options it is best to have the Show Now Playing Icon turned off if you are using the Small NPV option and you will need the Show Small NPV or Show Now Playing Icon on if you are using the video backdrop so that you will be able to get the video full screen again.

 

Show Video Backdrop

By default this option is selected and will replace the backdrop image with the currently playing video, this is used for the videobackdrop plugin and when you back out of a playing video back into the main section of Media Browser. When you turn this option off you will need to exit Media Browser and reload it for the option settings to take effect.

 

Show Now Playing Icon

By default this option is selected and will place a small icon in the top right-handed corner of your screen when you go into the movie detail page when a video is playing in the background, if you click on the icon you will be taken to the video in full screen.

 

Show Small NPV

By default this option is not selected, once you have selected the option it will display a small version of the video in the right-handed corner of the screen. You also have the option to increase the size of the NPV which are:

  • Normal – 600,330
  • Double – 1200,660
  • Triple – 1800,990

 

CHOCOLATE VIEW TAB
Within this tab there are a lot of options to help you customize the different views within Chocolate.

 

Recent Items Backdrops on EHS (Enhanced Home Screen)

The backdrop on the EHS rotates through the backdrops from the recent items of the currently selected folder

 

Show Weather Panel on EHS

Show local weather for Yahoo weather

 

Smaller EHS Icons

This option will change the size of the media items on the EHS.

 

Use Season Poster on EHS

Replace episode thumbs with season posters on the EHS

 

Strip Backdrop

The backdrop in strip view slides back and forth with navigation

 

Enable Movie Title on EHS

By default this option will be selected and will show the current selected media item or folder title on the EHS.

 

Coverflow Options
These are the current options available for the Coverflow view within chocolate.

Show Item Title In Coverflow

By default this option will be selected and will show the currently selected media items title in Coverflow.

 

Show Coverflow Overlay

By default this option will be selected and will show the backdrop overlay within Coverflow.

 

Show Coverflow Logos

By default this option will be selected and will replace you media title with a logo image if there is one available within your media folder.

 

Show Coverflow End Time

By default this option is selected and will show the current media item’s end time within the currently selected view.

 

List Options
These are the current options available for the list view within Chocolate.

Show List Logos

By default this option will be selected and will replace your media title with a logo image if there is one available within your media folder.

 

Show List End Time
By default this option is selected and will show the current media item’s end time within the currently selected view.

Poster Options
These are the current options available for the Poster View within Chocolate.

Show Poster Logos

By default this option will be selected and will replace your media title with a logo image if there is one available within your media folder.

 

Show Poster End Time

By default this option is selected and will show the current media item’s end time within the currently selected view.

 

Thumb Options
These are the current options available for the thumb view within Chocolate.

Show Thumb Logos

By default this option will be selected and will replace your media title with a logo image if there is one available within your media folder.

 

Show Thumb End Time

By default this option is selected and will show the current media item’s end time within the currently selected view.

 

Strip Options
These are the current options available for the Strip View within chocolate.

Show Strip Logos

By default this option will be selected and will replace your media title with a logo image if there is one available within your media folder.

Edited by Yogi
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