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3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: foo_uie_lyrics3
Last post by xapz -
It looks like you adjusted the DPI display settings and the component doesn't support that properly. Go to the Windows display settings, set the text, apps etc. scale to 100% and try opening foobar with the component settings again.

I haven't seen this other mention and solution, so I could be wrong, but your screenshot shows that stuff is being displayed really large on your display, hence my guess.
General - (fb2k) / Re: Can foobar can remain partially off screen when switching from Clone > Extended?
Last post by kode54 -
Sounds like typical Windows screen add/remove behavior. Various windows get screwed up every time a resolution or desktop count changes, it's pretty much standard fare for Windows. It basically has to be worked around on a per-application basis, ie. Every program needs to note down the unique displays they're running on, then restore settings when the configuration looks like that again.
Support - (fb2k) / Re: Crash in Beta 11 when using the ReplayGain scanner.
Last post by kode54 -
I did a debug analysis of some of the data.

This is the code executing from foo_rgscan:

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  624DDC37: DD 05 08 B9 03 10  fld         qword ptr ds:[6250B908h] ; (reading: -666000000)
  624DDC3D: D8 D9              fcomp       st(1) ; (contains: 1#QNAN)
  624DDC3F: DF E0              fnstsw      ax
  624DDC41: F6 C4 05           test        ah,5
  624DDC44: 7A 08              jp          624DDC4E

  624DDC4E: DD D8              fstp        st(0) ; CRASH

I don't know what to make of this. Peter will need to look at this now. I'll forward the PM to him.
General - (fb2k) / Can foobar can remain partially off screen when switching from Clone > Extended?
Last post by MaxDread -
Hi all

I don't know if this is possible, and if it isn't I don't know how easy it would be to make possible  :D  Or where I should request it...?

So I run two monitors and have over the years set things up just how I like them.  Here's a screenshot:;sa=tmpattach;attach=post_tmp_113613_8e103cbc4561f73eba50d147f18efee8;topic=0

I surf the net etc on the right screen.  Between Chrome and the Windows taskbar is the title bar of foobar showing me all of the info I want to know about the currently playing track (the rest of foobar is below it off screen).  When I want to access my collection or do anything in foobar, I can double click the title bar to give me a full screen of foobar.  Double clicking again returns it to base.  Lovely!  On the left screen I have the album artwork displayed.  I use Popup Panels for that. 

The trouble is that I've been using clone screens recently and when I switch to/from clone and extended desktop, two things happen: 

-  Foobar doesn't stay in the same place.  The part that was previously hidden off screen is now in sight, taking up just under half of the screen. 
-  The artwork doesn't stay on the Left screen (which is secondary in my set up) but  instead comes over to the right screen. 

And that totally messes things up!

Is there anything I can do to stop that behaviour?  Or any other workarounds that people can think off?  I love my set up but that really ruins it. 

Hope it all makes sense!!! 

Scientific Discussion / More examples of DolbyA decodes
Last post by jsdyson -
I have provided a few more demos in a different site -- these are pure pseudo-DolbyA decodes.  Some are more obvious than others, but all are improved to an extent.

Trying to show that this DolbyA problem is existent from MANY sources, not just a few select places.  Just using a 'tone control' wont help -- there'll always be the distortions in dynamic range without decoding properly.

I have also found that the threshold value is not extremely critical except in a few cases...  ABBAs "Under Attack" is VERY critical, and needs to be set within approx 0.25dB.   Most are happy with -13.50 through -15.25dB, where -14.0 works well most of the time.

Scientific Discussion / The pseudo DolbyA expander comparisons are ready!!!
Last post by jsdyson -
I have placed several songs that I got (probably mistakenly) in DolbyA encoded form onto my repository.   There are two or three forms of the material on the repo:
-raw.mp3   --- an mp3 compressed version of the original DolbyA encoded material.
-DAdecodeOnly.mp3 -- an mp3 compressed version of the pseudo-DolbyA decoded material.
-full.mp3 -- fully finalized version of the material above.

The biggest difference that you might notice is that the decoded versions have less hiss and less ambience (as one would expect from an expanded version.)
On selected material, the 'full' finalizer processing was also done to demonstrate what the 'decodedonly' version might sound like on a real disk/CD or whatever.

If this material was not DolbyA encoded, there would be severe loss of HF, surging (inconsistent levels -- esp for transients) and general ugly sound.

My guess is that at least 1/2 of the material that I have recently purchased/acquired (and even some YouTube stuff) can be improved by doing a DolbyA decode.  One example that needs DolbyA decoding is the Carpenters album being sold on HDTracks, but the 'uncompressed' version of a paul mccartney album is NOT DolbyA encoded and sounds bad after trying to do a DolbyA decode.

The 'full' processing uses some very high quality expansion, compression and EQ -- and is only meant to show what the music CAN sound like.  I didn't do the full processing to every example because it can take a few hours to set-up the proper parameters for the full processing, and I don't think that is the primary reason for this discussion anyway.

I am using a new repository, and the location follows:

Let me know what you think!!!
General - (fb2k) / Why are some tracks sorted alphabetically?
Last post by Jamie G -
I've searched but can't find much info that mentions this exact problem, so hopefully someone can shed some light on it for me.

Occasionally an album will show up in my playlist showing tracks sorted alphabetically rather than by track number. I've tried adjusting 'sort incoming' in shell integration and sort format under the playlist settings but nothing changes with the affected album(s). Am i right in thinking that if my sort order was off, that would affect all albums anyway rather than just a handful?

I've tried removing and redoing tags using mp3tag but again, no joy.

I'm using Tedgo's DarkOne V4 Mod by the way.

If there's any info i've left out that could help please let me know, any help will be much appreciated.
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