Skip to main content

Notice

Please be aware that much of the software linked to or mentioned on this forum is niche and therefore infrequently downloaded. Lots of anti-virus scanners and so-called malware detectors like to flag infrequently downloaded software as bad until it is either downloaded enough times, or its developer actually bothers with getting each individual release allow listed by every single AV vendor. You can do many people a great favor when encountering such a "problem" example by submitting them to your AV vendor for examination. For almost everything on this forum, it is a false positive.
Topic: [Not my release] Biography view (Read 386740 times) previous topic - next topic
0 Members and 2 Guests are viewing this topic.

[Not my release] Biography view

Biography view

A new component from the PSS/ELPlaylist/Library Tree developer
http://foo2k.chottu.net/

[a href="http://www.abload.de/image.php?img=biographyviewuxjt.png" target="_blank"]

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #1
It looks very good, and I concur that Wiki would be nice. It misses a scroll function for longer text though:



Well it's still a young plug in, so thank you very much, developer.

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #2
Best would be an option to choose the server the infos should come from.

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #3
don't want to request too much only happy to see this kind of component being developed


[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #4
I like it

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #5
Yet another great plugin from this developer - thankyou 

I realise it's still young but I would like to see;
1) Scroll bars
2) A list of album and a list of artist sources. Selection would be from top to bottom. If no match then move to next source etc.
3) If used as an album art only - could we have the usual scaling\fit options

That's it for now - thanks again.

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #6
Interesting idea!
+1 for scrolling.
Anyway, great component!

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #7
I'd like to see something like that doing it with wikipedia, though
But its a good starting point

Why?
Most of the last.fm biographies are sourced from wikipedia:

Quote
Please read the following before posting:
    * Submitted content must not violate copyright. It's illegal to plagiarise someone else's biography of this artist.
    * You can copy from Wikipedia, or any other GFDL-licensed source, provided that you enter the URL to the source in the sources box below.
    * All submitted content remains copyright of the author, and is licensed under the GFDL.


I also would like to see scroll bars and some sort of option to set a limit size to images or scaling\fit options.

this component seems to work well with the default UI + foo_dockable panels. Many thanks, this is a great component! 

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #8
Most of the last.fm biographies are sourced from wikipedia

That's right. But I may like to see the whole biography not only a few lines of it
And with all artists i now tried with this plugin enabled i only got a short "prologue"

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #9
But I may like to see the whole biography not only a few lines of it

unclick "short description" and you'll get full biography, but then you'll need really large panel as you can't scroll

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #10
Ah, thanks.
Haven't seen this option

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #11
hi,

wow... great component! thank you very much for this.

greets

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #12
i'm really enjoying this component: album mode also fetches album descriptions!

btw i think i found a bug:
- when the bios/descriptions are big the end of the last sentence gets cut-off by a few words...

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #13
A well developed but simple plugin +1 also for the scrolling. Great plugin so far.

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #14
Yes, it is better than i thought.
I played around some time now and i love it!

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #15
I'm not sure it needs scrollbars, just for aesthetical reasons. Everyone is always asking if they can hide them, and now all of a sudden they want them! Maybe a link to the last.fm page (e.g. 'read more...') would work? I think this is the reason it can give a briefer description...

This is a great component though, thanks very much to the developer.

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #16
No not a scroll bar but scrolling option with the mouse wheel at least!
It works in ELPlaylist so it should also be possible in Biography view

EDIT:
I noticed that it doesn't remembers the opacity value...

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #17
This is a fantastic component, great work from the developer.

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #18
No not a scroll bar but scrolling option with the mouse wheel at least!
It works in ELPlaylist so it should also be possible in Biography view

EDIT:
I noticed that it doesn't remembers the opacity value...


Then what we who have trackball ? 
Good plugin, in use atm

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #19
Biography view 0.2 with scroll function (mouse-wheel)
Yes, that's it!
Unfortunately it still doesn't remembers the opacity value...


[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #21
1. Would be great if you were able to store specified info in tags once they were downloaded.

2. Would be even greater if it were able to get the tags-cloud and do same as (1) with it
Can't wait for a HD-AAC encoder :P

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #22
Biography view 0.2.1
(very busy today )
Quote
- opacity to save settings and forget was fixed.(v0.2.1)
(translated with Live Search Translator)

For me its perfect now

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #23
Quote
For me its perfect now


Works beautifully. The mouse scroll works better than the scrollbar, didn't come to mind when I thought of that.

[Not my release] Biography view

Reply #24
mouse scroll doesn't work with foo_dockable_panels...

 
SimplePortal 1.0.0 RC1 © 2008-2021