[MPlayer-users] mplayer position

Vinay Reddy vinayvinay at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 14:59:00 CEST 2005

> > Hi,
> >>From an mplayer front-end which runs mplayer in slave mode, is it
> > possible to get the screen coordinates of the mplayer window?
> >
> > Here's my need:
> > If multiple video files are enqueued in a playlist, and a user moves
> > the mplayer window, I want  to play the subsequent files with mplayer
> > window at the same position (which comes back to the middle of the
> > screen by default).
> Maybe -fixed-vo could help there, although there might be a problem
> depending on the output driver you're using, and also some problems
> might arise if the resolutions of the videos you play differ from each
> other (though I did not test this to confirm)
I want to remember the previous position even after the current
instance of mplayer has been closed, so that the next time a user
starts mplayer (through my front-end), it'll start at the position he
last placed it at.


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