[MPlayer-users] Kiosk with mplayer ?
attila at kinali.ch
Sat Nov 11 11:54:45 CET 2006
On Sat, 11 Nov 2006 18:38:12 +0800
Uwe Dippel <udippel at uniten.edu.my> wrote:
> I read the whole man page up and down, but didn't find a solution for my
> application: playing any video file in a kiosk.
> Problem: The video needs to be at a specific place on the screen, *and*
> always with a pre-set height.
> I found 'geometry' for placing the output, but that's not enough. The
> height must be constant throughout all vidoes. As of now, even if I set
> mplayer for one video, the next will once again come up with its
> defaults; even on a playlist.
Wrong oder of options. Options that should be applied
to all files have to be placed _before_ any file.
options placed after files only apply to the last file.
(also known as playtree system)
> I want to go further: defining once and
> for all that the window needs to be horizontally centered, and extend
> from (e.g.) 100 pixels down from the top, to 100 pixels above the
> bottom. That is: setting a default standard height, irrespective of
> aspect ratio.
> Can this be done ?
-geometry does that.
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