[MPlayer-users] Slave command "panscan" doesn't work with frontends.

Kevin DeKorte kdekorte at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 18:12:38 CEST 2009

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On 08/27/2009 12:55 PM, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 12:08:23PM -0600, Kevin DeKorte wrote:
>> On 08/27/2009 11:45 AM, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
>>> Uh, the "problem" is that your frontend sends the fullscreen command on
>>> to MPlayer, for whatever reason. This then causes MPlayer to return back
>>> to the old -wid without -fs behaviour...
>>> Maybe it is just a really bad idea to do this via -fs I have to admit,
>>> but code-wise (in MPlayer code) that just fits perfectly...
>> Ok, that was helpful, I now reset vo_fullscreen to 1 after going in and
>> out of fullscreen mode and that seems to correct it.
> I am working on splitting the fullscreen and aspect mode stuff into
> different variable/options/whatever.
> It might take some time to finish, but if it would add too much ugly code
> on your side it might make sense to not add support yet.
> As always, if it is bad to use or so feel free to tell me, sometimes
> it's just too hard but sometimes I just don't know what kind of issues
> those frontend coders have ;-)


A user reported to me that the ASS subtitles appear to be positioned off
screen when using panscan in a window with the -fs option enabled.

I'll take a look at it here, but wanted to give you a heads up as well.


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