Intone-video problems!! Help !

George Brooke at
Tue Apr 14 13:10:38 CEST 2009

On Tuesday 14 April 2009 11:58:41 Robin Paulson wrote:
> 2009/4/14 c_c <cchandel at>:
> >  Well, seeing that there was a need for a video playing front end for
> > mplayer - I thought I'll make a new app (based on Intone) that fulfills
> > this need.
> >
> >  Here are the problems I'm facing :-
> > 1. I finally found out that I can create 2 windows using elementary, 1
> > for mplayer to play the video in (using -wid) and one for the controls.
> > I've sized the windows to 640x400 for the window where the video shows up
> > and 640x80 for the controls. But I can't seem to get to see the main
> > window (the one that has the controls) at all. It works fine on my
> > desktop - but I'm not using illume there.
> i think the config of illume on the neo forces windows to be
> maximised, so even if your windows is 20 x 20, it will fill the whole
> screen. either you need to modify this behaviour, or fit it all in one
> window
> i wanted to do a similar thing myself for an app i'm developing, but
> any parameters to place/size windows are ignored, afaics
Maybe something could be done with dialogs - these don't seem to be maximised 
on my neo.
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