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Skin SDK: The < Cover > element


Display the album art for the specified source.

Syntax:
< Cover source="" shape="" rotate="" linkdrop="" visibility="" os="" panel="" deck="">

Inherited Attributes :
visibility="" os="" panel="" deck=""
See Global Element Attributes

Other Attributes : All are optional
  • source="browser|automix|backgroundmusic" : Use source="browser" to display the Cover of the selected track in Browser.
    Use source="automix" to get the Cover of the track playing in the Deck that Automix is active.
    Use source="backgroundmusic" to get the Cover of the track playing in background when karaoke is active.
    If not specified, displays the Cover of the calling deck
  • shape : Add shape="circle" if you want to show a circular Cover .
  • rotate : Add rotate="yes" (default is no) if you want the album art image to rotate as the deck plays. If no shape="" is defined, the Cover will be displayed circular if rotate="yes".
  • linkdrop : add linkdrop="no|yes" if you want to prevent|allow the ability to link a video file with the loaded Track when dropped to the Cover , regardless the value of the videoCreateLinkOnDrop setting. The value of the videoCreateLinkOnDrop setting will be respected if no linkdrop attribute is defined (default behavior).

Children:

  • <pos x="" y="" /> : Define the X, Y axis coordinates in pixels to position the Cover to the screen. Read further details in Skin Element Position
  • <size width="" height="" /> : Define the width and height of the Cover in pixels
  • <clipmask x="" y="" width="" height=""/> : (Optional) Define a black & white image (width x height at x,y position in the skin image) to use as a mask for drawing the album art.

Example 1:
The following code will display the square, still Cover of the default Deck (or the one defined from the parent <deck/> container) at 0, 50 and size of 100x100.

< Cover >
<pos x="0" y="50"/>
<size width="100" height="100"/>
</cover>


Result


Example 2:
The following code will display the circular rotating Cover of the default Deck (or the one defined from the parent <deck/> container) at 100, 50 and size of 80x80. In addition, will prevent from linking Video files to the loaded Deck when dropped to the Cover , regardless the value of the videoCreateLinkOnDrop setting.

< Cover  rotate="yes" linkdrop="no">
<pos x="100" y="50"/>
<size width="80" height="80"/>
</cover>



Result


Example 3:
The following code will display a still Cover of the default Deck (or the one defined from the parent <deck/> container) at 0, 50 and size of 100x100, clipped into the shape as drawn at 120,1200 position in the skin image.

< Cover >
<pos x="0" y="50"/>
<size width="100" height="100"/>
<clipmask x="120" y="1200" width="100" height="100" />
</cover>


Clipmask graphics


Result








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