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adambrouillard

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Adding a background or bezel to screensaver
« on: September 21, 2018, 01:06:04 PM »
I was wondering if someone had made a screensaver.nut with the ability to add a background image or a generic bezel overlay.  It would be nice to have this rather than just black bars on the side. 

keilmillerjr

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Re: Adding a background or bezel to screensaver
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2018, 01:50:15 PM »
I use attract on my iMac and pc/arcadecrt. No black bars. Post your specs and pic.

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Re: Adding a background or bezel to screensaver
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2018, 02:12:19 PM »
Well it's a 16x9 monitor so 4x3 video will have black bars on the side. 

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Re: Adding a background or bezel to screensaver
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2018, 02:49:54 PM »
Well it's a 16x9 monitor so 4x3 video will have black bars on the side.

Preserve Aspect Ratio = no

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Re: Adding a background or bezel to screensaver
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2018, 03:05:32 PM »
well yeah, but then the video is distorted. 

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Re: Adding a background or bezel to screensaver
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2018, 05:22:10 PM »
maby it could be one in RL
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Re: Adding a background or bezel to screensaver
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2018, 06:01:15 PM »
well yeah, but then the video is distorted.

Adding a bezel defeats the point of a screen saver. Anyways, have a look at layouts.md and squirrel-lang docs. It wouldn’t be hard to add what you wish. It would probably make more sense to find a set of overlays modified for widescreen, add them as artwork, and make a new screen saver layout with matching overlay and video snap.

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Re: Adding a background or bezel to screensaver
« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2018, 04:49:47 AM »
Yeah, ideally I'd like to add the correct custom mame bezel to each video, but I'd be happy with some sort of scrolling background for starters.  I've tried messing with it myself, but I always end up with a black screen.