There’s a script from one of the German users lurking that looks at the playlist and does this, writing various audio item fields as PHP strings. With some re-working, it could work for Lackster - the obvious hurdle to overcome (possible via the NoLogging option) is to omit jingles, adverts and other such tracks as I’m guessing the script would be a “music only” one
So really, what we’re discussing is a way of ‘shuffling’ the Player objects so that the ‘last ended’ one is always top, the ‘on air’ one is in the middle, and the ‘next’ is at the bottom: correct?
I am just trying to think of how that could be done with the existing mAirList object model; it would mean either dynamic re-allocation of the GUI objects to the underlying Player objects, or something similar, each time a Player starts or stops. In skin.ini/config terms, you would also need to have a means of saying which GUI player is ‘previous’, ‘current,’ and ‘next.’ Not everyone will want them one above the other! I think the whole concept is one for Torben to answer, frankly!
PS: I don’t mean to sound stupid, but what does a Raduga screen look like if no Player is currently playing? Or does Raduga always operate in AUTO mode, as it were?
In response, i would have it so it was one on top of each other really.
the biggest problem you mentioned was that you don’t want it to show jingles etc, just tracks. i guess this could be done by some sort of line in the attributes section or linked in some way to what the icon is that goes with each piece of audio?..
I can appreciate that this feature may be useful, but isn’t it just re-inventing the wheel ? If you colour/tag your audio in a suitable fashion then you would be able to see, at a glance, what you have just played and what is coming next