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Springboard Description text color

Hi,

I'm looking to set the color of the description/synopsis text in the springboard screen, because the default color doesn't pop very well against the background color I want to use.

I'm setting it basically as follows:
theme = CreateObject("roAssociativeArray")
theme.SpringboardSynopsisText = "#707070"
setThemeDark(theme)


However, it seems the color only takes effect if on the springboard screen I set the set the description style to "video".
screen.SetDescriptionStyle("video")


If I set the description style to movie, the color doesn't take effect. (I've only considered "movie" and "video" so far)
screen.SetDescriptionStyle("movie")


I was planning to use the "movie" style so that I could also get the HD graphic on the springboard page, which looks like it's not included when the style is "video". Is there a way to get the best of both worlds? i.e. Custom description text color and HD indicator?
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Re: Springboard Description text color

yes i am having this same issue and have tried the following and i am using

screen.SetDescriptionStyle("video")

also tried with "generic" and "movie"

and the following i tried all combos but its still not changing the color

    theme.EpisodeSynopsisText  = "#000000"
theme.EpisodeSynopsisColorText = "#000000"
theme.EpisodeSynopsisTextColor = "#000000"

theme.SpringboardSynopsisColorText = "#000000"
theme.SpringboardSynopsisText = "#000000"
theme.SpringboardSynopsisTextColor = "#000000"


its a very faint greyish blue color which doesn't show up on our grey background.

I see that the Koldcast channel has is white and the rest the Bluish color. so i know its possible.

Chris if that is your channel can you tell us how you did that? i thought i read you did the KoldCast channel
Twitter: iptvmyway facebook: iptvmyay
Channels: Warriors of War, Go Fight Live, Heading Outdoorz, IPTVmyway
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Re: Springboard Description text color

bittersweet to know it may not just be me Smiley Happy I haven't found a solution yet. One would think the "SpringboardSynopsisColorText" shouldn't be dependent on the "SetDescriptionStyle" (read: layout) setting, ideally, but if it is then maybe it can be updated in the future. Hopefully there's a workaround in the current release though!
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Re: Springboard Description text color

See if you have any better luck with theme.SpringboardSynopsisColor
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Re: Springboard Description text color

thanks Chris how the heck i missed that is ridiculous! i had every combo but that

EDIT: but still no luck on the genre and runtime...
Twitter: iptvmyway facebook: iptvmyay
Channels: Warriors of War, Go Fight Live, Heading Outdoorz, IPTVmyway
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Re: Springboard Description text color

I was able to get the Runtime working as well

using

theme.SpringboardRuntimeColor = "#000000"


and the problem i had was not Genre but I actually had changed "actors" to show the Genre instead. like MMA or Boxing

just some silly oversights
Twitter: iptvmyway facebook: iptvmyay
Channels: Warriors of War, Go Fight Live, Heading Outdoorz, IPTVmyway
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