Default control tags
Here are the tags and attributes available for all controls. Note that they're all lowercase, as XML is case sensitive.
=== Tags available to all controls ===!
|description||Only used to make things clear for the skinner. Not read by XBMC at all.|
|type||The type of control.|
|id||Specifies the control's id. The value this takes depends on the control type, and the window that you are using the control on. There are special control id's that must be present in each window. Any other controls that the skinner adds can be any id they like. Any controls that the skinner specifies content needs not have an id unless it's needed for animation purposes. For instance, most image and label controls don't need an id if the skinner specifies they're content.|
|posx||Specifies where the left edge of the control should be drawn, relative to it's parent's left edge. If an "r" is included (eg 180r) then the measurement is taken from the parent's right edge (in the left direction).|
|posy||Specifies where the top edge of the control should be drawn, relative to it's parent's top edge. If an "r" is included (eg 180r) then the measurement is taken from the parent's bottom edge (in the up direction).|
|width||Specifies the width that should be used to draw the control.|
|height||Specifies the height that should be used to draw the control.|
|visible||Specifies a condition as to when this control will be visible. Can be true, false, or a condition. See here for more information. Defaults to true.|
|animation||Specifies the animation to be run when the control enters a particular state. See here for more information|
|camera||Specifies the location (relative to the parent's coordinates) of the camera. Useful for the 3D animations such as rotatey. Format is |
|colordiffuse||This specifies the color to be used for the texture basis. It's in hex AARRGGBB format. If you define |
Tags available to focusable controls
In addition, any control that is focusable (e.g. a buttoncontrol) will have the following tags available.
|onup||Specifies the |
|ondown||Specifies the |
|onleft||Specifies the |
|onright||Specifies the |
|hitrect||Specifies the location and size of the "focus area" of this control (relative to the parent's coordinates) used by the mouse cursor. Format is |
|enable||Specifies a condition as to when this control will be enabled. Can be true, false, or a condition. See here for more information. Defaults to true.|
|pulseonselect||This specifies whether or not a button type will "pulse" when it has focus. This is done by varying the alpha channel of the button. Defaults to true.|