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Add-on for skins to provide simple managing and listing of user shortcuts (requires skin support)
Skin Shortcuts is a script used by skins to manage user shortcuts, including main menus, sub menus and custom widgets.
Feature set may vary depending on the integration method used by the skin, but includes
- Unlimited menu items (*)
- Create shortcuts to almost anything - library, add-ons, favourites, sources, UPnP and more
- Rearrange, add and delete shortcuts as you want (*)
- Override actions (*)
- Create shortcuts directly to a node provided by an add-on
- Create shortcuts to only show library content from a particular source
- Choose backgrounds and widgets for each of your menu items (*)
- Keep your customised menu if you switch to another skin using the script
(*) Requires skins with full menu management or specific feature integration
3 Documentation and Support for Skinners
The documentation for integrating Skin Shortcuts into a skin is included with the script. README.txt details basic integration and latest changes, with further documentation in the /Resources/ folder.
Discussions of development and integration happen in the thread linked at the top of the page.
4 Skins using Skin Shortcuts
|Skins with Skin Shortcuts and Supported Features|
|Skin||Status||Supported Features||Kodi Version|
|Main menu||Submenu||Custom widget||Shared menus|
|Aeon Nox||Repo||Set Only||Yes||No||No||13, 14|
|Black Glass Nova||Repo||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||14,15|
|Titan||Repo||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||13, 14, 15|
5 Multiple Actions
It’s possible to override the action of any shortcut to run multiple actions instead. To do this you need to create an overrides.xml file in your profile directory. For example, to override a shortcut that updates the video library to clean it first, your overrides.xml would look something like:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <overrides> <override action="UpdateLibrary(video)"> <action>CleanLibrary(video)</action> <action>UpdateLibrary(video)</action> </override> </overrides>
Note: This is only available for menu’s which are managed by Skin Shortcuts.
6 Getting Help
If you are having difficulty using Skin Shortcuts, your first port of call should be the forum or the thread of the skin you are using. People there can normally offer hints and tips in using the script, and can direct you where to go for more help if needed.
If you are getting a script error, then you should seek help in the development thread for the script, linked at the top of the page. Remember to include a debug log.