FS#11800 - Drop Shadow Tag for WPS

Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by Fred Bauer (freddyb) - Thursday, 09 December 2010, 03:13 GMT
Last edited by Fred Bauer (freddyb) - Saturday, 05 March 2011, 20:20 GMT
Task Type Patches
Category Themes
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Operating System All players
Severity Low
Priority Low
Reported Version Release 3.7.1
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


This simply adds a format tag to make drop shadows for text in the while playing screen. The format of the tag is %as(2) where 2 is the number of pixels the shadow is offset down and right. The shadow is rendered in the viewport's background color.

This would render white text with a black background offset one pixel down and right:

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Closed by  Fred Bauer (freddyb)
Saturday, 05 March 2011, 20:20 GMT
Reason for closing:  Rejected
Additional comments about closing:  No interest.
Comment by Jonathan Gordon (jdgordon) - Thursday, 09 December 2010, 03:22 GMT
%a probably isnt the best tag prefix for it.
how does it look when scrolling? I imagine either horrible or shadow isnt drawn?
Comment by Fred Bauer (freddyb) - Thursday, 09 December 2010, 04:15 GMT
The shadow isn't drawn on scrolling lines. I might wait and see if there's any interest before I tackle that. What tag should I use?