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Nocturne for foobar2k v1.0 by dsync89 Nocturne for foobar2k v1.0 by dsync89
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Introduction
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Nocturne is a skin mod heavily based on lastFoodly by Kabuki by me, dsync89. This is my second skin following Amadeus.
Nocturne performs the best with a large music collection library with proper tags and album arts. Also, the multi-pane structure of Nocturne itself is best viewed with a large screen estate, e.g. 1280x720 or above.

Nocturne has been updated to version 1.1. Please find it here.

v1.0 (2013)
-    Initial release

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Features / Highlights
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- Multi panel customization
- Multiple views, e.g. Grid, Filter, Explorer Tree, Cover (Album) Flow
- User friendly menu navigation on left and right
and more for you to discover

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Installation Guide
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Kindly refer to the detailed README included in the archive. Nod

P/S: Please post any comments or suggestions in the new version page HERE.
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jimpjimp Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014
Dude you must have WAY too much time on your hands.  Seriously though - awesome work.  Here's my complaint!   ;)

Last winter I spent many hours learning and experimenting with a whole range of fb2k configs - some of the names I remember are catrox, dark one, silent night, nuala....   It started innocently enough with Columns UI, then it was ELPLaylist, and before I knew it I was spending hours working through Panel Splitters and WSH Panel Mod and the marc2003 scripts and next thing I know I'm trying to learn how how objects and functions work, jscript, and so on. It was all very entertaining and educational but eventually I decided I wasn't really getting anywhere insofar as actually making a functional music player for myself. So I too a break for a couple months to just pay attention to how I actually listen to music and figure out what functionality I actually need.

So a few days ago I come back the world of fb2k skins and I know what I need to do. I have a plan: simplicity will be the key - after all, I have a very specific way of accessing my music collection, so I will cater to that and leave out all the other bells and whistles I never actually use. And then I see your Nocturne 1.1. Two days later I'm right back in the deep end with way more complexity than I need or want. But it just looks SO good.....   Sigh.   So far though, it seems to actually *also* be functional, which is even more impressive.  So once more into the brink - crawling through skin-code trying to tweak this, remove that, and make everything just exactly perfect (for my own use) without breaking things too badly.  Totally going against my whole plan of Keeping It Simple, dSync89.....

If things work out I'll definitely drop a little something in your Paypal box....
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Jazzthieve Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
Very nice skin. I had a black lastfoodly version made for myself a few years ago based on the Star Trek lcars interface (image google "lcars foobar2000" to have a look). Your version seems to add extra functionality compared to Kabuki's original. however it seems to have some bugs, in icon mode the icons at the right side don't show. Also the lower panel does not seem to retract when going to "text mode".  Console
continuously gives "Error: Image draw failed (h_iml)".
This console error is also kinda strange: Columns UI: Error loading image "C:\Users\Gary2\Desktop\foobar2000-lastFOODly\skins\Kabuki\Images\White\Buttons\icon-action-refresh.png" - Object not found

I guess your name is Gary?
I used foobar2000 1.2.9 and the newest 1.3.1 with the same results.
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dsync89 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014
Hello there Jazztheive. Sorry for being absent for nearly 5 months since your comment. I'm now actively developing this skin and is now proud to release Nocturne v1.1. It includes many fixes and eliminates all the problems you mentioned. Give it a try and vote it if you like it :-P
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ganon-69 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013
Hello, damn good skin, I must say!

Have a couple of questions, Where do I install the fonts? In the foobar programs folder...? Also, the only cover art that is displayed in the albums view or anywhere is for mp3 and wma files. No cover art for flac. And the album art quality for mp3 in the album flows view is very poor...please advise, and thx for your help. Forgot, when I click on enter in the album view, nothing plays.
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:icondsync89:
dsync89 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014
Hello there ganon-69, glad that you like it! This skin is my favorite skin given the large music library and screen estate that I had. Please give v1.1 a try and let me know if you had any other questions.
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jiraffick Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013
I'd love to try your skin, but, unfortunately, I can't fugure out how to install it. I copy everything to the installation folder, uncheck Safe Mode, rename the file...and nothing happens. I use 1.2.9 version. What am I missing? Please help.
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:icondsync89:
dsync89 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014
Hey there jiraffick, I am now including a portable installation for this skin. So this would save you the hassle from configuring it yourself. I also included a manual setup guide in case you would like to retain your current foobar2k settings. Ring me a bell if you encounter any questions should you decided to do it the manual way.
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Nafalem Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013
I love that skin ! But i have one problem . It's search bar in Albums flow. how can i delete it ?
link to image: iv.pl/images/59349029504630800761.jpg
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:icondsync89:
dsync89 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014
Hi there Nafalem, it is now disabled since I believe it would obstruct the beauty of the Album Flow view. Do download v1.1 now and gaze at its beauty :-P

Note that v1.1 mostly revise upon the Discography view instead of Album View. Future updates might enhance that view should many people demands it. I personally stay at Discography view 99.9% of the time.
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tijang Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013
Hello, dsync89.
I follow the instruction on installation guide and then it happen nothing on my column UI, foobar 1.2.9.
Where is the .fcl or .fth load for this skin? Please help me find the solution, thank you. I really love your Nocturne very much!
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tijang Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013
I got it! Copy configuration folder to the directory %userprofile%\appdata\roaming\foobar2000.
But I get WSH Panel Mod - Scripting Engine Initialization Failed... Please help me find the solution, thank you very much.
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:icondsync89:
dsync89 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013
Hi, you will need to uncheck the Safe Mode option in the WSH Panel option. Go to Preference by pressing Ctrl+P, then navigate to WSH Panel Mod and uncheck Safe Mode option. Hope it helps.
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MeirellesBR Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013
After installation I have this message:

"Failed to load DLL: foo_plorg.dll
Reason: This component is missing a required dependency, or was made for different version of foobar2000."

Whay can I Do?

Many Thanks
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:icondsync89:
dsync89 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014
Hello there MeirellesBR, this component is now included in the v1.1 package. Do give it a try :)
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:icondsync89:
dsync89 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013
Hi there. May I ask which foobar2k version are you using? I've tested it to work perfectly with version 1.2.9.
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floyderrun Featured By Owner May 27, 2013
I like a lot your new skin project, please dont give up.

cheers

Marco
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:icondsync89:
dsync89 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013
Thanks. Good news as I had just release Nocturne v1.0! Try it out!
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:icondfsstarr:
dfsstarr Featured By Owner May 26, 2013
This skin looks awesome! Sure hope you're still able to work on it.
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:iconmiggger:
Miggger Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
please don't let this skin die
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Multisupermono Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013
This looks awesome!
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:iconredgrave9:
Redgrave9 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013
I want this so bad. I can't find any YouTube preview though. Is this still in development?
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Bizontare Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
Please, just add sort by added to the library and this will be AWESOME ! (and maybe extension and bitrate of files ?)
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Deviantnoob Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Professional Artist
Any ETA?
I'll keep an eye on it, looks promising.

:peace:
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