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Depending on the value of the control type tag in the control element above there will be additional tags specific to that type of control.

The list below contains all the control types available for MediaPortal developers and skin designers along with their internal class name in the MediaPortal code and a short description.

 

On 29 Nov 2010, diebagger suggested that this page or content is incomplete and needs to be expanded with descriptions of actiongroup

Click on the name of the control type for more details:

Control Type Name

Class Name

Description

Last Check

actiongroup

GUIActionGroup

 

 

button

GUIButtonControl

Simple button control for user interaction in a window

2010-11-20

button3part

GUIButton3PartControl

Internal button control with three parts (Left, Middle, Right)

 

checkbutton

GUICheckButton

This control aggregates the look and behavior of the check medmark control and the button control.

2010-11-22

checklistcontrol

GUICheckListControl

A list of items each with a checkbox

2010-11-22

checkmark

GUICheckMarkControl

A control to select/deselect an item.

2010-11-22

coverflow

GUICoverFlow

Cover flow is a layout for displaying a list of items that resembles the iPhone style cover flow.

2010-11-20

facadeview

GUIFacadeControl

Control which acts as a facade to the list, thumbnail and filmstrip view controls

2010-11-22

fadelabel

GUIFadeLabel

Label which will scroll throw the text when the text is too long

2010-11-22

filmstrip

GUIFilmstripControl

Filmstrip is a control for displaying a list of items

2010-11-20

gridcontrol

GUIGridControl

Displays horizontal and vertical scrollbars

 

group

GUIGroup

With the group element you can group multiple elements together

 

hscrollbar

GUIHorizontalScrollbar

A horizontal scrollbar

 

image

GUIImage

Image control for displaying any type of texture in a window

2010-11-20

imagelist

GUIImageList

Displays a number of images in a row

2010-11-23

label

GUILabelControl

Text label Control for displaying content in a window

2010-11-22

listcontrol

GUIListControl

Flexible list control

2010-11-23

menu

GUIMenuControl

A menu of installed plugins in the classic (My) Home screen.

 

menubutton

GUIMenuButton

A programmable button control that uses dialogs, spin controls, keyboard

2011-12-16

multiimage

GUIMultiImage

An image or a series of images with fade transition

 

playlistcontrol

GUIPlayListItemListControl

A list with the option to move items up/down or delete them from the list

2010-11-23

playlistbutton

GUIPlayListButtonControl

Button element of the

2010-11-23

playlistcontrolprogress

GUIProgressControl

A simple progressbar control

2010-11-23

selectbutton

GUISelectButtonControl

A button that allows choosing from a range of different values by toggling throw them.

2010-11-23

slider

GUISliderControl

A slider control for choosing within a predefined number range.

2010-11-23

smsinput

GUISMSInputControl

A sms pad styled intput control

 

sortbutton

GUISortButtonControl

A button with a sort-direction field included

2010-11-23

spinbutton

GUISpinButton

This control aggregates the look and behavior of the spin control and the button control.

2010-11-23

spincontrol

GUISpinControl

A control to mark the pages of a list and provide a way to jump through the pages.

2010-11-24

statusbar

GUIStatusbarControl

A control similar to progress but with an additional way to dynamically specify the y postion.

2010-11-28

textbox

GUITextControl

A textbox control

2010-11-28

textboxscrollup

GUITextScrollUpControl

A textbox where the text will scroll if the text is too long.

2010-11-28

thumbnailpanel

GUIThumbnailPanel

Used to display Icons and Big Icons layouts in MediaPortal, sometimes referred to as Thumbs views or thumbnail views.

2010-11-28

togglebutton

GUIToggleButtonControl

a button with the extended possibility to toggle a state. Obsolete Developer's should use the (newer) checkbutton control.

2010-12-08

tvprogress

GUITVProgressControl

A progressbar that offers more functionality

2010-12-08

updownbutton

GUIUpDownButton

An extended button control that is similar to the items used in the updownlistcontrol

2010-12-08

updownlistcontrol

GUIUpDownListControl

A list where every item contains controls for moving buttons up or down

 

videowindow

GUIVideoControl

Control showing the currently running video

 

volumebar

GUIVolumeBar

Displays a volume bar (usually in fullscreen Video or TV)

 

vscrollbar

GUIVerticalScrollbar

Vertical scrollbar

 

   

 

3 Comments

  1. says:
    is a tag supported for the Group control, and Stacklayout is one of the layout options supported.
    Posted Jul, 02 2013 09:07

  2. says:
    description of StackLayout is missing
    Posted Jun, 28 2013 17:04

  3. says:
    The description of the GUIAnimation control is missing
    Posted Jul, 25 2013 06:51