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SP8 by slowboyfast SP8 by slowboyfast
Service Pack "8" for foobar2000 :)

Tested on 1.1.14a - 1.3.3, should be compatible with any version that can use WSH 1.5.6!

Bullet; Red If your AV is bitching about trojans, worms or atom bombs inside the archive, ignore it or get a non paranoid AV. It's just UI_hacks component which is totally safe.

Changelog:
(31-8-2014)***UPDATE*** Added 4 new playlist views (available through right click -> group/sort), reworked album art, added now playing button (click the artwork).

(3-12-2013)***UPDATE*** Missing Libman icon is fixed. New nocover.png. Reload your .fcl!

(11-4-2013)***UPDATE*** New PBO icons.

(2-4-2013)***UPDATE*** New PBO script.

(7-02-2013)***MINOR BUGFIX*** Now playing text is now aligned to the left and don't clip. Elapsed time is aligned to the right.

(5-2-2013)***UPDATE*** Smaller knob, added album art in playlist.

(4-2-2013)***MINOR BUGFIX*** Fixed mouseover images for libmanager and prefs.

:bulletred:Installation - how to:
1. Copy everything to your Foobar2000 folder
2. Launch Foobar, choose Columns UI
3. Open preferences (CTRL+P) :pointr: go to Display :pointr: Columns UI :pointr: import one of the .fcl files (skins folder)
4. Go to Display :pointr: Columns UI :pointr: Main :pointr: Hide toolbars
5. (OPTIONAL) Go to Display :pointr: Main Window :pointr: mess with options (small caption, no caption and other stuff) :)

:bulletgreen:Search icon – setting up „magni glass”:
1. Unfold Libman
2. Click on the magnifying glass icon
3. Go to Options :pointr: Custom Bitmap
4. Point it to „search2.bmp” (skins folder :pointr: speight)

:bulletgreen:Enable/disable scrollbars in libman dropdown panel:
1. Right click on libtree inside libman panel
2. Choose panel preferences
3. Set scrollbar to default (will be shown when needed) or hide (always hidden) :pointr: (bottom right section)

:bulletgreen:Enable/disable scrollbars in ELPlaylist:
1. Right click on any track or playlist header
2. Choose setings
3. Go to style tab
4. Set scrollbar to default (will be shown when needed), hide (always hidden) or show (always visible)

:bulletblue:If you want to add or remove tabs, look for instructions here.

If you like my configs, support me with a :+fav: or comment. :beer: is fine too!
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:iconikos9:
Ikos9 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015
Hello, I have this skin since a couple of years and I love it, thank you for your work.
I have a bit of a problem tho, I recently changed the pc and I can't remember how I previously removed the Windows title bar, I love how this skin is minimalist and that useless bar bothers me.

Does anyone know how to remove it?

Thank you.
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2015  Professional Artist
Preferences -> Display -> Main Window -> Caption Style
It's either "no caption" or "no border" option.
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:iconikos9:
Ikos9 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2015
Thank you for your reply, but I was able to fix it by myself. Is there any chance you can help my with the comment below? (link: comments.deviantart.com/1/3516…)

Thank you again for you work!
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2015  Professional Artist
I'll see into it as soon as I get my PC up and running. Just switched to Windows 10.
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:iconikos9:
Ikos9 Featured By Owner Edited Aug 8, 2015
Don't worry, I already did it thanks to some of your previous comments!
I am really happy about it now, I'm pretty sure it's a mess in the code and not scalable at all but it works for me.

Here it is btw: i.imgur.com/3Apu5yN.png

Thank you again for the support!
Cheers.
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2015  Professional Artist
Now that looks clean and minimal, good job :)
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:iconikos9:
Ikos9 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2015
Ok, I've been able to fix it by myself using the component UI_Hacks.

Now it look perfect, I would just like to remove the album art cause I don't really care about it, do you know how can I do that? Cause removing the panel leaves the background anyway and I was not able to remove it.
You can see what I mean here: i.imgur.com/udZ3E8G.png
The number 1 is now, the number 2 is how I would like it.

Thank you.
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:iconsarodh:
Sarodh Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2015
Hi, I've been looking for a minimalist skin for a long time, and yours is really great, thank you for your work.

I did some modifications on the colors (blue is nice, but I like red better :p), and on a couple features, and I thought I'd share it.

Looks like that : i.imgur.com/P9fWwrK.png

If people are interested :  www.mediafire.com/download/3f9…
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015  Professional Artist
Looking good :) Thumbs up from me!
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:iconmaug2d:
maug2d Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Great Skin, simple and beautiful.
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2015  Professional Artist
Thanks!
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:iconthathafofaa:
thathafofaa Featured By Owner May 25, 2015
the download link isn´t working.
can u fix it, please?
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2015  Professional Artist
Sorry for the late response. It was probably DA's fault. Downloads are working.
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:iconzfy1990:
zfy1990 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2015
I look forward to SP10.:D (Big Grin) 
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:iconinestion:
inestion Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2015
I know it may be a little tricky but I must ask. How can I remove the album art, play, pause, and the other buttons, and the volum bar? I just would like to keep the progress bar and the song name. Like this a.pomf.se/ppbhqy.jpg but with the correct size. (photoshopped)
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2015  Professional Artist
Removing this stuff is actually pretty easy to do. I'll let you know how to do this tomorrow as I don't have SP8 installed at the moment :)
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:iconinestion:
inestion Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015
Nice, I'm waiting.
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015  Professional Artist
Removing playback order and volume bar:
1. Go to prefs -> display -> columns ui -> layout
2. look for three instances of WSH Panel Mod
3. Delete first and third one.

Removing control buttons, artwork, colors and separators.
1. Right click on the art and select splitter settings
2. Go to Script -> Per Track and delete everything
3. Paste this:

$font(Segoe UI,8,)
$drawtextex($if2(%artist%,by Unknown Artist) - $if2(%title%,Unknown Track),18,43,$sub(%_width%,36),%_height%,58-58-58,hcenter end_ellipsis)

4. Go to Script -> Per Second and delete everything
5. Go to Behaviour and disable "Per Second"
6. Go to Panel List, click on seekbar
7. Use this settings:

Left: 15
Top: 22
Width: $sub(%_width%,30)
Height: 15

8. Hit ok
You'll get something like this: fc07.deviantart.net/fs71/f/201…
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:iconinestion:
inestion Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015
Wow thanks, that worked 10/10.
I'm just wondering how I can now change the size of the bottom panel so that there won't be all that wasted space and more songs are showed.
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015  Professional Artist
The thing is, this theme was done in the time when I was still on "WTF AM I DOING" stage. My major fuck up here was blocking the access to the main splitter which holds panels and bottom section. So it's not "moddable" by default. You can fix it tho by going into prefs -> display -> CUI -> layout.

Now, the first thing on the list should be Panel Stack Splitter. This thing is blocked and needs to be replaced by something else and then changed to PSS again. Do this, right click it -> change splitter to vertical splitter -> right click again -> change splitter to panel stack splitter.

Your player should look like this: fc07.deviantart.net/fs70/f/201…
Right click in the middle, where the darker color is and select splitter settings (there will be 2 entries, click on the first one).

Once you have your splitter settings open, you should see panel list with two Panel Stacks. First one is the bottom section with seekbar and art-trk.
Second one should be the panels (bio, plist, etc.). Be sure to name them for easier recognition if you're gonna do more edits later.

Ok, so, select first stack splitter and use this settings:
Caption: put panel name here

Forced layout
Enable padding

Left: 0
Top: $sub(%_height%,45)
Width: %_width%
Height: 45

Padding
Left: 3
Top: 0
Right: 3
Bottom: 0

Now, select the second PSS and use this:
Caption: put panel name here

Forced layout

Left: 0
Top: 0
Width: %_width%
Height: $sub(%_height%,45)

You should have ideal bottom section now, without any wasted space. Your seekbar and artist name will be messed up tho. To fix this, right click where the artist name is, select splitter settings.

Select Seekbar on Panel List and use this settings
Left: 15
Top: 0
Width: $sub(%_width%,30)
Height: 15

Now go to Script -> Per Track and replace your $drawtextex with this:
$drawtextex($if2(%artist%,by Unknown Artist) - $if2(%title%,Unknown Track),18,23,$sub(%_width%,36),%_height%,58-58-58,hcenter end_ellipsis)
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:iconinestion:
inestion Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015
A day I'll lear how to foobar.

Anw really really thanks, it's exactly what I wanted. a.pomf.se/fngafs.jpg
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015  Professional Artist
Looking really good. Release it if you want :)
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:iconklavber:
klavber Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015
amazing foobar theme mainly because its simple. best one around.
i am wondering how can i switch those (playlist lyrics bio) tabs to the right side and on top of each other like:
________________
|_______________|
|                              |
|                            PL
|                            LY
|                            BI
|                              |

kinda like that jam 1.3 by FlipOut69 flipout69.deviantart.com/art/J…
jam has its buttons on the left. its also a nice theme but a bit too much of content.

i want to implement thouse tabs on the right side bar, but i cant since the tab script is somewhat odd.
i hope you understand and willing to help me by posting a script.
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Professional Artist
Totally possible but I'll need to change splitter placement.

Also, a question. Do you prefer to have PL/LY/BIO text strings or icons? I'm asking because I might add it as a second config for people to switch to. It's a damn good idea to have stuff in the sidebar.
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:iconklavber:
klavber Featured By Owner Edited Jan 12, 2015
icons similar to jam 1.3 but text is good to because its easier to add new tabs
you deside :) (try both if you got some spare time)

edit:
also... i find this theme very easy to add new tabs, the script is not that large meaning this is a very good start for a rookie theming, but still a bit hard for a n00b.
others have diff type of panel buttons that are somewhat easy to move around, you use a very interesting tab buttons and cant figure how to move them around.
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Professional Artist
I'm gonna try to find what's good lookin'. I'll probably stay with text as it's, as you've said before, easier to add new tabs.
And indeed, tab script is not that hard to edit, but still, it's a mess. It's a remnant from days when I was new to theming. :)

VERONiCA2 and RumiaNekk are using my new tab script. It's easier to edit, it's using different variables and overall, it's cleaner ;)
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:iconklavber:
klavber Featured By Owner Edited Jan 12, 2015
Dont like VERONiCA2 because it looks like many other MP
RumiaNekk is good and has nice tab icons

i try to make my foobar fast, small/compatible and quick to manipulate.
it is mostly around lossless and mp3 tagging, converting. i made myself a true pro-like player but.... its ugly and im using it for a long time that way. trying to make a switch but there is no theme that is minimal purrrty and fast for my taste. your RumiaNekk and SP8 are close to my taste.

here
i.imgur.com/ZiCEm1I.jpg
quite ugly but fast. left side is for the tabs and the right is always visible (playlist)

ill post a raw concept pic here what i would like to make:....
i.imgur.com/BhlleUi.jpg
hehe using MSP

Edit:
the tabs open area could be there on top or rather to the left aside to the playlist...
and yes, just checked the RumiaNekk script and in the first look it seems better. NICE
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Professional Artist
Well, I tried to keep her similar to VERONiCA1 (which was really different from other players, no window border, tabs on top), but still, her current state is much more useful and streamlined. She does the same thing other players do (bio, art imgs, meta info, tag editing, tree browsing, etc. - better than iTunes or WinAmp imo) but she's also clean of bloat (last.fm stats, million of different playlist components, Graphic Browser, waveform seekbars, etc.). I also think, she's nicer than most of ugly flat themes on DA. I still don't get why people are so hyped over flat stuff. It's so friggin ugly.

If it comes to compact players, I love to use them on smaller screens. Rumianekk, SP8 and Spy (the theme SP8 is based on) are ideal for laptops. On a large screen, like my EIZO gaming monitor, I like to have bigger stuff (VERONiCA2), it's easier to see what's playing, it's easier to edit and browse. It's all matter of personal preference tho :)

i.imgur.com/BhlleUi.jpg <-- this looks good, like a worthy successor of SP8 (SP10 may be a good name, after all, next Windows is gonna be 10). Also, do I see Netsky 2 there? Great choice of music :D
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:iconklavber:
klavber Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015
''It's so friggin ugly.'' ---LOL, that bad?

i see your point about screen sizes.


you like the concept, fell free to adopt it to 'SP10' if you want, ill make a better pic tomorrow.

i just want the tabs on the side since its really good/fast/also NICE. either in text or image (looking at the concept image tabs looks nice but still... easy text for the masses) when you make something about the tabs on the side let me know (PM). im following you slowboy (nothing sexual).

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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Professional Artist
Well, not all of them, Zetro or Jam are really nice. But still, the flat interface fad is annoying.

And yep, I'll let you know asap.
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:iconchiepchiep:
chiepchiep Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014
Thanks for share, fantastic!
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  Professional Artist
No problem, glad you like it :)
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298374928374 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014
how do you edit colors? i want to edit it so it fits my theme (dark)
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  Professional Artist
Mainly through right click. For example, if you right click on any stack splitter and then select splitter settings, you'll be able to change body color in "behaviour" tab.
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:icontastynuggets:
tastynuggets Featured By Owner Edited Nov 19, 2014
Hey man sorry to bother, but could you once again tell me how to remove the divider on the bottom and have the info, seekbar, buttons etc etc take up the whole space? The links on the second page appear to have been taken down. Thanks. +fav 
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  Professional Artist
Yeah, DA messed up my stash links pretty bad. If you still need instructions, just send me a private note :)
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:iconmizuiro93:
Mizuiro93 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014
Prawie dokładnie to co zawsze chciałem zrobić z swoim foobarem. Przerobiłem troszkę kolory aby wpasować go do motywu Gray2014 i efekt jest genialny: i.imgur.com/fQyTuZt.png
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Professional Artist
No powiem, że wygląda naprawdę nieźle :)
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:iconmizuiro93:
Mizuiro93 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015
Pare zmian i tak się prezentuje wersja finalna: i.imgur.com/yL8WNBL.png.
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015  Professional Artist
Powinieneś to wypuścić bo wygląda naprawdę nieźle :)
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:iconmizuiro93:
Mizuiro93 Featured By Owner Edited Jan 9, 2015
Wypuszczę wypuszczę ale pewnie dopiero jak skończę skórkę do rainmetera (imgur.com/a/zFPnM) do której tego foobara zrobiłem.
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:iconslayer621:
slayer621 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014
Is it possible for the search bar to include the "comment" field of music files? I'm not sure if that makes sense, so I'll explain my exact scenario. I have a bunch of music in different directories all with "anime" in the comment field (tagged in MP3tag). I'd like to be able to search for "anime" and have all the results appear.
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Professional Artist
Yeah, it's possible :)

Open up preferences, go to Media Library -> Quick Search.
Now, you should see Tag section in the middle. Click on genre tag and do this:
1. Change name from Genre to Comment
2. Change %genre% to %comment% and click "add" (genre search will remain intact)
3. Check "context menu"

How it should look in the end:
fc07.deviantart.net/fs71/f/201…
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:iconslayer621:
slayer621 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014
Thanks for the super quick response! I initially thought it didn't work, but it worked perfectly. Turns out you have to click the magnifying glass and select Tags>Comment. I just modified Standard to include %comment%. Less clicking.

Thanks for your help!
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:iconinestion:
inestion Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014
is there a guide to edit all the color?
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Professional Artist
Nope, this theme was made before "I'll write a guide for you guys" era.

But still, if you need any directions just ask straight away. I'll guide you through.
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:iconinestion:
inestion Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014
No need to waste your time, I was just wondering how to change the main colours, soon or later I'll figure it out :)
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:iconimdarc:
ImDaRc Featured By Owner May 19, 2014
świetnie wygląda na Windows 8 :)
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:iconslowboyfast:
slowboyfast Featured By Owner May 19, 2014  Professional Artist
Robiłem go tak żeby jak najlepiej wpasował się w standardowy styl ósemki. Fajnie, że się podoba :)
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:icontastynuggets:
tastynuggets Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014
Hey, great skin. Is there a way I can remove the divider on the bottom and have the info, seekbar, buttons etc etc take up the whole space? 

i61.tinypic.com/2ztj4o8.png
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