[openlp-dev] Splash screens and logo screens

Philip Ridout phill.ridout at gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 04:54:05 EST 2019

On Mon, 28 Jan 2019, 22:11 Raoul Snyman via openlp-dev <openlp-dev at openlp.io

> I'd like to propose the following changes, in the hopes that they will
> help to alleviate the confusion:
> 1. Remove the option to hide the splash screen. I doubt anyone who
> actually knows what this does actually uses it, and 99% of applications
> out there that also have a splash screen do not have this option.
> 2. Rename the "default image" to "Logo screen"
> 3. Add the ability to "Show logo screen" (alongside Blank/Desktop/Theme)
> 4. Go over our screen code again to prevent the display from showing up
> on a computer with only a single monitor (this one is really tricky if
> we want to continue to support single-monitor setups).

Sounds good. What about some kind of feedback, like text (like GIMP), i.e
loading loading core.... Loading image plugin... Loading presentation
plugin... etc, etc.

Or how about a progress bar, or a spinner? Could fill that white ring just
on the logo with blue.


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