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Adding delay before loading metadata and boxart?



  • Due to a series of reasons, I had to move my entire library into a NAS, instead of having my HDD with the roms and boxart connected directly to the raspberry pi.

    However, that causes some slugginess when scrolling through a game list, since it has to load the metadata, boxart and video for every item.

    My question is, is there a way to set a delay in a theme, so metadata takes 0.5 seconds or so to load, so scroll is smoother? I already do something similar with video previews, but I have not found the equivalent option for the boxart.



  • @xwons Since you already have done it with videos, it is the same with images. Open up your theme.xml and look for an entry like <image name="md_image"> , and under that put <delay>0.5</delay>

    you might need to do the same thing for marquees, but im not sure it will work on all metadata.



  • Thanks, I'll try it!



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