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Topic: Undocking a Panel...
There used to be a way to undock panels, to move them to an external monitor. I'd like to get a third monitor and move my sample, or any other panel to that monitor, so they are always open. Are we still able to do that? I can unpin an effects GUI, but I thought we could do that to the sideview panels as well.

Posted Wed 20 May 20 @ 5:50 pm
NicotuxHome userMember since 2014
The only way seems being to add a window to the skin
(custom browser in a window is an example)
https://www.virtualdj.com/wiki/Browser%20in%20Window.html
A plugin allowing to add extra windows to any skin without the need to edit every skin was uploaded review pending
just have to create the needed panel as a skin (can be as complex as a main skin) and load it with the plugin
(its a GUI, need to show the plugin gui, activate the plugin does nothing for now, maybe next update if accepted)

Posted Wed 20 May 20 @ 7:38 pm
riccojsPRO InfinityMember since 2004
VDJ Team and users

I am a long time user of VDJ. This is the first time I need some help from the community. What I need is a un-docked browser window that holds the Sampler section of virtual DJ. I am going to move the sampler section to a USB Touch screen (size to be determined 15.6" most likely 1920x1080) including the top scroll bar that scrolls through the various sample pages.

This thread was the closest that I am looking for. I have a DDJ-XP2 and this works great combined with my controller. But I have so many samples and guest DJs that use the system. No one really knows what all the buttons are on each page while DJING live.

I have the most current version of VDJ, and I want to modify the default skins (Starter , Essentials, Pro, Performance) to include Samples as a window or undock the sampler section to move to another screen. This touch screen would then become the pads screen with the bonus of lables! And just like the sampler section be able to change the view to include more or less buttons by changin the size.

We do not use the pads for tapping a beat they are only used for audio and video drops.

Can anyone give me some guidance or could someone code these skins up for my needs and I would pay for that.
I have contacted VDJ about this and they said several skins have un-docking features but I need to use the default skin.

Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks
John VJ Ricco @DJRiccoInTheMix

Posted Sat 21 Nov 20 @ 6:39 pm
The sampler can already take over the whole browser area simply by dragging the sampler wide.
So to make things as simply and easy as possible, you just need to add a browser window xml., that is basically just around 5-6 lines ...

See here : https://www.virtualdj.com/wiki/Browser-in-Window.html

And you can even easily map a keyboard key to turn it on and off

Posted Sat 21 Nov 20 @ 6:51 pm

Posted Sat 21 Nov 20 @ 10:25 pm
I can give You my Skins there you can look how you can make other Panels as Window.
I have make Browser , Sampler , the Waves , and a Pair of othe things make as Window for a 2. Monitor ;-)

Posted Sun 22 Nov 20 @ 7:07 pm
NicotuxHome userMember since 2014

Posted Mon 23 Nov 20 @ 4:18 am
riccojsPRO InfinityMember since 2004
I got this all working and its great! Waiting for the touch screen monitor to come in to finish testing. I do have another question.

Is there a way to make the window independent of the primary browser window? For example the sampler in the primary duplicates in the floating and visa versa. Would be nice to have the side list and automix up in the primary and the floating window have the Sampler.

Thanks
John

Posted Tue 24 Nov 20 @ 6:01 pm
NicotuxHome userMember since 2014
Independent browsers... that is a realy old request, requested many times ...


sampler and sidelist automix and karaoke... can be individualy separated by using
<filelist source="automix" grid="" x="" y="" width="" height=""/>
<filelist source="sidelist" grid="" x="" y="" width="" height=""/>
<filelist source="karaoke" grid="" x="" y="" width="" height=""/>
...

Posted Tue 24 Nov 20 @ 6:24 pm
riccojsPRO InfinityMember since 2004
Here is what I have and it works great.

I have two issues one the background: It becomes the current buttons view so as you change FXs you can see the previous pages FX between the buttons.
The other is I would like to add the FX chooser menu and options to the top of the page.

<window name="Pads_Window" posx="100" posy="100" width="1024" height="768" image="Blank.png" shown="false" effects="yes" >
<sampler>
<size width="1024-10" height="768-10"/>
<pos x="5" y="5"/>
</sampler>
</window>

Thanks
John

Posted Tue 24 Nov 20 @ 11:47 pm
NicotuxHome userMember since 2014
answered in the other thread :\

Posted Wed 25 Nov 20 @ 12:25 am