The eboxy User's Guide

Paul Eggleton

Sunday, 16 May 2004

Abstract

This manual describes how to use and customise the eboxy software package.


Table of Contents

1. Introduction
Purpose
Features
2. Installation
How to obtain eboxy
Requirements
Compiling and installing
3. Usage
Controls
Keyboard
Joystick
Actions
Standard actions
User actions
Remote controls
Command line options
Configuration file
Available settings
Example
4. Customisation
Introduction
XML skin files
Scripting
Events
Commands
Properties & Expressions
Comparison and boolean operators
Methods
Special objects
Variables
execwait() and execwaitcapture()
Conclusion
Reference
Actionhandlers
Plugins
Usage
Capabilities
Miscellaneous
Using new features
System XML file
Controlling video output
Order of events
5. Object Reference
Introduction
Label
Properties
System
Properties
Methods
Events
Picture
Properties
Methods
ToggleButton
Properties
Methods
Events
ScrollBar
Properties
Methods
Events
TextField
Properties
Methods
Events
ListBox
Properties
Methods
Events
Timer
Properties
Methods
Events
Page
Properties
Events
6. Miscellaneous
Other documentation
Troubleshooting
Known problems
Future
Author and Updates
7. Copyright and Disclaimer

List of Tables

3.1. Default keyboard key assignments
3.2. Key names
3.3. Key modifiers
3.4. Joystick key names
3.5. Standard actions
3.6. User actions
3.7. Command line options
3.8. Configuration file settings
4.1. Script Commands
4.2. Script character codes
4.3. Script operators
4.4. SDL video driver environment variables