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The '''Display''' preferences page and its subpages contain options to change the appearance of [[foobar2000]].
The Display page and its subpage contain options to change the appearance of foobar2000.
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Previous: [[Foobar2000|Foobar2000:]][[Foobar2000:Preferences|Preferences:]]
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== User interface module ==
Related subpages:<br>
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*[[Foobar2000:Preferences:Display|Context menu]]
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*[[Foobar2000:Preferences:Display:Titleformatting|Titleformatting]]
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*[[Foobar2000:Preferences:Display:Default User Interface|Default User Interface]]
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*[[Foobar2000:Preferences:Display:Display:Columns UI|Columns UI]]
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**[[Foobar2000:Preferences:Display:Columns UI:Playlist switcher|Playlist switcher]]
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**[[Foobar2000:Preferences:Display:Columns UI:Playlist view|Playlist view]]
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== Options ==
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=== User interface module ===
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This option selects the active user interface module. In a fresh foobar2000 install, there's only one option to choose from: [[Foobar2000:Preferences:Default User Interface|Default User Interface]]. Other available interfaces are provided by [[Foobar2000:Components#3rd_Party_Components|third party components]].
  
The most important option on the Display page itself is the user interface selection. This option selects the active user interface. Only the Default User Interface is installed by default. foobar2000 has to be restarted before changes in this option take effect.
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== Selection viewers ==
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Controls the behavior of selection viewers (Album Art Viewer and Selection Properties in Default User Interface).
  
=== Misc. settings ===
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== Album art ==
==== VBR bitrate updates per second ====
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Allows you to customize the way foobar2000 searches for album art to display:
  
This option affects how often the dynamic bitrate for variable bitrate formats is updated. Not all input components support reporting dynamic bitrate, but this will surely work for [[MP3]], [[Musepack]], [[Vorbis]] and [[AAC]].
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* Front cover
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* Back cover
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* Artist
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* Disc
  
==== Show keyboard shortcuts in menus ====
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To display images from a parent folder, such as an artist image called “artist.jpg”, prefix the image name with {{code|..\}}, e.g. {{code|..\artist.jpg}}.
 
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This option determines if keyboard shortcuts are shown in the main and context menus. This works for Default User Interface and Columns UI.
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=== Double-width characters in title formatting ===
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This option determines how double-width characters are treated in titleformatting scripts: whether to ignore them or to count as two regular characters.
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== Subpages ==
 
== Subpages ==
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The following subpages are present if you have [[Foobar2000:Components/Columns UI (foo ui columns)|Columns UI (foo_ui_columns)]] installed. Columns UI is a third party component.
  
The following subpages are present at all times:
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* [[Foobar2000:Preferences:Display:Columns UI|Columns UI]]
 
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** [[Foobar2000:Preferences:Display:Columns UI:Playlist switcher|Playlist switcher]]
* [[Foobar2000:Preferences:Context menu|Context menu]]
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** [[Foobar2000:Preferences:Display:Columns UI:Playlist view|Playlist view]]
* [[Foobar2000:Preferences:Titleformatting|Titleformatting]]
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The following subpages are present if you have Default User Interface (foo_ui_std) installed. As it's name implies, Default User Interface is installed by default.
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* [[Foobar2000:Preferences:Default User Interface|Default User Interface]]
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The following subpages are present if you have Columns UI (foo_ui_columns) installed. Columns UI is a third party component.
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* [[Foobar2000:Preferences:Columns UI|Columns UI]]
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** [[Foobar2000:Preferences:Columns UI:Playlist switcher|Playlist switcher]]
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** [[Foobar2000:Preferences:Columns UI:Playlist view|Playlist view]]
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Latest revision as of 20:03, 18 October 2018

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Preferences
Screenshot of the Display page

Deprecated pages

The Display preferences page and its subpages contain options to change the appearance of foobar2000.

User interface module[edit]

This option selects the active user interface module. In a fresh foobar2000 install, there's only one option to choose from: Default User Interface. Other available interfaces are provided by third party components.

Selection viewers[edit]

Controls the behavior of selection viewers (Album Art Viewer and Selection Properties in Default User Interface).

Album art[edit]

Allows you to customize the way foobar2000 searches for album art to display:

  • Front cover
  • Back cover
  • Artist
  • Disc

To display images from a parent folder, such as an artist image called “artist.jpg”, prefix the image name with ..\, e.g. ..\artist.jpg.

Subpages[edit]

The following subpages are present if you have Columns UI (foo_ui_columns) installed. Columns UI is a third party component.