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I'm using foobar2000 1.1.6 and Columns UI

Is there a way (e.g. using variables) to display AlbumArt for the currently playing track in foobar2000's notification balloon?

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EDIT: I'm sorry. I've missed reading 'columnsUI' in your question. My answer is providing another solution. I will leave it anyway, maybe it will help someone else.

Try foo_popupplus:

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foo_popupplus provides:

  • Fully customizable (skin, font)
  • Skinnable
  • Action buttons

Reference: Notification: A nice popup in the corner

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Indeed, you missed the point of ColumnsUI. Anyway, I'll take a look at it, and if it fits my need, well, that's a solution .. – Riduidel May 11 '11 at 8:30
Unfortunatly, launching this old plugin on my new foobar20000 1.1.6 crashed it, so direct to the trash. – Riduidel May 11 '11 at 9:14
Sorry for that. But I couldn't find any other solutions apart from that. – timbooo May 11 '11 at 11:43
Yes, Indeed. I have found a solution that I'll add here, but it requires growl, so out of direct scope (but you diserve an upvote). – Riduidel May 12 '11 at 8:49
up vote 1 down vote accepted

As I mention in a comment upper, foo_popupplus has the undesirable effect of crashing my foobar2000, which is not a tolerable behaviour. As a consequence, i investiguated a little further and found out foobar-gntp. Already using Growl for Windows, it made sense for me to use a centralized notification system, even if it is not the classical notification baloon of Windows.

Unfortunatly, it is not a direct solution to my initial issue.

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