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apps:parole:4.10:preferences [2015/03/11 14:09] (current)
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 +====== Preferences ======
 +To configure Parole, choose {gui>​Tools>​Preferences}. ​ This will bring up the //Parole Settings// dialog, which allows you to adjust Parole'​s behavior to your needs. The screenshots below all show the default settings.
 +
 +<figure "Open Parole Preferences">​
 +{{:​apps:​parole:​tools-preferences.png?​nolink&​|}}
 +</​figure>​
 +
 +====== General ======
 +
 +<figure "​General Tab">​
 +{{:​apps:​parole:​settings-general.png?​nolink&​|}}
 +</​figure>​
 +
 +===== Screensaver =====
 +**Disable screensaver when playing movies**
 +  * Leaving this option **ON** will prevent the screensaver from activating due to keyboard inactivity during playback of movies.
 +===== Audio Visualization ====
 +**Show visual effects when an audio file is played**
 +  * Turn this option on to see various visual effects displayed as a music selection is being played. The effects change dynamically in synchronization with the music.
 +**Visualization type:**
 +  * This pick list is activated when visual effects are turned on and allows you to choose different types of effects.
 +===== Keyboard =====
 +**Enable keyboard multimedia keys**
 +  * Enables keys like Volume, Play, Pause, Forward, Reverse, etc. on keyboards which are equipped with them.
 +
 +====== Display ======
 +
 +<figure "​Display Tab">​
 +{{:​apps:​parole:​settings-display.png?​nolink&​|}}
 +</​figure>​
 +===== Color Balance =====
 +Moving the sliders changes the color balance of the video being played or the audio effects being displayed (if visual effects are enabled). Changes can be applied while the media are playing and they take effect immediately. If you are unhappy with your changes, press the {key>​Reset to defaults} button.
 +
 +====== Playlist ======
 +
 +<figure "​Preferences Tab">​
 +{{:​apps:​parole:​settings-playlist-rev1.png?​nolink&​|}}
 +</​figure>​
 +===== Playlist Settings =====
 +**Always replace playlist with opened files**
 +  * If this option is **ON**
 +    *  When files are added to the playlist, either by dragging and dropping or by using one of the {gui>​Open} options on the {gui>​Media} menu, any files that were already in the playlist will be replaced by the new file(s).
 +    *  If an audio or video file happened to be playing when new files are added to the playlist, that file will continue to play, even though it no longer appears in the playlist.
 +  * If this option is **OFF**
 +    * New files will be added to the playlist and the existing entries will be preserved.
 +**Check and remove duplicate media entries**
 +  * If this option is **ON**
 +    * New files added to the playlist will replace any existing versions of those same files
 +    * The new files will be added to the bottom of the playlist
 +  * If this option if **OFF**
 +    * Multiple instances of the same file or files can be added
 +**Start playing opened files**
 +  * If this option is **ON**
 +    * Files will start playing as soon as they are added.
 +    * If a file is already playing, the new file will begin playing instead.
 +  * If this option is **OFF**
 +    * Files added will not start playing until the {gui>​Play} button is clicked.
 +
 +**Remember playlist**
 +  * If this option is **ON**
 +    * Any files that were in the playlist when Parole is shut down will still be there the next time it is started.
 +    * Parole saves this playlist as ''​~./​local/​share/​xfce/​parole/​auto-saved-playlist.m3u''​.
 +  * If this option is **OFF**
 +    * The playlist will always be empty when Parole is started.
 +
 +====== Subtitles ======
 +
 +<figure "​Preferences Tab">​
 +{{:​apps:​parole:​settings-subtitles.png?​nolink&​|}}
 +</​figure>​
 +
 +===== Subtitle Settings =====
 +**Automatically show subtitles when playing movie file**
 +  * If the movie file being played is encoded with subtitles, they will be displayed if this option is turned on.
 +  * Use the {gui>​Font:​} and {gui>​Encoding:​} pick lists to adjust the appearance of the subtitle text.