[vlc-devel] Can't get the marquee to display...

Kaarlo Räihä kaarlo.raiha at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 21:53:25 CET 2012

14. maaliskuuta 2012 22.18 Peter Tap <ptrtap at yahoo.com> kirjoitti:

> Folks,
> I am looking at displaying some text at different times while a movie is
> running. Looking at the code, I think marquee is the closest to what I
> need. However, I am confused on how to get the marquee to work. Under
> preferences, I see that the marquee text has a default value of VLC and
> that it is supposed to appear on the center of the video. However, I don't
> see anything while a movie is playing. Also, when I put a breakpoint in
> CreateFilter (marq.c), it never stops at the breakpoint.

Did you enable the filter? One easy way to test is via command-line

> I guess there is something else that need to be done to enable the
> marquee. I would appreciate it if someone can guide me on what I am missing.
> Thank you in advance for your help.
> Regards,
> Peter
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