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The Miro user interface consists of 4 basic parts. Before walking
through the functionality you should understand the terms used to
describe each piece. This will make the rest of the manual easier to
When you first start Miro, it looks something like this:
The labeled areas are these:
This is the menu.
This is the sidebar. Clicking on the tabs opens it in the main
This is the main view. This screenshot is showing the browser
This is the playback bar. This bar has controls for playback,
fullscreen, details of the item being played, the timeline, and the
The menu is pretty straight-forward. It works like menus for other
The sidebar allows you to navigate to see everything that Miro is
managing. Each item in the sidebar is called a tab. Clicking on a
particular tab will display it's content in the main view.
Starting at the top, we have the following tabs:
Clicking on this tab brings up the Miro Guide in the main view.
Videos, Music, Misc, Downloading, Converting
The Videos and Music tabs show you all the video and music
that you have in your Miro library.
The Misc tab will show up if you have misc items that are
neither video nor music. For example, if you downloaded a torrent
that has PDFs in it, those PDFs would show up in the Misc tab.
If you don't have any misc items, then this tab won't show up.
The Downloading tab shows up when you're downloading or
The Converting tab shows up when you're converting items.
Clicking on this tab brings up the video search view which allows
you to search Internet video sites for content. This is covered more
The Connect tab manages shares and devices. You can read more
about these things in :ref:`sharing-chapter` and
The Sources tab holds sources for media. A source is any website
you want bookmarked to view inside of Miro. Sources are covered in
The Podcasts section holds podcast feeds. Podcasts are covered
The Playlists section holds playlists. Playlists are covered in
The main view
There are several different kinds of main views depending on what's
selected in the sidebar.
The browser view
Miro has a built-in web-browser. There are browser controls along the
top of the browser allowing you to go forward and backward in the
history, reload the page, go back to "home" and open the current page in
a browser outside of Miro.
On Windows, the browser is XULRunner-based like Firefox.
On GNU/Linux and OSX, the browser is Webkit-based like Safari and
The item view
The standard view has a header and a list of items in the view. In the
header you'll find the name of the view you're looking at and buttons
for executing tasks related to that view and changing view settings.
In the footer, you'll find additional controls and that's where the bar
that opens and closes the item details pane is located.
There's a toggle in the upper right hand corner of the item view that
lets you toggle between "standard view" and "list view".
The left button shows the list of items in "standard view" and looks
The right button shows the list of items in "list view" and looks like
Items can be sorted by clicking on the column headings. Clicking on the
column heading twice will reverse the sort.
..index:: interface; details panel
The details panel
The list and standard views both have a details panel at the bottom that
can be opened and closed by clicking on the top edge of the panel:
Click on the top edge of the panel to open and close it.
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