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Subject: Re: Discussion about the content of the status bar on recorders
From: Doug (him10101_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 2002-08-07


it doesn't seem difficult to visualize whether it's charging or just sitting:
add a lightning bolt if it's doing something, and either have it sit or blink
if it's not.
-doug
--- Markus Braun <Markus.Braun_at_krawel.de> wrote:
> * Uwe Freese (mail_at_uwe-freese.de) wrote:
> > Hello Markus,
> >
> > Markus Braun wrote on Tuesday, August 6, 2002, 9:53:52 PM:
> >
> > MB> I think it's time to discuss and decide what should be displayed in
> the
> > MB> status bar on recorder models. Here is what I put to the status bar at
> the
> > MB> moment:
> >
> > MB> - a power plug that is shown when batteries are charged
> >
> > Does it distinguish
> > - no external power
> > - external power & recharging
> > - external power & not recharging ?
> > I think three symmbols for that or a blinking power plug symbol (while
> > recharging) would be great.
>
> It only distinguish charging/not charging. I think the plugged external
> power should be visible :) But possibly it would be nice to see the three
> states in the status bar. I currently don't know how to show visualize this.
>
> > MB> - a play mode icon (play once, repeat, shuffle, shuffle repeat)
> >
> > I would like a "x/y" that shows how many titles were played in the
> > actual dir/playlist. But maybe the statusbar is not the right place for
> > that.
>
> Such a information would be nice, but I think the status bar is not the
> right place for that. I think it belongs to the wps.
>
> Markus Braun

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