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Subject: Re: NEW UI Idea for RockBox.
From: Tom Alphin (talph_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 2002-11-05


good call; if we went with this model i think this would be an excellent
solution. pretty learnable too; especially if we use a voice instead of a
beep.

again, only loss here is "menu as a toggle" seems less intuitive then "menu
as a menu".

---tom

"langhaarrocker" <phil_at_x-phobie.de> wrote in message
news:qsc7su8irn5dmfl1mqm8ootl7dqe9m6b8u_at_4ax.com...
> On Fri, 1 Nov 2002 09:50:39 -0800, "Tom Alphin" <talph_at_hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> >> I'd like the menu key to toggle cyclical between views (menu - wps -
> >browser - id3view).
> >
> >While this would certainly be a possible implementation; it loses one
> >benefit of my proposed design; the ability to perform simple tasks with
one
> >hand without looking at the screen, by remembering a sequence of
keypresses.
>
> Imagine we managed to beep. Then each view could get it's own sound
> that is played when it is started. Now you still could handle rockbox
> blindly and one handed and still know in which view you are.
>
> Phil
>
>
>



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