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Subject: Re:reverse style
From: Chris Muth (
Date: 2003-01-07


Whoops, I was thinking of the whole display being reversed, and
not just highlighting the line. Both are good.

-Chris Muth

Original message from:
>Hello Rockboxers,
>what do you think if rockbox-userinterface would be changed, that selected
>files are being highlighted by "reversing" the textline ?
>This would free some space for displaying more text (~1 char)
>I have made some "fake" pics (screenshotted the emulator), see:
>(in fictitious "version 2" icons are only being displayed in the
>selected/reversed line)
>This modification would be "recorder only" because the player
>isn`t capable reversing the characters (i`m shure it is NOT possible - there
>are just 8 custom chars which could be "abused" for such, but a line is
>16chars width).
>I`ve seen, there was some discussion on the list:
>Would anybody (or possibly everybody) welcome this modification ?
>This also would have another advantage ! read:
>>It looks a bit crap because the border is missing (the battary symbol looks
>>like a corner missing from display), but I noticed that the scrolling is
>>MUCH easier to read in white on black than the other way round...
>I think Apple`s iPod also does it the "reverse" way - never saw it "live",
>but this screenshots:
>induce me to this assumption.
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