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Subject: Re: Playlist not working in Jukebox 6000 with Rockbox 2.0
From: Jean Boullier (jean.boullier_at_wanadoo.fr)
Date: 2003-04-25


Michael O'Quinn wrote:

>AFAIK, anywhere the text is too long RockBox automatically scrolls it
>horizontally. Even on the Player.
>
 From problem reports and earlier discussions it seems that true
messages (error or informative) DO NOT scroll. It is intentional, and
when you see how fast some messages go through you understand why : no
time to start scrolling anyway!!.

>
>I saw both "Loading..." and "Shuffling..", but both went by extreemly
>fast. (BTW, that was a 600 plus entry playlist, and it Loaded and
>Shuffled in under 0.5 second. With Archos firmware I gave up and shut it
>off after a minute and a half. Way to go Team RockBox!)
>
I used a 1400 list and with my 5x7 font I had to guess more than read
what the messages were!!!

>As stated above, it should scrool.
>
As explained above it should not. 8-)

>Maybe there is something else in the language file, perhaps some
>non-pintable characters that jam up the works.
>
No, all characters are correct. I have just looked at the daily change
log and I have the impression that Linus has tried something to fix the
bug and avoid Jukebox Players crashing with too-long strings. But he
said yesterday that he is pretty busy these days and he probably had no
time to post here.

>I haven't investigated loading languages, since English is my native
>language, but if there is a quick and dirty way to load French I'll do it
>an see if I can replicate this problem.
>
There is no quick and dirty way to test other languages. It is Rockbox,
therefore it is quick and clean : simply copy the xxxxxx.lng files
(.lng, not .lang) that you want to try to the .rockbox directory of your
Jukebox (or to any other directory, actually, if you want to be just a
little dirty) and simply "play" them when you want to switch to other
languages.

Cheers. Jean.



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