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Subject: Re: F2 Configuration
From: mat (matholton_at_landofconfusion.com)
Date: 2004-01-10


What about allowing swapping of the functionality of the F keys? so F1 does
what f2 did and vica versa (f3 too) and make this configurable?

That would be real handy as my F2 Key is broken!

Cheers

Mat

----- Original Message -----
From: "c0utta fish" <c0utta_at_hotmail.com>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, January 10, 2004 1:22 PM
Subject: F2 Configuration

> Guys,
>
> I am about half way through my F2 patch that allows F2 to be customised
> according to the NEWKEYS document. At first, I'm concentrating on
allowing
> items from the settings menu (F1) to be added to F2. There are some
things
> I'd like to clear up, as well as some suggestions I'd like to make.
>
> Firstly, Rockbox will lose F2 functionality within F1 menus. At present,
> you can access F2 within the F1 menu to access quick screens. I plan on
> using F2 within F1 to add items to the F2 menu (sounds intuitive to me).
>
> To do this successfully, I need to add an action code to every menu entry
in
> F1 (i.e. add an action element to the menu_items structure in menu.h). My
> long-term plan is to separate actions from buttons and this is the first
> step.
>
> I have also added a key handler to the menu system that allows key
> assignments to be more flexible. For example, my above suggestion about
> using F2 within F1 to assign a menu item uses this key handler to execute
a
> function stored as a pointer. Once again, this is a part of the plan to
> separate actions from buttons.
>
> If anyone violently disagrees with the above then let me know, because I
> don't want to start this major re-organisation.
>
> Also, once I'm done with the settings menu do you want the patch submitted
?
> It seems that this functionality would satisfy most of the requests on
the
> mail list. Just let me know.
>
> Cheers,
>
> c0utta
>
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