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Subject: Re: F2 Configuration
From: Tom Cole (
Date: 2004-01-10

Will this patch be easily extendable to allow customisation of F3? I
find the current assignments for F2 are much more useful than those for
F3, and would like to customise F3.

On Sat, 10 Jan 2004 23:52:30 +1030, you wrote:

>I am about half way through my F2 patch that allows F2 to be customised
>according to the NEWKEYS document. At first, Iím concentrating on allowing
>items from the settings menu (F1) to be added to F2. There are some things
>Iíd like to clear up, as well as some suggestions Iíd 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
>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
>donít want to start this major re-organisation.
>Also, once Iím 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.
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Tom Cole
Lower Hutt
New Zealand

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