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Subject: Re: amiconn: apps/plugins/lib gray.c,1.2,1.3 gray.h,1.2,1.3
From: Joseph Jones (
Date: 2004-05-20

Will any of this have effects on battery life? I know that the rvf
player has a habit of eating batteries, but I suspect that's more due to
the disk activity.


Jens Arnold wrote:
> Hello Joseph
>>Does this mean that grayscale fonts actually work already? Or
>>is there still some work to be done?
> Yes, that means font support is now available within the
> grayscale framework. It does not support "real" grayscale fonts
> though, but you can have it display Rockbox' native fonts with
> selectable shades for foreground and background, or choose to have
> the background transparent.
> I don't show the font support in the demo yet, because I have to
> find some display space for that...
> With the upcoming API change there will be more general "draw
> modes", so you can choose between the following (for 1-bit
> bitmaps and fonts at first):
> - draw foreground and background pixels (solid)
> - draw only foreground pixels (transparent background)
> - draw only background pixels (hollow)
> - invert foreground pixels
> Another thing that is planned is full clipping support.
> Regards, Jens
> _______________________________________________

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