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Subject: Re: Rockbox Weirdness

Re: Rockbox Weirdness

From: Grant Hardy <granthardy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-02-19

Ok, where do I find your version?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Cole" <tcole@xtra.co.nz>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, February 18, 2006 3:45 PM
Subject: Re: Rockbox Weirdness

>
> My version of 2.5 is a private version. As a result, it has not been
> internationalised properly and the changed display parts are English
> only. Also I have not tested it with voice files. As far as I know it
> should work as before, but no guarantees.
>
> I found that the information shown in the Bookmark screen was lacking so
> I modified the 2.5 screen to suit. My format is:-
>
> Bookmark 1/30 (as before)
> (scrolling directory name with playlist name if playlist)
> (scrolling file name)
> Index (as before)
> Time (as before)
> Play - Select (as before)
> On+Play - Delete (as before)
> >> - Delete & Play (>> is Right key)
>
> (The ">>" option is useful for keeping the bookmark file tidy.)
>
> If a bookmark is deleted a "Deleted" splash screen is shown.
>
> If "Unique Only" is set and an added bookmark causes an old one to be
> deleted, the splash screen says "Bookmark Replaced".
>
> I found the old Up and Down to be counter-intuitive so my build has Down
> & Up reversed so that Down goes down the list (newest to oldest) and Up
> goes up.
>
> The old format of the Bookmark file uses ";" for field delimiters. Some
> of my file names and directory names contain this character so
> bookmarking failed for these names. I changed the delimiter to ":" to
> cure this. I have also changed the name of the most recent bookmark file
> so that if you boot to different builds you won't loose your bookmarks.
> (It's now "mostly.recent.bookmarks")
>
> The number of bookmarks is increased from 10 to 100.
>
> Some other changes:-
>
> My wife's v1 had problems with button bounce. I have increased the
> length of time a button has to be held in order to be recognised. Also
> the F2 and F3 menu keys now have to be held down to show these menus.
>
> On the F2 menu I have swapped the right and left menu items to improve
> the layout.
>
> The F3 menu has been changed to:-
>
> Left - Upside Down
> Right - Show Status Bar
> Down/Play - Decrease/Increase Stereo Effect in 5% increments
>
> The Status Bar, F2 and F3 screens, and Pitch Change screens now display
> in the user's font unless the font is too large.
>
> I have added back the Mute option which was removed by the developers
> some time ago.
>
> I have tidied up some display items on screens.
>
> I have included the display changes here for completeness, although I am
> not sure how relevant this will be to you.
>
> On Sat, 18 Feb 2006 12:55:39 -0800, "Grant Hardy" <granthardy@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>>Oh, stupid me, I didn't know there was a "unique" setting. Having said
>>that
>>I'm reasonably sure that I would have had more than two directories
>>bookmarked. Nevertheless I'll try it. P.s. where can I find your
>>modified
>>version of rockbox and what else have you added?
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Tom Cole" <tcole@xtra.co.nz>
>>To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>>Sent: Saturday, February 18, 2006 12:31 PM
>>Subject: Re: Rockbox Weirdness
>>
>>
>>>
>>> What version of Rockbox are you running?
>>>
>>> If it's the standard 2.5 or 2.4, then it should store up to 10 bookmarks
>>> in the Most Recent Bookmarks file. Be aware that if you have the
>>> "Maintain List of Recent Bookmarks" set to "Unique Only", then it will
>>> keep only the latest bookmark for a directory or playlist.
>>>
>>> I have my own modified version of 2.5 which allows up to 100 most recent
>>> bookmarks, plus other display and user interface changes.
>>>
>>> On Sat, 18 Feb 2006 00:01:25 -0800, "Grant Hardy" <granthardy@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>>Yeah it's definitely only two. I'm just wondering whether I can somehow
>>>>change this behaviour in the CURRENT release, because upgrading the
>>>>release
>>>>would mean a different voice file so I want to stick with the current
>>>>release. Thanks.
>>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>>From: "Linus Nielsen Feltzing" <linus@haxx.se>
>>>>To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>>>>Sent: Friday, February 17, 2006 11:57 PM
>>>>Subject: Re: Rockbox Weirdness
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Grant Hardy wrote:
>>>>>> ONE more question for tonight. Is there any way I can extend the
>>>>>> "recent
>>>>>> bookmarks" list to save, say, 10 or more bookmarks? Right now it's
>>>>>> only
>>>>>> saving two.
>>>>>
>>>>> That's odd, it's supposed to keep up to 10 of them... Maybe you have
>>>>> found
>>>>> a bug.
>>>>>
>>>>> Linus
>>>
>
Received on Sun Feb 19 03:02:38 2006


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