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Subject: Re: Voice support suggestion

Re: Voice support suggestion

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 11:54:03 +0100

Onj wrote:
> Out of interest and I promice this is a related question, what happens
> if you press menu followed by other buttons? If nothing, then how about
> there could be a set of pre-defined options?

Unfortunately not. The circuitry that handles the buttons is unable to
handle multiple keys at once, with a few exceptions like the ON button
on the iriver H100/H300.

> Before the menu was changed with the root menu,it was simple enough to
> press menu, down twice or just once depending on if you had recent
> bookmarkes enabled, right, up, right, right, down and right to go to
> voice >voice menus yes. Since it's not always the same place people
> enter menu's anymore this could prove a little difficult.

I can see how that may be a problem when the voice is turned off.
However, you can rely on the fact that the menus don't wrap when you
hold the up/down buttons. Therefore you can make sure that you are on
the first menu choice by holding the UP button for a few seconds (or
rotating the scroll wheel counter-clockwise).

After that, you can continue with a memorized sequence to enable the
voice again. That would be
down-down-down-select-down-select-up-select-select-down-select.

> The one I especially wonder about is menu +record button. At the moment
> the record button doesn't do anything, but if it were to do something, I
> believe it should go to the recording screen. Menu +record button could
> take you to recording settings. Any thoughts?

I think the record button should be used for recording, but not in
combination with another button.

Linus
Received on 2007-03-22


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