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Subject: Re: bookmarking

Re: bookmarking

From: Magnus Holmgren <lear_at_algonet.se>
Date: Sat, 19 May 2007 13:03:22 +0200

Paul Erkens wrote:

> Something to ask. I double checked the manual, but it's just not very
> clear.

When asking a separate question like this, please start a new thread.

> 1. How do I actually create a bookmark while playing? I seem to do
> something wrong. I am trying to open the wps context menu with long
> select (joystick pushed for a second), while playing. The menu appears.
> From this context menu, I choose bookmarks, and then create bookmark.
> But once I am on this option, what do I do to actually create the
> bookmark itself? Push short select or something else? voice won't
> confirm that a bookmark has been created. Maybe the display shows it,
> maybe not. is it supposed to work The way I do it?

Just select "Create bookmark", like you do for any other menu item. If
successful, a message will be displayed on the screen.

However, bookmarking isn't always possible. This can happen when you
play files selected from the database, or you have modified a playlist
and not saved it. When that is the case, there will be no indication of
it, unfortunately (voiced or on screen).

> 2. When in a folder, not playing, how do I find out if there are any
> bookmarks for any files within this folder? I am opening the wps context
> menu, I then move to bookmarks, then into list bookmarks, and the list
> seems to appear. But from there, I'm stuck. Is this list for this folder
> only, or for the entire player, or is it the recent bookmarks list? I
> just don't understand how to deal with it here.

"List Bookmarks" shows the most recent global bookmarks, as enabled by
the "Maintain a List of Recent Bookmarks?" option.

As for bookmarks for a playlist or folder, there will be extra bookmark
files, at the same level as the playlist or folder in question (the
bookmark file has the extension .bmark). If you select that file, you
get to select which bookmark to play.

Also, if "Load Last Bookmark" is enabled, you automatically jump to the
most recent bookmark. If set to ask, you'll be asked which bookmark to
resume.

   Magnus
Received on 2007-05-19


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