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Subject: Re: Should PLAY button always go to the WPS?

Re: Should PLAY button always go to the WPS?

From: alex wallis <alexwallis646_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 15:10:04 -0000

>I think it should, where possible - and we're almost there (on the H300, at
>least).
>
> It's useful to know that a single PLAY press gets you to a known screen
> when you're operating without viewing the screen.
>
> Currently the following screens don't do this:
> - Rockbox Info (PLAY performs the disk free space scan, same as SELECT)
> - Playlist Viewer when selected from the Main>Playlists menu (PLAY returns
> to the menu above, same as LEFT)
> - Sleep Timer (PLAY does nothing)
> - Debug Manu (PLAY enters the selected item, same as SELECT)
> - Browse x in Settings, where x = Themes, Fonts or .cfg/.wps/.rwps Files
> (PLAY returns to the menu above, same as LEFT). Perhaps oddly, the plugin
> browser works fine.
>
> Before I start looking into making PLAY act as I expect in these cases,
> does anyone object (or agree)?
>
> pondlife
>

Hi. I agree with you on this one.
I didn't actually no that play behaved differently in these situations, I
think it would be good if we always new what it was going to do, as I always
use select when moving around in menus, I doubt many people would think of
trying to use play to select options.
However i am of course only thinking from the point of view of an h140 so
i'm sure other target users might have a few objections.
Received on 2008-11-13


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