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Subject: Re: Advanced Solution

Re: Advanced Solution

From: Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 07:31:37 -0700

This has been requested many times (in the same vein as being able to
jump to the next start letter...) and yes its nice, its not really
possible.... I have an idea how to do it but it wont look nearly as
good as it does in WM...

2009/6/15 alex wallis <alexwallis646_at_googlemail.com>:
>
>
>> To add to the beep feature discussion in WM6 when you have lots of
>> contacts and start scrolling through them for a few seconds you get a
>> large letter appear on the screen which you then scroll through the
>> alphabet rather than the contacts. This allows you to jump to the
>> contact beginning with that letter very quickly.
>>
>> With speech and this feature in Rockbox it would allow much more
>> efficient track/dir finding in Rockbox for both sighted and non sighted
>> users.
>
> So have I understood your suggestion right, what you are suggesting is that
> if a person is scrolling through a large list of files by holding down up or
> down instead of moving through the list of files they get taken to a list of
> the alphabet, from which they then select a given letter and once selected
> are jumped to the start of the section in there list of files that begins
> with that letter?
> I hope my message is clear.
> The question is though how would you deal with numbers and non alphabet
> characters with such a feature? I think this feature would have to have some
> kind of setting as well.
>
Received on 2009-06-15


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