FS#7979 - Shutdown with hold button
Opened by Stephane Doyon (sdoyon) - Wednesday, 17 October 2007, 04:18 GMT
Last edited by Alex Parker (BigBambi) - Sunday, 06 June 2010, 08:37 GMT
This patch causes the player to shutdown when the hold switch is
engaged. Implemented for e200 and x5.
Includes a setting to activate this behavior.
I personally don't use the hold button when using the player, and I
usually set it to hold whenever I turn my player off.
Being blind, I like that the button clicks and I'm sure what position
it's in. I know that it has clicked off and then I can forget about my
player and expect it to shutdown.
The long press on POWER involves some guesswork if you don't have your
earphones on (say you've been interrupted and had to remove them in a
hurry), or if you're feeding the audio through some other system that got
shut off. If you have it setup to resume playback on startup, it's even
more guess work.
As a bonus, engaging the hold button is instantaneous, rather than
waiting for the extra long POWER press to register, the bookmark to be
saved and finally getting the voice shutdown message. Really useful when
you didn't notice that the bus was arriving at the station and you have
to move in a hurry. Or your in a waiting room and they just called your
Anyway I figured, if they have a backlight mode for the hold switch,
maybe I can do something useful with it for myself.
I'd like comments on the idea: is this just a gadget, or does someone
else think this might be useful to them?
Sunday, 06 June 2010, 08:37 GMT
Reason for closing: Rejected