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Subject: RE: play marked file vs. start random file (when shuffle is on)
From: Nielsen Linus (ext) (
Date: 2002-08-07

> Hello,
> When shuffle is on and I play a dir (not a playlist),
> rockbox starts always with the marked file.

The current CVS build does not start with the marked file in shuffle mode.
At least not on my box.

> I'd prefer to start the marked file with "play" and start
> the shuffled dir with a random file with "right". Maybe
> it should be the other way around, I don't know what's
> more intuitive.

That's an idea we discussed on IRC. I don't know what would be the best.

> For the player models, a menu option could be made to set
> the behaviour for the "right" button ("play" not available there).

Or perhaps MENU+PLAY?


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