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Subject: RE: Entering recording filenames fast - Re: Recording filenames

RE: Entering recording filenames fast - Re: Recording filenames

From: Hardeep Sidhu <>
Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2003 13:18:54 -0800

The attached patch allows the user to specify a prefix for the recording
filename (from recording menu). I wrote it to try out the keyboard input
code so it's not all that polished but it gets the job done :).


> -----Original Message-----
> From: []On
> Behalf Of Martin Borus
> Sent: Saturday, January 11, 2003 12:29 PM
> To:
> Subject: Entering recording filenames fast - Re: Recording filenames
> Am 11 Jan 2003 um 10:05 hat Bryce Benton geschrieben:
> > another possibility is to create a new name based on an
> existing filename
> > or to modify an existing name (maybe you misspelled it with the keyboard
> > and just need to change one or two letters).
> In my opinion the Archos own firmware solution isn't all bad:
> Keep the filename and let the user change it from a set of displayed
> keys.
> What I dont' like about their design is that you need a shift key to
> toogle between uppercase, lowercase and numbers.
> Assuming we give 4 lines of 15 chars to the virtual keyboard numbers
> lowercase letters and the most important keys should fit on one level
> All uppercase and the rest would fit one on shift level.
> The order of the letters should be user defined to make typing as easy
> as possible. If you got the time, have a look at "Click-n-type",
> a mousepointer
> keyboard. This has a regular layout and a speed layout.
> The speed looks like this (without shift):
> ^1234567890-=
> qpclhaenrmgvj
> xbfusotidwykz
> []|;,.>
> All the important letters are close to each other. This takes a
> few minutes
> of getting used to, then greatly increasing the typing speed.
> Here's a download link
> Martin

Received on 2003-01-11

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