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Subject: Re: A few questions on the Studio/Player specifics

Re: A few questions on the Studio/Player specifics

From: Michael O'Quinn <>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 05:18:33 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 11 Jun 2003, Jean Boullier wrote:

> Thank you for your fast answer Michael.

You betcha!

> 5. Does "Create Directory Tree Playlists" works the same as for the Recorders?
> Um, how does it work on the recorder?
> You caught me!  8-)  Ambiguous wording; I should have simply asked "Is
> Create Playlist available?" If it is, it certainly works the same!...
> That is, if you select Create Playlist in the menu while browsing a
> directory Rockbox will create a playlist of all mp3s in this directory
> and all subdirectories below it. The result file is named dirname.m3u
> and is stored in the parent directory of the directory you were
> browsing, except for root.m3u which is stored in the root directory
> itself, obviously (and not between the hard disk and the Jukebox
> cover... 8-))



> 6. Does the patched Rockbox for Bookmarks works the same as for the Recorders?
> Never tried that one. Or, if it's in the main tree, then I've never seen
> it, either because (a) I'm dense and I missed it, or (b) it isn't there.
> Not too sure that melps you much, but it's what I know.
> Currently Rockbox with Bookmarks is a separate module that you have to
> download and install separately. I have checked after sending my
> questions, and the zip file does contain a module for all 3 types of
> Jukeboxes. It is a very nice feature which, in my opinion, has good
> chances to be part of the standard Rockbox some day.

They sound neat, but since I don't listen to audio books, or any long
files I would need to bookmark, I wasn't planing to try that until it hit
the main daily builds.

> 7. Any other tricky question(s) that I should have asked?  8-)
> Just remember that the screen is 11 characters by 2 lines.
> No risk that I forget, I have worked several times on the French
> translation file... Anyway displaying the Quick Help file is the job of
> either the standard text viewer or the "Text Viewer with Word Wrap"
> which is still another separate module right now. I only had to take
> care of keeping all items one per line with as meaningful an item name
> as possible at the beginning of the line. This way you can find what you
> look for  rather quickly and then comes the more or less hard time for
> reading the rest of the line... Sorry, my feature does not include a 17"
> display!!!

Well, if you did that, I wouldn't be able to put in in my pocket and carry
it around with me!

Received on 2003-06-11

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