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Subject: RE: Configurable F1 menu

RE: Configurable F1 menu

From: Dennis Lui <>
Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2004 09:38:29 -0800

Here are my two cents on the topic....

Not sure if this was every suggested, but I just got my JBR20 v2, and
think it would be nice if you could access the playlist functions (ie.
Insert, queue) by simply pressing either F2 or F3. I've found that I
basically have no use at all for the default F2 or F3 menues


-----Original Message-----
From: []
On Behalf Of Björn Stenberg
Sent: Saturday, February 21, 2004 9:12 AM
To: Rockbox development
Subject: Re: Configurable F1 menu

c0utta fish wrote:
> I see requests for a configurable F1 menu on the mailing list, and I
> wondering whether this is something we want to pursue in Rockbox. As
> working on the F2 menu I have added functions to menu.c that would
> this a reality.
> We could have a default menu layout defined in a file in \.rockbox.
If you
> wanted to change the menu structure, then you’d need to edit the file
in a
> text editor (and follow some very simple rules for layout).
> To the core development team - is this something you’d like to pursue
> Would this assist in saving memory ?

Actually, it would waste memory. Most extra configurability does that.

I haven't really seen any requests for configurable F1 menu. What I've
seen is some people wanting some functions easily reachable in a
configurable quick-access screen/menu. And this is precisely what F2 is
intended to solve in the NEWKEYS document:

Received on 2004-02-21

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