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Subject: Re: LCD Backlight
From: Joseph Jones (joe_at_bumpycarrot.cjb.net)
You want a setting that you personally find most useful near the root
menu? I don't mean to be harsh, but, get in line or roll your own.
Pretty much every user of this software has their own needs, so if the
devs. answered all of them the root menu would be 6 screens long :)
It's the old saying: you get what you pay for.
> I've noticed that the battery depletes more quickly when the backlight is
> on. Well, I don't know if i've noticed, or just saw that my battery
> depleted quickly and i used that as the reason. I remember some tests done
> a while ago that have to do with battery usage in mAh of various activities
> of the units.
> What it all boils down to, is, why is the LCD backlight setting buried 3
> screens deep in the menu? Many times I find myself out at night in my car
> looking at a unlit screen, and in the day when I turn the backlight on I
> feel that my battery just isn't lasting long enough.
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