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Subject: Re: Quickskip

Re: Quickskip

From: Rocker <>
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2005 14:32:22 -0600

I think this feature could be very useful as you describe. What chance is
there of having this feature modified correctly and made a permanent feature
in Rockbox?

BTW: It would be cool to be able to adjust this in a similar way that the
fast forward and rewind feature is handled in the menu structure.


----- Original Message -----
From: <>
To: "Rockbox development" <>
Sent: Saturday, April 16, 2005 2:09 PM
Subject: Re: Quickskip

> Yea, I probably should have explained the concepts. As Lee pointed out,
> it's a quick jump ahead or back a fixed amount. I listen to audio books
> on my Rockbox and often miss a key word or concept, so I like to jump back
> to re-listen to the audio. I also listen to recorded radio and like to
> skip ahead of commercials, so I want to be able to skip over commercials.
> Fast-Forward and Rewind doesn't give me the level of control of just
> quickly jumping back or forward that Quickskip and Instant Replay does.
> I submitted a patch some time ago, but it never got integrated into the
> core. I recently upgraded my Rockbox to the latest daily-snapshot and had
> to intgrate my patch to a massivly changed base so I just re-wrote the my
> patch to work with the latest.
> I replaced the existing previous and next track button presses with my
> code and moved previous track and next track to (BUTTON_LEFT | BUTTON_ON)
> and (BUTTON_RIGHT | BUTTON_ON), respectivly. Now I have this pesky
> problem that if I skip to the next track (via a remapped keys), Rockbox
> also records a Quickskip, starting the next track the amount of the
> Quickskip.
> Ben
> _______________________________________________

Received on 2005-04-16

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