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Subject: Re: Quickskip

Re: Quickskip

From: <>
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2005 20:56:50 -0400 (EDT)

I agree it is useful, at least for how I use Rockbox. Once I get it
working the way I like, I'll submit a patch.


> 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.
> Cheers...rocker
> ----- 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 |
>> 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
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Received on 2005-04-17

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