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Subject: Re: wps-tool wanted

Re: wps-tool wanted

From: nobby nobbs <>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2005 21:10:16 +0100

I've allways found the code simple enough to type manually. Then again, i
write html in notepad...
On Thu, 11 Aug 2005 20:53:49 +0100, Svante Tidholm <>

> Hi all,
> after reading the coming release notes for 2.5 I saw this among the news
> listed for this version:
> "Image support for the WPS, introducing a new format :) %xn|filename|
> x|y| for example: %x0|test.bmp|10|23| the example will load /.rockbox/
> test.bmp as image 0 on position 10,23"
> As you can all see, this looks like a bad joke regarding usability. But
> at the same time, this is the most flexible way to work with pictures
> and text, pixel by pixel movements.
> To make this usable, somekind of tool should be made. I wonder if it
> even might be possible to make it in javascript? I remember years ago,
> probably two, there was a WPS-creator someone coded in javascript. Since
> I've since long forgotten the art of coding, I can only send out this
> little beacon: someone, find that old webpage, update it to make it work
> with all the new WPS-features including the BMP support. This would be
> the killer app for all of us that love putting together wps's.
> Just a suggestion to someone.
> /Svante
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