Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: getting to WPS from Resume on Startup
Re: getting to WPS from Resume on Startup
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 11:12:38 +0100
Woody Anna Dresner wrote:
> I'm very confused. When I start the iPod, playback begins because I
> have Resume on Startup turned on.
Then you are using an old Rockbox version. The Resume on startup option
was removed when the Main menu was introduced.
> However, if I press Play for two
> seconds, I am in the main menu, not in the folder where the file I am
> playing is.
When stopping playback, Rockbox returns to the screen that you were in
last. However, when your Start screen is the WPS, the last screen is the
> You say that pressing Play takes you to the WPS. I tried
> pressing Play; playback stopped. I pressed it again and playback
Exactly. The Play button took you to the WPS, and playback resumed.
> When I held down Play for two seconds, playback stopped and I
> was still in the main menu, not the folder containing the file I was
Yes, because Rockbox takes you back to the last visited screen, which
was the Main menu in this case.
> So maybe I'm asking the wrong question. Is there a quick way
> to move focus to the folder containing the file I am playing?
Yes. Enable Follow playlist, then enter the file browser from the WPS.
> If I want
> to know the name of the currently playing file or play some other file
> in the same folder, it doesn't seem like I should have to choose Files,
> then the correct folder or series of folders to get to the place where
> the file I am playing is.
No. Follow the advice I gave earlier:
When you are in the WPS, press SELECT to get to the file browser. If
Follow Playlist is enabled, it should take you to the currently playing
Received on 2007-03-23