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Subject: Re: Follow Playlist option

Re: Follow Playlist option

From: Woody Anna Dresner <>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 16:40:32 -1000

At 01:07 PM 6/27/2007, you wrote:
>Woody Anna Dresner wrote:
>>At 06:02 AM 6/27/2007, Erin wrote:
>>>Would someone tell me if the follow playlist option has been fixed?
>>The answer is, sort of.
> > However, if you can't hear what the
>>voice says over the music and hold down Long Play to stop playback,
>>you are not focused on the file that was just playing as you were
>>before the menu structure was changed.
>You should be focused on the last file on which you were focused
>before you pressed stop. Thus, if you enter the file browser from
>the while playing screen, you will be focused on the currently
>playing file and you can then press stop (long play in your case).
>You will then be focused on the currently playing file with the music stopped.
>>Another problem is that if you have Rockbox set to resume playback
>>when you start it or you choose Resume Playback, you will not be
>>focused even on the same directory if you stop playback.
>Again, you can enter the file browser from the WPS and then press
>stop (entering the file browser will move you to the currently playing file).
>The big problem with having the file browser move to the currently
>playing file when you press stop is that if you're already in the
>file browser, you don't want it to move. What I suspect you want is
>to have the file browser move to the currently playing file only
>when you press stop on the WPS. Is this correct? I'm not sure if
>this can be done with the new menu structure, but I'll investigate it.

Hi Jamie,

Thanks for the suggestions. I'll try them when I can run Rockbox on
my player again (I'm trying to figure out whether my battery has
died, so want to use only the original firmware to keep things
simple). And yes, it would be great if pressing Stop, or Long Play,
on a file took you to that place in the file browser if Follow
Playlist is on. But if entering the file browser and then stopping
playback works, the problem is far less significant than I
thought. Thanks so much for your help.

Received on 2007-06-28

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