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Subject: Re: Option rework (was: Re: my next crazy idea... rework themenusystem)

Re: Option rework (was: Re: my next crazy idea... rework themenusystem)

From: Simon M. <>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 20:11:51 +0200

On 8/23/06, RaeNye <> wrote:
> I strongly agree with the notion of "frequently changing" vs. "set-once"
> options.
> A couple of related ideas:
> - Sort options by last access time (after a while, your personal favorites
> will always be on top)
> - Have a MRU (most recently used) options submenu.

MRU is a great idea! That's more flexible than my idea and has the
same effect eventually.
But it is not easily peossible to code with the current menu system.

> I have suggested on IRC (but not yet gotten around to a feature request)
> that it would be useful to be able to configure a "home" directory and
> have Rockbox boot to that home directory instead of the root. I would
> use this to boot directly to the /settings directory. This would make
> it easy to quickly select, for example, my headphones.cfg or car.cfg.

I do this already, I put .cfg files in the themes dir and use my
record button patch to access them on a long press of the record
button. If you don't have an iriver the patch won't work for you,
though. And it is out of date atm, too :-(

Received on 2006-08-23

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