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Subject: Re: how should the settings screen work?

Re: how should the settings screen work?

From: XavierGr <>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2006 21:44:48 +0300

Strangely though, I prefer the previous behaviour.
STOP cancels.

Currently it is very annoying to see a splash message "Canceled" each time I
press left on a setting menu. I expect that LEFT will apply my change
because I just want to move back and leave the setting at the value I just

The thing that doesn't fit nicely on my head is that RIGHT will be the only
option to accept changes. It will be like pushing RIGHT to get in a previous

So in the end I vore for #1, except if the "cancel splash screen" is

On 26/09/06, Davide Gentile <> wrote:
> Hello Rockbox-Devs,
> I vote for option #4 with some extra 'eye candy'...
> UP/DOWN selects items in dir
> LEFT exists dir no change
> RIGHT enters dir or applies and exits
> NAVI (a.k.a. select) makes change but does not exit dir
> An indicator of the current setting (like the checkmark) in addition to
> the
> inverted line based on where your current selection is would be
> benefitial.
> The checkmark should 'jump' to the inverted line and pause for a tiny
> amount
> of time when NAVI (or RIGHT) is pressed. This would be very clear to the
> newbies IMO.
> Also this way (at least on an iRiver H1x0) one could do everything with
> just
> the thumb.
> Davide-NYC
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of Jonathan Gordon
> Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2006 6:11 AM
> To: Rockbox development
> Subject: how should the settings screen work?
> ok, time to solve this once and for all...
> we have 3 (possibly 4) options on what each key should do in the
> setings screen, and I would really like to get a final answer on how
> it should work.
> 1) like it was before actions. left and right both accept the setting
> and exit, off cancels and on accepts
> 2) like it is now, off and left both cancel and exit, right and on
> accept and exit
> the next 2 options require lowlights patch which adds a little tick
> icon next to the currently selected option, but i cant find the link
> and i dont tihnk its on FS :( (you can see a screenshot of what it
> looks like _at_ )
> 3) on - move the tick (i.e change the selection) and say in the
> screen, left/off exit the screen using whatever is the ticked option
> for the setting.
> 4) LEFT cancels, RIGHT applies and backs out, SELECT applies and stays
> in the menu without any splashes at all?
> So, which option do we go for?
> OR, do we add an option to allow all 4 (or 3 or 2) of them and just
> argue about which shuold be default?
Received on 2006-09-26

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