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Subject: Re: questions about latest Rockbox

Re: questions about latest Rockbox

From: Daniel Dalton <>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 22:19:50 +1100

On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 12:00:17PM +0100, pondlife wrote:
> Maybe "Speak status bar" is what you really want? You'd have to access it
> from the menus in those cases though. The only alternative would be a
> keymapping, and I doubt that's possible.

Perhaps something like that from the quickscreen could be
nice. Although, I think that is starting to make things a bit
complicated, a keymap to announce time is a good start I think and well
not sure about battery level yet.

> > So you mean long menu brings up a "fast voice access" menu or something
> > similar. Where there are varius bits of information shown like date,
> > time, battery level, among other things? If so again nice thought, but I
> > think that makes it more of a lengthier process to access one simple bit
> > of information.
> No - the long menu brings up the quickscreen, as now. You'd have to add the

Sorry I mean:
Open the quickscreen then a long select would bring up the
fast-voice-accessibility menu.

Is that right

> "Speak status bar" option as one of your four choices in there.

Yes, interesting idea although it's no longer a really fast way to check
the time.

> Or use short menu and navigate to it, just like you would for Rockbox Info -
> which is where we came in...!

Haha guess that takes us back to square one.

Received on 2009-10-07

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