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Subject: Re: FS#12251 - user shortcuts in the main menu

Re: FS#12251 - user shortcuts in the main menu

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2011 22:51:37 +1100

On 1 November 2011 22:39, Peter D'Hoye <> wrote:
>> What this does it add a new menu item "Shortcuts" to the end of the
>> menu which is populated from /.rockbox/shortcuts.txt. I've made it
>> very flexible and tried to add anything which anyone would find
>> useable. The following are the available shortcut types:
>> * "run" a file (same as navigating to the file in the browser and
>> clicking select
>> * open the browser at a file/folder (at or in a folder. /Music/foo
>> will put you in /Music with foo selected while /Music/foo/ will put
>> oyu in /Music/foo with the first file selected)
>> * show the "current playlist" context menu on a file or folder (direct
>> access to that menu for your favorite music)
>> * open the setting chooser for any setting which can go on the
>> quickscreen (i.e 99% of the useful ones)
>> * open any of the debug menu screens
> I hope/assume your patch removes the existing shortcuts system (which is for
> folders only)? I think having two systems might be confusing
> /P

I didnt touch the existing one which is a plugin. Thats a topic for
another discussion. The plugin based one has the advatange of being
able t handle more than one shortcuts file which this patch cant do.
Received on 2011-11-01

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