• Status Closed
  • Percent Complete
  • Task Type Bugs
  • Category User Interface → Themes
  • Assigned To No-one
  • Operating System iPod Classic
  • Severity Low
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version Daily build (which?)
  • Due in Version Undecided
  • Due Date Undecided
  • Votes 1
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Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by gcocatre - 2013-07-22
Last edited by kugel. - 2014-01-10

FS#12884 - Blinking metadata text on the iPod Video / Classic

Build: any
Targets: iPod Classic, iPod Video (I’m unable to reproduce on the Fuze+)

When the viewport in the attached theme (which is very basic) is smaller than the length of the scrolling metadata text, and when I specify a foreground or background color in the WPS that differs from the colors set in the cfg file, or the user set colors, the text disappears for a second after it’s done scrolling. When the length of the text is only slightly larger than the viewport, it results in a blinking effect, where the text disappears longer than it appears.

If the colors match those defined in the cfg file, or the user set ones, the bug doesn’t occur (no blinking).

Closed by  kugel.
2014-01-10 20:55
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:   Warning: Undefined array key "typography" in /home/rockbox/flyspray/plugins/dokuwiki/inc/parserutils.php on line 371 Warning: Undefined array key "camelcase" in /home/rockbox/flyspray/plugins/dokuwiki/inc/parserutils.php on line 407

Fixed in d4d3f3c. Your workaround should not be required anymore (it shouldn't have worked anyway, %Vf and text must not be on the same line).

I forgot to add: putting the color definition (%Vf()) on the same line as the scrolling metadata definition, fixes the bug. E.g.:


I located the bug and am working on a fix.


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