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 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215  % $Id$ % \chapter{The Main Menu} \section{Introducing the Main Menu} \screenshot{main_menu/images/ss-main-menu}{The main menu}{} The \setting{Main Menu} is the screen from which the rest of the Rockbox functions can be accessed. It is used for a variety of functions, which are detailed below. All options in Rockbox can be controlled via the \setting{Main Menu}. To enter the \setting{Main Menu}, \opt{IRIVER_H100_PAD,IRIVER_H300_PAD}{press the \ButtonMode\ button.}% \opt{RECORDER_PAD}{press the \ButtonFOne\ button.}% \opt{PLAYER_PAD,IPOD_4G_PAD,ONDIO_PAD}{press the \ButtonMenu\ button.}% \opt{IAUDIO_X5_PAD}{press the \ButtonRec\ button.}% All settings are stored on the unit. However, Rockbox does not spin up the disk solely for the purpose of saving settings. Instead, Rockbox will save settings when it spins up the disk the next time, for example when refilling the MP3 buffer or navigating through the file browser. Changes to settings may therefore not be saved unless the \dap\ is shut down safely (see \reference{ref:Safeshutdown}). \section{Navigating the Main Menu} \opt{RECORDER_PAD,ONDIO_PAD,IRIVER_H100_PAD,IRIVER_H300_PAD,IAUDIO_X5_PAD,IPOD_4G_PAD}{ \begin{table} \begin{btnmap}{}{} \opt{IPOD_4G_PAD,IPOD_VIDEO_PAD}{\ButtonScrollFwd} \opt{RECORDER_PAD,ONDIO_PAD,IRIVER_H100_PAD,IRIVER_H300_PAD,IAUDIO_X5_PAD}{\ButtonUp} & Moves up in the menu.\\ & Inside a setting, increases the value or chooses next option \\ % \opt{IPOD_4G_PAD,IPOD_VIDEO_PAD}{\ButtonScrollBack} \opt{RECORDER_PAD,ONDIO_PAD,IRIVER_H100_PAD,IRIVER_H300_PAD,IAUDIO_X5_PAD}{\ButtonDown} & Moves down in the menu.\\ & Inside a setting, decreases the value or chooses previous option \\ % \opt{RECORDER_PAD}{\ButtonPlay/\ButtonRight} \opt{IRIVER_H100_PAD,IRIVER_H300_PAD,IAUDIO_X5_PAD}{\ButtonSelect/\ButtonRight} \opt{ONDIO_PAD,IPOD_4G_PAD,IPOD_VIDEO_PAD}{\ButtonRight} & Selects option \\ % \opt{RECORDER_PAD,IRIVER_H100_PAD,IRIVER_H300_PAD}{\ButtonOff/\ButtonLeft} \opt{IAUDIO_X5_PAD,ONDIO_PAD,IPOD_4G_PAD,IPOD_VIDEO_PAD}{\ButtonLeft} & Exits menu, setting or moves to parent menu\\ \end{btnmap} \end{table} } \opt{PLAYER_PAD}{ \begin{table} \begin{btnmap}{}{} % \ButtonLeft & Selects previous option in the menu.\\ & Inside an setting, decreases the value or chooses previous option \\ % \ButtonRight & Selects next option in the menu.\\ & Inside an setting increases the value or chooses next option \\ % \ButtonPlay & Selects item \\ % \ButtonStop & Exit menu, setting or moves to parent menu.\\ \end{btnmap} \end{table} } \section {Recent Bookmarks} \screenshot{main_menu/images/ss-list-bookmarks}% {The list bookmarks screen}{} If the \setting{Save a list of recently created bookmarks} option is enabled then you can view a list of several recent bookmarks here and select one to jump straight to that track. See \reference{ref:Bookmarkconfigactual} for more details on configuring bookmarking in Rockbox. \note{This option is off by default.} \section{Sound Settings} The \setting{Sound Settings} menu offers a selection of sound properties you may change to customize your listening experience. The details of this menu are covered in detail in \reference{ref:configure_rockbox_sound}. \section{General Settings} The \setting{General Settings} menu allows you to customize the way Rockbox looks and the way it plays music. The details of this menu are covered in detail in \reference{ref:configure_rockbox_general}. \section{Manage Settings} The \setting{Manage Settings} option allows the saving and re-loading of user configuration settings, browsing the hard drive for alternate firmwares, and finally resetting your \dap\ back to initial configuration. % \opt{MASCODEC}{This menu also allows the user to load different versions of the Rockbox firmware.} % The details of this menu are covered in detail in \reference{ref:manage_settings}. \section{Browse Themes} This option will display all the currently installed themes on the \dap, press \ButtonRight\ to load the chosen theme and apply it. A theme is basically a configuration file, stored in a specific directory, that typically changes the WPS \opt{h1xx,h300,x5}{and remote WPS}, font used and on some platforms additional information such as background image and text colours. There are a number of themes that ship with Rockbox. If none of these suit your needs, many more can be downloaded from \opt{RECORDER_PAD}{\wikilink{WpsArchos}}% \opt{h1xx}{\wikilink{WpsIriverH100}}% \opt{h300,ipodcolor}{\wikilink{WpsIriverH300}}% \opt{ipodvideo}{\wikilink{WpsIpod5g}}% \opt{ipodnano}{\wikilink{WpsIpodNano}}% \opt{ipodmini}{\wikilink{WpsIpodMini}}% \opt{x5}{\wikilink{WpsIaudioX5}}% . Some of the downloads from this site will actually be standalone WPS files, others will be full-blown themes. \note{Themes do not have to be purely visual. It is quite possible to create a theme that switches between audio configurations for use in the car, with headphones and when connected to an external amplifier. See \reference{ref:CreateYourOwnWPS} for more details. } \opt{CONFIG_TUNER}{\input{main_menu/fmradio.tex}} \opt{HAVE_RECORDING}{\input{main_menu/recording.tex}} \section{\label{ref:playlistoptions}Playlist Options} This menu allows you to work with playlists. Playlists can be created in three ways. Playing a file in a directory causes all the files in the directory to be placed in a playlist. Playlists can be created manually by either using the \setting{File Menu} (see \reference{ref:Filemenu}) or using the \setting{Playlist Options} menu. Both automatically and manually created playlists can be edited using this menu. \begin{description} \item[Create Playlist:] Rockbox will create a playlist with all tracks in the current directory and all subdirectories. The playlist will be created one folder level up'' from where you currently are. \item[View Current Playlist:] Displays the contents of the playlist currently stored in memory. \item[Save Current Playlist:] Saves the current dynamic playlist, excluding queued tracks, to the specified file. If no path is provided then playlist is saved to current directory (see \reference{ref:Playlistsubmenu}). \item[Recursively Insert Directories: ] If set to \setting{On}, then when a directory is inserted or queued into a dynamic playlist, all subdirectories will also be inserted. If set to \setting{Ask}, Rockbox will prompt the user about whether to include subdirectories. Options: \setting{Off}, \setting{Ask}, \setting{On} \item[Warn When Erasing Dynamic Playlist: ] If set to \setting{Yes}, Rockbox will provide a warning if the user attempts to take an action that will cause Rockbox to erase the current dynamic playlist. Options: \setting{Yes}, \setting{No} \end{description} \section{Browse Plugins} With this option you can load and run various plugins that have been written for Rockbox. There are a wide variety of these supplied with Rockbox, including several games, some impressive demos and a number of utilities. A detailed description of the different plugins is to be found in \reference{ref:plugins}. \section{\label{ref:Info}Info} This option shows RAM buffer size, battery voltage level and estimated time remaining, disk total space and disk free space. \opt{player}{Use the MINUS and PLUS keys to step through several pages of information.} \begin{description} \item[Rockbox Info:] Displays some basic system information. This is, from top to bottom, the amount of memory Rockbox has available for storing music (the buffer), battery status, hard disk size and the amount of free space on the disk. \item[Version:] Software version and credits display. \item[Debug (Keep Out!):] This submenu is intended to be used \emph{only} by Rockbox developers. It shows hardware, disk, battery status and other technical information. \warn{It is not recommended that users access this menu unless instructed to do so in the course of fixing a problem with Rockbox. If you think you have messed up your settings by use of this menu please try to reset \emph{all} settings before asking for help.} \end{description} \opt{player}{ \section{Shutdown} This menu option saves the Rockbox configuration and turns off the hard drive before shutting down the machine. For maximum safety this procedure is recommended when turning off the \dap. (There is a very small risk of hard disk corruption otherwise.) See \reference{ref:Safeshutdown} for more details. } \opt{RECORDER_PAD,IRIVER_H100_PAD,IRIVER_H300_PAD,IPOD_4G_PAD,IAUDIO_X5_PAD} { \section{Quick Menu} Whilst not strictly part of the \setting{Main Menu}, it is worth noting that a few of the more commonly used settings are available from the \setting{Quick Menu}. The \setting{Quick Menu} screen is accessed by holding the \opt{RECORDER_PAD}{\ButtonFTwo}% \opt{IRIVER_H100_PAD,IRIVER_H300_PAD}{\ButtonMode}% \opt{IPOD_4G_PAD,IPOD_VIDEO_PAD}{\ButtonMenu}% \opt{IAUDIO_X5_PAD}{\ButtonRec}% {} key, and it allows rapid access to the \setting{Shuffle} and \setting{Repeat} modes (\reference{ref:PlaybackOptions}) and the \setting{Show Files} option (\reference{ref:ShowFiles}). }