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Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series
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April 30, 2017

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  • Page 1 The Rockbox Manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series rockbox.org April 30, 2017...
  • Page 2 Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sec- tions, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled “GNU Free Documentation License”. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
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    I.2. The GNU General Public License ..... . . 248 The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 11: Introduction

    To search the list archives simply use the search field that is located on the left side of the website. Furthermore, you can ask on IRC. The The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 12: Naming Conventions And Marks

    Manufacturer and product names are formatted in accordance with the standard rules of English grammar, e.g. “Toshiba playback is currently unsupported”. Manufacturer and model names are proper nouns, and thus are written beginning with a capital letter.
  • Page 13: Installation

    There are three separate components, two of which need to be installed in order to run Rockbox: The Toshiba bootloader. The Toshiba bootloader is the program that tells your player how to load and start the original firmware. It is also responsible for any emergency, recovery, or disk modes on your player.
  • Page 14: Automated Installation

    Chapter 2. Installation Note: Dual boot does not currently work on the Gigabeat. The Rockbox firmware. Similar to the Toshiba firmware, most of the Rockbox code is contained in a “build” that resides on your player’s drive. This makes it easy to update Rockbox.
  • Page 15: Manual Installation

    1. Download your chosen version of Rockbox from the links in the previous section. 2. Connect your player to the computer via USB as described in the manual that came with your player. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 16: Finishing The Install

    In that directory you’ll find a file called FWIMG01.DAT. This too may be hidden. Rename the file to FWIMG01.DAT.ORIG. Make sure you spelled that name correctly as it is needed for booting the Toshiba firmware. Warning: If you do not complete this step then you will be unable to uninstall Rockbox without a copy of the original firmware from the original install CD.
  • Page 17: Enabling Speech Support (optional)

    2.5.2. Manual Uninstallation If you wish to clean up your disk, you may also wish to delete the .rockbox directory and its contents. Turn the Toshiba off. Turn the player back on and the original Toshiba software will load. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    To fix this, either install Rockbox with the Rockbox Utility which will take care of this for you, or recheck the Manual Install section to see where the files need to be located. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 19: Quick Start

    Right controls. On the Gigabeat X, this pad will feel slightly raised up, while it will feel slightly sunken in on the Gigabeat F. On the top of the unit, from left to right, are the power socket, the Hold switch, and the headphone socket. The Hold switch...
  • Page 20: Turning The Player On And Off

    files are not properly tagged, and you have your music organized in a way different than they assume when attempting to guess the Artist and The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 21: The first Contact

    Some views, especially the file browser and the WPS have a context menu. From the file browser this can be accessed with Long Select. The contents of the context menu vary, ID3 Tags, Vorbis comments, etc. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 22: Customising Rockbox

    Rockbox for this to function. Note: Be aware that this button may still perform its normal function, so it is recom- mended to use a button without harmful side effects, such as Menu. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 23: Browsing And Playing

    Note: The File Browser allows you to manipulate your files in ways that are not available within the Database Browser. Read more about Database in section (page 28). The remainder of this section deals with the File Browser. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 24: File Browser Controls

    Enter the Main Menu. Long Menu Long Rewind Switch to the Quick Screen (see sec- tion 5.11 (page 45)). A + Menu Activate the Hotkey function (see sec- tion (page 40)). The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 25: Context Menu

    Cut. Copies the name of the currently selected file or directory to the clipboard and marks it to be ‘cut’. Copy. Copies the name of the currently selected file or directory to the clipboard and marks it to be ‘copied’. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 26 file does not already exist it will be created in the root directory. Note that if you create a shortcut to a file, Rockbox will not open it upon selecting, but simply bring you to its location in the File Browser. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 27: Virtual Keyboard

    Also you can switch to Morse code input mode by changing the Use Morse Code Input setting or by pressing A + Power in the virtual keyboard. Note: When the cursor is on the input line, Select deletes the preceding character The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 28: Database

    Main Menu and continue to listen to music. If you shut down your player, the scan will continue next time you turn it on. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 29: The Database Menu

    This information can be displayed in the WPS and is used in the database browser to, for example, show the most played, unplayed and most recently played tracks. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 30: Using The Database

    There is no option to turn off database completely. If you do not want to use it just do not do the initial build of the database and do not load it to RAM. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 31: While Playing Screen

    In contrast to all other items, the status bar is always at the top of the screen. (Scrolling) path and filename of the current song. The ID3 track name. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 32: Wps Key Controls

    Skip to the next directory. Short Right + + Long Long Right Forward A + Left or Short Rewind + Skip to the previous directory. Short Left + Long Rewind Long Left The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 33: Peak Meter

    Show Indices. This toggles display of the line numbering for the playlist Track Display. This toggles between filename only and full path for playlist entries The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 34 (0 – 10) to a track which can be displayed in the WPS and used in the Database browser. The value wraps at 10. Bookmarks This allows you to create a bookmark in the currently-playing track. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 35 The rate value can be adjusted between 50% and 200%. 50% means half the normal playback speed and a pitch that is an octave The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 36: Working With Playlists

    Rockbox always considers the song that it is playing to be part of a playlist, and in some situations, Rockbox will create a playlist automatically. For example, if you are playing the contents of a directory, Rockbox will automatically The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 37: Creating Playlists

    Note: All playlists in the Playlist catalogue are stored by default in the /Playlists directory in the root of your player’s disk and playlists stored in other locations are not The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 38: Adding Music To Playlists

    If no tracks have yet been added via an Insert, new tracks will be added immediately after the current playing track. If playback is stopped a new dynamic playlist will get created with the selected tracks. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 39: Modifying Playlists

    WPS context menu or in the Main Menu. 4.4.4. Modifying playlists Reshuffling Reshuffling the current playlist is easily done from the Playlist sub menu in the WPS, just select Reshuffle. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 40: Saving Playlists

    The default assignment for the File Browser hotkey is Off, while the default for the WPS hotkey is View Playlist. The hotkey assignments are changed in the Hotkey menu (see section 8.11 (page 78)) under General Settings. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 41: The Main Menu

    File Browser. Changes to settings may therefore not be saved unless the player is shut down safely (see section 3.1.2 (page 20)). The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 42: Navigating The Main Menu

    Note: Bookmarking only works when tracks are launched from the file browser, and The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 43: Files

    Long Select, and the selection cursor will The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 44: Sound Settings

    The playlist will be created one directory level “up” from where you currently are. View Current Playlist: Displays the contents of the playlist currently stored in memory. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 45: Plugins

    Although the Quick Screen is accessible from nearly everywhere, not just the Main Menu, it is worth mentioning here. It allows rapid access to your four favourite settings. The default settings are Shuffle (section (page 57)), Repeat (section (page 57)) The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 46: Shortcuts

    <filename of a talk clip to speak when voice menus are enabled> Only “type” and “data” are required (except if type is “separator” in which case “data” is also not required). Available types are: The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 47 “Add to shortcuts”. A reboot is needed for manual changes to shortcuts.txt to be applied. Shortcuts can be manually removed by selecting the one you wish to remove and pressing Long Select. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 48: Sound Settings

    The volume can be adjusted from a minimum of -73 dB to a maximum of +6 dB.minimum of -74 dB to a maximum of +6 dB. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 49: Bass

    Karaoke. Removes all sound that is common to both channels. Since most music is recorded with vocals being equally present in both channels to make the singer sound centrally placed, this often (but not always) has the effect of removing the The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 50: Stereo Width

    Cross Gain. How much the level of the audio that travels the cross path from a speaker to the opposite ear is to be decreased. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 51: Equalizer

    (often 12+) needed in a non-parametric EQ. The graphic below illustrates how the width of 10kHz band can be adjusted to cover a wider (lower Q) or narrower (higher Q) range of frequencies. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 52 The “gain” parameter controls how much each band is adjusted, and works as for the low shelf filter. Finally, the “Q” parameter controls how wide or narrow the affected fre- The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 53 Advanced EQ. This sub menu provides options for adjusting the same parameters as the Graphical EQ. The only difference is that the parameters are adjusted through textual menus rather than through a graphic interface. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 54: Dithering

    Balance to change the left-right channel output ratio. A bypass band for frequencies that mostly contain vocals, using f(x1), and f(x2) to set frequencies which are not affected. The SIDE ONLY setting uses mid-side The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 55: Perceptual Bass Enhancement

    The higher the ratio, the harder the signal is compressed. The ratio setting of The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 56 “pumping.” Instead, the gain is allowed to return to normal at the chosen rate. Release Time is the time for the gain to recover by 10 dB. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 57: Playback Settings

    To set the Start Point (A) press A + Left. Setting the End Point (B) is done accordingly using A + Right. To reset the markers press A + Select. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 58: Play Selected First

    This can occur in two situations: an automatic track change or a manual track skip. An automatic track change occurs at the end of The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 59 Out Duration is less then Fade In Delay (which would create a gap in the audio). In this case, the Fade In Delay is reduced to eliminate the gap. The graphic below illustrates how the different settings work in practice. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 60: Replaygain

    Prevent Clipping. Avoid clipping of a song’s waveform. If a song would clip during playback, the volume is lowered for that song. Replaygain information is needed for this to work. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 61: Track Skip Beep

    Off. Disables automatic pause. Pause. Pauses the player when the headphones are removed. Pause and Resume. Pauses when the headphones are removed, and resumes play- back when they are reconnected. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 62: Last.fm Log

    If this option is enabled, the ability to manually skip tracks is disabled in order to avoid accidental track skips. It does not prevent changing tracks if a track ends, which can be The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 63: Rewind Before Resume

    7.19. Rewind on Pause This option rewinds the current track by a small amount whenever it is paused (not stopped). The amount to rewind can be set between 0 and 15 seconds. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 64: General Settings

    Rockbox to erase the current dynamic playlist. 8.2. File View The File View menu deals with options relating to how the File Browser displays files. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 65 file formats. Extensions are stripped. Files and directories starting with . or with the “hidden” flag set are hidden. Playlists. The File Browser displays only directories and playlists, for simplified navigation. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 66: Database

    If set to Off the backlight will be turned off immediately when the Hold switch is engaged and if set to On the backlight will be turned on and stay on while the Hold switch is engaged. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 67 Scrolling. This feature controls how text will scroll in Rockbox. You can configure the following parameters: Scroll Speed. Sets how many times per second the automatic horizontal scrolling text will move a step. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 68 Clip Hold Time. The number of seconds that the clipping indicator will be visible after clipping is detected. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 69: System

    This setting controls the amount of time between the last user activity and the time that the disk spins down. This idle time is only The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 70: Limits

    This option activates the shortcuts menu instead of opening the quick screen when enabled. 8.5.5. Car Adapter Mode This option turns On and Off the car ignition auto stop function. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 71: Button Light Timeout

    Touchpad Sensitivity. This setting controls the amount of pressure needed to register a touchpad press. If set to High the lightest touch will register. If set to Normal a firmer press will be needed to register on the touchpad. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 72: Advanced Key Lock

    Set the screen that Rockbox will start in. The default is the main menu but the following options are available: Previous Screen. Start Rockbox in the same screen as when it was shut off. Main Menu. Show the main menu. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 73: Idle Poweroff

    Bookmarks allow you to save your current position within a track so that you can return to it at a later time. Bookmarks also store rate, pitch and speed information from the The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 74 No Always start from the beginning of the track or playlist. Yes Automatically return to the position of the last bookmark. Start from the beginning if there are no bookmarks. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 75: Automatic Resume

    (As an exception, when a track is resumed by loading a bookmark, the playback position saved in the bookmark takes precedence.) The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 76: Language

    .voice. So for English, the file name would be english.voice. This option is on by default, but will do nothing The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 77 Use of a .talk clip takes precedence over other filename voicing. Otherwise (e.g. if a .talk clip is not available), voicing uses the method set under Voice Filenames above. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 78: Hotkey

    File Browser Hotkey. These options set the hotkey function for their respective screens (see section (page 40)). The default for the WPS is View Playlist. The File Browser default is Off. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 79: Theme Settings

    Scroll Bar. Allows you to choose where the vertical scroll bar should appear. Scroll Bar Width. Allows you to choose the width of the scroll bar (in pixels). Default value is 6. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 80 Background Colour. Sets the background colour for the display. Foreground Colour. Sets the colour used for text and icons. Reset Colours. Resets the LCD display to Rockbox’s default colours. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 81: Time And Date

    Time related menu options. Pressing Long Select will voice the current time if voice support is enabled. Set Time/Date: Set current time and date. Time Format: Choose 12 or 24 hour clock. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 82: Plugins

    See also the Chip-8 emulator in section 11.3.2 (page 143), Frotz in section 11.3.3 (page 144), Rockboy in section 11.3.9 (page 150) and ZXBox in section 11.3.17 (page 161). The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 83 “1k”, “2k” and so forth (k is the abbreviation of kilo, which – in computer talk – means a multiple of 1024). Remote Key Action Up, Down, Forward, Slide tiles Left, Right Rewind, Volume Down, Volume Up Power Go to menu The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 84: Blackjack

    Enter betting amount Up / Down Select Hit (Draw new card) / Select Volume down Stay (End hand) Double down Power Pause game and go to menu / Cancel The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 85: Boomshine

    Sometimes a special item falls down when you destroy a brick. For a special item to take effect, you must catch it with the paddle. Look out for the bad ones. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 86: Bubbles

    Flip left / right movement. Remote Key Action Left / Right Moves the paddle Select / Up Release the ball / Fire Power Open menu / Quit 11.1.5. Bubbles Figure 11.4.: Bubbles The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 87: Chessbox

    Power 11.1.6. Chessbox Figure 11.5.: Chessbox Chessbox is a one-person chess game with computer artificial intelligence. The chess engine is a port of GNU Chess 2 by John Stanback. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 88 Keys Remote Key Action Direction keys Move the cursor Select Pick up / Drop piece Menu Change level Force play Power Show the menu The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 89: Chopper

    Navigate a cavernous maze without banging into walls, the ceiling, or the floor. How long can you fly your chopper? Remote Key Action Select Make chopper fly Menu Enter menu The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 90: Clix

    The more blocks you remove per turn, the more points you get. Remote Key Action Left/Right/ Move the cursor around the blocks Up/Down Select Remove a block Power Exit The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 91: Codebuster

    Dice is a simple dice rolling simulator. Select number and type of dice to roll in a menu and start by choosing “Roll Dice”. The result is shown as individual numbers as well as the total of the rolled dice. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 92: Doom

    A free alternative for Doom 2 is FreeDoom (http://freedoom.sourceforge.net). This can be used in place of doom2.wad, or it may be used as an addon in Doom, by placing it in the addons directory. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 93 Screen Size. Shrink or Enlarge the displayed portion of the game Gamma. Change the brightness (Gamma) of the game Sound Volume. Change the sound, music and system volume Note: In game music is not currently supported The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 94: Flipit

    Volume down Change Weapon Playing the game After installation of the wad files is complete you can start the game. more description is needed 11.1.12. Flipit Figure 11.10.: Flipit The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 95: Goban

    Weiqi, Baduk, Igo and Goe). It uses standard Smart Game Format (SGF) files for sav- ing and loading games. You can find a short introduction to Go at http://senseis.xmp. net/?WhatIsGo and more information about SGF files can be read at http://senseis.xmp. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 96 Context Menu or the A button. There is a comment at the current node. It can be viewed/edited using the Add/Edit Comment menu option of the Context Menu. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 97 SGF file and can be viewed in almost all SGF readers. Basic Info. Shows a quick view of the basic game metadata, if any has been set (otherwise does nothing). This option does not allow editing. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 98 Set to Off to disable this functionality completely. Automatically Show Comments? If this is enabled and you navigate to a node containing game comments, they will automatically be displayed. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 99 To remove a label, click on it until it cycles through the allowed letters and disappears. Add/Edit Comment. Add or edit a comment at the current node. Done. Go back to the previous screen. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 100: Invadrox

    Remember, they increase speed, drop down and reverse direction after every pass! Remote Key Action Left Move left Right Move right Select Fire Power Quit The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 101: Jackpot

    This is a jackpot slot machine game. At the beginning of the game you have 20$. Payouts are given when three matching symbols come up. Remote Key Action Select Play Power Exit the game The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 102: Jewels

    Move the cursor around the jewels Up/Down Select Select a jewel Power Menu 11.1.17. Maze This is a simple maze generator that creates perfect mazes that have only one solution. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 103: Mazezam

    You can have another go by selecting “retry level” from the menu, but this will cost you a life. You start the game with three lives. Luckily, there are checkpoints at levels four and eight. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 104: Minesweeper

    When the player is certain that they know the location of a mine, it can be tagged to avoid accidentally “stepping” on it. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 105: Pacbox

    Pacbox is an emulator of the Pacman arcade machine hardware. It is a port of PIE – Pacman Instructional Emulator by Alessandro Scotti. ROMs To use the emulator to play Pacman, you need a copy of ROMs for “Midway Pacman”. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 106 The MAME project itself can be found at http://www.mame.net. Keys Remote Key Action Move Up Down Move Down Left Move Left Right Move Right Insert Coin Select 1-Player Start Power 2-Player Start Menu Menu The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 107: Pegbox

    Left, Right Select to choose peg to restart level Volume up to go up a level Volume down to go down a level Power to quit The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 108: Pong

    For a two player game, both players should just press the appropriate buttons for their side. Remote Key Action Left player up Down Left player down Volume up Right player up Volume down Right player down Power Quit The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 109: Puzzles

    Chapter 11. Plugins 11.1.23. Puzzles Figure 11.20.: “Cube” from Puzzles Figure 11.21.: “Map” from Puzzles The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 110: Reversi

    In this game, you are robot (#). Your job is to find kitten. This task is complicated by the existence of various things which are not kitten. Robot must touch items to determine if they are kitten or not. The game ends when robotfindskitten. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 111: Rockblox

    For every ten lines completed, the game level increases, making the blocks fall faster. If the pile of blocks reaches the ceiling, the game is over. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 112: Rockblox1d

    No horizontal moving anymore and no need to rotate the brick! Remote Key Action Down Move down faster Power or Long Quit Power The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 113: Sliding Puzzle

    Move Tile and Down Select Shuffle Switch between pictures (default puz- zle, album art, and your own image if launched via Open With), and numbered tiles Power Stop the game The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 114: Snake

    The game will end when the snake touches either the borders of the screen or itself. Remote Key Action Up / Down / Move snake Left / Right Select Toggle Play/Pause Go to the plugin’s menu The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 115: Snake 2

    Pause and resume the game Power Quit In game A, the maze stays the same, in game B after an increasing number of apples eaten the maze is replaced by a new one. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 116: Sokoban

    .sok extension. Level sets should be in the standard Sokoban text format or RLE (Run Length Encoded). For more information about the level format, http://sokobano.de/wiki/index.php?title=Level_format The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 117 Some places where can you can find level sets: http://www.sourcecode.se/sokoban/levels.php http://sokobano.de/en/levels.php Note that some level sets may contain levels that are too large for this version of Sokoban and are unplayable as a result. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 118: Solitaire

    Microsoft’s inclusion of the the game in every version of Windows. Though popular, the odds of winning are rather low, perhaps one in thirty hands. For the full set of rules to the game, and other interesting information visit http: //www.solitairecentral.com/rules/Klondike.html The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 119: Spacerocks

    Spacerocks is a clone of the old arcade game Asteroids. The goal of the game is to blow up the asteroids and avoid being hit by them. Once in a while, a UFO will appear – shoot this for extra points. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 120: Star

    filled circle, which can take “o”s, and the filled square, which is used as a mobile wall to allow your filled circle to get to places on the screen it could not otherwise reach. The block cannot take “o”s. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 121: Sudoku

    The selected Sudoku will get loaded and you can start solving it. The sudoku games need to be stored as text files with the extension .ss as single file per game. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 122: Superdom

    Each “year” is broken up into three phases: purchasing, movement, and war. During the purchasing phase you are allocated money and food, may purchase units/buildings, and may access the bank. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 123 During the movement phase you may lauch a nuke to destroy all units on a given tile Also note that the colour of the adjacent tiles also count towards your strength. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 124: Wormlet

    Dead worms are no fun. Be careful as your worm will try to eat anything that you steer it across. It won’t distinguish whether it is edible or not. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 125 Growing: When a worm has eaten a piece of food it starts growing. For each step it moves over food it can grow by one pixel. One piece of food lasts for 7 steps. After The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 126 1 pixel wide U-turn. You also could move from food to food and make sure you keep between your opponent and the food. So you can always reach it before your opponent. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 127: Xobox

    XWorld requires the data files, BANK* and MEMLIST.BIN, from the original “Another World” PC game to be copied into the .rockbox/xworld/ directory before the game can be played. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 128: Demos

    This demo is of the word “Rockbox” bouncing across the screen. There is also an analogue clock in the background. In Scroll mode the bouncing text is replaced by a different one scrolling from right to left. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 129: Credits

    Rockbox logo and version. This plugin is called when selecting Version from the System section of the Rockbox main menu. Exit at any time by pressing Left or Power. 11.2.3. Cube Figure 11.35.: Cube The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 130: Demystify

    Select axis to adjust Up / Down Change speed/angle (speed can not be changed while paused) Power Quit 11.2.4. Demystify Figure 11.36.: Demystify Demystify is a screen saver like demo. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 131: Fft

    This plugin is a basic frequency analyzer with 3 different frequency-amplitude plots (lines, bars, and spectrogram). 11.2.6. Fire Figure 11.37.: Fire Fire is a demo displaying a fire effect. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 132: Fractals

    Volume Down Toggle flame type Right Volume Up Toggle moving flames Power Quit 11.2.7. Fractals Figure 11.38.: Fractals: Mandelbrot set This demonstration draws fractal images from the Mandelbrot set. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 133: Logo

    Increase / decrease speed on the y-axis Power or Long Quit Power 11.2.9. Matrix This plugin is a visual demo resembling the scrolling code from “The Matrix” (https: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Matrix). The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 134: Mosaique

    This simple graphics demo draws a mosaic picture on the screen of the player. Remote Key Action Change the gap between the drawing lines. Select Restart the drawing process. Power or Long Exits Mosaique Power demo The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 135: Oscilloscope

    Toggle whether to scroll or not Toggle drawing orientation Pause the demo Volume up / Increase / decrease volume Volume down Right / Left Increase / decrease speed Power Exit demo The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 136: Pictureflow

    PictureFlow will accept album art larger than the dimensions of the screen, but the larger the dimensions, the longer they will take to scale. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 137 Zoom. Changes the distance at which slides are rendered from the “camera”. Show album title. Allows setting the album title to be shown above or below the cover art, or not at all. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 138: Plasma

    Increase / decrease Frequency Rewind Select Change Color Power / Long Exit Power 11.2.14. Rocklife This an implementation of J. H. Conway’s Game of Life (see http://en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Conway%27s_Game_of_Life for a detailed description). The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 139: Snow

    Figure 11.43.: Have you ever seen snow falling? This demo replicates snow falling on your screen. If you love winter, you will love this demo. Or maybe not. Press Power or Long Power to quit. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 140: Starfield

    Starfield simulation (like the classic screensaver). Remote Key Action Right / Left Increase / decrease number of stars Up / Down Increase / decrease speed Select Change colours Power or Long Quit Power The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 141: Vu Meter

    Viewers are plugins which are associated with specific file extensions. They cannot be run directly but are started by “playing” the associated file. Viewers are stored in the /.rockbox/rocks/viewers/ directory. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 142: Shortcuts

    (The file will be created if it does not exist yet.) You can later rename the automatically created shortcuts.link file or move it to another directory if you wish. Subsequent calls of the context menu will create it again. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 143: Chip-8 Emulator

    .c8k file contains 16 characters describing the mapping from the Chip8 keyboard to the default key mapping (that way, several Chip8 keys can be pressed using only one Rockbox key). For example, a file containing the single line: Code 0122458469ABCDEF The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 144: Frotz

    The Interactive Fiction Archive, where many free modern works can be down- loaded: http://www.ifarchive.org/ The specific folder on the if-archive containing Z-Machine games: http://www. ifarchive.org/indexes/if-archiveXgamesXzcode.html A copy of the Infocom homepage, with information about the classic commercial Infocom games: http://www.vaxdungeon.com/Infocom/ The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 145: Image Viewer

    Left / Right Volume up Zoom in Volume down Zoom out A+Right Next image in directory A+Left Previous image in directory Menu Show menu / Abort Power Quit the viewer The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 146: Lua Scripting Language

    For the latest information, see PluginLua. Note: Please note that if a script does not provide a way to exit, then the only way to exit will be to reset the player. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 147: Midiplay

    Resume Options (see below). In the latter case the video will start playing immediately. Start Menu Play from beginning Resume information is discarded and the video plays from the start. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 148 Display Options Menu Dithering (default: off) Prevent banding effects in gradients by blending of colours. (only available on Sansa e200, Sansa c200 and Gigabeat F/X) Display FPS (default: off) This option displays (once a second - if your video is full- screen this means it will get overwritten by the video and appear to flash once...
  • Page 149: Mp3 Encoder

    file. The output bitstream format is MPEG 1 Layer 3 for 32, 44.1 and 48 kHz, and MPEG 2 Layer 3 for 16, 22.05 and 24 kHz. MPEG 2.5 Layer 3 is not supported. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 150: Rockboy

    Left / Right Volume up A button Volume down B button Start Select Select Menu Open Rockboy menu Rockboy menu Load Game. . . Loads a previously saved game. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 151: Search

    Note that it isn’t possible to choose exact quantities, but you can create a number of entries with different quantities in the name of the item, such as for the apples in the above example. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 152: Sort

    This plugin takes a file and sorts it in ascending alphabetical order. Case is ignored. This is useful for ordering playlists generated by the Create Playlist menu option (see section (page 44)). The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 153: Speedread

    This plugin is designed for reading plain-text files such as ebooks. It works by using a form of Rapid Serial Visual Presentation (RSVP) that has optimized word placement to reduce or eliminate eye movement (saccades) when reading. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 154: Text Viewer

    You can view files without a .txt or .nfo extension by using Open with from the Context Menu (see section 4.1.2 (page 25)). You can also bookmark pages. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 155 Normal Break lines at newline characters. Join Join lines together. Expand Add a blank line at newlines. Useful for making paragraphs clearer in some book style text files. Reflow Lines Justify the text. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 156 fits on one screen, there is no scrollbar and this setting has no effect. No Do not display the vertical scroll bar. Yes Display the vertical scroll bar. Scroll Mode Change the function of the “Scroll-up” and “Scroll-down” buttons. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 157 Show Playback Menu Display the playback menu to allow control of the currently play- ing music without leaving the plugin. Select Bookmark Select a saved bookmark. In the screenshot below, the “*” denotes the current page. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 158 .rockbox/rocks/viewers/viewer_file.dat. Bookmarks To add a bookmark, press Select. The bookmark will be displayed as shown below. To delete the bookmark press the same button again. The Rockbox manual (version 3.14) Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series...
  • Page 159: Theme Remove

    Remove if not Used. Selecting this option will remove the file automatically, if it is not used by another theme in the theme directory and not currently used. Never Remove. Selecting this option will always skip deleting the file. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 160: Vbrfix

    Note: VBRfix can only run when music is turned off (since it uses the same memory as the player) and can take a while to complete if run on big files. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 161: Zxbox

    “Kempston” joystick. Per default the buttons, including an additional but fixed menu button, are assigned as follows: Remote Key Action Up/Down/ Directional movement Left/Right Select Jump/Fire Menu Open ZXBox menu The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 162 It is possible to hack graphics to make them better visible with the help of an utility such as the “Spectrum Graphics Editor”. Useful tools can be found at the “World of Spectrum” site (http://www.worldofspectrum.org/utilities. html). The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 163: Applications

    The file is written to the root directory of your player and is called battery_bench.txt. The plugin will continue to log info until: Another plugin is loaded. The player is shut down. The battery is empty. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 164 Rockbox shut down due to low battery then there will not be enough power remaining to write the data to disk. Therefore all measurements since the previous save will be lost. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 165: Calculator

    Action Left / Right / Move around the keypad Up / Down Select Select a button Delete last entered digit or clear after cal- culation Menu Calculate Power Quit The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 166: Calendar

    Action Left / Right / Move the selector Up / Down Select Show memos for the selected day Volume up / Previous / Next month Volume down Power Quit The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 167: Chess Clock

    Then the maximum round time is entered. For example, this could be used to play Scrabble for a maximum of 15 minutes each, with each round taking no longer than one minute. Done. Player 1 starts in paused mode. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 168: Clock

    “ROUND UP!” is shown (press NEXT to continue). When the total time is up for a player the message “TIME UP!”is shown. The player will then be removed from the timer. 11.4.6. Clock Figure 11.55.: Clock The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 169 Idle Poweroff Toggle Idle Poweroff. Note: This setting is not saved to disk. Help Opens a brief help screen with key mappings and functionality. Credits Displays a credits roll. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 170 For help on reading binary, please visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binary_numeral_system Plain mode This mode shows a “plain” clock in large text that takes up nearly the whole LCD. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 171: Dict

    None deselects all file options. Linux selects Linux files. Default files are .dolphinview, .d3lphinview, and .Trash-*/. Windows selects Windows files. Default files are Thumbs.db, $RECYCLE.BIN/, Desktop.ini, Recycled/ and System Volume Information/. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 172: Keybox

    Remote Key Action Left / Right Toggle between colours Up / Down Change the brightness Select Toggle the button light Power or Long Exit to menu Power The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 173: Lrcplayer

    2. For each of the above directories, the plugin searches for a subdirectory named “Lyrics”. 3. Finally, the plugin will search as above, but within a directory called “/Lyrics”. The name of this directory can be customized, see below. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 174 Show Statusbar. Show / hide the statusbar. Display Title. Show / hide the track title. Display Time. Show / hide the current time. Inactive Colour. Set the colour of the inactive part of the lyrics. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 175: Main Menu Configuration

    Load Default Configuration Discards all customization Exit Save your changes to the configuration file and exit the plugin You can leave the plugin without saving by pressing Left or Power. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 176: Md5sum

    In contrast to the simple mode, there exists the notion of meter and bars, along with emphasis on certain beats. Parts can have these properties: finite or infinite duration in bars (navigation only jumps to the beginning of infinite parts), The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 177 Rockbox metronome. The parts of a track are specified one line each in this scheme (pieces in [] optional): [name:] bars [meter ]tempo[-tempo2[*accel|/accel] [pattern] [volume] The bar count and tempo always have to be specified, the rest is optional. One example is The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 178 The UI is developed so that it fits into the display of a Sansa Clip+ and that is the hardware device it is tested on. It seems to work reasonably on some other models in the simulator. At last, a more complete tempomap file: The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 179: One-time Password Client

    URI has a slash after the provider. In order for this URI to be properly parsed, you must rewrite the account name so that it does not contain a slash. The Rockbox manual (version 3.14) Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series...
  • Page 180: Advanced Settings

    Navigate the table using the directional keys, pressing back or exit exits the plugin. Remote Key Action Up, Down, Forward, Move cursor Left, Right Rewind, Volume Down, Volume Up Power Quit The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 181: Random Folder Advance Configuration

    Left or Power Rewind Exit 11.4.19. Resistor Calculator WARNING! Image not found Figure 11.56.: Resistor calculator The resistor calculator is a plugin that works in 3 modes: The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 182: Rockpaint

    This function produces safe estimates, but use your own judgement when using these output values. Power rating and displayed resistance are rounded up to the nearest common value. 11.4.20. Rockpaint Figure 11.57.: Rockpaint The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 183 Bucket fill Fills an same-colour or empty region with a colour. Dropper Click on a colour in the image to change the foreground colour to it. Eraser The opposite of the pencil; it changes painted pixels to white. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 184 Grid size Allows you to show or hide a grid over the canvas, and to specify its size. Exit Exits Rockpaint. Warning: BE CAREFUL. Rockpaint will NOT prompt you to save if you select Exit, so any unsaved changes will be lost. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 185: Stats

    files) on your player. Press Power or Long Power to abort counting and exit the plugin. Press it again to quit after counting has finished. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 186: Stopwatch

    If you start the Text Editor from the plugin browser you will be greeted with a blank screen. When started from the Open with menu item your file should be shown on the The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 187 Action Select or Right Forward Edit Line / Select Character Left or Power Rewind Exit / Abort Editing Menu Menu Show Item Menu Long Select Long Menu Delete Line The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 188: Advanced Topics

    File Browser. If you want a font to be loaded automatically every time you start up, it must be located in the /.rockbox/fonts directory and the filename must be at most 24 characters long. You can browse the fonts in /.rockbox/fonts under The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 189: Loading Languages

    The .colours file consists of the file extension (or folder) followed by a colon and then the colour desired as an RGB value in hexadecimal, as in the following example: folder:808080 mp3:00FF00 ogg:00FF00 txt:FF0000 ???:FFFFFF The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 190: Loading Backdrops

    (240 320 16 with the last number giving the colour depth in bits). To use an image as a backdrop browse to it in the File Browser and open the Context The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 191: Ui Viewport

    Rockbox, and you can load one of these at any time by selecting it in Settings Browse Theme Files. It is also possible to Theme Settings set individual items of a theme from within the Settings Theme Settings menu. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 192: Themes - Create Your Own

    Viewports sharing the same coordinates and dimensions cannot be displayed at the same time. Viewports cannot be layered transparently over one another. Subsequent viewports will be drawn over any other viewports already drawn onto that area of the screen. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 193 Viewport Line Text Styles Description Set the viewport text style to ‘mode’ from this point forward %Vs(mode[,param]) Mode can be the following: The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 194 Otherwise a red flashing warning will be displayed in viewport ‘b’. Note: The tag to display conditional viewports must come before the tag to preload the viewport in the .wps file. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 195: Info Viewport (sbs Only)

    Enumerations: Syntax: %?xx<alt1|alt2|alt3|...|else> For tags with multiple values, like Play status, the conditional can hold a list of alternatives, one for each value the tag can have. Example enumeration: The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 196 Example subline definition: Example %s%t(4)%ia;%s%it;%t(3)%pc %pr : Display id3 artist for 4 seconds, Display id3 title for 2 seconds, Display current and remaining track time for 3 seconds, repeat... The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 197 %xl(e,rep_shuffle.bmp,16,64) %?mm<%xd(b)|%xd(c)|%xd(d)|%xd(e)> Four images at the same x and y position are preloaded in the example. Which image to display is determined by the %mm tag (the repeat mode). The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 198: Managing Rockbox Settings

    4. Lines starting with # are ignored. This lets you write comments into your config- uration files. Example of a configuration file: Example volume: 70 bass: 11 treble: 12 balance: 0 time format: 12hour volume display: numeric The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 199: The Manage Settings Menu

    Manage Settings) to save the current settings, then use a text editor to customize the settings file. See Appendix section (page 228) for the full reference of available options. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 200: Firmware Loading

    Having a large anti-skip buffer tends to use more power, and may reduce your battery life. It is recommended to always use the lowest possible setting that allows correct and The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 201: Replaygain

    In general all kinds of sound processing will need more CPU time and therefore consume more power. The less sound processing you use, the better it is for the battery runtime (for options see section (page 48)). The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 202: A. File Formats

    Appendix A. File formats The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 203: Supported file Formats

    Display the text file using the text .txt viewer plugin Voice file Allow Rockbox to speak menus .voice While Playing Screen Load the new WPS display config- .wps uration The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 204: Audio And Metadata Formats

    Windows Media Audio Standard .wma, .wmv, .asf Windows Media Audio Professional .wma, .wmv, .asf Note: AAC-HE profiles might not play in realtime on all devices due to CPU perfor- The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 205: Lossless Codecs

    2/3/4/5 bit, Dialogic OKI AD- PCM, YAMAHA ADPCM, Adobe SWF ADPCM Wavpack Note: Free Lossless Audio multichannel tracks may not play in realtime on all devices due to CPU performance requirements. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 206: Other Codecs

    Sound Interface Device Progress .sid seek use subtracks instead of seconds. SPC700 .spc Note: NSF and VGM might not play in realtime on all devices due to CPU performance requirements. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 207: Codec Featureset

    Boy Sound Format, AY Sound Chip Music, Hudson Entertainment System Sound, For- mat, MSX Konami Sound System and SMS/GG/CV Sound Format use subtracks instead of seconds, whereas each subtrack equals a second. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 208: Supported Metadata Tags

    Track (string or number) Year (string or number) Composer (string) Comment (string) Albumartist (string) Grouping (string) Note: Embedded album art for ASF is limited to pictures of maximum 64 KB size. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 209: Featureset For Codec Specific Metadata

    2. Only one tag type is supported for each audio format. 3. Overall there are 900 bytes available to load metadata strings. 4. The maximum size of each metadata item (e.g. Artists) is limited to 240 bytes. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 210: Album Art

    1. embedded (JPEG images in ID3v2 or MP4 tags only) 2. ./filename.{jpeg,jpg,bmp} 3. ./albumtitle.{jpeg,jpg,bmp} 4. ./cover.{jpeg,jpg,bmp} 5. ./folder.jpg 6. /.rockbox/albumart/albumartist-albumtitle.{jpeg,jpg,bmp} 7. ../albumtitle.{jpeg,jpg,bmp} 8. ../cover.{jpeg,jpg,bmp} The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 211 If no album artist is set, artist will be used instead. See AlbumArt in the wiki for programs that will help you automate the process of putting album art on your player. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 212: Theme Tags

    When used conditionally, the “true” branch is completely ignored if it does not apply. Example: %?cc<%cH:%cM|No clock detected> The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 213: Information From The Track Tags

    %V tag explained above. See section 12.2.2. Set the Info Viewport to use the viewport called label, as %VI(’label’) declared with the previous tag. Draw this viewport on the backdrop layer. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 214: Additional Fonts

    “c” if the unit is currently charging the battery (only on tar- gets that have software charge control or monitoring) Remaining time of the sleep timer (if it is set) The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 215: Information About The file

    %d(1) is “Isola”, %d(2) is “Kent” and %d(3) is “Rock”. These tags, when written with the first letter capitalized (e.g. %Fn or %D(2)), produce the information for the next file to be played. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 216: Playlist/song Info

    10 seconds if no number is specified. %?pE(7)<in the last 7 seconds of track|in the rest of the track> Current playback pitch D.10. Playlist Viewer Description Display the playlist viewer in the current viewport. %Vp(start,code to render) The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 217: D.11.runtime Database

    Crossfade setting, in the order: Off, Auto Skip, Man Skip, Shuffle, Shuffle and Man Skip, Always ReplayGain value (x.y dB). used conditional, Replaygain type use: %?rg<Off|Track|Album|TrackShuffle|AlbumShuffle|No tag> D.13. Hold Description “h” if the main unit keys are locked The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 218: D.14.virtual Led

    Rewind, Recording, Recording paused, FM Radio play- ing, FM Radio muted Example: %?mp<Stop|Play|Pause|Ffwd|Rew|Rec|Rec pause|FM|FM pause> D.17. Current Screen Description The current screen, 1-20, in the order shown below The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 219: D.18.list Title (.sbs Only)

    %?Lt<%Lt> to display the title within the viewport. If %Lt is present anywhere in the .sbs, then the %Vi viewport will not show the title. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 220: D.19.changing Volume

    Draw a bar using from the setting. See section D.27 (page 225) %St(...) for details. Examples: 1. As a simple tag: %St(skip length) 2. As a conditional: %?St(eq enabled)<Eq is enabled|Eq is disabled> The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 221: D.21.images

    9-patch images are bitmaps split into 9 segments where the four corners are unscaled, the four middle sections are scaled along one axis and the middle section is scaled on both axis. n: image ID Examples: The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 222: How To Display The Album Art

    If the aspect ratio doesn’t match the configured values, the picture will be placed according to the alignment flags. Examples: 1. Load albumart at position 20,40 and display it without resizing: %Cl(20,40„) The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 223: D.22.alignment And Language Direction

    All alignment tags may be present in one line, but they need to be in the order left – centre – right. If the aligned texts overlap, they are merged. Example: %ax%V(...) The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 224: D.23.conditional Tags

    Split items on a line into separate sublines Allows grouping of several items (sublines) onto one line, with the display cycling round the defined sublines. See section 12.2.4 (page 196) for details. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 225: D.25.time And Date

    Some tags can be used to display a bar which draws according to the value of the tag. To use these tags like a bar you need to use the following parameters (%XX should be replaced with the actual tag). The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 226: Options

    Example: A 100px bar image with a 16px slider image needs the bar to be 116px wide, and should be offset 8px left of the backdrop image to align correctly. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 227: D.28.other Tags

    (given that the text is displayed; see conditionals above). You can specify up to ten scrolling lines. Scrolling lines can not contain dynamic content such as timers, peak meters or progress bars. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 228: Config file Options

    Screen Scrolls Out Of on, off View The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 229 /path/filename.lng /path/filename.wps autocreate bookmarks off, on autoload bookmarks off, on off, on most-recent-bookmarks pause on headphone off, pause, pause and resume unplug rewind duration on pause 0 to 15 The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 230 0 to 7 crossfade fade out delay 0 to 7 crossfade fade in duration 0 to 15 The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 231 1 to 126 peak meter hold off, 200ms, 300ms, 500ms, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 20, 30, 1min The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 232 000000 to FFFFFF RRGGBB line selector end colour 000000 to FFFFFF RRGGBB line selector text colour 000000 to FFFFFF RRGGBB filetype colours /path/filename.colours time format 12hour, 24hour The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 233: Menu Overview

    Appendix F. Menu Overview F. Menu Overview include an overview of the menu structure here The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 234: User Feedback

    2. Check that the feature has not already been implemented. Download the latest current/daily build and/or search the mail list archive. 3. Check that the feature is possible to implement (see section G.2.2 (page 235)). The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 235: Features We Will Not Implement

    Re- member, DRM achieves part of its security through obscurity, and publishing the keys necessary to decrypt DRM’d media would essentially render it useless. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 236: Credits

    Huw Smith Garrett Derner hiko Itoh David J. Song Jeong Taek Barry McIntosh Leslie Donald- Anders Kagerin Peter D’Hoye Lee Pilgrim Zakk Roberts Ben Basha Brandon Low Nathan The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 237 Peter Harley Max Kel- Ginkel Adam Gashlin Robert Kukla Alexander Eickhoff Ken Faz- David Quesada Jared Stafford zone David Bishop Hein-Pieter Martin Hensel Stéphane Doyon van Braam Przemysław Hołubowski The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 238 Laurent Gautier Simon Wallace Eric Lassauge François Zhukovsky Daniel Kluz Phinit- Dinel Francesco Rigoni Joël Puik nun Chanasabaeng Tse-Hsien Chiang Klaas Bosteels Teruaki Kawashima Szymon Dziok Domenico Di Misa The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 239 The Fabother World team Postolati Stanislav Chizhik Desu (Fabien Sanglard and others) Rozen Olivier Kaloudoff Kessia sgt-puzzles team (Simon Tatham and Pinheiro Jean-Louis Biasini Lorenzo others) Miori James Hunt Artur Juraszek The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 240: Licenses

    Any member of the public is a licensee, and is addressed as “you”. You accept the license if you copy, modify or distribute the work in a way requiring permission under copyright law. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 241 A section “Entitled XYZ” means a named subunit of the Document whose title ei- The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 242 Transparent copy of the Document, free of added material. If you use the latter option, you must take reasonably prudent steps, when you begin The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 243 Title Page. If there is no section Entitled “History” in the Document, create one stating the title, year, authors, and publisher of the Document as given The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 244 The author(s) and publisher(s) of the Document do not by this License give permission to use their names for publicity for or to assert or imply endorsement of any Modified Version. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 245 Cover Texts may be placed on covers that bracket the Document within the aggregate, or the electronic equivalent of covers if the Document is in electronic form. Otherwise they must appear on printed covers that bracket the whole aggregate. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 246 To use this License in a document you have written, include a copy of the License in the document and put the following copyright and license notices just after the title page: The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 247 If your document contains nontrivial examples of program code, we recommend re- leasing these examples in parallel under your choice of free software license, such as the GNU General Public License, to permit their use in free software. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 248: The Gnu General Public License

    The precise terms and conditions for copying, distribution and modification follow. GNU General Public License The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 249 License. (Exception: if the Program itself is interactive but does not normally print The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 250 (in either source or binary form) with the major components (compiler, kernel, and so on) of the operating system on which the executable runs, unless that component itself accompanies the executable. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 251 Many people have made generous contributions to the wide range of software distributed through that system in The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 252 12. In no event unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writ- ing will any copyright holder, or any other party who may modify The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 253 If the program is interactive, make it output a short notice like this when it starts in an interactive mode: Gnomovision version 69, Copyright (C) <year> <name of author> Gnomovision comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details type The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)
  • Page 254 If your program is a subroutine library, you may consider it more useful to permit linking proprietary applications with the library. If this is what you want to do, use the GNU Library General Public License instead of this License. The Rockbox manual Toshiba Gigabeat F and X Series (version 3.14)

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