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Mobile Picture & Video Player
User's Guide
Important
The contents of this User's Guide are subject to change without notice.
This software is intended for viewing still images and movie format files and for
listening to audio and music files only for your own personal enjoyment. Such files
are normally protected by copyright law and by international treaties. You may not
otherwise reproduce, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, or create deriva-
tive works of such files, unless authorized by the appropriate copyright owner(s).
The explanations in this manual all assume that you are familiar with the button and
screen operations, and all other basic operational procedures of your CASSIOPEIA.
If you are not, see the CASSIOPEIA's User's Guide.
The screen shots that appear in this manual may differ from the appearance of the
screens that appear when you actually operate your CASSIOPEIA.
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Microsoft, Windows, and Windows NT are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
All other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective
owners.
Copyright Notice
No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or
translated into any human or computer language, in any form or by any means, without the express
written permission of CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
Copyright 2000 CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. All rights reserved.
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Mobile Picture & Video Player
(Version 1.0 US)

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    CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. Copyright 2000 CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. All rights reserved. - 1 - Mobile Picture & Video Player...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents 4...Introduction 4... Features and Functions 4...Supported File Formats 5...To start up Mobile Picture & Video Player 6... Playing Back Images 6...Thumbnail Index 7...Switching Between the Snapshot and Movie Index 7...Selecting the Thumbnail Index Folder 8...Creating a New Folder 9...Displaying a Specific Snapshot 10...Displaying the Slideshow Screen 11...Displaying the Movie Screen 12...Deleting Files...

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    39...Albums 39...Creating an Album 40...Creating a New Album 43...Album Index Screen 43...Displaying the Album Index Screen 44...Displaying the Pages of an Album 45...Displaying the Album Page Screen 45...Jumping to a Specific Album Page 46...Displaying the Movie Screen or Snapshot Screen from the Album Page Screen 47...Editing the Album Index 47...Deleting an Album 48...Renaming and Moving an Album...

  • Page 4: Features And Functions

    Mobile Picture & Video Player supports display and playback of the following file formats. Snapshot files .. .JPEG files Movie files ..CASIO's original CMF file format The term “snapshot” as used in this manual refers to JPEG and JPG files, while “movie” refers to CMF files.

  • Page 5: To Start Up Mobile Picture & Video Player

    To start up Mobile Picture & Video Player 1. Turn on your CASSIOPEIA. 2. Tap , Programs, and then Picture & Video Player. The movie index screen appears the first time you start up Mobile Picture & Video Player. Movie Index screen •...

  • Page 6: Playing Back Images

    Playing Back Images Mobile Picture & Video Player provides you with a number of different ways to view JPEG and CMF format files. To view: Use the: All snapshots in a folder Snapshot index All movies in a folder Movie index A specific snapshot Snapshot screen A series of snapshots...

  • Page 7: Switching Between The Snapshot And Movie Index

    • View file properties and edit file data (file name, folder, storage location) on Rename/Move screen • Automatically generate thumbnails on the thumbnail index • Move or delete all the files in a folder • Generate albums • Playback snapshots or movie files attached to e-mail Each of these operations is described in detail in the following sections of this manual.

  • Page 8: Creating A New Folder

    Creating a New Folder Use the following procedure to create a new folder. To create a new folder 1. Tap the folder box and select "Add/Delete". • This displays the Add/Delete Folders dialog box. 2. Tap the New button. 3. Input the name you want to assign to the folder and then tap OK. •...

  • Page 9: Displaying A Specific Snapshot

    Displaying a Specific Snapshot You can select one of the thumbnails in the snapshot index and then display a large-size image in the snapshot screen. Snapshot Index Snapshot Screen You can display the large-size image of a thumbnail using any of the following methods.

  • Page 10: Displaying The Slideshow Screen

    Displaying the Slideshow Screen The slideshow screen lets you automatically scroll through images one-by-one. Note that you can display the slide show screen only from the snapshot index. Snapshot Index Slideshow Screen To display the slideshow screen, tap the snapshot index View menu and then tap Slideshow.

  • Page 11: Displaying The Movie Screen

    Displaying the Movie Screen You can select one of the thumbnails in the movie index and then display its movie screen. Movie Index Movie Screen You can display the movie screen using any of the following methods. • Tap the thumbnail of the movie. •...

  • Page 12: Deleting Files

    Deleting Files Use the following procedure to delete files on a thumbnail index screen. To delete files 1. On a thumbnail index screen, tap and hold the thumbnail for the file you want to delete, and then tap Delete on the shortcut menu that appears. 2.

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    To move a file 1. On a thumbnail index, tap and hold the thumbnail of the file you want to move, and then tap Rename/Move on the shortcut menu that appears. 2. Use the Location box to specify either Main Memory or Storage Card as the destination of the move.

  • Page 14: Moving All The Files In A Folder

    Moving All the Files in a Folder Use the following procedure to move all the files in one folder to another. To move all the files in a folder 1. On a thumbnail index, use the folder box to select the folder that contains the files you want to move.

  • Page 15: Deleting All The Files In A Folder

    ///// About the source folder ///// If there is a folder on the storage card with the same name as a folder in main memory, selecting that folder name in the folder box displays a thumbnail index likes the one shown below. Main memory file Storage card file In cases such as this, you need to specify the source folder when moving images.

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    If you want, you can use this box to specify the Check this box if source folder of the files. you want to delete See "About source folders" read-only files, too. for more information. 4. Tap OK to delete the files. •...

  • Page 17: Importing Files From My Documents

    Importing Files from My Documents Use this procedure to import snapshot or movie files into a folder from the "My Documents" folder of main memory or a storage card. • This procedure can be used only to import JPEG, CAM or CMF files from the "My Documents"...

  • Page 18: Refreshing A Thumbnail Index

    ///// Specifying Multiple Import Files ///// The following are the techniques you can use to select multiple files for import. • To select a range of files, drag the stylus across their names so they are highlighted (selected). • To select files that are separated from each other, tap the name of the first file to highlight it, display the on-screen keyboard and tap Ctl, and then tap the name of the other file to highlight it.

  • Page 19: Attaching A Snapshot Or Movie File To E-mail

    Attaching a Snapshot or Movie File to E-mail Use the following procedure to attach a snapshot or movie file to an e-mail mes- sage. To attach a snapshot or movie file to e-mail 1. Display the snapshot screen or movie screen of the file you want to attach. 2.

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    5. Tap the "To:" tab and input the mail address to which you want to send the message. You can use any of the three following methods to input the mail address. • Direct input • Input from Contacts • Inputting a pre-assigned nickname Direct e-mail input Type the e-mail address into the box at the bottom of the tab.

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    Inputting a pre-assigned nickname After you assign e-mail addresses to nicknames, you can specify an address by specifying its nickname. See "To assign a nickname to an e-mail address" on page 23 for information about assigning nicknames. Tap here to display a list of nicknames.

  • Page 22: Selecting A Preset Message

    7. After making all the necessary settings on the "Message", "To:", and "Services" tab, put the queue the message in the Outbox. On the "Message", "To:", or "Services" tab, tap (To Outbox). If you did not specify the addressee of the mail, the message "The To: field must have at least one addressee."...

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    To assign a nickname to an e-mail address 1. On the "To:" tab, input the mail address. 2. On the Edit menu, tap Assign name To Address. • This causes the dialog box shown below to appear. Input the nickname here 3.

  • Page 24: Editing And Deleting Nicknames

    Editing and deleting nicknames 1. On the Edit menu, tap Assign name To Address. • This causes the dialog box shown below to appear. Nickname list 2. On the nickname list, tap and hold the nickname you want to edit or delete. •...

  • Page 25: Playing Back Snapshots Or Movie Files Attached To E-mail

    Playing Back Snapshots or Movie Files Attached to E-mail Use the procedure below to play back snapshots and movie files you receive as e-mail attachments. Note that an attached file is first imported into main memory or the storage card before it can be played back. To playback e-mail attachments 1.

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    To display E-mail Message Information Use the following procedure to toggle display of e-mail information (subject, sender, date and part of the body text contents) on and off. 1. On the View menu, tap Display Mail Contents. • This toggles e-mail message information display on (Display Mail Contents checked) and off (Display Mail Contents not checked).

  • Page 27: Using The Snapshot Screen

    Using the Snapshot Screen There are three different snapshot screen views: compressed, uncompressed, full-screen. Compressed View Uncompressed View Full-screen View Compressed View ..This view displays the entire image so it appears like a photograph. Uncompressed View ..This view displays the image in actual-size. In this view, you have to scroll the image to view the parts that do not fit on the screen.

  • Page 28: Changing The Snapshot Screen View

    Changing the Snapshot Screen View Use either of the following procedures to select compressed, uncompressed, or full-screen as the snapshot screen view. To change the snapshot screen view • On the View menu, tap Compressed, Uncompressed, or Full Screen. • Press the CASSIOPEIA ACTION control to cycle through the three views in the sequence: compressed - uncompressed - full screen.

  • Page 29: Displaying The File Properties Of A Snapshot

    Displaying the File Properties of a Snapshot The file properties dialog provides you with a wealth of information about the file whose image is currently displayed on the snapshot screen. To display the file properties of a snapshot 1. On the View menu, tap Properties. 2.

  • Page 30: Using The Slideshow Screen

    Using the Slideshow Screen The slideshow screen lets you sequentially play back snapshots in the condensed view. Control panel Status bar Slideshow Screen Controlling Image Playback Use the control panel to control the playback of images on the slideshow screen..

  • Page 31: Making Slideshow Settings

    Making Slideshow Settings Tapping Slideshow Settings on the View menu displays a dialog box for control- ling the playback interval and the repeat setting. Playback Interval . Use this setting to specify how long each image should remain displayed before changing to the next one. You can set a value form 1 to 10 seconds, and the initial default setting is 3 seconds.

  • Page 32: Using The Movie Screen

    Using the Movie Screen The movie screen provides you control over a wide variety of movie playback features and functions. Basic Movie File Playback Operations 1. Use the procedure under "Displaying the Movie Screen" on page 11 to display the movie screen for the movie file you want to play. Movie image Control panel Name of currently open file...

  • Page 33: Controlling Movie Playback

    Controlling Movie Playback Use the control panel to control the playback of movie files on the movie screen. Audio volume slider: Slide right to increase audio output volume, or left to decrease volume. Playback position slider: Drag the slider left and right to jump to a specific playback position.

  • Page 34: Movie Screen Operations Using Cassiopeia Buttons

    Movie Screen Operations using CASSIOPEIA Buttons You can use the CASSIOPEIA's ACTION control and cursor buttons to perform a variety of different movie screen operations. During Playback Stop playback ... Press ACTION control When Stopped Start normal speed playback ... Press ACTION control Switch to reverse playback...

  • Page 35: Movie Screen Setup

    3. Press 4. In the dialog box that appears, input the name you want to assign to the still image file. 5. Tap OK. Movie Screen Setup Use the following procedure to display the movie screen setup dialog box for controlling playback speed and auto repeat play, and to make other settings.

  • Page 36: Displaying The File Properties Of A Movie

    Displaying the File Properties of a Movie The file properties dialog provides you with a wealth of information about the file whose image is currently displayed on the movie screen. To display the file properties of a movie 1. On the View menu, tap Properties. 2.

  • Page 37: Selecting Screen Backgrounds

    Selecting Screen Backgrounds You can select from among four different backgrounds for the snapshot, slideshow, and movie screens. To select a background 1. On the View menu, tap Backgrounds to display the dialog box shown below. 2. Tap the option button of the background you want to select. 3.

  • Page 38: Adjusting Slideshow And Movie Screen Brightness

    Adjusting Slideshow and Movie Screen Brightness You can adjust the screen brightness level of the slideshow and movie screens. Separate settings can be made for operation under battery power and operation under AC adapter power. To adjust slideshow and movie screen brightness 1.

  • Page 39: Creating An Album

    Albums The album function of the Mobile Picture & Video Player lets you instantly generate an album with snapshots and movie images pasted inside it. Album Index Album Page The following are some of the main features of the album function. •...

  • Page 40: Creating A New Album

    Creating a New Album Use the following procedure to create a new album of images contained in a specific folder. To create a new album 1. On a thumbnail index, use the folder box to select the folder for which you want to create a new album.

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    4. Use the “Number of Images” box to specify how many images you want on each page. 5. Use the “Location” box to specify a storage location for the album. • See "How album storage location affects file storage location" on page 42 for important information about how the storage location you select for the album can cause the image files to be moved to a different storage location.

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    How album storage location affects file storage location Whenever you create a new album while there is a storage card loaded in the CASSIOPEIA, the storage location you select for your album may cause the files in the folder you are using to be moved from their current location to a new loca- tion.

  • Page 43: Album Index Screen

    Album Index Screen The album index shows thumbnails of the covers of all albums currently stored in memory. Since albums have the same name as the files whose images they contain, the album index can be used as a folder index. Album cover Album title (folder name) thumbnail...

  • Page 44: Displaying The Pages Of An Album

    Displaying the Pages of an Album You can use album page screen to browse through the pages of an album and view its contents. Album pages consist of a front cover, inside pages, and back cover. Front Cover Inside Page Back Cover •...

  • Page 45: Displaying The Album Page Screen

    Displaying the Album Page Screen You can use any of the following methods to display the album page screen. The front cover of the album you select appears first. To display the album page screen • On the album index, tap the thumbnail image of the album whose page screen you want to display.

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    Displaying the Movie Screen or Snapshot Screen from the Album Page Screen You can use either of the following procedures to display the movie screen or snapshot screen of a particular image displayed on the album page screen. To display the movie screen or snapshot screen from the album page screen •...

  • Page 47: Editing The Album Index

    Editing the Album Index You can use the album index to perform the following editing operations. • Delete the album • Change the album title (folder name) • Move the album between main memory and the storage card Deleting an Album You can delete an album without deleting its image files, or you can delete an album along with all the image files it contains.

  • Page 48: Renaming And Moving An Album

    Renaming and Moving an Album You can use the Rename/Move Album dialog box to change the name of an album and the album’s storage location. Rename/Move Album dialog box To change an album title 1. On the album index screen, tap and hold the album whose title you want to change, and then tap Rename/Move on the shortcut menu that appears.

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    2. Use the Location box to specify either Main Memory or Storage Card as the destination of the move. 3. Tap OK to move the album. The following table summarizes what happens when you click OK on the Re- name/Move Album dialog box. Name Location What Happens...

  • Page 50: Editing Album Pages

    Editing Album Pages You can use the album page screen to add, move, and delete pages, and to add and edit text comments on the page. This section describes how to perform each of these operations. Adding an Album Page Adding an album page inserts a new blank page in front of the page that is cur- rently displayed on the album page screen.

  • Page 51: Deleting An Album Page

    3. Use the dialog box to specify the location to which you want to move the page. 4. After the setting is the way you want, tap OK to apply it. Deleting an Album Page When deleting an album page, you get a choice between deleting the page only without deleting the files of the images on the page, or deleting the page and the files of the images on the page as well.

  • Page 52: Pasting Snapshot And Movie Images Onto An Album Page

    Pasting Snapshot and Movie Images onto an Album Page You can use the following procedure to paste a snapshot or movie image at any location on the album page. To paste an image onto an album page 1. On the album page screen, display the page onto which you want to paste an image.

  • Page 53: Deleting An Image From An Album Page

    Deleting an Image from an Album Page When deleting an image from an album page, you get a choice between deleting the image only without deleting its file, or deleting the image and its file as well. Note that deleting an image cannot be undone, so make sure you really do not need an image before you delete it.

  • Page 54: Inserting And Editing Album Page Comment Text

    Inserting and Editing Album Page Comment Text You can use the album page Comments dialog box to add comment text to an album page and to edit existing comment text. To insert or edit album page comment text 1. Display the 1-image or 3-image album page whose comment text you want to input or edit.

  • Page 55: Comment Text Input Dialog Formats

    Comment Text Input Dialog Formats 3-image Album Page Image 1 Image 2 Image 3 Each of the comment boxes corresponds to an image on the album page. 1-image Album Page Input the text you want into the comment box. - 55 - Mobile Picture &...

  • Page 56: Index Screen Menus And Buttons

    Command Bar Items (Menus and Buttons) Index Screen Menus and Buttons View Menu Command Description Snapshot Screen Displays snapshot index screen. Movie Screen Displays movie index screen. Slideshow Displays slideshow screen. This command is enabled only when a snapshot index is displayed. About This Screen Displays a dialog box copyright and version information about Mobile Picture &...

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    Buttons Command Button Description Album Displays the album index screen. Playback Menus and Buttons (Snapshot / Movie / Slide Show Screens) View Menu Command Description Movie Screen Displays Movie Index screen. Snapshot Screen Displays Snapshot Index screen. Compressed Selects snapshot screen view among “compressed”, Uncompressed “uncompressed”...

  • Page 58: Copy Attachment Menus And Buttons

    Tools Menu Command Description Copy Attachment Plays an image (snapshot or movie) received as an e-mail attachment. Buttons Command Button Description Album Displays the album index screen. Index Displays the index screen. Slideshow Displays the slideshow screen. Snapshot Displays the snapshot screen. Send As Attach- Displays the “send as attachment”...

  • Page 59: Send As Attachment Menus And Buttons

    Send as Attachment Menus and Buttons Edit Menu Command Description Assign Name To Assigns a nickname to a mail address. This command Address is available only while the “Addressee” tab is displayed. About This Screen Displays a dialog box copyright and version information about Mobile Picture &...

  • Page 60: Album Page Screen Menus And Buttons

    Buttons Command Button Description Playback Displays the image index screen. Album Page Screen Menus and Buttons View Menu Command Description Go To Page Displays a dialog for jumping to a specific album page. About This Screen Displays a dialog box copyright and version information about Mobile Picture &...

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    Command Description Delete Page Displays the currently displayed album page. This command is enabled only when an album page screen is on the display. Refresh Thumb- Generates index thumbnails for all files of the current nails index that do not have thumbnails. Buttons Command Button...

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