Context based usage of the 'AUX' button

c_c cchandel at
Fri Feb 27 06:27:26 CET 2009

  The freerunner and 1973 have only 2 buttons. While the power button is
being used for suspend and for switching off, the 'AUX' button seems under
utilised. I was wondering whether there could be a method added to FSO that
allowed overloading of this button based on the context. For eg :-

1.   Under normal circumstances (not in a call or app - that could change
this usage), the button could be used for selecting between 3 brightness
settings in rotation.

2.   In a call - it could be used for selecting between 3 volume settings in

3.   Apps could define how to use it themselves for eg : a media player
could use this button to go to the next song in one press / go to the
previous song in two presses.

  Is is possible to do this via rules? Any further thoughts? Is there
another way to do this? 
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