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LavaIce
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Complaints about Firmware 1.5

So far I have two major complaints that both relate to navigation of books.

 

  1. I do not appear to have the furthest read point option, so far I've only personally seen the issue with a book I purchased through the B&N library.
  2. I do not like having a touch slider for the Go to Page option, this feels much more fustrating than just typing in a page number especially when you are trying to get to a specific page.

I would like to see these issues corrected soon, the way 1.4 was much more efficient in these matters.

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gstone
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Re: Complaints about Firmware 1.5

umm... GoTo page was a slider in v1.4 also.

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LavaIce
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Re: Complaints about Firmware 1.5

I haven't had it long, but I remember there was a way of jumping to a page where I could just enter a number rather than dealing with a over senstive slider.

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very-simple
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Re: Complaints about Firmware 1.5

 


LavaIce wrote:

I haven't had it long, but I remember there was a way of jumping to a page where I could just enter a number rather than dealing with a over senstive slider.


You remember wrong.  This has never been a feature.  Until 1.4, there was no go to page feature at all.  1.4 added the slider.

 

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LavaIce
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Re: Complaints about Firmware 1.5

It's still an annoyance regardless of when it was introduced.  Especially with the not being able to just jump to the furthest read point.

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Re: Complaints about Firmware 1.5

Personally I never liked the furthest read pointer.  Once you read a book or if you jumped to an appendix, it would continue going to the end of the book.  If you want to go back to look at something earlier in a book, throw up a bookmark.  Going to last read is much better, and it doesn't have to be saved to the server despite how it is defined.  I tend to only come out of Airplane mode on the weekends.

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Re: Complaints about Firmware 1.5

What I'm really looking for is something so I can jump back in the book and then get back to where I was reading, which the furthest read point did for me.  I don't typically find myself jumping forward to an appendix and I don't usually re-read books that often.  And, trying to remember to set a bookmark isn't likely to happen. Usually if I find myself jumping back to something eariler in the book, it's to share something that came up in conversation.  Another, reason for me to jump back and then forward again would be if a friend was reading the same book and was behind me and I wanted to get an idea of where he was in the story so we could talk about it without me giving something away.

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