An excellent suggestion!I too find it annoying scrolling through those large listings like in the App store with a finger. How often does one need to adjust the volume anyway, it seems overkill to dedicate hardware buttons to it. Volume could be a setting like screen brightness.The change I would think could be done at the driver module level, which is well within the realm of the programmers here.
I managed to remap the volume buttons "+" and "-" on the tablet to scroll buttons.you need to edit the files english.us.kl and qwerty.kl found in /system/usr/keylayout folder.Open each of the 2 files and replace:"key 115 VOLUME_UP" with "key 115 DPAD_UP""key 114 VOLUME_DOWN" with "key 114 DPAD_DOWN"Save the files and restart the tablet! That's it!
Wow changes pages in kindle so far haven't tried other things but this is a huge improvement thank u razz for figuribg this out couldn't have been easier to implement. Now this is even a better ereader.
1. I'm using Ecotox 3.1 and I used the ES File Explorer to do this. This is a definite improvement to scrolling for me. Of course, you lose volume switch for the page flip in Aldiko and presumably FBReader. 2. You can't change volume with these keys without reversing the key assignment. There is already a volume adjustment at the top of the Menu screen that works well and you can always mute by long-pressing the Power key. That works fine for my needs. Perhaps someone more knowledgeable could set it up so that the key can be used for scrolling with a short-press and volume with a long press. Or a screen toggle between the two?Meanwhile, thank you razvanesq, I think this really helps.-- dinnty
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