To The Point (TTP)
To The Point (short: TTP) is a S60 3rd edition application for a quick access to your important images with minimum clicks.
Copyright (C) 2007-2008 Simo Huopio / Simo.Huopio@iki.NOSPAM.fi (remove the NOSPAM..)
At the moment there are no download links available. I will provide them to alternate location before end of this month (August 2009)
Specialized image viewer for quick access to your most important images. No need to go through the menus and select
the image to view:
Just launch the app and first image is loaded immediately to the screen,
in the set are rapidly available using number keys on keypad or the 5-way.
for, pictures of your family, maps, reference images / texts - whatever static
data you need access quickly without waiting. You can define up to five 10-image-sets
and switch between them.
The application is at its best when used with an screenshot application
(like http://www.antonypranata.com/screenshot). With that you can capture e.g. screenshots of a map (from Nokia or Google maps), timetable (from browser), or some other view worth fast access. Note that even as TTP now scales images for your screen, the screenshot-size images load much faster.
- There are total of 10 images loaded to the memory at the same time for quick access.
- After launching the application, the image which is stored under key "0" is loaded and displayed immediately
- Pressing keys 0-9 change the displayed image.
- Pressing the 5-way will also change the image. The keys are mapped
followingly: up:2, left:4, ok:5, right:6 and down:8.
- Pressing #- and *-keys will display the next and previous images.
- With these keys you can very quickly flip through all the images on the loaded set.
- Pressing left softkey displays the menu
- Selecting "Load Image" from the menu will load a new image in place
of the image displayed at the moment.
- Selecting "Load Set" and number from the menu will load a stored set
of images in place of current set (all 10 images are replaced)
- Selecting "Save Set" and number from the menu will save the current
set of images in the selected stored sets (all 10 images are stored)
- Selecting "Start Slideshow" from the menu, will begin advancing the
images every three seconds. The slideshow will end by pressing any key.
- Pressing the right soft key when the menu is not visible will exit the application, as well as selecting Exit from the menu.
- Screen backlight is permanently on when the application is running. This is implemented by resetting the idle timer periodically.
- Tip: for really quick access to your photos, put the TTP to your set of"Active standby applications" or assign it to one of your softkeys
- In N95: Menu->Tools->Settings->General->Personalisation->Standby mode->Active standby apps
- The application is provided as freeware. No source code is available at the moment. Copyright (C) 2007-2008 Simo Huopio.
- No redistribution or re-packaging is permitted without written authorization from the author.
- Compatibility: Requires a S60 3rd edition phone. Has been tested by the author in Nokia E61i, E71 and N95 8GB
- Can be installed both in internal memory and to the memory card
- The minimum installation takes 111 kilobytes, which includes the default images
- Scaling/Fit-to-screen does not work well if the image orientation differs from the display orientation. Now part of the image is cropped.
- The image scaling is done only load-time. If the image file size is large the loading is clearly slower compared to the screenshot-size.
- If the image aspect ration is different from the display, some stretching will occur. Now TTP assumes screen aspect ratio.
- Not optimized nor tested for memory or power consumption. Leaving TTP in the background will also consume battery rather quickly as it keeps resetting the idle timer for keeping the backlight on.
- The sets are stored under \Data\Images\TTP\ on installation drive. The set images will then show up on gallery also separately. The images on the loaded set are stored in a private directory.
- If changes has been made to the loaded set, and the set is not saved on one of the five available "saved sets", the changes are lost if a new set is loaded.
Laste update: 13.08.2009