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Idea: No renderers, still info in System Information list
#1
Hi moOde fans,
 Angry
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#2
You see where it says "OFF" next to each feature not in use ?? ;-)

If the info was left out 1) Users would want more info. 2)Users would not be aware of some features.
:-)
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#3
There is a summary section that shows the on/off state of the renderers etc.

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A U D I O   P A R A M E T E R S

Audio device        = Allo Katana DAC
Interface        = I2S
Mixer name        = Master
Hardware volume        = Controller detected
Max ALSA volume        = 100
Audio source        = Local
Output device        = Local
Resume MPD        = No
Volume knob        = 14
Volume mute        = Unmuted
Saved MPD vol        = 0
Preamp volume        = 0
ALSA version        = 1.1.8-1+rpt1
SoX version        = 0.1.2-3

Bluetooth controller    = Off
Pairing agent        = Off
Airplay receiver    = On
Spotify receiver    = Off
Squeezelite        = Off
UPnP client        = Off
DLNA server        = Off
GPIO button handler    = Off
UPnP browser        = Off

Auto-shuffle        = Off
Autoplay        = On
Rotary encoder        = Off
Encoder params        = 100 2 3 23 24
Polarity inversion    = Off
Crossfeed        = Off
Crossfade        = Off
Parametric EQ        = Off
Graphic EQ        = Off
MPD httpd        = Off
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#4
Hi moOde fans,
 Angry
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#5
Sysinfo's main purpose is to document all the important settings. I tend to agree with @DRONE7 that omitting sections because the feature is simply turned off might cause confusion.

There is a Features Availability Bitmask that can be used to control whether a particular feature is visible in the UI. For example if you are never ever, ever going to use Spotify and don't want to see it in the UI or in System info then you can set the bitmask to the appropriate value and Spotify will disappear.

-Tim
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#6
Hi moOde fans,
 Angry
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#7
Well, I need a way to see all the important settings in one snapshot regardless of whether a setting is on or off. Also leaving all the sections in place enables easy debugging of the Sysinfo script itself. The last bug was in the Airplay section.
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#8
(11-30-2019, 04:03 PM)Tim Curtis Wrote: Well, I need a way to see all the important settings in one snapshot regardless of whether a setting is on or off. Also leaving all the sections in place enables easy debugging of the Sysinfo script itself. The last bug was in the Airplay section.

That first sentence resonates with me. I think the snapshot should be a diagnostic tool. If users post the output (unedited please!)  then others can quickly grasp the current status without having to fill in the missing bits from memory.

Regards,
Kent
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