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Sliders and volumes
#1
Dean, I think this is the first time I've noticed this. I set the limits on the volume field to what they actually are...namely, 0 = max, 79 = min. That works with sliders fine...but the problem is that the sliders assume 0 is the min....so sliding the slider UP causes the volume to go down.

I tried changing the field limits from 79 to 0 instead, and boy did it not like that.

Is my only choice to set the field limits artificially reversed to 0 (min) to 79 (max), and do the recalculation internally? I kind of liked showing the actual numbers used, but it's not a big deal if I have to make up my own.
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#2
Wouldn't it be -79 to 0? If you set the field to an Int type and set the limits to -79 to 0, that should work.
Dean Roddey
Explorans limites defectum
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#3
Well, -79 to 0 WOULD work, but the spec clearly indicates it's 79 (min) to 0 (max). I realize that normal volume numbers, usually dB, are negative to 0 and then even positive.....but for whatever reason, the spec definitely calls for all positives, 79 to 0.

If the sliders won't allow for that, then I guess I'll just have to make the limits -79 to 0, and when I go to actually write it to the device, I'll multiply it by -1.
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#4
It probably is really representing dB, but they just don't want to have to deal with negative numbers in the protocol.
Dean Roddey
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