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Old 02-04-2020, 07:10 PM   #1741
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Yes. It is a reading mode. 99.9% of my time is reading. If I want to lookup something in the dictionary, make it a non-primary function. As far as highlighting, that is something that I do 0.005% of the time, so to me it is irrelevant.

Stating that it can't be done because it currently works a certain way makes no sense to me.
Your being as bad as the other Jon here. I cannot see anything in the original suggestion implied removing any function. They just wanted to make the tap zone for forward to be a bit bigger than any of the current options. The only real implication for making the whole screen a next-page tap zone is how to display the menu. Selection, dictionary look up etc could all work the same.
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Old 02-04-2020, 07:22 PM   #1742
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Your being as bad as the other Jon here. I cannot see anything in the original suggestion implied removing any function. They just wanted to make the tap zone for forward to be a bit bigger than any of the current options. The only real implication for making the whole screen a next-page tap zone is how to display the menu. Selection, dictionary look up etc could all work the same.
My apologies for mis-represented the other poster. I meant to comment on what I want. I believe I previously requested this (although my memory gets flakier as I get older.)
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Old 02-06-2020, 07:34 PM   #1743
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How likely it is that 'advanced settings for sideloaded fonts' patch gets merged into the official firmware?

A few fonts of mine definitely need some weight to be added, but I'd never mess with the firmware for a reason like this one.
It's 2020, and even Kindle devices allow users to manipulate sideloaded fonts as a default behaviour...!
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Old 02-07-2020, 04:40 AM   #1744
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A few fonts of mine definitely need some weight to be added, but I'd never mess with the firmware for a reason like this one.
I inserted some personalized fonts which, however, were too thin.
then I took the "regular" version of the font and replaced it with the "medium" version.

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Old 02-07-2020, 07:55 AM   #1745
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I am aware of that workaraound, but some of these fonts don't have a Medium weight.

Does it happen often that patches are merged into the official firmware?
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Old 02-14-2020, 07:21 AM   #1746
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Does anyone know if it'd be possible to reduce the minimum backlight level below the current 1%? I've always found the backlight on the Aura One to be too bright to use in bed when it's the only light source, even at warmest setting on 1%, but I'm not sue if this is a hardware or firmware limitation.
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Old 02-14-2020, 09:20 AM   #1747
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Does anyone know if it'd be possible to reduce the minimum backlight level below the current 1%? I've always found the backlight on the Aura One to be too bright to use in bed when it's the only light source, even at warmest setting on 1%, but I'm not sue if this is a hardware or firmware limitation.
Or it could be that your just sensitive to the light.
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Old 02-14-2020, 09:30 AM   #1748
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I am aware of that workaraound, but some of these fonts don't have a Medium weight.

Does it happen often that patches are merged into the official firmware?
You could just apply the Advanced Font Control (I think it mifght be a different name now) patch and be able to adjust the weight of the fonts.

There is one thing to note. There is a bug where the fonts don't show the newly adjusted weight after you adjust. A reboot will get the fonts to display in the correct weight. You will still be able to see the new weight in the adjustment screen.
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