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Idea: Ambiances with multiple background images?

asked 2014-01-28 18:46:09 +0300

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updated 2014-07-21 16:19:29 +0300

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I love the "Ambiance" feature on my Jolla but having to manually change the background image every time I want to see bit of visual change is bit boring. This has to do also with the fact that all the default Sailfish apps use the exact same colour scheme of the one background image you've chosen for your ambiance.

I thought it would be amazing if Sailfish had the option to create lists of background images for an ambiance, instead of one image. For example, let's say you have a collection of space images you would want to use for your ambiance. You would make a list or a folder with those images, select the rate how fast the image would change (every 5/10/15... min etc.), select other settings for the ambiance and voila! The images would magically change like a desktop background on the computer. That would make ambiances feel more like "themes" or "profiles".

Ps. (I also wish there would be more settings with ambiances like which ambiance is activated during different hours of the day etc. Right now the settings available are pretty rudimentary)

I think this feature should be inbuilt to the Sailfish, but an app could do as well. I'm dying to get this feature but I cannot code. So what do you guys think?

Ps. Sorry if I'm not being clear

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Nice idea, and welcome along @JS2 :) I support this, but I'm just using all my daily votes for reported bugs today.

simo ( 2014-01-28 18:58:25 +0300 )edit

Thank you Simo!

JS2 ( 2014-01-28 19:12:27 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-01-28 23:07:33 +0300

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updated 2014-01-28 23:07:33 +0300

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Multiple backrounds would be indeed very nice. There could be also an option to select ambience "theme" color that could either stay same with all pictures, or alternatively a constantly changing "theme" color switching between each picture.

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answered 2014-01-28 19:04:08 +0300

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Great Idea, but I think this is more the function of an App, something like Nokia Situations, it could change Ambience regarding the Time or the place where you be...?

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No no, the main function of this feature/app would be simply to have multiple background images per ambiance which would change over a predetermined time interval. The sentence regarding on what time a certain ambiance would be activated is a separate issue. I'll edit the OP. Thanks!

JS2 ( 2014-01-28 19:11:05 +0300 )edit

i can't see the difference =( to me it is also just an idea for an app, that could change your ambiences on preconfigured conditions

virgi26 ( 2014-01-29 13:18:46 +0300 )edit

ok, you did edit the the OP :D

virgi26 ( 2014-01-29 13:20:39 +0300 )edit
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