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iOtero

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A question of language. Only for native english.
« on: January 21, 2019, 12:15:22 PM »
Hi, i am Spanish and my English is not very good. Can you tell me if this sentence is correct?:

"If you press this option, the counters of times played and the time played of all the games will be set to zero."

It is to confirm the reset of [PlayedCount] and [PlayedTime].

Thanks.

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Re: A question of language. Only for native english.
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2019, 05:34:32 PM »
I am certainly no grammar/vocabulary expert but I am an English teacher, so I'll offer some help  ;D

"If you select this option, the counter which indicates the number of times played and the actual amount of time played for all games will be set to zero."

Hope that helps


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Re: A question of language. Only for native english.
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2019, 02:58:11 AM »
I am certainly no grammar/vocabulary expert but I am an English teacher, so I'll offer some help  ;D

"If you select this option, the counter which indicates the number of times played and the actual amount of time played for all games will be set to zero."

Hope that helps

But it is not about selecting an option, but about executing it.

Could be: "If you execute this option, the counter which indicates the number of times played and the actual amount of time played for all games will be set to zero."

Thank you, it seems more correct. Although too long for some instructions.

I'm not saying I'm not going to use it.  ;D
« Last Edit: January 22, 2019, 03:25:38 AM by iOtero »
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Re: A question of language. Only for native english.
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2019, 03:24:29 AM »
No worries! You can always change "select" to "click" or "choose" but that's entirely up to you  ;D

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Re: A question of language. Only for native english.
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2019, 03:28:44 AM »
It is clear that it is much more accurate...
but i do not know if maybe it's a lot of text for a warning... that's why i put how they would be on screen.
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Re: A question of language. Only for native english.
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2019, 04:08:44 AM »
What about "Choose this option to set the number of times played and the amount of time played to zero."?

Edit: VVV keil's suggestion is the best, I think. To the point and clear.
« Last Edit: January 22, 2019, 05:16:50 AM by Bgoulette »

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Re: A question of language. Only for native english.
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2019, 04:20:48 AM »
“Press to reset played count and played time.”

iOtero

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Re: A question of language. Only for native english.
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2019, 10:15:23 AM »
What about "Choose this option to set the number of times played and the amount of time played to zero."?

Edit: VVV keil's suggestion is the best, I think. To the point and clear.

I also believe it.  Thanks, Keil 8)

Was to execute this scripts:

Lakka (Linux):

Code: [Select]
#!/bin/bash
cd /storage/.attract/stats
find . -name "*.stat" -type f -delete
reboot

Windows:

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#echo off
cd E:\pi\attract\stats\
del * /S /Q
timeout /t 5 /nobreak
taskkill /im attract.exe

« Last Edit: January 22, 2019, 10:19:56 AM by iOtero »
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Re: A question of language. Only for native english.
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2019, 09:01:14 PM »
Any specific reason for reboot? Files are deleted and I think will take effect immediately without rebooting.

iOtero

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Re: A question of language. Only for native english.
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2019, 12:19:21 PM »
Any specific reason for reboot? Files are deleted and I think will take effect immediately without rebooting.

It is not necessary, it is true. But after pressing the option seems to do nothing and the pi reboot very fast...  8)

If i knew how to send a message to the screen saying that everything is deleted i would do it, but i do not know how to do it.  :-[
I love that on my laptop the eyes shine to the Alien every time i access the ssd... :D