[vlc-devel] Re: [PATCH] Hotkeys section of the user manual
dionoea at via.ecp.fr
Sun Nov 12 01:52:11 CET 2006
Thanks for the patch. I'll apply it when i'm finished moving the
On Sun, Nov 05, 2006, D D wrote:
> Hello VLC team,
> Here is a proposed patch for the Hotkeys section of the VLC user manual.
> The contents of the attached file hotkeys_manual_patch.tar.gz are:
> basic-use.xml: This is a new version of
> www.videolan.org/doc/play-howto/src/en/basic-use.xml. I added a subsection
> about the jump hotkeys. I also added descriptions of how hotkey's
> modifier keys are displayed and changed under Mac OS X. Also, I changed
> window names to be in italics instead of in quotes (for consistency with
> elsewhere in the manual), and made some other minor changes to the
> existing text.
> basic-use.xml.diff: Output of "svn diff basic-use.xml".
> intf-wx-hotkeys.jpg: This replaces
> which is out of date. (For example, the navigation menu on the left hand
> side of the Preferences panel no longer looks like that.)
> intf-wx-hotkeys2.jpg: This is a new screenshot which illustrates changing
> the jump length. It should be copied to
> intf-wx-hotkeys.png, intf-wx-hotkeys2.png: I noticed that using PNG
> instead of JPEG saved 12 kB for each file and eliminated the JPEG
> compression artifacts that are visible around text. I have included PNG
> versions for comparison, if you are interested.
> Here is why I think adding a subsection about the jump hotkeys to the
> manual is a good idea. (I'll repeat what I said in the email I sent to
> vlc-devel a month ago.) Forum posts suggest that some users are not aware
> of the jump hotkeys, but they are quite useful. I think they are the only
> way to drag the playback position around when in full-screen mode, and
> holding down a jump back hotkey is VLC's equivalent of a rewind button.
> Here are the forum posts I am thinking of:
> Also, I didn't know about the jump hotkeys until I happened to come across
> one of the above forum posts.
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