[vlc-devel] Control-Keys

Jean-Paul Saman jean-paul.saman at planet.nl
Sat Feb 16 10:56:54 CET 2008

Johannes Buchner wrote:
> Hi VLC developers!
> I would really like a shortcut for zooming to half/original/double size.
> For example, totem has 
> 1:2 - Key 0
> 1:1 - Key 1
> 2:1 - Key 2
> Other players might have Ctrl-1, Ctrl-2 and so on. 
> I find it useful if I don't have to go through the menu everytime after
> starting a movie, as I like to work next to watching, thus not
> fullscreen.
> Anyway, I haven't looked much into the VLC codebase, but attached is
> a patch on how this might look like (for the wxwidgets frontend).
> It is diffed against the vlc-0.8.6d release.
> Thanks for considering,
> Johannes

This is the wrong approach since keys are changeable by users. I suggest 
to use the hotkey mechanism for this. Make the necessary changes in:
include/vlc_keys.h, src/libvlc-module.c and modules/control/hotkeys.c

Jean-Paul Saman.

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