[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Global Hotkeys for windows (0.8.6e)

Antoine Cellerier dionoea at videolan.org
Thu Mar 20 23:03:43 CET 2008

On Thu, Mar 20, 2008, Jean-Paul Saman wrote:
> VLC already has a hotkey mechanism that also works on Windows. What is 
> the rational for globalhotkeys? (why do we need it?)

They're hotkeys that work even if the app doesn't have focus. So I guess
(I haven't seen the patch yet) that they could be implemented as normal
hotkeys VLC wise ... it's just that they'd need to be registered to Windows

Antoine Cellerier

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