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

Jean-Paul Saman jean-paul.saman at planet.nl
Thu Mar 20 23:16:43 CET 2008

Antoine Cellerier wrote:
> 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
> differently.
That is indeed a nice feature although I would probably never use it ;-)

I think that can be merged with our current modules/control/hotkeys.c 
together with an option to let them work globally iso only inside the 
vlc application.

Jean-Paul Saman.

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