[vlc-devel] Possible new features

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Wed Aug 26 18:59:13 CEST 2009


On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 02:20:10PM +0200, Knapp wrote :
> I miss from Kaffein being able to click back a few frames in a movie.
> For example we are watching a movie and the kids start yelling for 30
> seconds and then you need to back up a bit. With Kaffien you can do
> this at intervals of a few seconds. You can't do it with VLC, as best
> as I can tell. The best you can do is type in a type, a real pain, or
> else click on the time bar and hope. Because we are doing this with
> our mouse from across the room, it is best if it is big and easy to
> see and do like the pause button is. In kaffien you can also do it
> with the arrow keys and this is sometimes handy.

I believe that what you want is in the alt,shift,ctrl+ arrow keys, and
in the navigation menu for 1.0.0

> The other thing that no one seems to have, has to do with watching
> part of a film or listing to an audio book. Very often with kids we
> get interrupted or else with the book, the mp3 file is 2 hours long.
> Getting back to where you were is a pain unless you can manage to
> remember the time that you stopped at. What would be wonderful is
> being able to bookmark these places and having the bookmark have a
> note section so that I could write what was going on at that place.
> Multiple bookmarks for one file would be best. With a pull down menu
> of places for each file that you can see well from across the room.
This might come in the future, when we have a correct database to store
infos about the movies.

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf

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