[vlc-devel] Hard-coding space key to play / pause action

Felix Paul Kühne fkuehne.videolan at gmail.com
Thu Apr 4 13:43:51 CEST 2013


On 04.04.2013, at 13:07, David Fuhrmann <david.fuhrmann at gmail.com> wrote:

> The problem is that the macosx interface has command+p as the default hotkey and not space.
> I don't know exactly what was the reason to choose a different hotkey here.
Legacy support for a 10 year old competing media player nobody still remembers, I guess.

> We could change the default hotkey of play/pause to space, but this somewhat breaks the look of the playback main menu.
> Or we go back to the vlc 2.0 behavior and support both command+p and space as play/pause hotkeys.
I'd hardcode cmd-P for the Playback menu and set space as default hotkey, so you get support for both.

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