Shortcuts in Kaltura video player

maguire
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I use a lot of videos in one of the courses that I am involved with and have spent about 6 weeks adding captions to videos. One of the things that I found missing was a description of the keyboard shortcuts that one can use when watching a video - when using the Kaltura player. I found some information at https://knowledge.kaltura.com/help/508-support-within-the-kaltura-player-toolkit 

But as, usual, if you really want to know - look at the source - in this case, the javascript for 

window.kalturaIframePackageData = {     "playerConfig":{ 	"plugins":{ 		"keyboardShortcuts":{ 

one can find the following:

  • Up / Down -- increase / decrease volume by 10%
  • F / ESCAPE -- Open / close video fullscreen
  • Space-bar -- toggle: Play / Pause
  • Left / Right arrow -- Jump back / ahead 5 seconds (when combined with the control key, skip is 10s)
  • Home / End -- Seek to the beginning / end of the video
  • 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 -- goto 10,20,30,40,50,60,70,80,90% of the video

Additionally, if you selected the playback rate selector (playbackRateSelector) when you hit "+" it selects faster and "-" it selects slower. However, on a Swedish mapped keyboard "+" is actually a minus, and the key to its right (typically marked "\") is actually a plus!