Suggest fixing the skip-keys in Totem.

Jo-Erlend Schinstad joerlend.schinstad at
Sun May 15 12:16:48 UTC 2011

>From time to time, I hear people complain about the keyboard shortcuts
to skip back and forth in Totem. I have to say, it took me quite some
time to get used to it, and just now, someone said they wanted to
switch to VLC because of it.

As a reminder, here are the shortcuts I'm talking about: (from
Left arrow: Go back 15 seconds
Right arrow: Go forward 60 seconds
Shift+Left arrow: Go back 5 seconds
Shift+Right arrow: Go forward 15 seconds
Ctrl+Left arrow: Go back 3 minutes
Ctrl+Right arrow: Go forward 10 minutes

These doesn't make much sense to me. It's nice that we can modify the
skip using shift and control, but why doesn't left and right
correspond? I think Totem would be a more user friendly mediaplayer if
these keys were given slightly more "intuitive" values.


Jo-Erlend Schinstad

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