[opinion suggested] keyboard control for the videoPlayer

Cheetham, Anastasia acheetham at ocad.ca
Thu Aug 4 14:22:25 UTC 2011

On 2011-08-04, at 10:10 AM, Valles, Heidi wrote:

> Charly and I also chatted in the channel about considering the shortcuts used by the accessible JW Player Controls from Ohio State University: http://wac.osu.edu/examples/jwpc/
> Scroll to the player and click the 'help' icon to see the shortcut list:
> 	• Alt + Control + P Toggle play and pause
> 	• Alt + Control + S Stop
> 	• Alt + Control + F Jump forward
> 	• Alt + Control + B Jump back
> 	• Alt + Control + D Decrease volume
> 	• Alt + Control + U Increase volume
> 	• Alt + Control + M Toggle sound mute
> 	• Alt + Control + A Toggle audio descriptions (if available)
> 	• Alt + Control + C Toggle captions (if available)
> 	• Alt + Control + R Toggle resizing of player
> I imagine some research went into these decisions, likely related to how they play with AT shortcuts. It's interesting they don't follow the conventions Colin mentioned, but I'm not sure why. Might be interesting to ping someone from this team to get some feedback on their choices?

These keystrokes seem pretty consistent with the DHTML Style Guide's recommendations for Media Players:


Anastasia Cheetham     Inclusive Design Research Centre
acheetham at ocad.ca            Inclusive Design Institute
                                        OCAD University

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