Player Keyboard Shortcuts

The player comes with several keyboard shortcuts built-in to simplify its use.

Note: Keyboard shortcuts are only available in the new Qumu player. In case of widgets, you must click on the video before using keyboard shortcuts.

Player Keyboard Shortcuts

Key

Action

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Open/Close the sidebar.

0

Seek to the beginning of the presentation.

1 to 8

Open the corresponding sidebar panel.

9

Open the last sidebar panel.

F

Activate full screen. When in full screen mode, pressing F or Escape exits full screen mode.

J

Seek backward 10 seconds.

K or Space

Pause/Play the presentation.

L

Seek forward 10 seconds.

M

Mute/Unmute the audio.

W

Switch to alternative layout.

X

Switch the primary content type between the media and slides.

Up Arrow/Down Arrow

Increase/decrease volume by 5%.

Left Arrow/Right Arrow

Seek backward/forward 5 seconds.

Escape

Close any open menu.

 

360° Video Player Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action

W

Up
A Down
S Left
D Right

 

 

Enabling Disabling Keyboard Shortcuts

Admin Preference

Login to Admin Portal

Click Player Config under the Interface section

Please note: To access Player Config, users must have a Site Admin role

Select the Allow player shortcuts for guests to enable, or desselect to disable

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Click Save to enact changes

 

Individual Preference

Login to the Content Portal

Click the user name in the top left corner of the screen

Click Preferences from the drop-down menu

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Select the Allow keyboard shortcuts in the player to enable, or desselect to disable

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Click Save Preferences to enact changes

 

Player Help Button

The ? button opens a menu containing links to documentation and videos related to Player functionality, including keyboard shortcuts, Player capabilities, and in-depth feature review documentation.

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