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comment Is there any Windows-based media player software that allows you to pause a video, and then un-pause a few seconds earlier?
Thanks. That works simply and elegantly. In case anyone's interested, I'm firing off the SHIFT and LEFT combination for smaller jumps in Windows Media Player which equates to +{LEFT} in the script. The nice side-effect of this is that pressing the space bar a few times enables you to rewind the video further if necessary while touching no other keys. And even if my hands are too dirty to touch the keyboard, I can just use whatever utensil I can find lying around to just prod the space bar :)
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accepted Is there any Windows-based media player software that allows you to pause a video, and then un-pause a few seconds earlier?
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comment Is there any Windows-based media player software that allows you to pause a video, and then un-pause a few seconds earlier?
The videos I am playing are mostly speech-based (the voice of the chef) played through the speakers. Wouldn't this interfere with the speech recognition of the microphone?
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comment Is there any Windows-based media player software that allows you to pause a video, and then un-pause a few seconds earlier?
Unfortunately, while you can apparently bind both keys to the same hotkey, it appears that only the play/pause hotkey is fired off
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revised Is there any Windows-based media player software that allows you to pause a video, and then un-pause a few seconds earlier?
fixed typo
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comment Is there any Windows-based media player software that allows you to pause a video, and then un-pause a few seconds earlier?
Normally, I use the keyboard. I'll give that suggestion a try
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revised Is there any Windows-based media player software that allows you to pause a video, and then un-pause a few seconds earlier?
added clarification about requirements