Last Reviewed 11/18/2013

Versions 6.0,6.1

Issue
This article describes the keyboard shortcuts available when accessing Mediasite content in the Player or a catalog, monitoring Recorders in the Management Portal, and when using the Recorder. It also describes the navigation order in when using the Tab key with a screen reader in the Player and catalog.
Solution
Player shortcut keys

Players have shortcut keys that allow you to quickly navigate your presentation and use the features and controls. Keyboard shortcuts, indicated with an asterisk (*) work only when these features are available in the player. 


General shortcut keys

The following keys are available when viewing live, on-demand, and portable presentations:
Keyboard Shortcut Command
Ctrl+Up Arrow (↑) Increase volume.
Ctrl+Down Arrow (↓) Decrease volume.
M Mute/unmute audio.
Alt+F1 Open the Player Help menu.
*A Ask a question.
*E Share a presentation using e-mail.
*L View links.
*P View polls.
*F Open search window.
*C View chapters.
*Shift+C View/hide captions.
*S Toggle between slide show and slide list views.
*Shift+S Toggle between slide image view and slide text description.
Ctrl+Z Toggle screen reader view.

On-demand shortcut keys

The following keys are available when viewing on-demand and portable presentations.
Keyboard Shortcut Command
Space bar Play or pause the presentation.
Left Arrow (←) Skip back 3 seconds in the presentation.
Right Arrow (→) Fast forward 10 seconds in the presentation.
Ctrl+Left  Arrow (←) Go to the previous slide.
Ctrl+ Right Arrow (→) Go to the next slide.
Up Arrow (↑) Increase the playback speed.
Down Arrow (↓) Decrease the playback speed.

Catalog keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcut Command
Right arrow (→) Expand folder.
Left arrow (←) Collapse folder.
Up arrow (↑) Scroll up folder list.
Down arrow (↓) Scroll down folder list.
Space bar Display folder's contents.
Right arrow (→) Expand folder.

Recorder keyboard shortcuts


Keyboard shortcut Command
Shift+O Open presentation on Mediasite.
Shift+N New presentation.
Shift+R Start recording.
Shift+S Stop recording.
Shift+P Pause recording.
Shift+A Switch to the Recorder tab.
Shift+B Switch to the Presentations tab.
Shift+C Switch to the Schedules tab.
Shift+D Switch to the Settings tab.
Shift+H Open Help.
Shift+M Advance image when using manual image advance.
Shift+1 Display video input as output.
Shift+2 Display image input as output.
Shift+3 Display the image input with the video input as a small picture-in-picture (PiP).


Navigation order
Below are the navigation orders when using the Tab key to navigate through the Player, catalogs, and a presentation's summary in a catalog.

Player navigation order

When a user navigates through a player using the Tab key, the controls are presented in the following order:
# Control # Control
1 Play/Pause 8 Slide List
2 Skip Back 9 Chapters
3 Mute 10 Presentation Links
4 Play Slower 11 View Polls
5 Play Faster 12 Ask a Question
6 Decrease Volume 13 Share Presentation
7 Increase Volume    

Catalog navigation order

When a user navigates through a catalog using the Tab key, the controls are presented in the following order:
# Control # Control
1 Login/Logout 4 Folder List
2 Search 5 Presentation List
3 Edit Catalog (if available)    

Presentation summary (catalog) navigation order

When a user navigates through a presentation’s summary in the catalog using the Tab key, the controls are presented in the following order:
# Control # Control
1 Go Back to List 5 Edit
2 Return to Homepage 6 Play
3 Login/Logout 7 Ext Presentation
4 Search    

Recorder Control Center (Management Portal) - available in version 6.1.5 and later

Keyboard Shortcut Command
Shift + R Start recording.
Shift + S Stop recording.
Shift + P Pause recording.
Shift + M Mute selected.
Shift + U Unmute selected.
Shift + E Enable video preview.
Shift + V Disable video preview.
Up arrow (↑) Scroll up Recorder Control Center.
Down arrow (↓) Scroll down Recorder Control Center.
Left arrow (←) Decrease size of monitor windows.
Right arrow (→) Increase size of monitor windows.
Page up Move up Recorder Control Center one line at a time.
Page down Move down Recorder Control Center one line at a time.
Home Go to top of Recorder Control Center.
End Go to bottom of Recorder Control Center.


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