VLC - Navigational keyboard shortcuts

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When viewing a video under a VLC, you can use a set of Keyboard shortcuts to navigate (jump) backward/forward along the timeline.
Here's a list of the shortcuts that can be used:
  • Very short backwards jump: Shift + Left
  • Very short forward jump: Shift + Right
  • short backwards jump: Alt + Left
  • short forward jump: Alt + Right
  • Medium backwards jump: CTRL + left
  • Medium forward jump: CTRL + Right
  • Long backwards jump: CTRL + Alt + left
  • Long forward jump: CTRL + Alt + Right


To learn more about the VLC keyboard hotkeys (and to reassigned them) :
  • Open VLC
  • Click on the Tools>Preferences> Scroll to the hotkeys section.

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