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Audio Playback toolbar and shortcut keys for transcription

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latest release: 2020-03-05 23:14:51


Usage in Writer: View‣Toolbars...‣Audio Playback toolbar, or with the following keycodes: Alt+J: Pause and resume audio playback. Alt+Up: Start audio playback (with the help of the Open window, if needed), or fast forward it by 2 seconds. Alt+Down: Pause audio playback, if it has been played continuously for at least 2 seconds, and rewind it by 2 seconds otherwise. Note: Using Tools‣Customize...‣Keyboard you can assign OpenAndPlay, PauseAndResume (Alt+J), StartAndFastForward (Alt+Up), PauseAndRewind (Alt+Down) macros of the extension to arbitrary key combinations.

Release List

Release: 0.1 – Initial release (example of a LibreOffice textbook)

Compatibility: 3.6
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Release Notes: Version 0.1 – Initial release Version 0.1.1 – Add Alt+J (pause/resume) Version 0.1.2 – Alt+Up detects finished playing under Windows, too – Fix small icon reference


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  • LinuxLover Aug 15, 2020, 2:47 AM (3 years ago)

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    This extension works as it should but could use some improvements. It would be beneficial to be able to insert timestamps in the document or at least be able to see the time of the audio playing to manually insert a timestamp. It would also be beneficial to have it resume playback and automatically skip back like 10 seconds or whatever amount a person specifies. Otherwise, it's a great extension. I hope someone will make some improvements to it. Thank you.

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