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Mark Up Videos Using Hotkeys

Emir Plicanic
Emir Plicanic

June 16, 2016

Utilizing the Forms function in Vosaic Connect is a convenient way to mark up videos. Instead of creating new buttons each time you annotate a video, Forms allow you to save preset mark up buttons.

The ability to assign “Hotkeys”, keyboard shortcuts, to different markup buttons makes the Forms function even more efficient. This allows you to stay focused on the video, instead of shifting attention to the markup form to select the correct button.

The Hotkeys function allows users to assign a keyboard letter to a particular markup button, allowing feedback to be as easy as the touch of a button.

You can add a Hotkey when you edit the button on the video player, or on the Forms page.


How to Assign Hotkeys to Buttons

Click on one of the videos in your account and press “Watch and Mark Up the Video” to open it in the Vosaic Connect player.

Watch And Markup The Video

In the right navigation, click on the pencil icon of the button you’d like to edit.

Edit Button

Next, enter the letter you’d like to assign to this button as a hotkey (Has to be single letter between A-Z).

Assign Hotkey

Now, you've created a hotkey so when you press that key on your keyboard, the timeline is marked up.

Timeline


WRITTEN BY:

Emir Plicanic

President of Vosaic. Prior to helping to launch Vosaic, Emir enjoyed the many hats he wore as an Interactive Art Director, UX Lead, and Product Owner at Nelnet. As an Adjunct Instructor at a local community college, Emir helped others learn new skills to advance their careers in the tech industry.

When he’s not training for a half-marathon, tackling a home-improvement project, or dusting off his guitar, Emir can be found balancing family life with the perfect cup of coffee and an ever-growing book collection.

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