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Windows Media Player - Skip Track Shortcut?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Akumos, Jul 3, 2009.

  1. Akumos

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    Hi

    My keyboard only has play and stop hotkeys, using Windows Media Player is there a way to make a keyboard shortcut to skip track, even if media player isn't the primary window?

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    Why not just mouse over it in the taskbar and use those buttons?

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    WMP needn't be an active window for you to be able to do that.
     
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    The shortcut key is Ctrl-F, so if you bind that to a key or mouse, still wmp will need to be the active window for it to work.
     
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    Sorry!

    Still needs to be the active window for this to work. I listen to music through media player whilst playing games in full screen.
     
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    I think the easiest solution is to get a cheap media keyboard. Pretty much any combination of keys could conflict with the game you are playing.
     
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