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[POLL] How do you pause a video on YouTube?

How do you pause a video on YouTube?  

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  1. 1. How do you pause a video on YouTube?

    • Spacebar
    • K
    • Left Click
    • Tapping trackpad on a laptop
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    • Pressing "Pause"
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How do you pause a video on YouTube? I'm actually curious because there are SO many people who use a different key, other than spacebar.

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K because it's quieter.

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5 minutes ago, GalacticRuler said:

I saw this title in the feed, and I expected a genuine question on how to pause the video. I don't know what I was thinking.

I edited title, also why would you think that?

As Someone with the username “</TheCoder2019_”, my coding skills are atrocious.

As Someone at the age of 2.338 alien years (whatever that is), built a not terrible but a “gameable” system for $500 USD

As Someone with atrocious coding skills, knows more Unix/Bash more than CMD

 

Here are my specs:

Spoiler

 

MSI PRO-VLH H310M

Intel Celeron G4960 (2 whopping cores!)

GTX 1050 Ti 4GB

16GB (2x8) Cosair Vengeance LPX CL16 - 2400MHz

A Rosewill case I found on eBay (SRM-01B Black)

 

An old friend of mine - Intel stock cooler (temps through the roof like 90 C under load)

 

 

Linux Apps you NEED!

Spoiler

tmux

dhcpd

git

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hi! I love RGB! Who doesn't? Karens that don't have colorful lights on their Facebook page

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Started left clicking because my computer sometimes changes focus from the video player and spacebar, nor any other button, doesn't work.

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I do a lot of multitasking so it depends on the situation but generally I either use spacebar or left click. I use K when scrubbing through a video with J or L.

Make sure to quote or tag people, so they get notified.

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On my Corsair keyboard the dedicated play/pause button can be used, but usually just space bar or left click.

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Depends on the situation, if hand is on mouse then left click, otherwise usually spacebar if I know it's in focus. If watching on tv then the pause button on my remote.

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I click, but I don't ever actually click the pause button, I just click inside the video player

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Thanks for reading all this by the way!

By the way, my desktop is a docked laptop. Get over it, No seriously, I have an exterrnal monitor, keyboard, mouse, headset, ethernet and cooling fans all connected. Using it feels no different to a desktop, it works for several hours if the power goes out, and disconnecting just a few cables gives me something I can take on the go. There's enough power for all games I play and it even copes with basic (and some not-so-basic) video editing. Give it a go - you might just love it.

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Wow I actually expected so much more "K". 

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I either use the spacebar or just left-click with the mouse somewhere in the video player. Depends which is easier, for example if my hand is on the mouse I use it, if I'm far from the mouse spacebar is easier to hit.

 

4 hours ago, Cyberspirit said:

I use K when scrubbing through a video with J or L.

28 minutes ago, akio123008 said:

Wow I actually expected so much more "K". 

I actually just learnt that that is a thing. I mean I use J,K,L when editing videos in Sony Vegas, but until now never knew it works on YouTube as well.

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Problem with keyboard shortcuts is that I tend to listen to youtube in the background, when I don't have my mouse focussed on the youtube window.

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Thanks for reading all this by the way!

By the way, my desktop is a docked laptop. Get over it, No seriously, I have an exterrnal monitor, keyboard, mouse, headset, ethernet and cooling fans all connected. Using it feels no different to a desktop, it works for several hours if the power goes out, and disconnecting just a few cables gives me something I can take on the go. There's enough power for all games I play and it even copes with basic (and some not-so-basic) video editing. Give it a go - you might just love it.

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1 hour ago, Mitko_DSV said:

I actually just learnt that that is a thing. I mean I use J,K,L when editing videos in Sony Vegas, but until now never knew it works on YouTube as well.

You can scrub one frame at a time as well with , and .  or < and >

Could be different on other layouts but on US layout those keys work. 😄

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Keyboard Media Shortcuts. So Play/Pause button.

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1 hour ago, Nayr438 said:

Keyboard Media Shortcuts. So Play/Pause button.

 

9 hours ago, Antistatic12 said:

On my Corsair keyboard the dedicated play/pause button can be used, but usually just space bar or left click.

 

13 hours ago, AndreiArgeanu said:

I have a button I mapped on my mouse to pause/play videos and music. It's extremely convenient

 

 

I dont have media controls so...

 

Also this is my first poll that DIDNT get locked

As Someone with the username “</TheCoder2019_”, my coding skills are atrocious.

As Someone at the age of 2.338 alien years (whatever that is), built a not terrible but a “gameable” system for $500 USD

As Someone with atrocious coding skills, knows more Unix/Bash more than CMD

 

Here are my specs:

Spoiler

 

MSI PRO-VLH H310M

Intel Celeron G4960 (2 whopping cores!)

GTX 1050 Ti 4GB

16GB (2x8) Cosair Vengeance LPX CL16 - 2400MHz

A Rosewill case I found on eBay (SRM-01B Black)

 

An old friend of mine - Intel stock cooler (temps through the roof like 90 C under load)

 

 

Linux Apps you NEED!

Spoiler

tmux

dhcpd

git

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hi! I love RGB! Who doesn't? Karens that don't have colorful lights on their Facebook page

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On 4/11/2021 at 2:33 PM, Cyberspirit said:

You can scrub one frame at a time as well with , and .  or < and >

Could be different on other layouts but on US layout those keys work. 😄

Just checked - when I'm using English the ,< and >. keys are like you said (thanks for the info). When typing in Bulgarian the keys that are , and . in that layout work. In my case that is the Q key for , and the =+ key for . . I don't think the < and > even exist in the Bulgarian layout. I'm using the standart 'BDS' (БДС), the 'Phonetic' layout is different and I do not use it, so cannot comment for it.

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Secondary PC: HP IPISB-CH│Intel Core i5-2320 3GHz│DeepCool Ice Edge Mini FS V2│8GB DDR3 1333MHz│AMD R9 270 2GB│WD Green 120GB SSD + WD Blue 1TB 2.5"│Windows 7 Ultimate x64│Acer Aspire M1930│CoolerMaster B500 v2 500W│Samsung S19B300 1366x768 & Fujitsu-Siemens P15-1 1024x768

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HTPC: HP Elite 8200 USDT│Intel Core i3-2120 3.3GHz│6GB DDR3 1333MHz Dual-channel│Intel HD Graphics 2000│500GB 5400rpm│Windows 10 Pro x64│JVC LT-32VF30K 32" 1920x1080
Main laptop: HP EliteBook 8470p│Intel Core i7-3520M 2.9GHz│8GB DDR3 1600MHz Dual-channel│Intel HD4000 Graphics│WD Green 240GB SSD│Win 10 Pro x64│14.1" 1600x900

Secondary laptop: HP EliteBook 8470p│Intel Core i5-3320M 2.6GHz│8GB DDR3 1600MHz Dual-channel│Intel HD4000 Graphics│Kingston 240GB SSD│Win 7 Pro x64│14.1" 1600x900

Main phone: Sony Xperia X CompactOther phones: Sony Xperia L3, Sony Xperia Z3 Compact (x2){and both are dead now}, Sony Xperia E3, Sony Xperia Tipo + 12 more (not going not list everything)

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Small laptop: Acer Aspire One D255│Intel Atom N550 1.5GHz│2GB DDR3 1333MHz│Intel GMA3150 256MB│Western Digital 500GB 5400rpm KingDian S100 32GB SSD│Win 7 Ultimate x64 & Win 10 Pro x6410.1" 1024x600

Old secondary PC: ASUS A7V8X-X│AMD Sempron 3000+ 2.0GHz│Titan CPU Cooler│1.75GB DDR 400MHz│nVidia GeForce FX5700LE 256MB│2 x WesternDigital 40GB 7200rpm│Windows XP Pro SP3│Some case without sidepanel│Codegen 300XA 350W│Dell E173FP 17" 1280x1024 & Fujitsu-Siemens P15-1 1024x768Philips 200P4 20" 1600x1200

Dad's laptop: Acer ????│Intel Core i5-????M ?.?GHz│8GB DDR3 1333MHz Dual-channel│nVidia GeForce ??? 2GB│Kingston A400 120GB SSD│Windows 10 Pro x64│15.6" 1366x768

Grandfather's laptop: Compaq  Presario V6000│AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-56 1.8GHz│2GB DDR2 667MHz│nVidia GeForce Go6150 128MB (died 4 times for now)│Toshiba 160GB 5400rpm│Win Vista Ultimate SP2 & Win 10 Pro x64 Windows 7 Ultimate x64│15.4" 1280x800

"The Old" PC: eMachines eTower 466i│Intel Celeron 466MHz│512MB RAM PC133│nVidia GeForce FX5200 128MB PCI│Seagate Baracuda 40GB 7200rpm│Windows 98SE & Windows XP Pro SP3│IBM P50 14" 1024x768 CRT

"The Floppy" laptop: Clevo 2700C│Intel Pentium III 1.1GHz│512MB PC133 SDRAM│SiS 630 32MB shared│Samsung 40GB│Windows XP Pro SP3│15" 1024x768

"The P4" laptop: HP Pavillion ZD8000│Intel Pentium 4 3.2GHz│2GB DDR2 666MHz Dual-channel│ATi Mobility Radeon X600 256MB│Seagate 100GB│Windows XP Pro SP3│17" 1440x900

 

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