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The NLM "Video Player" allows you to view a video right from the web page. To start the video, click the video on the Resource Record page. The video will begin playing immediately. See Downloading Resources to download a MP4 version of the video.

Video player

Figure 1: "Video Player" interface. The control panel includes Play/Pause (A), Rewind (B), Slider and Time Stamp (C), Captions (D), Volume (E), and Full Screen toggle (F).

Video Player Controls

The "Video Player" controls are located below the video screen. The controls include the Play/Pause, Rewind, Time Slider, Captions, Volume, and Full Screen. Keyboard shortcuts (listed below) are active when you tab into the player. To disable the shortcuts, just tab or click outside of the player. Keyboard shortcuts may not be supported by all browsers.

Play/Pause

Keyboard shortcut: Space bar

Select the "Play" button to start the video or the "Pause" button to stop the video at a specified location. The video screen displays the last frame you viewed when the video is paused. To restart the video, click the "Play" button which appears after the "Pause" button is clicked.

Rewind

Keyboard shortcut: Right arrow key

Select the "Rewind" button to skip the video back 10 seconds.

Slider and Time Stamp

Keyboard shortcut: Right and Left arrow keys

The "Slider" allows you to advance or rewind the video to a new frame. Click the cursor on the slider and move the slider to the left or right to advance or rewind the video. The time stamp indicates the time of the frame currently displayed in the "Video Player" as well as the playing time of the entire video. The "Time Stamp" changes as the video advances or rewinds.

Captions

Keyboard shortctu: c key

Captions are synchronized to display at the same time as the audio. To turn the captions on or off, click the "Caption" button. When on, the "Caption" button will appear white, when off, the button will appear gray.

Volume

Keyboard shortcut: Up and Down arrow keys

Hover the cursor over the Volume button to access the volume slider. Click the cursor on the slider and move the slider up or down to increase or decrease the volume. Move the slider to the bottom to mute the video.

Full screen toggle

Keyboard shortcut: f key

Click the "Full Screen" button to enlarge the video the size of the monitor. To return to the original size, move the cursor to access the toolbar and click the "Full Screen" button again.

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