[linux-audio-user] Audio typing

Paul Winkler pw_lists at slinkp.com
Wed Nov 12 09:39:05 EST 2003

Check the archives - message on Oct 11 2003 from Tim Orford,
subject "wm key shortcuts for alsaplayer".
I believe this is what you want?

On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 11:33:39AM +0000, Joe Button wrote:
> Hi.
> I know this isn't the kind of thing that generally gets discussed on this 
> list, but it does kind of relate to linux audio.
> I have an hour or so of taped conversation I need to type up. I was planning 
> to record it to my hard disk so I can do everything from the keyboard.
> What I'd like to be able to do is set up keyboard shortcuts for rewind / pause 
> etc that I can use without task-switching out of the wordprocessor.
> If I understand correctly one way of doing this would be to set up a global 
> keyboard shortcut that runs a program that sends a jack_transport message to 
> the audio app. If I had lots of time or a bit more experience I might be 
> inclined to set something like that up for the sake of my education, but I 
> suspect it would end up taking considerably longer than the typing itself! Is 
> there a simpler solution I'm missing?
> If anyone has any ideas for an efficient audio-typing system I can use on 
> Mandrake 9.2 please let me know.
> Thanks.


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