1. VoiceThread Docs
  2. Web Application
  3. Viewing
  4. Keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts

There are many keyboard shortcuts to help you get around in a VoiceThread more quickly.  Any time you have opened a VoiceThread, these shortcuts will work.

  • Space bar – Play or pause the VoiceThread
  • Down arrow – Advance to the next comment
  • Up arrow – Go back to the previous comment
  • Right arrow – Advance to the next slide
  • Left arrow – Go back to the previous slide
  • = (equal sign) – Zoom in
  • (dash) – Zoom out
  • . (period) – Open the postcard viewer (to see all slides in the VoiceThread)
  • R – Begin recording a microphone comment
  • T – Begin recording a text comment
  • V – Begin recording a webcam comment
  • P – Begin recording a phone comment
  • U – Begin uploading an audio or video file comment
  • Delete/Backspace – Delete the current comment
  • E – Edit the current comment
  • M – Reveal/moderate the current comment (if Comment Moderation is enabled)
  • Esc. – Cancel your current comment recording if you have not yet saved it
  • Enter – Save the comment you just recorded
  • – Decrease comment playback speed
  • ] – Increase comment playback speed

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