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Monday, September 26, 2011

New keyboard controls for Super Trunking Scanner

For those people participating in the beta test of my scanner project, I'm happy to report a few new features have been added this morning.

First, there are now a few keyboard shortcuts to cut down on clicking for people who prefer not using a mouse on that page. Left and right arrows will seek backward and forward through the list of calls. I left the up and down arrows alone because you need those to scroll the page!

Also, p and s will select "play" or "stop" on the actual audio player, so next time the phone rings, you can silence it quickly. Finally, r will replay the current call. It's great for those calls where it's hard to make out what they said the first time, or if you can't believe your ears. Just push it and the current call will restart from the beginning.

The beta is still accepting new members for anyone who wants to listen live. Go check it out if you're interested.