Watch2Gether Keyboard Shortcuts

Yes it’s extremely irritating.
Whenever I click out of the text box to select a new video I almost always end up hitting a letter and doing something annoying.
When I decided to complain I hit n thinking I was back in the text box and I skipped a whole video, given that youtube doesn’t always track progress on a video, and Watch2 doesn’t always sync it anyway, we spent a white trying to figure out where we were again on a 9 hour stream we were watching.

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I misclick or get out of focus sometimes and find myself hotkeying to random effect
it’s usually just a minor annoyance except when it triggers synching/loading/buffering issues

a toggle to disable them would be apperciated

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Thanks a lot for that feedback! I’ll put that on the todo list!

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I use w2g a lot with a friend of mine. Sometimes, we screw up and write in the w2g window instead of skype, triggering hundreds of shortcuts. An option to disable them would be very convenient, an even better solution would be to either don’t trigger shortcuts when multiple keys in a row are pressed (would require a delay though) or pause shortcut triggering when “wrong” letters are pressed (wouldn’t require a delay, but when typing words which start with a shortcut the prevention will fail).

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Thanks a lot for your input. These are some smart suggestions! I will roll out an update that addresses this issue soon.


Can you add ability to hide chat?

Twitch audio not working (many times). Is there a way to fix it?

@kickasskilla Can you post a Twitch link that is not working for you?

Actually I can’t since I cannot reproduce it constantly.
Happened under linux, it’s happening now under windows (only for me, my mate is hearing it correctly).
Anyway, try this out:

Anyway, thank you in advance for the assistance!

Thanks in this room the sound works for me. Which browser are you using?

I just rolled out a fix which should display a unmute message when the twitch player loads. Does that work for you?

I’m using chrome (Version 75.0.3770.142 (Official Build) (64-bit)) on windows right now

Now the audio is working fine!! THX!
I’ll keep U updated if we got any further issues!
Thank U Sir!

I guess this is related to the saound autoplay policy. When you click on the lock symbol next to the URL bar you should see the option “Sound”. Setting this to “Allow” should solve this issue as well.

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it would be great to have a shortcut/the ability to hide the chat bar.

Thanks @obso1337, I appreciate your input! The chat is a pretty important feature for many users but we are planning to make the UI more flexible in the future.

Why can’t we control volume with arrow up and down? It seems so simple… Also a permissions system. TogetherTube had it done right, you can control whether or not people are able to interact with the queue and pause/play and playback speed.

Thanks for your input. Good idea with the volume key. I’ll add that the next time i work on the shortcuts. There is actually already a permission system in place. Please check out the docs: How to use Watch2gether?

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