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Create additional DVD Player keyboard shortcuts Apps
Do you miss angle, audio track, and subtitle control from the keyboard in Apple's DVD Player (version 4.6.1)? This is how I've fixed it...
  1. Create three new AppleScripts. Here's the first one:
    tell application "dvd player"
      set angle to (angle + 1) mod (available angles + 1)
    end tell
    
    Make the next two scripts just like the above, but replace angle with audio track and subtitle in the new scripts.

  2. Drop the files in ~/Library -> Application Support -> DVD Player -> Scripts. When you re-laucnh DVD player, you'll find they've automatically been assigned to Command-Option and (depending on what else you may have there) 0 to 9.

  3. Use the Keyboard Shortcuts tab of the Keyboard & Mouse System Prefernces panel and change these shortcuts to something less cumbersome, as outlined in this hint.
So, for instance, if you choose Command-S for subtitles, each keystroke will cycle through the DVD's available subtitles (including none), like in VLC Player.

[robg adds: I don't have any DVDs with angle adjustments, but the other two scripts seemed to work as described.]
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Create additional DVD Player keyboard shortcuts
Authored by: kvanlandschoot on Oct 18, '05 09:07:55AM
If that other, older hint does not work, then maybe you can use some applescript and CCHotKey, to be found here: http://www.coin-c.com/downloads/CCHotKey.dmg.gz

(I was trying to post this in the old hint's page, but that did not work, so might as well do it here then)

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