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When I watch a movie in VLC, I want to jump forward or backward in the movie using Alt+Right/left, but when I press Alt the HUD appears.

Is it necessary to change some key bindings (like shown here) or is there a better solution? Maybe I can disable HUD while having focus on VLC?

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HUD only appears if you press and release Alt key instantly, If you hold down the Alt key for little bit longer it won't appear.

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Yeah, I noticed that. But sometimes I forget to hold the Alt key for a little bit longer ... –  Christian May 7 '12 at 13:12
    
@Christian Another option is to change the hot keys in VLC preferences. –  Basharat Sialvi May 7 '12 at 14:42

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