Yes, but we are talking about VLC player random function, not winamp.

I prefer randomising the playlist in winamp with alt-shift-r rather than
using shuffle mode. The reason is that when using shuffle it's impossible to
tell what song has just played after it's moved on to the next one.



-----Original Message-----
From: JAWS-Users-List [mailto:jaws-users-list-boun...@jaws-users.com] On
Behalf Of Rick Justice
Sent: March 2, 2018 11:32 AM
To: jaws-users-list@jaws-users.com
Subject: Re: [JAWS-Users] VLC Media Player 3.0

In WinAmp, pressing the letter S, should shuffle the currently loaded
playlist.
The letter R, will repeat.

HTH,
Rick Justice

"Tomorrow's another day, another way!"
"and if tomorrow never comes, problem solved!"

----- Original Message -----
From: "JM Casey" <crystallo...@ca.inter.net>
To: <jaws-users-list@jaws-users.com>
Sent: Friday, March 02, 2018 9:38 AM
Subject: Re: [JAWS-Users] VLC Media Player 3.0


I use Winamp for this too. There is a random button in the playlist editor.
I don't think there's a convenient shortcut for it by default. But yes, it's
there. When I took a brief look last time when I had version 2.2.6 or
something, I could not get jAWS to find it, however. I will try again with
3.01 and see what happens. The reason I didn't fuss about this at the time
(I like making random playlists too) is that I really only use VLC for
videos. Of course it's your choice, and it may make a difference to you that
VLC is still being updated. However, most new file formats are video, not
audio, formats. Another thing I value winamp over VLC for audio playback for
is the equalizer. VLC has one, but it's much less user friendly ... it's
very difficult to save your own settings. SO if you care about that, you
might want to consider this. However, for video playback, VLC simply can't
be beat. It's fast and extremely versatile. There's a lot of stuff under the
hood.

-----Original Message-----
From: JAWS-Users-List [mailto:jaws-users-list-boun...@jaws-users.com] On
Behalf Of HICKS, Steven (ROYAL CORNWALL HOSPITALS NHS TRUST)
Sent: March 2, 2018 2:40 AM
To: jaws-users-list@jaws-users.com
Subject: Re: [JAWS-Users] VLC Media Player 3.0

Brilliant news, if you point it at a folder, can you ask it to play the mp3
files there in a random order?
I Stil use Winamp for this reason at the moment.


-----Original Message-----
From: JAWS-Users-List [mailto:jaws-users-list-boun...@jaws-users.com] On
Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: 01 March 2018 23:32
To: jaws-users-list@jaws-users.com
Subject: [JAWS-Users] VLC Media Player 3.0

Hey folks.



Some may remember I made several posts about how great this player was, but
that certain things, like the advanced preferences dialog, were difficult to
use with a screen-reader. I just want to report that I have installed the
last stable build, 3.01 I believe, and not only does the player seem at
least twice as fast to load on my Windows 10 64 bit machine, but the
preferences screen is reading properly with JAWS. The advanced preferences
now show as a tree view, and so far I no longer have to hit space on a
checkbox to even hear whether it is a checkbox or not. So, good news for
video users.





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