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How to navigate the main sections of web-server and use its main functions...

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General

As you browse Genialist Media Server like any web-site on a web-browser, here are some reminder about benefits:
  • On laptops and desktops:
    • You can use the keyboard to navigate through pages and links... The section Keyboard Shortcuts below contains some useful keyboard shortcuts.
    • You can right-click on links and open them into another web-browser tab...
    • You can play multiple video and audio files at the same time...
    • In a picture slide-show, you can use the keyboard or even the wheel on your mouse to go to the next picture or back to the previous one...
    • You can drag-and-drop pictures from a picture gallery into another software or into another page...
  • On iOS Devices:
    • You can swipe to the left on the screen to go to the previous page in your browsing history (this is a Safari feature)...
    • You can swipe to the left on the screen in a slide show to go to the previous picture...
    • You can swipe to the right on the screen to go to the next page in your browsing history (this is a Safari feature)...
    • You can swipe to the right on the screen in a slide show to go to the next picture...
And some cons:
  • When you edit media information or change a thumbnail pictures, you may have to refresh some pages in some cases by clicking the "Refresh" button on your web-browser.
  • When the page is busy and does not give you back control, you have to click the "Refresh" button on your web-browser to reload the page.

Keyboard Shortcuts

If you use a desktop or laptop when browsing the server, you can type the following keys to navigate through the site or execute certain actions:
  • Enter:
    • Validate a dialog box...
    • Start a search when the cursor/focus in the search field...
  • Space:
    • Start, pause or resume a movie, music track or picture slide show...
    • Inside a Music Genre or Music Artist page, go to the "Play All" page and start playing the tracks...
  • Escape:
    • Stop a movie or video and close it...
    • Close a picture slide show...
    • Close a dialog box...
  • Page Down or Down or Right: Go to the next picture in a slide show...
  • Page Up or Up or Left: Go to the previous picture in a slide show...
  • Home: Go to the first picture in a slide show...
  • End: Go to the last picture in a slide show...
  • F: Go to the Movies page...
  • M: Go to the Music Albums page...
  • Delete: Delete a picture inside a slide show...

Toolbar

The toolbar contains various actions you can execute on the medias or the content of one media page.

It is collapsed by default.

Click on the button to expand the toolbar.