Talk:Media controls

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It seems to me that several controls are missing. Though rarely used, there are at least 4 variants of back/forth:

- scan back, seek back, skip back, step back - scan forward, seek forward, skip forward, step forward

Look here for a set of icons that include all of them:

I'm not evn sure who is who, and what the extact meaning of each variant is.

It would be nice to document all those variants.


This standard may be of interest, but it is not a free download:

ISO/IEC 18035:2003-02 (E) — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:47, 4 May 2012 (UTC)

Philip Olsson.[edit]

Removed the following from the article. Added a year ago, the original editor who added it said in the summary they would add references but never did and hasn't edited since then. Can't find anything at all via google which colloborates the claim, including any reference to a Philip Olsson who matches the description or background and of an age that would be necessary to have created these considering how long they've been in use. The section; "The symbols for play, stop, pause and record — the original media control symbols — were first introduced by Swedish Engineer Philip Olsson. Olsson was working in Japan while finishing his studies at the Royal Institute of Technology, having also earned a degree from a Swedish design school." (talk) 12:11, 17 January 2014 (UTC)

Unicode characters for media controls?[edit]

Is there a nearly complete collection of unicode characters for media controls, such as:

  • ⏩ (U+23E9)
  • ⏪ (U+23EA)
  • ⏏ (U+23CF)

?--Ratzer (talk) 15:18, 9 December 2015 (UTC)