Digital Audio

Digital audio is technology that can be used to record, store, generate, manipulate, and reproduce sound using audio signals encoded in digital form. Following significant advances in technology, digital rapidly replaced analog audio technology in most areas. Digital audio systems may include compression, storage, processing and transmission components. It is important to distinguish between the audio coding format, the codec performing the encoding and decoding of the raw audio data, and the container file. Common file formats include .wav, .aiff, .au, .m4a, .mp3, .wma, .ra and .raw.

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When playing MP3 audio files in VLC media player, how do you use hotkeys for [Pause only] and [Play only]?

In VLC media player, going to Tools > Preferences > Hotkeys results in the following window:
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As can be seen, pressing {Space} is the default setting for toggling between [Play] & [Pause]. This hotkey works great.

Also shown however, are the hotkeys (Browser Stop & Browser Refresh) for the actions, [Pause only] & [Play only] respectively.

What do the latter hotkeys refer to? In other words, why would you even need to have a browser (eg Chrome) open in order to play MP3 files using VCL?

(Note: My understanding of the above two actions is that unlike toggle, which changes Play/Pause to the opposite of its current state, [Pause only] will pause the recording if it is currently playing but if currently paused, will leave it unchanged. And similarly, [Play only] will begin playing the recording if it is currently paused and if already playing, will leave it in that mode.)

The following two screenshots show how hotkeys can be modified:
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And the next screenshot displays the results after changing the hotkeys for [Pause only] & [Play only] to {Alt+s} & {Alt+p} respectively:
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The problem however, is that when VLC is active, pressing either of those hotkeys has no effect.

What would prevent those hotkeys from working and what other shortcuts are available for activating [Pause only] & [Play only]?

Thanks
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Digital Audio

Digital audio is technology that can be used to record, store, generate, manipulate, and reproduce sound using audio signals encoded in digital form. Following significant advances in technology, digital rapidly replaced analog audio technology in most areas. Digital audio systems may include compression, storage, processing and transmission components. It is important to distinguish between the audio coding format, the codec performing the encoding and decoding of the raw audio data, and the container file. Common file formats include .wav, .aiff, .au, .m4a, .mp3, .wma, .ra and .raw.