Documentation Talk:Subtitles

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Error in the documentation regarding subtitle track value

The documentation claims that in the input/codecs tab in preferences, setting the "subtitle track" value to "0" will disable subtitles by default. In actuality (as of VLC 2.1.5) a value of "-1" will disable subtitles.

Furthermore, it appears that the subtitle track number is not a boolean/toggle setting, but a relative index for the "Subtitle>Sub Track" selection menu; with "-1" corresponding to "Disable", "0" for the first subtitle-track, "1" for the second track, and so on...

I suppose it might be more intuitive if the values did start at "0", as then a "1" would correspond to subtitle track 1... but it appears that this setting instead adheres to the convention of "-1" to disable an option or feature.

At present, the doc is simply incorrect ;-)

--Aprilia1k (talk) 18:50, 1 February 2015 (CET), edited for conciseness by DoesItReallyMatter (talk) 09:45, 24 February 2015 (CET)

Yes Fixed DoesItReallyMatter (talk) 10:00, 24 February 2015 (CET)