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Assign a custom shortcut to keyboard-shortcut

Asked by Diego
on 1 Aug 2013
Latest activity Commented on by Matthew Eicholtz on 23 Sep 2016


I've created a new shortcut on the bar on the top right with the following contents:

% Change Directory to Currently Selected File in Editor

Another has this:

% Open Explorer to Currently Selected File

I use this quite frequently and am wondering if I can assign them to a keyboard shortcut. I can't seem to find them under prefrences-->keyboard..etc.





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Answer by Sean de Wolski
on 1 Aug 2013
 Accepted answer

You can get keyboard mnemonics by holding the [alt] key (Windows, not sure about others) and either releasing it or waiting a second. The number or letter to complete the mnemonic will appear, press this key and it will run.


on 1 Aug 2013

thank you that did it!

Sean, do you know if it is possible to edit the keyboard shortcuts for the quick access toolbar? Say if I want to use Alt+C instead of Alt+1 for the first icon on the toolbar?

This answer makes me think it is not possible, but I hope it is.

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