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Opening App with Keyboard Only

garymace
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Hello,

I am writing an small utility for those writing email. My goal is for the user to be able to use this app without taking their hands off the keyboard.

I want to the user to be able to start this program with keystrokes.

So, my question is...is there a way to assign to windows a 'hot-key(s)' that would activate my program. Also, is there a way to edit this 'hot-key' from within my program.

Thanks for any suggestions.

Gary Mace
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deightonprog

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1) create an EXE file

2) Right click on windows 95 and create a shortcut icon to the exe

3) Once you have an icon (or if you already made one) right click on the icon, selct properties, then shortcut.  Then select a SHOTCUT KEY e.g. ctrl-alt-G for example

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3) Once you have an icon (or if you already made one) right click on the icon, selct properties, then shortcut.  Then select a SHOTCUT KEY e.g. ctrl-alt-G for example
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Thanks, but is there a way for a user to assign or edit this Short-Cut key from within the program itself?

Gary

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