hot key


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hot key

A user-defined key or sequence of keys on a computer keyboard that is tied to a specific command, macro, or program which is invoked when pressed.
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When configuring the map, hot keys and the corresponding soft keys are used to turn on and off various information overlays for each map.
Most programs identify two-keystroke hot keys by listing them next to the function name on a drop-down list from the menu bar.
Additional technological advances in Green Machine[R] label printers include time-saving hot keys for making patch-panel, wire-wrap or flag labels for wire and cable identification.
Users load the software on the computers marked for duress communication capability and allocate a Hot Key or create an icon.
A hot key gives the user extra fast access to a preselected standard function (switch language, status indicator, etc).
Hot Key Books, 2019, pp368, [pounds sterling]7.99 978 1 4714 0761 1
Actions and sequences can be triggered simply by pressing a hot key or by clicking a button in a toolbar.
The system can store up to 499 product descriptions with customer details and batch/lot numbers up to seven digits for immediate 'hot key' recall.
Hot Key Books, 2019, pp224, [pounds sterling]6.99 978 1 4714 0725 3
The solution can clone an entire system and once the data is backed up, the system can be restored by a touch of a configurable hot key.