Create Custom Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 7 Applications

April 2018

The Windows 7 operating system allows users to create custom keyboard shortcuts to applications. Users may find this feature convenient because it allows them to access applications that are frequently used. Instead of looking for the shortcut or the link to the application, it can be accessed through a set of user-defined hot keys.

Create Custom Hot Keys in Windows 7

Right-click the desktop shortcut of the application, then click Properties > Shortcuts.

Click in the shortcut key field, and press CTRL, SHIFT, or ALT:


Save your changes by pressing OK.


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Published by jak58. Latest update on February 4, 2018 at 01:33 PM by owilson.
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