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Greetings programmers!

I was trying to find out if it was possible to use hotkeys with menuitems. My temporary work around is to copy what the menuitem does into a seperate function and just using the hotkey with that function. But I was just curious if there was a way to use a hotkey (other than the alt keys which I already have built in) to press menu items and run the associated task with that menu button.

So far I have tried using

hotkeyset("^{F1}"), $menuitem1)

...but this doesn't work.

Again, currently I have the hotkey call a function that does everything I need, so it's not a big issue - just a curiosity.

Thanks for any thoughts on the matter.

Edited by xeroTechnologiesLLC

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Look at GUISetAccelerators in the Help file - should be just what you want. Come back if you run into difficulties. :)


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:


ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area


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Sorry I didn't reply to this sooner.

I thought I had...

Either way - Melba you did it again.

The accelerators were perfect and in use.

Tested and abused.

[RESOLVED] (and notes taken) lol


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