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hotkey

In computing, a specific key or keys that, when pressed, trigger a particular function. Please tell me there's a hotkey for that—otherwise, this project will take forever.
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hotkey

n. one or more keys on a computer keyboard that will bring forth a special computer applications program; a shortcut key. (Computers.) The hotkeys for my thesaurus are control and F2. Press the hotkey to bring up a calendar.
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The unit also supports the use of two PCs, allowing a VGA monitor, keyboard, mouse and every peripheral that is connected to the device to be switched between two computers with a simple push of a button or hotkey combination.--Addlogix
Also, there is some risk inherent in trusting authentication to a single device that could be lost or broken; however, there is a programmable hotkey that allows an administrator to override the scanner.
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* Computer Lock - locks and password-protects a PC with the press of a hotkey.
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