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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.

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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• Independently switch keyboard/ mouse, USB peripheral, and audio focus via hotkeys.
Amulet Hotkey is a proven innovator in design, manufacturing and system integration of high availability solutions for remote physical or virtual workstation, as well as virtual/cloud desktops that are optimized for both mission and business critical applications to deliver robust, secure and uncompromised performance backed up by world-class support.
The bank said that the new iMobile SmartKeys app allows customers who get a bill or a fund transfer request in the midst of any phone activity to launch a banking pop-up using the hotkeys on the keyboard.
According to the companies, the dictionaries contain examples and usage notes and offer special features including a dictionary hotkey for popping up translations or definitions within a browser or other window, a verb conjugator, and the ability for users to add their own entries.
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.
-- Up to 100 virtual desktops, each with its own set of windows; -- Full Apple X11 support; -- Full Expose support; -- "Focus Follows Mouse" functionality; -- Autohide pager; -- Improved HotKey support -- Improved AppleScript support, and other features.
A built-in Pocket PC screen print function allows a user to capture any screen shot and print it instantly with a touch of the "hotkey" button.
* Computer Lock - locks and password-protects a PC with the press of a hotkey.
If it inquires about a password, the user just compresses the new product's hotkey and ascertains the identity of the user.
Powerful search functions offer quick access (via menu, hotkey, or mouse) to detailed information on recent grant recipients, including name and location, dollar amount of recent grants, recipient type, and grantor's contact information, all of which can be viewed simultaneously in different windows.
For example, if a user is stuck in mid-sentence looking for another word for "dull," and is not satisfied with the word processor's thesaurus selection, he or she can hotkey into the Random House Webster's Electronic Thesaurus.
Settings are easily accessed through a hotkey or the On Screen Display (OSD) settings menu.
The GamePlus hotkey provides instant access to different crosshair options, an onscreen timer, a frames-per-second counter, and a display alignment feature.