A shortkey is a set of characters such as abc, myname, etc. When the characters are typed into an application, the macro runs. To create a new macro with a shortkey, select the Shortkey option to display the shortkey edit box. In this field enter a series of characters from two to 32 characters in length.
Macro Express Explorer > Macro > Add Macro - Or click on New Macro Icon
üNote: Before using the Shortkey option be sure to first define the shortkey default settings. Click on Options > Preferences > Activations - Shortkeys tab to customize the settings.
Up to 32 characters may be entered as an original shortkey. In addition, up to 3 Prefix Keys may optionally be used and are applied to all original shortkeys created. The following Prefix characters may be entered and used:
•The letters A through Z (both upper and lower case)
•The numbers 0 through 9
•The following characters: ! @ # $ % ^ & _ = < > ? . ; , * - / + ` ' " ) ] and space bar
Alternatively use the suffix key option and press the space bar, the enter key or a suffix character of . , : ; ? ! or - after typing the shortkey to activate the macro.
Optionally assign a name to the macro to more readily determine what the macro does.
Build as a Popup Menu
Select this option to open the Menu Builder window and create a popup menu.