[hot-kee] /ˈhɒtˌki/

noun, Computers.
an assigned key or sequence of keys programmed to execute a command or perform a specific task in a software application:
On Windows computers, the hotkey Ctrl+S can be used to quickly save a file.
(computing) a single key or combination of keys on the keyboard of a computer that carries out a series of commands

a key or combination of keys on a computer keyboard programmed to carry out a series of steps that perform a common function or command
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hot-key, v


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