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The Hotkeys Options

The Hotkeys options

This options group controls how Asutype responds to your hot keys and quick actions

Left-click Command

Asutype will execute this command if you left-click the running icon. Available commands are:

The default command is "Show the Main window".

Note: Right-clicking the icon always shows the icon menu.

Preset Keyboard Hot Keys

Asutype comes with three preset keyboard hot keys. You can enable or disable a preset hot key but you cannot change it to other key combination. To enable a preset hot key, check its checkbox. To disable it, uncheck its checkbox. They are:

Task Key combination How to use
Undo/redo the last correction CAPSLOCK+CAPSLOCK Press the CAPSLOCK key twice
Toggle the application LSHIFT+RSHIFT Press and hold the left SHIFT key, then press the right SHIFT key, and finally release both
Mass toggle (i.e. toggle several options at once - click the "Details..." button to activate the Mass Toggle dialog box and choose particular options) LCTRL+RCTRL Press and hold the left CTRL key, then press the right CTRL key, and finally release both


Only the "Undo/redo" preset hot key is enabled by default.

Other Keyboard Hot Keys

Asutype also comes with several other keyboard hot keys that you can enable/disable and change them to any key combinations you prefer. To enable a hot key, check its checkbox. To disable it, uncheck its checkbox. To change its key combination, double click it. They are:

Task Default key combination How to use
Toggle the application CTRL+SHIFT+A+T Press and hold both CTRL and SHIFT keys (left or right), then press and release A, then press and release T, finally release both CTRL and SHIFT keys
Activate the Options dialog box CTRL+SHIFT+A+O Press and hold both CTRL and SHIFT keys (left or right), then press and release A, then press and release O, finally release both CTRL and SHIFT keys
Undo/redo the last action CTRL+SHIFT+A+U Press and hold both CTRL and SHIFT keys (left or right), then press and release A, then press and release U, finally release both CTRL and SHIFT keys
Activate the Main window CTRL+SHIFT+A+M Press and hold both CTRL and SHIFT keys (left or right), then press and release A, then press and release M, finally release both CTRL and SHIFT keys
Clear all highlighting CTRL+SHIFT+A+L Press and hold both CTRL and SHIFT keys (left or right), then press and release A, then press and release L, finally release both CTRL and SHIFT keys
Activate the Clipboard Spell Checker CTRL+SHIFT+A+C Press and hold both CTRL and SHIFT keys (left or right), then press and release A, then press and release C, finally release both CTRL and SHIFT keys
Activate the Hot Addition Reviewer
Pro Version Only
CTRL+SHIFT+A+H Press and hold both CTRL and SHIFT keys (left or right), then press and release A, then press and release H, finally release both CTRL and SHIFT keys
Activate the Suggestion Pop-up by keyboard CTRL+SHIFT+A+W Press and hold both CTRL and SHIFT keys (left or right), then press and release A, then press and release W, finally release both CTRL and SHIFT keys
Activate the Suggestion Pop-up by mouse CTRL+Right button Press and hold CTRL key (left or right), then right click the mouse
Suggestion pop-up: Select Item #1 1 Press and release 1
Suggestion pop-up: Select Item #2 2 Press and release 2
Suggestion pop-up: Select Item #3 3 Press and release 3
Suggestion pop-up: Select Item #4 4 Press and release 4
Suggestion pop-up: Select Item #5 5 Press and release 5
Suggestion pop-up: Select Item #6 6 Press and release 6
Suggestion pop-up: Select Item #7 7 Press and release 7
Suggestion pop-up: Select Item #8 8 Press and release 8
Suggestion pop-up: Select Item #9 9 Press and release 9
Suggestion pop-up: Move the selection up UP ARROW Press and release UP arrow key
Suggestion pop-up: Move the selection down DOWN ARROW Press and release DOWN arrow key
Suggestion pop-up: Page Up (i.e. show more suggestions) LEFT ARROW Press and release LEFT arrow key
Suggestion pop-up: Page Down (i.e. show more suggestions) RIGHT ARROW Press and release RIGHT arrow key
Suggestion pop-up: Select (i.e. correct the mistake using the current selection) ENTER Press and release ENTER
Suggestion pop-up: Cancel (i.e. dismiss the window without correcting) ESCAPE Press and release ESCAPE
Suggestion pop-up: Double cancel (i.e. pressing this hot key twice will dismiss the suggestion window) SPACE Press and release SPACE twice
Suggestion pop-up: Delete and retype (i.e. delete the mistake and place the caret in position ready to retype it) DEL Press and release DEL
Suggestion pop-up: Correction Add (i.e. add the mistake and the current correction as a new mistake/correction pair into the current correction list) 0 Press and release 0
Suggestion pop-up: Correct Select (i.e. choose a correction list to add the mistake and the current correction as a new mistake/correction pair into; this newly chosen list will become the current correction list) CTRL+0 Press and hold CTRL key (left or right), then press and release 0, finally release both keys
Suggestion pop-up: Spelling Add (i.e. add the mistake as a new word into the current spelling dictionary) F2 Press and release F2
Suggestion pop-up: Spelling Select (i.e. choose a spelling dictionary to add the mistake as a new word into; this newly chosen dictionary will become the current spelling dictionary) CTRL+F2 Press and hold CTRL key (left or right), then press and release F2, finally release both keys
Suggestion pop-up: Shortcut Add (i.e. add the mistake as a new hot text of a text shortcut into the current shortcut list) F3 Press and release F3
Suggestion pop-up: Shortcut Select (i.e. choose a shortcut list to add the mistake as a new hot text of a text shortcut into; this newly chosen list will become the current shortcut list) CTRL+F3 Press and hold CTRL key (left or right), then press and release F3, finally release both keys

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