I would like to add that Chrome has a tendency to start
without the window maximized. So while in the properties,
and after setting the shortcut key, arrow down to run the
window as maximized.
When Chrome is not maximized, you can get some weird
issues with Jaws.
First the shortcut key
steps then the differences between hotkeys &
1. Go to the Desktop by
pressing Windows key + M.
2. Press the letter, G, until you land on the Google
3. Press, Alt + Enter, to bring up the Chrome Properties
4. Tab to the Shortcut key field, and type in the
shortcut key combination of your choice, like, Alt,
Control + C, or whatever other combination you prefer.
5. Tab to Apply button, hit Space, then tab around again
to the Okay button and hit Space. That's it. Now, when
you press, Alt, Control + C, or whatever
shortcut key you assigned, Chrome will be launched.
Shortcut and Hotkey differences:
From: Rick Justice
These terms are often used interchangeably, but are
These keystrokes are typically used in menus and
dialogues, and are
Windows, or application specific.
Familiar hotkeys include Alt + F4, for closing a window
in the operating
system, or closing an application.
Control + C for copying to the Windows clipboard etc, or
in a dialogue,
like Alt + N for the next button.
Typically tied to a shortcut, hence the name
A shortcut is nothing more than a quick way to a
and when a keystroke is tied to it,it is not necessary
to locate the
shortcut itself from a list.
Control + Alt+ J, is a popular shortcut keystroke for
Items that are found on the Desktop and start menu are
and in many cases can have shortcut keystrokes such as
Windows key + E for
Windows Explorer,Windows key + R to open the run
Jaws keystrokes typically include the insert, or Jaws
key which is one in
If you have menu and control help turned on in Jaws, as
well as speak access
keys, you can hear many hotkeys as you encounter them.
Take some time to explore your computer, and use a
search engine like Google
you can find some pretty cool stuff!
Take care. Mike. Sent from my iBarstool. Go Dodgers!
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is
trying to please everybody.
----- Original Message -----
To: tech talk
Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2019 2:41 PM
Subject: [TechTalk] question about keyboard
shortcuts or hot keys
A friend of mine gave me instructions a long time ago on how
to make a
keyboard shortcut or a hot key. I'm not sure what the
My question is when I get google chrome downloaded and I
want to use
Control Alt C, instead of searching for it, I was wondering
how to do
that. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I forgot the
that my friend gave me. I'm not sure if that's on the
desktop or where
it actually goes when I do this. When I use Thunderbird, we
have it set
up so all I have to do is hit Control Alt T if you get my
in advance to anyone who responds.