Windows 10 includes a few keyboard shortcuts that are well known to all users. The Ctrl + C shortcut is an obvious example. It allows you to copy a selected item, be it text or a file, to the clipboard. What many users do not know is that it is possible to modify some keyboard shortcuts to open applications much faster.
Create custom keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10 apps
It's not very complicated to create your own custom keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10 apps . Just right-click the executable you want to create a shortcut for, click Properties, and then enter the command in a box.
If you are thinking of creating a keyboard shortcut for a traditional desktop application, you should know that any application that is installed by direct download instead of through the Windows Store, allows you to create a shortcut directly from the Start menu of the system operational . This is a very simple method but it avoids the need to create a separate shortcut icon on the desktop, something that you need to do with other methods.
The steps to do so are as follows:
Open the Windows 10 Start menu.
Navigate to the icon or tile of the application in question to be able to create the keyboard shortcut.
Once you have located the application in question, right-click on it and select the " Open file location " option .
Now you have to right-click on the application's shortcut and select " Properties "
A new window will open from which you can create the custom keyboard shortcut. You just have to access the " Shortcut " tab and specify the key combination in the "Shortcut key" section.
The last step is to click on the " OK " button to apply the changes. It will ask for administrator permission, you just need to confirm the operation.
It's that simple to create your custom keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10 applications. It is sure to help you work more productively and use your computer more comfortably. Remember that you can leave a comment if you have any questions.