Build your own fully configurable Start menu to start any activity on you computer. You can call menu by touching the screen edge or with predefined keyboard shortcut. Menu items can run programs, open files and folders, open sites or execute powerful commands and scripts to automate the desktop.
❶ Set the menu and sub-menu names
Menu - Name of primary menu item.
Submenu - Name of secondary menu item. To create a Menu with more Submenu items, set equal Menu names and list them consecutively.
... - More options - assign an icon to menu (Auto/Custom).
❷ Select command type
The following Command types are available:
■Open - Opening file folders or websites.
■Run - Running programs or files.
■Send - Inserting text or/and keystrokes.
■Phrase File - Running a file containing simple text expander phrases.
■Command - Executing user commands by using Autohotkey scripting language.
■Script - Running external Autohotkey (.ahk) scripts.
❸ Set the command string
Command to be executed. FastKeys can execute many different actions according to selected command Type and command contents. See Commands.
❹ Select advanced options
Further advanced options are available. You may need to click "More options" icon to show all options.
■None - No additional options.
■Auto Run - Run command automatically and always after changing settings. Auto Run menu items are marked with * in front of a menu item name.
■Run on Startup - Run command only when FastKeys starts. In this case the item will not be shown.on the menu. To stop running command on startup, disable (uncheck) it and select Reload in the Tray icon menu.
■Include Files - Show files in selected folder (only available with Open command Type).
■Include Subfolders - Show subfolders in selected folder (only available with Open command Type).
■Include Files and Subfolders - Show nested subfolders and files in selected folder (only available with Open command Type).
❺ Click OK button
Click OK button to confirm menu definition or click Cancel button to cancel and exit.