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hot key

Translation of hot key in Spanish:

noun

  • (Computing)
    tecla (feminine) caliente
    Example sentences
    • A hot key is a combination of keys pressed on the keyboard which activate a function.
    • The control scheme will be familiar to all strategy gamers as it a standard combination of hot keys and mouse clicks.
    • Certain options like the latter can be accessed with a hot key.

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