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Windows 7: Is there a way to store text strings in a function or "hotkey?"

22 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
Is there a way to store text strings in a function or "hotkey?"

In a Windows 7 environment, is there a way that I can store into a function or hotkey of sorts, a string of text that I type repeatedly so that I don't have to keep typing it? I have probably a half dozen or so of these sentences that, if this is possible, could really save me some time, since my typing skills aren't my greatest asset. These would be used in outgoing emails from Lotus Notes.

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22 Feb 2012   #2

XP / Win7 x64 Pro

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23 Feb 2012   #3

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit

Thanks! It looks like what I need. I'll see if the Administrator will allow me to install it.
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11 Jan 2014   #4

Windows 7 Professional

If your administrator does not allow you to install the software then you could consider
a hardware hotkey keyboard (eg. Martian Keyboard).
Then you can store long text strings such as a sentence or short paragraph to a key.
Of course it would also allow you to make hotkeys for shortcuts too. I think at least
800 shortcuts could fit on the martian keyboard by using "Layer" keys.

After the keyboard is programmed, then you could use it on a Win 7 without any
software on the Win 7, so the administrator boss guy can't complain. :)

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11 Jan 2014   #5
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Hey Ricardo are you a sales rep for this keyboard?
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