1.    04 Aug 2016 #1
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    Software to assign function keys?


    I would like to make function keys to mute, volume up, and volume down.

    How can this be done?

    Are there hot keys or shortcuts to do this?

    Or is there software that can assign these to function keys?
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  2.    05 Aug 2016 #2
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    Hi, a program called 'Perfect Hotkey' appears to support this. I got it as a giveaway, there may be some freeware program that will do the same.

    Otherwise you can define a suitable shortcut and associate a hotkey with that.
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...0-eb6a86926237

    nircmd (free) would offer another option.





    Last edited by dalchina; 05 Aug 2016 at 03:57.
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  3.    05 Aug 2016 #3
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    Here's the free one:
    AutoHotkey
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  4.    05 Aug 2016 #4
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  5.    05 Aug 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by mobile1 View Post
    I would like to make function keys to mute, volume up, and volume down.

    How can this be done?

    Are there hot keys or shortcuts to do this?

    Or is there software that can assign these to function keys?
    I use this for vol down/ mute / vol up. Keytweak. http://keytweak.en.softonic.com
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  6.    05 Aug 2016 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by Torquemada View Post
    I use this for vol down/ mute / vol up. Keytweak. http://keytweak.en.softonic.com
    I tried this but cannot seem to get it to work.

    Can you help?

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  7.    06 Aug 2016 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by mobile1 View Post
    I tried this but cannot seem to get it to work.

    Can you help?

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    No problem . In this instance I'm going to reassign Insert=Vol Down, Home=Mute Page Up=Vol Up.

    First click the key you want to reassign.

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    Now select the new action, in this case Vol Down.
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    Now click Remap Key
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    Then I continued in a similar fashion and remapped Home and Page Up and ended up here and about to click Apply.
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    One you click Apply the programme will warn you it has to reboot to make the changes. It works perfectly in W10
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