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Key Mapper Tool

What Are Action Shortcuts?

Remote Controller
Remote Controller

An Action Shortcut is a method to map a keystroke key (or key combination) to an action in the computer program. For example, you can create an Action Shortcut that will map keys Ctrl+P to the Play Selected Track action of the Sound Mill Easy Player.

Wireless, pocket size, remote control devices can be used to control the Sound Mill Easy Player. Virtually all remote controllers work by sending keyboard keystroke signals to the computer when you press one of its buttons. Think of the remote controller as a keyboard with a very limited number of keys. For example, you might have a Play button on the controller that sends a Ctrl+P signal to the computer. The actual keystrokes sent are generally based on the menu item Shortcuts of the computer program that the remote was designed for (ex. Windows Media Player, Power Point, etc).

Key Mapper Tool - Overview

Your remote control device user's guide may list the keystrokes sent by each button. If not, the Key Mapper Tool (Figure 1) can help you discover them. It reads key values sent by key/button presses on input devices (keyboards, key pads, remote controllers, etc.) and list them in the tool textbox.

Latest release:
Version.release: 1.1
Date: June 22, 2018
Size: ~60 Kbytes
Pre-requisite: Microsoft .Net Framework 4.7.2 or later

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Figure 1. Key Mapper Tool
Figure 1. Key Mapper Tool