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Chain keybreeze commands or create pnemonic text for keybreeze command
Hi, I want to launch Total Commander from Key Breeze by easily adding folder shortcuts to the KeyBreeze Command.  I have a bash file that launches it and passes in the directory.  What I would like to do is Right click a folder eg; c:\t...
Modified 1 week ago by jayjay in Questions

Hotkey starts KB but loses focus
Hi, I'm a long time user (2012), but took the past 2 years off with a new computer.  I have Win10 now and when I press the semi colon ";" to start KB it pops up the input command window, but instantly loses focus and doesn't accept input.  ...
Created 3 weeks ago by stfuqua in Questions

Can't install Keybreeze Macro Recorder
When trying to install Keybreeze Macro Recorder I get the following message: at KeybreezeMacroEditor.frmMain..ctor(String temp_parameters) at KeybreezeMacroEditor.Program.Main(String[] args) Any idea what's wrong?  ...
Created 1 month ago by PBradac in Bugs

Outlook Email Address Converter
When copying email addresses from Outlook, the copied text has a format similar to this: "John Doe" <John.Doe@company.com>; "Steve Smith" <Steve.Smith@company.com> This email address format is not recognized in many applications. When p...
Created 1 month ago by Andrew Langford in Extensions

Jim Ward
Can I add a Windows App to Keybreeze?...
Created 7 months ago by Jim Ward in Questions

Open Keybreeze
I upgraded KB, but after I activated it, and then as per your instructions, attempted to close and reopen it, I couldn't. The program closed, but now it will not reopen. The app icon is still in the app list under the start button, but when I click i...
Created 9 months ago by Jim Ward in Questions

Transaction ID: 8W340232UU8216349
I have purchased KB, but when I try to conclude the process, your site tells me I have not purchased the program. Following is my PayPal receipt. May 6, 2019 Keybreeze LLC -negative $20.00 Payment Paid with VISA&n...
Created 9 months ago by Jim Ward in Questions

Quicktab - Double letter with Outlook/Access
Hey Andrew - The Quicktab feature using   hotkey + first 2 letters + hotkey   works for whatever is in the taskbar except for Microsoft Outlook or Access.  I'm currently using 2010 (at least for the remainder of this year) an...
Modified 1 year ago by ecarr in Bugs

Does KeyBreeze support Environment Variables?
I just started using the sync feature and was going to change some paths to environment variables so that the entries will work on both machines....
Created 1 year ago by cford in Questions

Macro - "type text" doesn't work with repeated letters
If I make a macro that includes a double letter (eg "letter") with the "type text" command, the doubled letter only shows up once.  EG I set up this macro:  <type text="blue green yellow aaa bbbb ccccc"> The result is "orange blue ...
Created 1 year ago by jah in Bugs

JSON Validator and Formatter
This extension provides one of the fastest ways to validate JSON: 1. Copy a JSON string to the clipboard.2. Press the Keybreeze hotkey on your keyboard, type a keyword to launch the JSON Validator, and press Enter.3. Paste the formatted JSON in your...
Created 2 years ago by Andrew Langford in Extensions

SQL Query Formatter
This extension will beautify or prettify your SQL query. In other words, it will take an ugly query like this: SELECT * FROM (SELECT i.field1, i.field2, d.field3, p.field4, pt.field5, i.field6, p.field7, d.field8, d.field9, d.field10, d.field11, i.f...
Created 2 years ago by Andrew Langford in Extensions

Phone Number Formatter
This extension is useful if you frequently copy and paste phone numbers from an application into a softphone, and your soft phone software doesn't support special characters. This extension will automatically remove special characters, and it can aut...
Modified 2 years ago by Andrew Langford in Extensions

How to launch batch file?
so I created a batch file, but when I add to keyword to keebreeze .. and hit ok to set it.. and use the shortcut.. the dos window appears the disappears right away and nothing happens.. yet when I launch the .bat file normally it performs its ac...
Created 2 years ago by Vegeta in Questions

"Add keyword to keybreeze" in the context menu not working
Just installed Keybreeze on my Windows 10 laptop.  Selecting a file and choosing "Add keyword to keybreeze" in the context menu seems to do nothing.  What could be amiss? ...
Created 2 years ago by poboxreg in Questions

Programme Safety
Hi there, I quite like the features of this programme and have heard good reviews. However, I am concerned about how safe programme is as installing such a programme on a work machine comes with some risks, I guess. I was wondering if there are any a...
Created 2 years ago by poboxreg in Questions

Moving to a new computer
I just changed laptops after years of loading great Keybreeze shortcuts into the legacy unit.  I don't want to manually reload them.  I am hoping there is some way to merge the accounts or sync the data.  Ideas?Roger...
Created 2 years ago by rogermcmanus in Questions

Open Control Panel
How can I have Keybreeze open individual control panel items? Specifically, can it open the system control panel? Currently, it only seems to open the control panel folder, but I can't find a way to index the items in the folder. ...
Created 2 years ago by jah in Questions

Type command in macro
Happy New Year Every which way I can the macro will not output text. Tested in Notepad and tested in a browser. Just. Won't. Work. If it does I will update this post but very frustrating right now. I thought this was an issue of not upgrading but...
Modified 2 years ago by gcommand in Bugs

Control windows on your screen with QuickTab
Keybreeze lets you quickly control windows on your screen with QuickTab. It's similar to Alt + Tab, but it's faster and has way more features. QuickTab generally works best with the semicolon hotkey, but it also works well with Shift + Space. Here ar...
Modified 2 years ago by Andrew Langford in Knowledgebase


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