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License enhancements in Keybreeze Pro 5.5
Keybreeze 5.5 introduced two new enhancements for users who purchase the Pro version. If you purchase a license for Keybreeze Pro, you can transfer that license to a new machine if you get a new computer down the road. You can also transfer a license...
Modified 1 year ago by Andrew Langford in Knowledgebase

Always uses default browser
Even after unchecking the "Use default browser" setting and changing to point to Chrome, HotKey + text + Shift always launches a search in my default browser. I've tried a number of combinations, and I cannot get it to recognize my desire to use Chr...
Created 1 year ago by Jeffrey Herr in Bugs

How to paste KeePass passwords with Keybreeze macros
Keybreeze can paste custom text into text fields using text functions, and it can automate repetitive mouse clicks and keystrokes with macros. However, both text functions and macros are stored in plain text on your computer. If you store passwords i...
Modified 1 year ago by Andrew Langford in Knowledgebase

Index Entire Hard Drive?
Greetings, I also have Listary installed and when I search for "any" file, it takes a split second to show up - no matter where this file is located. I am having difficulty making this same feature work in Keybreeze. I search for a file in my downl...
Created 2 years ago by muzikman in Questions

Set Window Size
In an older version of Keybreeze that I used on my XP machine, I was able to set the window size of any application. I really appreciated that function, but it isn't available in version 4, which I am currently using. Is it availabe in the latest ver...
Created 2 years ago by Kelltic in Questions

Does Keybreeze support Windows 10 Shell and ms-settings commands?
Does Keybreeze support Windows 10 run commands in this format:   Personalization Windows = ms-settings:personalization shell:downloads   Thanks in advance, Matt...
Created 2 years ago by muzikman in Questions

Search Multiple sites with one keyword?
Greetings, I am new here and just installed Keybreeze. One important feature that I am looking for is the ability to search multiple web sites with one keyword.  For instance: Create a keyword 'MTV", to search multiple torrent sites for 'x'. ...
Created 2 years ago by muzikman in Questions

2017 Warm
Just like the 2017 skin, but this one features warm colors for the selection instead of a gray highlight: You can change the colors by tweaking these settings in the settings.ini file: keyword_color, keyword_selected_color, description_...
Created 2 years ago by Andrew Langford in Skins

2017 Cool
Just like the 2017 skin, but this one features cool colors for the selection instead of a gray highlight: You can change the colors by tweaking these settings in the settings.ini file: keyword_color=#ffffff, keyword_selected_color=#00C9...
Modified 2 years ago by Andrew Langford in Skins

2017
I wanted to make a skin that was a nice balance between Keybreeze Slate and Flat Modern. The 2017 skin includes subtle gradients, a drop shadow, and a larger interface that allows six entries in the autocomplete list: To install, download the atta...
Created 2 years ago by Andrew Langford in Skins

Highlight of choices
When I get a list of choices of programs, its close to impossible to see which one is highlighted and well be run when hitting return. While clicking with the mouse and choosing launch works fine, using the keyboard arrow keys to select a program is...
Created 2 years ago by James Thompson in Questions

opening Windows 10 Store Apps
i thnik this should be possible without creating a new shortcut manually . but even when i try this i don't know what to enter. For example the "ms-clock:///" would work. but on some apps the string is not known and not easy to find out. Please cons...
Created 2 years ago by Skullner in Feature Requests

How to open a network folder or file from Keybreeze
Press the hotkey and type add as a keyword. For the target, you can specify a UNC path to the directory or file, such as: \\65.29.72.151\shared_folder Or you can specify a mapped network drive, such as: Z:\shared_folder One caveat is that so...
Created 2 years ago by Andrew Langford in Knowledgebase

Drag file from keybreeze search result window to gmail
I sent lots of emails with attachments,  When searching for a PDF file, I'd like to be able to directly drag and drop the file to gmail window. not necesarily have to open the file folder first, and then drag it to gmail.   Ruben Orozco...
Created 2 years ago by ororuben in Feature Requests

Anybody created macro to Expand all folders in Thunderbird ?
https://superuser.com/questions/744238/collapse-close-all-thunderbird-folders-at-once I'm far too dumb to create such a macro - what about you ?   Thanks   Mike Mesure...
Created 2 years ago by Mike Mesure in Questions

Keybreeze Will NOT start on boot/reboot! Fails to add registry item
Hello, Please see the video here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/20050818/2017-0307_KeybreezeNotLoadingAtStartupHadToManuallyAdd.mp4 Keybreeze is working just fine on my Win Pro destop with Win10 Pre-Anniversary edition. Right now, I have to...
Created 2 years ago by Mark in Bugs

Adding a sleep or delay command to a text function
When you run a text function, Keybreeze will hide itself to make the previous window come into focus. Then it will copy the text function text to the clipboard and press CTRL + V to paste the text into your window. Sometimes, it may press CTRL + V b...
Created 2 years ago by Andrew Langford in Knowledgebase

Enter Key registers for Keybreeze and then for whatever program was active right before Keybreeze was activated
If I'm watching a video in YouTube and then bring up keybreeze with a shortcut and then type in what I want to type in and press enter, the video will pause because the enter key registers for keybreeze AND the program that was active right before ke...
Created 2 years ago by Daniel in Bugs

Link for activating additional computers.
Bought the Pro version (activate on 3 computers). Activated the first computer, but the next day when I went to activate another machine - I could not find the 'activate link' (to get to the page where you paste in the license code etc).Searched thr...
Created 2 years ago by Ken Hughes in Questions

Ability to specify a 'start in' folder
It would really help to be able to specify a 'start in' or 'working' folder. Like the option available in the properties of a windows shortcut. The use case I have is running portable bit (c:\path\to\portable\git-bash.exe) which works but alway...
Created 2 years ago by Ken Hughes in Feature Requests



  

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