Definitions for "Shortcut Key"
Keywords:  ctrl, menu, alt, keyboard, hotkey
A shortcut acts as a quick link to something else, such as a program file, on your mobile phone or computer. Selecting a shortcut is the same as browsing the menu for the original file, so they can be placed on the Desktop (computer) or within a "Go To" list (mobile phone) as a quick way to start programs.
A keyboard key or key combination that invokes a particular command (also referred to as an accelerator key).
A key combination that chooses a menu option without the need to display a menu.