Programmer s Tool

Programmer's Tool allows you to set global hotkeys to launch applications.

Programmer's Tool is a utility to run common tasks using global hotkeys. It stays in the notification area (commonly referred to as the system tray) of Windows desktop. For example, when working on Notepad, you can hit the Shortcut key Ctrl + Shift + N. If the Notepad window is already open, it is activated (brought to the front). If it is not open, you are prompted to open it. You can use different shortcuts to Activate or Launch different applications in a similar fashion. The following are the complete list of features. List of Features: 1. Shortcut keys: Set global hotkeys for various actions. 2. Quick Launch Menu: Create a custom menu (which can be opened using a global hotkey). 3. Notifications: Display a Tray notification message at a given date and time. Details: 1. Shortcut keys You can set Shortcut keys for the following actions: a. Launch Application: This can be used to launch an application using the given Shortcut key. b. Activate or Launch Application: This can be used to activate an application if it is open or, if the application is not open, prompt the user to launch it. c. Clipboard Commands: Shortcut keys can be set to 1. copy a given text to Clipboard 2. copy the current date to Clipboard or 3. remove formatting from the Clipboard text and send a 'Ctrl + V' (paste) key combination to the active application to paste the unformatted text. d. Send keys: Shortcut keys can be set to send text to an open application. 2. Quick Launch Menu You can create a custom menu which can be opened using a global hotkey. You can add any application or file to this menu which can then be accessed quickly. For example, with the default settings, hitting Ctrl + Shift + F7 followed by C, C opens Calculator. 3. Notifications Notifications are used to display a Tray notification message at a given date and time.

Changes: - Added a proper error message when Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 is not installed.

Minimum requirements: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5

Operating system: Win2000,WinXP,Win7 x32,Win7 x64,Windows 8,Windows 10,WinServer,WinOther,Windows2000,Windows2003,Windows Server 2000,Windows Server 2003,Windows Server 2008,Windows Server 2008r2,Windows Server 2012,Windows Tablet PC Edition 2005,Windows Media Center Edition 2005,WinVista,Windows Vista Starter,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Business,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Ultimate,WinVista x64,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Ultimate x64

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Programmer's Tool allows you to launch applications using global hotkeys, use shortcuts to send text to open apps, or display a Tray notifications.

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Programmer's Tool can be freely distributed over the internet in an unchanged form.