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Sets the menu item shortcut.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Menubar 5.0 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Menubar.SetMenuCommandShortcut"; Path { ; Key; Modifiers } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
Path The ID or path to the menu entry.
Use Menubar.ListMenuCommands to find out the IDs and names.
Key Which key to use. "D" Optional
Modifiers Which modifiers to use. can include command, option, shift or control. "command shift" Optional


Returns OK or error.


Sets the menu item shortcut.


Set Shortcut to "⌘⇧D" for the Data Viewer by ID:

MBS("Menubar.SetMenuCommandShortcut"; 49297; "D"; "shift command")

Set Shortcut to "⌘⇧D" for the Data Viewer by name in German:

MBS("FM.SetMenuCommandShortcut"; "Werkzeuge¶Datenanzeige"; "D"; "command shift")

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Created 15th November 2014, last changed 14th July 2022

Menubar.RunMenuCommand - Menubar.SetMenuCommandTitle