This page discusses Shortcut Manager SDK for Microsoft PowerPoint add-in
developers who wish to add shortcut facility to their own add-ins. For the main
page, click here
Shortcut Manager for PowerPoint provides API
functions using which add-ins can register for a particular key combination. When
the registered key combination is pressed, Shortcut Manager calls the callback
specified during registration. The add-ins are free to take any action in the
callback function. In fact the add-in that ships with Shortcut Manager package
registers with Shortcut Manager for the key combinations that the user supplies.
Click one of the following links to download Shortcut Manager SDK for PowerPoint:
Both versions are identical - download the .zip
version if you are unable to download .exe files.
The SDK contains:
- Documentation that explains how add-ins can
register for particular key combinations as well as one of the providers of
user interface for customizing shortcuts. The documentation is also
available in online here.
- Sample source codes and add-ins are included
that demonstrate the usage of Shortcut Manager APIs.
One of the sample add-ins shows the basic functionality which includes
registering key combinations with Shortcut Manager and getting called when
the key combination is pressed. Another sample add-in demonstrates
advanced functionality which also includes registering with Shortcut Manager
as one of the providers of user interface for customizing shortcuts.
PowerPoint Calculator uses Shortcut Manager APIs for enabling keyboard
interactions during the slide show. The code for PowerPoint Calculator is open
for all uses.
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