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Read Me

Welcome to Quick Key Launch.

Do you have installed a lot of programs in my your computer?Does it take you quite a lot of time to find the menu item sitting in a corner of your large "Start" menu?Do you want to be taken out of this nightmare?

Quick Key Launch can help you.

Quick Key Launch(qkl) is a launch tool, freeware, with which you can launch any program or document from a command box, quickly, conveniently, with a few keystrokes, or one keystroke and one mouse click.

Drag any program or document from windows explorer or file manager to the "command box", and then set a command for this link, Save. For example, drag a word document "a.doc" to the command box, and set the command "a" to this document, Click Save button. Next time you want to open "a.doc", just type an "a" in the command box and press enter key. "a.doc" will be launched by the qkl.

Access for the homepage. Enjoy.


Quick Key Launch is a greenware. Just run the qklaunch.exe file.


Open command box
 - Ctrl + F10 (this can be set in the settings dialog).
 - Right click the trayicon, select "Restore".

Hide command box
 - Press ESC key in the command box ( when it is not black, press twice ).
 - Double click the icon on the left of command box.
 - Right click the trayicon, select "minimize".

Add a new command
 - Type command in the command box, press Enter. Fill the items in the setup dialog, Save.
 - Drag the document or program from windows explorer or file manager to the command box.

Change command definition
 - Type command in the command box, then press Ctrl + Enter.
 - Ctrl + click the command list in the command hint window.
 - Edit "CmdDef.ini" in the folder where the "qklaunch.exe" was launched.

Remove command definition
 - Type command in the command box, then press Ctrl + Del

Clear command box.
 - Press ESC.

Change command box size
 - Press Ctrl and scroll the mouse wheel.

Other settings
 - Right click the trayicon, select "settings". Click the checkbox to set "Start on system startup", "Startup minimized" and "Hide after command run".
   Press the hotkey directly in the edit box. Save.

 Nov 12, 2009 - Version 1.2 (build 451)
  - highlight command list by mouse over
  - launch application or doc by click instead of double click

 Nov 2, 2009 - Version 1.2 (build 433)
  - mouse wheel support for highlight command list

 Oct 16, 2009 - Version 1.2 (build 405)
  - Bugfix

 Sep 30, 2009 - Version 1.2 (build 399)
  - add a feature of quick launch command listed by a number key (1-9).

 Sep 28, 2009 - Version 1.1 (build 393)
  - add an option of hide command box after command run

 Aug 28, 2009 - Version 1.1 (build 392)
  - fixed several bugs.
 Jul 15, 2009 - Version 1.1 (build 383)
  - hotkey can be set by user
  - start up on system start up
  - restore command box position
  - dock on taskbar
  - change commmand box size

 Jun 8, 2009 - Version 1.0 (build 253)</h3>
  - support arguments of program
  - prompt when overwrite a command definition

 May 8, 2009 - Version 1.0 (build 210)</h3>
  - initial release

Computer magazine publishers, websites are welcome to redistribute the application 
as-is on their complimentary, monthly CDs or web sites. Any other redistribution of the 
application with commercial products is strictly forbidden without my written 
permission. Please contact me for a license agreement.



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