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KeyBreeze fails when search shortcut with pattern a-aaa
Hi Keybreeze Team, I am using Keybreeze Desktop v.5.6.0. and I have an installed program called e-sword. When I try to use Keybreeze to search for this program, Keybreeze raise an exception with this detail: (I suppose that Keybreeze recognize the ...
Created 2 weeks ago by jairomartinez in Questions

Moved to New PC
Hi, I moved to a new PC and I have two issues.  The email address converter and opeing files in network locations.  Both of these worked perfectly previously.  Will appreciate your help to get these going! Thanks and regards, Steve...
Created 4 weeks ago by stfuqua in Questions

Keybreeze Desktop: Hotkey will intermittently not work
You may occasionally encounter the hotkey not working in Keybreeze Desktop. If you set focus to another application, it will start working again. This is typically caused by an application having administrative access in Windows, and the hotkey is no...
Modified 2 months ago by Andrew Langford in Knowledgebase

Hotkey in MS Excel
Hi, my Hotkey ; doesn't work in MS Excel. I've been living with it, but half of my work is in Excel.  It just types the semi colon ;   I've searched "excel" through the KB and didn't find anything on it.   I have MS Office 36...
Created 2 months ago by stfuqua in Questions

Keybreeze won't open
All of a suden, Keybreeze won't open. Icon is there. Pops up when the Windows key is pressed, but does nothing. Also I can't find my license key....
Created 2 months ago by John Criminger in Questions

THANK YOU, ANDREW LANGFORD, for this excellent product
This board seems to have no area for general remarks, so I'm posting here hoping this location gets the most exposure, hoping others may chime in with their experiences. I'm a user since PC-COM days and, like most everyone who uses this software, a ...
Created 3 months ago by bclemence in Questions

Cannot find my keywords.ini
I've been using keybreeze probably for over 10 years, I love it, and I have been building my keywords. Last time when I moved computers, I was able to just replace all paths easily by editing my file, but I can't seem to find the file now. I know it'...
Created 3 months ago by hydex in Questions

What's new in version 5.6.0
Keybreeze Desktop 5.6.0 was released on May 31st and includes a vast amount of enhancements, bug fixes, and new features. One of these is a clipboard monitor, also referred to as a clipboard manager. When enabled, this will automatically keep track o...
Created 3 months ago by Andrew Langford in Knowledgebase

Adding OneNote for Windows 10
For the life of me I cannot figure out how to get OneNote to show up to be launched by keybreeze. It isn't indexed normally. I tried creating a shortcut of the application, putting it in a folder in the documents folder and going through the Add comm...
Created 4 months ago by a_ober in Questions

Macro Continuous Loop
Hello, I am a new user trying to create a continuous macro loop. I did not see an option to loop your macro. Is this an option? Can you define how many times the macro loops? Thanks in advance for any info. ...
Created 4 months ago by cditomaso in Questions

Unable to rectivate license after Resetting machine
Hi Andrew,Hope everything is OK where you are!! Have just had to Reset one of my machines (BrunoDoring- Home PC DESKTOP-T0I0LAF 2019-02-21 08:14:03) but can't work out how to reactivate after reinstalling it.    Help!! Anyways...
Created 6 months ago by Bruno Doring in Questions

Keybreeze work with Remote Desktop?
Hi, I am not able to call up KB with the Hotkey working remotely. Is there a work around for this? KB is installed on a Win10 and works fine. I am connecting to that computer with MS Remote Desktop web client. Thanks, Steve  ...
Created 6 months ago by stfuqua in Questions

Chain keybreeze commands or create pnemonic text for keybreeze command
Hi, I want to launch Total Commander from Key Breeze by easily adding folder shortcuts to the KeyBreeze Command.  I have a bash file that launches it and passes in the directory.  What I would like to do is Right click a folder eg; c:\t...
Modified 7 months ago by jayjay in Questions

Hotkey starts KB but loses focus
Hi, I'm a long time user (2012), but took the past 2 years off with a new computer.  I have Win10 now and when I press the semi colon ";" to start KB it pops up the input command window, but instantly loses focus and doesn't accept input.  ...
Created 7 months ago by stfuqua in Questions

Can't install Keybreeze Macro Recorder
When trying to install Keybreeze Macro Recorder I get the following message: at KeybreezeMacroEditor.frmMain..ctor(String temp_parameters) at KeybreezeMacroEditor.Program.Main(String[] args) Any idea what's wrong?  ...
Created 7 months ago by PBradac in Bugs

Outlook Email Address Converter
When copying email addresses from Outlook, the copied text has a format similar to this: "John Doe" <John.Doe@company.com>; "Steve Smith" <Steve.Smith@company.com> This email address format is not recognized in many applications. When p...
Created 8 months ago by Andrew Langford in Extensions

Jim Ward
Can I add a Windows App to Keybreeze?...
Created 1 year ago by Jim Ward in Questions

Open Keybreeze
I upgraded KB, but after I activated it, and then as per your instructions, attempted to close and reopen it, I couldn't. The program closed, but now it will not reopen. The app icon is still in the app list under the start button, but when I click i...
Created 1 year ago by Jim Ward in Questions

Transaction ID: 8W340232UU8216349
I have purchased KB, but when I try to conclude the process, your site tells me I have not purchased the program. Following is my PayPal receipt. May 6, 2019 Keybreeze LLC -negative $20.00 Payment Paid with VISA&n...
Created 1 year ago by Jim Ward in Questions

Quicktab - Double letter with Outlook/Access
Hey Andrew - The Quicktab feature using   hotkey + first 2 letters + hotkey   works for whatever is in the taskbar except for Microsoft Outlook or Access.  I'm currently using 2010 (at least for the remainder of this year) an...
Modified 2 years ago by ecarr in Bugs


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I view the tutorial again?

How do I add keywords or configure settings?

  • Press the hotkey and type one of these:
    add, list, options, help, note, export entries, import entries. To edit an entry, click it or press Ctrl + M while you are typing.

Where are my settings stored, or how do I transfer settings to another machine?