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At the moment I'm using context menus a lot to access commands in Firefox, but I would like to replace this repetitive clicking and searching with keyboard shortcuts for the common tasks that I perform.

How to assign keys to add-on functionality?

E.g. I use Close Other Tabs from Tab Mix Plus a lot - but I could not find any add-on that allows me to create a key combination for it e.g. Ctrl Alt Shift F4?

  • My search did yield Key config, but this extension does not allow mapping to add-on functions
  • I thought Menu Editor might be relevant, as you can change menus with it, and re-arrange even add-on items
  • A rather demanding solution here, which seems to require re-compiling some jar files Customizing menu shortcuts in Firefox
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You can use AutoHotKey to do such things for just about any Windows application. Dunno what OS you're using though... – martineau Jul 7 '12 at 15:50
@martineau Im using Windows, but can AutoHotKey be used to create shortcuts for functions within Firefox ?? And furthermore shortcuts to Firefox add-on functions? – Cel Jul 7 '12 at 15:54
AutoHotKey can substitute and/or send keystrokes and mouse events to just about anything running on your PC -- in general it doesn't care what the application is (although it can be made to if desired). – martineau Jul 7 '12 at 15:57

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