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For that particular kind of case, the way Microsoft's applications (used to) handle this (before switching to the ribbon) was to have the hotkey listed specially in the menu item: Datei (_F) It's a bit non-obvious for new users, but at least there's some precedent for it. However, I'd say that menu accelerators and other shortcut keys are an ...
I think the most simple way is to leave those things as it is. (English). Sometimes when you come across such things your best off leaving it English because that's the world language. Correct me if i'm wrong.
Mnemonics don't translate well and retaining their mnemonic nature. However, that isn't a critical issue. For example, the common ctrl(or command) + X, C, V, A, W, Q are the standard shortcut in many languages even when they have no associated mnemonic. Even in English many common shortcuts have no mnemonic link. Consistency is significantly more ...
As users become more proficient, you want them to keep using your service, not start looking for something better and faster. Keyboard shortcuts allow frequent users to become more proficient in your application. While the mouse is easy to use and a mouse base GUI is easy to learn to use, it is not perfect. One challenge of the mouse interface is that it ...
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