Video: Handling Office keyboard shortcuts
For almost every menu and/or Ribbon command in Microsoft Office, there is a keyboard shortcut for it. These shortcuts allow you to quickly and easy execute a command with a key stroke that might take several clicks of the mouse.
As you build COM add-ins for Office, it's a good idea to add your own keyboard shortcuts as it will add to the user's experience and increase their overall satisfaction with your add-in solution.
Add-In-Express for Microsoft Office and .NET provides a quick and easy way for you to add custom keyboard shortcuts to your add-ins. This video shows how to do it. As a bonus, the video also shows how to handle a special situation that involves Excel, custom task panes, and keyboard shortcuts.
In addition to watching this video, I recommend that you read the following article:
Advanced Excel task panes (especially the Keyboard and Focus section)
This sample video was captured in Visual Studio 2010 with Add-in Express for Microsoft Office and .NET.