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The start of a shortcut runner inspired by the Blender search tool.

It loads the shortcuts file into a searchable list where they can be run by pressing a button.
Right now it only loads the global shortcuts. Soon it will load the shortcuts based on the active window. So if something like the animation window is active then the animation shortcuts will be added to the list. The list will be context sensitive.

There are also a bunch of widget shortcuts in the unofficial updates that I plan to add to the list manually, since they don't exist in the shortcuts file.

The final goal is to have ready access to tools that are only available via shortcuts and to run tools from the shortcuts list. Having an interactive list will also aid in learning the shortcuts that are useful to your workflow.
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All working now. The search can be activated for the shortcut or the description or both. Option to not have the global shortcuts, so only the context sensitive shortcuts are shown. Buttons to sort by the shortcut or the description.

The image shows a first test of adding widget shortcuts to the list. The bottom line is a shortcut from the background widget and the panel it opens is to the left.
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ShortcutsRunner03.jpg
Image shows a spotlight is selected. Title shows the window type and most specific widget. The list shows the spotlight widget shortcuts at the bottom and some of the view widget shortcuts above. Not shown but above the view widget shortcuts are the 3D view shortcuts and the global shortcuts above that.

I'm one or two steps away from being done. There may be a solution to the funny looking closing button and I ran into a problem trying to sort out the different kinds of cameras. Also just noticed the name, "ToolbarListScroll" in the title bar. Need to change that to something like "ShortcutListScroll". The shortcut and description fields might be too small.

Finished or not I plan to make at least a preview installer tomorrow.
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