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When using the HUD I think it would be very useful if it displayed the keyboard shortcut for a menu item (if it has one). For example New Tab in Firefox has the shortcut Ctrl+T

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Can the HUD be configured to show whether a menu item has a keyboard shortcut, something like the mock-up below:

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I don't believe so. I also believe this would be better served as a wishlist bug against the unity package – RobotHumans May 20 '12 at 7:50
@aking1012 Yes you're right, I thought it might just be an option I'd missed, there is already a bug listed with a fix committed so this function is already on its way: – coversnail May 20 '12 at 9:09
perhaps you can either post that as an answer and close the question or delete the question? i'm more inclined to think accepting it as an answer is a better solution so people not acquainted with launchpad can find it is the best solution – RobotHumans May 20 '12 at 9:10
@aking1012 Will do that, thanks – coversnail May 20 '12 at 9:29
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It turns out that this function is not yet available in the HUD at the time of asking this question. The functionality has been proposed as a bug on Launchpad here:

The bug has been confirmed and a fix committed so this functionality should appear within the HUD in a future update.

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