The underlining of menu items to indicate there is shorcut key doesn't occur until the Alt key is pressed.
- Microsoft Windows 7
Reproducing the Issue
1. Create a menu item and name it putting an "&" in front of the letter you want to be the shortcut key. In the below picture the F in File and S in Search are underlined.
2. Associate the menu with a window and run the theapplicaiton. The F and S are not underlined.
3. Press the Alt key and then the F and S will be underlined.
The default for Windows 7 behavior is not to underline keyboard and shortcut keys.
Go to the following location in the windows control panel:
- Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Ease of Access Center\Make the keyboard easier to use.
- Then go to "Make it easier to use keyboard shortcuts" and check the "Underline keyboard shortcuts and access keys" checkbox.