incluce the "+" with keystroke callouts (annotations):

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I want to add a keystroke to the screen "Alt + Double-click mouse". As I cannot find a "Double-click mouse" image to use, I have made my own in Illustrator. Thing is, I want to use the keystroke callout and have the following "Alt +". BUT the "+" only appears if you add a second keystroke. e.g. "Alt + 9"... As a workaround, I am simply placing my own  made image above the keystroke and having "Alt + 9", and covering the "9". But this is frumpy and doesnt cover the 9 key perfectly.
Request: can you make it so that the "+" can be added without a second parameter plz?
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camtasia

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Joe Morgan

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I voted for your idea, I think you should be able to type in anything you wish.

There are other key combinations that won't work as well. Enter comes to mind.
I rarely use them, so it doesn't effect me much. But people have been requesting improvements for years.

You're probably better off loading a custom Ctrl+ ? keystroke into a program like Illustrator. Delete the unneeded key to a transparent background. Then add you custom mouse.  Save as a PDF and you've got a vectored custom callout to store in the library.

Regards,Joe
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camtasia

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I agree. Maybe a dialog could open up whereby you could select any keyboard or mouse images. 
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How To Make Custom "Alt +" Keystroke Callout 2019-11-14
https://www.screencast.com/t/gmt2DI5V

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camtasia

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Thanks for this Kayakman!!!!!!! Great workaround for what i need. 
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Rick Stone

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Can you show us what the image is that you used to indicate a double click of the mouse?

Further, why not just use the words "Double-Click" or something like that?
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camtasia

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I made one similar to this one I found online: link
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Rick Stone

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Thanks for sharing that. I was curious because I was puzzled at how an image would convey a double-click.