@ExcelHotkey annotation, indicates the presence of a VB_ProcData.VB_Invoke_Func metadata attribute value that maps a hotkey to a standard module procedure ("macro"). Use the quick-fixes to "Rubberduck Opportunities" code inspections to synchronize annotations and attributes.

KeyText A single-letter string argument maps the hotkey. If the letter is in UPPER CASE, the hotkey is Ctrl+Shift+letter; if the letter is lower case, the hotkey is Ctrl+letter. Avoid remapping commonly used keyboard shortcuts!

Members with this annotation are ignored by the ProcedureNotUsed inspection. Use the @EntryPoint annotation to similarly affect the ProcedureNotUsed inspection without mapping a hotkey or ignoring the inspection.


Each example is a self-contained MCVE showing the feature in a single specific scenario.

Standard Module
Named Module1 by default, these are general-purpose standard procedural modules.
Class Module
Named Class1 by default, these modules define the default interface for an object of that type.
Predeclared Class
A class module with its VB_PredeclaredId attribute set to True (with or without a @PredeclaredId annotation).
Interface Module
Abstract interfaces are class modules (with or without an @Interface annotation) whose default interface is not a class type intended to be instantiated.
UserForm Module
A predeclared class with a design-time visual designer using the MSForms UI framework.
Document Module
Owned by the host application, these class modules belong to the host document and may handle various events fired by the host application.

Module1 (code pane)

Option Explicit
'@ExcelHotkey "D"
Public Sub DoSomething()
End Sub

Module1 (synchronized, hidden attributes shown)

Option Explicit
'@ExcelHotkey "D"
Public Sub DoSomething()
    Attribute DoSomething.VB_ProcData.VB_Invoke_Func = "D\n14"
End Sub

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