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In Mac Pages there is a context menu item I use all the time: Look Up "[highlighted word]"

I would like to assign a keyboard shortcut to this menu item. However, because it is non-static (always changing based on highlighted word), I cannot figure out the correct Menu Title. I tried 'Look Up' but it didn't work.

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That should be a system-wide shortcut Cmd ⌘ Ctrl ⌃ D
Hover mouse over word [no need to select it].

Check in System Prefs > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Services > Searching to make sure it's switched on.

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  • I think the idea here is to bring the context menu without touching the mouse at all (if you need to move the cursor above the word and then press that combination then you might as well right click the word). This is possible on windows with a dedicated button that brings the context menu at the "insertion point" (i.e., the location the keyboard would print a character if you were to press a letter). For more info apple.stackexchange.com/q/119699/159704 and superuser.com/a/662464/231377 and apple.stackexchange.com/a/41237/159704
    – Halil Sen
    Apr 11, 2023 at 9:34
  • @HalilSen - Thing is, you can call this under the mouse pointer without any text being pre-selected by key command, but not at the insertion point. They're not linked that way.
    – Tetsujin
    Apr 11, 2023 at 11:28
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    I know that's why I commented
    – Halil Sen
    Apr 12, 2023 at 12:21
  • OP wasn't asking for a Windows equivalent. They asked for a key command, as the answer provides.
    – Tetsujin
    Apr 12, 2023 at 12:24
  • Sure thanks 👍👍
    – Halil Sen
    Apr 13, 2023 at 21:46

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