Other then holding down the CTRL key?
Create a macro and they assign that to a hot key.
That sure would be nice, wouldn't it!
Submit an enhancement request asking for that. I know it has been done before, but it has not been implemented.
In the shortcuts customization there is a "Make Equal" command that can be assigned a shortcut key.
Good thinking! not exactly clean but effective.
- What would be nice is a dialog box that allowed multiple sections and the ability to assign a variable / dimension to them.