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How do I type \vec in math mode?

In math mode, enter the base

In math mode, enter the base character you want to use.  Then select Edit, Properties, Character Properties to open the Revise Character dialog.  Select the last icon on the right of the Accent Above row of icons and use OK.  This adds the arrow accent that is typeset as $\vec{x}$ (where x is the base character).

How do we add this as

How do we add this as Keyboard Shortcut? I had this set up in V5.5, but now the Tag>Function Keys menu in V6 seems to want us to know how to do that in Java (or some script?). I just want to have a keyboard shortcut to strike so as to make a selected object as $\vec{x}$, without having to Right-Click>Accent>Vector. Please help?