You can also access the full list of shortcuts pre-set in the app—like Ctrl Q for making a call.
Clear them out if they're annoying, or re-assign them to your preferred keystroke.
Or, cut to the chase: right-click a contact and select "Send Video Message," even if that contact isn't currently online.
You'll get a recorder window to make a 3-minute or less video clip.
When a call doesn't seem to be going through on the desktop version of Skype, the software will give you the option of making a video message.Advanced, you'll be able to set up the hot keys you want.Some are hard coded (like answer call, answer with video, hang up, and decline call); the rest you can assign a hot key of your choosing.Your Skype contacts list can get pretty big after people add you, you add people, or when you turn each number that calls you into a new contact.To show only the people you like best, favorite them.