Photoshop: Change shortcut for "Fill with foreground color "

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I am a left handed PC user. When drawing with stylus, one of the most used keyboard shortcuts I use is "fill with foreground color" which has the shortcut alt+backspace. I would want to change this to ctrl+backspace, but there is no option to do so.

I contacted support, and they tried to find a way to change it, but couldn't. It's not possible to even change the less-specific "fill" or ANY control to ctrl+backspace. 

For ergonomical reasons, please allow the shortcut ctrl+backspace, thank you.
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What about turning fill/foreground into an action and then using F12 as your shortcut?

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Julie Stiltner

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That’s a great idea!
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Juho Jaakkonen

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Thanks! I did it and it works, hadn't used any actions before, so that didn't even cross my mind. Thank you!
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You could also swap your foreground color to background color and use ctrl+backspace to fill with background colo.