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There are various apps that let you create shortcuts that are difficult to get to otherwise:

Custom shortcuts

There are a few apps that let you make totally custom shortcuts as well:

Custom shortcuts documentation

You almost have to dive into developer documentation for this stuff.

Getting hotkeys to trigger custom intents

For this to work, you need BetterCut installed. The hotkey-app I'm using here is "Home2", but it's possible the same thing can work from other hotkey apps.
  1. choose Shortcuts
  2. choose Custom Shortcuts