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Following up on a good idea from Benoît, I took inspiration from xdotool to be able to execute keyboard shortcut from a launcher.
It is now possible to either enter a command or a keyboard shortcut in the command field of each launcher.
The syntax is the same as the standard way of capturing key combination:
<Alt>F1 : Will show the Application menu. To make sure it will appear next to the laucnher delete the menu from the gnome-panel.
<Ctrl>c : Copy the current selection in the buffer.
<Ctrl>v : Paste the buffer.
If you have more examples do not hesitate the complete the list!