A hotkey is a keyboard key or a set of keys that, when pressed simultaneously, cause the operating system or a program to execute a specific and pre-configured action.

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Can I tweak window snapping shortcuts on Windows 7?

I use Win-← and friends to shuffle my windows on my two monitors a lot. However, I noticed that I also tweak windows position and size for 70/30 split very often. Windows' default 50/50 split does not ...
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Gnome Shell Extension Key Binding

What is the simplest way to (globally) bind a key combination (e.g. <Super>+A) to a function in a gnome shell extension? Inspecting a couple of extensions, I ran into the following code: ...
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Eclipse hot key issues

Okay, in Eclipse the the hotkey to run a Java Application is Alt + Shift + X + J. When I hold Alt + Shift + X, this menu comes up, with a bunch of commands with Alt + Shift + X, insertCharHere I ...
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Hotkey to switch between windows in taskbar order in Windows 7

Is there a hotkey to cycle through open windows in the order that they appear on the taskbar. This should switch windows without additional keypresses. I know of win+T. This shortcut puts focus on ...
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How to Attach a C Program executable to a Keyboard Key

OS: GNU/Linux I have a program: hello.c Executable: hello Required: The executable "hello" is not running. I press Key "F1". The executable "hello" automatically runs & produces the ouput ...
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Hotkey for “paste shortcut” in windows 7 explorer

In folder view, we right click on a file and copy it and then somewhere else, we right click and say "paste shortcut" I could not find a hotkey combination for "paste shortcut". Google search for ...
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How to create ehotkeys in windows

I would like to know how to create hotkeys in Windows without pasting the shortcut onto my desktop. Current if I create a shortcut it looks only in the desktop. But I dont want to put my icon on the ...
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Where can I find a comprehensive list of Fedora17 hotkeys?

I'm very new to Linux and just downloaded F17 onto my box. I'm used to running Win7 and having tons of desktop hotkeys and shortcuts. I know that some of these quick tricks must exist in the Fedora ...
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How to adjust the brightness of an LCD monitor using Compaq CQ62-win7 64bit

My display hotkeys are not working; I can't adjust the brightness of my monitor, but the sound keys are working. However, I can't see the apps. How can I adjust the brightness of my monitor without ...
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Can OS X's Command-Tab behavior of switching only between different apps and not including multiple instances of apps be changed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Switch between windows on Mac OS X? In Windows, you switch between active windows with Alt-Tab. This behavior includes all running apps and all instances of each app. ...
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Disable (unbind) default Win+Arrows hotkeys to make them usable in other applications

On Windows 7 I'd like to unbind the default Win+Up/Down/Left/Right so that these can be bound directly* in other applications. How can this be done? These hotkeys can easily be disabled by: Going ...
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Hot key detection on Windows 7

Is there any method to detect hotkey binding on Windows 7? AltGr+N should display a } sign on my localized keyboard, but it doesn't display anything or do anything. This behaviour is application ...
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How to check bound hotkeys in the system?

An application must have bound itself to the key combination of the "}" character on my machine, and I cannot write this character anymore. Is there an application to check the hot key bindings in the ...
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Windows 7 hotkey to focus running application

I know how to hotkey an application from the Taskbar, but if the application is already running, and I don't want to start another instance of that application, is there a way to hot key to it? I know ...
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How remap ctrl + k to ctrl + v in linux?

I use a Dvorak keyboard, and I want to use the shortcut like a Windows/Dvorak. I've tried to use autokey but doesn't work very well. I'm interested in a solution on Xorg directly, of the style of ...
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How to launch commands in Emacs via global Hotkey in Windows 7?

I'm using Emacs org-mode to create and manage notes and tasks and I'd like to be able to create a new element in org-mode "from anywhere" in Windows 7 (no matter if I am working in MS Office or any ...
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Keyboards turn to hotkeys after a few hours of use

My computer has been acting really strangely the past week. After about 2-3 hours of use, my keyboards (both the laptop and the ergo plugged in with a USB) stop functioning as keyboards, and start ...
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Word 2010 ribbon tab cycling

Is there a hotkey (or possibility to set one) for tabbing through those ribbon tabs (Home, Insert, etc) in Word 2010? By "tabbing through" I mean similar to the behavior of cycling through open tabs ...
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What is the Excel hotkey to re-calculate all formula in sheet?

I have a sheet that contains many formulas. But they do not recalculate automatically when I change input. I'm looking for a hotkey, that can re-calculate the sheet. According to this page, F9 ...
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how to create hotkey for doubleclick?

When working I often need to select an entire word by put the cursor on that word (variable for e.g.) and it can be mabe via doubleckick. But I'm interested how can I make a hotkey for this (not to ...
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How to Unregister Windows aero hotkeys?

Salve! I just switched from WindowsXP to Windows7. Now, I want to use the global hotkeys win+right, win+left, shift+win+right, etc., for something else, but find that they are already taken by ...
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Alternative to setpoint that allows key configuration profiles for multiple mice?

I have 2 mice: Logitech MX Revolution and Razer DeathAdder. I use my mx revolution for browsing internet (I set up a lot of hotkeys on all my buttons to make browsing really convenient) and the ...
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What is the hotkey to open Screenpresso pane quickly?

I often take series of action such as taking snapshoots, anotating the them, copying their path or their image bits, ... And among those actions, opening Screenpresso pane as below snapshoot is ...
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Why setting hotkey for a Windows 7 shortcut doesn't work?

I try to set up one so as to open my application quickly but it doesn't work. What I did wrong? Please help!
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Unset hotkey (keyboard shortcut) on Windows 7

Running Win7 Pro/64. Every time I accidentally hit AltGr + d (AltGr is the right Alt key), the "Fujitsu Display Manager" pops up, a utility that might be useful when it is called for but isn't when ...
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Disable left quick launch keys on hp g62 laptop

I have an HP g62 laptop with Windows 7. It has some very anoying quick launch keys on the left. These keys open the calculator, printing, web browsing. As they are on the left of the keyboard, I keep ...
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Change default location for explorer openned via hotkey

My searching has only shown me how to change various shortcuts for explorer to open specific locations. While learning the command line options for explorer.exe is beneficial, I'm trying to change ...
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Remap Keyboard Keys Windows 7 on the fly

I am working on a software project where I run an Adobe air project in fullscreen on laptops. I would like to avoid keys and combinations that would bring any other things to the front. So I would ...
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Middle Mouse Button Click via Hotkey Modifier in OSX?

If you can hold the control key and click to get a right click, is there another modifier key you can hold to get a middle mouse button click. I don't think there is, so is there a way to create one? ...
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Auto arrange 4 window on Windows 7

I know that there is a key combination to auto arrange 2 windows (one to the left, one to the right) on Windows 7: Windows+right/left arrow Is there any hot-key for 4 windows? I mean one to left-up ...
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Windows tool like AutoText in Word or iOS5's shortcuts?

In Word you can define a marked section of text as an autotext by pressing Alt+F3. Give it a name and from then on, you can type the name of the autotext (that is short) and press F3 to have it ...
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Using alt in terminal emulator

I have many key combinations involving Alt in Emacs. When I run it in gnome-terminal and press Alt, it invokes menu items like "File" or "Edit", instead of executing Emacs commands. How can I change ...
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Is there a way to add OneNote-style tags in Evernote?

I made the switch to Evernote from Onenote a few months ago. For the most part, I like it a lot better, but there are some features I really miss. In OneNote, I can "tag" a line of text by using ...
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How to hide Opera's address bar in current tab (hotkey)?

What is the hotkey for hiding the current's tab address bar ? In the older versions of Opera it has been done by Ctrl + F8 link1 or link2but they have somehow changed it and I cannot find the ...
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Horizontal scrolling in Visual Studio 2010

Does anyone know if there is a hot key I can press to activate horizontal scrolling with my mouse wheel in Visual Studio 2010? e.g. Pressing 'ctrl' while scrolling the mouse wheel would scroll the ...
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Hotkey to toggle spelling check in microsoft word

I need to switch the checking quickly since I often work with Vietnamese and English files. Please help!
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How to make (if it's possible) “`” character on windows without ALT + 96?

I'm using an Italian keyboard so notice that I don't have that char on the keyboard by default. However, I'm programming and I need that char quite often. I know only the alt + 96 technique but it's ...
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Is it possible to start an application by hotkey, without 3rd party software? If so, how?

Is there a way to setup some key combination on windows 7 to call a specific .exe file without installing any sort of third party application? thank you all
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Kinesis Advantage OS X media keys

I recently started using a Kinesis Advantage with my MacBook and one of the things I've really missed since switching from my Apple keyboard is having the functionality of the OS X media keys. I ...
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How to remap media keys on laptop,without external programs?

As on most laptops, my laptop has "special" keys, or media keys, as they are sometimes called. On Linux, I can easily read keycodes with things like xev, put other functions back to it. Either with ...
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Use trackball to scroll, zoom, etc

I've got a Logitech Marble Trackball (which is great, btw). By setting one of the extra buttons as a "middle" mouse button, when I click it, many apps (like browsers) will start "scrolling mode" so ...
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How can I get OS/X-like switch windows of same program bound to hotkey with linux GUIs?

On OS/X, Command-~ switches between windows associated with the program with current focus. This is very handy when toggling through a set of browser windows or editor windows, for example. A couple ...
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Can you re-purpose built-in laptop keyboard as a hotkey launcher?

I have a MacBook Pro - but I don't use the keyboard, I use a (more ergonomic) plugin keyboard. I have an x-keys (programmable keypad). I'm thinking of getting another one, but it just struck me as ...
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Make media button on keyboard open Winamp instead of WMP

For the longest time the Media button on my keyboard used to launch Winamp. I don't remember having to do anything to set that up. But suddenly now the button launches stupid Windows Media Player when ...
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How do I prevent pages I visit from overriding selected Firefox shortcut keys?

In Firefox, how can I prevent pages from overriding Firefox built-in keyboard shortcuts through Javascript on a per-key basis? Preferably on a per-site basis, too? The most frustrating override is the ...
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Firefox shortcuts are overriding all other windows' keyboard shortcuts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Firefox is capturing Ctrl + Shift + g from Eclipse For example, if I am in Eclipse, and I hit Ctrl+Shift+G, Eclipse will not pick up the shortcut and Firefox will ...
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Mute hotkey for Office Communicator 2007 R2

Is there a hotkey combination for muting and unmuting your microphone in an MOC 2007 R2 conference?
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Where is my hot-keyed shortcut?

I made a shortcut hotkey, so ctrl+1 opened a certain file. I have since deleted the original file, but I have forgotten where I put the shortcut. Is there any way of finding out where it is? The fact ...
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Xcode: multiple key bindings per function

In Xcode I'd like the ability to set up several key bindings for the same function. For example, I'd like the step over function to be mapped to both F6 and F16. I don't see a way to do this from ...
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How to disable the shape toggle hotkey in Windows Chinese Input method?

In any version of Windows I have used so far (Xp, Vista, 7, 8) and all versions of the MSPY IME (RTM versions and the 2010 version) There is this annoying bug that you cannot change or disable the ...