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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Creating hotkey or keyboard shortcut for pasting specific text phrase in Mac OSX

I have a text phrase (actually, several phases) that I use frequently in multiple applications. I'd like to create a keyboard shortcut or hotkey that will paste this text phrase wherever I have placed ...
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Windows Key + X shortcut stopped working in Windows 8 64-bit laptop?

Okay so I got a new laptop, it's a week old, it is an Asus X501A-XX277H that came with windows 8 installed. At first the shortcut WinKey + X worked but now it does not while all the other shortcuts ...
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How can I create hotkey that instantly turns WiFi off? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enable/disable wireless interface in a bat file I need to create a hotkey that essentially instantly turns off my wireless radio card (whatever it is called), and either ...
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Rebind Win+F hotkey in Windows 7

I want to remove the standard "Find" from +F and bind the key combination to my own program. Is there a way to perform this task without any hook applications, for example, changes made through ...
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Input language and other Windows 7 hotkeys reset every time

I'm using four input languages: English, Japanese, Chinese and Greek. I'm used to having them on Left ALT+Shift+1, ...+2, ...+3 and ...+4, respectively. But on my Windows 7 computers, Alt+shift+1 and ...
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Find-And-Replace Any Selected Text

Goal: Quick find-and-replace for active selected text in any application. Description: I want a utility to quickly perform a predetermined find-and-replace for the current selected text in the active ...
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How do I disable these strange contrast hotkeys?

When I press Alt+Shift and Ctrl+Alt my screen changes contrast/. Ctrl+Alt sets it to "Default" while Alt+Shift cycles between "Normal", "Light", "Contrast", "Bright", "Vivid", "Intense", "Dimmed", and ...
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Computer always beeps when Ctrl and Shift pressed together

I have almost everything keyboard-related in the accessibility settings in Windows disabled and I still can't stop the OS from beeping every time Ctrl and Shift are pressed together. I'm not sure or ...
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Win+1,2,3, etc. equivalent for Mac OS X

My Question: Is there an equivalent keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X to the windows one where you type Win+1 and it will launch the first application in your taskbar (see the first shortcut mentioned in ...
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Change the hotkey in OneNote 2007 (<Windows-N> to <Something-Else > ) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable or change the Windows+S hotkey in OneNote OneNote hijacked the Windows+N key on my System and I can't find a way to tell it to use another hotkey, say ...
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Is it possible to disable a windows keyboard shortcut?

Is it possible to disable any default windows keyboard shortcut? I want to reuse win+space for something else, but it is already taken by the system to switch between keyboard layouts. Windows 8 ...
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How to make people understand what the default button is on a website? [closed]

I'm building a website and people just don't get the default button. They never hit enter, they use their mouse and click. It's frustrating since I made the button light blue with a surrounding ...
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in automator how can I make a hotkey to insert string

What I want to do seems simple, but all the automator docs cover different functionalities. I have a number of strings that I have to input repeatedly throughout the day and I want to make hotkeys to ...
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How To Map Fn+Key (Multiple Keys) To Other Key in Windows?

I've got a ThinkPad W530 laptop, which replaces the Application Key (also known as Menu Key or Mouse Right Click key, usually between Right Alt and Right Ctrl) with the Print Screen key. So, I need ...
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How to Search for Text Field in a Website with Firefox?

How to Search for Text Field in a Page with Firefox? What do I put in the find bar?
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“Gnome 2.28.2: LCtrl+LShift as a combination to change layout” Issue

I am used to change the layout using keys combination CTRL + SHIFT. Not to mention that lots of applications use that combination as a part of another complex combination. Say - CTRL + SHIFT + TAB in ...
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How can i map Fn+[keys] to emulate multimedia keys (prev, pause, next song…) in a laptop?

Background: I have a new laptop than comes as usual, with a Fn key, and in the keyboard, the row with the regular function keys also is used for other functions like brightness, volume, turn ...
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How to scroll in grub2 shell?

The outputs of the help and/or vbeinfo command of grub2 shell are massive. How to scroll up the output? I've tried PageUp、Shift+PageUp, but nothing happened.
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How to disable the “Windows” key but not “Windows + any” key? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent Windows Key from Opening Start Menu in Windows 7 I want to disable the Windows key but not Windows+any key. For reasons that I use some software to let ...
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What is the hotkey to select the first text input area in firefox?

I found out about it yesterday. When you press it, the cursor will move to the first text input area in the web page. It's completely wiped from my mind now though. Note: I am using windows 7
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How to improve the hotkeys Ctrl+Left and Ctrl+Right?

I'm just wondering if anyone of you figured out a way to improve these bindings or use them together with other bindings to make go through lines of text faster/easier. namely the problem i'm facing ...
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Changing the Mod key in Awesome WM

I tried to change the mod key in awesome from the windows key to either Pause, Scroll Lock, and Escape. For all keys I tried to change the entry in the rc.lua configuration file; I tried to use ...
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app to make shortcuts that will type words

is there some software for windows that will allow me to register a shortcut that will type a certain sentence for example the app runs and when I'm in word/skype/browser and I type Ctrl+Shift+G it ...
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Mac OSX: Scroll half a page

I am no longer using the trackpad on my macbook and using a separate wired apple keyboard instead. I miss the scrolling functionality on my trackpad, I'm having to make do with the keyboard (the mouse ...
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How to correctly configure Sublime Text's “Expand Selection to Tag” command?

I've been using Sublime Text for quite some time (both on OS X and Windows) and it's been working great. One of the features I like and use the most is "Expand Selection to Tag". On the Windows and OS ...
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Hotkey to Focus App in Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Launch an OS X app with a keyboard shortcut While developing, I have found that I am Command-Tabbing between 9 or so applications. It'd be great to set hotkeys to ...
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Hotkey to switch between Hangul and Latin input input modes with Windows 7 Korean IME?

I'm using Windows 7 Starter and whenever I travel to Korea I like to try to practice typing Korean. I have the Windows Input Method Editor (IME) installed and I know I can toggle the input mode ...
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Disable Win+1-9 Hotkeys

Just downloaded Dexpot (virtual desktop application), and would like to assign the desktop switch hotkeys to Win+1-9, but these are already being used the by the system. Is there an easy way to ...
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Mouseless: Restore Hipchat's Windows client?

Using only my keyboard, how can I bring to the forefront the Hipchat Windows client that has been minimized to the notification area?
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Windows 7 shortcut -> make current window cover all monitors?

When I run a diff or merge, I would like the window to span all monitors so I can see the entirety of both files at once. Is there a windows 7 shortcut to do this? Edit: Since the hotkey doesn't ...
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Disable Narrator shortcut key in windows 8

I've install Windows 8 on a BootCamp macbook air The problem is that the command key located differently from the winkey in a normal keyboard, therefor, I keep clicking Winkey+Enter which starts the ...
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multi-screen switcher

I have a windows 7 machine with vmware and 2 monitors. The first one, with vmware on fullscreen, and the second one as the main screen with windows 7 with the browser and some applications, is there ...
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Vim noremap still causes old mappings to be active

This is my .vimrc set mouse=a set ttymouse=xterm2 set number set smartindent set tabstop=4 set shiftwidth=4 set expandtab inoremap { {}<Left> inoremap {<CR> {<CR>}<Esc>O ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 ...