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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

1
vote
1answer
1k views

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.
0
votes
1answer
116 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
152 views

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
0
votes
1answer
39 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
176 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
197 views

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 ...
0
votes
4answers
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
218 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
80 views

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?
2
votes
2answers
788 views

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 ...
56
votes
8answers
49k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
695 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
124 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
135 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
336 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
258 views

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 ...
7
votes
6answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
131 views

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 ...
7
votes
3answers
996 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
41 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
90 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

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. ...
5
votes
3answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
142 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
118 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
186 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
107 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
65 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
108 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
167 views

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 ...
15
votes
2answers
70k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
106 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
660 views

tmux - how can I map new keys for the window (pane) cycle?

In the tmux application, how can I map ctrl-a, o (window cycle) to ctrl-a, w ?
2
votes
3answers
184 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
5k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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!
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
271 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
965 views

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 ...
3
votes
4answers
4k views

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? ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
359 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
175 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
419 views

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 ...