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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Disable single Firefox Hot Key

I would like to disable the hot key: Ctrl + Shift + W in Firefox, which currently closes all tabs. Since the recent version came out with the feature to group tabs, I have been using Ctrl + Shift + E ...
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gnome 3 sound volume applet + hotkeys

I have installed today gnome 3 (debian wheezy). when I use hotkeys to change sound volume ugly applet window appears my computer slows down while this applet renders. 1 frame per second. geforce ...
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Is it possible to bind a key combination to a bookmark in Firefox?

Is it possible to bind a windows key combination to currently open application? instructs how to toggle the keyboard, so I started there, but I couldn't figure how to trigger a bookmark. I have a ...
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Assign custom hotkey on any Google chrome extension?

Is it possible to assign custom (own) hotkey on any Google chrome extension? Looking for in-box or 3-rd party solution.
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How do you disable hotkeys in Internet Explorer 9?

My school is trying to provide HTML5 video to students. The computers are locked down so that nothing can be done except Internet Explorer 9, and even Internet Explorer 9 is locked down with a proxy. ...
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KDE: Assigning hotkeys to switch to specific running programs

I have some programs always running, such as my main terminal, browser and so on. Is there a way to assign a hotkey that lets me switch to a specific running program? Using Kubuntu (11.10).
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How to disable Mac hotkeys in Windows 7?

I've installed Windows 7 on my MacBook Pro and want to turn off the Mac hotkeys. I don't like them, especially F1-F12, and want to turn them off but can't find this option anywhere!
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How can I reproduce the Windows 7 hotkeys in Windows Server?

How can I reproduce the Windows 7 hot keys in Windows Server? Specifically I want these two. Windows logo key +Left Arrow Maximize the window to the left side of the screen. Windows logo key ...
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How do I change my gnome Ubuntu key-binding work as emacs?

, Hello, everyone How can I change editing key-binding in Gnome on Ubuntu, and make it work like Emacs? Eg. When I'm chat with my friend, and I want to use Ctrl-a Ctrl-k to move my cursor go to the ...
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Is there any program which will allow me to control volume with mouse buttons?

My favorite mouse just died after some four years of hard work and one feature I miss is volume control using mouse buttons. It's driver had that option, but my current mouse's doesn't, so is there ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut for Keep Text Only in Outlook?

When I paste text into an email in Outlook, the following prompt hovers near the text: Based on the hint, instead of clicking on the button with the mouse, it looks like I should be able to press ...
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Reset ctrl + alt + T to operate Evernote Tags instead of Windows 7 tools?

I use evernote, which uses the hotkey ctrl + alt + t to open a specific window to tag notes. At some point in time, Windows 7 stole that combination to open a system dialog "Tools for the active ...
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Ctrl+W s not splitting windows in Vim

I am trying to use Ctrl+w s to split a window in Vim. However it is not working in my case. I opened a file using vim filename. Then I pressed Ctrl+w s. But as soon as I press just Ctrl+w it clears ...
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There exist a hotkey to “Go to the end of the word” in Windows?

There exist a hotkey to "Go to the end of the word" in Windows? or can be this created trough Autohotkey? I know that are editors where this hotkey exist like Notepad++, VIM, etc. but what i need is ...
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Global hotkey to show/hide a specific app in OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Launch an OS X app with a keyboard shortcut Is it possible to define a global hotkey to show/hide a specific app in OS X? For example, I want to be able to show/hide ...
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Display Hotkey associated with menuitem

I don't use keyboard shortcuts a lot and would like to improve that. Is there a way to display (like an On Screen Display) a shortcut I could have pressed when selecting a menu item / context menu ...
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Mouse like scrolling with keyboard in Firefox?

As a followup to this question, I've trying the ways to move through a webpage with the keyboard in Firefox 6. However, there seems to be no way to do smooth, fine scale scrolling with the keyboard. ...
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Keyboard keys combination emulator

Is there any program who can emulate certain keystrokes and "transforms into other"? For example, if I press Shift + K, I want the computer to interpret it as Alt + A (just an example).
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What do you use for linux keyboard macros? [closed]

I've tried IronAHK and xbindkeys. Xbindkeys was ok I guess and ironAHK didn't compile. Just wondering if there's better. Maybe something to where I could set emacs-like bindings when certain programs ...
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Unexpected media key behavior on new Acer Aspire

I'm having weird issues with the media keys (play/pause, previous, next, etc.) on a new Acer Aspire laptop. This is the first Acer I've owned and also my first Windows 7 computer, so I'm not sure ...
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Drag + hotkey to move windows to other viewports/workspaces with Compiz

I normally have Compiz disabled on my Ubuntu box. However, I decided to enable it so that I could get Windows 7's "Aero Snap" functionality. (Instructions on how to get Aero Snap with Compiz are ...
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My system restarts on pressing Windows key and mutes/unmutes on pressing Ctrl key

Two days ago, I was trying to download software from http://download.cnet.com/ Cnet asked to install cnet toolbar and I thought that I wouldn't be able to download the software unless and until I ...
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How to untoggle Right-to-Left text in Notepad?

I hate to have to ask this but... I've seemed to accidentally hit a couple hot-keys and my Notepad is now showing text from Right-to-Left. What was a that hot-key combo and what can I do to reverse ...
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How to disable input language key combination in one particular program?

I am using CTRL+SHIFT key combination for changing input language. Problem i have is that in one application i use this key combination is part of several other combinations and too often i switch ...
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Can I make “F1” as the “Create New Folder” shortcut key in Windows 7?

Can I make "F1" as the Create New Folder shortcut key in Windows 7? Also can I customize Windows key shortcuts?
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Ctrl+Alt registering as AltGr for US International Alternate, any way to disable? [duplicate]

I am using the US International Alternate keyboard layout on Windows. Google Docs has Ctrl+Alt+M to enter a comment, but with this keyboard layout that registers as AltGr+M, which produces µ. Is there ...
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Press CTRL+ALT+DEL, blank screen for 2 mins, Press CTRL+ALT+DEL, repeat

Has anyone experienced an issue where the password prompt never appears after hitting CTRL+ALT+DEL? This happens about 30% of the time when I start or try to unlock my computer. The only resolution ...
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Switch buffers in MacVim

I want to be able to switch buffers (:bn! / :bp!) in MacVim, using shortcuts like Alt (Option) - Left Arrow Key/Right Arrow Key So far I wasn't able to do that. Here's my mapping for the keys, ...
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Is there a way to make Windows (or Firefox at least) TYPE text that is copied? [closed]

I have to make changes to a graphing application. Part of these changes involves searching for a specific server in a dropdown menu that has over 900 entries. Firefox allows you to start typing in ...
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What is the command that executes when you save image as… on the internet?

I'm trying to see if i can set up a command through compiz to where I attach a super+right click hotkey to auto pull up the save image as screen quicker or even eliminate the need to rename the image, ...
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Get numeric position indicator on icons in taskbar? [duplicate]

You can open/switch to applications on the taskbar using SUPER+. A great feature, but hard to use due to the fact you have to count the icons.. Is there a way to show the positions on these icons? ...
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where does the input from the pressed keys when on the desktop/homescreen goto/saved at what buffer?

how to capture the text input from the keyboard when not in any writing mode like in notepad or word i.e just on idle desktop and we randomly press keyboard buttons?
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How to prevent iTunes from launching on media key press

Recently, I made the switch to Songbird, and it's all gone well except for one thing: global music hotkeys. I installed an addon (Apple Keyboard Media Key Support) that enabled me to use the iTunes ...
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Stop arrow keys changing pages when on Google.com [closed]

I find that when I type search terms into a browser, suggestions come up. Not from history but popular search terms. Fine. But When I hold the forward arrow to put the cursor at the end of what i've ...
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How do I debug why an OSX key binding stopped working?

Recently, I've realized that my ^A key binding has stopped working in OSX. My assumption is that some application has registered ^A as a hotkey, but I don't know that for certain. I don't recall ...
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A program that can press keys

I would like to know if there's a program that can press keys. For instance I would like the program to press Ctrl+v and Print Screen. I have googled a bit and found out that notepad can do this but I ...
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Location of Hot Keys in Windows

I was wondering if anyone knew where the location of the hot key commands were for Windows? Is it like a script saved on the hard drive or is it at the OS level? I wanted to make custom hot keys for ...
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Control windows audio player using hotkeys

I am looking to control Windows Media Player, or any audio player for that matter, using hotkeys while typing in Microsoft Word (listening to recorded lectures and want to take a lot of notes, ...
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Why are the keys named Ctrl & Alt? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the origins of the control and alt keys? I use these keys often as modifiers for shortcuts including the infamous copy and paste and some tab-switching but I ...
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Ubuntu: make a hotkey to switch to browser window

I'd like to map F3 to set the focus to my current Firefox window. How can I do this on Ubuntu?
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Hotkeys guide for Firefox 4?

Is there a guide to keyboard shortcuts for Firefox 4? I am wondering if most Firefox functions, like bookmarking and switching between tabs, can be controlled from the keyboard. Thanks.
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Free hotkeys I can customize in Windows 7?

What key combinations is suggested for custom key bindings in for example AutoHotkey? I mean what keys are not allready hooked up to vital features per default in Windows 7? I have loads of things I ...
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What is the hotkey to show Chrome extensions?

What is the hotkey to show Chrome extensions?
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What is the Hotkey to show Chrome bookmark bar?

What is the Hotkey to show Chrome bookmark bar?
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How to disable the screen orientation hotkeys in Windows (XP)?

I'm using Eclipse in Windows XP. One of my favorite shortcuts is CTRL+ALT+DOWN (or CTRL+ALT+UP) to duplicate a line. I just found that on this machine (XP ThinkPad, with NVIDIA graphics driver), ...
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delete whitespace left and right in notepad++

In Notepad++, is there a hotkey to wipe all white space left and right of the cursor? I'd imagine it would be the same as "delete current word", but I can't find it. Ctrl + Del deletes to the end of ...
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gedit, keyboard shortcut to switch to bottom pane (command prompt)

Im on Ubuntu, and using gedit for some minor programming stuff, and was wondering if anyone knows a keyboard shortcut to switch between the text area and the bottom pane (bottom pane = shell / command ...
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Shortcut to Windows 7 Screen resolution setting other than by right-click on the desktop

I regularly have to access the Windows 7 "Screen resolution" setting on a netbook with many full-screen windows open, often with bogged down CPUs. These are the usual necessary steps I have to ...
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Can I set a hotkey to “click” on an icon in the plugin bar?

I would like to use chrome instead of firefox because of his synching mechanism, which in firefox is quite faulty (only bookmarks are imported, a big problem 'cos I need extensions too). I managed to ...
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NotePad++ shortcut for selecting whole word

I know in notepad++ i can use mouse doubleclick to select whole word, but i want to use some keybord shortcut. For example in visual studio it's ctrl+w by default and it's very useful. Can i specify ...