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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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 ...
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Hotkey to toggle internet / network communication

I'm looking for a way to quickly toggle my wireless internet connection on and off (to prevent interference with a VOIP device on the network). Newer laptops have a dedicated button for this purpose, ...
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Microsoft Office: Hotkey for applying frequently used fonts?

When writing technical documents/reports, it is often a good practice to use different fonts for certain concepts, e.g. to use Consolas for the names of datatypes (in the context of software ...
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How to add a special key to .Xmodmap?

I have a SteelSeries 7g keyboard. You can see in the following picture that the "standard" windows key is replaced by the "Steelseries logo key". I'm using Awesome Window Manager. I would like to ...
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Creating Hotkeys in Firefox for bookmarks (bookmarklets)

I would like to set up shortcuts (hotkeys) for several Firefox bookmarks (they're actually bookmarklets). One example is the pinboard.in bookmarklet. Does anyone know how to do this?
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In Windows 7, what is the System Path to the Mute system file?

I need the direct path to the system file, not a way to make a shortcut or hotkey. The reason I need this, is because I am using S-Bar on my MSI laptop, and I can designate one of my custom laptop ...
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How to efficiently type in a pair of XML tags in Emacs?

How to efficiently type in a pair of XML tags such as <tag></tag> in Emacs? I am hoping some sort of auto-complete behavior.
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Are there ASCII characters that have the same keyboard input for both PC and Mac?

I'm finding that using ASCII characters between windows and OSX is very cumbersome because it seems all the PC codes use the keypad, and the Mac doesn't. Are there any characters, at all, that I can ...
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To refresh something on my new laptop I need to do a Fn + F5, instead of just F5. How to revert this behaviour to just F5?

I guess this must have something to do with a "new" convention my new HP Pavilion has. When I press F5 the computer interprets it as what my old Tx2000 would do with Fn + F5, and when I do a Fn + F5, ...
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Clicking on a selected link without using the mouse, using Firefox

Let's say I made have some link selected in my browser (for instance, if I do a CTRL + F and type "Questions", selecting the Questions tab on the top of this page). I'd like to know if there's any ...
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Disable Alt + Arrow display flip keyboard shortcut

Whenever I click Alt + Arrow up/Arrow down my screen will do an unwanted flip. I'd like to disable this shortcut behaviour. I've already looked at Super User question How to stop my laptop's ...
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How to type guillemets in Emacs?

How to type guillemets (book title mark in Chinese) in Emacs (efficiently)?
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Synergy 1.4.5 Require hotkey to switch screen

I've moved today from synergy 1.3.8 to 1.4.5 because of issue #36, but I'm missing a feature, on version 1.3.8 I could set it up so that it would not switch screen unless Ctrl key was pressed. Using ...
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Path Finder execute .app

As title says, is there a hotkey to execute a .app package from within Path Finder? If you double-click/tap on a .app, Path Finder navigates into its package content. Is this maybe a setting that can ...
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Is it possible to find out which software/parameters are opened pressing some hotkey?

I have some hotkey that I press when I do some actions (to open Software, and so on). Is it possible to monitor these actions? Just to see which file and parameters are called pressing this key...
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How do I change the default changing language hotkey 'ctrl-space' in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ctrl-Space always toggles IME (Win 7) Whenever I press 'ctrl-space' it will switch to Chinese input, I want to change this behaviour to prevent the confliction with ...
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Custom Windows hotkey to refresh browser window

I work in a double screen environment where I write code on one screen and preview the results in the other (containing Firefox, Chrome etc.). It would be great if I could somehow make the browser ...
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Open a specific Evernote note with hotkey

On my Mac, I'm currently using Keyboard Maestro to open up a text file in TextMate when I press a hotkey. I use this file as a sort of scrap pad. I paste junk in there for later. But I'd like to ...
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How to disable screen orientation hot keys

I'd like to disable ctrl+alt+arrow keys changing the screen orientation. I've seen here that this is a function of the Intel graphics driver. So I followed the directions and disabled hotkeys in the ...
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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 ...