Keyboard shortcuts are combinations and oft-struck keys that help you work faster, or do more with less typing.

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Prevent Google Search from focusing on search box on (almost) every key

The opposite question (Is there keyboard shortcut to move input focus to the Google Search box?) has the accepted answer that amounts to "... just begin typing again". How can you prevent this? I'd ...
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How to let Intel HD Graphics go of shortcut control?

Even if I deactivate shortcuts in Intel HD Graphics they are still blocked and can not be used in Eclipse. I can use them again, if I define a different shortcut in Intel HD Graphics. As I don not ...
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Quickly apply specified font using keyboard shortcut in Microsoft Word

Is there a way I can create a keyboard shortcut in Microsoft Word (more of like a Macro or something) so I can quickly select some text and apply a specific font? I am doing a lot of assignments ...
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How do I edit points of a shape in PowerPoint 2016?

In PowerPoint 2016 (the preview version), you can edit points in a shape by right-clicking and selecting Edit Points. Now, under Windows, you would add a point by Ctrl-clicking, or change its ...
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Arrow key navigation in Finder (OS X Yosemite)

I like to use the arrow keys to navigate through files in Finder, but when I'm in icon view (which is sometimes more appropriate than list view), I cannot jump to the next line using the right arrow ...
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Where is the vimperatorrc file in Windows? [duplicate]

I want to remap control A to something else. Presently it's overriding select all. I can't seem to find where this file would be located.
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Is there a way to have two or more clipboards via keyboard shortcuts for storing & using multiple text items simultaneously? (OSX)

I would like to be able to have multiple clipboards on Mac OSX (happen to be using Mavericks currently). The end-solution would look something like this: Let's say I copied one piece of text using... ...
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Excel: Ctrl+Shift+F does nothing

I have Excel 2013 running on Windows 7 and am having difficulty with an often used shortcut. Ctrl+Shift+F, which normally shows the format cells dialog, does not work. Instead, it makes the cell's ...
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Flip through all the instances of all the applications running - mac

Got my first Mac couple of days ago and I may be missing something.. Usually need to I open couple of instances of the same application: couple of IDE's for different projects, couple of Chrome ...
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Word 2013, ctrl+backspace includes the space between the current word and the previous

When you hold Ctrl and backspace you normally delete a word instead of a character at a time. But in Microsoft Word 2013 it includes the blank space between the word you're deleting and the word ...
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How to set cursor to after last character in vim?

Why can't I insert at the end of a line in vim if there's no whitespace at the end? Let's take for example my SSH config file: I try to use $, l, e, but I can't seem to get to the end of the word. ...
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How to enable the Tab key for navigating OS X Yosemite dialog boxes and buttons

How can I enable the Tab key for navigating OS X Yosemite dialog boxes and buttons? When I hit tab it should jump between save, do not save, cancel items. Is there keyboard shortcut in Yosemite for ...
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Can I modify the Mac's default “next word” delineator to include an underscore?

For example, if I hold the option key and press the left arrow, the cursor jumps to the next space or special character. I use this a lot when naming files, for example, "description-date.ext". If I ...
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switching between excel and other program alt + tab

I am having a problem in my new system. When I have to type certain figures in excel worksheet from a different program, I use alt + tab. Now if I am typing a long figure and have to see more than ...
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Microsoft Word expand autocorrect

How can I expand the auto-correct dialog box using a keyboard shortcut in MS Word? Example: I typed some text, it changed to Some text, and the auto-correct "prompt" showed up like this: I want to ...
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Is there a way to switch connected device of apple bluetooth keyboard via keyboard shortcut?

I'm wondering if it's possible, with an apple bluetooth keyboard, to switch devices that the keyboard connects to. Let me give an example, for instance if I have a macbook pro and my android cellphone ...
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How to follow a file 'link' from Search Results without the mouse in Sublime Text?

if I do a search in Sublime, I get a buffer with search results. The results has "annotations" that are clickable: if I double-click a search hit, I'm taken to its location. How to follow such an ...
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CTRL key keeps opening the tags in Word 2013

When I'm typing in Word, I find that I keep entering the Smart Tag (I think its called) UI and my fast typing ends up triggering buttons and options in the tag's floating dialog box. It's very ...
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Expanding on the Windows + number shortcut [duplicate]

As you may know, you press Windows + 1 to open the first program on the taskbar. I'm at the point where I've assigned all the way up to Windows + 8 (and I have it memorized), but I'm running out of ...
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Set a keyboard shortcut to a Windows 8 app? [duplicate]

I just got a keyboard that allows you to set shortcuts to desktop apps that have an .exe file extension. In Windows 8, I have heard that all the .exe files are hidden, so I un-hide them by showing ...
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Keyboard shortcuts without x11

I had found the solution a while ago, but now I google for hours and can't find it. So, the question is: how to set up a keyboard shortcut in linux (eg. ubuntu) without running X-server? I have home ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Toggle Mirror Displays in OSX Yosemite

In past versions of OSX you can toggle between mirror displays (if you have more than one monitor) and extend displays with the keyboard shortcut (Command + F1). In Yosemite however, when I try to use ...
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Cancel automatic login with key combination [duplicate]

I was asked to set up a PC with automatically logs in to a user account that's secured with several settings including blocked USB ports. But whenever an Administrator has to log in to do ...
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Notepad++: centralize the screen at the text cursor?

Is there a shortcut to recentralize my vision to the line I am working on with Notepad++, just like emacs' C-l, or something equivalent?
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OneNote App Version - Custom Shortcuts

I use the OneNote App for Windows 8.1 (App version, not desktop/office version). I like to use many symbols (→, etc.) in my notes, but it is hard to add them. Does anyone know how I can add custom ...
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How to create a shortcut for a Unicode special character in Lotus 8.5?

How do I create just one-click shortcut for Unicode special characters, like Alt+P for section symbol?
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keyboard shortcut to cycle through selected styles

I am using Word 2010. I have a document with many styles. I want to use a single key, F2, to cycle through three of these styles: S1, S2, and S3. Pressing F2 once will assign style S1 to the ...
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rename builtin vim command / remove from completion list

If a vim plugin and a vim builtin command share very similar names, is it possible to rename the builtin to something unambiguously different, or otherwise remove the builtin command from vim's ...
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separate mappings for TAB and C-i in .inputrc

For what I have tried, "TAB" and "C-i" in .inputrc seems to mean the same thing, whatever I bind to one is bound to the other. I know that originally, it was the same thing and that this behavior is ...
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How to set up key bindings to change file type in Sublime Text 2

I would like to learn whether it's possible to set up a key binding in Sublime Text 2 to change a file type. To clarify further, I am not trying to alter a particular file type settings via a key ...
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How can I disable KDE Alt-` behaviour

After upgrading my Linux Slackware, KDE started to respond to a new key shortcut, which did not happen before. When I click Alt-`, I see the icon of the current window with it's title in the center ...
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Is there a quick way to delete all shortcuts in Visual Studio 10?

VS10 is chock-full of shortcuts, most of which I find useless and sometimes even annoying. I would like to clear all of them, and then just set up the handful of shortcuts I actually want / use. ...
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how to cancel keyboard P key, shortcuts to changing resolution on gnome through NX (nomachine)

I don't know why, but suddenly, after connecting to a gnome-session through NX, every time when I press (lower case) p, the session changes resolution (instead of just printing 'p' on the screen). ...
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Spaces Control+Number stops working on Yosemite

I verified that the shortcuts are enabled (in Keyboard preference), but occasionally Control+1, Control+2, etc stop working on my computer. It works again when I reboot. I'm on Yosemite 10.10.3 ...
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VBA to prevent the global shortcut from running the wrong code

The article at the following site provides a tip for preventing a global keyboard shortcut from executing the wrong VBA code when two different macros in two different worksheets are assigned the same ...
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How to use bookmarks as shorthand for URLs?

Suppose there's an URL which I've bookmarked. I can access it as a bookmark but I'd like to be able to simply type in the name of the bookmark on the URL like (you know, Altd) and have FF take me ...
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Single shortcut to move a running process to the background in bash [duplicate]

I know how to move a process to the background by suspending it first, discussed here and here: Type Ctrl+Z Run either %& or bg However I'd like to do this without interrupting the process too ...
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Group command and shortcut not working in excel 2010 spreadsheet

I use Excel 2010 and maintain a yearly spreadsheet on it that tracks staff vacation dates. However i am not the only user so I don't know what may have happened to disable Shift+Alt+right arrow (to ...
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My AHK script keeps saying invalid hotkey

I'm trying to set up my function keys to adjust volume (like it did on my laptop), but I can't seem to get it to work. It just keeps saying invalid hotkey on line F5. Here's my code: #NoEnv ; ...
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Disable back to desktop shortcut in Puppy

I am running Puppy Arcade 11 (Kernel 2.6.25.16, from Puppy 4.2, 2008) and using an X-Arcade dual-joystick. On the first joystick, when I press Left+Left CTRL (button 1) + Left ALT (button 2) it ...
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Keyboard shortcut to reapply sorting in Excel 2015 Preview for Mac

In Excel 2013 for the PC, you can press Ctrl-Alt-L to reapply a filter/sort on a table in your worksheet. This shortcut does not work in the Excel 2015 Preview for Mac. I tried other variations on ...
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Is there any way to change the default shortcuts for default Windows programs?

I have Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 in Portuguese and honestly, after over 13 years using computers, I still bang my head into the wall with the default shortcuts. Just to showcase the madness: Every ...
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What is the shortcut to minimize all the windows except the active one in Linux

I know there's 'Aero Shake' for Windows and I want something similar for Debian 7. I already checked all the keyboard shortcuts but couldn't find anything related to it.
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How can I disable certain system keyboard shortcuts in Linux?

I'm currently working on a kiosk based on lubuntu (which is basically ubuntu with an LXDE desktop environment) that would be put in public places, such as internet cafés, providing internet access for ...
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How do I move a RemoteApp window using the keyboard?

In Windows, you can normally use the Win-left/right arrow keys to move and resize a window to occupy the left/right half of a screen. When using a Remote Desktop in full-screen mode, this also works. ...
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How to configure Emmet in Sublime to enable comment shortcut?

Since I have enabled Emmet in Sublime 2, some commands don't work properly. How can I enable what seems to be the default functionality, when in HTML file typing cmd + / in front of <script ...
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Map escape key to :q in vim in normal mode

I use vim as a viewer in midnight commandder and I want to quickly view and close a file. How can I map the escape key to :q in normal mode so that vim exits only if nothing is changed?
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Windows 8.1. Some shortcuts not working

Recently I have installed Windows 8.1 Corporate edition on desktop PC. Some shortcuts not working. For example, when I am using Android Studio, I click Alt+Enter. This should import class. Another ...
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Looking for shortcut key for Linux terminal [duplicate]

I opened a program via linux terminal, and after some search in Google I find out that I can close the program by Ctrl+C. If I want to run the program, but at the same time have a new line in the ...
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How to type half-space in Microsoft OneNote?

I can type a half-space on Microsoft Word using Ctrl + Minus_Key. But I don't know why it is not working on Microsoft OneNote! How can I type this character on Microsoft OneNote?