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

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Strange keyboard settings on Lenovo X1 Carbon

My colleague and I we both got the same Lenovo X1 Carbon, installed Windows 7 from the same ISO image and used the Lenovo System Update tool in order to obtain all required drivers and tools for our ...
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Cannot create Ctrl+Alt+Shift+@ shortcut key combination

I used to have the key combination Ctrl+Alt+Shift+' to start my scanner from the desktop (after having used the same in GIMP for years), but for some reason it is gone and I cannot recreate it. ...
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Ctrl-V not working in Word 2013

I am running Word 2013 on a Windows 7 (this is a work computer) and I can use Ctrl-C and Ctrl-X, but Ctrl-V just produces a slight 'ding' sound and does not paste. I have to use the right click menu. ...
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Is it possible to recall bookmarked pages in a PDF with hotkeys?

Say I'm reading a 400 page PDF, but flipping back and forth between certain section frequently. What I'd like to be able to do is bookmark a page to a specific shortcut, sort of like the quick ...
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Remap CMD+H shortcut in OSX

Is it possible to remap the "Hide Window" shortcut in OSX? I know about the possibility to remap just about any shortcut in the System Preferences that are either built in or just available in a ...
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Disable USB's including mouse and keyboard, enable with key combo

I have a specific scenario where I have a computer displaying cameras on screen but the operators keep plugging USB's and keyboard/mouse into it. I am aware that I can disable the USB storage ...
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How to disable Ctrl + Shift + UP Arrow shortcut on Windows 10

How should I disable Ctrl + Shift + UP Arrow shortcut on Windows 10? Its opening Microsoft Edge which is searching for results for my clipboard content from Bing.
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Hotkeys to switch screen focus - Synergy

I'm having trouble setting up keyboard shortcuts in Synergy on an iMac and a Macbook Pro, both running Yosemite and version 1.4.18. I'm using my iMac as the server and my Macbook Pro as the client. I ...
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How to exit the Chromium search bar without using the mouse?

On Linux Mint 17.2 I have chromium-browser installed. The shortcut C-l (Control + lowercase L) causes the address/search bar to be highlighted. I would like to know if there's a shortcut or technique ...
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Run Command Prompt as Administrator by Default on Windows 10

So after the recent upgrade to Windows 10, the good ol' AppCompatFlags method no longer works. Which is something like this - Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 ...
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How do I disable the fn key?

All I want to know is how to disable the fn key, and nothing else. I currently am running an auto hotkey script to set my f1 and f2 keys to change my volume, since that's how it is on my other ...
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Vim: map shift-K to open help on current word in a new tab

In conjunction with http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3131393/remapping-help-in-vim-to-open-in-a-new-tab , I'm looking to also make the shift-K shortcut that opens help in a new tab. I first tried ...
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Ubuntu Super+Esc key remap

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.3, guake + guake-indicator as terminal emulator. And I want to remap guake to Super+Esc (or Super+`) keys, but every time after reboot, indicator says that it can't map ...
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How to prepare clipboard in ubuntu before it will be pasted to anywhere [closed]

I want to have some keyboard shortcut, which will be work seems like Ctrl+V shortcut, but before pasting some program will run and prepare clipbord. Is it possible in ubuntu? Can anyone help me?
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Chrome: Remap Cmd+Click to Ctrl+Click for “open link in new window”

I use a lot of keyboard shortcuts, and recently I've found that pressing Cmd with the thumb is becoming quite painful. I've remapped Capslock to Ctrl, and are now switching to using Ctrl (capslock ...
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Firefox / Chrome - is there a plugin to click links with keyboard only? [closed]

I don't like having to switch from keyboard to mouse when I want to click a link on a page - I'm using a shortcut to bring up browser, Ctrl-L to print a search query, arrow keys to navigate to a ...
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Keyboard shortcut for “Invert selection”

Is there a dedicated windows keyboard shortcut for the "Invert Selection" command?
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Is there a way to view or set custom Microsoft Word shortcuts for Mac OS when working in Windows?

I'm using a Microsoft Word 2010 (Windows version) to make some templates that contain custom shortcuts for styles, macros, etc. The templates will also be used by coworkers using Word 2011 on OS X. ...
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Access Menu Items in OS/X In single Keystroke like in Linux or Windows

Is there any way to do this in Mac? Using deadkeys on a custom keyboard layout, or a preference (I doubt that one .. but just in case..). What takes one keystroke in Windows/Linux -> to access say ...
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How to configure custom keyboard shortcuts in ElementaryOS Freya?

How do you actually set what the keys do??? http://blog.elementary.io/post/119612714681/custom-keyboard-shortcuts-are-here When I go to this screen I: press the + button enter the name of the ...
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Windows Key Shortcut does not work the same with Taskbar Auto-Hide

This may be oddly specific but here goes... When I have the Windows taskbar anchored to the view and I press Win + 1 (or whatever number), it brings an application to the front view. I have Chrome ...
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Windows 10 Explorer View Mode Shortcuts Not working, Any solutions?

I upgraded My Windows 8 Single Language to Windows 10 Single Language [English (India)]. The Explorer shortcuts to change icon view styles aren't working ever since. Ctrl + Shift + 1 Extra Large ...
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Linux OS-level key chord

On my keyboard a few keys like Enter, Esc, and Ctl are difficult to press and I would like to avoid using my pinky for such high frequency keys. Is there a program I can run that intercepts all ...
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Keyboard shortcut to send a window to background

Since the days of Windows XP (or possibly even earlier) we had Alt+Esc, the shortcut that used to bury the current window at the bottom of the Alt+Tab stack. I got used to it. Today I started using ...
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How to map a macro to RAlt in Far Manager

I have a typography keyboard layout installed (Ilya Birman layout). Right Alt is used to enter special symbols such as € (RAlt+E) or ≈ (RAlt+A). But after installing it RAlt+F1..F10 no longer work ...
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Disabling 3D Vision game warning for good (CTRL+ALT+Ins), keyboardless

When 3D Vision starts, it will normally display a popup rectangle stating game compatibility. That popup can be closed by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Ins. Suppose I cannot physically access the keyboard when ...
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Screen selection settings, keyboardless

In Windows, you can access the screen selection menu using combination WIN+P, like the following (taken from Win 7 and provided only as an example) Now in Windows 10 I find myself in a situation ...
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PC Keyboard with Mac: Alt-Tab + other basics?

I have a macbook pro and a keyboard meant for a PC. I want to remap some keys and, after googling around, found this: Simulate PC keyboard on Mac I just want a few basics: copy paste with ctrl-C + ...
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Create a new global keyboard shortcut for services on OSX Mountain Lion

I want to add a new global keyboard shortcut for services for OS X Mountain Lion. I had a look at Global keyboard shortcut to eject external hard drive on Mac OSX Lion? but there is no icon for Adding ...
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Toggling between Hangul and Latin alphabets in Korean IME (Win 8)

Picking up from this thread as none of the solutions listed there seem to be coming through for me. Any help greatly appreciated! Working in Windows 8 64-bit with three 'language/layout pairs' ...
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Precisely resizing master pane in xmonad

In the default layout in xmonad, I know I can resize windows horizontally with mod-l and mod-h but these actions resize by too much. I want to make very small adjustments to window sizes. I played ...
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Control key acts as if it is stuck periodically

I have had this issue now with two computers and I cannot find anything that is causing it. I disabled sticky keys. I replaced the keyboard I replaced the operating system I replaced the entire ...
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Windows 10 Start-Search not behaving well

I've made a habit of making a 'Search Helpers' folder and dropping it in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Search Helpers. I fill this folder with shortcut icons to make ...
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Running a custom batch file on keyboard shortcut in current directory

I'm developing lot of small .esb services recently and I'm pretty tired of doing Shift+Right click to open cmdin current directory then typing mvn clean install. What is the easiest way to run simple ...
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Firefox shortcut not working

In Ubuntu (14.04) I find that the Firefox shortcut for downloads Ctrl+J doesn't work. Pressing Ctrl+J always takes me to the Firefox default home page (the one with the big Firefox logo in the ...
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Chromium App Mode disable key controlled aids

I run chromium in app mode on a Linux tablet. This tablet has four buttons. All that the four buttons do is send signals as keys F1 to F4 on a normal keyboard. Therefore I get this keycode from the ...
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PyCharm - Keyboard shortcut for markdown preview tab

In PyCharm when I create a markdown file (*.md), I have two tabs at the bottom of the file pane/window: Text and Preview. Is there a way I can assign a keyboard shortcut to switch to the preview tab? ...
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How to create custom shortcuts in Excel 2016 for mac

I recently updated to Excel 2016 from Excel 2011 for mac, and I'm missing a very important feature which saved me a lot of time: custom keyboard shortcuts, i.e. being able to create new shortcuts for ...
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How do I reset Shift+E behavior in Visual Studio?

I have somehow gotten Shift+E, (something) mapped as a keyboard shortcut in Visual Studio 2013. I did a clean install of Windows 10 a couple days ago and finished installing Visual Studio ...
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IntelliJ IDEA doesn't recognize Super-key as part of shortcuts on Fedora 22 (Gnome 3.16)

Intellij IDEA doesn't recognize the Super_L/Meta-key as part of a shortcut or individually, while Super_R is strangely recognized as "Windows"-key. Both as part of existing shortcuts (no recognition, ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open links on the windows taskbar

Is there a way to select the "Links" part of the taskbar with a keyboard shortcut. I have a script there I want to run a lot and am getting tired of clicking the small buttons. (It is similar to the ...
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How can I quickly set focus to the search field using the keyboard only in Chrome?

Pressing ctrl+k in Firefox brings focus to the search field in the upper right corner. Is there a similar key combination in Chrome? If not, what is the best known approximation in terms of apps or ...
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Windows+E opens “Quick Access” instead opening “Windows explorer” in WIndows 10

in Windows 7, 8 & 8.1 I used to use shortcut key combination of Win+E to open Windows Explorer. But in Windows 10, i see that Win+E opens Quick Access location by default. Is there anyway to set ...
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Alt+Shift (keyboard layout hotkey) has stopped working in Windows 10

After upgrading to Windows 10, I can no longer switch my keyboard layout with Alt+Shift. I have tried setting it in the "language bar" settings, but it appears to have no effect. On the other hand, ...
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Combine custom run command and macro in Notepad++ 6.8

Following very useful guidance by Friedrich Huebler on integrating Stata with Notepad++ I've added a set of run commands that are assigned to: F9 - run selected line F10 - run the whole file I in ...
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AutoHotKey - Custom shortcut to switch to next/previous desktop in Windows 10

I have written a small AutoHotKey script to switch virtual desktops in Windows 10. I wrote this code so that I could switch desktops with my own custom keyboard shortcut instead of using Windows 10's ...
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No underlined letters when pressing ALT on ALT+CTRL+DEL menu in Windows 10

I just upgraded Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. On the menu that opens when you press Ctrl+Alt+Del, pressing the Alt key does not underline the letters that can be used as keyboard shortcuts. For ...
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Sublime Text 3 Key Binding For Find Advanced -> In Parent Folder

In Sublime Text 3 there is a keybinding for the find advanced panel: { "keys": ["ctrl+shift+f"], "command": "show_panel", "args": {"panel": "find_in_files"} } However, in my case more often then ...
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Is it possible to have a shortcut key to go to last tab in iTerm2?

I've looked everywhere and don't see any way to quickly go to last tab in iTerm2. Think of Ctrl+A A in Screen or Ctrl+B B in tmux. Looks like it's not possible natively, any way to fix it via some ...
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Fedora 22 - Can't Access GNOME Lock Screen

I recently installed Fedora 22 and I'm using GNOME v3.16.2. I am new to Fedora, but moderately experienced with Linux. I cannot figure out how to lock my screen with a keyboard shortcut. I have ...