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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
11 views

How to assign a shortcut key for enabling and disabling touchpad on a Windows 8.1 laptop?

As we all know that touchpad causes inconvenience when typing. So how can I disable it when typing quickly using a assigned(self or pre) shortcut key on a Windows 8.1 laptop. I had searched about it ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

AutoHotKey doesn't detect volume knob

Please bear in mind, I'm extremely new to AHK, but Google and Superuser have turned up nothing so far. AHK doesn't seem to detect VOLUME_UP or VOLUME_DOWN when using the volume knob on my keyboard. ...
1
vote
0answers
6 views

iTerm2 hotkey window activates non-hotkey windows

When I set iTerm2's hotkey mode on Mavericks, opening the hotkey window also brings any open non-hotkey terminal windows to the front. Is it possible to have iTerm bring focus only to the hotkey ...
0
votes
1answer
7 views

What's the purpose of the the 'when' selection when setting up keyboard shortcuts in eclipse?

I'm trying to set up some keyboard shortcuts in eclipse. As well as requiring the binding, it also wants a 'when' selection from a combo box. The question is - what is effect does this selection ...
0
votes
1answer
5 views

How to configure Thunderbird Quick Filter toolbar shortcut

In recent versions of Thunderbird, they changed behavior of Quick Filters search toolbar. I use it very heavily on thousands of mails. Now pressing Escape, will close it, and there is no quick way to ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

How can I assign Excel keyboard shortcuts for macros that use keys other than Ctrl + {alpha character}

I would like to assign keyboard shortcuts to Excel macros that use keys other than the standard Ctrl + {alpha character}. Based on this post it sounds like it is possible but I am not sure how: ...
2
votes
1answer
30 views

How to unselect Excel Cell using Keyboard Shortcut?

One can select multiple Excel cells (either contiguously or not) using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Click. How do you deselect one or more of these previously-selected cells?
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Shift+Scroll in Firefox goes through history

Most programs allow you to Shift+Scroll to scroll horizontally in a window. Google Chrome does this, my editors do this, most programs do this. Firefox is smart and uses Shift+Scroll to go through ...
2
votes
1answer
25 views

How to switch Google Chrome user profiles with one keyboard shortcut?

Question I have set up a "Work" and a "Home" user profile in Google Chrome. I'd like to switch between them with one keyboard shortcut. Is that somehow possible? What I don't want Using a long ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

How to avoid delete confirmation in LibreOffice Calc for OSX

Windows users can avoid the pesky delete confirmation dialog in Calc by using their Delete key instead of Backspace (according to the documentation) My Macbook only has a Delete key and so I can't ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Assigning keyboard shortcut to OSX's “New Terminal at Folder” service does not work

I often use right click > Services > New Terminal at Folder to do terminal commands at particular place so now I wanted to assign a keyboard shortcut to it. However, no matter what shortcut I ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

“Ctrl” + “Alt” Fallback to “AltGr” on German Layout

I’m using Windows 7 and Windows 8 with a german Keyboard layout. When using Programms that use a Shortcut involving ctrl+alt, the layout falls back to using AltGr, not allowing me to use that ...
2
votes
0answers
38 views

Display on screen the currently pressed keys (Windows) [closed]

I am looking for a tool that would show on the screen which keys I am currently pressing. It should show all the keys pressed, and as soon as I release a key - it should dissapear. I have tried many ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Shortcut to maximize the last application that was in focus

I wanted to know how i can switch between applications that are running using the keyboard shortcut.Say I have 4 applications running xcode , terminal , chrome and foo. Now suppose I am on chrome and ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Vim and TMux keys coexits

I am configuring vim and tmux. I configured the tab navigation in vim like this: map <M-Left> <Esc>:tabprev<CR> map <M-Right> <Esc>:tabnext<CR> map <C-T> ...
-1
votes
0answers
11 views

Chrome has so weak implementations of undo and redo. Can we do something about this?

For as long as I've been using Chrome (many years) I have never been able to successfully use its undo and redo functions. I found them very weak and nearly useless or unusable. Mainly: Undo ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

Remove shutdown/reset dialog keyboard shortcut

I am often using Ctrl-V (not Cmd-V) inside of some application (ie: source control popup in IntelliJ IDEA), lately, it started popping up an OS dialog asking me if I want to Restart, Sleep, Cancel of ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Alt gr not working on rdp

we use windows 7 on hyperv 2012 r2 if I can connect to virtual pc via console, I can use altgr+3 or altgr+4 button combination. however, I can't use these combination when I connect to device via rdp ...
2
votes
1answer
22 views

Is there a shortcut key to run a query PHPMyAdmin?

I run a lot of queries in phpmyadmin because it has a very nice display compared to mysql command line usage. I find it very inconvenient to always have to click the go button instead of pressing a ...
-2
votes
0answers
18 views

Mavericks Mail version 7.3 Shift+click keyboard shortcut not working

Shift+click to select contiguous messages does not work. The shortcut behaves as Control+click or (sometimes) as Command+click. Is there a way to correct this?
-1
votes
1answer
33 views

Shortcut key to attach the open Excel file in Outlook [closed]

What is the shortcut key to attach the currently open Excel file in Outlook?
0
votes
0answers
15 views

How to send nice links over Lync?

When I email and intend to send over an URL, I always go CTRLK and type in what's to be seen and what's to be linked. It creates a lot less insanity in the readers' minds. How, attempting to do the ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Shortcut key for Preview on Windows 8.1

Coming from OS X to Windows 8.1 I miss QuickLook. I noticed that in the right click menu in Explorer there's a Preview item for some file types, such as images. Is there a shortcut key to invoke ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Windows 7 adds input language randomly

I have two input languages, both are custom keyboard layouts (symbols such as « » € © – — assigned to Ctrl + 2, Ctrl + 3 ... Ctrl + 7). None of them is French. But somehow from time to time the French ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

ST3: New Build Systems / SideBarEnhancement: Keyboard shortcut that opens files to different browsers via localhost

Using Sublime Text 3 on a mac. I'm currently learning d3.js and would like to be able to preview source codes on different browsers via the localhost, preferably, without using 3rd party browser ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Is there a shortcut for showing (or hiding) all characters in Notepad++?

If find seeing all characters useful in the following two scenarios: When I want to see the characters which start a newline CR (\r) and LF (\n) For checking a python code for tabs and 4 spaces ...
-1
votes
0answers
12 views

What can I do for Chrome on OS X to read out loud a page with a keyboard shortcut with the translation pane active?

What can I do for Chrome on OS X to read out loud a translated page with a keyboard shortcut instead of it only saying "This page has been translated from to"? I don't mean the Right-click > ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Asus N550JK Multimedia Keys not functioning

I've got a (relatively) new Asus N550JK laptop - I've been using it for a few months but had no music on it - I just transferred all my music over from my PC and ran iTunes, then tried to pause the ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Using keyboard shortcuts to resize/position individual windows

I'm using Windows 8.1 and have recently bought a 4k monitor. I want to make full use of the desktop estate I have. That's why I have all my application windows set to 1/4th the available size. But ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

Assigning a shortcut to a service

I am running 10.10 Yosemite. I recently created a service which looks like this. The service is simply suppose to launch a calculator. I tested it out by pressing play and it launches the calculator. ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Difference between Command + H and Command + W in Mac OS X

I am brand new to Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) and was going over the keyboard shortcuts. I wanted to know what the difference was between command+H and command+W. From what I have seen is that ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Firefox, how to focus on tab content when focus is on search/addressbar?

I'm very key-board savy, as such I like to do most things with the keyboard. I often use Ctrl+l or Ctrl+k to focus on address bar/ search bar. But then sometimes I want to switch back and focus on ...
1
vote
2answers
70 views

Why do I have to press the key 4 times to get a '`' symbol?

I'm using Windows 8.1 Pro, with a Microsoft Gaming keyboard. When I'm writing posts on StackOverflow I often need to enclose things in code marks (`). In order to get these, I have to press the ¬ | ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Switch windows on alt+tab on yosemite

I have mac book pro with yosemite. Switching windows (or rather applications) is done with cmd + tab shortcut. I hate it and would like to be able to switch windows with alt+tab combination. I'm ...
1
vote
1answer
114 views

ALT + ESC I want to improve upon its functionality

Pressing ALT+TAB is very helping in navigating among open windows in the desktop of my windows 8.1 PC. NOTE 1: The menu that appears gives one the ability to navigate not only between open desktop ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Problems with some keys using Apple wireless keyboard on a PC running Windows 7

I am using Apple Wireless Swedish keybord connected to a Lenovo Thinkpad T550 and Windows 7 I love the keyboard but I have problems with some keys The "< >" key and "§" key are swapped so when I ...
3
votes
2answers
570 views

Chrome pdf viewer left/right arrow key does not work

When i open a PDF using the built-in Chrome pdf viewer, i can usually jump to next/previous page just by using the right/left arrow key. This suddenly stopped working for me, and pressing the ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Windows 7 up/left arrow keys commands

OK, I've attempted to find answers for this issue here and elsewhere and it is driving me insane. I'm on a corporate issue Lenovo w530 laptop [aka HUGEBRICK] running Windows 7. Somehow the up and ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Switch between desktops in windows 7 when we pin many programs to taskbar

When we pin many programs to the taskbar another desktop window is added which we can switch between them as you can see in the picture: my question is how we can add them (without pinning the ...
0
votes
2answers
16 views

Is there a keyboard shortcut for the “pause animation” feature in Chrome Developer Tools? (F12)

There is a nifty feature in Chrome's Developer Tools which allows you to pause animations and control their speed, but the problem is they're mouse-controlled buttons. Sometimes I need to pause an ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

How to assign keyboard keys to mouse click on a particular screen?

I wanted to play a favorite game of mine , IMO: The World of Magic (Android/iOS Game) on my pc. The only android simulator that works is Andyroid (others crashed..) But the keyboard doesn't work on ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Open dev tools with focus on current file

When working with Google dev tools, I can open it with F12 or Ctrl+Shift+I, it will bring up the panel on the sources tab. However, the html file that's open in browser (and part of my workspace) ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

How do I disable the OneNote 2013 “Win+Shift+S” hotkey?

I use OneNote nearly every day and just upgraded to the (free!) 2013 version. This version registers both the Windows+S and Windows+Shift+S keyboard combinations. Unfortunately, this conflicts with a ...
20
votes
4answers
2k views

Where is the Apps key on a standard Microsoft keyboard?

ConEmu has a shortcut for renaming the current tab. It's Apps+R. I have never seen an Apps key on any keyboard. Where is it?
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Is there a shortcut key to go back to search bar in Chrome in Mac OS X?

Is there a shortcut key to go back to the search bar on Mac OS X using Chrome while in image search mode? For example: Enter a search term in Google Go to images search How do you get back to the ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Delete shortcut mapping in Notepad++

I'm just trying to delete some of the keybindings in Notepad++ In the shortcut mapper, Settings -> Shortcut mapper .. I don't think I'll use many of these like SCI_WORDPARTLEFT, ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

How to select a different tool from the Type Tool in Photoshop/Illustrator

I'm currently using the type tool to write some text however can not change tool using a key board short cut. Currently I have to click on the Selection/Direct Selection tool as the "A" or "V" ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Excel Macros 2013: Is it possible to create a Macro that, with the shortcut key, formats an input value between Whole int and 2 decimal places

I am attempting to create an Excel spreadsheet which holds information of students data, currently I have rounded all data to the nearest whole int. What I wish to know is whether there is a way to ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

How to remap keys / add shortcuts on Mac OS X, without 3rd party software?

I'm trying to do simple things like map the sleep shortcut to F7, monitor sleep shortcut to F8 etc I've checked out Ukelele, yet couldn't determine whether it's able produce key combinations / ...
-1
votes
1answer
23 views

Keyboard shortcut to select address bar

What's the keyboard shortcut to focus/select the address bar in Total Commander (or Double Commander, Norton Commander e.g., any of its clones)? In browsers it's usually ctrl+L If it doesnt exist, ...