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

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A global shortcut to refresh the current window/tab in chrome

Whilst programming a simple web site, I'm a bit annoyed by the need to switch from my code editor to chrome in order to refresh the page after each modification save. Is there a way to assign a ...
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Command+Space shortcut keeps getting hijacked

On OSX (10.9), I keep having to change the Command+Space shortcut so that it is not in use. I need it because I want Command+space to be content assist in Eclipse. First, Command+space was being ...
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How to remap a single specific Key to a Windows Shorcut?

My keyboard does not have a "Sleep" Key to put my PC to sleep, so I created a Windows Shorcut to put my PC to sleep. Now I want to map a single specific Key to that Shortcut, but all Windows ...
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How to set my special keys keycodes in Cygwin (ctrl+right etc…)?

Most of the convenient key combinations are not working with on cygwin, unless the program I am using bind it in a configuration file (CTRL+<direction>, SHIFT+<direction>, CTRL+Home, ...
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Is there a way to run a VirtualBox VM via hotkey or icon?

I am running VirtualBox on Windows and I wonder if there was a way to start a VM by clicking on an icon on my taskbar or something? I would like to make the VM screen to appear, showing the VM ...
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Chrome keyboard losses focus when using two finger scroll

I Have a Dell XP 15, Chrome 34.0.1847.116. When using two finger swipe on the touch pad in order to scroll, the tab wouldn't accept keyboard presses anymore, e.g. the Backspace wouldn't go back, ...
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Shift+9 not working

I just got a Microsoft Natural 4000 keyboard to use with my mac. Using KeyReMap4MacBook, i was able to get the command/option/control keys mapped correctly. There seems to be 1 key that isn't ...
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AltGr on wireless keyboard connected to Dell 3350 laptop gives wrong result

I have tried several wireless keyboards connected to my Dell 3350 laptop and ALtGR always opens a new explorer window! Extremly irritating everytime I try to print @, £ etc. Can anyone help me solve ...
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Sublime Text 3 - Quick Add/Find Match behavior

Suppose I'm working with a file In Sublime Text 3 that contains multiple occurrences of a single character variable, c, which I want to rename to another name. When I select one instance of that ...
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Expand selection to next word Sublime Text 3 plugin

In Sublime Text, I know Command + D selects the current word and the next occurrence of it when you press the shortcut again. What I'm searching for is a Sublime Text 3 plugin that assigns the ...
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In Sublime Text, how can I specify the fold level, with keyboard shortcuts, without having to unfold all first?

I'm trying to work out how to get code folding working how I want in Sublime Text 2. I can ⌘+K, ⌘+J to unfold all. Then I can do ⌘+K, ⌘+1 to fold all. At this point, I want to be able to go straight ...
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Ubuntu Shortcut Menu opening spontaneously

About two days ago the shortcut menu started opening spontaneously and wont close for more than 2 seconds, making it impossible to type anything since most keys start working as shortcuts and others ...
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Win Explorer shortcut to expand folder in navigation pane

Is there a shortcut ( or a setting ) to expand the navigation pane folders to the currently open folder in the right pane ? I seem to recall Win2K and maybe XP era explorer did that automatically, but ...
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Notepad++ blockwise code fold/unfold (recursive)

Is there a way to fold/unfold a selected block of code in notepad++? I am aware of the shortcuts alt0 and altshift0 (Fold/unfold all), but this is not what I am looking for. I usually start by ...
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Windows Logo + Arrow Key Extension

A great keyboard shortcut in Windows is "Windows Logo + (Left/Right) Arrow" which makes a window take up the entire left/right half of the screen. Is there any native way to configure windows with ...
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How to quickly change language spell check in chrome

I often write messages in 2 languages and I would like to change language spell check quickly. Is there any shortcut for this? I can use right mouse click and than navigate to change language, but ...
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How to move the cursor with keyboard at login screen?

At a fresh login screen there is no cursor and hitting tab, the arrows, or mashing the keyboard doesn't make one appear. Is there a way to bring the cursor to the Name field without using the mouse?
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Notepad++: Copy Folding Group

Id like to copy the contents from HTML for a certain html-element and all the inner elements via notepad++. I know ctrl+B in Notepad++ from here: Notepad++: Select/Copy Collapsed Folding Group but it ...
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How to enable windows accelerator key highlighting per registry script

Is it possible to enable windows accelerator key highlighting with a registry script? And if, how?
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MobaXterm : Use windows shortcuts in RDP sessions

I'm new to MobaXterm and I'd like to use Windows shortcuts in RDP sessions Win + R Alt + Tab Alt + F4 ... Is there any plugin or option to enable it ?
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How to press cmd-\ on german keyboard layout

I'm using a german keyboard layout and wan't to use the cmd-\shortcut but I'm not sure how to press \ as it is written by pressing shift + alt + 7. The same question goes for alt-cmd-[. Thanks
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Alt + Tab (switch windows) and Alt + Shift (switch languanges) stopped working

A couple of days ago, some keyboard hot keys, such as Alt + Tab (switch windows) and Alt + Shift (to switch keyboard input languages) stopped working. Some notes/considerations: - If I change ...
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Outlook Choose Profile Once-Off

Is there a way to get Outlook to only ask to choose profile as a once-off every now and then? Currently I would go into Control Panel and change the setting to ask at boot and then turn it off when ...
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How do you get to editor in vi mode in bash

In emacs mode in bash (set -o emacs), I can get to the editor by typing ctrl + X, ctrl + E. But I have set -o vi on, which is vi mode, and this key sequence doesn't seem to trigger the editor in vi ...
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execute Shortcut on terminal mac os x

I have an application on another mac as mine, the software is still open, there are keyboard shortcuts that allow to perform tasks, I would like to execute shortcuts via the terminal from my mac.
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defining a key function in awesome window manager

I want to reprogramme a key on my laptop-keyboard in awesome window manager under Fedora. On my new Lenovo's keyboard there is no context-menu-key anymore, but I miss it. Especially in awesome it ...
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Some keyboard shortcuts not working in Mplayer / Smplayer

I am using (S)Mplayer on Pclinux OS to view my video files. I have been using this player to all the Linux distros used till now, without problem. The problem I do have, is that the most of the known ...
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iPad's Bluetooth keyboard hide/show signal [migrated]

My iPad will automatically hide the on screen keyboard when a bluetooth keyboard (or a device pretending to be one) is connected. However, the physical keyboard can send a signal which will bring the ...
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In between multiple tabs, how to use Vimperator to open a tab after current one

If you're a Firefox user you know that if you have 10 tabs open and say you're in the tab #5. If you open a new tab which will become #11 in order and search something, after you finish and close ...
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Does Outlook 2007 have “paste special” keyboard shortcuts like Outlook 2010?

In Outlook 2010, you can paste something and an icon appears next to what you pasted letting you know you have additional options. You can activate the paste special context menu by hovering the ...
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Windows 7 keyboard shortcut to open while closing explorer window

I traverse windows explorer mostly through the keyboard and can open the current file by just pressing return. That leaves the windows explorer window open which leads to clutter. My current ...
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MS Word key shortcut for style

I would like to use punctuation to initiate and end a specific style in MS Word. For example, I might type ` to use a particular style and also to end it `. My reason is actually exactly this, I want ...
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Gnome 2.28 using the Super key alone as a keyboard shortcut

I'm running Redhat Linux 6.5 with Gnome 2.28.2 desktop. I'm trying to create a shortcut to open a terminal by pressing just the super key (i.e. the windows key or mod4) not a combination of the super ...
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how to activate or modify keyboard shortcuts on eclipse software?

I am running Eclipse for PHP Developers Version: Helios Service Release 2 on windows 8. I use commonly things like Ctrl + ⇧ + C to comment or Ctrl + left click to go to a variable or method ...
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How to move one paragraph down in TextWrangler?

In almost every Mac application, when you hit Alt+↓on the keyboard, it takes you one paragraph below. Likewise with Alt+↑. In TextWrangler, however, Alt+↓ takes you to the end of the screen. So, how ...
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Custom keyboard shortcut for changing keyboard layout [duplicate]

I typically work on Linux machines which have a fairly handy way of changing the keyboard layout with Shift+Caps Lock. On Windows, though it's possible to change the layout with keystrokes, it doesn't ...
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Autohotkey : Unable to map RCtrl + Rshift + Tab : Getting syntax error

I'm a new Autohotkey user. I'm trying to remap keys for use with Outlook. RCtrl & Tab:: WinGet, Active_ID, ID, A WinGet, Active_Process, ProcessName, ahk_id %Active_ID% if (Active_Process = ...
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Different keyboard shortcut for Windows 8 start screen

By default, the Windows key will go to the start screen on Windows 8. But I'm using this program called Pokki that adds a classic Windows-like (pre-Win 8) start menu to Windows 8. And I've enabled the ...
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How can I disable Ctrl+Shift+Alt+R on Debian 7

I'm using Debian 7 and would like to disable/unbind the Ctrl+Shift+Alt+R keyboard shortcut. I'm not sure what it is supposed to do, but it usually locks up Gnome and I have to restart the service. ...
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Keyboard shortcut to close Chrome Developer Tools on Mac?

Is it possible to create a keyboard shortcut to close Developer Tools on on Google Chrome on a Mac?
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Any shortcut for switching between Remote Desktop and local desktop? [duplicate]

Normally in windows we use "ALT+TAB" to switch between windows. So is there any shortcut for switching between my desktop and remote desktop. I need it desperately.
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Start command from run dialogue with elevated privilages keyboard shortcut [duplicate]

In windows 7 you can start applications as admin by searching in the start menu and then pressing Ctrl+Shift+Enter. Is a similar shortcut available for the Run Window (Win+R)?
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How to setup a Ubuntu custom shortcut for “goto selection”

On Windows, I set up a Autohotkey shortcut in a way that the selected text was sent to the OS for execution. If it's a http hyperlink, default browser is launched. If it's a file path, file explorer ...
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TextMate does not allow accessing menu bar using the keyboard

TextMate does not allow access to menu items by the keyboard. As soon as the menu bar is activated, TextMate editor reclaims the focus. So no opportunity to select the menus. I have tried various key ...
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Create keyboard shortcut in iTerm that performs an action in different pane

I have an iTerm setup where I often have vim running in one split pane, and guard running in a different split pane. So the keyboard focus stays almost exclusively in the pane running vim. Once in a ...
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Can I create a custom touch keyboard in windows 8

I am a graphic designer with a 2-in-1 laptop/tablet (specifically the Acer R7). I would like to use my digitizer pen in my Adobe programs while in tablet mode... however, I use shortcut keys quite ...
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Can't set Word 2013 Header shortcut keys…tried everything

My Word 2013 has lost the Header style shortcut keys. CTRL+ALT+1 for Header 1 CTRL+ALT+2 for Header 2 ... etc.. I have tried everything mentioned here and else where from changing languages back ...
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Windows - Keyboard shortcut for paging right

Is there a way to page your window to the right via a keyboard shortcut? I know you can horizontal scroll with many mice, but I don't want to leave the keyboard. I'm working in notepad++ and ...
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win7 magnifier keyboard shortcuts deactivation

I'd like to get rid of win7 magnifier keyboard shortcuts but use magnifier. I tried to find an option in magnifier's options for deactivating keyboard shortcuts to no avail.
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Remote desktop does not pass Ctrl-Alt-Up (and Down)

Ctrl-Alt-Up (and Down) do not seem to be assigned to any Windows function, yet they are not passed correctly by Remote Desktop. Can this be fixed? Tested on Win8.