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

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Cannot create key bindings with the pipe-key on my Norwegian keyboard in Sublime Text 2

I am trying to bind ctrl+| to Show Console in Sublime Text 2 on a Norwegian keyboard using the following line in the (json?) configuration file: { "keys": ["ctrl+|"], "command": "show_panel", "args": ...
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Strange behavior with keyboard shortcuts on MS Access Form

This is an odd one. On a MS Access 2007 form, I am getting intermittent copy/paste keyboard shortcut problems. I will select text, hit Ctrl+C, and my text is replaced with a letter "c". I then try to ...
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Is there a way to set a system-wide keyboard shortcut to open a new chrome tab (and highlight the address bar) in Windows?

I have a lot of really useful custom search engines in Chrome, as well as extensions that use the chrome omnibox. I do the following operation many times a day to access those search engines: Bring ...
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Select text with CTRL+SHIFT+M plus one or more line of code in Sublime Text

This is the sample code: Class foo { function one() { // lines of code } function two() { // lines of code } } I know that hitting CTRL+SHIFT+M inside the curly braces of ...
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Create a shortcut for Notepad++ to reopen a closed tab?

To reopen a closed tab in Notepad++ you press ALT+F&1. I was wondering if there was a way to make a macro or program to do this so that I can press link it to the shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+T instead, ...
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How can I find the name of the clojure function a keybinding is executing?

I’ve switched to the emacs keybindings but I’d like to bring back the ability to shift blocks of text left and right using cmd + ]/[ Similar to what’s detailed for sublime text in this thread. How ...
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How to cycle in Finder autocomplete suggestions?

For example I want to go to ~/Library/Application Support. By pressing command+shift+g in Finder and type ~/Library/App, Finder will autocomplete it with ~/Library/Application Scripts. I need to ...
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Domain name with a dot and Ctrl+Enter

When I write superuser in Firefox address bar then pressing the Ctrl+Enter keys, Firefox goes to the superuser.com. But when I write for example math.stackexchange that has a dot in its domain name ...
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Is it possible to disable a (apparently native) specific Windows Hotkey? aka Customizing a hotkey already defined in Windows

As a convention for myself, I use Alt+Shift as a hotkey prefix for my normal user programs. For example, I configure the hotkey for the internet navigator (Opera in my case) as Alt+Shift+N. This ...
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Get hotkey to type a random number as if I typed it on a keyboard on Windows?

In many cases I need to not just generate a list of random integers (which is easy), but to type random integers into various software. For example, to skip a random number of lines (1 to 100) in ...
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How can I navigate inside an application with just my keyboard? (Windows 7)

I am a keyboard man. I dislike having to take my hand away from the keyboard to use the mouse, it really slows down my working pace. I can easily navigate through folder icons, folders, web pages and ...
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Spark hotkey types wrong text

I am using (and loving) Spark hotkey shortcut manager on Mac. I have a shortcut in the Text / Keyboard tab to type out "test-email@test.com" with 5ms interval assigned to Ctrl+5. Most times it works ...
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How to insert a tab character in sublime text?

I am trying to insert a tab into a document in Sublime Text. I am using tabs for indentation. Usually, I can insert a tab by pressing → Tab. However, sometimes instead of inserting a tab character, ...
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Shortcut for creating xlsx files

alt+f+w+f is a great command for creating a folder inside explorer. alt+f+w+t is a great command for creating a plain text file inside explorer. I'd like it to be just as easy to create an ...
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Which Redo Keyboard shortcut came first?

Ctrl + Y is standard for most windows applications. However, ctrl + shift + z reigns supreme in the unix world and many IDE's. Which one came first? Which one is considered "standard"?
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Switching Left Alt with Ctrl and CTRL Tab to Alt Tab

i've the following script to switch the left Alt and Ctrl Buttons on my Keyboard: LAlt::LCtrl LCtrl::LAlt Now I would like to be possible again to use alt / Tab for switching Application, but with ...
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How to navigate the Windows 8.1 metro login screen with keyboard?

A family member uses the Windows 8.1 computer, then leaves. When I arrive, the sign in screen only shows his user. In order to sign in, I have to left-click the back arrow on the screen to get to the ...
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Wine applications ignore KDE keyboard shortcuts

I have Apple aluminium keyboard. I've remap command and control with each other. Everything works smooth, except wine, which continue use control as a base for most of shortcuts. I use archlinux and ...
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Is it possible to work with apple usb keyboard in linux exactly as in mac os x

I have mac os x at home and linux workstation at work. And I want to have minimum differences in keyboard usage. I use archlinux with KDE By this I mean: Command instead of control everywhere, ...
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Sublime Text show opened files shortcut

It should very useful can show a list with all opened files with just a keystroke and navigate up and down to move to it. Anyone knows a shortcut or a maneuver to achieve it? 1) Show this list is ...
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Keyboard shortcut for “save image as”

Does such a shortcut exist? I understand that since there will most likely be multiples images on a webpage, you have to physically have your mouse over the image you want to save and then right ...
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Chrome Browser - Keyboard shortcut to correct spelling of word?

I hate right clicking misspelt words in text boxes within browsers to correct spelling. Wondering if there is a keyboard shortcut to replace the misspelt word with the best match when the cursor is ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts sometimes not working

We have Windows 7 and a Windows Server 2012 on the server side. We login via RDP Client. Sometimes the @ character the } character is working only after pressing it 3 to 4 times. And sometimes it ...
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Word 2010 superscript shortcut stopped working

I'm running Word 2010 on Windows 8, and as of a couple days ago, the Ctrl + Shift + + shortcut no longer does anything (whereas it used to apply superscript formatting). Oddly, Ctrl + = still makes ...
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Customizable and synced keyboard shortcuts in Firefox

This mozilla support site says Note: Keyboard shortcuts can be customized using the Customizable Shortcuts extension. However, the keyboard shortcuts are not synced to other computers. This ...
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How to override windows + s shortcut function?

Somehow I've managed to turn off the instant inserting into onenote. Currently it only copies the clipped picture onto the clipboard. But I would like to insert it instantly into paint, like it worked ...
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replace alt+f4 with ctrl+w

I am using this https://github.com/Drugoy/Autohotkey-scripts-.ahk/blob/master/Remap%20ALT%2BF4%20to%20CTRL%2BW/Remap%20ALT%2BF4%20to%20CTRL%2BW.ahk but it does not work on some programs, such as ...
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Make chrome's ctrl + enter shortcut only append the .com

When you type a website into the omnibox of chrome and hit CTRL + Enter, it appends a www. and a .com to the URL. For example, typing superuser, then hitting CTRL + Enter would bring me to ...
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Create keyboard shortcut for context menu item

Evernote Mac has a feature called "Copy Classic Note Link" that I constantly use, it only appears in context menu when you right click a note like this: Although it has a shortcut Option-C, but ...
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How to disable Ctrl+Shift+U in RHEL?

When working with Eclipse some shortcuts are not working as under Windows. Most prominently, Ctrl+Shift+U (which lists all references to the variable under the cursor within the same file, very ...
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How can I make Shift + End select text again?

Shift+End is supposed to select all the text from the current position to the end of the line. For some reason my computer stopped behaving that way yesterday. Now my cursor doesn't move when I ...
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How to make a shortcut key to screencapture a window and autosave the image?

it is 2014 and a simple task like: react to a shortcut-key screenshot the currently active window autosave the screenshot to a default location seems to be way too fancy to get it for free on Mac ...
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Hyphen + Space “shortcut” to lists in MS Word

Most of you are probably familiar with this: After writing "-" and pressing space on a new line, MS Word automatically starts a new list - sometimes. I have found this particular feature quite handy ...
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Shortcut to convert multiple lines to comma seperated values in Sublime

I am using sublime 3 in Mac OS. I want to convert 1 2 3 to 1,2,3 using keyboard shortcuts. or any plugin which can convert vice versa with keyboard shortcut. I don't want to press 10 keys to make ...
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Pentadactyl: how to disable menu bar toggle by <Alt>?

Using Pentadactyl, when I press the Alt key, it toggles the menu bar, and the --MENU-- mode. This is very embarrassing for me, as I use dwm window manager at the same time, where Alt is the most ...
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Fedora keyboard shortcuts fail

I use a bunch of Fedora keyboard shortcuts, things like ctrl+alt+t to open a new terminal. I have the following keyboard shortcut setup: name: syncSrc command: ~/Scripts/syncSource.sh And i ...
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Edit current cell via keyboard?

In Excel for Macintosh 2011, when the cursor is in a particular cell of a spreadsheet and you wish for the focus to move to the edit line for that cell where the formula is displayed, is there a ...
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How can I release the Win-L key combination to the underlying program?

I'm a Mac user (boo, hiss, I know) who's occasionally working on a Windows 8.1 partition on his Macbook. I've used AutoHotKey to remap several keys, and make my life easier by sharing the same general ...
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Ubuntu VM doesn't recognize Alt-Tab anymore

I run Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit inside a VirtualBox VM with Windows 7 Enterprise x64 as host. I just upgraded VirtualBox from 4.3.10 to 4.3.12. I'm not entirely sure if it's due to the upgrade, but my ...
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Modify the compose action for the keyboard on OS X

I asked this question on Apple Stackexchange already, but I didn't get any answer, so I thought I'd try it here again: In my keyboard layout, I have a compose key, which works by putting an ...
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windows explorer in win 8 move from address bar to the folders pane using the keyboard

I know that I can move to the address bar in windows explorer using the Alt+D\F4 shortcuts but how do I get back to the file list (not necessarily from the address bar) using the keyboard? I know I ...
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MATE 1.8.0: how to set Ctrl+Escape shortcut for main menu

I used to use Linux Mint 13 MATE for some time, it has MATE 1.2.0, in which I can set Ctrl+Esc shortcut for opening main menu by right-click on the Menu button -> Preferences, there is a simple ...
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Remapping Caps Lock and Ctrl in Windows 8.1 on MacBook Pro doesn't work completely

I know there's lots online about swapping Caps Lock and Ctrl, including for Macs running Windows. However, I'm having a problem where, if I do that using AutoHotkey (running a native BootCamp ...
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Possible to bind “Switch to Fullscreen Space” to key combo?

I have several "permanent" Spaces in use and bound to CTRL + 1, 2, 3 I'm running iTerm2 in full screen mode and would like to find a way jump straight to the iTerm "Space" with a key combo (e.g. ...
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How to make numbers show at bottom of screen when I press Windows key

Since Windows 7, pressing Win + Number launches the pinned program at the bottom (1 for the rightmost, to 0 for the leftmost) In office, and other windows programs, if I hold Alt (if I remember ...
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Linux Mint: Keybinging Alt+^

I wanted to use Alt + ^ for open Quake but it seems Linux Mint is already using it for switching between open programs (similar Alt + Tab). I tried to deactive this keybing in the keyboard settings ...
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Close window with CMD+W with Firefox on OS X

According to this page, Firefox's default shortcuts for Mac include Command + W to close a window, and Command + Shift + W to close a window. This behavior is infuriatingly nonstandard, and defies ...
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How to use F1 key to launch Terminal?

I recently installed debian 7.5. In ubuntu I configured my F1 key to launch gnome-terminal with no problems In system settings and keyboard shortcuts. Now in my debian I try to do the same but the ...
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Why does Windows Explorer highlight only second entry?

Why does Windows Explorer highlight the second but never the first entry if I use the keyboard for navigation? Example: let's look at a folder that contains the following entries a1 a2 a3 b1 b2 ...
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chromebook keyboard shortcuts don't work when language is set to hebrew

On chromebook when I'm switching to non English language the keyboard shortcuts no longer work in the different apps such as gmail. Could it be they never thought of this annoying issue?