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

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Ctrl + Shift + Right not repeating

I've just got me a Dell laptop with Windows 10 installed. When selecting text in an application like notepad I am able to press Shift+Right Cursor to highlight one character at a a time. If I ...
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Quickest way to copy text in a pdf

I'm looking for the most efficient way to copy text from a pdf using only my keyboard. I want to emulate what I do in Vim, which is to place my cursor at the point where I would like to begin my ...
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Assign comment & comment out shortcut to the same key

I want to add comment & comment out keyboard shortcut and assign it to the same keyboard shortcut, namely the popular Cmd + /. So far I was only capable of assigning only 1 shortcut to a key ...
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Wifi toggle key is not working on Dell Inspiron 15 3542 Touch

WIFI TOGGLE KEY PROBLEM: I am facing this problem, where the wifi toggle key (with an antenna) which sits beside F12 key and shares the Print Screen functionality is not working on my Dell Inspiron ...
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Can I make windows file explorer treat underscore (_) as a word separator (for ctrl navigation)?

I'm overhauling my folder structure and trying to come up with a good file-naming system. Underscore seems like a good field separator - less obtrusive than (-) and more portable than space. When ...
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Microsoft Access 2010 Focus Shortcut F6 no longer working as expected

Since Microsoft Access 2010 the shortcut F6 seems to bit "broken". Originally the key was used to focus the details in table design view and query design view for example - and pressing F6 again took ...
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Keyboard shortcut to edit text in Microsoft Visio 2013

When a shape that contains a text is selected, is there any keyboard shortcut to edit the text? I.e., going from: to The keyboard shortcut Control + 2 does the trick, however it switches to ...
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See specific shortcut binding or sorted list of shortcuts defined in Notepad++

In Notepad++, I'd like to modify key bindings easily, rather than having to guess which bindings are not already being used. Paging through the Shortcut Mapper or even looking at the list of default ...
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Keyboard shortcut to change case

Is there any keyboard shortcut to change case anywhere? By 'anywhere' I mean not in a particular program or software. We know Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V will work anywhere. Just like this, is there any keyboard ...
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Keyboard shortcut for creating new file on Windows 7

Can someone please tell me how to create a new keyboard shortcut for creating a new text file? I have installed Autohotkey but I don't know how to specify script. I want to use Ctrl + Alt + N as ...
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How do I alter the behavior of ctrl+arrow in Windows 10?

In Linux, when I'm editing text, Ctrl+Left brings me to beginning of the current word. In Windows, the same shortcut brings me to the end of the previous word. This is trivial, but I realized I use ...
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Creating Spotify keyboard shortcuts

I'm on Windows 10 64 bit, Using spotify desktop free version. Is there a way to create keyboard Spotify shortcuts to pause/play and skip tracks, while outside Spotify? I don't want to keep opening it. ...
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Assign Home and End to Fn + arrows

Is is possible to assign Home/End/PgUp/PgDown to combinations of Fn+arrow keys in Windows 8.1 (I have HP Elitebook 8540p if that matters)? Motivation: in particular I like keyboard of my current ...
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Can't change language using Alt+Shift (but only when my language is set to Russian)

I have two languages on my Windows 8.1 computer: English and Russian. When I use Alt+Shift while the language is set to English, everything is working as it's supposed to; however, using this ...
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Windows 10 Skype freezes when using keyboard layout shortcuts

I have Windows 10 installed on my machine. I am using the keyboard shortcuts for switching between keyboard languages(layouts). For instance, I use Ctrl+1 to switch to my primary language. If I press ...
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Shortcut keys in ScreenTips Word 2016 not shown even when checked

In Word 2016 you should see shortcut keys in ScreenTips, when you have the option turned on. Like this: Even though I have this option turned on, I never see the shortcuts. See here: What's the ...
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MS Word goes into read-only mode when trying to save document

I just installed a clean copy of MS Word 2016 for Mac today. I opened and started writing a essay, but I can't save it. When I try to save, either with ⌘+S, ⌘+⇧+S, the save option under the file ...
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Using Keyboard Shortcuts in a VirtualBox VM

I'm running a Windows 7 VM on a MacBook Pro running 10.10.5 Yosemite and VirtualBox My problem is being unable to run a Windows 7 program called Shortkeys which allows you to define keyboard ...
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CTRL+R in shell - if I go past the command I want, how do I get back to it?

I'm feverishly hitting CTRL+R to find some command I used awhile ago, when suddenly I get to it. By reflex, I continue hitting CTRL+R, passing it for something further back in the shell history. How ...
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Alt Symbol Keys Not Working

I want to type special symbols on my Asus Vivobook S550CM notebook, but it simply doesn't work. I've tried using Number Lock, but it doesn't work. For example if I try it here in Chrome, the Alt key ...
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My 'fn' key on my American laptop does not appear to be working

I'm trying at the moment to press the @ key on my laptop and all I get is either the number 2 or " by either pressing just the 2 key or the shift/fn and 2 key. Neither the white or blue @ symbols are ...
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Logitech G930 Multimedia (G-key) functionality in Ubuntu Gnome

I have a Logitech G930 Headset with 3 Multimedia Keys(G-Keys), a surround sound/stereo switch, mute mic button, volume control scroller. Problem(s): Main 1. Google Chrome does not detect any key G ...
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Linux: How can the back/forward mouse buttons be configured to drag and resize windows?

My Logitech mouse has one extra button for going back, and another one for going forward. I figure I'd get more use out of them if I could instead use those two buttons to drag and resize windows, ...
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Shortcut hotkey is not working after windows update

I am using a shortcut to mute my sound when I sleep and computer is working, because skype nofitications and so on are annoying during the night. Before I had a problem that shortcut was activated ...
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How to Create Keyboard Macro to Adjust Sound Level Momentarily

Basically what I'm trying to do is figure out a way to somehow reduce the sound output level of my system to a certain level (say half volume) and bind that to a keyboard shortcut. Ideally, the volume ...
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Windows 10 keyboard shortcut for moving apps between desktops

(Related: Are there any keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10 developer preview's virtual desktops ("Task View")?) I can switch between Task View desktops easily using Ctrl+Win+Right and ...
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What shortcut could be use to return the focus to the page being in address bar in Chrome?

I'm on Mac using Google Chrome, the focus is on the address bar and I want change it to the page to scroll down and up with the arrows keys again. What shortcut can I use?
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Creating Python profiles in Atom and assigning keyboard shortcuts

I'm using Atom-Script to run code from within the atom-editor. I've two versions of python installed, in the following folders: C:\Python27 C:\Python35-32 I would like to use the Atom-Script ...
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Why do I have two use 2 keyboard combination when I choose different keyboard layouts?

I have windows 10. I want to use English keyboard layout, but I want to use to very different types of Bulgarian keyboard. They have the absolutely the same letters, but they are located differently. ...
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How do I find the shortcut that is using a specific keyboard shortcut?

I have created a Windows shortcut for launching Notepad, and I have added the shortcut key Ctrl+Alt+N. As a result, when I press Ctrl+Alt+N, Notepad starts up. Now I'm working more and more with ...
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Excel 2010: Hiding column with Ctrl+0 does not work

it is strange ... every shortcut overview I found so far claims that Ctrl+0 is meant to hide the selected column. On my computer (German Windows 7, German Windows 10, German keyboard layout) the ...
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Windows keyboard shortcut force always open new window

I have a shortcut on my desktop for a command that runs cmd.exe /k <myscript.cmd>. I assigned it the keyboard shortcut of Ctrl+Alt+R. This works to open one window, but the problem is that ...
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What is the Firefox keyboard shortcut to open plain text url in new tab?

There are still webpages which contain full urls as plain text but without the link functionality. What I mean: www.google.com What I don't mean: www.google.com Is there a keyboard shortcut in ...
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Ctrl+Shift Arrow-Keys not working as expected

I developed within Visual Studio as every day. Out of nothing (this is what it seems like to me) Ctrl+Shift+Up/Down is not working anymore as before/expected. Expected would be to select text. ...
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How to type 0/(zero slash)?

I need to type zero slash on my HP laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 installed on it? DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=14.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=trusty DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS" NAME="Ubuntu" ...
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Keyboard shortcuts in LXDE don't work

I recently wanted to add some shortcuts to LXDE on Ubuntu 15.10 starting with adding Emacs to Super/Windows+A. So after searching around I tried putting this in my ~/.config/openbox/lxde-rc.xml right ...
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Google Chrome global media hotkeys do not work

When I setup global media keys through the Chrome Keyboard shortcut settings they do not work when Chrome is not the current active window. I have the same problem with many chrome extentions, I've ...
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How do I make the WinKey+A shortcut of Evernote work in Windows 10?

Evernote's default hotkey for copying selected content into Evernote from anywhere is WinKey+A. For some reason it doesn't work in Windows 10 and Windows instead opens the notification panel. How ...
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Is it possible to insert latex command like \texit by a shortcut in Miktex?

I was editing some Latex files and need to select a block of text and italicize it. This made me wonder, other than typing the commands manually: Is it possible to add commands such as \textit or ...
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Atom - changing keyboard shortcuts for defult actions

the delete line function in the atom-editor on Mac is assigned to ^ + ⇧ + k. I've a two questions: How can I reassign this action to ⌘ + D? Follow-up with the first one, is there a ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for “Find Next” and “Find Previous” in LibreOffice

I want to have a keyboard shortcut for “Find Next” and “Find Previous” (or “Search Next” and “Search Previous”, or “Repeat Search Forward” and “Repeat Search Backward” or whatever you want to call it) ...
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How to change screen within max OSX - Multiple screens - Only with the keyboard

I have a monitor connected to my 2015 MBP Pro running OSX El Capitan 10.11.3. I like switching between screens using the ctrl <- / ctrl -> options. This is fine most of the time, but say for ...
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Is there any way to select text in Google Chrome with a keyboard shortcut?

Is there any way to select text in Google Chrome with a keyboard shortcut? The intention is to first select the word that the cursor points to, then the surrounding sentence, and etc. For instance, ...
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Prevent Visual Studio extension from resetting keyboard shortcuts

I have the keyboard shortcut CTRL-D mapped to the Resharper Duplicate Text function in Visual Studio Enterprise 2015, which works well for me. I have since installed Save All The Tabs which changes ...
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What happened to “Ignore keyboard volume buttons.” preference in VLC?

On my Debian system, VLC 2.2.1 is responding to my laptop's volume keys, and also forwarding them to the system, so when VLC is open the keys adjust both volumes simultaneously. Basically, I'm seeing ...
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Windows 10 Language Shortcuts Not working in random manner

As In windows 7 and 8 , I Set change language Shortcuts as below, leftAlt+shift +1 for EN leftAlt+shift +2 for FR leftAlt+shift +3 for DE leftAlt+shift +4 for RU leftAlt+shift +5 for RU mnemonic ...
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Remap keyboard with scancode map, “Ctrl” + “-” (numpad) to just “-” (numpad)

I have a kiosk where I have disabled Ctrl. But I want the user to be able to increase and decrease the size of the text in the web browser. (the menues are not visible) Is there a way to remap this? ...
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How can I make a searchable shortcuts cheat sheet?

So, just like most people it happens that my memory for shortcuts and commands is kind of bad until it gets into muscle memory, but since it is just painful to have a fancy configuration in vim + tmux ...
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How to reorder tabs in Notepad++ using keyboard?

In Notepad++, is it possible to reorder tabs by moving current tab to the left/right using keyboard, similar to Ctrl+Shift+PageUp / Ctrl+Shift+PageDown shortcuts in Firefox?
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Keyboard error until the computer is warm enough

My Laptop keyboard is error during the turn on time until several period after it. It seems like the space button and control button is pressed. I detect it from the sound of the computer as if there ...