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

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Shortcut For Scrolling Left Or Right in Ubuntu

I've been using Ubuntu a bit for web development and I was wondering if there is a way to easily scroll left or right, without a mouse that has a left/right scroll wheel. The mouse I have currently is ...
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Tilde on Ubuntu virtual machine with QWERTZ keyboard (MAC)

I want to do a tilde (~) on my virtual machine Ubuntu Server (14.04.4) but I couldn't do it from now. I have OSX as OS (QWERTZ keyboard). How is it possible to do it ? I already look at some topic ...
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Multi-language keyboards (Alt-Shift) with Code Editors and IDEs (Eclipse, PHPStorm, etc)

I'm a VIM user, once again evaluating graphical IDEs to see if it is worth switching. I've noticed that many IDEs, such as Eclipse and PHPStorm, have keyboard shortcuts that include ...
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How can I use the keyboard to choose how to paste text in MS Word?

While using a word processor I prefer to user the keyboard almost exclusively, but when pasting text in MS Word I seem forced to use the mouse. I can find no way to specify how to treat formatting ...
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Windows: Creating global key mapping

I'd like to create a global key mapping in Windows 10 to emulate a dedicated "next song" button (my keboard only has a play/pause button). How do I do this? Incidentally, I'm surprised this is so ...
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Windows 10, Windows Key + Right (or Left) arrow key, can I turn off the other window selection

I recently moved from Windows 7 to Windows 10, and when I press Win+Right, the other side of the screen shows all of my other windows. This is very annoying to me ! Can I get Windows 10 to stop doing ...
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FileZilla View / Edit Keyboard Shortcut (or hotkey) to open file in System Editor

Right now, I just want to open file from server in system default editor. I can right-click and View/Edit Context Menu and it works. That is just to truckin' slow because I'm a power level 9000 ...
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disable Asus alt+shift monitor mode changing in Windows

So I have these Asus monitors, nVidia video card on windows 10 (happened in 7 too). Now if I recall correctly I never saw this issue until I got the new monitors so that's the culprit, but I don't do ...
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How to enable shortcuts (copy-paste) inside chrooted java app?

I instaled java-based app Lotus Notes inside ubuntu 12 chroot on debian host systems. I run it with enabled xhost+ on based system How to enable Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V shortcuts inside Lotus Notes. The ...
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Create Send-To-Compressed(zipped)-folder event shortcut on Windows10

I have a really simple question to which I haven't been able to find the right simple answer to. I'm working a lot with zipped (compressed) folders. I want to improve my workflow. After selecting all ...
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How can you change Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts? [duplicate]

I have several apps that I use with keyboard shortcuts that I'm used to and the new shortcuts built into Windows 10 have taken some of them over. These are already ingrained habits and I don't want to ...
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How to extend a a sequential pattern in Excel without using a mouse?

I would like to extend a sequential pattern in Excel as in the link below. http://www.worldstart.com/ms-excel-extending-your-sequential-pattern/ However, is there a way to do that without using a ...
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How to organize the import statements in multiple files in Zend Studio / eclipse?

In Zend Studio / Eclipse there are some very useful code formatting functions that can be applied to the whole file, multiple files, or even to a folder tree. E.g. "Format Source" (Ctrl+Shift+F) or ...
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Disable quarter screen in Windows 10

When I have a window on half of my screen and press Win + Up or Win + Down, in Windows 10, the window smalls down to a quarter of the screen. Is there a way to disable this behavior? I'd like to ...
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Change a shortcut on keyboard plugged in in OSX

Friends, I have two USB keyboards and I want to have different combinations of the following shortcut with different keyboards. Is there a way that I could automate that change on keyboard being ...
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Keyboard missing right click on Windows

If you look at a Windows keyboard, there is a key to the right of Windows Key and to the left of Control key. It simulates a mouse right click on Windows. I recently purchased a wireless keyboard ...
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How to turn on accented characters keyboard in Windows 7 without restart?

How to turn on accented characters keyboard in Windows 7. Normally I use Polish Programers keyboard. I am able to input accented characters with right ALT. Sometimes my computer loses this ability. ...
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Doesn't a PC keyboard work in Mac using VMWare?

I use this keyboard-mice combo on my PC and now I've installed El Capitan using VMWare, but the media keys aren't working on Mac virtual machine. Is there some specific config that I need to change in ...
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Windows 10 Global Shortcut [Solved]

Guys I have a problem that is grinding my gears for a couple of days. First of all I'm using Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14295.rs1_release.106318-1628. After updated to that version (I don't know ...
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send SIGTERM with command line shortcut

I would like to be able to send the SIGTERM signal with a command line shortcut, like i can send SIGINT with Ctrl+C. I ve read before about ctrl+d, but that does not work here, nothing happen. I ...
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Sniff/Capture where windows hotkeys are coming from [duplicate]

There are some shortcut keys on my windows computer that must be coming from some program. I know that I've installed a couple of "productivity" programs, but for the life of me I can't figure out ...
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Is there a Keyboard shortcut on windows to kill a process when black screen and task manager won't even come up?

Sometimes some games crash, but the screen stays black; alt-tab, ctrl-alt-del and ctrl-shift-esc don't wrok and the only option I have is to shutdown the PC (I have windows 10 now, when I had 8 ...
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Switching workspaces in Xfce

I remote into Windows from Xfce on Debian Linux. One of my workspaces in Xfce hosts the Windows desktop. When using Linux, I use Ctrl+Alt+left/right arrow to switch workspaces in Xfce. However, when ...
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Mimic right click using keyboard in windows command prompt window

Is there any way to fire a right click inside cmd in windows 7 without using mouse?
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How to stop press F7 when I press left arrow in mac keyboard

When I press left arrow, it press F7. How can I stop that? I want left arrow should move cursor to one character left and right arrow should move cursor to one character right. But instead of ...
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How to get to the addons in Firefox via keyboard only?

To get to the addons on my Firefox's toolbar, I have to point and click on their icons to open their menus or dialog boxes I'm trying to find a keyboard-only way to get to them. I tried ...
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Just installed Windows 10 - alt+tab stops working a few seconds after boot

Yesterday I inserted a brand new SSD drive into my laptop and installed Windows 10 Enterprise. Most things work ok, and I am getting used to the new interface (coming from 8.1). However, alt+tab does ...
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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, ...