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

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Where to get an affordable keyboard with the US international keyboard layout in Europe? [on hold]

recently I've switched to use the keyboard layout "US-international without dead keys" (available in Ubuntu). For the layout, see this picture: ...
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Print Screen key stopped working

I use Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate and the Print Screen key stopped working: no image is put in the keyboard when I hit Print Key. Nothing happen when I hit Alt + Print Key either. The issue affects ...
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How can I setup OS X's terminal.app to perform the correct actions for the ctrl key?

These are the key mappings i'm looking for: Ctrl+← : jump one word back Ctrl+→ : jump one word forward Ctrl+del : delete one word I want to do this by modifying the mappings in the ...
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AHK build “central” of keyboard shortcuts

I would like to have a universal shortcut, either on the computer as a whole or just in some limited programs (like for example only when chrome is active). (PS. I use AHK language here, so ^ is ctrl ...
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Toggle the web console's filters with hotkeys

In the Firefox Developer Tools, there are a bunch of keyboard shortcuts. For instance, in Windows we can open the Web Console with Ctrl + Shift + K. Once the console is open, it has its own Toolbar ...
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Change / Remove keyboard shortcut in Lotus (IBM) Sametime

I am required to use the Sametime communicator on Windows 7 and, unfortunately, I am used to a non-standard keyboard mapping that requires me to insert some letters from my native language using not ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to switch focus from VNC Viewer to Windows 7 [duplicate]

I use VNC Viewer Free Edition 4.1.3 (running Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation release 6.4) on Windows 7 Enterprise Service Pack 1. I was wondering what keyboard shortcut can I use or how can I ...
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Caps lock works as left arrow

I have came to work and discovered that my CapsLock key is not working, but it is actually working as left arrow key. I have tested with PassMark Keyboard test, and if i press CapsLock, left arrow is ...
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Adobe Reader - What is the shortcut to rotate clockwise?

Win 7 64 bit Adobe Reader XI with shortcuts enabled (see Options Menu - General) German keyboard! (and of course a localized OS and so forth) Official shortcut list by Adobe: ...
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How to view any website in a native way on OSX?

Mac OS X: 10.9.5 The problem: I often have 20+ browser tabs open from various web apps. Combined with running a comparable number of native apps, I need a better way to avoid cycling through two ...
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Alt-rightarrow displays unwanted context menu everywhere instead of triggering the expected command of the respective application

In several applications, alt-rightarrow brings suddenly the context menu, after I reinstalled my Windows. I do not want alt-rightarrow to bring this context menu, since in some applications, this ...
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Can I assign keyboard shortcuts to laptop-specific commands?

I mean the combinations like Fn + F2 which switches wireless. Since I don't have a Fn key on my USB keyboard, can I assign global shortcuts to, for example decrease the screen brightness from my USB ...
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How to column select in Sublime Text 2 on a HP Envy laptop

I want to be able to column select in Sublime Text 2 on my HP Envy laptop (p/n: J4Z51EA#UUW) using the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+Alt+Up or Ctrl+Alt+Down. By default, these shortcuts were used by Intel ...
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Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts

Recently I started to use Google Chrome. How do I change the shortcut for address bar selecting, from the current F6, to F4 (such as Internet Explorer?) I have a direct key on the keyboard of "home ...
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Ctrl-S not working in all (tested) Windows applications

I mean that pressing Ctrl-S will not save current file. If I use Ctrl-Shift-S (in Notepad++) it will save all files. If I use File->Save menu item - it will save current file. Depending on this data ...
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Font appears jagged/pixelated after child mashes keyboard

the screenshots below are from Chrome 37 before and after my little boy mashed my keyboard. He definitely hit the Ctrl key and some other characters in the bottom-left hand area on the keyboard. Any ...
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Mac OS X: Turn regular F-keys into media keys

I recently bought a regular keyboard for my MacBook to complete my stationary DJ set. But when I did, I didn't find a way to remap the F[1-12] keys to media keys. Basically, what I am looking for is, ...
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Linux: mimic Paste in X-window

When I punch in Ctrl+V, I don't want the system to just paste information from the clipboard. I want to do with something with this information (e.g., delete something or modify something in it) and ...
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Toggling the webpage in Safari

How do I jump back and forth between the webpage and text boxes in Safari and Mac OS X? For example, sometimes I hit tab while browsing to enter certain fields or links. When I want to continue ...
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Mac shortcuts for Finder and Safari

I am having trouble adjusting to a Mac after years of using a PC. When I open finder by pressing command + option + spacebar, how do I cycle through the options on the left using only my keyboard? I ...
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Visual Studio keyboard shortcut to move cursor just after last letter in current word

With Visual Studio default keyboard shortcuts, we can use: CTRL + LEFT ARROW to move the cursor before the first letter of the current word or previous word (command referred to as ...
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Disable the Ctrl-Shift keyboard shortcut for right-to-left formatting

When writing an e-mail message in Outlook 2010, pressing CtrlShift on the right hand side of the keyboard changes formatting to right-to-left (as would be required for e.g. Arabic, Hebrew, etc.). Same ...
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Windows 8. How to disable Windows key from starting start screen

I want to disable shortcut for starting windows 8 start screen without disabling all win + x shortcuts or without disabling windows key. I just want to turn off this shortcut. Is it possible?
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Why tilde goes to new line, if it is followed by Enter key?

When you press tilde (~, Shift+`), it does not appear. You have to press any other key to see it. If you press that any key, it always goes after tilde. So, for example, if you press tilde and then @ ...
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intel graphics keybinding conflict with other programs

Intel HD graphics bindings take priority over bindings in other programs. When you disable them via the Intel HD graphics control panel, the bindings no longer function as mapped, but they are still ...
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Task Manager is not able to run due to compatibility issues.

I am not able to open the Task Manager through keyboard shortcuts and by right-clicking the taskbar, I even tried launching it through Command Promp to no avail. Whenever I launch it by using the ...
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Disable the caret browsing permanently in Firefox on a Mac?

I don't use the caret browsing and I want to remove F7 key function from Firefox. Can that be done?
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What is the difference between Ctrl+L and Cmd+K for clearing the terminal screen?

I've to realize that both of these keyboard shortcuts accomplish the exact same goal: clearing the terminal screen in OS X. The only discernible difference I can see is that the Cmd ⌘+K shortcut ...
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Are there any keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10 developer preview's virtual desktops (“Task View”)?

I just installed Windows 10 developer preview but can't figure out how to cycle through the new virtual desktops with the keyboard. I'm looking for the following shortcuts if they exist: Switch to ...
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How to transverse to a long path using terminal easily using keyboard shortcuts?

Well i am a beginner to Linux environment and trying to learn some Linux commands . I find a difficulty to set my path to a particular path. When the path goes too big , I cannot type the whole path ...
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Why does my computer modify the order of some characters typed?

I'm having a strange problem that I'm not sure if it's related to Google Chrome (or it's "Animated tabs" plugin that I've installed), my OS (Ubuntu 13.10 + GNome) or my keyboard (Dell Vostro's one). ...
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How can I disable/enable my touchpad using a keyboard shortcut under Linux?

In Windows 8, pressing Fn+F6 disables my Lenovo B590's touchpad. I would like to emulate this shortcut in Lubuntu 14.04.1. I created this little script: #!/bin/bash state=$(synclient -l | grep -P ...
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Excel 365 slow keyboard shortcuts

I'm an experienced Microsoft Excel user and I've always loved the software in the past, when I used Excel 2007. One of the best things I liked about Excel 2007 was how I could do everything on the ...
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Is there a Trello keyboard shortcut to add a checklist? [migrated]

Question Trello has numerous keyboard shortcuts. Is there a keyboard shortcut for the "Add checklist..." action on a card? Use case Create a new card: N Select the card: Arrow key Open the card: ...
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Linux Mint switch between windows of same application

Alt + Tab circles through all the open windows. But I'd like to reduce that choice to those windows of the application I'm currently in. For instance, if I'm looking at a directory using Nemo, the ...
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CTRL + SPACE Shortcut Key for Context Menu on Mac

I'm writing as a last resort after my many hours of searching.... My System is: Mac OS X 10.9.4 Firefox 31.1.1 Thunderbird 31.1.2 It seems I must be going about my goal to access the context menu ...
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Make keyboard in Ubuntu 14.04 act like in Windows?

I am a veteran programmer used to using Windows primarily for coding. I am now doing a lot of coding on Linux using Ubuntu 14.04. I'm really enjoying the distro but the default keyboard behaviour is ...
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How can I use keyboard shortcuts with alternative keyboard layouts?

There are many common keyboard shortcuts. For example, I can type Ctrl+C for copy, Ctrl+Q for quit, etc., and Alt+X for Menu item X. However, how can I use these shortcuts with non-QWERTY keyboard ...
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re-mapping media keys on a USB keyboard

Is it possible to re-map the media keys (volume, reload, etc) on a USB keyboard so that the order matches the one on my laptop? I want to re-map ONLY the ones on the USB keyboard. I've tried ...
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how to cancel the focus change of cells in excel 2007?

When I move the cursor in Excel 2007 from cell A1 to cell A2, so that cell A2 is highlighted instead of A1, sometimes I press the tab key too quickly, so I try to go back and highlight A1 again. I ...
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Switching to specific programs (or launching them) using a keyboard shortcut on Linux

I'm primarily a Windows user, but I occasionally use a Linux virtual machine for some development. In Windows 7 and 8 I have become very dependent to using a very useful keyboard shortcut for ...
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How to bind win+d gnome CentOS 5.10?

My question is very the same as one I found here Ubuntu, bind Win+D to minimize all opened windows (Now, I'm using Ctrl+Alt+D)? ...but this is not working for me = I cannot press second button - ...
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Since the change in chrome 35.0 that makes backspace a shortcut for back on linux, how do you disable this feature?

From reading here it seems that the previously correct behaviour of chrome to not make backspace be a shortcut for back has been removed from chrome on linux. How do I correct this mistake?
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Remote Desktop sending Windows key shortcuts to both local machine and to remote desktop

After connecting to a remote session via RDP, windows keyboard shortcuts appear to be sent to both the local machine and to the remote machine. As an example, pressing the Windows key opens up the ...
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Everything turns into a word doc

All my desktop shortcuts look like the Word icon. When I use a shortcut to try to open a program, Word 2010 opens and then it tries to open the program so a file conversion window appears! What's ...
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Keyboard shortcut to set tags

Is there a way, via the keyboard, to access the tags box? I can find it for my life. E.g. I have tried alt + and ctrl + and tabing for ever. How do I set a tag?
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Lenovo laptop Fn Ctrl swap

So I have set up Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Lenovo E540 and choose the BIOS option to swap the Fn and Ctrl keys. This works well but there are some quirks. It appears Lenovo has introduced some extra ...
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Unable to lock Windows PC by either closing laptop of shortcut

I am trying to lock my Dell XPS 15 by using Windows + L but this doesn't seem to do anything. It used to work and now it doesn't. I previously experienced this problem and had to recreate my user ...
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Mac-style Option Key for Special Characters in Windows

One feature I like about OS X is that the "Option" key can be used to enter special characters while typing, making it easy to enter scientific symbols, accents, and so on. I know in Windows you can ...
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Control+Tab does not work anywhere anymore (Control+Shift+Tab still works)

Running Windows 8.1 64bits. I have noticed since a couple of days ago that my Ctrl+Tab shortcut does not work anymore. Not on text editors, not on web browsers, not on property pages, nowhere. ...