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

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Is there any way to change the default shortcuts for default Windows programs?

I have Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 in Portuguese and honestly, after over 13 years using computers, I still bang my head into the wall with the default shortcuts. Just to showcase the madness: Every ...
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What is the shortcut to minimize all the windows except the active one in Linux

I know there's 'Aero Shake' for Windows and I want something similar for Debian 7. I already checked all the keyboard shortcuts but couldn't find anything related to it.
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How can I disable certain system keyboard shortcuts in Linux?

I'm currently working on a kiosk based on lubuntu (which is basically ubuntu with an LXDE desktop environment) that would be put in public places, such as internet cafés, providing internet access for ...
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How do I move a RemoteApp window using the keyboard?

In Windows, you can normally use the Win-left/right arrow keys to move and resize a window to occupy the left/right half of a screen. When using a Remote Desktop in full-screen mode, this also works. ...
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Keyboard navigation to specific bookmarks [on hold]

Is there a shortcut (series of keystrokes) to open a bookmark. Used to be able to do CTRL-B (or CTRL-F-B) then the 1st character of the bookmark, then enter to navigate directly to that page. Can't ...
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How to configure Emmet in Sublime to enable comment shortcut?

Since I have enabled Emmet in Sublime 2, some commands don't work properly. How can I enable what seems to be the default functionality, when in HTML file typing cmd + / in front of <script ...
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Map escape key to :q in vim in normal mode

I use vim as a viewer in midnight commandder and I want to quickly view and close a file. How can I map the escape key to :q in normal mode so that vim exits only if nothing is changed?
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Windows 8.1. Some shortcuts not working

Recently I have installed Windows 8.1 Corporate edition on desktop PC. Some shortcuts not working. For example, when I am using Android Studio, I click Alt+Enter. This should import class. Another ...
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Looking for shortcut key for Linux terminal

I opened a program via linux terminal, and after some search in Google I find out that I can close the program by Ctrl+C. If I want to run the program, but at the same time have a new line in the ...
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How to type half-space in Microsoft OneNote?

I can type a half-space on Microsoft Word using Ctrl + Minus_Key. But I don't know why it is not working on Microsoft OneNote! How can I type this character on Microsoft OneNote?
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How do I get vimperator to ignore a site such as gmail

vimperator is great for navigating the web in general form the keyboard, though some pages like gmail have domain specific keys that are better for that specific task. For instance in gmail j and k ...
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Emacs: fastest way to achieve this three-window configuration

Starting from a fresh configuration of emacs with a single window, what is the fastest way (i.e. the minimum number of keystrokes) to achieve a window layout with three windows (A, B, and C) as ...
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How do I set keyboard shortcuts for Mozilla Thunderbird?

I would like to create a keyboard shortcut for inserting HTML (e.g., Ctrl+H) into an email in Thunderbird to save myself some time. How do I do this?
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In windows 8, how do you create a shortcut to kill a specific program?

I'm using a modded version of Skyrim which semi-regularly freezes and the only way to close it that I've found is to sign out and in again. So I was wondering if it was possible to create a shortcut, ...
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Remote Desktop disconnect session hotkey

I have been searching for a while on how I might do this. I am connected to a Windows Server 2003 machine from a Windows 7 machine using Remote Desktop. I would like a way to disconnect the active ...
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How to disable ALT and APPs Key shortcuts in Firefox?

I am using Palemoon (Firefox 64bit fork) version 25.3.1 opening inside a split window inside Conemu. Conemu uses APPs key for split resizing, when i am inside a placemoon browser split window, and I ...
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KeyMapper's changes not taking effect (WIN7)

I'm trying to remap a few keys on my keyboard. I downloaded KeyMapper and applied the appropriate settings. No effect. I got it to output a registry file and ran that. Still no effect (obviously with ...
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When I hit “command”+“return” Mac OS X speaks. How can I disable this?

I’m trying to use Light Table which also uses command+return. I can’t find the setting for this in my preferences anywhere.
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Distinguish TAB and ENTER from C-i and C-m in .inputrc

The history: I'm remapping most of the basic commands to move, delete, search history for all my command-line based applications (Bash, Python, SQLite, etc) by modifying the .inputrc file in my home ...
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What is the Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcut to Open the Current Tab in a New Window?

According to https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/157179?hl=en-GB, the keyboard shortcut to open a tab in a new window is: Drag a tab out of the tab strip. which doesn't seem like a keyboard ...
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Is there any keyboard shortcut for “Arrange By” mails sorting feature in Outlook 2007?

In outlook to sort the mails by different attributes like From, Date, To i have to use Right Click of the Mouse to get the navigation panel in Outlook. Is there any shortcut which is available in ...
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Did Firefox stop supporting command+shift+R to hard refresh?

I'm using Firefox 37.0.1 on Mac I've always used cmd+shift+R to reload the cache, but it no longer works. The Firefox keyboard shortcuts page still lists it for "Reload (override cache)." I've tried ...
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How can I bookmark a page to a folder with my keyboard in chrome?

When I press Ctrl-d on chrome, I get the pretty bookmarked dialog. From there, I can click on "Add to folder" button and use my keyboard to choose the folder I want to place the bookmark in. However, ...
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What is the shortcut for mac safari pinch gesture?

I noticed there is a decent view of mac safari showing my open pages in a widgets view. Currently, I use pinch operation on my pad to do this. But I am prefer to use my external keyboard. So, what is ...
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Keyboard shortcut to extend to 2nd monitor in vmplayer?

I am using Vmware player and my host OS is Windows 8 (guest OS is Lubuntu 14.04). I removed the top bar of my VMplayer because I found it annoying. I did this by going into ...
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Mac OS X thinks my “Windows” key is a “Control” key

I am using a Windows keyboard—a Poseidon Z Thermaltake—on my Macbook pro. I’m trying to keep the mappings between the laptop and the keyboard the same (so ctrl = ctrl, windows = alt/option, alt = ...
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Excel - keyboard shortcut to double click on format painter

Double clicking on Format Painter has the effect of allowing you to click a few times and apply the same format in all those places. Alt-H-FP has the same effect as a single click on format painter. ...
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Need information about Registry String Values

I am referring to a post on this link Disable control+enter when typing a message in Lync As per this post, we need to different set of String Values for specific key combinations. I am trying to ...
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What are the mouse/keyboard sequences for cut-and-paste on Ubuntu VirtualBox?

I have a non-graphical Ubuntu installed inside VirtualBox under Windows. I've installed VBoxGuestAdditions (and enabled bidirectional Drag'n'Drop - for the hell of it). However, none of the following ...
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Is there a way to change the keyboard shortcuts for an application in OSX?

I'd like to know if it's possible to change the key bindings for menu selections in OS X? In particular, when I'm using Firefox and I want to bring up the Network developer tools panel, the keyboard ...
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How can I disable the Run Hotkey in Windows 8.1?

I want to use alt+R as a hotkey on a website, but everytime I press it, Run opens instead. Is there any way to disable this feature?
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Place cursor into visible text on Mac

When I open a long text file in TextEdit or other text editor and scroll down using the PageDown key, the cursor doesn't move. When I press an arrow to move the cursor, the editor scrolls back to the ...
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Windows 7 lock screen keyboard shortcuts to log off user/unlock box, who locked machine?

What key combinations are available on Windows 7's welcome/lock screen to force a user to log off who previously locked the machine? I know there is one, a colleague who now left used it all the time ...
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Hotkey to open filter drop down menu in merged cell in Excel 2010

I use Excel 2010 and use Alt+Down arrow to open filter drop down menus. Sometimes my header contains vertically merged cells (e.g. autofilters are in the second row and in some columns cells in rows ...
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How to move selected track to top of playlist

In foobar2000's playlist editor, is there any simple way to move the currently selected track(s) either to the top of the list or to after the currently playing track? I used to have a shortcut key to ...
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configure keyboard shortcut to enable/disable chrome extension

Is there a way to configure a keyboard shortcut for enabling or disabling Chrome extensions? I want to disable extensions by default and enable them only when needed.
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NOT A DUPLICATE! How to change keystroke for start menu in windows 7 [duplicate]

In Windows (7 at least) the WINDOWS key by itself opens the Start menu. I would like to change this so that WINDOWS + SPACE opens the Start menu, and so that the WINDOWS key by itself does nothing. ...
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Is it possible to override built-in system shortcuts in OSX with App Shortcuts?

I set up ⌘↑ to maximize / restore windows (via System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts > App Shortcuts > "Zoom"). I chose that combination because it's closest to the Windows combination for the ...
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What is the most practical way to open a File Explorer to the current directory in a File Explorer?

Currently I'm doing the following to open a file explorer to the same directory: Click the address bar & copy the address Win + E & paste the address to the address bar Is there a shorter ...
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Open PicPick ImageEditor in a new blank image mode with a shortcut

I am able to open the PicPick Image Editor with a shortcut in the 'Pick a task' mode but I would like to learn whether it's possible to set up a shortcut that would open the Image Editor in a 'new ...
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Need to automatic “translate page” process or fix it. In google chrome

I am aware that question come up few times, but my problem is more specific. In my job in necessary to spend 5-6 hours a day to do website search of various company around the globe. I need to ...
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Type a backtick in a single press [duplicate]

I use backticks in programming on mostly OS X but sometimes Windows. Can I configure the system so that I can type them in a single press? I don't care for those òìè just these `
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Go to Google Chrome shortcut in Windows 8

I have Windows 8.1. Because of the nature of my work, I have several application windows open at any given point in time. I know that in order to cycle between various application windows, one may use ...
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How can I use my presenter in other applications than PowerPoint?

I have a presenter from Kensington (Model #33374) with a USB dongle. It works well in PowerPoint, but I'd like to use it to control a kiosk-like web application that runs in Google Chrome. I ...
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How to change the default IME input method in Windows 8.1?

I would like to know if there is a way to change the default input method while writing in Japanese. I have several keyboard languages installed and change between them using the shortcut Windows + ...
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Sublime User Keybindings Error

I am running sublime text 3 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I added the following line to the user key bindings: { "keys": ["ctrl+alt+shift+s"], "command": "save_all" } Following this forum: Sublime Save All ...
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Firefox with Vimperator: how to remap the shortcut to the vimperator search bar?

I'm trying to remap the default Vimperator find on page key "/" to "\f" but without luck. I've tried this command: :nmap \f / but it doesn't work. And a Google search didn't bring any good ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to open the associated link of an RSS item in Thunderbird?

I'd like to be able to scroll through an RSS feed in Thunderbird (which I know I can do using the F key shortcut) and then open the associated website with an item when it's selected using a keyboard ...
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Adding keyboard shortcuts for command prompt on Windows 7

For command prompt I'd like to add keyboard shortcuts, that I cannot find in the properties or default windows. The keyboard shortcuts I have in mind are: Ctrl+A for select all Ctrl+C for copy ...
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How can I exit Pass Through mode in Pentadactyl when the Escape key is captured?

Steps to reproduce: Visit this page. It is a JSFiddle consisting entirely of window.onkeydown = function(e) { e.preventDefault(); }; Click inside the gray area, under the white top bar, to give ...