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

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Cant make native special characters for some reason

Whenever I boot up my PC and log in, everything is working properly until... I cant type the special characters (the default way) anymore for some reason. ALT + L should produce the Ł character ALT ...
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.inputrc: Delete word on option-forward delete? (OS X)

TL;DR: In my .inputrc, how do I enable the forward delete key (in conjunction with the option/meta key) to delete by word? Introduction Lately, I've been working to perfect my shell setup. I ...
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How can I cancel Ctrl+F in Google Chrome without using the mouse?

Oftentimes, I find myself dealing with a lot of text entry (e-mails, forms, etc.) and accidentally hitting Ctrl + F when I mean to type a capital F. This leaves me typing in the Find on page box and ...
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How to assign custom keyboard shortcuts to Preview app on Mac OS X Yosemite?

I want to assign a keyboard shortcut to the "Blank Page" menu item in Preview on Mac OS X Yosemite. Keyboard shortcuts on Mac are easy to assign, so I thought it would just work: But it doesn't ...
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What is the shortcut to go (or bring up/maximize the window) to the newest notification in the taskbar?

What is the shortcut to go to the newest notification program in the taskbar? So when I hit the combination my skype chat windows with the person who messaged me comes up? (or a installer that ...
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MS Outlook - keyboard shortcut to move to unread folder?

Would anyone know the keyboard shortcut to move control to the unread folder? This is the only operation for which i need to use mouse. Checking the Navigation Pane, it isn't actually a physical ...
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Excel 2010 short cut keys - Ctrl + Left or Right Arrow Key - are not working anymore

My Excel 2010 short cut keys - Ctrl + Left or Right Arrow Key - are not working anymore. However, the short cut keys - Ctrl + up or down arrow keys are working. I will appreciate it if the learned ...
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How to get <arrow key down> to focus on first google hit?

At my school on a linux (Ubuntu) machine, if I google something and then press arrow key down, a cursor will show next to the first hit. I can then navigate down or up to select the link I want and ...
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Logitech K330 keyboard remap keys

There is a function key instead of right click button. Function key: right-click button I want to remap fn key to right click key. I used sharpkeys software, but it did not work. Are there any ...
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Emacs binding keys to commands

I'm following the "trick" described here to add new key bindings to my .emacs file: http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/efaq/Binding-keys-to-commands.html However, it's resulting in ...
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Key combination Ctrl + \ is not working inside virtual Parallels machine in MacOS

I'm new to Mac world, just got a Macbook with OSX Yosemite. I'm using Windows software for work and I have installed Windows 7 within Parallels Desktop. I used to use Far Manager for file operations. ...
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How can I get ZSH shared history to work?

I have setopt share_history and set opt inc_append_history set in my ~/.zshrc. This is almost working. In session 1, I execute a command, it's written to history. In session 2, the command is not ...
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keyboard shortcuts for chrome pdf viewer for rotate clockwise / anticlockwise

the standard pdf viewer in chrome has shortcuts of zoom in/out, but is there a keyboard shortcut for rotating the pdf clockwise or anticlockwise. if not, can you suggest an alternate pdf extension ...
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How to set two breakpoints in one line in Chrome developer tools?

Trying to debug some JavaScript. In Internet Explorer (you know, that browser everybody loves?) it is very easy to set two breakpoints in one line. Let's say the line is like this in the HTML source: ...
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Thunderbird Keyconfig shortcut for sort by date received

I have Keyconfig installed and have a shortcut configured to execute MsgSortByDate() and this is mapped to F7. Absolutely nothing happens when I invoke it. Same for trying to sort by Sender. I ...
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Go to the Desktop on my Mac [duplicate]

I really want to go to my desktop on my Mac to find files. I'm new to the Mac, so I have been minimizing other windows to get there. What's the secret key combo?
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Sublime Text 2/3: Arrow key navigation

In Textpad, when you press the down arrow key in a line, insert some text, and then press down again, you will stay in the same position that you were at before you inserted text. Sublime Text ...
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Undefine prefix in Emacs

In Emacs, I've become accustomed to using "C-x p" for switching to the previous window. I've recently had to start including a company-wide startup .el file that defines the prefix "C-x p-". I don't ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open an attachement in thunderbird

Is there a keyboard shortcut to open an attachement(s) in thunderbird without using the mouse when the message is selected in the message list? If not, is there a way to define a custom one?
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H0w do I add a delay to the launch of an application via RocketDock Shortcut

I have a shortcut in Rocketdock that will trigger my screensaver using flipss. However, the screensaver starts right away and the dock won't auto-hide until the mouse is no longer hovering over it. ...
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iOS simulator, dual monitor & rotation issue

I've got two monitors, with iOS simulator is on a secondary monitor. Xcode is full-screen on a primary monitor (iMac). Whenever I rotate simulator on a secondary display, primary display goes off the ...
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Interactive program ignores keystrokes on a CygWin OpenSSH Server

I am running Windows 7 SP1. I have installed CygWin with OpenSSH, so now I have a running SSH Daemon that seems to be working OK, except for a problem with an interactive command-line program that ...
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Visual confirmation for Copy action via Control+C

On Windows 7 or higher, is there any method to get a visual feedback or confirmation when using the keyboard shortcut control+c to copy? I often find that I think I am copying some text or graphic ...
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How to exit flash video in browser by keyboard

If I'm watching a video in Adobe Flasher Player, say on Youtube, the player steals all focus after I clicked on it. That is, all the regular keyboard shortcuts of my browser - like Ctrlt to open new ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for international characters with non-US keyboards

I am looking on this list for typing non-English characters in Word: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/keyboard-shortcuts-for-international-characters-HP005186562.aspx I want to type ...
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Resettting the keyboard's macros

I have accidentally assigned macros to my multimedia keys such as volume up and volume down. I have no clue how to reset the keyboard's default settings. The keyboard was made by AULA which is a ...
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Is there a way to autofill cells in Excel 2013 with keyboard shortcuts?

So very shortly, I want a shortcut equivalent to dragging the little handle in the right-bottom in a cell-selection portion in Excel 2013 (for Windows). There is many similar questions on the site, ...
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Disabling Alt-Tab for Windows, but still allow it to be used?

During my gaming, I am experiencing a slight problem. My sprint is bound to Alt and another useful function (item drop) is bound to Tab. I often hit the two together, and my game exits... Is there a ...
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How to unbind global hotkey in X11 (X Window System / xorg)?

I have an application (quicktile) that uses Xlib to install a global hotkey via key grabbing (XGrabKey). However some keys are already bound by some other application: WARNING: Failed to bind key. ...
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Windows 8.1 (how to disable Input-language hot key)?

How can I disable (Windows + Space Key) Language input shortcut? one day I must have done this and now I see ENG or FRE showing next to my time and date. It was Never there till something happened.. ...
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Why can't I use Google Search keyboard navigation with Chrome?

Roughly about a week ago I stopped being able to use keyboard navigation in Google Search (i.e. press tab and up/down arrows). I had no issues before, and I've changed nothing as far as I can tell. ...
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shortcut changing in libreoffice (ubuntu 14.04)

im writing in Hebrew and Arabic with libreoffice and say i want to toggle bold so ctrl+b turns into ctrl+נ (nun in Hebrew) . so if id like to toggle bold i will need to change lang to English then ...
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Monitoring xinput keycodes in bash

So basically, what I'm trying to do is use the xinput command to watch for keyboard input in the background for a bash script to toggle things. I would like to ideally monitor multiple different ...
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How can I get Sublime Text to show package keybindings in the code window?

Please look at the example image below: It looks like typing the package name is popping up a list of shortcuts. Can anyone tell me how to set this up? The image is from sublime-jekyll and I ...
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Bind keys over SSH to switch tmux tabs

I typically have 4 or 5 tmux "tabs" (aka tmux windows) open. They are created by pressing Control+B, C In many applications you can Control+Tab to switch between tabs (or internal windows, or ...
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Gom Player keyboard shortcuts don't work anymore

Last night Gom Player did stop responding to its default shortcuts. I had to control it via the menu options and the UI buttons. I couldn't find a reason for this malfunction. The keyboard shortcut ...
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Caps Lock for Numeric Keys

Is there a way I can have persistent access to the special characters above the numeric keys? I'm thinking something akin to the CAPS LOCK key but that locks the numeric keys to the equivalent Shift ...
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Redefine keyboard shortcuts in joe?

Is there a way to redefine the keyboard shortcuts in joe (joe's own editor)? In particular the one for redo?
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Midnight Commander function keys not working

I'm using Midnight Commander in a Mac Terminal. I'm using PC keyboard, so function keys work as F1-F12 keys, but they don't work in MC. I tested what character sequence is sent with each function key ...
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Is there a shortcut (missing?) to move tab in xfce4 terminal app?

Using xfce4 in a Debian/Linux Jessie/Sid distribution, I am unable to find or set shortcut to move tab position in xfce4 terminal, like Ctrl-Shift-DgDown/PgUp in gnome terminal. This is really ...
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How to enable windows-style cntrl+backspace in msysgit (git bash)?

I would like to configure my msysgit environment to use windows-style backspace shortcuts, i.e. cntrl+backspace deletes a word. I found this ...
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Windows 7: Copy and Rename a file in a single step? Shortcut?

I am tired of these steps when copying and renaming a file (Windows Explorer): CTRL+C CTRL+V Navigation keys F2 Is there no feature or shortcut in Windows 7 that a file gets copied and is in ...
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Irfanview shortcut not working initially

Irfanview has a very useful (to me) random function mapped to Ctrl+M. I open an Irfanview session, open the miniatures tab, navigate to my folder of choice and double click on the image nearest to my ...
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In Sublime Text 3, how to use the search/replace “flags”?

In Sublime Text 3 (on Windows), I'm trying to replace text. The respective panel (see screenshot, highlighted parts, too) allows one to turn on or off several search/replace flags. I am trying to ...
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How to format beautiful plain text email with Thunderbird?

I send only plain text emails with Thunderbird. Sometimes, I need some minimalistic formating to facilitate the reading. I wonder how to insert automatically this formating in Thunderbird. Is there ...
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Cisco Packet Tracer: Closing a Telnet session manually

How do I escape a Telnet session in Cisco's Packet Tracer 6.1.1, when I'm connected from an end-device such as PC-PT or Laptop-PT to a Server-PT device? For instance, telnet 192.168.0.1 80. I'm using ...
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Can't multi-select with shift key on Fedora 21

On Fedora 21 when I do Shift+Left Click with text or anything else, the selection doesn't work. Instead the "dragging hand" cursor appears and I can move window with a mouse. The window sticks to the ...
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Visual Studio Keyboard Shortcuts

Does Visual Studio have a way of joining lines? I want the same functionality that Ctrl+J provides in Sublime Text
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Windows 8 - Skype Opens Whenever ALT-TAB Key Combination

I just installed Skype version 6.21.0.104 on my laptop running Windows 8. I notice that every time I us the key combo ALT-TAB it opens up Skype. I do not want Skype to open when I use this key ...
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Disable or change shortcuts for Magnifier, Windows 7 [duplicate]

How can I disable the shortcut for color inversion in Windows 7's Magnifier. Right now if I press CTRL + ALT + i or ALT GR + i, it will invert the colors on the screen. I want to disable or change ...