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

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Opening Firefox searches in a tab and backgrounding the new tab

In Chrome, when typing a search into the Omnibar, I can user Cmd+Enter to open the webpage or search query in a new tab, with the tab immediately being backgrounded -- this way, my focus stays on the ...
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Why would Esc-p or Ctrl-p not work in one terminal but work in all the others?

Somehow, when I start my X session in Ubuntu 16.04, I get an xterm window with 6 tabs and they all works as expected except for the last tab. That one loses the Esc-p / Ctrl-p. Since it works in the ...
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How to launch an application with a keyboard shortcut? [duplicate]

In Windows, certain keyboard shortcuts (usually involving the Windows key) are set to launch certain applications. For example WK+R will launch Run, before Windows 8 WK+S would open the Send to ...
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Is there any “Switch selection and clipboard content” functionality in windows?

I am wondering if there is any way such a feature might be available: Ctrl + X Cuts the selection into the clipboard Ctrl + V Pastes from the clipboard (and replace the selection if any) Ctrl + ... ...
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Shortcuts on Lenovo with Windows10

I have been struggling for a while to make my FN+button shortcuts work. I was installing different drivers of lenovo but I didnt make it actually. Now, I found out they are working but only when im ...
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Delete currently playing song from iTunes

Is there anyway to make a global shortcut, via Automator or anything, so I can quickly delete currently playing song from iTunes? I know how to delete a song from iTunes. What I want is to create a ...
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Change Keyboard Shortcut to Windows Run Dialagoue

I am wondering if it's possible to change the default Windows+R to another key combination for example Ctrl+`? Thank you
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for creating a shortcut file?

What I seek is a shortcut key combination instead of right clicking a file and choosing 'Create shortcut' in Windows 10. Thanks in advance.
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Windows - Add keyboard shortcuts without installing programs

I am currently using a high security computer that dosen't allow me to install programs on my computer. However I want to bind shortcuts to use within my program to increase productivity Example: ...
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Snap windows to parts of the screen on Windows 8.1 using keyboard shortcuts like Ubuntu Unity

In Ubuntu, with the Unity desktop environment, one can move and resize applications by using the following keyboard shortcut: CTRL + ALT + 0-9 (on the Number Pad). Ctrl Alt 1 moves the current window ...
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MS Office menu key commands instead of ribbon - any solution? [closed]

This is the bane of my life (particularly Word 2007 or later): "Continue typing the Office 2003 menu key sequence, or press Escape to cancel" Here I see this: "The only visual indication that ...
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Control Left Arrow doesn't work - Windows 10

I am having a problem with my HP Pavilion computer. Every time I type something, and start to use the shortcut Ctrl+Left Arrow key, it doesn't respond. The keyboard works perfectly fine overall, ...
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What does the N stand for in the keyboard shortcut for Chrome's Incognito mode?

The shortcut for Chrome's Incognito mode is Control + Shift + N. Why an "N"? I know in Firefox, it's Control + Shift + P and the P stands for "Private" (browsing).
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Firefox keyboard shortcut to save current page to Pocket

Using the Pocket integration built into Firefox 38+, how can I make a keyboard shortcut to save the current page to Pocket?
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Tile windows horizontally in Windows 10 with the same behaviour as tile vertically

I'm trying to tile my windows horizontally in Windows 10 with the same behaviour as the vertical tile achieved by pressing Win+Left Arrow or Win+Right Arrow. The behaviour being: the windows snap to ...
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Keyboard shortcut for Inserting signature in Outlook 2007 or latter?

Is there a default keyboard shortcut to insert my signature in a reply email in Outlook 2007 or latter? If not how to create shortcut for adding signature while replying every mail.
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Keyboard shortcut to open new tab next to current tab in Google Chrome

Is there a keyboard shortcut (or is there a way to create one without any extensions or third-party stuff) that opens a new tab next to the currently open tab? For example, let's say I have 10 tabs ...
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my tab key behaves strangely in CentOS gnome terminal only in empty shell prompt

In my CentOS 6.7 GNOME desktop, something went wrong while I was trying to show a document to my daughter. I must have pressed some keys by accident. The strange behavior is, when I press tab key in a ...
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obtain alt characters on Bootcamp Mac

How can I get windows alt characters on Bootcamp Mac? Like alt + 6 + 4(I'm not sure about numbers on which letter. I'm mentioning of numpad numbers) gives @ on windows. 64 is ASCII value of @ ...
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Where does Parallels store keyboard options

Background With Parallels Desktop 11, I am trying to allow application switching with alt-tab on the Windows side (client), while keeping cmd-tab for switching applications in OS X (host). Setting ...
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how to make gnome2 keyboard shortcuts work in gnome3?

I am a very frustrated and kind-of forced user of gnome3 at a place where I work. Is there a way to change the keyboard shortcuts of gnome3 so that they work like gnome2? The gnome3 things that annoy ...
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Action Keys Mode on Gigabyte Bios

How can I disable fn key/action key mode in my desktop pc? for some reason it got enabled and is giving me trouble.
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Is it possible to change Windows default Ctrl+V shortcut to a one-key shortcut? [duplicate]

I need to change the Ctrl+V shortcut to a one-key shortcut; for example, "+" in numpad for pasting. Is that possible?
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firefox+flash mouse clicked required to pgdn

I have a website open in firefox that uses flash. Whenever I alt+tab to firefox, and press the pgdn button, I'm required to click on the screen with my mouse before the pgdn works. Is there any way ...
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How do I delete a custom keyboard shortcut in Windows 7 when the program is no longer there?

My cat set a shortcut on the keyboard to iTunes without me realizing it, and I deleted the program. When I reinstalled it, the keyboard shortcut remains, but I cannot figure how to turn it off. Now ...
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Backtick key acting like apostrophe in Parallels + Windows 10

I'm using Parallels 11 with Windows 10, and the key mappings are broken when setting the apostrophe character to function as the Win key. Here is a screenshot of my key mapping the Parallels settings: ...
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Windows 10 custom shortcuts

So does anyone know how to change shortcuts? I have mouse with 6 buttons and i need one of those buttons to do the same thing as Ctrl+V does. Anyone knows how?
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to create shortcut in Windows Explorer?

After selecting some files/folders in Explorer, I can right-click them and choose Create shortcut, is there a keyboard shortcut to do so?
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Change Main Display via Keyboard Shortcut or command line in Mac OS X

I am using OS X 10.11.3 (15D21) with one monitor and one projector. Mirroring is turned off. Mac OS X has an option to switch the main display (the display that has the upper menu) via the System ...
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How to remap right-command and right-option/alt on mac to be the [{ and ]} keys respectively

I haven't been able to find a setting or a program yet that lets me map the right-command and the right-option keys on my mac keyboard to be type-able characters. I am trying to do this because it ...
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Whats the Shortcut Key for inserting a Horitonzal Line <hr> in Mozilla Thunderbird?

Whats the Shortcut Key for inserting a Horitonzal Line<hr> in a message in Mozilla Thunderbird? Without touching the mouse or going through the tideous menu every single time. If NO keyboard ...
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RDP inside VMware fusion doesn't get keyboard shortcuts

Setup: Host: MBP running OS X 10.11.5 VMware: Fusion 8.1.1 (3771013) Guest OS: Windows 10 or Server 2016 TP5 so far I have the VMware guest running in full screen using the VMware UI. Inside the ...
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Run as administrator checkbox in Win + R dialog

Is possible to bring Run as administrator into Win+R dialog? When I raise the same dialog from task manager there this checkbox is. Expected: Current: The dialog after Win+R (handled by ...
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Keybinding in awesome to open a console in float mode

I have my awesome configured to use Mod+Enter to open a console, with awful.key({ modkey,}, "Return", function () awful.util.spawn(terminal) end), I would like to configure Mod+Shift+Enter to open ...
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How to disable Windows Gamebar mapping?

I have been a happy Gridmove user for years, and I use the combination Win+G to change into the "send window to grid location" mode. Now I got a new work computer with Windows 10, and when I press Win+...
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Fast way to access screens in Linux (shell screen command)

Using the screen command under Linux is an effective way of having several "windows" to work in. One screen may be the bash shell, another mysql command line open against a database and yet another a ...
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XF86Close hotkey won't work

My problem is that I am trying to map the close key on my keyboard to compiz's close window key binding, and I can set the hotkey fine, but it doesn't work when I try to use. I am using a logitech ...
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Japanese Keyboard (Microsoft IME) 'not working' (Behaving like ENG Keyboard)

It's been like this for more than 10 days for now, I thought that maybe updating my windows would miraculously fix this but It didn't. Beforehand, I had to press LAlt + Shift, it switched to Japanese ...
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Cmd+backtick strange behavior with multiple spaces

I'm configuring a new MacBook Pro and I'm seeing a strange behavior using the keys cmd+`. Supposing I have the following disposition: Space 1: 2 Atom windows 3 Chrome windows Space 2 1 Atom ...
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Windows keyboard shortcut for deselecting text?

Is there a keyboard shortcut for deselecting selected text? Perhaps it also works for deselecting selected items (in Windows Explorer)? The arrow keys work in some software, but sometimes they also ...
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Changing Tracer OCTAVIA key assignments?

I have a keyboard with 12 special buttons and they do work. How do you reprogram these keys on Tracer OCTAVIA on Ubuntu or Windows?
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Use the same shortcut when Ctrl Key is pressed down in AutoHotkey

I have a basic keyboard with no multimedia keys. So I created a simple AutoHotkey script to increase, decrease & mute my system volume: ^F10::Send {Volume_Mute} ^F11::Send {Volume_Down 5} ^F12::...
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Outlook 2016 has a “Archive” button which moves an email to a specific folder. Is there a keyboard shortcut for that action?

Word lets you customize keyboard shortcuts from inside the Customize Ribbon preference pane. Outlook seems to lack this feature, but I'm admittedly not an Outlook guru. Is there a way that I can ...
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How can I rebind keys for scrolling Google search results in Firefox?

On a Google search results page, I can use the arrow keys (up/down) to move between search results (then Enter will open the one that I chose). Is there any way to change the keys that are used for ...
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Where can one find list of keyboard shortcuts for powershell?

Where can one find the complete list of keyboard shortcuts for the last version of Powershell terminal (windows 10)? I've been googling for an hour and the best I found were: ISE Shortcuts - which ...
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ALT+PrtScr doesn't work

When I press PrtScr, a screenshot of the whole screen is placed on the Clipboard. And when I press Win+PrtScr it's placed in the screenshots folder. But when I press Alt+PrtScr - nothing happens. Not ...
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Is there a program like the Windows Mouse Grid that takes keyboard input?

I'm looking for a program that functions similarly to the mouse grid feature of Windows Voice Recognition, but I need it to take keyboard input instead of voice input. Is there a program that does ...
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How to create a new file using a shortcut?

I haven't seen any shortcut for creating "A New Text Document" or any file. Is there any? (This question already exists 1:1, but for Windows 7 and the method there does not work for 10. As far as I ...
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Windows Ctrl + V equivalent for Linux terminal [duplicate]

In windows I can paste the clipboard content using the key combination Ctrl + V However if I try to achieve the same in Linux terminal using the same Ctrl + V key combination, I get the output: ^V ...
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When renaming a file in Windows, CTRL + Backspace does not delete whole words

The Ctrl+Backspace shortcut for deleting whole words is a feature in most text editors and text inputs. Due to their usefulness, they have become a part of my everyday typing habits. However, in ...