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

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Space bar in windows triggers volume up

I've got a problem since this morning. I didn't install any application since the last time I used my computer yesterday and now everytime I press the space bar, windows input the space but the volume ...
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Windows + E slow open of explorer window

Recently I stumble upon following issue. I have Windows 7 x64. I use windows+E shortcut and then I wait 3 second for window to pop up, however when I double click on computer icon I get explorer ...
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How to remove rarely used languages from language switch hot keys?

I type in the following 3 languages: Language A - 55% of the time Language B - 40% of the time Language C - 5% of the time The usual solution would be to have all three languages installed and use ...
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XCode left shift not working when in combination (for example cmd+shift+o)

My Mac decided to make my life harder and challenge me to use only right side shift key please help me bring back my beloved cmd+shift+o command.... Ok enough winning and some problem description on ...
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Disable the Underline Keyboard and shortcut Option in windows 7 from Registry

I user Tweak me and ultimate windows tweaker and I have somehow managed to turn on the Underline Keyboard and shortcut Option now I find it impossible to turn it off. I Ease of Access the "Underline ...
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Were Ctrl + Arrow shortcuts already existing in 1983? [on hold]

I've recently watched a TV show which takes place in 1983 and which is mostly turned around computers and programming. During one scene, a "super-geek" (named 'Cameron', in case you've not get the ...
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Ubuntu14.04 shortcut keys of external keyboard don't work

In Ubuntu 14.04 the keyboard shortcuts such as Ctrl+C of my laptop's external keyboard do not work, but they can be used in Windows. How to make the keyboard shortcuts available in my Ubuntu? All ...
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Ctrl key not working in Bootcamp with Win 8.1 Professional

I have Windows 8 Pro Student installed via Bootcamp on OS X 10.10 Yosemite. For some reason, the Ctrl key isn't working as it should within windows. Commands such as Ctrl+F, Ctrl+O, Ctrl+P etc etc ...
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How to create custom shortcut for Forward delete on Mac?

I want to add or change shortcut of forward delete (fn + backspace) to custom shortcut on Mac os X. Has someone any idea how to do it? Thanks.
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Changed F19 for shortcut-grab a shot and need shots on desktop (they are going to clipboard)

I made F19 as a shortcut for one window shot /grab a shot and they quit going to my desktop. They are going to the clipboard. I want them back on my desktop.
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What fingers are supposed to be used to press function keys? [closed]

All fast typing tutorials on the internet (image search) care only about keys that are below function keys. No one tells you what fingers to use to press those function keys. Assuming you use all ten ...
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custom shortcuts for launching programs in Mac

All, I've been a power" windows user since 20+ years and now I'll be using a Mac (Mavericks). I look forward to some of the innovations in the Mac and at the same time dread some things that I can't ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Run Macro in Excel for Mac

Basically the title says it all. In the editor in Excel on Windows, all you have to do to run a macro is press F5. What is the keyboard shortcut to do this on a Mac?
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AutoHotkey, don't get the solution

I really need your help. I trying to program an AutoHotkey script but I not quite getting a working solution. My current AutoHotkey script is: #IfWinActive Guild Wars 2 shift & 1:: Send, 1 sleep ...
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Set keyboard shortcut as double tap of modifier key on Mac?

I was wondering if i could set a keyboard shortcut on Mac as a double tap of a modifier key. For example, the default shortcut of start dictation command is a double tap of the Fn (Function) key. Can ...
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How to set a key combination as a browser toolbar shortcut?

For example, something like: CTRL+SHIFT+DEL CTRL+T CTRL+E ...or whatever else. I'd like to have an icon in my browser's toolbar that when clicked executes such a key combination. Is this ...
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Run Keyboard Shortcut

Is there a way to run a keyboard shortcut based on what character I am writing on a tablet? For example can I hold down a key while writing on a tablet and successful run a shortcut?
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Focus to previous control using tab index

It is found in websites and application that, pressing tab will place the cursor to the next control having the immediate next tab index. it is based on the tabIndex Property of controls. TabStop can ...
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When using a Windows Key shortcut, Start Menu always opens, even though a shortcut was used for something else, why?

Whenever I use a windows key shortcut, for example Win + R for run, win + PrtSc, or Win + , for aero peek (For desktop), the windows start menu will open. In Windows 8 this did not happen to me, I ...
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Excel: Shortcut key to move selection to specific row

I am creating a bot where I need to move the selection (cursor) to a specific row, like row 1, or row 5. Does such shortcut feature exist or is it possible to create it? Alternatively, does ...
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Openoffice or Libreoffice Writer navigation hotkey to jump to next heading

It seems like such a basic thing that there must be a way to set a keyboard shortcut for this but I can't find the option anywhere. I went to Tools > Customize > Keyboard and then under Functions in ...
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How to paste 25 letter product key at once [closed]

Is it possible to paste all 25 letters of a key at once rather than copying pasting each block at once?
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Disable control+enter when typing a message in Lync

Is it possible to disable or re-configure the control+enter keyboard shortcut that starts a video call to the user I'm chatting with? I've used this keyboard shortcut to send messages in other ...
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Firefox Clearing Cache - Ctrl + F5 doesn't work randomly

Running Firefox 31, Windows 7: I was running into a bug on a website that I'm testing where some things that did exist but do not anymore were still showing up. i tried clearing the cache by using ...
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Shortcut to move to next new content (Excel)

I'd like to know if there is a shortcut to move to and select the last cell in a row or coumn with the same content as the current cell. I.e. ctrl + arrow moves to the edge of the data array, but I'd ...
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Shuffling windows in Windows 8 Portrait mode

I'm quite in love with the windows+arrows and windows+shift+arrows method for moving windows around. I've recently set up a new monitor in portrait mode though, and I'm wishing that I could push ...
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cd into first/second/third directory returned by ls -d */

Say I am in a directory code: /code /very-long-and-descriptive-name If I want to cd into that directory (or a directory if it comes first in alphabetical order), I can just cd *. Now say I add ...
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Keyboard shortcut to search for my selection in Safari?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to just take my selection (of a word) and then search with Google?
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Keyboard shortcuts in Outlook not working as they should

In my instance of Outlook, the letter "k" is underlined in the "Mark as read" context menu item. However, according to this document, the shortcut to mark an email as read is Control+Enter. After ...
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What does ctrl-opt-v do in OS X?

If you edit text on a Mac and press ctrl-opt-v, nothing appears to happen. But if you now use the arrow keys to move the cursor, you will notice that it will "stand still" at the point where you ...
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Sublime shortcuts for commonly type code

I use Sublime often and I find myself typing many of the same bits of boilerplate code on a very regular basis. For example, something as mundane as <div class="row"> </div> Is there ...
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Gimp menu shortcuts and Toolbox

In most Gimp tools the ctrl key is used for some command. How can I use menu shortcuts, like ctrl + o", if some tool is selected?
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Move Mac Terminal tab to right/left

Is there a way to set a keyboard shortcut to move a tab in OSX Terminal app to the left or right (note that I'm not asking for a shortcut to move to the tab to the right or left but to move the tab ...
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Keyboard shortcut to jump out of text input box (i.e. to remove input focus)

I use autohotkey to perform a ctrl+home combo when I press my middle mouse button, with the result of jumping to the top of the webpage I'm on. This, however, breaks down if the cursor is inside a ...
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OSX: Shortcuts that only work in certain apps

I noticed there seem to be groups of apps that either all work or all don't work with certain groups of shortcuts. Off the top of my head, I can think of 4 such shortcuts for 2 kinds of operations: ...
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How to make alt-backspace delete words in Windows?

I am attempting to make the text editing experience in a Windows workstation I use alongside my OS X systems line up with the keybindings that Cocoa offers. To start, how would one change mappings so ...
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Ctrl+Alt+Up/Down keyboard shortcut is prevented, how to find what's causing it?

In my code editor, I am used to the Ctrl + Alt + Up / Down keyboard shortcut. However, on my new notebook, this shortcut doesn't even arrive to the application (there is a test area for keyboard ...
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How can I construct a vim keymapping that inserts the current date?

I'm trying to create a vim keymapping that will initiate the creation of a new file, with the name of the file prefixed with the current date, waiting for me to finish typing the filename. Put more ...
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How to create a keyboard shorcut for an app on the start screen (Windows 8.1)?

is there a way to create a keyboard shortcut for an app that I have on the start menu ?
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Bind physical “calculator” button on windows 7 to a different application [duplicate]

I have a physical "calculator" button on my (Microsoft) keyboard which launches the windows calculator. I'd like to bind it to launch SpeedCrunch instead. Can it be done? Thanks!
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cmd + shift + anything shortcuts stopped working

I use xcode and other apps frequently. Suddenly 3 days ago, some of the shortcuts on my macbook pro stopped working namely the cmd+shift+O , cmd+shift+R, cmd+shift+W when the cmd and shift are on the ...
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How to cancel Ctrl+Tab navigation?

In Windows, if you hold down Alt, you can repeatedly press Tab to choose a different application to switch to. If you change your mind, while still holding Alt, you can press Esc and cancel the ...
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MS Word: Is there a shortcut for moving between items in numbered or bulletted lists?

Are there keyboard shortcuts for moving between items in bullet or number lists in Ms Word? For example, suppose you have a numbered list and you are on the item numbered 1 and want to go to the item ...
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Synergy + Emacs C-<SPC> to set mark not working

Problem When I use C- (Ctrl+space) in Emacs, it fails to set the mark. The alternative keybinding, C-@ works, but requires an extra finger and mindfulness. Emacs doesn't have trouble recognizing the ...
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Open a web page from anywhere with a single action

I'm using the same webapps over and over. I have the following things in place: shortcuts on my desktop --> I need to go back to the desktop and click. Then all is minimized. favorite in my browser ...
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Chrome no longer focus address bar after opening a new tab

Previously when I opened a new tab using Ctrl+T shortcut, Chrome would automatically focus on the address bar. Therefore I could start typing and when I pressed enter it would search on Google. ...
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Right Alt key not working properly

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3537 laptop. As you know, we use 'alt+arrow key' to navigate forward or backward in a web browser, file explorer, etc. Now my left 'alt' key is working in this very manner. ...
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Awesome WM shortcut to kill window

How can I set a shortcut to kill current window in awesome WM ? I know Ctrl + ⇧ Shift + C close a window, but what I want is KILL (kill <PID> for instance). I need this to kill process a ...
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How to change keyboard shortcut for menu with a dynamic name, such as “Move x Items Here”?

In Finder, the menu item to move files has a dynamic text. If one item has been copied, it says "Move Item Here", but for multiple files it says something like "Move <x> Items Here". In the ...
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Sublime Text 3: How to jump to the parent/enclosing function?

Is there a quick keyboard shortcut or Command Palette function to quickly jump to the parent/enclosing function? So if the cursor is in a function, then I want to quickly jump to the first line of ...