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

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Is it possible to have a shortcut key to go to last tab in iTerm2?

I've looked everywhere and don't see any way to quickly go to last tab in iTerm2. Think of Ctrl+A A in Screen or Ctrl+B B in tmux. Looks like it's not possible natively, any way to fix it via some ...
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Select the column down to the first blank row in the adjacent column? [duplicate]

In Excel 2010 I have several columns with data. I insert a column, and type a formula in the top cell of that column. I want to fill the formula into the remainder of the column, down to the same ...
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Choosing Google autocomplete suggestions without moving my hands from the home row

When I'm searching google.com and get autocomplete suggestions I use the down keyboard key to choose one. This causes me to move my hands from the home row and wastes too much time. Is there another ...
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Microsoft software overriding media controls

I'm having a problem with Microsoft Office 2013 overriding some of the media control keys on my keyboard. The keyboard has all the normal keys to control my media player (I'm using MediaMonkey): ...
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Windows 10 - Alt + Shift not working

Just updated to Win10. Changing language shortcut stopped working. In the settings it appears to be "Alt + Shift" as it should be. The tool tip window that is shown when I float over the language bar ...
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Start key in keyboard won't work Win 8.1

It used to work but then after, I did 2 THINGS that may have caused the issue, it work anymore when I pressed it. I cleaned the keyboard with the laptop just being lock screened and not completely ...
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Ctrl key not working

I just installed Windows 10 on my Samsung NP940X3G laptop. When using the shortcut key to switch between virtual desktops I am finding the left ctrl key does not work for the ctrl+win+right ...
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Windows 10: Change shortcut keys to switch between desktops

In windows 10, currently the shortcut keys for switching desktop are ctrl + win + right or left arrow key. Now i wanted to simplify it, by changing it to ctrl + right or left arrow key only. How can i ...
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In Win7, How to set a shortcut key with the windows logo key?

Windows logo key provides some system shortcut keys like "win + R" for "Run" and so on, which I find to be very convenient. But when I wish to set some my own shortcut keys in a shortcut's ...
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Windows 10 Virtual Desktop Hotkeys

Is there a good way to change the hotkeys in windows 10 for the virtual desktop switcher? My mouse, Logitech MX Performance, SetPoint doesn't support windows key. So i can bind my mouse to have it ...
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Windows 10 shortcuts - onenote vs cortana

I'm happy with my windows 10. It looks just like windows 7, but nicer. There's just this little thing... I like OneNote snipping tool. At the press of Windows-S it lets you pick a region on the ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to select the entire current line in Notepad++?

Microsoft OneNote has a handy shortcut (Ctrl+A) that I use all the time to select an entire line.  And if you click it a second time it selects the entire document. I really would like to use Ctrl+A ...
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How do I activate Win+Tab keys with a VBScript in an effort to launch Task View in Windows 10?

I am trying to set my mouse's middle button to launch Task View in Windows 10 (the replacement for Aero Flip 3D in prior Windows versions). I'm using Logitech SetPoint software, which is capable of ...
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Change the behaviour of the up and down arrows in PowerShell

I'm interested in porting zsh-history-substring-search to PowerShell. However, I'm unsure if it is possible to change the behaviour of the up and down arrows. Is it?
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Ubuntu like windows place shortcuts for MS Windows

I work with both Ubuntu and MS Windows. I love the Ubuntu shortcuts like Ctrl + Alt + rightarrow which moves windows to the left half of the desktop and Ctrl + Alt + NumPad 9 which moves the window ...
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Word shortcut to start bulleted list

I know there exists a keyboard shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+L to create a new bullet point, but this does not add the appropriate indentation. Is there a keyboard shortcut that exists or that I can define to ...
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Autocompletion on all my programs for Linux [closed]

I'm looking for a tool to have an auto-completion feature (glory to zsh!) working on my whole linux system. It could be something similar to the suggestions given by the Android keyboard, but having ...
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Is it possible to assign a hotkey to rename a title in foobar2000?

I am trying to map the F2 key in the normal playlist view to the following action: Open the properties of the selected track, move to the title field and enable editing. Right now I am doing this by ...
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Shortcut to access “end” button functionality on Win 8.1

I am starting programming on a windows machine and since I'd been using a Mac for years, I'm totally fed up with hitting end button to get to the end of a line, because it's located incredibly far ...
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Windows equivalent of Mac OSX Cmd + Left/Cmd + Right shortcuts

When in text editors on a Mac, you can do ⌘+← or ⌘+→ to skip to the beginning or end of lines, respectively. You can also add shift, such as ⌘+shift+←, to highlight an entire line. Are there Windows ...
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Alt+X for Unicode in MS Word not working after shortcut editing

I attributed Alt+X to a shortcut other than "switching" Unicode in MS Word. Now I would like to be able to use this feature (Unicode, Alt+X for special characters), but I do not find where I should ...
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Windows explorer key to jump to end of selection

When renaming a file (example.txt) in the windows explorer, the name (example.txt) will be highlighted and gets replaced when typing. When pressing the right arrow key, the selection clears and the ...
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ctrl + t and ctrl + f doesn't work any program windows 7

As the title states. I've tested in sublime text, notepad ++, chrome, firefox, word. All other keyboard shortcuts seem to work like ctrl + c, ctrl + d, etc. I tried removing the keyboard driver, ...
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AutoHotKey Ctrl in Caps Lock doesn't work with shift

I don't have big fingers nor can I hit the ctrl key with my palm. Since I use ctrl for so many hotkeys, I had to remap it to the capslock button. I lived with it fine using the registry method for ...
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Windows 7 Unable to Focus

I've been trying to dig around to see if I can find this issue to no avail. Doing anything in windows 7 to get the focus of a window besides clicking on the window or using Windows+Tab has no effect. ...
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How to change Mozilla Firefox quit shortcut?

I'm using Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu(version - 39.0) I want to change the quit short-cut which is currently Ctrl+Q.. To some other keys, because sometime while closing tabs with Ctrl+W., I ...
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Keyboard shortcut on creating new notepad on Windows 8

How to create a new notepad in my current folder in windows 8? In windows 7 it is alt+f+w+t if I'm not mistaken, however in windows I can't seem to find it. I also tried searching but no result.
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How to switch between VM guest and host in Windows 10 with single keyboard shortcut?

I'm looking for simple solution for switching between host and guest on Windows 10 (build 10240) with VirtualBox (5.x). Let's say I have two virtual desktops open, one containing VM guest window in ...
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visio 2013 shortcut keyboard?

I use Microsoft Visio 2013 to create UML diagrams. When I want to add a new node to diagram, I have two option: Move mouse pointer over objects and select object from popup like this: Drag and ...
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Disable default option key binding

In any text editor, when I type ⌥ p it inserts π at cursor ⌥ w it inserts ∑ at cursor Thus every key when pressed with option ⌥ inserts some special character. Question How can I disable this ? ...
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Force Notepad++ To Uppercase Non-Selected Text

In Notepad++, I have the UPPERCASE shortcut mapped to Ctrl+U in the shortcut mapper. However, this shortcut only works if text is selected. For example, let's say I have the text "dog" and I place my ...
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Is there a keyboard chord for Context Menu button?

On Windows pc's the context button is awesome! But on some keyboards, mainly laptops, they've stopped including a dedicated button. Is there a keyboard chord (shortcut) that brings up the context ...
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cmd-f freezes the program and has unexpected inputs in mac os X

I have a mac os X. After certain point, cmd-f is taking a very long time in every programs. The program freezes so that I have to eventually force quit the program I tried cmd-f. Another cue is that I ...
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How to change shortcut key for switching between virtual desktops in windows 10?

In linux I use a shortcut to switch between 4 workspaces: win+1/2/3/4. I would like to have something like this in Windows 10.
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How to assign a key on my keyboard to my Mouse? [duplicate]

Ok, so this is a weird question as it makes my mouse next to useless while this is active. I want to be able to click my mouse and it in turn think will I'm pressing a key on my keyboard instead of ...
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Notepad++: select text till the end of visual line with SHIFT+END

In Notepad++, when I press SHIFT+END to select text from the current caret position till the end of the current visual line, the whole logical line till its end limited with CR/LF is selected. An ...
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Start screen flashes up when using any key combination involving the windows key [duplicate]

For a number of weeks now, whenever I use key combinations such as Windows Key + R for Run, Windows Key + D for Desktop, Windows Key + anything, it causes the start screen to appear briefly. This ...
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how to stop command execution in command prompt windows 10

in recent release of windows 10 command prompt microsoft have placed ctrl c and ctrlv ,in older versions we used to stop command prompt execution by pressing ctrlc In recent release of windows 10 ...
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SHIFT+Left Arrow key acting like CTRL+V

The problem started when I was fast forwarding a movie in KMPlayer with CTRL+RightArrow key. Since then some keys and combinations work abnormally. Shift+L/R Arrow key functions like "Paste" (just ...
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qemu virtual machine send desktop switching command to host

I would like to set up qemu/virt-manager/spice so that I can run a VM full-screen on its own KDE virtual desktop. I have ctrl-alt-{up,down} set up as desktop switching shortcuts, but I need a way to ...
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How to set a single modifier key as a shortcut in openbox?

I want to have my super key start dmenu. I set it as a keyboard shortcut in my rc.xml: <keybind key="0x85"> <action name="Execute"> <command>dmenu_run</command> ...
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Right shift key not working with 'q'

It's only the 'q' key that's not working with right shift, the left shift seems to be working fine with it. When I press q key while holding down the right shift, nothing prints on the screen. I tried ...
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Disable hotkeys / autocorrect in windows 7

i am sure this must be covered somewhere (I looked, but honestly could not find): is there a simple way to disable CTRL+ALT hotkeys in Windows 7? currently - when i type CTRL+ALT+C it auto-inserts ©, ...
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How do I switch applications in windows7

I wanted to use ctrl alt tab along with the arrow keys to switch applications in windows 7. However due to some reasons, ctrl +alt+tab is not opening the prompt.
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Can I reassign shortcuts like ctrl c or ctrl v to just v and c globaly?

I want to reassign ctrl+c to c and ctrl+v to v in Windows 7 globally. Is this possible?
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Extending Win + arrow key functionality

I manage the position and size of my windows by the typical commands. Win+left Win+right Win+up Win+down However, on occasion, I'd like to have a more intricate control (preferably a customizable ...
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Keyboard shortcut for previous window of an application

The keyboard shortcut is for "Move focus to next window" is normally bound to cmd+backtick or cmd+< (depending on keyboard layout). In the case of multiple open windows I often go one window too ...
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Keyboard shortcut to access search bar within website? Mac OS X

Using Safari, but curious if this is applicable for other browsers too. I use CMD-L to quickly access the address bar, but I'm having trouble finding a shortcut for quickly getting to a search bar ...
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`Cmd+shift+A` is not working, even in application `Key Codes`

Not sure what has happened -- maybe I upgrade my mac to 10.10.4 -- I found my cmd + shift + A is not working any more. I tried to use the application Key codes to show the keypress, and found the ...
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Using Apptivate w iOS Simulator : Activating a program which doesn't have an .app folder

I'm using apptivate to tie between keyboard shortcuts and apps for easy access. Using Apptivate is simple, add a new program to the list from the file system, then add keyboard shortcuts for it. The ...