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1answer
176 views

What's the keyboard shortcut to open the “new menu” (PanelUI) in Firefox 29?

I am referring to this button: (called variously as "new menu" or PanelUI, thanks ciastek!) Is this basically a mouse-only button and menu, or is there some secret way of using it with the ...
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4answers
402 views

How to un-traverse a cross-reference in Microsoft Word on a Macintosh?

In Microsoft Word 2011 on Macintosh, you can insert cross-references within your document to hyperlink from one location to another within the document. Once a cross-reference is created, you can ...
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2answers
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How to prevent keystroke grabbing/hijacking by websites in Firefox? [duplicate]

Some web sites (an increasing number of them these days, it seems) hijack various key combinations to perform actions within and defined by the web site itself. There's the specific example of / in ...
7
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3answers
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caret navigation (getting a text cursor) in Google Chrome?

I use Google Chrome on OSX. Is there a way, within the browser, to get a text cursor that will allow me to navigate through text, selecting and copying text using only the keyboard? I've looked at ...
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1answer
411 views

How to expand dropdowns in IE?

In most Windows applications, you can use F4 to expand a currently focused dropdown. How do I do that in IE? F4 focuses on the address bar.
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2answers
744 views

Change Properties accelerator in windows 8 context menu

In windows 7, when you right click a file and press r it open's the file's properties window. With my new windows 8 (en-GB) install, the keyboard accelerator has changed to o. This is inconvenient ...
3
votes
1answer
66 views

Add Firefox “/” and “'” keyboard shortcuts to Chrome?

I very recently switched to Chrome, and it generally works fine, but my last problem with it is lack of / and ' shortcuts. For those that don't know: / is more or less like ctrl-f ' is like /, but ...
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2answers
219 views

Navigate between text boxes in PowerPoint 2010

I want to navigate between text boxes (for example, title and body, or between more body boxes) within a slide in PowerPoint 2010 using the keyboard, but I can't figure out how to do that. According ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Win+1,2,3, etc. equivalent for Mac OS X

My Question: Is there an equivalent keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X to the windows one where you type Win+1 and it will launch the first application in your taskbar (see the first shortcut mentioned in ...
3
votes
2answers
960 views

How to define custom keys in a keyboard - Windows

I am using a laptop having Windows Vista. It lacks a numpad. But I want a numpad, without having an external keyboard, for some reason. I have a Fn key for special functions like screen brightness, ...
3
votes
1answer
283 views

OS X Finder: Arrow keys navigation in icons view

Is there a way to enable a “wrap around” arrow keys navigation in Mac Finder? Right now, I found that if I have highlighted the first or the last item in a row, I cannot use the left/right arrow key ...
4
votes
1answer
463 views

Multiple keyboard shortcuts for the same command in OS X?

I am used to doing Ctrl-Shift-Tab to cycle through tabs. I do slowly pick up the niceness about using Cmd-Shift-[ or ] to do the same on the Mac. I have currently set TextMate to take ...
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7answers
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Flash overrides Firefox keyboard shortcuts — how to turn that off?

I often cycle through my Firefox tabs using Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab. But whenever it reaches a tab that is running a Flash (or similar) plugin, Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab won't work anymore, ...
0
votes
1answer
284 views

Compose new mail with Thunderbird 3 in Ubuntu 9.10 via a keyboard shortcut

Is there a way to set up a keyboard shortcut such that, after I hit it, a new mail window for Thunderbird opens up on the current viewport? Under XP I did this by using the OS's built-in mailto: URL ...
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votes
3answers
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Make Cmd+1..9 to switch tabs in Safari?

Is there a way to make Cmd+1 switch to the first tab, Cmd+2 to switch to the second and so on..? I'd much rather not use SIMBL..