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Keyboard Shortcuts Across Multiple Mac Keyboards

I have a weird setup. I use a bluetooth keyboard 90% of the time, but as I don't have my trackpad/mouse, I still use my laptop's keyboard/trackpad 10% of the time. This often results in me having my ...
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Can we assign a keyboard shortcut to a particular window in Mac?

I have so many apps to work with, and each has som many windows. Is thre a way to assign key windows with a keyboard shortcut (not apps). So Window 1 of Excel with F1 for example. OR Is there a ...
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How can I create user defined actions triggered by hotkeys on Mac Os?

I would like to know how can I create actions triggered by hotkeys in a way similar to what can be done with autohotkey on Windows but on Mac. I've read that applications like Karabiner or Keymando ...
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How to create custom shortcut for Forward delete on Mac? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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Disable mouse interactions in Command-Tab UI on Mac?

Pressing Command + Tab in OSX brings up the "alt-tab" or window switcher UI. After pressing Command + Tab, if you continue to hold Command key the window stays on the screen. You can also move your ...
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How to make a shortcut key to screencapture a window and autosave the image?

it is 2014 and a simple task like: react to a shortcut-key screenshot the currently active window autosave the screenshot to a default location seems to be way too fancy to get it for free on Mac ...
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Remapping Caps Lock and Ctrl in Windows 8.1 on MacBook Pro doesn't work completely

I know there's lots online about swapping Caps Lock and Ctrl, including for Macs running Windows. However, I'm having a problem where, if I do that using AutoHotkey (running a native BootCamp ...
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50 views

Close window with CMD+W with Firefox on OS X

According to this page, Firefox's default shortcuts for Mac include Command + W to close a window, and Command + Shift + W to close a window. This behavior is infuriatingly nonstandard, and defies ...
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Is there a shortcut to navigate to next application on the same desktop on mac os?

I have set up 4 desktops on my mac, and on each desktop I have several applications opening. So when I'm on one desktop, and I just want to cycle through all the applications opening at current ...
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Can one show or hide the Mac OS X on-screen keyboard via either keystroke or API?

I would like to show and hide the Mac OS X on-screen software keyboard (fig. 1) with a keystroke, but no actions to do so are available when customizing the keyboard shortcuts via System Preferences. ...
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27 views

How to press cmd-\ on german keyboard layout

I'm using a german keyboard layout and wan't to use the cmd-\shortcut but I'm not sure how to press \ as it is written by pressing shift + alt + 7. The same question goes for alt-cmd-[. Thanks
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30 views

Letting keyboard shortcuts to take effect regardless of focused applications

Keyboard shortcuts like Command + Tab take effect regardless of currently focused applications, but shortcut keys like "Move focus to active or next window" (^F4 by default) are stolen by applications ...
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1answer
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Service doesn't work by shortcut for single selected folder in Mac OS X

I've created a service using Automator in Mac OS X 10.9 (and earlier in 10.8) to copy full path names of selected files and folders in Finder. Also I've assigned shortcut for this service in system ...
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Mac keyboard - lopsided power button symbol [duplicate]

There is this lopsided power button symbol in the AppCode (XCode replacement) keymap. Any long time Mac users know which button it refers to?
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How to make a shortcut that starts a new terminal window on mac os x 10.9.1 mavericks

I'd like to have a keyboard shortcut to open a new terminal from wherever I am. A default shell in my default home directory would be great. I've been trying for a while to make this happen, but no ...
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How can I combine the input of two Keyboards?

I use a Stinkyboard Footboard to enter shortcuts with my feet on my mac. This works fine, the Footboard is recognized as another USB keyboard and the shortcuts are working. One thing that is not ...
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How do I move FireFox tabs using keyboard on MacOSX?

On linux I can move FF tabs using Ctrl-PgUp and Ctrl-PgDn. What do I do on Mac OS X (Darwin)? Note that I do not even have PgUp and PgDn keys here. I can switch between tabs using Cmd-Alt-RightArrow ...
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Mac Terminal keyboard shortcuts for Page Up/Page Down

I had a mac-newbie friend ask me about scrolling to the top and bottom of the window in Terminal. Also, paging up and paging down. I gave him a satisfactory answer (basically hold down the fn key ...
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907 views

Eclipse on Mac OSX - how to assign same shortcuts as on Windows?

How can I make Eclipse on Mac OS X to use the same text editing shortcuts as on Windows? Home: move to begin of line End: move to end of line Cmd+Left: move one word to the left Cmd+Right: move one ...
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Context Menu (Right Click) keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X

Is it really possible to invoke a context menu using a keyboard shortcut instead of clicking the right/alt mouse button in OS X? In particular, I would like a menu-key-like feature in OS X. I am ...
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Mac Keybinding in Sublime Text 2

I am trying to set up a custom key binding in Sublime Text 2 (on Mac) so that I could use my keyboard "Home" and "End" keyboard keys to go to the beginning / end of line(s) as I am used to using those ...
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OSX Hungarian Lang, no hashmark(#) no star(*) characters

I cannont descibe this any better then show you this video I recorded. Showing keyboad viewer. Youtube video I am looking for a way to put hashmark and star to some alternate place without changing ...
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543 views

Hotkey for switching between tabs / window panes on a Mac

For example, in the Keyboard preferences window in System Preferences -> Keyboard, there's two tabs (or at least the equivalent for Windows) called Keyboard and Keyboard Shortcuts. Is there a hotkey ...
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Is there a way to type <enter> instead of <return> on a Mac keyboard?

Even though Macs have only one keyboard key for it, there is a difference between (carriage) return and enter. I need to type an enter (not return) into a field (it's a macro utility, and there's no ...
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How to type braces on Danish Mac keyboard when RDP'ing into Windows ?

Context: I am on a Mac (Macbook Pro) running OS X Lion with a Danish keyboard layout. I sometimes have to RDP (using the Microsoft RDP client for Mac) into a Windows machine, that also has Danish ...
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Trying to go mouse-free [duplicate]

I am trying to be more productive by using just the keyboard, so I want to go cold turkey and remove my mouse completely. What keys can I use to simulate a right click without a mouse or a trackpad?
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Cursor hotkeys for Mac

On Windows, I'm pretty quick with the cursor hotkeys. Like: Ctrl + Arrow Ctrl + Shift + Arrow Ctrl + Home / End Ctrl + Shift + Home / End to move around the input area without using a mouse. ...
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Switching applications on a single desktop on mac

Cmd + tab only allows us to switch between all the applications. Once I have moved the less used applications on a different desktop on my mac I dont want to see them in the application switcher as it ...
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Are there shortcut keys in Mac to navigate to a button?

Usually the dialog has 3 buttons - Cancel, No and Okay. In Windows, I can do Alt+O to select Okay. How to do this in Mac?
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F6 toggles brightness level in xcode instead of stepping

I'm using xcode on a macbook. I want to debug my code. When I press F6 to step over, it increases brightness in combinaison with F5 which decreases it. I have to press FN+F6 to properly step. How can ...
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What is the ` key on a Mac keyboard?

I was a bit annoyed that Cmd-Tab, in Mac OS, cycled between applications, not windows, on Macs, and I was looking for a way to do this with windows instead. For example, if I have 2 Finder windows and ...
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How can I get a Euro (€) sign with a MacBook Pro US keyboard in Windows 7?

I have a MacBook Pro running regularly on Windows 7 with direct boot into Windows. I have a US keyboard but need to use the Euro sign all the time. I haven't managed to find a shortcut that works. ...
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Assign Mute System Volume to F10 on Mac Mountain Lion without 3rd party apps

I'm customizing my keyboard shortcuts using System Preferences. I cannot find a way to assign Mute to F10, Volume Down to F11, & Volume Up to F12. They work when I use fn+F10 etc. but I don't want ...
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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 ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut for dropdown that appears when you paste text?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to activate the dropdown that appears when you paste text in Word 2011 for Mac? (Equivalent to Alt+Shift+F10 in Word 2007 on Windows, or Ctrl in Word 2010 on Windows.)
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How to get Mac's Cmd key working on a Linux

I want to be able to, like on Mac, get my Linux to be able to send an additional key event on top of Ctrl, that is, the Cmd key event. And then easily map keybindings on Linux to listen for that Cmd ...
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Are multiple keyboard shortcuts allowed to switch between spaces?

I have an early 2001 Macbook Pro, and like the early 2008 version I had before that I got used to using Option+Arrow Keys to switch between spaces (when I wanted to quickly move to an adjoining space, ...
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1answer
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Alt-Gr on PC keyboard is mapped to Command; can I map it to Alt?

I have just installed a PC keyboard on my Mac Mini, everything is looking good, I swapped the keys Alt and Windows so that it's more natural for a Mac keyboard but I just can't get used to Alt Gr. I ...
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How can I disable the colors dialog for Texmate?

I often edit a webpage in HTML and then switch to Chrome to preview it. In chrome to activate the web inspector you can use Command+Shift+C but if you're in Textmate that will pull up the colors ...
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1answer
2k views

How to change FireFox switch tab shortcut on OS X?

How can I change the keyboard shortcut to switch between next and previous tabs on Firefox on OS X?
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How can I select first/last message in Mail.app in Mountain Lion?

The closest I got was to use an Applescript service that was given as a tip for Lion (see: What is the Keyboard Shortcut for Moving to the First/Last Message in Mail.app in Mac OS X Lion?): on run ...
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Assign a single Option key to launch Mission Control

I want to assign an Option key to launch Mission Control. Is there a way to do it? When I choose System Preferences > Keyboard > Keyboard Shortcuts > Mission Control > double click at Mission Control ...
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563 views

Command + Shift + N has stopped working in all apps. How do I fix it?

The keyboard shortcut cmd / ⌘ + shift + N no longer works on my MacBook Pro (mid-2009 15", FWIW). I've tested this in several apps, such as Sublime Text and TextWrangler, most of which use this key ...
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1answer
2k views

How to pan in Blender?

By using keyboard shortcuts, how do you pan an object in Blender on a Mac?
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420 views

Making a tab key on the right side of a full sized mac keyboard

I use mac OSX with a full sized keyboard (F1-F19, number pad arrow keys and FN, Home, End, Page UP/Down delete mini pad above the arrow keys). My mouse is on the left side of the keyboard. This ...