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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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27 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
31 views

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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246 views

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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33 views

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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40 views

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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1answer
195 views

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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1answer
280 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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1answer
387 views

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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221 views

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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1answer
79 views

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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Can I navigate to a running app with a shortcut key? [duplicate]

I use cmd + tab to navigate to a running app. In Chrome browser or other apps, I can use cmd + number keys to navigate to a tab based on its index. Can I do something similar to go to a running app ...
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322 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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118 views

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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2answers
665 views

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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1answer
195 views

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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1answer
187 views

mechanical keyboard support for mac os x [closed]

I would like to buy razer blackwidow or corsair vengeance k90 keyboard for mac, because of the macro keys. Has anyone tried using them on Mac OSX? Does any of the aforementioned keyboards work?
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49 views

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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1answer
330 views

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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676 views

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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1answer
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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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1answer
771 views

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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1answer
37 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 ...
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1answer
115 views

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
2k views

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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1answer
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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
1k 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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114 views

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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1answer
102 views

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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1answer
414 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
1k 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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2answers
331 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 ...
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2answers
460 views

How to disable the top menu blinking when a keyboard shortcut is used in Mac OS X

I'm using Mac OS X Lion. When I press a keyboard shortcut, the corresponding item in the top menu gets blue background for a brief moment and then returns back to it's default gray background. It ...
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Services keyboard shortcuts don't work for some mac apps

I am using this answer Starting application with custom keyboard shortcut and it works great on most mac apps. However some apps, like Git Tower and HipChat client, don't have the "Services" menu ...
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1answer
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Skype versions higher then 5.x blocking TextMate Scroll - Line up binding

I've a very unpleasant issue. Skype is actually blocking a key binding to be triggered from within TextMate. Let me explain this a bit further. I noticed that CTRL+ALT+CMD UP didn't trigger Scroll - ...
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1answer
327 views

Mimicing Mac-style command/alt/control keys in Linux

I absolutely love that Mac separates the command key from the control key, allowing OS shortcuts and text shortcuts to co-exist. It's incredibly useful, especially because it allows emacs shortcuts ...
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1answer
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keyboard shortcut to switch amongst windows on current desktop

cmd-` switches amongst windows of the same program. How do I switch amongst windows just on the current desktop? I find it hard to use desktops without this feature.
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Is there a Finder shortcut in Mac like the “Windows-e” shortcut to bring up Windows Explorer?

In Windows, no matter what application you're in, Windowse will bring up a Windows Explorer window. Is there a similar shortcut in Mac? Currently I have to Commandtab until Finder is selected, then ...
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2answers
557 views

Alt and Windows key swap for MacBook

I want to be able to swap my cmd, or what would be my Windows' key with my alt key, using AutoHotKey, thus making it more like a real Windows machine. I am running Windows 7 64-bit.
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2answers
347 views

How can I set a shortcut key for selecting the PHP language in TextMate?

In the bottom of my TextMate window I have a list of languages I can select by using the mouse or hotkeys. For some reason PHP does not have a hotkey associated with it, and I can't figure out where ...
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1answer
334 views

Can I map my Mac keyboard shortcuts to match windows?

Is their a way that I can GLOBALLY map my keyboard shortcuts on my Macbook pro to match windows shortcuts? (Cut, Copy, Paste, Beginning of Line, End of Line, etc...) I go through spells where I am ...
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1answer
70 views

Is there a way keyboard stroke that can go to the parent folder of the root folder in the finder?

Based on the screenshot below, my root is in my /Work directory, and I would like to go to it's parent which is my /Desktop. Is there a keystroke or shortcut that can get me there?
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Shortcut for redo in vim

In vim, u = undo r = replace Is there one key shortcut for redo ? ctrl + r is a two key stroke (in my thinking), and I often hit the wrong combination (I just recently switch to Mac) Or is it ...
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1answer
316 views

In Mac can I remap Control-Delete or Control-W to act as Option-Delete?

Option-Delete will remove the word to the left of the cursor. Is it possible to remap this behavior to Control-Delete or Control-W? For extra credit... is it feasible to remap CTRL-Left/Right Arrow ...
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1answer
90 views

Mac cycle backwards through input fields?

I've tried searching for this on Google and here but can't seem to find it. I'm looking for a shortcut similar to Tab where it goes to the next input field in a form (in Chrome on the web). Is there a ...