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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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1answer
45 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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1answer
20 views

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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53 views

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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1answer
25 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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1answer
29 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
71 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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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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51 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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1answer
42 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
691 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
674 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
1k 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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2answers
309 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
103 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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2answers
455 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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3answers
132 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
818 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
309 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
232 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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1answer
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
442 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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3answers
768 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
2k views

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
896 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
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 ...
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1answer
118 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
22 views

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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117 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
104 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
504 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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2answers
390 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
498 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
129 views

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 - ...
6
votes
1answer
353 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
48 views

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
603 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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votes
2answers
371 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 ...