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OSX shortcut for switching input language working erratically

I'm using the keyboard shortcut option+shift+command+L to select the next source in the input menu. When I'm doing language work I frequently have to switch between Arabic and English keyboard ...
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XCode left shift not working when in combination (for example cmd+shift+o)

My Mac decided to make my life harder and challenge me to use only right side shift key please help me bring back my beloved cmd+shift+o command.... Ok enough winning and some problem description on ...
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How to create custom shortcut for Forward delete on Mac?

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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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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What does ctrl-opt-v do in OS X?

If you edit text on a Mac and press ctrl-opt-v, nothing appears to happen. But if you now use the arrow keys to move the cursor, you will notice that it will "stand still" at the point where you ...
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Move Mac Terminal tab to right/left

Is there a way to set a keyboard shortcut to move a tab in OSX Terminal app to the left or right (note that I'm not asking for a shortcut to move to the tab to the right or left but to move the tab ...
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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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How to change keyboard shortcut for menu with a dynamic name, such as “Move x Items Here”?

In Finder, the menu item to move files has a dynamic text. If one item has been copied, it says "Move Item Here", but for multiple files it says something like "Move <x> Items Here". In the ...
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xcode shortcut for autocompletion of filename / filepath

Is there a function in xcode for filename / filepath autocompletion? I am looking for something like the c-x c-f shortcut in vim. Like this:
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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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139 views

fn modifier ignored for F-key keyboard shortcuts in Mavericks

I've tested this on two machines running Mavericks (10.9.4), with and without an external keyboard, and in all cases the behavior is as described below. Under System Preferences > Keyboard > ...
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How to cycle in Finder autocomplete suggestions?

For example I want to go to ~/Library/Application Support. By pressing command+shift+g in Finder and type ~/Library/App, Finder will autocomplete it with ~/Library/Application Scripts. I need to ...
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Is it possible to work with apple usb keyboard in linux exactly as in mac os x

I have mac os x at home and linux workstation at work. And I want to have minimum differences in keyboard usage. I use archlinux with KDE By this I mean: Command instead of control everywhere, ...
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Create keyboard shortcut for context menu item

Evernote Mac has a feature called "Copy Classic Note Link" that I constantly use, it only appears in context menu when you right click a note like this: Although it has a shortcut Option-C, but ...
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Shortcut to convert multiple lines to comma seperated values in Sublime

I am using sublime 3 in Mac OS. I want to convert 1 2 3 to 1,2,3 using keyboard shortcuts. or any plugin which can convert vice versa with keyboard shortcut. I don't want to press 10 keys to make ...
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Possible to bind “Switch to Fullscreen Space” to key combo?

I have several "permanent" Spaces in use and bound to CTRL + 1, 2, 3 I'm running iTerm2 in full screen mode and would like to find a way jump straight to the iTerm "Space" with a key combo (e.g. ...
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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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Reconfigure MacBook keyboard [duplicate]

I'm used to programming on PCs. On the MacBookPro, I find it difficult to find some useful keys like \ and { and |. So I bought an external Keyboard, and I would like to know if it's possible to ...
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What can an effective workflow for changing input methods be on Mac OS X?

I switch between three languages input methods frequently, sometimes in the same typing session. The default shortcut on a Macintosh seems to be to set keyboard shortcuts for previous/next language (I ...
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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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How can I select 2+ lines using the keyboard?

When holding option + shift + left/right, I can select whole words as opposed to one letter. However, I cannot find a similar command for vertical lines: option + shift + up/down only selects one line ...
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For Mac OS sometimes the “command” + “backtick” doesn't cycle through all of the windows of an application

I find that sometimes when I am trying to cycle through open windows of an application with "command" + "backtick" it will only move through a few of them and then go back to the first. The other ...
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Microsoft Word: {command|option} + delete behaviour on Mac

The behaviour of the sequences command+delete and option+delete are annoyingly inconsistent using Word 2011 for Mac. If the character after the cursor is a space, then the key combinations above ...
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Remapping the iconize button on Mac windows

Is there a way to change the behavior of the yellow iconize button so that it hides the window (as CMD-h does) instead of iconizing it? Using the yellow minimize button in Mac applications causes the ...
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Command+Space shortcut keeps getting hijacked

On OSX (10.9), I keep having to change the Command+Space shortcut so that it is not in use. I need it because I want Command+space to be content assist in Eclipse. First, Command+space was being ...
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Shift+9 not working

I just got a Microsoft Natural 4000 keyboard to use with my mac. Using KeyReMap4MacBook, i was able to get the command/option/control keys mapped correctly. There seems to be 1 key that isn't ...
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In Sublime Text, how can I specify the fold level, with keyboard shortcuts, without having to unfold all first?

I'm trying to work out how to get code folding working how I want in Sublime Text 2. I can ⌘+K, ⌘+J to unfold all. Then I can do ⌘+K, ⌘+1 to fold all. At this point, I want to be able to go straight ...
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How to move the cursor with keyboard at login screen?

At a fresh login screen there is no cursor and hitting tab, the arrows, or mashing the keyboard doesn't make one appear. Is there a way to bring the cursor to the Name field without using the mouse?
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execute Shortcut on terminal mac os x

I have an application on another mac as mine, the software is still open, there are keyboard shortcuts that allow to perform tasks, I would like to execute shortcuts via the terminal from my mac.
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How to move one paragraph down in TextWrangler?

In almost every Mac application, when you hit Alt+↓on the keyboard, it takes you one paragraph below. Likewise with Alt+↑. In TextWrangler, however, Alt+↓ takes you to the end of the screen. So, how ...
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Keyboard shortcut to close Chrome Developer Tools on Mac?

Is it possible to create a keyboard shortcut to close Developer Tools on on Google Chrome on a Mac?
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TextMate does not allow accessing menu bar using the keyboard

TextMate does not allow access to menu items by the keyboard. As soon as the menu bar is activated, TextMate editor reclaims the focus. So no opportunity to select the menus. I have tried various key ...
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Create keyboard shortcut in iTerm that performs an action in different pane

I have an iTerm setup where I often have vim running in one split pane, and guard running in a different split pane. So the keyboard focus stays almost exclusively in the pane running vim. Once in a ...
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Mac OS X open context under focus not cursor

I am really used to the Shift+F10 shortcut from Windows. For example I got folder selected by arrow keys in Explorer, then I press Shift+F10 and can do some stuff without touching the mouse. Under ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Deselect Omnibox in Chrome ?

OS X user here. I'm currently learning both Vim and Vimium, it's been really fun. A major annoyance with Chrome is that I can press Cmd+L to highlight the address bar, but I can't unselect it without ...
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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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How can I change text navigation and deletion key combinations in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac?

As Wikipedia lists and my experience tells me, most applications on Mac OSX use ⌥+⌫ (Option+Delete left) to delete a word to the left and fewer, but still many, use ⌘+⌫ (Command+Delete left) to delete ...
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how to know format of command for sublime text 3 keyboard bindings

I looked at the key binding doc for sublime text 3, and I change some of the existing key bindings.. however, I would like to create a keybinding for the command project-> new workspace for ...
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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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Disable Log out short key mac

Basically I'm playing a game (World of Warcraft) where a need lots of hotkeys available. WoW disabled basic OS commands, which allows to use command key as a modifier, but I can't use Cmd+Shift+Q. ...
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How do I fix Parallels on OS X disabling [CTRL][ARROW KEY] combinations in a Windows VM?

OS X has key commands set to CTRLUp, CTRLDown, CTRLLeft, and CTRLRight. Parallels can't seem to take control of these key commands when in a Windows application either in the desktop mode or in ...
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How to implement working, custom key bindings in Xcode 5?

In my IDETextKeyBindingSet.plist located in Applications/Xcode/Contents/Frameworks/IDEKit.framework/Resources/, I have added three custom actions, as follows: <key>Customized</key> ...
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Keyboard Map Software OSX Mountain Lion

I'm just wondering if there's any software that I could use to remap my Microsoft Sidewinder X4 keyboard to allow me to use the macro buttons for various macros or even just keyboard shortcuts? I ...
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Is there a way to reassign Cmd+Shift+W shortcut in Spotify?

I used to push Cmd+W to hide program window, but in Spotify Cmd+Shift+W will log you out, which is extremely annoying if I mistakenly press Shift. I tried to re-assign this button through Keyboard -> ...
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(OS X) How do I bind “enter” to a combination of keys at the left side of my keyboard? [duplicate]

I would like to bind "enter" to a combination of keys at the left side of my keyboard. How do I go about doing this? (I would like the combination of keys to be Ctrl+Shift+Q, or maybe there is a ...
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clear console keyboard shortcut for rubymine 6

I used to be able to map a key for this back in rubymine 4.5+.. but if i go to preferences -> keymap I can't find an action that identifies it.. although it has an icon and it appears in the ...
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How to map right Alt to Context-Menu key

I'm running Windows 8.1 through Parallels Desktop 8 on a MacBook Pro with Mavericks. Windows keyboards have a key that simulates a mouse right click at the place where the caret for typing is. Since ...