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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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How to grab Cmd-Tab on Macintosh instead of sending to Screen Sharing?

I am using the Screen Sharing application on a Macintosh running OS X Lion. I use Command-Tab to rotate between applications similarly to Alt-Tab on a Windows machine. However, when the Screen ...
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Remap CapsLock(tap) to ESC and CapsLock(hold) to CTRL in OS X Lion

For vim purposes, I'd like to remap CapsLock to CTRL when used in combination with other keys and ESC when used in isolation. None of the existing solutions give both functionality - only one or the ...
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move through spaces and take window with you without using a mouse? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What keyboard shortcuts move, resize, and maximize windows under Mac OS X? Move windows between Spaces in Mac OS X using only the keyboard I have just set up being ...
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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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Mac OS X keyboard shortcuts to bring applications to the front [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Starting application with custom keyboard shortcut How can I set keyboard shortcuts on a mac to bring apps to the front without installing launchers? Cmd1: Chrome ...
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How to add a menu item keyboard shortcut where there is a duplicate menu item in the same sub menu

I have seen the previous posts on this type of subject and nothing worked so far In mail.app on osx lion 10.7 in the menu: Format > Alignment > Writing Direction > Paragraph > Right to Left and : ...
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How to move to next Macintosh field from a popup?

I'm used to on Windows of using the keyboard to choose a popup combo box menu item in a window and then once it is selected, using the tab key to move to the next field for entry. I'm finding this ...
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Shortcut for moving an email to another folder in Mail.app

How could I setup a keyboard shortcut for Mail.app in OSX Lion so an email in the inbox, which is still unread, when I use this shortcut is moved automatically to some other previously defined folder? ...
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937 views

Global keyboard shortcut for adding an event/reminder to iCal

What is the best way in OS X Lion to have a global keyboard shortcut for adding an event/reminder to iCal?
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1answer
290 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 ...
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Global keyboard shortcut to eject external hard drive on Mac OSX Lion?

Is there a global keyboard shortcut to eject an external hard drive? If not, can I install one?
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1answer
354 views

Moving between buttons using Tab on Mac OS X

So on Windows, when you have a popup you can navigate through the options using Tab, but on my Mac it doesn't work. I have a screenshot for you to see what I mean.
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1answer
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Command-Right_Arrow and Command-Left_Arrow stopped working in Textmate on OS X Lion 10.7.2

As the title says, I have no clue what has happened, but it's annoying without it. Anyone had this issue and/or know how to fix it?
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1answer
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Emacs-like Meta (Option/Alt) key functionality in OS X Lion?

I'd like to have word-forward/backward functionality with M-f and M-b plus all the other convenient shortcuts. Is this possible?
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Mac OS X (Lion) Chrome: keyboard shortcut for “Go to http://…”

As an extension of previous question, how would one add a keyboard shortcut for right-clicking a URL and selecting "Go to http:// ..." in Chrome? Could it be done using the same shortcut as in the ...
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Mac OS X (Lion) Chrome: shortcut for “Search With Google”

Under Keyboard Shortcuts : Application Shortcuts I've already tried with either "Search With Google" or "Google Search..." as the Menu Item (both of these for Application set as Google Chrome, of ...
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Create a global shortcut for “New Message” for Mail in OS X Lion

How could I create a key shortcut in OS X Lion so when I am using Safari, I type these keys and inmediately a "New Message" window from Mail.app shows up?
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How to open a new window from dock if it's already running in OSX

I'm new to OSX and the thing I miss from Windows 7 is the ability to open a new window if you hold the Shift key and press on the Applications icon within the task bar. Similarly, OSX does have a ...
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1answer
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Prevent Home / End keys to behave as Back / Forward in browsers on Mac OSX Lion

This drives me crazy. The worst is when I type in a text box on a web page, and since I'm used to a PC keyboard, hit Home when editing and the browser goes back and everything is lost. This happens ...
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Apple Mail: Flag message from keyboard

One of the flags in Apple Mail can be applied to a message using Command-Shift-L. Is there a way to apply any other flag? I renamed one of the colors to TODO, and I set up a keyboard shortcut for ...
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1answer
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What is the Keyboard Shortcut for Moving to the First/Last Message in Mail.app in Mac OS X Lion?

In Snow Leopard holding option-up arrow (for > 1s) will select the first message and option-down arrow will select the last message in Mail.app (see: What Is the Keyboard Shortcut for Moving to Last ...
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Something is hijacking my F8 key in Mac OS X Lion

I have iMac 21.5", and it came with Snow Leopard installed by default. That's fine, but I was eligible for free Lion update, which I did. Now I can't get my F8 key to work as a ... well, F8 key. It's ...
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Custom “Go” Shortcuts in Lion

Under the Go menu, Finder lists keyboard shortcuts for common folders - home (shift + cmd + h), applications (shift + cmd + a), downloads, etc. I'm looking for a way to define custom keyboard ...
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Pausing a song in iTunes using the space bar no longer works after upgrade to Lion

I used to be able to switch to iTunes using cmd-tab and press the space bar to pause a song as it was playing. This allowed me to to stop the song quickly when I was interrupted by a phone call. ...
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How do I disable the Command-Control-D word definition keyboard shortcut in OS X Lion?

Mac OS X Lion introduced a new feature where in many applications you can press Command-Control-D to produce a popup with the definition for the word under the mouse cursor. A side effect of this is ...
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How do I “Move to Trash” in Preview in OS X Lion?

In earlier versions of OS X, in Preview one could delete the currently open file by pressing ⌘⌫. In Lion, the keyboard shortcut (as well as the actual menu item) no longer works. Is there any way ...
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Mac OS X (Lion) Safari: shortcut to focus on search input

Whenever I need to search in Safari, I have to focus on the search bar with the mouse and then type, which I find inconvenient. What is the shortcut for Mac OS X (Lion) Safari to focus on the search ...
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Ctrl + A doesn't work in Bash Terminal on OS X Lion

In bash windows using the Terminal.app on OS X Lion, I can no longer use ctrl + A as a shortcut for going to the start of the command line. Other ctrl characters like ctrl + E don't work any longer ...
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Don't exit full screen when pressing escape in apps like Safari on Lion

In OS X Lion, pressing the ESC key exits full screen mode. Unfortunately, and especially when using Safari, ESC is used for other functions, such as in Javascript keystroke event handling. I don't ...
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0answers
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How do I see what OSX app is capturing my keyboard combo?

It seems since the Lion upgrade CMD-left/right arrow is being captured by something.. This is a keyboard shortcut in my IDE and I miss it dearly.. How do I figure out what is capturing that keyboard ...
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How to adjust the sound volume in small increments in Mac OS 10.7 (Lion)? [closed]

I use a Macbook that has dedicated sound volume buttons (F11 and F12). In Mac OS 10.6 I was able to adjust the sound volume in smaller increments (1/4th of a square) by pressing Shift + Option + ...
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1answer
544 views

Setting a key shortcut for Launchpad in Lion

Is it possible to set a key shortcut to open Launchpad in Lion? I haven't been able to find anything.
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1answer
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Switching spaces in Lion: Ctrl+# (number key) not working

In Snow Leopard, I was able to switch between spaces using Ctrl+# where # is a number key. However, after a fresh install of Lion it seems I have lost this feature. I can still switch using Ctrl+→/←. ...
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How to make Mission Control keyboard friendly?

In Snow Leopard, when you Expose, you can navigate to each window by using the keyboard arrow keys. With Lion, this is not possible anymore. Does anyone know how to make the arrow keys work in Mission ...