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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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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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Change Pseudo-Function Keys to Show/Hide Application

On my macbook air, the F5 key is un-assigned. So in Sparrow I set that key to hide/show Sparrow. Basically I have a dedicated F key to look at my inbox then hide it again to go back to my work. My ...
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Mac OS X change of modifier keys depending on current application

I would like to swap the control key with the command key, but only while in a given application. I saw this but it works globally. This seems also to work on a global level, although I am not as ...
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OS X Ignores DefaultKeyBinding Option+U

I'm building a DefaultKeyBinding.dict with some useful functions. One of the functions I'd like is uppercaseWord:, but when I try to bind this to Option+U, OS X ignores this binding. It also ignores ...
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Is it possible to remove a built-in shortcut from an application in Mac OS X?

Long story short, I want to use Cmd-Shift-S for "Save As" in TexMaker, my favorite OS X LaTeX editor. But Cmd-Shift-S, the standard "Save as" shortcut, is already taken by some worthless formatting ...
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Clear Google Chrome Browsing Data keyboard shortcut without confirmation prompt

On Mac OS X 10.6, Cmd-Shift-Delete....wonderful. Except I have to wait for a new tab to open and click to confirm. Is there a keyboard shortcut to clear it with last used settings, no confirmation ...
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On A Mac Keyboard with Dashboard disabled, how do I make it so I can use any F4 (without holding down fn) as a keyboard shortcut?

To be more specific I'm running Snow Leopard (10.6.7) on a late 2009 MBP. I never really used Dashboard and disabled it using the terminal and now I have the F4 key not doing anything. That would be ...
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Starting application with custom keyboard shortcut

Mac OS 10.6 has a "Keyboard Shortcuts" preference pane in System Preferences. It lets you add new entries, but they don't seem to work. Is this the correct way to add hotkeys? For instance I would ...
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Remap OSX Media Keys?

I've used this python script to disable iTunes from launching when one of the media keys has been pressed. However, when I want to use it with Spark it doesn't respond to the media keys as input for a ...
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Can you toggle function keys on / off with a keyboard shortcut on OSX?

I know you can toggle this option on and off in the System Preferences screen for 'keyboard' but I'd like to know if I can do it via a shortcut as I do it all the time.
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Custom Keyboard Shortcut to switch tabs in Photoshop on Mac

In Photoshop on Mac OS X I would like to program Command-Shift-[ and Command-Shift-] to switch between tabs (the different open files). I don't mind losing their functionality as Send-to-Front / ...
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1answer
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snow leopard: how to change left-to-right and right-to-left input?

When i Open a text edit and i want to write some text. is there some kind of a keyboard shortcut to start writing from the right side of the page instead of the left ? thanks!
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How do I control the system volume on OS X with a keyboard without media controls?

I'm using a PC keyboard on Mac OS. I can use the menubar to control the volume, but are there any keyboard shortcuts I can use to change the system volume? Or perhaps a simple script or solution I ...
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Mac OSX 10.6 Copy/paste only on right windows key

I am using a Mac with external Windows keyboard which has two Windows keys, on the left and on the right. Something went weird after last OS update. Now, I can only use right Windows key to do ...
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How to move multiple files in OSX

In OSX, when I click on a file while holding down the command button, I can move it to another drive. The problem is trying to do this with multiple files. If I press command-A to select all the ...
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How to make Win7 guest in Parallels 5 use Mac media keyboard shortcuts

I am using a Mac Pro as my host machine with Windows 7 64-bit running as a guest in Parallels 5. My issue is that I do not like iTunes and prefer running foobar2000 in Windows, however by doing this I ...
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1answer
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Keyboard shortcuts on MS Office 2008 using Snow Leopard

I want to set up a keyboard shortcut that will enable me to set the font type when using MS Office on Mac OS X. I have gone to System Preferences -> Keyboard Shortcuts and then Chosen Application ...
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How to change windows key bindings to look like mac osX?

Im very used to mac, I use it at work, and when I get home I aways get lost with the keys shortcuts on windows... is there some way to remap those shortcuts in windows 7? To feel like in macos?
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Can I make Terminal.app open different profiles with shortcut like iTerm?

I've been using iTerm for a while, but I switched back to Terminal.app in Snow Leopard due to the Visor plugin. Most of thing works pretty well after I switched to Terminal.app, except in iTerm, I ...
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5answers
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Mac OS X Shortcut Maximize window

Is there really no way that I can maximize or unmaximize a window in Mac OS X with just the keyboard? (Currently using 10.6.3)
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1answer
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How do I disable iTunes working from the shortcut keys?

I want to stop iTunes from responding to the shortcut keys i.e. F7, F8, F9 because I use Spotify. So what happens is when I pause Spotify iTunes starts bouncing around.
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2answers
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Changing default shortcut for Spaces on a Macbook Pro with Snow Leapord?

I'm primarily a Linux user but my main home PC is a Macbook Pro with Snow Leopard. The concept of "Spaces" in a Mac is extremely important to how I utilize my development environments and I use this ...
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5answers
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OS X, Chrome, and Spaces annoyance

I use Google Chrome as my web browser on MacOS X Snow Leopard. I am a keyboard shortcut addict, and I use QuickSilver to create keyboard shortcuts for anything I can. One of the most common things ...
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1answer
660 views

OS X Enclosing folder shortcut?

This may have been asked before, but I'm wondering whether there is a shortcut for navigating to the enclosing folder in OS X (Snow Leopard)? I find navigating Finder particularly frustrating since ...
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How to open folder without using mouse in Mac?

I'm recently switched to Mac from windows, I was quite pain but now adjusted to the Mac commands and shortcuts except one, that is whenever select folder and hit return/enter it executes the rename. ...
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How to disable Expose slow mode animation in Snow Leopard?

This tip describes how to disable the "slow mode" animation for expose, which is normally performed by holding down shift when you invoke expose. However, the fix described in that tip doesn't seem ...
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3answers
646 views

2 keyboard shortcut questions in OS X Snow Leopard

1) How can I delete a file via keyboard shortcut? 2) How can I lock my screen via keyboard shortcut?
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How to assign a keyboard shortcut to a specific New Window template in Terminal.app?

I have a template set up in Snow Leopard's Terminal.app to create a new window or tab with my preferred emulation settings for a particular host that I use. I'd like to assign a keyboard shortcut to ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I modify keyboard shortcuts for Firefox?

I recently started using Firefox as my primary web browser, and I would like to change some of the default keyboard shortcuts, especially the ones used to switch between tabs. Can this be done? I ...
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1answer
2k views

Select text in iTerm using keyboard

Is there a way to select text in iTerm OSX using keyboard?
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1answer
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Right click using keyboard in Mac OS X

How can I do a right-click using the keyboard in Mac OS X Snow Leopard using the Logitech Wave Keyboard? The keyboard has keys as Fn + PrintScreen, but it only works in Windows, not Mac OS X.
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Are Snow Leopard text substitutions scriptable?

I prefer using typographical quotation marks when possible, so I love the Smart Quotes part of Snow Leopard’s text replacement feature. But there are a few cases in which I need to toggle it, and it’s ...
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1answer
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Changing the default shortcut in OS X?

Shift-Command-Tab is for Switch application--cycle backward Can I change it to just Shift-Command? I'm on Snow Leopard.
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3answers
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How can I set custom key bindings and key macros on Mac OS X?

I recently upgraded to Snow Leopard, from Leopard and I was using an awesome app called Spark that let you remap your keys, set scripts/macros and even had repeat functionality. However, this app ...
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Create a keyboard shortcut for fast user switching in Mac OS X

How do you create a keyboard shortcut that activates fast user switching (i.e. brings up the login window) in Mac OS X Snow Leopard? I'm trying to emulate the Windows Start+L keyboard combination, ...
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Cmd-K shortcut for searching in Safari 4

I really love (and am used to) the Ctrl + K shortcut of Firefox for the google search field. How can I add a Cmd + K shortcut in Safari for the Google Search field ? I found this article that ...
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How to remap “Dashboard” key to show the Desktop on OSX [Snow] Leopard?

I use my Desktop far more often than I use my Dashboard. However, my MacBook Pro comes with a dedicated key for Dashboard but it doesn't come with one for Desktop. Using this article, I was able to ...