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How to enable windows accelerator key highlighting per registry script

Is it possible to enable windows accelerator key highlighting with a registry script? And if, how?
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Windows 7 keyboard shortcut to open while closing explorer window

I traverse windows explorer mostly through the keyboard and can open the current file by just pressing return. That leaves the windows explorer window open which leads to clutter. My current ...
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46 views

Different keyboard shortcut for Windows 8 start screen

By default, the Windows key will go to the start screen on Windows 8. But I'm using this program called Pokki that adds a classic Windows-like (pre-Win 8) start menu to Windows 8. And I've enabled the ...
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Windows - Keyboard shortcut for paging right

Is there a way to page your window to the right via a keyboard shortcut? I know you can horizontal scroll with many mice, but I don't want to leave the keyboard. I'm working in notepad++ and ...
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How to restore old behaviour for CTRL+ALT+DEL on Windows 7? [duplicate]

At least on Windows XP that combination opened the Task Manager directly, without any delay. I want to see the Task Manager when I press CTRL+ALT+DEL, and not that useless window which I never use ...
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1answer
18 views

Keyboard shortcut to resize Navigator / Organize panel in Explorer

Is there a keyboard shortcut to resize the Navigator/ Organize panel in Windows Explorer?
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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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Google Desktop's Ctrl,Ctrl feature on windows?

One thing I like about Google Desktop is you can configure it so that when you press Ctrl,Ctrl, it will bring up a dialog that looks like this: The dialog will have focus and I can type in there, ...
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35 views

Map Ctrl-Shift-V to an action in vi

I want to be able to paste from the clipboard on gVim on Windows using Ctrl-Shift-V, just like in Terminator. However, if I put this on my .vimrc imap <C-S-V> "+gP The shortcut works ...
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how to change winkey + (left/right) keyboard-shortcut behavior

When you use the shortcut: winkey+left / winkey + right, the current window is attached to the side of your screen by 50% width. i would like to change this behavior, and attach it by 33.3% width ...
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35 views

Switch from dvorak to qwerty when modifier key is pressed

Since I spend most of my day at a computer, I've become interested in learning to type on Dvorak. However, there's one thing holding me back: shortcuts. Shortcuts are designed to work on QWERTY, and ...
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Use two keyboards; One for macros?

I'm wondering if it is possible to actually use another keyboard as a set of "macro keys"? I have searched a lot online for this, and nowhere can I see that it is possible. Do you know of something ...
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1answer
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Ergonomic PC keyboard/mouse/stand solution for multi-OS MacBookPro with Home/End/PageUp/PageDn/Insert/Delete keys [closed]

I am stuck with MacBookPro as my main working laptop in the foreseeable future, and I run OS/X and also Windows and Linux on it at the same time, frequently switching between them. While this computer ...
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1answer
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Are the shortcut keys in Sublime Text 2 the same on OS X and Windows, if you exchange Cmd with Ctrl?

I am using Sublime Text 2 on OS X, and I really like that editor. Now I need to explain the way Sublime Text 2 works to someone who is using Windows, and of course there's no Cmd key there. I guess ...
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Is there any Keymapper for chosen locale in Windows 7?

In my work I frequently need to switch languages Alt+Shift. But many special symbols like ?, : are on different keyboard keys. I want to re-map keys on alternate locales to English. Allways (ignore ...
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2answers
73 views

Is there any utility/method to change Windows key bindings to type rare chars to currently empty bindings?

I'm currently typing this post with my windows XP machine and (Spanish) keyboard, and I'd like to add some extra symbols to my text. I could open the "char map" windows utility, look for the desired ...
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1answer
26 views

Shortcut to move window to other display on Windows

On Ubuntu, one can create a keyboard shortcut to move windows between displays (when displays are extended). This seems possible on a Mac too. How can one do this on Windows?
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How can I add a hotkey to change screen rotation on Windows if the graphics driver does not supply one?

On some systems, there are Ctrl-Alt-Arrow key combinations to rotate the screen. But, this is dependent on the graphics card driver, for example, NVIDIA drivers supply this hotkey. Is there any way ...
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3answers
389 views

Keyboard shortcut won't work for shortcuts in USER/Links folder - Windows 8.1

I have been using keyboard shortcuts for some folders back in Windows 7. Lately I started using Windows 8, now using Windows 8.1. There seems to be an issue about keyboard shortcuts in ...
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Ctrl, Alt, etc. not working until I press Esc on Windows 8 HP ProBook 6570b

Issues I am facing: Alt-tab works only when I press it twice Ctrl + X works only after I press Esc. Also I noticed while I was playing a game, if I press left key the control goes to the extreme ...
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39 views

List of lnks (shortcuts) with hotkeys

Based on a previous experience of trying to find where the shortcut containing a hotkey that inadvertently hijacked part of my keyboard was: Does anyone know if there's a registry group or config ...
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1answer
357 views

How to disable Windows-S shortcut in Windows 8.1

I had some program responding on Windows -S keystroke in Windows 8. But currently, in Windows 8.1 "Search everywhere" window appears. How to disable this?
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On Windows, how to set a keyboard-shortcut for focusing a process' window?

Scenario: I have open Firefox A and Firefox B and putty A and putty B. I'd like to be able to attach a custom global keyboard shortcut for focusing either of these windows. For example, set ...
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1answer
115 views

Use Right Ctrl + Right Alt combination in AutoHotKey

I am trying to create three key combinations in AutoHotKey. They are A) Right Alt replaced by Right Click B) Right Ctrl replaced by Left Click C) Right Ctrl + Right Alt replaced by Shift ...
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1answer
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Map Win+M to an icon in Windows 8

I would like to have an icon performing the function of the (Win)+M keyboard shortcut. Is this possible? In other words, is it possible to change the "View desktop" icon so that it minimizes all ...
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67 views

What is the Windows equivalent of this Mac Excel shortcut?

I can't remember how I learned how to do this, but I'm 90% sure it's a built-in default shortcut for Mac Excel 2011. Make a selection in your spreadsheet. Hit option-tab to move that selection to the ...
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1answer
41 views

Do excessive keyboard shortcuts in third-party apps slow down Windows?

I use a third party extension to Windows Explorer (in Windows 8.1) called QTTabBar. In this screenshot you can see how by default there is a huge number of custom keyboard shortcuts activated by it, ...
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1answer
20 views

Key Mapping to Switch Keyboard Language?

Is there any way to make a specific key combination switch the keyboard language? I would like to be able to switch from Russian keyboard to English keyboard with a key combination instead of having ...
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1answer
72 views

Disable CTRL + ALT + [LETTER] to produce accented variations

After an unknown config change, CTRL + ALT + [LETTER] has started producing common accented versions of [LETTER]. I'm not a big fan of this arrangement, seeing as I've memorized all my favourite ALT + ...
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Vanishing Windows Desktop Shortcut Keys

The Situation Like you, I have many applications that I like to open. I've set up keyboard shortcuts for the most common, by placing a link on the desktop and setting its Shortcut Key property: ...
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Making always-on-top windows follow the same MRU order as other windows

Note: I'm using Windows 7 with the classical alt-tab style, ie the registry key AltTabSettings set to 1. I want to use MRU (most recently used) ordering of windows in the alt-tab list. However, ...
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Always route a keypress to an application regardless of focus [duplicate]

I have to transcribe some audio (not enough to download dedicated software but enough to put my hacker hat on) and flipping back and forth between vlc and my text editor every time I want to pause is ...
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Can't delete keyboard shortcut set for a .ink file

So, I installed the Chrome App Launcher on my PC (now on Win8.1) a few weeks ago, and, as I use it very often, I wanted to assign a keyboard shortcut for it. So, I right-clicked the icon on my ...
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What other tool is using my hotkey?

I use Greenshot for screenshots, and it's been nagging about some other software tool using the same hotkey. I started receiving this warning message about two days ago. It shows up each time I reboot ...
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447 views

How to reset the hotkeys and shortcuts in windows 8

Something went wrong in my windows 8, the windows button's stopped working and I can't live without Win+D, Win+E, Win+L..etc. Is there any way to reset this shortcuts?
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Shortcut to paste text in command prompt [duplicate]

How can I paste a text in command prompt through shortcuts? Normally if we press ctrl + v, it won't paste text on Windows command prompt. Is there any alternative shortcut or any way I can define a ...
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List of all shorcut keys used by windows explorer?

I'm using Flash and everytime I press CTRL + ALT + S combination, an old software I have installed tries to open. I think that there are a windows shorcut with a keyboard shorcut assigned to CTRL + ...
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How to make the key combination “win” + “.” send the instruction to media_next?

How do I make the key combination Win + . send the instruction to media_next? I have tried writing in several different ways but I always get a script error. My objective is to press the keys Win ...
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1answer
270 views

Disable Ctrl+Q shortcut in Eclipse (prevent closing)

In Eclipse, Ctrl+Q shortcut forces application closure. There are no warning messages AND if going to Windows -> Preferences -> Keys, there is nothing bound to Ctrl+Q and even if I bind something, it ...
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1answer
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Keyboard shortcut to make active window the window at the position of the cursor

In Windows, I want to enter a key command and have whatever window is currently beneath the cursor be made the active window. Is there a piece of software that makes this possible?
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Ctrl-F shortcut of Find option not working in IE8

In one of my PC if press Crtl-F (find) in Internet explorer then it's not working(Find option does not come). But in chrome this option works. Actually IE also has option of Ctrl-F for search option. ...
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Alt Gr + X stops selected window.What is this program and how can i stop it?

Pressing Alt Gr and X (hungarian keyboard, this combination should write a hashtag) acts as a windows wide hook, and start a program(no user interface or anything).The current window under the cursor ...
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Keyboard shorcut to select whole line, starting at end of the line?

I know how to select a line from the beginning to the end, starting from the beginning of the line - shift+end How do I do the same thing, but beginning from end of line ?
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1answer
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AutoHotKey - Tool to suggest keystroke remappings?

I'm new to AutoHotKey, and would like to remap keystrokes globally. I've got some going fine, but don't seem to be able to figure out how to do remappings with the Windows (or Super) key in some ...
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781 views

Disable Windows + Space hotkey in Windows 8

Not a duplication of Disable [Windows]+[Space] hotkey in Windows 8 The question and answers in the link above talked about removing the input methods to stop switching of the methods. I differ ...
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1answer
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Making Ctrl+Alt combinations available after switching the keys with Autohotkey

I want to switch Ctrl and Alt on my Windows installation, and I use Autohotkey to do it via the script: LCtrl::Alt LAlt::Ctrl This works most of time, but when I want to use a combined hotkey such ...
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1answer
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Chrome - Are there any keyboard shortcuts to arrange tabs on windows?

Scenario: I hit CTRL+T to open a new tab, but I don't want it as the right-most tab, I want to slide it a few to the left. Can I do this using just the keyboard or do I have to use the mouse? I ...
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1answer
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Requesting assistance with a keyboard related thing

I have bought this Cherry MY-7000 model keyboard, it is bit older and bought from a second-hand electronics store for a low price. It has the swipe card reader thing, and the thing I would want to do ...
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Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

How do I check all boxes in a Facebook Event Invite Friends Window? I learned to jump from box to box using the Tab key, and to check the boxes using the Space bar. I also learned that CTRL+A selects ...
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Language-independent keyboard shortcut to create a new text file

I need a locale-independent solution to create a new text file with a keyboard shortcut in Windows 7. I've tried AutoHotkey to create shortcut in Windows 7 for text file creation in current window of ...