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Why don't the keyboard shortcuts (e.g. hotkeys like Ctrl-C) work in a SharePoint rich-text field?

I use SharePoint 2010 via Internet Explorer 8 on Windows XP. I have a standard input mask for a task consisting of text fields, rich-text fields et al. In text fields, I can use keyboard shortcuts ...
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emacs C-/ behaves like delete instead of undo

I have installed emacs24-nox on a temporary instance of Ubuntu (on a VmWare Player virtual machine that I am not going to keep for long). I have run emacs to edit an Apache2 configuration file ...
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115 views

How to block a key combination containing two base keys

On Windows, how can I block a key combination like Alt+F2+F8. Note that I have two base keys (F2 and F8) in it. Usually you can only block key combinations with one base key and up to three modifiers ...
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Shortcut for New Folder for windows XP

I would like to create a new folder using just the keyboard in Windows XP. I am looking for the Windows XP equivalent for the Windows 7 key combination CTRL + SHIFT + N. Could someone tell me what ...
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44 views

Neither Alt + Tab nor Alt + PageUp / PageDown works in RDP

In my remote desktop (in full screen mode), Alt+Tab doesn't work. Even the alternative, Alt+PageUp / PageDown doesn't work. Does anyone know what could be the problem and how to resolve it? MY RDP ...
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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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172 views

Send Ctrl+Alt+Del+Del through radmin

I have radmin installed on my server, but I need to login as hidden user. In windows XP there is a login screen shortcut - Ctrl+Alt+Del+Del. This shortcuts brings on a standart login window where both ...
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233 views

How can I get IE10/IE8 to pass “alt-d” through to the webpage?

My primary mode of operation at work involves using an ancient piece of browser-based software that provides keyboard shortcuts through accessKey="D"-style attributes on HTML form inputs. Of the few ...
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69 views

What could make personalized keyboard shortcuts stop working

A colleague has asked me to develop a program which he could launch thanks to a keyboard shortcut, do something quick and then close automatically (for instance: put a string of characters in the ...
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1answer
60 views

Can I add Windows 7+ Windows-key shortcuts to Windows XP?

One of the computers I routinely work on runs XP and I commonly find myself trying to use shortcuts like Win + ↑/→/←, Win + 1...9, and nothing happens. Is there a relatively ...
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85 views

How can I map a key combination to a certain character in WinXP?

I use the United States-International keyboard layout for my computer. I want to map a special character to a key combination (for example, I want to type the interrobang by pressing shift+!+?) Is ...
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How to stop websites from disabling firefox keyboard shortcuts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to forbid keyboard shortcut stealing by websites in Firefox How to stop websites from disabling firefox keyboard shortcuts? i notice my most used sites such as ...
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1answer
139 views

'My Computer' keyboard shortcut without Windows key

Is there a way to launch My Computer from the keyboard when the keyboard does not have a Windows key? Remapping keys etc. or registry tweaks will not be useful in my scenario as I have to do this on ...
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267 views

Keyboard shortcut to open Google from desktop

I'd like to be able to quickly start a Google search from my desktop (Win XP), whether or not I have a browser open. Something along the lines of WinG, then I can simply start typing my search term ...
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187 views

Is “Shift + Insert” common in Outlook?

Today I accidentally hit Shift+Insert in Windows XP Service Pack 3 with Outlook 2003. An email message form popped up with the latest clipboard entry already inserted into the body of the message. Is ...
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2k views

Shortcut key to login at XP Welcome Screen?

Can the login sequence at the XP Welcome Screen be initiated by the keyboard, or does the user have to click on the username icon? Note: the double Ctrl Alt Del trick does not work if a user is ...
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1answer
394 views

How to determine which app is stealing (listening on) keystroke / key combination (Windows)?

CTRL+S and CTRL+A is not working on my computer at work. I presume that some application working in background is listening on that keystroke so accessing 'Save' feature via key combination in all ...
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1answer
172 views

How can I make alt on Windows XP behave like a traditional modifier key?

I'm a Mac guy, and on a Mac, unless you have sticky keys turned on, all of the modifier keys at the bottom left of the keyboard work exactly the same way: you can press them all you want, and they ...
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245 views

Looking for a simple macro/keyboard shortcut software

I'm looking for a simple software which would do this: When I type in something like dbs and hit tab or enter, it will replace dbs with $this->db->set() in the program that I typed it in. It ...
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1answer
575 views

Prevent CTRL + F12 form triggering program to reads texts

When my caret is inside text and I press CTRL+F12, Windows reads that text. How can I disable this functionality?
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1answer
141 views

How to make Windows Explorer release focus on a file without the mouse?

I always try to use my computer without touching the mouse and keep both hands on the keyboard at all time. It really boosts my productivity because I do not need to move my hand over to the mouse for ...
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706 views

Alternate of Alt+F6 for Win7?

Alt+F6 used to cycle between opened windows of same application in Windows XP but this does not seem to work in Win7. Is there any alternate shortcut for the same? I tried finding it on google but ...
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1answer
181 views

Defining a new Win+key shortcut [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create a new keyboard shortcut using the Windows key on WinXP Is it possible to define new WinKey+some_key shortcuts? How would one go about it? Also, is it ...
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1answer
182 views

Tab key doesn't complete commands in Run dialog

I like to use the Tab key to complete or skip commands and links in shells and browsers when I am typing, but when I hit the Tab key in the Run dialog, it causes focus to leave the text box, so I'm ...
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1answer
272 views

Alt-Escape has different effect on different Win-XP machines

This is really weird. On my desktop computer, I often use Alt-Escape to send the active window to the background. This is really useful for window management. However, when I try pressing Alt-Escape ...
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774 views

Keyboard shortcut to allow greek characters

What keyboard shortcut allows greek characters to be typed when pressing the letter keys? I was trying to remember a particular shortcut involving the alt button and was trying various key ...
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2answers
400 views

How do I show the user's initials and timestamp using a specific format when the user hits Ctrl-D?

How do I make that when I press Ctrl+D on my computer the User initials and time stamp show up in flowing format: <RL mm/dd/yyy hh:mm:ss>. The time and date should be the current time and date. ...
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1answer
295 views

How to change the view in open/save dialog in Windows XP using keyboard shortcuts?

I am tired of using the mouse to point and click just to change from the default view of small icon to details view in the open/save dialog in Windows XP, can I do it using keyboard shortcuts? ...
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252 views

Is there a way to change the Windows ALT+Print Screen command to produce a smaller file than BitMap - perhaps jpg or png?

Looking for a mechanism - with minimal/no install of 3rd party software so that the ALT + Printscreen keyboard command produces a reasonably sized image when pasted into an email. Currently on ...
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1answer
935 views

How do you change the Ctrl+Enter keyboard shortcut in Outlook 2007?

I am using Outlook 2007 on Windows XP for work, and always hit Ctrl+Shift+D to send messages. That's the shortcut in Mail.app and in MobileMe's Mail web app, and I prefer it to Ctrl+Enter, which is ...
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102 views

Typing a Unicode RLM on Windows XP with a numpad-less keyboard [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Typing strange letters¿ w/o numpad? My desktop keyboard doesn't have a numpad: And I like it that way because it saves space on my desk. However, I want to be ...
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2answers
873 views

How to stop a certain window from minimizing?

I have developped a stock shares excel workbook that automatically updates through out the day by downloading the new rates, etc... I would like to keep it on one of my secondary monitors in full ...
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Disable Ctrl+Z shortcut or clear undo history in Windows Explorer?

Is there any way to disable the CTRL+Z (Undo) shortcut in Windows Explorer? Alternatively, is there a way to have Windows Explorer "forget" its undo history? The reason I ask is that you may have ...
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1answer
447 views

How can I get Chrome's new tab shortcut to open tabs in background?

When I press the new tab shortcut key CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER it opens in the foreground. How can I change it to open background? I'm using Chrome 10.0.648.204 portable.
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2answers
186 views

Switching between taskbar tasks sequentially

In Firefox and some other tabbed interfaces, I can use Ctrl-PgUp/Down to cycle through tabs sequentially, based on their order in the tab list. I associate what is what based almost entirely on its ...
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7answers
54k views

How do I move my current active window from one monitor to another using a keyboard shortcut?

I use a multiple-monitor setup on Windows XP. I would like to be able to move the active window from one monitor to the other with a keyboard shortcut. I know that I can use Alt+Space, M, or drag the ...
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3answers
191 views

CapsLock-i, j, k, l as Cursor Keys?

I want to map the cursor keys to CapsLock-i, j, k, l On WinXP/32, is this possible system-wide (for all applications)? (don't need standard CapsLock functionality)
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Disable all 'Ctrl' key shortcuts in AutoHotkey?

I'm trying to lock down a kiosk PC and need to disable various 'Ctrl + key' keyboard shortcuts. I started by disabling them individually using AutoHotkey... ^F4::return ^w::return ^+w::return ...
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Shortcut Keys for external monitor with XP

Last night my laptop (samsung nc20 running XP) fell off the table and the screen cracked leaving me unable to see anything. I have arranged for a it to be repaired but want to make a back up of ...
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1answer
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Windows key shortcuts don't work

I've inherited a Windows XP pro sp3 machine at work. Everything else is fine, but Windows key shortcuts don't work. Anytime I issue a Windows key combination, the start menu pops open after I ...
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Switch Ctrl and Alt with AutoHotKey without messing up the Alt-Tab switcher?

I want to switch the Ctrl and Alt keys in Windows XP. I created an AutoHotKey script that contains the following: LAlt::LCtrl RAlt::RCtrl LCtrl::LAlt RCtrl::RAlt This works, but the only problem ...
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1answer
406 views

Keyboard freaks out - “freezes” button

I use the Apple Wireless keyboard (without numpad, think that it's called the V3) together with my XP SP3 computer. It works pretty well, besides for this really annoying issue, which I do not know ...
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“New folder” Keyboard shortcut in windows xp sp3?

well in windows 7 you can use this combination to make a new folder : shift+Ctrl+N is there such combination in windows xp sp3 to do this?
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548 views

How to disable CTRL+RSHIFT/CTRL+LSHIFT shortkeys?

I cannot find a solution to disable it. (the shortcut changes the text input reading direction to left->right or right->left. Now i can make it happen only in Notepad, but I've got it working on ...
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5answers
9k views

Is it possible to toggle mute in Windows XP from the keyboard?

Is there some easy and fast way to toggle mute on Windows XP?
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1answer
775 views

Modify Windows Default Keyboard Shortcuts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can i remap a keyboard key? Is there a tool to modify Windows default keyboard shortcuts? For instance, Ctrl + Esc opens the Start menu. I'd like to change it to ...
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1answer
136 views

Keyboard shortcut to move focus to a tab within a dialogue box?

Without boring you with the details as to why I need this... In Windows XP, if you have a settings/options dialogue box open that has several tabs, each containing its own controls, is there a ...
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2answers
527 views

Windows XP shortcut key for expanding folder in “Select Folder” dialog

Many programs have a "select folder" dialog, where the folders are displayed in tree form: What's the keyboard shortcut for expanding a folder in order to choose one of its subfolders? If I press ...
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1answer
432 views

How to change Windows Search shortcut to Ctrl+Ctrl?

Apparently there is a trick to changing the default shortcut for Windows Search. However, I'd like to change it to Ctrl+Ctrl (e.g. pressing Ctrl key twice, like Google Desktop does). Is there a way ...
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WinXP keyboard shortcut to page left/right

Is there such keyboard shortcut can do page left/right? Or any 3rd party tools? The reason ask this is because when coding or debugging, there are too many chances need to read very long message, but ...