Keyboard shortcuts are combinations and oft-struck keys that help you work faster, or do more with less typing.

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Use the same shortcut when Ctrl Key is pressed down in AutoHotkey

I have a simple keyborad with no multimedia keys. So I created a simple AutoHotkey script to increase, decrease & mute my system volume. Here' the script ^F10::Send {Volume_Mute} ^F11::Send {...
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Excel keyboard shortcut to copy/fill down for all cells with non-blank adjacent cells?

I'm looking for a keyboard shortcut that will duplicate the functionality available by double-clicking the "handle" in the bottom-right corner of a cell. Is there something that can do this, without ...
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Outlook 2016 has a “Archive” button which moves an email to a specific folder. Is there a keyboard shortcut for that action?

Word lets you customize keyboard shortcuts from inside the Customize Ribbon preference pane. Outlook seems to lack this feature, but I'm admittedly not an Outlook guru. Is there a way that I can ...
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Mouse-less use of Windows 7 — Selection of windows?

So I have been slowly transitioning to using my keyboard for faster use of my computer but have been looking for an alternative to alt+tab and win+tab for selecting windows. I am hoping someone knows ...
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How can I rebind keys for scrolling Google search results in Firefox?

On a Google search results page, I can use the arrow keys (up/down) to move between search results (then Enter will open the one that I chose). Is there any way to change the keys that are used for ...
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Where can one find list of keyboard shortcuts for powershell?

Where can one find the complete list of keyboard shortcuts for the last version of Powershell terminal (windows 10)? I've been googling for an hour and the best I found were: ISE Shortcuts - which ...
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How to navigate text by skipping entire words using the arrow keys on Windows?

In Mac OS X, Bash, and Emacs, I can navigate quickly in long text areas by pressing Alt + <arrow key direction>. Is there a Windows equivalent, perhaps a third party hack?
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ALT+PrtScr doesn't work

When I press PrtScr, a screenshot of the whole screen is placed on the Clipboard. And when I press Win+PrtScr it's placed in the screenshots folder. But when I press Alt+PrtScr - nothing happens. Not ...
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Is there a program like the Windows Mouse Grid that takes keyboard input?

I'm looking for a program that functions similarly to the mouse grid feature of Windows Voice Recognition, but I need it to take keyboard input instead of voice input. Is there a program that does ...
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Excel: keyboard shortcut to move (swap) column left or right?

Is there a way to move a column (or row) to the left using only the keyboard? I known I can use ctrl-space (shift-space) to select a column (row), but how to move it to the left or right, actually ...
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How to create a new file using a shortcut?

I haven't seen any shortcut for creating "A New Text Document" or any file. Is there any? (This question already exists 1:1, but for Windows 7 and the method there does not work for 10. As far as I ...
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Windows Ctrl + V equivalent for Linux terminal [duplicate]

In windows I can paste the clipboard content using the key combination Ctrl + V However if I try to achieve the same in Linux terminal using the same Ctrl + V key combination, I get the output: ^V ...
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Is it faster for a programmer to use the numpad or the number keys across the top of the keyboard? [on hold]

I am often on the computer for 12 - 14 hours a day and have started to develop pain in my hands. I notice that I experience this much more when using my desktop (with a keyboard that has a numpad) as ...
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When renaming a file in Windows, CTRL + Backspace does not delete whole words

The Ctrl+Backspace shortcut for deleting whole words is a feature in most text editors and text inputs. Due to their usefulness, they have become a part of my everyday typing habits. However, in ...
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How to make alt-backspace delete words in Windows?

I am attempting to make the text editing experience in a Windows workstation I use alongside my OS X systems line up with the keybindings that Cocoa offers. To start, how would one change mappings so ...
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Lotus Notes 8.5 and 9: On Workspace, menu not accessible with Alt+[char], but Alt followed by [char] works

I am frequent user of key shortcuts and I noticed, that menu shortcuts (for example Alt+F for File, Alt+V for View) do not work on Workspace page set as Home (I do not use Welcome page from bookmarks....
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How do I use visual studio debugging shortcuts on a Mac?

I want to use 'Step into' debugging in visual studio. I saw question this, 'chrome developer debugging shortcuts on a mac'. I did 'Step over' method but I still can't do 'Step into' method. How do ...
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Sublime Text 3: How to jump to the parent/enclosing function?

Is there a quick keyboard shortcut or Command Palette function to quickly jump to the parent/enclosing function? So if the cursor is in a function, then I want to quickly jump to the first line of ...
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Windows win-key plus number - any way to stop it “toggling” the app and minimising it if already launched?

I have a couple of shortcuts pinned to my taskbar. I can use the Windows-key plus "1" or "2" etc to launch these. When using this shortcut, the behaviour seems to be :- if the application is not ...
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Claws-mail keyboard shortcut to load remote content

I am new to Claws Mail, I have just set it up on a Windows 7 machine; I have enabled the "Fancy" plugin, and found the "Setting/plugins/fancy/enable loading remote content" setting. I have also found ...
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Mac OSX modifying keyboard shortcuts - different methods

There are 2 ways to make F2 button rename files in OSX in file ~/Library/KeyBindings/DefaultKeyBinding.dict, insert this: "\UF705" = "rename:"; run this command: defaults write com.apple.finder ...
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OSX control volume with keyboard

I'd like these keybindings: Cmd+PageUp = volumeUp Cmd+PageDown = volumeDown I followed these instructions: creating AppleScript worked fine, but it is impossible to set Cmd+PageUp shortcut in ...
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SharePoint keyboard shortcuts not working

According to MS documentation, these are the keyboard shortcuts for SharePoint: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Keyboard-shortcuts-for-SharePoint-products-7dec847a-4f2a-47f6-9964-...
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Keyboard arrows move windows between screens in Windows 10

A few days ago I updated Windows 7 to Windows 10, but now the keyboard arrows have a strange behavior. The PC has 2 screens and when I press the keyborard arrows (up, down, left and right) the active ...
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Switch between DVORAK and QWERTY via command line in Windows 7/8.1

I am aware of the language bar and its shortcuts to switch between select input methods. But I was wondering if it was possible to do it from the command prompt or perhaps PowerShell, so that it can ...
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Win-Key + Arrow keyboard shortcuts no longer working

I spent the night tweaking my computer running windows 7. I got a little performance gains but unfortunately, the Win-key keyboard shortcuts no longer work. How do you fix them? What service ...
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Disabling shift-Windows key in Windows 7

Windows 7 set those Windows+Shift keys for moving windows to the other screens: (Win)+Shift+→ (Right Arrow) or (Win)+Shift+← (Left Arrow) moves the window to the other side of the dual ...
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How can I combine the input of two keyboards?

I use a Stinkyboard Footboard to enter shortcuts with my feet on my Mac. This works fine, the Footboard is recognized as another USB keyboard and the shortcuts are working. One thing that is not ...
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How can I enable media button support in Opera on OS X?

I'm used to controlling Google Play using the media buttons which are part of a Mac keyboard's function key row. Switching from Chrome to Opera, it looks like these buttons don't work out of the box; ...
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KDE on CentOS steals Alt-Shift from applications?

I'm using KDE on CentOS 7 on one machine and KDE on Kubuntu 16.04 on another. In both cases I've set Alt-Shift to switch keyboard layout. However, in Kubuntu Alt-Shift-XXX is still free: I can make ...
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Why “<Ctrl> + C” for copying does not work in Pidgin?

In pidgin, the shortcut of copying a text of chat history <Ctrl> + C does not work. Does anyone know why?
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Control key acts as if it is stuck periodically

I have had this issue now with two computers and I cannot find anything that is causing it. I disabled sticky keys. I replaced the keyboard I replaced the operating system I replaced the entire ...
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OS X - El Capitan - How To Remove unused services from “Services” context menu

I would like to remove entries from the Keyboard_Services_list (Sys Prefs > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Services) because they are either obsolete or unused. Indeed some entries are zombie entries ...
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How do I disable a shortcut file shortcut key that was already removed?

I set the "Shortcut key" in the Properties window of Windows' Snipping Tool to CTRL+SHIFT+4, but I have since installed ShareX and I tried to set the CTRL+SHIFT+4 to ShareX and I removed it from ...
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How to change windows explorer view by keyboard?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to switch to a specific view in windows 7 explorer, e.g. "details", "list", "large icons" etc? Or do I have to use the mouse to change the view via dropdown menu "Change ...
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How do I select the search bar in Chrome after ALT-TAB switching from MS Word without using the mouse? [duplicate]

How do I select the search bar in Chrome after ALT-TAB switching from MS Word - without using the mouse? I'm translating and sometimes only need a quick bout of googling to ascertain if this or that ...
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Photoshop: Keyboard shortcut to switch between Layer and Layer Mask

What's the keyboard shortcut to toggle between a layer and it's mask in Photoshop?
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Keyboard shortcut in OpenOffice to incrementally increase or decrease font size?

Is there a keyboard shortcut in OpenOffice Writer that will allow me to incrementally change the font size? If I'm switching between 12 and 14 and 16 often, it would be much easier to be able to tap ...
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Better to change Alt to Ctrl or Ctrl to Alt, using same keyboard for Mac & Windows [closed]

So I just got myself a Windows 10 PC. I use the same keyboard/monitor to switch between them. I also have a Chromebook that I use. In OS X, the keyboard's Alt key is the Cmd key. So sometimes to ...
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“Ctrl + Alt + Down” hot key does not work

I have a well-known issue: The "Ctrl + Alt + Down" hot key in Eclipse does not work since my last graphics driver update. Previously, I could resolve this issue easily by changing/disabeling the "...
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Why is there a visual indicator at the top of the screen when using a Cmd-shortcut on OSX?

I've noticed that on OSX, when you press Cmd+Q, for instance, the File part will be highlighted for a fraction of a second, as do the other buttons when using a shortcut with Cmd. Is this a UI ...
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Make Win key + numpad numbers work

It's possible to use Win Key + a number to switch between pinned programs as described in this question I find that it would be more convenient to use the numpad numbers, but it does not work. (tried ...
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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 ...
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Fn key locked - why/how to prevent?

While using my HP EliteBook 850 with Windows 10, sometimes it appears that the Fn key status is inverted (pressed/unpressed) until i visit Keyboard Properties via All Tasks and test the repetition ...
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How can I make a keyboard shortcut for the ditto command in OSX Finder?

The title should make it clear what I'm after but essentially I'd like a way to press command+some key to set up a ditto command for merging files and folders rather than obliterating and replacing ...
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Switching Xfce workspaces with remote desktop

I use 5 workspaces with Xfce. I have two monitors. On one of the two screens of Workspace 1, I run Remmina for remote desktop to remote into a windows machine. Problem is, when I am working in ...
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Win 10 upgrade ctrl + backspace login

I have used this exact combination as my password on my both my computers running windows 7. I uppgraded one of them to windows 10 and it seems that the program wich u write the password in to on ...
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Ctrl+Backspace inserts a small box instead of erasing

When I press Ctrl+Backspace, sometimes a small square is inserted, instead of the entire word being erased. If I copy and paste the character here, I get this: ``. But it doesn’t look quite like that ...
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Shortcut keys don't work in MS-Word on Win8

I've just upgraded to Windows 8 (from XP) and re-installed my copy of Office 2007. Now the common shortcuts (Ctrl-Z, Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V etc) don't work in Word, however other shortcuts (Ctrl-P) are fine. ...
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Skype for Business - Disable “ESC” Keyboard Shortcut

Someone asked this question already but regarding CTRL+ENTER shortcut or CTRL+SHIFT+ENTERer (post Disable control+enter when typing a message in Lync). This is a follow up on that question. In Skype ...