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

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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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Sublime Text - keyboard shortcut binding not functioning

Following the instructions here, I've set up a new installation of SublimeText for use with R. I have no other SublimeText plug-ins installed. The keyboard shortcuts that are setup using the ...
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Why does my computer modify the order of some characters typed?

I'm having a strange problem that I'm not sure if it's related to Google Chrome (or it's "Animated tabs" plugin that I've installed), my OS (Ubuntu 13.10 + GNome) or my keyboard (Dell Vostro's one). ...
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How to quickly change language spell check in chrome

I often write messages in 2 languages and I would like to change language spell check quickly. Is there any shortcut for this? I can use right mouse click and than navigate to change language, but ...
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Alt, Meta and other modifier keys

I want to get more combos in Emacs, so I tried to bind Alt, Super, Hyper via modmap to keys. I failed at it. So I tried to use xdotool. I started emacs -Q for clean experiment. Pressed C-hc and ...
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How can I prevent Ctrl+Shift from changing the text direction?

In Windows 7 and 8, the following keyboard shortcuts exist when both left-to-right and right-to-left languages are installed: Ctrl+Right Shift sets the text direction to right-to-left. Ctrl+Left ...
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Konsole page up/down keyboard shortcut

In CentOS 4.6, Shift+PgUp browses half-page up and Shift+ mouse wheel up is one-page up. Is there a keyboard shortcut to do a one-page up? How would I set Shift+PgUp to browse one-page up?
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How do you set keyboard shortcuts in GNOME 3 using gsettings or libgnomekbd?

I want to write a GNOME Shell extension that sets some useful keyboard shortcuts when it loads, in particular those related to switching workspaces. I know how to set these easily from system ...
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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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xmodmap has no effect

First post. Here it goes: I have Ubuntu 10.10, maverick. A few days ago I was trying to convert my 'command' key on my apple computer to a 'ctrl' key, and after searching online I ran into xmodmap. ...
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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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How to combine ALT shortcuts and pinned app tabs in Firefox 4?

I usually switch between tabs using the Alt shortcuts; for example, Alt + 2 switches to the second tab. With Firefox 4 this has become problematic as soon as tabs are pinned as application tabs. Alt + ...
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Keyboard shortcut to extend to 2nd monitor in vmplayer?

I am using Vmware player and my host OS is Windows 8 (guest OS is Lubuntu 14.04). I removed the top bar of my VMplayer because I found it annoying. I did this by going into ...
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How to unbind global hotkey in X11 (X Window System / xorg)?

I have an application (quicktile) that uses Xlib to install a global hotkey via key grabbing (XGrabKey). However some keys are already bound by some other application: WARNING: Failed to bind key. ...
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Irfanview shortcut not working initially

Irfanview has a very useful (to me) random function mapped to Ctrl+M. I open an Irfanview session, open the miniatures tab, navigate to my folder of choice and double click on the image nearest to my ...
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How to change Chrome's search keyboard shortcut (Ctrl +F)

I would like to change Chrome's default page search keyboard shortcut (Ctrl + F) to something else (e.g Ctrl + M). How can I do this? There is a Shortcut Manager Chrome extension, but it doesn't ...
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What is VLC subtitle position keyboard shortcut

What are the keyboard shortcuts to move subtitles in VLC up or down?
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Using vim / vimperator key bindings in Midori

I have recently been struggling to find a good lightweight browser with Vim keybindings that will run on Debian Linux (wheezy). Dwb crashes all the time, Luakit is very old, Chromium has memory ...
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MobaXterm : Use windows shortcuts in RDP sessions

I'm new to MobaXterm and I'd like to use Windows shortcuts in RDP sessions Win + R Alt + Tab Alt + F4 ... Is there any plugin or option to enable it ?
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How to setup a Ubuntu custom shortcut for “goto selection”

On Windows, I set up a Autohotkey shortcut in a way that the selected text was sent to the OS for execution. If it's a http hyperlink, default browser is launched. If it's a file path, file explorer ...
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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 to prevent Alt+Shift from switching keyboard layout before keyup?

Motivation: In an appplication I'm using, Alt+Shift+R is taken up by -- well, never mind what, something app-specific. However, on my Linux system (Kubuntu 12.04 specifically), when I press Alt+Shift ...
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Open link at cursor position with keyboard shortcut

I'm using a rich web application that replaces my browser's right-click context menu with a menu of custom options. I want to be able to open a link in a new tab and right-click doesn't work for the ...
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Turn off ALT + numeric keypad ASCII symbol insertion?

Call me old fashioned but I like to use the cursor keys on the numeric keypad with Num Lock turned off. (There was a time many years ago when standard keyboards only had this...) This is fine most of ...
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switch opened windows between two or more monitors?

Is there a shortcut to switch opened windows between two or more monitors? (i.e. Win 1 opened on Monitor 1 is now switched w/ Win 2 opened on Monitor 2 and vice-versa). I know: Alt+Tab: But does not ...
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Disable input language switching shortcut

I'm not sure what the issue is on my Windows computer but I can't seem to determine what triggers the input language switcher that I seem to accidentally press too often. I have three inputs set up: ...
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paint.net enter exact coordinates

when using paint.net, to say draw a line, is there any way to enter precise coordinates using the keyboard? I am thinking of what you can do in sketchup to draw exact lines by entering lengths.
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Disable Ctrl+Shift+0 on Windows 8

I use apps that have functions bound to Ctrl+Shift+0, but Windows captures the keyboard shortcut. I have gone into the Advanced Settings and disabled the key sequence (similar to the Vista steps), but ...
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Keyboard shortcut to highlight the text in adobe reader

What is the keyboard shortcut to highlight the text in the adobe reader on Mac? Do some settings in adobe reader preferences need to be changed to use it? For some strange reason I am not able to ...
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On demand keyboard focus indicator for all monitors?

Is there a way in Windows to indicate on all displays which window|process has the keyboard focus, only on demand by a keyboard shortcut? (For example with a bigger and centered visual indicator (per ...
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Back/Forward Firefox navigation with arrow keys except in input

I've mapped my left/right arrow keyboard keys in Firefox to navigate back/forward in the browser history (old Opera habit). This works perfectly except when I'm entering data into input fields. I ...
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Unable to create custom keyboard shortcuts in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on a DEll Latitude E6410. I want to create a custom keyboard shortcut. Now I found out some articles that says you can't create a custom keyboard shortcut using the super ...
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Getting a Bloomberg keyboard to work on a standard machine

I have just gotten my hands on a Bloomberg Keyboard (Model CTB100) and it looks quite interesting... Its got a shed load of extra buttons (hopefully programmable), a USB port on the back, place for ...
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Where is a good location to HIDE Shortcuts for User Global Shortcut Key actions Windows 7

Total re-write, my problems changed quite a bit. I have 9 shortcuts using Nircmd , they will control the volume if it works correct. I put My KEY shortcuts into the properties for the shortcuts ...
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Enlarge text key binding Firefox 9

Lately (since Firefox 8 and 9) I have noticed that while I tab the left Ctrl button it will enlarge the text the way Ctrl++ would. It is incredibly annoying and I have to compensate with Ctrl+0. Now ...
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Vimperator-like addon for Internet Explorer

Is there a vimperator-like add-in for Internet Explorer? More specifically I'm looking for something similar to the QuickHint feature of Vimperator: You hit some predefined key and every link (or ...
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Is there a way to navigate Outlook for Mac with keyboard shortcuts?

I use a lot of folders in Outlook/Exchange and rules for automatically sorting incoming mail. I know that there are shortcuts like: ⌘1 = Mail ⌘2 = Calendar ⌘3 = Contacts ... and so on. I've also ...
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Windows 7: Keyboard shortcut for Safely Remove Hardware dialog

A popular keyboard shortcut to invoke the Safely Remove Hardware dialog is to use the destination as: Rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL HotPlug.dll The dialog that is displayed when this ...
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arrow keys not working in Java application when using xmodmap

I've defined my keyboard mapping using xmodmap and it works beautifully with my browser and the rest of my software except java applications. I tried switching the AWT_TOOLKIT to Mtoolkit instead but ...
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How do you define your own shortcuts in Outlook 2007

In previous versions of Outlook it was possbile to write some VBA and assign a shortcut to do this. I can't see how to do this in 2007, if indeed it is possbile. Note - the following thread is ...
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How do I edit points of a shape in PowerPoint 2016?

In PowerPoint 2016 (the preview version), you can edit points in a shape by right-clicking and selecting Edit Points. Now, under Windows, you would add a point by Ctrl-clicking, or change its ...
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Can I modify the Mac's default “next word” delineator to include an underscore?

For example, if I hold the option key and press the left arrow, the cursor jumps to the next space or special character. I use this a lot when naming files, for example, "description-date.ext". If I ...
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iTerm2 hotkey window activates non-hotkey windows

When I set iTerm2's hotkey mode on Mavericks, opening the hotkey window also brings any open non-hotkey terminal windows to the front. Is it possible to have iTerm bring focus only to the hotkey ...
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Remove shutdown/reset dialog keyboard shortcut

I am often using Ctrl-V (not Cmd-V) inside of some application (ie: source control popup in IntelliJ IDEA), lately, it started popping up an OS dialog asking me if I want to Restart, Sleep, Cancel of ...
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Windows 7 up/left arrow keys commands

OK, I've attempted to find answers for this issue here and elsewhere and it is driving me insane. I'm on a corporate issue Lenovo w530 laptop [aka HUGEBRICK] running Windows 7. Somehow the up and ...
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How to remap keys / add shortcuts on Mac OS X, without 3rd party software?

I'm trying to do simple things like map the sleep shortcut to F7, monitor sleep shortcut to F8 etc I've checked out Ukelele, yet couldn't determine whether it's able produce key combinations / ...
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How to change Control-Y behavior in Excel-VBA's IDE

Excel VBA's IDE register's a Control-y as "cut this line of code". By contrast, redo-ing is accomplished by Alt-e, R. Is there any way to change this behavior and make Control-y be the much more ...
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Ubuntu: How to set system wide keyboard shortcut independent of sessions?

How can I set a system wide shortcut in Ubuntu? That shortcut (for example, Meta+W) should work even if no user is logged in. If pressed, a command should be executed. I tried xbindkeys but it doesn't ...
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How to map space to control and unmap win from Hyper_L using xkb/setxkbmap

I am trying to make my space act as control by default (and as space when tapped by using xcape) and to make capslock act as the only hyper modifier. I have a working configuration for this in ...
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eclipse any way to cycle through the 'errors' listed under the 'problems view' ?

If you do a Ctrl + Shift + G let's say on a method. You get all the occurrences where that methods is being used, and you see that list in the 'Search' view. Pressing Ctrl + , cycles through each one ...