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

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How make Google Chrome Developer Console show up by pressing F12 in Mac OS X?

In the OS X version of Google Chrome the Developer Console uses this stupid key combination of Alt+Cmd+I instead of F12, which is the de-facto standard key used in pretty much any other browser: ...
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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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F1 key won't open settings menu in Samsung series 7 chronos laptop

The key F1 used with Fn does not open the settings menu (F1 has the image of a small gear and wrench light-blue colored), however it opened it once when I first pressed it. I want to change my keys' ...
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How to get backward and forward word keyboard shortcuts working in a Mac OSX Terminal

I miss being able to use Alt-B and Alt-F for backward and forward word in a Mac Terminal window (and any editor really). Is there a way to enable them; currently they print the symbols ∫ƒ instead, ...
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How can I open a command prompt in current folder with a keyboard shortcut?

How can I open a command prompt in current folder with a keyboard shortcut in Windows 7? Is there any way to implement this? I think Autohotkey could do this, but don't know how.
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Clear terminal using keyboard shortcut

I was curious if there is a way to clear the terminal buffer/output through some keyboard shortcut. I am using Ubuntu. I am aware that Ctrl + L clears the terminal, but you can still scroll back to ...
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Using a shortcut in Word 2013 to apply subscript with Swedish layout keyboard

I am experiencing an issue to use a shortcut to apply subscript with the given shortcut CTRL + = Since = on a Swedish layout keyboard is inputed by pressing Shift + 0. I remember this problem on elder ...
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Equivalent to ^D (in bash) for cmd.exe?

Is there an equivalent key-stroke for exiting a command prompt on Windows (launched via Start->Run : cmd) to the bash standby of Ctrl-d to prevent needing to type exit to leave the shell?
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A way to refresh Firefox in the background?

I'm happily typing HTML in Notepad++ on my Windows machine with 2 monitors, one has Notepad++ and the other has Firefox. After I finished typing the HTML I would like to see the updated result in ...
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Flash overrides Firefox keyboard shortcuts — how to turn that off?

I often cycle through my Firefox tabs using Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab. But whenever it reaches a tab that is running a Flash (or similar) plugin, Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab won't work anymore, ...
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Keyboard shortcut for “save image as”

Does such a shortcut exist? I understand that since there will most likely be multiples images on a webpage, you have to physically have your mouse over the image you want to save and then right ...
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Can not turn on wireless card using on board keyboard. How can I override the function keys using an external usb keyboard?

I have a Medion E5211 laptop, with Windows Vista Home Edition. The only way to turn on the wireless card is by pressing Fun+F1 key. There is no external switch. I checked that the keys are not ...
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How to jump previous or next position in Sublime Text 2?

I want to jump to the previous (or next) position in Sublime Text 2. C-i, C-o in vim. Ctrl-, Ctrl= in Visual Studio. How can I do it in Sublime?
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Gimp menu shortcuts and Toolbox

In most Gimp tools the ctrl key is used for some command. How can I use menu shortcuts, like ctrl + o", if some tool is selected?
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Cinnamon Shortcut to Move Window Between Monitors

I'm currently setting up a new Cinnamon environment, and all my shortcuts are working properly. I managed to find this script online which I've bound to allow me to move windows between monitors: ...
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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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Short cut to move in sub-mask in MS-Access

I have a mask with 3 different sub-masks in this layout main (level 0) submask1 (level 1) submask2 (level 1) submask3 (level 1) when I use to entry data I can move the cursor using TAB. After ...
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Ctrl, shift and alt keys stopped working

The Ctrl, Shift and Alt keys on my laptop have stopped working, both the left and right ones. I have searched for solutions to this problem but I cannot find anything that works. What can the ...
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Can you do keyboard shortcuts in gedit?

Not sure if I am missing something very obvious here, but it looks like you can't set your own key bindings in gedit. I've looked around on the ubuntu support forums and Googled around, but apart from ...
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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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Keyboard shortcut to get focus webpage after selecting address bar

The keyboard shortcut to select address bar (in chrome) is Ctrl + L, ALT D, or F6. But what is the keyboard shortcut to un-select the url and get back to the webpage? If I hit tab, the focus cycles ...
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How can I disable Ctrl+Shift+W on Chrome for Windows 7

I just accidentally pressed Ctrl+Shift+W again and lost some work. I like using CTRL+W for individual windows, but I never want to close everything. Is there a way to disable this on Chrome?
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Remove Microsoft's Debugger hold on F12 Key in Windows 7

I'm running Windows 7 64 Bit and I read that Microsoft reserves the F12 key for debugging even if no debugger is working... http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms646309%28VS.85%29.aspx In Winamp ...
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Ctrl + Shift + N launches the default browser with the text on the clipboard as the url

I don't know, why this happens, but when I want to create a new folder (Win 7), I press Ctrl + Shift + N. It used to work before, but now, the shortcut seems to have been overridden. It launches the ...
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Same keyboard shortcuts for Notepad++ as in Eclipse

As a regular Eclipse user I found it very useful to adapt keyboard shortcuts to match the Eclipse ones (Such as this one: How do I make Notepad++ delete lines like Eclipse does?) However, as manually ...
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Add custom fn (function key) bindings to keyboard

my old laptop keyboard had a great functionality especially for programming. Holding Shift+FN+Key-Right selected the text from the current cursor position to the line ending. Shift+FN+Key-Left ...
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Turn off Window Change on Hover in Mac OS X

Was mucking around with OmniDazzle, and appropriately pressed every keyboard shortcut to see all the effects. Unfortunately now, when I hover over 'another' window - it comes into focus without me ...
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Undefine prefix in Emacs

In Emacs, I've become accustomed to using "C-x p" for switching to the previous window. I've recently had to start including a company-wide startup .el file that defines the prefix "C-x p-". I don't ...
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Cant make native special characters for some reason

Whenever I boot up my PC and log in, everything is working properly until... I cant type the special characters (the default way) anymore for some reason. ALT + L should produce the Ł character ALT ...
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Can't find the print screen key

I've seen this question: http://superuser.com/questions/132961/print-screen-key-of-windows-on-mac But it doesn't help me. I had a normal windows keyboard for my PC (WinXP) but the E key broke so I ...
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Windows utility to render which key I am pressing on-screen

I'm giving training to a large group of people remotely and will be covering a number of application shortcut keys. I've seen MousePose's on-screen display of keystrokes; is there a similar product ...
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.inputrc: Delete word on option-forward delete? (OS X)

TL;DR: In my .inputrc, how do I enable the forward delete key (in conjunction with the option/meta key) to delete by word? Introduction Lately, I've been working to perfect my shell setup. I ...
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Ctrl + Shift + Arrow stopped working

When I work with a big amount of data, I introduce formulas in Excel by using the shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+arrow. That shortcut allows me to select a whole set of data to the left, right, up or down. ...
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MS Outlook - keyboard shortcut to move to unread folder?

Would anyone know the keyboard shortcut to move control to the unread folder? This is the only operation for which i need to use mouse. Checking the Navigation Pane, it isn't actually a physical ...
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Create a shortcut for Notepad++ to reopen a closed tab?

To reopen a closed tab in Notepad++ you press ALT+F&1. I was wondering if there was a way to make a macro or program to do this so that I can press link it to the shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+T instead, ...
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Shortcut to kill an application

Labview (a programming language) has this nasty habit of hanging after an error while executing and our programmer always goes to task manager to manually kill it. Now I think as a Super User he ...
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How to assign custom keyboard shortcuts to Preview app on Mac OS X Yosemite?

I want to assign a keyboard shortcut to the "Blank Page" menu item in Preview on Mac OS X Yosemite. Keyboard shortcuts on Mac are easy to assign, so I thought it would just work: But it doesn't ...
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Control+Tab does not work anywhere anymore (Control+Shift+Tab still works)

Running Windows 8.1 64bit. I have noticed since a couple of days ago that my Ctrl+Tab shortcut does not work anymore. Not on text editors, not on web browsers, not on property pages, nowhere. ...
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How do I remap Shift + Del on Windows to mean Delete instead of Cut?

Shift+Del on my Windows computer is interpreted as cut to the clipboard. How can I make it no different than just Delete alone?
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How can I cancel Ctrl+F in Google Chrome without using the mouse?

Oftentimes, I find myself dealing with a lot of text entry (e-mails, forms, etc.) and accidentally hitting Ctrl + F when I mean to type a capital F. This leaves me typing in the Find on page box and ...
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iOS simulator, dual monitor & rotation issue

I've got two monitors, with iOS simulator is on a secondary monitor. Xcode is full-screen on a primary monitor (iMac). Whenever I rotate simulator on a secondary display, primary display goes off the ...
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What is the shortcut to go (or bring up/maximize the window) to the newest notification in the taskbar?

What is the shortcut to go to the newest notification program in the taskbar? So when I hit the combination my skype chat windows with the person who messaged me comes up? (or a installer that ...
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alt Shift language switch on OS X

Is there a way to bind alt shift to switch keyboard layouts on OS X?
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How can I get ZSH shared history to work?

I have setopt share_history and set opt inc_append_history set in my ~/.zshrc. This is almost working. In session 1, I execute a command, it's written to history. In session 2, the command is not ...
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Excel 2010 short cut keys - Ctrl + Left or Right Arrow Key - are not working anymore

My Excel 2010 short cut keys - Ctrl + Left or Right Arrow Key - are not working anymore. However, the short cut keys - Ctrl + up or down arrow keys are working. I will appreciate it if the learned ...
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How to get <arrow key down> to focus on first google hit?

At my school on a linux (Ubuntu) machine, if I google something and then press arrow key down, a cursor will show next to the first hit. I can then navigate down or up to select the link I want and ...
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How to make Control-j works as Return without Control bit set(!) using xkb [and|or] xmodmap

It looks like extremely convenient for me to use Control-j instead of Return in xterm and vim, and I want to use this sequence for all X apps. It can be easily done using xkb by remapping ...
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Windows jump to different monitor when I type a number

My windows are suddenly jumping to different monitors when I type numbers. I'm not exactly sure what I did to cause this problem. I have a 6 monitor configuration, and when I went into the Screen ...
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Emacs binding keys to commands

I'm following the "trick" described here to add new key bindings to my .emacs file: http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/efaq/Binding-keys-to-commands.html However, it's resulting in ...
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Logitech K330 keyboard remap keys

There is a function key instead of right click button. Function key: right-click button I want to remap fn key to right click key. I used sharpkeys software, but it did not work. Are there any ...