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

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How to open a new window from dock if it's already running in OSX

I'm new to OSX and the thing I miss from Windows 7 is the ability to open a new window if you hold the Shift key and press on the Applications icon within the task bar. Similarly, OSX does have a ...
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how do i disable all windows 7 shortcuts?

No matter what program I'm in, word, the internet, outlook, etc., I'm getting popup windows (print, new window, etc.) or edits just by hitting a key. I'm fairly certain I'm not hitting control or ...
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Strange behavior with keyboard shortcuts on MS Access Form

This is an odd one. On a MS Access 2007 form, I am getting intermittent copy/paste keyboard shortcut problems. I will select text, hit Ctrl+C, and my text is replaced with a letter "c". I then try to ...
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Chrome : Return to original page location if CTRL+F doesn't find the query

While using Google Chrome, if you search (CTRL+F) for a text on the current webpage, it starts matching the text as you type and based on where the string is located on the page, it scrolls the match ...
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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 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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How can I construct a vim mapping to perform Ctrl-N, but as if iskeyword included '-'?

In Vim, when I'm programming, I often want Ctrl-N to behave as if - were part of a keyword; in other words, have it included in iskeyword. However, I'd like to create a new keymapping for this and ...
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Change keyboard shortcuts with terminal

I have Kubuntu and I would like to use bash/terminal to change keyboard shortcuts. And help is appreciated!
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How can I disable Ctrl+Shift+W on Chrome for Windows 7

Note: I tried searching first for a duplicate but didn't find any, so apologies if my search failed. I just accidentally pressed the combination again and lost some work. I like using CTRL+W for ...
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Easy way to swap characters in command line with emacs key bindings?

If I'm in vi, and I see that I've transposed two characters, it is easily fixed by putting the cursor over the first and typing x followed by p in command mode. Is there a similar trick that works at ...
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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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Is there a way to save and replay a sequence of shortcut key on Windows?

I'm executing a repetitive series of shortcuts on Windows. Is there a way to save them and "replay" them automatically? This is supposed to work Windows-wide as I use multiple software on the ...
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How to add custom keyboard shortcuts in Debian 7

Have a reasonably recent download of Debian 7. Trying unsuccessfully to set keybindings, specifically <Super>+t type stuff for terminal etc like I have in OpenBox elsewhere. Default Gnome ...
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How to copy FAR file manager's output

Hi guys, how do I copy FAR-Manager's console output? For example when I use ping command I want to copy it's output text, but not image. Oh, and I would like to do so with keyboard! :)
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minimize some windows, but not all, via keyboard shortcut

My office is open to a room in my house that has a lot of traffic through it, and in a lot of cases, passerbys will try to look into my office and at what I am working on. Sometimes I will be working ...
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How to disable Utility Manager (Windows Key + U)

How do I disable the Windows + U hotkey in Windows XP? Alternatively, how do I stop the utility manager from being active? The two are related. The utilty manager is currently providing a potential ...
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Is there a way to set a system-wide keyboard shortcut to open a new chrome tab (and highlight the address bar) in Windows?

I have a lot of really useful custom search engines in Chrome, as well as extensions that use the chrome omnibox. I do the following operation many times a day to access those search engines: Bring ...
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Is there keyboard shortcut to move input focus to the Google Search box?

I'm searching on Google a lot. I find it very annoying to move my mouse to the search box and click once so that I can input another search term. I did Googled some time, but no one seems to be ...
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Cannot create key bindings with the pipe-key on my Norwegian keyboard in Sublime Text 2

I am trying to bind ctrl+| to Show Console in Sublime Text 2 on a Norwegian keyboard using the following line in the (json?) configuration file: { "keys": ["ctrl+|"], "command": "show_panel", "args": ...
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Domain name with a dot and Ctrl+Enter

When I write superuser in Firefox address bar then pressing the Ctrl+Enter keys, Firefox goes to the superuser.com. But when I write for example math.stackexchange that has a dot in its domain name ...
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Is it possible to keep the “Ctrl” button turned on without holding down the button?

Any way in Windows 7 64-bit to keep the Ctrl key activated for a period of time without continuously pressing the key? I want to cut and paste several files at once but want to do it with just one ...
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Select text with CTRL+SHIFT+M plus one or more line of code in Sublime Text

This is the sample code: Class foo { function one() { // lines of code } function two() { // lines of code } } I know that hitting CTRL+SHIFT+M inside the curly braces of ...
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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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How can I find the name of the clojure function a keybinding is executing?

I’ve switched to the emacs keybindings but I’d like to bring back the ability to shift blocks of text left and right using cmd + ]/[ Similar to what’s detailed for sublime text in this thread. How ...
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Renaming open files in sublime text 2

I am trying to rename open files in sublime text 2. In version 2.0.1 Build 2217, you could rename by pressing f2 or by opening the command palette by pressing Ctrl + Shift + P and entering rename. ...
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Global keyboard shortcut to open a tab in Chrome on Mac OS X

What is the best way to configure a global keyboard shortcut to open a tab in Chrome on Mac OS X? Caveats It should be as simple as possible, so I don't want to <alt><tab> + ...
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How to cycle in Finder autocomplete suggestions?

For example I want to go to ~/Library/Application Support. By pressing command+shift+g in Finder and type ~/Library/App, Finder will autocomplete it with ~/Library/Application Scripts. I need to ...
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Customizable and synced keyboard shortcuts in Firefox

This mozilla support site says Note: Keyboard shortcuts can be customized using the Customizable Shortcuts extension. However, the keyboard shortcuts are not synced to other computers. This ...
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In Mac OS, what is the keyboard shortcut to switch between windows of the same application?

I often use the Cmd+Tab shortcut to switch between different applications (for example: Xcode and Google Chrome), but is there a shortcut to switch between different windows of the same application ...
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Access Google Chrome Bookmarks with Keyboard Shortcuts

I've searched around, there don't seem to be any built in shortcuts. Is there a way to customize shortcuts with an extension or an extension that is built specifically for accessing bookmarks? EDIT: ...
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Is it possible to disable a (apparently native) specific Windows Hotkey? aka Customizing a hotkey already defined in Windows

As a convention for myself, I use Alt+Shift as a hotkey prefix for my normal user programs. For example, I configure the hotkey for the internet navigator (Opera in my case) as Alt+Shift+N. This ...
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Shortcut to open Network Connections from Run

Is there a keyboard shortcut to open Network connections from the Run command?
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Get hotkey to type a random number as if I typed it on a keyboard on Windows?

In many cases I need to not just generate a list of random integers (which is easy), but to type random integers into various software. For example, to skip a random number of lines (1 to 100) in ...
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Disable Win+S Key on Windows 8.1?

How can the Windows + S keyboard shortcut be disabled on Windows 8.1? I had Win+S mapped to take a screen capture in Windows 8 using Evernote. (not using Windows built-in PrintScr to capture the ...
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Is there a way to make alt+space work in chrome under ubuntu?

I'm a keyboard junkie and there's some irony here somewhere that chrome running under ubuntu is the only application I've ever found that won't open the window menu when you hit alt-space. I know ...
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How can I navigate inside an application with just my keyboard? (Windows 7)

I am a keyboard man. I dislike having to take my hand away from the keyboard to use the mouse, it really slows down my working pace. I can easily navigate through folder icons, folders, web pages and ...
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Spark hotkey types wrong text

I am using (and loving) Spark hotkey shortcut manager on Mac. I have a shortcut in the Text / Keyboard tab to type out "test-email@test.com" with 5ms interval assigned to Ctrl+5. Most times it works ...
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How to insert a tab character in sublime text?

I am trying to insert a tab into a document in Sublime Text. I am using tabs for indentation. Usually, I can insert a tab by pressing → Tab. However, sometimes instead of inserting a tab character, ...
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Mac Citrix Viewer, remote desktop curly braces

I am connecting to work from my Mac via Citrix Viewer 11.8.2 (255309). To access my development VM with Visual Studio 2012, I need to use remote desktop from the Citrix machine. I can type curly ...
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Shortcut for creating xlsx files

alt+f+w+f is a great command for creating a folder inside explorer. alt+f+w+t is a great command for creating a plain text file inside explorer. I'd like it to be just as easy to create an ...
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Which Redo Keyboard shortcut came first?

Ctrl + Y is standard for most windows applications. However, ctrl + shift + z reigns supreme in the unix world and many IDE's. Which one came first? Which one is considered "standard"?
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Switching Left Alt with Ctrl and CTRL Tab to Alt Tab

i've the following script to switch the left Alt and Ctrl Buttons on my Keyboard: LAlt::LCtrl LCtrl::LAlt Now I would like to be possible again to use alt / Tab for switching Application, but with ...
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Open file shortcut for Mac OS X?

Mac OS X lets you navigate folders with the arrows, but I can't seem to find a way to open the highlighted file. Windows just works with Enter / Return. I can only seem to preview it with the ...
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How to correctly configure Sublime Text's “Expand Selection to Tag” command?

I've been using Sublime Text for quite some time (both on OS X and Windows) and it's been working great. One of the features I like and use the most is "Expand Selection to Tag". On the Windows and OS ...
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Customizing menu shortcuts in Firefox

I have several item in the context menu with the same shortcut character. How can I disable the shortcut for those items that I rarely use? In my case, the shortcut is "G_r_afik anzeigen" (probably ...
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Use keyboard to control application menu in Mac OS X 10.6 or later

Is it possible to use the keyboard to control application menus in Mac OS 10.6 and later? I have tried CtrlF12 but it's not working for me. I am running OS X Lion. Also is this acceptable use in OS ...
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How to input the character “æ” from a japanese MacOS X keyboard?

According to the Wikipedia page, Option + ' (apostrophe key) should be enough to input the "æ" under Mac OS X. However, on my japanese MacBook, it results in "¶". Is there a menu where I can change ...
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How to navigate the Windows 8.1 metro login screen with keyboard?

A family member uses the Windows 8.1 computer, then leaves. When I arrive, the sign in screen only shows his user. In order to sign in, I have to left-click the back arrow on the screen to get to the ...
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Bind shift-tab to complete-backward in fish

I found myself using the auto-complete functionality of the fish-shell, where pressing tab twice or more cycles through the suggestions. But then I accidentaly pressed tab once to many, and I wanted ...
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How to disable auto input focus in Vimium?

Some websites autofocus on input fields as you open a page. That makes some Vimium functions difficult to use because you have to quit the input field first. Is it possible to disable autofocus at ...