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

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Ctrl+Alt+T doesn't open a Terminal in Cinnamon 1.6

I just updated to the stable version of Cinnamon 1.6 in Ubuntu 12.04 x64, but I found a bug which just get's me out of my skin. The key combination CtrlAltT which is supposed to open up the Terminal ...
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How to do Page-Up on a Mac in Terminal

The laptop has no page-up/down buttons. How can I have page-up/down on the terminal, e.g. when I edit with vi?
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Most keyboard shortcuts don't work in Word 2010 on Windows 8

I can't use Ctrl+X, Ctrl+Z, Ctrl+S, Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V in Word 2010 on Windows 8. Whenever I do, nothing happens. What do I do to fix this?
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Windows 10 Skype freezes when using keyboard layout shortcuts

I have Windows 10 installed on my machine. I am using the keyboard shortcuts for switching between keyboard languages(layouts). For instance, I use Ctrl+1 to switch to my primary language. If I press ...
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Is there a shortcut key to run a query PHPMyAdmin?

I run a lot of queries in phpmyadmin because it has a very nice display compared to mysql command line usage. I find it very inconvenient to always have to click the go button instead of pressing a ...
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Quickest way to copy text in a pdf

I'm looking for the most efficient way to copy text from a pdf using only my keyboard. I want to emulate what I do in Vim, which is to place my cursor at the point where I would like to begin my ...
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Windows 10: Change shortcut keys to switch between desktops

In Windows 10, the shortcut keys for switching virtual desktop are ctrl + win + right / left arrow. I'd like to simplify it, by changing it to ctrl + right or left arrow key only. How can I do this?
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Mimic right click using keyboard in windows command prompt window

Is there any way to fire a right click inside cmd in windows 7 without using mouse?
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Is there a Keyboard shortcut on windows to kill a process when black screen and task manager won't even come up?

Sometimes some games crash, but the screen stays black; alt-tab, ctrl-alt-del and ctrl-shift-esc don't wrok and the only option I have is to shutdown the PC (I have windows 10 now, when I had 8 ...
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Is there a way to reload a Notepad file from within the application?

I have an application that will be writing integers into a file, line-by-line, at a rate of every 5 seconds. a sample Notepad file I would like to use an program other than Notepad.exe, where I ...
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Switching workspaces in Xfce

I remote into Windows from Xfce on Debian Linux. One of my workspaces in Xfce hosts the Windows desktop. When using Linux, I use Ctrl+Alt+left/right arrow to switch workspaces in Xfce. However, when ...
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Don't exit full screen when pressing escape in apps like Safari on Lion

In OS X Lion, pressing the ESC key exits full screen mode. Unfortunately, and especially when using Safari, ESC is used for other functions, such as in Javascript keystroke event handling. I don't ...
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How to stop press F7 when I press left arrow in mac keyboard

When I press left arrow, it press F7. How can I stop that? I want left arrow should move cursor to one character left and right arrow should move cursor to one character right. But instead of ...
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Switch TO specific input source

In Mac OS X, there is a keyboard shortcuts to switch between activated input sources. Is it possible to switch to a specific language? So if you have 3 input methods, you could have 3 shortcuts: ...
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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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“ctrl”+“F”—keyboard shortcut of “Find” option—is not working in Internet Explorer 8

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 crtl+F for search option. ...
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Switch between windows on Mac OS X?

On Windows when I do alt+tab I can switch between windows. If I have 5 firefox windows open then using alt+tab will switch between them. On my MacBook, cmd+tab switches between applications, not ...
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How to get to the addons in Firefox via keyboard only?

To get to the addons on my Firefox's toolbar, I have to point and click on their icons to open their menus or dialog boxes I'm trying to find a keyboard-only way to get to them. I tried ...
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Ctrl key not working

I just installed Windows 10 on my Samsung NP940X3G laptop. When using the shortcut key to switch between virtual desktops I am finding the left ctrl key does not work for the ctrl+win+right ...
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Prevent the “Alt Gr” key from producing special characters

I'm using windows 10 and I want to use the alt gr key for setting shortcuts in an application. The application is successfully interpreting the shortcut, but it doesn't stop the key from inserting ...
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In Win7, How to set a shortcut key with the windows logo key?

Windows logo key provides some system shortcut keys like win+R for "Run" and so on, which I find to be very convenient. But when I wish to set some my own shortcut keys in a shortcut's "Properties", I ...
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Just installed Windows 10 - alt+tab stops working a few seconds after boot

Yesterday I inserted a brand new SSD drive into my laptop and installed Windows 10 Enterprise. Most things work ok, and I am getting used to the new interface (coming from 8.1). However, alt+tab does ...
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Notepad++ keyboard shortcut to toggle “Find Result” window

Is there a keyboard shortcut to toggle "Find Result" windows? Or can this be configured in the Shortcut Mapper? I seem cannot find the setting.
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Is there a way to autofill cells in Excel 2013 with keyboard shortcuts?

So very shortly, I want a shortcut equivalent to dragging the little handle in the right-bottom in a cell-selection portion in Excel 2013 (for Windows). There is many similar questions on the site, ...
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Is there a shortcut for creating a new file?

I haven't seen any shortcut for creating "A New Text Document" or any file. Is there any?
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How to restore all minimized windows in Windows 7

Does anyone know how to restore all minimized windows in Windows 7 to their original positions? I know I can right click the taskbar to cascade, stack, or display them side by side. I also know that ...
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Category shortcut keys in Outlook 2013/2016

Is there a way to expand the category shortcut key choice beyond the default Ctrl+F2 through Ctrl+F12 for Outlook 2013/2016. A registry hack maybe?
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Windows OS shortcut for window file path

Pressing Windows key + E opens a new window. Then which shortcut keys can be used to go file path in that opened window. .
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Alt + Tab in Notepad++

Is there a way to hook the Alt+Tab functionality to F5 from inside of Notepad++? Maybe in the "Scintilla" section? I am constantly: editing, saving (FTP up), then hitting F5, and nothing happens, ...
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Keyboard behaving strangely in Windows 10

The keyboard on my HP Laptop has started acting strangely. When I press CTRL, it starts zooming out (which could indicate that the hyphen/minus key is being pressed). When I press right arrow key, ...
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Can I prevent Windows 10 from grabbing Win+L in VirtualBox?

My VirtualBox client system (specifically, its window manager, i3) has Win+L as a common shortcut, but I can't use it because Windows grabs it and interprets it, instalocking the system. However, at ...
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Notepad++: disable enter key for auto-complete

Is there any way to disable enter as auto-complete key? I like autocomplete to be switched on for words, but there are times, when I need to new line while auto-complete is showing. I'd like ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open paste menu in Word

After pasting text in MS Word 2007, there is a little paste menu that you can click to change how the text was pasted. Is there a keyboard shortcut to open that menu?
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How can I quickly access the Microsoft Word zoom setting on a Mac?

I get a lot of Word documents to work on, and the first thing I always do is access the zoom setting (View-> Zoom) and change the zoom to "Page Width". There's no keyboard shortcut for the zoom ...
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keyboard shortcut for title case in word 2010

Is there a keyboard shortcut for 'Title Case' in Word 2010? If not, how can I create one? I do know of Shift+F3 for 'Change Case', but this shortcut toggles through uppercase, lowercase and title ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 - Cannot Paste Special

In Word 2013, I am trying to paste the contents of my clipboard which contains a formatted table from Excel into a word document. When I press ALT+E and then press S to bring up the special paste ...
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Ctrl-Shift-P opens font dialog in Word 2010 instead of focusing on font size in toolbar

In older versions of MS Word (2000, 2003, etc) using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+P would focus on (highlight) the font size box in the toolbar allowing me to change the font size. In newer ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to indent a nested bullet point in a table cell the proper way?

Open Word and insert a table (1 x 1 will work just fine). Right-click in the table and, in the context menu, select "Bullets" and a bullet image from the bullet library. Type something and press ...
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How to save a position in a document for easy return? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to bookmark a wordpad or word file where you left off? Is there a way to insert an internal anchor/bookmark into MS Word document and later reference it? ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut for capitalization on Word 2007?

Also, is there an easy and comprehensive list of Word keyboard shortcuts anywhere ? Common tasks like capitalization should not require mouse usage, and probably Word has some "hidden" or obscure ...
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MS Word - Close Word when you close the last open document **using keyboard**

In MS Word, by default, you can use: Ctrl+F4 to close Word Ctrl+W to close the current document Is it possible to make Word close when you close the last open document? For instance, in ...
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Word 2013, ctrl+backspace includes the space between the current word and the previous

When you hold Ctrl and backspace you normally delete a word instead of a character at a time. But in Microsoft Word 2013 it includes the blank space between the word you're deleting and the word ...
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Shortcuts to move the cursor between languages

I am working on a document in Microsoft Word using two different scripts, namely Arabic (I created a customized layout keyboard using the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator 1.4, which has Arabic (Saudi ...
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How to make Ctrl-PgUp and Ctrl-Pg down work when doing find in Word?

When I try to find content in a Microsoft Word 2010 document (using CTRL+F), the CTRL+PAGE UP and the CTRL+PAGE DOWN keyboard shortcuts do not seem to work as in earlier versions of Word. The ...
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MS Word 2010 - keyboard shortcut for replace that uses selected text

When I use Ctrl+F my selected text is put into the find side panel, but I need to do extra mouse steps to do a replace. When I do Ctrl+H I get a replace dialog box, but it ignores my selected text. ...
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How to customize Paste Value Excel Short Cut

I was reading in this other post how to set up VBA code to paste values in Excel. I understand how to create the VBA code. I would like to set the keyboard shortcut to Ctrl d but Excel pops up an ...
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Wifi toggle key is not working on Dell Inspiron 15 3542 Touch

WIFI TOGGLE KEY PROBLEM: I am facing this problem, where the wifi toggle key (with an antenna) which sits beside F12 key and shares the Print Screen functionality is not working on my Dell Inspiron ...
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How to disable Ctrl + Shift + UP Arrow shortcut on Windows 10

How should I disable Ctrl+Shift+UP Arrow shortcut on Windows 10? Its opening Microsoft Edge which is searching for results for my clipboard content from Bing.