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 copy-paste absolute cell references temporarely as relative references in Excel?

In Excel (2007), when cells that contain absolute references (for example: $A$3) are copied, the absolute reference remains the same. This is by design, and the reason of using absolute references. ...
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XF86Close hotkey won't work

My problem is that I am trying to map the close key on my keyboard to compiz's close window key binding, and I can set the hotkey fine, but it doesn't work when I try to use. I am using a logitech ...
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Whats the Shortcut Key for inserting a Horitonzal Line <hr> in Mozilla Thunderbird?

Whats the Shortcut Key for inserting a Horitonzal Line<hr> in a message in Mozilla Thunderbird? Without touching the mouse or going through the tideous menu every single time. If NO keyboard ...
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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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Doesn't a PC keyboard work in Mac using VMWare?

I use this keyboard-mice combo on my PC and now I've installed El Capitan using VMWare, but the media keys aren't working on Mac virtual machine. Is there some specific config that I need to change in ...
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RDP inside VMware fusion doesn't get keyboard shortcuts

Setup: Host: MBP running OS X 10.11.5 VMware: Fusion 8.1.1 (3771013) Guest OS: Windows 10 or Server 2016 TP5 so far I have the VMware guest running in full screen using the VMware UI. Inside the ...
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Run as administrator checkbox in Win + R dialog

Is possible to bring Run as administrator into Win+R dialog? When I raise the same dialog from task manager there this checkbox is. Expected: Current: The dialog after Win+R (handled by ...
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Chrome no longer focus address bar after opening a new tab

Previously when I opened a new tab using Ctrl+T shortcut, Chrome would automatically focus on the address bar. Therefore I could start typing and when I pressed enter it would search on Google. ...
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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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How to follow a TOC link with keyboard in Microsoft Word 2007

I prefer to use the mouse as little as possible. So far I have not been able to find a way to follow a TOC (table of contents) link in Microsoft Word using the keyboard. My goal is to be able to ...
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Japanese Keyboard (Microsoft IME) 'not working' (Behaving like ENG Keyboard)

It's been like this for more than 10 days for now, I thought that maybe updating my windows would miraculously fix this but It didn't. Beforehand, I had to press LAlt + Shift, it switched to Japanese ...
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How to disable Windows Gamebar mapping?

I have been a happy Gridmove user for years, and I use the combination Win+G to change into the "send window to grid location" mode. Now I got a new work computer with Windows 10, and when I press Win+...
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Intel HD Graphics - how to create a keyboard shortcut to switch profiles?

I have defined 2 different profiles in Intel Graphics and Media Control Panel. I would like to be able to switch between those profiles with an icon shortcut or keyboard shortcut. Does anybody know ...
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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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Keybinding in awesome to open a console in float mode

I have my awesome configured to use Mod+Enter to open a console, with awful.key({ modkey,}, "Return", function () awful.util.spawn(terminal) end), I would like to configure Mod+Shift+Enter to open ...
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Windows utility to render which key I am pressing on-screen [closed]

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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Switch Ctrl and Alt with AutoHotKey without messing up the Alt-Tab switcher?

I want to switch the Ctrl and Alt keys in Windows XP. I created an AutoHotKey script that contains the following: LAlt::LCtrl RAlt::RCtrl LCtrl::LAlt RCtrl::RAlt This works, but the only problem ...
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Fast way to access screens in Linux (shell screen command)

Using the screen command under Linux is an effective way of having several "windows" to work in. One screen may be the bash shell, another mysql command line open against a database and yet another a ...
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Use the same shortcut when Ctrl Key is pressed down in AutoHotkey

I have a basic keyboard with no multimedia keys. So I created a simple AutoHotkey script to increase, decrease & mute my system volume: ^F10::Send {Volume_Mute} ^F11::Send {Volume_Down 5} ^F12::...
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Opening a text file at a certain line (shortcut)

I would like to define a shortcut key which opens a particular text file at a particular line. My preferred editor is Notepad++, but suggestions involving other editors are welcome. How to open ...
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Server Manager 2012 shortcut

What is the shortcut (after bringing up the windows Run box, Windows-R) for starting the Server Manager? To be clear I am referring to this dialog (on win 2012) This is the dialog that comes up ...
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Windows 10 shortcuts - onenote vs cortana

I'm happy with my windows 10. It looks just like windows 7, but nicer. There's just this little thing... I like OneNote snipping tool. At the press of Windows+S it lets you pick a region on the ...
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Cmd+backtick strange behavior with multiple spaces

I'm configuring a new MacBook Pro and I'm seeing a strange behavior using the keys cmd+`. Supposing I have the following disposition: Space 1: 2 Atom windows 3 Chrome windows Space 2 1 Atom ...
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Change one keyboard shortcut of VMware Fusion

I'm using Mac, and have installed VMware Fusion to get virtual Windows and Linux. At the moment, by Ctrl + left arrow and Ctrl + right arrow, I could switch among these 3 systems. I would like to ...
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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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Windows keyboard shortcut for deselecting text?

Is there a keyboard shortcut for deselecting selected text? Perhaps it also works for deselecting selected items (in Windows Explorer)? The arrow keys work in some software, but sometimes they also ...
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Changing Tracer OCTAVIA key assignments?

I have a keyboard with 12 special buttons and they do work. How do you reprogram these keys on Tracer OCTAVIA on Ubuntu or Windows?
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Keyboard shortcut to jump between tabs on OS X Terminal

In OS X Terminal.app, if you open new windows, you can easily switch between them with Cmd-1, Cmd-2, Cmd-3, etc. You can also cycle between tabs, using Cmd-Shift-{ and Cmd-Shift-}. (or Cmd-Shift-Left ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...