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 select (highlight) answers or questions text in superuser without using a mouse?

Recently I started learning to use keyboard shortcuts almost for everything I'm doing on the laptop (os win7) but soon enough after I started, I bumped into the problem of being unable to highlight ...
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How to select (highlight) text in Skype chat without using a mouse?

Recently I started learning to use keyboard shortcuts almost for everything I'm doing on the laptop (os win7) but soon enough after I started, I bumped into the problem of being unable to highlight ...
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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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Microsoft keyboard (8000)'s play button opens Windows Media Player rather than Zune on Windows 7

I'm currently using the Microsoft 8000 keyboard on Windows 7 and before installing Microsoft's Keyboard application, it was opening Zune and playing music with the play button. After ...
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Fill formulas until end of adjacent table

I'm trying to fill a column with a simple formula using cells from an adjacent table. I know how to do that by dragging the mouse, but it's a very long column, so I'd like to use AutoFill. ...
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How to have the same keyboard shortcuts everywhere

Is there any solution to have the same shortcuts to do the same thing on different programs. For example in VLC I press CTRL+UP and CTRL+DOWN to change volume, but on my TV card application I have to ...
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Super Key over SSH

I connect to a headless Ubuntu server (no X) over SSH and run Emacs. In my ~/.emacs file I have defined a keyboard shortcut using the 's' (Super) modifier. This shortcut works when I run Emacs in a ...
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How do I change my keyboard layout on linux?

How do I reconfigure my keyboard layout on Linux, so that: Caps lock becomes a modifier key for a numeric keyboard layout on the place of M<>JKLUION. ; becomes a dead key so pressing it ...
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Can I show the “All Apps” section of the Metro Start screen using the keyboard?

In Windows 8.1, if I move my mouse to the bottom left of the Start screen, I see a small arrow in a circle. Clicking it shows all installed applications. I cannot figure out how to show this without ...
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Can't type unicode because of keyboard shortcuts

I’m trying to type some Unicode characters that contain letters. I am using Windows 7 but the issue also appears in Windows 8. An example is 🎻 (U+1F3BB). I can’t type it though because Firefox and ...
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Windows left/right navigation in text editor without arrow keys [duplicate]

I need to be able to navigate left and right on a text line in a text editor without going to the arrow keys. I am a Mac user that recently needs to use Windows for a good majority of programming ...
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How to disable Ctrl+Shift keyboard layout switch (for the same input language) in Windows?

In Windows (XP at least), when there are two or more keyboard layouts for the same input language, pressing Ctrl+Shift switches the keyboard layout. Where can this be disabled or changed to another ...
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How do I set MOUSE 4 and MOUSE 5 to do functions in Excel 2013?

I have a five button mouse and I want to assign functions for the side buttons inside excel. Functions I have in mind are both Ribbon functions and I use Excel 2013. I've seen some tutorials online ...
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How do I select an entire row in Excel?

How do I highlight all cells in an Excel row? I'm using Excel 2010 on Windows.
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Disable Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts

I have a couple of Web sites that have conflicting keyboard assignments with Google Chrome. For example, there are several sites where Ctrl+Shift+B (or Command+Shift+B on Mac) is a shortcut for Bold ...
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Ctrl+X no longer working after installing Unity - Monodevelop

So the title basically explains my issue. My Ctrl-X stopped working after I installed the Unity Game Develop engine. Has anyone else encountered this issue? How do I resolve this? It stopped working ...
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What's the logic behind the “W” in Control+W to close a Tab in IE?

I like to make connections so I can remember keyboard shortcuts. I get Ctrl+T to open a new tab - but what's the logic behind Ctrl+W to close one?
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How do I graphically “pop” keystrokes and mouse clicks so they are useful in playback videos? [closed]

GoTo Webinar does not support recording on the Mac, so I am going to be using iShowU HD Pro to record webinars. A nice feature is that it shows keystrokes and mouse clicks and sounds on the ...
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How to customize Paste Value Excel Short Cut

I was reading in this other post about how to set up a macro to past values in Excel. I understand how to create he macro but I would like to set the keyboard shortcut to Ctrl d but excel pops up an ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut for Keep Text Only in Outlook?

When I paste text into an email in Outlook, the following prompt hovers near the text: Based on the hint, instead of clicking on the button with the mouse, it looks like I should be able to press ...
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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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Use of hash (#) on OS X with UK MacBook Pro

I have MacVim on a UK MacBook Pro. I can use the hash on TextMate by typing alt 3 but in vim this does not work. Do you know how I can type a hash using VIM on a UK MacBook Pro? The problem is ...
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Print Screen on Windows 7 with Apple keyboard

I am trying to identify the Print Screen functionality with an Apple keyboard (A1243, 109 keys) on Windows 7. I do not want to use the on-screen keyboard as suggested (and chosen as the accepted ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to toggle fullscreen in OSX Mountain Lion?

If I have a window on my desktop in OSX Mountain Lion, I see an icon in the top right corner o the window, made of two diagonal arrows pointing away from each other. I can click this to put the app in ...
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CTRL + F1 Brings up an image capture application which I want mapped differently or not at all

Can anyone help me identify which program this is and how I can disable it or remap it to another key combination? EDIT: OS Windows 7 Ultimate I have attached a screenshot of the screencapture ...
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Move E-mails into specific folder using keyboard shortcut in Outlook 2010

I am looking for a way to move e-mails in Outlook to a specific folder. For example: Windows+M - Will automatically move highlighted messages into "FOLDERA" without any popups or anything. I ...
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How do I prevent pages I visit from overriding selected Firefox shortcut keys?

In Firefox, how can I prevent pages from overriding Firefox built-in keyboard shortcuts through Javascript on a per-key basis? Preferably on a per-site basis, too? The most frustrating override is the ...
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How zoom in and out with a keyboard shortcut in MS Word 2013?

I want to avoid using the mouse, touchpad or moving cursor to the down right corner "ruler" but I could not find a keyboard shortcut to Zoom in/out in a crecendo and decrecendo way. The only one I ...
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Mac OS X Yosemite global keybinding management

I have recently moved from linux to Yosemite and by far the most annoying thing about Mac OS X are the severe limitations in window manager configuration. Being an emacs user my fingers automatically ...
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Shortcut key for toggling Yosemite's Notification Center between “Today” and “Notifications” views

Is there any way to use a shortcut key to toggle between the "Today" and "Notifications" views in Yosemite's Notification Center? I have a shortcut key assigned to open up the Notification Center, ...
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How to get shortcut to a button with ALT?

We know, as we press Alt on keyboard, and press combination Alt + letter we get to it fast. For example Alt + e (current page), and so on. But how we can get to OK or Cancel button in this case?
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Replicate windows' keyboard shotcuts Win+1, Win+2, Win+3, etc. in KDE

On Windows pressing Win+1 (2, 3, ...) launches the first (second, third, ...) pinned app in your taskbar. If that application is already running it switches to the running application instead of ...
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Quickest way to get the character · typed in?

Currently, when I need to type · into Word or other programs (Windows 7), I am using the keyboard combination: Hold ALT and type: 0183, result is · Sometimes there are 100s of occurences in ...
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tmux and xf86 keys (the 'Fn' key, xf86WakeUp)

I'm interested in hijacking the Fn key on my laptop and using it as the mod key for tmux, but after a bunch of tinkering with xmodmap and tmux.config, I'm not much further along in getting this to ...
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What is the shortcut key for opening Create Launcher dialog box

I want to know the shortcut key for Launching Create Launcher dialog box in Ubuntu running Gnome. We are using command to launch a Launcher window as gnome-desktop-item-edit –create-new ~/Desktop. ...
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Keyboard Shortcut for Frequent from Pinned program

I got to know the pinned programs in taskbar and using it for Excel, Outlook, Chrome. I have put frequent files/urls to those pinned programs which I will get by right clicking the pinned program from ...
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Possible to “snap” top/bottom instead of just left/right in Windows 7?

I know you can do Windows + Left to put a window in the left half of the screen. Is there a feature that will do top bottom?
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Linux Mint Mate 17.1 - Change window resize to ALT+Middle mouse button

I've tried using CompizConfig as well as dconf-editor to change the window resize shortcut to be ALT+Middle mouse button, but it's not having any effect even after logging off and on again. Any ideas ...
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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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MS Word 2013: Removing highlighting with shortcut key

I have a 100+ pages Word document full of highlighted setences that I have to correct. Once i am done I have to remove the highlighting. That's easy with the Ctrl+Alt+H shorcut if all the ...
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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 can I change Gedit keyboard shortcuts?

Pretty much this question: Can you do keyboard shortcuts in gedit? , except those answers don't work for me. Specifically I want to change the redo shortcut from ctrl-shift-z to ctrl-y. Whenever I ...
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Is there any way to reassign Chrome browser's keyboard shortcuts

On Windows, my Google Chrome browser is intercepting my keyboard combination Ctrl +Alt +O . This is an important key combination in another program I use, but every time I hit that key combination in ...
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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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Pressing tab to indent a list moves to the next table cell

I have a list (e.g., a bulleted list) in Microsoft Word. This list is inside a table cell. When I press Tab to increase the indent, rather than increasing the indent, it moves the cursor to the next ...
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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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Notepad++ keyboard shortcut to toggle “Find Result” window [duplicate]

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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Why does CTRL-click not open some links in a new tab?

Sometimes while browsing, I'll ctrl-click a link to open it in a new tab. However, instead of opening in a new tab, it gets clicked and browsed to in the current tab as if I had clicked it normally ...
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Windows 7 shortcut to play/pause Windows Media Player from anywhere?

What is the kind of shortcut or way to to play/pause Windows Media Player from anywhere? I'm tired of having to search for my Windows Media Player in my taskbar each time a colleague ask me ...
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Why don't Logitech keyboards' media keys work?

I get weird behavior with Windows 8, on several computers (HP and Dell laptops, and a tower PC) with different Logitech keyboards (K800, G15, and G510): right after the Windows installation, ...