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 restore old behaviour for CTRL+ALT+DEL on Windows 7? [duplicate]

At least on Windows XP that combination opened the Task Manager directly, without any delay. I want to see the Task Manager when I press CTRL+ALT+DEL, and not that useless window which I never use ...
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how to jump to table in rubymine 6/intellji rails model dependency diagram

I remember there was a keyboard shortcut we used back in the day.. any ideas? or at least what's the name of the action so that i can assign a custom keyboard shortcut in the rubymine key map ...
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Can I map capslock to lshift + rshift?

I want to toggle capslock when I hit both shift keys at once. Is this possible? I'm currently using xubuntu and xmodmap if it matters at all.
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How to accept a meeting invite via keyboard shortcut in Outlook 2007 [duplicate]

Is there a keyboard shortcut to accept a meeting invite in Outlook 2007 (or another edition)? If so, what is it?
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How to launch a program with a command line argument from Search or from Start/Metro in Windows 8?

In Windows 7, I could launch a program like Notepad and pass it a command-line argument (the path and filename of a document to open) by typing: notepad c:\users\jon\myfile.txtEnter In Windows 8, ...
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Windows won't ctrl+c and ctrl+v

Recently i've encountered this problem with CTRL C and V unable to copy or paste anything anywhere tried many different applications and still no luck. Able to do so with mouse where right click copy ...
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Crazy keyboard mapping?

I'm having a problem with my keyboard (Gigabyte Force K7). This keyboard is AZERTY (because I'm French), and it has some shortcuts on the top. When I press the Google key, it opens a command prompt ...
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how to select floating graphics in word using keyboard shortcut?

In MS Word, floating graphical objects such as these are considered to be on a different layer above the "page" where the text stays: However, to select these floating object I need to manually ...
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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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What is the name for the Tab button in nautilus's “accels” file?

I'm trying trying to customize nautilus's keyboard shortcuts, which I found can be changed through the ~/.config/nautilus/accels file. I've successfully changed deleting file from Ctrl+Delete to just ...
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What Windows shortcuts should be blocked on a kiosk-mode PC

Assume a normal Windows 7 PC and a custom application running in kiosk mode. It's not possible to quit the application without a password. Now I want to block all Windows 7 key combinations which ...
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How to move cursor to next wrapped line in Vim?

For example, if I have a long line wrapped several times, it is painful to move cursor inside this line, I have to hit w repeatedly, or use f to find what I want, even slower if there are many same ...
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VIM disabling replace mode

In VIM, I find myself reflexively hitting the insert key, before entering text. Normally because I have been doing some reading and often, but not always, I'll have switched out to do a search or ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Deselect Omnibox in Chrome ?

OS X user here. I'm currently learning both Vim and Vimium, it's been really fun. A major annoyance with Chrome is that I can press Cmd+L to highlight the address bar, but I can't unselect it without ...
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Remap key in Win 8.1 to a shortcut

I would like to remap a keyboard key in Win 8.1 to a shortcut...does anyone know how to do this? Specifically I would like to remap the key that has a picture of a file (located between the Alt and ...
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Windows key + L locks my pc, but doesn't let me type inn password again (in a proper way)

Keyboard: Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2013 OS: Windows 8.1 Pro (hope that's enough) Whenever I want to lock the PC, I press Windows key + L. And if I hold the Windows key down for ...
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How to close pinned tab at firefox using Vimperator

I am trying to close the pinned tab in Firefox 27.0.1 using Vimperator 3.8.2 using the d key, such as Gmail pinned tab on the picture above but I receive the following message: cannot close an app ...
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Keyboard shortcut to resize Navigator / Organize panel in Explorer

Is there a keyboard shortcut to resize the Navigator/ Organize panel in Windows Explorer?
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Execute a command using a Linux Mint shortcut

I'm looking to add a shortcut to Linux Mint (Menu → Control Center → Keyboard Shortcuts) to execute xkill when I press WindowsKey + x. I've encountered two problems: 1) The WindowsKey toggles the ...
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What key does the symbol “⇧” represent?

For instance, the Sublime Text Unofficial Docs say that on Linux, I can use this key sequence... Alt + ⇧ + Up ... to do column selection. I have no idea what this key is if it is not "Up". ...
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Letting keyboard shortcuts to take effect regardless of focused applications

Keyboard shortcuts like Command + Tab take effect regardless of currently focused applications, but shortcut keys like "Move focus to active or next window" (^F4 by default) are stolen by applications ...
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Open a new terminal using a keyboard shortcut

I want to be able to open a new terminal window in OSX Mavericks by using a keyboard shortcut. The terminal window should be: New (I don't want an existing one to be focused) Opened on the desktop ...
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How can I change text navigation and deletion key combinations in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac?

As Wikipedia lists and my experience tells me, most applications on Mac OSX use ⌥+⌫ (Option+Delete left) to delete a word to the left and fewer, but still many, use ⌘+⌫ (Command+Delete left) to delete ...
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How to nullify key temporarily when another key is pressed in AutoHotKey?

I am playing a rhythm game where you can bind two keys to hit one note (in my case LShift and LControl), however it will only register the note if it is being hit singularly. By that, I mean if I have ...
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How to change the shortuct for “show the overview” to the “super” key?

I'm on Fedora 20 with Gnome3 and I want to show the overview by simply pressing the super/windows key, like in Ubuntu. But it won't let me set it because nothing happens when I click on the shortcut ...
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how to know format of command for sublime text 3 keyboard bindings

I looked at the key binding doc for sublime text 3, and I change some of the existing key bindings.. however, I would like to create a keybinding for the command project-> new workspace for ...
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emacs C-/ behaves like delete instead of undo

I have installed emacs24-nox on a temporary instance of Ubuntu (on a VmWare Player virtual machine that I am not going to keep for long). I have run emacs to edit an Apache2 configuration file ...
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Logitech G600 mouse buttons started opening new tabs with Clipular website by itself

I have a Logitech G600 mmorpg mouse, which has 12 side buttons and an extra G-Shift button, which serves as Ctrl key. I have binded some of the buttons to ctrl+alt+num0 through num9, so I can control ...
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Service doesn't work by shortcut for single selected folder in Mac OS X

I've created a service using Automator in Mac OS X 10.9 (and earlier in 10.8) to copy full path names of selected files and folders in Finder. Also I've assigned shortcut for this service in system ...
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Disable Log out short key mac

Basically I'm playing a game (World of Warcraft) where a need lots of hotkeys available. WoW disabled basic OS commands, which allows to use command key as a modifier, but I can't use Cmd+Shift+Q. ...
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emacs can't handle Hyper_L modifier inside a terminal

I remapped my capslock key to Hyper_L using xmodmap. when i use the hyper modifier to define new bindings in emacs like (global-set-key (kbd "H-n") 'backward-char) it works when emacs is launched ...
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Shift+Tab Loses Alignment in SQL Server Managment Studio 2012

Issue #1: I'm using the following for demonstration purposes: SELECT A.Field1, B.Field2 FROM TableA as A JOIN TableB as B ON B.ID = A.ID WHERE A.FieldA = 'A' AND B.FieldB = 'B' GROUP BY ...
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How do I fix Parallels on OS X disabling [CTRL][ARROW KEY] combinations in a Windows VM?

OS X has key commands set to CTRLUp, CTRLDown, CTRLLeft, and CTRLRight. Parallels can't seem to take control of these key commands when in a Windows application either in the desktop mode or in ...
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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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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro: any option to invoke OCR tool with a keyboard hotkey (shortuct) only without mouse

As surprising as it may sound, I could not find any option to run from keyboard a command to start OCR (Optical character recognition) operation for the current document. Many (actually the most) in ...
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How to read global-set-key in .emacs file

from http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/WhiteSpace, it has this setting to (global-set-key "\C-c_w" 'whitespace-mode) (global-set-key "\C-c_t" 'whitespace-toggle-options) (global-set-key "\C-c=w" ...
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MATE: Alt key focusing application's menu

One of things I like in Windows is that in almost every app I can press Alt, and app's main menu becomes focused. Unfortunately this doesn't work in MATE. (I use Linux Mint 13, if that matters). I ...
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Button or Shortcut in for Windows Explorer to quickly hide/show the navigation pane [duplicate]

For Windows 7/8/2008/2012 and above... How can i create a button or shortcut in for Windows Explorer to quickly hide or show the navigation pane... With the Preview Pane we can use the keyboard ...
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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 to implement working, custom key bindings in Xcode 5?

In my IDETextKeyBindingSet.plist located in Applications/Xcode/Contents/Frameworks/IDEKit.framework/Resources/, I have added three custom actions, as follows: <key>Customized</key> ...
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Send Esc key in KDE 4?

I am trying to set up a custom shortcut to map Esc to Esc:Esc, i.e. simulate a double press on Esc key, and so far have had no luck. (systemsettings -> gestures and shortcuts -> custom shortcuts) I ...
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autohot key help WIN key and Left/Right Arrows

I'm trying to make a autohotkey scrip that would do the following sequence once I press [Win] + Space: [Win] + E --> To open an explorer window [Win] + [Left] --> to put it on the left of the screen ...
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Keyboard Map Software OSX Mountain Lion

I'm just wondering if there's any software that I could use to remap my Microsoft Sidewinder X4 keyboard to allow me to use the macro buttons for various macros or even just keyboard shortcuts? I ...
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Is there a way to reassign Cmd+Shift+W shortcut in Spotify?

I used to push Cmd+W to hide program window, but in Spotify Cmd+Shift+W will log you out, which is extremely annoying if I mistakenly press Shift. I tried to re-assign this button through Keyboard -> ...
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Windows 8.1 Quick Link Menu not working

The problem is the links not working. The menu does come up, but clicking on any button does nothing. I upgraded from Windows 8 to 8.1 through Windows UpdateI was originally using the default ...
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How to change the keyboard shortcut for Firefox's context menu?

I am trying to change the keyboard shortcut for showing the context menu in Firefox (the equivalent of pressing Shift-F10 on Linux or Windows or Control-Space on OS X). It seems like this shortcut is ...
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How to transmit locally entered modifier keys or shortcuts to the remote desktop via VNC? Mask or escape them somehow?

I am connected to a xmonad desktop but am only able to use the first workspace. How can I change to other workspaces? Furthermore: If the last terminal is closed, I can’t do anything. How can I open ...
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Some user enabled shortcut keys not working in Windows 8

I like to think of myself as a power user and therefore I setup short cut keys on the keyboard to minimize steps for opening applications. I have created a keyboard shortcut to a shortcut of a bat ...
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how to switch tabs back by keyboard in latest firefox (27)?

I wonder is it a bug or a 'feature' that standard ctrl+shift+tab shortcuts to move between tabs in backwards are disabled. In about:config I have set: browser.ctrlTab.previews;true, but it doesn't ...
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Vim/Sublime Vim bindings move cursor forward/back by one

I'm new to Vim bindings and I want to start using them in Sublime, but ran into a few stumbling blocks. When I type various kinds of enclosed tokens, such as "string literals" or {code blocks} or ...