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 use F1 key to launch Terminal?

I recently installed debian 7.5. In ubuntu I configured my F1 key to launch gnome-terminal with no problems In system settings and keyboard shortcuts. Now in my debian I try to do the same but the ...
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Why does Windows Explorer highlight only second entry?

Why does Windows Explorer highlight the second but never the first entry if I use the keyboard for navigation? Example: let's look at a folder that contains the following entries a1 a2 a3 b1 b2 ...
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chromebook keyboard shortcuts don't work when language is set to hebrew

On chromebook when I'm switching to non English language the keyboard shortcuts no longer work in the different apps such as gmail. Could it be they never thought of this annoying issue?
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Keyboard shorcut for navigating Youtube search results

I use TAB and arrows keys to navigate Google search results. Is there something similar for Youtube results.
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Firefox in popup window (no address search bar) ctrl-k navigates to google

In firefox hitting Ctrl+K takes you to the search bar (all fine and good). However in my webmail client (Zimbra) it pops open windows without the address/search bar. Hitting Ctrl+K there (muscle ...
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How to make CTRL+D binding NOT deselect the current word when Find/Replace is open in ST3?

I often highlight a word in ST3 and press CTRL+D to select all the next instances. However, if the Find/Replace pane is opened, and then I select a word and press CTRL+D, it selects the following ...
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Is there a shortcut to navigate to next application on the same desktop on mac os?

I have set up 4 desktops on my mac, and on each desktop I have several applications opening. So when I'm on one desktop, and I just want to cycle through all the applications opening at current ...
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Speeding up explorer.exe global shortcuts [duplicate]

I'm running Cygwin on windows with cmder as a terminal for zsh. The way I got it to be a bit similar to what my linux setup has is I placed a shotcut (.lnk) on my desktop with a keyboard shortcut ...
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Is there a way to make Notepad++ auto-complete words on {TAB} instead of {ENTER}?

Is there a way to make Notepad++ auto-complete words on Tab instead of Enter? Currently, if want to type, say, frame, then Enter to begin a new line, instead the Enter will select the first ...
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Asus R510D with Windows 8: Want to change volume with one button, rather than fn+F10/F11/F12

I have a new Asus laptop (R510D-FH11), and I would like to change the volume with one keystroke. As it is, I have to hold down fn+F10 or fn+F11. Because of my keyboard layout and average-sized female ...
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Reconfigure MacBook keyboard [duplicate]

I'm used to programming on PCs. On the MacBookPro, I find it difficult to find some useful keys like \ and { and |. So I bought an external Keyboard, and I would like to know if it's possible to ...
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How can you change the zoom shortcut keys in Notepad++?

The shortcuts for zooming in and out in Notepad++ require using a mousewheel or a number pad, neither of which can be found on most laptops (like mine). You can change the shortcut keys by the menu ...
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Any single key alternative to Alt + Tab

I use Alt+Tab a lot. So was wondering if I can shorten it to a single key like this: key = Alt+Tab with Alt pressed key key to mean previous one arrow keys should work when Alt+Tab is on like this: ...
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How can I set up a shortcut key for changing selected text to a preferred font in Libreoffice?

How can I set up a shortcut key for changing selected text to a preferred font in Libreoffice? Preferred font in my case is Segoe Print I have come this far: Tools → Customise → Keyboard selected ...
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Shortcut for searching all installed applications using debian/gnome

I'd like to create a shortcut to launch the "desktop search" application ("Applications" -> "Accessories" -> "Desktop Search") in debian/gnome. Does this shortcut exist (or can it be created) in ...
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Windows global shortcut hijacked by Opera

I have Chrome 37 installed as my main browser. Recently I needed to test a design in a new, Chromium based Opera version 21.0.1432.67. This later one hijacked my global shortcuts somehow, so if I ...
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Sublime Text 2 + Eval in REPL

Using sublime text 2 on windows 8, I've set my key-bindings to: [ { "keys": ["ctrl+alt+f"], "args": { "id": "repl_f#", "file": "config/F/Main.sublime-menu" }, ...
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Disable Windows 8 CTRL+# keyboard shortcut

By default, in many web browsers holding down the control key and pressing a number will navigate to that tab (e.g. CTRL + 4 opens the fourth tab). However, in Windows 8.1, this keyboard shortcut is ...
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Set up a Synergy hotkey to toggle all other hotkeys?

I'm currently using Synergy 1.5.0 for Windows to control four realtime audio/video machines. I'm sharing the mouse and a special color-coded keyboard that I made to run various shortcuts. The hotkeys ...
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Why don't the keyboard shortcuts (e.g. hotkeys like Ctrl-C) work in a SharePoint rich-text field?

I use SharePoint 2010 via Internet Explorer 8 on Windows XP. I have a standard input mask for a task consisting of text fields, rich-text fields et al. In text fields, I can use keyboard shortcuts ...
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What can an effective workflow for changing input methods be on Mac OS X?

I switch between three languages input methods frequently, sometimes in the same typing session. The default shortcut on a Macintosh seems to be to set keyboard shortcuts for previous/next language (I ...
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AutoHotkey - Organizing hotkeys so as to use Several hotkeys optimally

My question is how to structure key combinations in script below most effectively using AutoHotkey. Having searched for exactly how to do this for hours I figured I should post here so others can at ...
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Can one show or hide the Mac OS X on-screen keyboard via either keystroke or API?

I would like to show and hide the Mac OS X on-screen software keyboard (fig. 1) with a keystroke, but no actions to do so are available when customizing the keyboard shortcuts via System Preferences. ...
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How to jump back to the first character in *nix command line?

When writing a long command in the *nix command line and having to go back to the first character, in order to add something at the beginning (for instance a nohup, when you realize the process will ...
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Can we associate ESC key to always close any type of program?

I sometimes hate to move the mouse, just to hit the close button or to press ALT+F4 to terminate a running software/program or an active window. Honestly, I feel more comfortable to simply hit ESC ...
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What is VLC subtitle position keyboard shortcut

What are the keyboard shortcuts to move subtitles in VLC up or down?
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Switch order of monitors via command line / shortcut in Windows 7 [duplicate]

My current desktop setup is [2][3][1] where 3 is the main display and 1 is disabled. I would like to be able to toggle between that setup and [3][2][1] where 3 is still the main display and 1 ...
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Select e-mails in G-mail using keyboard

One thing I find myself doing a lot is trying to navigate my e-mails using my keyboard. I have found the "caret" showing current focused e-mail, in Compact dark theme, is a blue indicator and that ...
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Mouse right click for keyboard shortcut [duplicate]

I need when I click on Mouse Right-Click do the same effect like I clicked on keyboard Ctrl + shift + alt + D It will be temporarily event, I hope no restart or any complex settings.
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assign shortcut to quick step in outlook

How do we assign keyboard shortcut to a quick step in outlook 2010. I have searched internet but it only explains how to create a quick step in outlook. It does not show how to assign a keyboard ...
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Outlook To field Shortcut behaviour

I am using a clipboard manager (ClipboardMagic, supports series of pastes with a keyboard shortcut). When I create a new message in outlook 2010 and try to use the shortcut to paste the email address ...
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How to disable a special shortcut in Firefox?

I've got a keyboard with special media keys for the calculator, e-mail, homepage and suspend mode. I already changed the behaviour of the keys in the windows registry, but if a Firefox window is in ...
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Kill the currently active window with a keyboard shortcut

How can I kill the currently active window with a command or keyboard shortcut? Alt+F4 closes a window, but first it will wait for the program to respond. Depending on the application, this may take ...
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What is the excel keyboard shortcut alternative for ALT+SHIFT+ARROWS [duplicate]

ALT+SHIFT+ARROWS in Word or Powerpoint, helps in moving a particular paragraph or line up or down. What is the corresponding shortcut in excel. I am not looking at cut, copy, paste or mouse drag or ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut in Windows 8 to view password text?

Windows 8 introduces a new feature called Password Reveal. While using Windows 8, whenever you enter your password in the password field of a Windows 8 app, IE 10, or the login screen, a Password ...
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How can I select 2+ lines using the keyboard?

When holding option + shift + left/right, I can select whole words as opposed to one letter. However, I cannot find a similar command for vertical lines: option + shift + up/down only selects one line ...
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How do you type the ligature “oe” character œ on a keyboard, without using ALT code?

I am running a PC on Windows 8.1. I have switched my keyboard's layout to FRA "French (Canada)" and have found most of the characters I've come across in my studies. However, the Internet has only ...
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Multi step shortcuts in LibreOffice Writer

There are some programs out (for example, Sublime Text) that allow multi step keyboard shortcuts, that is for example you can first click one key combination CTRL+K and then another another key ...
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Hold a key to temporarily switch keyboard layout?

I am using two different keyboard layouts on my keyboard. I can switch between them easily by using Alt+Shift shortcut. My question is whether it is possible in Windows 7 to hold some key to change ...
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Win key (keyboard button) not working

I recently updated my Windows 7 x64. Before the updates, everything was working correctly, no issues. After updating, my keyboard's Windows key is not working and neither are its shortcuts. I ...
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Give ctrl + shift + esc the same level of system interrupt as ctrl + alt + delete

If you hit ctrl + shift + esc, the task manager opens. However, this doesn't have the same level of system interrupt as pressing ctrl + alt + del. Is there a way to fix this?
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How to quickly switch to n.10+ windows in tmux

Tmux by default comes with the following keybinding to quickly switch between windows numbered 0 to 9: C-b + 0-9 With a couple of dozen different project folders, a few ssh sessions and other ...
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Notepad++: Keyboard Shortcut to Switch Views

I often use Notepad++ in a split-view like shown in the image below. I am really lazy and hate lifting my hand to use my mouse to switch focus from the left view to the right view and vice-versa. ...
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Want to restart Windows 7 with shortcut keys

How do I restart Windows 7 using just three keys on the keyboard (for a blind person)? This was possible in Windows XP (Win key, u, and then Enter). This doesn't work in Windows 7.
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How to focus WEB-browser with a hotkey in Windows?

In Windows desktop shortcut's properties one can assign a Hot Key to launch that shortcut. There are Three Possible Outcomes First time the hot-key launches that application, next time it brings ...
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For Mac OS sometimes the “command” + “backtick” doesn't cycle through all of the windows of an application

I find that sometimes when I am trying to cycle through open windows of an application with "command" + "backtick" it will only move through a few of them and then go back to the first. The other ...
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Change the behavior of Ctrl-Alt-Del / set a custom command on Ctrl-Alt-Del

I'm looking for a way on Windows 7 (without using third party software) to set a custom execution command on Ctrl + Alt + Del and - obviously - disable the menu that opens when pressing those 3 keys. ...
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How to underline hotkeys by default in Windows 8.1?

With Windows 8.1 Pro, how do I configure the system such that (menu, command button, etc.) hotkeys are displayed by default rather than only after explicitly pressing Alt?
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Kick window to the opposite monitor under TwinView?

In Windows, under dual monitors, I can flip the active window to the same location on the other monitor by hitting Win+Shift+Left/Right. I can also "aero snap" the window to either half of the current ...
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Using vim / vimperator key bindings in Midori

I have recently been struggling to find a good lightweight browser with Vim keybindings that will run on Debian Linux (wheezy). Dwb crashes all the time, Luakit is very old, Chromium has memory ...