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

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Keyboard error until the computer is warm enough

My Laptop keyboard is error during the turn on time until several period after it. It seems like the space button and control button is pressed. I detect it from the sound of the computer as if there ...
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Reprogramming Keyboard to Create Right Click

I have a Fn button on my keyboard that is between my Alt and Ctrl buttons. I would like to reprogram Fn to do a right-click as you would on your mouse. Is there a way on Windows to reprogram the Fn ...
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Making “alias” keyboard shortcuts on Mac (multiple keyboard doning the same thing)

Is there a way to create "alias" for keyboard shortcuts on Mac? That is, may I map different keyboard shortcuts to the same function? Simply put, let Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+` both work as ...
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Shortcut for Google search box

Is there a short cut for Google search box as in the picture below in Google chrome? Thank you. The question here is different with what I am asking. What I want to find shortcut is the red box in ...
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How open the context menu on page refresh button in Chrome?

In this video at 1:07 the user click somehow the refresh button and a context menu pops up containing the following options: Normal reload Hard reload Empty cache and Hard reload How did he do ...
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Unable to change keyboard repeat delay

I was looking for a solution for a problem, and I needed to know what program used which shortcuts. The program I found, however, happened to be glitched on Windows 10 and caused it to actually ...
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Is it possible to change keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Word Online

I am using Microsoft Word online. Is there a way to change keyboard shortcuts? Microsoft's online documentation doesn't say one way or the other.
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How can I toggle input language in emacs with ctrl+shift in linux?

I am using Control+Shift for switch languages in linux. The problem is that this keybinding is not works well in emacs: When I am on russian keymap, emacs's keybindings are not working. Emacs have ...
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How to remap combinations of keys including the windows key?

To avoid the XY problem, I'll explain my problem and then the problem I have with my attempted solutions: Problem I have a windows laptop (hp elitebook), and I use my wireless bluetooth mac keyboard ...
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How did I reverse my Excel Datasheet Display?

How did I reverse the layout of my workbook? I was about to paste some data by pressing CTRL+Insert and now Cell A1 is in the top right of my worksheet instead of the top left. Everything in the ...
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Shortcut or Terminal Command to toggle Chrome Hardware Acceleration on/off

I'm trying to figure out how to create a shortcut or a terminal command for on/off Hardware Acceleration in Advanced settings of Chrome Browser on a Mac. Has anyone done this already or know how to? ...
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What is the shortcut to delete entire row from table in Word 2007?

I want to increase my efficiency, instead of right-click -> "delete cells"-> "delete entire row" , how can i do it quickly? i want to select a row, then press shortcut and it will delete entire row ...
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Get Mac-like symbol shortcuts on Windows

So I recently switched from being a life-long Mac user to building my own Windows 10 desktop. There are plenty of things I like but one thing I feel like I'm greatly missing is the ability to easily ...
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How to switch to/restore an open application on windows 7 with a custom keyboard shortcut?

I've been having a good look around the web but can't seem to find a solution to this. Recently I've been using a piece of software called ConEmu that has a shortcut of "ctrl+'" which allows me to ...
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Compiz/Unity - Focus window on specific monitor?

I'm on Ubuntu 15.10 using 4 monitors via an nvidia graphics card (dell XPS 8900). I almost always keep 4 full-screen applications (usually one of terminal, chrome or skype). Often I'll have multiples ...
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See all keyboard shortcuts defined in windows [duplicate]

I was wondering if there's a way or a tool to show all keyboard shortcuts that are defined in Windows. This will help me to see if a shortcut is handled by Windows. I'm using Windows 7.
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AutoHotKey - Send mouse scrolls to active window

What's puzzling me for a while now is how to send a mouse scroll up and down to the active window with AutoHotKey, regardless of the position of the mouse. The examples and information that I've ...
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Generic way to remap every media button

Today I tried to remap some keyboard media keys to more useful functions and failed to do so. The problem The manufacturer doesn't provide a utility to bind and execute custom commands. My ...
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Is it possible to assign a keyboard shortcut to a certain command in windows explorer?

Here is my use case. Often I browse directories in windows explorer and find myself in need to open the gitbash at the current directory. Now git bash comes with a nice context menu entry but ...
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How to disable XFCE4 keyboard shortcuts in application?

I use Clion IDE when coding on my Arch Linux and I use XFCE4 DE. Some keyboard shortcuts conflicts with IDE shortcuts thus, making the window manager prefered. Is there a way to disable all keyboard ...
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Give focus to Navigation Panel in Foxit Reader with keyboard shortcut

Is there a way to give focus to the navigation side panel in Foxit (Reader 7.2.8 / Windows 8) using keyboard shortcuts only? I navigate my desktop almost exclusively with the keyboard and reference ...
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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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How to switch focus from Citrix to other Windows applications using keyboard shortcut?

Using Alt+Tab one can switch between applications on Windows 7 64-bit. But once I switched to Citrix (Ver 12.3.0), the Alt+Tab is switching windows within Citrix. How can I switch back the focus to ...
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Explore current folder command?

In Windows Explorer, when navigating to a specific folder, the folders tree in the left side remains where it was at the beginning, not selecting the current folder. Is there a shortcut or command ...
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Command history in RStudio and .inputrc

I use these two lines in my .inputrc file so that instead of just browsing through the command history, the arrow keys make the shell to do a search/autocomplete (as discussed e.g. here on Ask ...
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How do I copy text in firefox with custom JS

This subject is related with this one. But I didn't found a solution that works. The answer that is marked is just specific for some site, and @Mike 's answer doesn't help. I have a lot of sites, ...
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Issue with Switching Input languages with Japanese IME on Windows 7

I've set up windows to select my standard Keyboard Layout when I press CTRL + SHIFT + 1 While I use around 5 languages I've usually never had the need to change Layout settings with one exception: ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut for deleting selected rows?

What is the keyboard shortcut for deleting selected rows? Currently I select rows with shift+ up/down and click Ctrl + - and click r and press Enter. Is there a single key combination which I can use ...
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Is it possible to use computer effectively without mouse?

Sorry if this question is a bit onff-topic here. I am just a newbie in using computer shortcut/hotkeys. I am wondering if you can use computer effectively fast without using the mouse. Are you mostly ...
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Select full word in iTerm2 using alt + shift + arrow

Following this advice, I've configured Iterm2 to delete the word when Alt + Backspace. I would like to build a similar functionality for combinations of Alt + Shift + ← | →. With respect ...
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Kate - select whole word under cursor via shortcut

I use Kate (version 3.14.2). In this text editor it is possible to select the whole word by double click on it. I would like to achieve the same effect but via keyboard shortcut. I've tried to look at ...
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Chrome displays question marks instead of keyboard shortcuts

I'm having an issue with Chrome Mac OSX, across multiple sites, where kbd elements are not rendered correctly. Chrome Displaying Question Marks Instead of Keyboard Shortcuts
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Is there a fast way to find and insert a symbol in PowerPoint 2013?

Is there a fast way to find and insert a symbol in PowerPoint 2013? When I have to insert a symbol, I click Symbol and then locate the desired symbol in the table. However, this takes me a lot of ...
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Border line in computer folder

I know this question is easy for you but I have a lot of problem with it. Hope you could help me out. As you can see in the picture below, what does the vertical line (in red box) is called? And how ...
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Change Win-Arrow order of Monitors

I have the monitors setup as below: The problem is that when I Window-Arrow Left/right, It goes "out of order". If I'm on windows 3... and Window Right (x3)... then it goes to 1. Window Right (x3) ...
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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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What is the reason for naming Ctrl + D or Ctrl + L to access address bar?

Google Chrome has Alt+D or Ctrl+L to access address bar. Is there a specific reason for choosing these names/characters to represent the function?
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Chrome shortcut to homepage windows

Searched and couldn't find an answer. Is there a keyboard shortcut for going to your homepage on chrome on a windows machine?
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typing in an email body apparently I type some key that instantly sends the message

When I am typing in an email body apparently I type some key that instantly sends the email. That is problematic for me instantly. What am I doing that causes that?
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Multi position clipboard on Windows [closed]

I often find myself in a situation when I need to copy multiple pieces of text or files and keep them in Windows clipboard at the same time. This is, of course, impossible by default since Windows ...
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Send arbitrary keyboard shortcut to RDP host

Is there any way to send a custom/arbitrary keyboard shortcut to a remote desktop host? I found the keyboard shortcut for untrapping the keyboard, but doing 2 3-key keyboard shortcuts on a laptop ...
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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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XKeymacs: how to bind to C-S-s?

I'm trying to make XKeymacs translate Ctrl+Shift+s key binding to VisualStudio's File.SaveAll command. But I can't find the correct notation of this key binding. So far I've tried several options, ...
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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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OSX: How to add shortcut in right click to open folder with Adobe Brackets?

I am a web developer and using Adobe Brackets in development. Is it possible to add a shortcut in right click of folder to open the folder with the app. For an example we can add a shortcut to open ...
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Can I pass a key combination through screen to a program?

I've got screen setup to switch windows with the function keys. However, I am trying out Vim debugging and to start it I'm told to use the F5 key. Obviously this just switches me to screen window 5 ...
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How many USB Keyboards can you add to a Windows Computer?

This is a serious question, for which I haven't found an answer. I am looking to buy USB foot-pedals, each of which will register as a USB keyboard with one key. Programs, like Emacs, which ...
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xterm translations: sending multiple keys

I'd like to utilize the multimedia keys on my keyboard in my xterm/tmux. I'd like to map the XF86Launch8 to the keys C-a F1 (ctrl-a being the tmux prefix key, the press F1, which is mapped in tmux to ...
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How to find the same comfort of Mac keyboard and save myself from pinkie finger stress disease?

I'm so used to the comfortable layout of Apple keyboards and I like to use the command key for the most often used combination shortcuts (command-C for copy, command-V for paste and so on), which is ...
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What keyboard shortcut brings up the Powerpoint 2016 Format Shape/Object pane

Is there a reliable way of bringing up the format pane via the keyboard once I've selected an object that I want to format (e.g., a shape, or text box)? I've variously seen that Ctrl-1 does this but ...