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

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Windows 7 adds input language randomly

I have two input languages, both are custom keyboard layouts (symbols such as « » € © – — assigned to Ctrl + 2, Ctrl + 3 ... Ctrl + 7). None of them is French. But somehow from time to time the French ...
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ST3: New Build Systems / SideBarEnhancement: Keyboard shortcut that opens files to different browsers via localhost

Using Sublime Text 3 on a mac. I'm currently learning d3.js and would like to be able to preview source codes on different browsers via the localhost, preferably, without using 3rd party browser ...
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Is there a shortcut for showing (or hiding) all characters in Notepad++?

If find seeing all characters useful in the following two scenarios: When I want to see the characters which start a newline CR (\r) and LF (\n) For checking a python code for tabs and 4 spaces ...
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Asus N550JK Multimedia Keys not functioning

I've got a (relatively) new Asus N550JK laptop - I've been using it for a few months but had no music on it - I just transferred all my music over from my PC and ran iTunes, then tried to pause the ...
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Using keyboard shortcuts to resize/position individual windows

I'm using Windows 8.1 and have recently bought a 4k monitor. I want to make full use of the desktop estate I have. That's why I have all my application windows set to 1/4th the available size. But ...
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Assigning a shortcut to a service

I am running 10.10 Yosemite. I recently created a service which looks like this. The service is simply suppose to launch a calculator. I tested it out by pressing play and it launches the calculator. ...
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Difference between Command + H and Command + W in Mac OS X

I am brand new to Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) and was going over the keyboard shortcuts. I wanted to know what the difference was between command+H and command+W. From what I have seen is that ...
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Firefox, how to focus on tab content when focus is on search/addressbar?

I'm very key-board savy, as such I like to do most things with the keyboard. I often use Ctrl+l or Ctrl+k to focus on address bar/ search bar. But then sometimes I want to switch back and focus on ...
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Why do I have to press the key 4 times to get a '`' symbol? [duplicate]

I'm using Windows 8.1 Pro, with a Microsoft Gaming keyboard. When I'm writing posts on StackOverflow I often need to enclose things in code marks (`). In order to get these, I have to press the ¬ | ...
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Switch windows on alt+tab on yosemite

I have mac book pro with yosemite. Switching windows (or rather applications) is done with cmd + tab shortcut. I hate it and would like to be able to switch windows with alt+tab combination. I'm ...
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ALT + ESC I want to improve upon its functionality

Pressing ALT+TAB is very helping in navigating among open windows in the desktop of my windows 8.1 PC. NOTE 1: The menu that appears gives one the ability to navigate not only between open desktop ...
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Problems with some keys using Apple wireless keyboard on a PC running Windows 7

I am using Apple Wireless Swedish keybord connected to a Lenovo Thinkpad T550 and Windows 7 I love the keyboard but I have problems with some keys The "< >" key and "§" key are swapped so when I ...
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Chrome pdf viewer left/right arrow key does not work

When i open a PDF using the built-in Chrome pdf viewer, i can usually jump to next/previous page just by using the right/left arrow key. This suddenly stopped working for me, and pressing the ...
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Windows 7 up/left arrow keys commands

OK, I've attempted to find answers for this issue here and elsewhere and it is driving me insane. I'm on a corporate issue Lenovo w530 laptop [aka HUGEBRICK] running Windows 7. Somehow the up and ...
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Switch between desktops in windows 7 when we pin many programs to taskbar

When we pin many programs to the taskbar another desktop window is added which we can switch between them as you can see in the picture: my question is how we can add them (without pinning the ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for the “pause animation” feature in Chrome Developer Tools? (F12)

There is a nifty feature in Chrome's Developer Tools which allows you to pause animations and control their speed, but the problem is they're mouse-controlled buttons. Sometimes I need to pause an ...
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How to assign keyboard keys to mouse click on a particular screen?

I wanted to play a favorite game of mine , IMO: The World of Magic (Android/iOS Game) on my pc. The only android simulator that works is Andyroid (others crashed..) But the keyboard doesn't work on ...
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Open dev tools with focus on current file

When working with Google dev tools, I can open it with F12 or Ctrl+Shift+I, it will bring up the panel on the sources tab. However, the html file that's open in browser (and part of my workspace) ...
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How do I disable the OneNote 2013 “Win+Shift+S” hotkey?

I use OneNote nearly every day and just upgraded to the (free!) 2013 version. This version registers both the Windows+S and Windows+Shift+S keyboard combinations. Unfortunately, this conflicts with a ...
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Where is the Apps key on a standard Microsoft keyboard?

ConEmu has a shortcut for renaming the current tab. It's Apps+R. I have never seen an Apps key on any keyboard. Where is it?
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Is there a shortcut key to go back to search bar in Chrome in Mac OS X?

Is there a shortcut key to go back to the search bar on Mac OS X using Chrome while in image search mode? For example: Enter a search term in Google Go to images search How do you get back to the ...
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Delete shortcut mapping in Notepad++

I'm just trying to delete some of the keybindings in Notepad++ In the shortcut mapper, Settings -> Shortcut mapper .. I don't think I'll use many of these like SCI_WORDPARTLEFT, ...
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How to select a different tool from the Type Tool in Photoshop/Illustrator

I'm currently using the type tool to write some text however can not change tool using a key board short cut. Currently I have to click on the Selection/Direct Selection tool as the "A" or "V" ...
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Excel Macros 2013: Is it possible to create a Macro that, with the shortcut key, formats an input value between Whole int and 2 decimal places

I am attempting to create an Excel spreadsheet which holds information of students data, currently I have rounded all data to the nearest whole int. What I wish to know is whether there is a way to ...
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How to remap keys / add shortcuts on Mac OS X, without 3rd party software?

I'm trying to do simple things like map the sleep shortcut to F7, monitor sleep shortcut to F8 etc I've checked out Ukelele, yet couldn't determine whether it's able produce key combinations / ...
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Keyboard shortcut to select address bar IN Total Commander

What's the keyboard shortcut to focus/select the address bar in Total Commander (or Double Commander, Norton Commander e.g., any of its clones)? In browsers it's usually ctrl+L If it doesnt exist, ...
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how to get out of bullet mode in Word

What is the best practice for leaving bullets mode in Word and going back to normal text. Is there a shortcut? I prefer not to have to do it manually.
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Microsoft 365 hotkey to switch between styles

I would like to please find a hotkey/shortcut that will switch between styles in Word (I'm using 365 but have wanted to do this for several versions). So to clarify, under the home tab, there are the ...
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PHPStorm navigation in source code: How to go one step back?

I am trying to use PHPStorm IDE instead of NetBeans IDE for coding with PHP. The problem is here: NetBeans is good at jumping into declaration of any method (Ctrl + Left mouse key). And is good at ...
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shortcut key to detach a tab in firefox (move tab to new window)

In FF, I can move a tab to a new window by either dragging the tab out of the browser, or right clicking the "move to to window" option from the context menu. is there a shortcut key to move the ...
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What are the benefits of keeping Caps Lock on after swapping with CTRL? [closed]

I have swapped CTRL and Caps Lock (as it is easier for emacs/bash to have homerow access to the CTRL key). Most places I have read don't mention whether they just turn off Caps Lock (don't remap to ...
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How to stop Alt+Shift+1 closing the current app?

Whenever I press Alt+Shift+1, it seems to close the currently focused application window. I don't want this behavior, especially since they are used for application-level hotkeys (Sublime Text 2/3). ...
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How to make Alt-F4 close every program/game, even those that ignore it?

I think you know the problem, if you want to close a program, especially a game with Alt+F4, nothing happens. Sure, I know every programmer can choose what will happen, if the user presses Alt+F4, ...
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How do I set $LESS invocation options in a lesskey file?

I'm trying to use less's lesskey-file support, as described in the manpage: KEY BINDINGS You may define your own less commands by using the program lesskey (1) to create a lesskey file. This ...
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Is there a way to customize keyboard shortcuts for Outlook 2013? [duplicate]

I've searched a fair deal, but the closest answer I found was for Word 2013, but the same steps don't work for Outlook. Is there a way to customize Outlook 2013's keyboard shortcuts?
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How to use AutoHotKey to make R-Control function as R-Win

I have a keyboard that doesn't have a R-Win key, but software that I use requires R-Win specifically for some keyboard shortcuts. I'm trying to remap the R-Ctrl key I never use to R-Win using ...
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How to change Control-Y behavior in Excel-VBA's IDE

Excel VBA's IDE register's a Control-y as "cut this line of code". By contrast, redo-ing is accomplished by Alt-e, R. Is there any way to change this behavior and make Control-y be the much more ...
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How do I remap Home Button key with Escape key on Apple keyboard?

I bought a bluetooth keyboard for $13, and it's pretty good except instead of the Esc key, there's a little square and it opens up Internet Explorer when it's pressed! I've tried 3 key remapping ...
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Give mouse/keyboard/terminal/ctrl-c priority and stop programs from freezing my linux system

Yes this is a broad question but I would argue quite a valid one. Sometimes programs and scripts take too long or use too much memory and really start to slow my system down. Fine. Sometimes the ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for the user's home directory or Program Files in windows explorer?

CommandShiftH in Finder will take me to my home (~/) directory, similarly CommandShiftA will take me to /Applications. Is there an equivalent for Explorer? I know in Powershell I can use cd ~, but ...
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How does one swap two panes in Tmux?

I have two panes in horizontal split. I'd like to have the pane currently on the right to be on the left in the window. I'm not talking about moving the focus (Ctrl+B o). How do I achieve this? 'left ...
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Automatic keyboard backlight

is it possible to turn on keyboard backlight automatically depending on hour? Now if I want to enable backlight on keyboard I need to press some keys combinations. It would be wonderfull to do that ...
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How to I map “Ctrl + g” to open NerdTree

I use vim at work, but we have an IT guy who installed a bunch of magical plugins for vim on my work laptop so that now when I try to open vim on my home laptop, I am completely lost because I don't ...
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Unknown screenshot program

I've run into some problems on my Windows 8.1 desktop: when I press AltGr+x (which should, on my keyboard layout, produce letter “ź”), some unknown to me screengrabing app starts. The thing is, I ...
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Open Google Search with Keyboard Shortcut (Windows 8)

Anyone know how to make a custom keyboard shortcut which will open Chrome (my default browser) at any time? I have set a shortcut to open chrome from the "Properties" dialog (by right-clicking the ...
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Chromium is recognising keys that I've disabled with XModMap

I have set up XModMap to remap some keys, specifically to remove "Page Up" from the PageUp key (& likewise for Page Down). I have reassigned Page Up/Down to another set of keys. This works. ...
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Keyboard shortcut to “click” text highlighted with Ctrl+F

I spend a lot of time hunting for specific links within massive pages of text with Ctrl+F, then opening those links. I would like to do this entirely with keyboard shortcuts. I have this figured out ...
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Ubuntu: How to set system wide keyboard shortcut independent of sessions?

How can I set a system wide shortcut in Ubuntu? That shortcut (for example, Meta+W) should work even if no user is logged in. If pressed, a command should be executed. I tried xbindkeys but it doesn't ...
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How do you find if you have duplicated a hotkey in Notepad++?

In Notepad++ you can easily assign a HotKey to a majority of menu functions using Settings->Shortcut Mapper. In most programs that allow something similar, you are given a warning if you use a HotKey ...
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How to keep cursor showing in Chrome (and other browsers) while the keyboard is being used?

I like to use keyboard shortcut on websites (either injecting customized or native like gmail's) and I've notice once I hit a key on my keyboard the cursor will disappear in Chrome (until I move the ...