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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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eclipse any way to cycle through the 'errors' listed under the 'problems view' ?

If you do a Ctrl + Shift + G let's say on a method. You get all the occurrences where that methods is being used, and you see that list in the 'Search' view. Pressing Ctrl + , cycles through each one ...
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hotkey to switch between speakers and heaphones

I looked at this querstion, but it is not applicable, as I only have one playback device listed by windows: the motherboard's built in audio processor. I want to be able to switch between my desktop ...
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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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Unite windows to show them by Alt-Tab

I use several related windows for work, tilted at foreground as an entire complex workspace. Then I press Alt-Tab to switch to the browser, my workspace windows got lost: one appears while others are ...
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Is there a way to remap, directly on indirectly, function keys on Lenovo Thinkpad laptops?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga that by default goes into function mode; this means that F1-F12 keys work as various utility keys instead of their proper function. This is the behaviour I like and I ...
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Change keyboard layout with WIN key on Windows 7

I tweaked my Linux box to use WIN key to change keyboard layout (EN/RU), howether sometimes I need to use Windows-machines and I want to have the same feature on them. Any ideas how to implement it?
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How to edit options logged out in Skype for Linux?

I need to edit my Skype preferences without logging in, but I don't see "Options" in any menu. What to do? In my case, I have to edit proxy settings to be able to connect to Skype. There is no ...
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Pressing ALT+ARROW_KEYS in Visual Studio editor writes single ASCII character

I am using VS2013 as my IDE and ever since the installation it acts very oddly when pressing ALT and any of the ARROW keys. I use ALT+LEFT and ALT+RIGHT to navigate backward/forward which works in ...
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windows 8 bind button to > and < mark

I am trying to rebind few buttons under windows 8.1 to get them working like they work under ubuntu. I have this layout on my laptop keyboard. I am trying to map , and . keys (1/2 buttons right from ...
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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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Conflict shortcuts between chrome and photoshop

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1, Photoshop CS6 13.0 64bit and Chrome 39.0.2171.95 m and Chromium 41.0.2241.0 (64-bit). I'm having this problem with Photoshop, I want to use some Photoshop ...
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Making Shift-Tab work in Vim when running inside ConEmu

I have these mappings in my initialization files for Vim: nnoremap <S-Tab> <LT><LT> vnoremap <S-Tab> <LT>gv the intention is to be able to unindent with SHIFT-TAB. ...
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Why can't I turn a folder into a file in Windows?

Every time I need to create a text file in Windows I usually right-click inside a folder and select for any option from shortcut to a zip file and rename it's extension to ".txt" (I know that some of ...
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How to paste unformatted text only in OneNote 2010?

Is there a keyboard shortcut in OneNote 2010 to paste text copied from a web page without the formatting? I know I can do CTRL-V, CTRL, T, but that's four key presses! Any shorter way?
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Keyboard Shortcut to activate/focus website's search box

Most websites have some kind of built-in search box. I'm wondering if any browser has a keyboard shortcut that will automatically take me to the website's own search box. I think that firefox ...
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Are there any keyboard shortcuts for the Google search page? [closed]

I really hate having to leave my keyboard to select links after a Google search. Are there any keyboard shortcuts built in to the Google search page? A while back, I seem to remember being able to ...
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Control and shift keys not working [pressed together]

I have a weird problem with my logitech deluxe 250 keyboard. When I press shift key control key is pressed automatically and vice versa. No stick keys have been set up. I tried opening on screen ...
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very specific key-combo failure with USB keyboard under OSX

I use a third-party external keyboard with my MacBook Pro. It's a ThinkPad USB keyboard with Trackpoint(I love having control of the mouse pointer without having to move my hands off the keyboard). ...
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Hot key for specific letter

Is there an easy way to make a new "global" hot key for a letter. I know that there are different ways of making hot keys for actions, but I have not found out how to make one for a given letter. ...
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Can a keyboard shortcut to open new instance instead of bringing existing window to front?

I have the F8 key set as a keyboard shortcut to open a command prompt. I set it by right clicking on cmd in the start menu, clicking Properties, and setting the Keyboard Shortcut. My question is ...
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How to globally map a keyboard key to a string in Linux?

I’m using Linux mint and would like to know how to map a keyboard key to an arbitrary string, so that I can—for example—press F4 and the system would act as if I had typed my email address instead ...
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Any keyboard shortcuts for Show Windows Side by Side or snap to quadrant?

I just upgraded to a higher resolution display which is great, but I'm trying to find the best way to manage my windows. I know you can use Windows+Left or Windows+Right to snap to half the screen ...
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Change behaviour of `tab` key cycling through Firefox user interface components

Firefox 34.0 introduced an "enhancement" for the search bar that is normally located the the top left. When I open a new tab (Ctrl+t), it opens to about:startpage. In my case, this is a Ubuntu ...
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How make Google Chrome Developer Console show up by pressing F12 in Mac OS X?

In the OS X version of Google Chrome the Developer Console uses this stupid key combination of Alt+Cmd+I instead of F12, which is the de-facto standard key used in pretty much any other browser: ...
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In Sublime Text 3, how can I have next_view-style tab switching that stays within the active group?

Sublime Text 3 has two modes of switching through tabs, which differ in a couple of ways: prev/next_view, by default ctrl+[ and ctrl+]. Cycles through documents linearly, across all documents and ...
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Using a shortcut in Word 2013 to apply subscript with Swedish layout keyboard

I am experiencing an issue to use a shortcut to apply subscript with the given shortcut CTRL + = Since = on a Swedish layout keyboard is inputed by pressing Shift + 0. I remember this problem on elder ...
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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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Remove Microsoft's Debugger hold on F12 Key in Windows 7

I'm running Windows 7 64 Bit and I read that Microsoft reserves the F12 key for debugging even if no debugger is working... http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms646309%28VS.85%29.aspx In Winamp ...
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Add custom fn (function key) bindings to keyboard

my old laptop keyboard had a great functionality especially for programming. Holding Shift+FN+Key-Right selected the text from the current cursor position to the line ending. Shift+FN+Key-Left ...
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.inputrc: Delete word on option-forward delete? (OS X)

TL;DR: In my .inputrc, how do I enable the forward delete key (in conjunction with the option/meta key) to delete by word? Introduction Lately, I've been working to perfect my shell setup. I ...
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How can I cancel Ctrl+F in Google Chrome without using the mouse?

Oftentimes, I find myself dealing with a lot of text entry (e-mails, forms, etc.) and accidentally hitting Ctrl + F when I mean to type a capital F. This leaves me typing in the Find on page box and ...
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How to assign custom keyboard shortcuts to Preview app on Mac OS X Yosemite?

I want to assign a keyboard shortcut to the "Blank Page" menu item in Preview on Mac OS X Yosemite. Keyboard shortcuts on Mac are easy to assign, so I thought it would just work: But it doesn't ...
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What is the shortcut to go (or bring up/maximize the window) to the newest notification in the taskbar?

What is the shortcut to go to the newest notification program in the taskbar? So when I hit the combination my skype chat windows with the person who messaged me comes up? (or a installer that ...
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MS Outlook - keyboard shortcut to move to unread folder?

Would anyone know the keyboard shortcut to move control to the unread folder? This is the only operation for which i need to use mouse. Checking the Navigation Pane, it isn't actually a physical ...
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Excel 2010 short cut keys - Ctrl + Left or Right Arrow Key - are not working anymore

My Excel 2010 short cut keys - Ctrl + Left or Right Arrow Key - are not working anymore. However, the short cut keys - Ctrl + up or down arrow keys are working. I will appreciate it if the learned ...
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How to get <arrow key down> to focus on first google hit?

At my school on a linux (Ubuntu) machine, if I google something and then press arrow key down, a cursor will show next to the first hit. I can then navigate down or up to select the link I want and ...
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Logitech K330 keyboard remap keys

There is a function key instead of right click button. Function key: right-click button I want to remap fn key to right click key. I used sharpkeys software, but it did not work. Are there any ...
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Emacs binding keys to commands

I'm following the "trick" described here to add new key bindings to my .emacs file: http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/efaq/Binding-keys-to-commands.html However, it's resulting in ...
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How can I get ZSH shared history to work?

I have setopt share_history and set opt inc_append_history set in my ~/.zshrc. This is almost working. In session 1, I execute a command, it's written to history. In session 2, the command is not ...
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keyboard shortcuts for chrome pdf viewer for rotate clockwise / anticlockwise

the standard pdf viewer in chrome has shortcuts of zoom in/out, but is there a keyboard shortcut for rotating the pdf clockwise or anticlockwise. if not, can you suggest an alternate pdf extension ...
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How to set two breakpoints in one line in Chrome developer tools?

Trying to debug some JavaScript. In Internet Explorer (you know, that browser everybody loves?) it is very easy to set two breakpoints in one line. Let's say the line is like this in the HTML source: ...
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Thunderbird Keyconfig shortcut for sort by date received

I have Keyconfig installed and have a shortcut configured to execute MsgSortByDate() and this is mapped to F7. Absolutely nothing happens when I invoke it. Same for trying to sort by Sender. I ...