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

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shortcut changing in libreoffice (ubuntu 14.04)

im writing in Hebrew and Arabic with libreoffice and say i want to toggle bold so ctrl+b turns into ctrl+נ (nun in Hebrew) . so if id like to toggle bold i will need to change lang to English then ...
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Monitoring xinput keycodes in bash

So basically, what I'm trying to do is use the xinput command to watch for keyboard input in the background for a bash script to toggle things. I would like to ideally monitor multiple different ...
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How can I get Sublime Text to show package keybindings in the code window?

Please look at the example image below: It looks like typing the package name is popping up a list of shortcuts. Can anyone tell me how to set this up? The image is from sublime-jekyll and I ...
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Bind keys over SSH to switch tmux tabs

I typically have 4 or 5 tmux "tabs" (aka tmux windows) open. They are created by pressing Control+B, C In many applications you can Control+Tab to switch between tabs (or internal windows, or ...
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Gom Player keyboard shortcuts don't work anymore

Last night Gom Player did stop responding to its default shortcuts. I had to control it via the menu options and the UI buttons. I couldn't find a reason for this malfunction. The keyboard shortcut ...
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Caps Lock for Numeric Keys

Is there a way I can have persistent access to the special characters above the numeric keys? I'm thinking something akin to the CAPS LOCK key but that locks the numeric keys to the equivalent Shift ...
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Redefine keyboard shortcuts in joe?

Is there a way to redefine the keyboard shortcuts in joe (joe's own editor)? In particular the one for redo?
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Midnight Commander function keys not working

I'm using Midnight Commander in a Mac Terminal. I'm using PC keyboard, so function keys work as F1-F12 keys, but they don't work in MC. I tested what character sequence is sent with each function key ...
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Is there a shortcut (missing?) to move tab in xfce4 terminal app?

Using xfce4 in a Debian/Linux Jessie/Sid distribution, I am unable to find or set shortcut to move tab position in xfce4 terminal, like Ctrl-Shift-DgDown/PgUp in gnome terminal. This is really ...
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How to enable windows-style cntrl+backspace in msysgit (git bash)?

I would like to configure my msysgit environment to use windows-style backspace shortcuts, i.e. cntrl+backspace deletes a word. I found this ...
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Windows 7: Copy and Rename a file in a single step? Shortcut?

I am tired of these steps when copying and renaming a file (Windows Explorer): CTRL+C CTRL+V Navigation keys F2 Is there no feature or shortcut in Windows 7 that a file gets copied and is in ...
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Irfanview shortcut not working initially

Irfanview has a very useful (to me) random function mapped to Ctrl+M. I open an Irfanview session, open the miniatures tab, navigate to my folder of choice and double click on the image nearest to my ...
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In Sublime Text 3, how to use the search/replace “flags”?

In Sublime Text 3 (on Windows), I'm trying to replace text. The respective panel (see screenshot, highlighted parts, too) allows one to turn on or off several search/replace flags. I am trying to ...
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How to format beautiful plain text email with Thunderbird?

I send only plain text emails with Thunderbird. Sometimes, I need some minimalistic formating to facilitate the reading. I wonder how to insert automatically this formating in Thunderbird. Is there ...
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Cisco Packet Tracer: Closing a Telnet session manually

How do I escape a Telnet session in Cisco's Packet Tracer 6.1.1, when I'm connected from an end-device such as PC-PT or Laptop-PT to a Server-PT device? For instance, telnet 192.168.0.1 80. I'm using ...
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Can't multi-select with shift key on Fedora 21

On Fedora 21 when I do Shift+Left Click with text or anything else, the selection doesn't work. Instead the "dragging hand" cursor appears and I can move window with a mouse. The window sticks to the ...
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Visual Studio Keyboard Shortcuts

Does Visual Studio have a way of joining lines? I want the same functionality that Ctrl+J provides in Sublime Text
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Windows 8 - Skype Opens Whenever ALT-TAB Key Combination

I just installed Skype version 6.21.0.104 on my laptop running Windows 8. I notice that every time I us the key combo ALT-TAB it opens up Skype. I do not want Skype to open when I use this key ...
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Disable or change shortcuts for Magnifier, Windows 7 [duplicate]

How can I disable the shortcut for color inversion in Windows 7's Magnifier. Right now if I press CTRL + ALT + i or ALT GR + i, it will invert the colors on the screen. I want to disable or change ...
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Synergy: Mac Mini running boot camp WIn7Ult(server) to Win8.1 Laptop with a dock(client)

I've gotten Synergy to do everything that I need to except the Control and Alt keys not working on the client. Start, Menu(right click) and Shift keys are working fine. All displays are arranged ...
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How to make powershell start as administrator when launched via keyboard shortcut?

I've set up a shortcut on my Desktop for Powershell so that I can quickly launch it anywhere/anytime. Is there a way to require it to launch as administrator? Where I'd normally set it to be run ...
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how to get the locations of keyboard shortcut set for shortcut files

I have created keyboard shortcuts for many shortcut files. Now I don't know for which shortcut file I have created a shortcut. I want to know all the shortcut files for which I have created the ...
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Make a KDE shortcut to run the default browser

I am new to KDE and would like to make shortcuts that run default applications. For instance, I like CTRL-ALT-I to open my default browser. I have found that I can create a custom shortcut directly ...
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How to generate obelus (aka division symbol) in Windows?

In Windows how do you generate '÷' ? In Obelus Wiki, it is written: In Microsoft Windows, the obelus is produced with Alt+0247 on the number pad or by pressing Alt Gr+⇧ Shift++ when an ...
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How to change Chrome's search keyboard shortcut (Ctrl +F)

I would like to change Chrome's default page search keyboard shortcut (Ctrl + F) to something else (e.g Ctrl + M). How can I do this? There is a Shortcut Manager Chrome extension, but it doesn't ...
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Is there a Windows keyboard shortcut to quit Firefox?

On most applications (whether Windows, Mac, Linux), it seems there is usually a {Ctrl,Cmd,Super}+q command that will quit the current application. On Linux and Mac, you can type this keyboard ...
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Go to next matching page in Acrobat

In Acrobat X, if I search for a term using Command-F, I can find each match by pressing enter. Is it possible to go to the next page containing the search term (rather than to the location of the term ...
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Look around bash command history match

I got a match for Ctrl+R In bash. How do I go back and forth around that position? I have several commands that are run in sequence but I forget some of the commands names. Thank you!
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Do firefox “Keyword Shortcuts” still exist?

Back in the day, it was possible to define Keyword Shortcuts, also known as Custom keywords in Mozilla. These were similar to Smart keywords, except that they were defined from within the bookmark ...
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Ctrl button 'sticks' in Windows 7

For three weeks now I have this problem that drives my insanity up - and my productivity down: Whenever I hit the CTRL button, my computer keyboard behaves as if I the CTRL button were pressed all ...
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Passing Windows Command via Citrix Receiver with Mac (for show windows side-by-side shortuct)

I have a Mac computer that I use to connect to a Windows 2012 server via Citrix Reciever 11.8. I would like to use the show windows side-by-side shortcut that is typically engaged by pressing the ...
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Is it possible to get Norwegian keyboard shortcuts in SharePoint 2013's richtext editor?

In the Norwegian version of Microsoft Office you can use Ctrl+F to get bold text. The English version is Ctrl+B. :) I would like to have Norwegian shortcuts in SharePoint 2013 as well. Is this ...
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How do I assign Shift-Delete to do exactly same as Fn-Delete on Mac Keyboard using OS X 10.9.5

I would like for RightShift-Delete to perform exactly as Fn-Delete currently behaves (deletes character right of cursor) on my Mac using OS X 10.9.5. I don't want to use another app. I'm hoping ...
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What are all of the keyboard shortcuts for OneNote 2013 equation editor?

I love using OneNote 2013 for my note taking, but whenever the professor starts writing equations I start to get behind by having to use the equation editor and manually entering in equations, ...
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Add second key combination to switch between keyboard layouts in Xubuntu

In windows you can switch between English and Bulgarian language with Alt + Shift. But there is an option to switch between Bulgarian Traditional and Bulgarian Phonetic layout using Ctrl + Shift. When ...
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Alt-X ignored on laptop keyboard in Windows 8.1, but normal with external keyboard [duplicate]

I just got a new computer with Windows 8.1. Whenever I need to type Alt-X or Alt-Shift-X in some applications, nothing happens. It seems that it is intercepted, but nothing visible is triggered. ...
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Print Screen key stopped working [duplicate]

I use Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate and the Print Screen key stopped working: no image is put in the keyboard when I hit Print Key. Nothing happen when I hit Alt + Print Key either. The issue affects ...
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How can I setup OS X's terminal.app to perform the correct actions for the ctrl key?

These are the key mappings i'm looking for: Ctrl+← : jump one word back Ctrl+→ : jump one word forward Ctrl+del : delete one word I want to do this by modifying the mappings in the ...
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AHK build “central” of keyboard shortcuts

I would like to have a universal shortcut, either on the computer as a whole or just in some limited programs (like for example only when chrome is active). (PS. I use AHK language here, so ^ is ctrl ...
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Toggle the web console's filters with hotkeys

In the Firefox Developer Tools, there are a bunch of keyboard shortcuts. For instance, in Windows we can open the Web Console with Ctrl + Shift + K. Once the console is open, it has its own Toolbar ...
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Change / Remove keyboard shortcut in Lotus (IBM) Sametime

I am required to use the Sametime communicator on Windows 7 and, unfortunately, I am used to a non-standard keyboard mapping that requires me to insert some letters from my native language using not ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to switch focus from VNC Viewer to Windows 7 [duplicate]

I use VNC Viewer Free Edition 4.1.3 (running Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation release 6.4) on Windows 7 Enterprise Service Pack 1. I was wondering what keyboard shortcut can I use or how can I ...
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Caps lock works as left arrow

I have came to work and discovered that my CapsLock key is not working, but it is actually working as left arrow key. I have tested with PassMark Keyboard test, and if i press CapsLock, left arrow is ...
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Adobe Reader - What is the shortcut to rotate clockwise?

Win 7 64 bit Adobe Reader XI with shortcuts enabled (see Options Menu - General) German keyboard! (and of course a localized OS and so forth) Official shortcut list by Adobe: ...
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How to view any website in a native way on OSX?

Mac OS X: 10.9.5 The problem: I often have 20+ browser tabs open from various web apps. Combined with running a comparable number of native apps, I need a better way to avoid cycling through two ...
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Alt-rightarrow displays unwanted context menu everywhere instead of triggering the expected command of the respective application

In several applications, alt-rightarrow brings suddenly the context menu, after I reinstalled my Windows. I do not want alt-rightarrow to bring this context menu, since in some applications, this ...
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Can I assign keyboard shortcuts to laptop-specific commands?

I mean the combinations like Fn + F2 which switches wireless. Since I don't have a Fn key on my USB keyboard, can I assign global shortcuts to, for example decrease the screen brightness from my USB ...
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Notepad++ Ctrl+Y shortcut active in other applications, even after reassigning new combination

Whenever I've got my Notepad++ running in the background, the CTRL + Y combination doesn't work in other applications (e.g. Illustrator or IrfanView). By default it is assigned to a redo function of ...
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How to column select in Sublime Text 2 on a HP Envy laptop

I want to be able to column select in Sublime Text 2 on my HP Envy laptop (p/n: J4Z51EA#UUW) using the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+Alt+Up or Ctrl+Alt+Down. By default, these shortcuts were used by Intel ...
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Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts

Recently I started to use Google Chrome. How do I change the shortcut for address bar selecting, from the current F6, to F4 (such as Internet Explorer?) I have a direct key on the keyboard of "home ...