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

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Gnome 3.18: Alt-Tab to switch applications within workspace and Super-Tab to switch between all applications

In gnome the default configuration for Alt-Tab and Super-Tab is to switch between applications living in all the workspaces. This can be changed to switch between applications only in the current ...
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Custom macro function to change settings in Windows Environement [duplicate]

I wonder if someone knows about customizing a Windows Environment under your needs, such as custom hotkey combination to do some or another function, for example: I want, under this combination of ...
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Layout switching in Fedora 23 Cinnamon OnKeyUp

On my system I use Shift+Ctrl to switch layout. But it "catches" my shortcut OnKeyDown event, and if I want use Shift+Ctrl+T in Terminal (to open a new tab) – it switches layout and sends to terminal ...
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How to turn off focus searchbar shortcut in Firefox

Question is in the title, but here's some background info: I use a custom version of the Dvorak layout on a Windows 10 machine. This is the layout I use (the internals of a .klc file) My Layout (on ...
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Open Windows Explorer when searching for file in Start Menu

Mac OS X has a COMMAND + ENTER keyboard shortcut in Spotlight, that opens Finder to the path to a file that you just searched for. I'm looking for the equivalent on Windows. What do I press to open ...
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How to disable (or remap) only specific win+… keyboard shortcuts?

While I found a group policy setting to disable all shortcuts involving the Windows key, I'd like to keep most of them and only disable those I consider useless and would like to use otherwise, e.g. ...
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Keyboard shortcut for top of current page in a document

When word-processing, is there a keyboard shortcut (in MS Word or LibreOffice Writer) to move to the top of the current page in the document? For example, if the cursor is midway down page 3, is there ...
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Microsoft Word - shortcut to move cursor back and forth [duplicate]

Object: Microsoft Word for Mac 2016 Problem: This is the document with internal links that help you navigate from one part of the document to another. This is the Contract and there are multiple ...
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Why is GNU screen interfering with Vim's Ctrl-Pageup to switch tabs?

I normally use Ctrl+PageUp and Ctrl+PageDown to switch tabs in Vim. But when running Vim inside GNU screen, they don't switch tabs and instead have the effect of switching case. I am running the ...
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Keyboard key accidentally remapped

Funny story. A few months ago a few ants got into my laptop. I freaked out and started mashing my keyboard to get them out. Since then, clicking the left arrow key is as if Ctrl+F is pressed and urw ...
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Mac OSX remove Hide Window keyboard shortcut

When I press commandH, the current window is hidden. I'd like to disable this shortcut, because I'm using it in another application. I opened System Preferences -> Hardware -> Keyboard -> ...
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What file is executed when pressing Win + Shift + S?

From my understanding, shortcuts are convenient ways of executing files on a computer. What file is executed when clicking Win + Shift + S, the shortcut that allows you to take a snip of the screen ...
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Reduce array size in Excel

Suppose, I want to reduce array size (count of cells). Array had been created by Ctrl-Shift-Enter. If I try to select part of array and press Ctrl-Shift-Enter, Excel prints an error message "You ...
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Is there any keyboard shortcuts to switch focus between monitors?

I have dual monitor setup. Just wondering is there a way to toggle or switch focus between the two monitors without touching the mouse. I have multiple applications open in both the monitors. So using ...
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In Gnome3, how do I create a keyboard shortcut for opening a file with a variable in the file name?

Typing gvim note_$(date +%F).md in terminal, opens a file in gvim that has today's date in the title. When I try to bind a keyboard shortcut to the same command, gvim throws an error message: ...
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Keyboard shortcut to scroll Terminal one line at a time

I'm using Terminal on OS X El Capitan. I want to scroll my terminal output by lines (not using page-up or down). I'm pretty sure I used to do this with Cmd-up/Cmd-down, but now that appears to just ...
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Custom shortcuts don't work with Windows 10

Just formatted and installed Windows 10 last weekend. Tried to recreate my usual shortcuts but they don't work. For example for Paintbrush I go to windows/system32/ and create a shortcut of ...
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How to make Ctrl-PgUp and Ctrl-Pg down work when doing find in Word?

When I try to find content in a Microsoft Word 2010 document (using CTRL-F), the CTRL+PAGE UP and the CTRL+PAGE DOWN keyboard shortcuts do not seem to work as in earlier versions of Word. The ...
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Sun Keyboard type 7 doesn't copy

I have a Sun Keyboard Type 7 and I cannot use the "copy", "paste", "cut" keys on the left on Linux Mint 17... they work on Firefox, but nowhere else. Is there a way to make those keys work globally? ...
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Where can I find keyboard key names using in mc.keymap?

I want to assign some actions to key bindnigs in Midnight Commander like Alt+[ or Alt+]. Where can I find "code names" for this (and other) keys? For example I already found some keys: ` = "prime" { ...
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Keyboard shortcut in Word 2010 not working (creates new document instead)

Microsoft Word 2010 obviously overwrites one of my most important shortcuts with something else that I do not need (nor want). Concretely: I am used to using the shortcut Alt + T + 1 in order to ...
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Is there a shortcut to select words in Visual Studio Community that is like VSCode/Atom?

On VSCode and Atom there is the shortcut CtrlD CtrlD that selects the word occurrence. Is there something similar on Visual Studio Community/Pro/... ?
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Arrow keys skip to end of documents and lists

So, recently my arrow keys have gone and messed themselves up. If I'm typing a document and hit the left arrow key, instead of going back a single character, it now goes back to the beginning of the ...
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Multiple Virtual Desktops on Windows 7 with the same keybord shortcuts as in Windows 10

How do I enable multiple virtual desktops on Windows 7 and allows to configure the same shortcuts for cycling between desktops as the standard Windows 10 shortcuts (Ctrl + WIN + Left/Right Arrow)?
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How to use multiple keys with fluxbox for keybinding

Is it possible to define multiple keys to trigger a keybinding? For example: Control Mod1 Up+Left :MacroCmd {} I know you can chain together a series of identifiers (emacs style) such as Control + ...
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Send to OneNote in Office 2016?

In previous versions of OneNote I could press OS Key+N to bring up the Send to OneNote dialog. From this dialog I could do several things, including take a screen clipping and save it to the ...
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3-key combination in Windows 10 on-screen keyboard

Do you guys know how to make a 3-key combination in Windows 10 on-screen keyboard? For example: Ctrl+Shift+T to reopen a closed tab.
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Display turns on after I turn it off with AutoHotkey command

I use these two shortcuts to turn off the display: Launch_Mail:: #T:: SendMessage, 0x112, 0xF170, 2,, Program Manager However, not infrequently, the display turns back on instantly after I use this ...
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Using the Option key properly on Mac terminal

I want to know how to configure the ⌥ (Option or Alt) key on my Mac terminal. For example, to make ⌥+delete delete an entire word or ⌥+← move to a previous word. If I check the box 'Use option as ...
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Keyboard behaving strangely in Windows 10

The keyboard on my HP Laptop has started acting strangely. When I press CTRL, it starts zooming out (which could indicate that the hyphen/minus key is being pressed). When I press right arrow key, ...
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How to map a custom MS Word keyboard shortcut to a button and add it to the quick access toolbar on the ribbon?

I have several custom keyboard shortcuts for styles that I want to map to buttons on the Word ribbon. For example, my custom keyboard shortcut for a Heading 4 is Ctrl-Alt-4. I managed to find and ...
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Chrome search in page when Ctrl+F shortcut is hijacked

When a website hijacks the Ctrl+F combination (like Slack does), how can I activate Chrome's search-in-page function? Is there a mouse equivalent to Ctrl+F? I've seen ways to disable the site's ...
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Changing the keymapping to the Left Windows Key to open a program

I've been looking around online and can't seem to find a solid answer on this. I would like to change the way my left windows acts. I really dislike the way Windows 8 has the menu structure. I like ...
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Can I prevent Windows 10 from grabbing Win+L in VirtualBox?

My VirtualBox client system (specifically, its window manager, i3) has Win+L as a common shortcut, but I can't use it because Windows grabs it and interprets it, instalocking the system. However, at ...
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Win-Key + Arrow does not snap windows on Win10

I am having the issue that Win+<> does not snap the windows to the side of my monitor, this is similar to ...
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Can't change brightness using keyboard shortcut on my laptop

I have HP Probook 4540s, the problem is that I cannot increase the brightness of the screen through the keyboard shortcuts (fn+f2 and fn+f3) even if I have all recent drivers on my laptop. What should ...
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Most universal sequence of keyboard presses to start an editor [closed]

I have a very compact Arduino with integrated USB connector, the CJMCU Beetle that can emulate a virtual USB keyboard. I would like to configure it to send keystrokes to any computer it is ...
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Shortcut file not always starting when shortcut key is pressed

At my company we have small workstations ~13 inch with touchscreen. The operating system is: Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601 The workstations have 5 buttons on ...
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How do I find a rogue keyboard shortcut?

Sometimes, I highlight text in an MS Word document and wish to add a comment about it to send to a co-author. Following this official documentation about keyboard shortcuts, I then press ALT+CTRL+M ...
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Emulate Windows key on Windows 10 touch keyboard

I have a new tablet PC with Windows 10 which doesn't have a physical keyboard. This is OK for most applications, the on-screen keyboard works fine for most uses. However, one of the primary ...
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Shortcut for Direction Keys — To keep hands on QWERTY end of the keyboard

I use a lot of Excel and finally got myself used to the ThinkPad pointer whereby I no longer need to take my hands off the keyboard for scrolling. But now I need to take my right hand off the ...
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fix for unhiding column in Excel has stopped working

I have just moved to Windows 10 and Excel 2016 (from Excel 2000) and found that CTRL-SHIFT-0 no longer works to unhide columns, because it's been hijacked by a language setting (for hotkeys for ...
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Arrow Keys not working, can't access other OS in bootloader

My Laptop down and right arrow Keys are not working, I checked by loading system setup that it's a hardware issue. Is there, if any, alternative to arrow keys so that I can select the other operating ...
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Mac OS: How do I change my hide Command (CMD + H) to CMD+Shift+H?

I am just trying to change the shortcut for the global window hide command. Default: CMD+H Desired: CMD+Shift+H I already tried to change it under keyboard > Shortcuts > App Shortcuts, but it ...
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Pinyin input and keyboard layout shortcuts

I have a few keyboard layouts in my Windows 10 Enterprise. I have assigned some of them direct shortcuts, for example Left Alt + Shift + 1 switches to Russian and Left Alt + Shift + 3 switches to ...
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How to type accent marks / symbols on Win7, using Mac-style key combos?

I like the way I can type upside-down question marks, accents, etc, using "option + [character]" on a mac. On Windows, of course, you have to hold alt and then type in random strings of numbers. Is ...
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auto-fill a formula referring to table columns without mouse (keyboard only)

I'm working with formulas summarizing table columns (e.g. SUM(Table1[Column1]) and I would like to fill the formula to the right using only the keyboard. When I autofill my range by mouse drag, it ...
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stty example to change key binding for “Ctrl-z”

I am using cua-mode in emacs, but that overwrites the "Ctrl-Z", which links with suspend job in linux. So, I am thinking of changing the "Ctrl-Z" key binding in linux, and I learned that "Stty" can ...
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vimperator: Using external editor (e.g., vim) to edit Stack Overflow text

Utilities like vimperator allow editing content of HTML form fields in an external editor. With vimperator there is shortcut Ctrl+I which, when in an edit box, opens the text in an external editor. ...
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Remap f keys for chromebook running linux

I installed arch Linux on my Chromebook and I'm using LXDE. I looked into re-mapping the search key/caps lock key to the super/windows key and was able to do that with "setxkbmap -option caps:super" ...