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

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Disable all shortcut keys except 1

We have chromium running in kiosk mode. We would like to disable all the shortcut keys except one. With this one key we can quit the kiosk mode. So we are searching for a way to disable all shortcut ...
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Allowing a shortcut on the user's desktop of a remote Citrix published app session to be triggered by a keyboard shortcut

I'm wearing my developer's hat at the moment, but this is more of a systems admin question where I'm trying to work with a client of ours to solve a problem. (Some names and numbers changed - idea / ...
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How to make fn + up/down arrow keys perform page up/down on Windows

My time using a Mac has made me develop the muscle memory of doing Fn + Up/Down arrows to do a page up/down. Is there a good way to enable this behavior on Windows?
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Key binding for right click at (1) the caret's position and (2) the selected item in Finder

Four months ago John White asked essentially the same question. Alas, it was (wrongfully) closed down as a duplicate: namely, the answer given in a (supposedly) duplicate question still relies on ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 keyboard back/forward buttons not working

I have the back/forward buttons configured with the Microsoft keyboard software to go to previous / next songs in my music app. If Visual Studio is the active window then the buttons don't do ...
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Windows Key + X shortcut stopped working in Windows 8 64-bit laptop?

Okay so I got a new laptop, it's a week old, it is an Asus X501A-XX277H that came with windows 8 installed. At first the shortcut WinKey + X worked but now it does not while all the other shortcuts ...
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Notepad++ Close the Find-Replace Dialog

This has been annoying me for weeks now.. I use Notepad++ on a daily basis and I love it, but this behavior changed in an update at some point within the last year or so, and it's buggin. I'm a ...
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Switch focus between monitors in multi-monitor setup

I'm using a multi-monitor setup and I often use the second screen as a display for a virtual machine. My problem is that I haven't found a good way to switch between the virtual machine and the host ...
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make firefox's quick find shortcut working in alternate layout as well

I like very much quick find shortcut in Firefox - "/" to search on the page. But when I switch to alternate layout (Cyrillic) it stops working. How can I make it works regardless of keyboard layout?
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Disable “Print and Close” Preview Shortcut on OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)

I recently upgraded to Mountain Lion from Leopard and there is a global shortcut that I would really like to disable. Apparently, now if you select a document and press Command + p, Preview will ...
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Bug in Cmd-Tabbing through windows on Mac OS X 10.7

I am on Mac OS X and I have this annoying problem when Cmd-tabbing through windows. When I want to switch windows, sometimes the new window appears for just a glimpse and then the old window appears. ...
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How to get Mac's Cmd key working on a Linux

I want to be able to, like on Mac, get my Linux to be able to send an additional key event on top of Ctrl, that is, the Cmd key event. And then easily map keybindings on Linux to listen for that Cmd ...
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Change tab or open CSS file on SCSS build in Sublime Text 2

I use SASS Package and SFTP on a regular basis in my development process through Sublime Text 2. The functionality of these are both great, but I'm hoping to reduce the number of steps it takes me to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Ctrl+T does not work in browsers

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04. At the beginning I used Unity, I downloaded and installed Chrome, Ubuntu tweak (where I configured my favorite shortcuts) and decided to switch to Gnome-classic ...
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Are multiple keyboard shortcuts allowed to switch between spaces?

I have an early 2001 Macbook Pro, and like the early 2008 version I had before that I got used to using Option+Arrow Keys to switch between spaces (when I wanted to quickly move to an adjoining space, ...
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Unity Shortcuts in Linux Mint

Does anybody know how to put usefull unity keyboard shortcuts on Linux Mint Cinnamon? Like to maximize current window to the left side, or to change to the right workspace with ctrl+alt+right.
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How can I select first/last message in Mail.app in Mountain Lion?

The closest I got was to use an Applescript service that was given as a tip for Lion (see: What is the Keyboard Shortcut for Moving to the First/Last Message in Mail.app in Mac OS X Lion?): on run ...
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Hot key detection on Windows 7

Is there any method to detect hotkey binding on Windows 7? AltGr+N should display a } sign on my localized keyboard, but it doesn't display anything or do anything. This behaviour is application ...
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How to check bound hotkeys in the system?

An application must have bound itself to the key combination of the "}" character on my machine, and I cannot write this character anymore. Is there an application to check the hot key bindings in the ...
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How do you log out using the keyboard in ubuntu 10.04?

In ubuntu 10.04 is their a keyboard shortcut to log out? i went to keyboard shortcuts and the set tlog out option is ctrl+alt+delete but when i do click that it just bring down the shut ...
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Firefox keyboard shortcuts to menu items / add-on functions

At the moment I'm using context menus a lot to access commands in Firefox, but I would like to replace this repetitive clicking and searching with keyboard shortcuts for the common tasks that I ...
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Services keyboard shortcuts don't work for some mac apps

I am using this answer Starting application with custom keyboard shortcut and it works great on most mac apps. However some apps, like Git Tower and HipChat client, don't have the "Services" menu ...
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compiling c and running code via keybinding

I want to compile and run my c code via key binding gnome-terminal -e make ~/Graphics && /home/johnr/Graphics/se so i add that to command one and get the global key <Alt>r as the ...
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Add more than one keyboard shortcut for an action in GNOME

How can I map additional shortcuts to an action, without losing the existing shortcuts for that action? I have some computers running GNOME (some version 2, some version 3) with multiple keyboards ...
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Vmware Player keyboard shortcuts

I'm wondering whether there is any possibility to configure keyboard shortcuts in Vmware Player. I'm mostly interested in: Cycle multiple monitors and cycling through running virtual machines.
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Excel keyboard shortcuts are switched – how do I set them back to their defaults?

I have a spreadsheet created by someone else. They switched Ctrl+Home to go to the beginning of the row, and Home to the start of the worksheet. Also, I have the Tab key jumping 30 columns to the ...
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Disappearing keyboard shortcut in Outlook 2011 for Mac

I move a lot of messages outside of my inbox. Naturally I try to use keyboard shortcuts where possible to help save time, and Outlook for Mac has a really great UI flow to move messages quickly. The ...
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Why don't the Back and Forward buttons work as consistently in Thunderbird 3?

During the upgrade of my workstation from RHEL5 to RHEL6 Thunderbird was upgraded from 2.0 to 3.1. I've noticed that the Back button ([) and Forward button (]) don't work as consistently as they did ...
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Photoshop: Keyboard shortcuts for swatches

I would like to assign a different keyboard shortcut to each of the swatches that I load by default in my Photoshop projects. I can do this recording by recording a different Action for the selection ...
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Good window management grid keyboard shortcuts on keyboards without a numeric keypad

I like to use Winsplit Revolution to position open windows in a specific place on my screen in a grid-like fashion. One of the things I like about Winsplit Revolution is that the default keyboard ...
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Shortcuts Not working in ubuntu

Ubuntu 10.10 x64 Has been working fine since install last week, all of a sudden lost the ability to ctrl+a, ctrl+c etc. Seems to work fine in login screen, but once it boots up desktop the ability ...
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VirtualBox on Mac OS; Archlinux as guest. How to prevent Mac OS shortcuts while using Arch in vbox?

Funny problem. I've been running VirtualBox on Windows and Linux before, this is the first time on mac. If it matters its an MBA 11.6. How can I make Mac OS not react to all its shortcut keys while ...
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Why does the “Shortcut key” for Windows shortcuts stop working?

I have several shortcuts in my Start Menu folder, with the shortcut key set. Some of the keyboard commands periodically stop working. The only remedy I know is to delete and recreate the shortcut. ...
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How to make Win7 guest in Parallels 5 use Mac media keyboard shortcuts

I am using a Mac Pro as my host machine with Windows 7 64-bit running as a guest in Parallels 5. My issue is that I do not like iTunes and prefer running foobar2000 in Windows, however by doing this I ...
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Keyboard shortcut for “Global Search” in Thunderbird 3.0 (Windows)

Is there any keyboard shortcut to change the search criteria (like Subject, To, From, Message Body etc.) of the Global Search I know that when in TB you can press ctrl+k to get Global Search in ...
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What’s the Office Mac keyboard shortcut to open the Smart Tag menu?

What’s the Office Mac keyboard shortcut to open the Smart Tag menu? On Windows it’s Alt-Shift-F10. The Windows keyboard customization dialog says the shortcut is bound to “Select on Object Control”, ...
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Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V malfunctioning

Sometimes, I select an item, hit Ctrl+C, browse to a folder, hit Ctrl+V, but no item is copied to the folder or some other item is copied to the folder (eg from a previous select + Ctrl+C). For ...
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How do TAB & SHIFT-TAB get reversed in Entourage?

In Microsoft Entourage, I can use Tab to move the highlighted selection from "Inbox" in the left-hand column: ...to the list of email in my inbox: And Shift-Tab returns the selection to the ...
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How to disable Expose slow mode animation in Snow Leopard?

This tip describes how to disable the "slow mode" animation for expose, which is normally performed by holding down shift when you invoke expose. However, the fix described in that tip doesn't seem ...
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Modify network shares, but not delete?

How can I make it so that I can modify the files on a network share (client: linux, ubuntu 9.10, network share server: windows 7), or create new files on it, but not delete? Or at least make it so ...
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Keyboard shortcut to set tags

Is there a way, via the keyboard, to access the tags box? I can find it for my life. E.g. I have tried alt + and ctrl + and tabing for ever. How do I set a tag?
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Lenovo laptop Fn Ctrl swap

So I have set up Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Lenovo E540 and choose the BIOS option to swap the Fn and Ctrl keys. This works well but there are some quirks. It appears Lenovo has introduced some extra ...
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Unable to lock Windows PC by either closing laptop of shortcut

I am trying to lock my Dell XPS 15 by using Windows + L but this doesn't seem to do anything. It used to work and now it doesn't. I previously experienced this problem and had to recreate my user ...
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Control+Tab does not work anywhere anymore (Control+Shift+Tab still works)

Running Windows 8.1 64bits. I have noticed since a couple of days ago that my Control+Tab shortcut does not work anymore. Not on text editors, not on web browsers, not on property pages, nowhere. ...
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How to remove focus from UI component that accepts text input?

Is there a shortcut that will remove focus of the windows pointer from a text editor ? This shortcut does not seem to be available ? Reason for this is that I'm using autohotkey and for some ...
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Notepad++: Change Keyboard shortcuts for Scintilla commands not working

Notepad++ 6.6.9 Windows 7 I've read this post but it didn't help for my problem. I tried to change the keyboard mapping to delete a line with Ctrl + D (like in Eclipse). I modified the Scintilla ...
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Something has hijacked my CTRL+ALT+1 to 5 shortcuts

I am running Windows 8.1 and I can't use CTRL+ALT+1 to 5 in any programs that have these shortcuts defined. Mainly Word and Onenote. I have tried so many things to find out if a system wide shortcut ...
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Set a shortcut key for Windows 8.1 Start screen

I have currently set the behavior of Windows button to go automatically to "Apps view" instead of the original Start screen. But sometimes I want to go to the main Start screen (not the App view) ...
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Volume controls on keyboard not working and have tried HID troubleshooting

Did you ever resolve the problem you were having using the keyboard to adjust your volume? I am having a similar issue. When I reset the HID the control will work just fine for about 30 seconds, but ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to Edit files such as .reg, .bat, and so on?

I think the answer is no, but I have asked to be sure. For files such as .reg or .bat, one can right click on them and then choose Edit, which opens the file in notepad, rather than execute the file. ...