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

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Sublime Text 2/3: Arrow key navigation

In Textpad, when you press the down arrow key in a line, insert some text, and then press down again, you will stay in the same position that you were at before you inserted text. Sublime Text ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MS Word on Mac: labels

Im using MS Word on my Mac and cannot perfectly line up my text on my address labels. How do I move my text down just a wee bit? Is there a key stroke to do this on a Mac? Thanks, Nancy
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Virtualbox Guest keyboard not inheriting Host keymap

I have a MAC OS/X host system running a Xubuntu as guest. In my MAC, in the shortcuts/key mappings, I chose to reverse the Command/CTRL keys (cause I use a PC keyboard and I'm used to it) The ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for Chrome 37's save-password dialog

What keyboard shortcuts exist for Chrome 37's save-password dialog (or similar dialogs, like the one about translating a page)? So far I've noticed that if I hit Tab twice, the button to save the ...
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Disable the Underline Keyboard and shortcut Option in windows 7 from Registry

I user Tweak me and ultimate windows tweaker and I have somehow managed to turn on the Underline Keyboard and shortcut Option now I find it impossible to turn it off. I Ease of Access the "Underline ...
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Openoffice or Libreoffice Writer navigation hotkey to jump to next heading

It seems like such a basic thing that there must be a way to set a keyboard shortcut for this but I can't find the option anywhere. I went to Tools > Customize > Keyboard and then under Functions in ...
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Firefox Clearing Cache - Ctrl + F5 doesn't work randomly

Running Firefox 31, Windows 7: I was running into a bug on a website that I'm testing, where some things that did exist but do not anymore, were still showing up. I tried clearing the cache by ...
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Extra keyboard for hotkeys - Linux

I found how to have different layouts on 2 different connected keyboards here, but I want to re-map the keys on a second keyboard for web development. Preferably, I'd have keys that would type out ...
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Change Keyboard Shortcuts in Linux

The Dvorak keyboard option on Fedora 20 XFCE does not have an option to switch the Ctrl+C, V, X, etc. shortcuts to where they are in QWERTY (which are very convenient locations). So I would like to ...
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minimize some windows, but not all, via keyboard shortcut

My office is open to a room in my house that has a lot of traffic through it, and in a lot of cases, passerbys will try to look into my office and at what I am working on. Sometimes I will be working ...
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How to cycle in Finder autocomplete suggestions?

For example I want to go to ~/Library/Application Support. By pressing command+shift+g in Finder and type ~/Library/App, Finder will autocomplete it with ~/Library/Application Scripts. I need to ...
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Word 2010 superscript shortcut stopped working

I'm running Word 2010 on Windows 8, and as of a couple days ago, the Ctrl + Shift + + shortcut no longer does anything (whereas it used to apply superscript formatting). Oddly, Ctrl + = still makes ...
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Hyphen + Space “shortcut” to lists in MS Word

Most of you are probably familiar with this: After writing "-" and pressing space on a new line, MS Word automatically starts a new list - sometimes. I have found this particular feature quite handy ...
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Linux Mint: Keybinging Alt+^

I wanted to use Alt + ^ for open Quake but it seems Linux Mint is already using it for switching between open programs (similar Alt + Tab). I tried to deactive this keybing in the keyboard settings ...
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Firefox in popup window (no address search bar) ctrl-k navigates to google

In firefox hitting Ctrl+K takes you to the search bar (all fine and good). However in my webmail client (Zimbra) it pops open windows without the address/search bar. Hitting Ctrl+K there (muscle ...
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Win key (keyboard button) not working

I recently updated my Windows 7 x64. Before the updates, everything was working correctly, no issues. After updating, my keyboard's Windows key is not working and neither are its shortcuts. I ...
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Give ctrl + shift + esc the same level of system interrupt as ctrl + alt + delete

If you hit ctrl + shift + esc, the task manager opens. However, this doesn't have the same level of system interrupt as pressing ctrl + alt + del. Is there a way to fix this?
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Microsoft Word: {command|option} + delete behaviour on Mac

The behaviour of the sequences command+delete and option+delete are annoyingly inconsistent using Word 2011 for Mac. If the character after the cursor is a space, then the key combinations above ...
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How to setup a Ubuntu custom shortcut for “goto selection”

On Windows, I set up a Autohotkey shortcut in a way that the selected text was sent to the OS for execution. If it's a http hyperlink, default browser is launched. If it's a file path, file explorer ...
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win7 magnifier keyboard shortcuts deactivation

I'd like to get rid of win7 magnifier keyboard shortcuts but use magnifier. I tried to find an option in magnifier's options for deactivating keyboard shortcuts to no avail.
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Can I map capslock to lshift + rshift?

I want to toggle capslock when I hit both shift keys at once. Is this possible? I'm currently using xubuntu and xmodmap if it matters at all.
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How to launch a program with a command line argument from Search or from Start/Metro in Windows 8 / Windows 10?

In Windows 7, I could launch a program like Notepad and pass it a command-line argument (the path and filename of a document to open) by typing: notepad c:\users\jon\myfile.txtEnter In Windows 8 and ...
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Windows won't ctrl+c and ctrl+v

Using Ctrl+C and V I am unable to copy or paste anything. I have tried many different applications and still no luck. I am able to copy/paste via the shortcut menu when you right click the mouse. ...
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What is the name for the Tab button in nautilus's “accels” file?

I'm trying trying to customize nautilus's keyboard shortcuts, which I found can be changed through the ~/.config/nautilus/accels file. I've successfully changed deleting file from Ctrl+Delete to just ...
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Windows key + L locks my PC, but doesn't let me type in password again (in a proper way)

Whenever I want to lock the PC, I press Windows + L. If I hold the Windows key down for too long, it starts wanting to type l. And it does not stop typing l even if I hit the L key myself. This is ...
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Execute a command using a Linux Mint shortcut

I'm looking to add a shortcut to Linux Mint (Menu → Control Center → Keyboard Shortcuts) to execute xkill when I press +X. I've encountered two problems: 1) toggles the Menu in Linux Mint, which it ...
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How can I change text navigation and deletion key combinations in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac?

As Wikipedia lists and my experience tells me, most applications on Mac OSX use ⌥+⌫ (Option+Delete left) to delete a word to the left and fewer, but still many, use ⌘+⌫ (Command+Delete left) to delete ...
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MATE: Alt key focusing application's menu

One of things I like in Windows is that in almost every app I can press Alt, and app's main menu becomes focused. Unfortunately this doesn't work in MATE. (I use Linux Mint 13, if that matters). I ...
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Use two keyboards; One for macros?

I'm wondering if it is possible to actually use another keyboard as a set of "macro keys"? I have searched a lot online for this, and nowhere can I see that it is possible. Do you know of something ...
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How to create a new shortcut key in onenote 2013 ? (i.e. page width to zoom)

As I'm using a tabletPC, copy/paste lots of images, texts, hand writing, my onenote pages have different sizes... (using Onenote 2013) Ideally, I'd like to automatically activate adjust page width ...
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Sticky Keys: how do you cancel a modifier key?

When Sticky Keys is enabled, how do you cancel a modifier key that you have pressed by accident? For example, let's assume that your intention was to press Alt and you pressed Control instead: how ...
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Chrome: Submit form in new tab with keyboard

Google Chrome/Chromium allows you to submit a form in a new tab by middle-clicking the submit button. Is there a keyboard shortcut or extension that allows this by using the keyboard only? In ...
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How can I add a hotkey to change screen rotation on Windows if the graphics driver does not supply one?

On some systems, there are Ctrl-Alt-Arrow key combinations to rotate the screen. But, this is dependent on the graphics card driver, for example, NVIDIA drivers supply this hotkey. Is there any way ...
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Ctrl, Alt, etc. not working until I press Esc on Windows 8 HP ProBook 6570b

Issues I am facing: Alt-tab works only when I press it twice Ctrl + X works only after I press Esc. Also I noticed while I was playing a game, if I press left key the control goes to the extreme ...
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OSX skip word shortcut no longer working

Using OSX Mavericks on a rMBP, I've been working in Sublime Text 2. All of a sudden, the skip word shortcut is no longer working. I've tried: resetting my computer running killall Dock resetting ...
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Re-usable key binding in windows 7

I suspect this has previously been asked somewhere, but I cannot find it. Anyway, I have set up a key-binding so Ctrl-Alt-T opens Putty in Windows7. so far so good. However, this is only a single ...
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Vanishing Windows Desktop Shortcut Keys

The Situation Like you, I have many applications that I like to open. I've set up keyboard shortcuts for the most common, by placing a link on the desktop and setting its Shortcut Key property: ...
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Shorcut to group messages by sender in outlook

Is there any shortcut for this? Right now what I have to do is right click and select "From". It would be great if there's any shotrcut out there or some way to assign shortcut. I tried googling but ...
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keyboard shortcut for Xcode context search

I know there are keyboard shortcuts to search text within current file and all project.. however I'm wondering if there is a keyboard shortcut for the search bar that appears on the left column like ...
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Notepad++ keyboard shortcut assignment always not working

I like to set a lot of keyboard shortcut (you can call me a shortcut freak) thus I have been assigning quite a lot of shortcuts in the shortcut mapper. After assigning I found out that some shortcuts ...
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Determine command name in vimperator

I would like to customise vimperator using the .vimperatorrc file. For now I am doing things like :cmap <C-g> <Esc> so that C-g cancels inputing a command, just as does. However, I ...