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

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German Word 2010 with English UI and US English Keyboard – some hotkeys do not work

System In my office I am working at a computer with a German version of Windows 7 and a German Office 2010 suite. The Windows system language has been changed to English. The Office applications ...
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How to use Shift+CapsLock+L to select text

I used the following code to remap some key combinations. However, they do not work when pressed by other modifiers. For example, I want to select text using CapsLock+Shift+L (just as Shift+Right ...
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Using linux shortcuts on a mac

I have a macbook and Mac OS X is installed on it. However I would like to use linux shortcuts (and avoid command button altogether). Is there an easy switch for that?
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How to remap tab shortcut from ctrl to alt for Chrome in Windows?

I use Ubuntu & Windows regularly. In Ubuntu, you can switch tabs by using either "ctrl + [num]" or "alt + [num]" but in Windows, you can only switch with ctrl. I can't seem to find anything about ...
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What are the keyboard shortcuts for controlling HTML video in Chrome?

I know you can stop and play a native video in Chrome with Space. What are the shortcuts for fast forward, rewinding, full screen, etc.?
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Prevent the “Alt Gr” key from producing special characters

I'm using windows 10 and I want to use the alt gr key for setting shortcuts in an application. The application is successfully interpreting the shortcut, but it doesn't stop the key from inserting ...
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How to Remap “Home” button on a Local Multimedia Keyboard without Driver

I recently purchased a multimedia keyboard (TECHNOTECH USB KEYBOARD 658) that is actually Made in China, and that doesn't come with ny driver CD or anything. Here I want to map Home button to ...
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Scroll to the right in excel formula entry field

I can't believe this question hasn't been asked, but I can't find an answer anywhere on the webs, so: There are lots of formula entry boxes scattered around in excel that are too darn small, and for ...
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AutoHotKey: Pressing two keys simultaneously without repeats

Is there a way to press two keys simultaneously and bind it to a macro key (for example, pressing "s" and "d" simultaneously and then bind it to "a" key) without it having the "s" repeat multiple ...
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Menu accelerators for Gnome 3 windows

In most window managers, pressing alt+space brings up the window context menu. Often the context menu items are navigable using home/end, pgup/pgdn, and menu accelerators (so, say alt+space, c, or ...
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How do I change the zoom keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft windows 7?

Windows has a built in zoom application for Windows 7. Super and +. That is very far apart for me and not very convenient. I would like to be able to zoom in a similar fashion as holding ctrl and ...
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MS Word 2007 keyboard shortcut for switching between word documents

I am using MS Word 2007 in the regime when all documents are in a single window (this is what I prefer right now). But now it is little clumsy to switch between the documents. I have to go to "View" ...
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Mapping right-click context menu action (Key F14) to a key combination

I don't have the F14 (The context-menu looking key?) on my laptop keyboard. I would love if I can map another key combination to work instead. I guess there maybe two ways of doing that, but don't ...
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Key bindings broken in tmux 2.1

I have the following lines in my tmux.conf: bind C-n next-window bind C-p previous-window Then I have the following key mappings in ITerm2, which send send C-f C-p and C-f C-n to the terminal (my ...
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How to use mouse actions (left-click) in combination with keyboardshortcuts

I would like to include mouse/trackpad actions (specifically left-click) into a keyboard-shortcut. Example: [CTRL]+[⌥]+Left-Click ---> to start an application or lookup a word in the dictionary, etc. ...
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How to adjust line width with hotkey in powerpoint? (2010 or above)

How to adjust line width in powerpoint? My powerpoint version is 2010. I have known hotkeys such as control shift + arrows to adjust block widths and heights. However, I do not know how to adjust ...
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Keyboard shortcut for adding tags to Pocket; chrome plugin?

After using shift+command+p shortcut to save a webpage to Pocket, how do I enter the 'add tags' input field without having to mouse into it? Is there a keyboard shortcut for instantly adding tags this ...
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How to add new Firefox shortcut for Last Used Tab

I trying to find a way through which I can add a new shortcut for Last Tab. I do not want to modify the ctrl+tab to use the last tab. I tried installing Tab Mix Plus addon and even it performs the ...
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What is the shortcut to “Add Next Line” in Sublime (Linux)?

In Windows is Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Up. And "Add Previous Line" is Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Down. My distribution is Linux Mint Rafaela 17.2
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Select multiple files in Finder using the keyboard

I want to select multiple files in a Finder window that are not consecutive. I know that since 10.6 one can do that by using the mouse + a combination of Shift and Cmd key. As a keyboard user I'm ...
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Direct shortcut for Windows Maximize/Minimize/Restore window?

Is there a direct shortcut for maximizing/minimizing/restoring current window in Windows (10)? I know I can press Alt+Space and then use the arrows to navigate and select, but I looking for a direct ...
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Keyboard layout switching key combinations

Currently my keyboard layout switches sometimes between Querty and Azerty Period. But I don't know which key combination initiates the switching. I disabled all short keys as can be seen in the image ...
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Keyboard shortcut to paste a file shortcut

There are native keyboard shortcuts for copy (ctrl+C), cut (ctrl+X) and paste a file (ctrl+V) in Windows but not for paste a shortcut (i.e. paste a shortcut from the file in the clipboard). How to ...
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Windows 10 Virtual Desktops - Shortcut to “enable” / “activate” a program after desktop switch

I really like the new virtual desktop feature in windows 10. It really improves my work productivity. However I have one issue I cannot find to fix. I simplify my problem here a little bit: I have 2 ...
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How to modify windows 10 Keyboard shortcuts?

As a Linux user, I'm a heavy workspace user. Windows 10 has that, but I would still like to switch between them the way I do in Linux, where I use ctrl+alt+right or left to switch between workspaces. ...
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Windows 7 zero key won't work [duplicate]

I'm having this really weird issue that I thought I might ask about. On one of my computers the zero key will not work. The zero key on the number pad works just fine, the right parenthesis works ...
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Creating a cycle between spaces on OS X

On Windows, I constantly used the keyboard shortcut 'alt-escape', which enabled me to move from one window to another without having to press x times 'alt-tab'. I'm new to mac OSX, and it seems that a ...
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Add shortcut to SmcFanControl?

SmcFanControl is an application on OS X that lets you create profiles for the fan and increase/decrease their speed as you wish. The problem, there's no shortcut on the app, to change the profile you ...
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Creating custom keyboard shortcuts in Mac OSX and repeating actions

Most native apps have the following: Ctrl + n = up arrow Ctrl + b = left arrow Ctrl + p = up arrow Ctrl + f = right arrow I've been dying for a solution to make this global. Recently I discovered ...
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alt 224 gives Ó instead of alpha on windows 10

My keyboard returns Ó not alpha. I tried to follow the regedit advice on: Why does [ALT+224] return Ó instead of alpha? but I don't have the EnableHexNumpad file only (Default) and Show Status. ...
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How do I use the shortcut CTRL+;?

Okay, I've been wondering this for very long, but I haven't bothered finding a solution, till now. Okay, my problem is that many applications have shortcuts like CTRL+; or similar. Using the ...
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Mapping “Caps Lock” function to some key, after remapping “Caps Lock” key [duplicate]

In the spirit of this awesome question, if I've remapped the Caps Lock key itself to be the Win key, can I somehow map some key or combination to the "Caps Lock" functionality? In case I ever wanted ...
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Excel macro shortcuts do not work for macros showing absolute macro name in “view macros” window

Sorry for the long title, but that pretty much covers it. We are using a spreadsheet at work - it has a number of macros, all of which have keyboard shortcuts assigned to them. Some of them always ...
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Is there a shortcut or way to switch to the last open notebook in Onenote

I often need to write a quick note in a OneNote notebook other then the one I am in at the time. If I flick over to the one I want, it takes a little while to go back to which ever one I was working ...
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How to change Windows 10 “Best Match” recommendation

Windows 10 (and various Windows before it) includes a short cut for opening programs by pressing on the Windows Key then typing the program you want to open. This typically works very well, but I've ...
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How can I switch between workspaces with 3 fingers touchpad in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am looking for a way to change between work spaces with my touch pad, I have found other questions like this, and I have tried this solution, but EasyStroke and Touchegg do not work. I have an ASUS ...
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How to map MX Master horizontal scroll wheel to keyboard buttons?

I want to map my horizontal scroll to next/previous weapon in a game, but the game doesn't recognize horizontal scroll as a configurable key. Thus I want to map horizontal scroll to some random ...
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Notepad++ > Switch Tabs > Using side click of mouse scroll wheel

SHORT: How to switch between docs/tabs by side clicking mouse's scroll wheel? LONG: I updated Notepad++ to 6.8.3 and lost the abliity to switch tabs by clicking the mouse scroll wheel to the left ...
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Remap Ctrl to Alt and keep Alt+Tab and Ctrl+Tab

I'm using autohotkey to swap Ctrl and Alt LAlt::LCtrl LCtrl::LAlt This works great, but on top of this i want to keep Alt+Tab and Ctrl+Tab where they originally were. I've tried already a lot of ...
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How to get Window Switcher functionality in Windows 10

In Windows 8 and previous, there was a shortcut in the C:\Users\Default\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch directory called "Switch Between Windows". Executing this shortcut ...
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How to access Powershell through the WinX menu

The WinX menu contains a lot of useful shortcuts which you can access by using Windows + X + the underlined shortcut key. In the actual WinX location (%LocalAppData%\Microsoft\Windows\WinX\Group3) ...
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Vinagre host key?

Does vinagre (Remote Desktop Viewer) has host key, usually it is "Right Ctrl"? This is helpful to switch between remote keyboard shortcuts and host keyboard shortcuts. I use this program frequently ...
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Windows 8 remove Alt+R key shortcut

i'm trying to remove Alt+R shortcut from windows 8 settings. i have this setting on other software and this shortcut of windows conflict by other. how to remove that? in control panel i can not find ...
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How can I get out of the search box in Word 2010?

When I hit Ctrl+ F, type a word, hit Enter, then hit Esc, about 50% of the time my cursor is put in the document with the word I searched for selected. This is the desired behavior. But often, and ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to enter Reader View in Firefox?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to entering Reader View in Firefox? I visited Firefox support page at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/keyboard-shortcuts-perform-firefox-tasks-quickly but it ...
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What is the keyboard short-cut for “This Computer” rather than “Quick Access” in Windows 10?

What is the keyboard short-cut to display "This Computer" rather than "Quick Access" in Windows 10? In previous versions, Windows + E displayed "This Computer" But now in Windows 10, that short-cut ...
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How do you create a log off shortcut, a suspend one and a shutdown one?

How can I to create a logoff shortcut, a suspend one and a shutdown one? I know how to make the shortcut but when I add a hotkey they only work on the log off one and after a while it stops working ...
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How to fix private.xml from Karabiner app for Mac OS X to enable Vim-like navigation in the Preview.app?

Background information: I would like to use h, j, k, l navigation in the Preview.app. A few months ago I found a solution here: http://apple.stackexchange.com/a/188301/127306. Thanks to the ...
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Fn key not properly working

I have a problem with my fn keys. If I use my volume hotkeys thru fn key, it works immediately even without releasing the volume hotkey. Now the problem is when I used the brightness, touchpad, and ...
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iTerm2 Pane navigation - Not by the order used

I have been using iTerm for a while on my Mac. I want to override the pane navigation to not use the order used. From the documentation, Cmd+] and Cmd+[ navigates among split panes in order of use. ...