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

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How to prevent Alt+Shift from switching keyboard layout before keyup?

Motivation: In an appplication I'm using, Alt+Shift+R is taken up by -- well, never mind what, something app-specific. However, on my Linux system (Kubuntu 12.04 specifically), when I press Alt+Shift ...
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Copy current path to clipboard or select address bar in Total Commander

Is there any shortcut to copy the path of the current directory in Total Commander? Also, is it possible to select or highlight the address bar with a keyboard shortcut?
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Disable system level shortcuts in OS X Mavericks

I am having trouble with using Slate on OS X Mavericks. I've configured a Hyper key with KeyRemap4MacBook and want to use the Slate window manager to bind Hyper + . to a certain window movement like ...
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Xcode Left Shift not working when in combination (i.e. Cmd+Shift+O)

My Mac decided to make my life harder and challenge me to use only Right Shift. This is the behavior: Left Shift works fine on it's own (i.e. pressing Left Shift and A will pring A) When trying a ...
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Use normal keys as modifier keys, e.g. press S and F together instead of Ctrl+S to save file

Is there a way to use normal keys as modifier keys? Assuming my keyboard correctly records my pressing S and F together, is there a way for me to use the combination as a keyboard shortcut like ...
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Language bar shortcuts disappear after locking the station

OK, the problem: I have multiple input languages and there is a language bar and so forth -- everything works quite well. For convenience, I've set up a language shortcut and it was working OK in ...
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How to make Fn + Up/Down arrows perform PgUp/PgDn in Windows

My time using a Mac has made me develop the muscle memory of doing Fn+↑/↓ to do PgUp/PgDn. Is there a good way to enable this behavior in Windows?
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Move window to another monitor in Ubuntu using keyboard

In Windows 7, you can press Shift++←/→ to instantly move the current window to the next/previous monitor. Is there an equivalent feature in Ubuntu 11.04? I poked around the Keyboard Shortcuts dialog ...
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Using keyboard shorcuts with the windows key in Linux Mint Mate

I'm using Linux Mint 15. I'm using the keyboard shortcut "Super_L" to open the Mint menu of the Mate desktop. Now I want to use for example the shortcut "Super_L+1" to open a terminal window. I went ...
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Remapping Logitech K520 Fn keys on Linux?

I recently bought a Logitech K520 keyboard & mouse. It's a nice keyboard, and, as usual these days, it has laptop-style Fn keys mapped as alternatives onto the F1-F12 keys. I don't really need ...
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Windows key + Left/Right arrow combinations in AutoHotkey

I'm trying to make an AutoHotkey script that would run the following sequence once I press +Space: +E -- Open an Explorer window +Left Arrow -- Snap to left of screen +E -- Open an Explorer window ...
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Windows Logo + Arrow Key Extension

A great keyboard shortcut in Windows is +Left Arrow/Right Arrow which makes a window take up the entire left/right half of the screen. Is there any native way to configure windows with more shortcuts ...
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How can you switch the j and k keys in vim?

Is there any way to map the k key to 'down' and the j key to 'up'? This seems much more intuitive to me, since the right arrow will also move the cursor down, if it's at the end of the line. Why was ...
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Disable the caret browsing permanently in Firefox on a Mac?

I don't use the caret browsing and I want to remove F7 key function from Firefox. Can that be done?
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OS X - Disable keyboard shortcuts

I am having trouble with keyboard shortcuts, as referenced by this link: http://www.tomnunamaker.com/mac-os-x-lion-keyboard-shortcuts/31277/ Basically I am using shortcuts in my WordPress editor, ...
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Switch to first/last worksheet directly with keyboard

Is there a keyboard shortcut to directly go to first/last worksheet in Microsoft Excel without cycling through all with Ctrl+PgUp/PgDn?
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What is the ALT-Code for Irony Mark (؟)

Is there an alt code for the irony mark (؟)? If there isn't, is there some way I can set my keyboard to create an ؟ when I press Alt Gr+Y ?
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How to transverse to a long path using terminal easily using keyboard shortcuts?

Well i am a beginner to Linux environment and trying to learn some Linux commands . I find a difficulty to set my path to a particular path. When the path goes too big , I cannot type the whole path ...
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switch opened windows between two or more monitors?

Is there a shortcut to switch opened windows between two or more monitors? (i.e. Win 1 opened on Monitor 1 is now switched w/ Win 2 opened on Monitor 2 and vice-versa). I know: Alt+Tab: But does not ...
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Prevent Screenshot in gnome using xmodmap

I want to prevent screenshots from being taken in GNOME using keyboard shortcuts. I need to do this by running a script in such a manner that it can be reverted later. I tried to do this using ...
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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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Turn off ALT + numeric keypad ASCII symbol insertion?

Call me old fashioned but I like to use the cursor keys on the numeric keypad with Num Lock turned off. (There was a time many years ago when standard keyboards only had this...) This is fine most of ...
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Set keyboard shortcuts that use the Windows key (Mod4) in Fedora 15?

In Fedora 14, I set a custom keyboard shortcut to maximize windows to the left and right part of the screen using +Arrows (e.g., Mod4+Arrow left). However, in Fedora 15, this doesn't seem to work. Why ...
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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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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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Keyboard shortcut in excel for expanding the pivot table row?

I'm able to expand/collapse the row in the pivot table with mouse by: right clicking on cell in the first column of the row + selecting "Expand/Collapse"/"Expand" from context menu. or double ...
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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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Shuffling windows in Windows 8 Portrait mode

I'm quite in love with the +Arrows and +Shift+Arrows method for moving windows around. I've recently set up a new monitor in portrait mode though, and I'm wishing that I could push windows to the top ...
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CTRL + SPACE Shortcut Key for Context Menu on Mac

I'm writing as a last resort after my many hours of searching.... My System is: Mac OS X 10.9.4 Firefox 31.1.1 Thunderbird 31.1.2 It seems I must be going about my goal to access the context menu ...
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Excel 365 slow keyboard shortcuts

I'm an experienced Microsoft Excel user and I've always loved the software in the past, when I used Excel 2007. One of the best things I liked about Excel 2007 was how I could do everything on the ...
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Spark hotkey types wrong text

I am using (and loving) Spark hotkey shortcut manager on Mac. I have a shortcut in the Text / Keyboard tab to type out "test-email@test.com" with 5ms interval assigned to Ctrl+5. Most times it works ...
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Some keyboard keys stopped working when control pressed

All of a sudden, some keyboard shortcuts seem to have stopped working in applications. The two I'm noticing it for are Ctrl+K and Ctrl+W. This is happening across multiple applications which should ...
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How can I disable/enable my touchpad using a keyboard shortcut under Linux?

In Windows 8, pressing Fn+F6 disables my Lenovo B590's touchpad. I would like to emulate this shortcut in Lubuntu 14.04.1. I created this little script: #!/bin/bash state=$(synclient -l | grep -P ...
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Why does my computer modify the order of some characters typed?

I'm having a strange problem that I'm not sure if it's related to Google Chrome (or it's "Animated tabs" plugin that I've installed), my OS (Ubuntu 13.10 + GNome) or my keyboard (Dell Vostro's one). ...
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PowerPoint slide sorter / editor keyboard shortcut

whats the keyboard shortcut to go to (and from?) the slide sorter and the editor?
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Linux Mint switch between windows of same application

Alt + Tab circles through all the open windows. But I'd like to reduce that choice to those windows of the application I'm currently in. For instance, if I'm looking at a directory using Nemo, the ...
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How to create keyboard shortcut for Terminal's “New Terminal/Tab” submenus?

I'm trying to create a keyboard shortcut for the Dev1 menu: What should I put in the shortcut preferences? I've tried: Dev1 New Tab>Dev1 >New Tab>Dev1 Shell>New Tab>Dev1 ...
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How can I use keyboard shortcuts with alternative keyboard layouts?

There are many common keyboard shortcuts. For example, I can type Ctrl+C for copy, Ctrl+Q for quit, etc., and Alt+X for Menu item X. However, how can I use these shortcuts with non-QWERTY keyboard ...
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What is the global hotkey to advance the wallpaper slideshow on windows vista/7?

I know there is the keyboard shortcut Shift + F10 n for the desktop. But it is not a global, it only works after a Win + D.
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Konsole page up/down keyboard shortcut

In CentOS 4.6, Shift+PgUp browses half-page up and Shift+ mouse wheel up is one-page up. Is there a keyboard shortcut to do a one-page up? How would I set Shift+PgUp to browse one-page up?
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Clear terminal using keyboard shortcut

I was curious if there is a way to clear the terminal buffer/output through some keyboard shortcut. I am using Ubuntu. I am aware that Ctrl + L clears the terminal, but you can still scroll back to ...
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Mac OS X Shortcut Maximize window

Is there really no way that I can maximize or unmaximize a window in Mac OS X with just the keyboard? (Currently using 10.6.3)
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Keyboard shortcut for “save image as”

Does such a shortcut exist? I understand that since there will most likely be multiples images on a webpage, you have to physically have your mouse over the image you want to save and then right ...
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Map escape+s to save file in vim

I want a shortcut to save the current file in Vim. I want to map escape+s to :w. I tried :map <esc-s> :w but it doesnt work.
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are there any applications/extensions to aid faster resizing and movement of windows in Vista/XP?

I like a number of features of Linux window management that I don't know a way to emulate on Windows Window resizing / moving with [alt] and right/middle mouse buttons Horizontal and vertical ...
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Is there a shortcut in excel that will expand the column width to show the entire column header

Is there a shortcut in excel that will expand all the column width(s) to show the entire column header as well as complete column data? Now I need to go to each and every column in the excel sheet ...
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keyboard shortcut in Windows 7 to center window

I find Win-left arrow and Win-right arrow really useful in Windows 7 to make a window take up 50% of the left or right side of the screen, respectively. However, is there any command that will make a ...
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How do I create a new folder using a keyboard shortcut?

Does anyone know the shortcut key to create a new folder in Windows Explorer and in Finder? Also, does anyone know the shortcut key to create a new folder on the desktop? (I'm using windows vista ...
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OneNote 2010 shortcut to select Pen #1, OR shortcut to access “Quick Access Toolbar”

Can you assign a keyboard shortcut to the commands you've placed in OneNote 2010's Quick Access Toolbar? CTRL+1, CTRL+2 or something. What I really want to do is have a keyboard shortcut to select ...
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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 ...