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

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Is there a way to customize keyboard shortcuts for Outlook 2013? [duplicate]

I've searched a fair deal, but the closest answer I found was for Word 2013, but the same steps don't work for Outlook. Is there a way to customize Outlook 2013's keyboard shortcuts?
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MS Word 2013: Removing highlighting with shortcut key

I have a 100+ pages Word document full of highlighted setences that I have to correct. Once i am done I have to remove the highlighting. That's easy with the Ctrl+Alt+H shorcut if all the ...
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Fit column width to text shortcut?

I know that I can double-click a column header with my mouse, but is there a keyboard shortcut to fit a column to the text width?
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How to use AutoHotKey to make R-Control function as R-Win

I have a keyboard that doesn't have a R-Win key, but software that I use requires R-Win specifically for some keyboard shortcuts. I'm trying to remap the R-Ctrl key I never use to R-Win using ...
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Create a global shortcut for “New Message” for Mail in OS X Lion

How could I create a key shortcut in OS X Lion so when I am using Safari, I type these keys and inmediately a "New Message" window from Mail.app shows up?
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How do I remap Home Button key with Escape key on Apple keyboard?

I bought a bluetooth keyboard for $13, and it's pretty good except instead of the Esc key, there's a little square and it opens up Internet Explorer when it's pressed! I've tried 3 key remapping ...
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Any Spotify tweaks with keyboard shortcut to 'star' tracks?

I'm a premium subscriber of Spotify and an obsessive productivity geek. One thing that really annoys me is that there isn't a keyboard shortcut to 'star' a track (I.e add a track to favourites). I ...
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Unknown screenshot program

I've run into some problems on my Windows 8.1 desktop: when I press AltGr+x (which should, on my keyboard layout, produce letter “ź”), some unknown to me screengrabing app starts. The thing is, I ...
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How does one swap two panes in Tmux?

I have two panes in horizontal split. I'd like to have the pane currently on the right to be on the left in the window. I'm not talking about moving the focus (Ctrl+B o). How do I achieve this? 'left ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for the user's home directory or Program Files in windows explorer?

CommandShiftH in Finder will take me to my home (~/) directory, similarly CommandShiftA will take me to /Applications. Is there an equivalent for Explorer? I know in Powershell I can use cd ~, but ...
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Reorder/rearrange tabs using keyboard shortcut

In Firefox, it's possible to rearrange tabs (reordering, moving to a new window, etc.) by drag-and-drop. But drag-and-drop is slow and unwieldy, and is difficult for some people to use. In ...
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Automatic keyboard backlight

is it possible to turn on keyboard backlight automatically depending on hour? Now if I want to enable backlight on keyboard I need to press some keys combinations. It would be wonderfull to do that ...
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Is there a Shortcut for “Mark all messages as read” in Outlook?

I am trying to find a shortcut for marking all messages (eMails) in a folder as read by using a keyboard shortcut, but had no luck in finding one so far. I am using Microsoft Outlook 2010 and when I ...
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Is there a shortcut for creating a new file?

I haven't seen any shortcut for creating "A New Text Document" or any file. Is there any?
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How to I map “Ctrl + g” to open NerdTree

I use vim at work, but we have an IT guy who installed a bunch of magical plugins for vim on my work laptop so that now when I try to open vim on my home laptop, I am completely lost because I don't ...
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Open Google Search with Keyboard Shortcut (Windows 8)

Anyone know how to make a custom keyboard shortcut which will open Chrome (my default browser) at any time? I have set a shortcut to open chrome from the "Properties" dialog (by right-clicking the ...
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How do I delete the next line in vim?

In emacs, whenever I want to delete a few lines of text, I just use C-k until all the text is gone. However, in vim it seems a bit more complex. I know I can do d$ to delete until the end of the ...
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How can I change default application that my keyboard shortcut affects?

I have a laptop running Windows 8.1. On the keyboard of this laptop, I have a couple special keys for play/pause, stop, forward, back (the 4 arrow keys when the Fn key is held down). When I try to use ...
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Can't multi-select with shift key on Fedora 21

On Fedora 21 when I do Shift+Left Click with text or anything else, the selection doesn't work. Instead the "dragging hand" cursor appears and I can move window with a mouse. The window sticks to the ...
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Why is the windows 7 shortcut for screen capture not working?

This was resolved by the first commenter Usually I can use the Windows+S shortcut to take a screenshot, but it has recently stopped working. Restarting my computer did nothing. I understand it is ...
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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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How to disable Windows-S shortcut in Windows 8.1

I had some program responding on Windows -S keystroke in Windows 8. But currently, in Windows 8.1 "Search everywhere" window appears. How to disable this?
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Chromium is recognising keys that I've disabled with XModMap

I have set up XModMap to remap some keys, specifically to remove "Page Up" from the PageUp key (& likewise for Page Down). I have reassigned Page Up/Down to another set of keys. This works. ...
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Keyboard shortcut to “click” text highlighted with Ctrl+F

I spend a lot of time hunting for specific links within massive pages of text with Ctrl+F, then opening those links. I would like to do this entirely with keyboard shortcuts. I have this figured out ...
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cmd + shift + anything shortcuts stopped working

I use xcode and other apps frequently. Suddenly 3 days ago, some of the shortcuts on my macbook pro stopped working namely the cmd+shift+O , cmd+shift+R, cmd+shift+W when the cmd and shift are on the ...
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Can I use the `<cmd>` key in terminal Vim at all?

Following on from my other recent question: How do I map <cmd>-<shift>-f to run Ack plugin in Vim? Is is possible to use the <cmd> key in Vim at all? If Vim doesn't recognise the ...
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How to stop having to press enter in drop down menus? [closed]

I used a different PC the other day and noticed that for example in order to extract a file in Windows 7 using WinRAR I needed to only press right click+e, as opposed to right click+e+enter when ...
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Key combination to increase text selection to the opposite side

Consider I have the following text: Among other things I like programming quite a lot I then select "like" with a mouse: Among other things I [like] programming quite a lot" ...and then I ...
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Ubuntu: How to set system wide keyboard shortcut independent of sessions?

How can I set a system wide shortcut in Ubuntu? That shortcut (for example, Meta+W) should work even if no user is logged in. If pressed, a command should be executed. I tried xbindkeys but it doesn't ...
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Windows jump to different monitor when I type a number

My windows are suddenly jumping to different monitors when I type numbers. I'm not exactly sure what I did to cause this problem. I have a 6 monitor configuration, and when I went into the Screen ...
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Pause/Break key on modern keyboards

Is there still a use for this key in modern operating systems? I know back in the days of the rapid fire dir /s on ten thousand files in DOS 5.5 this key was indispensable, but is it needed anymore? ...
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How do you find if you have duplicated a hotkey in Notepad++?

In Notepad++ you can easily assign a HotKey to a majority of menu functions using Settings->Shortcut Mapper. In most programs that allow something similar, you are given a warning if you use a HotKey ...
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How to keep cursor showing in Chrome (and other browsers) while the keyboard is being used?

I like to use keyboard shortcut on websites (either injecting customized or native like gmail's) and I've notice once I hit a key on my keyboard the cursor will disappear in Chrome (until I move the ...
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How to emulate context menu key when there's none on keyboard?

Imagine a keyboard that lacks Win key. That's easy to emulate - you just press CtrlEsc. However, on the keyboard I have now, there's no "right mouse" key (or "context menu" key or whatever it might be ...
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How do I use visual studio debugging shortcuts on a Mac?

I want to use 'Step into' debugging in visual studio. I saw question this, 'chrome developer debugging shortcuts on a mac'. I did 'Step over' method but I still can't do 'Step into' method. How do ...
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How to reset a Windows application's “Shortcut key”?

Context In Windows, it's possible to assign a keyboard shortcut to an application via the "Properties" dialog's "Shortcut" tab. Image source. Problem I had a "Shortcut key" set for an ...
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Server Manager 2012 shortcut

What is the shortcut (after bringing up the windows Run box, Windows-R) for starting the Server Manager? To be clear I am referring to this dialog (on win 2012) This is the dialog that comes up ...
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Use QWERTZ keyboard as a QWERTY

I want to buy a laptop with Windows 8 with the German keyboard QWERTZ but i will only use it for English and Greek language. So, i will change the language from control panel to English and work like ...
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Chrome keyboard losses focus when using two finger scroll

I Have a Dell XPS 15 (9530), Chrome 34.0.1847.116. When using two finger swipe on the touch pad in order to scroll, the tab wouldn't accept keyboard presses anymore, e.g. the Backspace wouldn't go ...
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My keyboard has no volume control keys; how do I assign shortcuts to control the global sound volume? [duplicate]

My keyboard lacks any "multimedia" keys but I really want to have keyboard shortcuts for the global Volume Up, Volume Down, and Mute actions. What's the easiest way to program custom keyboard ...
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Multi-Tab browsing in Foxit Reader

Is there any way I can change the shortcut for switching between tabs in Foxit Reader from "Ctrl + Tab" to anything else?
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“Programming” certain keys in the keyboard

I've been looking for a while and found no solution. I'm using an Spanish keyboard in a MacBook Pro from 2011 (and using Mountain Lion, in case it's important). What I want to do is change the ...
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Shift + F10 does not work in Windows 8

I have a Dell laptop and it does not have the right click menu key. In the preceding link it is mentioned that either Shift + F10 or Ctrl + Shift + F10 works as right click menu key. The key ...
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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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How to enable fullscreen mode in Thunderbird on Linux?

How can I make Thunderbird go fullscreen in Linux? Specifically, I am using Mate at the moment. Previously, I used OS X which had a shortcut (cmd+shift+F) for entering and exiting fullscreen. When I ...
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Cannot use Cmd+Enter in Google result page to open links in new tabs after upgrading to Yosemite

I enabled Google result page's shortkeys, so when searching for something, in the result page, pressing down arrow on my keyboard would make the pointer arrow to point to the first result, and that ...
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How do I open a Google search link with a new tab using the keyboard? [duplicate]

Previously, I was able to use Cmd + Enter on my Mac using Chrome. However, lately, I noticed that it does not work anymore. Cmd + click still works. It works by opening that link in a new tab. To ...
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How to take a screenshot of a window and not the whole screen?

On a normal system, I'd go AltPrtScr for a screenshot of only the current frame. According to the internet, the correct procedure for Surface 3 is to go FnWinSpace but that only takes a snap of the ...
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Is there a way to skip down to the next change in value in Excel?

For my current daily use of Excel, I have a sheet where hundreds of consecutive rows have the same value for a particular column. I’d like a way to quickly skip down to the next different value. ctrl ...
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What's the Internet Explorer keyboard shortcut to select “Save as” from the “Do you want to open or save … from …?”-dialog?

Context This dialog has a dropdown next to the Save button where you can select Save as. Image source. Imagine that the keyboard focus was somewhere on the web page, not on Cancel as depicted in ...