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

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What is the keyboard shortcut for capitalization on Word 2007?

Also, is there an easy and comprehensive list of Word keyboard shortcuts anywhere ? Common tasks like capitalization should not require mouse usage, and probably Word has some "hidden" or obscure ...
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MS Word - Close Word when you close the last open document **using keyboard**

In MS Word, by default, you can use: Ctrl+F4 to close Word Ctrl+W to close the current document Is it possible to make Word close when you close the last open document? For instance, in ...
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Word 2013, ctrl+backspace includes the space between the current word and the previous

When you hold Ctrl and backspace you normally delete a word instead of a character at a time. But in Microsoft Word 2013 it includes the blank space between the word you're deleting and the word ...
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Shortcuts to move the cursor between languages

I am working on a document in Microsoft Word using two different scripts, namely Arabic (I created a customized layout keyboard using the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator 1.4, which has Arabic (Saudi ...
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How to make Ctrl-PgUp and Ctrl-Pg down work when doing find in Word?

When I try to find content in a Microsoft Word 2010 document (using CTRL+F), the CTRL+PAGE UP and the CTRL+PAGE DOWN keyboard shortcuts do not seem to work as in earlier versions of Word. The ...
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MS Word 2010 - keyboard shortcut for replace that uses selected text

When I use Ctrl+F my selected text is put into the find side panel, but I need to do extra mouse steps to do a replace. When I do Ctrl+H I get a replace dialog box, but it ignores my selected text. ...
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Wifi toggle key is not working on Dell Inspiron 15 3542 Touch

WIFI TOGGLE KEY PROBLEM: I am facing this problem, where the wifi toggle key (with an antenna) which sits beside F12 key and shares the Print Screen functionality is not working on my Dell Inspiron ...
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How to disable Ctrl + Shift + UP Arrow shortcut on Windows 10

How should I disable Ctrl+Shift+UP Arrow shortcut on Windows 10? Its opening Microsoft Edge which is searching for results for my clipboard content from Bing.
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How can I quickly set focus to the search field using the keyboard only in Chrome?

Pressing ctrl+k in Firefox brings focus to the search field in the upper right corner. Is there a similar key combination in Chrome? If not, what is the best known approximation in terms of apps or ...
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Can I disable the “Alt+Shift” shortcut to change language in windows 8.1?

I'm using windows 8.1 with multiple languages. The new pretty shortcut windows+spacebar will pop up a pretty looking selection on the right. Now, hitting Alt+Shift (left ones) will also change the ...
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Windows 8 remove Alt+R key shortcut

I'm trying to remove the Alt+R shortcut from Windows 8 settings. I have this setting on other software and this shortcut of Windows conflict by other. How can I remove that? In Control Panel, I ...
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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 for creating new file on Windows 7

Can someone please tell me how to create a new keyboard shortcut for creating a new text file? I have installed Autohotkey but I don't know how to specify script. I want to use Ctrl + Alt + N as ...
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How to quickly change user profile in Google Chrome?

Is there any keyboard shortcut for changing it? Google couldn't solve my problem. I'm using too many different profiles for my blog and their social media profiles etc. Sometimes it's getting ...
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Ctrl + Shift + Right not repeating

I've just got me a Dell laptop with Windows 10 installed. When selecting text in an application like notepad I am able to press Shift+Right Cursor to highlight one character at a a time. If I ...
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Is there a Ctrl + Tab equivalent on Mac OS X?

I want to cycle trough the windows of the currently active application on Mac OS X. Some applications respond to Ctrl + Tab but they all seem to do something else. I want to switch between the ...
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Assign comment & comment out shortcut to the same key

I want to add comment & comment out keyboard shortcut and assign it to the same keyboard shortcut, namely the popular Cmd + /. So far I was only capable of assigning only 1 shortcut to a key ...
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Can I make windows file explorer treat underscore (_) as a word separator (for ctrl navigation)?

I'm overhauling my folder structure and trying to come up with a good file-naming system. Underscore seems like a good field separator - less obtrusive than (-) and more portable than space. When ...
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Can't set Word 2013 Header shortcut keys…tried everything

My Word 2013 has lost the Header style shortcut keys; Ctrl+Alt+1 for Header 1, Ctrl+Alt+2 for Header 2, and etc. I have tried everything mentioned here and else where from changing languages back and ...
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Keyboard shortcut for top of current page in a document

When word-processing, is there a keyboard shortcut (in MS Word or LibreOffice Writer) to move to the top of the current page in the document? For example, if the cursor is midway down page 3, is there ...
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Microsoft Access 2010 Focus Shortcut F6 no longer working as expected

Since Microsoft Access 2010 the shortcut F6 seems to bit "broken". Originally the key was used to focus the details in table design view and query design view for example - and pressing F6 again took ...
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Back button of Adobe PDF Reader after clicking a hyperlink whose target is on the same document

PDF documents have hyperlinks to the contents on the same document (analogous to "#section" hrefs for an HTML document). Where's the back button to go back to the page I was on (where I clicked the ...
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Keyboard shortcut to edit text in Microsoft Visio 2013

When a shape that contains a text is selected, is there any keyboard shortcut to edit the text? I.e., going from: to The keyboard shortcut Control + 2 does the trick, however it switches to ...
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Keyboard shortcuts in LXDE don't work

I recently wanted to add some shortcuts to LXDE on Ubuntu 15.10 starting with adding Emacs to Super/Windows+A. So after searching around I tried putting this in my ~/.config/openbox/lxde-rc.xml right ...
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shortcut key to detach a tab in firefox (move tab to new window)

In FF, I can move a tab to a new window by either dragging the tab out of the browser, or right clicking the "move to to window" option from the context menu. is there a shortcut key to move the ...
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Google Chrome: Is there a keyboard shortcut to open a link in a new tab?

Is is possible to open a link in a new background tab in Google Chrome with a keyboard shortcut? (I know it's possible with Ctrl+click and middle click, and I know that Shift+Enter opens the link in ...
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See specific shortcut binding or sorted list of shortcuts defined in Notepad++

In Notepad++, I'd like to modify key bindings easily, rather than having to guess which bindings are not already being used. Paging through the Shortcut Mapper or even looking at the list of default ...
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Selecting whole word using keyboard only

Suppose that I'm writing some text and the caret is in the middle of a word. I would like to be able to select that word without using my mouse. (Using the mouse, simply double-click on the word.) I ...
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How to control master volume in Windows 7?

Some keyboards have volume controls on them that can be pressed anytime to control the master volume. My keyboard does not have that. Is there a way that I can create a key macro that will work like ...
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How to toggle Scroll Lock in Excel 2010 without a Scroll Lock key in the keyboard

I have a notebook with no Scroll Lock key (or any shortcut using the 'Fn' key). Somehow Excel 2010 got the Scroll Lock on. I see it left down in the status bar and now I can't navigate through cells ...
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Keyboard shortcut to change case

Is there any keyboard shortcut to change case anywhere? By 'anywhere' I mean not in a particular program or software. We know Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V will work anywhere. Just like this, is there any keyboard ...
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How to copy FAR file manager's output

Hi guys, how do I copy FAR-Manager's console output? For example when I use ping command I want to copy it's output text, but not image. Oh, and I would like to do so with keyboard! :)
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How to copy-paste absolute cell references temporarely as relative references in Excel?

In Excel (2007), when cells that contain absolute references (for example: $A$3) are copied, the absolute reference remains the same. This is by design, and the reason of using absolute references. ...
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Keyboard shortcuts in non-English version of Microsoft Office

I have a big problem with the Portuguese version of MS Office 2007 and 2010. The standard shortcuts that any common application uses are changed. Some shortcuts that are not working: Ctrl+s (save), ...
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Create shortcut key to insert new row using Excel 2010

Tried to create a macro in Excel to insert a row: Sub InsertRow() ' ' InsertRow Macro ' ' Keyboard Shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+I ' Selection.EntireRow.Insert End Sub However, this does not insert a ...
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Printscreen shortcut in Windows - Printscreen button no longer works

Is there any way of taking a screenshot without pressing the PrintScreen button since the button on my keyboard is broken?
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How do I alter the behavior of ctrl+arrow in Windows 10?

In Linux, when I'm editing text, Ctrl+Left brings me to beginning of the current word. In Windows, the same shortcut brings me to the end of the previous word. This is trivial, but I realized I use ...
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Keyboard shortcut to minimize Remote Desktop

Is there a way, using the keyboard, to switch from a maximized (full screen) Remote Desktop Connection back to the main computer? I have about 4 Remote Desktop connections that I am switching between ...
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Creating Spotify keyboard shortcuts

I'm on Windows 10 64 bit, Using spotify desktop free version. Is there a way to create keyboard Spotify shortcuts to pause/play and skip tracks, while outside Spotify? I don't want to keep opening it. ...
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How to open folder without using mouse in Mac?

I'm recently switched to Mac from windows, I was quite pain but now adjusted to the Mac commands and shortcuts except one, that is whenever select folder and hit return/enter it executes the rename. ...
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MS Word goes into read-only mode when trying to save document

I just installed a clean copy of MS Word 2016 for Mac today. I opened and started writing a essay, but I can't save it. When I try to save, either with ⌘+S, ⌘+⇧+S, the save option under the file ...
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“Windows key + R” is no longer working

Windows+R is no longer working. It was working a while back, and it still works in the Windows 7 VM I'm running on the same machine. Windows+L does work, but some other shortcuts do not work. I ...
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Can't change language using Alt+Shift (but only when my language is set to Russian)

I have two languages on my Windows 8.1 computer: English and Russian. When I use Alt+Shift while the language is set to English, everything is working as it's supposed to; however, using this ...
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Assign Home and End to Fn + arrows

Is is possible to assign Home/End/PgUp/PgDown to combinations of Fn+arrow keys in Windows 8.1 (I have HP Elitebook 8540p if that matters)? Motivation: in particular I like keyboard of my current ...
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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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Shortcut keys in ScreenTips Word 2016 not shown even when checked

In Word 2016 you should see shortcut keys in ScreenTips, when you have the option turned on. Like this: Even though I have this option turned on, I never see the shortcuts. See here: What's the ...
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Firefox is capturing Ctrl + Shift + G from Eclipse

I use Eclipse and Firefox on Windows 7. Ctrl + Shift + G in Eclipse is supposed to do a search for references, but instead it does a Google search in Firefox. Why is this happening, and how can I ...
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Using Keyboard Shortcuts in a VirtualBox VM

I'm running a Windows 7 VM on a MacBook Pro running 10.10.5 Yosemite and VirtualBox My problem is being unable to run a Windows 7 program called Shortkeys which allows you to define keyboard ...
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CTRL+R in shell - if I go past the command I want, how do I get back to it?

I'm feverishly hitting CTRL+R to find some command I used awhile ago, when suddenly I get to it. By reflex, I continue hitting CTRL+R, passing it for something further back in the shell history. How ...
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How can I create a new folder within a nested folder hierarchy using Finder?

Here's a thing that's been annoying me for a long time: Using OS X 10.6, when you navigate through folders, expanding them to see their content, you sometimes want to create a new folder at the bottom ...