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 switch connected device of apple bluetooth keyboard via keyboard shortcut?

I'm wondering if it's possible, with an apple bluetooth keyboard, to switch devices that the keyboard connects to. Let me give an example, for instance if I have a macbook pro and my android cellphone ...
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How to follow a file 'link' from Search Results without the mouse in Sublime Text?

if I do a search in Sublime, I get a buffer with search results. The results has "annotations" that are clickable: if I double-click a search hit, I'm taken to its location. How to follow such an ...
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What's the keyboard shortcut in Opera to bring up the speed dial?

Speed dial actually appears on every new tab, but is there a way to open the speed dial in the active tab? Maybe there's a chrome address for it, like about:speeddial.
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CTRL key keeps opening the tags in Word 2013

When I'm typing in Word, I find that I keep entering the Smart Tag (I think its called) UI and my fast typing ends up triggering buttons and options in the tag's floating dialog box. It's very ...
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How can I make Cygwin open a new window each time I use a Windows 7 keyboard shortcut?

[Update: The short answer is, if an application is the third thing on your taskbar, press WindowsKey+Shift+3 to open a new instance. Hooray!] I have Chrome and Cygwin on my taskbar. Chrome's ...
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Vim: execute the script I'm working on in a split screen

I'm working on a small python script, which needs frequent execution in order to debug and further develop. Can I split the vim screen and execute my script on one part with a keystroke?
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Expanding on the Windows + number shortcut [duplicate]

As you may know, you press Windows + 1 to open the first program on the taskbar. I'm at the point where I've assigned all the way up to Windows + 8 (and I have it memorized), but I'm running out of ...
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Enter to open a file in Finder

I find the Cmd + O shortcut to open a file in Finder unintuitive. Does anyone know how to change it? I'd like to set it so that enter opens a file instead of going into rename mode.
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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 quick way to delete all shortcuts in Visual Studio 10?

VS10 is chock-full of shortcuts, most of which I find useless and sometimes even annoying. I would like to clear all of them, and then just set up the handful of shortcuts I actually want / use. ...
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Why does Ctrl + V not paste in Bash (Linux shell)?

When I copy something to the clipboard and press Ctrl + V in Bash, nothing happens; However, right clicking and selecting Paste does the job. Why? Is there any reasonable issue (I'm sure there is) ...
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Set a keyboard shortcut to a Windows 8 app? [duplicate]

I just got a keyboard that allows you to set shortcuts to desktop apps that have an .exe file extension. In Windows 8, I have heard that all the .exe files are hidden, so I un-hide them by showing ...
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Keyboard shortcuts without x11

I had found the solution a while ago, but now I google for hours and can't find it. So, the question is: how to set up a keyboard shortcut in linux (eg. ubuntu) without running X-server? I have home ...
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Multi-editing and column-mode are buggy in Notepad++?

It will probably be better if I tell you how to see for yourself what I mean rather than try describe it verbally. Take an example like this: this is an example line bluh this is a different example ...
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Is there a shortcut in excel that will expand the column width to show the entire column header [duplicate]

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 to Toggle Mirror Displays in OSX Yosemite

In past versions of OSX you can toggle between mirror displays (if you have more than one monitor) and extend displays with the keyboard shortcut (Command + F1). In Yosemite however, when I try to use ...
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Cancel automatic login with key combination [duplicate]

I was asked to set up a PC with automatically logs in to a user account that's secured with several settings including blocked USB ports. But whenever an Administrator has to log in to do ...
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Notepad++: centralize the screen at the text cursor?

Is there a shortcut to recentralize my vision to the line I am working on with Notepad++, just like emacs' C-l, or something equivalent?
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Win+R runs as Administrator in Windows 8

In Windows 7 opening Run dialog (Win+R) and confirming with Ctrl + Shift + Enter ran specified command elevated. In Windows 8 this trick doesn't work anymore and I miss it a lot! Is there a way to ...
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separate mappings for TAB and C-i in .inputrc

For what I have tried, "TAB" and "C-i" in .inputrc seems to mean the same thing, whatever I bind to one is bound to the other. I know that originally, it was the same thing and that this behavior is ...
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keyboard shortcut to cycle through selected styles

I am using Word 2010. I have a document with many styles. I want to use a single key, F2, to cycle through three of these styles: S1, S2, and S3. Pressing F2 once will assign style S1 to the ...
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rename builtin vim command / remove from completion list

If a vim plugin and a vim builtin command share very similar names, is it possible to rename the builtin to something unambiguously different, or otherwise remove the builtin command from vim's ...
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How can I disable KDE Alt-` behaviour

After upgrading my Linux Slackware, KDE started to respond to a new key shortcut, which did not happen before. When I click Alt-`, I see the icon of the current window with it's title in the center ...
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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 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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Assigning keyboard shortcut to OSX's “New Terminal at Folder” service does not work

I often use right click > Services > New Terminal at Folder to do terminal commands at particular place so now I wanted to assign a keyboard shortcut to it. However, no matter what shortcut I ...
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How can I exit Pass Through mode in Pentadactyl when the Escape key is captured?

Steps to reproduce: Visit this page. It is a JSFiddle consisting entirely of window.onkeydown = function(e) { e.preventDefault(); }; Click inside the gray area, under the white top bar, to give ...
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how to cancel keyboard P key, shortcuts to changing resolution on gnome through NX (nomachine)

I don't know why, but suddenly, after connecting to a gnome-session through NX, every time when I press (lower case) p, the session changes resolution (instead of just printing 'p' on the screen). ...
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Ctrl+Alt+T doesn't open a Terminal in Cinnamon 1.6

I just updated to the stable version of Cinnamon 1.6 in Ubuntu 12.04 x64, but I found a bug which just get's me out of my skin. The key combination CtrlAltT which is supposed to open up the Terminal ...
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Single shortcut to move a running process to the background in bash [duplicate]

I know how to move a process to the background by suspending it first, discussed here and here: Type Ctrl+Z Run either %& or bg However I'd like to do this without interrupting the process too ...
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How can I do Ctrl-Z and bg in one keypress to make process continue in background?

I follow this pattern of suspending the task and then letting it to continue too often with the Ctrl-Z bg sequence. I was wondering is there any way to compress that to single keypress? My shell is ...
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VBA to prevent the global shortcut from running the wrong code

The article at the following site provides a tip for preventing a global keyboard shortcut from executing the wrong VBA code when two different macros in two different worksheets are assigned the same ...
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Clicking on a selected link without using the mouse, using Firefox

Let's say I made have some link selected in my browser (for instance, if I do a CTRL + F and type "Questions", selecting the Questions tab on the top of this page). I'd like to know if there's any ...
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How to use bookmarks as shorthand for URLs?

Suppose there's an URL which I've bookmarked. I can access it as a bookmark but I'd like to be able to simply type in the name of the bookmark on the URL like (you know, Altd) and have FF take me ...
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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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How to create “keyword shortcuts” for Firefox searches?

Back in the day, it was possible to define Keyword Shortcuts, also known as Custom keywords in Mozilla. These were similar to Smart keywords, except that they were defined from within the bookmark ...
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Layer visibility shortcut in Photoshop

Is there a way to set a keyboard shortcut to toggle layer visibility in Photoshop (CS3)?
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How to make Vim and TMux keys coexist?

I am configuring vim and tmux. I configured the tab navigation in vim like this: map <M-Left> <Esc>:tabprev<CR> map <M-Right> <Esc>:tabnext<CR> map <C-T> ...
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Group command and shortcut not working in excel 2010 spreadsheet

I use Excel 2010 and maintain a yearly spreadsheet on it that tracks staff vacation dates. However i am not the only user so I don't know what may have happened to disable Shift+Alt+right arrow (to ...
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Bind Win+D to minimize all opened windows in Ubuntu

Is is possible to bind Win+D to minimize all opened windows (yeah, it's my habit)? Now I'm using Ctrl+Alt+D in Ubuntu. I've tried System > Preferences > Keyboard Shortcuts, but Win key seems ...
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My AHK script keeps saying invalid hotkey

I'm trying to set up my function keys to adjust volume (like it did on my laptop), but I can't seem to get it to work. It just keeps saying invalid hotkey on line F5. Here's my code: #NoEnv ; ...
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Disable back to desktop shortcut in Puppy

I am running Puppy Arcade 11 (Kernel 2.6.25.16, from Puppy 4.2, 2008) and using an X-Arcade dual-joystick. On the first joystick, when I press Left+Left CTRL (button 1) + Left ALT (button 2) it ...
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How can I determine which process owns a hotkey in Windows?

Given a hotkey, how to find which program owns it? Perhaps any win32 utility, like Spy++?
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Keyboard shortcut to reapply sorting in Excel 2015 Preview for Mac

In Excel 2013 for the PC, you can press Ctrl-Alt-L to reapply a filter/sort on a table in your worksheet. This shortcut does not work in the Excel 2015 Preview for Mac. I tried other variations on ...
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Toggle Syntax highlighting in Notepad++

I am running into speed-issues for big files, whose extension is recognized by Notepad++ which will be syntax-highlighted. Is there a Shortcut or option to assign keys to toggle Syntax-Highlighting in ...
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Is there any way to change the default shortcuts for default Windows programs?

I have Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 in Portuguese and honestly, after over 13 years using computers, I still bang my head into the wall with the default shortcuts. Just to showcase the madness: Every ...
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What is the shortcut to minimize all the windows except the active one in Linux

I know there's 'Aero Shake' for Windows and I want something similar for Debian 7. I already checked all the keyboard shortcuts but couldn't find anything related to it.
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Looking for shortcut key for Linux terminal [duplicate]

I opened a program via linux terminal, and after some search in Google I find out that I can close the program by Ctrl+C. If I want to run the program, but at the same time have a new line in the ...
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How can I disable certain system keyboard shortcuts in Linux?

I'm currently working on a kiosk based on lubuntu (which is basically ubuntu with an LXDE desktop environment) that would be put in public places, such as internet cafés, providing internet access for ...
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How do I move a RemoteApp window using the keyboard?

In Windows, you can normally use the Win-left/right arrow keys to move and resize a window to occupy the left/right half of a screen. When using a Remote Desktop in full-screen mode, this also works. ...