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 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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How to switch between virtual machines that are in fullscreen mode?

I recently switched from VMware Workstation to VirtualBox. VMware allowed me to switch between virtual machines in fullscreen mode by pressing a button in the toolbar. Since I'm often using two or ...
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How do I get my Logitech media buttons to control Spotify

I have a Logitech diNovo keyboard which includes media buttons for play/pause, stop, next, previous. I would like to let those buttons control Spotify. I've tried to add Spotify to the players.ini ...
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Do firefox “Keyword Shortcuts” still exist?

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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Windows XP shortcut key for expanding folder in “Select Folder” dialog

Many programs have a "select folder" dialog, where the folders are displayed in tree form: What's the keyboard shortcut for expanding a folder in order to choose one of its subfolders? If I press ...
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Ctrl button 'sticks' in Windows 7

For three weeks now I have this problem that drives my insanity up - and my productivity down: Whenever I hit the CTRL button, my computer keyboard behaves as if I the CTRL button were pressed all ...
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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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Passing Windows Command via Citrix Receiver with Mac (for show windows side-by-side shortuct)

I have a Mac computer that I use to connect to a Windows 2012 server via Citrix Reciever 11.8. I would like to use the show windows side-by-side shortcut that is typically engaged by pressing the ...
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Is it possible to get Norwegian keyboard shortcuts in SharePoint 2013's richtext editor?

In the Norwegian version of Microsoft Office you can use Ctrl+F to get bold text. The English version is Ctrl+B. :) I would like to have Norwegian shortcuts in SharePoint 2013 as well. Is this ...
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Are there any keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10 developer preview's virtual desktops (“Task View”)?

I just installed Windows 10 developer preview but can't figure out how to cycle through the new virtual desktops with the keyboard. I'm looking for the following shortcuts if they exist: Switch to ...
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How to disable the screen orientation hotkeys in Windows (XP)?

I'm using Eclipse in Windows XP. One of my favorite shortcuts is CTRL+ALT+DOWN (or CTRL+ALT+UP) to duplicate a line. I just found that on this machine (XP ThinkPad, with NVIDIA graphics driver), ...
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Alt-X ignored on laptop keyboard in Windows 8.1, but normal with external keyboard [duplicate]

I just got a new computer with Windows 8.1. Whenever I need to type Alt-X or Alt-Shift-X in some applications, nothing happens. It seems that it is intercepted, but nothing visible is triggered. ...
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Gmail has taken over an important keyboard shortcut (cmd+<), how can I override this?

I am using Chrome on OS/X, on a Norwegian keyboard. I have set up Cmd+< as an OS/X keyboard shortcut for "Move focus to next window", which I use to cycle between windows in Chrome. A while ago ...
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What are all of the keyboard shortcuts for OneNote 2013 equation editor?

I love using OneNote 2013 for my note taking, but whenever the professor starts writing equations I start to get behind by having to use the equation editor and manually entering in equations, ...
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How do I assign Shift-Delete to do exactly same as Fn-Delete on Mac Keyboard using OS X 10.9.5

I would like for RightShift-Delete to perform exactly as Fn-Delete currently behaves (deletes character right of cursor) on my Mac using OS X 10.9.5. I don't want to use another app. I'm hoping ...
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Add second key combination to switch between keyboard layouts in Xubuntu

In windows you can switch between English and Bulgarian language with Alt + Shift. But there is an option to switch between Bulgarian Traditional and Bulgarian Phonetic layout using Ctrl + Shift. When ...
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How do I set up a hotkey or shortcut to rotate my screen in Windows?

I've recently acquired a set of monitor arms that allow for free rotation of my monitors. I'd like to be able to quickly switch from one orientation to another on the fly, without having to go through ...
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Assign a shortcut to running a script in OS X

Does OS X provide an easy way to bind key combinations to commands which are typically run on the command line? For example, is there some way to assign ⌘ Cmd+L as a global shortcut for ...
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Don't exit full screen when pressing escape in apps like Safari on Lion

In OS X Lion, pressing the ESC key exits full screen mode. Unfortunately, and especially when using Safari, ESC is used for other functions, such as in Javascript keystroke event handling. I don't ...
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Print Screen key stopped working [duplicate]

I use Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate and the Print Screen key stopped working: no image is put in the keyboard when I hit Print Key. Nothing happen when I hit Alt + Print Key either. The issue affects ...
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How can I setup OS X's terminal.app to perform the correct actions for the ctrl key?

These are the key mappings i'm looking for: Ctrl+← : jump one word back Ctrl+→ : jump one word forward Ctrl+del : delete one word I want to do this by modifying the mappings in the ...
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Use Ctrl+Backspace to delete word in Windows command line?

How could I erase the whole word with using Ctrl-Backspace in Windows XP command line? Is it possible at all?
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Windows 8: Add German umlauts to US keyboard layout (maybe using AutoHotKey)

I just realized that the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator does not work anymore under Windows 8. I used it successfully under Windows 7 to create a custom keyboard layout on top of a US layout, where ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to indent a nested bullet point in a table cell the proper way?

Open Word and insert a table (1 x 1 will work just fine). Right-click in the table and, in the context menu, select "Bullets" and a bullet image from the bullet library. Type something and press ...
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Shortcut in Windows 7 to switch between same application's windows, like Cmd + ` in OS X

Is there a shortcut in Windows 7 to switch between windows in a given application only? I very much like this feature in OS X; what is its equivalent in Windows?
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Toggle the web console's filters with hotkeys

In the Firefox Developer Tools, there are a bunch of keyboard shortcuts. For instance, in Windows we can open the Web Console with Ctrl + Shift + K. Once the console is open, it has its own Toolbar ...
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Change / Remove keyboard shortcut in Lotus (IBM) Sametime

I am required to use the Sametime communicator on Windows 7 and, unfortunately, I am used to a non-standard keyboard mapping that requires me to insert some letters from my native language using not ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to switch focus from VNC Viewer to Windows 7 [duplicate]

I use VNC Viewer Free Edition 4.1.3 (running Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation release 6.4) on Windows 7 Enterprise Service Pack 1. I was wondering what keyboard shortcut can I use or how can I ...
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Caps lock works as left arrow

I have came to work and discovered that my CapsLock key is not working, but it is actually working as left arrow key. I have tested with PassMark Keyboard test, and if i press CapsLock, left arrow is ...
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Right Alt key not working properly

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3537 laptop. As you know, we use 'alt+arrow key' to navigate forward or backward in a web browser, file explorer, etc. Now my left 'alt' key is working in this very manner. ...
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Adobe Reader - What is the shortcut to rotate clockwise?

Win 7 64 bit Adobe Reader XI with shortcuts enabled (see Options Menu - General) German keyboard! (and of course a localized OS and so forth) Official shortcut list by Adobe: ...
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Alt-rightarrow displays unwanted context menu everywhere instead of triggering the expected command of the respective application

In several applications, alt-rightarrow brings suddenly the context menu, after I reinstalled my Windows. I do not want alt-rightarrow to bring this context menu, since in some applications, this ...
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shortcut to manually Reload file from Disk

Now that I can turn off the annoying Reload popups, I would like a quick way to manually reload the file I am working on in NotePad++ via the keyboard. Looking at the File menu, Reload from Disk does ...
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In Sublime Text, how can I specify the fold level, with keyboard shortcuts, without having to unfold all first?

I'm trying to work out how to get code folding working how I want in Sublime Text 2. I can ⌘+K, ⌘+J to unfold all. Then I can do ⌘+K, ⌘+1 to fold all. At this point, I want to be able to go straight ...
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How to view any website in a native way on OSX?

Mac OS X: 10.9.5 The problem: I often have 20+ browser tabs open from various web apps. Combined with running a comparable number of native apps, I need a better way to avoid cycling through two ...
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Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts

Recently I started to use Google Chrome. How do I change the shortcut for address bar selecting, from the current F6, to F4 (such as Internet Explorer?) I have a direct key on the keyboard of "home ...
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Can I assign keyboard shortcuts to laptop-specific commands?

I mean the combinations like Fn + F2 which switches wireless. Since I don't have a Fn key on my USB keyboard, can I assign global shortcuts to, for example decrease the screen brightness from my USB ...
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Font appears jagged/pixelated after child mashes keyboard

the screenshots below are from Chrome 37 before and after my little boy mashed my keyboard. He definitely hit the Ctrl key and some other characters in the bottom-left hand area on the keyboard. Any ...
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how to change winkey + (left/right) keyboard-shortcut behavior

When you use the shortcut: winkey+left / winkey + right, the current window is attached to the side of your screen by 50% width. i would like to change this behavior, and attach it by 33.3% width ...
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How to column select in Sublime Text 2 on a HP Envy laptop

I want to be able to column select in Sublime Text 2 on my HP Envy laptop (p/n: J4Z51EA#UUW) using the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+Alt+Up or Ctrl+Alt+Down. By default, these shortcuts were used by Intel ...
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Ctrl-S not working in all (tested) Windows applications

I mean that pressing Ctrl-S will not save current file. If I use Ctrl-Shift-S (in Notepad++) it will save all files. If I use File->Save menu item - it will save current file. Depending on this data ...
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Make keyboard in Ubuntu 14.04 act like in Windows?

I am a veteran programmer used to using Windows primarily for coding. I am now doing a lot of coding on Linux using Ubuntu 14.04. I'm really enjoying the distro but the default keyboard behaviour is ...
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Linux: mimic Paste in X-window

When I punch in Ctrl+V, I don't want the system to just paste information from the clipboard. I want to do with something with this information (e.g., delete something or modify something in it) and ...
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Mac OS X: Turn regular F-keys into media keys

I recently bought a regular keyboard for my MacBook to complete my stationary DJ set. But when I did, I didn't find a way to remap the F[1-12] keys to media keys. Basically, what I am looking for is, ...
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Remap Copy and Paste shortcuts on a Mac

I use Windows at work and a Mac at home. One of the biggest issues is the difference between the copy paste shortcuts on Windows vs the Mac i.e. Ctrl + C & Ctrl + V on Windows and on the Mac its ...
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How can I customize keyboard shortcuts in Thunderbird?

I would love to get hjkl movement and some other vim-like keybindings, like / for search, if possible. I'm aware of Dactyl's thunderbird project, but it looks like it's in alpha. Similarly, Mutterator ...
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Mac shortcuts for Finder and Safari

I am having trouble adjusting to a Mac after years of using a PC. When I open finder by pressing command + option + spacebar, how do I cycle through the options on the left using only my keyboard? I ...
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Mac keyboard shortcut to rm file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Permanently deleting files on Mac OS What's the Mac keyboard shortcut to rm a file? I know command + delete sends it to trash, but I want to permanently delete it, say ...
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What is the keycode for the Dashboard key on Mac OS X?

The F4/Dashboard key has two modes and (presumably) two different key codes. The first mode is as the Dashboard key, which predictably enough brings up Dashboard. The second mode is as F4, which can ...
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Is it possible to “hook” Logitech functions?

I'm wondering if it's possible to somehow hook Logitech Setpoint shortcut functions, like volume change? I have both a Logitech keyboard and mouse. On the keyboard, there are buttons for changing the ...