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

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MacVim switching tabs & El Capitan split screen

Using El Capitan's split screen feature, I'd like to have MacVim open in the left half and Terminal open in the right half. This works fine, until I try to switch tabs in MacVim via the keyboard ...
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How to force the active window\application to capture keyboard shortcuts before the OS does?

I tend to stick to default keyboard shortcuts so I don't have to configure my applications/system if I reinstall my system and applications. But I sometimes find the OS capturing default applications ...
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Keyboard shortcut to close project in Intellij for OSX

I have intelliJ 15 running on OSX Yosemite. Is there a keyboard shortcut to close projects in intellij? Right now I can close individual files in a project with cmd+w and and close the entire app ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for moving windows between screens doesn't work in Windows 10

I just rebuilt my desktop and decided to upgrade it to Windows 10. The upgrade went smoothly and everything is working except one thing. My computer has multiple monitors and I am used to using the ...
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Notepad++ cut eveything before <a

My Search result has hundreds of textlines like Line 333: <li id="menu-item-690" class="menu-item menu-item-type-post_type menu-item-object-page menu-item-690"><a ...
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Sending F1 - F12 key with external keyboard with missing keys on an iPad Pro using SSH emulation software

I am using an iPad Pro with an external keyboard (Smart Keyboard) for connecting via SSH (via Serverauditor) to an Ubuntu remote server in which I have the tex distribution installed. I use VIM to ...
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How to change hotkey that switches keyboard layouts? [duplicate]

I use Windows 10. I use the hotkey Windows-Space to switch keyboard layouts (between QWERTY and Colemak). This is a built-in feature of Windows 10. The Windows-Space hotkey is inconvenient because I ...
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Outlook 2016: how to create a contact from an email without the mouse

I have a client who is legally blind, although she has some sight. Between the sight she does still have and her screen narrator, she gets around mostly OK, but the one area that is stumping us is ...
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How do I switch between languages on Windows 10 like I do in OS X?

OS X has this really nice feature when you have 3+ keyboard input sources (languages) and press Cmd + Space you switch between only two of them. If you want to switch to another (third) language you ...
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How can I customize the shortcut in Thunderbird?

The keyconfig can't be installed on the new version of Thunderbird. I searched on the web for a while but still can't get the answer. How can I fix it?
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How to bind S-Spacebar to work identically to spacebar?

When typing in Vim I find myself slowed down significantly by the fact that Shift-Space doesn't advance the cursor, so if I'm typing fluidly and I try to type a capital letter or symbol followed by a ...
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Claws Mail on Ubuntu - Can't customise keyboard shortcuts on the fly

In Claws Mail 3.11.1 on Ubuntu 14.04/ Unity desktop, 'Enable customisable keyboard shortcuts' is checked. But when a menu item is higlighted, nothing happens when I press keys (unless the key combo is ...
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Windows 10 Remote Desktop alt tab/Win+M problems

I basically don't use my own desktop to do the majority off my work, I RDP out to customers systems and work there. I tend to maximise the RDP session on to one of my screens and work exclusively ...
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How to use mouse coordinates to trigger shortcuts within PDF viewer?

Was wondering if there were a way to use mouse coordinates to trigger shortcuts within a program? Essentially, what I would like to do is have my PDF viewer go to the next (or previous page) based on ...
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Lenovo B490 Bios update failed?

I have updated my official bios from Lenovo When I try to update my BIOS the Bios got corrupted and system doesn't boot-up, After googling I found some procedure to recover it, But I am struck in ...
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How to open DevTools in Opera?

How can I quickly access DevTools in Opera? When I open DevTools > Settings > Shortcuts in Opera and scroll to the bottom of this page, you'll see a link "Full list of DevTools keyboard ...
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Prevent insertion of 'l' into editor when using Win+L

When locking my computer with the Windows+L key, the char l is inserted into the text of any editor I'm using (I've experienced this with NetBeans, Notepad++ and PHPStorm). It's annoying to have this ...
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Alt key shortcuts not working - focuses menu bar instead

Apologies if this has already been asked but I searched a few times and couldn't see a similar question. I've come to rely on alt key shortcuts in some applications. For example, in Skype alt+1 / ...
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How can I make a shortcut “print” (for converting HTML to PDF) in Chrome?

In chrome, I used to save some web pages using "print" option print-->save as pdf --> SAVE http://pasteboard.co/2F5MIWjM.png This was taking time, so i made a PDF button for this My PDF button in ...
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Can't press certain keyboard keys together

I've just purchased a new gaming keyboard (Genesis Natec RX66). When I play FPS games (for example CS:GO), I can't press Left Shift+A+4 at the same time but Left Shift+A+3 or Left Shift+A+2 etc works ...
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copy paste VMware 11 fullscreen mode bug

I am trying to use keyboard shortcuts to copy paste between my mac and the linux terminal: osx yosemite -> teamviewer -> windows7 -> vmware11 -> linux centos -> terminal ...
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Change Target of File Explorer in Windows 8.1 Pro

This is similar to Make Windows 8.1 & 10 File Explorer open in “This PC” view except that I don't want to it open in "This PC", I want it to open a path of my choice. What people frequently ...
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emacs pinky map space to ctrl on mac

So I am starting to use emacs and I do touch typing. I am on mac but I use external keyboard. I am not getting problem using L-CTRL key but for R-CTRL key I use pinky and it hurts after a hour or so. ...
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Manually Set Windows Explorer Menu Item Priority?

Basically I like to hit Alt+F+W,Enter to create new folders in Windows Explorer but as you can see from the screenshot below, Hg Workbench and WinMerge will both take priority over the "New" menu. ...
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Mac OS: Shortcut for restoring a minimized window?

I've managed to find or set shortcuts for "zoom" and "maximize" a window, but I can't find the way to restore a minized window, other than click the icon in the dock. Is there a way to set a shortcut ...
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Notepad++: Find surrounding Tags

Ive searched all over the net but could not find an answer yet. What I want to do by using notepad++ is: I have huge files with deep nested XML-tags. When I have selected one XML-Tag I want to either ...
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Function keys shifted to the right in Outlook

My function keys in Outlook have shifted five keys to the right. For example, if I assign Ctrl + F2 as the shortcut for one of the color categories, then the actual working shortcut is Ctrl + F7. ...
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Logitech G15 media buttons don't work with Spotify

So my G15 media keys don't want to control Spotify regardless of what I try. The on-screen media applet doesn't show what Spotify's playing either. The keys work fine not only with Windows Media ...
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Chrome of Mac: ctrl+click to open a new tab

I've been changing shortcuts ever since I got my new macbook so that I can retain my muscle memory from window PC. I've managed to customize lots of shortcuts for chrome via system preference, as long ...
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What keyboard shortcut opens the Windows 10 Action Center?

In Windows 8 I could use WinKey+C to open the Charms. Since the Action Center is at the same location in the operating system, I would assume WinKey+C would open it. But WinKey+C opens Cortana in ...
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Is there any shortcut to insert a math equation for Powerpoint 2016 Mac?

I'm looking for a shortcut to insert a math equation for Powerpoint 2016 Mac version. I had been using PowerPoint 2010 windows, which I could "insert a math equation" using the customized ribbon. ...
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MAC OS: How to make command+tab switch tabs like in PC

By default, in chrome for mac, the command key acts like ctrl in windows. You use command + t to open a new tab and command+w to close tabs. However, to switch between tabs you have to use ctrl+tab. ...
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How can I require the modifier key be pressed first in Xorg on Linux?

I'm used to Windows behavior where keyboard shortcuts like Ctrl-L work only if Ctrl is pressed before L. But X allows pressing L before Ctrl. This seems to apply to all keyboard shortcuts and ...
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Cannot type “#” in windows 10

I am using a hungarian keyboard, on which I have to press "AltGr + X" or "Ctrl + Alt + X" to write a "#". But windows has it's shortcut for the same button combination to make a screen save... I ...
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Focus on google searchbar after a word

With cmd+l you get to the google addressbar. Then one can type something, after what is searched: After hitting enter, you get the results: Now, I'd like to add something after the word that I ...
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Using a hotkey to toggle a USB input device

I'm looking for a way to enable and disable an Xbox 360 controller which is connected via USB using a custom hotkey.
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Shortcut Key using Function Keys

I'm using NirCmd to turn off my monitor when I type a particular shortcut key. To do this, I have made a program shortcut to the following command: C:\Users\Foo\nircmd-x64\nircmdc.exe" monitor off ...
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pentadactyl - syntactic sugar for command

On Pentadactyl: Use current tab's url in command I learned how to create a command that uses the current buffer's URL. I'm using this to rewrite the URL to use the hypothes.is "via hypothesis" ...
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How to switch between Korean and English keyboard?

I am using Windows 10 and right now I have English and Korean keyboards installed and two switch between the two I use the hotkey: Win + Space The problem with this is that it switches to Hangul ...
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What use does Windows key + Tab have on a pc?

I like researching new hotkeys, and I just saw the Windows Key + Tab hotkey. To me it seems like it is just a fancy looking alt-tab, that is less user friendly? Am I missing something here, or is ...
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Clean Windows 10 install, Ctrl+Backspace not working anywhere

I have just done a clean install of Windows 10 on a new PC. Ctrl+Backspace isn't deleting the word to the left of the caret in any program (Notepad, Chrome [address bar and text boxes such as this ...
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Remapping Ctrl-Alt-Arrow in Windows 10 using AutoHotkey

I am trying to remap Ctrl-Alt-Right and Ctrl-Alt-Left to imitate Ctrl-Win-Right and Ctrl-Win-Left, respectively. I followed the instructions given in this post, and succeeded in mapping Ctrl-Arrow to ...
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Outlook 2010: Change message zoom with the keyboard

I try to use my computer while touching the mouse as little as possible, using the keyboard for as many actions that I can. I'm now using Outlook 2010 on Windows 7. I'm opening a message and the text ...
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Open a link sent in a message using the keyboard

I try to use my computer while touching the mouse as little as possible, using the keyboard for as many actions that I can. I'm now using Outlook 2010 on Windows 7. I'm getting a message and there's ...
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Mac OSX Ctrl+Shift+Tab not working on USB full-size Apple Keyboard

I noticed today that while Ctrl+Shift+Tab behaves as expected on my MacBook Air, it does nothing across apps (I tried Google Chrome and iTerm) when I'm using my USB-connected full-size Apple keyboard. ...
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Is there a way to reload a Notepad file from within the application?

I have an application that will be writing integers into a file, line-by-line, at a rate of every 5 seconds. a sample Notepad file I would like to use an program other than Notepad.exe, where I ...
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How to disable Thunderbird quit when <ctrl> + <W> pressed?

Is there a way to disable Thunderbird quit when ctrl + W pressed?
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Alt key sticks sometimes in remote desktop session

I'm running a Linux VM on windows with Hyper-V and connect via a remote desktop session. It often happens that the Alt-key appears to remain pressed after I use a keyboard shortcut involving both, Alt ...
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How to pass mouse cursor to extended desktop in one move like a short cut

I think question is clear. Is there any shortcut to pass my mouse icon to the other screen? OS: Win 10
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Rectangular text selection in Firefox

Is there a shortcut for rectangular selection in Firefox? I'm not talking about the table cell selection mode, but about a mode like in Notepad++ when pressing Alt while selecting (screenshot) or in ...