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

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Button or Shortcut in for Windows Explorer to quickly hide/show the navigation pane [duplicate]

For Windows 7/8/2008/2012 and above... How can i create a button or shortcut in for Windows Explorer to quickly hide or show the navigation pane... With the Preview Pane we can use the keyboard ...
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What's the logic behind the “W” in Control+W to close a Tab in IE?

I like to make connections so I can remember keyboard shortcuts. I get Ctrl+T to open a new tab - but what's the logic behind Ctrl+W to close one?
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How to implement working, custom key bindings in Xcode 5?

In my IDETextKeyBindingSet.plist located in Applications/Xcode/Contents/Frameworks/IDEKit.framework/Resources/, I have added three custom actions, as follows: <key>Customized</key> ...
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Send Esc key in KDE 4?

I am trying to set up a custom shortcut to map Esc to Esc:Esc, i.e. simulate a double press on Esc key, and so far have had no luck. (systemsettings -> gestures and shortcuts -> custom shortcuts) I ...
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autohot key help WIN key and Left/Right Arrows

I'm trying to make a autohotkey scrip that would do the following sequence once I press [Win] + Space: [Win] + E --> To open an explorer window [Win] + [Left] --> to put it on the left of the screen ...
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Keyboard Map Software OSX Mountain Lion

I'm just wondering if there's any software that I could use to remap my Microsoft Sidewinder X4 keyboard to allow me to use the macro buttons for various macros or even just keyboard shortcuts? I ...
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Is there a way to reassign Cmd+Shift+W shortcut in Spotify?

I used to push Cmd+W to hide program window, but in Spotify Cmd+Shift+W will log you out, which is extremely annoying if I mistakenly press Shift. I tried to re-assign this button through Keyboard -> ...
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Windows 8.1 Quick Link Menu not working

The problem is the links not working. The menu does come up, but clicking on any button does nothing. I upgraded from Windows 8 to 8.1 through Windows UpdateI was originally using the default ...
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How to change the keyboard shortcut for Firefox's context menu?

I am trying to change the keyboard shortcut for showing the context menu in Firefox (the equivalent of pressing Shift-F10 on Linux or Windows or Control-Space on OS X). It seems like this shortcut is ...
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How to transmit locally entered modifier keys or shortcuts to the remote desktop via VNC? Mask or escape them somehow?

I am connected to a xmonad desktop but am only able to use the first workspace. How can I change to other workspaces? Furthermore: If the last terminal is closed, I can’t do anything. How can I open ...
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Some user enabled shortcut keys not working in Windows 8

I like to think of myself as a power user and therefore I setup short cut keys on the keyboard to minimize steps for opening applications. I have created a keyboard shortcut to a shortcut of a bat ...
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how to switch tabs back by keyboard in latest firefox (27)?

I wonder is it a bug or a 'feature' that standard ctrl+shift+tab shortcuts to move between tabs in backwards are disabled. In about:config I have set: browser.ctrlTab.previews;true, but it doesn't ...
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Vim/Sublime Vim bindings move cursor forward/back by one

I'm new to Vim bindings and I want to start using them in Sublime, but ran into a few stumbling blocks. When I type various kinds of enclosed tokens, such as "string literals" or {code blocks} or ...
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Simple suspend script for AutoHotKey

I need a simple script, that change the "calculator" key of my microsoft 600 keyboard to a "Suspend (sleep)" functionality.
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In PowerPoint, is there a keyboard shortcut for bulleted / numbered list?

OneNote has two useful keyboard shortcuts for bulleted and numbered lists, namely Ctrl + . and Ctrl + -. Is there something similar for PowerPoint where the work with lists is also very common? ...
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Only Ctrl+c not working. I have windows 7? (Ctrl-v, ctrl-x etc work good) [duplicate]

Only Ctrl+c not working. I have windows 7? (Ctrl-v, ctrl-x etc work good) This not work in all programs (Office, Firefox, Chrome etc) Thanks
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How to restore Eclipse shortcut keys from exported .CSV?

You can simply export your shortcuts settings in Eclipse going to Window > Preferences > General > Keys > button Export CSV... But how to restore shortcuts from this csv?
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(OS X) How do I bind “enter” to a combination of keys at the left side of my keyboard? [duplicate]

I would like to bind "enter" to a combination of keys at the left side of my keyboard. How do I go about doing this? (I would like the combination of keys to be Ctrl+Shift+Q, or maybe there is a ...
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Google Desktop's Ctrl,Ctrl feature on windows?

One thing I like about Google Desktop is you can configure it so that when you press Ctrl,Ctrl, it will bring up a dialog that looks like this: The dialog will have focus and I can type in there, ...
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How to prevent keyboard shortcuts that activate Chrome extensions from resetting?

I use Google Chrome's Keyboard shortcuts to activate extensions very often. Regrettably, the keyboard shortcuts I set disappear every now and then. I often need to reconfigure the shortcuts. I'm ...
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VIM - Detect Whether a Plugin is Active/Running/Open?

I would like to do some tricks with VIM and so I ask the help of you guys! It is possible to detect whether a plugin is active/running/open? You can close a plugin by its name? You can close a ...
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Shortcut to reload page in Chrome without re-POSTing data

In Chrome, is there a keyboard shortcut to reload the current URL with a GET request, regardless of whether data was just POSTed to the page or not? I would like to do what the F5 key does after ...
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Map Ctrl-Shift-V to an action in vi

I want to be able to paste from the clipboard on gVim on Windows using Ctrl-Shift-V, just like in Terminator. However, if I put this on my .vimrc imap <C-S-V> "+gP The shortcut works ...
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Mac keyboard - lopsided power button symbol [duplicate]

There is this lopsided power button symbol in the AppCode (XCode replacement) keymap. Any long time Mac users know which button it refers to?
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How to use “Search and replace” in selected text in Sublime Text 3

I want to select text and then use "search and replace" to replace strings in this selection. I think the following workflow should be it: Select Text Ctrl+H to activate "search and replace" type ...
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Lenovo P500 keyboard backlight won't turn off

I recently attempted to clean out my fan, which requires removing the keyboard of my Lenovo P500 laptop to get to. Under the keyboard there are two sets of wires that connect it to the laptop: one ...
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Keystroke to clear the current line at the prompt

How can the current line be cleared? I'm using bash. I don't like ctrl+c because it leaves crap printed on the screen. If the cursor is at the end of the line I can use ctrl+u and it does ...
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Why does pressing all arrow keys on Windows 7 make a beeping sound?

Atleast, on my and a few of my friends' PCs, when I press and hold all the arrow keys together on Windows 7 and the System sounds are on in the mixer, a beep sound starts playing until I release the ...
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How do I disable a keyboard shortcut?

Somehow I have managed to create some sort of keyboard shortcut so that when I press the left Shift key capital I and hit space, it defaults to Is. How can I disable this function?
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Keyboard shortcut in Word to close footnotes and return to the main document?

I used Ctrl-Alt-F all the time to add a footnote. Is there any quick way to jump back without using the mouse? It seriously distrupts my flow.
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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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clear console keyboard shortcut for rubymine 6

I used to be able to map a key for this back in rubymine 4.5+.. but if i go to preferences -> keymap I can't find an action that identifies it.. although it has an icon and it appears in the ...
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reverse ctrl+v and shift+ctrl+v

I want to reverse ctrl+v and shift+ctrl+v only when I'm in evernote. I'd prefer to use AHK for this. But I don't know how to do it. The reason for this it that I use evernote, and want paste as plain ...
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How to map right Alt to Context-Menu key

I'm running Windows 8.1 through Parallels Desktop 8 on a MacBook Pro with Mavericks. Windows keyboards have a key that simulates a mouse right click at the place where the caret for typing is. Since ...
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Switch from dvorak to qwerty when modifier key is pressed [duplicate]

Since I spend most of my day at a computer, I've become interested in learning to type on Dvorak. However, there's one thing holding me back: shortcuts. Shortcuts are designed to work on QWERTY, and ...
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Emacs key for Home & End

I'm running Emacs in urxvt with zsh as shell: ~ % echo $TERM && echo $SHELL rxvt-256color /bin/zsh ~ % My current problem is that I can't get Home key & End key working properly in ...
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How to make a shortcut that starts a new terminal window on mac os x 10.9.1 mavericks

I'd like to have a keyboard shortcut to open a new terminal from wherever I am. A default shell in my default home directory would be great. I've been trying for a while to make this happen, but no ...
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Converting capital letters to small or vice cersa [closed]

If I type a long paragraph which was intended to be written totally in small letters and later if i find that i have written it in Capital letters by keeping caps lock on by mistake,then is there any ...
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Soft to quick search in the running apps

Need some soft to get a quick search in the list of the running apps on Windows (7,8). Scenario: press some shortcut get a list of running apps (a-la ALT+TAB) but with a text box start typing ...
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debian keyboard key pipe not working , giving # instead.?

I have been using virtual box Debian and am unable to use the pipe key on the keyboard(hp -British) .the pipe key gives "# " instead and "# key" gives "pound sign"?. please help | gives # # ...
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How to selectively disable some of the Windows shortcuts? (Especially when it involves non-letter key.)

I want to disable two shortcuts specifically. F1 and WIN+= This page describes how to disable some WIN+X keys if X is letter. But it does not work if I just enter "=" in the registry key ...
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Use two keyboards; One for macros?

I'm wondering if it is possible to actually use another keyboard as a set of "macro keys"? I have searched a lot online for this, and nowhere can I see that it is possible. Do you know of something ...
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How to create a new shortcut key in onenote 2013 ? (i.e. page width to zoom)

As I'm using a tabletPC, copy/paste lots of images, texts, hand writing, my onenote pages have different sizes... (using Onenote 2013) Ideally, I'd like to automatically activate adjust page width ...
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Ergonomic PC keyboard/mouse/stand solution for multi-OS MacBookPro with Home/End/PageUp/PageDn/Insert/Delete keys [closed]

I am stuck with MacBookPro as my main working laptop in the foreseeable future, and I run OS/X and also Windows and Linux on it at the same time, frequently switching between them. While this computer ...
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MS Access Personal Macro Workbook

In MS Excel I have a personal macro workbook that is with me no matter what excel file I open. Is there a similar solution available for MS Access? The reason I am working on this is that i want to ...
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How can I combine the input of two Keyboards?

I use a Stinkyboard Footboard to enter shortcuts with my feet on my mac. This works fine, the Footboard is recognized as another USB keyboard and the shortcuts are working. One thing that is not ...
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Difference between shutdown menu and keyboard shortcut?

Does anybody know the difference between ⌘ Cmd+ ⌃ Ctrl+⌥ Optn+⏏ Media Eject and the Apple Menu --> Shut Down... button? Just asking, because the menu button takes 15s to shut down, whereas the ...
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Transpose words in Sublime Text 3

In Sublime Text 2, I'm able to transpose two words by placing the cursor on the space between them and pressing Ctrl+T. However, in Sublime Text 3 (build 3059 on OS X Mavericks), I get the default OS ...
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Knotes - Show All Notes/Alt+Shift+S - Sometimes It Does Not Work

Sometimes I use the shortcut (Alt+Shift+S) in KDE to maximize/show all notes in KNotes it does not work and the notes appearing all grouped on the taskbar. Any solution/workaround for this problem?
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Remap escape key to underscore

I'm currently working on remapping my keyboard using PCkeyboardhack for MAC OSX. I'm currently looking for the virtual key for underscore. Is the only way to get this key with the shift modifier key? ...