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

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Can I use a sequential key binding like Ctrl-x Ctrl-s in Sublime Text?

I'm trying out Sublime Text. I've been an Emacs (in Evil mode) user for several years. As a result I have Ctrl-x Ctrl-s for save deeply embedded in my muscle memory (so deeply embedded that I ...
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Keyboard shortcut for copying filepath in MsOffice 2013

For example, in Word2010, you can copy the document filepath pressing: Alt, F, Tab , Ctrl+C. In Word 2013, the last Ctrl+C does not copy the filepath because then you have the options of: a) Copy ...
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Shortcut to paste text not from clipboard

I am looking for a shortcut key similar to Ctrl + V, which pastes a particular text (which is not in clipboard). So, if I deal with my email address a lot, instead of typing it, can I configure a ...
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Lenovo X1 Carbon key combination for [Insert], [Print Screen], etc

Lack of Insert key (required for Copy/Paste in many Linux programs) kills me. I once saw this list somewhere, but lost its reference. Looking for key combination (probably Fn with something else) of: ...
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Sublime Text Show Filanames when using Ctrl+Tab to Browse Opened files

Is there a way to show the list of files when I browse the open files using ctrl+tab keyboard shortcuts. It can be useful in selecting an appropriate file easily and visually. Not a deal-breaker but ...
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Firefox completely ignores my shortcut settings on OSX

On OSX, I've set "Console da web" (web console, in portuguese) to Meta + D, on System Preferences. It show correctly on the menu. When I press Meta + D, though, it opens "Favorites" instead. Why is ...
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Is it possible to add application specific key-bindings?

Is it possible to create keyboard shortcut to run an application specific function? I know how to create system wide keyboard shortcuts through Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts, but I don't see a ...
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Logitech keyboard periodically “locks up”

I'm on Windows 7 with a wired logitech G15 keyboard connected via USB. If I hit the left "control" key twice in succession the keyboard goes into haywire mode: The lights on the keyboard that ...
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How can I disable function keys in Chrome?

Those classic MS-DOS games over at archive.org has brought back many memories. Being able to play them on a current computer, through the browser, is so much fun. Since these games were certainly not ...
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How do I use visual studio debugging shortcuts on a Mac?

I want to use 'Step into' debugging in visual studio. I saw question this, 'chrome developer debugging shortcuts on a mac'. I did 'Step over' method but I still can't do 'Step into' method. How do ...
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Terminator needs several key presses to recognize/register shortcut

I am using terminator keybinding (F1 key) to show/hide the terminal window on Fedora 21/xfce4. Problem is, that it requires several key presses (exactly 3) to work. It used to work fine (one key ...
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Chrome hotkey to move horizontal bar to the very right

Whenever I open a small window in Chrome that has a horizontal bar I would like to have a keyboard shortcut to move that bar to the very right. How can I do that?
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How to map space to control and unmap win from Hyper_L using xkb/setxkbmap

I am trying to make my space act as control by default (and as space when tapped by using xcape) and to make capslock act as the only hyper modifier. I have a working configuration for this in ...
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Sublime Shortcuts at OS level

I love Sublime text as many other people do. I love its shortcuts. But whenever I'm editing text somewhere else, I keep on wanting to do Ctrl+L to select the whole line, Ctrl+Shift+Down Arrow to ...
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How to select (highlight) answers or questions text in superuser without using a mouse?

Recently I started learning to use keyboard shortcuts almost for everything I'm doing on the laptop (os win7) but soon enough after I started, I bumped into the problem of being unable to highlight ...
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How to select (highlight) text in Skype chat without using a mouse?

Recently I started learning to use keyboard shortcuts almost for everything I'm doing on the laptop (os win7) but soon enough after I started, I bumped into the problem of being unable to highlight ...
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How to have the same keyboard shortcuts everywhere

Is there any solution to have the same shortcuts to do the same thing on different programs. For example in VLC I press CTRL+UP and CTRL+DOWN to change volume, but on my TV card application I have to ...
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How do I change my keyboard layout on linux?

How do I reconfigure my keyboard layout on Linux, so that: Caps lock becomes a modifier key for a numeric keyboard layout on the place of M<>JKLUION. ; becomes a dead key so pressing it ...
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Can I show the “All Apps” section of the Metro Start screen using the keyboard?

In Windows 8.1, if I move my mouse to the bottom left of the Start screen, I see a small arrow in a circle. Clicking it shows all installed applications. I cannot figure out how to show this without ...
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Can't type unicode because of keyboard shortcuts

I’m trying to type some Unicode characters that contain letters. I am using Windows 7 but the issue also appears in Windows 8. An example is 🎻 (U+1F3BB). I can’t type it though because Firefox and ...
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Windows left/right navigation in text editor without arrow keys [duplicate]

I need to be able to navigate left and right on a text line in a text editor without going to the arrow keys. I am a Mac user that recently needs to use Windows for a good majority of programming ...
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“Ctrl”+“X” no longer working after installing Unity/MonoDevelop

So the title basically explains my issue. My ctrl+X stopped working after I installed the Unity Game development engine which uses MonoDevelop for an IDE. Has anyone else encountered this issue? How ...
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Move E-mails into specific folder using keyboard shortcut in Outlook 2010

I am looking for a way to move e-mails in Outlook to a specific folder. For example: Windows+M - Will automatically move highlighted messages into "FOLDERA" without any popups or anything. I ...
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Mac OS X Yosemite global keybinding management

I have recently moved from linux to Yosemite and by far the most annoying thing about Mac OS X are the severe limitations in window manager configuration. Being an emacs user my fingers automatically ...
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Shortcut key for toggling Yosemite's Notification Center between “Today” and “Notifications” views

Is there any way to use a shortcut key to toggle between the "Today" and "Notifications" views in Yosemite's Notification Center? I have a shortcut key assigned to open up the Notification Center, ...
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How to get shortcut to a button with ALT?

We know, as we press Alt on keyboard, and press combination Alt + letter we get to it fast. For example Alt + e (current page), and so on. But how we can get to OK or Cancel button in this case?
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Replicate windows' keyboard shotcuts Win+1, Win+2, Win+3, etc. in KDE

On Windows pressing Win+1 (2, 3, ...) launches the first (second, third, ...) pinned app in your taskbar. If that application is already running it switches to the running application instead of ...
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Quickest way to get the character · typed in?

Currently, when I need to type · into Word or other programs (Windows 7), I am using the keyboard combination: Hold ALT and type: 0183, result is · Sometimes there are 100s of occurences in ...
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tmux and xf86 keys (the 'Fn' key, xf86WakeUp)

I'm interested in hijacking the Fn key on my laptop and using it as the mod key for tmux, but after a bunch of tinkering with xmodmap and tmux.config, I'm not much further along in getting this to ...
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How zoom in and out with a keyboard shortcut in MS Word 2013?

I want to avoid using the mouse, touchpad or moving cursor to the down right corner "ruler" but I could not find a keyboard shortcut to Zoom in/out in a crecendo and decrecendo way. The only one I ...
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Fill formulas until end of adjacent table

I'm trying to fill a column with a simple formula using cells from an adjacent table. I know how to do that by dragging the mouse, but it's a very long column, so I'd like to use AutoFill. ...
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Keyboard Shortcut for Frequent from Pinned program

I got to know the pinned programs in taskbar and using it for Excel, Outlook, Chrome. I have put frequent files/urls to those pinned programs which I will get by right clicking the pinned program from ...
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Linux Mint Mate 17.1 - Change window resize to ALT+Middle mouse button

I've tried using CompizConfig as well as dconf-editor to change the window resize shortcut to be ALT+Middle mouse button, but it's not having any effect even after logging off and on again. Any ideas ...
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How can I change Gedit keyboard shortcuts?

Pretty much this question: Can you do keyboard shortcuts in gedit? , except those answers don't work for me. Specifically I want to change the redo shortcut from ctrl-shift-z to ctrl-y. Whenever I ...
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Is there any way to reassign Chrome browser's keyboard shortcuts

On Windows, my Google Chrome browser is intercepting my keyboard combination Ctrl +Alt +O . This is an important key combination in another program I use, but every time I hit that key combination in ...
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eclipse any way to cycle through the 'errors' listed under the 'problems view' ?

If you do a Ctrl + Shift + G let's say on a method. You get all the occurrences where that methods is being used, and you see that list in the 'Search' view. Pressing Ctrl + , cycles through each one ...
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hotkey to switch between speakers and heaphones

I looked at this querstion, but it is not applicable, as I only have one playback device listed by windows: the motherboard's built in audio processor. I want to be able to switch between my desktop ...
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MS Word 2013: Removing highlighting with shortcut key

I have a 100+ pages Word document full of highlighted setences that I have to correct. Once i am done I have to remove the highlighting. That's easy with the Ctrl+Alt+H shorcut if all the ...
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Unite windows to show them by Alt-Tab

I use several related windows for work, tilted at foreground as an entire complex workspace. Then I press Alt-Tab to switch to the browser, my workspace windows got lost: one appears while others are ...
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Is there a way to remap, directly on indirectly, function keys on Lenovo Thinkpad laptops?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga that by default goes into function mode; this means that F1-F12 keys work as various utility keys instead of their proper function. This is the behaviour I like and I ...
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Change keyboard layout with WIN key on Windows 7

I tweaked my Linux box to use WIN key to change keyboard layout (EN/RU), howether sometimes I need to use Windows-machines and I want to have the same feature on them. Any ideas how to implement it?
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How to edit options logged out in Skype for Linux?

I need to edit my Skype preferences without logging in, but I don't see "Options" in any menu. What to do? In my case, I have to edit proxy settings to be able to connect to Skype. There is no ...
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Pressing ALT+ARROW_KEYS in Visual Studio editor writes single ASCII character

I am using VS2013 as my IDE and ever since the installation it acts very oddly when pressing ALT and any of the ARROW keys. I use ALT+LEFT and ALT+RIGHT to navigate backward/forward which works in ...
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windows 8 bind button to > and < mark

I am trying to rebind few buttons under windows 8.1 to get them working like they work under ubuntu. I have this layout on my laptop keyboard. I am trying to map , and . keys (1/2 buttons right from ...
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Why does CTRL-click not open some links in a new tab?

Sometimes while browsing, I'll ctrl-click a link to open it in a new tab. However, instead of opening in a new tab, it gets clicked and browsed to in the current tab as if I had clicked it normally ...
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Conflict shortcuts between chrome and photoshop

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1, Photoshop CS6 13.0 64bit and Chrome 39.0.2171.95 m and Chromium 41.0.2241.0 (64-bit). I'm having this problem with Photoshop, I want to use some Photoshop ...
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Making Shift-Tab work in Vim when running inside ConEmu

I have these mappings in my initialization files for Vim: nnoremap <S-Tab> <LT><LT> vnoremap <S-Tab> <LT>gv the intention is to be able to unindent with SHIFT-TAB. ...
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Why can't I turn a folder into a file in Windows?

Every time I need to create a text file in Windows I usually right-click inside a folder and select for any option from shortcut to a zip file and rename it's extension to ".txt" (I know that some of ...
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How to paste unformatted text only in OneNote 2010?

Is there a keyboard shortcut in OneNote 2010 to paste text copied from a web page without the formatting? I know I can do CTRL-V, CTRL, T, but that's four key presses! Any shorter way?
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Keyboard Shortcut to activate/focus website's search box

Most websites have some kind of built-in search box. I'm wondering if any browser has a keyboard shortcut that will automatically take me to the website's own search box. I think that firefox ...