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

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Force the standby mode for a monitor

When a monitor is in standby-mode (in current Windows OS), it will end its standby mode on keystroke or mousemovement. This is the behaviour that I want to change. Is there an application, setting or ...
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Swap FN modifier for a particular key

I have recently bought a new laptop and I have a keyboard "steelseries". The keyboard is of very good quality overall, with just a small problem : The keys "PageUp" and "Origin" are on the same ...
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Synergy from OS X 10.10 to Windows 7

Got Synergy working except ctrl alt del. I tried this already: Synergy ctrl alt del fix And I tried ctrl + del + pause. No dice because mac doesn't have a key that is equivalent to pause. Any ...
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AutoHotkey (EU keyboard): how to remap LCtrl while keeping AltGr

I searched past questions, but I haven't found a solution to switch LAlt with LCtrl (or CapsLock with LCtrl) while preserving completely AltGr, that corresponds to Ctrl+Alt (or maybe LCtrl+RAlt?). ...
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Disable Lock Buttons, but Keep Win + L shortcut GPO

On my domain controller, I recently enabled the "Remove Lock Computer" option under GPO: User Configuration => Policies => Administrative Templates => System => Ctrl+Alt+Del Options => Remove Lock ...
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Quicker to access menu bar with keyboard: PC or Mac?

[Some background info:] I used to use Photoshop with PC and pressing alt > i > p (or c? cannot verify this now as I am using a Mac) quickly crops a selected area of the image. However, I am now ...
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Make KDE's task switcher respect Alt+Shift+Tab - with HE/EN keyboard layout

I'm using KDE 4.14. on Fedora 20 (sorry, it's not my choice). Now, when I use Alt+Tab, I get the task switcher. Keeping the Alt down, I can select a task using Tab keypresses to scroll right. But ...
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Karabiner False Character Mapping

I added this code to private.xml in Karabiner, but when pressing F1 it prints ü and not (. What do i need to change, has it to that my Mac Book Pro has a german layout for the keyboard? (OS X ...
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mc - Midnight commander - How do I sort so that directories are on top?

By default, mc sorts so that the directories are on top (come before files). Somehow, I've changed this so that the directories are sorted alphabetically. Where is the option or keyboard shortcut to ...
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T420s Fn hotkey functionality Win7

I used the Lenovo factory recovery partition and reinstalled all the drivers including hotkey functionality/smif and keyboard related drivers. Only a few of the hotkeys work (unfortunately not the ...
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How to unfocus a file using keyboard on Windows? [duplicate]

This is my folder: This is how it looks like when I press the menu key on my keyboard just after opening the folder: As you can see above, it is the same menu that we get when we right click the ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to close dialog (OK), whilst in text box?

For example (pictured) if I'm using uTorrent; in the Properties dialog of a torrent, I've pasted my information into the text box, now I want to close the dialog via the "OK" button so it saves ...
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How to add a shortcut in OneNote 2013

In Word 2013, I can use Alt+= to open a new equation-editing textbox.  As I have the Swiss keyboard layout, I actually press Alt+Shift+0 (zero) to achieve that.  This is a bit more complicated to ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird Chat Switch Between Conversations Keyboard Shortcut

Is there a keyboard shortcut in Thunderbird to switch between conversations in chat?
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list all keyboard shortcuts currently assigned in Gimp

Is there a way to list all keyboard shortcuts currently assigned in Gimp (2.8.10) ? Note that I'm not asking to be pointed to a website containing a list. The reason for the question: To make it ...
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Automate setup of keyboard shortcuts in KDE5

Can the configuration of keybindings in KDE be scripted? I know the shortcuts are probably stored somewhere in ~./config, but the files doesn't appear to be in a stable or easily scriptable format. So ...
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Can I Disable CTRL+ALT+ArrowKey key combination in favor of the Windows 10 Virtual Desktops?

I want to use virtual desktops in Windows 10, that are activated with CTRL + WIN + ← / → key combination. Often I press ALT key instead that WIN one, and I change my desktop orientation. I use a ...
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Editing key bindings file to run a command from the package

I'm using the SPARQL runner for Sublime on OSX and I would like to tie execution of the run query command to a keyboard short cut. Presently my user key bindings file looks like that: [ { ...
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Custom shortcut for special character - Word 2016 Mac

Good evening! I am trying to find a way to assign a custom shortcut (for example control + s) for special characters found in the Latin section of Emoji & Symbols tab on Word 2016 Mac (for ...
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Fast, robust access to current files without cluttering the desktop (mac)

In my workflow, I keep current files on the Desktop for ultra-fast access by mapping a keyboard shortcut to "show desktop". Advantages: VERY fast. Nothing is ever opened, the desktop is just ...
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How to configure shift + left click to be 'copy link' in Firefox

I want to copy some links into clipboard manager; the standard right click -> copy link is not convenient.
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Windows 10 reclaimed Win+G. I want it for gadgets

I installed the Windows Gadgets from gadgetsrevived.com on my Windows 10 install. The gadgets work fine, but I'm used to using Win+G to bring them to the front. It appears that Windows 10 ...
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Synaptics stole Alt+Shft+L — how can I reclaim it?

When I updated to Windows 10 it installed the latest Synaptics touchpad driver on my Lenovo W520. I tried to remove the driver but Windows brought it back with the next round of updates. This ...
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How to insert special characters with zsh line editor?

In vim we can type Ctrl+v then Number in insert mode to insert special characters. This is mostly used to insert control characters. But any characters can be inserted if we know the ASCII number. ...
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How can I bind two distinct actions to Ctrl-Shift-Key and Ctrl-Key in vi

I am trying to map two different actions to e.g. CtrlShifta and Ctrla: map <C-S-a> :echo "ctrl-shift-a received"<CR> map <C-a> :echo "ctrl-a received"<CR> But all I ...
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Keyboard shortcut to display error on line in Xcode

When a line of code contains an error, I normally have to click the red circle on the margin to view the details. Is there a keyboard shortcut for this?
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Shift down cells on enter in Libreoffice Calc?

In Libreoffice Calc, how does one shift down cells on press Enter, and if I want to go down cells by pressing ↓? Is there any setting that controls this?
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Foxit PhantomPDF: Search for next comment?

Does a method exist in Foxit Reader which allows the user to search forward or backward to the next page which has comments posted? I'm referring to the yellow popup bubbles.
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Keyboard shortcut to close miniature windows on taskbar in WIndows 8.1

I want to close miniature windows on Windows taskbar in Windows 8.1 using keyboard shortcut. Is there any? Windows+T can toggle to taskbar icons. If there any shortcut we want to go File Explorer and ...
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How to disable 'window resize' shortcut keys?

In Windows 10, when you try to resize a window with the shortcut of + ←↑→↓, it allows you to select which program to resize on the opposite side. This is a neat feature. However, I was wondering if ...
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Powerpoint 2010: Hotkey - Indent Nested List

I am using the Microsoft Office 2010 version of Powerpoint. How do I shift the indentation of a nested list to the left or to the right, while typing?
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What are these shortcut hints, and how do I get rid of them?

Periodically, I will see this: What causes them, and how do I get rid of them without rebooting? I'm running Windows 10.
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Is it possible to press modifier keys seperate from the next key?

In Linux, is it possible to click the modifier keys like Alt and Ctrl first and then press the next key in the sequence? It can be cancelled using the sequence Alt+Alt or Ctrl+Ctrl. If there are no ...
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OS X equivalent to holding Shift while inputting text?

When inserting text with Windows, I have the option to hold Shift which then changes my input so if I write in English it'll change the letter case and if I write in a different language it will ...
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Reverse cycle direction of ctrl+(shift)+tab between previous and next

Can someone please help me with reversing the default direction of cycling through windows within an application (e.g. chrome tabs). I need to do this so its the default in all programs and not just ...
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Sublime Text, move tabs with keyboard

In Sublime Text 3, is there a way to reorganize tabs using keyboard only? I know you can switch a tab from a pane to another pane using for example ctrl+shift+2 to move a tab from pane X to pane 2 ...
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Shortcut keys in Google Sheet don't work?

Background: I have version 45.0.2454.85 m of Chrome (the latest when writing this question). I have a Swedish version of Logitech MX 5500 physical wireless Bluetooth keyboard. Problem: My problem is ...
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Taskbar shortcut run as another user

I've recently learnt if I press the Win key followed by the indexed number of a shortcut on my taskbar, it executes. There's a particular item on my taskbar that I always want to run as another ...
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Customize media key behavior

You know these keyboards that have special keys to control media players? Like Play/Pause, Forward, Backwards etc. I'm not entirely happy about their behavior and would like to change it. As it is ...
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How to remap keyboard function keys to be reached directly?

Today most keyboards have function keys (F1, F2, …, F1) are mapped on the keys to be reached with the simultaneous fn/kbd> key. As a developer, I use much more frequently function keys than other ...
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What is the shortcut key for Display Configuration settings in Kubuntu? (Mirror displays eg)

For example, I get all I want in Windows with Windows+P -shortcut. Is there equivalent in Kubuntu? With 2 displays: Primary only, Mirror displays, Secondary only, Extended.
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Setting arbitrary keybindings to text manipulation

In emacs I use Cmd-B to go back a word, Cmd-F to go forward word, Cmd-M to go to the beginning of line (actually at the end of indentation) etc. These keybindings do completely useless things, for me ...
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Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro, Windows 10, Icelandic Keyboard shortcut not working

PC: Lenovo Yoga Pro 3 (1370) OS: Windows 10 Pro, clean install When configured to use Icelandic keyboard, the key combination to make a @ (at-sign) is normally altgr+q. After installing Windows 10, ...
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Shortcut to shutdown or restart Windows 10 in less than three keystrokes

On Windows XP we had Win , U + U On Windows 7 we had Win , Right cursor + Enter I never had Windows 8, so I am not sure what the shortcut is/was. There is Alt+F4 and then Enter, but this only ...
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How do you use the alternate color?

How do you toggle, switch, or use the alternate color in Gimp without jumping over to the toolbox and clicking the little toggle arrows? Is there a keyboard shortcut? I expected there to be a ...
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Is there any shortcut in eclipse or workaround to go to current methods starting from inside method

Suppose I am inside a method having 900 lines(I know bad programming practice but we come across such situations often). I am at suppose 345 line and I wanted to go to current methods starting(Name) ...
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Mate screenshot area works in terminal, but not in hotkey

When I type mate-screenshot -a into my terminal, I'm given crosshairs and everything is dandy. However, my declared keyboard shortcut with command mate-screenshot -a just takes a screenshot of the ...
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How to take a shadowless screenshot on Windows 10?

Using Alt+Print on the keyboard, a screenshot of the currently active window is copied to the clipboard. Unfortunately, on Windows 10 this also takes the area of the window's shadow into the ...
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MATE DE — dump and restore all keyboard shortcuts (as defined via mate-keybinding properties)

I would like to edit my keyboard shortcuts via a text file instead of mate-keybinding-properties. How can I dump all my MATE DE (MATE Desktop Environment) keyboard shortcuts into an editable textfile ...
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How to use shortcuts with the AZERTY keyboard input within PyCharm?

I am using PyCharm Community 4.5.3 with Gnome / Fedora 21. I can easily switch from en (US English) to fr (French) keyboard layout by using a dropdown switch menu on the top right corner of the ...