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

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Select full word in iTerm2 using alt + shift + arrow

Following this advice, I've configured Iterm2 to delete the word when Alt + Backspace. I would like to build a similar functionality for combinations of Alt + Shift + ← | →. With respect ...
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Kate - select whole word under cursor via shortcut

I use Kate (version 3.14.2). In this text editor it is possible to select the whole word by double click on it. I would like to achieve the same effect but via keyboard shortcut. I've tried to look at ...
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Chrome displays question marks instead of keyboard shortcuts

I'm having an issue with Chrome Mac OSX, across multiple sites, where kbd elements are not rendered correctly. Chrome Displaying Question Marks Instead of Keyboard Shortcuts
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Is there a fast way to find and insert a symbol in PowerPoint 2013?

Is there a fast way to find and insert a symbol in PowerPoint 2013? When I have to insert a symbol, I click Symbol and then locate the desired symbol in the table. However, this takes me a lot of ...
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Border line in computer folder

I know this question is easy for you but I have a lot of problem with it. Hope you could help me out. As you can see in the picture below, what does the vertical line (in red box) is called? And how ...
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Change Win-Arrow order of Monitors

I have the monitors setup as below: The problem is that when I Window-Arrow Left/right, It goes "out of order". If I'm on windows 3... and Window Right (x3)... then it goes to 1. Window Right (x3) ...
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Alt + Tab in Notepad++

Is there a way to hook the Alt+Tab functionality to F5 from inside of Notepad++? Maybe in the "Scintilla" section? I am constantly: editing, saving (FTP up), then hitting F5, and nothing happens, ...
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What is the reason for naming Ctrl + D or Ctrl + L to access address bar?

Google Chrome has Alt+D or Ctrl+L to access address bar. Is there a specific reason for choosing these names/characters to represent the function?
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Chrome shortcut to homepage windows

Searched and couldn't find an answer. Is there a keyboard shortcut for going to your homepage on chrome on a windows machine?
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typing in an email body apparently I type some key that instantly sends the message

When I am typing in an email body apparently I type some key that instantly sends the email. That is problematic for me instantly. What am I doing that causes that?
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Multi position clipboard on Windows [closed]

I often find myself in a situation when I need to copy multiple pieces of text or files and keep them in Windows clipboard at the same time. This is, of course, impossible by default since Windows ...
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Send arbitrary keyboard shortcut to RDP host

Is there any way to send a custom/arbitrary keyboard shortcut to a remote desktop host? I found the keyboard shortcut for untrapping the keyboard, but doing 2 3-key keyboard shortcuts on a laptop ...
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Category shortcut keys in Outlook 2013/2016

Is there a way to expand the category shortcut key choice beyond the default Ctrl+F2 through Ctrl+F12 for Outlook 2013/2016. A registry hack maybe?
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XKeymacs: how to bind to C-S-s?

I'm trying to make XKeymacs translate Ctrl+Shift+s key binding to VisualStudio's File.SaveAll command. But I can't find the correct notation of this key binding. So far I've tried several options, ...
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Notepad++: disable enter key for auto-complete

Is there any way to disable enter as auto-complete key? I like autocomplete to be switched on for words, but there are times, when I need to new line while auto-complete is showing. I'd like auto-...
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OSX: How to add shortcut in right click to open folder with Adobe Brackets?

I am a web developer and using Adobe Brackets in development. Is it possible to add a shortcut in right click of folder to open the folder with the app. For an example we can add a shortcut to open ...
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Can I pass a key combination through screen to a program?

I've got screen setup to switch windows with the function keys. However, I am trying out Vim debugging and to start it I'm told to use the F5 key. Obviously this just switches me to screen window 5 (...
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How many USB Keyboards can you add to a Windows Computer?

This is a serious question, for which I haven't found an answer. I am looking to buy USB foot-pedals, each of which will register as a USB keyboard with one key. Programs, like Emacs, which ...
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xterm translations: sending multiple keys

I'd like to utilize the multimedia keys on my keyboard in my xterm/tmux. I'd like to map the XF86Launch8 to the keys C-a F1 (ctrl-a being the tmux prefix key, the press F1, which is mapped in tmux to ...
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How to find the same comfort of Mac keyboard and save myself from pinkie finger stress disease?

I'm so used to the comfortable layout of Apple keyboards and I like to use the command key for the most often used combination shortcuts (command-C for copy, command-V for paste and so on), which is ...
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What keyboard shortcut brings up the Powerpoint 2016 Format Shape/Object pane

Is there a reliable way of bringing up the format pane via the keyboard once I've selected an object that I want to format (e.g., a shape, or text box)? I've variously seen that Ctrl-1 does this but ...
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Windows 10 shortcut keys only work when shortcut is on desktop

I am creating a keyboard shortcut to open the calculator in Windows 10. I have created a shortcut on my desktop and added the following key configurations: Link to settings screenshot of shortcut ...
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Gnome 3.18: Alt-Tab to switch applications within workspace and Super-Tab to switch between all applications

In gnome the default configuration for Alt-Tab and Super-Tab is to switch between applications living in all the workspaces. This can be changed to switch between applications only in the current ...
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Custom macro function to change settings in Windows Environement [duplicate]

I wonder if someone knows about customizing a Windows Environment under your needs, such as custom hotkey combination to do some or another function, for example: I want, under this combination of ...
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Layout switching in Fedora 23 Cinnamon OnKeyUp

On my system I use Shift+Ctrl to switch layout. But it "catches" my shortcut OnKeyDown event, and if I want use Shift+Ctrl+T in Terminal (to open a new tab) – it switches layout and sends to terminal ...
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How to turn off focus searchbar shortcut in Firefox

Question is in the title, but here's some background info: I use a custom version of the Dvorak layout on a Windows 10 machine. This is the layout I use (the internals of a .klc file) My Layout (on ...
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Open Windows Explorer when searching for file in Start Menu

Mac OS X has a COMMAND + ENTER keyboard shortcut in Spotlight, that opens Finder to the path to a file that you just searched for. I'm looking for the equivalent on Windows. What do I press to open ...
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How to disable (or remap) only specific win+… keyboard shortcuts?

While I found a group policy setting to disable all shortcuts involving the Windows key, I'd like to keep most of them and only disable those I consider useless and would like to use otherwise, e.g. ...
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Keyboard shortcut for top of current page in a document

When word-processing, is there a keyboard shortcut (in MS Word or LibreOffice Writer) to move to the top of the current page in the document? For example, if the cursor is midway down page 3, is there ...
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Microsoft Word - shortcut to move cursor back and forth [duplicate]

Object: Microsoft Word for Mac 2016 Problem: This is the document with internal links that help you navigate from one part of the document to another. This is the Contract and there are multiple ...
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Why is GNU screen interfering with Vim's Ctrl-Pageup to switch tabs?

I normally use Ctrl+PageUp and Ctrl+PageDown to switch tabs in Vim. But when running Vim inside GNU screen, they don't switch tabs and instead have the effect of switching case. I am running the ...
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Keyboard key accidentally remapped

Funny story. A few months ago a few ants got into my laptop. I freaked out and started mashing my keyboard to get them out. Since then, clicking the left arrow key is as if Ctrl+F is pressed and urw ...
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Mac OSX remove Hide Window keyboard shortcut

When I press commandH, the current window is hidden. I'd like to disable this shortcut, because I'm using it in another application. I opened System Preferences -> Hardware -> Keyboard -> ...
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What file is executed when pressing Win + Shift + S?

From my understanding, shortcuts are convenient ways of executing files on a computer. What file is executed when clicking Win + Shift + S, the shortcut that allows you to take a snip of the screen ...
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Reduce array size in Excel

Suppose, I want to reduce array size (count of cells). Array had been created by Ctrl-Shift-Enter. If I try to select part of array and press Ctrl-Shift-Enter, Excel prints an error message "You ...
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Is there any keyboard shortcuts to switch focus between monitors?

I have dual monitor setup. Just wondering is there a way to toggle or switch focus between the two monitors without touching the mouse. I have multiple applications open in both the monitors. So using ...
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In Gnome3, how do I create a keyboard shortcut for opening a file with a variable in the file name?

Typing gvim note_$(date +%F).md in terminal, opens a file in gvim that has today's date in the title. When I try to bind a keyboard shortcut to the same command, gvim throws an error message: "note_$(...
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Keyboard shortcut to scroll Terminal one line at a time

I'm using Terminal on OS X El Capitan. I want to scroll my terminal output by lines (not using page-up or down). I'm pretty sure I used to do this with Cmd-up/Cmd-down, but now that appears to just ...
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Custom shortcuts don't work with Windows 10

Just formatted and installed Windows 10 last weekend. Tried to recreate my usual shortcuts but they don't work. For example for Paintbrush I go to windows/system32/ and create a shortcut of mspaint....
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How to make Ctrl-PgUp and Ctrl-Pg down work when doing find in Word?

When I try to find content in a Microsoft Word 2010 document (using CTRL+F), the CTRL+PAGE UP and the CTRL+PAGE DOWN keyboard shortcuts do not seem to work as in earlier versions of Word. The ...
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Sun Keyboard type 7 doesn't copy

I have a Sun Keyboard Type 7 and I cannot use the "copy", "paste", "cut" keys on the left on Linux Mint 17... they work on Firefox, but nowhere else. Is there a way to make those keys work globally? ...
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Where can I find keyboard key names using in mc.keymap?

I want to assign some actions to key bindnigs in Midnight Commander like Alt+[ or Alt+]. Where can I find "code names" for this (and other) keys? For example I already found some keys: ` = "prime" { ...
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Keyboard shortcut in Word 2010 not working (creates new document instead)

Microsoft Word 2010 obviously overwrites one of my most important shortcuts with something else that I do not need (nor want). Concretely: I am used to using the shortcut Alt + T + 1 in order to ...
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Is there a shortcut to select words in Visual Studio Community that is like VSCode/Atom?

On VSCode and Atom there is the shortcut CtrlD CtrlD that selects the word occurrence. Is there something similar on Visual Studio Community/Pro/... ?
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Arrow keys skip to end of documents and lists

So, recently my arrow keys have gone and messed themselves up. If I'm typing a document and hit the left arrow key, instead of going back a single character, it now goes back to the beginning of the ...
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Multiple Virtual Desktops on Windows 7 with the same keybord shortcuts as in Windows 10

How do I enable multiple virtual desktops on Windows 7 and allows to configure the same shortcuts for cycling between desktops as the standard Windows 10 shortcuts (Ctrl + WIN + Left/Right Arrow)?
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How to use multiple keys with fluxbox for keybinding

Is it possible to define multiple keys to trigger a keybinding? For example: Control Mod1 Up+Left :MacroCmd {} I know you can chain together a series of identifiers (emacs style) such as Control + ...
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Send to OneNote in Office 2016?

In previous versions of OneNote I could press OS Key+N to bring up the Send to OneNote dialog. From this dialog I could do several things, including take a screen clipping and save it to the ...
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3-key combination in Windows 10 on-screen keyboard

Do you guys know how to make a 3-key combination in Windows 10 on-screen keyboard? For example: Ctrl+Shift+T to reopen a closed tab.
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Display turns on after I turn it off with AutoHotkey command

I use these two shortcuts to turn off the display: Launch_Mail:: #T:: SendMessage, 0x112, 0xF170, 2,, Program Manager However, not infrequently, the display turns back on instantly after I use this ...