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

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Remapping the keyboard under Windows 8.1

I wish to remap an unused key into a key combination. I am a handicapped user and not of the related questions seem to answer my needs. My handicap requires me to enlarge the displayed portion of my ...
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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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Scroll up command history in Vim without using function key

I recently bought HHKB (Happy Hacking KeyBoard), and it doesn't have direction keys -- it's through Fn + ;'[/ to achieve direction key. Therefore, I'm trying to avoid using direction key as much as ...
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Pressing key on keyboard and clicking mouse

When I press any key on my keyboard and click my mouse it causes a delay and then mouse will act as if I haven't stopped clicking even though I have. Also when I press any key for too long, tab for ...
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Edit address of autocomplete suggestions in Safari 8

When you start typing in Safari's "omnibar" you get suggestions based on search results and your bookmarks and history. I often find myself needing to change a small portion of the suggested url; say ...
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Windows 8.1 start screen opens when using move window shortcut [duplicate]

I regularly use the short cut Win key + left arrow or right arrow to move windows around but recently when using this shortcut as well as performing the command it has begun opening the windows start ...
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How to make keyboard shortcut open windowed Calculator instead of modern one?

On my Asus laptop I can press Fn+Numpad Enter to open calculator. However on Windows 8.1 it opens the modern Calculators which covers entire screen. I prefer the old, windowed one which is still ...
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How to move selected track to top of playlist

In foobar2000's playlist editor, is there any simple way to move the currently selected track(s) either to the top of the list or to after the currently playing track? I used to have a shortcut key to ...
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Global windows hotkey to click web page in chrome

So i have some music webapp opened in chrome tab. Like pandora, mixcloud etc.. I want to have a keyboard shortcut that toggle play/pause button. Ideally without bringing the browser window active.
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Excel keyboard shortcut to copy/fill down for all cells with non-blank adjacent cells?

I'm looking for a keyboard shortcut that will duplicate the functionality available by double-clicking the "handle" in the bottom-right corner of a cell. Is there something that can do this, without ...
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Chrome Recently Closed Tabs are Gone

I'm using Google Chrome for Windows 8.1 64 bit and what I do is I love to stack tabs. I always have 200-250 tabs in 4-5 different chrome. Thing is when I restart or close the browser I always had ...
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Windows desktop shortcuts with keyboard shortcut stopped working

I have a few shortcuts (.lnk) on the desktop, with in the properties dialog "Shorcut key:" values of "CTRL + ALT +" and a letter. For example "CTRL + ALT + N" to open a new e-mail. This worked great ...
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Alternative Notepad++ Shortcut Mapper? [on hold]

TL;DR: Is there shortcut manager, that repeats functionality of Visual Studio's (2013) shortcut manager for Notepad++?* Is there a Shortcut Mapper plugin for Notepad++ that offers the following ...
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Printscreen shortcut in Windows - Printscreen button no longer works

Is there any way of taking a screenshot without pressing the PrintScreen button since the button on my keyboard is broken?
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How to assign a shortcut key to the mouse?

I have got a mouse with two additional buttons on the sides. How can I assign shortcut keys to the mouse buttons? For example, using side left button as ctr+w in order to close down a tab in chrome. ...
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I'm trying to map Ctrl+Shift+v to klipper open at cursor but it's not working

I'm running kde and I have tried mapping Ctrl+shift+v (via system settings) to klipper's Open Klipper at Mouse Position but it's not working. To confuse matters more other Ctrl+shift combinations ...
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Is there a Firefox shortcut to copy the URL of the current page?

Copying the URL of the current page seems to be an extremely common task, and I can't seem to find one in the official list. Are there any tweaks or add-ons?
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Windows 7 prompts when overwriting a file on copy

This is not an "error" but just a question about convenience. In XP Windows Explorer to overwrite an existing file you were given a simple prompt containing "Yes"/"No". Furthermore, you could use ...
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Change Shortcut for closing windows

How can I change the shortcut for closing windows from Alt+F4 to Ctrl+W in windows.
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How to get back to the previous tab I was working on, after closing the latest

My tabs: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] Scenario If you're a Firefox user you know that if you have 10 tabs open and say you're in the tab #5. If you open a new tab which will ...
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Screen rotation hot key (Ctrl+Alt+Up) not responding, what's going on?

The other day my son (11 months) discovered a new hot key combination on my laptop. As I'm sure many of you are aware (I wasn't until the other day), on machines with Intel Graphics, pressing ...
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Disabling shift-Windows key in Windows 7

Windows 7 set those Windows+Shift keys for moving windows to the other screens: (Win)+Shift+→ (Right Arrow) or (Win)+Shift+← (Left Arrow) moves the window to the other side of the dual ...
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How to customize Paste Value Excel Short Cut

I was reading in this other post how to set up VBA code to paste values in Excel. I understand how to create the VBA code. I would like to set the keyboard shortcut to Ctrl d but Excel pops up an ...
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OneNote App Version - Custom Shortcuts

I use the OneNote App for Windows 8.1 (App version, not desktop/office version). I like to use many symbols (→, etc.) in my notes, but it is hard to add them. Does anyone know how I can add custom ...
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Changing “Input Mode” on Windows 7 Japanese IME via keyboard shortcut (hiragana, katakana, alphanumeric; half/full width)

I frequently type Japanese (and a few other languages) using an English keyboard using stock Windows 7 Starter with its standard Japanese Input Method Editor (IME). Japanese keyboards have two or ...
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How to switch back to previous window on OS X?

As a long time Windows users I'm used to switch between two windows using keyboard. Now at Mac I just can't figure out how to do that! Command-Tab works nicely between apps, but how to do the same ...
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Why can't I use Google Search keyboard navigation with Chrome?

Roughly about a week ago I stopped being able to use keyboard navigation in Google Search (i.e. press tab and up/down arrows). I had no issues before, and I've changed nothing as far as I can tell. ...
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Don't exit full screen when pressing escape in apps like Safari on Lion

In OS X Lion, pressing the ESC key exits full screen mode. Unfortunately, and especially when using Safari, ESC is used for other functions, such as in Javascript keystroke event handling. I don't ...
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Keyboard shortcuts of intel driver are not working

Keyboard shortcuts of the Intel Graphics Driver are not working - NONE! In the dialog where you can define them by directly typing them, they are recognized properly. And of course the option is set ...
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Right Alt key not working properly

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3537 laptop. As you know, we use 'alt+arrow key' to navigate forward or backward in a web browser, file explorer, etc. Now my left 'alt' key is working in this very manner. ...
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Language Input Shortcuts Change or Reset Automatically

I'm using a Windows 8.1 Surface Pro 1. I've had this same problem using Windows XP, Windows 7, and Windows 8 in the past, however I don't remember how I solved the issue. I setup my keyboard so that ...
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Is it possible to use two keyboards independently with different layouts/mapping for each keyboard

I was wondering if it is possible to have two keyboards on one machine, each working independent of the other. I would like to assign different key mapping on each keyboard. Will try my best to ...
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Google Search Engine Results Page Keyboard Navigation

I am aware of the answer provided here. If you browse an official discussion, the only answer that can be found is also to switch on Instant search. I have a few problems with this. The main one is ...
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Does Firefox 4 have keyboard shortcuts for the “Group your tabs” and “List all tabs” buttons?

Firefox 4 has two features for visualizing tabs: the little button at the right end of the tab bar with the tooltip "List all tabs", and the "Group your tabs" button, which brings up the panorama ...
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Logout keyboard shortcut keys in Linux Mint?

I am trying to logout without using mouse. Are you aware of any key combination that will do the trick?
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Remap Copy and Paste shortcuts on a Mac

I use Windows at work and a Mac at home. One of the biggest issues is the difference between the copy paste shortcuts on Windows vs the Mac i.e. Ctrl + C & Ctrl + V on Windows and on the Mac its ...
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Tmux linux keybindings like S-C-E not working

I am trying to create S-C-E shortcut in my ~/.tmux.conf I have succeeded with staff like: bind -n ^e split-window -h bind -n C-e split-window -h # But none of the following seems to work: bind ...
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Back button of Adobe PDF Reader after clicking a hyperlink whose target is on the same document

PDF documents have hyperlinks to the contents on the same document (analogous to "#section" hrefs for an HTML document). Where's the back button to go back to the page I was on (where I clicked the ...
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Keyboard shortcut for the Windows Explorer address bar

Is there a keyboard shortcut in Windows Explorer (Windows 7), to put the cursor into the address bar (where the current path is shown)?
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Disable Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts

I have a couple of Web sites that have conflicting keyboard assignments with Google Chrome. For example, there are several sites where Ctrl+Shift+B (or Command+Shift+B on Mac) is a shortcut for Bold ...
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On OSX how can I get normal function of the control key without making control the command key?

I have no intention of learning the Mac way. It may sound stubborn but I refuse to learn a unique way of doing something and to adjust my ways when Linux and Windows have been working fine for 25+ ...
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What is the alt+~ hotkey on the bash terminal?

I was switching between windows today (alt+`) and had my finger on shift as well it seems - this popped up in my terminal, avahi user mysql ...
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CTRL-Space always toggles Chinese IME (Windows 7)

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate (w/ SP1), and have multiple UI languages installed - mainly for screenshots etc. Among them are Chinese (traditional) and Chinese (Simplified), which insist on hooking ...
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Windows Keyboard Button Issue

Windows 8.1 Samsung ATVI Book 6 I am having an issue with my Win Key. Whenever it is pressed / held down it toggles on and off the Start Menu (Tiles). I noticed that messing around with the Filtering ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Deselect Omnibox in Chrome ?

OS X user here. I'm currently learning both Vim and Vimium, it's been really fun. A major annoyance with Chrome is that I can press Cmd+L to highlight the address bar, but I can't unselect it without ...
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Restore from CTRL + X - weird bug

I'm not sure if this is the best place to ask this question, but I don't know any other. Please point to the correct exchange if any. I wrote some text in notepad, I use windows 7, and by accident I ...
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Windows 8.1 hotkeys got screwed

After an upgrade which happened in last couple of weeks my Windows 8.1 got strange behavior in regards to user-input. All hotkeys like Win + D, Win + R, Win + Q and so on, result in opening Metro ...
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Tmux: binding Ctrl-`

I'd like to bind Ctrl-` in tmux to select-pane. I've tried: bind -n C-` select-pane -t :.+ Which gives me: unknown key C-` I've also tried: bind -n 'C-`' select-pane -t :.+ Which gives me the same ...
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How do I change shortcut key for search pane to something different in Windows?

The default shortcut key for Windows 8.1 search pane (Everything) is win+s. However, I use windows with mac, and it gets annoying when I get mixed up with cmd+spacebar. So I've been delving into web ...
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Windows key not “waiting” for another key [duplicate]

So my Windows 8.1 recently updated, and I don't know if this is the cause of my problem, but it started after the update. The problem: when I press Windows key it doesn't wait for me to release it ...