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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
2answers
4k views

Ctrl, shift and alt keys stopped working

The Ctrl, Shift and Alt keys on my laptop have stopped working, both the left and right ones. I have searched for solutions to this problem but I cannot find anything that works. What can the ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

What fingers are supposed to be used to press function keys?

All fast typing tutorials on the internet (image search) care only about keys that are below function keys. No one tells you what fingers to use to press those function keys. Assuming you use all ten ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

custom shortcuts for launching programs in Mac

All, I've been a power" windows user since 20+ years and now I'll be using a Mac (Mavericks). I look forward to some of the innovations in the Mac and at the same time dread some things that I can't ...
2
votes
1answer
866 views

Assign keyboard shortcut to bring window into focus

I know I could use AHK to bind keys to bring a predefined window into focus, but I'm looking for a utility that will allow me to assign shortcut keys on-the-fly to bring a specific window into focus. ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

Keyboard Shortcut to Run Macro in Excel for Mac

Basically the title says it all. In the editor in Excel on Windows, all you have to do to run a macro is press F5. What is the keyboard shortcut to do this on a Mac?
0
votes
1answer
55 views

How to add custom keyboard shortcuts in Debian 7

Have a reasonably recent download of Debian 7. Trying unsuccessfully to set keybindings, specifically <Super>+t type stuff for terminal etc like I have in OpenBox elsewhere. Default Gnome ...
2
votes
1answer
32 views

Shortcut to move to next new content (Excel)

I'd like to know if there is a shortcut to move to and select the last cell in a row or coumn with the same content as the current cell. I.e. ctrl + arrow moves to the edge of the data array, but I'd ...
2
votes
1answer
273 views

Getting back to Dreamweaver CS4?

My problem is that I want to assign a keyboardshortcut for Dreamweaver CS4 and I have it like this: "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Dreamweaver CS4\Dreamweaver.exe" Thats ok so far. But when I press ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

How to set a key combination as a browser toolbar shortcut?

For example, something like: CTRL+SHIFT+DEL CTRL+T CTRL+E ...or whatever else. I'd like to have an icon in my browser's toolbar that when clicked executes such a key combination. Is this ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

AutoHotkey, don't get the solution

I really need your help. I trying to program an AutoHotkey script but I not quite getting a working solution. My current AutoHotkey script is: #IfWinActive Guild Wars 2 shift & 1:: Send, 1 sleep ...
-1
votes
0answers
12 views

Set keyboard shortcut as double tap of modifier key on Mac?

I was wondering if i could set a keyboard shortcut on Mac as a double tap of a modifier key. For example, the default shortcut of start dictation command is a double tap of the Fn (Function) key. Can ...
2
votes
0answers
159 views

How/Is there a way to fix broken TASK links on Windows 7 for Google Chrome?

I right-click on Google Chrome pinned to my taskbar and see this: And then I select either New window or New incognito window and see this: Is there a way to fix these links? If so, how? If ...
0
votes
2answers
587 views

Is it possible to re-order Cygwin tabs in Conemu

I can re-order 'cmd' tabs in Conemu ( as per Is that possible to reorder tabs in ConEmu?), but the WinAltLeft and WinAltRight shortcuts do not work if the tab has a Cygwin shell in it. I have tried ...
10
votes
4answers
5k views

Selecting whole word using keyboard only

Suppose that I'm writing some text and the caret is in the middle of a word. I would like to be able to select that word without using my mouse. (Using the mouse, simply double-click on the word.) I ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

How to customize Paste Value Excel Short Cut

I was reading in this other post about how to set up a macro to past values in Excel. I understand how to create he macro but I would like to set the keyboard shortcut to Ctrl d but excel pops up an ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Run Keyboard Shortcut

Is there a way to run a keyboard shortcut based on what character I am writing on a tablet? For example can I hold down a key while writing on a tablet and successful run a shortcut?
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Can not turn on wireless card using on board keyboard. How can I override the function keys using an external usb keyboard?

I have a Medion E5211 laptop, with Windows Vista Home Edition. The only way to turn on the wireless card is by pressing Fun+F1 key. There is no external switch. I checked that the keys are not ...
4
votes
2answers
413 views

How to quickly open an user profile in Google Chrome?

Is there any keyboard shortcut for changing it? Google couldn't solve my problem. I'm using too many different profiles for my blog and their social media profiles etc. Sometimes it's getting ...
3
votes
2answers
455 views

How can I migrate all keyboard shortcuts from one mac to another?

I have a lot of custom keyboard shortcuts and will be migration Macs. I tested Migration Assistant and it did not seem to get these. I read somewhere that they are stored in the individual ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Focus to previous control using tab index

It is found in websites and application that, pressing tab will place the cursor to the next control having the immediate next tab index. it is based on the tabIndex Property of controls. TabStop can ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

When using a Windows Key shortcut, Start Menu always opens, even though a shortcut was used for something else, why?

Whenever I use a windows key shortcut, for example Win + R for run, win + PrtSc, or Win + , for aero peek (For desktop), the windows start menu will open. In Windows 8 this did not happen to me, I ...
1
vote
0answers
162 views

Windows won't ctrl+c and ctrl+v

Using Ctrl+C and V I am unable to copy or paste anything. I have tried many different applications and still no luck. I am able to copy/paste via the shortcut menu when you right click the mouse. ...
-1
votes
1answer
23 views

Excel: Shortcut key to move selection to specific row

I am creating a bot where I need to move the selection (cursor) to a specific row, like row 1, or row 5. Does such shortcut feature exist or is it possible to create it? Alternatively, does ...
0
votes
2answers
131 views

In between multiple tabs, how to use Vimperator to open a tab after current one

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 become #11 in order and search something, after you finish and close ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

Openoffice or Libreoffice Writer navigation hotkey to jump to next heading

It seems like such a basic thing that there must be a way to set a keyboard shortcut for this but I can't find the option anywhere. I went to Tools > Customize > Keyboard and then under Functions in ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Is it possible to customize keyboard shortcuts in IE?

There is a webapp which uses Java & ActiveX and it gladly accepts most keyboard shortcuts, but IE will intercept certain ones like F3 and Ctrl+Shift+F. Can IE keyboard shortcuts be changed or ...
-1
votes
1answer
36 views

How to paste 25 letter product key at once [closed]

Is it possible to paste all 25 letters of a key at once rather than copying pasting each block at once?
2
votes
5answers
8k views

Creating hotkey or keyboard shortcut for pasting specific text phrase in Mac OSX

I have a text phrase (actually, several phases) that I use frequently in multiple applications. I'd like to create a keyboard shortcut or hotkey that will paste this text phrase wherever I have placed ...
6
votes
4answers
8k views

Copy current path to clipboard or select address bar in Total Commander

Is there any shortcut to copy the path of the current directory in Total Commander? Also, is it possible to select or highlight the address bar with a keyboard shortcut?
9
votes
6answers
4k views

How to use keyboard shortcuts to navigate the OS X Finder sidebar?

Is it possible to get focus on the Finder sidebar and be able to select an item within "device", "shared", "places" and "search for" only with the keyboard?
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
23
votes
7answers
10k views

Delete a line in Visual Studio without copying it?

There is the shortcut Shift Del to delete a line, but I want to delete without modifying what is in the clipboard. Is there some way to configure it or another shortcut?
18
votes
5answers
9k views

Photoshop causing other programs not receive ESC key

When I run Photoshop CS4 on Windows 7, other running programs don't receive the ESC key (I noticed in PuTTY and Total Commander's Lister). When I close Photoshop, they start receiving the ESC key ...
1
vote
4answers
15k views

Keyboard shortcut to take screenshots [closed]

I'm looking for a way to take screenshots when I press Ctrl + Prtsc and have them saved as PNG images in C:\Users\Me\Pictures\Screenshots Can I configure Windows 7 to do this? If not, what freeware ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Disable control+enter when typing a message in Lync

Is it possible to disable or re-configure the control+enter keyboard shortcut that starts a video call to the user I'm chatting with? I've used this keyboard shortcut to send messages in other ...
0
votes
0answers
78 views

Ctrl+Alt+Return doesn't open a Terminal in Cinnamon 2.0.14

When I type Ctrl+Alt+Enter, nothing happens. I've followed Ctrl+Alt+T doesn't open a Terminal in Cinnamon 1.6 and I have configured everything so that this keybind should open a terminal. It works ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

AutoHotKey and VirtuaWin window switching

I've got a AHK script that looks for an active Emacs window and switches to it. However, since I'm using VirtuaWin now, this script stopped working -- it only works on the virtual display where Emacs ...
3
votes
5answers
3k views

Is there a Finder shortcut in Mac like the “Windows-e” shortcut to bring up Windows Explorer?

In Windows, no matter what application you're in, Windowse will bring up a Windows Explorer window. Is there a similar shortcut in Mac? Currently I have to Commandtab until Finder is selected, then ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

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 ...
19
votes
9answers
71k views

How can I toggle Full Screen mode in Remote Desktop without a Break key?

My small laptop has a small keyboard, which lacks a Pause/Break key. Ctrl-Alt-Break toggles Full Screen mode in Windows Remote Desktop. Without a Break key, how can I enter Full Screen mode? I know I ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

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? Haven't ...
0
votes
0answers
207 views

Logitech G600 mouse buttons started opening new tabs with Clipular website by itself

I have a Logitech G600 mmorpg mouse, which has 12 side buttons and an extra GShift button, which serves as Ctrl key. I have binded some of the buttons to Ctrl+Alt+0 through 9, so I can control my ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

F1 key won't open settings menu in Samsung series 7 chronos laptop

The key F1 used with Fn does not open the settings menu (F1 has the image of a small gear and wrench light-blue colored), however it opened it once when I first pressed it. I want to change my keys' ...
8
votes
4answers
628 views

Can I change default WIN-KEY (up/down/left/right) window dock behavior/sizes?

In Windows 7 I can hold the WINDOWS key and press a directional key (left, right, up, down) and the current active window will dock to left half of the screen, right half of the screen, maximized and ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Can't set Word 2013 Header shortcut keys…tried everything

My Word 2013 has lost the Header style shortcut keys; Ctrl+Alt+1 for Header 1, Ctrl+Alt+2 for Header 2, and etc. I have tried everything mentioned here and else where from changing languages back and ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Firefox Clearing Cache - Ctrl + F5 doesn't work randomly

Running Firefox 31, Windows 7: I was running into a bug on a website that I'm testing where some things that did exist but do not anymore were still showing up. i tried clearing the cache by using ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

How to grab Cmd-Tab on Macintosh instead of sending to Screen Sharing?

I am using the Screen Sharing application on a Macintosh running OS X Lion. I use Command-Tab to rotate between applications similarly to Alt-Tab on a Windows machine. However, when the Screen ...
3
votes
1answer
389 views

Chrome keyboard losses focus when using two finger scroll

I Have a Dell XP 15, Chrome 34.0.1847.116. When using two finger swipe on the touch pad in order to scroll, the tab wouldn't accept keyboard presses anymore, e.g. the Backspace wouldn't go back, ...
24
votes
6answers
9k views

Is there a Windows 8 shortcut to display the taskbar?

In Windows 7, Win can be used to raise an auto-hidden taskbar. In Windows 8, Win overwrites the entire screen with the Start Screen. Is there a keyboard shortcut in Windows 8 to display the Taskbar ...