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

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Keyboard shortcut to extend to 2nd monitor in vmplayer?

I am using Vmware player and my host OS is Windows 8 (guest OS is Lubuntu 14.04). I removed the top bar of my VMplayer because I found it annoying. I did this by going into ...
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Mac OS X thinks my “Windows” key is a “Control” key

I am using a Windows keyboard—a Poseidon Z Thermaltake—on my Macbook pro. I’m trying to keep the mappings between the laptop and the keyboard the same (so ctrl = ctrl, windows = alt/option, alt = ...
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Excel - keyboard shortcut to double click on format painter

Double clicking on Format Painter has the effect of allowing you to click a few times and apply the same format in all those places. Alt-H-FP has the same effect as a single click on format painter. ...
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How To add a shortcut key to the terminal in LXDE?

Hi I am new to GNU/linux, I searched trought the web and saw that the most common shortcut to the terminal is CTRL + ALT + T, however this doesn't work for me. This make me came with two questions, ...
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What are the mouse/keyboard sequences for cut-and-paste on Ubuntu VirtualBox?

I have a non-graphical Ubuntu installed inside VirtualBox under Windows. I've installed VBoxGuestAdditions (and enabled bidirectional Drag'n'Drop - for the hell of it). However, none of the following ...
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How can I disable the Run Hotkey in Windows 8.1?

I want to use alt+R as a hotkey on a website, but everytime I press it, Run opens instead. Is there any way to disable this feature?
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Global keyboard shortcut to open a tab in Chrome on Mac OS X

What is the best way to configure a global keyboard shortcut to open a tab in Chrome on Mac OS X? Caveats It should be as simple as possible, so I don't want to <alt><tab> + ...
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Need information about Registry String Values

I am referring to a post on this link Disable control+enter when typing a message in Lync As per this post, we need to different set of String Values for specific key combinations. I am trying to ...
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Notepad++ keyboard shortcut to toggle “Find Result” window

Is there a keyboard shortcut to toggle "Find Result" windows? Or can this be configured in the Shortcut Mapper? I seem cannot find the setting.
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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 ...
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Disabling Windows 8.1 screen orientation key shortcuts

When pressing CTRL + ALT + up/down/left/right, everything on my screen rotates to 90 degrees, -90 or 180 (upside down). Can I disable these shortcuts so I can use them for something else?
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Custom Keyboard Shortcut to switch tabs in Photoshop on Mac

In Photoshop on Mac OS X I would like to program Command-Shift-[ and Command-Shift-] to switch between tabs (the different open files). I don't mind losing their functionality as Send-to-Front / ...
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Is there a way to change the keyboard shortcuts for an application in OSX?

I'd like to know if it's possible to change the key bindings for menu selections in OS X? In particular, when I'm using Firefox and I want to bring up the Network developer tools panel, the keyboard ...
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Place cursor into visible text on Mac

When I open a long text file in TextEdit or other text editor and scroll down using the PageDown key, the cursor doesn't move. When I press an arrow to move the cursor, the editor scrolls back to the ...
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Windows 7 lock screen keyboard shortcuts to log off user/unlock box, who locked machine?

What key combinations are available on Windows 7's welcome/lock screen to force a user to log off who previously locked the machine? I know there is one, a colleague who now left used it all the time ...
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Hotkey to open filter drop down menu in merged cell in Excel 2010

I use Excel 2010 and use Alt+Down arrow to open filter drop down menus. Sometimes my header contains vertically merged cells (e.g. autofilters are in the second row and in some columns cells in rows ...
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configure keyboard shortcut to enable/disable chrome extension

Is there a way to configure a keyboard shortcut for enabling or disabling Chrome extensions? I want to disable extensions by default and enable them only when needed.
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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 ...
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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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Keyboard shortcut to select address bar IN Total Commander

What's the keyboard shortcut to focus/select the address bar in Total Commander (or Double Commander, Norton Commander e.g., any of its clones)? In browsers it's usually ctrl+L If it doesnt exist, ...
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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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NOT A DUPLICATE! How to change keystroke for start menu in windows 7 [duplicate]

In Windows (7 at least) the WINDOWS key by itself opens the Start menu. I would like to change this so that WINDOWS + SPACE opens the Start menu, and so that the WINDOWS key by itself does nothing. ...
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Can I assign “print screen” as a shortcut for snipping tool?

When I click on Properties of snipping tool in the start menu, I can assign a shortcut like Ctrl+F12 for snipping tool: Can I also assign only the key PrintScreen as a shortcut for snipping tool?
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Sublime User Keybindings Error

I am running sublime text 3 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I added the following line to the user key bindings: { "keys": ["ctrl+alt+shift+s"], "command": "save_all" } Following this forum: Sublime Save All ...
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Maximize All on a PC

I know that WinKey+M and Winkey+D will essentially minimize all windows and show me my desktop. However, I have been unable to locate a similar shortcut key that either maximizes or restores all ...
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Make Cmd+1..9 to switch tabs in Safari?

Is there a way to make Cmd+1 switch to the first tab, Cmd+2 to switch to the second and so on..? I'd much rather not use SIMBL..
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Is it possible to override built-in system shortcuts in OSX with App Shortcuts?

I set up ⌘↑ to maximize / restore windows (via System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts > App Shortcuts > "Zoom"). I chose that combination because it's closest to the Windows combination for the ...
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What is the most practical way to open a File Explorer to the current directory in a File Explorer?

Currently I'm doing the following to open a file explorer to the same directory: Click the address bar & copy the address Win + E & paste the address to the address bar Is there a shorter ...
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Can I bind keys from a specific device to shortcuts in Linux, without affecting other keyboards

I recently picked up a Razer Orbweaver which works pretty well with my windows installation through the Razer Synapse software. While I can't switch between profiles in Linux, the corresponding keys ...
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How do I copy the URL contained in the internet shortcut in Windows 7?

Sometimes my Internet shortcut doesn't work properly when I double-click on it. Is there a way to easily copy the URL contained in the shortcut for Windows 7.
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Need to automatic “translate page” process or fix it. In google chrome

I am aware that question come up few times, but my problem is more specific. In my job in necessary to spend 5-6 hours a day to do website search of various company around the globe. I need to ...
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Open PicPick ImageEditor in a new blank image mode with a shortcut

I am able to open the PicPick Image Editor with a shortcut in the 'Pick a task' mode but I would like to learn whether it's possible to set up a shortcut that would open the Image Editor in a 'new ...
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How do I get my Logitech media buttons to control Spotify

I have a Logitech diNovo keyboard which includes media buttons for play/pause, stop, next, previous. I would like to let those buttons control Spotify. I've tried to add Spotify to the players.ini ...
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Type a backtick in a single press [duplicate]

I use backticks in programming on mostly OS X but sometimes Windows. Can I configure the system so that I can type them in a single press? I don't care for those òìè just these `
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Go to Google Chrome shortcut in Windows 8

I have Windows 8.1. Because of the nature of my work, I have several application windows open at any given point in time. I know that in order to cycle between various application windows, one may use ...
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How can I use my presenter in other applications than PowerPoint?

I have a presenter from Kensington (Model #33374) with a USB dongle. It works well in PowerPoint, but I'd like to use it to control a kiosk-like web application that runs in Google Chrome. I ...
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How to change the default IME input method in Windows 8.1?

I would like to know if there is a way to change the default input method while writing in Japanese. I have several keyboard languages installed and change between them using the shortcut Windows + ...
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Firefox with Vimperator: how to remap the shortcut to the vimperator search bar?

I'm trying to remap the default Vimperator find on page key "/" to "\f" but without luck. I've tried this command: :nmap \f / but it doesn't work. And a Google search didn't bring any good ...
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Tab + Enter no longer taking me to first Google search result in Chrome

As the title says; I used to be able to press Tab+Enter in Chrome to take me to the first search result. This now only works if I am not signed in to my Google account. When signed in, I can't do it. ...
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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 ...
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“ctrl”+“F”—keyboard shortcut of “Find” option—is not working in Internet Explorer 8

In one of my PC if press crtl+F (find) in Internet Explorer then it’s not working (Find option does not come). But in chrome this option works. Actually IE also has option of crtl+F for search option. ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to open the associated link of an RSS item in Thunderbird?

I'd like to be able to scroll through an RSS feed in Thunderbird (which I know I can do using the F key shortcut) and then open the associated website with an item when it's selected using a keyboard ...
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Adding keyboard shortcuts for command prompt on Windows 7

For command prompt I'd like to add keyboard shortcuts, that I cannot find in the properties or default windows. The keyboard shortcuts I have in mind are: Ctrl+A for select all Ctrl+C for copy ...
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Adding five new Cygwin keyboard shortcuts [closed]

I would like to add the following keyboard shortcuts to Cygwin: Ctrl+A for select all Ctrl+C for copy Ctrl+V for paste F8 for reset F11 for full screen How do I do this?
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Where is the Apps key on a standard Microsoft keyboard?

ConEmu has a shortcut for renaming the current tab. It's Apps+R. I have never seen an Apps key on any keyboard. Where is it?
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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 disable the screen orientation hotkeys in Windows (XP)?

I'm using Eclipse in Windows XP. One of my favorite shortcuts is CTRL+ALT+DOWN (or CTRL+ALT+UP) to duplicate a line. I just found that on this machine (XP ThinkPad, with NVIDIA graphics driver), ...
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shortcut key to detach a tab in firefox (move tab to new window)

In FF, I can move a tab to a new window by either dragging the tab out of the browser, or right clicking the "move to to window" option from the context menu. is there a shortcut key to move the ...
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How can I exit Pass Through mode in Pentadactyl when the Escape key is captured?

Steps to reproduce: Visit this page. It is a JSFiddle consisting entirely of window.onkeydown = function(e) { e.preventDefault(); }; Click inside the gray area, under the white top bar, to give ...
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How to disable Ctrl+Shift keyboard layout switch in Windows 8?

This is similar to How to disable Ctrl+Shift keyboard layout switch (for the same input language) in Windows?, but regards Windows 8. Here, I can change the keyboard language with Win+Space which is ...