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

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How to enable the Tab key for navigating OS X Yosemite dialog boxes and buttons

How can I enable the Tab key for navigating OS X Yosemite dialog boxes and buttons? When I hit tab it should jump between save, do not save, cancel items. Is there keyboard shortcut in Yosemite for ...
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OSX Keyboard Shortcuts in Dialogs?

On Windows, every dialog box includes underlined letters that you can activate using the Alt key. I use these "Alt" keyboard shortcuts all the time; I'm missing them as I'm trying to switch to OSX. ...
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Print Screen on Windows 7 with Apple keyboard

I am trying to identify the Print Screen functionality with an Apple keyboard (A1243, 109 keys) on Windows 7. I do not want to use the on-screen keyboard as suggested (and chosen as the accepted ...
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OSX shortcut for switching input language working erratically

I'm using the keyboard shortcut option+shift+command+L to select the next source in the input menu. When I'm doing language work I frequently have to switch between Arabic and English keyboard ...
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Pasting a download link into Google Chrome for OS X

When I want to download something in Safari, like http://foo.com/bar.zip, all I have to do is paste that link into the Downloads window. Is there a way to do this in Chrome? I've gotten used to ...
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How to create a shortcut for a Unicode special character in Lotus 8.5?

How do I create just one-click shortcut for Unicode special characters, like Alt+P for section symbol?
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Can I modify the Mac's default “next word” delineator to include an underscore?

For example, if I hold the option key and press the left arrow, the cursor jumps to the next space or special character. I use this a lot when naming files, for example, "description-date.ext". If I ...
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switching between excel and other program alt + tab

I am having a problem in my new system. When I have to type certain figures in excel worksheet from a different program, I use alt + tab. Now if I am typing a long figure and have to see more than ...
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Microsoft Word expand autocorrect

How can I expand the auto-correct dialog box using a keyboard shortcut in MS Word? Example: I typed some text, it changed to Some text, and the auto-correct "prompt" showed up like this: I want to ...
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Is there a way to switch connected device of apple bluetooth keyboard via keyboard shortcut?

I'm wondering if it's possible, with an apple bluetooth keyboard, to switch devices that the keyboard connects to. Let me give an example, for instance if I have a macbook pro and my android cellphone ...
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How to follow a file 'link' from Search Results without the mouse in Sublime Text?

if I do a search in Sublime, I get a buffer with search results. The results has "annotations" that are clickable: if I double-click a search hit, I'm taken to its location. How to follow such an ...
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What's the keyboard shortcut in Opera to bring up the speed dial?

Speed dial actually appears on every new tab, but is there a way to open the speed dial in the active tab? Maybe there's a chrome address for it, like about:speeddial.
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CTRL key keeps opening the tags in Word 2013

When I'm typing in Word, I find that I keep entering the Smart Tag (I think its called) UI and my fast typing ends up triggering buttons and options in the tag's floating dialog box. It's very ...
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How can I make Cygwin open a new window each time I use a Windows 7 keyboard shortcut?

[Update: The short answer is, if an application is the third thing on your taskbar, press WindowsKey+Shift+3 to open a new instance. Hooray!] I have Chrome and Cygwin on my taskbar. Chrome's ...
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Vim: execute the script I'm working on in a split screen

I'm working on a small python script, which needs frequent execution in order to debug and further develop. Can I split the vim screen and execute my script on one part with a keystroke?
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Fastest way to comment out multiple lines in Notepad++

In Eclipse it is possible to comment out multiple lines by selecting them and executing CTRL + /: // helloworld Is this possible in Notepad++ as well instead of typing // in front of an individual ...
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Expanding on the Windows + number shortcut [duplicate]

As you may know, you press Windows + 1 to open the first program on the taskbar. I'm at the point where I've assigned all the way up to Windows + 8 (and I have it memorized), but I'm running out of ...
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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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Enter to open a file in Finder

I find the Cmd + O shortcut to open a file in Finder unintuitive. Does anyone know how to change it? I'd like to set it so that enter opens a file instead of going into rename mode.
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Is there a Shortcut for “Mark all messages as read” in Outlook?

I am trying to find a shortcut for marking all messages (eMails) in a folder as read by using a keyboard shortcut, but had no luck in finding one so far. I am using Microsoft Outlook 2010 and when I ...
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Is there a quick way to delete all shortcuts in Visual Studio 10?

VS10 is chock-full of shortcuts, most of which I find useless and sometimes even annoying. I would like to clear all of them, and then just set up the handful of shortcuts I actually want / use. ...
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Why does Ctrl + V not paste in Bash (Linux shell)?

When I copy something to the clipboard and press Ctrl + V in Bash, nothing happens; However, right clicking and selecting Paste does the job. Why? Is there any reasonable issue (I'm sure there is) ...
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Set a keyboard shortcut to a Windows 8 app? [duplicate]

I just got a keyboard that allows you to set shortcuts to desktop apps that have an .exe file extension. In Windows 8, I have heard that all the .exe files are hidden, so I un-hide them by showing ...
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Keyboard shortcuts without x11

I had found the solution a while ago, but now I google for hours and can't find it. So, the question is: how to set up a keyboard shortcut in linux (eg. ubuntu) without running X-server? I have home ...
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Multi-editing and column-mode are buggy in Notepad++?

It will probably be better if I tell you how to see for yourself what I mean rather than try describe it verbally. Take an example like this: this is an example line bluh this is a different example ...
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Is there a shortcut in excel that will expand the column width to show the entire column header

Is there a shortcut in excel that will expand all the column width(s) to show the entire column header as well as complete column data? Now I need to go to each and every column in the excel sheet ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Toggle Mirror Displays in OSX Yosemite

In past versions of OSX you can toggle between mirror displays (if you have more than one monitor) and extend displays with the keyboard shortcut (Command + F1). In Yosemite however, when I try to use ...
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Cancel automatic login with key combination [duplicate]

I was asked to set up a PC with automatically logs in to a user account that's secured with several settings including blocked USB ports. But whenever an Administrator has to log in to do ...
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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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Notepad++: centralize the screen at the text cursor?

Is there a shortcut to recentralize my vision to the line I am working on with Notepad++, just like emacs' C-l, or something equivalent?
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How do I remap multi-key sequences to individual keys?

I just bought an IBM Model M keyboard. While awesome, it lacks a windows key and multimedia keys. While there are many programs out there that can map one key to another, or one key to a key sequence, ...
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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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Win+R runs as Administrator in Windows 8

In Windows 7 opening Run dialog (Win+R) and confirming with Ctrl + Shift + Enter ran specified command elevated. In Windows 8 this trick doesn't work anymore and I miss it a lot! Is there a way to ...
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separate mappings for TAB and C-i in .inputrc

For what I have tried, "TAB" and "C-i" in .inputrc seems to mean the same thing, whatever I bind to one is bound to the other. I know that originally, it was the same thing and that this behavior is ...
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keyboard shortcut to cycle through selected styles

I am using Word 2010. I have a document with many styles. I want to use a single key, F2, to cycle through three of these styles: S1, S2, and S3. Pressing F2 once will assign style S1 to the ...
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rename builtin vim command / remove from completion list

If a vim plugin and a vim builtin command share very similar names, is it possible to rename the builtin to something unambiguously different, or otherwise remove the builtin command from vim's ...
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How to set up key bindings to change file type in Sublime Text 2

I would like to learn whether it's possible to set up a key binding in Sublime Text 2 to change a file type. To clarify further, I am not trying to alter a particular file type settings via a key ...
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How can I disable KDE Alt-` behaviour

After upgrading my Linux Slackware, KDE started to respond to a new key shortcut, which did not happen before. When I click Alt-`, I see the icon of the current window with it's title in the center ...
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keyboard shortcut in Windows 7 to center window

I find Win-left arrow and Win-right arrow really useful in Windows 7 to make a window take up 50% of the left or right side of the screen, respectively. However, is there any command that will make a ...
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How to enable fullscreen mode in Thunderbird on Linux?

How can I make Thunderbird go fullscreen in Linux? Specifically, I am using Mate at the moment. Previously, I used OS X which had a shortcut (cmd+shift+F) for entering and exiting fullscreen. When I ...
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Assigning keyboard shortcut to OSX's “New Terminal at Folder” service does not work

I often use right click > Services > New Terminal at Folder to do terminal commands at particular place so now I wanted to assign a keyboard shortcut to it. However, no matter what shortcut I ...
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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 cancel keyboard P key, shortcuts to changing resolution on gnome through NX (nomachine)

I don't know why, but suddenly, after connecting to a gnome-session through NX, every time when I press (lower case) p, the session changes resolution (instead of just printing 'p' on the screen). ...
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Ctrl+Alt+T doesn't open a Terminal in Cinnamon 1.6

I just updated to the stable version of Cinnamon 1.6 in Ubuntu 12.04 x64, but I found a bug which just get's me out of my skin. The key combination CtrlAltT which is supposed to open up the Terminal ...
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Spaces Control+Number stops working on Yosemite

I verified that the shortcuts are enabled (in Keyboard preference), but occasionally Control+1, Control+2, etc stop working on my computer. It works again when I reboot. I'm on Yosemite 10.10.3 ...
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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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Single shortcut to move a running process to the background in bash [duplicate]

I know how to move a process to the background by suspending it first, discussed here and here: Type Ctrl+Z Run either %& or bg However I'd like to do this without interrupting the process too ...
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How can I do Ctrl-Z and bg in one keypress to make process continue in background?

I follow this pattern of suspending the task and then letting it to continue too often with the Ctrl-Z bg sequence. I was wondering is there any way to compress that to single keypress? My shell is ...
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VBA to prevent the global shortcut from running the wrong code

The article at the following site provides a tip for preventing a global keyboard shortcut from executing the wrong VBA code when two different macros in two different worksheets are assigned the same ...
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Clicking on a selected link without using the mouse, using Firefox

Let's say I made have some link selected in my browser (for instance, if I do a CTRL + F and type "Questions", selecting the Questions tab on the top of this page). I'd like to know if there's any ...