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 configure Thunderbird Quick Filter toolbar shortcut

In recent versions of Thunderbird, they changed behavior of Quick Filters search toolbar. I use it very heavily on thousands of mails. Now pressing Escape, will close it, and there is no quick way to ...
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ALT + ESC I want to improve upon its functionality

Pressing ALT+TAB is very helping in navigating among open windows in the desktop of my windows 8.1 PC. NOTE 1: The menu that appears gives one the ability to navigate not only between open desktop ...
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How can I assign Excel keyboard shortcuts for macros that use keys other than Ctrl + {alpha character}

I would like to assign keyboard shortcuts to Excel macros that use keys other than the standard Ctrl + {alpha character}. Based on this post it sounds like it is possible but I am not sure how: ...
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How to unselect Excel Cell using Keyboard Shortcut?

One can select multiple Excel cells (either contiguously or not) using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Click. How do you deselect one or more of these previously-selected cells?
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Kill the currently active window with a keyboard shortcut

How can I kill the currently active window with a command or keyboard shortcut? Alt+F4 closes a window, but first it will wait for the program to respond. Depending on the application, this may take ...
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Alt + E, S suddenly not working

Yesterday 'Paste Special' using the right mouse click and the keyboard shortcut Alt +E,S stopped working. Application.commandbars("cell").reset did reset the right click option, but using the ...
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keyboard shortcut to send a file as mail attachment

Is there any shortcut or way to create a shortcut to attach selected file as mail attachment in Outlook. Now, I've to right click the selected file and use "Send To-->Mail Recipient" option. A ...
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How to toggle Scroll Lock in Excel 2010 without a Scroll Lock key in the keyboard

I have a notebook with no Scroll Lock key (or any shortcut using the 'Fn' key). Somehow Excel 2010 got the Scroll Lock on. I see it left down in the status bar and now I can't navigate through cells ...
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Keyboard Shortcut for Navigating to a Text Field in Google Chrome

I am trying to use keyboard shortcuts more and more and have run across something I've not been able to figure out. If there is a text box on the page that I want to enter text into, how can I ...
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What's the shortcut to move a line up in Netbeans

I'm looking for a keyboard shortcut to move a line up or down. Equivalent to Eclipe's Alt+up/Alt+down. http://wiki.eclipse.org/FAQ_What_editor_keyboard_shortcuts_are_available%3F I can't seem to ...
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Copying / applying styles by keyboard shortcut in Open Office - similar to Format Paintbrush?

I would like to achieve a similar effect of using the Format Paintbrush without having to actually press the button each time. Is it possible to select the Format Paintbrush Tool by keyboard ...
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How to switch Google Chrome user profiles with one keyboard shortcut?

Question I have set up a "Work" and a "Home" user profile in Google Chrome. I'd like to switch between them with one keyboard shortcut. Is that somehow possible? What I don't want Using a long ...
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Shift+Scroll in Firefox goes through history

Most programs allow you to Shift+Scroll to scroll horizontally in a window. Google Chrome does this, my editors do this, most programs do this. Firefox is smart and uses Shift+Scroll to go through ...
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How to avoid delete confirmation in LibreOffice Calc for OSX

Windows users can avoid the pesky delete confirmation dialog in Calc by using their Delete key instead of Backspace (according to the documentation) My Macbook only has a Delete key and so I can't ...
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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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Visio 2013 Keyboard shortcuts

Can I have list of shortcuts for Visio 2013? For example I am in ER diagramming mode and adding attributes for an entity how do I add new attribute for the entity? As I can't find one right now I ...
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tmux and xf86 keys (the 'Fn' key, xf86WakeUp)

I'm interested in hijacking the Fn key on my laptop and using it as the mod key for tmux, but after a bunch of tinkering with xmodmap and tmux.config, I'm not much further along in getting this to ...
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Xcode Left Shift not working when in combination (i.e. Cmd+Shift+O)

My Mac decided to make my life harder and challenge me to use only Right Shift. This is the behavior: Left Shift works fine on it's own (i.e. pressing Left Shift and A will print A) When trying a ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for the “pause animation” feature in Chrome Developer Tools? (F12)

There is a nifty feature in Chrome's Developer Tools which allows you to pause animations and control their speed, but the problem is they're mouse-controlled buttons. Sometimes I need to pause an ...
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How do I increment strings in Vim?

I can increment integers in Vim using <Ctrl>-a. The docs seem to say that if I set nrformats to "octal,hex,alpha" (which I am trying to do with :set nrformats="octal,hex,alpha") then ...
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How to stop Alt+Shift+1 closing the current app?

Whenever I press Alt+Shift+1, it seems to close the currently focused application window. I don't want this behavior, especially since they are used for application-level hotkeys (Sublime Text 2/3). ...
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“Ctrl” + “Alt” Fallback to “AltGr” on German Layout

I’m using Windows 7 and Windows 8 with a german Keyboard layout. When using Programms that use a Shortcut involving ctrl+alt, the layout falls back to using AltGr, not allowing me to use that ...
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Display on screen the currently pressed keys (Windows) [closed]

I am looking for a tool that would show on the screen which keys I am currently pressing. It should show all the keys pressed, and as soon as I release a key - it should dissapear. I have tried many ...
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Shortcut to maximize the last application that was in focus

I wanted to know how i can switch between applications that are running using the keyboard shortcut.Say I have 4 applications running xcode , terminal , chrome and foo. Now suppose I am on chrome and ...
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Vim and TMux keys coexits

I am configuring vim and tmux. I configured the tab navigation in vim like this: map <M-Left> <Esc>:tabprev<CR> map <M-Right> <Esc>:tabnext<CR> map <C-T> ...
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Chrome has so weak implementations of undo and redo. Can we do something about this?

For as long as I've been using Chrome (many years) I have never been able to successfully use its undo and redo functions. I found them very weak and nearly useless or unusable. Mainly: Undo ...
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Remove shutdown/reset dialog keyboard shortcut

I am often using Ctrl-V (not Cmd-V) inside of some application (ie: source control popup in IntelliJ IDEA), lately, it started popping up an OS dialog asking me if I want to Restart, Sleep, Cancel of ...
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Chrome pdf viewer left/right arrow key does not work

When i open a PDF using the built-in Chrome pdf viewer, i can usually jump to next/previous page just by using the right/left arrow key. This suddenly stopped working for me, and pressing the ...
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Alt gr not working on rdp

we use windows 7 on hyperv 2012 r2 if I can connect to virtual pc via console, I can use altgr+3 or altgr+4 button combination. however, I can't use these combination when I connect to device via rdp ...
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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 ...
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How can I get control+left arrow to go back one word in iTerm2?

I was reading up in the Linux manual and I noticed that it said I could use control+left and control+right to move forward and back words in the terminal while editing. "Pressing Ctrl plus the ...
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Notepad++: Ctrl-S does not Save, instead inserts [DC3]; Ctrl-F inserts [ACK]

I've been using Notepad++ more as my primary code editor. Just a few minutes ago, however, I accidentally pressed some combination of keys (no idea what I pressed) and suddenly my standard shortcut ...
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Is there a shortcut key to run a query PHPMyAdmin?

I run a lot of queries in phpmyadmin because it has a very nice display compared to mysql command line usage. I find it very inconvenient to always have to click the go button instead of pressing a ...
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How do I disable the OneNote 2013 “Win+Shift+S” hotkey?

I use OneNote nearly every day and just upgraded to the (free!) 2013 version. This version registers both the Windows+S and Windows+Shift+S keyboard combinations. Unfortunately, this conflicts with a ...
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“Ctrl”+“X” no longer working after installing Unity/MonoDevelop

So the title basically explains my issue. My ctrl+X stopped working after I installed the Unity Game development engine which uses MonoDevelop for an IDE. Has anyone else encountered this issue? How ...
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ST3: New Build Systems / SideBarEnhancement: Keyboard shortcut that opens files to different browsers via localhost

Using Sublime Text 3 on a mac. I'm currently learning d3.js and would like to be able to preview source codes on different browsers via the localhost, preferably, without using 3rd party browser ...
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Hot key for specific letter

Is there an easy way to make a new "global" hot key for a letter. I know that there are different ways of making hot keys for actions, but I have not found out how to make one for a given letter. ...
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Why do I have to press the key 4 times to get a '`' symbol?

I'm using Windows 8.1 Pro, with a Microsoft Gaming keyboard. When I'm writing posts on StackOverflow I often need to enclose things in code marks (`). In order to get these, I have to press the ¬ | ...
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Keyboard Shortcut for Frequent from Pinned program

I got to know the pinned programs in taskbar and using it for Excel, Outlook, Chrome. I have put frequent files/urls to those pinned programs which I will get by right clicking the pinned program from ...
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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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Mavericks Mail version 7.3 Shift+click keyboard shortcut not working

Shift+click to select contiguous messages does not work. The shortcut behaves as Control+click or (sometimes) as Command+click. Is there a way to correct this?
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How to restore all minimized windows in Windows 7

Does anyone know how to restore all minimized windows in Windows 7 to their original positions? I know I can right click the taskbar to cascade, stack, or display them side by side. I also know that ...
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“Show desktop” keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X

I am using a MacBook Pro with Mac OS X 10.5. Is there a similar function to "show desktop" (shortcut is WindowsD) on a Mac?  It should hide all applications and show a clean desktop.
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How to send nice links over Lync?

When I email and intend to send over an URL, I always go CTRLK and type in what's to be seen and what's to be linked. It creates a lot less insanity in the readers' minds. How, attempting to do the ...
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Windows 7 adds input language randomly

I have two input languages, both are custom keyboard layouts (symbols such as « » € © – — assigned to Ctrl + 2, Ctrl + 3 ... Ctrl + 7). None of them is French. But somehow from time to time the French ...
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Shortcut key for Preview on Windows 8.1

Coming from OS X to Windows 8.1 I miss QuickLook. I noticed that in the right click menu in Explorer there's a Preview item for some file types, such as images. Is there a shortcut key to invoke ...
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Google Chrome: Is there a keyboard shortcut to open a link in a new tab?

Is is possible to open a link in a new background tab in Google Chrome with a keyboard shortcut? (I know it's possible with Ctrl+click and middle click, and I know that Shift+Enter opens the link in ...
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Can you use the Windows + D shortcut for one monitor only?

I have a dual monitor setup, I also like to use the Windows + D keyboard shortcut to bring the desktop into view. When I use this shortcut the windows open in both monitors minimize and the desktop is ...
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Mac-like alt-tab replacement for Windows 7?

Is there an alt-tab replacement for Windows 7 that works in the same manner as command-tab and command-tick (tilde) on OS X? Requirements: 1. Completely keyboard-shortcut-based, no mouse action ...