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

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Windows 10: Change shortcut keys to switch between desktops

In windows 10, currently the shortcut keys for switching desktop are ctrl + win + right or left arrow key. Now i wanted to simplify it, by changing it to ctrl + right or left arrow key only. How can i ...
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Ctrl, shift and alt keys stopped working

The Ctrl, Shift and Alt keys on my laptop—an Acer Aspire 7736ZG laptop running Windows 7— have stopped working; both the left and right sets of keys. I have searched for solutions to this problem but ...
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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 do I activate Win+Tab keys with a VBScript in an effort to launch Task View in Windows 10?

I am trying to set my mouse's middle button to launch Task View in Windows 10 (the replacement for Aero Flip 3D in prior Windows versions). I'm using Logitech SetPoint software, which is capable of ...
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Ctrl key not working

I just installed Windows 10 on my Samsung NP940X3G laptop. When using the shortcut key to switch between virtual desktops I am finding the left ctrl key does not work for the ctrl+win+right ...
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Shortcut to accept suggested formula in Excel

I'm working with a lot of formulas in Excel 2007 and I would like to know what shortcut key you need to press to accept the suggested formula. When I type in =DEG the first suggested formula is ...
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In Win7, How to set a shortcut key with the windows logo key?

Windows logo key provides some system shortcut keys like "win + R" for "Run" and so on, which I find to be very convenient. But when I wish to set some my own shortcut keys in a shortcut's ...
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Windows 10 shortcuts - onenote vs cortana

I'm happy with my windows 10. It looks just like windows 7, but nicer. There's just this little thing... I like OneNote snipping tool. At the press of Windows-S it lets you pick a region on the ...
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Windows 10 Virtual Desktop Hotkeys

Is there a good way to change the hotkeys in windows 10 for the virtual desktop switcher? My mouse, Logitech MX Performance, SetPoint doesn't support windows key. So i can bind my mouse to have it ...
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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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slow windows desktop keyboard shortcuts

I've got a couple of shortcuts on my desktop and on some of them I've configured the "Shortcut key" to a keyboard combination. For example I have a shortcut pointing to d:\documents\todo.txt and I've ...
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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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Is there a keyboard shortcut to select the entire current line in Notepad++?

Microsoft OneNote has a handy shortcut (Ctrl+A) that I use all the time to select an entire line.  And if you click it a second time it selects the entire document. I really would like to use Ctrl+A ...
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How to assign custom keyboard shortcuts to Preview app on Mac OS X Yosemite?

I want to assign a keyboard shortcut to the "Blank Page" menu item in Preview on Mac OS X Yosemite. Keyboard shortcuts on Mac are easy to assign, so I thought it would just work: But it doesn't ...
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How can I open a command prompt in current folder with a keyboard shortcut?

How can I open a command prompt in current folder with a keyboard shortcut in Windows 7? Is there any way to implement this? I think Autohotkey could do this, but don't know how.
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Making always-on-top windows follow the same MRU order as other windows

Note: I'm using Windows 7 with the classical alt-tab style, ie the registry key AltTabSettings set to 1. I want to use MRU (most recently used) ordering of windows in the alt-tab list. However, ...
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How can I get a Euro (€) sign with a MacBook Pro US keyboard in Windows 7?

I have a MacBook Pro running regularly on Windows 7 with direct boot into Windows. I have a US keyboard but need to use the Euro sign all the time. I haven't managed to find a shortcut that works. ...
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Minimize one, single window in Windows 7 with keyboard shortcut [duplicate]

I'm after a way to minimize the active window in Windows with a keyboard shortcut, just like cmd + m works on my Mac.
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Change the behaviour of the up and down arrows in PowerShell

I'm interested in porting zsh-history-substring-search to PowerShell. However, I'm unsure if it is possible to change the behaviour of the up and down arrows. Is it?
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Ubuntu like windows place shortcuts for MS Windows

I work with both Ubuntu and MS Windows. I love the Ubuntu shortcuts like Ctrl + Alt + rightarrow which moves windows to the left half of the desktop and Ctrl + Alt + NumPad 9 which moves the window ...
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Autocompletion on all my programs for Linux [on hold]

I'm looking for a tool to have an auto-completion feature (glory to zsh!) working on my whole linux system. It could be something similar to the suggestions given by the Android keyboard, but having ...
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Word shortcut to start bulleted list

I know there exists a keyboard shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+L to create a new bullet point, but this does not add the appropriate indentation. Is there a keyboard shortcut that exists or that I can define to ...
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arrow keys not working in Java application when using xmodmap

I've defined my keyboard mapping using xmodmap and it works beautifully with my browser and the rest of my software except java applications. I tried switching the AWT_TOOLKIT to Mtoolkit instead but ...
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Is it possible to assign a hotkey to rename a title in foobar2000?

I am trying to map the F2 key in the normal playlist view to the following action: Open the properties of the selected track, move to the title field and enable editing. Right now I am doing this by ...
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Shortcut to access “end” button functionality on Win 8.1

I am starting programming on a windows machine and since I'd been using a Mac for years, I'm totally fed up with hitting end button to get to the end of a line, because it's located incredibly far ...
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Is there a keyboard chord for Context Menu button?

On Windows pc's the context button is awesome! But on some keyboards, mainly laptops, they've stopped including a dedicated button. Is there a keyboard chord (shortcut) that brings up the context ...
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Windows equivalent of Mac OSX Cmd + Left/Cmd + Right shortcuts

When in text editors on a Mac, you can do ⌘+← or ⌘+→ to skip to the beginning or end of lines, respectively. You can also add shift, such as ⌘+shift+←, to highlight an entire line. Are there Windows ...
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Is there a “Print Screen” command in Boot Camp on a MacBook Pro?

I have a MacBook Pro with Windows 7 installed on the Boot Camp partition. I've figured out how to invoke most of the "missing keys" (like home, end, page up, page down) but have not yet figured out if ...
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Alt+X for Unicode in MS Word not working after shortcut editing

I attributed Alt+X to a shortcut other than "switching" Unicode in MS Word. Now I would like to be able to use this feature (Unicode, Alt+X for special characters), but I do not find where I should ...
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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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Windows explorer key to jump to end of selection

When renaming a file (example.txt) in the windows explorer, the name (example.txt) will be highlighted and gets replaced when typing. When pressing the right arrow key, the selection clears and the ...
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AutoHotKey Ctrl in Caps Lock doesn't work with shift

I don't have big fingers nor can I hit the ctrl key with my palm. Since I use ctrl for so many hotkeys, I had to remap it to the capslock button. I lived with it fine using the registry method for ...
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ctrl + t and ctrl + f doesn't work any program windows 7

As the title states. I've tested in sublime text, notepad ++, chrome, firefox, word. All other keyboard shortcuts seem to work like ctrl + c, ctrl + d, etc. I tried removing the keyboard driver, ...
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Windows 7 Unable to Focus

I've been trying to dig around to see if I can find this issue to no avail. Doing anything in windows 7 to get the focus of a window besides clicking on the window or using Windows+Tab has no effect. ...
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How to change Mozilla Firefox quit shortcut?

I'm using Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu(version - 39.0) I want to change the quit short-cut which is currently Ctrl+Q.. To some other keys, because sometime while closing tabs with Ctrl+W., I ...
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Using keyboard shortcuts to resize/position individual windows

I'm using Windows 8.1 and have recently bought a 4k monitor. I want to make full use of the desktop estate I have. That's why I have all my application windows set to 1/4th the available size. But ...
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Shortcut key to attach the open Excel file in Outlook [closed]

What is the shortcut key to attach the currently open Excel file in Outlook?
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Outlook 2007 keyboard shortcut to move message to a different folder

Is there a way to setup a shortcut in Outlook 2007 to move messages to a given folder? There is a similar question here but it appears the accepted answer doesn't work in Outlook 2007.
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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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Excel: keyboard shortcut to move (swap) column left or right?

Is there a way to move a column (or row) to the left using only the keyboard? I known I can use ctrl-space (shift-space) to select a column (row), but how to move it to the left or right, actually ...
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Windows 7 rightclick menu from toolbar like ALT-SPACE?

The menu containing Restore, Move, Resize, Minimize, Maximize and Close accessible through right click on a window titlebar or click on the upper left form icon, was before the new Aero stuff ...
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Keyboard shortcut on creating new notepad on Windows 8

How to create a new notepad in my current folder in windows 8? In windows 7 it is alt+f+w+t if I'm not mistaken, however in windows I can't seem to find it. I also tried searching but no result.
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What are all of the keyboard shortcuts for OneNote 2013 equation editor?

I love using OneNote 2013 for my note taking, but whenever the professor starts writing equations I start to get behind by having to use the equation editor and manually entering in equations, ...
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How to switch between VM guest and host in Windows 10 with single keyboard shortcut?

I'm looking for simple solution for switching between host and guest on Windows 10 (build 10240) with VirtualBox (5.x). Let's say I have two virtual desktops open, one containing VM guest window in ...
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visio 2013 shortcut keyboard?

I use Microsoft Visio 2013 to create UML diagrams. When I want to add a new node to diagram, I have two option: Move mouse pointer over objects and select object from popup like this: Drag and ...
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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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Disable default option key binding

In any text editor, when I type ⌥ p it inserts π at cursor ⌥ w it inserts ∑ at cursor Thus every key when pressed with option ⌥ inserts some special character. Question How can I disable this ? ...
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cmd-f freezes the program and has unexpected inputs in mac os X

I have a mac os X. After certain point, cmd-f is taking a very long time in every programs. The program freezes so that I have to eventually force quit the program I tried cmd-f. Another cue is that I ...
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Notepad++: select text till the end of visual line with SHIFT+END

In Notepad++, when I press SHIFT+END to select text from the current caret position till the end of the current visual line, the whole logical line till its end limited with CR/LF is selected. An ...
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How to disable Utility Manager (Windows Key + U)

How do I disable the Windows + U hotkey in Windows XP? Alternatively, how do I stop the utility manager from being active? The two are related. The utilty manager is currently providing a potential ...