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 open new tab next to current tab in Google Chrome

Is there a keyboard shortcut (or is there a way to create one without any extensions or third-party stuff) that opens a new tab next to the currently open tab? For example, let's say I have 10 tabs ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for creating a shortcut file?

What I seek is a shortcut key combination instead of right clicking a file and choosing 'Create shortcut' in Windows 10. Thanks in advance.
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Find out what program is using a hotkey

I can't register a hotkey with a program because "other programs are using it" In this case "Print Screen" and "Ctrl + Print Screen" and every other combination of Shift, Alt, Ctrl, + print-screen. ...
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What is the 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 each ...
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Windows - Add keyboard shortcuts without installing programs

I am currently using a high security computer that dosen't allow me to install programs on my computer. However I want to bind shortcuts to use within my program to increase productivity Example: ...
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Mac OS X (Lion) Chrome: shortcut for “Search With Google”

Under Keyboard Shortcuts : Application Shortcuts I've already tried with either "Search With Google" or "Google Search..." as the Menu Item (both of these for Application set as Google Chrome, of ...
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Snap windows to parts of the screen on Windows 8.1 using keyboard shortcuts like Ubuntu Unity

In Ubuntu, with the Unity desktop environment, one can move and resize applications by using the following keyboard shortcut: CTRL + ALT + 0-9 (on the Number Pad). Ctrl Alt 1 moves the current window ...
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Lotus Notes 8.5 and 9: On Workspace, menu not accessible with Alt+[char], but Alt followed by [char] works

I am frequent user of key shortcuts and I noticed, that menu shortcuts (for example Alt+F for File, Alt+V for View) do not work on Workspace page set as Home (I do not use Welcome page from bookmarks....
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Control Left Arrow doesn't work - Windows 10

I am having a problem with my HP Pavilion computer. Every time I type something, and start to use the shortcut Ctrl+Left Arrow key, it doesn't respond. The keyboard works perfectly fine overall, ...
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Problems with some keys using Apple wireless keyboard on a PC running Windows 7

I am using Apple Wireless Swedish keybord connected to a Lenovo Thinkpad T550 and Windows 7 I love the keyboard but I have problems with some keys The "< >" key and "§" key are swapped so when I ...
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Firefox keyboard shortcut to save current page to Pocket

Using the Pocket integration built into Firefox 38+, how can I make a keyboard shortcut to save the current page to Pocket?
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MS Office menu key commands instead of ribbon - any solution? [on hold]

This is the bane of my life (particularly Word 2007 or later): "Continue typing the Office 2003 menu key sequence, or press Escape to cancel" Here I see this: "The only visual indication that ...
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How to type curly braces on an Apple keyboard with BootCamp, running Windows 7? [duplicate]

How do I type a curly brace, the "{"? I run Windows 7 on BootCamp with an Apple keyboard. Alt+Shift+8 or Alt+Shift+9does not appear to work.
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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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Notepad++ expand/collapse block with keyboard

My question is pretty straight-forward, is there a way in Notepad++ to expand and collapse blocks with keyboard shortcut? I already know about the alt+0 and alt+shift+0 to expand / collapse all blocks ...
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What does the N stand for in the keyboard shortcut for Chrome's Incognito mode?

The shortcut for Chrome's Incognito mode is Control + Shift + N. Why an "N"? I know in Firefox, it's Control + Shift + P and the P stands for "Private" (browsing).
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Tile windows horizontally in Windows 10 with the same behaviour as tile vertically

I'm trying to tile my windows horizontally in Windows 10 with the same behaviour as the vertical tile achieved by pressing Win+Left Arrow or Win+Right Arrow. The behaviour being: the windows snap to ...
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Delete line breaks with an Apple wireless keyboard

I am really struggling with this. On my old keyboard, I would position the cursor at the end of the text, go to the bottom of the page, hold down the del key on the numeric keyboard and the line ...
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Keyboard shortcut for Inserting signature in Outlook 2007 or latter?

Is there a default keyboard shortcut to insert my signature in a reply email in Outlook 2007 or latter? If not how to create shortcut for adding signature while replying every mail.
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my tab key behaves strangely in CentOS gnome terminal only in empty shell prompt

In my CentOS 6.7 GNOME desktop, something went wrong while I was trying to show a document to my daughter. I must have pressed some keys by accident. The strange behavior is, when I press tab key in a ...
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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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obtain alt characters on Bootcamp Mac

How can I get windows alt characters on Bootcamp Mac? Like alt + 6 + 4(I'm not sure about numbers on which letter. I'm mentioning of numpad numbers) gives @ on windows. 64 is ASCII value of @ ...
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Where does Parallels store keyboard options

Background With Parallels Desktop 11, I am trying to allow application switching with alt-tab on the Windows side (client), while keeping cmd-tab for switching applications in OS X (host). Setting ...
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Give focus to Navigation Panel in Foxit Reader with keyboard shortcut

Is there a way to give focus to the navigation side panel in Foxit (Reader 7.2.8 / Windows 8) using keyboard shortcuts only? I navigate my desktop almost exclusively with the keyboard and reference ...
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how to make gnome2 keyboard shortcuts work in gnome3?

I am a very frustrated and kind-of forced user of gnome3 at a place where I work. Is there a way to change the keyboard shortcuts of gnome3 so that they work like gnome2? The gnome3 things that annoy ...
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Action Keys Mode on Gigabyte Bios

How can I disable fn key/action key mode in my desktop pc? for some reason it got enabled and is giving me trouble.
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Is it possible to change Windows default Ctrl+V shortcut to a one-key shortcut? [duplicate]

I need to change the Ctrl+V shortcut to a one-key shortcut; for example, "+" in numpad for pasting. Is that possible?
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Samsung Series 5 display brightness keys not working after Windows 10 upgrade

I have a Samsung NP530U3C-A0AUK that came with Windows 8. I recently upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, and since then, the screen brightness adjust function keys (fn+F2 and fn+F3) have stopped ...
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Cmd + Shift + anything shortcuts stopped working

I use XCode and other apps frequently. Suddenly 3 days ago, some of the shortcuts on my Macbook pro stopped working Namely the Cmd + Shift + O, Cmd + Shift + R, Cmd + Shift + W when the Cmd and Shift ...
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Shortcut To Full Screen App In Lion

I postponed getting OSX Lion for as long as I possibly could. Now that I have it, I'm having lots of difficulties getting it to perform how I want. On Snow Leopard my typical setup for working was 4 ...
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Tilde on Ubuntu virtual machine with QWERTZ keyboard (MAC)

I want to do a tilde (~) on my virtual machine Ubuntu Server (14.04.4) but I couldn't do it from now. I have OSX as OS (QWERTZ keyboard). How is it possible to do it ? I already look at some topic ...
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How to emulate context menu key when there's none on keyboard?

Imagine a keyboard that lacks Win key. That's easy to emulate - you just press CtrlEsc. However, on the keyboard I have now, there's no "right mouse" key (or "context menu" key or whatever it might be ...
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Right Alt key not working properly

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3537 laptop. As you know, we use 'alt+arrow key' to navigate forward or backward in a web browser, file explorer, etc. Now my left 'alt' key is working in this very manner. ...
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What does the tab key do in Foxit?

Whenever I bump tab, the view seems to jump an arbitrary number of pages down. I can't figure out exactly what this behavior is, but as it's easy for foxit to register tab when you're alt-tabbing ...
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firefox+flash mouse clicked required to pgdn

I have a website open in firefox that uses flash. Whenever I alt+tab to firefox, and press the pgdn button, I'm required to click on the screen with my mouse before the pgdn works. Is there any way ...
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Is there any shortcut in eclipse or workaround to go to current methods starting from inside method

Suppose I am inside a method having 900 lines(I know bad programming practice but we come across such situations often). I am at suppose 345 line and I wanted to go to current methods starting(Name) ...
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How do I delete a custom keyboard shortcut in Windows 7 when the program is no longer there?

My cat set a shortcut on the keyboard to iTunes without me realizing it, and I deleted the program. When I reinstalled it, the keyboard shortcut remains, but I cannot figure how to turn it off. Now ...
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Emacs key for Home & End

I'm running Emacs in urxvt with zsh as shell: ~ % echo $TERM && echo $SHELL rxvt-256color /bin/zsh ~ % My current problem is that I can't get Home key & End key working properly in ...
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Bind CTRL+W to werase (default bash behaviour in Linux/PuTTY) in iTerm2

I use a Mac at home and have changed my modifier keys swapping Command and CTRL, so CTRL+T spawns a new tab in chrome, CTRL+C is copy and so forth. I use Windows/Linux at work and I want a consistent ...
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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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How to disable Ctrl+Shift+U in Ubuntu Linux?

ctrl+shift+u is a combined shortcut key in Eclipse. But when I press it, it shows up a u, just like input with an underline. I guess this shortcut has been declared by Ubuntu, so I can't use it. I ...
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^+Left Arrow and ^+Right Arrow suddenly stopped working on OS X

I'm not really sure what to make of this. The key combination of ^← and ^→ have stopped working for one of the two users on my OS X installation. I use these keys all the time (switching tabs in ...
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Backtick key acting like apostrophe in Parallels + Windows 10

I'm using Parallels 11 with Windows 10, and the key mappings are broken when setting the apostrophe character to function as the Win key. Here is a screenshot of my key mapping the Parallels settings: ...
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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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Assign a shortcut to running a script in OS X

Does OS X provide an easy way to bind key combinations to commands which are typically run on the command line? For example, is there some way to assign ⌘ Cmd+L as a global shortcut to quickly lock ...
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KDE on CentOS steals Alt-Shift from applications?

I'm using KDE on CentOS 7 on one machine and KDE on Kubuntu 16.04 on another. In both cases I've set Alt-Shift to switch keyboard layout. However, in Kubuntu Alt-Shift-XXX is still free: I can make ...
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Windows 10 custom shortcuts

So does anyone know how to change shortcuts? I have mouse with 6 buttons and i need one of those buttons to do the same thing as Ctrl+V does. Anyone knows how?
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How do I prevent pages I visit from overriding selected Firefox shortcut keys?

In Firefox, how can I prevent pages from overriding Firefox built-in keyboard shortcuts through Javascript on a per-key basis? Preferably on a per-site basis, too? The most frustrating override is the ...
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Delete the euro-sign (€) keyboard-shortcut (AltGr + E) via remapping the registry in windows

I'm trying to delete the AltGR + E shortcut for making a euro-sign € via remapping in the registry in Windows. I have found out that remapping in the registry is possible by searching some Stack ...
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How to customize Paste Value Excel Short Cut

I was reading in this other post how to set up VBA code to paste values in Excel. I understand how to create the VBA code. I would like to set the keyboard shortcut to Ctrl d but Excel pops up an ...