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

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autohotkey: toggle between speakers and headphones

I'd like to set up an autohotkey script to bind Win+SHIFT+F12 to toggle between my speakers and headphones, so that I don't have to unplug the headphones when I want to use the speakers. I haven't ...
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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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Unite windows to show them by Alt-Tab

I use several related windows for work, tilted at foreground as an entire complex workspace. Then I press Alt-Tab to switch to the browser, my workspace windows got lost: one appears while others are ...
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Is there keyboard shortcut to move input focus to the Google Search box?

I'm searching on Google a lot. I find it very annoying to move my mouse to the search box and click once so that I can input another search term. I did Googled some time, but no one seems to be ...
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Is there a way to remap, directly on indirectly, function keys on Lenovo Thinkpad laptops?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga that by default goes into function mode; this means that F1-F12 keys work as various utility keys instead of their proper function. This is the behaviour I like and I ...
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Disable the caret browsing permanently in Firefox on a Mac?

I don't use the caret browsing and I want to remove F7 key function from Firefox. Can that be done?
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OS X Keyboard shortcut to cycle between application's active windows

Here's my problem: I have an older Macbook Pro (late 2007) running 10.6.6. I was able to switch between an application's active window set using the keys CMD + < or CMD + >. For example, I ...
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How to change Winamp's default Keyboard Shortcuts?

I want to make music play/pause pressing space (like it does in VLC). How can I change this? Edit: I am aware of global hotkey option, but i dont want it to be global, thus, i dont want to ...
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Do user-specified shortcut keys for Windows only work on certain directories?

I am trying to mute my computer's speakers by pressing a shortcut key. My keyboard doesn't have a button for 'Mute' or any other extra multimedia buttons. With my keyboard, I mute my computer by ...
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windows 8 bind button to > and < mark

I am trying to rebind few buttons under windows 8.1 to get them working like they work under ubuntu. I have this layout on my laptop keyboard. I am trying to map , and . keys (1/2 buttons right from ...
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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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Change keyboard layout with WIN key on Windows 7

I tweaked my Linux box to use WIN key to change keyboard layout (EN/RU), howether sometimes I need to use Windows-machines and I want to have the same feature on them. Any ideas how to implement it?
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Pressing ALT+ARROW_KEYS in Visual Studio editor writes single ASCII character

I am using VS2013 as my IDE and ever since the installation it acts very oddly when pressing ALT and any of the ARROW keys. I use ALT+LEFT and ALT+RIGHT to navigate backward/forward which works in ...
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How to edit options logged out in Skype for Linux?

I need to edit my Skype preferences without logging in, but I don't see "Options" in any menu. What to do? In my case, I have to edit proxy settings to be able to connect to Skype. There is no ...
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Conflict shortcuts between chrome and photoshop

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1, Photoshop CS6 13.0 64bit and Chrome 39.0.2171.95 m and Chromium 41.0.2241.0 (64-bit). I'm having this problem with Photoshop, I want to use some Photoshop ...
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Turn off ALT + numeric keypad ASCII symbol insertion?

Call me old fashioned but I like to use the cursor keys on the numeric keypad with Num Lock turned off. (There was a time many years ago when standard keyboards only had this...) This is fine most of ...
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Why does CTRL-click not open some links in a new tab?

Sometimes while browsing, I'll ctrl-click a link to open it in a new tab. However, instead of opening in a new tab, it gets clicked and browsed to in the current tab as if I had clicked it normally ...
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How to disable Ctrl+Shift keyboard layout switch (for the same input language) in Windows?

In Windows (XP at least), when there are two or more keyboard layouts for the same input language, pressing Ctrl+Shift switches the keyboard layout. Where can this be disabled or changed to another ...
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How to use “Search and replace” in selected text in Sublime Text 3

I want to select text and then use "search and replace" to replace strings in this selection. I think the following workflow should be it: Select Text Ctrl+H to activate "search and replace" type ...
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How to press cmd-\ on german keyboard layout

I'm using a german keyboard layout and wan't to use the cmd-\shortcut but I'm not sure how to press \ as it is written by pressing shift + alt + 7. The same question goes for alt-cmd-[. Thanks
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How do I fix Parallels on OS X disabling [CTRL][ARROW KEY] combinations in a Windows VM?

OS X has key commands set to CTRLUp, CTRLDown, CTRLLeft, and CTRLRight. Parallels can't seem to take control of these key commands when in a Windows application either in the desktop mode or in ...
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Making Shift-Tab work in Vim when running inside ConEmu

I have these mappings in my initialization files for Vim: nnoremap <S-Tab> <LT><LT> vnoremap <S-Tab> <LT>gv the intention is to be able to unindent with SHIFT-TAB. ...
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Tick/Untick check box/radio button/toggle button from the keyboard

I'm looking for a way to uncheck the selected check box/radio button/toggle button using the keyboard in Windows 7, preferably in XP and Vista as well. I know you can use the Space bar to toggle the ...
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How can I change the default shortcut in Windows for closing programs?

I like the close program keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X which is ⌘ + Q. Nice and convenient for hand placement. In Windows however, the equivalent shortcut is Alt + F4, a little awkward. Is there a ...
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Why can't I turn a folder into a file in Windows?

Every time I need to create a text file in Windows I usually right-click inside a folder and select for any option from shortcut to a zip file and rename it's extension to ".txt" (I know that some of ...
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How to paste unformatted text only in OneNote 2010?

Is there a keyboard shortcut in OneNote 2010 to paste text copied from a web page without the formatting? I know I can do CTRL-V, CTRL, T, but that's four key presses! Any shorter way?
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Keyboard Shortcut to activate/focus website's search box

Most websites have some kind of built-in search box. I'm wondering if any browser has a keyboard shortcut that will automatically take me to the website's own search box. I think that firefox ...
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Configure keyboard keys as mouse clicks on specific points on screen? [duplicate]

Is there any software that would let me to configure different keyboard to keys to emulate mouse clicks on a specific location on screen? Im using win 8.1 x64. Actually I'm using an android emulator ...
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Is there a way to use the keyboard to move an application to another Space on OS X?

I'm using Spaces on OS X, and I'd like to replicate the Ctrl-Alt-<arrow> functionality (or is it Ctrl-Alt-<arrow> -- I can never remember) in Gnome that causes the currently selected ...
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Copy Folding Group

Id like to copy the contents from HTML for a certain html-element and all the inner elements via notepad++. I know ctrl+B in Notepad++ from here: Notepad++: Select/Copy Collapsed Folding Group but it ...
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sublime text 2 open file from find results keyboard shortcut

In the Sublime Text 2 "Find in Files" results, a box is drawn around wherever your search term appears. Double clicking within that box opens the file and focuses your cursor on that line. Is there ...
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Are there any keyboard shortcuts for the Google search page? [closed]

I really hate having to leave my keyboard to select links after a Google search. Are there any keyboard shortcuts built in to the Google search page? A while back, I seem to remember being able to ...
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In Sublime Text 3, how can I have next_view-style tab switching that stays within the active group?

Sublime Text 3 has two modes of switching through tabs, which differ in a couple of ways: prev/next_view, by default ctrl+[ and ctrl+]. Cycles through documents linearly, across all documents and ...
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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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Control and shift keys not working [pressed together]

I have a weird problem with my logitech deluxe 250 keyboard. When I press shift key control key is pressed automatically and vice versa. No stick keys have been set up. I tried opening on screen ...
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Equivalent of bash's Ctrl-r in PowerShell

does anybody knows of a way to have the backward command search feature of bash [Ctrl-r] (and [Ctrl-o]) that are so useful, in windows powershell ? C-r is a more powerful arrow up history ...
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Keyboard Shortcut for Grouping Objects in Word 2013?

Please tell me how I can create a shortcut for grouping objects? If there is already one, I can't figure it out.
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How to find out which command corrosponds to which command pallet list items in sublime text?

The git plugin for sublime text has many options populated in the command pallet but I want to assign keyboard shortcuts to some of them. How do I find out which commands to use for those commands? ...
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Access Google Chrome Bookmarks with Keyboard Shortcuts

I've searched around, there don't seem to be any built in shortcuts. Is there a way to customize shortcuts with an extension or an extension that is built specifically for accessing bookmarks? EDIT: ...
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very specific key-combo failure with USB keyboard under OSX

I use a third-party external keyboard with my MacBook Pro. It's a ThinkPad USB keyboard with Trackpoint(I love having control of the mouse pointer without having to move my hands off the keyboard). ...
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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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How do I assign a keyboard shortcut to recorded macro in Sublime Text

I have a bunch of macros which I have recorded and saved in Sublime Text 2. I'm trying to assign keyboard shortcuts to each of those, but I'm kind of lost as to how to go about doing this, I had a ...
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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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What is the fastest way in Windows to move the cursor to the URL box of the address bar? [closed]

In windows, I'm using the URL address box for to-do notes, etc. So I figured a way to reach it via keyboard, which is : Windows-Key + 'B' , then Shift+TAB This is 4 button-presses. I feel that we ...
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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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Can a keyboard shortcut to open new instance instead of bringing existing window to front?

I have the F8 key set as a keyboard shortcut to open a command prompt. I set it by right clicking on cmd in the start menu, clicking Properties, and setting the Keyboard Shortcut. My question is ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts Across Multiple Mac Keyboards

I have a weird setup. I use a bluetooth keyboard 90% of the time, but as I don't have my trackpad/mouse, I still use my laptop's keyboard/trackpad 10% of the time. This often results in me having my ...
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Disable Alt + F1 keyboard shortcut in Cinnamon

I am running Linux Mint 14 with Cinnamon. Currently Alt + F1 opens the 'Expo' mode, showing all workspaces. I would simply like to unbind/disable this shortcut. Where can I do this? I have searched ...
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Why does my computer modify the order of some characters typed?

I'm having a strange problem that I'm not sure if it's related to Google Chrome (or it's "Animated tabs" plugin that I've installed), my OS (Ubuntu 13.10 + GNome) or my keyboard (Dell Vostro's one). ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Swap Mouse Buttons

I use my mouse with both hands and like to switch back and forth for comfort reasons. However, this is made difficult by needing to go through about a zillion layers of menus to swap the buttons each ...