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

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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 can I switch between Google Chrome windows, including minimized ones, on Mac OS X?

On OS X apps I can switch between apps using ⌘+Tab. And I can switch between multiple "normal" windows of an app using ⌘+`. I know that switching between full-screen Chrome windows is special and ...
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Firefox not accepting App Keyboard Shortcuts on Google docs, StackExchange sites etc.?

I used custom keyboard shortcuts via App Shortcuts in Keyboard preferences. Now Copy is mapped to Control+C and Paste to Control+V. It works well on other systems apps and Chrome On Firefox, the menu ...
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Bind language switching to a key combination in Win7

I have 3 languages on my computer (has recently added French) and switching them with default Alt+Shift is really annoying, because sometimes you can type the wrong symbol if you forget the language ...
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Emulate Windows key on Windows 10 touch keyboard [duplicate]

I have a new tablet PC with Windows 10 which doesn't have a physical keyboard. This is OK for most applications, the on-screen keyboard works fine for most uses. However, one of the primary ...
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How do I cut a line in KDE Kate?

What is the keyboard shortcut to copy the whole current line to the clipboard and then delete it? This is functionally equivalent to: Home, Shift+↓, Ctrl+X It's a common feature I use often in some ...
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How to use keyboard shortcuts to navigate the OS X Finder sidebar?

Is it possible to get focus on the Finder sidebar and be able to select an item within "device", "shared", "places" and "search for" only with the keyboard?
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Open iTerm2 with ctrl+ctrl?

I recently switched from TotalTerminal (formerly Visor) to iTerm2 on Mac OS X. I used to be able to open TotalTerminal with the shortcut Ctrl Ctrl (two quick taps). Is this same shortcut possible in ...
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How to enable shortcuts (copy-paste) inside chrooted java app?

I instaled java-based app Lotus Notes inside ubuntu 12 chroot on debian host systems. I run it with enabled xhost+ on based system How to enable Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V shortcuts inside Lotus Notes. The ...
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How do I “tab to” the next control within Safari's viewport?

Hitting TAB in Safari on OSX will focus controls in-order, starting from the top of the page. When I scroll down a long page, I want TAB to focus the first visible element in the viewport, rather ...
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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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How can I use the keyboard to choose how to paste text in MS Word?

While using a word processor I prefer to user the keyboard almost exclusively, but when pasting text in MS Word I seem forced to use the mouse. I can find no way to specify how to treat formatting ...
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Linux OS-level key chord

On my keyboard a few keys like Enter, Esc, and Ctl are difficult to press and I would like to avoid using my pinky for such high frequency keys. Is there a program I can run that intercepts all ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut for Keep Text Only in Outlook?

When I paste text into an email in Outlook, the following prompt hovers near the text: Based on the hint, instead of clicking on the button with the mouse, it looks like I should be able to press ...
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Shortcut keys don't work in MS-Word on Win8

I've just upgraded to Windows 8 (from XP) and re-installed my copy of Office 2007. Now the common shortcuts (Ctrl-Z, Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V etc) don't work in Word, however other shortcuts (Ctrl-P) are fine. ...
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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 ...
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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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Shortcut For Scrolling Left Or Right in Ubuntu

I've been using Ubuntu a bit for web development and I was wondering if there is a way to easily scroll left or right, without a mouse that has a left/right scroll wheel. The mouse I have currently is ...
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Change a shortcut on keyboard plugged in in OSX

Friends, I have two USB keyboards and I want to have different combinations of the following shortcut with different keyboards. Is there a way that I could automate that change on keyboard being ...
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Remote desktop does not pass Ctrl-Alt-Up (and Down)

Ctrl + Alt + Up (and Down) do not seem to be assigned to any Windows function, yet they are not passed correctly by Remote Desktop. Can this be fixed? Tested on Windows 8.
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Multi-language keyboards (Alt-Shift) with Code Editors and IDEs (Eclipse, PHPStorm, etc)

I'm a VIM user, once again evaluating graphical IDEs to see if it is worth switching. I've noticed that many IDEs, such as Eclipse and PHPStorm, have keyboard shortcuts that include ...
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FileZilla View / Edit Keyboard Shortcut (or hotkey) to open file in System Editor

Right now, I just want to open file from server in system default editor. I can right-click and View/Edit Context Menu and it works. That is just to truckin' slow because I'm a power level 9000 ...
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Keyboard shortcut in Word to close footnotes and return to the main document?

I use Ctrl+Alt+F all the time to add a footnote. Is there any quick way to jump back without using the mouse? It seriously distrupts my flow.
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Create Send-To-Compressed(zipped)-folder event shortcut on Windows10

I have a really simple question to which I haven't been able to find the right simple answer to. I'm working a lot with zipped (compressed) folders. I want to improve my workflow. After selecting all ...
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disable Asus alt+shift monitor mode changing in Windows [duplicate]

So I have these Asus monitors, nVidia video card on windows 10 (happened in 7 too). Now if I recall correctly I never saw this issue until I got the new monitors so that's the culprit, but I don't do ...
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How to extend a a sequential pattern in Excel without using a mouse?

I would like to extend a sequential pattern in Excel as in the link below. http://www.worldstart.com/ms-excel-extending-your-sequential-pattern/ However, is there a way to do that without using a ...
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How can you change Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts? [duplicate]

I have several apps that I use with keyboard shortcuts that I'm used to and the new shortcuts built into Windows 10 have taken some of them over. These are already ingrained habits and I don't want to ...
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Windows 10, Windows Key + Right (or Left) arrow key, can I turn off the other window selection

I recently moved from Windows 7 to Windows 10, and when I press Win+Right, the other side of the screen shows all of my other windows. This is very annoying to me ! Can I get Windows 10 to stop doing ...
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How to navigate using h, j, k, l (Vi-like) in Xpdf?

man xpdf says the following: Previous versions of xpdf included a "viKeys" X resource. It is no longer available, but the following bindings are equivalent: bind h any scrollLeft(16) bind l any ...
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Is it possible to assign a keyboard shortcut to a certain command in windows explorer?

Here is my use case. Often I browse directories in windows explorer and find myself in need to open the gitbash at the current directory. Now git bash comes with a nice context menu entry but ...
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Windows: Creating global key mapping

I'd like to create a global key mapping in Windows 10 to emulate a dedicated "next song" button (my keboard only has a play/pause button). How do I do this? Incidentally, I'm surprised this is so ...
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Make keyboard in Ubuntu 14.04 act like in Windows?

I am a veteran programmer used to using Windows primarily for coding. I am now doing a lot of coding on Linux using Ubuntu 14.04. I'm really enjoying the distro but the default keyboard behaviour is ...
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Map Caps Lock to change keyboard layout in Mac OS X

I found System Preferences → Keyboard → Modifier Keys menu, but I can map other modifier key to it, not a keyboard shortcut.
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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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Fedora 22 - Can't Access GNOME Lock Screen

I recently installed Fedora 22 and I'm using GNOME v3.16.2. I am new to Fedora, but moderately experienced with Linux. I cannot figure out how to lock my screen with a keyboard shortcut. I have ...
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How can I set a keyboard shortcut to switch between Excel tabs?

I find the Ctrl+ PgDn/PgUpnot good enough. When I have a lot of tabs it's very annoying to get to the right tab, or move it and change the order, which is sometimes important. I need Excel to switch ...
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Sniff/Capture where windows hotkeys are coming from [duplicate]

There are some shortcut keys on my windows computer that must be coming from some program. I know that I've installed a couple of "productivity" programs, but for the life of me I can't figure out ...
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send SIGTERM with command line shortcut

I would like to be able to send the SIGTERM signal with a command line shortcut, like i can send SIGINT with Ctrl+C. I ve read before about ctrl+d, but that does not work here, nothing happen. I ...
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Keyboard missing right click on Windows

If you look at a Windows keyboard, there is a key to the right of Windows Key and to the left of Control key. It simulates a mouse right click on Windows. I recently purchased a wireless keyboard ...
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xterm translations: sending multiple keys

I'd like to utilize the multimedia keys on my keyboard in my xterm/tmux. I'd like to map the XF86Launch8 to the keys C-a F1 (ctrl-a being the tmux prefix key, the press F1, which is mapped in tmux to ...
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Adobe Reader - What is the shortcut to rotate clockwise?

Win 7 64 bit Adobe Reader XI with shortcuts enabled (see Options Menu - General) German keyboard! (and of course a localized OS and so forth) Official shortcut list by Adobe: ...
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How to organize the import statements in multiple files in Zend Studio / eclipse?

In Zend Studio / Eclipse there are some very useful code formatting functions that can be applied to the whole file, multiple files, or even to a folder tree. E.g. "Format Source" (Ctrl+Shift+F) or ...
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Issue with Switching Input languages with Japanese IME on Windows 7

I've set up windows to select my standard Keyboard Layout when I press CTRL + SHIFT + 1 While I use around 5 languages I've usually never had the need to change Layout settings with one exception: ...
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Disable quarter screen in Windows 10

When I have a window on half of my screen and press Win + Up or Win + Down, in Windows 10, the window smalls down to a quarter of the screen. Is there a way to disable this behavior? I'd like to ...
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How do I create a new folder using a keyboard shortcut?

Does anyone know the shortcut key to create a new folder in Windows Explorer and in Finder? Also, does anyone know the shortcut key to create a new folder on the desktop? (I'm using windows vista ...
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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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How to turn on accented characters keyboard in Windows 7 without restart?

How to turn on accented characters keyboard in Windows 7. Normally I use Polish Programers keyboard. I am able to input accented characters with right ALT. Sometimes my computer loses this ability. ...
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Doesn't a PC keyboard work in Mac using VMWare?

I use this keyboard-mice combo on my PC and now I've installed El Capitan using VMWare, but the media keys aren't working on Mac virtual machine. Is there some specific config that I need to change in ...
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Windows 10 Global Shortcut [Solved]

Guys I have a problem that is grinding my gears for a couple of days. First of all I'm using Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14295.rs1_release.106318-1628. After updated to that version (I don't know ...
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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 ...