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

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Tmux linux keybindings like S-C-E not working

I am trying to create S-C-E shortcut in my ~/.tmux.conf I have succeeded with staff like: bind -n ^e split-window -h bind -n C-e split-window -h # But none of the following seems to work: bind ...
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Define “Table” keyboard shortcuts for Thunderbird Mail

I’d like to define either keyboard shortcuts or buttons (have tried using “Custom Buttons” extension) for the Table functions within Thunderbird Mail. I have only managed to get as far as Alt+OBS to ...
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Excel VBA: setting shortcut to Ctrl+Shift+5

I've made a bunch of shortcuts to format numbers, as follows. All of them work, except the Ctrl+Shift+5, Ctrl+Shift+6 and Ctrl+Shift+7 shortcuts. The problem seems to be with the shortcut keys, ...
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Is it possible to use two keys to access third level characters?

I use Linux Mint and Cinnamon at home and I have set the left Win key to act as a third level chooser for my keyboard, along with AltGr, using the keyboard settings within Cinnamon. At the office, ...
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Is there a shortcut key for file browser? (Equiv. of Win+E)

In windows you can press the Win+E to get the Windows Explorer window to open up any time. Is there an equivalent global hot-key to get the file explorer to show up in Ubuntu Karmic?
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How to quickly move focus from the “Find” navigation pane to the beginning of the first found item

How can I most easily go from finding some text in the Navigation Pane to having the focus back on the beginning of first found instance of that text in the document? I am going through long documents ...
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My single-key hotkey in VS doesn't work; “Waiting for additional keypress”

I set the File.Close command in Visual Studio 2008 to Ctrl+W, but when I press this key it simply says “(Ctrl+W) was pressed. Waiting for second key of chord.” in the status bar. If I press it again, ...
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Win-F4 does not mute or unmute microphone during Lync converstation

I am using Lync 2010, and need to mute/unmute my microphone frequently during the conversation. Searching on the web, I found that the the global shortcut Win-F4 should do this, but it seems having no ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Fit Column Width to Text in Mac Excel?

I know this on a PC. It is Alt+O,C,A, as explained in this question. Can someone tell me please what the keyboard shortcut is to fit the column width to the width of the text in Excel on a Mac? I'm ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to “unselect” in Windows Explorer?

If I've got a file (or files) selected in Windows Explorer, the only way I've found to "unselect" them is click with the mouse on some empty space. I thought Esc would do this, but it doesn't. Also ...
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Map Ctrl-Shift-V to an action in vi

I want to be able to paste from the clipboard on gVim on Windows using Ctrl-Shift-V, just like in Terminator. However, if I put this on my .vimrc imap <C-S-V> "+gP The shortcut works ...
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Control synergy programmatically

I'm trying to toggle switchInDirection() from a window manager (dwm, written in c). As there seems to be no way to control synergy actions from the command line, I tried to fire appropriate key ...
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How to find and replace part of selected text in Sublime2 with only keyboard?

For example: Original: function[0] = abc0 Final: function[1] = abc1 I am using Mac OS X. Thanks.
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Selecting whole word using keyboard only

Suppose that I'm writing some text and the caret is in the middle of a word. I would like to be able to select that word without using my mouse. (Using the mouse, simply double-click on the word.) I ...
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How to switch between input languages using non-standard shortcut on Windows?

How can I configure Windows to use keys on the right side of the keyboard to switch input languages? I'd prefer to use right Alt + Shift, or even better, both left and right pairs of Alt + Shift. I ...
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How to add custom keyboard shortcut for a nested menu item?

This has been bugging me for a couple years now. So in Mac OS X you can assign your own Keyboard Shortcuts (in System Preferences > Keyboard > Keyboard Shortcuts) by typing in the exact name of the ...
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Using Ctrl-Tab to switch between tabs in Mac Terminal.app

How can I make Ctrl-Tab and Ctrl-Shift-Tab switch between tabs in Terminal.app on a Mac (OS 10.4 and 10.5 specifically)? This is how I switch tabs in Firefox and Aquamacs, and Command-Shift-[ and ...
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Windows 7 Explorer keyboard shortcut: set focus to files/folders/content area?

Is there a Windows 7 Explorer keyboard shortcut to set focus to files/folders/content area (depicted below)? This has bothered me for so long... I want to set my explorer window's focus to the files ...
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Chrome no longer focus address bar after opening a new tab

Previously when I opened a new tab using Ctrl+T shortcut, Chrome would automatically focus on the address bar. Therefore I could start typing and when I pressed enter it would search on Google. ...
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Notepad++ blockwise code fold/unfold (recursive)

Is there a way to fold/unfold a selected block of code in notepad++? I am aware of the shortcuts alt0 and altshift0 (Fold/unfold all), but this is not what I am looking for. I usually start by ...
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Prevent Google Search from focusing on search box on (almost) every key

The opposite question (Is there keyboard shortcut to move input focus to the Google Search box?) has the accepted answer that amounts to "... just begin typing again". How can you prevent this? I'd ...
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Clear terminal using keyboard shortcut

I was curious if there is a way to clear the terminal buffer/output through some keyboard shortcut. I am using Ubuntu. I am aware that Ctrl + L clears the terminal, but you can still scroll back to ...
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How to let Intel HD Graphics go of shortcut control?

Even if I deactivate shortcuts in Intel HD Graphics they are still blocked and can not be used in Eclipse. I can use them again, if I define a different shortcut in Intel HD Graphics. As I don not ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts for Google.com

I can ALT+TAB to Chrome, then CTRL+T to a new tab, then type my request and hit ENTER, but then when I want to look into the first search result I need to take my hand off the keyboard to click it?? ...
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Windows 8 input mode changing by itself

I'm trying to solve a mystery. I have two input modes: English for programming, as important keys are easier to access, and French for professional mails and accentuation, international qwert being ...
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Quickly apply specified font using keyboard shortcut in Microsoft Word

Is there a way I can create a keyboard shortcut in Microsoft Word (more of like a Macro or something) so I can quickly select some text and apply a specific font? I am doing a lot of assignments ...
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Cisco Packet Tracer: Closing a Telnet session manually

How do I escape a Telnet session in Cisco's Packet Tracer 6.1.1, when I'm connected from an end-device such as PC-PT or Laptop-PT to a Server-PT device? For instance, telnet 192.168.0.1 80. I'm using ...
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Assign keyboard shortcut to pause music in website

I use saavn.com for listening to bollywood music. It's a great service but they don't have native mac app so I can't control it using keyboard media keys. There must be a way to use keyboard media ...
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How do I edit points of a shape in PowerPoint 2016?

In PowerPoint 2016 (the preview version), you can edit points in a shape by right-clicking and selecting Edit Points. Now, under Windows, you would add a point by Ctrl-clicking, or change its ...
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How to set up key bindings to change file type in Sublime Text 2

I would like to learn whether it's possible to set up a key binding in Sublime Text 2 to change a file type. To clarify further, I am not trying to alter a particular file type settings via a key ...
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Arrow key navigation in Finder (OS X Yosemite)

I like to use the arrow keys to navigate through files in Finder, but when I'm in icon view (which is sometimes more appropriate than list view), I cannot jump to the next line using the right arrow ...
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Equivalent to ^D (in bash) for cmd.exe?

Is there an equivalent key-stroke for exiting a command prompt on Windows (launched via Start->Run : cmd) to the bash standby of Ctrl-d to prevent needing to type exit to leave the shell?
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Where is the vimperatorrc file in Windows? [duplicate]

I want to remap control A to something else. Presently it's overriding select all. I can't seem to find where this file would be located.
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Is there a way to have two or more clipboards via keyboard shortcuts for storing & using multiple text items simultaneously? (OSX)

I would like to be able to have multiple clipboards on Mac OSX (happen to be using Mavericks currently). The end-solution would look something like this: Let's say I copied one piece of text using... ...
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Firefox with Vimperator: how to remap the shortcut to the vimperator search bar?

I'm trying to remap the default Vimperator find on page key "/" to "\f" but without luck. I've tried this command: :nmap \f / but it doesn't work. And a Google search didn't bring any good ...
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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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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 ...
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Excel: Ctrl+Shift+F does nothing

I have Excel 2013 running on Windows 7 and am having difficulty with an often used shortcut. Ctrl+Shift+F, which normally shows the format cells dialog, does not work. Instead, it makes the cell's ...
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Flip through all the instances of all the applications running - mac

Got my first Mac couple of days ago and I may be missing something.. Usually need to I open couple of instances of the same application: couple of IDE's for different projects, couple of Chrome ...
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Word 2013, ctrl+backspace includes the space between the current word and the previous

When you hold Ctrl and backspace you normally delete a word instead of a character at a time. But in Microsoft Word 2013 it includes the blank space between the word you're deleting and the word ...
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How to set cursor to after last character in vim?

Why can't I insert at the end of a line in vim if there's no whitespace at the end? Let's take for example my SSH config file: I try to use $, l, e, but I can't seem to get to the end of the word. ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to toggle fullscreen in OSX Mountain Lion?

If I have a window on my desktop in OSX Mountain Lion, I see an icon in the top right corner o the window, made of two diagonal arrows pointing away from each other. I can click this to put the app in ...
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Keyboard shortcuts to launch an application only works if the shortcut is on the desktop

I have a .bat file with the following command: cmd /c nircmd screensaver Nircmd is installed absolutely fine. This works perfectly. However, in order to start it with a keyboard shortcut, the ...
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Create a new directory in KDE Save As dialogue

When using the KDE Save As dialogue, how does one create a new directory using the keyboard only (i.e. no need to grab the mouse)? The Create New Directory button is not readily accessible via ...
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How to enable the Tab key for navigating OS X Yosemite dialog boxes and buttons

How can I enable the Tab key for navigating OS X Yosemite dialog boxes and buttons? When I hit tab it should jump between save, do not save, cancel items. Is there keyboard shortcut in Yosemite for ...
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OSX Keyboard Shortcuts in Dialogs?

On Windows, every dialog box includes underlined letters that you can activate using the Alt key. I use these "Alt" keyboard shortcuts all the time; I'm missing them as I'm trying to switch to OSX. ...
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Print Screen on Windows 7 with Apple keyboard

I am trying to identify the Print Screen functionality with an Apple keyboard (A1243, 109 keys) on Windows 7. I do not want to use the on-screen keyboard as suggested (and chosen as the accepted ...
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OSX shortcut for switching input language working erratically

I'm using the keyboard shortcut option+shift+command+L to select the next source in the input menu. When I'm doing language work I frequently have to switch between Arabic and English keyboard ...
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Pasting a download link into Google Chrome for OS X

When I want to download something in Safari, like http://foo.com/bar.zip, all I have to do is paste that link into the Downloads window. Is there a way to do this in Chrome? I've gotten used to ...