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

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MS Word 2010 - keyboard shortcut for replace that uses selected text

When I use Ctrl+F my selected text is put into the find side panel, but I need to do extra mouse steps to do a replace. When I do Ctrl+H I get a replace dialog box, but it ignores my selected text. ...
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Outlook shortcut keys for “Categories” not working

I have assigned shortcut keys for 4 Categories in Outlook, assigning them to Ctrl+F2 through Ctrl+F5 using the dropdown in the Categories-dialog. However, none of the shortcuts are working, i.e. ...
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Byobu type keybindings for tmux

I have been using Byobu for some time now and really enjoying it. But now thinking of moving back to tmux. The reason is given in the later half of the question. First of all, the question: The ...
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Keyboard shortcut to search for selected/highlighted text

In Chrome, you can highlight some text on a web page and use the right-click context menu to open a google search for the selected text in a new tab. It would be super convenient if I could access ...
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JSON editor with keyboard shortcuts

I'm trying to improve my workflow a bit, and I've identified one bottleneck that takes a lot of my time: when editing JSON files, I spend an awful lot of time on boilerplate like duplicating objects ...
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Sublime Text Show Filanames when using Ctrl+Tab to Browse Opened files

Is there a way to show the list of files when I browse the open files using ctrl+tab keyboard shortcuts. It can be useful in selecting an appropriate file easily and visually. Not a deal-breaker but ...
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Keyboard shortcut to select the first result of a Regex search in Sublime Text 3

I attempt since 2 days now to config a shortcut to search for regex (regular expression) in the code and only select the first occurrence without automatic replacement. It allow me to navigate easily ...
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Getting a Bloomberg keyboard to work on a standard machine

I have just gotten my hands on a Bloomberg Keyboard (Model CTB100) and it looks quite interesting... Its got a shed load of extra buttons (hopefully programmable), a USB port on the back, place for ...
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Cannot use Cmd+Enter in Google result page to open links in new tabs after upgrading to Yosemite

I enabled Google result page's shortkeys, so when searching for something, in the result page, pressing down arrow on my keyboard would make the pointer arrow to point to the first result, and that ...
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Open Bookmark page from Bookmark Manager on Google Chrome in Mac OS

I'm trying to find a shortcut that opens a web page from Bookmark Manager on Chrome. I couldn't find a way that doesn't use the mouse. I tried command+down arrow, but this shortcut doesn't open the ...
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Cygwin Alt-x not working… but other Alt- keys are fine

I like to use alt-x in tmux for copy-mode. This is fine on my Linux machine, but in Windows' Cygwin's xterm the Alt-x key does nothing. I used AutoHotkey to check that other Windows applications can ...
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Modify text before pasting in X-window

When I punch in Ctrl+V, I don't want the system to just paste information from the clipboard. I want to do something with this information (e.g., delete something or modify something in it) and then ...
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Is there a Windows 8 shortcut to display the taskbar?

In Windows 7, Win can be used to raise an auto-hidden taskbar. In Windows 8, Win overwrites the entire screen with the Start Screen. Is there a keyboard shortcut in Windows 8 to display the Taskbar ...
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Use Ctrl+Backspace to delete word in Windows command line?

How could I erase the whole word with using Ctrl-Backspace in Windows XP command line? Is it possible at all?
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Can I use a sequential key binding like Ctrl-x Ctrl-s in Sublime Text?

I'm trying out Sublime Text. I've been an Emacs (in Evil mode) user for several years. As a result I have Ctrl-x Ctrl-s for save deeply embedded in my muscle memory (so deeply embedded that I ...
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How to jump to the bottom of the terminal input history after a long lookback?

I usually browse my terminal history really far into the past by pressing the ↑ key to to find something, and after I got that I would like to go to the bottom of the input history, to the now empty ...
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MS Excel 2013 keyboard shortcut to set focus on name box [closed]

I'm looking to create a macro to save on my personal workbook to set focus on the name box. I'm using MS Excel 2013 on a device with Windows 8.1. Thanks, Ezequiel
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How to quickly open an user profile in Google Chrome?

Is there any keyboard shortcut for changing it? Google couldn't solve my problem. I'm using too many different profiles for my blog and their social media profiles etc. Sometimes it's getting ...
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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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Keyboard shortcut for copying filepath in MsOffice 2013

For example, in Word2010, you can copy the document filepath pressing: Alt, F, Tab , Ctrl+C. In Word 2013, the last Ctrl+C does not copy the filepath because then you have the options of: a) Copy ...
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Change default keyboard shortcuts for Putty

I frequently user Ctrl+U for page-up in vim. I started using PuTTY Connection Manager, which has the same keyboard shortcut for duplicating the current tab session. Please let me know, how could we ...
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Lenovo X1 Carbon key combination for [Insert], [Print Screen], etc

Lack of Insert key (required for Copy/Paste in many Linux programs) kills me. I once saw this list somewhere, but lost its reference. Looking for key combination (probably Fn with something else) of: ...
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Shortcut to paste text not from clipboard

I am looking for a shortcut key similar to Ctrl + V, which pastes a particular text (which is not in clipboard). So, if I deal with my email address a lot, instead of typing it, can I configure a ...
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Is it possible to add application specific key-bindings?

Is it possible to create keyboard shortcut to run an application specific function? I know how to create system wide keyboard shortcuts through Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts, but I don't see a ...
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Shortcut key to display all Windows 7 windows?

I'm trying to see if Windows has a built-in shortcut for viewing all the open windows on your box using a keyboard. Something like this (Ubuntu example): We have a Microsoft Touch Mouse that ...
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Why can't I use Google Search keyboard navigation with Chrome?

Roughly about a week ago I stopped being able to use keyboard navigation in Google Search (i.e. press tab and up/down arrows). I had no issues before, and I've changed nothing as far as I can tell. ...
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Firefox completely ignores my shortcut settings on OSX

On OSX, I've set "Console da web" (web console, in portuguese) to Meta + D, on System Preferences. It show correctly on the menu. When I press Meta + D, though, it opens "Favorites" instead. Why is ...
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keyboard shortcut to send a file as mail attachment

Is there any shortcut or way to create a shortcut to attach selected file as mail attachment in Outlook. Now, I've to right click the selected file and use "Send To-->Mail Recipient" option. A ...
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Chrome hotkey to move horizontal bar to the very right

Whenever I open a small window in Chrome that has a horizontal bar I would like to have a keyboard shortcut to move that bar to the very right. How can I do that?
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Logitech keyboard periodically “locks up”

I'm on Windows 7 with a wired logitech G15 keyboard connected via USB. If I hit the left "control" key twice in succession the keyboard goes into haywire mode: The lights on the keyboard that ...
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Shortcut for moving an email to another folder in Mail.app

How could I setup a keyboard shortcut for Mail.app in OSX Lion so an email in the inbox, which is still unread, when I use this shortcut is moved automatically to some other previously defined folder? ...
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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 are on the ...
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Service doesn't work by shortcut for single selected folder in Mac OS X

I've created a service using Automator in Mac OS X 10.9 (and earlier in 10.8) to copy full path names of selected files and folders in Finder. Also I've assigned shortcut for this service in system ...
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How can I disable function keys in Chrome?

Those classic MS-DOS games over at archive.org has brought back many memories. Being able to play them on a current computer, through the browser, is so much fun. Since these games were certainly not ...
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How do I use visual studio debugging shortcuts on a Mac?

I want to use 'Step into' debugging in visual studio. I saw question this, 'chrome developer debugging shortcuts on a mac'. I did 'Step over' method but I still can't do 'Step into' method. How do ...
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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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Keyboard shortcut for Service in OS X doesn't work

I just wrote a script through Automator to make a keyboard shortcut under the title "New Finder Window Home": on run {input, parameters} tell application "Finder" activate make ...
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How to send Ctrl+Alt+F1 (and other special keystrokes) to X window?

When I press Ctrl+Alt+F{1..12}, it switches me to other virtual terminal. Even xte "keydown Control_L" "keydown Alt_L" "key F1" "keyup Alt_L" "keyup Control_L" leads to switching to vt instead of ...
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Terminator needs several key presses to recognize/register shortcut

I am using terminator keybinding (F1 key) to show/hide the terminal window on Fedora 21/xfce4. Problem is, that it requires several key presses (exactly 3) to work. It used to work fine (one key ...
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How to map space to control and unmap win from Hyper_L using xkb/setxkbmap

I am trying to make my space act as control by default (and as space when tapped by using xcape) and to make capslock act as the only hyper modifier. I have a working configuration for this in ...
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Excel 365 slow keyboard shortcuts

I'm an experienced Microsoft Excel user and I've always loved the software in the past, when I used Excel 2007. One of the best things I liked about Excel 2007 was how I could do everything on the ...
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Sublime Shortcuts at OS level

I love Sublime text as many other people do. I love its shortcuts. But whenever I'm editing text somewhere else, I keep on wanting to do Ctrl+L to select the whole line, Ctrl+Shift+Down Arrow to ...
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How to select (highlight) answers or questions text in superuser without using a mouse?

Recently I started learning to use keyboard shortcuts almost for everything I'm doing on the laptop (os win7) but soon enough after I started, I bumped into the problem of being unable to highlight ...
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How to select (highlight) text in Skype chat without using a mouse?

Recently I started learning to use keyboard shortcuts almost for everything I'm doing on the laptop (os win7) but soon enough after I started, I bumped into the problem of being unable to highlight ...
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Keyboard shortcut to get focus webpage after selecting address bar

The keyboard shortcut to select address bar (in chrome) is Ctrl + L, ALT D, or F6. But what is the keyboard shortcut to un-select the url and get back to the webpage? If I hit tab, the focus cycles ...
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Microsoft keyboard (8000)'s play button opens Windows Media Player rather than Zune on Windows 7

I'm currently using the Microsoft 8000 keyboard on Windows 7 and before installing Microsoft's Keyboard application, it was opening Zune and playing music with the play button. After ...
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Fill formulas until end of adjacent table

I'm trying to fill a column with a simple formula using cells from an adjacent table. I know how to do that by dragging the mouse, but it's a very long column, so I'd like to use AutoFill. ...
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How to have the same keyboard shortcuts everywhere

Is there any solution to have the same shortcuts to do the same thing on different programs. For example in VLC I press CTRL+UP and CTRL+DOWN to change volume, but on my TV card application I have to ...
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Super Key over SSH

I connect to a headless Ubuntu server (no X) over SSH and run Emacs. In my ~/.emacs file I have defined a keyboard shortcut using the 's' (Super) modifier. This shortcut works when I run Emacs in a ...