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

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Turn off Window Change on Hover in Mac OS X

Was mucking around with OmniDazzle, and appropriately pressed every keyboard shortcut to see all the effects. Unfortunately now, when I hover over 'another' window - it comes into focus without me ...
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Undefine prefix in Emacs

In Emacs, I've become accustomed to using "C-x p" for switching to the previous window. I've recently had to start including a company-wide startup .el file that defines the prefix "C-x p-". I don't ...
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Cant make native special characters for some reason

Whenever I boot up my PC and log in, everything is working properly until... I cant type the special characters (the default way) anymore for some reason. ALT + L should produce the Ł character ALT ...
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Can't find the print screen key

I've seen this question: http://superuser.com/questions/132961/print-screen-key-of-windows-on-mac But it doesn't help me. I had a normal windows keyboard for my PC (WinXP) but the E key broke so I ...
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Windows utility to render which key I am pressing on-screen

I'm giving training to a large group of people remotely and will be covering a number of application shortcut keys. I've seen MousePose's on-screen display of keystrokes; is there a similar product ...
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.inputrc: Delete word on option-forward delete? (OS X)

TL;DR: In my .inputrc, how do I enable the forward delete key (in conjunction with the option/meta key) to delete by word? Introduction Lately, I've been working to perfect my shell setup. I ...
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Ctrl + Shift + Arrow stopped working

When I work with a big amount of data, I introduce formulas in Excel by using the shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+arrow. That shortcut allows me to select a whole set of data to the left, right, up or down. ...
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MS Outlook - keyboard shortcut to move to unread folder?

Would anyone know the keyboard shortcut to move control to the unread folder? This is the only operation for which i need to use mouse. Checking the Navigation Pane, it isn't actually a physical ...
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Create a shortcut for Notepad++ to reopen a closed tab?

To reopen a closed tab in Notepad++ you press ALT+F&1. I was wondering if there was a way to make a macro or program to do this so that I can press link it to the shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+T instead, ...
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Shortcut to kill an application

Labview (a programming language) has this nasty habit of hanging after an error while executing and our programmer always goes to task manager to manually kill it. Now I think as a Super User he ...
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How to assign custom keyboard shortcuts to Preview app on Mac OS X Yosemite?

I want to assign a keyboard shortcut to the "Blank Page" menu item in Preview on Mac OS X Yosemite. Keyboard shortcuts on Mac are easy to assign, so I thought it would just work: But it doesn't ...
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Cinnamon Shortcut to Move Window Between Monitors

I'm currently setting up a new Cinnamon environment, and all my shortcuts are working properly. I managed to find this script online which I've bound to allow me to move windows between monitors: ...
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Control+Tab does not work anywhere anymore (Control+Shift+Tab still works)

Running Windows 8.1 64bit. I have noticed since a couple of days ago that my Ctrl+Tab shortcut does not work anymore. Not on text editors, not on web browsers, not on property pages, nowhere. ...
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How do I remap Shift + Del on Windows to mean Delete instead of Cut?

Shift+Del on my Windows computer is interpreted as cut to the clipboard. How can I make it no different than just Delete alone?
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How can I cancel Ctrl+F in Google Chrome without using the mouse?

Oftentimes, I find myself dealing with a lot of text entry (e-mails, forms, etc.) and accidentally hitting Ctrl + F when I mean to type a capital F. This leaves me typing in the Find on page box and ...
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iOS simulator, dual monitor & rotation issue

I've got two monitors, with iOS simulator is on a secondary monitor. Xcode is full-screen on a primary monitor (iMac). Whenever I rotate simulator on a secondary display, primary display goes off the ...
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What is the shortcut to go (or bring up/maximize the window) to the newest notification in the taskbar?

What is the shortcut to go to the newest notification program in the taskbar? So when I hit the combination my skype chat windows with the person who messaged me comes up? (or a installer that ...
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alt Shift language switch on OS X

Is there a way to bind alt shift to switch keyboard layouts on OS X?
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How can I get ZSH shared history to work?

I have setopt share_history and set opt inc_append_history set in my ~/.zshrc. This is almost working. In session 1, I execute a command, it's written to history. In session 2, the command is not ...
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Excel 2010 short cut keys - Ctrl + Left or Right Arrow Key - are not working anymore

My Excel 2010 short cut keys - Ctrl + Left or Right Arrow Key - are not working anymore. However, the short cut keys - Ctrl + up or down arrow keys are working. I will appreciate it if the learned ...
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How to get <arrow key down> to focus on first google hit?

At my school on a linux (Ubuntu) machine, if I google something and then press arrow key down, a cursor will show next to the first hit. I can then navigate down or up to select the link I want and ...
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How to make Control-j works as Return without Control bit set(!) using xkb [and|or] xmodmap

It looks like extremely convenient for me to use Control-j instead of Return in xterm and vim, and I want to use this sequence for all X apps. It can be easily done using xkb by remapping ...
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Windows jump to different monitor when I type a number

My windows are suddenly jumping to different monitors when I type numbers. I'm not exactly sure what I did to cause this problem. I have a 6 monitor configuration, and when I went into the Screen ...
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Emacs binding keys to commands

I'm following the "trick" described here to add new key bindings to my .emacs file: http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/efaq/Binding-keys-to-commands.html However, it's resulting in ...
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Logitech K330 keyboard remap keys

There is a function key instead of right click button. Function key: right-click button I want to remap fn key to right click key. I used sharpkeys software, but it did not work. Are there any ...
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Key combination Ctrl + \ is not working inside virtual Parallels machine in MacOS

I'm new to Mac world, just got a Macbook with OSX Yosemite. I'm using Windows software for work and I have installed Windows 7 within Parallels Desktop. I used to use Far Manager for file operations. ...
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Move files using just keyboard in Mac Finder?

As a Windows user in previous life, I kind of miss moving files using just keyboard. Is this possible with in Mac OS X? Edit: Related problem is navigating in finder using just keyboard without that ...
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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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Move to end of selection in MS Excel (2003)

I have a large set of data that I update regularly by copy/pasting and overwriting old data. I do this for 10k-15k records at a time. Once I have pasted, I manually scroll down to the last line of ...
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keyboard shortcuts for chrome pdf viewer for rotate clockwise / anticlockwise

the standard pdf viewer in chrome has shortcuts of zoom in/out, but is there a keyboard shortcut for rotating the pdf clockwise or anticlockwise. if not, can you suggest an alternate pdf extension ...
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How to set two breakpoints in one line in Chrome developer tools?

Trying to debug some JavaScript. In Internet Explorer (you know, that browser everybody loves?) it is very easy to set two breakpoints in one line. Let's say the line is like this in the HTML source: ...
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Thunderbird Keyconfig shortcut for sort by date received

I have Keyconfig installed and have a shortcut configured to execute MsgSortByDate() and this is mapped to F7. Absolutely nothing happens when I invoke it. Same for trying to sort by Sender. I ...
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Go to the Desktop on my Mac [duplicate]

I really want to go to my desktop on my Mac to find files. I'm new to the Mac, so I have been minimizing other windows to get there. What's the secret key combo?
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Disable control+enter when typing a message in Lync

Is it possible to disable or re-configure the control+enter keyboard shortcut that starts a video call to the user I'm chatting with? I've used this keyboard shortcut to send messages in other ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open an attachement in thunderbird

Is there a keyboard shortcut to open an attachement(s) in thunderbird without using the mouse when the message is selected in the message list? If not, is there a way to define a custom one?
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Sublime Text 2/3: Arrow key navigation

In Textpad, when you press the down arrow key in a line, insert some text, and then press down again, you will stay in the same position that you were at before you inserted text. Sublime Text ...
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Possible to “snap” top/bottom instead of just left/right in Windows 7?

I know you can do Windows + Left to put a window in the left half of the screen. Is there a feature that will do top bottom?
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How to change ctrl-shift-j shortcut on Google Chrome?

The shortcut to open the Developer tools is Ctrl Shift J, but I'm used to F12 from Firebug... Is there a way to change this shortcut to F12?
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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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H0w do I add a delay to the launch of an application via RocketDock Shortcut

I have a shortcut in Rocketdock that will trigger my screensaver using flipss. However, the screensaver starts right away and the dock won't auto-hide until the mouse is no longer hovering over it. ...
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Interactive program ignores keystrokes on a CygWin OpenSSH Server

I am running Windows 7 SP1. I have installed CygWin with OpenSSH, so now I have a running SSH Daemon that seems to be working OK, except for a problem with an interactive command-line program that ...
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Visual confirmation for Copy action via Control+C

On Windows 7 or higher, is there any method to get a visual feedback or confirmation when using the keyboard shortcut control+c to copy? I often find that I think I am copying some text or graphic ...
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How to exit flash video in browser by keyboard

If I'm watching a video in Adobe Flasher Player, say on Youtube, the player steals all focus after I clicked on it. That is, all the regular keyboard shortcuts of my browser - like Ctrlt to open new ...
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Opening a text file at a certain line (shortcut)

I would like to define a shortcut key which opens a particular text file at a particular line. My preferred editor is Notepad++, but suggestions involving other editors are welcome. How to open ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for international characters with non-US keyboards

I am looking on this list for typing non-English characters in Word: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/keyboard-shortcuts-for-international-characters-HP005186562.aspx I want to type ...
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Resettting the keyboard's macros

I have accidentally assigned macros to my multimedia keys such as volume up and volume down. I have no clue how to reset the keyboard's default settings. The keyboard was made by AULA which is a ...
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How to change BASH “editing-mode vi” shortcuts?

I'm trying to change my bash vi mode keys to enter and exit insert mode, I would like to set these shortcuts: Ctrl-\ : Enter moviment mode Alt-\ : Enter insert mode how can I do that? I'm trying ...
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Is there a way to autofill cells in Excel 2013 with keyboard shortcuts?

So very shortly, I want a shortcut equivalent to dragging the little handle in the right-bottom in a cell-selection portion in Excel 2013 (for Windows). There is many similar questions on the site, ...
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Context Menu (Right Click) keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X

Is it really possible to invoke a context menu using a keyboard shortcut instead of clicking the right/alt mouse button in OS X? In particular, I would like a menu-key-like feature in OS X. I am ...
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Can you do keyboard shortcuts in gedit?

Not sure if I am missing something very obvious here, but it looks like you can't set your own key bindings in gedit. I've looked around on the ubuntu support forums and Googled around, but apart from ...