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Mac OS shortkey for popping up the Finder window?

I would like to know whether there is a shortkey in Mac Os for my finder window to pop up? For example, when I download a file via firefox, I want to go to the ~/Downloads directory. This process is ...
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Looking for an application which types the string or text I give to it

The use scenario is typing the product keys into the mutliple textboxes which "tabs" automatically when I type and not when I paste. I don't think such an application would be common, so thanks in ...
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Stange experience in my laptop of certain keys not working

I actually asked this in HP support forums and their Customer Service Rep., but no one knows whats going on.So, I am throwing open this question here , esp. so that some Geek Squad guy, who has seen ...
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Is there a way to make sure that my keystrokes are not being tracked? [duplicate]

Is there a way to make sure that my keystrokes (for passwords) are not being tracked? I need to change my passwords and was wondering if there is a way to make it so that my keystrokes are not being ...
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Hot key combo to submit simultaneous Tab plus Enter

I need to create a key combo, preferably Right Shift+Enter that will actually submit a simultaneous press of 'tab plus enter'. The hotkey combo can be any combo that can be done with the right hand, ...
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How to trigger an AHK's functionality

I'm new to AHK scripts and I would like to be able to press #n (windows key + n) and trigger a series of keyboard combinations (shift + end, alt + tab, ^T, ^V, enter, tab, enter) each time I press ...
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Keystrokes to Enable External Display on Lenovo G555 bios

My Lenovo G555 latop (AMD Chip, Windows 7) has lost power to the LCD. By power I mean the entire monitor does not turn on (not just the backlight). However, the laptop still works otherwise. If you ...
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How to determine which app is stealing (listening on) keystroke / key combination (Windows)?

CTRL+S and CTRL+A is not working on my computer at work. I presume that some application working in background is listening on that keystroke so accessing 'Save' feature via key combination in all ...
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Can I use a second keyboard to generate particular keystrokes?

The solution may be otherwise, but the question itself is quite simple: Is there anything (a software, a relatively easy way to develop it, or anything) that can allow me to plug a second usb keyboard ...
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Terminal keystrokes confusion

#1 tmux ignores some keystrokes: Ctrl + Delete Ctrl + F* #2 Something similar happens in virtual consoles (even without tmux) with the difference that Ctrl + Delete and Delete behaves the same. ...
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How do I make a batch file that will automatically press a key?

I want to create a simple batch file that will press a key automatically so that my computer won't automatically shut down after a long time of being away from the keyboard. Is that possible? My ...
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Executor/Launchy alternative for Linux?

I am a new Ubuntu user and am looking for an alternative to Executor or Launchy, both keystroke launchers. I have tried Gnome DO which is very similar to Launchy and it's good but I still miss ...
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Mac Terminal to assign keystrokes to mouse clicks?

Are there Mac Terminal commands to assign keystrokes to mouse clicks? The aim here is simple. I have a generic three-button mouse for which there's no customizing driver available, and I want it to ...
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Can't type lowercase “q” in parallels

When I type a lowercase "q" in any program on the Parallels side of my iMac, the parallels desktop disappears, and all of the open program windows appear to be floating in front of the Mac desktop ...
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What software is available for showing keystrokes on the screen?

I will be demoing software which is very shortcut driven and it would be helpful to the audience if they could see what keys I am pressing. I need something that will show keystrokes on the screen. A ...
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How to remove keystroke delays

When you browse thru web sites or office documents using up/down keys, there is a slight .5 second delay before the keystroke fires non-stop. Is there a way to remove that .5 second delay from OS ...
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A 'deselect' keystroke?

There is probably not a way to do this, but here's the situation: I am running a Silverlight 4 app in Google Chrome, and on occasion I hit cmd-A (select all) out of habit. It selects the entire SL ...
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Is there a way to switch the Capslock and Tab keys on OS X?

I'm looking for a way to totally remap the Tab and Capslock key. That is, pressing Capslock sends the keycode for Tab, and pressing Tab sends the keycode for Capslock. Is this possible on OS x ?
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Software which will help simulate some of keystrokes?

My title is define my question so I will give and example: When I push 'alt + w' it will send keystrokes something like "write me".I mean that all this text will be written by keystrokes. I tried ...
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How to open the upper left context menu via keystroke (for PuTTY on Windows)

Does anybody know a keystroke to open the upper left context menu in Windows operating systems? I'm referring to the one listling: Restore Move Size Minimize Maximize Close In particular I want ...
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How do I press CTRL+T when on youtube?

On Youtube.com the flash applet seems to suck the input focus. Shortcuts like CTRL+T or ALT don't seem to work. How can you make a new window without having to touch the mouse (keyboard only) when ...
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macro keystrokes via input file?

I am thinking of writing one up but i'll ask first. Are there any apps that will do keystrokes to an application via an input file? i have a list of 1400 keystrokes i need to do. Basically its 4 ...