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Make Shift+Insert work in Insert Mode with “set paste” active

I have a Windows client with gvim for Windows 7.4. I want Shift+Insert to work as "Paste", so I added the following settings to ~/_vimrc: nnoremap <S-Insert> "+gP inoremap <S-Insert> <...
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Is it possible to change Windows default Ctrl+V shortcut to a one-key shortcut? [duplicate]

I need to change the Ctrl+V shortcut to a one-key shortcut; for example, "+" in numpad for pasting. Is that possible?
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How to make a desktop shortcut to Windows Task Scheduler?

I have many tasks that I am tinkering with in Windows Task Scheduler. I would like to add a desktop shortcut that I can click to open the Scheduler. theSoftwareJedi's answer here shows the following ...
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Why does Windows 8 keep on deleting my shortcut from start menu

I put a shortcut in the C:\Users\\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs folder. And for some strange reason it appears for a moment but then it disappears by itself IDK what to do I'...
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In Firefox, is there a counterpart to Google Chromes -app option?

Google Chrome has ability to launch in an "app" mode by using -app command line switch, for example: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" -app=http://some-url Using this I ...
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VLC Playlist with Folders fails

I have a playlist that consists of two folders. I have random and repeat active on VLC 2.2.4 When I click to play the playlist it expands one folder only - and once it gets to folder two it expands ...
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Problems with Chrome desktop shortcuts on WIN 10

I have several shortcuts to various websites on my desktop on Windows 10, and they open in Chrome, which is my default browser. However, whenever I use one, it always opens in a new window, even if I ...
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How to add a Startup Shortcut to a User that has never logged-in (profile not created)?

I am currently installing my software under an administrator account, at the end of the process I need to add a Startup Shortcut to UserX, however this UserX has not logged onto the system yet and ...
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CTLR + [ to trace precedents on international keyboard

How can I execute the shortcut CTRL + [ on an international keyboard (Italian in particular)? "[" can be inserted only using "Alt Gr" button, so the shortcut doesn't perform at all. Furthermore, is it ...
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Cannot create shortcut of .exe on windows 8->create on desktop instead->disk space full

Just now I noticed I can not create shortcuts of .exe files. I already tried: right click create shortcut send to desktop (create shortcut) right click->new shortcut In all situations I get an ...
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How to create a new file using a shortcut?

I haven't seen any shortcut for creating "A New Text Document" or any file. Is there any? (This question already exists 1:1, but for Windows 7 and the method there does not work for 10. As far as I ...
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Configure a desktop IE shortcut to find and focus to existing window

Using Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 9 (or above) I'm trying to create a desktop shortcut to a particular webpage. The trick is, if the user already has that webpage open in any IE window, I need the ...
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CMD command redirection (pipes) in shortcut/link on Windows 7?

I'd like to run a Python 3 script silently on system start using a shortcut/link (.lnk) in Autostart. Python's pythonw.exe will run as windowless process with my script only if piping stdout and ...
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Comebine multiple shortcuts into one representing smybol / group pinned on the taskbar

Please consider this image: If I rightclick on the shortcut for LibreOffice Calc, all LibreOffice Calc documents I pinned to the taskbar via shortcuts are displayed in one group window (as can be ...
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create shortcut with runas admin privileges in parameter

I have a shortcut of a custom terminal/cmd program. This program always needs to be run with elevated/admin priviledges. Assume my program is situated at this location: C:\Users\User\custom_program....
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How to make a shortcut of Magic Rush installed on Bluestack?

I'm stuck with this problem. My bluestack has not made a shortcut for the Magic Rush, it can't be found in folder MyApps. I know I must make shortcut from HD-RunApp but I don't know the command. ...
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Run As shortcut does not work but right click approach does

I currently have Battlefield installed. Since it does not support save slots, I created another local user account for my brother with administrative rights. Then, I ran the game using Shift+Right ...
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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 can I add extra commands/arguments when opening Command Prompt with PsExec?

I'm creating a shortcut to open Command Prompt with SYSTEM privileges, it works fine, but I want the title of the resulting cmd window to be clearly labeled with something like "SYSTEM". So I want to ...
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MS Office Word 2013

I just downloaded MS Word 2013. Firstly I cant find it easily on my PC. How can I make a shortcut called WORD 2013 on my desktop like the 'old' computers we used when we were younger. Secondly, after ...
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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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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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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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How to stop Windows from adding a Bluetooth shortcut in the SendTo folder?

I'm under Windows 10 x64, and my problem is that when I insert a removable device (a smartphone) a Bluetooth related shortcut is created inside the SendTo folder (at C:\Users\{username}\AppData\...
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Windows 10 - Add Shortcuts in Windows Explorer [duplicate]

I just try to add my google drive to other shortcuts, but it doesn't allow me. Look what I want to do
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Composite shortcut for vimium

I want to make a composite shortcut in vimium, it should go to bottom and page up two times. It looks like this map w scrollToBottom scrollPageUp scrollPageUp But Vimium's 'Custom key mappings' ...
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How can Google Chrome download URL shortcut as a file?

it may be silly, but i want to make a link on a page that downloads a shortcut of the link to user desktop (instead of bookmarking the page) Basically I've crated a shortcut name "LinkToMyWebsite.url"...
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gnuplot abbreviation reference

Where are the gnuplot abbreviations specifically documented? For example:- the single letter "l" command. > help l gives a big list and does not identify what the single letter "L" command is ...
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How to bind an icon to a windows shortcut without using absolute path?

I'm trying to store an application in a USB drive. The actual executable is deep in the folder directory so I need to create a shortcut to it in the root of USB drive. All paths used by this ...
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Shortcut hotkey is not working after windows update

I am using a shortcut to mute my sound when I sleep and computer is working, because skype nofitications and so on are annoying during the night. Before I had a problem that shortcut was activated ...
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Windows logo key+number don't work with more than one open programs

I work with several windows, several programs at the same time. Sometimes more than 20 at once. My workflow becomes to heavily use Windows logo key+number to jump from one to another. Example: I have ...
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How do I find the shortcut that is using a specific keyboard shortcut?

I have created a Windows shortcut for launching Notepad, and I have added the shortcut key Ctrl+Alt+N. As a result, when I press Ctrl+Alt+N, Notepad starts up. Now I'm working more and more with files,...
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How do I correct Quick Access folder links?

I am using Windows 10 and I have moved my Documents, Pictures, Downloads and Videos folders to D:\ by changing their location properies within file explorer. Now, if I click the quick access folder ...
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Windows 10 Language Shortcuts Not working in random manner

As In windows 7 and 8 , I Set change language Shortcuts as below, leftAlt+shift +1 for EN leftAlt+shift +2 for FR leftAlt+shift +3 for DE leftAlt+shift +4 for RU leftAlt+shift +5 for RU mnemonic ...
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Mklink functionality within a list?

Kind of hard to explain. See the list below for an example: Favorite Things Destruction Fire Minecraft Video games Multiplayer Minecraft Destruction (Linked with Destruction/Minecraft) ...
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Start Screen Icons IE Shortcut Icon Deployment 8.1

Prior to 8.1 we were able to deploy Internet Shortcut icons using Group Policy and the short cut showed the correct icon image we specified however on 8.1 only the blue IE icon with white logo is ...
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Making “alias” keyboard shortcuts on Mac (multiple keyboard doning the same thing)

Is there a way to create "alias" for keyboard shortcuts on Mac? That is, may I map different keyboard shortcuts to the same function? Simply put, let Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+` both work as switch-to-next-...
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How can I make it so that holding down Shift can capitalize a maximum of 1 letter?

My biggest personal problem with typing is that I tend to accidentally captilize the first two letters in a word when using Shift. For example, I'd type "GEorge" instead of "George". Then I have to ...
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Shortcut for Google search box

Is there a short cut for Google search box as in the picture below in Google chrome? Thank you. The question here is different with what I am asking. What I want to find shortcut is the red box in ...
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Desktop shortcuts for programs installed in Sandboxie

When I install a program in Sandboxie (by running the installer sandboxed) it creates all the program data buried inside the sandbox's directory structure. When the installer tries to create a desktop ...
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How can I view the Chrome shortcuts stack?

OS X 10.11.3 Chrome 49.0.2623.87 (64-bit) My shortcuts for launching extensions don't always work. How can I check the shortcuts stack? I just want to see what the matter is that destroys my ...
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Keep the same file in two places without 2x memory

Sometimes I want to be able to get to a file from two different places, like if two courses have some course material in common but I don't wanna copy it because that seems wasteful. A shortcut with ...
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create shortcut to network directory with different user

I am trying to use a shortcut to open a network directory as a different user but it's not working properly. In the Target of my shortcut I have this: C:\Windows\System32\runas.exe /DOMAINNAME\...
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Running a Cygwin Program from a Windows Shortcut

I am attempting to set up my Windows 10 laptop with a few Linux programs using Cygwin and I'm not having much success. My goal is to have shortcuts in my start menu that act just like native ...
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Explore current folder command?

In Windows Explorer, when navigating to a specific folder, the folders tree in the left side remains where it was at the beginning, not selecting the current folder. Is there a shortcut or command ...
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Few shortcuts and start button become unresponsive for a few seconds after startup

Right after Windows (8.1) starts, I'm able to open folders using the shortcuts I set up in an AHK script, for two to three seconds. But then, few keys become unresponsive: the start button the ...
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Make desktop shortcut icon “always on top”?

Is there a way to make desktop shortcut icons "always on top" — so that even when you open a window, the desktop shortcut icon stays on top of it?
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How to exit a program minimized to tray just with keybooard

I know I can use ctrl + alt + del to get the task manager to exit a program. But is there a another way? I can press win + B and go to tray, but what after?
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How to use a keyboard/mouse shortcut to toggle volume of a specific application (not master volume)

I am looking for a way to control the volume of a specific application from a keyboard shortcut. Specifically I want to mute Skype when I press a button on my mouse (Logitech G502). Something that ...
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Windows 10 shortcut keys only work when shortcut is on desktop

I am creating a keyboard shortcut to open the calculator in Windows 10. I have created a shortcut on my desktop and added the following key configurations: Link to settings screenshot of shortcut ...