A quick access method of getting to a program or document, typically an icon or picture representing the target

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Windows 10 - Add Shortcuts in Windows Explorer

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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Alternate way to pull down Android menu? [migrated]

It sometimes takes me 4-5 tries to access my Android pull down menu on my 8 inch Galaxy Tab. On the way, I might click something random on the open app and it's very frustrating such a central ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Shortcut Option Issue

When I add options to the end of a shortcut target, the quotes disappear. Every time. From ["D:\Steam\steamapps\common\Unturned\Unturned.exe" -nographics -batchmode +secure] To ...
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Is there a left click modifier that will “save image” or “save image as”

Is there a left click modifier that will "save image" or "save image as" in the same way CTRL Clicking will open the link in a new tab or shift clicking opens in a new window? It would be a real time ...
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Maximize windows just like Windows on OS X [closed]

I am an owner of a Macbook Pro for a year already. But at work I work with a Windows laptop. And since I really like the functionality to maximize a windows with just pushing it to the top of the ...
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Tricking the taskbar into thinking a separate launcher program is the same as the program it launches?

A program I use (not developed nor maintained by me) uses a ribbon. The ribbon isn't organized as well as it could be, but luckily by editing the ribbon.xml file in the program's installation folder, ...
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Microsoft Word - shortcut to move cursor back and forth [duplicate]

Object: Microsoft Word for Mac 2016 Problem: This is the document with internal links that help you navigate from one part of the document to another. This is the Contract and there are multiple ...
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What's the windows 10 equivalent of “Command `” on a mac

For those who don't use a mac, command ` cycles between windows of the same application just like alt tab. I was wondering if there is a windows 10 equivalent ?
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Display turns on after I turn it off with AutoHotkey command

I use these two shortcuts to turn off the display: Launch_Mail:: #T:: SendMessage, 0x112, 0xF170, 2,, Program Manager However, not infrequently, the display turns back on instantly after I use this ...
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IE 11 shortcut to Google search bar

We use IE 11 for work and I just want to know if there's a shortcut to get to the Google search bar after duplicating the tab. It doesn't focus in the bar when I duplicate the tab using (CTRL + K).
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Assign a specific task to a specific keyboard key on Windows

I doubt this is not possible at all, but thought of giving it a try and asking here. My wife does translation, so she has a video player (Media Player Classic) open all the time and two Word ...
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Disabling share charm shortcut Win 10

I've disabled Win+L key by creating a registry key DisableLockWorkstation on Windows 10, and I'd like to do the same with the Win+H shortcut which launches share sideboard, can this be done in the ...
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Shortcut file not always starting when shortcut key is pressed

At my company we have small workstations ~13 inch with touchscreen. The operating system is: Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601 The workstations have 5 buttons on ...
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Windows 10 Professional - Shortcut to both sign out all accounts and shutdown

How can I create a shortcut - that with ONE shortcut-button on the desktop: 1. sign out all users 2. shut down the PC (in Windows 10 Pro)?
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I need change browser shortcut url adware [duplicate]

I have an adware my PC and I need change my all browser shortcuts URL to google. I try manually remove but adware soft set URL again. I need batch file this operation or vbs script or C# code?
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Nitro Pro 10 shortcut for NextPage

How can I create a shortcut at Nitro Pro 10 for "Next Page"? When I press the button "PgDn" it is not doing the same as when I click at the bottom bar "Next Page" so I want to find a shortcut to be ...
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How to quickly remove current page from my bookmarks in Safari

I've been using both Safari and Chrome a lot, and while using Chrome, if I opened a page that I've already bookmarked and I want to un-bookmark it, just need to press Command+D and click the remove ...
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Open a firefox new tab in reader view

I'm using Firefox and I like to use the distraction-free "reader view" when I'm reading some text. My current process is right-click on a link, click in "Open in a new tab" and then click on the ...
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How to use /k to keep a command prompt shortcut from closing?

I am trying to make a shortcut that will run the following command with the following switches. The window closes before the command can run long enough. I want to know where to put the /k in the ...
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Windows 10 start menu missing certain types of shortcuts

I created my own shortcuts to a couple of HTML Help documents, and placed the shortcuts into my Start Menu folder here: C:\Users\Misha\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs However, ...
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Using DOS commands in a shortcut (.lnk) file

Is there a way to create a shortcut (.lnk) file that uses a DOS command line instead of pointing to a file? It would be great to simply DC a shortcut instead of having to invoke a command line every ...
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Excel use mouse to jump to beginning of range (opposite of double-clicking cell border to jump to end)

In Excel when you double-click the border between cells you jump to the end of the range (equivalent to Ctrl+DownArrow or Ctrl+RightArrow). Is there a way to click somehow to jump to the beginning of ...
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Shortcut to open same Chrome page in a new window (not a new tab)

In Google Chrome there are a shortcut to open a blank new window (Control N) and a shortcut to open a link in a new window (shift-click). How can I have Chrome open the current page in a new window ...
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Is there a shortcut to toggle “display: none/block” in element's style in Chrome DevTools?

In Chrome DevTools there is a shortcut to show/hide an element: Chrome adds __web-inspector-hide-shortcut__ class to the element, but it is nothing more than visibility: hidden: Is there similar ...
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Locking two Windows 7 Workstations

So here's the story; At work I have two computers. Both Windows 7 and on the same network. I've used the shortcut trick to create shortcuts on both computers that lock them when I leave. ...