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fn modifier ignored for F-key keyboard shortcuts in Mavericks

I've tested this on two machines running Mavericks (10.9.4), with and without an external keyboard, and in all cases the behavior is as described below. Under System Preferences > Keyboard > ...
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Using SSH Shortcut in Mac OS with a .ppk File

I'm working on setting up a shortcut to be able to SSH into my web development server. Here is what my config file looks like (different port and path to key in the real thing): Here is what ...
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How do I create a terminal shortcut to this path?

So I'm having a problem creating a shortcut to a deep folder. None of the examples I've seen on Superuser have helped :( This is my path: cd / Applications / MAMP / htdocs / whoat / solr / whoat I ...
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Non-US Keyboard and CMD + SHIFT + 7

I have a Swiss keyboard and in many (developer-based) programs I get a conflict with one of my favorite shortcuts: Cmd + Shift + 7 or Cmd + /. I use this to set the focus to every OSX application's ...
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Is there a shortcut for switching open windows of the active application in OSX? [duplicate]

When switching between applications it's quite common to press cmd+tab. That's a really easy and fast way to switch between different applications. But I'm wondering, if there's a similar way to ...
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Create a shortcut for application on Google Chrome for MacOSX

Google Chrome on Windows comes with a very usefull feature allowing the user to Create application shortcuts from the settings menu: ...
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Windows Start-button Shortcut in the OSX Citrix Receiver

Within CoRD, and even VMware View, hitting Command ⌘ results in the Start-button shortcut being passed to Windows. Within the Citrix receiver, by default this isn't the case. What's the best way of ...
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Hotkey to Focus App in Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Launch an OS X app with a keyboard shortcut While developing, I have found that I am Command-Tabbing between 9 or so applications. It'd be great to set hotkeys to ...
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How to sync custom shortcuts between two macs

Is there a way to sync custom shortcuts (general and application specific i.e. Xcode) between two macs?
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cmd-tab / cmd-opt-tab switching between applications

On OS X, if I cmd-tab between applications without a window open (say, Chrome after I've closed all current windows), I will be able to switch to that application but no new window will open; to open ...
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How can I see a visual overlay of shortcut keys I've pressed?

I've seen several screencasts (recorded on Mac OS X) which show a nice little "toast" indicating which shortcut key is being pressed by the screencaster, typically in the middle of the screen. Is this ...
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How to slide between windows on OS X

How does the user at 23 seconds in this video (possible NSFW language) slide between two different applications like that? Is there a shortcut to do this?
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Cross Platform shortcuts

I have a bunch of notes stored in plain text files about various topics I'm interested in. I organize them in a hierarchy of directories and use Windows shortcuts when a file could fit in more than ...
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Mac OS X shortcut problem using firefox

I am using Mac OS X. I had a look at the Mac OS X Firefox shortcut table. Command+H should open the browser history. Now, i really wondered why our users explained that this shortcut minimizes the ...
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How to enable the Spotlight shortcut in OS X while allowing japanese characters input?

According to this page : http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Mac/10.5/en/cdb_sptfky.html the keyboard shortcut to open the Spotlight menu in OS X is CMD-Space Bar. However, I am using a ...
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How do I disable the Command-Control-D word definition keyboard shortcut in OS X Lion?

Mac OS X Lion introduced a new feature where in many applications you can press Command-Control-D to produce a popup with the definition for the word under the mouse cursor. A side effect of this is ...
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How to let Ctrl + Page Down switch tabs inside Vim in Terminal.app?

When running vim inside the Terminal in Ubuntu, I can use Ctrl + Page Up or Page Down to switch between the vim tabs. How do I set up this for Terminal.app or iTerm2 for Mac OS X? I have a Macbook Air ...
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How can I prevent MacVim from showing OS X' Find/Replace dialog when pressing Command-F?

Using MacVim, I'd like Command-f to not show OS X' Find/Replace dialog, but instead beginning a normal search in Vim, i.e. sending / from normal mode. I.e. I'd like MacVim to use Vim's internal ...
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Keep TextExpander from inserting text in the wrong spot?

Sometimes after I've been using TextExpander for a while I will type a snippet's shortcode, and it will insert the snippet in the wrong place. For example, I have a snippet to insert the php tags when ...
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On Mac OS X, can I use Cmd + 1(to 9) keys to switch between tabs in Terminal?

On Mac OS X, can I use Cmd + 1(to 9) keys to switch between tabs in Terminal? Right now it switches between Terminal "Windows" but I like the tabs better. I know I can use Cmd + [ or Cmd + ] to go ...
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How to activate global shortcut to launch an application on Mac? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Starting application with custom keyboard shortcut I want to launch Terminal app with Command+T on anywhere. (global shortcut) How can I achieve this?
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How can I change the default shortcut in Windows for closing programs?

I like the close program keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X which is ⌘ + Q. Nice and convenient for hand placement. In Windows however, the equivalent shortcut is Alt + F4, a little awkward. Is there a ...
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Hide all applications and show a specific app with shortcut key

OSX 10.6. I got rid of dashboard shortcut, never used it. I use stickies a lot on my desktop. Can be a pain getting to it at times. Any idea how to map the F4 key to: hide all applications and only ...
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Terminal: What is the shortcut to clean your command line

If I have this: $ bla bla bla bla Is there any shortcut for Terminal (MacOS) to clean the entire line?
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Bold font shortcut in WordPress editor in Mac OS X? (The equivalent to Ctrl+b in Windows)

I've recently acquired a MacBook Air and I'm getting used to Mac OS X shortcuts. One that I can't find, though, is the change to bold a piece of text previously selected in the WordPress editor. I do ...
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Mac shortcut to place window in secondary screen?

Does anyone know if there is a keyboard shortcut to move a window to a secondary screen under OSX?
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OSX Shortcut to User Folder

How do I create a shortcut on the desktop to Users[me] in Mac OSX? Ctrl+Click does not have an option for Make Alias on this directory
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Creating shortcuts on OS X without using mouse

Say I have a file under /var and I want to make its shortcut on desktop without using the mouse. Is that possible? I really want to use the trackpad as little as possible since I don't like it.
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Remapping spacebar in Finder from windowed Quick Look to fullscreen (“slideshow”)

In the Mac OS X Finder, Can I replace the standard option of a windowed preview (Quick Look) with a fullscreen view (Slideshow)? Command + Option + Y = Fullscreen Space = Windowed Is there a way of ...
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How can I differentiate between two docked applications existing on Mac OS X's dock?

I have the different versions of the same application added several times in the dock but the application icon and title is identical. I cannot change the icon or the file name because they are ...
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How can I easily identify all keyboard shortcuts (hotkeys) on OS X and current running Applications and Services?

By default, the function keys on my MacBook Pro control various hardware features and native operating system applications like the brightness of the LCD, Expose, or iTunes. I like these buttons and ...
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How do I create a shortcut key to trash all files in a particular folder?

I'd like to be able to utilize such a shortcut without having to actually be in Finder looking at the folder whose contents I want to delete. For example, I could be surfing the 'net and suddenly ...
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How to create an ssh connection Terminal shortcut on Mac OS X Snow Leopard?

It sucks to open Terminal each time and write a complete ssh command. I also have a custom port to connect to.
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Linked Files and Folders in OSX from Finder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create a symbolic link in the Mac OS X Finder I use ln -s original new to make linked directories in OSX, but there must be a way using my mouse... no?
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How do I create a terminal shortcut to open to a particular folder?

I've recently switched to a Mac and want to improve my workflow a bit. I often need to run scripts using the terminal that are in several different folders. How do I create something like Windows ...
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How do you duplicate current open Finder view?

I often have a window where i want to drag and drop to a parent folder, and i need another finder window, so i open a new one and need to browse back to where the other window is ...