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How to disable “Ctrl+Shift+J” shortcut on a MacBook Pro’s Japanese keyboard?

Is there any way to disable Ctrl+Shift+J shortcut on Mac Japanese keyboard? As you can see from this article it switches to hiragana Ctrl+Shift+J switch to hiragana input I’m on Mac OS X 10.10....
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What is the fastest or easiest way to select a bunch of cells in a column in Excel?

Excel Version: 2013 (32-bit) OS: Windows 7 (32-bit) Looking preferably for a non-vba option. I have to select a range of cells in a particular column. I use the CTRL + SHIFT + DOWN ARROW options. ...
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Shortcut in Outlook to assign category to email while composing it (before sending)

I need to assign the category colour Orange (renamed "Follow Up") to quite a number of emails I send out. At the moment I click Tags > Categories > and select the colour. Is there a way to create a ...
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Can i create shortcuts to turn on/off windows 7 aero function?

According to my question heading, is it possible to create desktop shortcuts to turn on/off Windows AERO ? If yes how can i do it ?
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Direct shortcut for Windows Maximize/Minimize/Restore window?

Is there a direct shortcut for maximizing/minimizing/restoring current window in Windows (10)? I know I can press Alt+Space and then use the arrows to navigate and select, but I looking for a direct ...
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Run a single line command in a separate directory

How can I be in one directory, and run a command from another? Basically it needs to be like the "Start In" parameter of a shortcut. In fact, I actually tried using a shortcut as an alternative, but ...
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How to quickly enable/disable windows 10 (defender) antivirus?

I would like to be able to quickly enable/disable windows defender antivirus. If you type 'Defender' in the search box (aka Cortana) you will see see a 'Windows Defender settings' item. How can I get ...
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Creating custom keyboard shortcuts in Mac OSX and repeating actions

Most native apps have the following: Ctrl + n = up arrow Ctrl + b = left arrow Ctrl + p = up arrow Ctrl + f = right arrow I've been dying for a solution to make this global. Recently I discovered ...
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Is there any software for Mac OSX that manages launching of groups of apps? [closed]

I would like to be able to click a shortcut and launch a set of programs / open a number of different files in their respective programs. Is there any software that does this? For example, when I am ...
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Is there a shortcut or way to switch to the last open notebook in Onenote

I often need to write a quick note in a OneNote notebook other then the one I am in at the time. If I flick over to the one I want, it takes a little while to go back to which ever one I was working ...
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How to make a desktop shortcut available for all users in Windows 10

I windows 7 you create the shortcut in C:\Users\All Users\desktop Well, that folder is not accessible. So where should I put it in windows 10?
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Windows 10 shortcut icons are messed up

I recently encountered a problem with my Windows 10. My shortcuts are using a different symbol (the down left corner of the shortcut) other than the normal shortcut symbol. The symbol changes from ...
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How to get Window Switcher functionality in Windows 10

In Windows 8 and previous, there was a shortcut in the C:\Users\Default\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch directory called "Switch Between Windows". Executing this shortcut ...
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Remove Microsoft Edge and Store taskbar shortcuts for all new users - Windows 10

I already know that pinned shortcuts can be found in %AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar, but the 2 shortcuts I mentioned in my title are not in there (they're not ...
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How to open desktop shortcuts in non-default browser - without address bar & menubar visible [duplicate]

I have a shortcut on my Desktop which points to an internet address.Usually it opens in my default browser which is chrome. But I want to open it on Firefox without the address bar and menu bar ...
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Create the shortcut of a bookmark folder in Google Chrome

As the shortcuts in Windows Explorer or the alias in Mac OS Finder, I want to create shortcuts of a bookmark folder in Google Chrome. For example : I have a folder "Shenmue" in my bookmarks, I want ...
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How to create a shortcut to Windows Update? [duplicate]

I know how to create a shortcut the the configuration screen of windows update: with this command: %windir%\System32\rundll32.exe url.dll,FileProtocolHandler wuapp.exe But is there anyway to ...
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Windows 10: Cortana Search is not finding portable applications

This question deals with finding applications in general but not portable ones: Cortana Search is not finding applications on Windows 10 I have a portable application located but not installed at C:\...
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How to pin an executable jar to start in Windows 10?

I tried creating a normal shortcut, and a javaw.exe shortcut, which creates the context menu option "Pin to Start", but that does nothing.
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Windows 10 Start Menu Editing [duplicate]

It seems that on Windows 10 I cannot add new items to the "All apps" part of the Start Menu. I tried moving a shortcut to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs, but the program did not ...
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How to force Super+E shortcut to show computer drives?

In Windows 10, Microsoft changed the Super+E shortcut to open "Quick accesses" window. Is there any config to make it similar the presvious versions?
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Create a shorcut to a specific FTP folder in Windows on the Desktop and the Taskbar?

Is it possible to create a shortcut to a specific FTP folder in Windows? I have already added my FTP site by using My Computer > Add Network Location > FTP Address. However, explorer opens up my ...
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Keyboard + mouse shortcut combination replacement for virtual desktop

I was fiddling with the virtual desktops feature on Windows 10 and would like to know if there's a way of replacing the standard Control + Windows Key + Arrow Keys with Control + Windows Key + Mouse ...
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Create Chrome shortcut that opens a specific user profile in Windows 10?

I've seen tutorials on how to do this on other operating systems, but I can't for the life of me make it work on Windows 10.
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Move data files from c drive to drive windows 10

Windows 10: How can I move my data files from OS(C:) to DATA (D:) drive while ensuring all my shortcuts and references will work properly?
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Alt + Shift + A disappears in eclipse

I try to use Alt+Shift+A to extract string in Eclipse, but when I click on the S (second in the list), the window disappears and nothing happens. Anyone has an idea?
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Can you pin a file to Quick access in Windows 10

Simple question: Can you pin a file to Quick access in Windows 10? I don't mean pinning to the application shortcut on the taskbar or pinning to the taskbar, I mean pinning a file to Quick access in ...
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Why are there three copies of Notepad in Windows 7 64bit?

I am using Windows 7 64bit version. I found notepad.exe in the following three paths: C:\Windows\notepad.exe C:\Windows\System32\notepad.exe C:\Windows\SysWOW64\notepad.exe I know C:\Windows\...
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How to create a desktop shortcut to an MTP folder on an Android smartphone?

My LG G2 Android smartphone can connect via MTP. I would like to make a shortcut to its internal downloads folder: Computer\LG_G2\Internal storage\Download\ How to do that?
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How to make custom Quick Action in Windows 10

Windows 10 has introduced "Quick Actions" (cf. screenshot). Is there a way to make a custom quick action? Either programmatically or through an other way, it doesn't matter. Ideally I'd like to make ...
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Taskbar buttons combining in Windows 10

Is it possible to get Windows Explorer in Windows 10 to do the following: I want to have to Windows Explorer shortcuts in the taskbar - Windows explorer and Downloads folder. That is easily done as ...
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How do I save a shortcut to my desktop on Windows 10?

I am running Windows 10. How do I save a shortcut to my desktop? On the other window I right-click and save to desktop.
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Is it possible to remap the “Hide Window” shortcut in Mac OS X?

Is it possible to remap the “Hide Window” shortcut in Mac OS X? I know about the possibility to remap just about any shortcut in the System Preferences that are either built in or just available in a ...
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Why doesn't Ctrl+Alt+5 (insert € symbol) work?

My laptop has a euro sign on the '5-key'. However, when I press Ctrl + Alt + 5 no euro symbol is inserted. What could be the cause of this? OS: Windows 7. Region setting: Dutch Keyboard layout: US
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How to disable Ctrl + Shift + UP Arrow shortcut on Windows 10

How should I disable Ctrl+Shift+UP Arrow shortcut on Windows 10? Its opening Microsoft Edge which is searching for results for my clipboard content from Bing.
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Trick for opening Powershell at open directory?

If you type "cmd" into the address bar of a window it opens the command line at that directory. Is there a way to do this same with powershell, thus saving you navigating to some deep recess of your ...
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Keyboard Problems in Outlook

My keyboard inserts my name whenever I hit SHIFT+any letter in the text of messages. How do I remove this? Dr B
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How do I add a new program to the Start Menu?

I just added the latest version of the Eclipse IDE to my computer. Eclipse is distributed as a ZIP file, so I unzipped it into a directory in C:\Program Files like I've done for past versions of ...
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Which File Is The Executable

Newbie to Ubuntu here, running LTS 15.04 and I installed brackets I know I can go to Search your computer and find the (windows term) exe that way, but I want to place a shortcut on my desktop to ...
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Three-finger swipe browser back

Windows 10 broke my three-finger swipe to browser back. Now, it is the same action as the one-finger swipe-from-left-edge to switch programs provided in Windows 8/8.1. Is there any way to get it ...
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Set a shortcut to prompt with “Run as different user” dialog in Windows 7

In Windows 7, you can hold down the shift key, right-click on a shortcut, and select "Run as different user", which will present this dialog: Is it possible to create a shortcut in Windows 7 that ...
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How do I remove the arrows from shortcut icons in Windows?

I am trying to eliminate the arrows from my shortcuts . and watch the icons without that mark identifing as shortcut. Im using Windows 8.1
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Why does Windows 7 confuse the shortcut with the exe-file?

Somewhat related to this question, which I found when googling why I get this dialogue when attempting to delete a shortcut from my desktop: As you can see from the highlighted texts, there is a ...
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Shortcut to add task into specific product backlog item in TFS 2013 web view

Is anyone aware of a quicker way to add a new task to a specific product backlog item in the web view of TFS 2013? Ideally a shortcut, but anything quicker than going into backlog, finding the ...
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How To Move The Windows Folder To A Different Drive?

I have two small hard drives. However, i store all my files on the boot drive. This makes the boot drive very slow. I've read before that it's possible to move a folder to a different drive and make ...
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Firefox right-click “Search with …” on key shortcut

When I right-click on the highlighted text in Firefox, it shows an option "Search "text" with Google". Is it possible to set this option on key shortcut?
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How can we stop Windows 10 from adding the word “shortcut”?

To prevent Windows from adding the word "shortcut" to shortcut names, I've always set the Link value to 00 00 00 00 in the following registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\...
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How can I automatically update shortcut link when folder name changes

I often update files inside a network folder. I am required to provide a revision number as part of the folder name. Hence, the name changes and the shortcuts on all the different computers are no ...
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Create “Join a Personal Area Network” shortcut?

I am using Windows 8.1, When I right click the bluetooth icon on system traybar, there is Join a Personal Area Network I would like to create that shortcut on my desktop, it looks like this, only ...
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How can I use shortcuts in this minimalist Windows folder browser dialog?

This is the folder chooser window that pops up on Adobe Illustrator CS6 running on Windows (8.1 pro) when a script calls for a file or folder to be selected (on the left below - this example is from ...