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

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How Can I Change the Icon on Outlook 2013?

I would like to change the Icon for Outlook 2013. When I right-click and select Properties, 'Change Icon' is greyed out. As a supplementary question, how can I 'Run As Administrator'? That option ...
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C:\ hidden but can still be accessed via a shortcut

I currently have C: hidden through an Active Directory group policy. The students have worked out that they can bring a short cut of their C: from home and when they run it they can see and access ...
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where is the location of “Recent places” in Windows 8?

If you type "Recent" in Windows 8 run command, explorer goes you to this location: C:\Users\Me\Recent even this location is feeding from another source; and it is: ...
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How to make a file which is a shortcut to the middle of a video file?

Is there any way, with vlc or whatever other program, to make a file that I could double click and it would automatically start a local video file on my computer and start it from there?
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Is there a paste-replace shortcut?

Hello all :) This is be a petty request, but it is like an itch to me right now for a specific project: There are shorcuts for copy and paste, but I often find myself moving bits of text between each ...
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Windows 7: How to hide public shortcuts from user desktop without administrative privileges?

My work computer has lots of default installed programs with annoying desktop shortcuts. I want to hide some (or all) public shortcuts (from C:\Users\Public\Desktop) without administrative privileges. ...
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In Linux, remap keys from second keyboard to unicode characters and shortcuts

I would like to get a second keyboard for just frequently used unicode characters and keyboard shortcuts. Ie, I would like to bind the "a" key on my second keyboard to opening firefox, for example. ...
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Shortcut to switch between Themes in Notepad++

Sometimes I need to switch between a theme that I created and the default theme in Notepad++. Is there a shortcut to perform this action, rather than going through the menu: Settings > Style ...
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Create shortcut to a specific folder in the 'Send To' context menu?

I want to add an item to the "Send To" context menu. The problem is that if I add an item there, let's say for example "C:\Users". When I drag the folder across Windows interprets that I want to copy ...
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How do you add extra value to a cell that already has an existing number in it

I find this hard to explain, but I'm stocktaking beers, spirits, and liqueurs and I want to keep one column for my ullage count for each product. However, as I go through the days, I often come across ...
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How do I see all set shortcuts within Firefox?

Is it possible to find a centralized location and/or listing of all set keyboard shortcuts used within Firefox, including keyboard shortcuts enabled by miscellaneous add-ons? NOTES I've seen Windows ...
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Custom command with option

I'm using "ls -l" a lot is there a way say define a shortcut for that so i could call it "ll"? This way I can go and use short instead? Any pointers appreciated. Thanks. Michael
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Shortcut target field, window size [closed]

I have a game that I have set to startup in windowed mode, however I would like to know if there is a way to define the window size, here is an example of the target field: C:/program ...
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How to disable command+scroll zooming in openoffice calc

Is there anyway to have command+scroll in OSX do nothing instead of scrolling? I press the keyboard shortcut all the time and it throws my focus off. I have looked extensively in forums, but often the ...
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Internet shortcuts open Print dialog

I use Firefox as default browser. Problem: Double-clicking on any internet shortcut in Explorer opens the Print dialog. Setting for .url under Set Associations is "Internet Browser, Microsoft ...
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Is there a windows 7 shortcut to maximize all windows? [duplicate]

I've got many windows minimized in my taskbar and I'd like to maximize all of them at once. Is there a Windows 7 shortcut to do that?
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Is it possible to create desktop / other Windows shortcuts that invoke media keys / volume controls?

Basically- I do have dedicated media keys on my keyboard but they are touch-sensitive and quite high on my keyboard (often covered by my desk when the kb tray isn't fully out). With Win8 it's possible ...
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One shortcut two action

in linux I want to set Shift+; for dmenu program and shift+; is also a shortcut in VIM I wonder how can I set the shortcut to don't interrupt the VIM editor thanks
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Sublime Text 2 - Assign a keyboard shortcut to a tool

Is there any possible way of assigning this tool to a keyboard shortcut? I'm using this tool because the builtin console in Sublime Text 2 doesn't support interactivity (entering inputs....etc).
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In Chrome change tabs using one key only

Is there a way, using Chrome, to change tabs using just one key? I wish I could use F2 and F3 for past and next tab. Today I can use Ctrl(CMD)+Tab or Ctrl(CMD)+Shift+Tab which is a pain! I walked ...
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How to add shortcuts to HTML files to Win8/Win2012 Start Menu without UAC?

I have a Windows 2012 server joined to a domain with UAC disabled by group policy. I'm logged on as a domain user with local admin rights. I create a shortcut to a local HTML file, then I add that ...
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Load chrome's home page from the keyboard on a chromebook

Running a chromebook there seems to be no way to load the browser's, Google chrome, home page from the keyboard.
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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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PostgreSQL installed from source, no pg_config alias

So I installed pgsql 9.0.10 on Ubuntu 12.10 from source (./configure, make, make install). It all went well, created /usr/local/pgsql/ and everything that it should contain, but I have encountered one ...
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Why is the shortcut missing for EDIT/FILL/JUSTIFY from excel?

I use Microsoft Excel 2010 and I am no longer able to find the shortcut icon that allowed me to use "EDIT/FILL/JUSTIFY" by just clicking on the icon. Please note that there ase two "justify" within ...
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Can’t use icons for shortcuts from network in Windows 8

I am using icons in server PC in network for shortcuts in users' desktops. On all my Vista/Win7 machines they are fine and the icons are what I set them to be. On all my Win8 machines the icon is just ...
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Check validity of “windows shorcuts”

Is there any simple, automatable method of check for a .lnk file validity? I mean I got a couple of directories whith these shorcuts to apps, and the only way I know if the executable file stills ...
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Windows Media Player took control on my play button

I'm using Windows 8 and I want to play / pause my Winamp's songs. However, when I press the Play button, media player launches. I've changed the preference of Winamp shortcuts and it didn't help...
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Shortcut hotkeys occasionally not working

In Windows there's the option to assign a key combination in the properties of every shortcut (see screenshots). When these shortcuts are placed on the Desktop or in the Start menu, they act as global ...
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Is it possible to change my computer's volume with my mouse?

I had a Logitech MX1100 mouse that I was using to change my computer's volume -- I mapped the DPI rocker switch to volume change (repeating). But that mouse has now been replaced with a Performance MX ...
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tigervnc shortcut to server

I'm using TigerVnc to connect to my local server on lan enviroenment. I doubleclick on the TigerVnc viewer, a windows asking the server IP open up, I write the ip addres and then connect. There is any ...
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Automatically change to paste mode when pasting from clipboard

As far as I know, there is no autocmd event for copying and pasting. So I was curious if it is possible to write a script that toggles paste mode when the clipboard is used for paste. If it can handle ...
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Location of MetroTwit executable

I installed MetroTwit's desktop version and want to create a shortcut for it. Now, the shortcut asks for an executable path. There is no entry for MetroTwit or "Pixel Tucker Pty Ltd". The shortcut in ...
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Any way I press Ctrl V in a folder and image taken via PrtScr is saved as a new image file rather first copying it to mspaint?

I take a snapshot of my desktop by pressing PrintScreen button on keyboard. Then I want to make a new image file of it when I press Ctrl V in any of my folder rather than first copying it on a image ...
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Windows 7 Clock On/Off shortcut?

Apologies if I'm asking this in the wrong place etc. I've love to have a keyboard shortcut to turn off and on clock in windows 7. I've done a good bit of research and I can't find anything. Would ...
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Allowing a shortcut on the user's desktop of a remote Citrix published app session to be triggered by a keyboard shortcut

I'm wearing my developer's hat at the moment, but this is more of a systems admin question where I'm trying to work with a client of ours to solve a problem. (Some names and numbers changed - idea / ...
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Win7 shortcut targets not changing

I have Win7 installed on an HDD (C drive) that has all my stuff on it. Recently I bought an SSD (E drive) and today I have been migrating things over. I changed the registries so that C is my default ...
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What could make personalized keyboard shortcuts stop working

A colleague has asked me to develop a program which he could launch thanks to a keyboard shortcut, do something quick and then close automatically (for instance: put a string of characters in the ...
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How can I convert a paragraph tag into a div?

In Dreamweaver, one can turn a paragraph into a heading from the properties panel. In the same way,(or via a menu or shortcut) is there a way to turn it into a div or a span?
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How to create a shortcut in C:\?

Is there a way to create a shortcut that lives in C:\ (as opposed to my desktop), and points to a folder also in C:\? (I'm not sure whether the tool shortcut.exe can do this at all, but in any case, ...
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How to make CTRL+N open a new tab, not a new window in Firefox? [duplicate]

How to make CTRL+N open a duplicate tab (in the current window), not a new window in Firefox? I have Firefox 18.
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Launch a shortcut using batch file

Here's the problem. I have a shortcut on roughly 260 computers located in the same folder as below; "c:\documents and settings\all users\desktop\Remote agent 1234.lnk" The only thing that changes ...
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Autohotkeys cannot recognize Google Chrome Windows. What can I do?

I am creating a hotkey in autohotkeys, to activate Google Chrome, or move between all Chrome windows. The HotKey is Win + H (h meaning http). If the user presses Win + Shift + H it opens a new ...
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Chrome: more apps shortcut per row

Google Chrome's "Apps" page contains up to 24 app shortcuts per page arranged as four rows with six shortcuts per row. My monitor screen resolution is 1920 x 1080 so I have a lot of white space on ...
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Is it possible to modify the tooltip of a Taskbar pinned shortcut?

I have a bunch of shortcuts (couldn't get other links from mklink working), e.g.: for Firefox that links to: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe When I move my mouse over the icon ...
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Is there a way to create a virtual drive in Ubuntu that contains multiple NTFS partitioned drives?

I have a dual boot set up (win 8/ubuntu 12.04) and in Ubuntu all 5 of my windows drives show up individually on the Unity launcher. It takes up a lot of space but I like being able to link directly to ...
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Shortcut to set screen resolution

My mom-in-law likes to have her screen set to the lowest possible resolution so that everything is bigger. When I have occasion to use her computer I have to change it to make it usable. The problem ...
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Windows 7 - Shortcut - Target Attributes too long

I need to launch a shortcut to a program (vlc.exe) and have it launch with certain attributes (it's quite a long string) and the target box will not accept enough characters. I need help finding ...
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Using Commands in a Shortcut Target

Is it possible to put commands into a shortcut target? I recently swapped hard drives and now I've got a bunch of shortcuts going to the wrong drive letter. I really want to get "cd.." working - is ...