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

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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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Most efficient way to paste cell reference into clipboard as string? [closed]

I wish to copy the reference to a Range in Excel as a String as efficiently as possible. I wish primarily to minimise keystrokes and conditionally not use custom VBA or the mouse. At the minute, I ...
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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 ...
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Shortcut - Add to DL

I commonly have to add people to a Distribution List using Outlook 2010. This involves 5 or 6 steps, including having to search for the DL then clicking a few buttons. Is there a shortcut I can ...
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Shortcuts with command line arguments blocked with IE error - These files can't be opened

My local shortcuts (.lnk files) do not execute if the shortcut has any command-line arguments On freshly-installed 64-Bit Windows 8 Shortcut worked fine on Windows 7 32-Bit It depends where the ...
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'All Programs' Shortcuts are missing

Using Windows 7, when I go to Start -> All Programs I can see the full structure and all of the shortcuts, but when I click on one, nothing happens. I navigated to: ...
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How to create cross-platform Internet shortcut files

Is there any way to create Internet shortcut files that will work with all operating systems (including Mac, Windows, and Linux)? I often switch between Windows and Linux, and I haven't yet found a ...
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Photoshop icon missing after deleting desktop shortcut in Windows 7

I deleted a bunch of shortcut icons on the desktop in Windows 7 to clear the screen. One of them was Photoshop cs5. Ever since its icon has gone missing. I get the default icon for unknown app in the ...
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Windows + R (run) command to open Network Connections dialog

Find myself constantly changing NIC properties every day (switch, router, etc. config). Any happy fun command to open this dialog (.cpl or .msc) from the Run dialog?
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How do I create a shortcut to a file that does not yet exist?

I would like to create a shortcut, the target of which does not exist (yet). However, as soon as I try to create it, Windows raises an error saying the specified target does not exist. While I ...
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What is the Google Chrome Pin/Unpin Tab Keyboard Shortcut?

I searched a keyboard shortcut for toggling tab pin in Chrome but couldn't find anything. Anyone knows one?
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Working symlink isn't accessable through explorer Windows 8

I made a symlink to an folder with mklink on w8x64 between two NTFS partitions on the same disk. All programs think it's a valid folder, but Windows explorer doesn't seem to get this, and displays a ...
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How to start a Chromium extension directly from a shortcut or command in Ubuntu?

I want to run "Chat for Google" (Use the Chat for Google extension to connect and communicate.) Chrome/Chromium extension directly using a command or short cut in Ubuntu. (I know how to create ...
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Batch files to create shortcut in multiple locations using if condition

We have a batch file which creates shortcuts on Windows 2003 machines. The command which we use is something like: echo copy the shortcut to the server All Users folder for windows 2003... xcopy ...
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Windows XP cannot find the Windows TEMP folder using %temp% in the run command window

please help me when i type %temp% in run it will show an error instead of temp folder. The error is like as follows. windows can't find %temp%.Make sure you typed the name correctly...... how to solve ...
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How to add a custom folder or an application shortcut in My Computer screen on Windows 7

As the question says it all I want to add my folder to My Computer screen as it has a long path in the hard disk, I don't want any shortcut icons on my desktop as I like it clean so is there any way I ...
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Windows - Relative shortcut path to .exe [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Portable Shortcuts on Windows How to create a realtive shortcut path under Windows? Currently the path is "C:\myfolder\example.exe"- I tried the following but there ...
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Can't get Chrome search shortcut for IMDB to work anymore

Tried http://www.imdb.com/find?q=%s http://www.imdb.com/find?q=%s&s=all http://www.imdb.com/find?s=all&q=%s But when it loads the page, it loads http://www.imdb.com/find?s=all;q=%s (note ...
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Add a VPN shortcut to the desktop in Windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create shortcut to dial VPN connection in Windows 8 I'm new here, so if I misplaced this question please don't bite :) I'm trying to add a shortcut to a VPN connection ...