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

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Multiple desktop shortcuts script [on hold]

How do I create a script that will create a separate shortcut on the desktop for different programs/files? I have altered the provided example script but it fails.
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Every hotkey in Photoshop selects the Path Selection Tool. How do I get my shortcuts back?

Since updating to Yosemite, my Photoshop CS4 for Mac has decided the Path Selection Tool can do every job, lol. I went to "Edit -> Keyboard Shortcuts..." and made sure it was on the default settings. ...
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Asus Zenfone 6 programs menu google play shortcut is gone [on hold]

Before some brain dmg guy comes and ask me what is the question. I want to see the shortcut again how can i? How it was ![1]: (http://i.imgur.com/ptkDAox.jpg) How it is ![2]: ...
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How to automatically add a shortcut for removable media on Windows desktop, like some Linux distros?

I use sometimes some Linux distros, e.g. Ubuntu, and I like the feature they have to add a desktop shortcut to every removable device that is plugged in on desktop - for example, when a DVD is ...
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Automatically create and remove desktop shortcut to USB device? [duplicate]

Is any possible to have: When I plug in a USB drive, a shortcut to it is created on the desktop automatically? When I unplug in a USB drive, the shortcut to it is removed from the desktop ...
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how to create Google Chrome shortcut on desktop for CentOS

I have successfully downloaded and installed Google Chrome from repository, and I can run it from a terminal. My question is, how can I create a shortcut or a launcher on my desktop in CentOS ?
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How to create a desktop shortcut from a batch file

I know there are many posts on this issue but there is a minor twist to what I need to do. I can figure out how to create a shortcut with an argument like this: "C:\Program Files\My App\App.exe" /s ...
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Taskbar Pinned Shortcuts Location

Ever wondered where those pinned shortcuts are stored in Win7/8/8.1/10? This way you can edit, delete or create new shortcuts. Sometimes they get duplicated but they don't appear as pinned so this is ...
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How to handle the arguments flags for an .exe file?

Suppose that I'm using a program with a login page. And lets call it a.exe. Whenever I execute a.exe I face a login page with empty fields such as Username, Password, Application Server, Database ...
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Do user-specified shortcut keys for Windows only work on certain directories?

I am trying to mute my computer's speakers by pressing a shortcut key. My keyboard doesn't have a button for 'Mute' or any other extra multimedia buttons. With my keyboard, I mute my computer by ...
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Search engine short-cut missing in Firefox 34

In the past version of Firefox you could define short-cuts for search engines. (by clicking on the black small arrow/triangle) and then "Manage Search Engines" - then you could define short-cuts) ...
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How can I change rename shortcut key to Enter (Return) in Thunar file manager?

Mouse hover method works for all other keys expect Enter. Editing /home/username/.config/Thunar/accels.scm has no effect and it reloads to previous values after logging in again.
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Is it possible in Illustrator CC to set a Mac keyboard layout on windows?

I've always worked with my Mac and I just started using the company's PC with Windows 7, nevertheless I'm still using an Apple keyboard. Is it possible in Illustrator to set the Mac's shortcuts? Maybe ...
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How to create a shortcut in the launcher with specific enironment variable?

I want to start emacs with LANG environment variable set to en_US.UTF-8, and I don't want to affect other programs. In terminal, it could be realized using LANG=en_US.UTF-8 emacs. Then I created a ...
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How to show desktop apps in Windows 8's Switcher?

The Switcher in Windows 8 is really convenient for managing running applications, but unfortunately all desktop apps are grouped into one position in the switcher... I like to kill background apps ...
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how to launch a cmd exe at current working directory with shortcut? [duplicate]

My OS is Win7. When I need to open a cmd.exe at current working directory, I will press "shift" key and right click the screen and I will get "Open command window here". Is there any faster way?
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Shortcut to run an msc application with a space

I'm trying to run Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) which is installed on a Windows Server 2012 server. I have installed Remote Server Administration Tools so I can run WSUS on my Windows 8.1 PC. ...
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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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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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A putty shortcut that automatically launches a profile?

How can I create a putty shortcut that automatically launches a profile, so I can dial into a specific computer with one click?
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Create shortcut for Konsole with stylesheet

I'm using Konsole, and i have this wonderful stylesheet that colors the active tab >> cat ~/tab.qss QTabBar::tab:selected, QTabBar::tab:hover { background: #99BDDA; } QTabBar::tab:selected ...
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Windows 7 finding location of installed program

Usually on Windows XP, if I wanted to know the location of an installed program, I would just click 'Properties' and it would show where the executable is located. On Windows 7, I do the same thing ...
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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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google chrome shortcut does not bring up blank page when shortcut placed on taskbar

I have a few google chrome shortcuts on my windows 7 desktop. One of them opens my Hotmail in google chrome. One of them opens my google calendar. And of course there is the original google chrome ...
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How can I make my screen blank by a shortcut?

I'd like a shortcut that makes the screen go to a black screen immediately, without turning any power off, or even putting it to sleep. What ways can I do that? How more efficient the solution is ...
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TeXstudio select whole line

I like the CTRL+L shortcut in SublimeText and would like to have it in TeXstudio, too. What it does: It selects the whole current line and places the cursor at the beginning of the next line. That ...
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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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Shortcut to kill an application

Labview (a programming language) has this nasty habit of hanging after an error while executing and our programmer always goes to task manager to manually kill it. Now I think as a Super User he ...
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Cygwin to execute windows shortcut files (.LNK)

I use Cygwin as my cmd replacement on Windows and I am in the process of cleaning up my system PATH variable. I now have a folder containing exe's and shortcuts (.LNK) files which is in PATH ...
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Run as a different user on a shortcut

How do I run as a different user on a shortcut in Windows 7? On Windows XP, I had the ability to mark a shortcut as being run by a different user, so that every time I ran it it would prompt me for ...
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How to make shortcut to ftp site open in windows explorer not IE

Running windows7 i have a shortcut to an FTP site. When you make this shortcut and point it to a location like ftp://127.0.0.1/ it automatically defaults to opening in Internet Explorer. This is not ...
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Change shortcut targets in bulk?

I have hundreds of shortcuts to websites where the target looks like this: C:\Users\Herb\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe www.somesite.com/foo I just upgraded to Windows 8, and ...
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Shortcuts in W7 desktop launch the program from the shortcut at the top of the screen

I have a problem with windows 7 and desktop in my computer. Once on the desktop, if I want to launch a program from any of the shortcuts both on the desktop or the programs bar, it launches the ...
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Creating shortcuts to websites that will use IE instead of default browser?

I currently am using Firefox as my default browser. There are a few web applications that I must access on a regular basis that will unfortunately not work in Firefox and must use IE. I am extremly ...
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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 ...
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What governs the “start in” path when pinning programs to the taskbar?

I have a program that installs normally and has its shortcut listed in the Start Menu under All Programs. If I right-click and get properties for the shortcut, it lists its "start in" path as one in ...
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How to enable the Spotlight shortcut in OS X while allowing japanese characters input?

According to this page the keyboard shortcut to open the Spotlight menu in OS X is CmdSpace. However, I am using a japanese macbook pro. When I press CmdSpace the language input mode changes ...
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Map winkey + D (show desktop shortcut) to specific monitor or screen [duplicate]

I'm using the shortcut Win + D a lot, becuase it's very useful for quickly minimizing all windows. Recently, I got a notebook and a monitor. I mainly work on the screen, and the laptop is only for ...
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Missing Administrative Tools in Windows 8 64-bit

I'm hoping someone can rescue me from reinstalling after putting so much work into my Windows 8 install (final version). I accidentally deleted the contents of this folder: ...
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How to run a batch file without launching a “command window”?

On Windows XP, can I run a batch (.bat or .cmd) file, via a shortcut, without a "black window"?
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Finding a short cut to "Connect To Network

Is it possible to create a shortcut for Network --> Properties-->Connect to a network in Windows 7? Connect to a network is available in Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Network and ...
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Unity panel shortcut

I am a noob gettings started with linux/ubuntu and after reading around I found some advise on lifehacker saying instead of typing 'gksu nautilus' all the time in the terminal when wanting the ...
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Create Gnome shortcut to Firefox in Debian 7.7

I installed firefox in /opt/firefox/ and I want to create a shortcut on the Gnome launcher. How do I do that?
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Run box shortcut for System Restore

If you open up the Run dialog box, you can type cmd for the command prompt, and msconfig for the configuration utility. What's the equivalent for System Restore?
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Why the difference between the Run Command and Shortcut

I frequently (every couple of days) create restore points on my Windows systems to trigger the "file versions" aspect of the file system. Using the UI there are a large number of keyclicks to get to ...
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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 to launch a windows application when “Target” and “Start in” fields are different

I am writing automation scripts and to start windows application I use WinR shortcut. However I have a problem with applications which has different data in "Start in" and "Target". Obviously using ...
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Windows 7 - iTunes won't start minimized

1) Right click on itunes short cut and select properties. 2) Select 'minimized' instead of 'normal' in the 'Run' dropdown box. 3) Click 'Apply' and then 'Close' 4) Click on modified shortcut 5) iTunes ...
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How to make a shortcut from CMD?

How can I create a shortcut file (.lnk) to another file or executable, using command line utilities?