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

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Cannot create shortcut of .exe on windows 8->create on desktop instead->disk space full

Just now I noticed I can not create shortcuts of .exe files. I already tried: right click create shortcut send to desktop (create shortcut) right click->new shortcut In all situations I get an ...
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How to create a new file using a shortcut?

I haven't seen any shortcut for creating "A New Text Document" or any file. Is there any? (This question already exists 1:1, but for Windows 7 and the method there does not work for 10. As far as I ...
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Sublime Text 3: How to jump to the parent/enclosing function?

Is there a quick keyboard shortcut or Command Palette function to quickly jump to the parent/enclosing function? So if the cursor is in a function, then I want to quickly jump to the first line of ...
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Why “<Ctrl> + C” for copying does not work in Pidgin?

In pidgin, the shortcut of copying a text of chat history <Ctrl> + C does not work. Does anyone know why?
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Desktop shortcuts for programs installed in Sandboxie

When I install a program in Sandboxie (by running the installer sandboxed) it creates all the program data buried inside the sandbox's directory structure. When the installer tries to create a desktop ...
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Configure a desktop IE shortcut to find and focus to existing window

Using Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 9 (or above) I'm trying to create a desktop shortcut to a particular webpage. The trick is, if the user already has that webpage open in any IE window, I need the ...
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CMD command redirection (pipes) in shortcut/link on Windows 7?

I'd like to run a Python 3 script silently on system start using a shortcut/link (.lnk) in Autostart. Python's pythonw.exe will run as windowless process with my script only if piping stdout and ...
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How to delete all folder shortcuts and file shortcuts using windows command line

I have a folder that contains lots of files and some folder/file shortcuts. I want to deletes these shortcuts(recursively)but I don't know how coz shortcuts don't have file extension(not sure true or ...
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Adding Command-Line Switches To Windows Shortcuts

Is there a way to, in general, create a Windows shortcut to a file and instruct Windows to pass certain switches to the application before passing the filename? For example: I have an Excel file, abc....
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Comebine multiple shortcuts into one representing smybol / group pinned on the taskbar

Please consider this image: If I rightclick on the shortcut for LibreOffice Calc, all LibreOffice Calc documents I pinned to the taskbar via shortcuts are displayed in one group window (as can be ...
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create shortcut with runas admin privileges in parameter

I have a shortcut of a custom terminal/cmd program. This program always needs to be run with elevated/admin priviledges. Assume my program is situated at this location: C:\Users\User\custom_program....
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How to make a shortcut of Magic Rush installed on Bluestack?

I'm stuck with this problem. My bluestack has not made a shortcut for the Magic Rush, it can't be found in folder MyApps. I know I must make shortcut from HD-RunApp but I don't know the command. ...
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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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RDP tsclient shared drive shortcuts

I'm connecting to a Windows Server 2008 machine via RDP and opt to share the C: drive of my local machine (running Win7.) This always works without issue. When I create a shortcut to something on that ...
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How can I get to the recycle bin without the desktop icon in windows 7?

I hate having anything on my desktop. I usually remove all the icons from the desktop, even the recycle bin. Occasionally I need to access the recycle bin, but having to re-enable the icon just to ...
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Run As shortcut does not work but right click approach does

I currently have Battlefield installed. Since it does not support save slots, I created another local user account for my brother with administrative rights. Then, I ran the game using Shift+Right ...
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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 do I cut a line in KDE Kate?

What is the keyboard shortcut to copy the whole current line to the clipboard and then delete it? This is functionally equivalent to: Home, Shift+↓, Ctrl+X It's a common feature I use often in some ...
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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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How can I add extra commands/arguments when opening Command Prompt with PsExec?

I'm creating a shortcut to open Command Prompt with SYSTEM privileges, it works fine, but I want the title of the resulting cmd window to be clearly labeled with something like "SYSTEM". So I want to ...
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How to extend a a sequential pattern in Excel without using a mouse?

I would like to extend a sequential pattern in Excel as in the link below. http://www.worldstart.com/ms-excel-extending-your-sequential-pattern/ However, is there a way to do that without using a ...
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How can you change Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts? [duplicate]

I have several apps that I use with keyboard shortcuts that I'm used to and the new shortcuts built into Windows 10 have taken some of them over. These are already ingrained habits and I don't want to ...
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MS Office Word 2013

I just downloaded MS Word 2013. Firstly I cant find it easily on my PC. How can I make a shortcut called WORD 2013 on my desktop like the 'old' computers we used when we were younger. Secondly, after ...
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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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Windows 10 Global Shortcut [Solved]

Guys I have a problem that is grinding my gears for a couple of days. First of all I'm using Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14295.rs1_release.106318-1628. After updated to that version (I don't know ...
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Windows logo key+number don't work with more than one open programs

I work with several windows, several programs at the same time. Sometimes more than 20 at once. My workflow becomes to heavily use Windows logo key+number to jump from one to another. Example: I have ...
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user\<myuser>\Deskop folder not showing all shortcuts from Desktop

I have windows 10, and I noticed that sometimes when I install some program, the shortcut is created but in the WRONG FOLDER! After a program is installed, the shortcut is created and situated in ...
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How to stop Windows from adding a Bluetooth shortcut in the SendTo folder?

I'm under Windows 10 x64, and my problem is that when I insert a removable device (a smartphone) a Bluetooth related shortcut is created inside the SendTo folder (at C:\Users\{username}\AppData\...
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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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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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Can't set Word 2013 Header shortcut keys…tried everything

My Word 2013 has lost the Header style shortcut keys; Ctrl+Alt+1 for Header 1, Ctrl+Alt+2 for Header 2, and etc. I have tried everything mentioned here and else where from changing languages back and ...
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Excel Workbook Desktop Shortcut with Auto password?

I've got a bunch of password-protected Excel workbooks on my secured LAN (no wan) computer. Is it possible to parse the password into a shortcut so it would automatically open a workbook as long as ...
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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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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: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=...
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Windows 10 - Add Shortcuts in Windows Explorer [duplicate]

I just try to add my google drive to other shortcuts, but it doesn't allow me. Look what I want to do
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Windows 10 Start menu Downloads shortcut is broken

With a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro, I enabled Downloads shortcut to appear on Start menu. However when I click on it nothing happens. Other shortcuts such as Documents, Music etc all work fine. Is ...
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Set default/starting folder for Explorer in taskbar without duplicate icon on launch in Windows 8.1

I want to have an icon in Windows 8.1 Taskbar that opens Windows Explorer in a specific folder and does not create a second icon when I click the first. I tried several approaches to do this: Pin ...
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Composite shortcut for vimium

I want to make a composite shortcut in vimium, it should go to bottom and page up two times. It looks like this map w scrollToBottom scrollPageUp scrollPageUp But Vimium's 'Custom key mappings' ...
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gnuplot abbreviation reference

Where are the gnuplot abbreviations specifically documented? For example:- the single letter "l" command. > help l gives a big list and does not identify what the single letter "L" command is ...
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How can Google Chrome download URL shortcut as a file?

it may be silly, but i want to make a link on a page that downloads a shortcut of the link to user desktop (instead of bookmarking the page) Basically I've crated a shortcut name "LinkToMyWebsite.url"...
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How to bind an icon to a windows shortcut without using absolute path?

I'm trying to store an application in a USB drive. The actual executable is deep in the folder directory so I need to create a shortcut to it in the root of USB drive. All paths used by this ...
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Shortcut hotkey is not working after windows update

I am using a shortcut to mute my sound when I sleep and computer is working, because skype nofitications and so on are annoying during the night. Before I had a problem that shortcut was activated ...
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Is there any shortcut to iterate through Excel's worksheet tabs?

Is there any keyboard shortcut to iterate through Excel's worksheet tabs more easily? Maybe something that would allow me to see all the tabs together and select one of them to switch to it.
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Windows 10 start menu missing certain types of shortcuts

I created my own shortcuts to a couple of HTML Help documents, and placed the shortcuts into my Start Menu folder here: C:\Users\Misha\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs However, ...
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How do I find the shortcut that is using a specific keyboard shortcut?

I have created a Windows shortcut for launching Notepad, and I have added the shortcut key Ctrl+Alt+N. As a result, when I press Ctrl+Alt+N, Notepad starts up. Now I'm working more and more with files,...
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How to pass a filename by drag-and-drop to a shortcut in Windows

I have a program program.exe and a document document.txt, and to open the document, I can drag document.txt onto program.exe. So far so good. Now I want to call it with a command-line parameter -param ...
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How do I correct Quick Access folder links?

I am using Windows 10 and I have moved my Documents, Pictures, Downloads and Videos folders to D:\ by changing their location properies within file explorer. Now, if I click the quick access folder ...
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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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Dreamweaver CS5 comment/uncomment

How can I comment/uncomment the code with a shortcut in DW CS5? IS there ashortcut? If no how can I create for both of them? (It would be nice if both operations were done with the same key ...
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Windows 10 Language Shortcuts Not working in random manner

As In windows 7 and 8 , I Set change language Shortcuts as below, leftAlt+shift +1 for EN leftAlt+shift +2 for FR leftAlt+shift +3 for DE leftAlt+shift +4 for RU leftAlt+shift +5 for RU mnemonic ...