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

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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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Change chrome application shortcut icon on taskbar in linux mint

I use a lot of web applications on Linux Mint. I'm confused with the icons being the chrome-icon all the time i.e. the same icon for all running programs. So how can I change the Chrome application ...
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How to change shortcut links priority in Windows File Explorer?

How can I change shortcut links priority in left side of Windows File Explorer (like Favorite, Library, Computer)? For example, by default Favorite link is top of all other links. So how can I ...
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How to change keyboard shortcut for menu with a dynamic name, such as “Move x Items Here”?

In Finder, the menu item to move files has a dynamic text. If one item has been copied, it says "Move Item Here", but for multiple files it says something like "Move <x> Items Here". In the ...
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How to restore Start menu shortcuts in Windows 8.1

Now I can't even get to the Desktop in 8.1 without pressing +D. I also can't get to the Store, OneDrive, or Camera. How can I restore these shortcuts? If you need more details about how they were ...
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Switch to certain Browser/Document Mode for certain Bookmark

Is there any way to tell Internet Explorer 11 to use a certain Document/Browser mode for a certain Bookmark/URL? Alternatively, is it possible to make a shortcut that points to the website like so: ...
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Pressing Win+E takes a very long time as oposed to double clicking My Computer

I had a similar problem with Microsoft Office files. If I opened Microsoft Word, for example, and then Ctrl-O to open a file, it would work instantly. However, if I double clicked on a file, it took a ...
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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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'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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Redefine shorcuts in Skim

I am using SKIM for Mac to read PDFs and annotate. I wonder how can I change keyboard shortcuts, the one I need the most for marking text (Ctrl+Cmd+H) is rather insane.
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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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Remove shutdown/reset dialog keyboard shortcut

I am often using Ctrl-V (not Cmd-V) inside of some application (ie: source control popup in IntelliJ IDEA), lately, it started popping up an OS dialog asking me if I want to Restart, Sleep, Cancel of ...
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Ctrl key not detected in Terminal

I have a preblem with my Mac Terminal. It is no longer able to detect the ctrl key, so I can't use anymore shortcuts like ^C to stop a running task, because when I press ctrl+C the terminal echoes ...
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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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is there a way to tell lxde desktop to “execute” script when double clicking on it?

i'm using lxde desktop, Fedora 20, and i symlinked a shell script to desktop to set resolution and dpi when i use vnc. but everytime i click on the script, it ask me to execute or open it, how to ...
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Switch to desktop with logo button - Win 8.1

For example: I'm running a program in fullscreen or I'm in Metro mode, and I want to switch back to the desktop. I know the shortcut Logo+D, but that minimizes all the windows when switching to ...
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Creating a shortcut to connect to a Bluetooth PAN in Win8

I have paired my cell phone with my computer via bluetooth. Whenever I want to use its network connection (over a Bluetooth PAN), I need to click on the Bluetooth Icon, select "Join a Personal Area ...
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How to add New Folder icon in Eclipse tool bar?

I see that there are icons for new class, new package etc in my eclipse tool bar. However can anyone point me where I can configure so that I also have an icon to create a new folder? I'm not looking ...
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Notepad++ disable document switcher mouse shortcut

Notepad++ has this feature where you can right click + mousewheel to scroll between documents. My problem is that I hit this all the time by accident resulting in minor (yet cumulative) annoyances ...
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Desktop shortcut to Outlook template with user input

In essence, I am trying to combine these two questions: Configure a Windows shortcut to prompt for input Can I make a shortcut to Send Outlook Email from Template? I have three people that I am ...
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How can I create a desktop shortcut for “Listen to this device”?

In windows, there is a way to make audio from your input go to your output, by checking "Listen to this device". Is there a way to make a desktop shortcut or start menu shortcut that enables/disables ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Windows Start-button Shortcut in the OSX Citrix Receiver

Within CoRD, and even VMware View, hitting Command ⌘ results in the Start-button shortcut being passed to Windows. Within the Citrix receiver, by default this isn't the case. What's the best way of ...
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How to open the Quota Entries list for a given drive from a shortcut or command line?

Is it possible to open the Quota Entries list for a given drive from a shortcut or the command line in Windows? And if so, how? I'm not talking about managing quota entries from the command line ...
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Change tab or open CSS file on SCSS build in Sublime Text 2

I use SASS Package and SFTP on a regular basis in my development process through Sublime Text 2. The functionality of these are both great, but I'm hoping to reduce the number of steps it takes me to ...
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Commandline parameters to send to user via Trillian

How do you make a shortcut to send to a user via Trillian? Something like trillian.exe /sendto:username
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How come adding desktop icon with shortcut.exe no longer works?

Here's the code from a batch file: @echo off rem add desktop icon "C:\Program Files\shortcut.exe" /f:"%userprofile%\desktop\Knowledge NoteBook.lnk" /a:c /t:"C:\Program Files\Internet ...
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IE9 Error: There was a pr◌blem sending the command to the program

I'm working on a new/fresh Windows 7 32bit machine that now has IE9 installed. The user is using the Dell Stardock application as his primary "desktop" (all his links there). When we place an internet ...
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send name to Outlook new contact from command line

i have a working Windows shortcut, which opens a new contact form in Outlook 2010 "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\OUTLOOK.EXE" /recycle /c ipm.contact But i would like to additionally ...
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How do I replace all shortcuts with the linked file?

I have a directory with lots of shortcuts to other files. I want to replace all of those shortcuts with a copy of the actual file. Anyone know of a tool to do that?
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Are there any good tools for cleaning up a horribly complex set of Windows desktop shortcuts?

One of the Windows XP users I support (it's a Windows domain environment) has a huge, nightmarish collection of folders, files and shortcuts to folders and files on their desktop. This came about due ...
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Why does the “Shortcut key” for Windows shortcuts stop working?

I have several shortcuts in my Start Menu folder, with the shortcut key set. Some of the keyboard commands periodically stop working. The only remedy I know is to delete and recreate the shortcut. ...
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Way to show internet shortcut files with thumbnail of target site

Is there a shell extension for Windows 7 (or some other way) that could let internet shortcuts show a preview of a the website instead the default static icon?
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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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Remap CMD+H shortcut in OSX

Is it possible to remap the "Hide Window" shortcut in OSX? 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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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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Excel go to / highlight precedents / dependents shortcut on German keyboard

Are there German equivalents for the CTRL - ] CTRL - [ CTRL - SHIFT - ] CTRL - SHIFT - [ Shortcuts? If not, any workarounds?
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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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Windows desktop shortcuts with keyboard shortcut stopped working

I have a few shortcuts (.lnk) on the desktop, with in the properties dialog "Shorcut key:" values of "CTRL + ALT +" and a letter. For example "CTRL + ALT + N" to open a new e-mail. This worked great ...
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Onenote 2010 Desktop shortcut - open as side note?

I keep a running to-do list using a OneNote side note. I know how to create a desktop shortcut by right clicking, selecting "Copy Link to Paragraph" and then pasting that into the target field of a ...
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hotkey to switch focus to the list of sites in google chrome bookmark manager

Bookmark Manager can be opened with Ctrl+Shift+O hotkey The focus is automatically set in search window, which is good, because I can immediately type any search keyword to try to find a particular ...
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Operating System Agnostic Symlink/Alias/Shortcut

I have a folder that I sync with online services such as Dropbox, that I sync to other computers with different operating systems. Part of my file/folder organization in this folder uses ...
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How to delete all folder shortcuts and file shortcuts using windows command line

I am new to stack flow without enough reputation so could not upload an image for my question. Here is the description: I have a folder that contains lots of files and some folder/file shortcuts. I ...
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How to select a different tool from the Type Tool in Photoshop/Illustrator

I'm currently using the type tool to write some text however can not change tool using a key board short cut. Currently I have to click on the Selection/Direct Selection tool as the "A" or "V" ...