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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Grouping shortcuts with different parameters in Windows 7 Taskbar

I have created many different windows shortcuts for pgAdmin.exe with the target database given as a command line argument. For example: "C:\Program Files (x86)\pgAdmin III\1.14\pgadmin3.exe" /s ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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cmd.exe not working from shortcut windows 7

I can run cmd.exe from c:\windows\system32 without a problem. However if I run a shortcut pointing to c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe it doesn't appear on the screen or under applications in Task Manager. ...
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Start applications on specified screen at startup (Windows 8)

What I would like to do is have all my programs that start on startup to popup on predefined screens. Now, since we configure applications to start on startup by adding a shortcut to the startup ...
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Configuring Visual Studio keyboard bindings

I'm very used to Eclipse keyboard shortcuts. Do I have a way of configuring Visual Studio keyboard bindings to work similarly (like IntelliJ)? Also, in IntelliJ you have the great Ctrl+Shift+A find ...
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Fix .lnk file association WITHOUT admin/registry access

I managed to recreate the problems detailed here and here. I tried to use Notepad to open a .lnk file. Now all shorcuts appear as .lnk files, and open in Notepad. This isn't an uncommon problem and ...
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Most common locations for shortcuts on Windows (Start Menu, Desktop, Quick Launch…)

I'm searching for the most common locations for a user's shortcuts, that are quickly accessible, like the Desktop, Start Menu and Quick Launch. This should work from XP on through to 8.1. I'm ...
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Sublime key binding not working

I am trying to bind some keys to handle some layouts in sublime, and they are as follows: { "keys": ["super+alt+ctrl+down"], "command": "set_layout", "args": { "cols": [0.0, ...
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Create a folder shortcut excluding a sub folder

I have a folder for my work stuff, and I'd like to have a copy of it on the cloud. I'm using Barracuda Copy service,which creates a folder on my computer that is auto synced. I'd like to have a ...
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How to disable Ctrl+Shift+U in RHEL?

When working with Eclipse some shortcuts are not working as under Windows. Most prominently, Ctrl+Shift+U (which lists all references to the variable under the cursor within the same file, very ...
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How to create desktop (or task bar) shortcut to eclipse IDE on Debian LXDE, OpenBox?

Using Debian (Wheezy) with LXDE/OpenBox. I know how to add shortcut items(panel applets) to panel at the bottom - as shortcut to some application. But, with Eclipse IDE its different, because Eclipse ...
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Wacky window icon when using environment variable in Windows shortcut(.lnk)

I'd like to use environment variable in my .lnk file so that my .lnk file and their associated icons can be portable across different Windows machines. It almost works but there is an uncomfortable ...
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Multi step shortcuts in LibreOffice Writer

There are some programs out (for example, Sublime Text) that allow multi step keyboard shortcuts, that is for example you can first click one key combination CTRL+K and then another another key ...
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Adding my email address to Context Menu in Vista

I use my email address as login ID on all websites that I have an account. Is there a way that I can have my email address appear as a choice in the Windows Vista Context Menu (the menu that appears ...
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How do these “smart” shortcuts work?

I'm using Windows 7 and I find these types of shortcuts that just show the app name and no path to the executable annoying. I don't know how they are called, but I guess you could call them "smart ...
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Windows - Keyboard shortcut for paging right

Is there a way to page your window to the right via a keyboard shortcut? I know you can horizontal scroll with many mice, but I don't want to leave the keyboard. I'm working in notepad++ and ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to jump to a page number in the firefox pdf viewer?

I'd like to know the keyboard shortcut to select the page navigation field in the firefox pdf viewer, so I can jump to a desired page. I'm using Firefox 27.0.1 on Ubuntu.
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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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Chrome shortcut “ctrl + tab” switching to next tab in order? (not flicking to previously visited tab)

Quite often I use shortcut CTRL + TAB (not ⌘ + TAB) to quickly flick to the previously active tab in favourite text editor. Same behaviour occurs in Visual Studio for instance. However in Chrome this ...