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I have not tried it personally but here's what I found. Navigate to %systemroot%\System32 In this folder a file called Narrator.exe is to be found Right click the file and choose Properties Choose the Security tab and press Advanced In the top of the window press Change to change the Owner permissions In the text field write your username and press OK to ...


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I've been using the shortcut Alt+Space followed by N for years. Works on any Windows version, all the way back to Windows 3.0!


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The easiest way I've found is described here: http://www.dzhang.com/blog/2012/12/19/disabling-win-enter-narrator-hotkey-in-windows-8 You just create a reg key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\Narrator.exe with String value "Debugger" = "%1" There's also a reg file you can directly merge on the ...


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I think ^\ (a.k.a. ^|) is the best if it's in a convenient position on your keyboard layout. It's uses in other programs are quite rare: sending SIGQUIT to a process aborting for or while loops in a shell when ^C is intercepted toggle-input-method in emacs I don't know of any other uses. Be careful to not accidentally kill a processes outside of tmux or ...


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The screen orientation keys are probably provided and controlled by the Intel HD driver (it's been a standard feature of Intel video drivers for years now). Use the Intel HD utility to disable them:


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This often happens with very large and complex spreadsheets. Here are some workarounds you could try: CTRL + ALT + SHIFT + F9 to recheck all formula dependencies and then recalculate all formulas. Select any blank cell, press F2 and then Enter. Re-enter = : Select cells that contain formulas you'd like to update Press CTRL+H. Find what: = Replace with: ...


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Ctrl+Alt+Insert. In my experience with VMware products (Workstation and Server; I must say I have not tried Player, but I can't see any reason why it differs), Ctrl+Alt only has special effects if you press and release them on their own, without an accompanying key. Oh yes, I remember. It only works when the input is grabbed, or not (I can't remember ...


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For people who want to use backtick as the escape in tmux, you'll want to add: unbind C-b set -g prefix ` bind-key ` send-prefix That last one is important, else you can't type a backtick for other purposes :-)


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Neither of these answers helped me. What I did: Right-click on Desktop and select Graphics options > hotkeys > Disable As indicated in Windows Forums and Microsoft Answers


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I have not tested on AMD/ATI graphics, but I know for a fact that all Intel drivers do this and some Nvidia drivers. Simply go in to the configuration tool of your driver and look under a section called hotkeys and disable it. For Intel:


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You have to deal with two issues here You can only assign keyboard shortcuts to applications' menu items and services. Terminal.app is neither. You cannot usually create a keyboard shortcut using Esc for Services in System Preferences » Keyboard » Keyboard Shortcuts. Make sure a real application launcher such as Quicksilver, Alfred or LaunchBar wouldn't ...


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You can simply Alt-Click on Sound/Speaker icon in the menubar, then select Line In as Input Device to mute the mic. When you want it back, just select Internal microphone again.


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All you have to do is create a shortcut to it (on the desktop, or in the Start menu*). Then right-click it, select Properties, click in the "Shortcut key" field under the Shortcut tab, and press your desired key combination. Click OK and then it should work. *Note that this method only works if the shortcut is in certain places. See this KB article for more ...


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On Windows 7 (and since Windows ME apparently) these enhanced keyboard keys can be handled directly by Windows using the APPCOMMAND system. The associations for these keys are stored in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AppKey. (It can be overridden, per user, by adding it in HKCU as well I think). AppKey 16 is the ...


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In Windows 7 and later you can minimize the currently active window with: Win+Down. (This may be an Aero feature that works with Vista as well.)


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Ctrl+A is also known to cause problems with Emacs, including Bash in Emacs mode. It sounds like this is not a problem for you. Ctrl+O is the other option I've seen. Apparantly, this is the default in RatPoison (this is an X window manager that doesn't need a mouse). I've used Ctrl+O when using nested screens: Ctrl+O for the outer one and Ctrl+A for the ...


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This can also be accomplished with a simple AppleScript: tell application "System Events" to set volume input volume 0 Reverse the process: tell application "System Events" to set volume input volume 100 EDIT By the way, Soundsource is a free application that gives you nice easy sliders to toggle Speaker/Microphone levels from the menu bar, without ...


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For OneNote 2007, see Changing the OneNote Screen Clipping and New Side Note keyboard shortcuts. I believe this article will answer your question. In short, look at this registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\OneNote\Options\Other There are two DWORD values ScreenClippingShortcutKey & NewNoteShortcutKey. The default values ...


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Create a batch file with the following content: @echo off sc interrogate uxsms | find "1062" if %errorlevel%==0 goto :sc_start sc stop uxsms exit :sc_start sc start uxsms exit Executing it will alternatively turn Aero on and off. You can place it anywhere you like. AFAIK it does not need to be executed as Admin.


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I couldn't find a built-in command to do this, but I found a way to replicate this functionality. Open or create any text file with more than one word in it. From the Macro menu, select Start Recording. Press Ctrl+← Left. The caret (insertion point/I-beam) will move to the beginning of the word. Press Ctrl+Shift+Right →. The word will be ...


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Right click anywhere in notepad and uncheck right-to-left reading


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Pressing the Capslock and the Esc keys at the same time brings up a window that allows you to Exit the Narrator.


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This script registers a single press on CapsLock as a press that lasts less than 400ms, modify that value as needed. *CapsLock:: Send {Blind}{Ctrl Down} cDown := A_TickCount Return *CapsLock up:: If ((A_TickCount-cDown)<400) ; Modify press time as needed (milliseconds) Send {Blind}{Ctrl Up}{Esc} Else Send {Blind}{Ctrl ...


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Hotkey combo: to write text from Right to Left, try Ctrl + Right Shift to write text from Left to Right, try Ctrl + Left Shift Or simply open Notepad again ;)


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I think this may be a dupe of http://superuser.com/questions/172301/keyboard-only-navigation-between-full-screen-ms-remote-desktop-remote-system-and You can get back out of fullscreen mode by using Ctrl + Alt + Break again. It toggles between fullscreen/non-fullscreen. Once you are back out of fullscreen mode, Alt + Tab will work locally. A nice ...


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It's "Alt+=", but it only works in docx files and you should have VB-component installed to enable macros.


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Another option is to select the lines using Shift+V as Ignacio suggests, but then press > (greater than sign). That does an indent according to your indentation settings (shiftwidth, expandtab, etc). You can also indent more than one level with number>, e.g. 2> to indent two levels. Finally, if Vim recognizes the file type (type :set filetype?, it should ...


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I use a complex system for screen. My default escape is set to \140\140, which is backtick. The Ctrl-A complicates both Emacs and command line editting for me within Zsh, and I dislike Ctrl-O (2 hand operations for most screen actions). I rebind 's' to screen 1 so that new sessions are created from left to right on the keyboard starting at 1. This allows ...


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Ctrl+Shift+ESC to show Task Manager, on the Processes tab, right-click the offending process and choose "End Process" Personally I replace Task Manager with Process Explorer (from sysinternals), better list navigation and you can use the Del key to kill a process.


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I use AutoHotKey! #g:: ;Google highlighted text MyClip := ClipboardAll clipboard= Send ^c ClipWait Run http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=%Clipboard% Clipboard := MyClip MyClip = return +#g:: ;Google clipboard Run http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=%Clipboard% return That will google the selected text with winkey and G, and the clipboard on win shift and ...



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