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Questions tagged [keyboard-shortcuts]

Keyboard shortcuts are combinations and oft-struck keys that help you work faster, or do more with less typing.

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Tool for linux or window manager function to make vimium like keybindings for GUI applications [on hold]

Is there Tool for Linux or any window manager function to make Vimium like keybindings for GUI applications? What I need most is keyboard shortcut letters that allow you to navigate through window ...
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How to write curly bracket end?

I have czech keyboard, and if I want to write curly bracket, the shortcut is R.ALT + B / N. B work fine, but when I press R.ALT + N, it swaps my cursor to second monitor. I think i have accidentally ...
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How to toggle krunner with a modifier only shortcut?

I would like to toggle the krunner launcher with a modifier only shortcut. Modifier only shortcuts can be bound to D-Bus method calls in kwinrc (for example, see this blog post). I would like one key ...
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How to view properties of a PDF document opened in Chromium-based web browser?

Standalone PDF viewers such as SumatraPDF, MuPDF, Okular or PDFX-Change Editor allow to display PDF metadata and properties such as used fonts, size, date of creation, author etc., typically with a ...
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i can not find keys < and > on hp paviilon 15 azerty keyboard

i bought an hp laptop pavillon 15. the keyboard is an AZERTY keybord (image shown below) . The < and > key are normally positioned left the W key. But in this disposition are combined with ; and : ...
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How to disable some of Win 10 Magnifier's shortcuts?

On Win 10, there is a built-in Magnifier. You can use Win++ or Win+- to zoom in or out. Howerver, there are also some other shortcuts: I want to know, how can I disable the three shortcuts in the ...
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Is it possible to copy on screen shot on Mojave?

I want to after command+shift+4 to screen shot, copy that image to do further work, so I don't have to click and drag the image from desktop, is this possible?
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Is there a way to hold multiple values in clipboard and be able to paste any one of them with a simple shortcut [on hold]

Is there a way to copy X, Y, Z values to clipboard and be able to paste either one of them with one shortcut on Windows? We all use CTRL+C for copying one value to clipboard and CTRL+V to paste it ...
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ctrl+alt+arrow suddenly stopped working

Hi I use ctrl+alt+arrow a lot. Suddenly the arrow key gets swallowed when I enter this shortcut. I tried in multiple programs. I am using RDP right now and know about the settings but it has been ...
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how to disable ctrl+esc shortcut windows 10 [duplicate]

Pressing ctrl+esc opens the windows start menu.. I'd like to disable this shortcut but still have normal functionality of ctrl and esc individually. Is this possible?
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How do I stop Windows 10 Aero Snap keyboard shortcuts from opening the start menu?

When I use the Aero Snap hotkeys (e.g. Win + Left for snapping a window) sometimes the Start Menu pops open, taking focus away from the window I just positioned and not bringing up the other window ...
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Shortcuts defined to open a program not react immediately after login in Xubuntu 16.04.5

I don't know if this behavior is normal, when I start my laptop then every thing is loaded (desktop, panels, wifi connection and so on) then I type a shortcut to open for example mousepad(Alt+m) it ...
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Can you create a keyboard shortcut for Chrome on mac?

Is there a way to create a custom keyboard shortcut to override google chromes already assigned key bindings? I would like to replace the moving from tabs (currently cmd+shift+rightArow and cmd+shift+...
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How to use the function keys in Excel on a Mac?

I have just transferred from Microsoft to Mac. On my MacBook Pro I cannot use the F# keys in Excel. I used to use F4 to repeat the last action and F9to recalculate. I have found that CMD+Y does ...
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Whatsapp desktop cursor become overwrite mode

I accidentally pressed a combination of keys (I think one of them is Shift key) and my type cursor enters OVR (overwrite) mode instead of INS (insert) mode when selecting previous characters. In this ...
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How to prevent my keyboard from writing numbers instead of letters?

I bought a numeric keyboard to connect to my laptop to be easier for my to type numbers, but when i press the Num Lock button to enable writing numbers using this external keyboard it results turning ...
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Automatically assign keyboard hotkey to application at startup?

Background My laptop keyboard is busted, so I use a USB keyboard. This keyboard has no designated calculator hotkey (such as Fn + Num Del on my laptop keyboard), so I like to assign my own (Ctrl + ...
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Remap Winkey and Disable It's Shortcuts

The purpose is for gaming and I want to remap the Winkey to some other key so the Start Menu doesn't pop on when I hit it, and I want to disable Winkey shortcuts like Winkey+e (which opens explorer....
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Group of keys are not working in laptop

I have a Dell Inspiron 7567 laptop which I bought about 6 months ago. It was working just fine until about a month ago when the LCtrl button suddenly stopped working. I pressed it a few times and it ...
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Illustrator: Change tool shortcuts to use a non-input key combination

The problem I'm tired of accidentally typing "v" and "a" characters into my text boxes when what I really want to do is switch to one of the selection tools (because their default shortcuts are V and ...
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<control><shift><Print Screen> stopped selecting a screen area

On RedHat 7.5, pressing controlshiftPrint Screen stopped selecting an area of the screen, namely - the cursor does not change into a + to allow selecting. I can still screen-capture using <...
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Use ScrollLock key as a modifier with AutoHotkey

How to use the ScrollLock key as a modifier with AutoHotkey? Example: ScrollLock + F1 : Launch software1.exe ScrollLock + F2 : Launch software2.exe ScrollLock + F3 : Launch software3.exe etc. I'...
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VisualStudioCode (VSCode) shortcut to wrap selected text into <strong></strong> tags

Is it possible in VisualStudioCode (VSCode) to use CTRL+b to wrap a selected text into tags?
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How to know what ctrl-z will do in windows explorer?

In earlier windows versions, I could open windows explorer and use the menu bar to mouse-over on "undo", and the status bar would show some information about which file(s) will be involved. I seem to ...
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Switching between languages on windows 10 using keyboard shortcut not as expected

This is probably a simple question. But I'm not familiar with Windows. And i did try searching on google. But I couldn't find an answer. So here it goes. I want to use the keyboard shortcuts to ...
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How do I rebind the Keyboard Layout Switch (“Alt+Shift”) to another keypress in Windows 7?

I switch between ANSI and ISO keyboard layouts often in my work. So I want to use this function, but I want to bind it to the Pause key ("F15"). How do I accomplish this so it works in all programs? ...
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AutoHotKey: MacOS style keyboard modifier keys on Windows?

I'm a new AutoHotKey user, and I've been Googling for the past couple hours for existing examples of what I'm trying to do, but nothing I've found works quite what I'm going for. I just switched from ...
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Prevent Winkey + Alt + Enter from opening Windows Media Center and rebind it

I've bought a new remote control and am using AHK to rebind some of its buttons. It doesn't have a software to set what each button will do, "it just works". Using KeypressOSD.ahk I'm able to see ...
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Apple Magic Keyboard on Windows FN Key [duplicate]

I just go the lastest Apple Magic Keyboard (without number pad). I want to us it on my Windows 10 laptop. They keyboard is currently plugged into a USB port because I can't figure out how to connect ...
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How to do the shortcut `ALT+/` on a German keyboard?

I see more and more webapps (such as Google Docs) using the shortcut Alt+/ to access the search mode. You find it in Google Docs, for instance, when you collapse the top menu bar, then on the very ...
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Is there an active window audio level control shortcut for Windows?

Is there a Windows shortcut, setting, or method that would allow me to: a) Lower/raise/mute the volume of the active window application; e.g., Ctrl + Win + +/-? b) Lower/raise/mute all the ...
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How can I change keyboard shortcuts for window navigation in GNOME?

Looking at the GNOME help page, I see that there's supposed to be a section called "Navigation" in the keyboard shortcut dialog. But when I'm in that area of settings, I see tons of keyboard shortcuts ...
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During Google Sheets formula entry, want keyboard shortcut to select a whole column [migrated]

In MS Excel, I can type the following formula =SUM(A:A) Without taking my hands off the keyboard. I start in cell B1, I type =SUM( then I use the cursor keys to move one cell to the left, hit CTRL-...
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How to set keyboard shortcut using Shift+(any latter) without interfere on default behaviour (type upper case latter)?

My system is Xubuntu 16.04.5 and I would like to ask if is possible to set keyboard shortcut using Shift+(any latter)? I tried and the shortcut works but now I can't type upper case latter ( in case ...
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How to reassign the keyboard shortcut for Application Switcher using Karabiner

I've been forcibly converted into a Mac user after three decades on PCs. I can mostly live with the change, but the keyboard shortcuts are killing me. I've already fiddled around with the shortcuts I ...
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Shortcut to jump mouse cursor from one screen to another in Windows 10

I have two screens on my Windows 10 machine, and find it cumbersome to change the mouse cursor from one screen to another. The only way I know is to drag the mouse cursor from one screen to another, ...
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I can't bind ctrl+shift+c shortcut in debian stretch with gnome

I realized that the shortcuts ctrl+shift+c/v doesn't work anymore in gnome-terminal, then I went to the keyboard settings, I tried to set a shortcut ctrl+shift+<any character> and didn't work, ...
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True Copy/Paste shortcut remapping in X11

Can I use CMD-C and CMD-V to trigger the X11 clipboard functionality? I do not want to remap CMD to send CTRL. This is not just about ergonomics and muscle memory. Existing answers seem to ignore the ...
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Outlook CTRL + Shift + # Quick Step keyboard shortcuts stopped working

I use my Quick Step shortcuts frequently with Outlook to manage my mail. They worked fine for a while, and the steps still do, but the keyboard shortcuts no longer do anything. I've looked online ...
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What does Win+P do in VMWare Workstation?

While running Ubuntu 17 under VMWare Workstation Pro 15.0 on a Windows 7 host machine, I noticed by accident that pressing WinP seems to force the VM into full screen mode, even when VMWare Tools hasn'...
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Windows Chrome keyboard shortcut for Bookmark Manager stopped working

In Windows, Chrome shortcut Ctrl+Shift+O to access the Bookmark Manager periodically stops working. The global shortcuts/hotkeys Ctrl+Shift+L and Alt+R also do not work.
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Paste in Nano is not working

I used Ctrl+Shift+6 to select a block of text in Nano, then cut it with Ctrl+K.  This successfully removed the text from my buffer. But when I do Ctrl+U to paste what I had cut, nothing is pasted. ...
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How to fill a large series (over 10,000 rows) in Microsoft Excel without dragging or selecting cells?

I have more than 10,000 rows of data I need to do some calculations on one column of the data. I have made the calculation in one cell and now need to fill the formula for the calculation and all the ...
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Ctrl+Del doesn't work in Chrome

While editing I use Ctrl shortcuts like Ctrl+Backspace, Ctrl+Del, Ctrl+Arrow keys, Ctrl+Shift+Arrow keys... extensively to work at word level However somehow in Chrome Ctrl+Backspace works properly ...
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Toggle view of folder pane in Thunderbird

I'm new to Thunderbird and need to toggle the folder pane view with a hotkey. The sequence that works now is: Alt+V+L+F and repeat to close it. I'm very grateful for any help. I'm using Thunderbird ...
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How are multiple keystroke shortcuts called?

Do combinations of sequential keystrokes, like CTRL+R,Z have any specific name? The Wikipedia description does not call them anything: Some keyboard shortcuts, including all shortcuts involving ...
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Solution to Capslock / Shift every key?

I would like every key to be equivalent to "Shift + " when caps lock is turn on. Currently caps lock only capitalizes letters, not other keys. So if I press: '/", then it should be " rather than ' ...
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Remap Ctrl+F to Find instead of Forward in Outlook

Can Ctrl+F be remapped to Find instead of Forward in Outlook? To be honest it would be much more useful that way to me as I frequently want to search within a message and right now I have to click on ...
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How to add keyboard shortcut to press a specific key? [duplicate]

I'm using a Windows 10 OS, and I want to remap fn-F7 to emulate pressing Pause. Is there a way to do this?
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How to change the exit shortcut for the new Chome version?

Chrome had an exit functionality to close all tabs and windows, which was useful if you had restore previous tabs on startup selected. This feature was bound to ctrl + shift + q but in a recent ...