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

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Whatsapp Web on Chrome/Windows: Shift+Delete not cutting to clipboard [migrated]

When I press Shift + Delete I'm expecting the selected text to be cut into the clipboard. That is not happening on any text field of Whatsapp Web running on Windows/Chrome. Ctrl + X works fine though. ...
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mac os universal txt shortcut to insert 'current date+time'

Is there a keyboard shortcut to insert text that simply displays the current date and time ive set up ones for ABN and longer email addresses but havent found one that consistently inserts the current ...
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Why does pressing Ctrl + Q (align left in Spanish) on a paragraph that is already left aligned justify it?

In Spanish the keyboard shortcut to align the paragraph to the left is Ctrl+Q. I use the Normal style, whose alignment is left. Pressing Ctrl+Q on a left-aligned paragraph justifies it. I don't know ...
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How can I jump to the parent node of a JSON object in Notepad++?

Let's say my cursor in Notepad++ is here: How can I easily jump to the parent node? E.g., is there a keyboard shortcut for that? Full JSON used in the example: { "boats": [ { ...
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Is there a way to change keyboard backlight key combination?

My old Dell laptop's keyboard backlight key combination was fn + right arrow which was a super easy combination. On my new Dell laptop, it is fn + f10 and I have to struggle to press it when it gets ...
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disable chrome history in search bar

I like to define and use custom entries in Chrome browsing search engine site settings also as hotkeys for sites without any search functionality. I often use a single letter shortcut (for example 'd' ...
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Is there a shortcut to go down a slide while focused on speaker notes?

One of my professors uploads their PowerPoint slide decks for students to reference. I have been using the Speaker Notes section of each slide to add notes or details while watching lecture. The thing ...
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Mac OS 'Command - Tab' switch

The keybind known as 'Command + tab' for me was set to 'F3 + f4' and i had it like that for a year. but when i bought a new keyboard and tried to use 'F3 + f4' to move between apps but Mission Control ...
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F2 key to rename not working on Windows 11

I have a Razer BlackWidow 2019 keyboard on a Windows 11 machine WITHOUT Razer Synapse. This keyboard comes with F1-F12 keys mapped to some media functionality (volume up/down, pause, next, etc.) These ...
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Unexpected key presses logged on trigger of a touchpad gesture mapped to Function keys greater than 12

I'm trying to programmatically assign a key press (F24) to a four-finger tap gesture using the module pynput in Windows. I simply started recording for the shortcut and sent the (F24) key via the ...
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How to Move the cursor one word to the left in ms excel?

In MS Word, Ctrl+left arrow helps use move to the previous word quickly. But the same shortcut in MS Excel takes us to the previous cell. I can't find any shortcuts for the same in the Microsoft's ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open Edge with different profiles

On Windows, I could press Win+2 to open Edge with my Work profile, and Win+3 to open Edge with my Personal profile (2 and 3 were just the positions the launchers took in the application bar at the ...
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How to disable Firefox search when not typing on any input field? [duplicate]

I want to play https://vim-adventures.com/, but I can't use any key, as Firefox will automatically start searching for text, as if I press Ctrl + F. I know this is convenient for most case, but here I ...
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VirtualBox 7 - How to enable "shift + Numpad:Delete" shortcut with Numlock enable?

The "shift + Numpad:Delete" shortcut is not working in my VirtualBox 7. At first I thought the problem was the Windows 10 ISO I was using, but I also tried the exact same ISO and ...
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How do I jump to the beginning of a command in Windows Terminal?

In Linux, I can skip to the beginning of a command by pressing Ctrl-A , and Ctrl-E for jumping to the end of that. However, it is not compatible with Windows Termianl. How am I going to do that? ...
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How do I quickly position two windows side by side in Windows Tablet mode with a keyboard shortcut instead of moving the window to the side?

When in Tablet mode: I cannot just press the shortcut as in How do I quickly position two windows side by side? to split the screen into two windows: Win + arrow and then choose the other window ...
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How can toggle between three input methods?

There are three input methods in my ibus framework: I have set the ctrl + space as toggling key between the three input methods. I want to toggle between the three input methods when click ctrl+...
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How to use different pointers and keyboard for different monitors

I have a system running on top of Ubuntu 22.04 on my laptop which I use along with an external monitor. I am trying to work on both simultaneously and I want to be using separate input methods for ...
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Shortcut to take photo with webcam while its open in other software

I bought a veeeery expensive razer webcam (Razer Kiyo Pro Ultra) purely to take only photos easily directly with my computer and the software (Razer Synapse) to control everything seems great, but one ...
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How to make `Alt + Shift + 0` work (to change the input language) on Windows 10?

I assigned Alt+Shift+0 to en-US but nothing happened when I pressed. And this shortcut just disappeared randomly after reboot. Alt+Shift+9 and Alt+Shift+8 assigned for zh-CN and Japanese are both ...
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This single, double and hold AHK script is not working

I found this script from https://autohotkey.com/boards/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=51596 it works perfectly. I like that it is easy to understand and change your desired key easily. The thing is: It ...
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Alt+Space shortcut doesn't open system menu anymore

Seen a bunch of questions/answers saying it's because of PowerToys, it isn't my case. Tried restarting the computer, closing every single program but still nothing. Using Microsoft Keyboard ...
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Windows 11 virtual desktop switch shortcut

In Windows 11, switching to different virtual desktops has the following shortcuts by default: Alt+Tab+Click Alt+Tab+Arrow+Enter Win+Ctrl+Arrow In the old days, there was a way to customise these ...
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Is it possible to modify/remove devtoolsKeyset key bindings in Firefox?

I've been working on a locked-down version of Firefox and need to disable certain keyboard shortcuts. Clarification: I'm the employee locking it down for my employer for use by our customers on a ...
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For Mac, Automate Switching to Specific Chrome Tabs using Keyboard Shortcuts?

I have various Chrome tabs open that I use for my work flow. They are all not on the same chrome window. Screen 1: my daily work journal, Google Doc a scratchpad on Google Doc Github Screen 2: ...
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SquirrelSQL keyboard shortcuts on MacOS

I am running SquirrelSQL on MacOS. Many keyboard shortcuts do not work. For example: find is supposed to be mapped to CTRL-F, but neither CTRL-F nor CMD-F work. Similarly, replace (supposed to be ...
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I am trying to get semicolon to act as shift when held down but ; when tapped and colon when shift is down and also as end when CapsLock is held down

This is the code I have tried in Karabiner-Elements. The semicolon key sends semicolon when tapped ✔ When shift is held down and semicolon is tapped colon is sent ✔ While CapsLock is held down and ...
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shortcut to change main display while in extended mode

I'm using a tablet as my second/extended monitor, I want to find a way to map a single hot key combination to one of my buttons, so whenever I toggle it, it changes my main display to the other ...
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Switch windows using windows key + # shortcuts by window not app? Also show numbers on taskbar?

You can use the keyboard to switch programs in Windows 11, for example Windows + 2 goes to the second app on the taskbar, and Windows + 3, 3 goes to the second window of the third app. But it is a big ...
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Shortcut to move shape without connectors in Visio

In Visio, is there a shortcut key that will let me move shape without any connectors attached to it. As in, click and hold mouse button while pressing a key, drag the shape and leave the connectors in ...
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How to turn laptop display ON and OFF with a certain key?

I am looking for a way to turn on and off my laptop screen easily (without it going to sleep or hibernate mode). I have various automation scripts running in the background (which include mouse ...
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How to send Windows key shortcuts to local machine in mobaxterm

I defined a hotkey for my local windows machine (CTRL + ALT + M) that replaces my cursor in the second monitor. When connecting to a session in mobaxterm and pressing this hotkey, the session's ...
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How do I stop a website from overriding my keyboard shortcuts?

The DeepL website has recently overridden my keyboard shortcuts so I can no longer copy paste sentences in and out of the text input boxes. This still works if the keyboard is set to the US default. ...
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shortcut key for show applications in linux

I'm using Linux for the first time and I want to know if there is any shortcut key for the "show applications" button. I've searched, but I can't find any information about it.
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Some keyboard keys do not work correctly (Alt, ctrl, alt, was jammed)

I have a problem: my keyboard at a certain point starts to change the layout, for example: ESC -> win and SHIFT together SHIFT -> alt + tab, if i press it twice, it changes the language. The ...
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Keyboard shortcut for moving mouse to focused window for MacOs?

Is there a keyboard shortcut for Mac OS, or a setting, to make the mouse cursor "jump" to the currently focused window? I use a dual monitor setup, and after CmD + Tab -ing to a window on ...
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Notepad++: Creating a macro replacing selected text

I need a Notepad++ macro that will perform search and replace, but for the portion of text that is highlighted at the moment of running the macro. I tried recording a macro, but it records for the ...
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Keyboard issues with my Estonian keyboard

How do I type greater than and less than sign on my Dell latitude e7240 PC.... It has an Estonian keyboard layout and not all keyboard characters are accurate. For example when I try pressing the ...
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How to use ctrl+shift+a in SAP?

I've been using SAP(-PM) for a few years now. And on occasion I have accidentally pressed the keyboard combination control+shift+a. After which SAP displays all enterable fields with numbers and ...
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window snap feature: is there any shortcut to switch between snapped window

while using windows snap feature,using second option (thick and thin one) many time it happens that I want to put a specific app in thin window (i.e. on right side ) and other app in thick window but ...
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Firefox: access a button that belongs to an extension using keyboard shortcut?

I have an extension that, when I click its icon in the Firefox toolbar, opens a pop-up menu with some buttons. I would like to assign a keyboard shortcut to one of these buttons. Is that possible?
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Keybindings for multiline edit in VS Code inside a Hyper-V VM

The CTRL+SHIFT+ALT with PgUp/PgDn function to multiline edit in VS Code seems broken inside a Hyper-V VM of Windows 10 (this is when I am inside a vmconnect.exe session. I can't think of a particular ...
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Remapping the F1 key's functionality to something else (HP laptop, Windows)

I saw this question asked before on this forum but no one answered it, so I thought I would ask again! I am using an HP laptop, and when I press the F1 key, it opens up "how to get help in ...
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How to sync Surfingkeys settings

What's the best way to sync Surfingkeys settings? I've found Surfingkeys to be the best vim shortcut key extension for all browsers. It works amazing on every one that I've tried. However, it claims ...
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How has the snipping tool for Windows 11 become mapped to the shortcut Ctrl+Alt+S when using Rider?

I use Rider both at work and at home. At work I can access the Rider settings using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Alt+S. At home though, when I use this keyboard shortcut the snipping tool opens thus ...
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Delete all on left after cursor with keyboard shortcut - Windows 11

I'm trying to replicate on Windows 11 the same function that Cmd+Backspace does on Mac, that is to delete everything on the left on the same line as the cursor, with just one key combination. Ctrl+...
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How to ensure that winkey + P (Project) has a display option selected and not the back button

I have two PCs connected to two screens of different dimensions. Depending on what work I am doing, I have PC A connected to screen1 only, screen2 only, or both screens (via a DP connector). PC B is ...
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Skip selecting single cells in column using keyboard shortcuts only

I'll try to articulate this as best as I'm able. Using Excel, I need to select a couple of cells in a column, skip one, then select a couple more, then skip one, etc. I know there's a keyboard ...
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How to overwrite Windows Snipping Tool hotkey?

Windows Snipping Tool (for screenshots) is using the [Windows} +{Shift] +[S] key. I have uninstalled it but it's still coming up when I press that key. I want to use that hotkey for another (third ...
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Dead ctrl keys - how to identify processes absorbing keystrokes

I am having an odd problem with my ctrl keys. I find that my control keys (both at once) will stop working globally for a period of time (or a number of keystrokes?), and then sometimes it will be off ...
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