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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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Keyboard shortcut for unfocusing current element after pressing Tab

I'm trying to learn to use Windows only with a keyboard, and I learned quite a few shortcuts so far. One useful trick is to press Tab to cycle through the "elements" (not sure how those are ...
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What does "Windows logo key + z" do in Windows 10?

of course the first thing I did was to check out official statement from Microsoft : https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/keyboard-shortcuts-in-windows-dcc61a57-8ff0-cffe-9796-cb9706c75eec#...
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Key binding Ctrl + Shift + C opens a new external terminal in vscode/codium on Linux, how to change the shortcut?

In Visual Studio Code / Codium on Linux, the key binding Ctrl+Shift+c opens a new external terminal. This does not work together with vscodevim extension where I often need to copy to the system and ...
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What are the keyboard shortcuts for Xpad?

What are the keyboard shortcuts available for Xpad? I know they exist, because I put my note into overwrite mode without the insert key, and alt+Up/Down conveniently moves lines of text. There are ...
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shortcut for changing how files are organised in file explorer

configuring some macros inside of Logitech G hub, I'm setting them up for each application. I was going through the shortcuts in file explorer and assigning them to hotkeys, although cant work out if ...
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Ctrl-. displays e and changes input

I'm running xubuntu 21.10 and have a weird problem I can't work out. If I press ctrl-. it displays the character e. If I then press enter or esc then it disappears. Until I've pressed enter or esc I ...
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How can I ensure CTRL+L always focusses the address bar, even when the find panel is open?

When I am searching a page with CTRL+F and then want to focus the address bar again with CTRL+L, Chrome, Chromium and Edge won't let me, unless I close the find panel first, either with ESC or with ...
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Safari cmd+arrow down does not work on certain websites

Cmd + 'arrow down' is a 'End of page' shortcut in Safari. But on some websites (namely, https://news.ycombinator.com) it does not work. Cmd + 'arrow up' works, but 'arrow down' does not. Works fine in ...
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Disabling Winkey+Arrow on Windows 10

I would like to disable the Windows snapping behaviour when I press winarrow keys. I have read about disabling snapping altogether or disabling the win altogether, but I just want to change this one ...
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How can I have Spotify play music instead of iTunes when pressing the play/F8 key on MacOS?

When I turn on my MBP the first thing I do is play some Spotify music and I got it loaded on startup, although when I press play/F8 which is play button on keyboard iTunes pops up. Even with the ...
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Mapping every key into a modifier when pressed with another

It has become common to e.g. map Caps Lock to Ctrl as a modifier / Esc when pressed alone. I had an idea to do a similar thing with regular keys, e.g. j+w -> Ctrl+w, but j when pressed alone. I ...
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How to set hotkeys on function keys

I have a multi-boot laptop (Clevo NS50MU) with Linux Mint and Windows, with a keyboard that uses function keys for volume and brightness control but only when Fn is pressed. I want to control volume/...
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Can I enable Alt key shortcut navigation of explorer window menus in Windows 11?

I made heavy use of the Alt key navigation of explorer menus in Windows 10. Did Microsoft just kill this very helpful feature for no apparent reason, or is there some way to re-enable it? Further ...
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map alt+delete in git-bash inputrc

Does anyone know how to bind key combinations with Alt in inputrc in git-bash? I want to map a key combination Alt+delete to kill-word, but when I press Ctrl+V and Alt+delete to see what characters it ...
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Ctrl+Right arrow doing weird things on Windows 10 after update

My Win 10 work laptop forced a windows update yesterday and since then I can't use my usual short cut Ctrl + Shift + Right Arrow to select bits of text/cells and it's driving me mad. ---update-------- ...
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How can I see ALL global shortcuts currently active across Finder + other apps?

I've just started using Amethyst and would love to be able to use the CTRL + optn + NumPad[0-9] shortcuts, but some of these aren't working and I'm assuming they're reserved by something else. I've ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Change Workspace Via Shortcut Key

Maybe about a year ago, I had an extension for gnome-shell that enabled me to switch between workspaces using shortcut keys, for example: ctl + 1 = Workspace 1 ctl + 2 = Workspace 2 ctl + 3 = ...
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How can I change the order in which monitors are visited when pressing Win+RightArrow

On Windows 10, when I move a window using Win+Right Arrow, I'd like to change the order in which it moves to each monitor. Right now I have a 2x2 arrangement of monitors and it always visits them in ...
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Is there a Mac keyboard shortcut equivalent for Window's Ctrl+Alt+Tab?

On Windows, Ctrl+Alt+Tab leaves the Alt+Tab dialog open after releasing the shortcut, allowing for the entries to be navigated using the keyboard arrows and selected using Enter. Is there an ...
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Pivot Table: Expand/collapse all rows using keyboard shortcut

In an Excel 2016 pivot table: Is there a keyboard shortcut we can use to expand or collapse all rows at a given level? For example, CTRL + click the plus sign to expand all rows? I'm aware that it's ...
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How do I add the function key to a shortcut on fedora

I already know how to make shortcuts with dconf-editor, but my problem is adding the "fn" key to shortcuts. For example: fn + f1 to mute audio. Ay help would be appreciated, thanks!
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Switch between collapsed tab groups in chrome for mac

I'm currently using chrome for mac and want to utilize the tab group feature. There is one thing that I believe will help me though and that is being able to switch between collapsed tab groups. So ...
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troubleshoot: LibreOffice on Debian testing (gnome), insert current date shortcut non-functional

I can't seem to be able to figure this one out. I often want to insert the current date in a libbreoffice calc spreadsheet. But when I press the ctrl+; shortcut for this, I seem to switch to a ...
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Wacom shortcuts in KDE are not working and touch issues

I have a Wacom Intuos Pro (Small) that I currently evaluate for usage with my remote classes. The Table is fully recognized from the KDE and I can configure it's settings in the "System Settings&...
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xmodmap holding a key vs pressing

I want xmodmap to make the Caps Lock key act as if I were pressing the Escape key if I only press and release it, but to act as an i3 mod key if I hold it and press another key. This would allow me to ...
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Any way to keybind the media focus switch in windows?

Okay, so is there any way to hotkey the little arrow in the top right on the windows 11 media center that switches between media outputs in windows. I'm using windows 11 beta, but this arrow was ...
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How to unmap ctrl+shift+r in kitty?

The kitty terminal emulator uses the shortcut Ctrl + Shift + R for window resizing. The shortcut is also used by bash for reversing the reverse-i-search direction. I tried to unmap the kitty shortcut ...
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How to move cursor to a pane by index in a tmux session?

I'm in a tmux session. If I press ctrl+b q, tmux prints a number for each pane. How can I move cursor directly to a pane by these numbers? I don't want to do ctrl+b o or ctrl+b up/down/left/right.
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Controlling media rewind/forward with keyboard shortcuts

I would like to control media in chrome using shortcuts, more specifically I would like to be able to rewind/forward 3 seconds in the media using a keyboard shortcut even if I'm currently inside ...
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How to alt-tab to the last focused window of an application in GNOME without all the other windows of that application appearing on top?

I have multiple windows of many applications opened. I want to switch between one window of one application and one window of another application very frequently. If I press Alt + Tab, all windows of ...
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For Excel, what does the keyboard shortcut "SP" mean?

In excel, I'm trying to find a keyboard shortcut for the page setup. From here, it tells me that I should press ALT + P, then the SP button. For the "SP" I tried space and Windows Key but ...
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Windows 10, Window Move Shortcut. Top to Bottom

I am aware of the feature to use Win + Shift + Left or Right to change to the next sequential monitor. I am looking for a mod or program to be able to press Win + Shift + Up or Down to move a window ...
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How to add alternative key combinations for typing numbers

My laptop's keyboard recently broke and the number keys no longer work. I still have to use it for a couple weeks, so I need a temporary solution. It run Debian 11 with Gnome and Wayland. I thought I ...
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Gmail, Keyboard shortcut to view attachment

Is there a keyboard shortcut to mimic clicking on the first attachment? For instance to view a PDF?
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What is the keyboard shortcut for pasting without formatting in Powerpoint?

In Microsoft Powerpoint 2019, if I want to paste using: Ctrl + Shift + V, that doesn't work, what is the new shortcut?
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command to show the poweroff dialog in Ubuntu

What is the command to show the "Power Off" dialog in Ubuntu? Is there a keyboard shortcut to achieve this?
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How to format Python in Jupyter Notebook on macOS?

Sometimes I want to format Python in Jupyter Notebook in macOS, but it's very difficult because I need to format it myself. Do they have shortcuts? I would appreciate any help.
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On Windows, how can i restore all minimized windows (maximize) with Win+M shortcut? (make Win+M a toggle)

Is it possible somehow to minimize AND maximize (like a toggle) with Win+M shortcut?
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Linux (Manjaro, xfce) Ctrl-w is not working (user wide)

I have a very annoying issue: Ctrl-W (both: Left-Ctrl-W and Right-Ctrl-W) is not working in ALL applications (Chromium, Firefox, Mousepad etc). So it is not a application issue. Manjaro Linux Kernel ...
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Remap a windows keyboard shortcut to output a PowerShell/cmd command result?

I'm looking for a way to bind a custom shortcut (say Ctrl+G) in such a way, that upon pressing it I'd get a small powershell/cmd command executed and the contents of which would be then either pushed ...
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Is there a way to map keyboard layout switch on Windows to right Alt (Alt Gr)?

I tried searching the menus on Windows to find how to change mapping to switch layout, but I found there are only limited options such as shift + alt, shift+ctrl, ctrl + space and backtick. On my ...
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US International Keyboard Shortcuts not working in Outlook 16

US International Keyboard shortcuts, such as ALT+CTRL+p (ö), ALT+CTRL+y (ü) and ALT+CTRL+s (ß) are not working in Outlook 16. In Word, within Customize Ribbon, there is an option to unset keyboard ...
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Without the mouse, how do I select a pattern and then drag it to expand it to other cells?

I have a long pattern like this: . I want to change the 0.2's to 0.1 like so With the mouse I would enter it in the first two cells and then drag it down like so All the solutions online tell me ...
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MPV: Cycle through cover art (if multiple images are present) of the current playing flac file

I have flac files that contains several embedded cover art which includes front, back, booklet etc. Is it possible to cycle through cover art (if multiple images are present) of the current playing ...
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Increase brightness of desktop for kali linux through command line

how to increase brightness of desktop for kali linux through command line.I get an error so i tried the below mentioned steps: sudo apt-get install brightnessctl -y brightnessctl -q s +10% for ...
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MacOS Switch between active windows of application in active display

I have 2 displays and its really annoying that cycling between windows of an app jumps between displays. I want to cycle between windows of an app on the active display only (of the currently active ...
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Toggle alternative keyboard behaviour in Gnumeric

When using Gnumeric, one can usually navigate between cells using the keyboard arrows and change the content of a cell just by typing the wanted content. However, I sometimes find myself in a ...
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Shortcut to pop up emoji window automatically

Sometimes I want to pop the emoji, but it's cumbersome because I need to right click and then click "Emoji". Is there some shortcut to automatically pop up emoji? I would appreciate any help....
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How to identify/remove keyboard shortcut by the key combination (issue with ctrl-shift-u and ctrl-.) [duplicate]

I've some unwanted keyboard shortcuts on my kubuntu 21.10 installation that appear global and are therefore interfering with other programs. Since both give somewhat odd behavior it's hard for me to ...
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Mac OS Big Sur: ALT + → (right arrow) produces '5'

In any editor (VS Code, Sublime, Pages) I can move the cursor to the end of the current word by pressing ALT + right arrow. But since a few days (maybe after a failed update to Monterey) the following ...
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