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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Mimic Macs CTRL + ARROW behavior on Windows 10

I would like to mimic the behavior of Mac's ctrl + <arrow key> on Windows 10. Particularly for the left/right arrow keys. To describe the behavior briefly for anyone who doesn't know. Say in Mac ...
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Setting a keyboard shortcut in Windows 10 which opens a particular program in the foreground without launching the same program again

I would like to have a shortcut that I set which does the following in the Windows 10: The shortcut launches the particular program that I set for that shortcut if the program is not launched ...
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what to do if keyboard doesn't have a straight fn key lock?

I have an external keyboard for my laptop. fn key used to work perfectly fine but I think I pressed a combination that enabled fn key lock. keyboard doesn't have a button for the key lock. the thing I ...
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Remap shortcuts per application on Fedora

I'm trying to remap shortcuts on Fedora 32 on a per-application basis. For example, I would like "Super+C" to be mapped to "Ctrl+Shift+C", but only in the terminal. I've seen a lot about writing xkb ...
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Duplicated global keyboard shortcut for CTRL + SHIFT + M on Chrome / Edge?

When I press ctrl+shift+m, with the Developer Tools panel focused, I toggle on/off Device Mode. But when the Developer Tools panel is closed, the panel for Change User Profile is displayed. Is there ...
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Unable to initiate REISUB sequence on E490 Thinkpad

The E490 Lenovo Thinkpad has no SysRq key. I have found similar posts describing other ways to initiate SysRq button. So far, I have tried these suggested combinations (all while holding left Alt key):...
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How to change Windows 10 “Best Match” recommendation

Windows 10 (and various Windows before it) includes a short cut for opening programs by pressing on the Windows Key then typing the program you want to open. This typically works very well, but I've ...
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How can I change a Google Chrome flag with a keyboard shortcut?

How can I change a Google Chrome flag (chrome://flags/) with a keyboard shortcut? For example, I'd like to map a keyboard shortcut to set chrome://flags/ #enable-force-dark to enabled. I use Google ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for Chrome PDF Viewer

I have found this help page: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1060734 But it only provides save and print keyboard shortcuts, I've to have shortcuts for the other ...
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Is there a shortcut key for opening Control Panel?

Is there a shortcut key for opening Control Panel in Windows 10? Similar to something like WIN + I for opening the Settings. Looking for WIN key shortcuts only. Registry edits are welcome as well,...
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How to disable ctrl+esc shortcut in windows 10

Currently in a game I'm playing I'd like to crouch with ctrl and go to the menu with esc. I however can't since this opens the start menu and takes me out of the game. I'd like to disable the ...
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What is the shortcut for “increase font size” in Terminal using non-english keyboard

I have a Turkish keyboard and in my keyboard there isn't a standalone '+' character. So following doesn't work for me How to increase Terminal font size on OSX? Following is my keyboard layout. What ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open new tab next to current tab in Google Chrome

Is there a keyboard shortcut (or is there a way to create one without any extensions or third-party stuff) that opens a new tab next to the currently open tab? For example, let's say I have 10 tabs ...
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Disable Win+Space keyboard-layout switch in Windows 10

When I have multiple keyboard layouts enabled, Windows 10 seems to switch between them randomly (similar to what's described here). I suspect I am accidentally pressing Win+Space, so I'd like to ...
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How to jump to the bottom of the terminal input history after a long lookback?

I usually browse my terminal history really far into the past by pressing the ↑ key to to find something, and after I got that I would like to go to the bottom of the input history, to the now empty ...
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MS Excel: How to use format painter with just the keyboard?

If you want to paste a format, you can copy and use the keyboard shortcut to paste special (Ctrl + Alt + V). MS Excel also has a useful format painter tool. You can select it using a keyboard shortcut ...
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Disabling Windows 8.1 screen orientation key shortcuts

When pressing CTRL + ALT + up/down/left/right, everything on my screen rotates to 90 degrees, -90 or 180 (upside down). Can I disable these shortcuts so I can use them for something else?
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What does ctrl+. (period) do in Microsoft Word?

I particularly like the keyboard shortcuts used by OneNote (and a load of other applications), but specifically the ability to use ctrl + . (control + period) to create a bulleted list. So I created ...
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Gnome Keyboard shortcut for Cut/Copy/Paste commands?

I do want to create a global command for Cut/Copy/Paste commands using the AddNewShortcut (+ button) from the bottom of the "Keyboard Shortcuts" of the Settings app of the Gnome shell, and I can't ...
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Paste Without Formatting won't work safari

I am able to use the "Paste Without Formatting" option in every browser except Safari. In Safari, neither the keyboard shortcut (Shift + Cmd + V) or menu>paste without formatting works. When I right-...
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What is the keyboard shortcut for google chrome's focus mode?

I want to be able to focus on the content of website without the distractions from the address bar, bookmarks, extensions, etc.,
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Windows 10 alt+end outputs a smiley

I use Resharper in VS2017 every day and noticed this morning when pressing alt+end that a smiley now appears. This is me pressing alt+end: ☺ I then noticed that alt+ some others also produce odd ...
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List of all shorcut keys used by windows explorer?

I'm using Flash and everytime I press CTRL + ALT + S combination, an old software I have installed tries to open. I think that there are a windows shortcut with a keyboard shortcut assigned to CTRL + ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Run Macro in Excel for Mac

Basically the title says it all. In the editor in Excel on Windows, all you have to do to run a macro is press F5. What is the keyboard shortcut to do this on a Mac?
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How to force gsettings change layout to work in Mint

Linux Mint 19.2 Tina, Cinnamon I have a problem when I'm switching layout with Alt + Shift in some applications. Using alt+shift not only changes the language, but also loses focus from the app text ...
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Any shortcut to resize a window to half top/bottom of screen?

In Windows 10, is there any keyboard shortcut to resize a window to half top/bottom of screen? There is a tool (https://maxto.net/) for this, but I wonder if there is a built-in shortcut for this ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to indent a nested bullet point in a table cell the proper way?

Open Word and insert a table (1 x 1 will work just fine). Right-click in the table and, in the context menu, select "Bullets" and a bullet image from the bullet library. Type something and press ...
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Custom keyboard shortcut to paste a pre-defined text?

I've been working on several website designs lately, and it looks like I'll be making a lot more in the near future. I find myself browsing to lipsum.com and copying a handful of paragraphs of random ...
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How create a Desktop and change between Desktops through shortcut keys in macOS?

I am using macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) I am able to create and move between Desktops through the F3 key and I can use the trackpad to move between the Desktops But in Windows 10 I am able to do the ...
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Changing OS X keyboard shortcuts to match Windows for copy/paste AND switching between open apps

I want to modify my Mac OS X keyboard such that command+tab continues to be the way to switch between open applications, but also such that control+c is the keyboard shortcut to copy. Is there a way ...
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Shift + F10 not functioning the same as the right click context menu key on the keyboard (At least on the Task Bar)

When I press Win + T to access the taskbar and then I press Shift + F10 to get the right click context menu, it gives me this Unwanted context menu shown above whereas what I expect if I press the ...
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Firefox shortcut to open a particular account container

Firefox has multi-account containers that allow you to use the same website with several accounts, without having to use a different browser: Problem: I always open tabs with CTRL-t because clicking ...
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VSCode keyboard binding to only close window, but close app if last window

For VSCode on Mac, I want the cmdq shortcut to both: Close one window at a time (the default behaviour is to close all of them and quit the app) Quit the app if last window closed (rewiring cmd+q ...
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switch from portrait to landscape using keystroke combination?

I work with Windows 10 and 2 monitors. I am looking for a tool with which I can quickly change/switch the position (portrait / landscape) per monitor, using a keystroke combination. Does anyone know ...
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Keyboard shortcut to get focus webpage after selecting address bar

The keyboard shortcut to select address bar (in chrome) is Ctrl + L, ALT D, or F6. But what is the keyboard shortcut to un-select the url and get back to the webpage? If I hit tab, the focus cycles ...
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F4 on file explorer

Does anyone know the logic of what links show up in the list on file explorer when F4 is pressed? It seems like not all recently visited locations appear?
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Completely Remove/Disable Sticky Keys (Windows 10)

I know there are posts about this everywhere but none have a solution that is working for me and trust me I haven't just tried a few things. Here goes the things I have tried which is also a ...
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Add keyboard shortcuts to Windows+X menu

I added Windows Terminal, as well its administrator version, to my ⊞ Win+X menu using Win+X Menu Editor after following this and this How can I add a keyboard shortcut, similarly to that I can open ...
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Keystroke to reload a page without cache in Chrome for OS X

According to the Chrome Docs, the Ctrl/Shift+F5 keystroke is only supported on Windows. Is there any keystroke I can do to fully reload a page without the cache on Chrome for Mac?
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How do you free key combinations which are not visible in the keyboard shortcut menu, under Fedora with GNOME?

Context I would like to fully remap actions sent from my keyboard, especially to homogenize shortcuts between my desktop (GNOME), my terminal (GNOME-Terminal), my terminal multiplexer (Byobu/tmux), ...
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Windows global shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+n hijacked by Microsoft Outlook

Running Windows 10: Similar to Windows global shortcut hijacked by Opera but the CTRL+SHIFT+N keybinding is globally bound to open up, or activate and then raise, the Microsoft Outlook window. This ...
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Windows 8: “minimise” shortcut

How can I minimise the active program on Windows 8, using a keyboard shortcut? Win+down isn't good: if the program is maximised, it un-maximises it before, and I don't want that if the selected ...
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Is there a shortcut for creating a new file?

I haven't seen any shortcut for creating "A New Text Document" or any file. Is there any?
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Create a text file with a keyboard shortcut in Windows Explorer

I'm using the solution from How to create a new text document (TXT) file by a Hotkey? since a few years, with Autohotkey, and it allows to create a new text file anywhere in the Windows explorer with ...
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How do I create a new folder using a keyboard shortcut?

Does anyone know the shortcut key to create a new folder in Windows Explorer and in Finder? Also, does anyone know the shortcut key to create a new folder on the desktop? (I'm using windows vista ...
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Adjust Fixed width option in Text to Columns without a mouse?

Is it possible to apply "Text to Columns" without a mouse (we can use only keyboard)? If yes, then how can we CREATE/DELETE/MOVE a break line for Fixed width Original data type?
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Can't select text using keyboard in Visual Studio Code

For some reason, I can't select text using the keyboard in Visual Studio Code (version 1.45.1 on macOS 10.15.4). If I press Shift+right, the cursor moves right, but the text isn't selected. If I: ...
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Shortcut for opening a particular file/app in a folder and closing the folder automatically immediately after that (Windows 10)

Let's say I have a particular Word file in a folder Downloads. I would like to go to the folder Downloads and open that particular Word file. However I will not use the Downloads folder any more and I ...
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Keyboard shortcuts to acess and launch a specific Bookmark in Chrome on OS/X?

The following help page from the chrome docs discusses how to use a keyboard shortcut to bring up the Bookmarks: Command-Shift-B. https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95745?hl=en We would still ...
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Capturing special key [Browser_home] to avoid standard behaviour / Win10

Good morning, or afternoon I try to capture a key from a external keyboard that drive me crazy, everytime I "touch" (really sensitive) it opens me a blanc browser window, I think on the last session ...

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