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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Google Shortcut Open invited window

In the official documentation of Google Chrome in the section of Shortcuts does not appear the functionality to open a new guest window, there is only the combination of (CTRL + Shift + N) but it ...
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Small, medium and large jump distances in media player classic

In the media player classic there this configuration: but I can only jump medium distances by left and right arrow keys. Is there a shortcut key for small and large distances, I tried Shift/CTRL+ ...
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how to enable command line navigation shortcuts in fish shell running in iTerm on Mac

Setup: MacOs Mojave, iTerm, Fish shell 3.0.2, using fisher have theme bob-the-fish installed as well. Would like to be able to use command line navigation keyboard shortcuts such as ctrl-A to get t ...
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How to copy text from vim to external application without using mouse?

I am trying to avoid usage of mouse by using keyboard only so that I can speed up things. Also, I am not great in VIM. My only motivation to vim is that everything should be possible through keyboard ...
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Is it possible to have an extra key modifier?

Most windows applications only accept a combination of a key with one regular modifier (Alt, Ctrl, Super and Shift keys). e.g. you cannot define a shortcut as "CapsLock+A". I need the have an extra ...
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Prevent overwrite of existing shortcuts

When assigning custom keyboard shortcuts (in Catalina 10.15.4), is it possible to avoid conflicts so that existing (system) shortcuts aren't accidentally overwritten? I was thinking something along ...
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Windows change language changing shortcut via bat or powershell file

I am in need of a bat or powershell command to change the language switching shortcut in Windows (for example from Caps Lock to Left Shift + Left Alt. Is it possible to do something like this?
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Excel 2007 command shortcut keys changed

One of our users have a pretty weird problem with his Excel 2007. For example (sometimes but more often) when i would like to print from Excel 2007 (CTRL + P), I get the "Insert" window instead of "...
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Auto hot key AHK script for this logic to save wallpapers from website

I am sure auto hot key handles this but not sure how to do it. Here is the scenario. I have 10 tabs open on Google chrome. In each chrome tab, there is a wallpaper photo that I need to save. This is ...
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Windows 10 space-shift key combination output has changed

For the last six months the combination of space+shift reacts differently than before: In games, my chat usually gets wiped so I have to start over. In Windows, it opens my Task Manager In Notepad, ...
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Can I add document navigation shortcuts to Windows 10?

I have just started using Windows again after many years and previously was able to use FN + left/right arrows on a Dell laptop using various versions of Ubuntu to go to the beginning and end of line ...
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STS (Spring Tool Suite) doesn't autocomplete method parameters if they're instantiated using “var”

I'm currently using STS 4.6.1.RELEASE and JDK 11.0.7 with Content Assist enabled. I can reference attributes with var, e.g. in the code var customer = new Customer(); I can begin typing "cus..." and ...
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How do I reorder 'tags' in Thunderbird?

I'm putting this here for others to find since it has been bugging me for years and I've only just now found a workable answer that isn't a plugin which stops working when Thunderbird is upgraded. ...
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How to disable task / app changing keys and functionality in Windows 10?

I frequently use Windows 10 in a virtual machine and find that I only ever want to use alt-tab for task switching. I'd like to disable all kinds of other task switching such as win-tab, the "Task ...
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Short cut key to edit from start of cell (instead of f2 for end)

I have Excel sheets where the cells have long formulae or pieces of text that I am editing but the bits to edit are generally at the start of the cell. The F2 shortcut lets you edit the cell put it ...
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Remap shortcut keys in Firefox

Is it possible to remap the shortcut keys in Firefox? When I am using noVNC in full screen mode editing a file in vi, pressing the escape key is intercepted by the browser (and it drops out of full ...
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Mac OS - Sublime Text disable key binding on ctrl tab

I am using a Mac with ⌘ + Tab bound to swapping windows on the same workspace. Incidentally I am using Sublime Text with ctrl and ⌘ rebound to each other. This ends up resulting in this key binding: ...
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Mac OS, Karabiner - Rebind a key to backtick on Hungarian keyboard

I just received a MacBook with a Hungarian keyboard layout from my workplace to work on. Hungarian keyboards don't have a specific buttons for backtick, they instead start the numbers on 0, so I ...
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How can I string vi-movements and commands in binding a key in vi-mode in bash?

In my previous question How to toggle case of word under cursor in vi mode in bash?, I have asked how to make word under cursor upper. The command for that is upcase-word. But unfortunately, that is ...
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Switching the two active windows on two monitors

at my new workplace, i have two different sized monitors, so having the important stuff on the bigger screen becomes more important. I wondering if theres a hotkey/shortcut to just switch the two ...
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“Window snip” missing from Windows 10 screenshot utility

I first used Windows 10 on my home PC, and as such I didn't even know window snip feature existed. This is what my Shift+Win+S screenshot menu looks at home: But at work I see: Both systems are ...
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On-Screen Keyboard - Insert+z key combination - Windows 10

How do I get an Insert + z key combination on an OnScreen Keyboard? I'm not able to figure out how to press and hold a Insert button. I need this Key-combination to turn on the 'JAWS Virtual PC ...
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Hotkey to change Mic volume on Mac OS X?

I'm wondering if there is a way – perhaps via Applescript – to assign a keyboard shortcut to raise the volume of the microphone by 10 e.g., and then the other way: another keyboard shortcut to lower ...
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Chrome console backspace doesn't work if SHIFT key held

Typical scenario: debugging javascript. Open the chrome console to find a DOM element by ID. I want to type $("# but I mis type and transpose two characters, maybe something like $(#" I'm holding ...
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Use only one button to switch between keyboard languages

I am trying to find a way to assign just one keyboard button to switch between different keyboard languages. I cannot find a third-party software to help me resolve this issue. I am working a lot with ...
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How do I type ≡ on a Canadian Multilingual Standard keyboard?

I have a Windows 7 Laptop with the keyboard set to Canadian Multilingual Standard. The other day, my cat walked across it and typed a ≡ character, the three-bar equal sign, also used for covalent ...
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Is there a Windows 10 App to launch a particular keyboard combo when icon is clicked from taskbar? [closed]

Is there a Windows app, which I can maybe pin to my taskbar, which automatically launches a key combo when i click on that app's pinned icon? I want to open Snip & Sketch app's snipping screen, ...
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How to list keyboard shortcuts defined by a webpage?

My question initially arise from using Linked In (using Firefox), where reaching the search bar requires me to use the mouse pointer, when in other sites I am aware of a keyboard shortcut. For example ...
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Finish command from history

A couple of years ago I enabled "finish text" command on iTerm2 + ZSH. For example, if I had "git commit" in my command history in a new command window if I typed "gi" "t history" would be viewable ...
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Impossible to adjust brightness (only after sleep/wakeup) of my Thinkpad / Windows 7 laptop

I usually change my laptop's brightness with: Fn + Home / End: Increase/Decrease display brightness and it works well. However, ~50% of the time, after a Sleep / Resume, the brightness is stuck ...
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Search results in Acrobat DC

In Acrobat Pro 2015, on a Mac, one could browse the advanced search results with the keyboard arrows. Hitting the down arrow to the next result would automatically move the PDF to the page on which ...
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Really no way to disable those keytips in Windows 10 ? (holding ALT)

Is there really no way to disable these annoying tips in the 'file explorer' on Windows 10??? I remember having seen a setting somewhere, but maybe this was back in windows 7, maybe in some tweaking ...
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Discontinuous selection of Finder files by keyboard only

I migrated from Windows to Mac very recently. In Windows Explorer, once one or more files were selected, I could use Ctrl+UpArrow/DownArrow to hover over other files in the directory without ...
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Shift key opens start menu

Somehow something has changed and now every time I use the left or right shift key the start menu pops up. It's very annoying and I don't know how to change it!
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keyboard shortcut to change command and option keys on mac

I have a German MacBook, though for programming I largely use an external QWERTY-keyboard with the standard Windows keys. To not confuse my muscle memory I would like to have the command and option ...
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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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Shortcuts Ctrl-Shift-1..9 not available for applications on Linux

I've noticed that cross-platform applications with customizable keyboard shortcuts (SciTE, LibreOffice, etc.) do not allow using shortcuts CtrlShift1..9 under Linux (Ubuntu, Debian Mate, etc.), but do ...
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Is there a way of mapping a key combination of a computer type a character?

M keyboard key "h" as failed to work and I want to be able to override any key combination to be able type it. In the meantime. An example would be Alt+P to return h and maybe Alt+shift+h to return ...
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Windows 10 - Can't move window to other virtual desktop

Usually I was able to move a window to another virtual desktop by pressing Windows+TAB and then moving the window to the target virtual desktop. But now if I press Windows+TAB then nothing happens ...
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Keyboard shortcut for Service in OS X doesn't work outside of application focus

I have created a service for music application for next and previous track buttons on my keyboard. Problem is when i click on music application and press the keyboard shortcut it works, but when I ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to cycle through all the applications in mission control in macOS?

I want to use keyboard to switch between apps in mission control. Is there a keyboard shortcut to cycle through all the applications in mission control in macOS?
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Set ms-screenclip protocol handler to Snipping Tool on Windows 10

Starting with Windows 10 build 1903, the usual Snipping Tool shortcut Win+Shift+S no longer opens the Snipping Tool. It looks like that this shortcut launches the ms-screenclip: protocol which is ...
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How to stop Chrome from opening help page when pressing F1?

Using Windows. Chrome opens help page when F1 is pressed. I am trying to make the F1 [help] key open the default media player in Windows. I used SherpKeys (Registry hack) to remap help key to media ...
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Can't do any special characters with my left alt

Hello and thanks for stopping by. I m using a french azerty keyboard layout on windows 10. Never had any problem. Since this morning I can't manage to use my left alt to do special characters like ~#{...
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When pressed, F7 key does some weird “open action”. How to find to which “action” the F7 key is assigned to?

When I press the F7 key, "something" is opened. Apparently, there is some "action" assigned to the F7 key. The trouble is, I have absolutely no idea to which "action/program" it is assigned to. Is ...
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Anybody know of a way to disable keybindings in Thunderbird 68?

I'm in the process of migrating my work Mac from Mojave on its internal HDD to Catalina on a USB3.1 SSD. I've just learned that Dorando Keyconfig don't bloody work on T-Bird 68 (sounds like a Ford!) ...
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Degree symbol in short cut

In Adobe InDesign one of the default keyboard shortcuts is described using a degree symbol. To which button of my keyboard is this symbol referencing? I don't have a degree sign on my keyboard.
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Keystroke shortcut for File name while saving file

I am wondering what is the shortcut while you save a file, to jump to the file name textbox just like the Alt+D jumps to the path textbox https://imgur.com/6FiVL56
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Is it possible to define custom keyboard shortcuts with pcmanfm?

I have seen how to add custom actions to the contextual menu by adding text files to ~/.local/share/file-manager/actions/. But I would like to link those actions to a keyboard shortcut, to use them ...
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I keep hitting a key that decreases my screen size by half, but I don't know what key i'm hitting

I keep hitting a key (by accident) that causes my full-size screen to display only half of the screen. What key am i hitting? I do it quite a bit and it's so frustrating...Thank you for any/all ...

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