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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Is there a keyboard shortcut for moving the cursor to the middle of the current line? Can it be created?

How can I create a custom key binding for moving the cursor to the middle of the current line using Karabiner Elements? Is there is any other way to do this? I can't find anything helpful.
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What is the keyboard key “Next Group”?

From time to time when in Linux some program recognize a keyboard key (or a combination of keys) as "Next Group". This annoyance usually shows up due to an error in the keyboard layout configuration ...
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How to move app to second monitor when hidden behind full screen remote desktop on first screen?

When working from home I use an RDP session on the first monitor right in front of me. When not working (no RDP session open) I tend to drag apps to the first monitor as well (because: right in front)....
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Powerpoint Keyboard Shortcut to “Save as Picture…” for selected item

I use ppt all the time to make quick images for export as png, jpg, etc... To export, I right-click on the object and choose "Save as Picture..." This avoids the layers of menus File-->Export-->etc... ...
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Mac OS Catalina “Move to Bin” shortcut

I'd like to add the shortcut Ctrl+Delete to the Command Move to Bin. I open System Preferences -> Hardware -> Keyboard -> Keyboard Shortcuts -> Application Shortcuts -> Finder but when ...
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How can I switch off the Shift+Space hotkey?

Consider the following Excel spreadsheet: B2 should now say "Hello Brutus!", so I try to type ="Hello " & B1 & "!" And, of course, as always, I do not feel the necessity to release the ...
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Three monitors - shortcuts, mouse move

I have three monitors, two side by side, the third widescreen above them. Left monitor is 1, right 2, widescreen 3. Is it possible move window from monitor 1 (or two) by mouse movement up? Or the same ...
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What does Fn + Shift + Q key combinaton do on an Lenovo IdeaPad laptop?

I accidentally pressed this key combination: Fn + Shift + Q on my Lenovo Ideapad S145 laptop and it found out that it toggles between these 2 modes: I don't know the meaning of these 2 modes. I tried ...
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Is there a shortcut to access the Windows Taskbar programs beyond the 10th one?

In Windows there is the hotkey Win + 1-0 to access the programs you have set in your taskbar, numbering from 1 up to the 10th one. Is there a shortcut to access the programs in your taskbar beyond the ...
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Remap copy and paste to single keys in Linux (DE agnostic solution wanted)

I'm looking for a way to map copy and paste to single keys (e.g. F11 and F12). I need a solution that is agnostic to desktop environments (I'm on Arch with qtile). What I works fine for copy is to ...
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Alt-tab does not switch apps inside Amazon Workspace on Chromebook

I'm using a Lenovo Chromebook, and one of the applications I'm using is the Amazon WorkSpaces Chromebook Client Application. My problem is that when I press Alt+Tab it switches out of the WorkSpaces ...
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Configure (disable) FireFox keyboard shortcuts

I use skhd to manage system-wide keyboard shortcuts, but occasionally one leaks through and gets picked up by FireFox instead. How can I disable a keyboard shortcut in FF - specifically the Command-{...
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Show Desktop shortcut not working on OS X Mojave

My Show Desktop shortcut is bound to F13 in System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts, but it doesn't work anymore. If I go to System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts, ensure it is checked, then ...
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what is the equivalent windows key sequence for the task switicher key on the k350?

I have a Logitech K350 cordless keyboard with several extra keys that can be customized. On the lower left side it has a key with three overlapping windows on it which brings up a really cool display ...
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Powershell keyboard-filter for specific user

This page from Microsoft : https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/customize/enterprise/keyboardfilter-add-blocked-key-combinations explains how to create a powershell script that will ...
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How to change the behaviour of just 1 function key (printscreen key)

My laptop has function keys. I have it set up so they act as normal f1, f2, etc, and only act as change brightness, volume, etc when I'm holding down the fn key. There is a key for insert/prt scr, but ...
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Is it possible to only send some windows key shortcuts into RDP?

I'm using vmconnect/rdp to connect to a Win10 hyper-v VM from a Win10 computer. Most windows key shortcuts I'd like to be able to send into the RDP session, but there's some I'd like to be sent to my ...
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How can I use cmd+H within a VMWare VM?

I'm running a linux VM inside VMware on an OSX host. Most of the cmd+* shortcuts are correctly passed through to the VM (e.g. cmd+q is handled by the VM rather than closing the window). However, this ...
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How can I prevent some hotkeys from being redirected to the remote PC with VMWare Horizon Client?

I'm using VMWare Horizon Client to connect to several PCs at work. I like to have them fullscreen and I keep each connection on its own virtual desktop. I'd like to be able to use the CTRL+WIN+LEFT/...
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Windows 10 shortcut to maximize an application window over 2 monitors

Is there a Windows 10 shortcut for snapping an application over two monitors? I know how to snap an application to one monitor, to half of a monitor, move it to a side monitor (Win + Arrows), but I ...
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Disable Windows+Alt+D shortcut/hotkey displaying date and time popup/widget

I need this hotkey functionality for another app. How can I disable Win+Alt+D from popping up the date/time/calendar/agenda popout so that I can use this shortcut in another program? I have ...
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GNOME 3: Shortcut for super + mouse wheel

For quite a while now, I have been looking to implement my workflow on Linux. Unfortunately, it's accessibility is...spotty, at best. Some stuff works, some stuff works well and some stuff just does ...
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Ctrl keys not working on Windows 10

I have a big incognito here: After some time without use my laptop (kind a month), both ctrl keys stopped work in functions like Ctrl + A, Ctrl + C and Ctrl + X, etc. Ok, this might be a broken ...
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Mapping key in the tmux command prompt

I would like to map <C-p> to <Up> in the context of the tmux command prompt (the one that is opened by pressing <prefix>:) so that when pressing it, previous executed commands are ...
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Shortcut to switch to 'next' window in Windows 10

I would like to know how to simply switch to the 'next' application on Windows 10 via keyboard shortcut without having to interact with the pop-up window. Instead of having to hold down alt and tab ...
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Mark reminder as complete in Outlook Reminders dialog

Is there a keyboard shortcut to mark a task as complete in the Outlook Reminders dialog? Right now I have to right click every item and select "Mark Complete". The quickest way I have found, by ...
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How to map CTRL + ALT + TAB to a macro activated from a customizable special key on the Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000?

I am trying to create a, what I call, 'Task Switcher' macro, ideally using the useless for me 'Media Play/Pause' button on my 'Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000' keyboard. I have no need for the ...
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Disable “sleep” shortcut on backspace key on Thinkpad P73

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad P73 running Windows 10. The backspace key above the number pad doubles, for some reason, as a sleep shortcut key: I use the number pad a lot and regularly hit this key by ...
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sxhkd - chaining chords doesn't work in autostart.sh of dwm

sxhkd has a feature where I can chain chords. From man sxhkd: When multiple chords are separated by semicolons, the hotkey is a chord chain: the command will only be executed after receiving each ...
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How can I get “Ctrl+Shift+Right/Left” to select/mark a word in Eclipse?

I'm using Eclipse 2019-12 (Java) on Windows 10 and I cannot get Ctrl+Shift+→ to select/mark a word as it do in every other program I use. The same is true for Ctrl+Shift+←... The General -> Keys ...
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Is there a hotkey to set the *tab* (not the session) title in iTerm2?

Everything I find when people ask about setting tab titles is actually setting session titles, and I often have several (sometimes as many as 6) sessions in a single tab, and I don't feel like ...
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Windows 10 clipboard history stopped working

I used to enjoy the clipboard history that Windows 10 provides until my work PC has been put on the office domain, after that, I get the following when I press Win-key + V The things I tried many ...
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Mac keyboard: different layout, same default shortcuts

I recently bought a new keyboard and, as I live in Brazil, got a ABNT2 keyboard (this one has a ç and accents on different places, see here) The problem is: as a Mac user for some long time, I got ...
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Windows 10 What's the keyboard shortcut to quickly toggle Do Not Disturb or Focus Assist?

What's the keyboard shortcut to quickly turn off all notifications in Windows 10? I'll be working or showing someone something on my computer and need a way to mute all incoming notifications from ...
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How to map to a mapping key?

I remapped q to LShift, and now I can't map any other key to q except RShift + q (via another mapping), which gives Q - so each time I must copy/paste q from elsewhere. When I try mapping to q, it ...
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How to disable Win+Ctrl+N hotkey that opens Narrator settings in Windows 10?

It's easy enough to disable the main Narrator hotkey Win+Ctrl+Enter (in the very settings mentioned in the title), but there's seems to be no solution to disable Win+Ctrl+N that launches the ...
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Enable smooth keyboard scrolling but disable smooth mouse scrolling in Firefox

I want the same smooth scrolling behavior as current Chrome/Edge(mium) versions: snappy touchpad scrolling without delay, but smooth and slower scrolling when using the arrow keys on the keyboard. ...
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Run VisualBasicScript from keyboard shortcut

I've written a bat file to execute a python script, and to avoid popping up of cmd, I'm calling it through a vbs script. Now I need to execute the python script through vbs script but using keyboard ...
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How to map left shift to right shift?

My left shift fails to work on some keys (e.g. nzbkd8.;) sometimes, while right shift always works on all keys. Reinstalled all keyboard drivers (Uninstall -> Reboot), issue persists. Trying an AHK ...
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Can the right alt key be mapped to the left alt key in macOS?

Is there a way to remap the keys on a Macbook running macOS 10.15.3, having the right alt key behaving as the left alt key? Apparently there is a difference, because I'm running into the issue where ...
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Way to stop auto expansion of One Note text via keyboard

I am using OneNote usually thru the keyboard tex. When you type a text note, it will expand the text area box up to a certain point and stop (probably there is a default max size). Usually I would ...
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Shortcut to go to the search result panel in VSCode

I use VSCode in Mac system. I know that we could use command+shift+F to search a word in a project. Is there a quick shortcut to go to the search result panel so that we could navigate through the ...
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MAC keyboard shortcuts does not always work

Recently moved to MAC (and MAC keyboard) and I am looking to use the shortcuts described in http://osxdaily.com/2012/02/23/keyboard-shortcuts-to-navigate-select-text-mac-os-x/ specifically around ...
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How to access taskbar via keyboard-only inputs with auto-hide enabled?

How can you access taskbar while auto-hide is enabled via tab key? Without auto-hide, invoking Start then Esc Tab typically sets focus onto the taskbar, but when auto-hide is enabled the Esc key ...
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Windows 10 - F2 won't rename a file - opens Excel instead

I got a computer (Dell Precision) with Windows 10 and the f2 opens an excel and does not rename files. To change this I tried: Reset BIOS settings Change the keyboard mapping to defaults using the ...
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How to disable “command + / ” in YouTube as a shortcut in macOS?

I'm using a Mac. Regardless of the browser I use, when I am in YouTube and press command + / then the website will pop a helper modal. In my system I have set command + / as a shortcut for other ...
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Binding a macro to a function key (Adjusting volume in Spotify)

What I want: By pressing one of the function keys (F3) on my keyboard I want a program to start up, that switches to an open but not active window, executes a keyboard shortcut in this application (...
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Any way to open Windows Mobility Center with Win+X in Windows 10?

In Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1, the user could simply press Win+X to instantly display the Windows Mobility Center. In Windows 10, Microsoft changed things, and the Win+X keyboard shortcut displays, ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to right click on the Windows button (on Windows 10)?

I would need (for a Python program) a keyboard shortcut to right click on the Windows button (on Windows 10). The right click on the Windows button brings out a context menu including Run, Search, ...
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Entering Unicode character using Alt-Numpad in decimal

On a PC keyboard (Windows), is there a method, without having to install additional software, to enter any Unicode character using its code point in decimal? Alt + nnnn does it in hexadecimal, but I ...

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