Questions tagged [navigation]

Navigation refers to defining a route or mapping structure, or moving among items in the user environment of the computer to get to a desired location or item. For questions that involve navigation in the geographic sense, use the [geolocation] tag.

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proxy server refusing connection with only google.com and microsoft.com

Smartproxy is a paid HTTP proxy that provides residential ips where you pay 75$ for 5 gb of traffic for the micro plan which I'm using right now when I connect via this proxy and try to visit google ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to unhide / un-minimize (maximize, not Zoom) an application in MacOS yet?

So, the last time this was addressed was years ago and after many, many seconds of Googling I was only able to come up with the following trick: Command (⌘)+Tab to get the app switcher and Tab (or ...
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How to hide the Tab bar, Navigation bar and address bar in chrome desktop?

when you scroll up the page in the Chrome mobile app, the top URL bar automatically gets hidden like windows 10 automatically hides the taskbar feature. I'm wondering if there is such an option ...
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How to navigate to certain page from reviewing pane?

A few weeks ago, I could navigate to certain page contain the comment using reviewing pane by clicking on the comment on reviewing pane. Suddenly I can't do it again now. When I click the comment on ...
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W10 Cursor gets stuck when going from top monitor to bottom but fine from side to side

So recently upgraded from w7 and now i have a very annoying issue: when i try to go from my bottom screen to the top one, the cursor gets stuck unless i go really fast. The same happens going down, ...
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After clicking on an internal link in a PDF in the native Chrome PDF viewer, how can I go back to the location of the text where the link is located?

After clicking on an internal link in a PDF in the native Chrome PDF viewer, how can I go back to the location of the text where the link is located? Example of internal link in a PDF (green ...
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After clicking on an internal link in a PDF in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, how can I go back to the location of the text where the link is located?

After clicking on a internal link in an PDF in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, how can I go back to the location of the text where the link is located? Examples of internal link in a PDF (green rectangles): ...
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Prevent unwanted back to previous page with a mouse right click with Firefox

when clicking on the right mouse button in a page, we've got this contextual popup: But if you move to the right a little to reach immediately the ⬅ icon then you go back to the previous page, even ...
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Disable Windows 10 Navigation Pane Expansion

In Windows Explorer, whenever I plug my USB drive into my computer, the first layer of folders in the drive expand in the navigation pane. How can I disable expansion of folders and drives completely ...
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New Multilevel list in Microsoft Word without putting headings in Navigation Pane

I'm looking to make a multilevel list style in Microsoft Word that has two levels as I've shown below: Q01. Number level for the question? a) Multiple choice answers I want the questions in the ...
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Windows 10 add back button to right-click in explorer

Similar to what you find in a browser, I would like to add the Navigate back option to my right click menu in File Explorer (Not Inet Explorer). This article shows how to disable or delete the ...
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What is the purpose of horizontal navigation (using arrow keys) inside Windows Explorer? [closed]

Pressing up/down selects the items in a folder. When the right/left arrow key is pressed, a blue box appears around the date/type/size of the particular item. What is its purpose? Is it just there for ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Navigation Links not visible

On a Sharepoint 2013 subsite i have created a Structural Navigation: Editing and Sorting. The nodes appear for each user but when hovering the mouse the contents are not visibile. The admin can view ...
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Navit in FB causes SDL init -1

I'm trying to compile Navit for Rpi3 with Buildroot image (WPE Framework included). There is only WPE Framework running on startup (no x server) therefore I would like to display Navit using ...
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Is there a way to filter Windows Task View (or MacOS Mission Control) with a keyboard input?

I'd like to be able to type something like [win+tab], foo to get a view of my open windows where either the window title or application name match the word foo. Some years ago I used a utility, I ...
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How can I defocus all inputs on a page easily?

I'm using a Chrome extension called Vimium which allows me to navigate quickly through a page, it inserts letters as commands on all the parts of the page that I can iteract with when I press f on the ...
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Libre Office Writer: assign shortcut to bookmark

In this large file I have a few bookmarks which I go to quite a lot. I simply want to assign a shortcut (hotkey) to one of them. I couldn't see any way to "directly" assign a hotkey (e.g. Ctrl-Shift-...
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How to go through Wikipedia articles using arrows?

I am interested in increasing my general knowledge by going through a lot of Wikipedia pages, either by going through pages by subject or by going through pages alphabetically, such as in this page. I ...
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How to set Chrome Shortcuts as priority over web app?

I'd think Google built in shortcuts have priority over any web app. However one I'm using uses some Google shortcuts for it's own purposes. I'm talking about iDashboards specifically, and this app has ...
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How to make the global-mark-ring a frame-local variable in Emacs?

I'm using nameframe-perspective mode and I'd like to navigate back and forth in Emacs such as the mark buffer is stored per-frame. I tried to execute (make-variable-frame-local 'global-mark-ring) but ...
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What is the shortcut to navigate to the next heading in Microsoft Word 2013?

In Word 2013, pressing F6 sets focus on the local navigation menu but it does at the last heading that was selected on such menu instead of at the heading above the cursor (in which case a simple down ...
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AutoHotkey remapping for Autodesk Maya navigation

I'm trying to remap existing navigation controls for panning 3D view in Maya. Since Maya doesn't allow any changes to its navigation I want to try to do that with AutoHotKey. By default to pan a view ...
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Universal Back/Forward mouse buttons in OSX instead of M4/M5?

I'm stumped by the behavior of the two side buttons on my Logitech MX Master mouse. On all my other mice, the side buttons are detected as generic "button 4" and "button 5". (I verified this using ...
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How do I switch back and forth between columns in Libreoffice writer?

How do I after setting up for two columns using Libreoffice writer get the cursor to go to the right hand column so I can enter text on the right side?
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How to navigate page number in word 2016?

I know I can go to "Navigation" - "Pages" and scroll down the side panel to certain pages. But can I directly go to a particular page by typing the page number?
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Shortcut to navigate windows explorer to change current working directory?

I am looking for a way to navigate quickly in Window Explorer, say using a custom right click menu option, between two folder of the same name, but in a different directory structure location. For ...
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Hidden paragraph mark removes heading from navigation pane

For a report I have to make, there is the requirement that the 3rd heading is an in-line heading, followed by normal text. This was quite easy, following this guide. For me, using hidden paragraph ...
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Floppy disk makes noise when refreshing my computer

When I refresh my computer, or each time I navigate from local disks back to my computer, my floppy disk driver makes a loud noise, and its green led blinks. I'd like to stop it from making noise, ...
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Give focus to Navigation Panel in Foxit Reader with keyboard shortcut

Is there a way to give focus to the navigation side panel in Foxit (Reader 7.2.8 / Windows 8) using keyboard shortcuts only? I navigate my desktop almost exclusively with the keyboard and reference ...
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Stop PowerPoint 2013 from animating pictures when going back?

I created a master slide for full-screen pictures. There are no slide transitions and no animations. When I get to such a full-screen slide however, PowerPoint will do a fade-in on that picture (...
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Change to a "parallel" directory in a single instruction

I would like to move directly from the "Classwork" directory into the "Assembly" directory with a single command line instruction. If possible, I would like to use relative paths to do this: I would ...
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How to quickly move focus from the "Find" navigation pane to the beginning of the first found item

How can I most easily go from finding some text in the Navigation Pane to having the focus back on the beginning of first found instance of that text in the document? I am going through long documents ...
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How do you enable new navigation sidebar in Jira?

I really like the new navigation sidebar in Jira onDemand: The only problem is, when I created a new project on a new account, the sidebar has gone. Is there any way to enable it for all projects?
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Document map in vim

Before I used Vim I used Notepad++. What I miss in Vim is the Notepad++ document map. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Y6hE0SdgsQ) Sublime text editor has similar document map. Yes I know you can ...
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Prevent programmers from adding functionality to the back button in browsers

I like the way the back button used to behave: it quickly gave me a cached version of whatever page I happened to be looking at before I navigated to the current place. These days though, sites make ...
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Windows Explorer forgets vertical position after navigating back

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit and I'm having some weird behavior. In Windows Explorer, I'm viewing a directory with lots of sub-directories in "Details" view. I'm scrolled down a bit (see 1st ...
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Mouse with forward/back buttons and remote desktop

I have a logitech MX518 that has nice forward and back buttons built onto the mouse directly. They work great locally. However anytime over remote desktop these buttons do nothing. This happens both ...
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How to disable auto input focus in Vimium?

Some websites autofocus on input fields as you open a page. That makes some Vimium functions difficult to use because you have to quit the input field first. Is it possible to disable autofocus at ...
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Maintaining a webpage after pressing the Stop button

Suppose I'm on a webpage and I decide to load a new webpage in the same tab, either by clicking refresh, clicking a link, or entering a URL. And then if immediately I decide to change my mind and ...
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Windows 7 Navigation Bar — show only plain favourites?

Is there a method to force Windows 7 show only plain list of favourites every time a new Explorer window is open? I love the way it was previously done in Vista (no tree, no root item):
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Can Firefox be used with multiple Private Browsing sessions?

I have a need to use Firefox with multiple independent sessions, due to some websites with problematic path-dependent navigation. Firefox's "Private Browsing" option seems to allow multiple windows ...
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Stop Chrome autocompleting address by default

I do not want to disable autocomplete, I just want to stop the following scenario; In the address bar type example and enter, then exam and enter. For me it searched example again! It autocompleted ...
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How to un-traverse a cross-reference in Microsoft Word on a Macintosh?

In Microsoft Word 2011 on Macintosh, you can insert cross-references within your document to hyperlink from one location to another within the document. Once a cross-reference is created, you can ...
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Creating navigatable bookmark list in Word

How can I create such navigable bookmarks in Microsoft Word (I didnt prepared this doc; I just got this .doc and wondered how we can create those)? Edit Ohkay I realize that this can be done by ...
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Quick-selecting files in Windows 7

In Vista, there was a feature by which, if you were in a Windows Explorer menu, you could type the first few letters of a file name, and it would automatically jump to that file. However, when I ...
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Rearranging items in Windows 8.1 Navigation pane

Is it possible to rearrange items in the Navigation pane of File Explorer in the Windows 8.1 Preview? Currently it shows Favorites, SkyDrive, This PC, and Libraries (from top to bottom), but I would ...
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Changing directories in Bash shell with large file names

I have to navigate through a series of directories containing software installers. I've written a small bash function that gets me to the main folder that contains all of the builds, but the file ...
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How can I override certain display options in Adobe Reader?

Some PDF files can specify how they are to be displayed when first opened. I know that you can override the layout and zoom under preferences in Adobe Reader, but there are two more display options I ...
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How can I browse the file system from within Emacs and access often needed directories?

I'm using Emacs and org-mode for a while now to organize my todos and notes, which are often linked to files on my local drive or network drives, so I'm often inserting hyperlinks to files or ...
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How to map PageDown and PageUp Keys to function normally

When I open a document using vi or vim, I am unable to navigate the page using Page Up and Page Down keys. On pressing these keys, vim seems to behave in abnormal maaner, and changes the case of ...
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