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A quick access method of getting to a program or document, typically an icon or picture representing the target

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“Save a custom chart as a template” button / shortcut / quick access bar

In the OFFICE newer versions (+2010), the button Save as Template in the Design tab/Type group vanishes. I know it can be reached by right-clicking the chart, and cliking Save as Template. But I would ...
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How to embed html code in a desktop shortcut file (.lnk) [closed]

So the subject says it all really. I have a desktop shortcut that auto creates and opens an email. It works just fine, but I want to add some flair. Can I embed some html? Basically, I want to change ...
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Method to enumerate path to Windows 10 system settings screens or folders?

I want to accomplish what this post entails, except personally I'm open to using more than one single input or keystroke to achieve it. I'm aware that some (if not all) of the system windows can be ...
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Windows 10 start menu entry missing that target same exe [duplicate]

I want two entries in the Windows 10 Start menu for the same application: one for normal Start and another one for Start as administrator (elevated), so I no longer need to use the context menu. I ...
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Google Drive shortcut broken after automatic updates

The problem is keeping the shortcut pointing to the correct application executable on startup correctly since the folder path changes with each new version number. Each time this change occurs, it ...
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Way to open a folder from Windows Explorer in cmd.exe under Windows 10 with one shortcut?

I'm looking for a shortcut kind of way in Windows 10 to open cmd.exe with a directory/folder from the Windows Explorer, so that I have this specific folder as actual working directory in the command ...
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Bin folder for Windows 10

I'm trying to replicate a UNIX bin folder on my Windows 10 PC. I have created a folder located at "C:\bin" and added it to my PATH variable. However, I'm not really sure as how to implement it any ...
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Is there way to intercept a keystroke and send a different combination of shortcuts to the active software?

I'm currently working with some editing software that requires a lot of different shortcuts to achieve what I often need. I've done a bit of research and tried some tools but I wasn't able to find a ...
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Alt+` (tilde or back tick) switch windows like alt-tab in Windows 10

Peculiar that when I press Alt+tilde (tilde key just above tab key. If I type that key here, the text format is changed), I'm shown a small menu like old Alt+tab, but it only goes one step to the ...
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Create Shortcut to Open File with Portable App

I recently figured out that I could import a Windows shortcut link to Calibre as a "book" and have it open whatever I want in its own default program. I was thrilled to figure that out, but as I am ...
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Some keyboard shortcuts do not work win 10

Some keyboard shortcuts are not working on my Win 10 Pro machine. Specifically, ALT+F12. Alt and F12 work separately. Also, ALt + F4 works, and Ctrl + F12 works, so I know this isn't an n-key rollover ...
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Force windows 10 URL shortcut to open in new window

I have a shortcut on my desktop that links to a specific webpage and I'm trying to set it so that it always opens in a new window/instance of the browser, instead of just opening a new tab in my ...
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How can I make Ctrl+Del in Notepad on windows 7 delete just one word like in Windows 10?

I work in notepad on windows 7 and windows 10 but I noticed that the Ctrl+Del shortcut behaves differently in each system. Can I make the shortcut in the notepad on windows 7 delete only the next word?...
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Offline file syncing causes permission issues and hides some (but not all) desktop shortcuts

I have a user running Windows 10 on his laptop who I have enabled Offline Files in Control Panels' Sync Center. Initially everything appeared to be working fine after we restarted his computer, but ...
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Globally change Windows shortcut links

Windows 7 My files (250 gigabytes) are in C:\info I have an external USB-based hard drive that is permanently mapped as M: drive. Everything in C:\info is backed up to M:\info. Within the C:\info ...
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Windows: how to set a shortcut so it open the current default browser defined in the system?

I have created a shortcut using the Windows' 7 new shorcut option. Now I have entered the following instrution as emplacement: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" http://...
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Open new instance of app from taskbar shortcut

I have created 3 shortcuts of visual studio code and added them to my task bar. Blue is default while pink and green are shortcuts with parameters to open different vscode ssh sessions. However, ...
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How can I easily change shortcut references to multiple files when a folder name in the path changes?

I have a NAS drive with a folder structure that needs to have a name of a folder changed, but I have another folder on the same NAS with a bunch of shortcuts that will break when the source folder ...
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I am wondering if it is possible to create a shortcut that will open my Ethernet properties

So I am constantly changing the IP of my NIC and was wanting a shortcut that will open the properties of whatever NIC I specify rather than the Status. See attached image; window in red is what's ...
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Chrome 78.0.3904.87 won't open PWA shortcuts from either desktop or Windows start menu

I'm noticing this strange behavior, after installing a PWA (e.g. duo.google.com or music.youtube.com) there are shortcuts being placed on both the desktop and the Windows start menu. Oddly no matter ...
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How to disable Ctrl+K shortcut for Chrome when trying to indent for Stack Overflow?

I really wonder how to disable Ctrl + K shortcut for Chrome so I can indent my code in Stack Overflow. Or is there any other way to indent code in Stack Overflow? I updated my Chrome to the newest ...
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Windows 10: Create shortcut to Windows Update

How can I create file shortcut (.lnk) to Windows Update? On Windows 7, I could just drag and drop the icon from the address bar, but Microsoft removed this feature on Windows 10. My intention is ...
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How to properly add an apache sites-enabled config

I am currently modifying an apache2 server and all I basically have to do is to add a config file to the apache2/sites-enabled folder. But whenever I see an apache server all the config files in there ...
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Tmux - disable swap pane using Ctrl-b-o

I'm using Ctrl-b-o extensively to move focus between panes. However lot of the times I don't release Ctrl key and I start swapping panes instead. Is there a way to turn off this behaviour?
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Keyboard shortcut to select multiple lines in Xcode

Is there a keyboard shortcut to select lines e.g. 23-47 in an Xcode editor? Command-I works to select the current line and command-l to navigate to a line.
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Windows - Wildcard for max version in shortcut target

I have a shortcut to open GitKraken on windows startup using the following settings as the program itself has no setting to do this automatically. Rather annoyingly, every time the developers update ...
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Shortcut to jump to factory definition with angularjs in Intellij

Is there any shortcut to jump to a factory definition when you click on the usage of this factory in IntelliJ with AngularJS? I have: $scope.myFactory (in another controller) and I want a fast way ...
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How to view folder path in finder? How to find multiple windows of an application?

I am having a lot of questions with mac OS. How do I view / copy the path of a folder in finder? How to bring a window to the front?  How to cycle through multiple windows of an app, say, Intellij?
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What is the shortcut to navigate the cursor to next/previous function block in jetbrains

In jetbrains, whats the shortcut to navigate the cursor to next/previous function block?
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Add Screen Snip shortcut to notifications area in Windows 10

I have two PCs with Windows 10 Pro 1809 installed on both machines. On one of them in the notifications area it shows a shortcut for the snipping tool like so: The other machine does not have that ...
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Automate adding of shortcuts to taskbar in Windows 10

I regularly use a number of computers at my university, and I rely on using a series of portable apps which I install temporarily on machines or locally to my hard disk. I would like to be able to ...
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How to Refresh the Start Screen?

Over Four Years have passed since we have installed the First Update that has brought Windows 10 into our world and still there are things out there that are not working properly. First of all, we ...
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Windows 10 Shortcut shortcut only works when no application is full screen

I'm using WSL 2 on Windows 10, and I wanted a shortcut key combination to open the terminal. I followed the instructions here, which basically say create a desktop shortcut to bash, then open the ...
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How can I determine which explorer shortcut (.lnk) is launched by a particular hotkey in windows?

I know explorer.exe is capturing my shortcut key (Ctrl-Alt-P) through the use of assigning that combination in a shortcut properties, but I have lost the shortcut itself. In the past I created the ...
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Can't assign Ukrainian language to any shortcut Ctrl+'number'

Basically, that's the problem. No matter what I tried, nothing did resolve the issue. Interestingly, other languages can be assigned to any number, but Ukrainian is not. This issue was reproduced on ...
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How can I change the default locking shortcut in Windows 10?

I would like to lock windows through keyboard shortcut "WIN + Z". Is there a way to change the default keyboard shortcut to "WIN + Z" from "WIN + L"? I'm using Windows 10.
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How to set cursor to after last character in VSCODE (with vim plugin)

I know that it has been answered through this post. But vim plugin in vscode does not allow vimrc files and typing "set ve+=onemore" return an "unknown vim command message"
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Shortcut Keys to Save As?

Is there a shortcut key that will automatically "Save As" a file from a certain URL like below? I know Alt + o opens a file but I need a shortcut key that will "Save As" the file, and not "Save"
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“Show Desktop” button on secondary monitor

I have a multi-monitor setup, and the "show desktop" button is at the end of the taskbar on the primary monitor. This is now a problem since I have to awkwardly position my mouse in the middle of both ...
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Is there a way to make custom keyboard shortcuts take precedence over app shortcuts in MacOS Mojave?

I have been attempting to create a keyboard shortcut for opening a new terminal window, but the problem I keep running into is that different apps utilize shortcuts that will conflict with my custom ...
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How to convert duplicate files into shortcuts to save space?

I found out my C drive contains many duplicate files that consume space. I don't want to delete them because it's risky and recovering them is hard. Can I convert them all into shortcuts referencing ...
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Looking to make shortcut or invisible batch to run partial filename of a program

I'm looking to make a shortcut to a program on a network drive where the program and it's name is sometimes updated to a new version. Right now it's located at and named to this. \\USERZ390\e\...
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How to create a shortcut to Sounds>Playback>Speakers>Properties>Enhancements?

I have found this piece of code rundll32.exe shell32.dll, Control_RunDLL mmsys.cpl,,0 which works in both CMD and windows RUN and gets me to the Sounds>Playback, the rest of the code below seems ...
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Custom shutdown command ubuntu 18.04?

I would like to add a command as the custom command in Settings > Keyboard > Add command. I want my command to have the shortcut Super + X. Is it possible to shut down my machine that way?
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How can i create a shortcut to emulate clicking the mouse on a particular area of the screen?

I have a program monitoring some equipment. When I get an alarm on a page, I need to click it every time. The windows are located in the exact same spot all the time so I just need a short cut to act ...
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Why does Windows make a sound when I press Alt+S?

I can not figure this out for the life of me. I use alt + S to save and close tickets in ConnectWise but every-time I do it my PC makes a notification sound. I've tried this in other applications as-...
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Searching for a file gives Internet Shortcut files that has no location listed on the Windows Explorer

Searching for a file gives Internet Shortcut files that has no location listed on the Windows Explorer. Clicking it tries to open a file on a network drive that is not found which is the file ...
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Supply target path to shortcut that includes both the program and a file via Powershell

I'm attempting to create a script that creates a shortcut with admin privileges for every Powershell script in a given directory, what I have so far: $scripts = Get-ChildItem -path "C:\Users\djcim\...
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What do Red Minus signs mean on my desktop icons?

Not a major issue, but not long ago my desktop icons were tagged with little red minus signs (technically white minus sign, red background). Here's a picture: I tried clicking on the folders & ...
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Create shortcut to open website in Edge when IE is the default webbrowser

Because of a lot of legacy websites which only support Internet Explorer, this is still the default browser on all of our machines. However, I need to add a shortcut on the deskop of a few users to a ...

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