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Questions tagged [keyboard-shortcuts]

Using a keyboard key or combination of keys to quickly perform an action.

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Tool for Linux or window manager function to make vimium like keybindings for GUI applications

Is there Tool for Linux or any window manager function to make Vimium like keybindings for GUI applications? What I need most is keyboard shortcut letters that allow you to navigate through window ...
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Tool to sync keyboard shortcuts for programming IDE's

As a developer I use multiple IDE's like Visual Studio, VS Code, Sublime, intelliJ, Android studio, ect. Almost all of them have a way to customize and store shortcut/keymap settings. I use this a ...
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Is there a software alternative to hardware keyboard macros?

I am building a flight simulator set up with tons of shortcuts. I want a software solution that would help me design a control panel, with each button bound to a specific keyboard shortcut. Something ...
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PDF viewers can navigate bookmarks with keyboard

I need to find a PDF viewer, working on Windows, that can navigate the bookmarks by keyboard only. In specific, it should be able to do these with hotkeys only: Open and close bookmark panel (PDF-...
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Android keyboard app to simulate touch

I have an Android tablet where the screen no longer reacts to touch (except for a tiny part in the upper right corner, sometimes). I have managed to manouvre around somewhat by using the tab key, but ...
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control audio playback using physical keyboard on android

I would like to control audio playback on my android device (7.1.1) using a physical keyboard connected to it via USB. I want to play/pause, fast forward/backward using some shortcuts on physical ...
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MacOS for Beginners - Which Tools to Install?

I've been a programmer for quite some time and therefore I had a lot of contact with Windows (vomit - I have to have it to play games), Linux (yeah), and lately I started with MacOS just to learn more ...
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Ubuntu. Keys emulation

There are tenkeyless (slim) keyboards with don't have numpad and dont' have emulation of numpad, so I would like to emulate numpad on UIOJKLM<> buttons on holding ALT or WIN key. Is there ...
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How to map a modifier key + key to a single key? (example: Shift+M2 to E)

I play a game that uses WASD for movement that also uses Q and E for abilities. With this hotkey setup, I cannot hit E while moving up and to the right (holding down W and D), because both those ...
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Which 3rd party “keyboard shortcut” software shoud I use for Windows?

I want to install a keyboard shortcut software on a Windows 7 system. Mainly if found the following two free alternatives: AutoHotkey (Freeware / Open Source) AutoIt (Freeware / Closed Source) Now ...
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Efficient way to manually categorize / tag short texts

I have several hundred short snippets of text. I need to view them one at a time and mark each one with one or more tags from a pre-populated list. I'd like to have a piece of software that lets me do ...
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Create and easily display cheat sheets (with shortcuts) for any program on Mac

I'm currently using CheatSheet.app on OS X (10.9 if that matters). This app displays the shortcuts of the application in focus with a shortcut. Sadly, for some programs, IDEs for instance, only a ...
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Software for simulating mouse click at a specific position with shortcut key?

I'm looking for a software which lets me simulate left mouse click at specific positions by pressing custom shortcut keys. And I also need to create multiple simulations. For example, I would like to ...
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Unicode keyboard shortcuts known from Linux on Windows?

On Windows I miss the Linux functionality, that any existing character could be inserted by pressing Ctrl + Shift + u1234, where "1234" is a Unicode code of that character. Some of the characters ...
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Holistic keyboard shortcut approach/scheme/guide?

The Question: Where can I find a resource to help me implement a powerful, holistic, cross-application approach to keyboard shortcuts on MacOS that maximizes productivity and minimizes movement that ...
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Terminal that supports PgDn as option

I would like a terminal for Ubuntu that supports PgDn and PgUp as the default functionality and to send them to the current Unix application when you press PgDn+Shift.
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Bind strings to hotkey

I want to quick paste some different strings using hotkeys. For example if I press Alt+L in any input form it works like if I pasted loremipsum. Or it may be some abbreviation, for example I enter li,...
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Software to modify text in a clipboard with hotkey

So I need a piece of software that does the following: I have say the text string "ABCDEF" in my clipboard I press a hotkey I have the text string "ABCDEF+GHI" in my clipboard Now I can paste the ...
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Windows app to allow positioning windows in specific formations

Can anyone recommend a gratis Windows 7 app that allows the user to reposition windows in specific useful formations? Specifically: Positioning two windows side by side horizontally (the ...
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Use second keyboard for shortcuts

On Windows, if you connect two USB keyboards, they behave like one. AFAIK (I can't try at the moment) it even synchronizes CapsLock and NumLock. I'm looking for a way to map keyboard shortcuts to the ...
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Setting numlock as a hotkey in Windows (by changing registry values)

Recently I found Microsoft Keyboad Layout Creator which can tweak the registry to add a new keyboard layout for a language. But it does not let the user change the capslock or numlock functionality. ...
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Typing foreign characters without installing keyboard layouts

Reported by a customer we had some issues with special characters that were outside the ISO-8859-1 code page. Since I learned Chinese for three years, I could personally reproduce the issue by ...
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Shortcuts to surround text by curly braces, and more

Many times I need to simply surround some text by some signs, like curly braces, square brackets and more depending on what it is exactly I am writing, scripting or programming. Some programs, like ...
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Software to map custom keys on a keyboard / mouse

I'm searching for a software which can bind commands / actions / etc. to the custom keys on my keyboard / mouse. I mean the keys: Mode, M1-9 & C1-9 I know there is always special software and ...
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Tool to list all current Windows 10 Hotkeys?

I tried "Windows Hotkey Explorer" (WHE) and it exploded in my face in a spectacular fashion. (Do NOT ever run this if you are on Windows 8 or higher. It will just PRESS each and every hotkey. You will ...
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Place the title of the current tab in the clipboard with a keyboard shortcut in Google Chrome

I am looking for a Google Chrome extension that allow the user to place the title of the current tab in the clipboard with a keyboard shortcut. It should work on Microsoft Windows. There seems to be ...
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Assign “back” and “forward” buttons to a keyboard shortcut

My current mouse has a "back" and "forward" button on the thumb-side. I am looking to buy a different mouse that doesn't have those buttons, therefore I would like to have an application that can ...
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Warning when I click a button that could have been pressed through a keyboard shortcut

I am looking for a program that can display a warning whenever I click a button that could have been pressed through a keyboard shortcut. Ideally, the warning should just be some pop-up that ...
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Looking for popup cheat sheet for windows

I am a web developer - and I also work with the windows command line; bash command line; and several advanced digital audio workstations, as wells as graphic design software. I'm only saying this to ...
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OSX: free software that can assign commands to modifier key + mouse button actions

Is there free software for osx that can assign commands to modifier key+ mouse button actions? For example, I'd like to emulate pressing F1 when I clicked the right button on my mouse while holding ...
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Software that allows me to trigger Python scripts with keyboard shortcuts

I'd like to quickly run Python scripts I frequently use whenever I want. Is there software like Keyboard Maestro for osx that allows me to trigger Python scripts with arbitrary keyboard shortcuts?
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Vim/Vimium-like window manager

I have just started using the Vimium plugin for Chrome and I am kicking myself for not using it earlier. It is packed with features that make web browsing much easier, and also uses very similar ...
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Searching for a keyboard optimized webbrowser (ideally on Linux)

So we all know most webbrowsers are highly optimized for mouse usage. Basically every button on the web screams "use your mouse". I've always used mouse a decent amount until I began using Linux. I ...
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Best online resource to learn touch tying? [closed]

Looking to touch type for programming purposes, what is the best online software resource for this or any sites or techniques that have worked for you?
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Program that allows keyboard shortcut for changing monitor brightness?

I have pangobright and Desktop lighter that allow me to control the monitor brightness (of my external monitor not just my laptop screen) by clicking on some things/sliding a bar I'm looking for a ...
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Firefox add-on to immediately store bookmark

I very often bookmark pages in Firefox in a 'Read later' folder. This takes 3 actions: Hit Ctrl-D Pull open the Folder dropdown containing the last folders used Click on the 'Read later' folder This ...
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Firefox add-on to have tab shortcut like Pale Moon?

I like the way that Pale Moon manages the tabs. When you press Ctrl+Tab, you don't move to your next (in position) tab but your last opened tab. More importantly (I haven't seen any add-on that covers ...
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OS X client for Trello that supports keyboard shortcut to create new card

I want to optimize the task of creating a new Trello card for a specific board and list. Lots of tools exist for creating cards from a different piece of media (bookmarklet for web, incoming email, ...
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Customize keyboard shortcuts/hot keys in order to paste different lines of text?

I would like to find a free/open source program for Windows 7 64-bit that will allow me to make keyboard shortcuts like Ctrl+V+1, Ctrl+V+2, etc., in order to paste saved lines of text on-the-fly. ...
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Software to easily switch between audio output devices

I use headphones and a pair of screen-mounted speakers each for different tasks at various times during the day, and I have them both always plugged in (speakers use HDMI socket, and headphones in ...
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Searching for a software for fast jump between windows

For example: Win+C - go to the last command line window Win+SHIFT+C Open new command line Win+W - Go to microsoft word Win+Shift+W - open new microsoft word windows Hold(WIN)+W+W+W - move between ...
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Manage Flash player with multimedia keys

I listen to music online. Streaming services usually provide a Flash player to manage the stream (pause, go to next track, alter volume, etc.). This player can’t be managed from multimedia keyboard ...
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Program to insert input text around selected text

I am looking for a Windows 7 program that allows me to press a shortcut, get asked to input a character and have the currently selected text surrounded with what I entered. I need: it to be free it ...
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Software to click anywhere on the screen without mouse

I know that I can move the mouse using the keyboard. But I am searching something that work faster. Some years ago I had a software that make a table on the screen, that give any place a number, and ...
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Emulator for Game Boy that supports shortcut key to combo or special attack

I want to play Sailor Moon for Nintendo Game Boy, but I don't have a real Game Boy. Because the characters in Sailor Moon game have some special moves and I remembered that it was hard to do it, ...
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Setting up Keyboard Shortcuts to paste text Linux

I am looking for the same solution as this. I am doing some editing where I need to paste the same base text over and over and modify them a little. The problem is I have two such texts which I need ...
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Binding the meta key (a.k.a. super key / Windows key) to left click in Kubuntu

I'm looking for a program for Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 x64 that can bind the meta key (a.k.a. super key / Windows key) to a left click: Hitting the meta key should trigger a left click, and pressing ...
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Setting a keyboard shortcut to paste a specified text

How can i set a keyboard shortcut to paste a specified text always? ( windows 7) I want to specify my password to a keyboard shortcut to use in logins.
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Is there a JS library that would grant vim key bindings to a textarea?

This is a related question, but I am wondering if there is a pure JS solution that a server could serve so that all client browsers can enjoy the vim keybindings without extra client-side extensions.
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Browser extension to bind clicking on an item of the page to a keyboard shortcut

I am looking for a browser extension (Chrome if possible) to spot bind clicking on an item of the page to a keyboard shortcut. E.g. when browsing a thread on Stack Exchange, I would like to bind the ...