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Tool to list all current Windows 10 Hotkeys?

NirSoft HotKeysList will tell you that a hotkey is in use, but unfortunately: it is also completely unsuitable for the OP's purpose (Windows 10), as the software explains: "This utility works on ...
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Unicode keyboard shortcuts known from Linux on Windows?

Though it's not working via Unicode Sequences as you describe, I'd strongly recommend wincompose: it uses the same compose sequences as there are available natively on Linux, and they are much more ...
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Software to modify text in a clipboard with hotkey

I created the following AutoHotKey script ^g:: send, {ctrl down}c{ctrl up} SendInput, <a href="{ctrl down}v{ctrl up}"><img src="{ctrl down}v{ctrl up}" title="source: imgur.com" /></...
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Unicode keyboard shortcuts known from Linux on Windows?

Finally a solution exists, its name is AutoHotkey. I wrote myself an AutoHotkey script like below. You have just to release Ctrl (and on US keyboard layouts or on numpads also Shift) after pressing "...
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Tool to list all current Windows 10 Hotkeys?

The tool OpenARK worked great for me. It is simple to use for this purpose, and works on recent OS versions like Win 10/11. Under "Kernel" tab, "System Hotkey" page, you can find ...
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Software to click anywhere on the screen without mouse

I wrote a script in AutoHotkey to do this: https://autohotkey.com/boards/viewtopic.php?t=51201 When you press NumKeyEnter, this script builds then displays a 26*26 grid of buttons (actually AHK edit ...
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Windows software for custom shortcut keys

I developed Quick Access Popup using AHK. This freeware lets you collect favorite folders, apps, documents, web links, etc. in a popup menu that you can invoke in any application. If you prefer ...
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Place the title of the current tab in the clipboard with a keyboard shortcut in Google Chrome

You may use the Shortcut manager chrome extension. Steps: Install the extention Open the extention Click Add a new Shortcut (1) Assign a shortcut (2). I used ctrl+Alt+k Select Execute Javascript (3)...
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Assign "back" and "forward" buttons to a keyboard shortcut

I used AutoHotkey to solve my issue. The point of all this was to take a Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic mouse and turn the Windows button into a forward page button. Here is the much complicated script ...
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Vim/Vimium-like window manager

i3 i3 is a tiling window manager. i3 has user-definable modes and VIM inspired keyboard shortcuts. I like it as it's very well documented and the config is easy to mod (changing key-usage, adding ...
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Searching for a keyboard optimized webbrowser (ideally on Linux)

Have a look at https://qutebrowser.org/ qutebrowser is a keyboard-focused browser with a minimal GUI. It’s based on Python and PyQt5 and free software, licensed under the GPL. It was inspired ...
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Software to map custom keys on a keyboard / mouse

AutoHotkey. It let's you record key presses, and then you can see what the name for that specific key is, and bind to it with an AutoHotkey script. I used to do this several years back.
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Typing foreign characters without installing keyboard layouts

I found WinCompose [GitHub] that fulfills my needs. has a configurable "compose" key which I'll refer to as ♥ in the following. I'm using Pause now. has a total of 2200 combinations and they are ...
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Software for simulating mouse click at a specific position with shortcut key?

A more general tool that can do the job would be AutoHotKey. But for a simpler, more mouse-only oriented tool, you can try Auto Mouse Click Generator Both are free and both will do the job.
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Unicode keyboard shortcuts known from Linux on Windows?

Windows support this for as long as I remember, but you need to enable it in registry with: reg add "HKCU\Control Panel\Input Method" /v EnableHexNumpad /t REG_SZ /d 1 Then you can type µ with Alt ...
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Which 3rd party "keyboard shortcut" software shoud I use for Windows?

The reviews you linked are quite non-biased and they say most of things you need to know. Based on them you can create comparison matrix by yourself, it will be accurate. My guidance for you is this: ...
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PDF viewers can navigate bookmarks with keyboard

Sumatra Open/close bookmark panel: F12 Focus/unfocus bookmark panel: F6 Expand a node: Numpad +, →, Shift+Numpad 6 Collapse a node: Numpad -, ←, Shift+Numpad 4 Expand/collapse all child nodes: Numpad ...
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【switch the value of PrtSc button to Rightmouse buttom】

The key you have highlighted is called the context menu key. I found a program tutorial of sorts for mapping any key on a Windows machine. It covers a program called SharpKeys that may be of value ...
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Linux manage input from numpad

AutoKey can use a hotkey on the number pad, and it's scripts can definitely paste text, for a super basic example with this in a script: keyboard.send_keys("Send these keys") It's Beginner's Guide ...
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MacOS for Beginners - Which Tools to Install?

A popular code editor is Visual Studio Code. It is a free offering from the vomit company (I hate them too but VScode is a very nice app). There are 100's of extensions for many different programming ...
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How to map a modifier key + key to a single key? (example: Shift+M2 to E)

Autohotkey is able to remap keys and keycombinations at will with few restrictions, as far as I know. You just have to write a simple script for it. Whether it will work well or at all inside your ...
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Create and easily display cheat sheets (with shortcuts) for any program on Mac

I have KeyCue for this reason. The Software ist not Free but they is expandable- manually and automatically. Only click "Option-Key" and all Keystrokes are visible.
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Unicode keyboard shortcuts known from Linux on Windows?

I found out that there is some way how to work with Unicode keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Office. If I write Unicode code (e.g. "00b5") and press Alt + X, the code changes to micro letter (µ) ...
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Holistic keyboard shortcut approach/scheme/guide?

The best solution I've found to date comes from Will Stern at LearnCode.Academy . He uses an Ergodox EZ keyboard, which allows for multiple layers (ie when you hold down a certain key it activates an ...
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Terminal that supports PgDn as option

If you go back to the original terminal emulator, xterm, you can specify any actions for the keys. For example, xterm -xrm 'XTerm*VT100.Translations: #override\n\ ~Shift <KeyPress> Prior: ...
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Bind strings to hotkey

You can use autokey-gtk sudo apt-get install autokey-gtk OR (my preferred solution) you can do that using xclip and xdotool: sudo apt-get install xclip xdotool Write a small bash script (e.g. ...
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Shortcuts to surround text by curly braces, and more

If your ok with doing a light-amount of scripting, I think you'd find autohotkey can perform some of the features you desire. If your into scripting, you'll find AHK's language to be somewhat ...
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Place the title of the current tab in the clipboard with a keyboard shortcut in Google Chrome

If you've got a userscript manager installed, such as Tampermonkey, you can use this userscript: // ==UserScript== // @name Quick page title copier // @namespace http://stackexchange.com/...
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Firefox add-on to immediately store bookmark

I was searching for the same and never found anything that suited my taste, so I made my own add-on (Pile): https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/pile-lightweight-bookmarking/
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Firefox add-on to have tab shortcut like Pale Moon?

You don't need any add-on because Firefox already has the capability to search for tabs for years (since at least 2012). Many people know that typing in the address bar will give you various ...
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