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Tool to list all current Windows 10 Hotkeys?

@obe recommended NirSoft HotKeysList. I will try to rephrase his recommendations in a form more suitable for this forum: Unfortunately, this program will tell you that a hotkey is in use, but it ...
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Tool to list all current Windows 10 Hotkeys?

I found NirSoft Hotkey List. It doesn't seem to give a full list on my machine but it gives some. Hope it helps.
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Setting a keyboard shortcut to paste a specified text

AutoHotKey You can use AutoHotKey to bind any key combination to perform an action. In case of pasting text, you can use the Send command. Here is an example: #g::Send p4ssw0rd Save the above command ...
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Program to minimize certain programs only

You should be able to use AutoHotkey (Free, open-source, Windows), something along the lines of: MinimizeProcess(ExeFile) { Process, Exist, %ExeFile% PID = %ErrorLevel% if (PID = 0) { Return } ...
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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?

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 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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Software for docking windows to corners (rather than sides) with configurable window sizes

I have been using AquaSnap for a while and it works for me. It is very cheap to purchase. And I don't work for them. It has numerous options for snapping to sides, corners and to other windows. ...
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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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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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Launching macros from second keyboard

You can use HID macros: free works with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate allows to launch macros by pressing keys on my second keyboard (but pressing the same keys on my first keyboard shouldn't trigger ...
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Browser extension to bind clicking on an item of the page to a keyboard shortcut

A shortcut already exists in Stack Exchange. In your profile page, under Preferences, enable Keyboard Shortcuts Pressing ? to show the help menu reveals: The shortcut for voting up is V U: If it's ...
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Windows software to move any window between multiple monitors (screens) by using keys BUT without resizing the moved window

I have modified the original WindowPad source code to not resize windows when moving or changing monitor. These are the steps: Download from the link above and unzip. To disable resizing of ...
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Setting up Keyboard Shortcuts to paste text Linux

You might wish to take a look at Glipper. Apart from being a "normal clipboard manager", it also supports plugins. According to the linked Wikipedia page, one of those plugins is: A snippet plugin, ...
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Software to click anywhere on the screen without mouse

Grid control of Windows, but you control the clicking with your voice, not the keyboard. Similar question, but the three main answers are voice controlled. An edit of one question, however, pointed to ...
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Program to insert input text around selected text

It can easly be done with AutoHotkey. AutoHotkey (AHK) is a free, open-source macro-creation and automation software for Windows that allows users to automate repetitive tasks. It is driven by a ...
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Customize keyboard shortcuts/hot keys in order to paste different lines of text?

Ditto Ditto is a replacement for window's standard clipboard manager and has some pretty powerful features including a copy history and the ability for 10 shortcuts for the previous ten things copied....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 immediately store bookmark

I've been searching for something similar for quite some time, and recently I found addon deskCut (Desktop Shortcut), which adds desktop shortcut creation to the context-menu. It is quite old, but it ...
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