A finite set of one or more keys that invoke a software or operating system operation when triggered by the user.

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Keyboard shortcut to access the first link in a Google search page?

What is the keyboard shortcut to access the first result in a Google search page? Any "hacks" would be fine, as long as it does not require the mouse.
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What is the keyboard shortcut for 'Mark as read' in GMail?

In the new Yahoo! mail I can select multiple checkboxes against my email subjects and press k to perform the action Mark as read. Is there a similar alternative in GMail?
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Keyboard shortcut to change Right-to-left status in Gmail

Is there a keyboard shortcut (or a Greasemonkey script that adds this keyboard shortcut), to make a certain paragraph right-to-left, or left-to-right in gmail? This question in the official gmail ...
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Keyboard shortcut to sign out of Gmail

Is there a keyboard shortcut that will sign me out of Gmail?
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Any plugin to control GMail message editor with keyboard?

I want to use GMail's various rich-text capabilities with the keyboard. For example, I want to type Ctrl + M to indent, Ctrl + Shift + M to dedent, and do all the other actions (like adding a link or ...
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How can I bind Ctrl + L to “Create Link” in Gmail?

While composing a message in Gmail is there a way to create a keyboard shortcut that will create a new link by pressing the CTRL+L combination? When I want to create a link in sites like Stack ...
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How do I switch between Gmail tabs using keyboard shortcuts?

Now that Gmail has rolled out tab groupings of my email, I have two (or more) additional places to clear of new messages. Unfortunately, in their tour of the feature, they didn't seem to mention ...
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Disable some Gmail shortcut keys

Love Gmail shortcut keys but not all of them. Is it possible to selectively delete some keys? I tried going to Settings > Keyboard Shortcuts and clearing some of the defaults in the Key(s) column ...
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Gmail keyboard shortcut to “expand all”?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to "Expand all" emails in a conversation after having navigated via j or k? Typing Enter after j or k doesn't do much.
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Gmail keyboard shortcut to “select all conversations that match this search”?

You can use *a, but this only selects conversations on the current page. I'd like to select all conversations without using the mouse, IE to delete hundreds of emails from a specific sender.
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How can I disable the CMD + ENTER Gmail “send email” shortcut?

On a Mac, hitting Cmd+Enter will send the current message (on Windows it is Ctrl+Enter). I’m constantly hitting this accidentally and sending emails before I’m done with them. Usually, it’s because ...
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I can't seem to get the shortcut key (#) for deleting to work in Gmail on OSx

I am using Chrome on OS X with a UK keyboard and for some reason I cannot delete an email using #. Pretty much every other email shortcut I use works but not this. To get the hash key I am pressing ...
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Shortcut key to open YouTube videos in full screen mode

What keyboard shortcut will open up full screen mode while playing YouTube videos? Viewing on a Windows 7 machine.
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Shortcut key to delete single mail in a thread in Gmail

When I send mail to all contacts in my list ( thats a huge number), I get a lot of failure notices that fills my thread. But I don't want to delete my actual sent email and the one I forwarded which ...
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gmail keyboard shortcut for “Display images below”

Is there a keyboard shortcut in gmail for the "Display images below" or "always display images from" links in emails?
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Scroll Without Using Arrow Keys or Mouse in Gmail With Shortcuts on?

I do not want to have my hands leave the traditionally typing position to navigate gmail via shortcuts. I can do everything I need to do except scroll through really long e-mails. For that it requires ...
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Gmail keyboard shortcut for bulleted/numbered lists

When I'm composing a message, I want to start a bulleted or numbered list with a keyboard shortcut instead of using the mouse. How can I do this? If there is no way to do these things, what's the ...
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In Google Reader, is there a keyboard shortcut to swtich between show new items and show all items?

I pretty much use the keyboard exclusively in Google Reader, but I would really like a keyboard shortcut to switch between showing new items and all items. I know about showing the shortcuts cheat ...
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How to create a shortcut to move to specific label in Gmail

I want to use the GTD paradigm to quickly sort through my emails. How can I create these shortcuts: alt+shift+n to move to Now label, alt+shift+w to Waiting?
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Do up and down arrow keys navigate Gmail messages?

It was the case until recently that I could scroll up and down either within a Gmail message or on the page containing the message by clicking there (just to make sure the cursor/focal point is there) ...
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+1 a website in Google search results using the keyboard

How do I +1 a website I see in Google search using the keyboard? I love the use of arrow keys to navigate the search results and would like to +1 the websites I like. I don't want to move away from ...
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What's a keyboard shortcut for Gmail to show the unread messages with a specific label?

I want a keyboard shortcut to take me to the list of unread e-mails with a specific label. I can type g + l then type the label name and is:^u, but I want to know if it can be done with a shorter ...
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Disable twitter's keyboard shortcut

For the simple reason sometimes I want to search the timeline using Command + F and when I try it some shortcut will be activated and I'll be moved away from the timeline after having loaded many ...
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Shortcut to insert new row in Google Spreadsheets?

Is there a way to do this without using the menu? I have seen references to ctrl + space and ctrl + +, but this no longer works (zooms in and out in Google Chrome)
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How do a fully quote previous email in Gmail using “r” shortcut?

Currently, with the new version of Gmail, the default behaviour for the following two situations is inconsistently different. Reply clicking reply button. This fully quotes the previous email ...
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How do I use shortcut keys in Gmail?

I want to start using shortcut keys in Gmail. Where are they documented? Can I just start using them, or do I need to activate a feature for them somehow? There are lots of questions in this Webapps ...
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Make Twitter recognize the <enter> key to post tweets?

Is it possible to make the enter key submit a tweet automatically on Twitter? If so, how?
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Keyboard-only usage of Google Search

How can I perform a Google search without using the mouse? I want to be able to: type in the search term and start the search ( possible already since I use a browser search bar ); navigate through ...
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Gmail's “Show trimmed content” - is there a keyboard shortcut?

So far I like the "new compose experience" with one exception: I always want to "Show trimmed content" when replying. Is there a keyboard shortcut for that? I haven't been able to find one, if there ...
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How can I create custom keyboard shortcuts in Google Docs?

When studying biology and mechanisms, it's very useful to take notes with arrows that illustrate a stepwise process: A --> B --> C and up/down arrows to denote increase/decrease. This is very ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for Offline Google Mail (Gmail)?

With the Offline Google Mail app in the Chrome Web Store, is it possible to enable keyboard shortcuts similar to those available in the web version of Gmail? For example, I can use the mouse to move ...
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Does the web-based Evernote app have keyboard shortcuts?

If it does? What are they? The most important shortcuts for me are: search & new
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Keyboard shortcut to unmark all emails in Yahoo! Mail

We can mark all emails using keyboard shortcut Ctrl + A in Yahoo! Mail. Are there any keyboard shortcut to unmark all emails? Edit ...
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Feedly - keyboard shortcuts for navigating posts?

Is there a way to navigate my posts (next, previous, minimize, etc.) in Feedly via shortcuts?
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Hotkeys for GMail's “New Compose”

Does GMail's "New Compose" support hotkeys? With the old compose I could label mails I am writing with easily with the hotkey l. See Label outgoing emails in Gmail when composing the mail But with ...
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Can I label a Gmail message from a popup window?

I let Gmail run in the background, and it gives me some nice browser notifications for every received message. Clicking these opens the message in a new popup window. I know I can trash or archive ...
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Are there advanced keyboard shortcuts for Google Calendar?

I like to do most of my stuff using the keyboard. On Gmail, this works quite nicely, but on Google Calendar, some keyboard shortcuts are missing. For example, I'd like to browse days by using the ← ...
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Gmail keyboard shortcut to jump to next page of older messages

I've been searching around the internet for the last hour, but mysteriously somehow, I've been unable to find the Gmail keyboard shortcuts to hop to the page of the next 50 older or newer messages (or ...
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What is the equivalent key in Google Docs Spreadsheet to Excel's F2 for editing a cell?

In Excel When you want to edit the highlighted cell, and you don't want to move back to the previous cell when pressing the <- key, you press F2. Pressing F2 ensures that when you're editing the ...
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Google reader (keyboard) shortcut to star last visible item

Is there a Google reader (keyboard) shortcut to star the last visible item? I want to mark the last visible item before paging down. Then I immediately unstar it, so a shortcut to do that would be ...
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In copy/paste, Google Docs says “These actions are unavailable via the Edit menu, but you can still use Ctrl C” etc?

When selecting copy/paste from the right-click menu, why does Google Docs pop up a dialog to say "Copying and Pasting in Google Docs", with the message "These actions are unavailable via the Edit ...
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Where to find are all the Prismatic (getprismatic.com) keyboard shortcuts

Found really nice automatic news agregator service http://getprismatic.com. I’m a keyboard centric user, and there are shortcuts on Prismatic website like greader’s j/k for next/previous and etc. But ...
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Gmail keyboard short for moving focus back to messages

Is there a keyboard shortcut in Gmail which fully returns focus to the message list? The help short cut (?) shows a comma , as "Move focus to toolbar", but when I move it there, I can't get it back ...
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Keyboard navigation support on Twitter

Does Twitter have support for keyboard navigation? I've managed to guess j and k for going up and down tweets, but I don't know any others. Are there keys for actions like refreshing tweets (not F5), ...
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Netflix keyboard shortcuts

Is there any way to get keyboard shortcuts in Netflix? I know I can use the space bar to pause and play, but what about skipping forward and backwards?
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Discovering accesskeys

Is there some way to discover whether a site supports @accesskeys, short of brute force hammering on the keyboard or searching in the markup? I can't remember even once seeing a web site advertising ...
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Keyboard Accessibility in Web Applications

I would put my question this way: We all know Keyboard is fast (as compare to Mouse). VIM is a simplest example for this. Is there any standard of creating web applications that are keyboard centric? ...
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Shortcut to Google Images, News, More

I'd like to know if there is a shortcut to go to Google Images, Images, More... A way to navigate between this options. Like you can go trough the results with the UP/DOWN arrows, I don´t know if ...
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Enable Home and End in Gmail Compose Message window on Mac

I've installed Double Command on my Mac to make the Home and End keys do something useful (eg: behave as they do in Windows/Linux), and this is working fine across the system. The problem is that when ...
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Shortcut key for monospaced character format in Confluence

Is there a shortcut key to set the selected text to monospace in Confluence or is it possible to set up one somehow? I know the {{...}} markup but it's rather cumbersome.