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Assuming you mean the first search result, this is already built in to Google! Notice there is already a little ▶ arrow will next to the first search result. Turns out pressing enter after your search will navigate to that first search result automatically – note that you may need to press tab first to set the focus to it. If you don't want ...


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Gmail "Mark as Read": Shift + I Other useful keyboard shortcuts: Display a list of Gmail keyboard shortcuts: Shift + / or (?) Select all unread conversations: *, then u Also, you could map K to "Mark as read," just like in Yahoo mail. The "Custom keyboard shortcuts" Gmail labs feature lets you customize your keyboard shortcut mappings. It adds a new ...


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<Shift> + i Mark as read -Marks your message as 'read' and skip to the next message. <Shift> + u Mark as unread -Marks your message as 'unread' so you can go back to it later. Full list of Keyboard shortcuts


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~ - move to previous tab (left, looping to far right) ` - move to next tab (right, looping to far left) In a complete accident, I found one of the shortcuts while typing up the question and taking screenshots. I tried to switch Chrome windows with Cmd+` (Mac), but dropped off Cmd too soon. The flip version, was a quick matter of trial and error. Edit: ...


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When typing with suggest, down arrow to select a query and right arrow to select I'm feeling lucky option. Shortcuts for when you're typing in the search box: enter will search for exactly what you typed in the search box. tab will update the query you’ve typed to match the first prediction. ↓ will highlight the next predicted query and show new ...


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Unfortunately, there isn't a shortcut to use in Gmail for signing out. But you can copy the sign out link https://mail.google.com/mail/?logout&hl=en and assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or add it to your bookmarks. Example: Assuming you are using Google Chrome, use ClickLess, a Chrome extension, to assign a shortcut for the link of sign out, which ...


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Google has heard you and there is now a hyperlink shortcut in Gmail: Ctrl + K (Cmd + K for Mac users) It works only if the cursor is in the message field, not in the To, Cc, Bcc or Subject ones. And, in Chrome on Mac, it works even when the shortcuts are disabled. See here. This shortcut is not yet documented in the official Gmail keyboard shortcuts ...


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We have a bug right now. Check out this forum thread for more information.


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A quicker way to view (and enable shortcuts if they are disabled) is to simply press SHIFT + ? This will display a popup with all the keyboards and also a toggle to enable or disable them.


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Ctrl+0 for default zoom. Ctrl+- and Ctrl++ to zoom in and out. (Ctrl+mousewheel as well.)


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Yes, you have to activate a feature and yes, they are documented. See below. To activate the shortcuts: Click on the gear icon from your upper-right corner Click on Mail settings In the General tab, search for Keyboard shortcuts - the second group from the top Click on Keyboard shortcuts on Scroll at the bottom of the page Click Save Changes The list ...


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Ctrl+Shift+7 for a numbered list Ctrl+Shift+8 for a bulleted list It's the same as in Google Docs.


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From Gmail Keyboard shortcuts help: * then u One trick I've recently figured out is if you first collapse your "Important and Unread" section (by clicking on it), THEN do the *u, it will leave your important messages unchecked. Previous to this I was unchecking all my Important/Unread messages before archiving.


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Scrolling up and down a page isn't a GMail-specific shortcut but the browser/OS default. You can use Space bar to scroll down but there's no equivalent to scroll up (you have to use the ↑ or Page Up) to do that. If the conversation has multiple long messages, you can use N & P to jump to the beginning of the later/earlier message respectively.


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If you want a native solution, you could enable the Google Labs feature, Keyboard shortcuts. Here are the shortcuts you wanted: /: Puts the cursor in the search box. J and K: Selects the next/previous result. O or Enter: Opens the selected result.


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You tab until you get to it, then hit the enter key. I just tried it. I like keyboard commands too, but this one is too much.


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Typing s will toggle the star status of the current item. There are a lot of other shortcut descriptions at Google Reader Help FAQ, such as the keys j and k to move up & down the individual items. without opening them. I do not know though how to move the selected item (which is what gets starred) by anything more than 1 at a time. I assume you are ...


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As far as I know there isn't a keyboard shortcut for this. You can use n (Next message) or p (previous message) to navigate up and down the conversation tree. You can then use o or Enter to expand an individual message that is part of a conversation. Resource: Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts


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While there is a "Custom keyboard shortcuts" Lab for Gmail which will let you redefine the existing keyboard shortcuts, there doesn't appear to be one for creating a link. (You can send them feedback about that, of course.)


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It is not possible to use enter to submit the new tweet on Twitter.com. By default it creates a line break, even if line breaks are not displayed by Twitter.com and most apps. The fastest way to post a tweet using your keyboard is the following: Press n for new tweet on your Twitter home page Write your tweet content Press tab and then enter to post it


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Here's the solution I came up with (thanks to this post). You can download the full Greasemonkey script here. setInterval (function() { checkForTweetbox (); }, 500); function checkForTweetbox () { var tweetbox = document.querySelector ('div.tweet-box textarea'); //check for new tweet window if (tweetbox) { if (! tweetbox.weHaveProcessed) ...


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While it's not directly possible in the current version with its own keystroke, there is another very simple way to accomplish this. First, be located in the row on which you want to insert a row above or below. Then do the following (keys are on Mac, so translate as necessary for your OS): Ctrl + Option + I - invokes the Insert menu Then hit the R key ...


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It's not possible to delete a single mail using your keyboard.


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This is not from Google, but uses Google Search. Try Keyboardr


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While not a simple shortcut, there are several ways to achieve fullscreen play without a mouse: Visit https://youtube.com/html5 and opt-in to the experiment. After that most (but not all) youtube videos will use the native <video> tag instead of Flash, with a slightly different UI. The fullscreen control is reachable in this UI by pressing (quite a ...


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Unfortunately, looks like it's all-or-nothing for Gmail shortcut keys.


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No plugins needed now. Ctrl+[ = Indent More Ctrl+] = Indent Less


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I know that it is not exactly the answer you are looking for but, did you ever consider using Labs feature Quick Links. I know that it is not a keyboard shortcut, but with one click, you could achieve what you want to do. When you have this Labs enabled, simply search label:your-label is:^u in the normal search field and then, on the sidebar region of the ...


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This has been fixed in the Google Docs Spreadsheets. You may now use the F2 key to begin editing without clicking in the cell.


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They have just started to implement them. One of the goals we’re shooting for is to be able to use the entire web app without a mouse at all. We’re not quite there yet, but there are many shortcuts currently available: j/k: Jump to next/previous article up/down: Scroll to next/previous article with animation space: Scroll to next article s: open share ...



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