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Questions tagged [keyboard-shortcuts]

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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How can I turn a list of comma separated values into an array?

If I have a formula: ={1,2,3,4,5} I get a 5 column set of numbers with 1 in the first, 2 in the next and so on. However, if I have a cell that contains the string 1,2,3,4,5 in cell E2 and I try ={...
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Automatically name current version when Google Sheets is opened

I'd like to automatically maintain the original version of a Google Sheets file whenever the file is opened. Manually, this would involve simply opening the file and selecting File/Version History/...
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Navigate menu with keyboard shortcuts

In the past when I opened a menu with a shortcut key (for example Alt + f) the menu itself would open. Now the shortcut keys are displayed but the menu is not opened, this makes it way harder to ...
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Select from current cell to end of row (a la SHIFT + END)

When I have a cell selected, how can I select from that cell to the end of its row? SHIFT + END works in most spreadsheet programs, but I can't get it to work in Google Sheets. I use Chrome on Linux.
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Google Sheets moving to a new column if cell not blank

I have to scan barcodes of inventory for techs to install I wanted to find a way to skip to the next column after I scan a certain number of meters for example: John needs 90 units his name is on A1 I ...
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How to change cell range without deleting it?

In a function, let's say the SUM function, I have a range H25:H37 I want to change this range to H23:H40 using the mouse. The only way I could find is to delete the initial value, then I can drag the ...
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Youtube player shortcut or extension to change to next higher or lower video resolution

I watch general videos on youtube at 720p and programming/ tutorial videos at 1080p I have searched a lot and its almost certain there is no keyboard shortcut to jump to the next higher/ lower video ...
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How can I allow results from a Google Sheets 'filter' action to be mutable?

Brief: The results of a filter are not mutable. I cannot directly add/edit rows to the cells in and around a filter result due to a #REF Error: not expanded because it would overwrite data error. ...
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YouTube keyboard shortcut to like or dislike (thumbs-up or thumbs-down)?

I use YouTube keyboard shortcuts f, j, k, l, m, and 1–0. Is there a similar key to toggle the like and dislike buttons (thumbs-up or thumbs-down buttons)?
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How to get the SUM total value to appear in cell vs the formula?

So I have created a spreadsheet to add cells =SUM(B2:B20) ... When I hit enter the sum value should be in the cell I created the formula but instead, I have just the formula after hitting enter. How ...
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How can I pretty-print a formula in Google Sheets?

Without proper line breaks and indentation, even moderately complex formulas are visually not well navigable in Google Sheets. How can I pretty-print them? I know I can create a line break with Ctrl +...
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Date and time keyboard shortcut for Google Docs document (not sheets)

I am trying to find out if I can set up a keyboard shortcut to print/type in the current date and time in a Google Docs document (not sheets). Anyone? The best I could find is an Add-on Text Factory ...
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How do I filter really tiny columns in Google Sheets?

Sometimes in my filter views, whenever I have really small columns, the triangle icon to filter them does not show up at all. I'm able to temporarily resolve this by expanding the column, but it's ...
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How do I automatically enter sequential numbers without using the mouse in Google Sheets?

I would like to create a series of number in Google Sheets, without dragging with the mouse. When using the Shortcut Cmd+R (Fill Right) it just copies the value of the first cell. Initial State: ...
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Toggle “Plain Text Mode” when writing in email with Gmail, with a shortcut

We can toggle "Plain Text Mode" when writing in email with Gmail by clicking on the 3 little dots (bottom right), and select the menu item. Can we configure a keyboard shortcut for this? I haven't ...
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Google Docs thinks that I am using an Apple keyboard even though I'm not (non-Chrome browser)

I'm using the Gnome Web browser on Linux which happens to be my favorite browser. I'm having an issue with all Google Docs applications where it assumes I'm using an Apple keyboard when I'm not. This ...
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Google Docs Ctrl + Shift + L not working

So CtrlShiftL does nothing in Google Docs, where CtrlShiftR and CtrlShiftE work. I tried this on the same google doc but on my Chromebook, and it works. My laptop is Windows 10, so I figured something ...
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Insert Today's Date in Google Sheets on Norwegian Keyboard

Ctrl+; should be the US way to insert today's date, but this doesn't work on my Norwegian keyboard. Is there somewhere I can look up what it should be?
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How can I navigate inside a spreadsheet cell immediately after typing text?

This seems like it's a blindingly simple question with an obvious answer yet I cannot figure out how to do it nor find solutions online. If I type some text into a Google Sheets spreadsheet cell and ...
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Shortcut to put focus at end of value in cell

Is there a way to do this without using a mouse? I'm in Google Sheets, with the focus on a specific cell, which already has content in it. I want the focus to move to the very end of the value in the ...
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Google Sheets issue with literal constants in functions [duplicate]

When attempting to use any literal strings in formulas I get a Formula parse error and #ERROR! in the column with the formula. For example: =IF(D43=“x”,MULTIPLY(E42,2)). I’ve been told that ...
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How to undo strikethrough on Google documents

How do I undo strikethrough on a whole page with table layout? I have tried Command key + Shift + X and it does not work.
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Gmail shortcut keys overridden by DevTools shortcut keys

I can't get Gmail shortcut keys to perform the Gmail actions because (I think) the DevTools actions for that shortcut are performed instead. For instance, to mark an email as read is Ctrl+Shift+I, but ...
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Prevent YouTube seeking video upon tab-switch shortcut?

To reproduce bug: On macOS Chrome or Firefox (but not Safari); View a video (playing or paused) on YouTube; Press command-number to switch tabs (eg command1 for tab 1, command2 for tab 2, etc); ...
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GitHub markdown shortcut to treat text as code?

While writing an issue in a GitHub repository, how can I: Select a piece of text And press something so that it is treated as code? For example, here in Stack Exchange I can select a piece of text ...
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Why are the forward/back keyboard shortcuts in Google Calendar reversed?

I recently started using Google Calendar a lot more, and one of the first things I did was look for keyboard shortcuts to speed up my planning. I found this: I'm wondering whether there's some ...
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How do I archive an email without needing to select it first?

I'm using Gmail shortcuts. When navigating my inbox list I can easily move up/down using: Newer conversation k Older conversation j This shows a blue highlight near the message I'm ...
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Spotify Web player - previous and next shortcuts

I use keyboard shortcuts for all of my media players, but Spotify's web player (open.spotify.com) seems to be pretty limited in the keyboard shortcuts it provides. I know that Ctrl + left/right ...
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Create keystroke to a script [duplicate]

In Google "documents" (not Spreadsheets), I've a script to insert Date. How do I create a keystroke to activate the script?
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During Google Sheets formula entry, want keyboard shortcut to select a whole column

In MS Excel, I can type the following formula =SUM(A:A) Without taking my hands off the keyboard. I start in cell B1, I type =SUM( then I use the cursor keys to move one cell to the left, hit CTRL-...
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MacOS How to do ⌘+\ shortcut?

I'm new to MacOS and need to work on Google Doc, I often use the 'Clear Formatting' KeyBoard Shortcut which is ALT+SPACE on Windows. But ⌘+SPACE doesn't work on Google Doc and an alternative seems to ...
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Quickbooks online app overrides Chrome “open last closed tab” shortcut

Quickbooks Online's web app for macros overrides Chrome's command+shift+t command to open the last closed tab. Is there a way to make Chrome win this fight, or disable Quickbook's keyboard shortcut?
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What is the hotkey for adding rows in Google Docs?

After 1/2 hour of googling to no avail, I am ready to ask this here: As the title says, what is the hotkey for adding/removing rows in an already existing table in Google Docs? It seems excessively ...
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How do I use shortcuts on Google web apps which conflict with macOS shortcuts?

When using Google Docs on macOS, the shortcut that Google has for adding a comment seems to be ⌘⎇M, which happens to be the same system-wide shortcut for minimizing all of the windows of a particular ...
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Can you remove formulas in bulk from Google Sheets

I have a spreadsheet with a number of formulas that need to be removed with the values left behind. I generally just use copy & paste-as-values, but I am working with a number of sheets with a ...
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How do you indent using a keyboard shortcut in Google Keep if you have a non-US-keyboard layout?

How do you indent using a keyboard shortcut in Google Keep if you have a non-US-keyboard layout? On a Swedish keyboard on a Mac I used ⌃⌘ and the keys to the right of P (Å and ¨) to indent and ...
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disable/change access keys for wikipedia

As I stumbled upon an add-on to control the Spotify web player from a keyboard, I noticed that sites like Wikipedia are using so-called access keys to up/downgrade users experience. That is alright ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to have Google correct one misspelled word?

When I look at the keyboard shortcuts for Google Docs, there are shortcuts listed to move forward and backwards between misspelt words, which work. Is there a keyboard shortcut to fix a misspelt word?...
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How can I drag an active cell to the last column on Google Sheets?

When I say drag I mean using the small blue square in the bottom right corner.
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to add an attachment to a Trello card?

Is there a hidden keyboard shortcut to add an attachment to a Trello card? I can't find it in the shortcuts page.
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Is there a shortkey to focus the YouTube comment input?

Suppose i’m watching a YouTube video and I want to focus to comment input immediately. Is there any way to do that?
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A Shortcut for Google Translate Swap Language Button

I really need a shortcut button for swapping between languages in google translate. Do you guys know anything about?
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How do I go to/highlight a specific cell ID in Google Sheets?

Say I am on A1, and I want to instantly go to/highlight/focus Z99. How would I go to that cell ID (or row/column) with a keyboard shortcut or within the menu or context menu? There is Ctrl+G for ...
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How can I change the height/width of an image in Gmail using the keyboard only?

How can I change the height/width of an image in Gmail using the keyboard only?
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Google spreadsheet equivalent of Excel's Ctrl+Semicolon on international keyboards

In Excel, I often use CTRL + ; to enter the current date. Is there an equivalent shortcut in Google Spreadsheets that works for international keyboards like Belgium-Dutch (nl-BE)?
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Google Docs strike-through shortcut not working on Mac in Chrome

According to the menu, the shortcut is Cmd + Shift + X, but it doesn't work. It works in Safari, but not Chrome. I tried it on my old Mac (a few OS versions behind) and got the same result. I even ...
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How to navigate on Facebook using shortcut keys?

I'm trying to use shortcut keys to navigate on Facebook. I'm more specifically interested in joining a list of groups. So, I'd like to go to search tool bar, look up for the group, join it and then ...
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Google drive keyboard shortcuts not working with non-US keyboard

Some important keyboard shortcuts in Google Drive and Google Docs seem not to work on a non-US keyboard, at least on Macs. For example, I have a French keyboard and in Google Drive, hitting "/" opens ...
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Gmail spam folder shortcut

I have a lot of labels and would like a shortcut to easily navigate to the spam folder. Unfortunately I can't find a keyboard shortcut to get there. Which is the fastest way?
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Keyboard shortcut for strike-through

Is there a key shortcut for the "strike through" feature using a Google Doc on a Chromebook? I have tried the ideas already listed from the answers given and they don't work.