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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Gmail in Firefox: German keyboard shortcut for indenting a list

This question is about Gmail's keyboard shortcuts with a German keyboard layout. In Chrome, I can use Ctrl + ß/´ (the two keys next to Backspace) to reduce/increase the indent of a numbered or ...
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Keyboard shortcut for adding to Reading List in Chrome

Chrome added a Reading List feature in late 2020 as an alternative to bookmarking. If you click the star to bookmark, you'll see both "Add Bookmark" and "Add to Reading List". Is ...
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A keyboard shortcut to create a blank document from the docs.google.com/document/u/0 webpage

I have gone through the Keyboard Shortcuts for Google Docs page — didn't find what I was looking for there — and have added the AutoControl Shortcut Manager extension to Chrome. After a brief review ...
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Apply Gmail's Action keyboard shortcut without selecting

Suppose I am in an Inbox threadlist, which lists all of my emails. If I want to do mark an email A as read, then delete email B, I have to do: Move my cursor to email A. Select it: x. Mark as read: ...
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Keyboard shortcut to “Replace URL with its title” in Google Docs

If a URL is pasted and created into a link into a Google Docs an option is shown in a popup to replace the URL with the URL's title, either of a web page or another google document. How can this be ...
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Open “Recent” via Keyboard

Is there a way to open this "recent" dialog via a keyboard shortcut? I use the web version of slack.
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Google docs produces a pop up when copying and pasting nearly every time

When I copy and paste into google docs it almost always (3 times out of 4) produces the following box even when I use the keyboard shortcuts (on firefox). Is there any way to permanently tell it to ...
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Can Spotify information (song information - 'liked' or not) be escaped by the console logs rather than going through their web API?

I use a macOS program called AnyBar https://github.com/tonsky/AnyBar that displays different colored indicator dots based on what criteria you give it and I need to configure it. I currently use it to ...
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YouTube upvote/downvote video with keyboard

Is there a way to vote up and down for the current video with a key?
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Android (mobile) Keyboard Shortcuts Google Sheets

In Google Sheets on a PC it is possible to use Ctrl+Shift+: to insert the current time into a (time formatted) cell in Google Sheets. How can this be done when using a sheet on an android mobile phone ...
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Navigate Google search results with keyboard

It takes way too many tab presses to reach to the search results. Long back, Google had a nice keyboard navigation for search results (Google Instant). Why did Google turn the keyboard navigation off ...
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How to create multiple shortcuts of files from one folder?

Windows 10, mp4/mp3 files. As well related question: how to/can shortcut change there's 'open from' direction based on original file changing its direction?
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How to capture a Google Closure Tools event and set off with keyboard shortcut? [closed]

Gmail is run with the "Google closure Tool" and there are a couple of functions I would like to be able to manually set of myself, maybe with a keyboard shortcut. I cannot work out the order ...
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Are there YouTube keyboard shortcuts for moving forward and backward through a video's chapters?

There are many keyboard shortcuts available while watching a Youtube video. Are there shortcuts to move forward and backward through a video's chapters by using a keyboard?
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How to map the delete key to delete emails in the keyboard shortcuts section?

I use web interface of Gmail and I would like to delete a conversation by pressing the DEL key on my keyboard. By default the delete shortcut is #. I found the Keyboard Shortcuts section in Gmail ...
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Is it possible to create a keyboard shortcut for changing the color of a cell in Google Sheets? [duplicate]

I often find myself manually changing cells in a Google sheet to be a particular color. Is it possible to create a keyboard shortcut for changing the color of a cell?
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How can I open context menu for sheet in google sheets using only the keyboard

I know that there is a way to open the google sheets context menu via the keyboard, or there was one. However, I cannot seem to find it! For reference, this is what I am talking about (am I calling ...
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Slack keyboard shortcut to toggle active / away

I am looking for the keyboard shortcut in Slack macOS app to toggle active and away. I could not find it here, for example: Slack keyboard shortcuts: https://slack.com/help/articles/201374536-Slack-...
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How to disable a shortcut of the Wikipedia?

I use a shortcut for quick searching for the selected text on webpages by the search engine. However, when I invoke the shortcut at a page of Wikipedia, I find my shortcut is conflicting with the ...
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Use something other than ctrl+alt+shift+number for macro shortcuts in google sheets

I can't use any shortcut that includes both alt and shift keys since in my keyboard alt+shift changes the keyboard language. Is there any way to use some other combination? I tried to edit the ...
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Change keybindings in web version?

Is there a way to change the keybindings of slack in the web-version? I try to use slack without touching the mouse. For example F6. This key is too far way when doing touch typing with ten fingers.
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Arrow keys don't work on YouTube

My up and down arrow keys don’t work on YouTube search suggestions. And this is specific to Chrome and my account. When I use YouTube through incognito or through some other browser from my account, ...
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Gmail blue bar (/current conversation indicator) not following clicks

Generally, the Gmail blue bar indicator or selector for keyboard shortcuts follows a click on the conversation's selection box. For some reason, it's stopped doing that in one of my accounts. This is ...
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How to get Google Sheets CTRL-D “Fill Down” to behave like Excel when single cell selected

If there is a value in cell A1, CTRL-D while a single cell A2 is selected behaves differently in Excel and Google Sheets: Excel: copies cell A1 to cell A2 Sheets: nothing The Excel behavior is ...
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Keyboard shortcut to switch sheets in Google Sheets

Is there a keyboard shortcut for switching sheets in Google Sheets? If so, what is it?
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Increment Cell Hotkey

Is there a hotkey in google sheets to increment any cell +1 or -1? I've seen many guides on click-drag patterns, creating buttons to increment a specific cell, but sometimes if you're doing inventory,...
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Is there a shortcut to site:youtube.com (search for videos on Youtube directly from a search bar)?

I use different search engines and anytime I need to search specifically on google all I need to do is type !g Is there a shortcut for Youtube as well because typing site:youtube.com takes too much ...
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How to open a hyperlink in the same tab using a keyboard shortcut

How do you open a hyperlink in Google Sheets using only keyboard shortcuts? Google has Alt+Enter which opens the hyperlink, but in a new tab in Chrome. How can you open the hyperlink using only ...
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Keyboard shortcut: conflict between Google Docs subscript and Mac OS Preferences (command+comma)

I teach chemistry and (have to) use Google Drive on a Mac for work. I have run into a problem with creating subscripts. On a Mac, the shortcut ⌘+, is the shortcut for opening application preferences. ...
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How can I quickly change the color of text in a cell in Google Sheets?

How can I quickly, with either a single or double click, assign a color to the text in a cell in Google Sheets? In order to quickly determine the status of certain pieces of data in a spreadsheet I ...
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Can't switch off YouTube dark mode

I can't switch off YouTube dark mode; the image here explains it: Can someone help? Restarting the browser doesn't help. If I switch mode and restart it, it is dark again.
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Google Sheets on PC Copy/paste using “Paste Values” (Crtl+shift+V) appears to work but numbers are not treated as numbers in GRAPHS

When I copy numbers using either "Edit/Copy" or "Crtl+C" in Google Sheets on PC and then use "Edit/Paste/Special/Paste Values" or (Crtl+shift+V), the numbers are indeed pasted. They appear normal and ...
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How to format clipboard text as data row in Google Sheets?

I've noticed copying text with a link preserves the link when pasted in Google Sheets. I've also tried copying an inline list from an HTML page and noticed it gets copied as two rows. Is it possible ...
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Force Google Docs/Sheets to ALWAYS paste values only (merge formatting)

I do a LOT of copying from external sources and pasting into Google Docs/Sheets. Is this at all possible? I know the keyboard shortcut but can't seem to get used to it. Would save me so much time!
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How do I find my comments on YouTube

I posted a comment on a video and they created another part but I want to re-comment it on that video but quickly and it’s been like 1 month since I posted it is there a way to not have to scroll ...
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How can I change the font of selected text within a cell in Google Sheets using keyboard shortcuts?

I am attempting to change the font of selected text within a cell in Google Sheets using a keyboard shortcut. I have attempted the steps meant for google docs here: How can I change the font in ...
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How to hide the display of formula in Google Sheets?

How to hide the display of formula in a protected range of Google sheet? In Excel, I can do that, but in Google sheet not finding any function. Please help.
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Chrome and Hangouts both use CTRL+D for something different

I'm using CTRL+D to mute my hangouts, but that does bookmarking in Chrome. Any way to resolve this schism?
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Expand folders in Google Drive

In Google Drive's folder pane, how do you expand a folder together with all of its subfolders at the same time? In other words, I'm looking for the Google Dive equivalent of macOS's option + right ...
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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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