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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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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

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 webapp for macos 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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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 misspelled words, which work. Is there a keyboard shortcut to fix a misspelled ...
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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.
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Switch Google Sheets tabs in Firefox (Windows)

This question has been answered, apparently satisfactorily, for presumably non-Firefox browsers (see Hot keys to switch between tabs?). The accepted solution there is ctrl+shift+pg up/down. On ...
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How can I use keyboard navigation on TypingClub.com?

Whenever I complete a typing lesson on TypingClub.com, I'm forced to use my mouse to navigate to the next lesson. However, it feels a bit counter-intuitive to require a mouse for lessons on touch-...
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“Send and archive” in Gmail using keyboard

Starting recently (or I just didn't notice this earlier) you can send message, that you actually type, by pressing Ctrl+Enter. But (unfortunately?) this just sends the message without archiving it. ...
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Is there a shortcut key for changing Google Sheets text color to the “last color”?

I often find myself changing text colors to the same color for five minutes at a time which is really unnecessarily mouse-intensive.
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Are the shortcuts for YouTube and Vimeo set by the sites, or set by them being 'HTML5' [closed]

If they're set by HTML5, does that mean the shortcuts are the same for both sites? Or are shortcuts different and set per site, by the site?
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to remove link preview in Facebook chat?

It's very common when pasting a URL in the Facebook chat window that a preview is automatically generated. It's possible to remove that preview by clicking on the on the x in the top-right corner. I'...
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Inserting Time Date into Google Sheets produces Numero sign №

I am trying to use the shortcut ⌘+Option+Shift+; to insert current date and time with Google Sheets on Chrome on MacOS Sierra. However, this produces the Numero sign №. I have searched the system (...
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YouTube next/previous tracks in a mix

I do not mean YouTube playlists or the next auto-play track. I mean a long YouTube mix of music that is all within the same video, i.e. one like this. It is a hassle to have to scroll down and click ...
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How do I move an item to a folder with the keyboard in the outlook.com beta?

I just joined the new outlook.com beta, and I used to be able to press "v" to move an item to a folder, but I can't find any keyboard shortcut to do this. Does anyone know how to do it?
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How to select checkboxes in Gmail via keyboard?

I noticed that I can use the arrow keys to move a cursor up and down in my inbox like you see in the 11th email in the list having a blue index to the left of the item: In normal checkbox I navigate ...
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How to select the cell that matches a search on Google Sheets

Often I have gigantic spreadsheets that has many cells that I need to update. But I also like to use the keyboard as much as possible (i.e. using keyboard shortcuts) and avoid using the mouse to be ...
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Keyboard shortcuts to navigate Asana board view?

In Asana, I cannot use keyboard shortcuts to navigate in the board view. Am I missing something? The shortcuts on this page do not work (up and down arrows). My goal is to navigate between tasks of ...
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Shortcut key to edit cell

I'm on a Macbook Pro, working quite a lot in Google Sheets. So I've deactivated the F-keys (so there's no F2). But I can't find a shortcut for editting a cell with text in it, in Google Sheets. If it'...
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Quickly scroll to the last row with data in Google Sheets on a Mac

I have a Google Spreadsheets where I log some data with time stamps. It's getting really long. Every time I open it up, I have to scroll all the way to the bottom and find where I left off. I tried ...
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Keyboard shortcut for Google Image Search text input box when using Chrome on OSX

While searching for images using text input, I want to be able to go from an existing google image search to the input box using keyboard shortcuts. I'm using Google Chrome on OSX. A 2012 answer by ...
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No way to go to end of document in Google Docs

I use Ubuntu 16.04 and Dell Latitude E7450 and just pressing End doesn't do it. Ctrl + End doesn't do it. In fact there is no way to go to the bottom of a Google Drive document. They just won't let me....
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Google Docs keyboard shortcut for up and down arrow

Google Docs has keyboard shortcuts for right arrow (→) as well as left arrow (←). I was wondering is there any keyboard shortcut for up (↑) and down (↓) arrows. I found that I could press Ctrl+/ for a ...
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Facebook Keyboard shortcut to post (submit) or save a post?

I tried to find a simple shortcut to submit a post or save a post on Facebook. However, it seems Facebook is ultimately for mouse users. What I found: https://www.facebook.com/help/156151771119453 ...
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Keyboard shortcut for the next/previous video in a playlist in YouTube TV

I use the YouTube TV interface a lot. However, I can't figure out how to skip to the next/previous video in a playlist and Shift + N or P doesn't work. Is there a keyboard shortcut (or a user script ...
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“Accept change” and “reject change” keyboard shortcuts in Google Docs

Do these not exist? I found it so handy using Lyx for a project recently, to be able to quickly keyboard-navigate and accept/reject, with no mouse involvement. For one thing, Google Docs' navigation ...
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How to create a private group chat in slack via keyboard shortcuts?

I can jump to a conversation via ctrl + k and typing the contact's name. Yet how do I create a private group channel via keyboard shortcut only? Currently, I have to use the mouse, go to the left ...
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Keyboard shortcut to merge cells in Google Sheets

Is there a keyboard shortcut to merge cells in Google Sheets? I've looked and can't find it. F4 doesn't repeat merging cells either. I'm on OSX, Apple keyboard. Anyone been able to do this with a ...
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How do I freeze a row in Google Sheets?

Given some sheet I'm able to freeze the current row by typing "freeze" into the Help menu as shown: But I'm curious: Where is the Freeze option in the menu bar? What are the keyboard shortcuts to ...
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How to visit a website for an article, in new tab, from Feedly, with a keyboard shortcut?

I view "headlines" only in Feedly. The hotkeys n and p work fine for iterating through the list. Without using the mouse, how can I open a new tab for the headline link? The hotkeys per Feedly: ...