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Whatsapp Web on Chrome/Windows: Shift+Delete not cutting to clipboard

When I press Shift + Delete I'm expecting the selected text to be cut into the clipboard. That is not happening on any text field of Whatsapp Web running on Windows/Chrome. Ctrl + X works fine though. ...
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How to apply mutiple labels on one conversation in Gmail using keyboard only

I use keyboard shortcut a lot for gmail. Always using L and V to apply label and move conversation. However, I can only apply one label at a time using shortcut L. I am wondering if there is sommthing ...
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Keyboard shortcut to move a row in Google Sheets

In Google Sheets, what keyboard shortcut moves a row? The row should be removed from the source location and inserted into the destination location (not overwrite an existing row). In Excel, you can ...
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Shortcut key for send button in ChatGPT

I usually use ChatGPT on a portrait monitor on a computer using Windows. Due to this, whenever I press the Enter key instead of triggering the send button, it just creates a new line. My question is: ...
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Use ⌘ + tab_number to navigate to a different chrome tab

When using the Slack web app in Chrome, how can I get ⌘ + tab_number to navigate to a different Chrome tab? This works from any tab except for Slack web app. This used to work but stopped working in ...
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Google Docs toolbar zoomed out even when I press Cmd +

Google Docs for one of my Chrome profiles is zoomed out. When I open a new page, both the toolbar and the document are quite zoomed out, and even when I press Command+ or change the 100% dropdown menu ...
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How to reset the zoom to 100% via keyboard?

I have a fairly big draw.io diagram. I need to move and zoom around a lot. After navigating within the diagram, I would like to reset the zoom to 100%. However, I haven't found a way to do that ...
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Archive a message in Gmail without displaying the next/previous email message?

In the Gmail web-app, is there a way to use a keyboard shortcut to archive a message but not display the next/previous email message?
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Google Sheets keyboard shortcut: 'Sort sheet AtoZ or ZtoA' on current column?

How can I make a Google Sheets keyboard shortcut for both Sort sheet A to Z and Sort sheet Z to A on the current column (if one does not already exist)? I'm constantly GUI-header-clicking a pop-up ...
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How do I activate and use "drag cell's corner" Google Sheets feature from keyboard?

By grabbing and gragging a "+" at the bottom right of the selected ranges of cells, I can extend the range, copying values or formulas. How do I do similar action, but without dragging mouse ...
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What's the shortcut to add emojis in Google Docs text comments?

Talking about adding emojis to text comments. How do I access the emoji drop down menu by keyboard shortcut?
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Keyboard shortcut for horizontal rule in Google Docs?

What is the keyboard shortcut to insert a horizontal rule (horizontal line across the page) in a Google Doc? I tried looking on the Google Docs Keyboard Shortcuts (for PC) webpage, but they didn't ...
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Any way to access the filter funnel icon via keyboard in Google Sheets?

It's not in the official docs, but is there by any chance a non-documented/hacky keyboard shortcut for the little green filter funnel which has to be clicked to bring the "filter by" menu? ...
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Assigning custom Key Combos w/ Google Sheets [duplicate]

I am trying to assist in moving over to Google Sheets from Excel. The one concern is that we currently have some users who are affluent in Excel and are concerned that their macros where they assign ...
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Gmail keyboard shortcut activation while typing on the search box

I have keyboard shortcuts enabled for the standard Gmail web interface. I consider myself a search box power user and use it to search emails with long commands. However, both in Chrome and Firefox on ...
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How to tab to next field in Gmail without accepting smart compose

To send an email in Gmail, I use the tab key to switch focus to the 'send' button and then press enter. However, this conflicts with smart compose, which uses tab to accept the suggested text. I don't ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut in Google Docs for accepting the suggestion showed in the autocorreptor popup?

I want to use only keyboard so I wonder if there is a keyboard shortcut in Google Docs for accepting the suggestion showed in the autocorreptor popup.
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How to use the Delete button as a shortcut in Gmail?

I already have both regular and custom keyboard shortcuts enabled on my Gmail, but I'm unable to set a shortcut with the "Delete" button. I noticed the default configuration has a shortcut ...
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Shortcut to clear formatting using a Mac Spanish keyboard?

I can't find the way to type the ⌘+\ combination a Mac's Spanish keyboard, because the \ is obtained using the option key, and ⌘+option+\ does not work either. Is there an alternative shortcut or ...
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Is there any way to disable YouTube's miniplayer mode?

Miniplayer is a YouTube mode that puts the current video in a "picture-in-picture" so you can continue watching the video while browsing other videos. I never want to use this mode. However, ...
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Is there any hotkey to input A1 as $A$1 in Google spreadsheet?

For instance, I have a finance sheet. And I would calculate the currency rate via this function: GOOGLEFINANCE("AUDUSD") Then, I put the result in A1. And then, I need to convert some of my ...
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A faster way to access strikethrough than Alt+Shift+5

The keyboard shortcut for strike-through in the Google Docs web UI is AltShift5 (yes that is a five), and the toolbar doesn't have a strike-through button. It's very awkward (I actually have to swivel ...
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Is there a way to change "Tab Key" Function in Google Sheets to that of "Enter/Return Key". Like a way to change the Key Bindings Temporarily

If you Select two columns, and keep pressing tab key, it starts the selection of the cell from A1, Then moves to B1 & then to A2, Then to B2 and so on. I need to be able to use Enter key to ...
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How to delete a built-in Google Docs keyboard shortcut

I'm a student with a minor in French, so I often use the ENG INTL keyboard to write in French. Unfortunately, the shortcut to write « » is the same as the Google Docs shortcut to change the zoom to &...
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Disable "Press `/` to jump to the search box" in Google

Recently I've been getting the message on the bottom left on Google whenever I press Ctrl + L to put focus the omnibar ("Press / to jump to the search box"). While the animation only ...
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Slack: How to set custom shortcodes for emojis (short_name shortcodes)

How do I set custom shortcodes for emojis that ship with Slack? First, shortcodes (defined as short_name in the source repo) are what a user types that translates into an emoji. For example, the ...
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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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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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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? [closed]

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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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 Gmail's "delete conversation" shortcut to use the actual "delete" key instead of the pound # key

I use Gmail's web application 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 ...
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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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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)? [closed]

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 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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