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 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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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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Gmail's “Show trimmed content” - is there a keyboard shortcut?

So far I like the "new compose experience" with one exception: I always want to "Show trimmed content" when replying. Is there a keyboard shortcut for that? I haven't been able to find one, if there ...
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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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Is it possible to create a keyboard shortcut for changing the color of a cell in Google Sheets?

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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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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How to create user-defined key bindings or shortcuts to run App Scripts in Google Docs

This question specifically applies to Google Documents, not Google Spreadsheets (but if the answer applies to both, all the better). Google Documents has built-in Keyboard shortcuts for Google Docs. ...
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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 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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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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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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Facebook shortcut Alt + Del for archiving messages has stopped working

Some months ago, the shortcut Alt+Del for archiving messages on Facebook stopped working. From what I can see in this help file (the Norwegian version), the shortcut is currently supposed to be Ctrl+...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Equivalent of Ctrl+Apostrophe in Google Sheets

In Microsoft Excel I frequently use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+' (apostrophe) to copy the value from the cell above the current one. The same keystrokes in Google Sheets instead toggles the display of ...
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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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Gmail keyboard shortcut to jump to next page of older messages

I've been searching around the internet for the last hour, but mysteriously somehow, I've been unable to find the Gmail keyboard shortcuts to hop to the page of the next 50 older or newer messages (or ...
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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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How do you turn on hotkeys in Coursera video player?

I like to see lectures like reading, with regressions and tempo variation. This is done by hotkeys, which are especially important in full screen mode, which is also advisable because even fewer ...
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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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Disable keyboard shortcuts on GitHub?

I'm especially interested in disabling "T" button.
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Is there a YouTube keyboard shortcut for the previous and next video in a playlist?

I have a YouTube playlist and would like to know whether there are keyboard shortcuts to move to a previous video or advance to a next video. This will be helpful instead of moving to click the bottom ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Keyboard shortcut to close the ads on YouTube

I am wondering if there is any keyboard shortcut to close the ads (advertisement) on YouTube. For example, as the one as in the picture below.
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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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How to select multiple messages in Gmail with keyboard?

Shift key does not seem to be working with arrow keys or j/k. x can be used to select multiple messages, but one has to hit x as many times as messages selected. Looking for some elegant solution.
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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 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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Shortcut to insert new row in Google Spreadsheets?

Is there a way to do this without using the menu? I have seen references to ctrl + space and ctrl + +, but this no longer works (zooms in and out in Google Chrome)
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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 to move sheets in Google Sheets with the keyboard?

I want to rearrange the sheets in my workbook. I have many sheets and moving the last one to the front is very slow with drag and drop. Ideally I want a command that will select a sheet and move it to ...
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Why are my gmail keyboard shortcuts incorrect/missing?

I got a new (corporate) gmail account for a new job I just started. Unfortunately the keyboard shortcuts are either wrong (e.g. arrow keys move the "cursor" in the inbox instead of j and k) or not ...
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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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Google Sheets “F2” keystroke equivalent to edit a formula

I am using a Chromebook and Google Sheets. Is there a keystroke equivalent for editing a cell similar to Excel's F2?
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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 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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Google Docs - Keyboard shortcut to correct a misspelled word?

In Google Docs, if a misspelled word is present in a document, a red underline is displayed under that word, as is typical in text-composition applications. When the caret (insertion point) 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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How to select the cell that matches a search on Google Sheets

I often have gigantic spreadsheets that have 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 shortcut to sign out of Gmail

Is there a keyboard shortcut that will sign me out of Gmail?
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How do I use keyboard shortcuts on German keyboard?

I am trying to use keyboard shortcuts in Google Docs with a German keyboard. In Google Docs keyboard shortcuts are made for American keyboards. For example: "Increase Indent" needs Ctrl+]. On an ...

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