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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In copy/paste, Google Docs says "These actions are unavailable via the Edit menu, but you can still use Ctrl C" etc?

When selecting copy/paste from the right-click menu, why does Google Docs pop up a dialog to say: Copying and Pasting in Google Docs with the message: These actions are unavailable via the Edit ...
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Hot keys to switch between tabs?

Does anyone know if there´s a shortcut to switch between tabs in Google Spreadsheets? If you use CTRL+PgUp / CTRL+PgDown like in Excel you switch between Chrome or Firefox's tabs instead.
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Shortcut key for moving cards up or down in Trello

Is there a keyboard shortcut that moves Trello cards up or down in list order? I want to prioritize cards without dragging and dropping.
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How do a fully quote previous email in Gmail using "r" shortcut?

Currently, with the new version of Gmail, the default behaviour for the following two situations is inconsistently different. Reply clicking reply button. This fully quotes the previous email ...
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Disable Google keyboard shortcuts

I'm currently using Firefox on Ubuntu 12.10 and disabled Google keyboard shortcuts, mainly because if I wasn't typing in the right box, I would suddenly be doing weird things to my inbox. But ...
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How do I disable keyboard shortcuts in Trello?

Is there a way to turn off keyboard shortcuts in Trello? They break my regular navigation keys.
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Shortcut key for monospaced character format in Confluence

I know the {{...}} markup but it's rather cumbersome. Is there a shortcut key to set the selected text to monospace in Confluence or is it possible to set up one somehow?
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How can I create custom keyboard shortcuts in Google Docs?

When studying biology and mechanisms, it's very useful to take notes with arrows that illustrate a stepwise process: A --> B --> C and up/down arrows to denote increase/decrease. This is very ...
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How do you expand a conversation in Gmail? (The "o" or "return" don't work!) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gmail keyboard shortcut to “expand all”? Gmail's shortcut reference says o or <Enter> : Open conversation; collapse/expand conversation But when I press o with a ...
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Where to find are all the Prismatic (getprismatic.com) keyboard shortcuts

Found really nice automatic news agregator service http://getprismatic.com. I’m a keyboard centric user, and there are shortcuts on Prismatic website like greader’s j/k for next/previous and etc. But ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open a drop-down list for cell values in Google Docs spreadsheets

I'm working in a Google Docs spreadsheet where I've set up validation lists for a column. When I tab into that column as I'm editing a row, the drop-down handle appears: In order to access values ...
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Gmail labs: Can you create custom shortcuts involving Ctrl + or Alt +?

I'm moving from Outlook to Gmail (in Google Apps) and am setting things up in it to make it as powerful as possible in being my daily driver... (like the message pane). I want to set up Ctrl+R for "...
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I can't seem to get the shortcut key (#) for deleting to work in Gmail on OSx

I am using Chrome on OS X with a UK keyboard and for some reason I cannot delete an email using #. Pretty much every other email shortcut I use works but not this. To get the hash key I am pressing ...
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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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Gmail keyboard shortcut to indicate meeting attendance

When I get a meeting (appointment) invitation in my GMail inbox from another Google Apps user, there are links embedded in the message that I can use to indicate my meeting attendance: "Going? Yes - ...
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Scroll without using arrow keys or mouse in Gmail with shortcuts on?

I do not want to have my hands leave the traditional typing position to navigate Gmail via shortcuts. I can do everything I need to do except scroll through really long e-mails. For that it requires ...
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Gmail keyboard shortcut for bulleted/numbered lists

When I'm composing a message, I want to start a bulleted or numbered list with a keyboard shortcut instead of using the mouse. How can I do this? If there is no way to do these things, what's the ...
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YouTube keyboard shortcuts?

I just found out if you type j when watching a YouTube video, it lapses back about 10-20 seconds, depending on the video, I think. What are the keyboard shortcuts when using YouTube?
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Make Twitter recognize the <enter> key to post tweets?

Is it possible to make the enter key submit a tweet automatically on Twitter? If so, how?
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Google Calendar keyboard shortcut to select specific week?

I navigate in Google Calendar using the keyboard shortcuts as much as possible. If the month view is active, is there a keyboard way to select a specific week before switching to the week view (using ...
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Gmail custom filter shortcut

These days I'm getting so many spam emails, so I go to "filter message like this" -> From "sender's id" ->next step -> "Also apply filter to n conversations below" -> create filter. Above ...
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Fill value in multiple cells in Google Sheets

In MS Excel, after selecting a range of cells it is possible to enter a value and press CTRL+ENTER to have that value set in all selected cells. Is there a keystroke in Google Spreadsheets that would ...
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What is the equivalent key in Google Spreadsheet to Excel's F2 for editing a cell?

In Excel When you want to edit the highlighted cell, and you don't want to move back to the previous cell when pressing the <- key, you press F2. Pressing F2 ensures that when you're editing the ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for Offline Google Mail (Gmail)?

With the Offline Google Mail app in the Chrome Web Store, is it possible to enable keyboard shortcuts similar to those available in the web version of Gmail? For example, I can use the mouse to move ...
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Gmail keyboard short for moving focus back to messages

Is there a keyboard shortcut in Gmail which fully returns focus to the message list? The help short cut (?) shows a comma , as "Move focus to toolbar", but when I move it there, I can't get it back ...
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Is there a hyperlink shortcut in Gmail? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I bind Ctrl + L to “Create Link” in Gmail? I include a lot of hyperlinks in my emails. But highlighting, mouse-ing over and then clicking the "paperclip" ...
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Keyboard shortcuts to add images on the new new Twitter site

The new new Twitter site is awesome. I'm not sure if they were there before but you can now access a list of keyboard short cuts by simply pressing ? When I press N it brings up the new Tweet box, ...
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Can I label a Gmail message from a popup window?

I let Gmail run in the background, and it gives me some nice browser notifications for every received message. Clicking these opens the message in a new popup window. I know I can trash or archive ...
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Netflix keystrokes ignored

I read on this site that some keystrokes can be used to control a Netflix streaming movie, but they do not work for me. All keystrokes are ignored once the movie begins and I can only go into full ...
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Discovering accesskeys

Is there some way to discover whether a site supports @accesskeys, short of brute force hammering on the keyboard or searching in the markup? I can't remember even once seeing a web site advertising ...
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What's a keyboard shortcut for Gmail to show the unread messages with a specific label?

I want a keyboard shortcut to take me to the list of unread e-mails with a specific label. I can type g + l then type the label name and is:^u, but I want to know if it can be done with a shorter ...
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How do I use shortcut keys in Gmail?

I want to start using shortcut keys in Gmail. Where are they documented? Can I just start using them, or do I need to activate a feature for them somehow? There are lots of questions in this Webapps ...
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Are there advanced keyboard shortcuts for Google Calendar?

I like to do most of my stuff using the keyboard. On Gmail, this works quite nicely, but on Google Calendar, some keyboard shortcuts are missing. For example, I'd like to browse days by using the ← ...
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Gmail search autocomplete - keyboard navigation & selection

Gmail search has a number of autocompletion features. Here are a few examples: When you type "labe" it will suggest the "label:" operator. Type "has" and it will suggest various choices like "has ...
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Any plugin to control GMail message editor with keyboard?

I want to use GMail's various rich-text capabilities with the keyboard. For example, I want to type Ctrl + M to indent, Ctrl + Shift + M to dedent, and do all the other actions (like adding a link or ...
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Disable some Gmail shortcut keys

Love Gmail shortcut keys but not all of them. Is it possible to selectively delete some keys? I tried going to Settings > Keyboard Shortcuts and clearing some of the defaults in the Key(s) column ...
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Do up and down arrow keys navigate Gmail messages?

It was the case until recently that I could scroll up and down either within a Gmail message or on the page containing the message by clicking there (just to make sure the cursor/focal point is there) ...
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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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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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How can I bind Ctrl + L to "Create Link" in Gmail?

While composing a message in Gmail is there a way to create a keyboard shortcut that will create a new link by pressing the CTRL+L combination? When I want to create a link in sites like Stack ...
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+1 a website in Google search results using the keyboard

How do I +1 a website I see in Google search using the keyboard? I love the use of arrow keys to navigate the search results and would like to +1 the websites I like. I don't want to move away from ...
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Gmail keyboard shortcut to "expand all"?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to "Expand all" emails in a conversation after having navigated via j or k? Typing Enter after j or k doesn't do much.
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Gmail keyboard shortcut to go into reply text area

I use GMail keyboard shortcuts a lot. When I reply (R), but I meant to reply-all, I hit Esc then A, to switch the reply to all. But then, I have to either use the mouse, or tab a bunch of times to ...
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Gmail keyboard shortcut to jump to specific label?

What is the keyboard shortcut that will allow me to jump to a specific label folder in Gmail?
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Google Mail Keyboard Shortcut for delete on Mac

I use the Google Mail keyboard shortcuts a lot and I've just started working on a Mac. One shortcut I use a lot is delete, which Google Mail listens for the # key. However, when I press the ...
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Shortcut key to "Save Note" in Google Notebook [closed]

Whenever I do some edits in Google Notebook (the browser app) and I want to close the window (since I have finished editing) I will have to hit the "Save Now" button. Is there any keyboard shortcut ...
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Keyboard shortcut to access the first link in a Google search page?

What is the keyboard shortcut to access the first result in a Google search page? Any "hacks" would be fine, as long as it does not require the mouse.
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Disable twitter's keyboard shortcut

For the simple reason sometimes I want to search the timeline using Command + F and when I try it some shortcut will be activated and I'll be moved away from the timeline after having loaded many ...
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Entering local date on Google Sheets

If I use the shortcut CTRL+; the date that is pasted is the server date. I have changed the settings so my Time zone is selected to my local time. Shouldn't my local time get pasted as opposed to the ...
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Does the web-based Evernote app have keyboard shortcuts?

If it does? What are they? The most important shortcuts for me are: search & new