Series of one or several keys that invoke some software/os action when triggered by the user

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Any shortcut to go to user account window? [duplicate]

Is there any keyboard shortcut to go here? EDIT: This script does not work on run {input, parameters} (* Login menu has to be the last! *) tell application "System Events" tell process ...
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Disable the shortcut cmd+arrow in the virtual machine

I have a MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011) with OS X El Capitan. I install Parallels Desktop 11.1.2 for Mac Business Edition, Parallels tools, and Windows 10 in English. In Windows, at the moment, ...
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Toggling between Fn and F keys per app [duplicate]

Is there a way to toggle between Fn (multimedia keys, brightness, etc) and F keys (F1, F2, ...) per app? I used to use an app that could perform this but now I just can't remember it's name. As a ...
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How do I create custom hotkeys for OSX & Chrome?

I want to switch to a specific application in OSX using the Command key and a number, for example: Command + 1 = Switch to Chrome Command + 2 = Switch to iTunes These hotkeys aren't being used that ...
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How can I send focused window beneath other windows like Alt+Esc do in Windows?

I don't want to minimize it (⌘+M) or hide it (⌘+H). I want other windows to be on top of my focused window when I press some shortcut or fire some macro/script/whatever. How can I achieve this?
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Change shortcut key for “Highlight URL” function in Chrome

I recently got a Mac in addition to my Linux laptop. I've tried to change around settings so that I don't have to use new shortcuts. The issue I am facing is that I use Control+L to highlight the URL ...
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Show desktop shortcut in El Capitan?

I can't find a shortcut that's working on my MacBook Air. In Windows you can either click the rightmost part of the task bar to show the desktop or hit Windows+D to show the desktop. How do I do this ...
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Change shortcut to change input source (keyboard language)

I'm trying to change the keyboard combination to change the input source from Option-Command-Space / Command-Space to any other combination. I am not able to find any solution for that. Is it possible ...
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Search for link in Mail and click on it without using the mouse

Sometimes I receive an e-mail, which contains a link that I have to follow. I would like to be able to follow this link without having to reach for the mouse. I can locate the link with a search (cmd +...
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Mac OS X El Capitan, Option key alone as keyboard shortcut

I am using Macbook Air Mid2012 with El Captian 10.11.3 version. I have two languages installed (two input sources). Currently my shortcut to toggle the language input is "CMD + space." I would like ...
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Keyboard shortcut for stepping into zip archives without zip extensions in forklift 2?

In total commander you can "force step into" archives that are not named accordingly. For example if you have a file named my-file.jar (which is a zip file with some metadata) the only way to step ...
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Text shortcuts reset to older settings in System Preferences

I use the Text shortcuts replace function provided by Mac OS X's System Preferences' Keyboard panel quite often. It helps me type things faster in most applications, such as my phone number, my full ...
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How to specify between identical menu command names when making custom shortcuts.

I commonly set custom keyboard shortcuts in System Prefs. I tried setting a shortcut (command-shift-a, mirroring command-shift-j to move to junk) for Mail app to move messages to archive, since the ...
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Keyboard shortcut to kill an unresponsive App on Mac OS X

Today I faced really tight situation on my Mac with Skype (yes, again!) - it went unresponsive, and was not reacting on standard shortcuts, and I wasn't managed to close the app by standard means. I ...
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How to make [return] behave as a [return] within Messages, Skype…

I am using Messages on both Macs & iPhones and I am typing a lot of E-mails. Within all these environment I am used to the normal behaviour of the return key. Within Messages this key doesn't ...
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How to define a (ideally: global) keyboard shortcut for a particular letter plus diacritic?

Is there a way to define (OSX natively, or alternatively: through some program) a global keyboard shortcut for a single letter plus diacritic, say: ctrl+alt+A gives "ä", ideally globally? Note: I am ...
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Disable Ctrl-H, Ctrl-P, and other Mac keyboard shortcuts

On GUIs with editable text focused on Mac I cannot seem to remap ctrlP and ctrlH to shortcuts I want. In IntelliJ I am trying to map my VIM ctrl shortcuts (ctrlH next tab, ctrlP open file). When I ...
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How can I open a Terminal window directly from my current Terminal location?

Related to How can I open a Terminal window directly from my current Finder location?, I would like to have a terminal window open in one location, and open another one. E.g. under Linux, I could be ...
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Create custom Terminal shortcuts

I'm working a lot with SSH connections to servers, by for example forwarding localports or just establishing SSH connection to manage some servers. For this I would like to be able to create some ...
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Deactivate shortcut launching airplay

Everytime I use cmd + shift + p (which is used in a lot of advanced text editor like sublime to open the command palette) my mac opens a window . I don't want this mac to be connected to airplay. I'...
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Shortcut for jumping between words in Sublime Text 2 wanted

I want to jump between words in a text editor (e.g. Sublime Text 2). In Windows, I can use Ctrl-Left or Ctrl-Right. What is the shortcut on Mac?
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Make Services Shortcut Override Finder Shortcut? [duplicate]

I have a shortcut (^⌘T) to open up Terminal. However, when I'm using Finder, that shortcut doesn't work because it's used by Finder. Any way to make it so that shortcut only opens Terminal? Just to ...
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Disable El Capitan color picker

How do I disable or change the launch keys of El Capitan's new color picker? Its set to Cmd-Shift-C. I looked in the keyboard shortcut preferences but did not see it (though I could have missed it). ...
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Shortcut for right click on underlined misspelled words [duplicate]

As many I tend to misspell some words when I type. OS X is being nice and underlines them letting me know that something was not right, if use a mouse and right click on the underlined word a menu ...
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Greek letter override my shortcuts

I use Option+Z to start my citation add-on to Microsoft Word. I've noticed that sometimes I accidently switch and instead of calling my citation manager Option + Z just inserts Ω symbol instead. ...
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How to keep default keyboard shortcut in parallel with custom shortcut

OS X Terminal uses ⌘⇧} and ⌘⇧{ for next and previous tab keyboard shortcuts, respectively, the same way that browsers do. However, browsers (at least, Chrome and Safari) also use ⌃⇥ and ⌃⇧⇥ for the ...
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How to show menu bar extras option using keyboard?

Currently I could access menubar extras using Cmd+alt+up (using bartender) and move to each icon by arrow. But, how to show menu on each icon using keyboard? I tried using Enter but the options shown ...
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Is there a complete list of all hidden keyboard shortcuts in OSX?

I keep discovering keyboard shortcuts that are not listed anywhere under preferences. For example, I discovered here that ⌥ ALT⌘ CmdE will eject all partitions on a disk when a partition is selected. ...
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How to move an opened file to trash?

It's possible to move files to trash via Finder with ⌘⌫. But if i have an opened file (e.g. pdf or txt), is there any way to directly move it to trash without first closing it and finding it in Finder?...
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keyboard shortcuts doesn't work on 'screen sharing'

I'm using 'screen sharing' to control my remote personal macbook from the iMac @ work. However, the shortcut for switching languages is not working (command + space), and i need to do it the hard ...
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Shortcut for [return] key

How do I make a keyboard shortcut for the return key? For example, if I pressed ~ it would press return for me. I'd like to do this without applescript. Is this possible, or will I have to buy a ...
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OS X: Will a Bluetooth Numpad/Keypad support unique keyboard shortcuts?

I'm a frequent user of keyboard shortcuts in OS X, and I'm running out of key combinations that aren't occupied. I'm therefore thinking of getting a stand-alone Bluetooth Numpad/Keypad, like this one ...
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El Capitan + Microsoft Office 2016 + Category Shortcut

I am trying to add shortcut for Microsoft Outlook categories. I have found this solution for Office 2011 but it doesn't work with Office 2016 on El Capitan. Does anyone know how to assign this ...
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OS X - TodoApp with shortcut that can popup on any space/desktop?

I'm fairly new to the Mac world. I really love the multiple desktop feature. Unfortunately, every todo application I've tried takes me to the regular desktop when I want to use them, or on their own ...
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Selecting text while jumping with cursor in iTerm2

I would like to know if it is possible to get text-editor-like functionality for selecting text in iTerm2. For example, in Sublime Text 3, I can do the following: ⇧ ⌥ → = Select ...
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Switching between RDP sessions on OS X El Capital

OS X El Capitan 10.11.3 I use Microsoft Remote Desktop 8.0.26 and many times open multiple sessions The only way to switch these sessions i see is by clicking using mouse and i can't find any ...
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Shortcut for opening an app?

I am using a Macbook Pro (Retina, Mid-2014) running El Capitan. Is there a way to set a shortcut that opens a specific app (in my case Activity Monitor)?
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Why does F3 not work as Find Next in Chrome?

I've already set up in system preferences, checkbox Use all F1, F2,... as standard function (checked on). But still after Cmd ⌘ F on Chrome, pressing F3 won't do anything... I expected Find ...
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Alt+3 no longer types ‘#’, types ‘£’ instead

I turned on my Mac one day and found that Alt + 3 no longer types a hash (#) symbol, but types a pound (£) instead. I’ve checked the keyboard input source in System Preferences and it’s set to U.S. (...
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“CMD + tab” makes me lose album view when switching back to iTunes

This behaviour is hard to reproduce and doesn't happen everytime. But I have been able to catch it happening with a screengrab. I am playing an album in iTunes and have iTunes set to album view, then ...
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What is causing Photoshop to always stay on top?

I'm on Mac OS X El Cap. And I'm using PS CS 6 Extended. If I switch to Photoshop, and do my work, then try to switch to say Chrome via cmd+tab, Photoshop stays on top. My questions: What might ...
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Maximize windows just like Windows on OS X

I have owned a MacBook Pro for a year, however at work I use a Windows laptop. Since I really like the functionality to maximize a windows by just pushing it to the top of the screen, I would like to ...
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Disable Cmd + , in Safari

I'm currently doing a lot of chemistry writing in Google Docs. Google Docs is great for it because Cmd + . formats as superscript and Cmd + , formats as subscript... both of which supersaturate ...
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Quick way to toggle between “Larger Text”, “Default”, and “More Space” on Macbook Retina

On Macbook's with retina display you are able to select between 4 different scale modes as showed in the picture below It takes some clicks to get into the Display settings and choosing a new scale....
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Where can I find/unbind control shift space? (^⇧ + space)

I read through all of the system-wide keyboard shortcuts in "System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts" and I could not find nor unbind the Control+Shift+Space macro for use by SkipTune's pause/play ...
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Can I create a keyboard shortcut to toggle the primary mouse button between left and right? [duplicate]

I switch between my left and right hand for my mouse a lot, and every time I do, I have to go to System Preferences > Mouse > and switch the Primary mouse button. Is there any way I can create a ...
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How do I assign Outlook 2011 folders (on Mac) to keyboard shortcuts

There are three main Outlook folders: Inbox, Drafts, Sent Items, Deleted Items. In addition, there are others like RSS Feeds, Sync Issues etc. These all show up on the right hand menu. The only way ...
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Global hotkey that send keystroke to another app

I want to configure a global hotkey like F5, and when I press F5 it should send [Command]+[Option]+[Control]+[Up Arrow] to the Skype app. Anyone knows an app that I can do this, or script.
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Finder: Spotlight shortcut and command+tab switching apps stopped working

Both these functions stopped around the same time. El Capitan, but I think these worked after the upgrade and now don't. Both functions work in other apps. Just not in Finder. Repaired permissions on ...
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“Save-as” shortcut not working for anything

For all of my apps, the command+shift+s shortcut is not doing its expected "save as" function. I am assuming there is a conflict somewhere, but when I go to preferences -> keyboard -> shortcuts, ...