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

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How can I use basic Safari shortcuts in Google Docs?

With tab overview (⌘ + ⇧ + ), show sidebar (⌘ + ⇧ + L), preferences (⌘ + ,) (this triggers subscript), show history (⌘ + Y), and many, many more standard Safari shortcuts either being overridden, ...
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keystroke for Skim's bookmark search

Before updating to MacOS Sonoma I could use the keystroke CMD+SHIFT+/ to search quickly for Skim's bookmarks. Now, on Sonoma, it seems broken and a Help panel opens instead. How can one jump directly ...
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How do I disable the keyboard shortcut for Globe/Fn-E? I don't want the emoji keyboard

I have already set Settings> Keyboard> Press [Globe/Fn] key to... Do Nothing. Now I have the problem that I'm hitting Fn-E when I try to type Ctrl-E in the terminal, and... again... the stupid ...
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"Focus mode" key on keyboard to make something more useful

My question is short, but I really don't know where to ask relative information. Is it possible to reman "Focus mode" key on MacBook (top row, the same as F6) to something more useful (e.g., ...
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How to resolve Karabiner key conflict?

I have the following rule to open Finder with Ctrl+F, but typing Ctrl+L+F also opens Finder. How can I open Finder with only Ctrl+F and no other key? { "description": "Open Finder&...
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How do I remove the shortcut that pops open the sound System Settings tab? (opt + volume)

If I select Option + Volume (up, down or mute), then my Mac's Sound preference tab from System Settings opens up. I'd like to remove this functionality. I've looked inside Settings -> Keyboard ->...
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How to alert when iPhone disconnects from iPad (same Apple ID) Hotspot?

Is it possible to have shortcut alert me when my iPhone (on limited Data) disconnects from my cellular iPad with much more data (same Apple ID) hotspot ?
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Prevent Word online from remapping Command-M in Chrome and Firefox

I quite frequently use the Command-M shortcut to minimise windows, however I have found that when editing an online Microsoft Word document in Chrome or Firefox, the Command-M shortcut is somehow ...
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How to restore Command D for Don't Save?

Traditionally, the Mac OS (in all its forms) has used CommandD to trigger "Don't Save" in dialogs that warn you about closing an unsaved file. That all changed with the 'auto-save' document ...
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Shortcut to hide single window of an application?

Mac has a shortcut command + H to hide all the windows of an application. Is there a shortcut, or a way to create a shortcut, to hide just the current window?
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Keyboard shortcut to run Automator service not working in Emacs

I have an Automator service set up to run an application, and I've bound this to a keyboard shortcut (process described at Create global shortcut to run command line applications and Keyboard shortcut ...
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MacBook move focus to recent window instead of next window

In MacBook, Cmd+` cycles through the windows of the same application. However, if I have multiple windows open, then to toggle between two windows, I have to cycle through all the windows. Is there a ...
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Why a keyboard shortcut does work in a one app and does not in another?

I have a single shortcut for Enter/Exit Full Screen. Works fine for apps, but in the same time it does work for another app. Miro (Desktop/M1) in my example. The shortcut is still presented for the ...
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Cmd+Tab not working on iOS 17

When using an external Bluetooth keyboard (Logitech MX Keys Mini) with my iPhone (15 Pro Max running the latest iOS 17), I am unable to use the app switcher with the Cmd+Tab keyboard shortcut. ...
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Make shortcut to enable/disable JavaScript with Safari 17.0

Safari 16.xx had an option Disable JavaScript in menu bar>Developers. I had a shortcut to simply enable/disable JavaScript with an easy shortcut. With Safari 17 Apple redesigned the developers ...
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Application Shortcut for Slack does not work

I've created an application shortcut for the "All Unreads" command in Slack to change from Cmd+Shift+A to Ctrl+Shift+A. It shows up in the toolbar for Slack: When I press Ctrl+Shift+A in ...
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Disable F5 mac shortcut for Dictation

I have a company laptop that uses a keyboard different layout than the language I'm using it with - I'm not 100% certain this is the cause but it could be a relevant information. I'm trying to use ...
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System Settings in Spotlight in Sonoma

We can use Spotlight to bring up the Bluetooth on/off toggle, for instance. How does one toggle the setting without using a mouse? https://www.macrumors.com/guide/50-new-macos-sonoma-features/#37....
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Where is the \ on Swiss Mac Layout (Home Folder Symbol)?

I just moved to Switzerland and on my new computer I am unable to find the \ symbol. Does anyone know the shortcut?
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Does macOS use different layout for shortcuts?

I'm a new Mac user, so please have mercy. I have 2 keyboard layouts configured: Dvorak and US International. My issue is the following: when the Dvorak keyboard is selected, all shortcuts seem to use ...
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Keyboard shortcut for a particular keyboard key

Is there a possibility in macOS Catalina 10.15 to set a keyboard shortcut for a particular key, for example the "r" key?
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Is there a way to jump within a word using option with arrow keys in iterm2

What is the issue? I have been using the ⌥ + → & ⌥ + ← shortcuts to navigate between words, along with ⌘ + → & ⌘ + ← shortcuts to navigate to the end / beginning of the line in iTerm2. It ...
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System-wide plaintext paste command override

Command-Option-Shift-V is the command used for plaintext paste (after a copy or cut operation). However, for my purpose, I almost never require the source formatting. Is there a way to switch this ...
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How to show keyboard shortcuts in menus?

I found that shortcuts for certain functions are shown on Windows right next to the name of the functions when we do right click or something, but not on MacOS, which can be time wasting when we have ...
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How can select application menu options by fuzzy search using my keyboard only?

When using Ubuntu, I appreciated the Head-Up Display functionality: Press a key combination and enter a search text for the menu item of the currently active application you wish to select. Here's a ...
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How to set iTerm2 shortcut to be "dumb" selection?

I'm mostly happy with the way double-click selection works. There are times, though, when I would like to perform a selection that's more "dumb" (eg select based on whitespace delimiters ...
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continuously push accurate location to remote server

for reasons i want to push the accurate location of my iphone to a remote server. I want to automatically repeat this action every 10 Seconds for 4 hours. I have tried using the shortcuts app but it ...
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How to disable Option+F14 keyboard shortcut that, by default, opens the Displays System Settings?

I found https://stackoverflow.com/questions/21878482/what-do-the-parameter-values-in-applesymbolichotkeys-plist-dict-represent but haven't been able to find descriptions of the action ids, at least ...
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Ctrl-F8 on Mac focuses on the right-side of the menu bar but doesn't do anything more than that

I just realized that when I press Ctrl-F8 (or Ctrl-Fn-f8), I focuses on the right side of the menu bar that controls/shows things like Wifi, battery, bluetooth, etc. However, when I press enter or ...
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Assigning a "Skip Word" Shortcut in OS Ventura

This is my first Mac, and there have been quite a few positives since converting. However, one thing that has been bothering me comes when typing. In short, How do I reassign option+ -> to control +...
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Spacebar for PLAY/STOP in Quicktime not working in Ventura M1, MacBookAir

In Ventura M1 MacBookAir the spacebar does not work. I often use Quicktime to quickly edit videos, and this feature is very important. I can't seem to find how to assign a key shortcut to this ...
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Scrolling Safari page with Ctrl+N and Ctrl+P

I used to be able to scroll the page in Safari using Ctrl+N and Ctrl+P shortcuts. I've recently noticed that these shortcuts no longer work. Does this feature no longer exist, or could it somehow be ...
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How to trigger an alarm on the Telegram message?

I am looking for a way to implement next feature: I want to find a way on how to trigger any kind (not only from the built-in application) of alarm after the Telegram message. For example, I am ...
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How to copy "App Shortcuts" to another user or Mac?

In System Settings -> Keyboard -> Keyboard Shortcuts -> App Shortcuts it is possible to define application-specific shortcuts for menu entries. My main problem is that I have quite a long ...
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After upgrading to macOS Ventura, the tilde, pipe symbols and on Firefox fn+Opt+left-arrow) not working

I have upgraded my MacBook Pro 19 Intel to macOS Ventura. Now, I have multiple issues with shortcuts and special symbols: The tilde symbol doesn't display anymore on iTerm2 3.4.19: when I type Opt+N, ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop <windows-ctrl> left and right arrow to select text by word still mapped to Mission Control

I'm using Catalina and Microsoft Remote Desktop to tunnel in my PC running Windows 10 Pro. I have a two monitor setup and I'm using both monitors on both systems. It works amazingly well for my ...
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Zoom In shortcut does not work in the dev tool interface of most browsers

On macOS Ventura, in the dev tools of most browsers, it’s not possible to zoom in with the Cmd++ shortcut unless you use the + of the numpad which most Macs don’t have. Curiously, the Cmd+- shortcut ...
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Using a Windows keyboard. How can I map the "Print Screen" button to open Flameshot and take a screenshot?

I installed https://flameshot.org/docs/guide/key-bindings/#macos and want to use that when I take screenshots. I'm using a Logitech USB wireless Windows-style keyboard, so I have a Print Screen key. ...
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How to change macOS dropdown menu selection behavior for non-matching values?

I have a dropdown in Apple Mail like so: When I open this dropdown, and then I press the d key, then the "Drafts" option gets highlighted as expected. But, when I press the h key, the "...
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Create an action which stops the iPhone lockscreen from going to sleep whilst typing inside a provided input

I have a shortcut which appends text to a .md note in my files app, I want to be able to use this shortcut quickly from the lockscreen. However, whenever I type the phone doesn't register that I'm ...
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How to create a shortcut for a timer with different value and duration every time?

I would like to create a shortcut that will start a timer. A timer shouldn't be with a specific value and duration. Instead, I would like to set the value and duration every time. I tried to use the ...
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How do I increase an app’s width using a keyboard shortcut?

While we're using an application that is not in full-size mode, we can double click the right edge of its window to maximize its width along the right side. This also works similarly when we double ...
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skhd to run shell script with dynamic argument

On macOS, is it possible to use skhd to run a shell script containing a case statement with a shortcut such as alt + a or alt + p and make the script use the given letter (a, or p respectively) as the ...
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Open predefined app and insert predefined text with iPhone shortcut

I'm almost freaking out here. Since hours (!!!) I'm trying to create a simple shortcut with Apples Shortcut app on iPhone, but with no success. This is what I want the shortcut to do when I start it ...
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Shortcuts keeps forgetting keyboard shortcuts to its shortcuts

I've set up half a dozen simple script actions with keyboard shortcuts in the Shortcuts app. They worked well for a long time, but a week or so ago it started repeatedly forgetting the configured ...
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Create a custom modifier key to write special characters

I have a Macbook with a Japanese keyboard, but don't need to write Japanese. I do prefer a US layout, but need to write German characters (äöüÄÖÜß). On Windows they had a "US - International"...
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How to disable fn + a shortcut?

How do I disable the fna shortcut? When I press and release these, it makes the dock appear, highlights the TV icon in the dock, and defocusses the current window. After I removed the TV.app icon from ...
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Switching between Mac Safari browser windows on French-Canadian Keyboard [duplicate]

Use Command + ` to rotate between windows of the same application. How about for those of us with a French-Canadian keyboard? And is there a way to achieve it on the Trackpad? I know I've done it ...
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Selecting a menu item using the underlined letter in Digikam on macOS

Using KDE's DigiKam on macOS I noticed that many interface elements (such as context menu items or tool selectors, see image below) have a letter in their name underlined, which appears (at least to ...
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What does Cmd + K do in the Terminal?

I am a rookie at using Terminal, and I am acquainting myself with it by simultaneously learning Git on it. Still new to the shortcuts therein, I accidentally pressed Cmd+K, and the whole screen went ...
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