Questions tagged [shortcut]

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

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Windows shortcut support for macOS Sierra

I recently have to work with both a mac and a windows PC. Because I have worked my whole life with PC, I'm used to work with default Windows shortcuts. So I'm trying to get these shortcuts running on ...
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Change the Option+R/L shortcuts to Control+R/L

I would like to remap the Option+L/R shortcut on my Mac keyboard to Control+R/L. I don't want to use the modifier keys dialog because I only want to change these particular shortcuts. Any help would ...
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single key keyboard shortcut run-or-raise applications

I just came from linux world (xfce4), where my keyboard workflow consisted of mapping F9 to terminal app f10 to firefox f11 to emacs Upon pressing, the corresponding app would a) get focused (...
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Reassign shortcut with variable in it

I made a shortcut with Automator to open a file with VS Code in Finder. But I can't assign it to the desired keyboard shortcut (command + option + c) because it is already taken by 'Copy "filename" as ...
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DefaultKeyBinding.dict edits fail for Mail.app

I've been experimenting with different macOS mail apps. A key feature for me is being able to use some of the now-muscle-memory keyboard shortcuts that Gmail trained me into. Crucially, Gmail's ...
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Apple Preview Program messed up the shortcuts after the Yosemite update

I am trying to annotate my documents with text. In the old preview, I could change to Text Box and click where I wanted to place the text on my document. It would stay on text box and I could click ...
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Re-assign ctr+alt+F shortcut

How can I eliminate the useless Control Alt F global shortcut (move cursor to the next word)? It's in conflict with another custom shortcut I really need. (macOS Sierra 12.12.2)