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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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Mac Keyboard Shortcut to Bring Up Finder [duplicate]

How can you create a keyboard shortcut to bring up the Finder, as if you had clicked on the Finder on the Dock?
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Keyboard Shortcut to Toggle between Mirror Display and Separate Display

While presenting over a projector, I often need to switch from my presentation (using Separate Display) to show something on my screen (using Mirror Display) and vice versa. Using the dropdown menu ...
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Assign function key to Debug (“Step Into”) in Mac Excel Visual Basic Editor

I've tried many things to assign a 1-key shortcut to the "Step Into" debugging function in the VBA editor for Mac Excel (Mac VBE). I posted a question about this on Stack Overflow but my experience is ...
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Mac Terminal: Edit Text Document

I‘m again trying to make a siri-shortcut which let you run applications on your Mac. https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/f74c9bd89f1a4e71a3e8f72da5cf5ab7 It's making a list of all your applications in ...
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Can I toggle Do Not Disturb on/off on my Mac as easily as I can on my iPhone?

On my iPhone I can use the Control Center to toggle Do Not Disturb on and off whenever I want. On my Mac I checked in System Preferences > Notifications and I can set it on a schedule, but there’s no ...
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Quick switching between language keyboards

How can I switch quickly back and forth between the English keyboard and the German keyboard on macOS?
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Alternative to CTRL + C of macOS Terminal in Sublime Text 3

On macOS terminal ctrl+C terminates the program running. In Sublime Text, cmd+B runs a program such as Python, Ruby or such. If I want to terminate a running code, what is the shortcut key in Sublime ...
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In macOS Mojave, is there a list of unused keyboard combinations for shortcuts?

I am trying to define a new shortcut for "Select the previous input source", since the default shortcut (Control + Space) is conflicting with another app I need to use. Is there any table with a list ...
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How to change default Shortcuts in MacOS

How to bind "quit application" to something other than Command + Q? I cannot find a place in the shortcut menu where I can set a new bind for "quit (current) app".
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How to switch user quickly, on Mojave?

There are two users enabled and used at the same time. Usually I need to click via mouse the username in the top bar, choose the username2, type in the password. Am wondering if there's a quicker way....
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Cannot create some specific keyboard shortcuts (Shift + F4)

I want to reuse some common keyboard shortcut in Ubuntu. The first one is ⇧ Shift+F4 (to open terminal), the second one is ⌃ Control+Shift (to change input source). However, the system preference ...
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How to assign a shortcut to “Open Image in New Tab” in Safari?

I can see the option to Open Image in New Tab in the context menu whenever I right click on any image in Safari. I tried to assign an App Shortcut in my MacOS by: Going to System Preferences > ...
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How to turn off insert of ASCII control characters using [control]+[option]+[key]

I've tracked down the source of a minor annoyance in Xcode to the inadvertent introduction of invisible ASCII control characters using the key combination [control] + [option] + some key. However, I ...
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MacOS keyboard shortcut moving window to other monitor

What's the MacOS equivalent to Windows' keyboard shortcut to move individual windows to other monitors? Let's assume a dual monitor setup. The specific Windows keyboard shortcuts I'm hoping to find ...
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iPad Hardware Keyboard Shortcuts in Split View

For reference, I'm using the iPad Pro 2018 model. I've run into some pretty frustrating behavior with iPadOS and a hardware keyboard, and I wanted to ask for help here. How do you swap between apps ...
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Keyboard shortcut for in-application action (Spotify play/pause) from another application

Is there a way to write a script, get an app, automator, or etc that would make spotify play/pause with a keyboard shortcut such as cmd+alt+shift+p that would work from outside of Spotify? In other ...
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Weird shorcut of Qt Creator for Split view

Look the Split shortcuts of Qt Creator (installed from https://download.qt.io/archive/online_installers/3.1/). What is that? Should I Ctrl+E+2? I tried, it doesn't work. Why the command isn't on the ...
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Stop finder from opening search by default

I open finder with option + cmd + space. Which on my second MBP opens a Finder Search window. (I then have to press cmd + n for new finder) On my primary machine I have somehow set it to open a new ...
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Disabling Alt+ArrowKey HotKey Mojave

Is there anyway from disabling the hotkey that swipes between windows (alt+left or right arrow key)? I am using excel via remote desktop and when I use this shortcut Mac also reads the input and my ...
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Quick Shortcut to skim through web search results

I wish to utilize all the shortcuts I can, but I'm not sure how it is called in the first place. (that must be why I cannot find the shortcut for it by searching..) I've seen a friend use it to speed ...
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Unable to switch input sources after updating macOS to 10.14.6

After the latest update to Mojave 10.14.6, I'm unable to change input source using the keyboard shortcut (it works when I change it by selecting the input source manually). I tried changing it to ...
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Change screenshot keyboard shortcut to a single key

I want to set my keyboard shortcut for Copy picture of selected area to clipboard to the END key. Literally just the single keypress END. I tried looking at this post, but wasn't sure neither what ...
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CMD + W doesn't work anymore on macOS Mojave

After installing the .dotfiles on my new Macbook (Mojave) the keyboard combination CMD + W to close tabs or windows stopped working system wide. I found out that when I press fn + CMD + W it works. ...
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How can I get the list of input sources shown when switching between input sources?

I cannot get it to show on another MacBook. I'm expecting the list to be shown when I press Control+Space.
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How to configure Ctrl+backspace Linux behavior in macOS terminal?

I was using Windows and Ubuntu previously and in their terminal, when I used to press Ctrl + Backspace it used to delete the last word till any punctuation. For example, if I had typed: ls -l /usr/...
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Cycle application windows changed in recent update (2019)

I am used to pressing CMD+ ` on my mac to cycle through windows of the same application. In recent updates, I am not sure if this was when updating to Mojave, maybe later, maybe before, this ...
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Toggling between chunk of input in iterm2 with “Alt + arrow left/right” writes “[D” instead jumping from chunk to chunk

I just started to use iterm2 on MacOS and find that it has really nice features especially for splitting terminal screen. However, when trying to toggle between chunk of input in with "Alt + arrow ...
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How to skipt the prompt for time-triggered automation Shortcuts in iOS13?

I have created a simple shortcut that collects certain data and displays it via a push notification. I just told the app to run my shortcut every day at 10AM. The feature certainly works, however ...
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MacBook Pro Function key + Command/Option hotkeys problem [duplicate]

I'm using Intellij Idea on Mac, that heavily utilizes hotkeys including Function keys + the Option and Command keys. While hardware keys + the Option and Command keys work okay, Touch Bar keys + the ...
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Cycle through pair of spaces for two screens with one keyboard shortcut

I have two displays and created for each display with Mission Control several desktops (also known as Spaces): Display 1: Desktops 1-5 Display 2: Desktops 6-10 I have following related settings ...
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Command, tab, and mouse click not working, rest of keyboard and mouse movement still works

A few days ago I posted about how my macbook pro had a glitch where everything except the volume, brightness, and mouse movement stopped working. I am now having a similar but very distinct problem ...
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On Mojave, what is the keyboard shortcut to move a window from one “Desktop” to another?

I ask because I accidentally moved a window from one desktop to another using key combinations, after updating to Mojave. I've read the answers wrt older macOS versions, and options that require ...
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iOS Shortcuts App: How can I convert my Workflow to a service app?

Back in AppleScript or Apple Automator it is possible to convert workflows to a compiled read-only application. Is it possible to hide, compile or convert my iOS Shortcuts workflow to a self-running ...
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Use mnemonics/menu-shortcut keys with Windows apps running on Mac

I installed Crossover and then EditPlus. The app starts up great: but the feature I was most interested in - mnemonics - is not working. They should be activated by hitting option + < Key> but ...
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Modifier keys… don't show the “Select keyboard” option

I'm using keyboard KeyCool 84 with Bluetooth version 4.0. When I use a cable to connect with my Mac (running macOS Mojave 10.14.5), I can use the modifier key function with an option to Select ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to focus 'Window' menu bar option

Most apps have a menu bar option called 'Window'. I want to be able to open this menu option using a keyboard shortcut. I tried to create a shortcut using System preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts ...
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Command + Delete (Move to Trash) command doesn't work

I have this problem for a long time, and I don't know how to fix it. When I press Command + Delete key sequence, it doesn't work. When I use the key sequence, I hear a beep. It was working before I ...
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Command-Tab-1, what is this?

Hold down ⌘ and then press tab and tilde (`), we all know what this is. This is the application switcher. But if you hold down ⌘, press tab, and then press 1, and then press tab, ~ and 1 other stuff ...
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What does Shift-Command-Space keyboard shortcut do?

Apple's macOS Human Interface Guidelines shows that action for the Shift-Command-Space keyboard shortcut is: Varies. Apple Reserved. Does that mean that Apple is reserving it for future use?
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Set keyboard shortcuts to move to the next space to wrap around?

I currently have 4 different spaces open on my Mac. If I hit Control + Option + → three times (my shortcut for moving right a Space), I'll end up in the last Space. If I hit it again, nothing happens. ...
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macOS: Navigating between desktops using keyboard shortcuts

I've just moved to Mac from Linux. There I used to have a fixed number of desktops running full-screen apps. I've managed to configure it on Mac, but yet can not find the way to assign shortcuts to ...
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Add Spacebar as a modifier key

I want to configure my shortcuts to switch between multiple desktops. Currently, I am using Control as the modifier key, but that's a bit too difficult for me to reach. I want to use the Spacebar as a ...
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How Do I Permanently Disable Hot Corners on Mac?

I have a work computer, and every time I turn it on and log in, hot corners are enabled where when I move my mouse to a corner inadvertently, it locks my screen. This happens all the time in the ...
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How can I create an alias/shorcut to sudo/root an app permanently?

I would like to have an alias to run an app as root always. I am trying to save time and not go through the terminal commands. Thanks!
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Show original shortcut in MacOS 10.14

I often make symbolic links of folders. I recently had to change my laptop and move from Sierra to Mojave. In the old OS I used to type Cmd + R to go to the original folder. This seems to no longer ...
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Change shortcut for switching to the next most recently used app among your open apps in MacOS

From the Mac keyboard shortcuts page I found shortcut for switching to the next most recently used app among your open apps : Command-Tab. I want to change it to Option-Tab. Does anyone know name of ...
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How can I control Spotify volume while connected to another device (Sonos bar)?

The present shortcuts for Mac OS's volume don't work while playing music over an external device. I can only change the volume from the app itself, is there a trick to do it with shortcuts?
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I cannot type the letter “c” on my iMac G5

I have an iMac G5 running Mac OS X 10.5.8. Unfortunately I cannot type c. I have tried both wired and wireless keyboard, and both bluetooth and USB-dongle wireless. Even over VNC from my (somewhat ...
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Command or Shift key modifiers always activated

Regularly, when I am using Photoshop CC 2018 (mostly), suddenly I got a modifier key which always stays activated. Sometime it is the Command key, and sometimes Shift key, which make it impossible to ...
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Remapping Alt+W to “Close Tab” works in Google Chrome works, but “Back” doesn't (using App Shortcuts in System Preferences)

This is on Mac OS Mojave (10.14.5) and Google Chrome Version 74.0.3729.169 I went to System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> App Shortcuts I remappped "Close Tab" to Alt+W for all applications ...