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Remapping keyboard shortcuts in Chrome and Firefox

You can do this from System Preferences→Keyboard→Shortcuts. https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/174979/1443 Here are my current settings:
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Can the finder edit mp3 sound file tags like artist?

For those seeking a free terminal-based solution Per the rest of the answerers in here, Finder (as of El Capitan) does not do this. I arrived at id3v2 referenced in a Linux forum. Installation ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for switching Spaces?

Went hunting for this myself today, looks like control ◀ and control▶ do the job.
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how to ungroup windows on mac

I think almost everyone here is missing the point. The question really has nothing to do with key bindings. It is completely centered around application 'grouping' and the granularity in which you ...
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Can I move the top menu bar?

You can not re-position the menu bar, but you can configure it to be hidden when idle by checking the option 'Automatically hide and show the menu bar' under the General tab of System Preferences. ...
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How to translate between Windows and Mac -style file locations?

I also used an applescript first for windows/macos link conversion but then i found the MacOS app LinkConverter which does the job for me. You will receive notifications for each link found in your ...
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Can the finder edit mp3 sound file tags like artist?

A very easy way is using VLC Media Player. Right click into select the song and click at Window -> Media Information. Shortcut ⌘+I. It saves to the file automatically.
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Remapping keyboard shortcuts in Chrome and Firefox

Unfortunately none of the extensions I have work. However, there is a way to do this in the version of OSX I'm using, at least. Go to Settings->Keyboard->Shortcuts, and then from the list on the left ...
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Decimal comma in Spanish keyboard layout

In macOS Sierra, you have to Ctrl+Shift+, in numeric pad to obtain a regular dot. Found this trying to do the same as everyone else and discovered it was different now. Hope this helps. UPDATE: in ...
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How do you maximize windows?

While pressing Alt, drag a corner of the window to that corresponding corner of your screen. It will expand the window in all directions, until the window takes up the full screen. This is a simple ...
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Is there a Mac equivalent to Windows 7's library feature?

At the risk of stating an idea too obvious to merit an answer, I will point out that ever since OS X 10.9 Mavericks, tags are perhaps the most obvious way to take "several related files in different ...
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Is there a file copy utility for OS X that's similar to TeraCopy for Windows?

I know this question is nearly 12 years old and may be obsolete but there is actually official TeraCopy for Mac.
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How do you maximize windows?

If you are on macOS Sierra, you can do this: hold the Alt button and double click on the bottom left corner (or any other corner) of the screen to make the window take up the maximum amount of space ...
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Decimal comma in Spanish keyboard layout

There is NO need for an external program. Create a file named DefaultKeyBinding.Dict under ~/Library/KeyBindings/ (/Users/<username>/Library/KeyBindings/), create the KeyBindings folder if it ...
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Why is it not possible to use the "cut" command to manipulate a file in the Finder?

I believe cut in Finder is for cutting text. I don't believe Apple intended it to be for cutting files in that sense - that is purely a Windows paradigm. If you select a file and press enter, and then ...
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Why is it not possible to use the "cut" command to manipulate a file in the Finder?

The lack of a simple and basic function such as cut n paste of folders and files on the same level as Windows is a damning indictment of Apple and makes a mockery of their supposed "give the people ...
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How can I switch applications on iPhone or iPad by keyboard like "Windows key + tab" on Windows?

Since iOS 13, iPhone also supports controlling iPhone with an external keyboard. Control iPhone with an external keyboard If you have difficulty using the touchscreen, you can control your iPhone ...
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How can I browse photos on iPhone in Mac OSX?

Open the "Preview"-App, select "File-Import from (your iphone)" and you can manage your photos as you want. To me the most straightforward way.
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Is it possible to edit the path and view the folder path in the Finder?

While in any Finder window Press Command+Shift+G Type or paste your destination in the window. Hit Enter That's it :) This is especially useful inside "not full" Finder windows. For ...
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Can I move the top menu bar?

As mentioned in other answers the menu bar can unfortunately not be moved. However - as of El Capitan - it is possible to hide it! It is in General | Appearance | Automatically hide and show the ...
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Windows-style taskbar functionality in OS X?

After trying MANY dock style products, at the suggestion of someone earlier in this post, I trued uBar. (I am in no way affiliated with uBar, just a new customer). My particular circumstances require ...
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Switching to an open application via BetterTouchTool (making it active)

Trigger Predefined Action -> Controlling other applications -> Show/Hide Specific Application is the best way to accomplish it that I could find.
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MacBook Pro and air logic boards interchange?

This is not possible. Not only are the logic board shapes and sizes entirely different, the display connectors are in a different location, the CPU and GPUs are in different locations necessitating ...
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Disable mouse interference in input source overlay when switching?

As I've never seen a keyboard with that 'globe' on the Fn key to switch layouts, I'm curious as to what your Control panel for it looks like. System Prefs > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Input ...
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Switching applications with CMD+TAB launches an instance of the target app

Could it be that you are pressing Option at the same time? There's a little known feature that can be used to open new windows in (some) apps from the macOS app switcher. 1.Cmd+Tab to the app of ...
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How do I switch opened windows within the same application using shortcuts?

Command + ~ This switches windows of the app. Like Alt-Tab to switch application, this switches the windows of the selected app.
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Missing keyboard shortcut in El Capitan 10.11.5 to switch between windows within app

The Keyboard item in System Preferences has a Shortcuts tab. The Keyboard item in the Shortcuts tab has one item labeled Move focus to next window. The binding for that has a ` rather than a ~ (...
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Make Mac OS X "Option-Arrow" work like Windows "Ctrl-Arrow"

please enhance the accepted answer with the hint to disable the keybinding used for switching spaces! The DefaultKeyBinding.dict does nothing if you haven´t disabled the option in "Settings -> ...
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Make Mac OS X "Option-Arrow" work like Windows "Ctrl-Arrow"

I've tried that earlier but that didn't work out for me unfortunately. Maybe I'm doing it incorrectly? I navigated to my Library folder, made a folder named "KeyBindings", and created a ...
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Why is it not possible to use the "cut" command to manipulate a file in the Finder?

Insofar as files are concerned, "cut and paste" is "move" by a different name. With Finder, as you have likely noticed, there is a rule behind its behavior during drag-and-drop ...
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