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Add keyboard shortcuts to Stack Overflow [duplicate]

Just a thought, but would Stack Overflow be able to add some keyboard navigation shortcuts? Something along these lines: Shortcut Key - Page to navigate to: H - Home Q - ...
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Navigate without touching the mouse [duplicate]

I hate touching the mouse, is there a way to navigate through Stack Overflow questions without doing so? I'm thinking something akin to Google's search results (not sure how long this has been a ...
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Keyboard shortcuts, phase one

Please visit Announcement: Keyboard shortcuts are now integrated into the site for an updated status on this. Blast from the past: Add keyboard shortcuts to Stack Overflow was posted in September ...
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Is Stack Exchange accessible for the blind and visually impaired and what can be done to improve it?

Some time ago, I raised a question on Stack Overflow asking for text-based browser support. In the comment section, user Shane triggered a small, nonetheless important discussion, and I quote: It ...
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Formatting Keyboard Shortcuts for Comments

Ever since we got the ability to format comments, I have abused it mercilessly. I put quick code snippets in there all of the time. And I find myself often highlighting a word or two and hitting Ctrl+...
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New global preferences: keyboard shortcuts and sticky topbar

Following a global preference for unpinning the left navigation sidebar, as of now, the preferences for enabling keyboard shortcuts and disabling the fixed topbar are network-wide* as well. If you ...
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Add "go to... Review" as a keyboard shortcut

I recently found out about keyboard shortcuts, they're truly awesome! One place I often visit, but has no shortcut yet, is the review menu. I'd suggest adding this by pressing g (go to...) + r (...
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Add accessible skip links

Skip links are a fairly common accessibility design pattern that help screen reader users navigate a page. Stack Exchange pages are large and complex enough that they should probably have skip links ...
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Stack Exchange's keyboard shortcuts are not accessible to visually impaired users

By keyboard shortcuts I mean these: Keyboard shortcuts are now integrated into the site. We can switch them on in our preferences. When screen reader or keyboard accessibility issues come up from time ...
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Can we make it so that we can vote on questions and answers with the keyboard?

When reviewing one of my recent questions, I wanted to tab through the question to upvote one of the answers a poster provided. However, it appears that downvotes and upvotes aren't accessible ...
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If someone is tabbing around the site, offer to turn on keyboard shortcuts

Turning on keyboard shortcuts... isn't the simplest thing to do. You have to either previously know about them, or happen to stumble upon them buried deep in your settings. This isn't really helpful ...
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Editing toolbar items and vote buttons should be keyboard navigable

I am a blind user of the computer, registered on Stack Exchange few days ago. I am able to use most of the site without many problems. But there are things that need improvement. An example is the ...
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Keyboard shortcuts don't work with a Russian keyboard layout

For example, with a Russian layout we can open only the Help window with Shift + ?. Even for this we have to use a different button on the keyboard (the ? on 7 button). But the rest of the shortcuts ...
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New keyboard shortcut integration problems?

With the keyboard shortcuts user script having graduated, I see some problems I have not seen before. When loading a fresh page (question, or tag list) some of the time keyboard shorts start to ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to open the flag menu?

I have the "Enable Keyboard Shortcuts" option enabled in my preferences, but I can't find one to open the flag menu. As there are shortcuts to open the "share" link (l), and to ...
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