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Is there a way to disable the hotkeys?

No. The correct answer to the above yes/no question is "no". I do appreciate the other answers suggested here. They offer creative workarounds, and I appreciate the thought people put into ...
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New global preferences: keyboard shortcuts and sticky topbar

status-completed When I enable the top bar stickiness in the preferences, the top part of the side bar helper section is hidden by the top bar when I scroll the page. So can be the side bar helper ...
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Are there any keyboard shortcuts to run a query at SEDE?

When you're editing a query you can press F5 (which is the same shortcut SQL Server Management Studio uses) to run the query you're currently working on.
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to open the flag menu?

Yep, there's a flag keyboard shortcut available. Press the ? key to open the list of available keyboard shortcuts. Then, press M to open the "Moderate..." menu. From this menu, the "...
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Keyboard shortcuts are now integrated into the site

Since this intended for power-users can we get a way to get to the review-pages as well as the "hidden pages" like the 10k-tools (or site-stats)? And can we get working navigation while we're on these ...
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Keyboard shortcuts don't work properly for destroying accounts

This has been fixed with the roll-out of the new mod-menu design; it now works as expected. Thank you Brian!
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Use Ctrl+K to insert/modify a hyperlink (instead of code)

I'm posting this answer to express my support of such a change (that is, replace Ctrl + K to use to insert a link rather than backticks). While it's great that there's a keyboard shortcut for ...
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Search has become much harder to find on narrow windows

I fixed up the shortcut - turns out it's been broken for a good couple years, heh. The search bar hiding behaviour at narrow widths is by design, though.
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Are there any keyboard shortcuts to run a query at SEDE?

In addition to the F5 key, I found you can also press CTRL+ENTER to run your query. Thanks again, @m0sa!
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Changes to the close dialogue have broken keyboard shortcuts for closing a post

Keyboard shortcuts for the close menu are now working with just one finger click m, then c, then number close vote registered
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What did I type to cause gray background in question?

You probably hit j or k, which are the keyboard shortcuts for navigating up and down by post. If you go to a post with many answers, and tap j several times in a row, you'll navigate through the ...
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Make the keyboard shortcuts activation global

I made a UserScript that enables this setting for the site you're on. Right now, this will require a page reload to apply the updated setting. Also available in bookmarklet form: javascript:void%...
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Mobile search made impossible with keyboard shortcuts enabled

It seems that the real bug is that the mobile UI is using <input type=search> for the search box, but the keyboard shortcuts script doesn't recognize that type as a text entry box. The only ...
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New inbox notifications have broken keyboard shortcuts

We just pushed the fix for the issue. During the implementation of the new inbox features we had to touch existing code, too, and unfortunately we caused this bug. Thank you very much for the report ...
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Keyboard shortcut for key formatting?

Is there a shortcut to apply keyboard formatting to text? Yes, if you install the Add_kbd_sup_sub_shortcuts.user.js script: This script adds buttons and keyboard shortcuts that make it easy to ...
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Allow me to use the standard keyboard shortcuts for closing a question in the review queues

I like this idea... though I do see a minor issue that could result from it: it puts power into the hands of roboreviewers. It seems (though I could be wrong) that if a robo-reviewer can VTC in 1 ...
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How is the below question highlighted with a background shade?

You pressed the U key, as can be seen in the keyboard shortcuts help screen: (by pressing ?) This is useful for cases where you select some answer (by pressing J or K), and want to select the ...
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Key equivalent for <kbd></kbd>

In the new Stacks Editor, the shortcut Keyboard Ctrl-' is introduced. Reference: https://github.com/StackExchange/Stacks-Editor/issues/51 Using the new shortcut you are able to create the Keyboard ...
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Is there a way to disable the hotkeys?

Here’s an updated script. // ==UserScript== // @name Stack Exchange: Kill stupid shortcuts // @version 1 // @grant none // @run-at document-start // @match https://*.stackexchange.com/* //...
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Keyboard shortcut Ctrl+K in comments conflicts with latest Firefox version

@Peter Mortensen's comment made me find a workaround for the immediate problem: Firefox only jumps to a new search page when the search box next to the URL box has been removed from the menu (right ...
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Buttons/keyboard shortcuts for subscripts/superscripts

In the new Stacks Editor, the shortcuts for the Superscript Ctrl-. and Subscript Ctrl-, are introduced. Reference: https://github.com/StackExchange/Stacks-Editor/issues/51 Using the new shortcuts you ...
Arulkumar's user avatar
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Make the keyboard shortcuts activation global

This has finally been implemented along with a couple other global preferences.
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2 votes

Keyboard shortcuts are now integrated into the site

t opens the tag section, but doesn't scroll to it or focus it, making it little more than useless.
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Add a keyboard shortcut for ask a question

This would be a good feature to have, so, until this is properly implemented, I've made a very simple JavaScript fix using the Tampermonkey extension. Download the aforementioned extension. Click &...
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The keyboard shortcuts menu doesn't show any description for Timeline

This is now fixed. "Post issues" refers to the section of controls underneath the voting controls. This includes the timeline on all posts, and can also include flags and deleted comments ...
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1 vote

New global preferences: keyboard shortcuts and sticky topbar

Allow logged-out users to un-stick the top bar (status-declined) Currently, one must be logged into an account in order to access the preferences page to disable the top bar stickiness. I suggest ...
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Keyboard shortcuts not working with a Bluetooth keyboard on the iOS app

Usually that happens when a key is in locked mode, means that although it is not pressed, the system considers it as pressed. For example "control"+I = italic, means that your "control" key may be ...
comebackhere's user avatar
1 vote

Keyboard shortcuts are now integrated into the site

I've seen some screenshots for the "Order answers by..." (at least for the user script). What happened to that function? I don't see it.
huyz's user avatar
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Disable enter key for flag submission

This is now status-completed. Pressing Enter now goes to a new line. You will have to manually click Flag Question or Flag Answer to actually flag the post.
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