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Parenthesize what I have highlighted

I want to highlight a piece of equation, click a button and have that part taken into parentheses.
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Shortcut to call recent inputs

I am familiar with CTRL+Shift+L to call the last input; however, in the case that I want to, for ease-of-comparison, want to print outputs of a command from further in the past and don't remember ...
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Shorthand to write repetitive test in mathematica

I have the following set of Mathematica statements: ...
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short cut entry in KeyEventTranslations.tr works on V 10.0.2 but does not work in V 10.1

I added 2 useful key shortcuts to my V 10.0.2 KeyEventTranslations.tr to allow adding [[ and ...
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How to resolve the conflict of keyboard shortcuts and customize all shortcuts?

The keyboard shortcut ctrl+5 is set for "other script" in previous versions, while now I am using 10.0 and find that this shortcut is also set for "Parallel Kernel Status", and actually the later is ...
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How can I create a shortcut for a command in Mathematica?

I am using mathematica to write my physics homework, one thing that trouble me is that I need to enter lots of vectors. I usually type the name of the vector, "A" for example, and then hit "[Ctrl] 7" ...
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How to edit shortcut of setting the style of a cell? [duplicate]

By default, we can use "Alt" + "1-9" to set the style of a cell to be "Title", "Chapter", etc. How can I edit those shortcuts so that "Alt+1" is mapped to "DisplayFormulaNumbered"?
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Ctrl-V doesn't paste, it opens Find and Replace dialog instead

I just installed Mathematica 10 on Windows 7 today. Everything works fine, except the shortcut Ctrl-V doesn't paste, it opens the "Find and Replace" dialog. I tried ...
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Brevity of denoting Conjugate[]

How do I make Conjugate[] expressions have a bar above them instead of Conjugate[ before them, in order to shorted up expressions? I'm looking at something like this screenshot for example:
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What is the command for the shortcut _? [duplicate]

I was trying to look up what _? does but I couldn't find anything in the documentation and it's hard to look up symbolic strings because most search engines use these symbols internally.
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Concise way to express Table[FactorInteger[300][[n, 2]], {n, 1, Length @ FactorInteger[300]}]

I can get the exponent part of FactorInteger[300] with Table[FactorInteger[300][[n, 2]], {n, 1, Length @ FactorInteger[300]}] ...
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Shortcut to erase the line one writes on, equivalent to Ctrl+k for pico? [duplicate]

Every time I make a mistake (and I mess up quite often, since I'm new here), I loose time having to use the mouse to delete the traces of my mistakes: the blue vertical lines with the following ...
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How can I show the inline parameter list with a keybinding while typing a function?

Is there a way to invoke either of these contextual menu buttons that popup when typing? I don't really like to move my hand over to the mouse just to see in what order the parameters are supposed ...
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Resizing text with keyboard shortcuts in Mathematica 10

In Mathematica 10, it seems that the Alt+= and Alt+- shortcuts affect the entire cell instead of only the selected text. In the following example, I highlighted "line 2" and pressed Alt+= several ...
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Keyboard Shortcut several Keys

I would like to set up a system (or define a keyboard shortcut) so when you type the following sum I have the following print at the current selection. ...
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A problem about generating `[]` automatically

I have using the Wolfram Mathematica for two years.And I know the Mathematica has the operation Alt + ] that can generate []. ...
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Specifying shortcut without modifying KeyEventTranslations.tr

Until recently, I followed the suggestions(e.g., http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7327411/is-there-a-way-around-using-and-for-part-in-mathematica) to introduce some new shortcuts. However, I moved ...
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Create custom shortcut to change font color

Just wondering if I can create a custom shortcut key to change the font color of the notebook text. I've created a custom shortcut (in dkyeventtransactions.tr) to bring up the font color dialog, as ...
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Any hidden keyboard shortcut for RightTeeArrow?

The Basic Math Assistant palette does not show a keyboard shortcut for RightTeeArrow. Is there some hidden key combination that results in the output? (Just hoping to be able to avoid having to ...
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What is the comment shortcut?

I went to a Wolfram Technologies workshop a few weeks ago and the presenter showed us a keyboard shortcut that when a block of input is selected, the shortcut puts the block of selected input in ...
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How to modify the file “KeyEventTranslations.tr” to use Enter to evaluate the current cell? [duplicate]

I asked the following question before, but I do not think it has been fully answered. By default, we use Shift+Enter to evaluate the current cell, and use Enter to get a new line. Is there a way ...
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Getting new symbols into Mathematica

What is the easiest way get new symbols into Mathematica 9? For example I want to be able to write the Symbol \mathfrak{A} that you have in Latex. I know that ...
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Quit Kernel Shortcut [duplicate]

How could I set a Keyboard shortcut for the Quit Kernel -> Local command? I find really disappointing to open the Evaluation menu any time!
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Shortcut for Range[]?

I use Range a lot. Is there any syntactic shortcut for it, or do you always have to spell it out?
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There is a button in the “basic math assistant” which wraps highlighted text in chosen brackets. Is there no keyboard command for this?

This counts as something of a basic question, but one for which I cannot find an answer. I checked the documentation, I checked google, I searched it here, I read a bunch of different things, but ...
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Make fraction with selection in denominator

Using ctrl/ you can make a fraction. If you have selected something it will appear in the numerator. Does there exist a shortcut to make the selected text appear in the denominator instead? If not, ...
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Keyboard shortcut to evaluate notebook

(If this is entirely trivial, although I couldn't find an answer as much as I searched the archives, I will delete the question.) How could I add a keyboard shortcut to evaluate the entire notebook ...
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Cheat sheets or reference cards for Mathematica

In order to improve my workflow with Mathematica, I'm looking for cheat sheets. The purpose of such reference cards is to be printed and to stay on the desk during the learning of a new programming ...