Quickest way to open a command prompt Windows

Quickest way to open a command prompt Windows

To open a command prompt quickly with a working directory of the current windows explorer folder on a Windows PC, you may try these

  • Hold Shift while Right-Clicking a blank space in the desired folder, you can see an option Open Command Window Here . This option available in vista, 7, 8 and 10 too

Quickest way

    • Open windows explorer, Click File menu at top left, you can see Open Command Prompt menu item, when you focus on it, it will open sub menu, with two options Open Command Prompt, and Open Command Prompt as As Administrator. Right-Click on a option and select Add to Quick Access Toolbar.


cmd prompt will be added to Quick Access Toolbar at the top right as shown below, you can, So you can click on it whenever you need a cmd prompt with working directory


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Unmappable character for encoding UTF-8 in Android Studio

After importing project from eclipse into Android Studio i have got the following error Unmappable character for encoding UTF-8

Error: unmappable character for encoding UTF-8

Solution for Unmappable character for encoding

To fix this issue, in Android Studio, Open the File with the encoding issue. Go to File menu-> Select File Encoding ->
You’ll see a Drop down list of different Encodings, Select more ->

then Select UTF-8.

and then you will see a dialog with Reload and Convert buttons, Select Convert option.

Unmappable character
and build the project.

Solves the issue

Another way to change File Encoding is,  You can see at the right bottom menu as shown in below image, click on it; displays a list of encodings. then just follow above steps…

And To convert File Encoding for whole project, Select Settings icon in menu bar

On left Panel  Goto Project Settings -> select File Encodings -> change the Project Encoding to UTF-8


Hope it helps somebody…

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Keyboard shortcut for switching tabs in Chrome browser

Switching tabs in Chrome browser.

Useful keyboard shortcuts to quickly switching tabs in Chrome browser.

switching tabs

There are different ways to switch tabs using keyboard shortcuts on   Windows Chrome browser like:

To switch to the next tab:
Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl+PgDown

To switch to the previous tab:
Ctrl+Shift+Tab or Ctrl+PgUp

To switch to a specific tab:
Ctrl+1 to Ctrl+8 (ctrl + 1 or whichever number tab you want to goto. The third tab would be ctrl + 3)

To switch to the last tab:

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