A blog about some Keyboard Hacks you can do with just your keyboard. Did you know that it’s possible to save a ton of time on your computer by using keyboard shortcuts? No? Well, here’s a list of hotkey combinations that’ll help you work faster than ever.
It’s no secret that working on your computer can be a bit slow when you need to do things using your mouse. Did you know there are some amazing keyboard hacks that will help you work faster? I’ve compiled a list of useful keyboard hacks that you can use to improve your productivity at work.
This is a curated list of useful Keyboard Hacks that will help you work faster on your computer.
|1||Find anything on the web: Command + F|
|2||Copy and Paste: Command + C and Command + V|
|3||Select all items on a page: Command + A|
|4||Hide all items on your desktop or menu bar: Command + Option + D|
|5||Close a webpage on Chrome instantly: Command + W|
|6||Minimize all windows at once. Option + Command + M|
|7||Save a document as a PDF instantly. Command + Shift + 3 (Mac OS) or Control+P (Windows)|
|8||Screenshots. Control+Shift+3 (Mac OS) or Window+Shift+S (Windows)|
|9||Switch to the next window in an app. Control-Tab (Mac OS) or Alt+Tab (Windows).|
|10||Switch back to the previous window in an app. Control-Shift-Tab (Mac OS) or Alt-Shift-Tab (Windows).|
|11||To decrease the screen’s brightness press the function key (F1) key.|
|12||To log out of the computer use both Alt and F4 keys|
|13||Close the current window you are, and press Alt and F4 once.|
|14||To go to a new tab press Control and T|
|15||to scroll up or down on a page press the space bar and shift and space bar respectively.|
|16||If you want to undo something you did that changed the text, click Control and Z at the same time.|
|17||If you want to find something specific in your document, hold down control and f to search in that site or document.|
|18||When typing an email, if you want to delete a whole word, hold control and press backspace.|
|19||CTRL+SHIFT+N. Allows you to make a new folder whenever you need one.|
|20||You don’t need a mouse to access the scrollbar – Use the arrow up and arrow down keys|
|21||You can open a new tab right away with Ctrl + T.|
|22||Alt + Tab allows you to switch between tabs and Windows.|
|23||To create a checkbox, type (-) and then tap the space bar.|
|24||You can put emojis in your text without needing to use your phone by pressing Windows + dot(.)|
|25||You can search through Google or Wikipedia without typing the whole sentence – type ‘wiki’ in your browser’s address bar, then a space, then the name of the article you want|
|26||Switch between windows within a program by clicking Ctrl + Tab.|
|27||If you want to highlight text quickly, hold Shift and press the arrow key.|
|28||You can also set your own keyboard shortcuts for repeatable actions.|
|29||WINDOWS KEY+D. Minimizes open windows (It works for Windows 10 as well)|
|30||WINDOWS KEY+UP Arrow. Maximize a window.|
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The computer keyboard is more powerful than you might think! This is a list of useful keyboard hacks that will help you work faster on your computer.
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