You Could Really Use These Keyboard Shortcuts While You “Work” From Home (5 pics)

Posted in INTERESTING       27 Mar 2020       7389       5

Shortcuts for Windows users:
Win + I — Opens Windows settings.

Win + S — Opens Windows search bar.

Win + M — Minimizes all windows.

Win + Number — Opens the app pinned to your task bar. The number you choose corresponds to the app position.

Win + Left / Right arrow keys — Moves window of a currently open app left and right.

Win + Up / Down arrow key (double klick) — Maximizes or minimizes window of a currently open app.

Win + Comma — Quickly peek at your desktop.

Win + Prt Scn — Creates a screenshot and instantly saves it in the Screenshots folder.

Shift + Win + S — Selects any desired area of the screen and takes a screenshot of it.

Win + “+” / “-” keys — Zooms in and out with the magnifier tool (you can zoom in on any app, desktop, or folder).

Ctrl + A — Select all content.

Alt + Esc — Switches between apps in the order they were opened (faster version of Alt + Tab).

Alt + Spacebar — Opens the menu window for a currently open app.

Shortcuts while working with documents in Microsoft Word:

Ctrl + N — Creates a new document.

 

Ctrl + O — Opens an existing document.

 

F1 — Opens the Help panel.

 

F7 — Opens Editor tool for spelling and grammar check.

 

Ctrl + Shift + Left / Right arrow keys — Selects a word to the left or to the right.

 

Shift + F7 — Selects the previous word, opens the thesaurus, and looks up its meaning.

 

Alt + Shift + R — Copies the header or footer used in the previous section of the document.

 

Ctrl + Shift + “<” or “>” — Makes font size smaller or bigger one preset size at a time.

 

Ctrl + Shift + C — Copies the character formatting of a selection.

 

Ctrl + Shift + V — Applies the character formatting onto selected text.

 

Ctrl + Shift + K — Turns small letters into capitals.

 

Ctrl + E / L / R — Centers a paragraph (Left-align and right-align respectively).

 

Ctrl + K — Inserts a hyperlink.

 

Ctrl + 1 / + 2 — Sets single-spacing / double-spacing respectively (text must be selected).

 

Ctrl + 5 — Sets 1.5 spacing between lines.

 

Ctrl + Shift + N — Applies Normal paragraph style.

 

Alt + Ctrl + 1 / + 2 / + 3 — Applies Heading 1 / Heading 2 / Heading 3 paragraph styles respectively.

 

Shortcuts for working in browsers:
Ctrl + Shift + T — Opens previously closed tab (can do it multiple times).

Ctrl + Tab — Switches between open tabs.

Ctrl + 1 to 8 — Switches to the tab with the corresponding number from left to right.

Ctrl + N — Opens a new browser window.

Ctrl + L — Focuses the address bar so you can begin typing.

Ctrl + 0 — Resets zoom.

Ctrl+ Enter — Adds www and .com to the name of the website typed in the search bar. For example, you can type Facebook in the search bar and press the combination. It will autofill to www.facebook.com

Ctrl + Left Click (on a mouse) — Opens a link in a new tab.

Ctrl + Shift + Delete — Opens the Clear Browsing Data option.

Alt + Home — Redirects to the home page.

Alt + Enter — Opens a typed search query in the search bar in a new active tab.

F5 — Reloads the page.

Shift + Left click — Opens a link in a new window.

For Mac users:
Command + Tab — Switches to the last used app among your open apps.

Command + Y — Uses Quick Look to preview the selected files.

Command + Left Bracket ([) — Goes to the previous folder.

Command + Right Bracket (]) — Goes to the next folder.

Control + Command + Q — Locks your screen.Shift + Command + Q — Logs out of your macOS user account.

Shift + Command + I — Opens iCloud Drive.

Shift + Command + N — Creates a new folder.

Shift + Command + O — Opens the Documents folder.

Option + Command + L — Opens the Downloads folder.

Option + Shift + Command + Delete — Empties the Trash without confirmation dialog.

Shortcuts while working with documents:
Command + K — Inserts a hyperlink.

Command + T — Show or hide the Fonts window.

Command + Left Curly Bracket ({) — Applies left alignment.

Command + Right Curly Bracket (}) —Applies right alignment.

Control + Command + D — Shows or hides the definition of the selected word.

Control + A — Moves cursor to the beginning of the line or paragraph.

Control + E — Moves cursor to the end of a line or paragraph.

Command + F — Opens the search field.

Command + C — Copies the formatting style of the selected piece.

Command + V — Applies the copied style to the selected piece.

Shift + Command + Vertical bar (|) — Center aligns.

Shift + Command + Colon (:) — Opens the Spelling and Grammar window.

Shift + Command + “-” — Decreases the size of the selected item.

Shift + Command + “+” — Increases the size of the selected item.

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One 4 month s ago
Win + E : opens windows explorer
in browser Ctrl + E : clears the address bar so you can begin typing.
       
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Other 4 month s ago
Alt+F4 also did something, but i forgot what is was.
       
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Devoted 4 month s ago
Alt+F4 closes the curent window you're working in or ends the program you're working with
       
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Place 4 month s ago
Win+Tab is a more fun way to cycle through apps and desktop on windows 7
       
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