Monday, June 15, 2020

Amazing Computer Hacks and Tricks for Non-Techies





We do most of our works using our computer. Don't you know that there are best keyboard shortcuts to the commonly used computer commands?
 
Using these keyboard hacks and tricks will make our work faster because it requires minimal use of the mouse, making us able to produce more output in a short period. 

So, here are some useful keyboard shortcuts that will improve your efficiency and productivity. 






1. Windows

COMMAND

SHORTCUT

REMARKS

Find

CTRL + F

To find word or phrases within the document

Save

CTRL + S

To save your document

Undo

CTRL + Z

To erase the last change done to the document

Cut

CTRL + X

To transfer the selected text or image from one location to another

Copy

CTRL + C

To copy the words or image from one location to another

Paste

CTRL + V

To place your selected  words or images in the new location

Select All

CTRL + A

To select all the content of your documents

 


2.  Browser (Chrome/Firefox)


COMMAND

SHORTCUT

REMARKS

Open new tab

CTRL + T

For new search

Restore last closed tab

CTRL + SHIFT + T

Useful when you accidentally closed a tab

Go to the next tab

CTRL + PGDN

To go to the next tab, useful if you have multiple opened tabs

Go to the previous tab

CTRL  PGUP

To go to the previous tab

Close Tab

CTRL + W

To close tab that is no longer needed

Open new window

CTRL + N

To open a new window, while your current window is still open

Open new window in incognito mode

CTRL + SHIFT + N

To open a new window in incognito mode (no browsing history)

Refresh/Reload

F5

To update or reload the page

Rename a file

F2

To rename a file; no need to right-click

Help

F1

If you want to find a function

Full-Screen Mode

F11

To go to a full-page mode (without the menu)


These are some of the shortcut commands that will make our life easier. If you know of things that will help other people work better, please feel free to comment below.



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2 comments:

  1. These are all useful tips to know about. I knew about many of these, but not all. It is nice to have so many tools!

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  2. Thank you so much for this! I'm going to use the others I'm not very well aware of next time. 😊

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