Top keyboard shortcuts
“Time is money”, the term coined by Benjamin Franklin, talks about two US fundamental values, time consciousness and productivity. Therefore, it’s no different when it comes to our computers as it increases productivity and keeps us focused on the task at hand.
The following are several keyboard shortcuts to save you time and energy:
1- Close Browser:
It’s great if you’re buying a surprise gift for your loved one and they walk in.
PC: Alt + F4
Mac: Apple key + Q
2- Add a Bookmark:
Create a shortcut to your new favorite website.
PC: Ctrl + D
Mac: Apple key + D
3- Change Zoom Level:
It’s beneficial for a word processing program.
PC: Ctrl + scroll mouse wheel
Mac: Apple key + plus sign; Apple key + minus sign
4- Reopen previous tab in browser:
You don’t have to spend all day to find the browser tab you had accidentally closed.
PC: Ctrl + Shift + T
Mac: Apple key + Z
5- Go to a previous location in browser
Allows you to revert back to the previous website you were checking before.
PC: Alt + ←
Mac: Apple key + [
6- Spelling/Grammar check
No more excuses for grammatical mistakes.
PC or Mac: F7
7- Delete forever
No need to send it to the recycling bin first.
PC: Shift + Delete
8- Add “http://www” to your browser’s address bar
PC: Ctrl + Enter
Mac: Apple key + Enter
9- Show Desktop:
Suppose you have several windows open and want to close them instantly.
PC: Windows key + D
With enough dedication, they’ll become part of your routine in no time with Top keyboard shortcuts
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