Keyboard shortcuts by Peter Talent
Essential shortcuts can increase your productivity and speed at which you work. Below are some important PC shortcuts.
Delete with assurance
Backspace can be both helpful and troublesome. Deleting a word or two is straight forward, but anything longer may turn a simple deletion into a difficult operation in stopping the curser before it removes a whole paragraph.
Ctrl + backspace allows you to delete an entire word at a time, or a whole sentence quickly.
From time to time programs crash, and freeze. You can avoid having to shutdown your computer by recovering documents with this three-button combo.
Ctrl+Shift+Escape will open your computer’s Task Manager, allowing you to end theproblem program and continue on.
Learn to Quick-Pick
Alternating between different programs? Don’t let your mouse slow you down. This quick action shortcut allows you to seamlessly work across all of your essential programs without having to use the mouse. Holding Alt+Tab brings up the index of currently opened programs, and pressing Tab again allows you to cycle between them.
Changing to the desktop?
Win+D Is the shortcut for you to quickly clear your screen and go to the Desktop screen that you need.
Using the snap key board.
This is a good useful keyboard combination for doing research, or writing. If you’re concurrently working in different windows.
WIN+left/right arrow keys makes the currently selected window “snap” to one half of the screen or the other. Apply left and right positioning to two windows and enjoy a perfect split screen setup.
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