Master the Art of Keyboard Shortcuts and Unleash Your Inner Keyboard Ninja!

06-29-2023 06:18 PM Comment(s) By Christina Zeyen

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Looking to enhance your productivity? Discover the power of keyboard shortcuts! Whether you're a novice or a pro, you'll be amazed at the wide array of shortcuts at your fingertips. Check out this comprehensive list of common keyboard shortcuts to help you boost efficiency and streamline your work.

  • `Ctrl+C` – Copy selected text or an item.
  • `Ctrl+V` – Paste the contents of the clipboard.
  • `Ctrl+X`– Cut selected text or an item. (Tip: "Cut" refers to removing text or an item and saving it to your clipboard for later use. This allows you to save time by avoiding the need to go back and delete unnecessary text or items, while still having them readily available when needed elsewhere!)
  • `Ctrl+Z`– Undo the last action.
  • `Ctrl+Y` – Redo the undo action.
  • `Ctrl+F`– Find text in the current document.
  • `Ctrl+A`– Select all text in a document.
  • `Ctrl+B`– Bold selected text.
  • `Ctrl+U`– Underline selected text.
  • `Ctrl+I`– Italicize selected text.
  • `Ctrl+P`– Print the current document.
  • `Ctrl+S`– Save the current document.
  • `Ctrl+H`– Display the Replace dialog box.
  • `Ctrl+Tab`– Move through tabs.
  • `F1`– Open Help.
  • `F2`– Rename an item.
  • `F5`– Refresh the active window.
  • `Shift+F2`– Copy selected text.
  • `Alt+Tab`– Switch between open applications.

Various applications employ different shortcuts, generally accessible through the application's menu. Therefore, if you use a particular software regularly, keep an eye out for these shortcuts as well!


By learning and taking advantage of these keyboard shortcuts, you can significantly improve your productivity. Start working smarter, not harder!



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