TECH TIPS

CHARTER OAK HIGH SCHOOL

with Camille

Let's work smarter not harder! Here are some shortcut keys to help you become more PROFICIENT and EFFICIENT with your device.

SHORTCUTS

Common OS Shortcuts

Alt + Tab (toggle between programs)
Windows button + M (show desktop, i.e., minimize all windows) 
Windows button + Tab (show all active windows in task
bar)
PrtScn (save screen capture to clipboard; "paste" the image into an image-editing program to make it into a file)
Windows button (opens applications menu)

Browser Shortcuts

Ctrl + T(open a new tab)
Ctrl + Shift + t (reopens the tab you last closed; works multiple times)
F5 (reload
page)
Backspace (go to
previous page; works multiple times)
Ctrl + Tab (cycle between tabs)

Right Click on the tab (pin a tab)‚Äč

Common Application Shortcuts

Ctrl+ Z (undo last operation) 
Ctrl + Y (redo last operation)
Crtl + O (open file) 
Crtl + S (save) 
Ctrl + W (close active window or file)
Crtl + Q (quit application)

Most Used Shortcuts

Ctrl + A (select all in active window; e.g., select all text on page)
Ctrl + X (cut to clipboard)
Ctrl + C (copy)
Ctrl + V (paste)

Find, Select, & Navigate

Ctrl + F (find; helpful if you're searching for a particular word on a website or document)
Ctrl + Shift + down arrow (select until end of line)
Ctrl + Shift + up arrow (select until beginning of line) 
Ctrl + Home (move cursor to top/start of document)
Ctrl + End (move cursor to bottom/end of document)