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



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
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
Backspace (go to
previous page; works multiple times)
Ctrl + Tab (cycle between tabs)

Right Click on the tab (pin a tab)​

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)

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