Keyboard shortcuts you wish you knew sooner

Looking at a long, complete list of keyboard shortcuts is like flipping over couch cushions:  there's a lot of junk under there, but hey, every now and then you find twenty bucks.

Must know

We'd be as lost as Marty McFly in 2021 without these handy, dandy shortcuts

Action:

Select Many Items

Select all

Copy

Paste

Undo

Redo

Find on page

Search your system

Take/save screenshot

Minimize all programs

Switch open apps

Lock your computer

Windows:

Ctrl + Click

Ctrl + A

Ctrl + C

Ctrl + V

Ctrl + Z

Ctrl + Y

Ctrl + F

Windows + type

Windows + PrtSc

Windows + M

Alt + Tab

Windows + L

Apple:

Com. + Click

Com. + A

Com. + C

Com. + V

Com. + Z

Com. + Shift + Z

Com. + F

Com. + Spacebar

Com. + Shift + 3

Com. + M

Com. + Tab

Com. + Ctrl+ Q

Good to know

Like Amazon, you could probably get by without it, but it wouldn't be fun.

Action:

Open a new tab

Close tab

Reopen closed tab

Bookmark page

System Settings

Minimize program

Quit program

Action center

Task view / M. Ctrl

File management

Windows:

Ctrl + T

Ctrl + W

Ctrl + Shift + T

Ctrl + D

Windows + I

Windows + ↓

Alt + F4

Windows + A

Windows + Tab

Windows + E

Apple:

Command + T

Command + W

Command + Shift + T

Command + D

N/A - come on, Apple

Command + H

Command + Q

N/A - come on, Apple

Opt. + Mission Control

Command + N

Woah, that's cool

Kind of like when the SpaceX Falcon 9 took off, but maybe even cooler.

Action:

Snap app left

Snap app right

Project to display

Open taskbar app

Go back

Windows:

Windows + ←

Windows + →

Windows + P

Windows + # (e.g., 1)

Backspace

Apple:

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Delete

Oh!  We almost forgot.  To print this page, press ctrl + p or command + p.

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