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20 Keyboard Shortcuts To Maximize Productivity

Are you looking to speed up workflow and impress your colleagues at the same time? The trick is to use keyboard shortcuts.

Keyboard shortcuts greatly enhance your productivity and save you a whole lot of time. Instead of pointing and clicking with a touch pad or external mouse, you can utilize programmed key combinations to perform the most usual tasks more efficiently.

With a little memory work and the right tools, you can boost your productivity and reduce painful strain on muscles, joints, and nerves with these shortcuts.

Here are a few useful shortcuts that will have you running circles around your mouse-dependent colleagues.

WindowsMacShortcut Description
Ctrl + ACmd + ASelect the entire page
Ctrl + CCmd + CCopy selected information
Ctrl + XCmd + XCut selected information
Ctrl + VCmd + VPaste copied information
Ctrl + OCmd + OOpen a file
Ctrl + SCmd + SSave a file
Ctrl + ZCmd + ZUndo the last operation
Ctrl + YShift + Cmd + ZRedo the last operation
Ctrl + FCmd + FFind text in the current document/page
Ctrl + Shift + EscAlt + Cmd + EscTask Manager
Alt + TabCmd + TabApplication Switcher
Win + RCmd + SpaceRun an application
Win + Down arrowCmd + MMinimize the current window
Win + MAlt + Cmd + MMinimize all windows
F10Shift + Cmd + /Jump to the application's menubar
PrtSc Shift + Cmd + 3Take a screenshot
Ctrl + TCmd + TOpen a new browser tab
Ctrl + WCmd + WClose the current browser tab
Ctrl + Shift + TShift + Cmd + TOpen a previously closed tab
Ctrl + LCmd + LFocus and select web browser's address bar
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