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- Close the current window.
- You can use the Menu key on a Keyboard to Right Click
- Minimize all Windows – Computer Shortcut
- Close the Current Program with Computer Shortcut
- Launch Programs with Computer Shortcuts.
- Use Computer Shortcuts to Cycle through Open Windows
- Interrupt all Processes
- Open the Task Manager
- Use Windows’ Character/Button
- Making Sub and Superscript Text
- Emoji keyboard Computer Shortcuts
- Move cursor to the Beginning Beginning of the next or previous word
Computers are made to simplify day-to-day-to-day activities. With With this aim, still it can be used in several ways with speed of task completion variations. With the use of computer Shortcuts works becomes easier easier than ever. In this article I will explain to you 12 actionable computer Shortcuts that works like “Charm”.
Here comes the importance of computer shortcuts:
Time saving is the First preferred importance.
Below is a unique list of computer shortcuts that works like a charm. They are simple just try them.
Close the current window.
Press Ctrl + W and the current window will close. (Don’t do it now, or you will miss the rest of the tricks!)
You can use the Menu key on a Keyboard to Right Click
Not every keyboard has the key but many do. Pressing the button will right click whatever you have in focus/selected in Windows.
Minimize all Windows – Computer Shortcut
Simply pressing Windows key + D will minimize everything you have up, which will save you some time pressing the minimize button for each window. We should noteWe should note that Windows + M offers similar functionality, but there is no undoing, so Windows + D is the more favorable approach. In macOS we favor leveraging the power of Mission Control to handle virtual desktops, switching between apps, and peaking at your desktop beautifully.
Close the Current Program with Computer Shortcut
Typing Alt + F4 will close the program that is running. This is useful as it saves you time mousing over the “X” and clicking. People will often use this as a joke, telling you to press Alt + F4 to fix a problem. Don’t fall for it unless you want to close what you are doing.
Launch Programs with Computer Shortcuts.
Right click the shortcut to any application in Windows, head into the properties and in the shortcut tab you should see a “shortcut key” field where you can type your preferred launch combo. Also of note, if you click the “advanced” options in the shortcut tab, you can set it to run as an Administrator, which is usefulis useful for creating a shortcut to an elevated Command Prompt. We could set this. We could set this to launch with the keys Ctrl + Alt + Numpad 1 for example.
Use Computer Shortcuts to Cycle through Open Windows
Pressing Alt + Tab allows you to cycle through currently open windows (Alt + Shift + Tab will cycle backwards). This makes switching back and forth between running processes quick and painless. In macOS the shortcut is Cmd + Tab.
Interrupt all Processes
Ctrl + Alt + Delete used to be a common PC shortcut, and one almost all power users are familiar with. The important thing to note is that it interrupts all processes, including the one that is bogging down your system, which can mean the difference between needing to restart or not. In macOS, you can also summon the Force Quit dialog box by using Cmd + Shift + Esc
Open the Task Manager
If you want to bypass the interrupt that happens when pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del and jump right to the task manager, hitting Ctrl + Shift + Esc will launch it directly.
Use Windows’ Character/Button
IdentifyIdentify and create foreign symbols Search the Start menu for “character map” and you should find a utility that lets you copy every character imaginable and even provides an Alt + Number pad code for later use. For example, the euro sign (€) can be made with Alt + 0128.
Making Sub and Superscript Text
If you need to make sub or superscript text (think exponents for superscript), press Ctrl + = for subscript and Ctrl + Shift + = for superscript
Emoji keyboard Computer Shortcuts
If you’re addicted to using emoji, know desktop OS support them natively just like mobiles do. On Windows press the Windows Key + . (period) and on macOS Cmd + Control + Spacebar. An Emoji panel will appear so you can carry on as usual using all the expressions you want.
Move cursor to the Beginning Beginning of the next or previous word
Moving the cursor around manually while typing is a great way to make your work take longer than it needs. To speed up the process, move the cursor around with keyboard shortcuts. Move it to the beginning of the previous word, use Ctrl + Left Arrow. Then move it to the beginning of the next word, use Ctrl + Right Arrow. In macOS you can accomplish the same using the Option key. To select words/paragraphs as you’re going, hold Shift + Ctrl + Arrow (up or down will select entire bodies of text).