Handy guide to keyboard shortcuts
By Rob Seitz, Public Relations Specialist
Although arguably the world’s most popular, and perhaps most powerful box of wires, magnets, chips and cables you can still slay the Mighty Electronic Brain with just a few keystrokes and save yourself some time along the way too.
Nearly every function—for which you point and click with a mouse—can be carried out with the shortcuts listed below. Try these out and let us know what you think.
Page break Ctrl-Enter
Change window Alt-Tab
Quit application Alt-F4
Minimize window Alt-Space-N
Maximize window Alt-Space-X
Close sub-window Ctrl-F4
Shut down & reboot Ctrl-Alt-Delete
SHOTCUTS IN WORD
Jump to end of document Ctrl-End
Jump to start of document Ctrl-Home
Go to last edit Shift-F5
Check spelling F7
Select All Ctrl-A
Select a whole word Ctrl-Shift-left/right arrow
Select a whole paragraph Ctrl-Shift-up/down arrow
All capitals Ctrl-shift-A
If you are using a Mac, you can use these shortcuts by replacing Ctrl with the Command Key ( ).
That easy step can literally “save” you a lot of data-loss pain. Have anything to add? E-mail me at (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call (954) 784-4741.