Ever wondered if there was a quick and easy way to help you with tasks on your computer?
Well, this is the perfect guide for you. In this article we will go over some of the best and quickest ways to make navigating your computer a little bit easier.
Here are some of the best keyboard shortcuts for windows
Switching between open programmes is made easy with Alt + Tab. By holding Alt + Tab together it will open a menu, then while still holding down Alt, tap down on the Tab button until you get to the programme you want to open. Similarly, Alt + Esc will switch between programs in the order they were opened.
No more searching for your file explorer with Windows Key + E, by holding these together your file explorer will automatically open.
Windows Key + M will minimize all windows at once.
Shift + Windows Key + M will restore windows the previously minimized windows.
Alt + F4 is to quit the active application or close the current window.
By holding Windows Key + Up Arrow, this will maximize the current window.
Windows + Break will open system properties
Ctrl + F4 is to close active document (this does not work for certain applications or programmes)
Alt + F4 will close active application or current window
Alt + Spacebar will open the menu for the active programme
Windows Key + F opens search for file and folders
Windows Key + D will hide/display your desktop.
Ctrl + Shift + Esc opens Task Manager
Windows Key + G opens your game bar and lets you screen record record
Window Key + V opens your clipboard
Ctrl + Alt + Any Arrow key will change the orientation of your screen
Windows Key + L will lock your computer
Keyboard Shortcuts for Google Chrome
(These will only work for Windows)
Ctrl + Tab will move you to next tab
Ctrl + Shift + Tab will move you to the previous tab
To open a new Window quickly hold Ctrl + N together
To open a new tab hold Ctrl + T together
Hold Ctrl + P to print out the current page
Ctrl + S will save the current page
By pressing F5 this will reload the current page
Ctrl + D will save the current page as a bookmark
At Nybble.co.uk we’re all about increasing productivity if you would like to increase your productivity through IT, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call on 0330 0020885.