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Time Is Money – Top 19 Keyboard Shortcuts To Save It for PC and Mac Users

Time Is Money – Top 19 Keyboard Shortcuts To Save It for PC and Mac Users

It may not appear as though a second or two would have a major effect on your workday. In any case, seconds amount to minutes, and the force of having the option to strike a couple of keys and continue composing has an effect that is hard to measure. That is the reason I attempt to abstain from utilising my mouse at whatever point conceivable: the more I can manage without taking my hands off the keyboard, the speedier I can continue stopping ceaselessly on the significant stuff.

Time Is Money Top 19 Keyboard Shortcuts To Save It

Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows OS or Mac users

Let’s begin with the simple advice: learn as many keyboard shortcuts as you can store in your head. You most probably know a few of them (Ctrl+C to copy and Ctrl+V to paste), but there are many more others that can substitute the clicks you make with your mouse all day long.

Here are some we can’t live without:

Ctrl+Arrow Keys: I used to have a manager who could work his way around a long record with only the keyboard, and it flabbergasted me. It turns out he was holding Ctrl and utilising the bolt keys—left and right move the cursor between words while all over moving it between sections. (Reward: on the off chance that you hold Shift while moving the bolt keys, you’ll select that text rather than simply moving the cursor.) If you’re on a Mac, you’ll need to substitute the Command key for Control in the above shortcuts.

Ctrl+L: In a program, press Ctrl+L and your cursor will naturally bounce to the location bar, prepared for you to type in another inquiry or web address. I presumably utilise this misjudged keystroke more frequently than some other easy route on this rundown.

Ctrl+S: Save the report you’re taking a shot at. Do this as regularly as could be expected under the circumstances, in case you lose everything when your PC crashes/loses power/your feline inadvertently closes Microsoft Word.

Ctrl+T and Ctrl+Shift+T: Instead of clicking that little New Tab button in your program, press Ctrl+T to immediately open another tab and begin looking. (Reward: in the event that you inadvertently close a tab and need to bring it back, press Ctrl+Shift+T. Like Thor’s mallet getting back to his hand, the tab will return in a moment.)

The Windows key (or Command+Space on a Mac): If you have to dispatch another application, don’t go navigating your Start menu or Applications organiser. Simply press the Windows key—or hit Commnand+Space on a Mac—and begin composing the name of the application being referred to. At the point when its symbol shows up, press Enter, and you’ll have dispatched it while never going after the mouse.

Ctrl+F: Press Ctrl+F, and you’ll get a little hunt bar that causes to discover any word or expression on a page, right away moving you to the data you’re chasing. (Reward: you would then be able to utilise Ctrl+G to look through the outcomes.)

Ctrl+Shift+V: To dodge this, numerous applications let you use Ctrl+Shift+V to glue a square of text without joins and other trash, so you don’t need to sit around idly exchanging the textual style back to ordinary. Its conduct can change a piece from application to application, yet check it out—on Mac you may discover Command+Shift+V works in some applications, while Option+Shift+Command+V is needed for other people.

In the event that the above is routine to you, it’s an ideal opportunity to begin making your own alternate ways. Possibly an application doesn’t have underlying hotkeys for the activities you need, or perhaps certain alternate routes are too hard to even think about reaching with one hand (I’m conversing with you, Ctrl+Shift+Esc). There are a couple of approaches to tweak these hotkeys—some simple, and exactly somewhat further developed:

macbook keyboard shortcuts

If you are a Mac user

I’m certain most Mac users realise Command-C implies duplicate and Command-V implies paste; however, there’s a large group of other helpful alternate routes that make a Mac client’s life easier. I’ve amassed this short assortment for you:


Shut the dynamic window you are as of now in. Use Option-Command-W to close all as of now dynamic application windows.


When you press this combination, you can outer limits the front window-app to Dock or hold Command-Option-M to arrange all the programs having a place in the face application.


Pop-up or hide, show or conceal the Dock from inside almost every application.

Option Shift-Volume

For increment or reduction of the volume, simply Press Option-Shift and volume up/down. You can likewise utilise Option-Shift to change show brilliance in modest quantities.

Option Brightness Up (or down)

Utilise this command to rapidly dispatch Displays disposition/inclinations.

Control – Command – Space

When you need to embed emoticon, stickers, or different photos into what you compose, use Control-Command-Space to see the viewer where you can choose and utilise such images.


When you want to print an article that is already in the working tab, the print panel will pop-up immediately. This combination or command can be used in almost any application that has a printing panel.

Command-left/right bolts

Command and the left bolt to return back action in the program window. Hit Command option to go frontward once more.

Tab nav

Discover the path between different tabs utilising the Command-Shift-] or Command-Shift-[characters.


If you want to navigate all your tabs, currently open in the Safari browser.

Option – Command – Esc

This function is very useful when your PC screens freeze. On this occasion, you might need to give a try to this: Tap Option-Command-Esc to oblige quit the program/app you use. Occasionally a restart is what you need to get things back in motion.

Command + Control + Q

Leaving your Mac? Tap this easy route to straight away lock your device.


To sum it up

All of the above-mentioned tips are made for you to use them often and save more time. Most of them are for actions that are commonly used and frequently repeated. It depends on every one of us how many shortcuts and tools can comprehend and use to finish the task faster and make life easier.



Written by The Original PC Doctor on 20/11/2020.

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