Let`s Revise the Most Useful Shortcuts

Bradley Nice
Feb 25 · 2 min read

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp — all-in-one help authoring tool

What can be more boring and uninspiring than clicking all the time? :) This can become a terrible routine. Let`s get back to some useful shortcuts to save our time and nerve!

For Windows:

  • Ctrl +←/→ — replace the cursor
  • Ctrl + W — close the window
  • Ctrl + N — open a new window
  • Ctrl + F — find something
  • Ctrl + F4 — close the active document
  • Ctrl + Shift + T — open the recently closed window
  • Ctrl + Shift + N — create a new folder
  • Ctrl + Shift + Esc — open the task manager.
  • F2 — rename the folder
  • Windows Key + P — use several screens
  • Windows + Shift + S — make a screenshot of a specific area
  • Windows Key + R — оpens the run menu
  • Windows Key + M — minimize all the windows
  • Shift + Windows Key + M — restore the windows that were minimized with the previous keystroke.

For Mac:

  • Command+C — copy the selected item
  • Command+D — duplicate the selected item
  • Command+E — eject the selected volume
  • Command+F — display find dialog
  • Command+M — minimize the active window
  • Command+W — close the active window
  • Command+O — open the selected item
  • Command+Z — undo the last action
  • Command+1 — show the active window in icon mode
  • Command+2 — show the active window in list mode
  • Command+3 — show the active window in column mode
  • Command+Del — move selected items to the trash
  • Command+Shift+G — take you to the folder that you specify
  • Command+Shift+H — take you to your home folder
  • Command+Shift+Del — delete the contents of the trash
  • Space — quick look

I hope this short reminder is helpful to you! Don`t forget to use these shortcuts and make your working process easier =)


Have a nice day!

Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.com — best online documentation tool for SaaS vendors

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