keyboard shortcuts

Three Keyboard Shortcuts Left-Handers Can Actually Use

Those who use a computer mouse with their left hand will be happy to know that common keyboard shortcuts like cut, copy and paste do have alternatives on the right side of the keyboard.

Three Windows Shortcuts Every Beginner Should Know

If there’s one thing that will make you faster and more productive on a computer, it’s keyboard shortcuts. There are a lot of keyboard shortcuts beginners should know, but here are three specific to Windows.

12+ Tips And Tricks To Work Faster In Microsoft Outlook

Love it or hate it, Microsoft Outlook is still the de facto email client at many offices. It’s been a while since we took a look at good old Outlook, so here are some of our favourite tricks to increase your productivity in this all-in-one email, calendar, tasks and notes program.

Fast Text Strikethrough In Excel [Video]

Earlier this week we showed you a handy keyboard shortcut for strikethrough text in Excel. Here’s a video demo, courtesy of Vine.

Use This Keyboard Shortcut For Strikethrough Text In Excel

Want to apply a strikethrough effect to text in Excel? All you need is this simple keyboard shortcut.

This Mac Workflow Swaps Out Text Instead Of Copy Or Pasting It

Mac: Sometimes, cut, copy and paste aren’t really enough. If you’d prefer to swap out text instead, developer Peter Ellis Jones shares his Automator workflow for adding a “swap” function.

Actions For iPad Adds 'Flows' For More Complex Keyboard Shortcuts

iPad: We’re fans ofActions, the iPad app that allows you to use your iPad as a hotkey menu for your computer. Those hotkeys are getting a little more useful with the introduction of Flows, a system where you can chain together actions.

Evernote + Keyboard Maestro = More Productive Filing

Mac: We’re big fans of Evernote, but that doesn’t mean the app doesn’t have room for improvement. If you’re a Mac user, blogger Patrick Welker shares his Keyboard Maestro setup that adds a handy set of hotkeys for instantly filing and moving around content in Evernote.

Option+Click Everything: 15 OS X Tricks Enabled With The Option Key

The option key on your keyboard can unlock all kinds of hidden little tricks in Mac OS X that add, you guessed it, more options. Here are some of our favourites.

The 10 Best Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

Excel is a powerful spreadsheet, but you can’t call yourself a power user until you’ve mastered the essential keyboard shortcuts. Here are the 10 everyone needs to know.