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Every Keyboard Shortcut You Need For Getting Around The Web

There’s a lot of stuff out there on the web, and you want to be able to get around all of it fast. You can of course make use of your mouse but there are always times when a keyboard combo is more efficient and more convenient. The ones we’ve listed here have all been tested with Google Chrome, but many will work with other browsers too.

Go Back With Backspace Brings The Backspace Shortcut Back To Chrome

Chrome: In the newest version of Chrome, Google changed the backspace key’s behaviour so it no longer works as a keyboard shortcut to go back a page. Go Back with Backspace is a Google developed extension that brings that behaviour back.

Jump Between Categories In Spotlight With A Keyboard Shortcut

Mac: Spotlight search is great, but some search terms come up with a ton of different document categories. OS X Daily points out that you can easy jump between those different categories with a keyboard shortcut.

Use Marks To Quickly Navigate Through The OS X Command Line

Mac: The best part of working in the command line is the fact you never really need to touch your mouse, but navigating through the commands you’ve used can be a bit cumbersome. Over on How-To Geek, they point out a simple way to jump between prior commands using the mark feature.

Chrome Will Finally Stop Going Back A Page When You Accidentally Hit Backspace

If you’ve ever lost a form you’re filling out because the Backspace key sends you to the previous page, get ready to be happy. In the newest Canary builds of Chrome, Google has added the ability to stop using the Backspace key as a Back browser button.

How To Build A Cheap DIY, Programmable Macro Keypad

Custom macro keypads are great for shortcuts in video games, document editing, or anywhere else a good keyboard shortcut comes in handy. The problem is they tend to get expensive, especially when you look at higher-end models. Luckily, it’s easy and cheap to build your own.

OptionSpace Adds A Spotlight-Like Search For Menu Items In OS X

Mac: While learning keyboard shortcuts certainly puts you on the fast track to obtaining your official productivity geek credibility card, it’s not for everyone. OptionSpace is a little app for OS X that allows you to instantly pull up a search menu to find various menu bar items just like your would with Spotlight.

Learn All The Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts With This Cheat Sheet

Windows 10 comes with a few new keyboard shortcuts to take advantage of new features like the virtual desktop and the action center. Here’s a handy table of shortcuts you might not know about yet.

Enable 'Save As' On A Mac With The Option Key

OS X got rid of the option to “Save As” in favour of “Export” a while ago, but Appleworld Today points out that you can bring it back in a lot of apps by holding down the Option key.

49 Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows 10 Ninjas

If you want to give the impression that you’re a master of Windows 10, learning a few keyboard shortcuts is the best way to go about it — you can navigate around the interface, get apps in position, trigger events and change settings with a couple of taps on your keyboard. Here are 49 shortcuts that will turn you into a Windows 10 ninja in no time.

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