11.27.2016

Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts are on the top of my “Favorite Things” list. I get embarrassingly excited about these when I discover new shortcuts 🙈 Shout-Out to Alice Keeler, who helps keep me updated! 

Happy Keyboarding! 

Great tip to teach the kiddos who use shared Chromebooks!

ctrl-shift-t

Accidentally closed a tab?! Ctrl Shift T can restore it!


ctrl-k

Highlight text and hit Ctrl K to add a hyperlink

drive-share

Click on the item in Drive and hit the “period” key.

ctrl

Ctrl “minus” key

ctrl

Ctrl “plus” key

ctrl-0

Ctrl “zero”

ctrl-a

In Docs, Slides, or any text box, Ctrl “A” key

ctrl-e-forms

When using Google Forms, Ctrl “E” to open Settings Gear Icon

ctrl-k

Highlight any word or phrase that to hyperlink, Ctrl “K” key

ctrl-l

No need to click anything! When your tab/window is open, just hit Ctrl “L” key.

ctrl-shift-enter-forms

To insert a new question in Google Forms, hit Ctrl Shift Enter all at once.

ctrl-shift-t

Accidentally closed a tab you need? Ctrl Shift T will bring it back!

ctrl-t

To open a new tab, Ctrl “T”.

ctrl-w

To close a tab, Ctrl “W”.

ctrl-z

Undo almost any editing, Ctrl “Z”.

drive-rename

Click on the item in Drive, and hit “N” key.

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