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Top Tech Savvy Tips and Tricks

Published on 05 September 14
Who doesn't want to be good at technology in our times? We all want to master it in order to complete our tasks and assignments with speed and on time. This is why we've compiled a list of the top tech tips and tricks that are very helpful.

We all use computers to make our work less tedious and more productive. But, are you really making optimal use of technology?

If you didn't know about the following tips and tricks, you’re probably still lagging behind. Take a look:
When you are working with applications, files and text, keyboard shortcuts can be highly useful. You will use the Alt or Ctrl key to apply most keyboard shortcuts in Windows.
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1. Working with Files and Applications

Keyboard shortcuts help you open, switch and close application in less time. You can also create new files using them.

Some handy keys are:

  • Delete: Send selected files to the Recycle Bin

  • Enter: Open a selected file or application

  • Ctrl+N: Create a new file

  • Ctrl+O: Open an existing file

  • Ctrl+P: Print an open file

  • Ctrl+S: Save the current file

  • Ctrl+Z: Undo the previous action

  • Ctrl+F: Find a word or phrase in the current file

2. Working with Text

You can use the following keys:

  • Ctrl+X: Cut the selected text

  • Ctrl+C: Copy the selected text

  • Ctrl+V: Paste the copied or cut text

  • Ctrl+A: Select the entire text on a page

  • Ctrl+B: Bold the selected text

  • Ctrl+I: Italicize the selected text

  • Ctrl+U: Underline the selected text

Mouse is much more than just a few clicks if you know the following shortcut keys:
1. Double-click:
In addition to opening files and applications, double-clicking on the left button can help you perform several other tasks. For example, when working with text in an email, you can double-click to select the word. Then you can copy or delete the selected text, as well as add formatting to it.
2. Right-Click:
  • You can change the background by right-clicking on the desktop or view several other options

  • You can open formatting options by right-clicking while working in a word processor

  • When working on a web browser, you can select and right-click a word to search for it in Google

3. Triple-click:
  • In a work processing application, you can triple-click on paragraphs to automatically select the entire text

  • You can triple-click on a URL to select it

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