Shortcuts

 
What Keyboard shortcuts
My Machine
  • Find the shortcut to put your machine to sleep
    • My home (Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro) Fn+F4 (not working!)
    • My work (HP EliteBook 850 G5) Fn+F3 (does not work for this model!)
    • Alternative in Windows 10 to put to sleep is WinKey + x + u + s
  • Yoga:
    • Mutes/unmutes the sound Fn+PrtSc
    • Increases/decreases sound volume Fn + F2/F3
    • Enable/Disable the keyboard backlight Fn + Spacebar
Windows
  • Open Task Manager Ctrl+Shift+Esc or Ctrl+Alt+Del & select Start Task Manager
  • Close program no questions asked Alt+F4
  • Same as right click for context menu Menu key (next to the right-hand windows key)
  • Select All (in the current field or document) Ctrl+a
  • Find (works in most software) Ctrl+f
  • Select text from cursor to start/end line Shit+Home/End
  • Shake Windows off Your Desktop, minimise everything but the active window by grabbing the title bar with the mouse and shaking
  • Resize Desktop Icons using the Scroll Wheel, click your desktop, hold the Ctrl key and roll the scroll wheel forward and backward
  • Windows Key shortcuts
    • Dock/snap the window to each side of the monitor WinKey + ←/→
    • Move the window to the monitor on the left or right, this makes Windows keep the position of the active window (left, centre or right) while switching it between displays Shift+WinKey + ←/→
    • Return screen to vertical when you have accidentally moved it sideways Ctrl+Alt+WinKey + ↑/
      • If you have another monitor to one side, once the widow is adjacent, pushing the same keys one more time takes it to the adjacent half of the secondary display.
  • Maximise the active window WinKey + (↔ toggles back)
  • Jump lists, starts/switches to the app pinned to the taskbar in that position WinKey+1..9
  • Zoom in/out WinKey+(+/-)
  • Focus notification tray WinKey+b
  • Lock workstation WinKey + l
  • Open Run dialog WinKey + r
  • Show System Information and to access PATH under the Advanced tab WinKey+Pause/Break
  • Cycle through open programs WinKey+tab, it’s better than alt+tab
  • Open Task view showing thumnails of all open apps – WinKey + Tab
  • Windows 10 Virtual desktop:
    • Switch to the virtual desktop on the left\right Winkey+ctrl +←/→
    • Add a virtual desktop Winkey+ctrl+d
    • Close the current virtual desktop Winkey + ctrl+F4
Windows Explorer
  • Open WinKey + e
  • Up Level: Alt +
  • Adds Command Prompt Here Shift+Right-Click on a folder
  • Display the old-style menus Alt
  • Create new folder Ctrl+Shift+n
  • Copy as path context menu option Shift+Right-Click
  • Rename F2
  • Access special folders (or open from WinKey+r)
    • sendto or shell:sendto
    • startup or shell:startup
    • shell:PrintersFolder
Browser
  • Open link in new tab Shift+Middle mouse click
  • Focuses address bar F6 or Alt+d
  • Move between tabs Ctrl+tab
  • Close tab Ctrl+w
  • New tab Ctrl+t
  • Full screen F11
  • If you type something in the address bar and then press control + enter, whatever you type will be surrounded by www. and .com
  • Chrome – google search in address bar / omnibox Ctrl+k
  • Chrome – I’m feeling lucky search Ctrl+l
  • Developer console – Ctrl+Shift+j
Outlook
  • Mark as Read Ctrl + q
  • Delete Ctrl+d
  • Reply Ctrl+R
  • Reply All Alt+R (Ctrl+Shift+r)
  • Forward Alt+W
  • Move emails to Ctrl+Shift+v
  • Send email Ctrl+Return
  • Go to date on calendar Ctrl+g
  • Switch between email/calendar/contacts/tasks Ctrl+1/2/3/4
  • Manage Quick steps
    • They use Shortcuts Ctrl+Shift+#,
      e.g. I have one to Clear Categories
PowerPoint
  • Move between objects Shift-Tab
  • Move objects up and down by pixel Ctrl + ←/→
Thunderbird
  • Remove tags 0
WhatsApp Desktop
  • Start new chat ctrl+n
  • Next chat ctrl+shift+]
  • Previous chat ctrl+shift+[
YouTube
  • Pressing the 1 key will make the video start playing at the 10% point, pressing 2 takes you to the 20% point, and so on
  • To pause a video press spacebar or k
  • To fast forward press l
  • To rewind press j
  • When paused, to watch frame by frame forward or backwards, press the period or comma key
Android
  • To go straight to the Quick Settings panel just place two fingers on the top of your screen and drag down.
    • In stock Android, when you drag the notification drawer down, you can tap the button in the upper right to access quick settings like Wi-Fi, data, brightness, Aeroplane Mode. The shortcut gets to it quicker
  • You can swipe to dismiss notifications; from v6+ (MarshMallow) you can press and hold the notification to set preferences for that app
  • Chrome swipe left or right on the address bar to quickly switch between open tabs
  • Tap and hold on menus: you don’t have to tap on the 3 vertical dots to open a menu and then tap again. Just tap and hold on the menu button and then drag down to the option you want
  • Safe mode Press and hold the power button to bring up the Power Off pop-up, then press and hold the pop-up to find the Safe Mode option. To get out of Safe Mode, just reboot your phone again
  • Camera shortcut Find what works for yours, on mine I twist the phone on others it might be a double press of the power button
  • Take screenshot simply hold the power and volume down buttons at the same time
7+ Taskbar tweaker
  • Move volume up/down move mouse wheel over taskbar notification area
Keepass
  • Toggle password Ctrl+h
Ditto
  • Open clipboard history Ctrl+WinKey+’
Xmind
  • New line when adding text anywhere Shift+enter
Greenshot
  • Capture region of screen Print Scrn
7-Zip
  • One external editor defined in options, to open current file F4
Jira
  • Switch between Backlog/Active Board/Reports 1 /2 / 3
  • Search /
  • JQL search window g + i
  • Create an issue c
  • Comment on issue m
  • Issue navigator u
  • Edit fields/actions window .
  • Active board
    • Presentation mode z
    • Toggle all swimlanes
    • Hide/Show Detail View t
  • Backlog
    • Send to top s + t
    • Send to bottom s + b
Confluence
  • Add date picker /
  • Mention colleagues @
  • Open up Macro Browser {
Evernote Windows App
  • Create new note Ctrl+Alt+n
  • Find WinKey+Shift+f
  • I disable other shortcuts to capture & copy & paste screen
Trello web App
  • Toggle Label Names ; shows or hides the names of labels on a board. You can also click any label on a board to toggle this
  • New card n opens a pop-over that allows you to add a card after the currently selected card, or in an empty list
Google Sheets
  • Create new google suite document: Just enter doc.new, sheet.new, etc. into your browser and it will instantly create a new, blank version.
  • Move between sheets in a workbook: Alt+Shift+k to display list & / + enter to select. These are the only ones I can get to work in Chrome, see others, ymmv.
  • Hide a column: Ctrl+Alt+0
Google Drive
  • Star files/folders including ones “Shared with me”. these are then accessible via the “Starred” menu item: s
Google Calendar
  • Jump to today: t
  • Create event: c
  • Search: /
  • Scroll to previous date range: k or p
  • Scroll to next date range: j or n
  • Views (day): 1 or d, (week): 2 or w, (month): 3 or m; (4 days): 4 or x, (agenda): 5 or a
Gmail
  • Delete current email: #
  • New message in pop up window: c
  • Move up and down through your emails: j / k, enter to open email if not opened already
  • Search: /
  • Move to drafts folder: g d
  • Make your text bold: ctrl + b
  • Make your text italicized: ctrl + i
  • Create a numbered list: ctrl + shift + 7
  • Create a bulleted list: ctrl + shift + 8
  • Insert a hyperlink for highlighted text: ctrl + k
Custom
  • Launchy Alt + Spacebar
  • AutoHotKey
    • Copy with no formatting Ctrl+WinKey+c
    • Set active window to be always on top Ctrl+Spacebar
    • Activates Chrome WinKey+c
    • Activates Skype WinKey+y
    • Paste address/email/gmail/mobile/name/work email/postcode F10+a/e/g/m/n/w/z
  • Finestra
    • Switch desktop Alt+1/2 (Numpad)
    • Send window to desktop WinKey+Alt+1/2 (Numpad)
Texting
  • When texting, at the end of a sentence, hit the space bar twice and it will add a full stop