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Useful keyboard shortcuts


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  1. Mac
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  3. ALT + CMD + SPACE to search in finder
  4. CMD + ALT + Left/Right to switch between tabs
  5. CMD + L to access the input field
  6. CMD + ` on a mac to tab through application windows
  7. CMD + OPT + ESC to Force Quit apps
  8. CMD + Tab to cycle through open apps on Mac
  9. CMD + H to hide the window
  10. CMD + ALT + H to hide other windows
  11. Shift + CMD + I when in safari opens a mail with the link of the current page in it
  12. CMD + T followed by CMD + K to perform a search in a new tab
  13. ALT + CMD + Eject put the mac to sleep
  14. CMD + Shift + A to autofill forms in Safari
  15. OPT/CMD + arrow keys – also hold Shift to select. Makes it easy to delete multiple words/lines quickly
  16. CMD + OPT + Shift and V to paste without coping the formatting of what you pasted
  17. CTRL + OPT + CMD + 8. Inverts Mac screen colors
  18. CMD + Shift + 4. Saves a snapshot of a selected area to the desktop (You can then press spacebar to cycle between a crosshair or window selection)
  19. CMD + CTRL + Shift + 4 = snap a screen a picture of a marquee area of the screen and copy it to clipboard
  20. CMD + SPACE to open spotlight
  21. CTRL + OPT + CMD + Eject Quits all applications and shuts the computer down
  22. CMD + E to eject selected volume on the Mac
  23. CTRL + Shift + CMD + 3 for clipboard – screenshot, compared to print-screen on PCs
  24. CMD + , on a Mac to access current app preferences
  25. CMD + OPT click and drag creates an alias of the file where you drag it
  26. CMD + Delete to move to trash
  27. CMD + Shift + Delete to empty the trash from Finder
  28. CTRL + OPT + CMD + . = increase contrast CTRL + OPT + CMD + , = decrease contrast
  29. CMD + OPT + D to hide/unhide the dock
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  31. Windows
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  33. CTRL + INS to copy, Shift + INS to paste, Shift + Delete to cut. Such an underappreciated series of hotkeys.
  34. CTRL + 0 to return web page to 100% (default) zoom level
  35. CTRL + Shift + Eject to turn off monitor
  36. CTRL + Shift + ESC on windows to get to task manager directly
  37. Win7: WIN + M to minimize all opened windows
  38. WIN + Left/Right to put windows side by side. Nice live coding method.
  39. CTRL + K + D this hotkey indents html and c# code nicely
  40. WIN + D (return to desktop)
  41. ALT + BACK to backspace by the word rather than by the character
  42. win: Shift + Delete delete files without saving to trash bin
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  44. Linux
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  46. CTRL + ALT + T to open Terminal on Ubuntu. I can’t live without it now
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  48. Photoshop / Illustrator
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  50. CMD + Shift + C in Photoshop to copy the merged selection (save’s you the step of merging your file then undoing!)
  51. In Photoshop – CMD + ALT + 0 to resize the window to 100% is essential for web designers!
  52. Shift + ALT + CMD + S (win: CTRL + Shift + ALT + S)… Save for web in Photoshop
  53. CTRL + Shift + C flatten and copy with transparency, Photoshop
  54. Illustrator CTRL + 7 to crop image
  55. Photoshop: CTRL + Shift + ALT + E merges all visible layers to a new layer on top of the others without deleting them
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  57. Firefox / Chrome
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  59. CTRL + Shift + E for Edit CSS (Firefox/Webmasters Toolbar)
  60. CMD + Shift + C Inspect Element // Firefox—Firebug // Chrome—Developer Tools
  61. CTRL + Shift + T to open closed tabs FF Chrome, and CTRL + Shift + N to open closed windows FF
  62. Firefox CTRL + L to enable retyping of a web address
  63. ESC hides the mousepointer (in browser). Great for Screenshots
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  65. Honorable Mention: Mouse Gestures
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  67. “I almost stopped using hot keys when started using mouse gestures, both in ff and chrome”
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  69. Press Shift and scroll your mousewheel. Scrolls horizontally on the page
  70. Click on links using mousewheel in FF & Chrome and links open automatically in new tab

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