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Master thine keyboard; Be a better person!

Tue, Aug 16, 2011

Tech

Or at least more productive… in theory…

keyboard shortcutsIf you’re the type of person that strives for efficiency, you had better know your keyboard and the shortcuts like the number of eyes on your pet. Or something. The truth is, reaching for that svelte, curvy mouse on your desk wastes time. When you spend as much time in front of a computer as most office-dwellers, that time really starts to add up.

Fortunately, if you find yourself in that camp, the good folks at openforum.com have put together a nice little list of quickies for your to memorize – including visuals! Here’s an excerpt:

If you’re aiming to speed up your workflow and impress your colleagues at the same time, check out these little gems.

1. Move the cursor one word at a time

Cut through large swaths of text with this handy trick.

2. Select one word at a time

Similarly, you can highlight entire words in your text without pecking at those arrow keys.

3. Delete entire words

Bulldoze those terrible sentences more efficiently with this shortcut.

Read on and learn: A dozen more proficiency enhancers await!

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