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Common Keyboard Shortcuts - MAC

April 10, 2015

Keyboards do a lot more than just type letters. This article is specific to Apple's MAC products so if you're looking for Windows shortcuts, read this article. If you frequently type documents or using a mouse gets tedious, your keyboard can help. MACs have many shortcuts that help you maneuver through your computer. Each app may have its own shortcuts, and not all shortcuts work in all apps! Whew, there's enough out there that we could teach a whole class on shortcuts - good thing we do just that!

We've listed some of the most frequently used shortcuts for MACs. Of course, they are pretty universal to Apple products so try some out on your preferred Apple product.

Start by finding the command key, often a flower-looking symbol on most standard MAC keyboards, and press both at once.

-For typing:

- Command + C = Copy

- Command + V = Paste

- Command + X = Cut

- Command + A = Select All

- Command + S = Save

- Command + Z = Undo

-General:

- Command + W = Close the front Window

- Command + Q = Quit the App

- Command + Tab = Go through open programs/apps

- Command + Shift + O = Open Documents folder

- Command + Shift + F = Open All My Files window

- Command + Shift + D = Open Desktop folder

- Command + Shift + C = Open Computer window

There are so many shortcuts we could devote an entire website to them. If these are useful and you would like to know more, sign up for a class or a one-on-one class to learn more! See our regularly scheduled classes and contact us to sign up or to schedule a one-on-one.

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Common Keyboard Shortcuts - PC

April 08, 2015

Keyboards do a lot more than just type letters. This article is specific to Windows PCs so if you're looking for MAC shortcuts, read this article. If you frequently type documents, you've probably come across some of these shortcuts; however, there's more that your keyboard can do than just cut, copy, and paste. There's also specific shortcuts depending on the version of Windows you're using! And, different programs have different shortcuts! Whew, there's enough out there that we could teach a whole class on shortcuts - good thing we do just that!

We've listed some of the most frequently used shortcuts broken down by application. Of course, they are pretty universal across the PC but the areas we listed are where they apply best.

Start by finding the control key, often Ctrl on most standard keyboards, and press both at once.

-For typing in Word:

- Ctrl + C = Copy

- Ctrl + V = Paste

- Ctrl + X = Cut

- Ctrl + A = Select All

- Ctrl + S = Save

- Ctrl + Z = Undo

-For Excel, all the above work plus:

- Ctrl + D = Fills in the same information from the cell above

- Ctrl + Spacebar = Selects the entire column

- Shift + Spacebar = Selects the entire row

- F2 = Edit the current cell

-General Windows:

- Windows Key (often with the Windows logo) = Show Start Menu

- Windows Key + D = Show Desktop

- Alt + Tab = Go through open programs/apps

There are so many shortcuts we could devote an entire website to them. If these are useful and you would like to know more, sign up for a class or a one-on-one class to learn more! See our regularly scheduled classes and contact us to sign up or to schedule a one-on-one.

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Contact us, or stop in to 360 Technology Solutions in Fulton Station, 3715 Patriot Way, Suite 139, Wilmington, NC 28412. We're waiting to meet you and help you at any point in the lifecycle of your technology!

 

 

 

Happy Easter

April 02, 2015

We will be closing our office in observance of Good Friday.

We want to wish everyone a Happy Easter! Here's to good weather! Enjoy the day with family and friends; that's what we'll be doing! We'll see you all Monday.

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Contact us, or stop in to 360 Technology Solutions in Fulton Station, 3715 Patriot Way, Suite 139, Wilmington, NC 28412. We're waiting to meet you and help you at any point in the lifecycle of your technology!

 

 

Costco Networking Event

April 02, 2015

We love Costco! If you have a membership, you probably love them too. Another great service they provide is a Before Business Hours networking event that occurs the second Tuesday of every month. It's a great was for small business members to get to know one another. Light breakfast is served while each attendee is able to speak about their business. It's a great event and is FREE to Costco Gold Star and Business members! If you don't have a membership, you're able to attend as a guest. We'll be there - hope to see you too!

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Contact us, or stop in to 360 Technology Solutions in Fulton Station, 3715 Patriot Way, Suite 139, Wilmington, NC 28412. We're waiting to meet you and help you at any point in the lifecycle of your technology!