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What's Your Favorite Shortcut?

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Ayu Adiati

ctrl + z all the way! ๐Ÿ˜

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GrahamTheDev

Taking a left at Waverley avenue instead of going straight on via Brampton place.

Saves me 5 minutes each time. ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ’—

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Michael Tharrington

Thanks dad! ๐Ÿ˜†

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Ben Halpern

Not writing tests or documentation and then regretting it for years to come.

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Retiago Drago

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘„๐Ÿ‘

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Parzival

I don't have one favorite but a list of favorites.

General Shortcuts:

  1. Ctrl + C: Copy selected text or item.
  2. Ctrl + X: Cut selected text or item.
  3. Ctrl + V: Paste copied/cut text or item.
  4. Ctrl + Z: Undo the last action.
  5. Ctrl + Y: Redo the last undone action.
  6. Ctrl + S: Save the current file.
  7. Ctrl + F: Find text in a document or web page.
  8. Ctrl + P: Print the current document.
  9. Ctrl + A: Select all (text, files, etc.).
  10. Ctrl + N: Open a new window or tab (browser).
  11. Alt + Tab: Switch between open applications or tabs.
  12. Ctrl + Alt + Del: Open the Task Manager (Windows).

Web Browsing Shortcuts:

  1. Ctrl + T: Open a new tab in your web browser.
  2. Ctrl + W: Close the active tab in your web browser.
  3. Ctrl + Tab: Switch to the next tab.
  4. Ctrl + Shift + Tab: Switch to the previous tab.
  5. F5 or Ctrl + R: Refresh the web page.

Window Management Shortcuts:

  1. Alt + F4: Close the active window.
  2. Win + Left/Right Arrow: Snap the window to the left or right side of the screen (Windows).
  3. Alt + Space, then N: Minimize the active window to the taskbar (Windows).
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FJones

Only missing the "oh crap, not that one" shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+T

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Oscar

Never knew Ctrl + Tab existed. I think I can browse the internet without a mouse now!

Also, you can use Ctrl + L to jump the search bar.

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Kom Senapati

Very helpful man!! Thanks

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Bala Madhusoodhanan

Windows logo key + period (.) - launches emoji panel

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Matt Ellen

also works with windows key + semicolon (;)

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Michael Tharrington

Oooo yeah, good one!

On Mac it's CTRL + CMD + Space ... definitely one I use a bunch!

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Mitchell Mutandah

Cmd + C and Cmd + V as always.

Guess what? My sister just busted me for going overboard with the letter "C" on her keyboard! ๐Ÿ™ˆ I may have over-"C"-do'ed it a bit and now her keyboard is feeling the "C"raze. Oops! ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿฆ„

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Chantal

And that sister is just here hahahahahaha.

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Aidas Petryla

ctrl + e
I'm using some browser extension and have ctrl + e set up to switch between recently used tabs. This saves me a lot of time at the end of the day.

PS There are also nice extensions to move the tabs around. Sometimes it's nice to put some related tabs together fast.

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Pradumna Saraf

cmd + c and cmd + v

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Renan Ferro

CMD + K My shortcut for committing in WebStorm (Committing is always a feeling of relief ๐Ÿคฃ).

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Ben Sinclair

CTRL-R for searching command history in the shell.

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Michael R. Taylor

IntelliJ's Shift Shift to search everywhere is really growing on me!

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Retiago Drago

Win + . for windows user to add my personality whenever I text

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Abdulla Sinan Shehzab

Alt+tab ๐Ÿ˜

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Darryl Bayliss

cmd + space on mac for spotlight. So useful!

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Kom Senapati

Win + X Then U two times to shutdown my windows machine.