You asked for it ... General Keyboard Shortcuts

Using keyboard shortcuts to navigate around your desktop will allow you to work quicker and smarter, but more importantly can impress your co-workers. In this article, I think you will be able to find a couple that you can use regularly. Have fun!

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Action

Help! WIN+F1 Cmd+Shift+?
Copy CTRL+C Cmd+C
Paste CTRL+V Cmd+V
Switch between open windows ALT+TAB Cmd+Tab
Capture entire screen to clipboard Print Screen Shift+Ctrl+Cmd+3
Logout WIN, then left arrow (3x), then L Opt+Cmd+shift+Q
Lock desktop WIN+L Ctrl+Shift+Eject
Show/hide desktop WIN+D Fn+F11
Open file CTRL+O Cmd+O
Make new folder CTRL+SHIFT+N Shift+Cmd+N
Shutdown computer ALT+F4, then select shutdown Ctrl+Opt+Cmd+Eject
Open My Computer WIN+E Shift+Cmd+C
Print CTRL+P Cmd+P
Search in current window CTRL+F Cmd+F
Force quit CTRL+SHIFT+ESC, then choose applications Cmd+Opt+Esc
Close current window CTRL+W Cmd+W
Save file CTRL+S (Windows 7) Cmd+S
Get item info or properties ALT+Enter Cmd+I
Quit an open program ALT+F4 Cmd+Q

Note: If your Windows keyboard does not have a Windows key (Win), try using CTRL+ESC instead.


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