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16 Helpful Keyboard Shortcuts for Pages on iPad

Jul 1, 2019 - 2 Comments
Pages for iPad keyboard shortcuts

If you use Pages app with iPad and a physical keyboard, you’ll likely appreciate knowing a variety of handy keyboard shortcuts to perform many tasks within the Pages word processing app of iOS. To be able to use these keyboard shortcuts in Pages for iPad, you must have an external keyboard connected to the device, … Read More

16 Word for iPad Keyboard Shortcuts

Jun 20, 2019 - 1 Comment
Microsoft Word for iPad keyboard shortcuts

If you use Microsoft Word for iPad, you can improve your typing experience and workflow by mastering and memorizing a wide variety of keyboard shortcuts to perform many frequently used tasks, from applying styles to modifying text, or navigating within the Word document itself. In order to use these Word for iPad keyboard shortcuts you … Read More

How to Take iPad Screenshots Using Keyboard Shortcuts

May 14, 2019 - 2 Comments
How to take screenshots on iPad with keyboard shortcuts

Using an iPad with a hardware keyboard provides access to several keyboard shortcuts to quickly take screen shots on iPad. These keystrokes offer a consistent and quick way to take a screenshot on iPad without your fingers having to leave the keyboard to use the other approaches of the Home / Power button iPad screenshot … Read More

28 Safari Keyboard Shortcuts for iPad

May 2, 2019 - 4 Comments
Safari for iPad keyboard shortcuts

Safari for iPad has a wide variety of helpful keyboard shortcuts available in the app for when the iPad is connected to a physical keyboard. These are great to memorize as they’re sure to improve your Safari use, particularly if your iPad serves as a computer alternative or replacement.

22 Chrome for iPad Keyboard Shortcuts

Apr 16, 2019 - 3 Comments
iPad with Chrome and external keyboard

If you’re an iPad owner who uses Google Chrome web browser with an external keyboard connected to the iPad (Bluetooth or otherwise), you might appreciate learning a variety of handy keyboard shortcuts to help using Chrome and navigating within the app for iPad. This collection of keyboard shortcuts for Chrome on iPad works with basically … Read More

What’s the Mac Equivalent to F5 Refresh Key from Windows?

Apr 14, 2019 - 15 Comments
The Mac F5 refresh equivalent from Windows is the Command R keyboard shortcut

Mac users who have switched from the Windows platform may be accustomed to hitting the F5 function key to refresh a web browser, web site, or webpage. The F5 key is used as refresh or reload in most Windows web browsers, so when Windows users switch to Mac they might be wondering what the equivalent … Read More

How to Type the Escape Key on iPad Keyboard

Apr 12, 2019 - 25 Comments
How to press ESC escape key on iPad

Have you ever noticed that dedicated iPad keyboards do not have an Escape key? If so, you might be wondering how to type the Escape key on an iPad keyboard. iPads using an external keyboard, whether it’s an external Bluetooth keyboard, a Smart Keyboard, a brand like Brydge, Zagg, Logitech, or any other dedicated iPad … Read More

14 Notes App Keyboard Shortcuts for iPad

Mar 29, 2019 - 1 Comment
Notes app keyboard shortcuts for iPad

The Notes app for iPad has a variety of handy keyboard shortcuts available for usage within the app when a keyboard is connected to the device. If you’re a Notes app user and use an iPad with an external Bluetooth keyboard, a keyboard case, or with an Apple Smart Keyboard, you may find this collection … Read More

14 Keyboard Shortcuts for Files App on iPad

Mar 5, 2019 - 6 Comments
Files app keyboard shortcuts for iPad

A fair number of iPad users type on their tablet with an external keyboard, and one of the major benefits to that approach is that you gain access to keyboard shortcuts in most apps for iPad. The Files app for iOS is no different, and with a Smart Keyboard or external Bluetooth keyboard connected to … Read More

How to Copy & Paste on iPad

Feb 5, 2017 - 14 Comments
iPad cut copy and paste commands with Smart Keyboard

Using copy and paste on iPad is easy, and much like copying and pasting on a desktop computer or Mac, you can copy just about anything to the iPad clipboard and paste it just about anywhere that will accept input. Whether you want to copy and paste a text clip, a photo or picture, video, … Read More

Increase Font Size in Terminal for Mac OS X Quickly with Keystrokes

Jan 11, 2015 - 5 Comments

The default text size used by Terminal app in OS X can be quite small if you’re using a large resolution display. While you can change the font to be better suit your preferences, and increasing the line spacing helps reading too, another simple solution to boost readability is to simply increase the text size … Read More

How to Navigate Mail Messages with the Keyboard in Mac OS X

Nov 4, 2014 - 17 Comments
Mail app icon

Many Mac users who rely on Mail app for accessing their emails in Mac OS are in the habit of navigating emails with their mouse, double-clicking an email, closing it, then repeating to go to the next message. A lesser known option is to use the keyboard to navigate within Mail messages of Mac OS … Read More

How to Type Superscript & Subscript Text in Pages for Mac OS X

Sep 29, 2014 - 14 Comments
Type superscript or subscript text in Mac OS X Pages app

Subscript and superscript text formatting is commonly used in the math and science world when writing out chemicals, formulas, and expressions. Subscript appears slightly lower and smaller than the primary text, while superscript appears slightly higher and smaller than the primary text (like an exponent, 8^3). If you need to type subscript or superscript characters … Read More

Launch Mac App Preferences & Settings with an (Almost Universal) Keyboard Shortcut in OS X

Aug 7, 2014 - 6 Comments
Open Preferences with a Mac keyboard shortcut

Adjusting the Preferences and Settings of Mac apps is common and often a necessity to get things just right for you, particularly if you’re using an app for the first time, or setting up a new Mac. Rather than fish around in the menu items to find the Preferences or Settings menu option, you can … Read More

3 Super Simple Finder Keystroke Tips Every Mac User Must Know

Apr 16, 2014 - 8 Comments
Preview a file instantly by hitting the Space bar

The Finder offers the primary means of navigating the file system of Mac OS X, and though most users will rely entirely on clicking, dragging, and dropping, there are no shortage of keyboard shortcuts to make things even better. If you’re not going to learn them all (and let’s face it, just about nobody does), … Read More

Learn the 2 “Cancel” Button Keyboard Shortcuts in Mac OS X to Close Dialog & Alert Windows

Apr 5, 2014 - 9 Comments
Cancel Button keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X

Most Mac users know that hitting Command+W will close an open window, and we’ve covered a handful of other window management keystrokes before, but what about closing the seemingly inactionable dialog windows found with Open, Save, Save As, Export, iCloud, and Print actions? For closing those type of dialog windows, you’ll want to use the … Read More

5 Helpful Safari Keyboard Shortcuts for iPad

Nov 10, 2013 - 4 Comments
Safari Keyboard Shortcuts for iOS

The latest versions of Safari in iOS support new keyboard shortcuts to help speed up web browsing and general web navigation for iPad and iPhone users that have external keyboards attached to their devices. Those who have memorized the keyboard shortcuts for Safari on the Mac will find these to be identical to their Mac … Read More

Jump to the End or Start of a Document with a Simple Mac Keystroke

Oct 3, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Navigate to the Start or End of documents with Mac keystrokes

A couple of easy to remember keyboard shortcuts will dramatically boost your productivity when navigating around documents and webpages throughout OS X, giving you the ability to instantly jump to the beginning or end of a scrollable document. These are universal on all Macs and should work regardless of what keyboard you’re using, so whether … Read More

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