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How to Open Activity Monitor by Keyboard Shortcut on Mac

Feb 1, 2023 - 2 Comments
Use a keyboard shortcut for opening Activity Monitor on Mac

Many Mac users rely on Activity Monitor to quickly terminate processes and monitor system resources on their Macs. Creating a keyboard shortcut for quick access to Activity Monitor can be a beneficial trick to more easily access the task manager in MacOS. This article will demonstrate how to use the Shortcuts app to make a … Read More

How to See Keyboard Shortcuts in MacOS Ventura

Dec 7, 2022 - 4 Comments
See Keyboard Shortcuts App Shortcuts etc in MacOS Ventura

Some Mac users have found it difficult to see keyboard shortcuts in MacOS Ventura, specifically within the freshly redesigned new System Settings experience that replaced System Preferences. Gone is the obvious and here comes obscurity, so it’s not too surprising that some users aren’t able to see the keyboard shortcuts for custom added App Shortcuts, … Read More

Creating a “Save as PDF” Keyboard Shortcut in MacOS Ventura

Dec 6, 2022 - 15 Comments
How to Save as PDF keyboard shortcut on Mac

If you work with a lot of PDF files, you’d probably appreciate having the ability to press a keyboard shortcut to save files, webpages, and documents as PDF files on the Mac. You can set that up rather easily, and we’ll walk through the process. If you have long been using the old trick to … Read More

37 Zoom Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac

Jan 31, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Zoom keyboard shortcuts for Mac

If you’re living in a world of Zoom Meetings and video conferences, you may want to familiarize yourself with the many keyboard shortcuts available for Zoom on Mac. With keystrokes, you’ll be able to join and start meetings, mute and unmute your audio, start and stop your video, start screen sharing, view participants, raise and … Read More

8 Useful Zoom Keyboard Shortcuts for iPad

Nov 16, 2021 - 1 Comment
Zoom iPad keyboard shortcuts

If you use Zoom on an iPad, and you use a keyboard case or external keyboard with your iPad, then you might appreciate learning some useful keyboard shortcuts for Zoom on iPad. With keyboard shortcuts, you’ll be able to mute and unmute your microphone, start and stop your video, hide and show the chat window … Read More

How to Use Keyboard as Mouse on Mac

Aug 11, 2021 - 7 Comments
How to Use the Keyboard as Mouse on Mac

Did you know you can use your Keyboard as a mouse for Mac? This is an excellent accessibility feature, but it has some other uses too. For example, did your MacBook’s trackpad stop working all of a sudden? Or did your Magic Mouse battery go out? Whatever the case, you can control your Mac with … Read More

Using the Get Info Keyboard Shortcut on Mac

Apr 27, 2021 - 3 Comments
Using the Get Info Keyboard Shortcut on Mac

Do you want to be able to quickly check the size of a file on a Mac? Or perhaps you want to see when a particular app was last opened? Or perhaps you want to see what version an app is? You can use the “Get Info” option on Mac OS for doing this, and … Read More

12 Essential iPad Keyboard Shortcuts

Sep 22, 2020 - 3 Comments
Essential iPad keyboard shortcuts

Using a hardware keyboard with iPad adds a large variety of helpful keyboard shortcuts that can greatly improve workflows on the tablet. While many apps have their own collections of keyboard shortcuts for use with iPad, it turns out that so does iPadOS itself. With iPad keyboard shortcuts alone, you can immediately close an app … Read More

How to Find Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

Aug 1, 2020 - 10 Comments
How to Find Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

Whether you primarily use your Mac for work, school, or any other purpose, you can save some of your valuable time with the help of keyboard shortcuts on macOS. There are so many shortcuts available that it may overwhelm you at first, but we’ll help you with that by revealing how you can discover and … Read More

How to Type & Access Emoji by Keyboard Shortcut on iPad

Jul 10, 2020 - 1 Comment
Emoji keyboard shortcut on iPad

The ability to access and type Emoji and switch keyboards quickly by keyboard shortcut is yet another handy feature available to iPad when used with a hardware keyboard. And if you use multiple language keyboards on iPad, you can use the same keystroke to switch between those keyboards too.

What Do the F1, F2, F3, Through F12 Keys Do on Mac Keyboards?

Feb 11, 2020 - 16 Comments
Typing the Euro symbol on a Mac keyboard

If you’re sat in front of your Mac now, take a look down at your keyboard. Sure, it has all of the characters you’d expect from a keyboard, but there are some keys along the top of the keyboard that might not be familiar to you. These are called function keys and all have Fx … Read More

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 - 16 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 - 36 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

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