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 Increase productivity with the computer using key combination

If we want to be more productive in our work, and that also includes the use of a keyboard, then we must know the shortcuts or hotkeys that will allow us to perform any action by combining keys without the need to use the mouse to find the option, in this case browsers and multiple software, have their functions and with a few learned keys we can make our navigation between web sites faster, as in general computer use.

No doubt a good knowledge of shortcuts helps us to increase our productivity (do more things in less time) with the applications we use most frequently. KeyRocket is a program for Windows that teaches us, through useful messages on screen, the existing keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Office applications.


KeyRocket is an excellent program to learn and master the more than 1,600 keyboard shortcuts available in Windows Explorer and the suite of programs of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook).

The software is currently a Professor of shortcut of Microsoft Office and Windows Explorer through auto-pop-ups, showing relevant keyboard shortcuts when an action of the mouse key is recognized. For example, let's say that you press the bold ('B') located in the Word menu bar, KeyRocket recognizes it and will tell you via a small notification window you can also press Ctrl + B.

At the time of writing, KeyRocket is compatible with Windows XP-8 and more than 1,700 Office 2003 shortcuts to 2013.

The idea is simple: once the application is installed, this study our habits in the use of keyboard shortcuts for the mentioned applications. Probably not often use or not use the most of the available keyboard shortcuts. The program then we will display useful tips immediately after detecting any action with the mouse that could be replaced by a keyboard shortcut. For example, if you use the mouse to copy selected text to the Clipboard, after performing this action KeyRocket will show a message recommending we use the next time the combination of keys CTRL + C.

WinHotKey is another free program that offers us the possibility of improving access to our common applications in the form of tied of the keyboard, to increase our productivity at work. We all have a series of statements that perform several times a day, one of the ways that are recommended to reduce these times is making use of keyboard shortcuts, Windows default incorporates various shortcuts that expedite us some actions, but not all with this program can modify to our liking these shortcuts and create new ones.

With WinHotKey we can perform actions by overshadows:

Open documents
Insert regular texts
Launch applications
Open a folder
Maximize window
Minimize all Windows
Send emails


Also can improve productivity on the computer with this application launcher. With only enter a letters can quickly access a program or a file.

But there is also another way to quickly run programs with TaTuich. TaTuich is a tool that allows us to assign a keyboard shortcut to open any file or program.

The use is simple, click Open to select the shortcut that we set, choose the shortcut key in the box below and click on Add. You can modify each entry and of course delete them. The program runs in the system tray waiting to I press a keyboard shortcut to launch a program or file.

CheatSheet for Mac

Free application to run in the background, allowing you to see all the keyboard shortcuts for the active application. If we pressed the key command will appear a window where it will show all.

But there's something very interesting about CheatSheet, if we pass the mouse over such keyboard will be able to activate it. So you have double utility. On the one hand to remember key combinations, by other more easily the action that we find. Ideal if, for example, don't remember whether the rules option is in the view or window menu. CheatSheet only works with OS X 10.7 or higher.

Shortcuts for Gmail

The creators of KeyRocket have also released an extension for Chrome that alerts you of Gmail shortcuts. Once installed the extension, you'll see small pop-up messages at the bottom of the screen after you perform a specific action of the mouse.
Combination of shortcut keys

For example, if you click on the "Write" button to start a new message, you will see a notice that says: "Press C to compose a message", to let you know the next time

Similarly, if you click on "Inbox ', you will see a message indicating a faster would be the hit ' G & I ' at the same time."

The only thing this application not tells you, is that you have to first activate keyboard shortcuts in the configuration, which can lead to some confusion on users (update: a small popup will not tell that you enable this option, but it is easy to overlook the fact). This is quite easy to do, of course, but a lot of users will have this setting to "off"position. Simply click 'Settings' at the top of the right side of your screen, and you should see an option to activate the functionality of keyboard shortcuts.

This is a page that contains a very complete and enormous amount of our keyboard shortcuts stored in your database, which modified, adding new shortcuts daily. For all kinds of applications such as: Winamp, Gmail, Photoshop, Acrobat, HTML editors, Windows Vista, Microsoft Word, music players, among others.

Obviously it is difficult to remember the shortcut of every program that we use, just having them known, but, until we desenvolvamos us with ease when you use them, Key Xl brings us a search engine by placing the name of the program that you want to use in the same, this reminds us of its combination of keys for quick access.

Keyboard shortcuts for the web browser

To facilitate the navigation, the following shortcut keys have been used:

Key S: Skip navigation and go to content
Key 1: home page (last entry in the blog)
Key 2: Glossary of accessibility and usability
Key 3: site map
Key 4: search on the blog and the web
Key 5: services
Key 6: resources and downloads
Key 7: RSS
Key 8: terms and conditions of use
Key 9: on my and curriculum
Key 0: Accessibility, keyboard shortcuts and customization options
To use these access keys in the main graphical browsers, use the following key combinations:

Internet Explorer: Alt + key + enter
Mozilla, Firefox and Chrome: Alt + key (in Firefox 2: Alt + Shift + key)
Opera: Shift + Esc + key

How to change the size and color of the text

This website is designed to allow to change the size of the text as well as the color of the text and the bottom of the page, all this through standard browser settings.

To change the font size of the text in the main browsers graphics uses the following menus:

Internet Explorer: View > text size
Mozilla and Firefox: view > text size
Opera: View > Zoom
Safari: View > make text bigger
Chrome: Control the current page > text size

Search for a term or a word in a web page or in an application. Simply press CTRL + f to display a text box where you can enter your search term. It depends on the version of the browser, but almost all today highlight the search term in the text of the web page or PDF document that we have open in your browser.

shortcuts in Windows

Windows + D (for Desktop). It minimizes all Windows making your desktop appear. Pressing Windows + D will return to the previous situation.

Windows button. Brings up the start menu, as if we pulsáramos the corresponding button.
Windows + F (Find). Starts the general search engine for Windows.
Windows + R (for Run). Brings up the "Run" menu.
Windows + L (for Login). To change user (from Windows XP). Windows + U (Utilities). Brings up the utilities of accessibility (from Windows 2000).
Windows + F1. Starts Windows Help.
Windows + pause. It brings up the System Properties menu.
Windows + another key. Provided that we have the desktop view, it will allow us to select the icons whose name starts with the letter of the key. Logically, this doesn't work with all those that begin with the letters D, E, F, R, M, U and L.

CTRL + home - start document / Ctrl + end Final document
CTRL + and - repeats the last operation / Ctrl + Z Undo
CTRL + Enter creates jump from page

CTRL + P print
CTRL + A - select all
CTRL + C - copy
CTRL + X - cut
CTRL + V - paste

F 1 help - F2 to rename a file
F 5 update or refresh
F 7 spelling Corrector
ALT + F4 close application Windows

by pressing the combination (CONTROL + ALT + the chosen key) will start a program directly, without the need to look for the icon in start | Programs or on your desktop. Here are some of my combinations, as an example:

Combination of shortcut keys

CONTROL + ALT + Q: Calculator
CONTROL + ALT + W: Winamp
CONTROL + ALT + O: Opera
CONTROL + ALT + M: Mozilla
CONTROL + ALT + G: Gaim (an instant messaging client)
CONTROL + ALT + B: Notepad (actually, use an alternative program called Win32Pad)
CONTROL + ALT + C: Corel Photopaint
CONTROL + ALT + E: Emule