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gm0n3y

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I think that the majority of those are common knowledge. The only ones I didn't know were the Windows 7 ones and Windows+D. And as mentioned Ctrl+Z is one of the main ones missed. On another note, I use Ctrl+F5 all the time, it refreshes your browser, clearing the cache for that page. Very useful for web development.
 

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Many, if not most, of the Mac OSX substitutions are incorrect. For example, the task switcher is activated with Command-Tab, it does not switch to another tab within the browser. That's CTRL-Tab, just as in Windows. Did you actually try these on a Mac?
 

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Hey mareich, Rico here. You're right. Ctrl+Tab is still works the same way on Mac OS X as on Windows and Linux. I've made the necessary corrections. They should appear once the site's cache refreshes. Feel free to point out any errors, and thanks for the support! :)
 
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Ctrl + Left Arrow - move the cursor to the beginning of a word
Ctrl + Right Arrow - move the cursor to the end of a word
Ctrl + Shift + Left Arrow - select the word to the left of the cursor (cumulative)
Ctrl + Shift + Right Arrow - select the word to the right of the cursor (cumulative)
 

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Umm... is it just me or should "Ctrl+Alt+Esc" be "Ctrl+Shift+Esc" to access the task manager? Or are all of my PCs messed up? : P
 

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not sure if anyone mentioned this yet but the command for task manager is ctrl+shift+escape in windows 7. Not ctrl+alt+esc
 

tipilon

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Thanks for these shortcuts. But it seems that you missed a lot of them as per this cheatsheet:
http://darktips.com/windows-8-keyboard-shortcuts/
 

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In your browser (don't about IE, I never use it) you can simply use your Middle Mouse Button (click the mouse wheel) to open something in a new tab, instead of using Ctrl+Click.
 

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#7 is the biggest reason why I hated Windows 8. In Windows 7, it searches programs, settings, files, media, all on one screen. Windows 8 adds unnecessary steps to the process.
 
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Clicking on URLs with the middle mouse button (aka the wheel button) opens the link in a background tab in most tabbed browsers.
 
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its very informative, these are the very popular form of shortcut.... nice selection dear thanks for sharing....

Regards,
Berry

 
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It's ctrl+shift+escape to bring up task manager on mine. ctrl+alt+escape seems to cycle through open programs.
 
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I've yet to disable my windows key for gaming, but I have remapped F4 so I can use alt-F4 for a gaming-hotkey
 

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Ctrl click? Seriously lol
The scroll wheel (or even the button in the middle) has been there since the 90s, it's much better
 
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