Take a look around the next time you open up the File menu and slowly scroll through your editing options. Are your coworkers quietly cringing? Your kids running for the other room? Sounds like you need a few good keyboard shortcuts up your sleeve. Memorizing the right combos ...more
Create Keyboard Shortcuts in a Program
If you're computer savvy, you might already have shortcuts on your keyboard for all your favorite programs. This episode of Tekzilla will show you how to get an application called ShortcutMan which will help you manage your keyboard shortcuts. From Revision3: Do you have a ke ...more
Keyboard shortcuts are super useful for multitasking and saving time on the computer. But if you're like me, you might only know a few of the million of keyboard shortcuts that are out there. I pretty much know the most basic of basic shortcuts: copy, cut, paste, save, select ...more
If you already have your basic keyboard shortcuts under control—we're talking classics here, Control-C (copy for PC) or Command-C (copy for Mac)—it's time to load up your memory bank. There are endless shortcuts available (truly endless—since you can customize them yourself), ...more
Don't hunt for that icon, make any Windows program you want launch at the stroke of a key. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to create your own custom keyboard shortcuts on a Microsoft Windows PC, watch this helpful home-computing how-t ...more
Speed up your Final Cut Pro workflow by using key commands when playing, creating, deleting and moving in and out points in both the viewer and the timeline. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the p ...more
See a number of useful key commands that will allow you to quickly resize and adjust the relative hardness of your brushes in Adobe Photoshop CS4. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular graphic editing program or a seasoned design professional looking to better acquaint yoursel ...more
So you would like to edit quicker in Final Cut Pro? Keyboard shortcuts are your answer. Once you learn some simple shortcuts in Final Cut Pro, your editing will become streamlined and you will notice a decrease in the time it takes you to edit a video. So work like the pros do ...more
We love the guy who invented keyboard shortcuts. Especially now that we're all glued to our computers from sunrise until sunset (and perhaps even after that), being able to tab between pages with the click of a button or two and to open new tabs without having to drag the mous ...more
Everyone knows what a hotkey is. They're keyboard shortcuts that help you be more efficient, and they come in particularly good use in real-time strategy games like the new StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty video game. This two-part video tutorial will give you a quick guide to u ...more
Keyboard shortcuts make computing in Mac OS X faster, but what do you do if there isn't a shortcut for your favorite task? Tune in to Tekzilla and fine out!
By customizing your keyboard shortcuts, you can speed up your image editing work flow significantly.
Want to speed up your C4D workflow? You're in luck: This clip offers an overview of Cinema 4D's most useful keyboard shortcuts. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features an ...more
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 208th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the ...more
You may or may not know that Facebook has several keyboard shortcuts you can use to quickly navigate around the site without using a mouse. The first part of the shortcut varies depending on what browser you're using. Here's a list of each: Windows + Chrome = Alt Windows + F ...more
If you're a Mac user, you know the keys to the castle are literally knowing how to use the shortcuts and hot-keys. But, what if you don't like the predefined OS X setup? Well, simple answer, change them. This is a quick guide to remapping any keyboard shortcut in any applicati ...more
Sure, the touchscreens are convenient — but are they the fastest way to get around your Google Android smartphone? Not always. This video guide from CNET will teach a number of especially ones that are certain to save you time when navigating around your phone.
Professional Photoshop users know the importants of using hotkeys and keyboard shortcuts to speed up their workflow. The faster you can produce work the better. If you are new to Photoshop CS3, you really should start using keyboard shortcuts. This beginners tutorial will help ...more
This tutorial shows you how to get the most out of your Blackberry PDA by demonstrating a few keyboard shortcuts you can use to create and send emails, navigate through documents, get the most out your spacebar, and switch between open applications! Part 1 of 2 - How to Increa ...more
This video demonstrates how to customize keyboard shortcuts on a Mac. From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to customize keyboard shortcuts on a M ...more
This video is all about the keyboard shortcuts that are used in Microsoft Excel of the latest version. If you really need speed and efficiency then watch this video for its shortcut keyboard buttons. After typing all the data, if you need to see the page setup with the help of ...more
This video demonstrates keyboard shortcuts for frequently-used tools in InDesign, as well as the basic uses of those tools. You learn how to use Quick Apply to style text and images, or to apply menu commands. Watch this video, and start learning from the expert now! Use keybo ...more
In this video, we learn how to learn keyboard shortcuts in MS Excel 2007. First, hit the "alt" key and then you will see numbers and letters at the top of the screen. Now you will see all of the pages of the keyboard shortcuts. Go to the page layout tab and hit "p". Now, you w ...more
Addicted to keyboard shortcuts? Interested in adding a few more to your arsenal? This home computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV demonstrates a number of intermediate- and advanced-level shortcuts sure to speed up your Microsoft Windows Vista workflow. For the specifics, ...more
There's no denying it- keyboard shortcuts make life a little simpler, a little faster. Cut down on those small annoyances, and pick up some tips from CNET. Image Credit.
Interested in creating your own custom keyboard shortcuts within Mac OS X? It's easier than you might think. It's so easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, head-to-toe overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For details, including ...more
To be efficient in Photoshop you "must" know the keyboard shortcuts in this video tip.
This beginners tutorial explains how to use and customize keyboard shortcuts in Sony Vegas.
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to use keyboard shortcuts within Google Gmail to speed up common and repetitive tasks. For all the details, including step-by-step instructions, and to get using these useful key commands yourself, take a look.
In this home-computing how-to from the team at Tekzilla, we learn how to use a number of essential, must-know keyboard shortcuts when watching videos on YouTube. They're easy! So easy, in fact, that this clip can present a complete overview in just over two minutes. For all of ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to use ten handy and easy-to-remember keyboard shortcuts on an Apple Mac OS X or Microsoft Windows PC. They're easy to use and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step i ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to save time with a number of useful keyboard shortcuts for the Apple MacBook. They're easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-electronics how-to can present a complete overview of them in about five minutes. For more information, including detail ...more
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 256th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the ...more
Do you want learn some quick ways to hide columns in Excel? Or to move within worksheets? In this video tutorial you will find 10 great keyboard shortcuts to speed up your Excel workflow.
Access your iPad's capabilities for foreign languages, special characters, Caps Lock, and more. Start with the Keyboard Setting in your General section, where you can find numbers, symbols and extra characters, as well as typing shortcuts (like tapping the spacebar twice to in ...more
This tutorial will show you how to make your own keyboard shortcut keys to speed up the processes and functions you use the most while getting your Gimp on.
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 384th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use an ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to set up and use custom key commands on an Apple computer running the Mac OS X operating sytem. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instru ...more
Speed up your Nuke 5 workflow with the handy key commands dmeonstrated in this clip. Whether you're new to the Foundry's popular node-based compositing application or a seasoned post-production professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with Nuke 5's new features, y ...more
While you're probably already used to the keyboard on your iPhone, you'll likely never be able to type on it as fast as you can on a computer keyboard. But that doesn't mean you can't get any faster at typing on your iPhone. By using keyboard shortcuts to auto-populate commonl ...more
Sure, emojis are all the rage, but there's not an emoji for every emotion or feeling just yet. That's where emoticons come into play, emoji's older typographical sibling. Unfortunately, emoticons can be hard to type out, easy to forget, and ASCII art, in general, can be pretty ...more
If you don't like watching YouTube videos on your computer with your hand glued to your mouse, the next best thing is using keyboard shortcuts. They may not seem any easier than clicking, but once you get them down it's a whole other story. Plus, there are some features you mi ...more
So, you've got Windows 8 now, but what about all of those keyboard shortcuts that took you years to memorize? Just because Windows 8 is geared more toward touch interactions, doesn't mean keyboard shortcuts are gone—they're just a little different. To learn how to maximize yo ...more
Facebook recently revamped its Newsfeed in order to save us some time when scrolling around the website. But an even cooler, more underground time-saver are these super legit keyboard shortcuts. Facebook actions have been around forever, but I bet you never even knew about the ...more
All of those keys on your keyboard can do much more than just help to update your Facebook status or fire off a scathing tweet. By learning all of the keyboard shortcuts for apps on your Mac, you can cut back on mouse or trackpad usage to perform actions faster and more effici ...more
iPhone Tips : How to Capture the Screen, Lock Orientation, Show Battery Percentage, & Use Keyboard Shortcuts
In this video I will give a quick tutorial on how to: CAPTURE A PHOTO OF YOUR IPHONE SCREEN LOCK/UNLOCK THE ORIENTATION OF YOUR IPHONE SCREEN TURN ON SHOW BATTERY % INDICATOR CREATE KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS Video: .
These days, operating systems are becoming more and more touch-oriented, or at the very least, heavily mouse-driven. Nonetheless, while novice users will find it easier to tap and click their way around, power users know that keyboard shortcuts are still the fastest way to get ...more
There are hundreds of keyboard shortcuts out there, but these 7 are the ones you'll definitely want to remember. I use them every day, and you should too. Step 1: Tab Domination If you're a super user like me, you probably have at least 10 tabs open at any given time. Tabs we ...more
While the new Google Inbox is currently invite-only, if you were able to snag one, you'll want to learn the best ways to navigate it. Google Inbox coins itself as "The inbox that works for you," and after a brief run through of it, we think it's definitely living up to that sl ...more
The dock has been a staple of Mac OS X since its creation and not much has been needed to improve its functionality, but when you add theming to the mix, you can run into some issues. At times, I have my Mac set up with a particular theme that doesn't need a dock taking up pr ...more
There are a lot of instances where we find ourselves typing virtually the same phrase that we've typed many times before. Whether it's the standard spousal reply of "I'll be home in a few", or a work-related phrase like "I'll have that to you by the end of the day", typing phr ...more
This is a simple tutorial covering (quickly) the usage of the Alt, Ctrl, and Shift modifiers in everyday usage in FL Studio. Speed up your FL Studio workflow by learning how to use shortcuts and keyboard modifiers.
I wanted to demonstrate the shortcut in action. I launched Microsoft OS Keyboard & typed in the shortcuts with it. You can see the keys I hit & how they powered the shortcut on the text in my Wodpress blog.
We are most certainly not machines. We all need some downtime every once in a while to set our sanity scales back in balance, which in turn, makes us more productive workers. This is a premise that several forward-thinking employers fully understand, but these types of compani ...more
How to take screen captures on a PC with the Print Screen key To do a screen capture on your PC start by pressing the PRTSC SYSRQ key on your keyboard. When you hit the print screen key on the keyboard it captures an image of what is on the screen and puts it on the clipboard ...more
What's the easiest way to keep track of your website passwords? Maybe in a password-protected document on your computer? Makes sense. But surprisingly, this is no easy task in Mac OS X. Snow Leopard does not have an easy one-click option for password protecting files and fold ...more
Video is demonstrating a tutorial on how to tweak the settings in CamStudio. After downloading CamStudio there are a few things to be done. First Region option in the menu selected and in that full screen is selected. Then in the Options, Video Options is selected. In that bot ...more
At a closed-door presentation on September 30th, 2014, Microsoft unveiled the latest iteration of its industry-leading operating system. Dubbed Windows 10 (seems as if Redmond isn't too fond of the "9" moniker), this new version brings along with it many UI optimizations and u ...more
The Microsoft Surface has been the go-to device for many professional artists since its initial release back in 2012. Since then, the Surface line has continued to offer customers a portable, high-powered machine that's a near perfect value for both casual and professional art ...more
On average, it takes three seconds to move your hand from the keyboard to the mouse, then click once and move your hand back to the keyboard. While the time wasted my sound trivial, it can add up quickly throughout the day. Seconds can become minutes wasted and can make it di ...more