Screen upside down
This game is mainly used to tease your friends. If you press Control + Alt + one of the arrow keys, the screen will flip in the corresponding direction.
Note: This game can’t work for all machines (and only on Windows) but if you do, you will really make your friend panic!
Take a screenshot of part of the screen
If you just want to take a screenshot of a portion of your screen, here’s the simplest way to do it, whether you’re on a Mac or a Windows PC:
- On a Mac, press Command + Shift + 4 and the tool will appear. Just drag and drop to the right part of the screen you want to capture. Release your hand and the image will be saved to the desktop,
- For Windows machines, go to Start and select Snipping Tool.
Customize Chrome browser to your liking
If you want to prank someone, and send them a screenshot of something that never existed, there’s a super easy way on Chrome. First, go to Chrome, press F12, then type document.designMode=”on”. You can then edit whatever text appears on the screen.
Quick access to virtual keyboard
Press Windows + R key, enter “osk”, appear a virtual keyboard with the same features as the real keyboard.
Pause the video playing on YouTube
Which button would you press to pause a video playing on YouTube? Is the way empty? If so, then you are greatly mistaken. To pause a YouTube video, press the K key, to resume playback, press the K key again. To fast forward 10 seconds, press J, to rewind 10 seconds, press L.
Reverse Search on Google Chrome
In Google Chrome, if you press S with the right mouse button on the image, you will perform a reverse search command. That means instead of typing in a keyword to search for an image, you can track it down and find out what website the image originates from.
Swap windows between programs
Another little trick, holding down the Windows key and pressing the Tab key will help switch between program windows.
Quick Open Properties
Hold down the Windows key and then press the Fn key, press the Home key again, you can open the Properties item without having to use the mouse pointer to place the My computer icon, right-click and select Properties.
Quick exit to the main screen
I was playing games or watching sensitive things when… the boss appeared. Can’t click on the icon to return to the main screen, what to do??? Don’t worry, hold down the Windows key and press the D key, the main screen will appear immediately.
Adjust all computer parameters in one interface
Do you want to know how to adjust screen brightness, volume, open wifi network at the same time, can see laptop battery capacity at the same time? Or do you need any device to connect your laptop to the TV? Want to know these functions, you just need to press Windows+X key, your request will be able to be fulfilled.
You need to get up and go outside for a few minutes and don’t want anyone to look at your unfinished work, so don’t forget to press the Windows + L key combination.
Clear cache in seconds
Press Ctrl + Shift + R on the browser interface, the cache will be cleared, and the fashion will automatically F5.
Quick display of Windows recording function
To display Windows recording function, press Windows+R key, enter “psr.exe” then select OK, can start recording.
Zoom in/out the screen
- Press Control/Command (for Mac) + 0 to return to the default screen size
- Control/Command (for Mac) + + to zoom in
- Control/Command (for Mac) + – minimize
Move the window to any side of the screen or to the next screen
If you click on the Windows key with an arrow key (right, left, top, bottom), your current window will be moved to the respective sides of the screen. Likewise, when you press Windows + Shift + arrow keys, you will move the Windows window to whatever screen is on the corresponding side. Unfortunately, this feature is only available on Windows machines.
Quickly close or switch tabs when opening multiple programs
When you have multiple programs open at the same time and want to switch between program windows, use Ctrl+Tab, and if you want to immediately close the open window, press Ctrl+W.
Repeat the command just done on Excel
Too simple, just F4, that’s it. For example, you set the order to black out a cell and highlight the whole yellow. Now, to highlight another cell in yellow, simply highlight that cell and press F4.
Quickly find a certain data set
When you want to find a document on your computer, usually people will go to My computer, then click on the item to be selected. But you can do this extremely quickly: just hold down the Windows key and press the E key, and the data management window will immediately open.
Copy a file by drag and drop
To copy a file on a Mac, hold down the Alt button (or Control on Windows machines) then click and drag the file. It’s as simple as that, do you know how?
Reopen all browser tabs if accidentally closed
If you are working with a web browser and have many tabs open, then you accidentally close the web browser. Don’t worry, press Control/Command (for Mac) + Shift + T, and all the tabs you have open that have just been closed will magically reappear.
Open a link in a new browser tab with just one click
Click the middle mouse button, and you’ve opened a link in a new browser. And if you middle click on a tab, it will close. So fast, so simple!