The Most Essential Keyboard Shortcuts for a Productive Digital Workplace
As the workplace continues to move towards digital, many of us have found ourselves replacing manila folders with browser windows and reaching for our keyboards instead of pens. Being able to access all of our work documents and tools on a single device has undoubtedly made us more powerful and productive.
Yet for many of us, sprinkled within our workdays are moments of frustration and annoyance. Where is that one tab we’re looking for out of the dozens that we have open? How can we organize and filter through our windows without clicking and dragging our mouse to every one of them?
At Xoba, we’re all about enabling teams to do more with less. To minimize the disruptions to your workday, we’ve compiled some of our favorite keyboard shortcuts on Windows and Mac into free-to-download info-graphics to help you work more efficiently.
Keyboard shortcuts are largely transferable between Mac and Windows platforms. In fact, most require only a swap between Control (Ctrl) and Command (⌘).
Getting handy with using keyboard shortcuts for taking screenshots can save you a lot of time and confusion. Different shortcuts give you the ability to capture either the entire screen or just a selected portion. You can also choose to save them to your files or your clipboard for quick everyday use.
For those of us that are prone to having more than a handful of windows open with more than a handful of tabs each, these shortcuts are crucial for saving time and sanity when navigating your browser.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy! This list wouldn’t be complete without mentioning the emoji keyboard shortcut. To access the emoji keyboard, use ⌘ + Ctrl + Spacebar on Mac and Windows + ; or Windows + . on Windows.
Our final shortcut is Option + X on Mac and Alt + X on Windows. This is Xoba. Xoba allows you to discover, organize, and share information with your team across your work applications.