What are your most used keyboard shortcuts?

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Re: What are your most used keyboard shortcuts?

Post by AZgl1500 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:31 am

all41 wrote:
Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:26 pm
When using terminal you can find previously entered commands by typing the first letter or two--then press the up arrow
to scroll through your previous entries
Slick!!!

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Re: What are your most used keyboard shortcuts?

Post by pcsailor » Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:25 am

Is there a keyboard shortcut to Rename a file or folder?

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Re: What are your most used keyboard shortcuts?

Post by Sir Charles » Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:38 am

pcsailor wrote:
Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:25 am
Is there a keyboard shortcut to Rename a file or folder?
Mark the file/folder, press F2.
I suppose that's one of the ironies of life, doing the wrong thing at the right moment -C.C.

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Re: What are your most used keyboard shortcuts?

Post by pcsailor » Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:59 am

F2 to Rename
Works on Files and Folders!
Thank you for that <:

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Re: What are your most used keyboard shortcuts?

Post by lmuserx4849 » Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:38 am

JosephM wrote:
Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:06 am
Easy. Ctrl+S, Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V
The above, plus Ctrl-a, Ctrl-e, Ctrl-k, Ctrl-u, Ctrl-s, Ctrl-f, F3, ESC, F1.

It kind of depends on your environment/application. KDE has its' own, nano/vi, readline/command line.
ctrl-alt-f1/f7 to switch between virtual terminals.
If I'm in gimp, I use the plus/minu keys a lot to zoom in/out or the number keys (1=100%).

I like when applications easily reveal their shortcut keys. I review them and write down a few that I think I'll use, and then over the course of several days I use them over and over again, until I don't even think about it any more.

The first one I disable is the Print Screen key :-)

I don't use keys to start things, I usually have a console up and I have lots of aliases.

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Re: What are your most used keyboard shortcuts?

Post by rick gen » Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:36 pm

I hardly use keyboard shortcuts anymore, especially in this day and age of keyboardless, touchscreen tablets, pc's, etc.
The computing world has changed since the pointing device was invented.
I started with DOS applications at a young age where the only input device was the keyboard.
So you have no choice but to remember shortcuts.
Then the Mac sprouted on desktops with a single button mouse.
MS followed suit and came up with Windows with 2-button mouse, then 3.
I was deep into mastering DOS apps like Multimate, Lotus123, Dbase, etc., when I got a hold of a Windows app like MS Word.
Not to mention DOS terminal commands.
That's when I realized these DOS apps have no future. Computers with Mac/Windows are the future.
I never looked back since.
That's why I stay away from interfaces that doesn't take advantage of the mouse, the right-click, etc.
Some developers still want us to go back to preshistoric age.
I chuckle when I see minimalist interfaces that won't let you have the choice to add icons here and there.
Or populate your taskbar with icons. With a 24" screen, minimalism is boring.
I want single click, click, click with short mouse distance travels.

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