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This page contains the notes for our general productivity training. The notes are not complete and are not intended to be a self-contained productivity training. They serve as a reminder of what was said during our training sessions.

Useful keyboard short cuts

  • Move from tab to tab in a browser (Ctrl + Page Up, Ctrl + Page Down)
  • Browser contents increase size: Ctrl + "+"
  • Browser contents decrease size: Ctrl + "-"
  • Browser contents default size: Ctrl + "0"
  • Close tab: Ctrl + W
  • Open new tab: Ctrl + T
  • Within a tap
    • Home: goes to page top
    • End: goes to page bottom
    • Page Up, Page Down move fast in the page
  • F5 refreshes the page (use it if browser gets stack, or is not functioning properly)
  • Select all: Ctrl + A
  • Copy: Ctrl + C
  • Paste: Ctrl + V
  • Undo: Ctrl + Z
  • Redo: Ctrl + Shift + Z
  • In Windows 7, resize and position a window: Windows key + arrow keys

Choice of browser

Google Apps support the two latest versions of Google Chrome, Firefox, Explorer and Safari.
  • Google Chrome (RECOMMENDED), fast, secure, with offline functionality: http://www.google.com/chrome (remember to choose your language before you download from the bottom right of the download page)
  • Firefox: http://www.mozilla.com
  • Explorer
  • Safari for the Mac
  • Mobile browsers usually bring up pages formatted specifically for mobile phones