10 Keyboard Shortcuts You Might Not Know!

In this post I will talk about the keyboard shortcuts, every coder needs to master!

1. Clipboard History

Without wasting much of time I will start with the first shortcut key which is the clipboard history. You can access your clipboard history by pressing Windows + V key on your keyboard. this opens your clipboard history which can be accessed and navigated using the arrow keys on your keyboard.

2. Windows + arrow keys and dragging a window to right

You can open two windows side by side by selecting a window and dragging it to the extereme right side of you monitor. This will give you an option to open two windows side by side. 
You can also use your Windows + Left, Windows + Up or Windows + Down arrow keys to move this window 

3. Windows + 1, 2, 3, 4

Did you know that you can use Windows + 1, Windows + 2 etc keys to open your first, second and third windows respectively? Well if not, you need to start integrating this shortcut in your workflow


4. Windows + D to minimize all the opened software 

If you want to minimize all the opened applications in your windows computer, you can do so by pressing windows + D key on your keyboard. A quick one but yet very effective keyboard shortcut you should be using!

5. Control + BackSpace and Control + Delete 

If you wish to delete a word towards the left, you can use Control + BackSpace
Similarly, If you wish to delete a word towards the left, you can use Control + Delete key on your keyboard

6. Alt Tab and Windows Tab 

You can use Alt + Tab to navigate through all the opened application on your windows as shown in the animation below:

7. Shift + End and Shift + Home

8. Windows + P 

Windows + P is used to open the projector preferences on your windows. You can control the monitor layout of your pc. You can choose to either turn on one, two or duplicate both of your monitors! 

9. Windows + L 

This is a very handy shortcut used to lock your pc so that noone can access it without your windows pin/password. You should try to make it a habit to lock your windows computer when you are not around!

10. Bonus: Mouse Wheel  

You can use the Mouse Wheel click to close a tab in Google Chrome and Open a link in a new tab. This saves a lot of time if you are hunting a bug and trying to find solution of your problem everywhere on the internet!

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pritamkdz 5 days, 7 hours ago
Thanks for Helping me :)
maz03 1 month ago
Will I be able to create pc and mobile apps after your C and C++ course? If not then please help me out. Also please make a course on 3D Game Development and if possible then without using Unity or Unreal or Cry.
akcoder22 1 month ago
Shortcut keys I know which may help in boosting productivity. Congrats for 1M subs in advance! Open Windows Explorer Windows + E Navigating in Windows explorer Alt + Right/left arrow Peek at Desktop Windows + Comma Paste and Match Style CTRL + Shift + V Minimizing Windows + M Switch Apps Alt + Tab Close Window Alt + F4 Address Bar Alt + D Delete Items without Moving to Recycle Bin Shift + Delete Select Multiple Files Mouse Click + Shift (Select Group) Mouse Click + CTRL (Select Individual Files) Chrome New tab Ctrl+T
prameya14 1 month ago
I liked the 10th one the most :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)
samlol 1 month ago
very good.:):):):):)
aditya980 1 month ago
medinikb 1 month ago
Awesome sir..........
sky2496 1 month ago
Just Awesome!!
mahi736 1 month, 1 week ago
awesome bro....
gujju 1 month, 1 week ago
nice bro