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Keyboard shortcuts

Most people think that a computer has to be operated with the mouse and that, if you cannot use a mouse, you cannot use your computer. This is not the case. In fact not only your computer be operated entirely from the keyboard, but doing so can often be faster and easier than using the mouse.

macOS – Common keyboard shortcuts

Created May 2017 You can use your keyboard instead of your mouse by using different combinations of keys called ‘keyboard shortcuts’. To use a keyboard shortcut, hold down one or more modifier keys (usually the ‘Cmd’, ‘Alt’ or ‘Shift’ key) while

macOS – Navigating a web page using the keyboard

Created May 2017 This page explains how you can navigate a web page using just your keyboard. Terminology: ‘Alt’ refers to the ‘Option’ key ( ⌥ )   ‘Tabbing’ round a web page using the keyboard The keys used to move

Windows 10 – Accessibility shortcuts

Created May 2017 Windows has many keyboard shortcuts to help move around the screen and activate common actions. For the most common Windows shortcuts please see article: https://mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk/windows-common-keyboard-shortcuts/ A few useful Windows 10 accessibility shortcuts: Windows logo =   Windows

Chrome OS / Chromebook – Common keyboard shortcuts

Created May 2017 By pressing a combination of keys, you can do things that normally need a mouse, trackpad, or other input device. Keys Shortcut Name Description ‘Ctrl’ + ‘Alt’ + ‘?’ Shortcuts Open the keyboard shortcuts viewer to see

Windows – Tabbing round a web page using the keyboard

This guide explains how you can navigate a web page, fill in online forms and use drop down boxes designed for a mouse using the keyboard. Using the keyboard to browse the web can be a useful alternative to using

Windows 10 – Common keyboard shortcuts

Below are the most frequently used keyboard shortcuts for Windows. Top ten shortcuts ‘F1’ – Displays the help file for the current program. ‘Alt’ + ‘letter’ – activates the menu represented by the letter, where the letter is underlined in

Apple OS X 10.10 Yosemite – Common keyboard shortcuts

By pressing a combination of keys, you can do things that normally need a mouse, trackpad, or other input device. To use a keyboard shortcut, hold down one or more modifier keys while pressing the last key of the shortcut. For

Windows – Tabbing round a web page using the keyboard

Explains how you can navigate a web page, fill in online forms and use drop down boxes designed for a mouse using the keyboard. Using the keyboard to browse the web can be a useful alternative to using the mouse,

Windows – Common keyboard shortcuts

Below are the most frequently used keyboard shortcuts for Windows. Top ten shortcuts ‘F1‘ – Displays the help file for the current program. ‘Alt‘ + ‘ letter ‘ – activates the menu represented by the letter, where letter is the

Apple OS X – Tabbing round a web page using the keyboard

Explains how you can navigate a web page, fill in online forms and use drop down boxes designed for a mouse using the keyboard. Tabbing round a web page using the keyboard Using the keyboard to browse the web can

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