Mad Monday Microsoft Shortcuts

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Shortcuts are all about minimising the amount of clicks required when working on our computers by not taking our hands of the keyboard to locate and grab the mouse to activate a command making our efforts more efficient.

We are aware that they exist, we all know and use a few and know how great they can be but no one knows them all or even a vast range because unless they are used regularly of course we will forget them.

Every Monday I will post a short cut with an explanation on Why and How to use it. Print it out and stick it up on your wall and try it for a few days. If you are still using it on Friday you can be guaranteed that you need this particular shortcut.

Like our Facebook Page and/or follow our Blog and receive the Mad Monday Posts every week, you never know, you might find a shortcut or two that you did not know about and that is of use to you

Control (Ctrl) N

Whatever Microsoft program you are in Ctrl N will open a NEW, a NEW worksheet in Word, a NEW Spreadsheet in Excell, A NEW email, Appointment, Task or Contact in Outlook.

This may not seem like a great time saver but coupled with others such as the Save As or Send or Print you can save a lot of time not having to use the mouse and take your hands and eyes of the Monitor.

 

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