3 Windows life-saving shortcuts people dont use
About 7.1 million perspns in the World uses Windows every day. Still, 20 years later than Windows launched its shell, people do’nt use the shortcuts. Instead they uses the mouse and waste their time – and arms – instedead of using these easiest keyboard shortcuts that makes you a pro and efficient in 2 second.
The common Windows user loves their mice: They use it for cutting and pasting. They start out a tidous process highlighing the text, move their mouse to the ribbon, press “copy”, then back to the document. Finding the insert place (on their way, they use the scroll bar at the lef – just to spend some more time), at last they find the insert point. Clicking the insert, then moving the mouse up to the “paste”-button at the ribbon (and btw – the “ribbon” is SO complicated).
Compared to the time spent, achieving the same by keyboard shortcuts – you could save days in your life. Cutting and pasting like this, takes 10 seconds. By shortcuts: 2 secs. That is 8 seconds. Assume you are doing this 25 times a day – that totals a lack of 200 second, you spend 3,5 minutes on doing this every day. Say you work 300 days a year:
The Guardian states that 3 billions are employed in the world. Which round up another summary:
1) Shift + Alt
According to The Wall Street Journal’s article by Joanna Stern, 1,1 billion people in the World use Office in their daily work. That means 1 of 7 on the planet uses the Software.
Looking to Statista we work world-wide around 2000 hours in avergae a year. If we take a shortcut this means we 2200 billions working hours a year includes Office. That is amazing 2,2 trillions work hours each year. The whole number it is 2,2 000 000 000 0 hours.
2) Ctrl + R
3) Ctrl + c + v