DISABLE AUTOPLAY VIDEOS IN CHROME
Another quick Chrome tip: You can now turn off autoplay videos! 🙌
In the Chrome address bar, paste this: chrome://flags/
On your keyboard press CTRL F (or Command F on a Mac)
Click the dropdown menu and set it to “document user activation required”
TAKE A SCREENSHOT
On Macs, CMD Shift 3 takes a photo of the entire screen, or you can press the Print Screen button on your Windows keyboard for PCs, and the screenshot can be pasted into any photo-editing software, like Paint or Photoshop.
On Macs, CMD Shift 4 lets you use your mouse and select a portion of your screen to take a screenshot of. On the PC, you can use the Snipping Tool — a program in Windows — to select a specific area of your screen to take a screenshot.
DOWNLOAD VLC Speaking of installing programs, we highly recommend VLC for all computers. The free and open-sourced software makes it easy to play practically any file format you throw at it
KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS FOR INTERNET BROWSERS
CTRL N: New window
CTRL T: New tab
CTRL Shift T: Reopen last closed tab
CTRL Shift W: Close all open tabs, browser
CTRL W: Close current tab
CTRL Plus: Zoom in
CTRL Minus: Zoom out
CTRL 0: Resets zoom to default
CTRL F: Find in page
MICROSOFT EXCEL KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS
F2: Edits cells
Shift Space: Selects whole lines
Ctrl Space: Selects whole columns
Ctrl Plus: Insert cell
Ctrl Minus: Delete cell
Ctrl 1: Edits the cell format
KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS THAT’LL COME IN HANDY IN WORD PROCESSORS
CTRL C: Copy
CTRL X: Cut
CTRL V: Paste
CTRL Z: Undo
CTRL Y: Redo
CTRL B: Bold
CTRL U: Underline
CTRL I: Italicize
Quickly clear your cache by pressing “Control,” plus “Shift,” plus “R.” This will also refresh your page. This will also speed up your browsing.
Tech Tip Tuesday: In youtube If you press “K,” this will play (or pause) the video every time.
Hitting the “J” key will cause you to go backward 10 seconds, while hitting the “L” key will make you go forward 10 seconds.
In Google Chrome, if you press “S” while you right click on an image it will do a reverse Google search. That means you’ll be able to see where that photo is and where it potentially originated.
If you press the F4 button in Excel, it repeats the last command.