On the eighth day of Google, we will take a look at how to use Chrome more efficiently. Are you someone that uses keyboard shortcuts? I have found that fewer and fewer students actually use a mouse when using chromebooks/computers and knowing basic keyboard shortcuts could help make the user of the device more efficient.
Reopen a Closed Tab
We have all experienced it at some point where we have accidentally closed a tab that we didn’t want to close. Well, did you know that you can get that tab back open with the help of a few key strokes?
Refresh a Page
I find myself using the refresh button from time to time. Rather than using the trackpad or a mouse to move the curser to the refresh arrow next to the omni box (search box), there is a shortcut:
Open and Close a Tab
Yes, there are also keyboard shortcuts to managing your tabs in chrome.
In order to make the shift to using keyboard shortcuts, this is something where you will have to ‘force’ yourself into doing it several times before it will become natural.
And that is my Spiel…