CTRL + A – the Sauron of keyboard shortcuts

By December 14, 2015 17 Comments

Some might say that focusing an entire post on one keyboard shortcut might be a bit bonkers, but oh no… not with Ctrl + A.

Combine these two powerful little keys together and you’ll be going all ‘select all’ with everything in no time at all!

Why do I rate this shortcut so highly? Well it’s just one of those shortcuts – you know, like your standard Ctrl + C (copy), Ctrl + V (paste), Ctrl + X (cut) that you can use so quickly and so effectively to speed up your routines. But with Ctrl + A, you’ll be using it more than the others – just wait!

Of course, if you’re on a Mac just replace the combination with CMD and the letter to get the same effect. Why not try it for yourself?

Do you agree that Ctrl + A is the most powerful or shortcuts or are you more of a Ctrl + P (print) kinda user? I’d love to hear your favourite shortcuts in the comments.




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