Category: keyboard shortcuts

12 Essential iPad Keyboard Shortcuts

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Using a hardware keyboard with iPad adds a large variety of helpful keyboard shortcuts that can greatly improve workflows on the tablet. While many apps have their own collections of keyboard shortcuts for use with iPad, it turns out that so does iPadOS itself.

With iPad keyboard shortcuts alone, you can immediately close an app and return to the Home screen, search with Spotlight, navigate within Spotlight search results and launch apps and documents from those Spotlight searches, open the iPadOS app switcher and quickly switch apps, show and hide the iOS Dock…

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How to Find Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

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Whether you primarily use your Mac for work, school, or any other purpose, you can save some of your valuable time with the help of keyboard shortcuts on macOS. There are so many shortcuts available that it may overwhelm you at first, but we’ll help you with that by revealing how you can discover and find keyboard shortcuts on the Mac.

With keyboard shortcuts, you can quickly perform various tasks in macOS ranging from something simple as switching between apps to something more complicated like looking up a word on the dictionary. As the saying goes, “Rome…

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How to Type & Access Emoji by Keyboard Shortcut on iPad

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The ability to access and type Emoji and switch keyboards quickly by keyboard shortcut is yet another handy feature available to iPad when used with a hardware keyboard. And if you use multiple language keyboards on iPad, you can use the same keystroke to switch between those keyboards too.

Like all other keyboard shortcuts for iPad, you will need a hardware keyboard connected to the iPad to use this trick. That can be an Apple Smart Keyboard, a generic Bluetooth keyboard, an iPad keyboard, or an iPad keyboard case, as long as it’s a hardware keyboard.

How to…

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What Do the F1, F2, F3, Through F12 Keys Do on Mac Keyboards?

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If you’re sat in front of your Mac now, take a look down at your keyboard. Sure, it has all of the characters you’d expect from a keyboard, but there are some keys along the top of the keyboard that might not be familiar to you. These are called function keys and all have Fx written on them, where x x is replaced with a number, like F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F7, F8, F9, F10, F11, F12. So what do the the F keys on a Mac do?


Glancing at the F keys on a Mac keyboard, you’ll see an icon if you look above the function key number, and that icon shows what else

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