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Ctrl Alt Delete: The Short History

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Where do keyboard shortcuts come from?

Where do keyboard shortcuts come from?

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The First Keyboard Shortcut: Ctrl-Alt-Del

Keyboard shortcuts, like [Ctrl-C] were created at Xerox in the 1970s, and include functions like cut, copy, and paste.

But the crown jewel of shortcuts, Control-Alt-Delete, was created in th...

What Do Engineers See When Making Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Make shortcuts easy to remember.
  • Ensure they make sense with existing keyboards.
  • Develop combinations that don’t trigger other shortcuts.

They also need to factor in how frequently a shortcut will be used. Shortcuts that are used more often tend to include simpler...

Shortcuts In Modern Apps

One of the biggest trends in productivity software is using shortcuts. Companies like Notion, Superhuman, and Figma have created their own shortcuts to help users save time by ditching the mouse.

If you’re looking to start using your keyboard more effectively, Use The Keyboard

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