Gain 4 Hours per Week: Learn 75 Practical Keyboard Shortcuts
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Learn to Become 5-20x More Productive by Using the Top 75 "Secret" Shortcuts Hidden on Almost Every Windows Computer
4.5 (31 ratings)
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3,103 students enrolled
Last updated 12/2015
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Includes:
  • 6.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Gain an EXTRA 4 HOURS per week in output
  • Become 5-20 times more effective with keyboard tricks & shortcuts
  • Teach family, friends, and peers awesome productivity tips
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Requirements
  • Microsoft Windows PC or laptop
Description

Highlights:

  • 10 Concise, Easy-to-Follow Lessons
  • Verifiable Certificate of Completion
  • Downloadable Course Guide and List of Keyboard Shortcuts
  • 75 Bonus Tips & Tricks
  • 24/7 Access to Instructor via Course Discussion & Udemy Message
  • Responsive Course Updates
  • Community of 7,000+ Students in all of our Courses
  • Active Student Discussions & Growing Course Knowledgebase
  • Udemy 30-Day Money Back Guarantee

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Most Recent Course Update:

December 2015

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Course Description


Are you a Microsoft Windows user? How many hours per week do you spend on the computer?

Stop wasting time.

Learn to save 4 hours a week by slightly tweaking your workflow. Discover 75+ ways to work more efficiently on any Windows machine.

In this course, you'll learn how to:

  • Seamlessly launch applications without ever touching your mouse
  • Flip between tabs (and browsers) without missing a beat
  • Cycle between programs- forwards, backwards, right, and left
  • Snap windows so that you instantly have two applications side-by-side
  • Instantly zoom in and out of application windows
  • Rename folders with the click of a button
  • Quickly find files, folder, and documents with one-touch searches
  • Customize the Quick Access Toolbar and use the Access keys
  • 50+ other tips, tricks, and keyboard shortcuts

So

Become the go-to keyboard savant in your office.

Impress your boss

Get more done each day

Use the hours you save to make more money or just have some fun!

The choice is yours.

Click “Take This Course" now, and become MORE PRODUCTIVE today!

See you in on the other side.

Cheers,

Tolan
Co-Founder of ProductivityMe

Who is the target audience?
  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10 users
  • Note: course uses Windows 8.1 in demostrations, but 95% of shortcuts shown will also work on other versions of Windows (i.e., Windows 7 and later)
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Curriculum For This Course
91 Lectures
06:47:31
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Getting Started
2 Lectures 03:34

Couse Guide- Keyboard Shortcuts, Sorted by Lesson

Preview 6 pages

Welcome! So glad to have you in class!

In this video we'll cover:

1. The three things that this course is about.
2. How this course is structured:
    • Operating Systems Level / WIN Key
    • Application Level / Alt Key
    • In-Application Level / Ctrl Key
3. What you can expect to get out of the course.
Preview 03:34
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Operating System Level Shortcuts
4 Lectures 22:32

In this lesson we'll cover:

How to use the Windows Key in order to optimize your productivity.

We'll look at two ways to do this:

  • Typing directly into the Start Menu
  • Using the Win + F search function
Preview 05:18

In this second lesson, we'll cover:

How to launch items from your taskbar (without having to use the mouse).

We'll do this with the:

The “Win + #” keyboard shortcut.

Preview 05:26

In this video, we'll cover:

How to manage our desktop, how to keep it organized, and get the most out of your digital work space.

We'll do so by:

  • Win + D
  • Win + M
  • As well as two other cool keyboard shortcuts!
Showing or Peaking at Desktop
05:01

In this final video of our module, we'll look at:

How to position (and reposition) your active windows.

We'll go into:

  • Win + Up Arrow
  • Win + Down Arrow
  • Win + Right Arrow
Positioning Active Windows
06:47
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Application (Program) Level Shortcuts
3 Lectures 12:41

Ready to start Module Two? Good, let's dive right in!

In this lesson, we'll cover:

How to cycle or “tab” between multiple programs/applications.

We'll touch on three to six methods of doing such, including:

  • Alt + Tab
  • Alt + Esc
  • Win + T
Tabbing Between Applications
06:13

In this next video, we'll discuss:

How to close applications (i.e., “programs”) without using your mouse.

We'll examine four ways to do this, including:

  • Alt + Ctrl + Delete
  • Alt + F4
  • Ctrl + W
  • and one more great shortcut!
Closing Applications
06:04

Half-Way Checkpoint
00:24
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In-Application Level Shortcuts
4 Lectures 24:51

Here we'll begin the third and final main module of the course.

In this lesson, we'll look at:

How to zoom in (and out) of your browser.

More specifically, we'll touch on:

  • Ctrl + Scrolling with your Mouse (which, I know, is not usual for this course)
  • Ctrl + “-“
  • Ctrl + 0
Quick Zooming in Browser
05:30

In this video, we'll discuss:

How to be more effective when browsing the Internet (i.e., when using your browser).

We'll touch on:

  • Ctrl + Page Up
  • Ctrl + Key
  • And one other AWESOME keyboard shortcut
Instant Tab Navigation
05:32

Why splendid!

In this video we'll build on:

How to use your browser more effectively (i.e., by learning to jump to the address bar and/or the next field).

Specifically we'll discuss:

  • Alt + D
  • The Tab Key
Address Bar & Field Jumps
06:55

In this lesson, we'll look at:

How to use Paste Special as a method for getting text closer to how YOU WANT IT without modifying it afterwards.

We'll look at this for:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
Paste Special
06:54
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Wrapping Up
2 Lectures 16:50

Hurrah, hurray, hurray! You've done it, you've made it, you're here.

The final video of our main course- you're a rock star!!!

Ready to be more productive? Don't wait! After all, who's stopping you?

If you choose to watch this final video, we'll:

Briefly review what we've covered so far.

And then:

  • Remind you not to be a stranger,
  • Write to us anytime, and
  • Send you on your way!
Conclusion and Wrap-Up
16:02

One, Last Thought...
00:48
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Bonus Section: Up Your Productivity with TOP 75 Keyboard Shortcuts for PC Users
76 Lectures 05:21:03
Keyboard Shortcut #1
06:03

Keyboard Shortcut #2
03:30

Keyboard Shortcut #3
08:00

Keyboard Shortcut #4
04:15

Keyboard Shortcut #5
03:00

Keyboard Shortcut #6
03:45

Keyboard Shortcut #7
04:00

Keyboard Shortcut #8
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Keyboard Shortcut #9
06:15

Keyboard Shortcut #10
04:15

Keyboard Shortcut #11
02:45

Keyboard Shortcut #12
03:00

Keyboard Shortcut #13
02:45

Keyboard Shortcut #14
03:30

Keyboard Shortcut #15
06:15

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04:30

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Keyboard Shortcut #18
03:30

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04:15

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02:15

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03:30

Keyboard Shortcut #22
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06:45

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Keyboard Shortcut #46
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02:30

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03:45

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Keyboard Shortcut #75
05:30

Keyboard Shortcut #76
04:30
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Udemy Course Instructors

Tolan Thornton
ProductivityMe Co-founder & Lead Udemy Instructor

Tolan went to the University of Arizona. He graduated summa cuma laude in the top 1% of his class with a Bachelor’s of Science Administration in Finance & Entrepreneurship and a Bachelor’s of Arts in French & East Asian Studies.

Tolan has worked at a top-tier economic consulting firm, specializing in Energy Deals and Financial Litigation.

Fun Facts about Tolan:

Tolan is the oldest of 3 children. He loves to travel.

Tolan has lived in Paris, New York, London, Beijing, Hangzhou, and Casablanca.

Odd fact? Tolan’s left leg is 5mm shorter than his right.

If Tolan had a year off, he’d learn a fourth language- maybe Portuguese, Spanish, or Hindi.

Ryan FitzPatrick
ProductivityMe Co-founder & Udemy Instructor

Ryan graduated summa cuma laude in the top 3% of his class with a Bachelor’s of Science Administration in Management Information Systems & Entrepreneurship.

Ryan has worked in non-profits as well as in Enterprise Management Software. He has worked as a consultant, as a tutor, even a bit in retail!

Fun Facts about Ryan:

Ryan is the younger of 2 children. Though he travels a lot for work, Ryan thinks of Tucson as home.

Ryan loves to write. Short-stories and essays are mostly his passion, but Ryan has even started screenplays, just for kicks!

If Ryan had a year off, he’d probably learn to code. That or start (another) company. Who knows, maybe he’d even do both!