Keyboard Shortcuts for Working Efficiently with Text

Learn how to use keyboard shortcuts to work with text efficiently: delete whole words with one click; move your cursor by word; jump to the beginning/end of a line, even without the Home/End keys; 

Audience: Clubs, Faculty, Guests, Postdocs, Researchers, Staff, Students and Teaching Assistants

Workshop Level: Beginner

At The End Of This Workshop You Will Be Able To

Learn keyboard shortcuts like these to move around and work efficiently with text, even on a smaller laptop keyboard.

Use Basic Keyboard Shortcuts

Cut, Copy, Paste, Undo, Redo, Select all

Move cursor one word at a time

Use Keyboard Shortcuts to move your cursor by word instead of one character at a time. 

Jump to the beginning of line

There are keyboard shortcuts for "Home" and "End" that you can use even on laptop keyboards.

Delete the previous word

With one click, delete the whole previous word, or all the way to the beginning of the line. 

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