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Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail and Facebook

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KeyboardAccording to Robertson McIlwain of the Berlin-based keyboard application company KeyRocket, “A person using a [keyboard] shortcut in lieu of a mouse action will save on average two seconds. That means someone working on a computer for eight hours will save around thirty minutes a day. That”s nearly six days a year.”## KeyRocket (http://www.veodin.com/keyrocket/) is a software application tool that will help you save time by intuiting, from your own keyboard use habits, shortcuts that could speed up your experience when using, for example, Gmail . When you perform actions using your mouse, KeyRocket will suggest available shortcuts.

To learn a few shortcuts for Gmail on your own, use this printable “cheat sheet”# list of frequently-used shortcuts:

http://r.evhead.com/hodgepodge/gmail-shortcuts.html or
http://shortcutkeys.org/software-shortcuts/website/gmail

Facebook shortcuts depend on your Internet browser. The charts in the link below show shortcuts for different browsers as well as for Windows and Mac.

http://blog.heyo.com/save-time-with-facebook-shortcuts/

 

If you”re interested in adding emoticons to your Facebook posts, use these handy keyboard shortcuts:

http://blog.hizup.com/2012/07/23/complete-list-smiley-facebook/