There are many things we do with the mouse or trackpad that we should really do with keyboard shortcuts. Keyboard shortcuts are simple key combinations that let you perform commands and system functions without having to hunt through application or system menus to do what you want to do quickly.

At Honeydogs, we're big believers in saving time, and keyboard shortcuts are a great way to achieve that. For now, we've collected a great guide of the Best Windows Keyboard Shortcuts on our main site, and we're including some of them here. Keep your eyes on this page for more keyboard shortcuts to come soon!

Common Windows keyboard shortcuts:

CTRL + C - Copy
CTRL + X - Cut
CTRL + V - Paste

ALT + F4 - Close the current application
ALT + TAB - Switch between active applications

We also have a Mac keyboard shortcuts guide.

Common Mac Keyboard shortcuts:

Command + X - Cut the selected item and copy it to the Clipboard
Command + C - Copy the selected item to the Clipboard. This also works for files in the Finder.
Command + V - Paste the contents of the Clipboard into the current document or app. This also works for files in the Finder.
Command + Z - Undo the previous command. You can then press Command + Shift + Z to Redo, reversing the undo command. In some apps, you can undo and redo multiple commands.
Common + A - Select All items.
Command + F - Find items in a document or open a Find window.
Command + G - Find Again: Find the next occurrence of the item previously found. To find the previous occurrence, press Command + Shift + G.
Command + H - Hide the windows of the front app. To view the front app but hide all other apps, press Command + Option + H.
Command + M - Minimize the front window to the Dock. To minimize all windows of the front app, press Command + Option + M.
Command + N - New: Open a new document or window.
Command + O - Open the selected item, or open a dialog to select a file to open.
Command + P - Print the current document.
Command + S - Save the current document.