Photoshop Secret Shortcuts It is proven that by using software shortcuts can boost up productivity. Here are 30 secret Photoshop shortcuts that I’ve learned from years of experience. Well, what I mean by "secret" is that these shortcuts are not documented in the menus. Keep reading and you will find how these shortcuts can speed up your productivity. I bet you don’t know all of them. Note: this article is written in Mac Photoshop format. Drag selection With the Marquee tool, drag on the document (do not release the mouse yet), now hold down Spacebar, it will let you drag the undefined selection. Do you know more Photoshop shortcuts that are not listed in this article?
Customizable Shortcuts for Firefox Lets You Create Key Commands for Anything For the ultimate control use KeyConfig along with Functions for KeyConfig. For example, I have "i" set to start inspecting elements on webpages using Firebug, "t" to open a new tab, "k" to focus search box, "c" to close current tab, "r" to reload, "z" to go back, "x" to go forward, "a" to switch to prev tag, "s" to switch to next tag, "v" to view page source, "u" to copy current page URL, "p" to open Page Info view (for easy downloading of images when needed), "d" to open up add to delicious dialog etc. What Is My IP Address - Shows Your IP Address Comment modifier le moteur de recherche par défaut de la barre d Sans le module de recherche Vous savez certainement que la barre d’adresses de Firefox fait également office de moteur de recherche. Si pour éviter le doublon et gagner de la place dans votre interface, vous avez masqué la zone de recherche (voir ci-dessous), vous avez tout simplement supprimer le moyen de modifier le moteur. L’idée est donc de la faire réapparaître. Voici comment : effectuez un clic droit sur une zone vierge de la zone supérieure de votre navigateur choisissez Personnaliser faites glisser le champ de recherche sur cette zone supérieure Maintenant que vous avez le module de recherche Les choses vont être beaucoup plus simples : cliquez sur le logo du moteur par défaut choisissez le moteur de votre choix Si le moteur que vous souhaitez ne s’affiche pas dans ces propositions, nous vous invitons à consulter cette liste de moteurs de recherche de Mozilla Vous devriez y trouver votre bonheur. Ordre des moteurs et raccourcis de recherche
20 of the Best of Shortcut and Hotkey Tips for Your Windows PC For those of you who like to use the quickest methods of getting things done on your computer, we have shown you many Windows shortcuts and hotkeys for performing useful tasks in the past. This article compiles 20 of the best Windows shortcuts and hotkeys we have documented. Create Keyboard Shortcuts to Applications in Windows If you prefer using the keyboard over the mouse, you can use the keyboard to quickly and easily open your favorite programs. The following article shows you how to set up keyboard shortcuts to open applications in Windows. Create Keyboard Shortcuts to Applications in Windows Create Custom Windows Key Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows We just showed you how to create keyboard shortcuts to your favorite applications. Create Custom Windows Key Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows Disable Win+X Shortcut Keys on Windows 7 and Vista We just showed you how to create custom Windows key keyboard shortcuts. Disable Win+X Shortcut Keys on Windows 7 or Vista
25 Useful Ubuntu Shortcuts To Make your Life Easier Sponsored Links Earlier, i have posted about useful windows shortcuts. This time, i have compiled a list of 25 useful Ubuntu shortcuts (not those commonly known Ctrl+C type shortcuts) that make your life easier. These shortcuts will help you do routine tasks more quickly and easily. Ubuntu Recently, Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex was released and i must say this version of Ubuntu has improved a lot over earlier versions. Here goes the shortcuts list. Window Management Note: Some shortcuts might require Compiz enabled on your Ubuntu system. Switch Workspaces in Ubuntu (win + E) 1. 2. 3. 4. Ubuntu Window Switcher (Alt + Shift+ Up Arrow) 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Nautilus 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. Miscellaneous 22. 23. 24. 25. I hope these shortcuts will make your life easier doing routine repetitive tasks and make you more productive using your Ubuntu System. If you know of some other useful Ubuntu shortcuts, feel free to share them in comments below. PS: Welcome StumbleUpon Users
How to customize Firefox keyboard shortcuts The startup has developed a novel way to help audiences give musicians their undivided attention: a locking smartphone case that must be used while at a show. The two bouncers at the Stork Club, a dive bar in Oakland, Calif., stopped me in front of a bin of smartphone cases. That night's show was a phone-free affair, they told me. I had to place my iPhone 5S in one of the sleeves, which would lock as soon as I entered the club's phone-free zone and stay locked until I left. Made by spanking-new startup Yondr, the cases operate on the fundamental premise that smartphones can be "a distraction and a crutch" that distance us from our immediate surroundings. Yondr's mission, according to its website, is "to show people how powerful a moment can be when we aren't focused on documenting or broadcasting it." Yondr is among the first companies to cater to the "unplugging" movement. "Yondr is not antitechnology. Updating the 'social protocol' I finally put my Yondr-encased phone in my pocket.
How to make Firefox your productivity machine Elliott Kosmicki is the founder of GoodPlum.com, a productivity and personal development blog for home business owners. You can also follow Elliott on Twitter. We won't mention Internet Explorer here. In my endless pursuit of the ultimate productivity system, technology always seems to get in the way. Be sure to let us know in the comments what Firefox productivity bits you use on a daily basis! 1. I know, there are too many programs to learn keyboard shortcuts for! My most-used shortcuts: F6 or Ctrl+L : Gets you right up into the Address/URL bar.F5 : Reload the page.Ctrl+F : Find what you're looking for on the page. There are obviously many more shortcuts built-in to Firefox, but these are the ones I use every single day. 2. Did you know you can create a shortcut for ANY search box on the web? I use Musicnotes.com to download sheet music (I play a little piano sometimes). 1. To set this up, go to any website that has a search box. That's it! 3. Enter Picnik. 4. 1. 5. 6. 7. 8.
8 Useful Shortcut Keys Using The "Windows" Button [Windows 7] If you’re a rather busy person like me, every single second you waste throws pennies down the drain. Those pennies gather up over a year, so making yourself more efficient at what you do on your computer should be at the top of your list. If you lose 2 cents for every second you lose and you waste 2 minutes of the day moving your mouse instead of pressing quick shortcut keys, that’s $864 every year you’ll never recover – almost one grand! Even if you don’t make money on your computer, think of how much time you can save to do other things like reading a book or playing ball with your kid that always complains about you being such a busy beaver. Many of you know that you can press the “Alt + Tab” shortcut key to switch between windows, but perhaps a few of you don’t know that you can press the “Windows Logo + Tab” key (next to the “Alt” key) for a similar effect, only more aesthetically pleasing. If you’re really bored, just hold down both keys continuously. Using multiple monitors?
20 Useful OS X Tips Because we are all different, operating system developers always put more than one way of doing things in their systems. One example is there’s often keyboard shortcuts, menus and toolbars in applications for doing the same thing. Consequently, it’s very easy to get into the habit of doing things a particular way without ever learning other ways. Hopefully for the average user there might be at least one tip here that you weren’t aware of and that will be useful to you. By the way, if you have a single button mouse, where it says “right click”, substitute with “control-click” . 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. The Option key is a hidden treasure trove. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Now, if you are like “The Hackmeister of OS X”, rather than scoffing, let us know a few of your favorite lesser known tips. digg
How to change default Firefox hotkeys (keyboard shortcuts) [Tip] Like every browser, Firefox has a variety of keyboard shortcuts with which you can select the browser’s options with. However, Firefox doesn’t clearly list its keyboard shortcuts; nor does it include any customization options for them. To customize the Firefox keyboard shortcuts, add the Customizable Shortcuts extension to the browser. Open Firefox, go to this page and click the + Add to Firefox option to install Customizable Shortcuts. Now click on Shortcuts to open a list of Firefox’s default hot keys as below. Now we can customize the Firefox keyboard shortcuts. Note that you cannot add entirely new keyboard shortcut options that aren’t among the defaults with this extension.
25 Best SSH Commands / Tricks OpenSSH is a FREE version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users of the Internet rely on. Users of telnet, rlogin, and ftp may not realize that their password is transmitted across the Internet unencrypted, but it is. OpenSSH encrypts all traffic (including passwords) to effectively eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks. The encryption that OpenSSH provides has been strong enough to earn the trust of Trend Micro and other providers of cloud computing.Additionally, OpenSSH provides secure tunneling capabilities and several authentication methods, and supports all SSH protocol versions. SSH is an awesome powerful tool, there are unlimited possibility when it comes to SSH, heres the top Voted SSH commands 1) Copy ssh keys to user@host to enable password-less ssh logins. ssh-copy-id user@host To generate the keys use the command ssh-keygen 2) Start a tunnel from some machine’s port 80 to your local post 2001 ssh -N -L2001:localhost:80 somemachine Have Fun