Chromebook 101

This webpage is dedicated to learning how to better use your Chromebook!

 

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Smoothwall Chromebook Login

Google Offline Sync

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Articles/Links

Does the Device Matter?

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Google Help Youtube Channel

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Shortcuts

These shortcuts will help speed up your every day tasks! Click here for full list!

Or, press Ctrl + Alt + ? on your Chromebook for an on-screen version

Here are some of my favorites!

Turn ChromeVox (spoken feedback) on or off

Ctrl + Alt + Z

Turn Caps Lock on or off

Alt + Search

Select everything on the page

Ctrl + A

Cut

Ctrl + X

Copy selected content to the clipboard

Ctrl + C

Paste content from the clipboard

Ctrl + V

Open a new tab

Ctrl + T

Reopen the last tab you've closed. Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you've closed.

Ctrl + Shift + T

Print your current page

Ctrl + P

Zoom in on the page

Ctrl and +

Zoom out on the page

Ctrl and -

Save your current webpage as a bookmark

Ctrl + D

Take a screenshot of your current page

Ctrl + switch window

For non-Chrome OS keyboards:
Ctrl + F5

Take a partial screenshot

Ctrl + Shift + switch window , then click and drag.

For non-Chrome OS keyboards:
Ctrl + Shift + F5

*Below you can access using the Ctrl button*

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*Below you can access using the Ctrl+Shift buttons*

*Below you can access using the Ctrl+Alt buttons*

Using Your Chromebook Touchpad

Move the pointer Move your finger across the touchpad.
Click Press or tap the lower half of the touchpad.
Right-click Press or tap the touchpad with two fingers. You can also press Alt, then click with one finger.
Scroll Place two fingers on the touchpad and move them up and down to scroll vertically, or left and right to scroll horizontally.
Move between pages To go back to a page you were just on, swipe left with two fingers. To go forward to a page you were just on, swipe right with two fingers.
See all open windows Swipe up or down with three fingers. (If you have Australian scrolling turned on, swipe up; if you have traditional scrolling turned on, swipe down.)
Switch between tabs If you have multiple browser tabs open, you can swipe left and right with three fingers to quickly move between tabs.
Drag and drop Click and hold the item you want to move. While holding, move the item. Release your finger to drop the item at its new location.

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As always, please feel free to email or come over to see me if you are having issues or have any questions!