Most Useful Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows

Posted by : OrganicPro on Monday, August 29, 2011


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Below is a list of keyboard shortcuts to perform certain functions used in Google Chrome for Windows.

If you are not much for the mouse - Google Chrome has lots of built-in Quick Launch keyboard shortcuts Here are a few of my absolute favorites:-

  • Ctrl+Tab cycles through open tabs; Ctrl+Shift+Tab reverse cycles through open tabs.
  • Ctrl+W closes the current tab.
  • Ctrl+B toggles the bookmarks bar on and off. >> supports Chrome browser
  • Alt+Home loads your homepage.
  • Ctrl++, Ctrl+-, Ctrl+0 Enlarges, reduces, and restores default text sizes, respectively.
  • Ctrl+1 through 9 switches to a particular open tab position.
  • Ctrl+H opens the History tab.
  • Ctrl+Shift+N opens a new window in "Incognito Mode." >> supports Chrome browser
  • Ctrl+J opens the Downloads tab.
  • Ctrl+K moves your cursor to the address bar to enter a Google search.
  • Shift+Escape opens Google Chrome's Task Manager. >> supports Chrome browser
  • Ctrl+L to move your cursor to the address bar.
  • Ctrl+N opens a new window.
  • Ctrl+R refreshes the current page.
  • Ctrl+Shift+T opens the last closed tab.
  • Ctrl+T opens a new tab.

Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts, Tips, and Tricks Video Link

Note: Microsoft site says "Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of two or more keys that, when pressed, can be used to perform a task that would typically require a mouse or other pointing device. Keyboard shortcuts can make it easier to interact with your computer, saving you time and effort as you work with Windows and other programs."

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Mario as a First Person Shooter Style Game

Posted by : Shitu on Thursday, March 24, 2011


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See a whole new perspective of Mario with this awesome video.

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10 Most Incredible features of NotePad++ which you might not know [Developers]

Posted by : Shitu on Wednesday, March 23, 2011



Notepad++ is the best free text editor available on the net. Based on a powerful editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is written in C++ and uses pure Win32 API and STL which ensures a higher execution speed and smaller program size. Other than simple but fantastic text editor Notepad++ also supports plugins which many people doesn't know. Below is list of features which are used most frequently.

1. Turn Notepad++ into PHP IDE

With the help of  DBGP the php debugger (XDebug) which talks DBGP protocol transform your Notepad++ to a php IDE.

2. Auto Indent

With NppAutoIndent you can Auto indents the next line for you. Saves you some button presses when you have lots of nested conditionals.

3. Auto complete brackets

With XBrackets Lite when you type in an opening bracket, it automatically puts in the closing bracket for you! Very handy.

4. Auto Complete Code

To enable this feature you have to download CCompletion plugin. It is much like IntelliSense. The only problem with it is it displays the identifier in primary view, not secondary.

5. Synchronization with FTP Server

NppFTP plugin let you modify and upload files directly to a ftp server.

6. Highlight Marker

With Change Markers plugin a colored marker will be displayed on the left side of a line you’ve just edited. It indicated which lines have changed and whether the changes have been saved. Functions exactly like in Visual Studio.

7. Switch files faster by pressing a key and typing name

There is a plugin available in Notepad++ File Switcher - which allows you to change files by hitting the shortcut and then typing its name. Useful for when you have several files open at once and Ctrl+Tab takes too long to sift through.

8. Spell-Checker

As a name suggest Spell-Checker plugin helps you when you’re editing normal text files.

9. Auto Close XML Tags

XML Tools plugin auto-close tags and provides other useful features.

10. Compare two text files side by side

With Compare Plugin you can find differences in two text files very easily. The differences are showed in both files by highlighting them with colours.

Bonus :Bulk Edit Text Files in Notepad++ (Without Opening Them)

You don't need any plugin for this. Simply hit CTRL+SHIFT+F and browse the path where all your files are resided. You can also choose type of files as *.txt for text file or *.php for php files.

There are many other plugins like Hex Editor (Adds a Hex Editor in Notepad++) and Color Picker(translates your selected colour in hexadecimal) which can increase your productivity.

Note: To download plugins you can use Plugin Manager(under Plugin menu) in which most of the plugins will be available there or you can find all plugins on Notepad++ Wiki page.

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Start quick search in any folder by just typing in

Posted by : Shitu on Tuesday, March 22, 2011



Most of the time when you want to search any file in windows you first click on search then type name of the file and then again hit search (unless you have enable Indexing). In order to avoid clicking Search button again and again you can enable Quick Search in window explorer without any third party software installation.

With this you will also able to find your files quickly. Before when you press A button on your keyboard window explorer will focus on first folder whose name starts with A. When you will again press A focus will be on next folder whose name starts with A and this goes on. With Quick Search enable you will only see those folders whose names start with A only or has A in it. This way you can browse window more easily and productively.

Here are the steps to enable Quick Search:

  1. Open Window Explorer (My Computer)
  2. Press ALT + T
  3. Go to Tools > Folder Option and then press View tab
  4. In Advanced setting find When Typing in the List View
  5. Select the option “Automatically type into search box”

This way you will be able to browse window more productively.

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