In the following blog, we would like to show and teach all users of a chromebook, The different chromebook key combinations that you can find and use, thus facilitating the experience and interaction that we have on a daily basis with our computer. Taking screenshots, opening new sales in our browser, reloading a page... etc.
If we take a look at our keyboard we already find specialized buttons in functions that we usually use more frequently. To start with the chromebook key combinations, you must press Ctrl + Alt + ç on the keyboard. An overview of all possible key combinations will open.
2. How to change the key combinations on Chromebook?
For a long time, the Chromebooks have become a tool key to education since they have many advantages for the students and teachers who use them. As we have already seen in other articles, these computers are characterized by being easy to use, comfortable to transport, safe and shock resistant, etc. Another facility has to do with the keyboard and the possibility of combine keys to make it easier to use the Chromebook.
Next we will show how change key settings. To make these changes we will not use more than 5 clicks on the mouse or on our keyboard.
It is important to take into account that each country may have a special keyboard, if you have an international keyboard and want to find key combinations for your device, go to Setting Device Keyboard See key combinations.
3. Popular Key Combinations
The chrome book It is designed both for studying, working or having fun, and for this Google he thought of a smart computer, easy to use, secure and in the cloud.
To make it easier to use your Chromebook you can combine keys for different functionalities, among them take screenshots, go from one page to another or see all the windows on the same screen. These are the most popular among Chromebook users.
3.1 How to move from one page to another on a Chromebook
This functionality allows you to interact more quickly with the computer. To move from one page to another with the touchpad of a Chromebook you must do the following:
3.2 How to see all windows on a Chromebook
3.3 How to rotate the screen
3.4 How to turn on Caps Lock on a Chromebook
When you're composing an assignment in Google Docs and you want to start a sentence with a capital letter, you should do the following:
3.5 How to lock the screen
If you will be without using your Chromebook for a while, it is recommended lock screen for security. Use one of the following options:
- Choose security and privacy Lock screen.
- Activate the option Lock when suspending or closing the lid.
After a while, the screen will turn off to save battery.
4. How to take a screenshot on a Chromebook?
This point is extremely useful when it comes to use your chromebook. In addition to taking screenshots, it is also possible to record a video of your screen so that you can later view, edit, delete, and share the image or video.
- go to menu quick settings and select Screenshot. Make sure the content you want to capture is on the screen
- In the Screenshot tool, select whether you want to capture the entire screen, a single window, or a specific part of the screen. You can also choose between record all or part of the screen concrete.
- When you have made your selection, click capture image on the screen.
- When you're done, the screenshot or screen recording is saved to the “Downloads” folder by default.
5. How to use the keyboard of the Chromebook?
Activating the Chromebook keyboard on screen is very simple and fast. With this option you can add text with keyboard or with the function Handwriting. You can also add images to files, documents, and email messages.
6. How to configure Chromebook keyboard?
In certain cases, we have a Mac or Windows external keyboard and we want to use it with our chrome book. In this case, there are several options.
The first thing we must do is configure the keyboard as if it were original from the Chromebook: