Keyboard Shortcuts Redo and Undo for Windows and Mac Users

Does your wrist get sore sometimes because you’re scrolling and clicking your way through the workday with your mouse? Well, ditch the mouse and unlock your powers of speed with today’s keyboard shortcuts. Today you’re getting the keyboard shortcuts for Undo and Redo whether you’re a windows or mac user and a quick summary of a research study that shows why you should start using these keyboard shortcuts.



To reverse your last action, press CTRL+Z.

You can reverse more than one action.



To reverse your last Undo, press CTRL+Y.

You can reverse more than one action that has been undone.

You can use Redo command only after Undo command.

NOTE: For users with Mac keyboards, use the Command button instead of Ctrl 

To give you a little boost of motivation to put these shortcuts to use, here’s some science that explains the power of them. A study published in the Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, titled “Time Savings and Error Reduction Using Keyboard Shortcuts for Library Database Tasks,” found that students using keyboard shortcuts for research tasks completed them 35% faster than those relying on the mouse. That’s right, 35% faster! Time to reclaim those precious minutes that add up to hours and even days over the long term from the productivity black hole.

So remember CTRL or Command + Z for to undo AND CTRL or Command + Y for redo. Start using these today and watch your computer work productivity soar.

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