- Alt-click to right-click. On a Chromebook, holding the Alt key while clicking on the trackpad is the equivalent of a right-click. If you don't love the "two-finger click" try using the Alt key instead.
- To quickly find your downloads, pin the Files app to the shelf. Search for Files (its icon is a white folder in a blue circle). Right-click the icon (see tip #1!) and choose Pin to Shelf. Now it will always appear at the bottom. Within Files, you will see both Drive and Downloads.
- Need to take a quick screenshot? Hold Ctrl and press the "Screen Switcher" key, which is just above the 6 key. Holding Shift as well allows you to take a screenshot of a selected area. [Want a better screenshot tool that lets you annotate? Try the Awesome Screenshot extension].
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Some Chromebook tips that will make your life easier
As I've been working with 9th graders in the Core, I've been developing a list of Chromebook tips that not everyone knows and that can be extremely useful. Here are my top three, in no particular order: