This performs the same function as pressing F5. You can use this shortcut when you are on a webpage and want to ensure you have the most up-to-date content. For example, if you’re looking at your email. Press Control+R (or F5) and any new messages that have not been pushed through yet will appear.
Merilee’s Tips & Tricks for Reporters: Take Control of your Keyboard
By Merilee S. Johnson, RDR, CRR, CRC, RSA
Windows Shortcuts using the Control Key
As reporters we are expected to have things done immediately…or yesterday. This means we need to find faster, more efficient ways to accomplish our tasks. Keeping your hands on the keyboard and not have to move back and forth between your mouse and keyboard saves valuable seconds when you’re racing the clock. The next two installments of Tips & Tricks will include some of my favorite, most used Windows shortcuts.