How to Copy and Paste With a Keyboard Shortcut

To copy and paste text, files, folders, and other items on your computer, you don’t necessarily need a mouse or trackpad. You can use just the keyboard to copy and paste files around on your Windows or Mac machine. When you use your keyboard for copying and pasting, your files are copied and pasted the same way as if you’re using a mouse or trackpad. This is because Windows, macOS, Linux, and ChromeOS come equipped with the ability to manage files with just the keyboard.

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How to “Cut and Paste” Files on Mac

To cut and paste on a Mac, select the item you want to move, press Command+C, then press Command+Option+V to move it to a new location. You can also access the move command in the Edit menu once you’ve copied a file.

If you’d like to move files or folders from one folder to another on your Mac, you can “cut and paste” them in a method similar to Windows, although it’s not immediately obvious how to do it.

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How to Easily Work With Excel Tables in the Mobile App

If you find yourself working on-the-go in the Excel mobile app, you might struggle when it comes to tables. That tiny screen isn’t always sufficient for viewing table data, much less editing it. Luckily, there’s a feature that can help.

Microsoft introduced what’s called Cards View for working with tables in Excel on Android and iPhone. Using this feature, you can see portions of your table in full view. You can then add more data, make changes, and manage your table data easier.

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How to Access Linux Partitions From Windows

If you’re dual booting Windows and Linux, you’ll probably want to access files on your Linux system from Windows at some point. Linux has built-in support for Windows NTFS partitions, but Windows can’t read Linux partitions without third-party software.

So we’ve rounded up some third-party software to help. This list is focused on applications that support the Ext4 file system, which most new Linux distributions use by default. These applications all support Ext2 and Ext3, too—and one of them even supports ReiserFS.

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How to Remove a Password From a PDF File

Some PDFs are encrypted with a password, which you’ll need to enter each time you want to view the document. You can remove the password to save yourself some inconvenience if you’re keeping the PDF in a secure location.

We’ll cover two ways to do this here: A convenient trick that works in all operating systems with applications you already have, and the official method that requires Adobe Acrobat. Both methods assume you know the password to the encrypted PDF file. Unfortunately, there’s no easy way to remove a password if you don’t know it.

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How to Set Up an Out of Office Reply in Outlook for the Web

Out-of-office replies are convenient ways to let others know you’re away and can’t respond to their message. If you use Outlook on the web, you can set up an automatic reply in just minutes. Like in the desktop version of Outlook, the Out of Office feature on lets you send the reply automatically during a timeframe or only when you enable the feature, giving you flexibility.

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