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Google Drive and Docs In 30 Minutes (2nd Edition), 2nd Edition by Ian Lamont

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Glossary

Keyboard shortcuts for Google Drive

Here is a list of basic shortcut keys for Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drawings. All you need to do is type the keys in the list below to activate the corresponding commands. There are shortcut keys for both Windows PCs and Macs.

Why go through the trouble of remembering these shortcuts? You’ll find typing them on your PC or laptop will save time compared to activating the same commands with a mouse.

Note that while all of the listed shortcuts work in the Google Chrome browser, a few may not work in other browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, etc.).

Google Drive home screen

The following keyboard shortcuts work on Windows and Mac desktops and laptops.

c — Create new file

u — Upload ...

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