Discussion: Advanced Shortcuts

This discussion can be found in Google Docs: Business Communication Skills for Managers Discussion: Advanced Shortcuts

To make your own copy to edit:

  • If you want a Google Doc: in the file menu of the open document, click “Make a copy.” This will give you your own Google Doc to work from.
  • If you want a PDF or Word file: in the file menu of the open document, click “Download” and select the file type you would like to have (note: depending on the file type you select, the formatting could get jumbled).
  • Instructions for faculty to paste the content into their LMS are located in the course resource pages.


We have previously covered some commonly known shortcuts that speed up a lot of basic functions, such as copying and pasting and doing some basic formatting. Watch the video below to see a sample of other shortcuts that are available, then answer the questions below.

After watching the video, answer these questions: Do you find shortcuts to be helpful or overwhelming? Why? As you’ve worked through the projects in this class, is there anything you wish had a shortcut? Share your opinions below and respond to two of your classmates’ thoughts.