By Hilary Buckley

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Have you tried using keyboard shortcuts? You should. “Keyboard shortcuts,” also called “hotkeys,” allow you to press a combination of keys to perform computer functions, as opposed to having to move your hand back and forth to your mouse. This saves you a lot of time in the long run. The great news is that there are lots of keyboard shortcuts for your Sage 100 ERP system.

What’s a common keyboard shortcut?

If you’ve ever used Ctrl+C to copy a line of text from the Internet, or within a Word document, that was a keyboard shortcut. (If you haven’t tried the Ctrl+C shortcut, please do. Right-clicking everything and selecting copy is really a time killer. While you’re at it, try using Ctrl+V to paste what you’ve copied. )

How do I use a keyboard shortcut?

Keyboard shortcuts require you to press multiple keys at one time, in order to pass secret coded messages to your computer. To properly use the Ctrl+C function, for instance, you’ll follow these steps:

  • Hold down the “Ctrl” button with your pinky.
  • Tap the “C” key once.
  • Release the “Ctrl” button.
  • Done.

    It’s kind of like using the “Shift” key, actually. And you can use it to save time at work.

    Really? I can do this in Sage 100 ERP?

    Yup, you can. This huge list of keyboard shortcuts for your Sage 100 ERP system will allow you to shave seconds off of everything you do for your business, which add up after a while. This saves you time and gives you a greater opportunity to market your business and get more clients (and then you can use more keyboard shortcuts, yay!).

    When you use these shortcuts, you’ll spend less time on pesky administrative tasks—that way you can get back to doing what you love with your business.

    Here’s a sneak peek of what’s on the list:

    Previews the current report.
    Displays extended comments.
    Opens the calculator.
    Deletes a row in a grid.

    Check out the full list to learn more keyboard shortcuts for your Sage 100 ERP system.

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