Earlier this week, Google launched its latest offering in cloud-based service with Google Drive. Google Drive is a cloud-based file storage and collaboration service and offers 5GB free storage for all users. Google Drive client is currently available for Windows, Mac and Android operating systems.
By now, many of you might have installed the client and started using Google Drive. If you haven’t yet, you should download Google Drive client for Windows and start exploring the new service. In addition to file storage, Google Drive also lets you create and edit documents.
The best thing about Google Drive and Microsoft SkyDrive is that one can access files from anywhere. If you often access your Google Drive account using a web browser, you may want navigate the service with the help of keyboard shortcuts. As with the case of other Google services, Google Drive also lets you navigate using keyboard shortcuts.
Google has published a list of keyboard shortcuts that help you easily accomplish your tasks without touching the mice. Below are some keyboard shortcuts to quickly navigate, create new Google Docs in Google Drive, select different views, and show various menus. Do note that if you are accessing Google Drive on web from a Mac, you need to replace Ctrl with the Command key.
Don’t forget to check out our how to add Google Drive and SkyDrive to Send to menu and automatically backup My Documents to SkyDrive guide.
Source: Google Support