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Chromebook Tips

Chromebook Tips


To login to a school Chromebook, use your school email address and password. Student email addresses are computerloginname@students.redwaterisd.org. Email passwords are the same as compter login passwords. If the password does not work, then you need to change your school Windows network computer password. Click here for instructions to change your password.

The following information is provided by Google's Chromebook support page.

Trackpad Gestures

The following information is provided by Google's Chromebook support page.

If you're using a Chromebook, use the touchpad to move the pointer and select items on the screen. Here are some gestures and actions support by the touchpad.

Keyboard Buttons and Combinations

Chromebook keyboards have a few extra features to help you browse the web effortlessly and efficiently. You'll notice that your keyboard contains a dedicated search key and a new row of web shortcut keys. You can also use a standard USB Windows keyboard with your Chromebook and use the same keyboard shortcuts.

Shortcut Keys

These keys apear at the top of Chromebook keyboards. If you're using a Windows keyboard with your Chromebook, the F keys at the top of the keyboard will work similarly to the keys below.

Search your apps and the web from your apps list. On a Chromebook, this key is located on the side, where you'd normally find the Caps Lock key. If you're using a regular keyboard, the Windows key in between Ctrl and Alt will work as the search key.

Tip: to turn Caps lock on temporarily, press Alt + the search key.

         Take a screenshot of your entire screen.

Take a screenshot of a specific area of the screen.

Keys may vary slightly depending on your Chrome device model.

Helpful Keyboard Shortcuts

Below is a list of a few essential shortcuts. To see a map of all shortcuts directly on your screen, press Ctrl+Alt=?.

 

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