Know how to use the 'Find' function? Most people don't.

It's easy for the less tech-savvy among us to be bewildered by devices such as smart phones and tablet PCs. But nearly 90 percent of computer users don't even know how to use the "Find" function, The Atlantic reports.

Dan Russell, a search anthropologist with Google, told The Atlantic that nine out of 10 people don't know how to use something as basic as the Control/Command-F function to locate a word or phrase in a document or on a Web page.

Russell often does field studies and watches people read through long documents to find exactly what they're searching for. "At the end I'll say to them 'Let me show you one little trick here,' and very often people will say 'I can't believe I've been wasting my life!' " Russell told The Atlantic.

Know any other keybopard shortcuts people should know but don't? Feel free to help out your fellow users in the comments section below.


 

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