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Keyboard Shortcuts on iPadOS: Some love for the power users.

ownCloud is the only content collaboration platform out there to let iPad enthusiasts use keyboard shortcuts.

By Matthias Huehne

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Did you know that the ownCloud app on iPadOS supports a fair amount of keyboard shortcuts? Actually, it lets iPad power users with usb or bluetooth keyboards fully navigate the App without ever having to touch the screen.

Display of available shortcuts in the ownCloud App on the iPad

That’s a big plus if you’re using your iPad as a notebook replacement as it saves a lot of time and makes the tablet behave even more like a traditional desktop.

To use keyboard shortcuts you have to, of course, connect an external keyboard to the iPad via bluetooth or USB. To get an overview of the available shortcuts long press the Command-Key on your keyboard.

By comparison, with the Apps of our dear competitors like Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox or Box.com, good luck on keeping your screen smudge free.

Matthias Huehne

June 29, 2020

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