If using the mouse is causing or aggravating your RSI symptoms, one easy solution is using the mouse less !
If you use keyboard shortcuts you can save hundreds or thousands of mouse clicks or movements every day. If its the mouse thats causing you problems then its time to swat up on the Keyboard Shortcuts that can massively improve your RSI.
Most windows applications have their own set of keyboard shortcuts but here are some of the most common that work either in windows itself or are common across most applications.
General Windows Shortcuts
|Windows||Open Start Menu|
|Ctrl-Backspace||Delete Previous Word|
|Ctrl-Delete||Delete Next Word|
General Command Shortcuts
|Ctrl-H||Find and Replace|
|Ctrl-A, then F9||Update all Fields|
Shortcuts to Move Around Document
|Page-Up/Down||Avoids use of scrollbar|
|Home||Jump to start of line|
|End||Jump to end of line|
|Ctrl-End||Jump to end of document|
|Ctrl-Home||Jump to start of document|