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Computer Keyboard Shortcut Keys

 

A keyboard shortcut is a series of one or several keys that invoke a software or operating system operation when triggered by the user. Keyboard shortcuts are practically fundamental for using any type of computer. It helps you speed up all that you do. Underneath are some of the keyboard shortcut tips.

 

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SHORTCUT KEYS 
DESCRIPTIONS
Alt + Tab
Switch between open programs
Alt + E
Edit options in current program
Alt + F
File menu options in current program
Alt + F4
Close the current active program
Alt + Enter
Open the Properties for the selected item (file, folder etc)
Ctrl + Shift + Esc
Open Windows Task Manager
Ctrl + N
Create a new blank document
Ctrl + O
Open a file in current software
Ctrl + A
Select all text
Ctrl + B
Change selected text to be Bold
Ctrl + I
Change selected text to be in Italics
Ctrl + U
Change selected text to be Underlined
Ctrl + F
Open find window for current document or window.
Ctrl + S
Save current document file.
Ctrl + X
Cut selected item.
Ctrl + C
Copy selected item.
Ctrl + Ins
Copy selected item
Ctrl + V
Paste
Ctrl + K
Insert hyperlink for selected text
Ctrl + P
Print the current page or document.
Ctrl + Home
Goes to beginning of document.
Ctrl + End
Goes to end of document.
Ctrl + Left arrow
Moves one word to the left at a time.
Ctrl + Right arrow
Moves one word to the right at a time.
Ctrl + Esc
Opens the START menu
End
Goes to end of current line.
F1
Universal Help in almost every Windows program.
F2
Rename a selected file
F5
Refresh the current program window
Home
Goes to beginning of current line.
Shift + Ins
Paste
Shift + Home
Highlights from current position to beginning of line.
Shift + End
Highlights from current position to end of line.
Shift + Del
Cut selected item.

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