Basic Shortcut keys in Computer

Knowing a computer shortcut keys makes your work faster and easier.

Alt + F :-File menu options in current program
Alt + E :-Edit options in current program
F1 :-Universal help (for all programs)
Ctrl + A :-Select all text
Ctrl + X :-Cut selected item
Shift + Del :-Cut selected item
Ctrl + C :-Copy selected item
Ctrl + Ins :-Copy selected item
Ctrl + V :-Paste
Shift + Ins :-Paste
Home Go to beginning of current line
Ctrl + Home :-Go to beginning of document
End Go to end of current line
Ctrl + End :-Go to end of document
Shift + Home :-Highlight from current position to beginning of line
Shift + End :-Highlight from current position to end of line
Ctrl + f :-Move one word to the left at a time
Ctrl + g :-Move one word to the right at a time


Alt + Tab :-Switch between open applications
Alt +
Shift + Tab:-
Switch backwards between open
Alt + Print:-
Screen Create screen shot for current program
Ctrl + Alt + Del :-Reboot/Windows® task manager
Ctrl + Esc:- Bring up start menu
Alt + Esc :-Switch between applications on taskbar
F2 :-Rename selected icon
F3 :-Start find from desktop
F4 :-Open the drive selection when browsing
F5 :-Refresh contents
Ctrl +F12 :- Inspect a webpage
Alt + F4 :-Close current open program
Ctrl + F4 :-Close window in program
Ctrl + Plus:-
Automatically adjust widths of all columns
in Windows Explorer
Alt + Enter :-Open properties window of selected icon
or program
Shift + F10 :-Simulate right-click on selected item
Shift + Del :-Delete programs/files permanently

Note:-Holding Shift
During Bootup Boot safe mode or bypass system files
Holding Shift
During Bootup
When putting in an audio CD, will prevent
CD Player from playing

WINKEY + D :-Bring desktop to the top of other windows
WINKEY + M :-Minimize all windows
Undo the minimize done by WINKEY + M
and WINKEY + D
WINKEY + E :-Open Microsoft Explorer
WINKEY + Tab :-Cycle through open programs on taskbar
WINKEY + F :-Display the Windows® Search/Find feature
CTRL + F :-Display the search for computers window
WINKEY + F1 :-Display the Microsoft® Windows® help
WINKEY + R :-Open the run window
Pause /Break Open the system properties window
WINKEY + U :-Open utility manager
WINKEY + L :-Lock the computer (Windows XP® & later)

Alt + S :-Send the email
Ctrl + C :-Copy selected text
Ctrl + X :-Cut selected text
Ctrl + P :-Open print dialog box
Ctrl + K :-Complete name/email typed in address bar
Ctrl + B :-Bold highlighted selection
Ctrl + I :-Italicize highlighted selection
Ctrl + U :-Underline highlighted selection
Ctrl + R :-Reply to an email
Ctrl + F :-Forward an email
Ctrl + N :-Create a new email
Ctrl + Shift + A :-Create a new appointment to your calendar
Ctrl + Shift + O :-Open the outbox
Ctrl + Shift + I :-Open the inbox
Ctrl + Shift + K :-Add a new task
Ctrl + Shift + C :-Create a new contact
Ctrl + Shift+ J :-Create a new journal entry

Ctrl + A :-Select all contents of the page
Ctrl + B :-Bold highlighted selection
Ctrl + C :-Copy selected text
Ctrl + X :-Cut selected text
Ctrl + N :-Open new/blank document
Ctrl + O :-Open options
Ctrl + P :-Open the print window
Ctrl + F :-Open find box
Ctrl + I :-Italicize highlighted selection
Ctrl + K :-Insert link
Ctrl + U :-Underline highlighted selection
Ctrl + V :-Paste
Ctrl + Y :-Redo the last action performed
Ctrl + Z :-Undo last action
Ctrl + G :-Find and replace options
Ctrl + H :-Find and replace options
Ctrl + J :-Justify paragraph alignment
Ctrl + L :-Align selected text or line to the left
Ctrl + Q :-Align selected paragraph to the left
Ctrl + E :-Align selected text or line to the center
Ctrl + R :-Align selected text or line to the right
Ctrl + M :-Indent the paragraph
Ctrl + T :-Hanging indent
Ctrl + D :-Font options
Ctrl + Shift + F :-Change the font
Ctrl + Shift + > :-Increase selected font +1
Ctrl + ] :-Increase selected font +1
Ctrl + Shift + < :-Decrease selected font -1
Ctrl + [ :- Decrease selected font -1
Ctrl + Shift + * :-View or hide non printing characters
Ctrl + f :-Move one word to the left
Ctrl + g :-Move one word to the right
Ctrl + h :-Move to beginning of the line or paragraph
Ctrl + i :-Move to the end of the paragraph
Ctrl + Del :-Delete word to right of cursor
Ctrl + Backspace :-Delete word to left of cursor
Ctrl + End :-Move cursor to end of document
Ctrl + Home :-Move cursor to beginning of document
Ctrl + Space :-Reset highlighted text to default font
Ctrl + 1 :-Single-space lines
Ctrl + 2 :-Double-space lines

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Deborah Sodiya, BetteredbyPEYI Blogger

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