USEFUL KEYBOARD SHORTCUT KEYS | KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS

There is no doubt in saying that computers have become a very important part of daily life! If you use the computer frequently, you must have knowledge about the computer shortcut keys.

Using keyboard shortcuts can greatly increase your productivity,reduce repetitive strain,and help keep you focused.The computer shortcut keys are a set of one or more keys that generate a particular command to be executed.

Here is a list of commonly used short-cut keys that can provide an easier and quicker method of using computer programs. If we missed some shortcut in this list, kindly let us know through the comments section :

Function Short-cut keys
                         Commonly Used Short-cut Keys
F1 Universal help (for any sort of program).
Alt + F File menu options in current program.
Alt + E Edits options in current program.
Ctrl + A Selects all text.
Ctrl + X Cuts the selected item.
Ctrl + C Copies the selected item.
Ctrl + V Pastes copied item.
Home Takes the user to the beginning of the current line.
End Takes the user to the end of the current line.
Ctrl + Home Takes the user to the beginning of the document.
Ctrl + End Takes the user to the end of the document.
Shift + Home Highlights from the current place to the beginning of line.
Shift + End Highlights from the current place to the end of line.
                   Microsoft Windows Shortcut Keys
Ctrl + F4 Closes window in program.
Alt + F4 Closes current open program.
F2 Renames the selected icon.
F3 Start find from desktop.
F4 Opens the drive selection when browsing.
F5 Refreshes contents.
Alt + Tab Switches from one open application to another open application.
Alt + Shift + Tab Switches backwards between open applications.
Alt + Print Screen Creates screen shot for current program.
Ctrl + Alt + Del. Opens windows task manager/reboot.
Ctrl + Esc Brings up start menu.
Alt + Esc Switches between applications on taskbar.
Ctrl + Plus (+) Key Automatically adjusts widths of all columns in Windows Explorer.
Alt + Enter Opens properties window of selected icon or program.
Shift + F10 Simulates right-click on selected item.
Shift + Del Deletes selected programs/files permanently.
Ctrl + N Starts a new note.
Ctrl + O Opens a recently used note.
Ctrl + S Saves changes to a note.
Ctrl + P Prints a note.
Alt + F4 Closes a note and its Journal window.
Ctrl + Z Helps Undo a change.
Ctrl + Y Helps Redo a change.
Ctrl + A Selects all items on a page.
Ctrl + X Cuts a selection.
Ctrl + C Copies a selection to the Clipboard.
Ctrl + V Pastes a selection from the Clipboard.
Esc Cancels a selection.
Ctrl + F Start a search tool.
                       Microsoft Word Shortcut Keys
Ctrl + N Creates a new document.
Ctrl + O Opens an existing document.
Ctrl + S Saves changes to a document.
F12 Saves the document as a new file.
Ctrl + P Prints a document.
Ctrl + Z Helps Undo a change.
Ctrl + Y Helps Redo a change.
Ctrl + A Selects the whole document.
Ctrl + X Helps cut a selection
Ctrl + C Copies a selection to the Clipboard.
Ctrl + V Pastes a selection from the Clipboard.
Ctrl + B Makes selected text bold.
Ctrl + I Italicizes selected text.
Ctrl + U Underlines selected texts.
Ctrl + L Aligns text left.
Ctrl + R Aligns text right.
Ctrl + E Aligns text center.
Ctrl + J Helps justify text.
Ctrl + 1 Sets single line spacing.
Ctrl + 2 Sets double line spacing.
Ctrl + 5 Sets line spacing to 1.5.
Ctrl + Shift + A Changes characters to all capitals.
Ctrl + D Inserts a Microsoft Paint drawing.
Ctrl + F Finds text
Ctrl + Home Moves to the beginning of the document.
Ctrl + End Moves to the end of the document.

Conclusion-

In this article, we have covered most frequently used keyboard shortcuts that helps in our day-to-day life. Your valuable feedback, question, or comments about this article are always welcome.

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