Important Basic Shortcut Keys For Computer

Important Shortcuts Keys For Computer
Sometimes it’s very difficult to find the setting in windows, so we have gatthered some important shortcuts for you to make your life easy.
 
CTRL+A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Select All
CTRL+C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Copy
CTRL+X. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cut
CTRL+V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paste
CTRL+Z. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Undo
CTRL+B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bold
CTRL+U. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Underline
CTRL+I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Italic
F1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Help
F2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rename selected object
F3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Find all files
F4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Opens file list drop-down in dialogs
F5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Refresh current window
F6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shifts focus in Windows Explorer
F10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Activates menu bar options
ALT+TAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cycles between open applications
ALT+F4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Quit program, close current window
ALT+F6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Switch between current program windows
ALT+ENTER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Opens properties dialog
ALT+SPACE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . System menu for current window
ALT+¢ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . opens drop-down lists in dialog boxes
BACKSPACE . . . . . . . . . . . . . Switch to parent folder
CTRL+ESC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Opens Start menu
CTRL+ALT+DEL . . . . . . . . . . Opens task manager, reboots the computer
CTRL+TAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Move through property tabs
CTRL+SHIFT+DRAG . . . . . . . Create shortcut (also right-click, drag)
CTRL+DRAG . . . . . . . . . . . . . Copy File
ESC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cancel last function
SHIFT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Press/hold SHIFT, insert CD-ROM to bypass auto-play
SHIFT+DRAG . . . . . . . . . . . . Move file
SHIFT+F10. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Opens context menu (same as right-click)
SHIFT+DELETE . . . . . . . . . . . Full wipe delete (bypasses Recycle Bin)
ALT+underlined letter . . . . Opens the corresponding menu
PC Keyboard Shortcuts
Document Cursor Controls
HOME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . to beginning of line or far left of field or screen
END . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . to end of line, or far right of field or screen
CTRL+HOME . . . . . . . . to the top
CTRL+END . . . . . . . . . . to the bottom
PAGE UP . . . . . . . . . . . . moves document or dialog box up one page
PAGE DOWN . . . . . . . . moves document or dialog down one page
ARROW KEYS . . . . . . . move focus in documents, dialogs, etc.
CTRL+ > . . . . . . . . . . . . next word
CTRL+SHIFT+ > . . . . . . selects word
Windows Explorer Tree Control
Numeric Keypad * . . . Expand all under current selection
Numeric Keypad + . . . Expands current selection
Numeric Keypad – . . . Collapses current selection
¦ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Expand current selection or go to first child
‰ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Collapse current selection or go to parent
Special Characters
‘ Opening single quote . . . alt 0145
’ Closing single quote . . . . alt 0146
“ Opening double quote . . . alt 0147
“ Closing double quote. . . . alt 0148
– En dash. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0150
— Em dash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0151
… Ellipsis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0133
• Bullet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0149
®️ Registration Mark . . . . . . . alt 0174
©️ Copyright . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0169
™️ Trademark . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0153
• ° Degree symbol. . . . . . . . . alt 0176
• ¢ Cent sign . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0162
• 1⁄4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0188
• 1⁄2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0189
• 3⁄4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0190
• PC Keyboard Shortcuts
• Creating unique images in a uniform world! Creating unique images in a uniform world!
• é . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0233
• É . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0201
• ñ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0241
• ÷ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0247
• 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
• MICROSOFT®️ WINDOWS® SHORTCUT KEYS
• Alt + Tab Switch between open applications
• Alt +
• Shift + Tab
• Switch backwards between open
• applications
• 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
• Alt + F4 Close current open program
• Ctrl + F4 Close window in program
• Ctrl + Plus
• Key
• 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
• 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 SHORTCUTS
• WINKEY + D Bring desktop to the top of other windows
• WINKEY + M Minimize all windows
• WINKEY +
• SHIFT + M
• 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
• WINKEY +
• CTRL + F
• Display the search for computers window
• WINKEY + F1 Display the Microsoft®️ Windows®️ help
• WINKEY + R Open the run window
• WINKEY +
• Pause /Break
• Open the system properties window
• WINKEY + U Open utility manager
• WINKEY + L Lock the computer (Windows XP®️ & later)
• OUTLOOK®️ SHORTCUT KEYS
• 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
• WORD®️ SHORTCUT KEYS
• 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

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