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Basic Computer Shortcut Keys

Basic PC shortcut Keys

  • Alt/F10 : Activates menu bar.
  • Ctrl+A : Select all text.
  • Ctrl + X/Shift + Del : Cut selected item.
  • Ctrl + C/Ctrl + Ins : Copy selected item
  • Ctrl + V/Shift + Ins : Paste.
  • Ctrl + P : Print.
  • Ctrl + S : Save
  • F5 : Refresh.
  • Ctrl + Alt + Del : Restart system/open task manager.
  • Del : Delete selected item.
  • Esc : Terminate most of the operations.
  • Enter : Execute a program.
  • Home/End : Goes to beginning/end of current line.
  • Tab/Shift + Tab : Select the next/previous item.
  • Page up/ page down : Goes to the top/bottom of the
  • Document/ window
  • Ctrl+Z/Ctrl + Y : Undo/Redo. 

  Function Keys

 

  • F1 : Universal help key, sometimes also used to open the Task Pane.
  • F2 : In Window, commonly used to rename.
  • F3 : Often opens a search feature. Also generally used to cancel any running installation.
  • F4 : Open find window. Alt + F4 will close the program currently active in Microsoft Windows.
  • F5 : In all modern browsers, F5 refreshes/reload the page. Open the Find/ replace/ go to window in Microsoft Word. Starts a slideshow in PowerPoint.
  • F6 : Move the cursor to the Address bar in Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox Used to save file in MS-DOS.

MS – Excel shortcut keys

 

  • F2 : Edit the selected cell.
  • F5 : Ask for a specific cell. For example, C6
  • F7 : Spell check selected text and/or document.
  • F11 : Create chart in a new tab.
  • Ctrl + Shift + ; - Enter the current Time.
  • Ctrl +; - Enter the current date.
  • Alt + Shift + F1 : Insert New Worksheet
  • Shift + F3 :- Open the Excel Formula window.
  • Shift + F5/Ctrl + F : Bring up search box.
  • Ctrl + A : Select all contents of the worksheet.
  • Ctrl + B : Bold highlighted selection
  • Ctrl + I : Italic highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + K : insert link
  • Ctrl + U : Underline highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + 5 : Strike through highlighted selection.

Window shortcut Keys (C..)

  • WINKEY : Open Start.
  • WINKEY + D : Bring the desktop to the top of all other windows.
  • WINKEY + M : Minimizes 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 through the 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 Key : Open the system properties window.
  • WINKEY + U : Open Utility Manager.
  • WINKEY + L : Lock the computer (Windows XP and above only)
  • Num Lock for seconds: Turn toggle key on/off (make sound).
  • Ctrl + Mouse scroll wheel : Zoom in/Zoom out.

MS – Word shortcut keys (c..)

  •   Ctrl + Del : Deletes one word to right of cursor.
  •   Ctrl + Backspace : Deletes one word to left of cursor.
  •   Ctrl + End : Moves the cursor to the end of the document.
  •   Ctrl + Home : Moves the cursor to the beginning of the document.
  •   Ctrl + Spacebar : Clear the formal of highlighted text to the default.
  •   Ctrl + 1/2/5 :: 1.0/2.5/1.5 line spacing respectively.
  •   Ctrl + Alt + 1/2/3 : Changes text to heading 1/2/3 respectively.
  •   Ctrl + F1 : Open the Task Pane.
  •   F1 : Open Help
  •   Alt + Ctrl + F2 : Open new document
  •   Ctrl + Shift +>/<- Increase/decrease selected font + 1pts up to 12pt and then increases font + 2pts.
  •   Ctrl + left arrow/right arrow : Moves one word to the left/right.
  •   Ctrl + up arrow/down arrow : Moves up/down from the beginning of the line or paragraph.
  •   Shift + F3 : Change case (Upper/Lower/Title).
  •   Shift + Insert : Paste.
  •   F4 : Repeat the last action performed (Word 2000+)
  •   F5 : Open the find, replace, and go to window.
  •   Ctrl + Shift + F6 : Opens to another open Microsoft Word document.
  •   F7 : Spell and grammar cheek selected text and/or document.
  •   Shift + F7 : Runs a Thesaurus (byword) check on the word highlighted.
  •   F12 : Save as.
  •   Shift + F12 : Save
  •   Ctrl + Shift + F12 : Prints the document.
  •   Alt + Shift + D : Insert the current date.
  •   Alt + Shift + T : Insert the current time.
  •   Ctrl + F2 : Display the print preview.
  •   Ctrl + Shift + F9 : Remove the hyperlink of selected item.

 Run command shortcuts (C..)

  • Remote Desktop : mstsc
  • Services : services. msc
  • Shut Down Windows : shutdown
  • Sounds and Audio : mmsys.cpl
  • System Properties : sysdm.cpl
  • Task Manager : taskmgr
  • Windows Update Launch : wupdmgr
  • Wordpad : write
  • MS – Word winword
  • MS – Excel : excel
  • MS – Outlook : outlook
  • MS – Powerpoint : powerpnt
  • Microsoft Picture Manager : ois
  • Windows Explorer : explorer
  • opens your home drive : %homedrive%

 

MS – Word shortcut keys

  • Ctrl + B : Bold highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + E : Aligns the line or selected text to the center of the screen.
  • Ctrl + F : Open find box.
  • Ctrl + I : Italic highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + J : Aligns the selected text or line to justify the screen.
  • Ctrl + K : Insert link
  • Ctrl + L : Aligns the line or selected text to the left of the screen.
  • Ctrl + M : Indent the paragraph.
  • Ctrl + T : Justification bar move right.
  • Ctrl + U : Underline highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + Y : Redo the last action performed.
  • Ctrl + Z : Undo last action.
  • Ctrl + Shift + F : Change the font.
  • Ctrl + ]/[ - Increase/decrease selected font + 1pts.

Outlook shortcut keys

  • Home/End : Select the first/last contact in the list.
  • Up/Down arrow : Move to the previous/next mail/card.
  • Ctrl + Spacebar : Select / deselect the current card.
  • Ctrl + Shift + up/down arrow : Selection of the previous/next card.
  • Shift + page up/ page down : Selection up to first/last page.
  • Shift + Home/End : Same as abvoe.
  • Ctrl + Home/End : Move to the First/last mail/card.
  • Left key/Right key : Collapse/Expand current section.
  • Ctrl + Shift +D : Display new call dialog box.
  • F11 : Go to find contact box

Linux shortcut keys

  • Ctrl + Alt + F1 .....F6 : Switch among the text terminals.
  • Ctrl + Alt + F7 ....F12 : Switch to GUI mode.
  • Tab : Auto – complete the command.
  • Up/Down Arrow : Show previous/nextcommand history.
  • Ctrl+Alt+(+)/(-) : Increase/decrease the screen resolution (GUI)
  • Ctrl + Alt + Del : Restart the system.
  • Ctrl + C : Kill the current process.
  • Ctrl + D : Log off from current terminal.
  • Ctrl + Z : Send the current process to the background.
  • Ctrl + Tab : Go to the next virtual desktop (GUI)
  • Ctrl + Shift + Tab : Go to the Previous virtual desktop(GUI).
  • Ctrl + Alt + L : Lock the desktop (GUI)
  • Ctrl + S : Stop the transfer process to the terminal.
  • Ctrl + Q : Resume the transfer process.
  • Shift + Page up/down : Go to top/bottom of the terminal.