Computer Keyboard Shortcut Keys

While work on computer we can use several shortcut keys to work faster. Really it saves a lot of time and we know "Time is Money" in today's Era. These shorts cuts are used frequently while typing or doing any work on computer system. These shortcuts are given as list to remember and apply them, we recommend that user just not read it just try it, once you try then you will remember the shortcut keys of typing otherwise not. Here we are providing the most common shortcut keys used frequently for day to day task.

S. No.

Computer Keyboard Shortcut Keys

1

CTRL + A

Selects all the items in the active window.

2

CTRL + C

Copies the item and can be pasted using CTRL and V.

3

CTRL + F

Displays the Find all files dialog box.

4

CTRL + G

Displays the Go to folder dialog box.

5

CTRL + N

Displays the New dialog box.

6

CTRL + O

Displays the Open dialog box.

7

CTRL + P

Displays the Print dialog box.

8

CTRL + S

Displays the Save dialog box.

 

 

9

CTRL + V

Pastes the copied item.

10

CTRL + X

Cuts the item.

11

CTRL + Z

Undoes the last action.

12

CTRL + F4

Closes the active document window.

13

CTRL while dragging an item

Copy the selected item

14

CTRL + SHIFT with arrow keys

Highlight a block of text

15

CTRL + F4

Close the active document

16

CTRL + ESC

Display the Start menu

17

CTRL + F6

Opens the next document window in the active application.

18

ALT+ENTER

View the properties for the selected item

19

ALT+F4

Close the active item, or quit the active program

20

ALT+SPACEBAR

Open the shortcut menu for the active window

21

ALT+TAB

Switch between the open items

22

ALT+ESC

Cycle through items in the order that they had been opened

 

 

23

F1 key

Gives help on the active window or selected item.

24

F2 key

Rename the selected item

25

F3 key

Search for a file or a folder

26

F4 key

Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer

27

F5 key

Update the active window

28

F6 key

Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop

29

F10 key

Activate the menu bar in the active program

30

Windows Logo

Display or hide the Start menu

31

Windows Logo+BREAK

Display the System Properties dialog box

32

Windows Logo+D

Display the desktop

33

Windows Logo+M

Minimize all of the windows

34

Windows Logo+SHIFT+M

Restore the minimized windows

35

Windows Logo+E

Open My Computer

36

Windows Logo+F

Search for a file or a folder

37

CTRL+Windows Logo+F

Search for computers

38

Windows Logo+F1

Display Windows Help

39

Windows Logo+ L

Lock the keyboard

40

Windows Logo+R

Open the Run dialog box

41

Windows Logo+U

Open Utility Manager

42

TAB

Move forward through the options

43

SHIFT+TAB

Move backward through the options

44

CTRL+TAB

Move forward through the tabs

45

CTRL+SHIFT+TAB

Move backward through the tabs

46

ALT+Underlined letter

Perform the corresponding command or select the corresponding option

47

ENTER

Perform the command for the active option or button

48

SPACEBAR

Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box

49

F1 key

Display Help

50

F4 key

Display the items in the active list

51

Arrow keys

Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons

52

BACKSPACE

Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box

53

END

Display the bottom of the active window

54

HOME

Display the top of the active window

55

NUM LOCK+Asterisk sign (*)

Display all of the subfolders that are under the selected folder

56

NUM LOCK+Plus sign (+)

Display the contents of the selected folder

57

NUM LOCK+Minus sign (-)

Collapse the selected folder

58

LEFT ARROW

Collapse the current selection if it is expanded, or select the parent folder

59

RIGHT ARROW

Display the current selection if it is collapsed, or select the first subfolder

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