Best Computer Keyboard Shortcut Keys

Computer Shortcut Keys :-

Computer shortcut keys are helpful for providing an easier and quicker method for navigating and executing commands in the Computer software. Shortcut keys are performed using the Alt key (on Windows OS Computer), Command key (On Apple Computers), Ctrl, or Shift key working in conjunction with another key. The de facto standard for listing a shortcut key is listing the modifier key, a plus symbol, and another key. In other words understand, “Ctrl+S” You press and hold the Ctrl key and then press the S keys simultaneously.

Basic PC Shortcut Keys

Below is a list of commonly used primary shortcut keys that work with computers and software. We highly recommend that all users reference these shortcut keys or try to memorize them. Doing so can increase your working speed.

Shortcut KeysDescription
Alt+EnterOpen the properties for the selected item (file, folder, shortcut, Video &Audio File etc.).
Alt+FOpen the File menu options in the current program.
Alt+F4Close the currently active program.
Alt+TabSwitch between open programs.
Ctrl+→Move one word to the right at a time.
Ctrl+←Move one word to the left at a time.
Ctrl+ASelect all text.
Ctrl+BChange the selected text to bold or remove bold.
Ctrl+CCopy the selected item.
Ctrl+InsCopy the selected item.
Ctrl+DBookmark the current page in most Internet browsers(Crome, Edge).
Ctrl+HomeGo to the beginning of the document.
Ctrl+EndGo to the end of the document.
Ctrl+EscOpen the Start menu.
Ctrl+FOpen the find window for the current document, window, or web page.
Ctrl+IChange the selected text to italics or remove italics.
Ctrl+KInsert hyperlink for the selected text.
Ctrl+NCreate a new or blank document in most software, or open a new tab in most Internet browsers.
Ctrl+OOpen a file in the current software.
Ctrl+PPrint the current page or document.
Ctrl+SSave the current document file.
Ctrl+Shift+EscOpen Windows Task Manager.
Ctrl+UChange selected text to underlined or remove underline.
Ctrl+VPaste the copied item
Ctrl+XCut the selected item.
Ctrl+YRedo the last action.
Ctrl+ZUndo the last action.
EndGo to the end of the current line.
F1View help information (the F1 key is used by almost every Windows program to display help).
F2Rename a selected file.
F5Refresh the current program window.
HomeGo to the beginning of the current line.
Shift+DelCut the selected item.
Shift+EndHighlight from the current position to the end of the line.
Shift+HomeHighlight from the current position to the beginning of the line.
Shift+InsertPaste
Windows key+↑Maximize the active program Window.
Windows key+↓Minimize the active program Window.
Windows key+LLock the computer, requiring password entry to access again.
Windows key+XAccess the Power User Tasks Menu in Windows 10 and Windows 11.

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