Keyboard Shortcuts Keys for Popular Programs
What is Keyboard Short-cut
Keyboard shortcut is a single key or combination of keys that provides quick access to a particular function in a computer program.
They are alternative means of invoking a command in a computer program which normally can be done only by Menu or mouse click. It can also be referred as Hot key, Accelerator key or Access key.
Below shows the various frequently used keyboard shortcut keys used while working with some computer software.
List of Keyboard Shortcut Keys that are used in Some Popular Computer Programs
 
·        Microsoft Word Short-cut Keys
Short-cut Keys
Functions
Ctrl + A
Highlight all the text in the document
Ctrl + C
To copy a selection in the document
Ctrl + V
To paste a copied text
Ctrl + N
To open a new document
Ctrl + O
To open an existing document
Ctrl + Z
To undo a change
Ctrl + X
To cut a selection
Ctrl + S
To save a change in a document
Ctrl + B
To make a selected text bold
Ctrl + I
To italicize a selected text
Ctrl + U
To underline a selected text
Ctrl + =
To subscript a selected text
Ctrl + Shift + +
To Superscript a selected text
Ctrl + >
To make a selected text a bit bigger
Ctrl + <
To make a selected text a bit smaller
Ctrl + F
To find text or other content in a document
Ctrl + H
To search and replace a text
Ctrl + L
To Align selected text to the left
Ctrl+  R
To Align selected text to the right
Ctrl + E
To Align selected text to the center
Ctrl + Shift + A
To capitalize selected characters
Ctrl + J
To justify a selected text
Ctrl + 1
To set single line spacing
Ctrl + 2
To set double line spacing
Ctrl + 5
To set lines pacing to 1.5
Ctrl + Home
To move to the beginning of the document
Ctrl + End
To move to the end of the document
 
 
·        Microsoft Excel Short-cut Keys
Short-cut Keys
Functions
Ctrl + S
To save a workbook
F12
To open the “Save As” dialog box
Ctrl + W
To close a workbook
Ctrl + N
To open a new workbook
Ctrl + O
To open an existing workbook
Ctrl + Z
To undo a change
Ctrl + Y
To redo an action
Ctrl + F4
To close Excel
Ctrl + F2
To switch to Print Preview
Shift + F11
To Insert a new worksheet
F1
To open the help Pane
Alt + Q
To go to the “Tell me what you want to do” box
F7
To Check spelling
Alt or F10
To turn key tips on or off
Ctrl + F9
To minimize the workbook window
Ctrl + Shift + U
To expand or collapse the formula bar
Alt + F
To open the file tab menu
Ctrl + F
To Search in a spreadsheet or use find and replace
Alt + H
To go to the Home tab
Alt + N
To open the insert tab
Alt + P
To go to the Page Layout tab
Alt + M
To go to the formulas tab
Alt + A
To go to the Data tab
Alt + R
To go to the Review tab
Alt + X
Go to the Add-Ins tab
Alt + Y
To go to the Help tab
Alt + W
To go to the View tab
Ctrl + Home
To move to the beginning of the document
Ctrl + End
To move to the end of the document
·        Windows Short-cut Keys
 
Short-cut Keys
Functions
Alt + Tab
To switch between open programs
Windows key + R
To open the Run menu
Windows key + E
To open Explorer
Ctrl + Esc
To open the Start menu
Windows key + Up Arrow
To Maximize current window
Alt + F4
To close current window
Ctrl + Shift + Esc
To open task manager
Windows key + Break
To open system properties
Windows key + M
To Minimize all windows
Alt + Esc
To switch between programs in order they were opened
Windows + F1
To open Windows Help & Support
Windows + Tab
To open Task view
 
·        File Explorer Short-cut Keys
Short-cut Keys
Functions
End
To display bottom of current Window
Home
To display Top of current Window
Left Arrow
To collapse the current selection
Right Arrow
To display the current selection
·        Firefox Short-cut Keys
Short-cut Keys
Functions
F5
To reload current page
Alt + Right Arrow
To Go forward a page
Esc
To stop page from loading
Ctrl + Enter
To complete a .Com Address
Shift + Enter
To complete a .net Address
Ctrl + Shift + Delete
To clear recent history
Ctrl + J
To display download window
Ctrl + N
To open a new browser window
Ctrl + P
To print current page
Ctrl + T
To open new Tab
Ctrl + W
To close tab
Ctrl + Shift + W
To close the Window
Ctrl + Tab
To move through each of the open Tabs
Ctrl + Shift + B
To Display available bookmarks
End
To go to bottom page
Home
To go to Top page

 

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