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Computer Keyboard Shortcut Keys

Computer Keyboard Shortcut Keys



Below is a list of some of the most commonly used basic shortcut keys that work with almost all IBM compatible computers and software programs.

Alt+F-> File menu options in current program.
Alt+E
-> Edit options in current program
Alt+Tab-> Switch between open programs
F1-> Universal Help in almost every Windows program.
F2-> Rename a selected file
F5-> Refresh the current program window
Ctrl+N-> Create a new or blank document in some software programs.
Ctrl+O-> Open a file in current software program
Ctrl+A-> Select all text.
Ctrl+B-> Change selected text to be Bold
Ctrl+I-> Change selected text to be in Italics
Ctrl+U-> Change selected text to be Underlined

Ctrl+F-> Open find window for current document or window.
Ctrl+S-> Save current document file.
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
Ctrl+Y-> Redo last action
Ctrl+Z-> Undo last action
Ctrl+K-> Insert hyperlink for selected text
Ctrl+P-> Print the current page or document.
Home-> Goes to beginning of current line.
Ctrl+ Home-> Goes to beginning of document.
End Goes-> to end of current line.
Ctrl+End-> Goes to end of document.
Shift+Home-> Highlights from current position to beginning of line.
Shift+End-> Highlights from current position to end of line.
Ctrl+Left arrow-> Moves one word to the left at a time.
Ctrl+Right arrow-> Moves one word to the right at a time.
Ctrl+Esc-> Opens the START menu
Ctrl+Shift+Esc-> Opens Windows Task Manager
Alt+F4-> Close the currently active program
Alt+Enter-> Open the Properties for the selected item (file, folder, shortcut, etc.)

PC shortcut keys for Special Characters


Many special characters can be created using keyboard shortcuts. Below are some of the more common and popular special characters and the keyboard shortcuts to create them.


Shortcut Keys Special Character
Alt+0224            à
Alt+0232            è
Alt+0236            ì
Alt+0242            ò
Alt+0241            ñ
Alt+0228            ä
Alt+0246            ö
Alt+0252            ü
Alt+0248            ø
Alt+0223            ß
Alt+0198           Æ
Alt+0231           ç
Alt+0191           ¿
Alt+0176           ° (degree symbol)
Alt+0177           ± (plus/minus symbol)
Alt+0153           ™
Alt+0169           ©
Alt+0174           ®
Alt+0128           € (Euro currency)
Alt+0162           ¢ (Cent symbol)
Alt+0163           £ (British Pound currency)
Alt+0165           ¥ (Japanese Yen currency)
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