Keyboard Shortcut Keys 

List of basic computer shortcut keys for easy access to the computer

Friends, do you also want to know the different Shortcut Keys of computer keyboards? In this article, you will know more than 100 different types of computer keyboard shortcuts such as A to Z keyboard shortcuts, MS Word shortcuts, and Excel shortcuts keyboard. Along with this, in this article, you will also know the Select keyboard shortcut, so let’s know about the shortcut keys of the computer.


Computer Shortcut Keys

There are many types of keyboard shortcuts in Windows computers such as Ctrl shortcuts, Function shortcuts, etc. So let’s first know the shortcut of Ctrl Key.


 

Basic Computer Shortcut Keys

S.No Shortcut Keys Description
1 Ctrl + A Selects all text
2 Ctrl + X Cuts the selected item
3 Ctrl + Del Cuts selected item
4 Ctrl + C Copy the selected item
5 Ctrl + Ins Copy the selected item
6 Ctrl + X Cuts the selected item
7 Ctrl + V Paste selected item
8 Alt + F File menu options in the current program.
9 Alt+E Open Edit options in the current program
10 Alt+Tab Switch between open programs.
11 F1 View help information (F1 is used by almost every Windows program to display help).
12 F2 Rename a selected file.
13 F5 Refresh the current program window.
14 Ctrl + D Bookmarks the current page in most Internet browsers.
15 Ctrl + N Create a new or blank document in some software, or open a new tab in most Internet browsers.
16 Ctrl+B Change selected text to bold.
17 Ctrl + O Open a file in the current software.
18 Ctrl + I Change selected text to be in italics.
19 Ctrl + U Change selected text to be underlined.
20 Ctrl + F Open find window for current document or window.
21 Ctrl + S Save the current document file.
22 Shift+Del Cut selected item.
23 Shift+Ins Paste
24 Ctrl+Y Redo the last action.
25 Alt + Tab Switch between the open programs/windows
26 Alt + Esc Cycle through programs/windows in the order that they had been opened
27 Alt + Spacebar Display the System menu for the active window
28 Shift + F10 Displays the shortcut menu for the selected item(Works as a right mouse click)
29 Ctrl + F4 Close the active document in programs that enable you to have multiple documents open simultaneously
30 Ctrl + Z Undo an action

Computer Shortcut Keys – (Windows keys)



Windows Shortcut keys


S.No Shortcut Keys Description
1 Win + Esc Exit Magnifier
2 Win + +/- Zoom in or out using Magnifier
3 Win + Enter Open Narrator
4 Win + Ctrl + D Add a new virtual desktop
5 Win + Ctrl + Left or Right arrow To switch between virtual desktop screens
6 Win + PrtSc Save a screenshot in the Pictures folder.
7 Win + Tab Open the Task view
8 Win + left arrow or Win + right arrow Snap File Explorer windows i.e. open it on one side of the screen (left or right, depending on which arrow you hit)
9 Win + F1 Open the Microsoft Windows help and support centre
10 Win + X Open the hidden menu
11 Win + T Cycle through apps on the taskbar
12 Win + S Search Windows
13 Win + R Open the Run dialogue box
14 Win + M Minimize all windows
15 Win + L Lock your computer
16 Win + K Open the Devices charm
17 Win + I Open the Settings
18 Win + H Open the Share charm
19 Win + E Open File Explorer
20 Win + D Show or hide the desktop
21 Win + B Set focus in the notification area
22 Win Display or hide the Start screen

Computer Shortcut Keys – (Function keys)

Function keys

S.No Shortcut Keys Description
1 F1 key Display Help
2 F2 key To Rename the selected item
3 F3 key Search for a file or a folder
4 F4 key Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer
5 F5 key Refresh the active window
6 F6 key Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop
7 F7 key To spell check and grammar check in MS Word document, Outlook, etc
8 F8 key Used to enter the Windows startup menu, mainly used to access Windows Safe Mode
9 F9 key Refresh document in Microsoft Word
10 F10 key Activate the menu bar in the active program
11 F11 key Maximize or minimize the active window
12 F12 key Open the Save as window in Microsoft Word

Computer Shortcut Keys – (Special keys)

Special keys

S.No Shortcut Keys Description
1 PgUp (Page Up) Move up one screen at a time
2 PgDn (Page Down) Move down one screen at a time
3 Home Move to the beginning of the line
4 End Move to the end of the line
5 Ctrl + Home Move to the first character
6 Ctrl + End Move to the last character

Computer Shortcut Keys for Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer –

S.No Shortcut Keys Description
1 Ctrl + E Open the Search bar
2 Ctrl + F Start the Find utility
3 Ctrl + P Open the Print dialogue box
4 Ctrl + O Open the Open dialogue box (Google Chrome)
5 Ctrl + H Open the History bar
6 Ctrl + I Open the Favorites bar (Internet Explorer)
7 Ctrl + L Move your cursor to the URL
8 Ctrl + N Start another instance of the browser
9 Ctrl + R Refresh the current browser screen
10 Ctrl + T New Tab
11 Ctrl + Shift + T Reopen the recently closed tabs
12 Ctrl + Shift + I Open the Developer Tools /Inspect element window (Google Chrome)
13 Ctrl + Tab or Ctrl + PgDn Jump to the next open tab
14 Ctrl + Shift + Tab or Ctrl + PgUp Jump to the previous open tab
15 Ctrl + Shift + N Open a new window in Incognito mode

Computer keyboard shortcut keys – Function Shortcut Keys


Function Keys are present at the top of your keyboard from F1 to F12, so let’s go through the shortcuts of Function Keys as well.

F1 : To open the Help menu.

F2 : To rename any file.


F3 : It is used to do Find Next.


F4 : To repeat the command used in the previous task.


F5 : To refresh the screen.


F6 : To change the directory.


F7 : To delete rows in Excel.


F8 : To delete a cell in Excel.


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