Computer Keyboard Shortcut Keys - Everyone Should Know!

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In the present era, day by day computer is becoming an important part of human life. Nowadays computer has become essential in every field whether education, business, etc. In this blog, I am going to explain some special and shortcut keys related to computers. These short keys are important for your daily life as well as for various competitive exams. Shortcut keys help us to make a simpler and faster method of navigating and executing commands in our computer software. 

So, Check the computer keyboard shortcut keys here and increase your performance while using MS Office and knowledge for competitive exams also.

Important Computer Shortcut Keys 

 
In this blog of Computer shortcut keys with the feature, we divide Four Categories of the shortcut keys.

  1. Microsoft Window Shortcut keys
  2. M.S. Word Shortcut keys
  3. M.S. Excel Shortcut keys
  4. M.S. PowerPoint Shortcut keys

1. Microsoft Window Shortcut keys -

All the computer shortcut keys for Microsoft Windows are given below in the table -

Shortcut Keys
Features of Shortkeys
F5 Refresh the contents of your windows system
F4 Its purpose in Windows 95 to XP is to open the locate window
F3 Find anything from your system’s desktop
Alt + Tab Switch between open applications/ programs
F2 Rename the selected icon
Alt + Shift + Tab It allows you to switch back between ongoing applications
Ctrl + F4 It’s used to swiftly close a document or a file that’s currently open.
Alt + Enter Open the properties window for the selected icon or program 
Alt + Print Screen Take a screenshot of the current page.
Ctrl + Alt + Del Reboot/Windows task manager


2. M.S. Word Shortcut keys - 

Important computer shortcut keys for Microsoft word are given below in the table -

Shortcut Keys
Features of Shortkeys
Ctrl + A Select all contents of the page 
Ctrl + B Bold the highlighted selection
Ctrl + C  Copy selected text 
Ctrl + X Cut selected text 
Ctrl + N Open a new or blank document 
Ctrl + O Open options 
Ctrl + P Open the print window
Ctrl + F Open find box to search text within the document 
Ctrl + I Italicise the highlighted selection 
Ctrl + K Insert a link 
Ctrl + U Underline the highlighted selection 
Ctrl + V Paste the copied data 
Ctrl + Y Redo the last action performed 
Ctrl + Z Undo the last action 
Ctrl + G Find and replace options
Ctrl + H Find and replace options 
Ctrl + J Justify paragraph alignment 
Ctrl + L Align selected text or line to the left
Ctrl+Shift+L This key is used to create a bullet point in the file quickly. 
Ctrl + Q Align selected paragraph to the le
Ctrl + E Align selected text or line to the centre
Ctrl + R Align selected text or line to the right 
Ctrl + M Indent the paragraph 
Ctrl + T Hanging indent 
Ctrl + D Font options 
Ctrl + Shift + F Change the font 
Ctrl + Shift + > Increase selected font +1 
Ctr+Shift+< Increase selected font -1 
Ctrl + ]  Increase selected font +1
Ctrl + [  Decrease selected font -1
Ctrl + Shift + * View or hide non printing characters.
Ctrl + (Left arrow) Move one word to the left
Ctrl + (Right arrow) Move one word to the right
Ctrl + (Up arrow) Move to the beginning of the line or paragraph
Ctrl + (Down arrow) Move to the end of the paragraph


3. M.S. Excel Shortcut keys -

Important computer shortcut keys for Microsoft word are given below in the table.

Ctrl + N  To create a new workbook. 
Ctrl + O To open a saved workbook. 
Ctrl + S  To save a workbook
Ctrl + A   To select all the contents in a workbook. 
Ctrl + B To turn highlighted cells bold. 
Ctrl + C To copy cells that are highlighted, 
Ctrl + D  To fill the selected cell with the content of the cell right above.  
Ctrl + F  To search for anything in a workbook. 
Ctrl +G To jump to a certain area with a single command. 
Ctrl + H To find and replace cell contents, 
Ctrl + I To italicize cell contents.
Ctrl + K To insert a hyperlink in a cell.
Ctrl + L To open the create table dialog box.
Ctrl + P To print a workbook.
Ctrl + R To fill the selected cell with the content of the cell on the left.
Ctrl + U To underline highlighted cells
Ctrl + V To paste anything that was copied.
Ctrl + W To close your current workbook.
Ctrl + Z To undo the last action.
Ctrl + 1 To format the cell contents.
Ctrl + 5 To put a strikethrough in a cell.
Ctrl + 8 To show the outline symbols.  
Ctrl + 9 To hide a row.
Ctrl + 0 To hide column.
Ctrl + Shift + : To enter the current time in a cell.
Ctrl + ; To enter the current date in a cell.
Ctrl + Shift + @ :

To apply time formating 



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B-Tech Electronic and Communication Engineering select the SSC CGL Tier-1 and Tier-2 in 2016 and Rajasthan state Govt. Exams Expert in Mathematics , Reasoning Gk and English.

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