Short cut Keys

Shortcut Keys
Alt + F Alt + E F1 Ctrl + A Ctrl + X Shift + Del Ctrl + C Ctrl + Ins Ctrl + V Shift + Ins Home Ctrl + Home End Ctrl + End Shift + Home Shift + End Ctrl + Left arrow Ctrl + Right arrow

Description
File menu options in current program. Edit options in current program Universal Help in almost every Windows program. Select all text. Cut selected item. Cut selected item. Copy selected item. Copy selected item Paste Paste Goes to beginning of current line. Goes to beginning of document. Goes to end of current line. Goes to end of document. Highlights from current position to beginning of line. Highlights from current position to end of line. Moves one word to the left at a time. Moves one word to the right at a time.

What are the F1 through F12 keys?
Question: Answer:
Commonly known as "function keys", F1 through F12 may have a variety of different uses or no use at all. Depending on the installed operating system and the software program currently open will change how each of these keys operate. A program is capable of not only using each of the function keys, but also combining the function keys with the ALT and/or CTRL keys, for example, Microsoft Windows users can press ALT + F4 to close the program currently active. Below is a short-listing of some of the common functions of the functions keys on computers running Microsoft Windows. As mentioned above not all programs support function keys and/or may perform different tasks then those mentioned below. If you are looking for more specific shortcut keys and function key examples we suggest seeing our shortcut key page.

What are the F1 through F12 keys?

F1  Almost always used as the help key, almost every program will open the help screen when this key is pressed.  Windows Key + F1 would open the Microsoft Windows help and support center.  Open the Task Pane. F2

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 In Windows commonly used to rename a highlighted icon or file.  Alt + Ctrl + F2 opens a new document in Microsoft Word.  Ctrl + F2 displays the print preview window in Microsoft Word. F3  Often opens a search feature for many programs including Microsoft Windows.  Shift + F3 will change the text in Microsoft Word from upper to lower case or a capital letter at the beginning of every word. F4     F5 Open find window. Repeat the last action performed (Word 2000+) Alt + F4 will close the program currently active in Microsoft Windows. Ctrl + F4 will close the open window within the current active window in Microsoft Windows.

 In all modern Internet browsers pressing F5 will refresh or reload the
page or document window.  Open the find, replace, and go to window in Microsoft Word.  Starts a slideshow in PowerPoint. F6

 Move the cursor to the Address bar in Internet Explorer and Mozilla
Firefox.  Ctrl + Shift + F6 opens to another open Microsoft Word document. F7  Commonly used to spell check and grammar check a document in Microsoft programs such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, etc.  Shift + F7 runs a Thesaurus check on the word highlighted.  Turns on Caret browsing in Mozilla Firefox. F8

 Function key used to enter the Windows startup menu, commonly use to
F9 get into Windows Safe Mode.

 Opens the Measurements toolbar in Quark 5.0. F10

 In Microsoft Windows activates the menu bar of an open application.

3  Shift + F10 is the same as right-clicking on a highlighted icon, file, or
Internet link. F11

 Full-screen mode in all modern Internet browsers. F12  Open the Save as window in Microsoft Word.  Shift + F12 save the Microsoft Word document.  Ctrl + Shift + F12 prints a document in Microsoft Word.

Microsoft Excel shortcut keys

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Shortcut Keys
F2 F5 F7 F11 Ctrl + Shift + ; Ctrl + ; Alt + Shift + F1 Shift + F3 Shift + F5 Ctrl + A Ctrl + B Ctrl + I Ctrl + K Ctrl + U Ctrl + 5 Ctrl + P Ctrl + Z Ctrl + F9 Ctrl + F10 Ctrl + F6 Ctrl + Page up Ctrl + Page down Ctrl + Tab Alt + = Ctrl + ' Ctrl + Shift + ! Ctrl + Shift + $ Ctrl + Shift + # Ctrl + Shift + % Ctrl + Shift + ^ Ctrl + Shift + @ Ctrl + Arrow key Ctrl + Space Shift + Space

Description
Edit the selected cell. Goto a specific cell. For example, C6. Spell check selected text and/or document. Create chart. Enter the current time. Enter the current date. Insert New Worksheet. Open the Excel formula window. Bring up search box. Select all contents of the worksheet. Bold highlighted selection. Italic highlighted selection. Insert link. Underline highlighted selection. Strikethrough highlighted selection. Bring up the print dialog box to begin printing. Undo last action. Minimize current window. Maximize currently selected window. Switch between open workbooks / windows. Move between Excel work sheets in the same Excel document. Move between Excel work sheets in the same Excel document. Move between Two or more open Excel files. Create a formula to sum all of the above cells* Insert the value of the above cell into cell currently selected. Format number in comma format. Format number in currency format. Format number in date format. Format number in percentage format. Format number in scientific format. Format number in time format. Move to next section of text. Select entire column. Select entire row.

Microsoft Word shortcut keys

5 Shortcut Keys
Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + A B C X P F I K U V Y Z L E R M Shift + F Shift + >

Description
Select all contents of the page. Bold highlighted selection. Copy selected text. Cut selected text. Open the print window. Open find box. Italic highlighted selection. Insert link. Underline highlighted selection. Paste. Redo the last action performed. Undo last action. Aligns the line or selected text to the left of the screen. Aligns the line or selected text to the center of the screen. Aligns the line or selected text to the right of the screen. Indent the paragraph. Change the font. Increase selected font +1pts up to 12pt and then increases font +2pts. Increase selected font +1pts. Decrease selected font -1pts if 12pt or lower, if above 12 decreases font by +2pt. Decrease selected font -1pts. View or hide non printing characters. Moves one word to the left. Moves one word to the right. Moves to the beginning of the line or paragraph. Moves to the end of the paragraph. Deletes word to right of cursor. Deletes word to left of cursor. Moves the cursor to the end of the document. Moves the cursor to the beginning of the document. Reset highlighted text to the default font. Single-space lines. Double-space lines. 1.5-line spacing. Changes text to heading 1. Changes text to heading 2. Changes text to heading 3. Open the Task Pane. Open Help. Open new document. Display the print preview. Change the text in Microsoft Word from upper to lower case or a capital letter at the beginning of every word. Paste. Repeat the last action performed (Word 2000+) Open the find, replace, and go to window in Microsoft Word. Opens to another open Microsoft Word document. Spell and grammar check selected text and/or document. Runs a Thesaurus check on the word highlighted.

Ctrl + ] Ctrl + Shift + < Ctrl + [ Ctrl + Shift + * Ctrl + <left arrow> Ctrl + <right arrow> Ctrl + <up arrow> Ctrl + <down arrow> Ctrl + Del Ctrl + Backspace Ctrl + End Ctrl + Home Ctrl + Spacebar Ctrl + 1 Ctrl + 2 Ctrl + 5 Ctrl + Alt + 1 Ctrl + Alt + 2 Ctrl + Alt + 3 Ctrl + F1 F1 Alt + Ctrl + F2 Ctrl + F2 Shift + F3 Shift + Insert F4 F5 Ctrl + Shift + F6 F7 Shift + F7

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Internet Explorer shortcut keys
Shortcut Keys
Alt + Left Arrow Backspace Alt + Right Arrow F5 F11 Esc Ctrl + (- or +) Ctrl + Enter Ctrl + D Ctrl + I Ctrl + N Ctrl + P Ctrl + T Ctrl + F4 Ctrl + Tab Spacebar Shift + Spacebar Alt + Down arrow

Description
Back a page. Back a page. Forward a page. Refresh current page, frame, or tab. Display the current website in full screen mode. Pressing F11 again will exit this mode. Stop page or download from loading. Increase or decrease the font size, pressing '-' will decrease and '+' will increase. Quickly complete an address. For example, type computerhope in the address bar and press CTRL + ENTER to get http://www.computerhope.com. Add a Favorite for the page currently opened. Display available bookmarks. Open New browser window. Print current page / frame. Opens a new tab. Closes the currently selected tab. Moves through each of the open tabs. Moves down a page at a time. Moves up a page at a time. Display all previous text entered in a text box and/or available options on drop down menu.

Microsoft FrontPage shortcut keys

7 Shortcut Keys
Ctrl + C Ctrl + X Ctrl + P Ctrl + K Ctrl + B Ctrl + I Ctrl + U Ctrl + L Ctrl + R Ctrl + E Ctrl + / Ctrl + S Ctrl + Tab Ctrl + Ins Ctrl + Enter Ctrl + Shift + B Ctrl + Shift + < Ctrl + Shift + > Ctrl + Del Ctrl + Backspace Alt + mouse double-click

Description
Copy selected text. Cut selected text. Paste selected text. Create a hyperlink. Bold highlighted selection. Italic highlighted selection. Underline highlighted selection. Left align the text. Right align the text. Center the text. Turn on or off the display of HTML tags. Save document. Switch between open web pages. Enter Line break. Move cursor above or below a table. Preview in web browser window. Decrease font size. Increase font size. Deletes word to right of cursor. Deletes word to left of cursor. View the properties of a selected item. For example, doing this on a table cell would display the properties for that cell.

Microsoft Outlook shortcut keys
Shortcut Keys
Alt + S Ctrl + C Ctrl + X Ctrl + P Ctrl + K Ctrl + B Ctrl + I Ctrl + U Ctrl + R Ctrl + F Ctrl + N Ctrl + Shift + A Ctrl + Shift + O Ctrl + Shift + I Ctrl + Shift + K Ctrl + Shirt + C Ctrl + Shift + J

Description
Send the e-mail Copy selected text. Cut selected text. Paste selected text. Complete the name or e-mail being typed in the e-mail address bar. Bold highlighted selection Italic highlighted selection Underline highlighted selection Reply to an e-mail. Forward an e-mail. Create a new e-mail. Create a new appointment to your calendar. Open the Outbox. Open the Inbox. Add a new task. Create a new contact. Create a new journal entry.

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Microsoft Windows shortcut keys

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Shortcut Keys Alt + Tab Alt + Shift + Tab Alt + double-click 98 X X X 2000 X X X XP X X X Vista X X X Description Switch between open applications. Switch backwards between open applications. Display the properties of the object you double-click on. For example, doing this on a file would display its properties. Switches between program groups or document windows in applications that support this feature. Same as above but backwards. Create a screen shot only for the program you are currently in. Reboot the computer and/or bring up the Windows task manager. Bring up the Windows Start menu. In Windows 3.x this would bring up the Task Manager. Switch Between open applications on taskbar. Activates help for current open application. Renames selected Icon. Starts find from desktop. Opens the drive selection when browsing. Refresh Contents. Activates menu bar. Simulates right-click on selected item. Select a different location to browse in the Windows Explorer toolbar. Closes Current open program. Closes Window in Program. Move cursor to different Windows Explorer pane. Drops down the window control menu. Automatically adjust the widths of all the columns in Windows explorer Opens properties window of selected icon or program. Delete programs/files without throwing them into the recycle bin. Boot Safe Mode or by pass system files as the computer is

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Ctrl + Shift + Tab Alt + Print Screen Ctrl + Alt + Del Ctrl + Esc Alt + Esc F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F10 Shift + F10 F4 Alt + F4 Ctrl + F4 F6 Ctrl + Space bar Ctrl + (the '+' key on the keypad) Alt + Enter Shift + Del Holding Shift

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Internet Explorer 8 General Turn Full Screen Mode on or off Cycle through the Address Bar, Refresh button, Search Box, and items on a web page Find a word or phrase on a page Open the current webpage in a new window Print the page Select all items on the page Zoom in Zoom out Zoom to 100% Navigation shortcuts Go to home page Go backward Go forward Refresh page Refresh page and the cache Stop downloading page Favorites Center shortcuts Open Favorites Open Favorites in pinned mode Organize Favorites Add current page to Favorites Open Feeds Open Feeds in pinned mode Open History Open History in pinned mode CTRL+I CTRL+SHIFT+I CTRL+B CTRL+D CTRL+J CTRL+SHIFT+J CTRL+H CTRL+SHIFT+H

F11 TAB CTRL+F CTRL+N CTRL+P CTRL+A CTRL+PLUS CTRL+MINUS CTRL+0

ALT+HOME ALT+LEFT ALT+RIGHT F5 CTRL+F5 ESC

Tab shortcuts Open link in new background tab

Middle mouse button or CTRL+left mouse button

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Open link in new foreground tab Close tab (closes window if only one tab is open) Open Quick Tab view Open new tab View list of open tabs Switch to next tab Switch to previous tab CTRL+SHIFT+left mouse button or CTRL+SHIFT+middle mouse button Middle mouse button on the tab or CTRL+W CTRL+Q CTRL+T CTRL+SHIFT+Q CTRL+TAB CTRL+SHIFT+TAB

Address Bar shortcuts Select the Address Bar Add "http://www." to the beginning and ".com" to the end of text in Address Bar Add "http://www." to the beginning and the website address suffix you have specified to the end of text in the Address Bar* Open the website address that is typed in the Address Bar in new tab View list of previously typed addresses Instant Search Box Select the Instant Search Box View list of search providers Open search results in new tab

ALT+D CTRL+ENTER CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER ALT+ENTER F4

CTRL+E CTRL+DOWN ALT+ENTER

To do this Disable all add-ons Turn on AutoComplete so that website addresses will be automatically filled in for you if you begin to type them again Change how tabs work in Internet Explorer Display the Menu Bar at the top of the screen Delete cookies, passwords, form data, history, and temporary Internet files Find and install add-ons Print part of page

Do this Windows logo key + R > iexplore.exe –extoff Tools > Internet Options > Advanced > Use inline AutoComplete Tools > Internet Options > on the General tab, under Tabs, click Settings To display temporarily: press the ALT key To display permanently: Tools > Menu Bar Tools > Delete Browsing History Tools > Manage Add-ons > Find More Add-ons Select part of the page you want to print, press CTRL+P, click Selection, and then click Print

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Change website address suffix* Tools > Internet Options > Languages * For example, if you chose "net" for the website suffix, pressing CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER would add "http://www." to the beginning and ".net" to the end of the address in the Address Bar.

For more information log on: http://www.computerhope.com/jargon/keyboard.htm Regards. OMPRAKASH Tamilnadu

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