Shortcut Keys Description Alt + F File menu options in current program.

Alt + E Edit options in current program F1 Universal Help in almost every Windows program. Ctrl + A Select all text. 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 + 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.

MS EXCEL Shortcut F2 F3 F4 Description Edit the selected cell. After a name has been created F3 will paste names. Repeat last action. For example, if you changed the color of text in another cell pressing F4 will change the text in cell to the same color. Go to a specific cell. For example, C6. Spell check selected text or document. Create chart from selected data.

F5 F7 F11 Ctrl + Shift + Enter the current time. ; Ctrl + ; Enter the current date. Alt + Shift + Insert New Worksheet. F1 While typing text in a cell pressing Alt + Enter will move to the next line Alt + Enter allowing for multiple lines of text in one cell. Shift + F3 Open the Excel formula window. Shift + F5 Bring up search box. Ctrl + A Select all contents of the worksheet.

Format number in comma format. Select entire row. Strikethrough highlighted selection. Move to next section of text. Underline highlighted selection. Move to cell A1. Minimize current window. Create a formula to sum all of the above cells Insert the value of the above cell into cell currently selected. Insert a new column or row. Change the format of selected cells. Switch between open workbooks or windows. Insert link.Ctrl + B Ctrl + I Ctrl + K Ctrl + U Ctrl + 1 Ctrl + 5 Ctrl + P Ctrl + Z Ctrl + F3 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 Ctrl + Ctrl + Shift + = Ctrl + Home Ctrl + ~ Bold highlighted selection. Move between Excel work sheets in the same Excel document. Format number in percentage format. Format number in currency format. Delete the slected column or row. Format number in time format. Open Excel Name Manager. . Move between Two or more open Excel files. Format number in scientific format. Move between Excel work sheets in the same Excel document. Switch between showing Excel formulas or their values in cells. Bring up the print dialog box to begin printing. Maximize currently selected window. Select entire column. Undo last action. Italic highlighted selection. Format number in date format.

Aligns the line or selected text to the center of the screen. Bold highlighted selection. Decrease selected font -1pts if 12pt or lower. where <char> is the character you want. For example. Aligns the line or selected text to the left of the screen. Copy selected text. if you wanted an accented è you would use Ctrl + ' + e as your shortcut key. Insert a cent sign (¢). Open find box. Moves one word to the right. Select all contents of the page. Insert a character with an accent (grave) mark. Italic highlighted selection. Open the print window.MS WORD Shortcut Ctrl + 0 Ctrl + A Ctrl + B Ctrl + C Ctrl + D Ctrl + E Ctrl + F Ctrl + I Ctrl + J Ctrl + K Ctrl + L Ctrl + M Ctrl + P Ctrl + R Ctrl + T Ctrl + U Ctrl + V Ctrl + X Ctrl + Y Ctrl + Z Ctrl + Shift + L Ctrl + Shift + F Ctrl + Shift + > Ctrl + ] Ctrl + Shift + < Ctrl + [ Ctrl + / + c Ctrl + ' + <char> Ctrl + Shift + * Ctrl + <left arrow> Ctrl + <right arrow> Ctrl + <up arrow> Ctrl + <down arrow> Ctrl + Del Description Adds or removes 6pts of spacing before a paragraph. Quickly create a bullet point. View or hide non printing characters. Increase selected font +1pts up to 12pt and then increases font +2pts. Deletes word to right of cursor. Indent the paragraph. Aligns the selected text or line to justify the screen. Open the font preferences window. Aligns the line or selected text to the right of the screen. Moves to the beginning of the line or paragraph. often on the tilde key. Moves one word to the left. Insert link. Cut selected text. Decrease selected font -1pts. Increase selected font +1pts. To reverse the accent mark use the opposite accent mark. if above 12 decreases font by +2pt. Underline highlighted selection. . Change the font. Redo the last action performed. Moves to the end of the paragraph. Undo last action. Paste. Create a hanging indent.

and Selects text from where you click and hold to the point you drag and let go. or right aligned. 1. Double-click Double-clicking anywhere after text on a line will set a tab stop. Paste. . Spellcheck and grammar check selected text or document. Single-space lines. hold. Open the Task Pane. Changes text to heading 2. Insert the current time. Change the text in Microsoft Word from uppercase to lowercase or a capital letter at the beginning of every word. Mouse Description shortcuts Click. Moves the cursor to the beginning of the document. Double-clicking on the left. replace. or right of a blank line will make the Double-click alignment of the text left. In addition to the above shortcut keys users can also use their mouse as a method of quickly do something commonly performed. center. Runs a Thesaurus check on the word highlighted. Increases the highlighted text size by one. Changes text to heading 1. Opens to another open Microsoft Word document. Below some are examples of mouse shortcuts. Moves the cursor to the end of the document. center. Open new document.5-line spacing. Save as. Display the print preview. and go to window in Microsoft Word. Decreases the highlighted text size by one. Repeat the last action performed (Word 2000+) Open the find. Save. selects the complete word. Reset highlighted text to the default font. Create a soft break instead of a new paragraph. Double-space lines. Changes text to heading 3. Prints the document.Ctrl + Backspace Ctrl + End Ctrl + Home Ctrl + Spacebar Ctrl + 1 Ctrl + 2 Ctrl + 5 Ctrl + Alt + 1 Ctrl + Alt + 2 Ctrl + Alt + 3 Alt + Ctrl + F2 Ctrl + F1 Ctrl + F2 Ctrl + Shift + > Ctrl + Shift + < Ctrl + Shift + F6 Ctrl + Shift + F12 F1 F4 F5 F7 F12 Shift + F3 Shift + F7 Shift + F12 Shift + Enter Shift + Insert Shift + Alt + D Shift + Alt + T Deletes word to left of cursor. drag Double-click If double-click a word. Open Help. Insert the current date.

Ctrl + T Closes the currently selected tab. Forward a page. Ctrl + Tab Moves down a page at a time. arrow Highlights the text in the address bar Alt + D . Shortcut Keys Alt + Left Arrow Backspace Alt + Right Arrow F5 Description Back a page. Ctrl + P Opens a new tab.Triple-click Ctrl + Mouse wheel Selects the line or paragraph of the text the mouse triple-clicked. Back a page. INTERNET EXPLORER shortcut page if you are looking for other shortcut keys used in other programs. Ctrl + I Open New browser window. pressing '-' will decrease and '+' will Ctrl + (. Spacebar Alt + Down Display all previous text entered in a text box or available options on drop down menu. Refresh current page. Stop page or download from loading. Zooms in and out of document. Pressing F11 again will exit F11 this mode. Ctrl + D Display available bookmarks. type computerhope in the address Ctrl + Enter bar and press CTRL + ENTER to get http://www.computerhope. Ctrl + N Print current page or frame. Display the current website in full screen mode. For example. Add a Favorite for the page currently opened. Esc Increase or decrease the font size. frame. Spacebar Shift + Moves up a page at a time. or tab.com. Ctrl + F4 Moves through each of the open tabs.or +) increase. Quickly complete an address.

or open a submenu) LEFT ARROW (Open the next menu to the left. or quit the active program) Alt+Enter (Display the properties of the selected object) Alt+Spacebar (Open the shortcut menu for the active window) CTRL+F4 (Close the active document in programs that enable you to have multiple documents open simultaneously) Alt+Tab (Switch between the open items) Alt+ESC (Cycle through items in the order that they had been opened) F6 key (Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop) F4 key (Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer) Shift+F10 (Display the shortcut menu for the selected item) Alt+Spacebar (Display the System menu for the active window) CTRL+ESC (Display the Start menu) Alt+Underlined letter in a menu name (Display the corresponding menu) Underlined letter in a command name on an open menu (Perform the corresponding command) F10 key (Activate the menu bar in the active program) RIGHT ARROW (Open the next menu to the right. or close a submenu) F5 key (Update the active window) Backspace (View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer) ESC (Cancel the current task) Shift when you insert a CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive (Prevent the CD-ROM from automatically playing) .                                       CTRL+C (Copy) CTRL+X (Cut) CTRL+V (Paste) CTRL+Z (Undo) Delete (Delete) Shift+Delete (Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin) CTRL while dragging an item (Copy the selected item) CTRL+Shift while dragging an item (Create a shortcut to the selected item) F2 key (Rename the selected item) CTRL+RIGHT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word) CTRL+LEFT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word) CTRL+DOWN ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph) CTRL+UP ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph) CTRL+Shift with any of the arrow keys (Highlight a block of text) Shift with any of the arrow keys (Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop. or select text in a document) CTRL+A (Select all) F3 key (Search for a file or a folder) Alt+Enter (View the properties for the selected item) Alt+F4 (Close the active item.The General Shortcuts We’ll kickoff the list with some really general shortcuts that you often used.

Dialog Box Keyboard Shortcuts            CTRL+Tab (Move forward through the tabs) CTRL+Shift+Tab (Move backward through the tabs) Tab (Move forward through the options) Shift+Tab (Move backward through the options) Alt+Underlined letter (Perform the corresponding command or select the corresponding option) Enter (Perform the command for the active option or button) Spacebar (Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box) Arrow keys (Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons) F1 key (Display Help) F4 key (Display the items in the active list) Backspace (Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box) Microsoft Natural Keyboard Shortcuts             Win (Display or hide the Start menu) Win+BREAK (Display the System Properties dialog box) Win+D (Display the desktop) Win+M (Minimize all of the windows) Win+Shift+M (Restore the minimized windows) Win+E (Open My Computer) Win+F (Search for a file or a folder) CTRL+Win+F (Search for computers) Win+F1 (Display Windows Help) Win+ L (Lock the keyboard) Win+R (Open the Run dialog box) Win+U (Open Utility Manager) Accessibility Keyboard Shortcuts       Right Shift for eight seconds (Switch FilterKeys either on or off) Left Alt+left Shift+PRINT SCREEN (Switch High Contrast either on or off) Left Alt+left Shift+NUM LOCK (Switch the MouseKeys either on or off) Shift five times (Switch the StickyKeys either on or off) NUM LOCK for five seconds (Switch the ToggleKeys either on or off) Win +U (Open Utility Manager) Windows Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts       END (Display the bottom of the active window) HOME (Display the top of the active window) NUM LOCK+* (Display all of the subfolders that are under the selected folder) NUM LOCK++ (Display the contents of the selected folder) NUM LOCK+. or select the parent folder) .(Collapse the selected folder) LEFT ARROW (Collapse the current selection if it is expanded.

you can move through the grid by using the keyboard shortcuts: RIGHT ARROW (Move to the right or to the beginning of the next line) LEFT ARROW (Move to the left or to the end of the previous line) UP ARROW (Move up one row) DOWN ARROW (Move down one row) PAGE UP (Move up one screen at a time) PAGE DOWN (Move down one screen at a time) HOME (Move to the beginning of the line) END (Move to the end of the line) CTRL+HOME (Move to the first character) CTRL+END (Move to the last character) Spacebar (Switch between Enlarged and Nor mal mode when a character is selected) Microsoft Management Console (MMC) Main Window Keyboard Shortcuts             CTRL+O (Open a saved console) CTRL+N (Open a new console) CTRL+S (Save the open console) CTRL+M (Add or remove a console item) CTRL+W (Close window/tab) F5 key (Update the content of all console windows) Alt+Spacebar (Display the MMC window menu) Alt+F4 (Close the console) Alt+A (Display the Action menu) Alt+V (Display the View menu) Alt+F (Display the File menu) Alt+O (Display the Favorites menu) MMC Console Window Keyboard Shortcuts           CTRL+P (Print the current page or active pane) Alt+. if any. When a console has only one console window. RIGHT ARROW (Display the current selection if it is collapsed.(Display the window menu for the active console window) Shift+F10 (Display the Action shortcut menu for the selected item) F1 key (Open the Help topic. if any. for the selected item) F5 key (Update the content of all console windows) CTRL+F10 (Maximize the active console window) CTRL+F5 (Restore the active console window) Alt+Enter (Display the Properties dialog box. for the selected item) F2 key (Rename the selected item) CTRL+F4 (Close the active console window. this shortcut closes the console) Remote Desktop Connection Navigation . or select the first subfolder) Shortcut Keys for Character Map             After you double-click a character on the grid of characters.

) Internet Explorer navigation            CTRL+B (Open the Organize Favorites dialog box) CTRL+E (Open the Search bar) CTRL+F (Start the Find utility) CTRL+H (Open the History bar) CTRL+I (Open the Favorites bar) CTRL+L (Open the Open dialog box) CTRL+N (Start another instance of the browser with the same Web address) CTRL+O (Open the Open dialog box.         CTRL+Alt+END (Open the m*cro$oft Windows NT Security dialog box) Alt+PAGE UP (Switch between programs from left to right) Alt+PAGE DOWN (Switch between programs from right to left) Alt+INSERT (Cycle through the programs in most recently used order) Alt+HOME (Display the Start menu) CTRL+Alt+BREAK (Switch the client computer between a window and a full screen) Alt+Delete (Display the Windows menu) CTRL+Alt+.) CTRL+Alt++ (Place a snapshot of the entire client window area on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing Alt+PRINT SCREEN on a local computer.(Place a snapshot of the active window in the client on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing PRINT SCREEN on a local computer. the same as CTRL+L) CTRL+P (Open the Print dialog box) CTRL+R (Update the current Web page) CTRL+W (Close the current window) .