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These keys are helps to work quickly on the keyboard.

All keys are using commonly with ALT Key. Some times we can use ALT +CTRL keys for different
purposes. For example CTRL+S, means first your hold the CTRL key and press S letter key.

You can find some shortcut keys by underlined in all applications and editors.

For example see in the following picture,

In the above picture underlined F, it means that menu you want to open you must use ALT+F key.

And if you want to open new file or document, you must press CTRL+N .

Every learner must know in the following basics keys.

Note : These keys are working in all IBM computable systems

Shortcut Keys Meaning


Alt + F For open file menu
Alt + E For open Edit menu
Alt + Tab Switch progras
F1 For help
F2 Rename purpose
Alt + Enter For showing properties of a file or folder
Alt + F4 Closing current program
Ctrl + A To select entire text or files
Ctrl + B To apply Bold effect
Ctrl + C To Copy selected text or File
Ctrl + End Goto end of document
Ctrl + Esc To open start menu
Ctrl + F To open Find window
Ctrl + Home beginning of document.
Ctrl + I To apply Italic style
Ctrl + K To apply hyperlinks
Ctrl + Left arrow Move your cursor point in left side or word place
Ctrl + N To create a New file
Ctrl + O To Open your existing files
Ctrl + P To print your document
Ctrl + Right arrow Move your cursor point in right side or word place
Ctrl + S To Save your file
Ctrl + Shift + Esc It opens Window Task Manager
Ctrl + U To apply Underline effect
Ctrl + V Paste your text
Ctrl + X To Cut your selected text
End Goto End of the line
F5 Refresh your program
Home Goes to beginning of current line.
Shift + End To select or highlight the text from ending of the line
Shift + Home To select or highlight the text from beginning of the line

Windows Xp:
Keyboard shortcut Result in Windows XP
CTRL + A Selects all the items in the active window.
Copies the item or items to the Clipboard and can be pasted
CTRL + C
using CTRL and V.
CTRL + F Displays the Find all files dialog box.
CTRL + G Displays the Go to folder dialog box.
CTRL + N Displays the New dialog box.
CTRL + O Displays the Open dialog box.
CTRL + P Displays the Print dialog box.
CTRL + S Displays the Save dialog box.
CTRL + V Pastes the copied item or items from the Clipboard.
CTRL + X Cuts the item or items selected to the Clipboard.
CTRL + Z Undoes the last action.
CTRL + F4 Closes the active document window.
CTRL while dragging an
Copy the selected item
item
CTRL+SHIFT with arrow
Highlight a block of text
keys
CTRL+F4 Close the active document
CTRL+ESC Display the Start menu
CTRL and F6 Opens the next document window in the active application.

Using the ALT key


Keyboard Shortcut Result in Windows XP
ALT+ENTER View the properties for the selected item
ALT+F4 Close the active item, or quit the active program
ALT+SPACEBAR Open the shortcut menu for the active window
ALT+TAB Switch between the open items
ALT+ESC Cycle through items in the order that they had been opened

Using the FUNCTION key


Keyboard Shortcut Result in Windows XP
F1 key Gives help on the active window or selected item.
F2 key Rename the selected item
F3 key Search for a file or a folder
F4 key Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer
F5 key Update the active window
F6 key Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop
F10 key Activate the menu bar in the active program

Using the Windows logo key


Keyboard Shortcut Result in Windows XP
Windows Logo Display or hide the Start menu
Windows Logo+BREAK Display the System Properties dialog box
Windows Logo+D Display the desktop
Windows Logo+M Minimize all of the windows
Windows Logo+SHIFT+M Restore the minimized windows
Windows Logo+E Open My Computer
Windows Logo+F Search for a file or a folder
CTRL+Windows Logo+F Search for computers
Windows Logo+F1 Display Windows Help
Windows Logo+ L Lock the keyboard
Windows Logo+R Open the Run dialog box
Windows Logo+U Open Utility Manager

When working in a dialogue box


Keyboard Shortcut Result in Windows XP
TAB Move forward through the options
SHIFT+TAB Move backward through the options
CTRL+TAB Move forward through the tabs
CTRL+SHIFT+TAB Move backward through the tabs
ALT+Underlined Perform the corresponding command or select the corresponding
letter 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
F1 key Display Help
F4 key Display the items in the active list
Arrow keys Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons
Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or
BACKSPACE
Open dialog box

When working in Windows Explorer


Keyboard Shortcut Result in Windows XP
END Display the bottom of the active window
HOME Display the top of the active window
NUM LOCK+Asterisk sign
Display all of the subfolders that are under the selected folder
(*)
NUM LOCK+Plus sign (+) Display the contents of the selected folder
NUM LOCK+Minus sign (-) Collapse the selected folder
Collapse the current selection if it is expanded, or select the
LEFT ARROW
parent folder
Display the current selection if it is collapsed, or select the first
RIGHT ARROW
subfolder

Windows 7
Win + Up Maximize the current Window

Win + Down Restore down or minimize current Windows

Win + Leftdow Dock the current Window to the left half of the screen

Win + Rightdow Dock the current Window to the right half of the screen

Win + Number Activate and run the program pinned on Windows 7 Taskbar, running
program wont be affected

Win + Home Minimize all but the current Window


Win + Space Makes all Windows transparent so you can see through to the desktop

Win + Pause or Break Open System Properties

Win + Tab Flip Aero 3D [press Tab to cycle between Windows]

Win + B Move focus to notification tray (the right-most portion of the taskbar)

Win + D Show/Hide desktop

Win + E Windows Explorer is launched

Win + F Search

Win + G Bring all gadgets on top and foreground

Win + L Lock Computer

Win + M Minimize all Windows

Win + P Open the projection menu (generally used for laptops connected to projectors)

Win + R Run Command is launched.

Win + S OneNote Screen Clipping Tool

Win + T Show preview thumbnail of running applications in Windows Taskbar one by


one without mouse over

Win + X Mobility Center

Win + # Quicklaunch

Win + = Magnifier

Win + + or Enables the magnifier and zooms in/out

Win + Shift + Up Maximize vertical size

Win + Shift + Down Restore vertical size

Win + Shift + Leftdow Jump to left monitor

Win + Shift + Right Jump to right monitor

Win + Shift + M Undo all Window minimization

Win + Shift + T Cycles backwards

Win + Ctrl + F Opens the Active Directory Find Computers dialog


Ctrl + Right Move the cursor to the beginning of the next word

Ctrl + Left Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word

Ctrl + Up Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph

Ctrl + Down Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph

Ctrl + Click A pinned taskbar icon to cycle through the programs open Windows (e.g.
IE)

Ctrl + Win + Tab Persistent flip 3D

Ctrl + Shift with an arrow key Select a block of text

Ctrl + arrow + Spacebar Select multiple individual items in a Window or on the desktop

Ctrl + Shift + Esc Open Task Manager directly

Ctrl + Shift + N Create new folder

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Windows 10
Keyboard shortcut Function

+Q Open Cortana for voice input

+S Open Cortana for text input

+I Open Windows settings pane

+A Open Windows 10 Action Center

+X Open Start button context menu

+ Left Snap active window to left

+ Right Snap active window to right

+ Up Snap active window to top of screen

+ Down Snap active window to bottom of screen


+ Ctrl + D Create a new virtual desktop

+ Crtl + Left Cycle through desktops to the left

+ Ctrl + Right Cycle through desktops to the right

+ Ctrl + F4 Close current desktop

+ TAB Access all desktops and apps in Task View

+ PrtSc Take a screenshot and save it to Pictures folder

+G Open the Game DVR recorder

+ Alt + G Start recording current activity on screen

+ Alt + R Stop recording

Command prompt shortcuts

The revised Windows 10 command prompt will also be getting new shortcuts, making it
easier to use.

Keyboard shortcut Function

Shift + Left Highlight text to the left of cursor

Shift + Right Highlight text to the right of cursor

Ctrl + C Copy selected text to clipboard

Ctrl + V Paste text from clipboard into command prompt

Ctrl + A Select all text after prompt

General Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts

There are plenty of returning keyboard shortcuts to go along with all the new Windows 10
shortcuts. The following are some of the most basic, general, and sought-after keyboard
shortcuts for general day-to-day use for Windows users.

Keyboard shortcut Function

Display or Hide the Start screen


Ctrl + Shift + Esc Open the Task Manager

+M Minimize all windows

+ Shift + M Restore minimized windows on the desktop

+R Open the Run dialogue box

+ F1 Open Windows Help and Support

+ Up arrow Maximize the desktop window

+ Down arrow Minimize the desktop window

+ plus (+) or minus (-) Zoom in or out using Magnifier

Alt + F4 Close the active item, or exit the active app

Alt + Enter Display properties for the selected item

Control + C Copy the selected item

Control + X Cut the selected item

Control + V Paste the selected item

Control + Y Redo an action

Control + Z Undo an action

F1 Display Help

F2 Rename the selected item

F3 Search for a file or folder

F4 Display the address bar list in the File Explorer

F5 Refresh the active window

F10 Activate the menu bar in the active app


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Windows 8

Photoshop 7
Tool Bar Short Cuts
R (Key) - Blur Tool
E (Key) - Eraser Tool
T (Key) - Horizontal Type Tool
Y (Key) - History Brush Tool
U (Key) - Line Tool
I (Key) - Measure Tool
O (Key) - Sponge Tool
P (Key) - Pen Tool
A (Key) - Direct Select Tool
W (Key) - Magic Wand Tool
S (Key) - Clone Stamp Tool
G (Key) - Gradient Stamp Tool
H (Key) - Hand Tool
J (Key) - Healing Stamp Tool
K (Key) - Slice Stamp Tool
L (Key) - Polygonal Lasso Tool
Z (Key) - Zoom Stamp Tool
C (Key) - Crop Stamp Tool
V (Key) - Move Tool
B (Key) - Brush Tool
N (Key) - Notes Tool
M (Key) - Rectangular Marquee Tool