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Computers are useful device and have become a part of human existence and daily life. I use my computer frequently and I enjoy some of the shortcuts keys I am knowledgeable about.

These keys provide easier ways to navigate, perform commands and do every other thing I want without having to go through the long process. Learning more shortcut and adding to the previous ones I know has been beneficial by cutting time and increasing productivity for me.

I have compiled a list that shows the different short-cut keys frequently used while working on the computer system on windows, excel, outlook, word and others.

If I missed some, please kindly let me know in the comment section.

Basic computer shortcut keys

  • Alt + F–File menu options in the current program.
  • Alt + E–Edits options in the current program
  • Ctrl+A – Select All
  • Ctrl+X – Cut selected item
  • Ctrl + Del–Cut selected item.
  • Ctrl+C – Copy the selected item.
  • Ctrl + Ins- Copy the selected item.
  • Ctrl+V – Paste the selected item
  • Shift + Ins -Paste the selected item.
  • Home — Takes the user to the beginning of the current line.
  • Ctrl + Home-Go to the beginning of the document.
  • End — Go to the end of the current line.
  • Ctrl + End — Go to the end of a document.
  • Shift + Home — Highlight from current position to beginning of the line.
  • Shift + End — Highlight from current position to end of the line.
  • Ctrl + (Left arrow) — Move one word to the left at a time.
  • Ctrl + (Right arrow) — Move one word to the right at a time.
  • F1–Universal help (for any sort of program).

Word shortcut keys

  • Ctrl + A -Select all contents of the page.
  • Ctrl + B -Bold highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + C -Copy selected text.
  • Ctrl + X – Cut selected text.
  • Ctrl + N – Open new/blank document.
  • Ctrl + O – Open options.
  • Ctrl + P – Open the print window.
  • Ctrl + F – Open find box.
  • Ctrl + I -Italicise highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + K – Insert link.
  • Ctrl + U – Underline highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + V – Paste.
  • Ctrl + Y – Redo the last action performed.
  • Ctrl + Z – Undo 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 + Q – Align selected paragraph to the left.
  • Ctrl + E – Align selected text or line to the center.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ctrl + Del – Delete word to the right of the cursor.
  • Ctrl + Backspace -Delete word to the left of the cursor.
  • Ctrl + End – Move cursor to end of the document.
  • Ctrl + Home – Move cursor to the beginning of the document.
  • Ctrl + Space -Reset highlighted text to default font.
  • Ctrl + 1 -Single-space lines.
  • Ctrl + 2 -Double-space lines.
  • Ctrl + 5 -1.5-line spacing.
  • Ctrl + Alt + 1 Change text to heading 1.
  • Ctrl + Alt + 2 Change text to heading 2.
  • Ctrl + Alt + 3 Change text to heading 3.
  • F1 – Open help.
  • Shift + F3 – Change case of selected text.
  • Shift + Ins – Paste.
  • F4 -Repeat the last action performed (Word 2000+).
  • F7 -Spell check selected text and/or document.
  • Shift + F7 -Activate the thesaurus.
  • F12 -Save as.
  • Ctrl + S – Save.
  • Shift + F12 -Save.
  • Alt + Shift + D – Insert the current date.
  • Alt + Shift + T – Insert the current time.
  • Ctrl + W – Close document.

Excel shortcut keys

  • F2 — Edit the selected cell.
  • F5 — Go to a specific cell.
  • F1 – Help
  • F2 – Edit
  • F3 – Paste Name
  • F4 – Repeat last action
  • F4 – While typing a formula, switch between absolute/relative refs
  • F5 – Go to
  • F6 – Next Pane
  • F7 — Spell check selected text and/or document.
  • F8 – Extend mode
  • F9 – Recalculate all workbooks
  • F10 – Activate Menu bar
  • F11 — Create chart
  • F12 – Save As
  • Ctrl + Shift + ; — Enter the current time.
  • Ctrl + ; — Enter the current date
  • Alt + Shift + F1 — Insert new worksheet.
  • Shift + F3 — Open the Excel formula window.
  • Shift + F5 — Bring up the search box
  • Ctrl + A — Select all contents of a worksheet.
  • Ctrl + B — Bold highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + I — Italicize highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + C — Copy selected text.
  • Ctrl + V — Paste
  • Ctrl + D — Fill
  • Ctrl + K — Insert link
  • Ctrl + F — Open find and replace options.
  • Ctrl + G — Open go-to options.
  • Ctrl + H — Open find and replace options.
  • Ctrl + U — Underline highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + Y — Underline selected text.
  • Ctrl + 5 — Strikethrough highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + O — Open options.
  • Ctrl + N — Open new document.
  • Ctrl + P — Open print dialog box.
  • Ctrl + S — Save.
  • Ctrl + Z — Undo last action.
  • Ctrl + F9 — Minimize current window.
  • Ctrl + F10 — Maximize currently selected window.
  • Ctrl + F6 — Switch between open workbooks/windows.
  • Ctrl + Page up & Page Down — Move between Excel worksheets in the same document.
  • Ctrl + Tab — Move between two or more open Excel files
  • Alt + = — Create the formula to sum all of the above cells.
  • Ctrl + — Insert the value of above cell into the current cell.
  • Ctrl + Shift + ! — Format number in comma format.
  • Ctrl + Shift + $ — Format number in currency format.
  • Ctrl + Shift + # — Format number in date format.
  • Ctrl + Shift + % — Format number in percentage format.
  • Ctrl + Shift + ^ — Format number in scientific format.
  • Ctrl + Shift + @ — Format number in time format.
  • Ctrl + (Right arrow) — Move to next section of text.
  • Ctrl + Space — Select entire column.
  • Shift + Space — Select entire row.
  • Ctrl + W — Close document.

Outlook shortcut keys

  • Alt + S — Send the email.
  • Ctrl + C — Copy selected text.
  • Ctrl + X — Cut selected text.
  • Ctrl + P — Open print dialog box.
  • Ctrl + K — Complete name/email typed in address bar.
  • Ctrl + B — Bold highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + I — Italicize highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + U — Underline highlighted selection.
  • Ctrl + R — Reply to an email.
  • Ctrl + F — Forward an email.
  • Ctrl + N — Create a new email.
  • Ctrl + Shift + A — Create a new appointment to your calendar.
  • Ctrl + Shift + O — Open the outbox.
  • Ctrl + Shift + I — Open the inbox.
  • Ctrl + Shift + K — Add a new task.
  • Ctrl + Shift + C — Create a new contact.
  • Ctrl + Shift+ J — Create a new journal entry.

WINKEY shortcuts:

  • WINKEY + D — Bring desktop to the top of other windows.
  • WINKEY + M — Minimize all windows.
  • WINKEY + SHIFT + M — Undo the minimize done by WINKEY + M and WINKEY + D.
  • WINKEY + E — computer.
  • WINKEY + Tab — Cycle through open programs on the taskbar.
  • WINKEY + F — Display the Windows Search/Find feature.
  • WINKEY + CTRL + F — Display the search for computers window.
  • WINKEY + F1 — Display the Microsoft Windows help.
  • WINKEY + R — Open the run window.
  • WINKEY + Pause /Break — Open the system properties window.
  • WINKEY + U — Open utility manager.
  • WINKEY + L – Lock the computer (Windows XP & later).
  • Menu + PrtSc – Screenshot

Random

  • Alt + F1 – Insert Chart
  • Alt + F2 – Save As
  • Alt + F4 – Exit
  • Alt + Down arrow – Display AutoComplete list
  • Alt+’ – Format Style dialog box
  • Alt + <> = Forward or backward
  • Alt or F10 – Activate the menu
  • Alt + Tab – switch applications
  • Ctrl+3 – Italic
  • Ctrl+4 – Underline
  • Ctrl+6 – Show/Hide objects
  • Ctrl+7 – Show/Hide Standard toolbar
  • Ctrl+8 – Toggle Outline symbols
  • Ctrl+9 – Hide rows
  • Ctrl+0 – Hide columns
  • Ctrl+F3 – Define name
  • Ctrl+F4 – Close
  • Ctrl+F5 – XL, Restore window size
  • Ctrl+F6 – Next workbook window
  • Shift+Ctrl+F6 – Previous workbook window
  • Ctrl+F7 – Move window
  • Ctrl+F8 – Resize window
  • Ctrl + Tab = Switch among open windows
  • Ctrl + W = Close tab
  • Ctrl+- – Delete
  • Ctrl + T = New tab
  • Ctrl+Shift+~ – General format
  • Ctrl+Shift+& – Place outline border around selected cells
  • Ctrl+Shift+_ – Remove outline border
  • Ctrl+Shift+* – Select current region
  • Ctrl++ – Insert
  • Ctrl+Shift + (- Unhide rows Ctrl+Shift+) – Unhide columns
  • Ctrl+Tab – In toolbar: next toolbar
  • Ctrl + F11 – Inset 4.0 Macro sheet
  • Ctrl + F1 – File Open
  • Ctrl+: – Insert Current Time
  • Ctrl+; – Insert Current Date
  • Ctrl+” – Copy Value from Cell Above
  • Ctrl+’ – Copy Formula from Cell Above
  • Ctrl+Tab – In a workbook:activate next workbook
  • Enter – Do the command
  • Shift+Ctrl+Tab – In a workbook:activate previous workbook
  • Shift+Ctrl+Tab – In toolbar:previous toolbar
  • Shift+Ctrl+F – Font Drop down List
  • Shift+Ctrl+F+F – Font tab of Format Cell Dialog box
  • Shift+Ctrl+P – Point size Drop down List
  • Shift+Tab – Previous tool
  • Shift + Del = Permanent delete
  • Shift+F1 – What’s this?
  • Shift+F2 – Edit cell comment
  • Shift+F3 – Paste function into formula
  • Shift+F4 – Find Next
  • Shift+F6 – Previous Pane
  • Shift+F8 – Add to selection
  • Shift+F9 – Calculate active worksheet
  • Shift+F10 – Display shortcut menu
  • Shift+F11 – New worksheet
  • Shift – Hold down shift for additional functions in Excel’s menu
  • Tab – Next tool
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