Useful Windows keyboard shortcut keys

27-04-2016

KEYBOARD SHORTCUT

There are hundreds of keyboard shortcuts in windows which will make faster your computer usage. I have already published an article on how to set custom keyboard shortcut for programs in windows. Here I am sharing you some useful windows built-in keyboard shortcut keys and its usage.

  • Open File Menu options in currently opened program : Alt + F
  • To Edit options in current program : Alt + E
  • Switch between opened programs : Alt + Tab
  • To close the currently active program : Alt + F4
  • Opens the properties window of currently selected file or document : Alt + Enter
  • To close all background running programs : Windows Key+ Home
  • Open Universal Help window of any program : F1
  • How to Rename any selected file : F2
  • Refresh the opened window : F5
  • Create a new blank document in some software in Windows : Ctr + N
  • To open a file from any program : Ctr + O
  • To select all content in current window : Ctr + A
  •  Change selected text to Bold : Ctr + B
  • Change selected text to Italics : Ctr + I
  • Change selected text to be underlined : Ctr + U
  • Open the Find Window from any program : Ctr + F
  • To Save any document file from any program : Ctr + S
  • To Cut the selected item or content : Ctr + X
  • To Cut the selected item or content : Shift + Del
  • To Copy the selected item or content : Ctr + C
  • Refresh the opened window : F5
  • To Copy the selected item or content : Ctr + Ins
  • To Cut the selected item or content : Ctr + X
  • To Paste the content : Ctr + V
  •  To Paste the content : Shift + Ins
  •  To make Hyperlink with selected text : Ctr + K
  •  Print the current page or document : Ctr + P
  • Goes to the beginning of current line : Home
  • Goes to the beginning of current document : Ctr + Home
  • Goes to the End of current line : End
  •  Goes to the End of current document : Ctr + End
  • Highlights from current position to beginning of a line : Shift + Home
  • Highlights from current position to end of the line : Shift + End
  • Goes to the End of current document : Ctr + End
  • Move one word to the left at a time : Ctr + Left Arrow
  • Move one word to the Right at a time : Ctr + Right Arrow
  • To open the Start menu : Ctr + Esc
  • Open Task manager in windows : Ctr + Shift + Esc

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