Computer Keyboard Shortcuts
Shortcuts Keys for PC

Today computers are used everywhere in the world to reduce human effort and to give the accuracy to work.  To perform basic tasks on your Computer like copying and pasting, one of the ways is to right click your mouse and select the button in the context menu. You might also click Edit and after that click Copy or Paste. But doing it that way is slower.  So it is important to have knowledge about computers today because if you want to get a good place, then you definitely ask for computer knowledge and today many coaching centers teach computers basic knowledge and here we try to make it simple by sharing some Important Basic computer shortcut key.

Commonly used Keyboard Shortcuts Keys

Ctrl + A Select All
Ctrl + B Bold
Ctrl + C Copy
Ctrl + D Font
Ctrl + E Center
Ctrl + F Find
Ctrl + G Go To
Ctrl + I Italic
Ctrl + J Justified
Ctrl + K Hyperlink
Ctrl + L Left Alignment
Ctrl + M Move
Ctrl + N New File
Ctrl + O Open File
Ctrl + P Print
Ctrl + Q Close
Ctrl + R Reload / Right Alignment
Ctrl + S Save
Ctrl + U Underline
Ctrl + V Paste
Ctrl + X Cut
Ctrl + Y Redo
Ctrl + Z Undo
Ctrl + Enter Insert a page break

Windows system shortcut Keys

F1 Help
CTRL+ESC Open Start menu
ALT+TAB Switch between open programs
ALT+F4 Quit program
SHIFT+DELETE Delete item permanently
Windows Logo+L Lock the computer

General keyboard Shortcut keys

F10 Activates menu bar options
SHIFT+F10 Opens a shortcut menu for the selected item (this is the same as right-clicking an object)
CTRL+SHIFT+ESC Opens Windows Task Manager
ALT+DOWN ARROW Opens a drop-down list box
SHIFT Press and hold down the SHIFT key while you insert a CD-ROM to bypass the automatic-run feature
ALT+SPACE Displays the main window’s System menu (from the System menu, you can restore, move, resize, minimize, maximize, or close the window)
ALT+- (ALT+hyphen) Displays the Multiple Document Interface (MDI) child window’s System menu (from the MDI child window’s System menu, you can restore, move, resize, minimize, maximize, or close the child window)
CTRL+TAB Switch to the next child window of a Multiple Document Interface (MDI) programs
ALT+F4 Closes the current window
CTRL+F4 Closes the current Multiple Document Interface (MDI) windows
ALT+F6 Switch between multiple windows in the same program (for example, when the Notepad Find dialog box is displayed, ALT+F6 switches between the Find dialog box and the main Notepad window)

File and general folder/Windows Explorer shortcut keys

Note: For selected objects only.

F2 Rename file or folder
F3 Find all files
CTRL+X Cut (means to move files or folder to another folder)
SHIFT+DELETE Delete selection immediately/Permanently Delete, without moving the item to the Recycle Bin
ALT+ENTER Open the properties for the selected object

Windows Explorer shortcut key

Numeric Keypad * Expands everything under the current selection
Numeric Keypad + Expands the current selection
Numeric Keypad – Collapses the current selection
RIGHT ARROW Expands the current selection if it is not expanded, otherwise goes to the first child
LEFT ARROW Collapses the current selection if it is expanded, otherwise goes to the parent

Accessibility shortcuts keys

Press SHIFT five times Toggles Sticky Keys on and off
Press down and hold the right SHIFT key for eight seconds Toggles Filter Keys on and off
Press down and hold the NUM LOCK key for five seconds Toggles Toggle Keys on and off
Left ALT+left SHIFT+NUM LOCK Toggles Mouse Keys on and off
Left ALT+left SHIFT+PRINT SCREEN Toggles high contrast on and off

Shortcut Keys For Special Characters

Alt+0224 à
Alt+0232 è
Alt+0236 ì
Alt+0242 ò
Alt+0241 ñ
Alt+0228 ä
Alt+0246 ö
Alt+0252 ü
Alt+0248 ø
Alt+0223 ß
Alt+0198 Æ
Alt+0231 ç
Alt+0191 ¿
Alt+0176 ° (degree symbol)
Alt+0177 ±
Alt+0169 ©
Alt+0174 ®
Alt+0128 € (Euro currency)
Alt+0162 ¢ (Cent symbol)
Alt+0163 £ (British Pound currency)
Alt+0165 ¥ (Japanese Yen currency)



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