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Computer Shortcut Keys including MS Word and Excel Shortcuts

Here are All Shortcut Keys of Computer including MS Word, MS Excel. In many of the competitive exams, some questions on these shortcut keys are asked. So for solving that problem, here we are providing Most of the Computer Shortcut keys including MS Word Shortcut keys, MS Excel Shortcut keys.


All Keyboard Shortcuts including MS Word, MS Excel

First you will find Computer shorcut keys, then MS Word Computer Shorcut key and Then MS Excel Shortcut keys and a few Mouse shortcuts.


Computer / Laptop Basic Keyboard Shortcut keys

CTRL+C - Copy
CTRL+X - Cut
CTRL+V - Paste
CTRL+Z - Undo
Delete - Delete
CTRL+A - Select all
CTRL+O - Open a saved file
CTRL+N - Open a new file
CTRL+S - Save the document/ file.
CTRL+Shift+S - Save As
CTRL+M - Add or remove a console item
CTRL+W - Close window/tab
CTRL+P - Print
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, 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
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
F3 key - Search for a file or a folder
Alt+Enter - View the properties for the selected item
Alt+F4 - Close the active item, 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 open a submenu
LEFT ARROW - Open the next menu to the left, 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
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

Computer Shortcut keys

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+- - Collapse the selected folder
LEFT ARROW - Collapse the current selection if it is expanded, or select the parent folder
RIGHT ARROW - Display the current selection if it is collapsed, or select the first subfolder
Shortcut Keys For Character Map
After you double-click a character on the grid of characters, 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
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+- - 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, if any, for the selected item
F2 key - Rename the selected item
CTRL+F4 - Close the active console window. When a console has only one console window, this shortcut closes the console
Remote Desktop Connection Navigation
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+- - 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.
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.





MS Word Shortcut keys

Below are some of the shortcut keys of Microsoft Word.
Shortcut keys - Shortcut Description

Ctrl + A - Select all contents of the page.
Ctrl + B - Bold highlighted selection.
Ctrl + C - Copy selected text.
Ctrl + D - Open the font preferences window.
Ctrl + E - Aligns the line or selected text to the center of the screen.
Ctrl + F -  Open find box.
Ctrl + I - Italic highlighted selection.
Ctrl + J - Aligns the selected text or line to justify the screen.
Ctrl + K - Insert link.
Ctrl + L - Aligns the line or selected text to the left of the screen.
Ctrl + M - Indent the paragraph.
Ctrl + P - Open the print window.
Ctrl + R - Aligns the line or selected text to the right of the screen.
Ctrl + S - Save the open document. Just like Shift + F12.
Ctrl + T - Create a hanging indent.
Ctrl + U - Underline the selected text.
Ctrl + V - Paste.
Ctrl + X - Cut selected text.
Ctrl + Y - Redo the last action performed.
Ctrl + Z  - Undo last action.
Ctrl + 0  - Adds or removes 6pts of spacing before a paragraph.
Ctrl + Shift + L - Quickly create a bullet point.
Ctrl + Shift + F - Change the font.
Ctrl + Shift + >     - Increase selected font +1pts up to 12pt and then increase font +2pts.
Ctrl + ] - Increase selected font +1pts.
Ctrl + Shift + <      - Decrease selected font -1pts if 12pt or lower; if above 12, decreases font by +2pt.
Ctrl + [   - Decrease selected font -1pts.
Ctrl + / + c  - Insert a cent sign (¢).
Ctrl + Shift + *  - View or hide non printing characters.
Ctrl + Del  - Deletes word to right of cursor.
Ctrl + Backspace - Deletes word to left of cursor.
Ctrl + End - Moves the cursor to the end of the document.
Ctrl + Home - Moves the cursor to the beginning of the document.
Ctrl + Spacebar - Reset highlighted text to the default font.
Ctrl + 1 - Single-space lines.
Ctrl + 2 - Double-space lines.
Ctrl + 5 - 1.5-line spacing.
Ctrl + Alt + 1  - Changes text to heading 1.
Ctrl + Alt + 2  - Changes text to heading 2.
Ctrl + Alt + 3  - Changes text to heading 3.
Alt + Ctrl + F2  -  Open new document.
Ctrl + F1  - Open the Task Pane.
Ctrl + F2  - Display the print preview.
Ctrl + Shift + >    - Increases the selected text size by one.
Ctrl + Shift + <  - Decreases the selected text size by one.
Ctrl + Shift + F6 - Switches to another open Microsoft Word document.
Ctrl + Shift + F12  -  Prints the document.
F1  - Open Help.
F4  -  Repeat the last action performed (Word 2000+)
F5  - Open the Find, Replace, and Go To window in Microsoft Word.
F7  - Spell check and grammar check selected text or document.
F12  - Save As.
Shift + F3  - Change the text in Microsoft Word from uppercase to lowercase or a capital letter at the beginning of every word.
Shift + F7  - Runs a Thesaurus check on the selected word.
Shift + F12 - Save the open document. Just like Ctrl + S.
Shift + Enter - Create a soft break instead of a new paragraph.
Shift + Insert - Paste.
Shift + Alt + D  -  Insert the current date.
Shift + Alt + T  - Insert the current time.

MicroSoft Excel Shortcut Keys

Shortcut - Description
F2 - Edit the selected cell.
F3 - After a name has been created, F3 will paste names.
F4 - 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.
F5 - Go to a specific cell. For example, C6.
F7 - Spell check selected text or document.
F11 - Create chart from selected data.
Ctrl + Shift + ; - Enter the current time.
Ctrl + ; - Enter the current date.
Alt + Shift + F1 - Insert New Worksheet.
Alt + Enter - While typing text in a cell, pressing Alt + Enter will move to the next line, allowing for multiple lines of text in one cell.
Shift + F3 - Open the Excel formula window.
Shift + F5 - Bring up search box.
Ctrl + 1 - Open the Format Cells window.
Ctrl + A - Select all contents of the worksheet.
Ctrl + B - Bold highlighted selection.
Ctrl + I - Italic highlighted selection.
Ctrl + K - Insert link.
Ctrl + S - Save the open worksheet.
Ctrl + U - Underline highlighted selection.
Ctrl + 1 - Change the format of selected cells.
Ctrl + 5 - Strikethrough highlighted selection.
Ctrl + P - Bring up the print dialog box to begin the printing process.
Ctrl + Z - Undo last action.
Ctrl + F3 - Open Excel Name Manager.
Ctrl + F9 - Minimize current window.
Ctrl + F10 - Maximize currently selected window.
Ctrl + F6 - Switch between open workbooks or windows.
Ctrl + Page up - Move between work sheets in the same document.
Ctrl + Page down - Move between work sheets in the same document.
Ctrl + Tab - Move between Two or more open Excel files.
Alt + = - Create a formula to sum all of the above cells.
Ctrl + ' - Insert the value of the above cell into the cell currently selected.
Ctrl + Shift + 1 - Format number in comma format.
Ctrl + Shift + 4 - Format number in currency format.
Ctrl + Shift + 3 - Format number in date format.
Ctrl + Shift + 5 - Format number in percentage format.
Ctrl + Shift + 6 - Format number in scientific format.
Ctrl + Shift + 2 - Format number in time format.
Ctrl + - - Delete the selected column or row.
Ctrl + Shift + =             - Insert a new column or row.
Ctrl + Home - Move to cell A1.
Ctrl + ~ - Switch between showing Excel formulas or their values in cells.
Ctrl + Arrow key - Move to next section of text.
Ctrl + Space - Select entire column.
Shift + Space - Select entire row.



Computer - Mouse Shortcuts
Mouse shortcuts Description
Click, hold, and drag Selects text from where you click and hold to the point you drag and let go.
Ctrl + Mouse wheel - Zooms in and out of document.
Double-click - If double-clicking a word, selects the complete word.
Double-click - Double-clicking on the left, center, or right of a blank line makes the alignment of the text left, center, or right aligned.
Double-click - Double-clicking anywhere after text on a line will set a tab stop.
Triple-click - Selects the line or paragraph of the text that the mouse triple-clicked on.