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Ten keyboard shortcuts eveyone must know

Reduce the usage of mouse to work faster and learn few MUST-KNOW Keyboard Shortcuts.

  • Ctrl + C or Ctrl + Insert – Copy the highlighted text or selected item.
  • Ctrl + V or Shift + Insert – Paste the text or object that’s in the clipboard.
  • Ctrl + Z and Ctrl + Y – Undo any change. For example, if you cut text, pressing this will undo it. This can also often be pressed multiple times to undo multiple changes. Pressing Ctrl + Y would redo the undo.
  • Ctrl + F – Open the Find in any program. This includes your Internet browser to find text on the current page.
  • Alt + Tab or Alt + Esc – Quickly switch between open programs moving forward.
    Press Ctrl + Tab to switch between tabs in a program.
    Adding the Shift key to Alt + Tab or Ctrl + Tab will move backwards. For example, if you are pressing Alt + Tab and pass the program you want to switch to, press Alt + Shift + Tab to move backwards to that program.

    Windows Vista and 7 users can also press the Windows Key + Tab to switch through open programs in a full screenshot of the Window.

  • Ctrl + Back space and Ctrl + Left arrow / Right arrow – Pressing Ctrl + Backspace will delete a full word at a time instead of a single character.
    Holding down the Ctrl key while pressing the left or right arrow will move the cursor one word at a time instead of one character at a time. If you wanted to highlight one word at a time you can hold down Ctrl + Shift and then press the left or right arrow key to move one word at a time in that direction while highlighting each word.
  • Ctrl + S – While working on a document or other file in almost every program pressing Ctrl + S will save that file. This shortcut key should be used frequently anytime you’re working on anything important.
  • Ctrl + Home / End – Move the cursor to the beginning or end of a document.
  • Ctrl + P – Print the page being viewed. For example, the document in Microsoft Word or the web page in your Internet browser.
  • Page Up / Space bar and Page Down – Pressing either the page up or page down key will move that page one page at a time in that direction. When browsing the Internet pressing the space bar will also move the page down one page at a time. If you press Shift and the Space bar the page will go up a page at a time.

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