All Computer Shortcut Keys List

In today’s era, you must be aware of the importance of the computer, its demand is increasing daily, and in this era, new desktop users do not know about computer shortcut keys, keep that in mind. Here we are going to share Computer all shortcut keys.

Computer shortcut keys list
A to Z Computer Shortcut Keys

In today’s times, everyone wants to find shortcuts, be it work or any other field, however, shortcuts can reduce the time limit of your tenure, due to which you can complete some other work in the remaining time.

Often we take the help of computer shortcut keys when we have to complete some office work quickly, so without any delay let us see about those computer shortcut keys with the help of which we can save our working time.

All Computer Shortcut Keys 2024

While working on a laptop or desktop, you can make your work easier by using shortcut keys,

However, this post will be very helpful for those people who work on Ms Word, Excel etc. every day.

General Computer Shortcut Keys

Below we have shared common computer shortcut keys which are used almost every day, and are generally not known to everyone.

1. Ctrl + A – Select all

2. Ctrl + C – Copy the selected content

3. Ctrl + N – Open a new console

4. Ctrl + V – Paste the selected content

5. Ctrl + W – Close the Windows Explorer or browser

6. Ctrl + X – Cut the selected content

7. Ctrl + Y – Redo an action

8. Ctrl + Z – Undo an action

9. Ctrl – while dragging an item (Copy the selected item)

10. Ctrl + Shift – while dragging an item (Create a shortcut of the selected item)

11. Ctrl + Shift +Esc – Open the Task Manager

12. Ctrl + Shift – With any of the arrow keys (Highlight/Select a block of text)

13. Ctrl + Esc – Display the Start menu

14. Ctrl + F4 – Close the active document in programs that enable you to have multiple documents open simultaneously

15. Ctrl + Click (On Underlined link or URL on document) – Opens the link in the browser

16. ALT + D– Select the address bar

17. Alt + Enter – View the properties for the selected item

18. Alt + F4 – Close the active item, or quit the active program

19. Alt + Spacebar – Open the shortcut menu for the active window

20. Alt + Tab – Switch between the open programs/windows

21. Alt + Esc – Cycle through programs/windows in the order that they had been opened

22. Alt + Spacebar – Display the System menu for the active window

23. 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)

24. Shift + F10 – Displays the shortcut menu for the selected item(Works as a right mouse click)

25. Delete – Delete the content and move it to the Recycle bin.

26. Shift + Delete – Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin

27. Right arrow – Open the submenu or open the next menu to the right

28. Left arrow – Close the submenu or open the next menu to the left

29. Backspace – View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer

30. Esc – Cancel the current task

31. Shift – when you insert a CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive (Prevent the CD-ROM from automatically playing)

Windows Shortcut Keys

If you use the Windows Operating system, then the Computer Shortcut Keys written below can be very beneficial for you, and you will be able to do your work very easily.

1. Win – Display or hide the Start screen

2. Win + B– Set focus in the notification area

3. Win + D – Show or hide the desktop

4. Win + E – Open File Explorer

5. Win + H – Open the Share charm

6. Win + I – Open the Settings

7. Win + K – Open the Devices charm

8. Win + L – Lock your computer

9. Win + M – Minimize all windows

10. Win + R – Open the Run dialog box

11. Win + S – Search Windows

12.Win + T – Cycle through apps on the taskbar

13. Win + X – Open the hidden menu

14. Win + F1 –  Open the Microsoft Windows help and support centre

15. Win + left arrow or Win + right arrow –  Snap File Explorer windows i.e. open it on one side of the screen (left or right, depending on which arrow you hit)

16. Win + Tab – Open the Task view

17. Win + PrtSc – Save a screenshot in the Pictures folder.

18. Win + Ctrl + Left or Right arrow – To switch between virtual desktop screens

19. Win + Ctrl + D – Add a new virtual desktop

20. Win + Enter – Open Narrator

21. Win + +/- – Zoom in or out using Magnifier

22. Win + Esc – Exit Magnifier

Function Computer Shortcut Keys

There are about 12 function keys in a computer or laptop keyboard, but not everyone knows what they are used for, although we have shared that information below.

  1. F1 key – Display Help
  2. F2 key – To Rename the selected item
  3. F3 key – Search for a file or a folder
  4. F4 key – Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer
  5. F5 key – Refresh the active window
  6. F6 key – Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop
  7. F7 key – To spell check and grammar check in MS Word document, Outlook, etc
  8. F8 key  – Used to enter the Windows startup menu, mainly used to access Windows Safe Mode
  9. F9 key – Refresh document in Microsoft Word
  10. F10 key – Activate the menu bar in the active program
  11. F11 key – Maximize or minimize the active window
  12. F12 key – Open the Save as the window in Microsoft Word

Special Computer Shortcut Keys

There are some special shortcut keys in every keyboard, which we will be able to use without the help of a mouse in this way.

  1. PgUp (Page Up) – Move up one screen at a time
  2. PgDn (Page Down) – Move down one screen at a time
  3. Home – Move to the beginning of the line
  4. End – Move to the end of the line
  5. Ctrl + Home – Move to the first character
  6. Ctrl + End – Move to the last character

Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer Shortcut Keys

If you use browsing software like Google Chrome or Internet Explorer through a computer or laptop, then some important computer shortcut keys are given below, which can help us in browsing without a mouse.

1. Ctrl + E – Open the Search bar

2. Ctrl + F – Start the Find utility

3. Ctrl + H – Open the History bar

4. Ctrl + I – Open the Favorites bar (Internet Explorer)

5. Ctrl + L – Move your cursor to URL

6. Ctrl + N – Start another instance of the browser

7. Ctrl + O – Open the Open dialog box (Google Chrome)

8. Ctrl + P – Open the Print dialog box

9. Ctrl + R  – Refresh the current browser screen

10. Ctrl + T – New Tab

11. Ctrl + Shift + T – Reopen the recently closed tabs

12. Ctrl + Shift + I – Open the Developer Tools /Inspect element window (Google Chrome)

13. Ctrl + Tab or Ctrl + PgDn – Jump to the next open tab

14. Ctrl + Shift + Tab or Ctrl + PgUp – Jump to the previous open tab

15. Ctrl + Shift + N – Open a new window in Incognito mode

Computer Shortcut keys for Microsoft Word

If you mostly use Microsoft Word, many shortcut keys for writing are given below which can help you a lot in speed typing.

1. Ctrl +B –  Bold text

2. Ctrl + D – Displays the Font dialogue box

3. Ctrl + F – Displays the Find dialog box to search the current document

4. Ctrl + H – Displays the Replace dialogue box

5. Ctrl + I – Italicize text

6. Ctrl + K – Create a hyperlink

7. Ctrl + N – Create a new document

8. Ctrl + O – Opens a new document

9. Ctrl + P – Prints a document

10. Ctrl + S – Saves a document

11. Ctrl + U – Underlines text

12. Ctrl + Right arrow – To move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word

13. Ctrl + Left arrow – To move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word

14. Ctrl + Down arrow –To move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph

15. Ctrl + Up arrow – To move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph

So these are the shortcut keys of the Computer which are very important for every PC user, do share them with your friends.


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