Computer Shortcut Keys Improve Productivity

Computer Shortcut Keys Improve Productivity

By using simple keyboard and computer shortcut keys in the workplace, you can improve your productivity by repetitive actions.
Keyboard and computer shortcuts are designed to make regular computer functions faster and easier. Many of these keys have gone unnoticed by the normal user.
A computer shortcut keys is a set of one or more keys that request command in an operating system. So, you can boost your productivity by invoking with a few keystrokes.
These shortcut keys of the computer are some of the most popular ones you’ll regularly use. The shortcuts below apply specifically to PC users

Computer Shortcut KeysComputer Shortcut Keys To Improve Your Productivity:

FunctionShort-cut keys

Commonly Used Computer Shortcut Keys

F1Universal help (for any sort of program).
Alt + FFile menu options in current program.
Alt + EEdits options in current program.
Ctrl + ASelects all text.
Ctrl + XCuts the selected item.
Ctrl + CCopies the selected item.
Ctrl + VPastes copied item.
HomeTakes the user to the beginning of the current line.
EndTakes the user to the end of the current line.
Ctrl + HomeTakes the user to the beginning of the document.
Ctrl + EndTakes the user to the end of the document.
Shift + HomeHighlights from the current place to the beginning of line.
Shift + EndHighlights from the current place to the end of line.

Microsoft Windows Shortcut Keys

Ctrl + F4Closes window in program.
Alt + F4Closes current open program.
F2Renames the selected icon.
F3Start find from desktop.
F4Opens the drive selection when browsing.
F5Refreshes contents.
Alt + TabSwitches from one open application to another open application.
Alt + Shift + TabSwitches backwards between open applications.
Alt + Print ScreenCreates screen shot for current program.
Ctrl + Alt + Del.Opens windows task manager/reboot.
Ctrl + EscBrings up start menu.
Alt + EscSwitches between applications on taskbar.
Ctrl + Plus (+) KeyAutomatically adjusts widths of all columns in Windows Explorer.
Alt + EnterOpens properties window of selected icon or program.
Shift + F10Simulates right-click on selected item.
Shift + DelDeletes selected programs/files permanently.
Holding Shift During Boot-upEnables boot safe mode or bypass system files.
Ctrl + NStarts a new note.
Ctrl + OOpens a recently used note.
Ctrl + SSaves changes to a note.
Ctrl + PPrints a note.
Alt + F4Closes a note and its Journal window.
Ctrl + ZHelps Undo a change.
Ctrl + YHelps Redo a change.
Ctrl + ASelects all items on a page.
Ctrl + XCuts a selection.
Ctrl + CCopies a selection to the Clipboard.
Ctrl + VPastes a selection from the Clipboard.
EscCancels a selection.
Ctrl + FStart a search tool.
Ctrl + Shift + CDisplay a shortcut menu for column headings in a note list.

Microsoft Word Shortcut Keys

Ctrl + NCreates a new document.
Ctrl + OOpens an existing document.
Ctrl + SSaves changes to a document.
F12Saves the document as a new file.
Ctrl + PPrints a document.
Ctrl + ZHelps Undo a change.
Ctrl + YHelps Redo a change.
Ctrl + ASelects the whole document.
Ctrl + XHelps cut a selection
Ctrl + CCopies a selection to the Clipboard.
Ctrl + VPastes a selection from the Clipboard.
Ctrl + BMakes selected text bold.
Ctrl + IItalicizes selected text.
Ctrl + UUnderlines selected texts.
Ctrl + LAligns text left.
Ctrl + RAligns text right.
Ctrl + EAligns text center.
Ctrl + JHelps justify text.
Ctrl + 1Sets single line spacing.
Ctrl + 2Sets double line spacing.
Ctrl + 5Sets line spacing to 1.5.
Ctrl + Shift + AChanges characters to all capitals.
Ctrl + DInserts a Microsoft Paint drawing.
Ctrl + FFinds text
Ctrl + HomeMoves to the beginning of the document.
Ctrl + EndMoves to the end of the document.
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Ramiz Syed Graduate from Mumbai University in Computer Science, currently working on web based technologies since 2009, having a grate experience and good command in Web & Digital Marketing

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