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List of keyboard shortcuts for windows.

When speed counts, the keyboard is still king. Almost all the actions and commands you can perform with a mouse you can perform faster using combination’s of keys on your keyboard. These simple keyboard shortcuts can get you where you want to go faster than several clicks of a mouse. You’ll work faster on spreadsheets and similar documents, too, because you won’t lose your place switching back and forth between mouse and keys. Here are some of the most useful keyboard shortcuts:

KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS YOU CAN USE WITH MS WORD

Ctrl+Shift+> -Increase selected text in increments like the drop down font menu Ctrl+Shift+< -Decrease selected text in increments like the drop down font menu

Ctrl+] -Increase selected text one point

Ctrl+[ -Decrease selected text one point

Sift + F3 -Change case of the letters

Ctrl+Shift+W -Underline words but not spaces

Ctrl+Shift+D -Double underline text

Ctrl+E -Center a paragraph

Ctrl+J -Justify a paragraph

Ctrl+L -Left align a paragraph

Ctrl+M -Indent a paragraph

From the left Ctrl+T -Create a hanging indent

GENERAL KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS

Copy -CTRL+C

Cut -CTRL+X

Paste -CTRL+V

Undo -CTRL+Z

Delete -DELETE

Delete selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin -SHIFT+DELETE

Copy selected item -CTRL while dragging an item

Create shortcut to selected item -CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an item

Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word -CTRL+RIGHT ARROW

Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word -CTRL+LEFT ARROW

Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph -CTRL+DOWN ARROW

Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph -CTRL+UP ARROW

Highlight a block of text -CTRL+SHIFT with any of the arrow keys

Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text within a document -SHIFT with any of the arrow keys

Select all -CTRL+A

View properties for the selected item -ALT+ENTER

Close the active item, or quit the active program -ALT+F4

Opens the shortcut menu for the active window -ALT+SPACEBAR

Close the active document in programs that allow you to have multiple documents open simultaneously -CTRL+F4

Switch between open items -ALT+TAB

Cycle through items in the order they were opened -ALT+ESC

Display the shortcut menu for the selected item -SHIFT+F10

Display the System menu for the active window -ALT+SPACEBAR

Display the Start menu -CTRL+ESC

Display the corresponding menu -ALT+Underlined letter in a menu name carry out the corresponding command

Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu -RIGHT ARROW

Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu -LEFT ARROW

View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer – BACKSPACE

Cancel the current task – ESC

To prevent the auto play -SHIFT

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