In this article, we will see all the important computer Keyboard Shortcut Keys that can be asked under General Knowledge or General Computer Knowledge section in multiple Competitive Exams. Today in this Digital world, almost all the work are now getting performed on a Computer System. To work efficiently on a system, it is always require to have a complete understanding of all Keyboard shortcut keys used on a day to day basis.
For example, if someone wants to copy a file then he/she can easily use the Ctrl+C shortcut key to quickly copy the file instead of going to the file and then copying it by right clicking on the file and then clicking on copy option. Similarly, for pasting the file, Ctrl+V shortcut key can be used instead of right clicking on the destination path and then clicking on Paste option. These types of shortcut keys are time saver and hence are used very frequently by computer professionals. More on Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcut keys.
All Computer Keyboard Shortcut Keys
Alt+F :- Displays File Menu Options Alt+E :- Open Edit Options Alt+Tab :- Switch between open programs Alt+F4 :- to close the file Alt+F4+Enter :- to shutdown Ctrl+A :- Select All Ctrl+B :- Bold Ctrl+C :- Copy Ctrl+V :- Paste Ctrl+X :- Cut Ctrl+D :- Font Style Ctrl+E :- Align to the Center Ctrl+F :- Find the text Ctrl+G :- Find & Replace option Ctrl+H :- Find & Replace Ctrl+I :- Italic Ctrl+J :- Justify Ctrl+K :- Insert link Ctrl+L :- Align your content to the left Ctrl+M :- Paragraph indent Ctrl+N :- Open New Page Ctrl+O :- Open option Ctrl+P :- For Print Ctrl+Q :- Clear the indent paragraph Ctrl+R :- Align your content to the Right Ctrl+S :- Save Ctrl+T :- Hanging indent Ctrl+U :- Underline Ctrl+W :- Close document Ctrl+Y :- Used for Redo Ctrl+Z :- Used for Undo Ctrl+Shift+Space :- Create a non-breaking space Ctrl+Left Arrow :- Moves one word to the left at a time Ctrl+Right Arrow :- Moves one word to the right at a time Ctrl+Shift+< :- Decrease font size one value Ctrl+Shift+> :- Increase the font size one value Ctrl + [ :- Increase the font size by 1 point Ctrl + ] :- Decrease the font size by 1 point Shift+Del :- Remove Selected Items Shift+Space :- Select Entire Row
Uses of Function Key
F1 :- Help F2 :- Rename F3 :- Searching F4 :- Alt+F4 (Shutdown or close) F5 :- Refresh and Reload (Slide Show) F6 :- Highlight address bar F7 :- Check Spelling F8 :- Boot Menu F9 :- Remove Selected item F10 :- Shift+F10 (right click) or activate menu bar in MS Word F11 :- Full Screen F12 :- Save as
Windows Shortcut Keys
Windows + D :- Bring desktop to the top of other windows. Windows + M :- Minimize all windows. Windows + Shift + M :- Undo the minimize done by Windows + M and Windows + D. Windows + E :- Open Microsoft Explorer. Windows + Tab :- Cycle through open programs on the taskbar. Windows + F :- Display the Windows Search/Find feature. Windows + Ctrl + F :- Display the search for computers window. Windows + F1 :- Display the Microsoft Windows help. Windows + R :- Open the run window. Windows + Pause /Break :- Open the system properties window. Windows + U :- Open utility manager. Windows + L :- Lock the computer