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Keyboard Shortcuts

Shortcut keys let you invoke a command fast and in a convenient way. Many computer users have come to realize how much time they could save by learning some essential keyboard shortcuts. You can interact with your computer without the need of clicking and dragging with the mouse. In many ways, the shortcut keys for Windows operating systems and that of Mac OS are almost the same, with just some slight differences. If you are a frequent computer user, it is highly recommend using shortcut commands. It will be slow at first, but after you get used to them, it can save you a ton of time.

  • Ctrl + A - Let's you select all the contents of a document
  • Ctrl + B - Let's you bold highlighted word(s), numbers, Alphabets
  • Ctrl + C - Let's you copy selected text
  • Ctrl + E - Let's you align selected text to the center
  • Ctrl + F - Let's you open Find Box ( a smart way to search)
  • Ctrl + I - Italic highlighted words
  • Ctrl + J - Align the selected text to the screen
  • Ctrl + k - Let's you insert a link
  • Ctrl + L - To align selected text to the left of the screen
  • Ctrl + M - To indent a paragraph
  • Ctrl + P - To open print Window
  • Ctrl + R - To align selected text to the right of the screen
  • Ctrl + T - A smart way to insert a hanging indent
  • Ctrl + U - To underline highlighted words
  • Ctrl + V - To paste copied or cut files
  • Ctrl + X - To cut selected text
  • Ctrl + Y - To redo the last performed action
  • Ctrl + Z - To redo
  • F1 - Help
  • F4 - Find
  • F7 - Grammar Check
  • F12 - Save as
  • Ctrl + Shift + F6 - Use to open another Microsoft Word
  • Shirt + Insert - To paste
  • Shift + F3 - To change the case of selected text
  • Alt + Ctrl + F2 - To open another document
  • Ctrl + 1 - To insert single-space lines
  • Ctrl + 5 - To create 1.5 spacing
  • Ctrl + Home - To move the cursor to the top of the document
  • Ctrl + End - To move the cursor to the end of the document
  • Ctrl +Backspace - Use to delete words to the left of the cursor
  • Ctrl + 2 - To insert double-space lines
  • Ctrl + Del - To delete words to the right of the cursor
  • Ctrl + Shift + F - To change the font size
Remember, by holding down almost any of the alphabet keys and the Ctrl key at the same time, you are invoking a command.

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