Combining computer shortcuts helps users use computers more efficiently by combining keys to call a feature, rather than having to manually select. Windows shortcuts are extremely useful in applications with too many features, such as Microsoft Office Word.
Below is a list of the most popular Windows shortcuts for managing on Windows, as well as text editing and web surfing.
General Windows computer shortcuts
Ctrl + C: Copy selected object
Ctrl + X: Cut ( Cut) the selected object
Ctrl + V: Paste (Paste) the selected object
Ctrl + Z: Return to the previous time (Undo)
Ctrl + A : Select all.
Ctrl + a scroll key (left / right / up / down) : Select multiple discrete files / folders.
Ctrl + Shift + a scroll key (left / right / up / down) : Select multiple files / folders continuously.
Ctrl + Shift + use mouse to drag: Create shortcut for selected file / folder.
Ctrl + key moves right: Move the cursor to the end of the word that is behind it.
Ctrl + left scroll key: Move the mouse pointer over the first character of the previous word.
Ctrl + scroll key: Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph.
Ctrl + scroll key: Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph.
Ctrl + Esc: Open Start Menu, replace Windows key.
Ctrl + Tab: Move between browser tabs in order from left to right.
Ctrl + Shift + Tab: Move between browser tabs in order from right to left.
Ctrl + F4: Closes the current number of the currently executing program.
Ctrl + Alt + Tab: Use the arrow keys to switch between open applications.
Ctrl + Shift + Esc:Open Task Manager
Ctrl + Esc: Open Start menu
Alt + Enter: Open the Properties window of the selected file / folder.
Alt + F4: Close a program.
Alt + Tab: Switch between programs running
Alt + Esc: Select the order of another active window to work.
Alt + click: Move quickly to a part of the text from the table of contents.
Alt + F8: Displays the password on the login screen.
Alt + left arrow key: Return to the previous page.
Alt + right arrow key: Go to the back page.
Alt + spacebar: Open the shortcut menu for the current window.
Backspace:Return to the previous list, similar to Undo.
Shift: Hold this key when you insert the disc into the optical drive so that the ” autorun” feature of the CD / DVD is automatically activated.
Shift + Delete: Permanently delete files / folders without putting them in the trash.
Shift + F10: Open the shortcut menu for the selected object
Enter: Confirm the entered data instead of the program buttons, like OK, …
F1: Open the help of a software.
F2: Rename the selected object
F3: Open the feature to search for files / folders in My Computer.
F4: Open the list of addresses in the Address section of My Computer.
F5:Refresh the icons in the current window.
F6: Move around elements of the screen on a good window on the
F10 desktop : Access to the Menu bar of the current application
Tab: Move between components on the window.
With Windows key:
Windows: Open or close the
Windows Start menu + Break: Open the System Properties window.
Windows + D: Hide / show the desktop screen.
Windows + M: Minimize the current window to the taskbar.
Windows + E: Open File Explorer to view the drives and folders.
Windows + F: General search.
Ctrl + Windows + F: Search for data in My Computer.
Windows + F1: See instructions for operating system /
Windows + L: Lock screen for
Windows computer + R: Open the Run window.
Windows + U: Open Ease of Access Center in Control Panel.
Windows + A: Open Action center
Windows + C:Open Cortana in
Windows + Alt + D listening mode : Display and hide the date and time on the computer.
Windows + I: Open
Windows + P Settings : Select the display display mode (when connecting to the projector, external monitor)
Hold down the right Shift key for 8 seconds: Turn on / off FilterKeys.
Left Alt + Left Shift + Print Screen: Turn off / open High Contrast.
Left Alt + Right Shift + Numlock: Turn on / off MouseKeys.
Press Shift 5 times: Turn off / open StickyKeys either.
Windows shortcut used in the editor:
Ctrl + O: Open the data.
Ctrl + N: Create new.
Ctrl + S: Save over the existing data file.
Ctrl + W: Open a new window Close
Alt + F window : Show menu list from the current window.
Ctrl + P: Call the printing feature from the running application.
Ctrl + F10: Zoom in / out the application window.
Windows shortcut for Internet Explorer:
Ctrl + B: Open your browser ‘s favorite address list .
Ctrl + E: Move to the search bar of the browser.
Ctrl + F: Smart search on open website.
Ctrl + H: Open the browsing history.
Ctrl + I: Open the directory to manage your favorite address.
Ctrl + L: Display the dialog box to enter the address of the website to access.
Ctrl + N: Create a new web browser window.
Ctrl + R: Refresh the data currently displayed from a website.
Ctrl + F5: Refresh the web page and delete the existing data in the Cache .
Ctrl + T: Open a new card.
Ctrl + W: Turn off the current card