Some Keyboard Shortcut Keys Mostly Used In Our Daily Life

Keyboard shortcut keys can boost your work done quickly and improve your efficiency. Shortkeys are the short path to reach directly to the final destination of an option. When you are working on the computer then you can use short keys to perform most of the operations (options) without using a mouse. So, We are providing some keyboard shortcut keys which will help for work in the heat of a moment.

Some Shortcut Keys Mostly Used In Our Daily Life

Basic Keyboard Shortcut Keys

Win + D                                Bring the desktop to the top of all other windows

Win + Tab                            Cycle through open programs through the taskbar

Win + F1                               Display the Microsoft windows help

Win + Ctrl + F                     Display the search for computers window

Win + S                                 Search the web and windows

Win + L                                 Lock the computer

Win + M                               Minimizes all windows

Win + Shift + M                  Undo the minimize windows

Win + E                                Open Microsoft Explorer

Win + R                                Open the Run windows

Win + Enter                         Narrator on

Win + U                                Open Easy and Access Center

Win + I                                  Open Setting on windows

Win + Down Arrow             Restore Down Window

Win + Up Arrow                   Maximize window

Win + B                                  Show hidden icons on Taskbar

Win + Space                           Change language

Win + F1                                 Open windows help

Win + Shift + M                    Restore minimized windows on the desktop

Esc                                           Stop and leave the current task

F1                                             Display Help

F2                                             Rename the selected item

F3                                             Search for a file or folder

F4                                             Display the address bar list in file explorer

F5                                             Refresh the active windows

F6                                             Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop

F10                                           Active the menu bar in the active app

Ctrl + F4                                 Close the active document (in apps that allow you to have multiple documents open                                                             simultaneously)

Ctrl + A                                    Select all items in a document or window

Ctrl + C or

Ctrl + Insert                           Copy the selected item

Ctrl + D / Delete                    Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin

Ctrl + R or F5                         Refresh the active window

Ctrl + V or

Shift + Insert                          Paste the selected item

Ctrl + X                                   Cut the selected item

Ctrl + Y                                   Redo an action

Ctrl + Z                                    Undo an action

Ctrl+ + or Ctrl + –                Zoom in or out of a large NUMBER of items, like apps pinned to the Start screen

Ctrl + Right Arrow               Move the cursor to the beginning of the next word

Ctrl + Left Arrow                  Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word

Ctrl + Down Arrow              Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph

Ctrl + Up Arrow                   Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph

Ctrl + Alt + Tab                    Use the arrow keys to switch between all open apps

Ctrl + Esc                               Open the Start screen

Ctrl + Shift + Esc                 Open Task Manager

Ctrl + Shift                            Switch the keyboard layout when multiple keyboard layouts are available

Ctrl + Spacebar                     Turn the Chinese input method editor (IME) on or off

Alt + F4                                   Close the active item or exit the active app

Alt + Esc                                 Cycle through items in the order in which they were opened

Alt + Enter                             Display properties for the selected item

Alt + Spacebar                       Open the shortcut menu for the active window

Alt + Left Arrow                    Backward

Alt + Right Arrow                 Forward

Alt + Page Up                        Move up one screen

Alt + Page Down                   Move down one screen

Alt + Tab                                Switch between open apps (except desktop apps)

Shift + F10                             Display the shortcut menu for the selected item

Shift + Arrow                        Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop or select text within a document

Shift + Delete                        Delete the selected item without moving it to the Recycle Bin first

Right Arrow                          Open the next menu to the right or open a submenu

Left Arrow                             Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu

File Explorer Keyboard Shortcut Keys

Alt + P                                     Display the preview pane

Alt + Enter                             Open the Properties dialog box for the selected item

Alt + Right Arrow                 View the next folder

Alt + Up Arrow                      View the folder that the folder was in

Alt + Left Arrow                    View the previous folder

Backspace                               View the previous folder

F11                                            Maximize or minimize the active window

Alt + D                                   Select the address bar

Ctrl + E                                  Select the search box

Ctrl + F                                  Select the search box

Ctrl + N                                  Open a new window

Ctrl + W                                 Close the current window

Ctrl+ Shift + E                      Display all folders above the selected folder

Ctrl + Shift+ N                      Create a new folder

Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcut Keys

Ctrl + T                                  Open new tab

Ctrl + W                                 Close tab

Ctrl + Shift + T                     Reopen last tab closed,Up to 10 Tabs

Ctrl + 1                                  Jump to first tab

Ctrl + 9                                 Switch to the last tab

Ctrl + Tab                             Switch to the next/previous tab

Ctrl + N                                Open new chrome window

Ctrl + Shift + N                   Open new chrome window in incognito mode

Alt + F4                                Close current window

Ctrl + Click on link             Open link in a new background tab

Ctrl + Shift + Click on link      Open link in a new foreground tab

Shift + Click on link            Open link in a new tab

Alt + Click on link               Download link

Ctrl + [+/-]                          Zoom in/Zoom out

Ctrl + 0                                  Return zoom to normal text size

Ctrl + U                                View web page source

Alt + Home                          Jump to home page

Ctrl + R / F5                       Reload current page

Esc                                       Stop web page loading

Backspace                           Back a web page

Shift + F10                          Open context menu (simulate right mouse button)

Ctrl + A                                Select all content on web page

Ctrl + C with content selected    Copy selected content

Ctrl + P                               Print current web page

Ctrl + Shift + P                  Print current web page (with windows print dialog)

Ctrl + S                               Save current page

Ctrl + H                              Open history tab

Ctrl + J                               Open downloads tab

Ctrl + D                              Add bookmark for current web page

Facebook Keyboard Shortcut Keys

Alt + M                 Send a new message

Alt + 1                   Homepage

Alt + 2                   Profile page

Alt + 3                   Accept or cancel friend request

Alt + 4                   Go to message page

Alt + 5                   See notification

Alt + 6                   Go to account setting

Alt + 7                   Go to privacy setting

Alt + 8                   Go to the Facebook fan page

Alt + 9                   See term and condition of facebook

Alt + /                    Go to search box

Special Character Keyboard Shortcut Keys

Alt + 0224            à

Alt + 0232            è

Alt + 0236            ì

Alt + 0242            ò

Alt + 0241            ñ

Alt + 0228            ä

Alt + 0246            ö

Alt + 0252            ü

Alt + 0248            ø

Alt + 0223            ß

Alt + 0198            Æ

Alt + 0231            ç

Alt + 0191            ¿

Alt + 0176            °

Alt + 0177            ±

Alt + 0153            ™

Alt + 0169            ©

Alt + 0174            ®

Alt + 0128            €

Alt + 0162            ¢

Alt + 0163            £

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