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Windows Keyboard Shortcuts Part 1 (PC)

Posted Friday, October 15, 2004

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Why do we need shortcuts ? Well believe me when you start using them you will understand why. I find them very useful especially in word or even when the mouse is more than 2 inches from hand, why bother reaching just use the keyboard shortcuts.


 
 
SHORT CUT

 
WHAT IT DOES



CTRL+C
Copy highlighted text or image

CTRL+X
Cut highlighted text or image

CTRL+V
Paste highlighted text or image

CTRL+Z
Undo

Delete (DEL)
Delete highlighted text or image

SHIFT+Delete (DEL)
(Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin)

F2
Rename selected item

CTRL ESC
Display start menu

F3
Search

ALT+TAB
Cycle between open items

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

SHIFT when you insert a CD-ROM
Stop CD from auto running
This list is by no mean complete but represents what we find most useful.