Windows, Mac, Chrome, Firefox, Word, Excel shortcuts

What are keyboard shortcuts? What is keyboard shortcut? Keyboard shortcuts are one or more sets of keys that enable you to call a command from any software or operating system on the computer. What are keyboard shortcuts? Keyboard shortcuts are a kind of input combination that shortens the process to be executed, which is an alternative to commands accessed through any menu, mouse, or user interface. These shortcuts make many programs easier and faster to use. These commands are usually accessed with ALT on Microsoft Windows computers, command key (CMD) for Apple MacOS (X), CTRL and Shift with a single key.

Keyboard shortcuts are for the following programs and applications:

Internet Explorer
File Explorer
Windows System Commands

Setting Windows Keyboard Shortcut Keys

1. Open the folder or directory that contains the program you want to create a shortcut to.
2. Right-click the program, and then click Create Shortcut.
3. This will create a shortcut called “Your program shortcut” in your current directory. If you want to rename this shortcut, right-click the file and click Rename.
4. Once you have completed the above steps, you can copy and paste this shortcut anywhere you want to run this program.
Once the shortcut is created, you can assign a keystroke to the Windows shortcut.
1. Right-click the shortcut, and then click Properties.
2. Click the Shortcut tab.
3. Click the shortcut key box and press a letter. For example, if you press “p”, the shortcut key will automatically be pressed Ctrl + Alt + P. Therefore, if it is saved, pressing Ctrl and Alt and P will run this shortcut.

Microsoft Windows Office Word shortcuts

• F1 key: get help with a selected command or use the Office Assistant.
• Shift + F1 key: observe text formatting.
• F2 key: move the text or image.
• Shift + F2 key: copy text.
• F3 key: add an auto-text entry.
• Shift + F3 key: change the status of the selected text.
• F4 key: perform the last action again.
• Shift + F4 key: Go to find or reshoot.
• F5 Key: Displays the Go To dialog box. You can also go to Find and Replace Here.
• Shift + F5 key: Move to a previous fix.
• F6 Key: Go to the next frame or chapter.
• Shift + F6 Key: Go to the previous frame or chapter.
• F7 Key: Start the type checker.
• Shift + F7 key: Start Thesaurus.
• F8 Key: Expands the current selection.
• Shift + F8 key: Narrow the current selection.
• F9 Key: Refresh.
• Shift + F9 key: Toggles between an area code and the result.
• F10 Key: Show tips.
• Shift + F10 key: Displays a shortcut menu (same as right click).
• F11 Key: Go to the next field.
• Shift + F11 Key: Go to the previous field.
• F12 Key: Open Save As, equivalent to the Tools menu.
• Shift + F12 Key: Save documents equivalent to the Tools menu.
• Ctrl and A: Select all of the current document.
• Ctrl and B: Bold text.
• Ctrl and C: Copy the item or text.
• Ctrl and D: Display the Font dialog box.
• Ctrl and E: Switch between the center and left alignment on a paragraph.
• Ctrl and F: Displays the Find dialog box to search for the current document.
• Ctrl and G: Displays the Go to the dialog box to search for a specific place in the current document.
• Ctrl and H: Displays the Change dialog box.
• Ctrl and I: Italicize the text.
• Ctrl and J: Switch between aligning and left aligning a paragraph.
• Ctrl and K: Create a hyperlink.
• Ctrl and L: Align the paragraph to the left.
• Ctrl and M: Indent a paragraph from the left.
• Ctrl and N: Create a new document.
• Ctrl and O: Open a new document.
• Ctrl and P: Prints a document.
• Ctrl and R: Change the alignment of the paragraph between left and right.
• Ctrl and S: Save a document.
• Ctrl and U: Undo the text.
• Ctrl and V: Paste the copied item or text.
• Ctrl and X: cuts the selected item or text.
• Ctrl and Y: Repeat the last operation.
• Ctrl and Z: Undo the last action.
• Ctrl and Enter: Insert a page break.
• Ctrl and F2: Select the Print Preview command.
• Ctrl and F4: Closes the active window.
• Ctrl and F6: Opens the next window if more than one is open.

Windows 10 shortcuts

• Ctrl + A: Select all items in a window.
• Ctrl + C or Ctrl + Insert: Copy the selected or highlighted item (eg text, picture, etc.).
• Ctrl + V or Shift + Insert: Paste the selected or highlighted item.
• Ctrl + X: Cut the selected or highlighted the item.
• Ctrl + Z: Undo the previous operation.
• Ctrl + Y: Repeat the operation.
• Ctrl + N: When File Explorer is the current window, open a new File Explorer window with the same folder path as the current window.
• Windows key + F1: Search for the question “How to get help on Windows 10 in the default browser”.
• Alt + F4: Close the current application or window.
• Alt + Tab: Switch between open applications or windows.
• Shift + Delete: Permanently delete the selected item (Skip Recycle Bin).

Start menu and task bar

You can use these keyboard shortcuts to open, close, and otherwise, control the Start menu and taskbar.
• Windows key or Ctrl + Esc: Open the Start menu.
• Windows key + X: Open the Hidden Start menu.
• Windows key + T: Scroll through the applications in the taskbar (including pinned applications).
• Windows key + [Number]: Open the application pinned in the [number] position on the task bar. • For example, if the Edge is fixed in the first position in the taskbar and you click the Windows key + 1, Edge will open. If the application is already open, a new instance or window opens.
• Windows key + Alt + [Number]: Open the right-click menu for the application pinned in the [number] position on the taskbar.
• Windows key + D: Show or hide your desktop (Windows key + will show your desktop for a short time).
These shortcuts control how individual windows move around your desktop, including virtual desktops.
• Windows key + M: Minimize open windows to icons.
• Windows key + Shift + M: Restore minimized windows.
• Windows key + Home: Minimize all windows outside the selected or active window to the icon.
• Windows key + Up arrow: The selected window is enlarged.
• Windows key + Shift + Up arrow: Magnifies the active window vertically while maintaining its width.
• Windows key + Down arrow: Minimize the selected window to the icon.
• Windows key + Left arrow or Right arrow: Paste the selected window in the left or right half of the screen. (If the window already exists, the Windows key + Up or Down will place it in a quad.)
• Windows key + Shift + Left arrow or Right arrow: Move the selected window to the left or right monitor.
• Windows key + Tab: Open the task view (virtual desktops).
• Windows key + Ctrl + D: Add a new virtual desktop.
• Windows key + Ctrl + Right arrow: Allows you to move to the next virtual desktop (right).
• Windows key + Ctrl + Left arrow: Move to the previous virtual desktop (left).
• Windows key + Ctrl + F4: Close the current virtual desktop.

Windows logo shortcuts

These keyboard shortcuts use the Windows logo key to perform various tasks such as launching Windows and third-party applications.
• Windows key + A: Open the Operations Center.
• Windows key + E: Open File Explorer.
• Windows key + F: Open Windows 10 Feedback Center.
• Windows key + Ctrl + F: Search for PCs on a network.
• Windows key + H: Open the share sidebar.
• Windows key + I: Open the Settings menu.
• Windows key + K: Open the connection sidebar (to connect to new Bluetooth devices).
• Windows key + L: Lock your computer.
• Windows key + O: Lock screen orientation.
• Windows key + P: Open the presentation or projection sidebar.
• Windows key + R: Open the Run window.
• Windows key + U: Open the Ease of Access Center.
• Windows key + W: Open the Windows Ink Workspace for scribbling on tablets or on touchscreen notebooks.
• Windows key + Print Screen: Get the full-screen view of your entire desktop and save it in the Screenshots folder in the Pictures folder.
• Windows key + (+) or (-): Zoom in and out with magnifier.
• Windows key + Esc: Exit the magnifier.

Internet Explorer shortcuts

• Alt + Left Arrow / Backspace: Return to the previous page.
• Alt + Right Arrow: Go to the next page.
• F5: Refresh the page.
• F11: Switch between full screen and normal image.
• Esc: Stop downloading a page.
• Ctrl + (+ or -): Zoom in or out of the page by 10%.
• Ctrl + Enter: inserts www. at the beginning and at the end of any text entered in the .com address bar.
• Ctrl + D: Add the current site favorites.
• Ctrl + I: View your favorites.
• Ctrl + N: Open a new window.
• Ctrl + P: Prints the current page.
• Ctrl + T: Open a new tab.
• Ctrl + F4: Closes the backplane tabs.
• Ctrl + Tab: Switch between the tabs.
• Shift + Spacebar: Move up one page.
• Alt + Down Arrow: Move a selected item down the favorites list

Microsoft Edge shortcuts

• Ctrl + D: Add current page to favorites
• Ctrl + E: Start search in address bar
• Ctrl + F: Find on page
• Ctrl + H: Open the History panel
• Ctrl + I: Opens the Favorites panel
• Ctrl + J: Open the Downloads panel
• Ctrl + K: Open another one from the current tab
• Ctrl + L or F4 or Alt + D: Select Address bar
• Ctrl + N: Open a new window
• Ctrl + P: Print the page
• Ctrl + R or F5: New page
• Ctrl + T: Open new tab
• Ctrl + W: Close current tab
• Ctrl + Shift + P: Open the InPrivate tab
• Ctrl + Shift + R: Switch to read view
• Ctrl + 1, 2, 3, …, 8: Shuffle through the stops sequentially
• Ctrl + 9: Go to the last tab
• Ctrl + plus (+): Zoom (25%)
• Ctrl + minus (-): Zoom out (25%)
• Ctrl + 0: Zooms to zero
• Backspace or Alt + left arrow: Go to the previous page
• Alt + right arrow: Go to next page
• Esc: Cancel opening (loading) the page
• Ctrl + click: Open new tab
• Ctrl + Tab: Go to the next tab
• Ctrl + Shift + Tab: Go to previous tab
• Ctrl + Shift + click: Link opens to new tab and goes there
• Alt + Shift + click: Open a new window

Windows system commands

In the Run dialog box (Windows key + R), type the following commands to run specific programs.
• devmgmt.msc: Device Manager
• msinfo32: system information
• CleanMgr: Disk Cleanup
• Ntbackup: Backup or Restore Wizard (Windows Backup utility)
• MMC: Microsoft Management Console
• Excel: Microsoft Excel (if installed)
• Msaccess: Microsoft Access (if installed)
• Powerpnt: Microsoft PowerPoint (if installed)
• Winword: Microsoft Word (if installed)
• Frontpg: Microsoft FrontPage (if installed)
• Notepad: Notepad
• WordPad: WordPad
• Calc: calculator
• Msmsgs: Windows Messenger
• mspaint: Microsoft Paint
• wmplayer: Windows Media Player
• appwiz.cpl: restore system
• control: opens the control panel
• control printers: opens the printers dialog box
• cmd: command prompt
• Iexplore: Internet Explorer
• compmgmt.msc: computer management
• Dhcpmgmt.msc: DHCP management
• Dnsmgmt.msc: DNS management
• Services.msc: services
• eventvwr: Event Viewer
• dsa.msc: Active Directory Users and Computers
• dssite.msc: Active Directory Sites and Services

Mozilla Firefox shortcuts

CommandMac OSWindows
Go back to a page.Command + Left ArrowAlt + Left Arrow
Go forward one page.Command + Right ArrowAlt + Right Arrow
Reload current page.F5F5
Switch between full screen and normal screen.Command + Shift + FF11
Stop the page from loading.EscEsc
Complete a .com address.Command + ReturnCtrl + Enter
Complete a .net address.Shift + ReturnShift + Enter
Complete a .org address.Command + Shift + ReturnCtrl + Shift + Enter
Clear recent history.Command + Shift + DeleteCtrl + Shift + Delete
Add a bookmark for the current page.Command + DCtrl + D
View available bookmarks.Command + Shift + BCtrl + Shift + B
View the download window.Command + JCtrl + J
Open a new browser window.Command + NCtrl + N
Print the current page.Command + PCtrl + P
It opens a new tab.Command + TCtrl + T
Close the tab.Command + WCtrl + W
Close the window.Command + Shift + WCtrl + Shift + W
Take back the closing of a window.Command + Shift + NCtrl + Shift + N
Take back the closure of a tab.Command + Shift + TCtrl + Shift + T
Every turn is overtaken.Ctrl + TabCtrl + Tab
Go to the bottom of the page.Command + Down ArrowEnd
Go to the page.Command + Up ArrowHome

Chrome keyboard shortcuts

Open a new window.Command + NCtrl + N
Open the new tab.Command + TCtrl + T
Reopen the last closed tab.Command + Shift + TCtrl + Shift + T
Go to the next tab.Command + Option + Right ArrowCtrl + Tab
Go to the previous tab.Command + Option + Left ArrowCtrl + Shift + Tab
Open the previous page in browsing history.Command + [Alt + Left Arrow
Open the next page in browsing history.Command + ]Alt + Right Arrow
Close the current tab.Command + WCtrl + W
Close the current window.Command + Shift + WAlt + F4
Open Bookmarks Manager.Command + Option + BCtrl + Shift + O
Open the history page.Command + YCtrl + H
Open the Downloads page.Command + Shift + JCtrl + J
Open the find bar.Command + FCtrl + F
Print the current page.Command + PCtrl + P
Save the current page.Command + SCtrl + S
Reload current page.Command + RF5
Save the current page as a bookmark.Command + DCtrl + D
Turn full screen mode on / off.Command + Ctrl + FF11

  Microsoft Windows Office Excel keyboard shortcuts

• F2: Regulation of the active cell.
• F5: Displays the Go to the box.
• F7: Open the Spellcheck dialog box to check a selected range.
• F11: Create a data chart on a separate page in the current range.
• Alt + Shift + F1: Add a new worksheet.
• Shift + F3: Opens the Add Mark Function dialog box.
• Shift + F5: Opens the Find and Replace dialog box.
• Ctrl + Shift + Column (:): Enter the current time.
• Ctrl + Semicolon (;): Enter the current date.
• Ctrl + A: Select all the content on the worksheet.
• Ctrl + B: Bold highlighted selection.
• Ctrl + I: italicize the highlighted selection.
• Ctrl + K: Open the Insert Hyperlink dialog box.
• Ctrl + U: Highlight the highlighted underline.
• Ctrl + 5: Apply formatting with overhead.
• Ctrl + P: Opens the Print dialog box.
• Ctrl + Z: Undo.
• Ctrl + F9: Iconify a workbook window.
• Ctrl + F10: Move the selected workbook window to the top level.
• Ctrl + F6: Go to the next workbook window when more than one is open.
• Ctrl + Page Up: Allows you to go to the previous page in a worksheet.
• Ctrl + Page Down: allows you to go to the next page on a worksheet.
• Ctrl + Tab: Move to the next tab in the dialog box.
• Ctrl + Abbreviation (‘): Place the value of the above cell in the selected cell.
• Ctrl + Shift + !: Applies number format.
• Ctrl + Shift + $: Applies the currency format.
• Ctrl + Shift + #: Applies the date format.
• Ctrl + Shift +%: Applies the percentage format.
• Ctrl + Shift + ^: Apply exponential format.
• Ctrl + Shift + @: Apply the time format.
• Ctrl + Arrow Key: Move to the edge of the current data area on the worksheet.
• Ctrl + Space: Select the entire column on the worksheet.
• Shift + Space: Select all lines in a worksheet.

Apple Mac Excel keyboard shortcuts

• Command + X: Cut and copy the selected text.
• Command + C: Copy selected text.
• Command + V: Paste the copied text.
• Command + Z: Undo the previous command.
• Command + A: Select all items.
• Command + F: Open the Find window to search for text.
• Command + H: Hide the windows in the previous application.
• Command + N: Open a new document or window.
• Command + O: Open a selected item.
• Command + P: Print the current document.
• Command + S: Save the current document.
• Command + W: Close the windscreen.
• Command + Q: Quit the application.
• Command + M: Down the front panel Dock.
• Command + Space Bar: Open the Spotlight search area.
• Command + Tab: Switch between open applications.
• Command + B: Thick selected text.
• Command + I: Italicize the selected text.
• Command + U: Draw the selected text.
• Command + Half Line (;): Find the misspelled words in the document.
• Properties + Command + Esc: Select an application to force the exit.
• Shift + Command + Tilde (~): Toggles between open windows.
• Shift + Command + 3: Get a screenshot.
• Fn + Up Arrow: Scroll up one page.
• Fn + Down Arrow: Scroll down one page.
• Fn + Left Arrow: Go to the beginning of the document.
• Fn + Right Arrow: Move to the end of the document.

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