Computer Shortcut Keys – Computer Notes PDF for Academic and Competitive Exams

Computer Shortcut Keys: Computer Awareness is a common section for the various Bank, Insurance, SSC, and RRB exams conducted in the country. The list of computer shortcut keys is a question that may not just be asked as a part of the Computer section but may also be asked in the General Awareness section in a few cases. computer shortcut keys form an important part of the computer awareness syllabus, we have given the list of these shortcut keys further below in this article. Also, a few sample questions which may be asked based on this topic have been discussed below.

List of Computer Shortcut Keys

Shortcut Keys Function
Alt+F Displays the File menu options
Alt+E Opens the  Edit options 
Alt+Tab Switch between open programs
F1 Used by every Windows program for Help
F2 To Rename a selected file
F5 Refresh the page or current window
Ctrl+D To Bookmarks the current page (for most Browsers)
Ctrl+N Create a new or blank document or open a new tab in the Internet Browser
Ctrl+O To Open a file
Ctrl+A Select the entire text at once
Ctrl+B Change the text to Bold
Ctrl+I Change the Text to Italics
Ctrl+U Underline the selected text
Ctrl+S Save the file or document you are working on
Ctrl+X Cut selected part of the text or image
Shift+Del Remove the selected items
Ctrl+C To copy the text or image
Ctrl+V To Paste
Ctrl+Y Redo last action
Ctrl+Z Undo last action
Ctrl+K Insert hyperlink for selected text.
Ctrl+P To print the document
Home Moves the beginning of the current line
Ctrl+Home Moves to the beginning of the document
End Moves to the end of the line
Ctrl+End Moves to the end of the document
Ctrl+Left arrow Moves one word to the left at a time.
Ctrl+Right arrow Moves one word to the right at a time.
Alt+F4 To close the program currently active
Alt+Enter Open the properties for the selected item 
Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar  Create a non-breaking space
Ctrl + Shift+ <  Decrease font size one value
Ctrl + Shift + >   Increase the font size one value
Ctrl + [  Increase the font size by 1 point
Ctrl + ]  Decrease the font size by 1 point
Ctrl + Spacebar Remove paragraph or character formatting
Ctrl + Alt + V  Paste special
Ctrl + Shift + V   Paste formatting only
Ctrl+F10  Maximise the document window
Ctrl + Shift + T  Enter the current time
Ctrl + ; Enter the current date
Shift + F3  Open the Excel formula window
Shift + F5 Bring up search box.
Ctrl + F9  Minimise current workbook
Ctrl + F10 Maximise currently selected workbook
Ctrl + F6  Switch between open workbooks/window
Ctrl + Page Down  Move between Excel worksheets in the same Excel document
Ctrl + Tab Move between two or more open Excel files
Ctrl + Page Up  Move between Excel worksheet in the same Excel document
Alt + = Create a formula to sum all of the cells
Ctrl + ’ Insert the value of the above cell into cell currently selected.
Ctrl + Arrow key  Move to next section to text
Ctrl + Space Select entire column
Shift + Space Select entire row
Ctrl+L To left-align the selected text
Ctrl+R To right-align the selected text
Ctrl+J To justify the selected text
Ctrl+E To centre align the text
Ctrl+Del To delete the word to the right
Shift+Del To permanently delete a file


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