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Keyboard Shortcuts in 2020
Keyboard Shortcuts in 2020
Keyboard Shortcuts in 2020 that will make using your computer faster
Computer shortcut keys are designed to make routine computer use easy and increase productivity. Users execute commands with a few keystrokes instead of going through the hassle of navigating menus and other key components with a mouse.
Shortcut commands are usually generated by using the ‘Alt’  and ‘Ctrl’ keys in combination with other keys.
Here are some important computer keyboard shortcuts in 2020 useful for you;
CTRL+A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Select All
CTRL+C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Copy selected text
CTRL+X. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cut selected text
CTRL+V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paste
CTRL+Z. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Undo
CTRL+B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bold highlighted selection
CTRL+U. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Underline
CTRL+I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Italic
Ctrl + N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Open new/blank document
Ctrl + O. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Open options
Ctrl + P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Open the print window
Ctrl + F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Open find box
Ctrl + I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Italicize highlighted selection
Ctrl + K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Insert link
Ctrl + U. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Underline highlighted selection
Ctrl + Y. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Redo the last action performed
Ctrl + Z . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Undo last action
Ctrl + G . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Find and replace options
Ctrl + H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Find and replace options
Ctrl + J . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Justify paragraph alignment
Ctrl + L . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Align selected text or line to the left
Ctrl + Q . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Align selected paragraph to the left
Ctrl + E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Align selected
F1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Help
F2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rename selected object
F3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Find all files
F4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Opens file list drop-down in dialogs
F5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Refresh current window
F6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shifts focus in Windows Explorer
F10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Activates menu bar options
ALT+TAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Cycles between open applications
ALT+F4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Quit program, close current window
ALT+F6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Switch between current program windows
ALT+ENTER. . . . . . . . . . . . . .Opens properties dialog
ALT+SPACE . . . . . . . . . . . . . .System menu for current window
ALT+¢ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . opens drop-down lists in dialog boxes
BACKSPACE . . . . . . . . . . . . . Switch to parent folder
CTRL+ESC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Opens Start menu
CTRL+ALT+DEL . . . . . . . . . .Opens task manager, reboots the computer
CTRL+TAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Move through property tabs
CTRL+SHIFT+DRAG . . . . . .Create shortcut (also right-click, drag)
CTRL+DRAG . . . . . . . . . . . . .Copy File
ESC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cancel last function
SHIFT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Press/hold SHIFT, insert CD-ROM to bypass auto-play
SHIFT+DRAG . . . . . . . . . . . . Move file
SHIFT+F10. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Opens context menu (same as right-click)
SHIFT+DELETE . . . . . . . . . . . Full wipe delete (bypasses Recycle Bin)
ALT+underlined letter . . . . Opens the corresponding menu

Keyboard shortcuts in 2020 when scrolling Documents

HOME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . to beginning of line or far left of field or screen
END . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . to end of line, or far right of field or screen
CTRL+HOME . . . . . . . . to the top
CTRL+END . . . . . . . . . . to the bottom
PAGE UP . . . . . . . . . . . . moves document or dialog box up one page
PAGE DOWN . . . . . . . . moves document or dialog down one page
ARROW KEYS . . . . . . . move focus in documents, dialogs, etc.
CTRL+ > . . . . . . . . . . . . next word
CTRL+SHIFT+ > . . . . . . selects word
Windows Explorer Tree Control
Numeric Keypad * . . . Expand all under current selection
Numeric Keypad + . . . Expands current selection
Numeric Keypad – . . . Collapses current selection
¦ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Expand current selection or go to first child
‰ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Collapse current selection or go to parent
Special Characters
‘ Opening single quote . . . . . .alt 0145
’ Closing single quote . . . . . .  .alt 0146
“ Opening double quote . . . . . alt 0147
“ Closing double quote. . . . . . alt 0148
– En dash. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0150
— Em dash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0151
… Ellipsis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .alt 0133
• Bullet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . .alt 0149
® Registration Mark . . . . . . . . alt 0174
© Copyright . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0169
™ Trademark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .alt 0153
° Degree symbol. . . . . . . . . . . alt 0176
¢ Cent sign . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0162
1⁄4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0188
1⁄2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0189
3⁄4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0190
Creating unique images in a uniform world! Creating unique images in a uniform world!
é . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0233
É . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0201
ñ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0241
÷ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . alt 0247

 Windows Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts

Alt + Enter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Open properties window of the selected icon or program
Shift + F10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Simulate right-click on the selected item
Shift + Del . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Delete programs/files permanently
WINKEY + D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Bring desktop to the top of other windows
WINKEY + M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Minimize all windows
WINKEY +SHIFT + M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Undo the minimize done by WINKEY + M
WINKEY + E . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Open Windows Explorer
WINKEY + Tab .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Cycle through open programs on the taskbar
WINKEY + F . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Display the Windows® Search/Find feature
WINKEY + CTRL + F  . . . . .  . . .  . . . . . . . . . .Display the search for computers window
WINKEY + F1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Display the Microsoft® Windows® help
WINKEY + R  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Open the run window
WINKEY + Pause /Break . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Open the system properties window
WINKEY + U . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Open utility manager
WINKEY + L . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Lock the computer

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