WINDOWS SHORTCUTS

A Few Windows shortcuts:

  • Cntrl A- hold down the “Cntrl” key and tap the “A” key to select all the text on a page.
  • Cntrl C- hold down the “Cntrl” key and tap the “C” key to copy any text you’ve selected.
  • Cntrl V -hold down the “Cntrl” key and tap the “V” key to paste in that text somewhere else.
  • Cntrl X -hold down the “Cntrl” key and tap the “X” key to cut out any text you’ve highlighted.
  • Cntrl-P hold down the “Cntrl” key and tap the “P” key to bring up the Print menu.
  • ALT-Tab: Hold down the “ALT” key and tap the “Tab” key to toggle between any programs you have open.
  • Cntrl Z – hold down the “Cntrl” key and tap the “Z” key to undo anything you’ve done.

Windows 7 shortcuts:

  • Minimize a window to see what’s under it: Hold down the Windows logo key and tap the down arrow key.
  • See what’s on either side of a window: Hold down the Windows logo key and tap a left or right arrow.
  • Lock your computer: Hold down the Windows logo key and tap the “L” key.
  • Open the Task Manager: Hold down the “Cntrl”  and “Shift” keys and tap the escape key (“ESC.”)
  • Toggle between open documents in Word: Hold down the “Cntrl” key and click on the Word icon in your taskbar.
  • If you don’t have a Word icon in your taskbar, click “start,” “programs,”  and right-click Word. Then choose “pin to taskbar.” This works for any program you want to see in your taskbar.

Click here for the complete list of shortcuts.

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