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Common Keyboard Shortcuts - PC

Using keyboard shortcuts can not only save your time but will also make you look professional. As you get used to these shortcuts for a Windows PC, you can work more efficiently and productively.

Web Browsers

Ctrl+N Open a new window
Ctrl+T Open a new tab (if your browser supports tabs)
Ctrl+W Close the current window/tab
Ctrl+R Refresh
Esc Stop
Alt+← Back
Alt+→ Forward
PageUp Move up a page
PageDown Move down a page
Alt+Home Go to your homepage
Alt+D

Move focus to the address bar to type in a URL

Ctrl+Enter

Add "http://www." and ".com" around an address

MiddleClick

Middle-clicking a tab will close it, even if it's not the active tab

Editing Text

Ctrl+B Bold the selected text
Ctrl+I Italicize the selected text
Ctrl+U Underline the selected text
Ctrl+Backspace Delete the previous word
Ctrl+Del Delete the next word
Ctrl+F Find some text in the current document
Ctrl+Z Undo your last action

Using the Clipboard

Ctrl+C Copy what's selected
Ctrl+X  Cut what's selected
Ctrl+V Paste what you last copied or cut
Ctrl+A  Select all

Documents and Files

Ctrl+N  Create a new document
Ctrl+O Open an existing document
Ctrl+W Close the current document
Ctrl+S Saves the current document
Ctrl+P Print the current document

Windows

Alt+F4 Exit the active window
Alt+Tab Switch to the previous active window
Alt+Esc  Cycle through all open windows
Win+D Show desktop (hit it again to show windows)

Moving the Cursor

PageUp    Move the cursor up a page
PageDown    Move the cursor down a page
Home    Move the cursor to the beginning of the line
End Move the cursor to the end of the line
Ctrl+Home Move the cursor to the beginning of the document
Ctrl+End Move the cursor to the end of the document
Ctrl+←  Move the cursor left one word
Ctrl+→  Move the cursor right one word

Selecting Text

Shift+PageUp Select everything between the cursor and a page previous
Shift+PageDown Select everything between the cursor and a page after
Shift+Home  Select everything between the cursor and the beginning of the line
Shift+End Select everything between the cursor and the end of the line
Shift+Ctrl+Home Select everything between the cursor and the beginning of the document
Shift+Ctrl+End Select everything between the cursor and the end of the document
Shift+Ctrl+← Select the word to the left
Shift+Ctrl+→  Select the word to the right