Basic Computer Shortcut keys

Shortcut Keys           Description
Alt + F            File menu options in current program.
Alt + E            Edit options in current program
Alt + Tab            Switch between open programs
F1                   Universal Help in almost every Windows program.
F2                    Rename a selected file
F5                    Refresh the current program window
Ctrl + N            Create a new, blank document in some software programs
Ctrl + O            Open a file in current software program
Ctrl + A            Select all text.
Ctrl + B            Change selected text to be Bold
Ctrl + I            Change selected text to be in Italics
Ctrl + U            Change selected text to be Underlined
Ctrl + F            Open find window for current document or window.
Ctrl + S            Save current document file.
Ctrl + X            Cut selected item.
Shift + Del            Cut selected item.
Ctrl + C            Copy selected item.
Ctrl + Ins            Copy selected item
Ctrl + V            Paste
Shift + Ins            Paste
Ctrl + K            Insert hyperlink for selected text
Ctrl + P            Print the current page or document.
Home                   Goes to beginning of current line.
Ctrl + Home            Goes to beginning of document.
End                   Goes to end of current line.
Ctrl + End            Goes to end of document.
Shift + Home            Highlights from current position to beginning of line.
Shift + End           Highlights from current position to end of line.
Ctrl + Left arrow      Moves one word to the left at a time.
Ctrl + Right arrow     Moves one word to the right at a time.
Ctrl + Esc            Opens the START menu
Ctrl + Shift + Esc     Opens Windows Task Manager
Alt + F4            Close the currently active program
Alt + Enter     Open the Properties for the selected item (file, folder, shortcut, etc.)

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