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    Default Basic PC shortcut keys

    Below is a list of some of the most commonly used basic shortcut keys that work with almost all IBM compatible computers and software programs. It is highly recommended that all users keep a good reference of these shortcut keys or try to memorize them. Doing so will dramatically increase your productivity.
    Tip: Besides the special character shortcuts listed here, some special characters are also located on the number keys (below the F1 - F12 keys). You can enter these special characters by pressing the Shift key and the number key that has the special character listed on it.
    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+Y Redo last action
    Ctrl+Z Undo last action
    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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