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Shortcut Keys in Computer | Shortcut Keys for MS word and Excel

July 27, 2022

There are different keys on the keyboard used for different functions. We use shortcut keys to save time. By using shortcut keys, we save a lot of time. So you must learn the shortcut keys, through which you can frequently do your task.

Shortcut Keys for MS Word

Shortcut KeysFunction
Ctrl + ASelect all contents of a worksheet
Ctrl + BBold highlighted selection
Ctrl + ITo make the highlighted text italic
Ctrl + CCopy selected text
Ctrl + VPaste
Ctrl + DFill
Ctrl + 1Add single-space lines
Ctrl + 2Add double-space lines
Ctrl + 5Add a 1.5-line spacing
F7Spell check selected text and/or document
Ctrl + XCut selected text
Ctrl + NOpen a new or blank document
Ctrl + OOpen options
Ctrl + POpen the print window
Ctrl + FOpen the find box to search text within the document
Ctrl + KInsert a link
Ctrl + UUnderline the highlighted selection
Ctrl + YRedo the last action performed
Ctrl + ZUndo the last action
Ctrl + EAlign selected text or line to the center
Ctrl + RAlign selected text or line to the right
Ctrl + JJustify paragraph alignment
Ctrl + LAlign selected text or line to the left
Ctrl + UUnderline highlighted selection
F12To save the file
Ctrl + HomeMove the cursor to the beginning of the document
Ctrl + SpaceReset highlighted text to the default font
Ctrl + EndMove the cursor to the end of the document
Ctrl + QAlign selected paragraph to the left
Ctrl + ]Increase selected font +1
Ctrl + [Decrease selected font -1
Ctrl + DelCut selected item
Alt + Shift + D  Insert the current date
Alt + Shift + TInsert the current time
Ctrl + WClose document
Ctrl+=Set chosen text as a subscript.
Ctrl+Shift+=Set chosen text as superscript.

Window keys all shortcut keys

Shortcut keysFunction
Winkey + MTO minimize all the open windows
Winkey + shift + MUndo all minimized windows
Winkey + UOpen utility manager
Winkey + EInternet Explorer
Winkey + RRun window
Winkey + LLock
Winkey + tabTaskbar

Shortcut keys for MS Excel

Ctrl + P Alt +To open the print dialogue box.
Ctrl + F.To open find and replace options in MS-Excel
Shift + F5To  open the search box
F11The F11 key is used to create a chart in MS-Excel
Ctrl + Shift +;To enter the current time
Ctrl +GTo enter the current date
Ctrl + KTo insert a link
Shift + F3. To  open the MS-Excel formula window
Ctrl +;To open the options box
Ctrl + B  To bold the highlighted selection.
F2To edit the selected cell using this key
F5To go on a specific cell
F7To check the spell of selected text
Ctrl + IThese commands are used to Italicize highlighted selection.
Ctrl + SpaceUse these keys together to select the entire column
Shift + SpaceFor the selection of the entire cell.
Ctrl + WTo close the document
Ctrl + HTo open find and replace options
Ctrl + UTo underline highlighted text.
Ctrl + YThese are used to redo the last deleted action
Ctrl + ZThese are used to undo the last deleted action
Ctrl + F9 Minimize a current window in MS-Excel
Ctrl + F10 Maximize the currently selected window in MS-Excel
Ctrl + TabTo move between two or more open MS-Excel files
Alt + =To initiate the formula to add all of the above cells
Ctrl +To insert the value in the current cell from the above cell.
Ctrl + (Right arrow)To jump on to the next section of text
Ctrl + OTo open options in MS-Excel
Ctrl + N To open the document in MS-Excel
Shift + F1 insert new worksheet use these keys together