Keyboard Shortcuts

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Keyboard shortcuts are a combination of two or more keys that allow a user to complete a process quickly using the keyboard instead of the mouse. The idea behind keyboard shortcuts is to improve efficiency, saving both time and effort. In the past some shortcuts were complex, such as “CTRL + Shift + F12”, the print command in Microsoft Word in the past, today the commands are generally easier to perform and remember, “CTRL + P” to print in Microsoft Word now. Regardless of the keystroke command, the shortcuts, once learned, will make your life more productive.



Here are some of the more popular commands:

Commands Universal with Almost All Windows Based Programs

F1 Help
CTRL + S Save
CTRL + P Print
CTRL + Z Undo
CTRL + X Cut
CTRL + C Copy
CTRL + V Paste
ALT + F4 Close or Exit active program

Looking for additional shortcuts? Visit this site to view keyboard shortcuts for popular Microsoft products such as Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and many others: http://www.microsoft.com/enable/products/keyboard.aspx