27 July 2014

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Windows keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Word and Web Browsers listed.

Windows has a lot of shortcuts available to help you do your tasks easier. But memorizing all those shortcuts is not as easy as you think. To help you decide which among the  hundreds of Windows keyboard shortcuts are worth memorizing, refer to the following lists.


MICROSOFT WORD PROCESSOR


The following are the keyboard shortcuts often used to create a word document.

Ctrl+A:   Select all text on the page or in the active window.

Ctrl+B:   Bold the selected text.

Ctrl+C:   Copy the selected text.

Ctrl+D:   Brings up the Font dialog box

Ctrl+E:   Switch a paragraph between centered and left-aligned.

Ctrl+F:   Search for a word or phrase in a document.

Ctrl+I:    Italicize the selected text.

Ctrl+U:   Underline the selected text.

Ctrl+V:   Paste the copied or cut text.

CTRL+W:   Close the current document.

Ctrl+X:   Cut the selected text.

Ctrl+Y:   Redo an action

Ctrl+Z:   Undo an action

Ctrl+Shift+right arrow:  Select the next word.

Ctrl+Shift+left arrow:  Select the previous word.

Home:   Skip to the beginning of the current line.

End:    Skip to the end of the current line.

Ctrl+right arrow:  Skip to the beginning of the next word. You can press the right arrow multiple times to skip several words.

Ctrl+left arrow:  Skip to the beginning of the previous word. You can press the left arrow multiple times to skip several words.



INTERNET BROWSER


The following are the keyboard shortcuts often used to navigate your web browser.

Ctrl+T: Open a new browser tab.

Ctrl+N: Open a new browser window.

Ctrl+R: Reload the current browser page.

Ctrl+D: Bookmark the current page.

Ctrl+B: View bookmarks.

Ctrl+H: View browsing history.

Ctrl+J: View downloads.

Home: Scroll to the top of the webpage.

End: Scroll to the bottom of the webpage.Ctrl+F: Find a word or phrase in the current webpage. This shortcut opens the Find toolbar. You can then type the text you wish to find. If the word or phrase appears more than once, press Enter to move to the next instance.

Tab: Skip to the next link. When filling out a web form, pressing tab will move the cursor to the next field.


Since the Microsoft Word and your internet browser are the most used program in your windows computer, I chose to list the most useful keyboard shortcuts for those programs for your convenience. I hope you like it.

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