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Here are some of the most common computer shortcuts that are asked many a times in competitive exams. We have already seen many computer questions asked in SSC exams. These questions are not only asked in SSC exams but if you are preparing for bank exams then it could be of great use to you. So bookmark this page for further use and take a look at some most common computer shortcuts asked in SSC Exam.

Computer shortcuts


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Keyboard Shortcuts (Microsoft Windows)

  1. CTRL+C (Copy)
  2. CTRL+V (Paste)
  3. CTRL+Z (Undo)
  4. CTRL+X (Cut)
  5. DELETE (Delete)
  6. CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an item (Create a shortcut to the selected item)
  7. CTRL while dragging an item (Copy the selected item)
  8. F2 key (Rename the selected item)
  9. SHIFT+DELETE (Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin)
  10. CTRL+LEFT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word)
  11. CTRL+DOWN ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph)
  12. CTRL+RIGHT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word)
  13. CTRL+SHIFT with any of the arrow keys (Highlight a block of text)
  14. SHIFT with any of the arrow keys (Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text in a document)
  15. CTRL+UP ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph)
  16. CTRL+A (Select all)
  17. F3 key (Search for a file or a folder)
  18. ALT+ENTER (View the properties for the selected item)
  19. ALT+F4 (Close the active item, or quit the active program)
  20. ALT+TAB (Switch between the open items)
  21. ALT+ENTER (Display the properties of the selected object)
  22. ALT+SPACEBAR (Open the shortcut menu for the active window)
  23. CTRL+F4 (Close the active document in programs that enable you to have multiple documents open simultaneously)
  24. ALT+ESC (Cycle through items in the order that they had been opened)
  25. F4 key (Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer)
  26. F6 key (Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop)
  27. SHIFT+F10 (Display the shortcut menu for the selected item)
  28. ALT+Underlined letter in a menu name (Display the corresponding menu) Underlined letter in a command name on an open menu (Perform the corresponding command)
  29. ALT+SPACEBAR (Display the System menu for the active window)
  30. CTRL+ESC (Display the Start menu)
  31. RIGHT ARROW (Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu)
  32. F10 key (Activate the menu bar in the active program)
  33. LEFT ARROW (Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu)
  34. BACKSPACE (View the folder onelevel up in My Computer or Windows Explorer)
  35. F5 key (Update the active window)
  36. ESC (Cancel the current task)
  37. SHIFT when you insert a CD-ROMinto the CD-ROM drive (Prevent the CD-ROM from automatically playing)

Dialog Box – Keyboard Shortcuts

  1. CTRL+TAB (Move forward through the tabs)
  2. CTRL+SHIFT+TAB (Move backward through the tabs)
  3. ALT+Underlined letter (Perform the corresponding command or select the corresponding option)
  4. TAB (Move forward through the options)
  5. ENTER (Perform the command for the active option or button)
  6. SHIFT+TAB (Move backward through the options)
  7. F1 key (Display Help)
  8. Arrow keys (Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons)
  9. F4 key (Display the items in the active list)
  10. BACKSPACE (Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box)
  11. SPACEBAR (Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box)

Microsoft Natural Keyboard Shortcuts

  1. Windows Logo+F (Search for a file or a folder)
  2. Windows Logo (Display or hide the Start menu)
  3. Windows Logo+BREAK (Display the System Properties dialog box)
  4. Windows Logo+M (Minimize all of the windows)
  5. Windows Logo+E (Open My Computer)
  6. Windows Logo+SHIFT+M (Restorethe minimized windows)
  7. CTRL+Windows Logo+F (Search for computers)
  8. Accessibility Keyboard Shortcuts
  9. Windows Logo+F1 (Display Windows Help)
  10. Windows Logo+D (Display the desktop)
  11. Windows Logo+ L (Lock the keyboard)
  12. SHIFT five times (Switch the StickyKeys either on or off)
  13. NUM LOCK for five seconds (Switch the ToggleKeys either on or off)
  14. Windows Logo+R (Open the Run dialog box)
  15. Windows Logo +U (Open Utility Manager)
  16. Windows Logo+U (Open Utility Manager)
  17. Right SHIFT for eight seconds (Switch FilterKeys either on or off)
  18. Left ALT+left SHIFT+NUM LOCK (Switch the MouseKeys either on or off)
  19. Windows Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts
  20. END (Display the bottom of the active window)
  21. Left ALT+left SHIFT+PRINT SCREEN (Switch High Contrast either on or off)
  22. HOME (Display the top of the active window)
  23. NUM LOCK+Asterisk sign (*) (Display all of the subfolders that are under the selected folder)
  24. NUM LOCK+Plus sign (+) (Display the contents of the selected folder)

MMC Console keyboard shortcuts

  1. SHIFT+F10 (Display the Action shortcut menu for the selected item)
  2. F1 key (Open the Help topic, if any, for the selected item)
  3. ALT+ENTER (Display the Properties dialog box, if any, for the selected item)
  4. F2 key (Rename the selected item)
  5. F5 key (Update the content of all console windows)
  6. CTRL+F10 (Maximize the active console window)
  7. CTRL+F5 (Restore the active console window)
  8. CTRL+F4 (Close the active console window. When a console has only one console window, this shortcut closes the console)

Remote Desktop Connection Navigation

  1. CTRL+ALT+END (Open the Microsoft Windows NT Security dialog box)
  2. ALT+PAGE DOWN (Switch between programs from right to left)
  3. ALT+PAGE UP (Switch between programs from left to right)
  4. ALT+INSERT (Cycle through the programs in most recently used order)
  5. ALT+DELETE (Display the Windows menu)
  6. CTRL+ALT+BREAK (Switch the client computer between a window and a full screen)
  7. ALT+HOME (Display the Start menu)
  8. CTRL+ALT+Plus sign (+) (Place asnapshot of the entire client window area on the Terminal server clipboardand provide the same functionality aspressing ALT+PRINT SCREEN on a local computer.)
  9. CTRL+ALT+Minus sign (-) (Place a snapshot of the active window in the client on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing PRINT SCREEN on a local computer.)

Microsoft Internet Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts

  1. CTRL+B (Open the Organize Favorites dialog box)
  2. CTRL+E (Open the Search bar)
  3. CTRL+H (Open the History bar)
  4. CTRL+I (Open the Favorites bar)
  5. CTRL+F (Start the Find utility)
  6. CTRL+L (Open the Open dialog box)
  7. CTRL+P (Open the Print dialog box)
  8. CTRL+R (Update the current Web page)
  9. CTRL+W (Close the current window)
  10. CTRL+N (Start another instance of the browser with the same Web address)
  11. CTRL+O (Open the Open dialog box,the same as CTRL+L)

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