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20 Microsoft shortcut keys – that’ll help make your life easier

Let’s face it, we all lead busy lives. We’re a nation eager to save time at any given opportunity, especially in the workplace.

So, we’ve selected our top 20 shortcut keys to help you on your way with saving time and increasing your productivity.

  1. Alt + F – File menu options in the programme you are using.
  2. Alt + E – Edit options in current programme.
  3. Alt + Tab – Switch between open programmes.
  4. F1 – View help information (F1 is used by almost every Microsoft Windows programme to display help).
  5. F2 – Rename a selected file.
  6. F5 – Refresh current programme window.
  7. Ctrl + N – Create a new or blank document in some software, or open a new tab in most internet browsers.
  8. Ctrl + O – Open a file in the current software.
  9. Ctrl + A – Select everything.
  10. Ctrl + B – Change selected text to be bold.
  11. Ctrl + I – Change selected text to be in italics.
  12. Ctrl + U – Change selected text to be underlines.
  13. Ctrl + F – Open find window for current document or window.
  14. Ctrl + S – Save current document file.
  15. Shift + Del – Cut selected item.
  16. Ctrl + C – Copy.
  17. Ctrl + V – Paste.
  18. Ctrl + Y – Redo last action.
  19. Ctrl + Z – Undo previous action.
  20. Alt + F4 – Close the current active programme.   

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