Important Computer Shortcut Keys for Government Exams

Important Computer Shortcut Keys for Government Exams

Computer Shortcut Keys For Government Exams:- Computer Awareness is a common section for the various Bank, Insurance, SSC, and RRB exams conducted in the country. The list of computer shortcut keys is a question that may not just be asked as a part of the Computer section but may also be asked in the General Awareness section in a few cases.

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Important Computer Shortcut Keys for Government Exams

Important Computer Shortcut Keys for Government Exams

BASIC SHORTCUT KEYS

  • Alt + F – File menu options in current program
  • Alt + E – Edit options in current program
  • Alt + Tab – Switch between open programs
  • Ctrl + A – Select all text
  • Ctrl + B – Make letters Bold
  • Ctrl + I – Make letters Italic
  • Ctrl + U – Make letters underline
  • Ctrl + F – Open find window for current document or window
  • Ctrl + S – Save current document file
  • Ctrl + C – Copy selected item
  • Ctrl + X – Cut selected item
  • Ctrl + V – Paste selected item
  • Ctrl + K – Insert hyperlink for selected text
  • Ctrl + P – Print the Current page or Document
  • Ctrl + Z – Undo the last action
  • Ctrl + Y – Redo the last action
  • Ctrl + [ – Increase the font size by 1 point
  • Ctrl + ] – Decrease the font size by 1 point
  • Alt + F4 – Close current active programme
  • Ctrl + Home – Go to beginning of document
  • Ctrl + End – Go to end of document
  • Ctrl + Spacebar – Remove paragraph or character formatting


FUNCTION KEYS

  • F1 – Universal Help in almost every Windows program
  • F2 – Rename a selected file
  • F3 – search for files and folders
  • F5 – refresh action on Windows and all common browsers
  • F11 – Opens full screen mode in Windows Explorer and all browsers
  • F12 – Opens Save As window on MS Office
  • Ctrl+F2 – Choose the print preview command (Microsoft office Button)
  • Ctrl+F3 – Cut on the spike
  • Ctrl+F4 – Close the window
  • Ctrl+F6 – Go to the next window
  • Ctrl+F9 – Insert an empty field
  • Ctrl+F10 – Maximise the document window
  • Ctrl+F11 – Lock a field
  • Ctrl+F12 – Choose the Open command (Microsoft Office Button)
  • Ctrl+F2 – Choose the print preview command (Microsoft office Button)
  • Ctrl+F3 – Cut on the spike
  • Ctrl+F4 – Close the window

MS WORD SHORTCUT KEYS

  • Ctrl + A – Select all contents of the page
  • Ctrl + B – Bold highlighted selection
  • Ctrl + C – Copy selected text
  • Ctrl + X – Cut selected text
  • Ctrl + N – Open new document
  • Ctrl + O – Open options
  • Ctrl + P – Open the print window
  • Ctrl + F – Open find box
  • Ctrl + I – Italic highlighted selection
  • Ctrl + K – Insert Hyperlink
  • Ctrl + U – Underline highlighted selection
  • Ctrl + V – Paste
  • Ctrl + Y – Redo the last action
  • Ctrl + Z – Undo last action
  • Ctrl + J – Justify paragraph alignment
  • Ctrl + L – Align selected text or line to the left
  • Ctrl + Q – Align selected paragraph to the left
  • Ctrl + E – Align selected text or line to the center
  • Ctrl + R – Align selected text or line to the right
  • Ctrl + M – Indent the paragraph
  • Ctrl + D – Font options
  • Ctrl + Shift + F – Change the font
  • Ctrl + Shift + > – Increase selected font +1
  • Ctrl + ] – Increase selected font +1
  • Ctrl + Shift + < – Decrease selected font -1
  • Ctrl + [ – Decrease selected font -1
  • Ctrl + f – Move one word to the left
  • Ctrl + g – Move one word to the right
  • Ctrl + h – Move Cursor to beginning of the line or paragraph
  • Ctrl + i – Move Cursor to the end of the paragraph
  • Ctrl + Del – Delete word to right of cursor
  • Ctrl + Backspace – Delete word to left of cursor
  • Ctrl + End – Move cursor to end of document
  • Ctrl + Home – Move cursor to beginning of document
  • Ctrl + Space – Reset highlighted text to default font
  • Ctrl + 1 – Single-space lines
  • Ctrl + 2 – Double-space lines
  • Ctrl + 5 – 1.5-line spacing
  • Ctrl + Alt + 1 – Change text to heading 
  • Ctrl + Alt + 2 – Change text to heading 2
  • Ctrl + Alt + 3 – Change text to heading 3
  • F1 – Open help
  • Shift + F3 – Change case of selected text
  • Shift + Insert – Paste
  • F4 – Repeat last action performed
  • F7 – Spell check selected text and/or document
  • F12 – Save as
  • Ctrl + S – Save
  • Shift + F12 – Save
  • Alt + Shift + D – Insert the current date
  • Alt + Shift + T – Insert the current time
  • Ctrl + W – Close document

MS EXCEL SHORTCUT KEYS

  • F2 – Edit the selected cell
  • F5 – Go to a  specific cell
  • F7 – Spell check selected text and/or document
  • F11 – Create  chart
  • Ctrl + Shift + ; – Enter the current time
  • Ctrl + ; – Enter the current date
  • Shift + F3 – Open the Excel formula window
  • Shift + F5 – Bring up search box
  • Ctrl + A – Select all contents of the worksheet
  • Ctrl + B – Bold highlighted selection
  • Ctrl + I – Italic highlighted selection
  • Ctrl + U – Underline highlighted selection
  • Ctrl + P – Bring up the print dialog box to begin printing
  • Ctrl + Z – Undo last action
  • Ctrl + F9 – Minimize current workbook
  • Ctrl + F10 – Maximize currently selected workbook
  • Ctrl + F6 – Switch between open workbooks/window
  • Ctrl + Page Up – Move between Excel worksheet in the same Excel document
  • Ctrl + Page Down – Move between Excel worksheets in the same Excel document
  • Ctrl + Tab – Move between two or more open Excel files
  • Alt + = – Create a formula to sum all of the above cells
  • Ctrl + ’ – Insert the value of the above cell into cell currently selected
  • Ctrl + Arrow key – Move to next section to text
  • Ctrl + Space – Select entire column
  • Shift + Space – Select entire row

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