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Top 13 Keyboard Shortcuts you should know!

top 13 keyboard shortcutsHandy keyboard shortcuts are great time savers as they can speed up your activities in programs such as word, excel or even when you are browsing the Internet.

Stop wasting your time and increase your productivity by learning and using our top 13 keyboard shortcuts!

What keyboard keys we will use

Windows users

  1. Control Key – Ctrl
  2. Windows key
  3. Delete key – Delete or Del
  4. Shift key – Shift
  5. Function keys – F1-F12

Apple’s MAC users

  • Download our top 13 keyboard shortcutsFor all of the below keyboard shortcuts replace CONTROL key with COMMAND key on your Apple keyboard.

 top 13 keyboard shortcuts


Top keyboard shortcuts to use in WORD & EXCEL

The following keyboard shortcuts will help you to create and edit your word document much faster and more efficiently than if you used only the mouse.

1. CTRL + O
To open a document
2. CTRL + A To highlight the whole document
3. CTRL + C To copy the highlighted text
4. CTRL + V To paste copied text/document
5. CTRL + Z
To undo last action; it brings back what you have deleted
6. CTRL + Y
To redo it when you realize you want it back after all
7. CTRL + F
To open the search bar – you can find any words/text in a document
8. F7 To run a spell check of the whole document
9. CTRL + P To print the page you are viewing


Top keyboard shortcuts to use in the Internet Browser

If you would like to speed up your browsing use below keyboard shortcuts:

CTRL + T To open the new tab
11. CTRL + W To close the current tab
12. CTRL + SHIFT + T To reopen the closed tab
13. F6
To highlight the address bar


2 Bonus keyboard shortcuts!

Windows key + D = To show the desktop; Mac user can press F11

The most important shortcut is for locking your computer so nobody can access it and steal your data.

Windows key + L  – To lock your computer


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