Computer Fundamentals Index

Computer Introduction Types of computer Characteristics of computer Uses of computer History of Computers

Computer Languages

Low Level language Middle level Language High level language

Computer Generation

Generation of Computers Second generation of Computers Third generation of Computers Fourth generation of Computers Fifth generation of Computers

Peripheral Devices

Input devices Output device

Components

Block diagram and basic components Control processing unit (CPU) Software Hardware

Memory

Computer Memory Registers Memory Hierarchy RAM Vs ROM Understanding file sizes (Bytes, KB, MB, GB, TB, PB, EB, ZB, YB)

Computer Network

Types of Network Types of Area Networks (LAN, WAN, MAN) TCP Flags

Computer Virus

Computer Virus

Computer Ports

Computer Ports

How

How to hack a computer How much do Computer Programmers make How does a Computer work How to associate a file with a program How does a computer convert text into binary How does a computer process data into information How to fix a CD-ROM DVD How to fix the no input signal How to install computer memory How to associate a file with a program How to log out of your operating system How do I change my name on Google How to installation or uninstallation Microsoft Paint How to fix a not a valid Win32 application error How to fix missing Microsoft Windows .dll files How to use a computer keyboard How to erase my hard drive and start over How can I test how many words I can write a minute How to shut down a computer How do I open and edit the Windows registry How to edit the registry from the command line How to restart Microsoft Windows How to install a computer processor How to open Microsoft Paint How to fix problems in Windows after installing new software How to enable or disable the preview pane of Microsoft Outlook How to open a Microsoft .wps or Works file in Word How to view the HTML source code in Microsoft Word How to View or Change the Screen Resolution of a Monitor How to Connect and Install a Computer Keyboard How to Delete Temporary Files in Windows 10 How to determine Which Version of Microsoft Office I'm using How to find out how much hard drive space is available How to Fix PC Stuck on Verifying DMI Pool Data How to choose which items show in the notification area How to find similar images using Search by Image How to fix Low Memory and out of memory errors How To Replace the CMOS Battery How do I Update my Antivirus Program How to fix a general protection fault How to Identify problems in the Windows Device Manager How can the Base be Shown How to test if a Website or Web Page is down How Much is 1 Byte, Kilobyte, Megabyte, Gigabyte, etc

Questions

Who invented Computer What are the advantages of the Internet? What are the disadvantages of the Internet? Is my computer 64 bit? What is Edge Computing? What is a Router? What is Monitor What is Printer What is a Web Browser What is Microphone What is a Webcam What is PC What is Keyboard What is Motherboard What is WAP What is URL What is a Digital Assistant When was the first Computer Invented What is Modem What is Firmware What is Imperative Programming What is Protocol What is Safe Mode What is Device Driver What is Hybrid Topology What is Mesh Topology What is Procedural language What is a hyperlink What is a Username Who invented the Internet What is Video Card What is Sound Card What is Binary What does Alt+B do What does Alt+D do What does Alt+E do What does Alt+Esc do What does Alt+R do What does ALT + Q do What does Alt + Tab do What is Data Manipulation What is a touch screen What is Back Panel What is Analog Monitor What is AR lens What is an ATX Style Connector What is a File System What is Hard Disk Drive (HDD) What is a boot device What is accessibility What is Line In What is network Interface card (NIC) What is Optical Disk Where can I ask questions on the internet What is Auto Rotate What is CAD (Computer-aided design) What is Cable Modem What is Home Page What is boot menu What is braille reader What is flash memory What is Windows What is Clipboard What is Cyber Warfare What is Myspace Why has my IP address changed What is Jacquard Loom My computer is running slow, what steps can I do to fix it What is a Kensington Lock What is a multicore processor What is automation Are smartphones and tablets computers What is a Login Script What is a Loosely Typed Language What is Multitasking? Why my computer monitor shows no display or black screen What is REM What is Parallelization What is Overtype mode What is open with What is Bracket What is an Online Service What is REM What is Parallelization What is Overtype mode What is open with What is Bracket What is an Online Service What is the Pg Dn Key (Page Down Key) What is the Pg up Key (Page up Key) What is Palmtop Computer What is a Processing Device What is a Print Preview What is the Print Screen Key What can I do if my computer or laptop is lost or stolen What is a Model Number What are the currently available antivirus programs What are Toggle keys What is a Case fan What is a Silicon Chip What is a Slate PC What is a TAB stop What is an Octothorpe What is Task Pane What is Task View What is the svchost.exe file used for in Windows Where can I find free online virus scanners Why am I unable to increase the resolution in Windows What is Autofill When I click my mouse, it sometimes double-clicks What is Scratch What is UDIMM What is MsConfig What is an Expansion Card What is an Executable File What is an Elevated Command Prompt What is an AC Adapter What is AIMBOT What is a Software Suite What is a LED Monitor What does Alt + X do What does alt + space do What does Alt + O do Now that I’ve got a Computer, what can i do What is a Punch Card What is RDIMM What is Select All What is Serial number What is Thermos flask What programs can I use for speech recognition What are the Advantages of Computers What are the Disadvantages of Computers What does Alt + T do What Hardware Device Drivers should be Updated What is a Desktop What is a Ring Topology What is CMOS What is a Directory What is a Mechanical Mouse What is a Plotter What is a Variable What is an Icon What is Data What is HDMI What is Remote What is Right-Click What is SMPS Why does my Laptop not turn on What is a Copyright What is a Cordless Mouse What is a CSV file What is a Joystick What is a Start Button What is a Taskbar What is an Alignment What is an Output Device What is Cat 5 What is Google Chrome What is Post

Difference

Difference between hardware and software Difference between multiprocessor and distributed systems Difference between Desktop and Laptop Difference between File and folder Difference between Hard Copy and Soft Copy Open Source Programs vs Closed Source Programs

Misc

Quantum Computing Computer Software Autoexec.bat and config.sys info Update an Antivirus Use of Internet Advantages and disadvantages of Email Computing Power Internet Explorer Shortcut Keys Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) Augmented Reality Infrastructure Readiness Check Top 10 Internet tips and tricks Introduction and Features of FoxPro Features of Multimedia Top 10 online services and applications Receiving S.M.A.R.T. status bad backup and replacing error Version Control System Uninstalling Software or Apps in Windows Data Warehouse Increase or decrease font size in Word using keyboard shortcuts Mouse not detected or working in Windows Computer Cleaning Information and Steps Function Keys on Keyboard Windows 7 Alt+Tab won’t stay on top or stick

Internet Explorer Shortcut Keys

While using internet explorer, when we use shortcut keys, our work will be done faster when compared to the job done without using them. The reason is internet explorer is the most straightforward and free user interface and works speedily, so when using shortcut keys while using it, we can make our work easier. By using internet explorer shortcut keys, we can make our daily work fast and easy while working with laptops or desktops.

Internet Explorer Shortcut Keys

Navigation and execution methods that are used to execute commands on desktops or computer systems will become easy and faster with the help of using these internet explorer shortcut keys. By using alt, ctrl, and shift keys, these shortcut keys are used. It may sound a little strange and new, but when we observe the work, which is going on by using these shortcut keys and without using shortcut keys, we can understand the difference in how fast the working is going on with and without using them and also, we may realize the importance and advantages of using them.

Actually, our operating system already comes with short keys, like we can see suggesting shortcut keys when we go to that particular tool. The user can use this thing to know the shortcut keys. Also, another important thing is shortcut keys increase our productivity at the same time by decreasing the strain caused by repetitive things.

We have to encourage ourselves to use internet explorer shortcut keys to save our working time. Here, the important thing is we can describe shortcut keys as time saviours. Because we can save time when we use these shortcut keys while working, multitasking, or getting accurate and precise results, we can use shortcut keys. Multitasking, in a sense, does not mean doing multiple works at a time, but it means we do not need to follow a pointer to see what is going on, and we can do things semi-automatically by making our minds free from other things.

 Another interesting about using these shortcut keys is you can avoid using the mouse in some cases. Like, there is no need to go to that particular thing and enable the thing to do its respective work using the mouse. As a substitute, we can use the specific shortcut key of it and can avoid using the mouse.

To understand this thing better, let us take an example like when we are using the work for preparing a document or any other item which can be done with the help of Word when we want the particular letters in bold or underline or in italic we go to that specific tool with the help of mouse, and then we enable it to do the task. But, by using Ctrl + B for getting letters in bold, Ctrl + I for getting the letters in italics and Ctrl + U for getting the letters or sentences in underline format, we can do the same task by using these shortcut keys.

Other things, such as copying and pasting something, work in a similar way if we use shortcut keys Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V. We can avoid pressing the left button of the mouse and dragging all these things by using the internet explorer shortcut keys. There is 100+ shortcut keys. We can explore things and can view the things that we want easily just by using shortcut keys on the keyboard. We have many shortcut keys, and we can also categorize them to learn them quickly. Like when we are working with Microsoft word, Microsoft excel and Microsoft PowerPoint, we use some shortcuts, which are helpful when we are working with them. And, there will be some essential and commonly used shortcut keys that one must know when they are working on the computer or laptop. We do have YouTube and google chrome shortcut keys where they work can effectively when we are using them. We know that we have 12 function keys from F1 to F12 on our keyboard; by using them also, we can use shortcut keys.      

Let us know about a few shortcuts key hacks with Shift, Alternate, and Control keys etc.

Shortcut Keys with Shift Key

Here, we are going to learn about how to use shortcut keys with the shift key. Usually, we have two shift keys on any keyboard. We can use any shift key according to our convenience because they both are the same but located at different locations, except in a few situations.

On the keyboard, we have one shift key below the caps lock, and another shift key is below the enter key. We can capitalize and highlight the texts. We can highlight the sentences in the direction we want; if we want to highlight the text upwards, we have to use the Shift + upwards arrow to highlight the text in an upward direction.

With the combination of the control key, escape key, arrow key, Num lock, alternate key, delete key and end key. Irrespective of the company, every keyboard will have two shift keys, like if we take dell, apple, and Chromebooks. For example, if we want to capitalize the alphabet “a” into “A”, by pressing Shift and "a", we can make capitalize. Simply we can say that we can generate uppercase letters instead of lowercase letters by using the shift key and any alphabet. But, for writing long sentences in uppercase letters, we can use Caps lock instead of this shift shortcut key.

Below are the shortcut keys with the SHIFT key.

1) Ctrl + Shift + Esc – By using this shortcut key, we can open task manager.

With the help of a task manager, we can stop the apps which are not responding.

2) Shift + Any Alphabet - To make the Word capitalize.

3) Shift + Tab - Work is like an undo option. By using this shortcut key, we can go to the previous work. Like by using this, we can move in between the links in opposite directions.

4) Shift + Delete - We can delete the things without sending them to recycle bin.

5) Shift + Upward arrow - By pressing and holding the Shift and upward arrow, we can highlight the sentence in an upward direction.

6) Shift + Downward arrow - By pressing and holding the Shift and downward arrow, we can highlight the sentence in a downward direction.

7) Shift + Leftward arrow - By pressing and holding the Shift and leftward arrow, we can highlight the sentence in a leftward direction.

8) Shift + Rightward arrow - By pressing and holding the Shift and rightward arrow, we can highlight the sentence in a rightward direction.

9)Hold eight seconds left shift key – For opening the filter keys, we can use this shortcut key.

10) Left Alternate + Shift + Num Lock – To open mouse keys.

11) Left Alternate + Shift + Print Screen - To open Mouse keys.

12) Ctrl + Shift + V – To paste the content that we have selected without formatting.

13) Shift + F1 - By using this shortcut key, we can review our text formatting.

14) Shift + F2 – For copying the text, we can use this shortcut key.

15) Shift + F3 – We can change the case of text by using the Function three key along with the shift key.

16) Shift + F4 – For going to act again.

17) Shift + F5 – For moving to an earlier revision.

18) Shift + F6 – For going to the previous frame, we can use this shortcut key; also, for pane, we can use the same.

19) Shift + F7 – For opening the thesaurus.

20) Shift + F8 – For reducing the current highlight of selected text, we can use this shortcut function key by pressing the shift and function key eight.

21) Shift + F9 - We can use this shortcut key for the field code. Like, by using this shortcut key, we can switch between a field code.

22) Shift + F10 – It works the same as right–click. It displays a menu of shortcut contextural.

23) Shift + F11 – For going to the previous field, we can use this shortcut key.

24) Shift + F12 – By using this, we can save the document.

25) Windows logo + Shift + Upward arrow – For maximizing the active window to the top of the screen, we can use this shortcut key which is in combination with the window logo.

26) Window logo + Shift + Downward arrow – For minimizing the active window to an active window to an icon.

27) Window logo + Shift + Rightward arrow – By using this shortcut key, we can make move a window from the left to the right monitor without changing its position.

28) Window logo + Shift +Leftward arrow - By using this shortcut key, we can make a move a window from the right to the left monitor without changing its position.

29) Shift + Insert – By using this key from the clipboard, we can paste the text.

30) Windows logo + Shift + S – For creating the screenshot, we can use this shortcut key.

31) Shift + Click an application that is in the start menu or else on the taskbar icon – We can use this shortcut key for opening another instance of an app.

32) Shift + Ctrl + Click an application that is in the start menu or else on the taskbar icon - For opening an application as an administrator, we can use this shortcut key.

33) Shift + Ctrl + N – In file explorer, we can create a new folder by using this shortcut key.

34) Shift + Ctrl – By using this shortcut key, we can switch the keyboard layout when there is the availability of multiple keyboard layouts.  

35) Ctrl + Shift + E – In file explorer, we can display all the folders above the selected folder.

36)  Windows logo + Ctrl + Shift + Any number from one to nine - We can open a new instance of the app as an administrator on the taskbar, which is located at the given position.

37) Windows logo + Shift + Any number from one to nine – We can start a new instance of the app by indicating the number which is pinned to the taskbar in the position.

38) Windows logo + Shift + Upwards arrow – By using this shortcut key, we can stretch the desktop window to the top as well as to the bottom of the screen.  

39) Shift + Give a right-click on the taskbar icon for an app – This shortcut helps in showing the window menu for the app.

40) Shift + Give a right-click on the grouped taskbar icon for an app - This shortcut helps in showing the window menu for the group.

41) Left Shift + Left Alternate + Num lock – This can turn on and off the keys of the mouse.

42) Windows logo + Shift + V – It can cycle in Reverse order through notifications.

Shortcut Keys with Control Key

Here, you are going to learn about how to use shortcut keys with the control key. Usually, we have two control keys on any keyboard. The control key is also known as the modifier key. One of the control keys is located below the shift key, which is on the right, and another control key is beside the leftward arrow, or else we can say it is located beside the right alternate key.

They are some most common controls shortcut keys like Ctrl + A (for copying the whole text), Ctrl + V (For pasting the content which we copied), Ctrl + C (For copying the specific text), Ctrl + X (for cut the selected section) and Ctrl + Y (for Redoing the things) etc. So, holding the control key and pressing another key on the keyboard performs a certain action. On the Apple keyboard, the control key will be like "control", on it keyboard whereas on the Windows keyboard, it will be like "Ctrl".

Below is the list of shortcut keys with the CONTROL key.

  1. Ctrl + A – By using Ctrl + A, can select all the contents or text of the particular page.
  2. Ctrl + Home – We can go to the beginning of the document by using this shortcut key.
  3. Ctrl + End – We can go to the end of the document without scrolling the whole document to go to the end of it.
  4. Ctrl + Leftward arrow – By using this control shortcut key, we can move one Word to the left.
  5. Ctrl + Rightward arrow – By using this control shortcut key, we can move one Word to the right. 
  6. Ctrl + Upward arrow - By using this control shortcut key, we can move one line up to the text.
  7. Ctrl + Downward arrow - By using this control shortcut key, we can move one line down to the text.
  8. Ctrl + Esc – We can use this shortcut for opening the windows start menu.
  9. Ctrl + tab key – By using this control shortcut key, if the tabs are open in browsers, we can switch between them also in other tabbed programs too.
  10.  Ctrl + Shift + tab key – We can go (right to the left) backward by using this key.
  11.  Ctrl + Shift + Z – Redo action can be done by using this. We can use “Ctrl + Y” also, but the mentioned shortcut key does redo action in Microsoft Office, which are old versions.
  12.   Ctrl + [ - Font size can be decreased by using this shortcut key. Instead of going to that particular location to decrease the font, we can use this key. Hold the control key and press this bracket; we can see the font size number decreasing in Microsoft Word clearly.
  13.   Ctrl +] - Font size can be increased by using this shortcut key. Instead of going to that particular location to increase the font, we can use this key. Hold the control key and press this bracket; we can see the font size number increasing in Microsoft Word clearly.
  14.  Ctrl + Delete – Next Word can be deleted.Instead of selecting and deleting a particular keyword, we can use this shortcut key for deleting the Word. Wherever we put the cursor in the text, by using this key, we can delete the next Word.
  15.  Ctrl + Alt + Leftward Arrow – We can rotate the screen to the left.
  16.  Ctrl + Alt + Rightward Arrow – We can rotate the screen to the right.
  17.  Ctrl + Alt + Upward Arrow – We can rotate the screen to right-side up.  
  18.  Ctrl + Alt + Upward Arrow – We can rotate the screen upside-down.
  19.  Ctrl + Alt + Delete – Rebooting will do by using this shortcut key.
  20.  Ctrl + Backspace – We can delete the Word that is left to the cursor where we placed it.
  21.  Ctrl + Spacebar – The text which is highlighted can be reset to the default font by using this shortcut key.
  22.  Ctrl + 1 – We can get single–spaced lines.
  23.  Ctrl + 2 – We can get double–spaced lines.
  24.  Ctrl + Alt + 1 – This shortcut key changes the text to heading one.
  25.  Ctrl + Alt + 2 – This shortcut key changes the text to heading two.
  26.  Ctrl + Alt + 3 – This shortcut key changes the text to heading three.
  27.  Ctrl + Shift + F12 – By using this shortcut key, we can print a document in Word.
  28.  Ctrl + Shift + F6 – By using this key, we can move to the previous window worksheet.
  29.  Ctrl + Shift + R – We can reload our current page.
  30.  Ctrl + F8 - If the workbook isn’t maximized by using this shortcut key, we can perform the size command.
  31.  Ctrl + Shift + Q – The tabs and windows which are warned will be closed by using this chrome shortcut key.
  32.  Ctrl + F9 – We can insert a new empty field in curly braces ({}).
  33.  Ctrl + Shift + F9 – Unlinking a field can be done by using this shortcut key.
  34.  Ctrl + F10 – Maximizing or minimizing a window can be done by using this key.
  35.  Ctrl + F1 – Selection of all items at a time can be made on screen by using this shortcut key.
  36.  Ctrl + Shift + F - We can change the font that we want to use by using this shortcut key.
  37.  Ctrl + Shift + P - We can change the font size which size we want to use by using this shortcut key.
  38.  Ctrl + Shift + N – For directly opening the notepad, we can use this system hotkey.
  39.  Ctrl + W – We can close a tab or a program or a window, or a document by this key. This shortcut is used often.
  40.  Ctrl + M – Paragraph indentation can be done by using this shortcut key in word processor programs and also in Microsoft Word.
  41.  Ctrl + F4 – By using this keyboard shortcut key, we can close a window or tab within a program.
  42.  Ctrl + F3 - In Microsoft Word, any highlighted text can be turned into lowercase text by using this shortcut key.
  43.  Ctrl + B – By using this key, we get the text in Bold highlighted. If already the text is in bold, when we use this shortcut key, it converts into the default font.   
  44. Ctrl + C – After selecting the text or content that we need to paste, by using this shortcut key, we can copy the text. Instead of giving a right-click and selecting the copy option and then copying the text here, we can directly copy the text with the help of a keyboard; by using this shortcut key, we can copy the content or text.
  45.  Ctrl + V – After selecting the text or content that we copied, by using this shortcut key, we can paste the text wherever we want. Instead of giving a right-click, then selecting the paste option and pasting the text here, we can directly paste the text with the help of a keyboard. By using this shortcut key, we can copy the content or text.
  46.  Ctrl + D – We can directly bookmark the web page we need. And in Microsoft Word, by using this control shortcut key, we can open the font window.
  47. Ctrl + E – We can get the text in the centre of the page or document wherever we place the cursor.
  48.  Ctrl + F – By this shortcut key, we can open the find box for searching the words that we want on the page or document. Simply, we can open the search menu.
  49.  Ctrl + G – In Microsoft Word, by using this shortcut key, we can find and replace the page. In another place, it opens word processors as well as finds in a browser.
  50.  Ctrl + H -   This shortcut also opens the find and replace the page in Microsoft Word as what Ctrl + G do. Also opens in WordPad and Notepad too.
  51.  Ctrl + I – By using this shortcut key, we can italicize the text which we selected. If already the text is in italicized, when we use this shortcut key, it converts into the default font.
  52.  Ctrl + J – We can directly open the downloads page in the browser, and we can check the history of the things that we have downloaded.
    And in Microsoft Word, when we use this shortcut, there is a change in the alignment of what we are using to justify alignment.
  53.  Ctrl + K – In HTML editors and also in Microsoft Word, we can directly create a Hyperlink for the text that we have selected.
  54.  Ctrl + L – In Microsoft Word, when we use this shortcut key, we can see there is a change in alignment like if we are using other than Left alignment, the text changes to Left alignment directly. Also, this works in word processors too.
  55.  Ctrl + M – In word processors or in other programs, when we use this shortcut key, we can see the change in indentation.
  56.  Ctrl + N – If we are using this shortcut key in Microsoft Word, it opens a new document. If we are using the browser, it opens a new tab directly instead of going to the options and selecting the new tab.
  57.  Ctrl + O – In most programs, when we use this shortcut key, it opens a file.
  58.  Ctrl + P – Whatever the page we are viewing, when we use this shortcut key, it directly opens the print window for printing the page.
  59.  Ctrl + Q – If we use this shortcut key from a highlighted paragraph or text, it removes the formatting. For example, in Microsoft Word, if we use number formatting for the sentences, it removes that formatting when we use it.
  60.  Ctrl + R – It reloads the current page. It works the same as Ctrl + Shift + R, and both do the same thing when we use it.
  61.  Ctrl + S – It is one of the most commonly used shortcut keys; by using this shortcut key, we can save a file directly. If we use this shortcut key in the browser, we can save the page that we are currently using at that particular time.
  62.  Ctrl + T – When w using this shortcut key in an internet browser, it opens the new tab in the same window.
    The difference between the shortcut key is Ctrl + N and Ctrl + T. When we using in the browser, Ctrl + N opens the new tab in the new window, whereas Ctrl + T open the new tab in the same browser.
  63.  Ctrl + U – If we select the text and if we use this shortcut key, we get the selected text in underline format.
  64.  Ctrl + W – By using this shortcut key, we can close the document in Microsoft Word or else we can close the tab which we are using.
  65.  Ctrl + X – We can cut the objects or the text which we selected by using this shortcut key.
  66.  Ctrl + Y – By using this control shortcut key, redoing can be done.
  67.  Ctrl + Z – By holding the control key and z, we can undo things. Ctrl + Y and Ctrl + Z work oppositely.
  68.  Ctrl + Page Down – We can open the next tab by using this shortcut key if more than one tab is opened.
  69.  Ctrl + Page Up – We can open the previous tab by using this shortcut key if more than one tab is opened.

Shortcut Keys with Windows Logo Key

As the Windows logo key is well known as a standard key also. There is only one Windows logo key on the keyboard. We can identify the windows logo key in between the function key and the alternate key on the keyboard. We can also call this Windows logo key "Winkey" in short form, or also we can also call it "WIN" or “WK”. This key has the Microsoft logo on it.

Below is the list of shortcut keys with the WINDOWS LOGO key.

  1. Windows logo key + Upward arrow - The size of the window will be maximized by using this shortcut key.
  2. Windows logo key + Downward arrow – The size of the window will be minimized by using this shortcut key.
  3. Windows logo key + Ctrl + Rightward arrow – The virtual desktops which we created on the right side can switch between them by using this shortcut key.
  4. Windows logo key + Ctrl + Leftward arrow – The virtual desktops which we created on the left side can switch between them by using this shortcut key.
  5. Windows logo key + Tab – Task view can be directly opened by using this shortcut key.
  6. Windows logo key + PrtScn or Fn + Windows logo key + Spacebar (Depending upon the hardware, use these shortcut keys) – By using this shortcut key, we can take a direct screenshot on windows.  
  7. Windows logo key + D – By using this shortcut key, we can hide and also display the desktop.
  8. Windows logo key + A – By using the windows logo shortcut key, quick settings can be opened directly.
  9. Windows logo key + B - We can able to set the focus in the taskbar corner to the first icon by using this shortcut key.
  10. Windows logo key + C – Chat can be opened directly from Microsoft teams by using this shortcut key.
  11. Windows logo key + Shift + C – Charms menu can be directly opened by using this shortcut key.
  12.  Windows logo key + Ctrl + C – To use this windows logo shortcut key, first of all, we have to enable Colour Filter settings. We can turn on the colour filters by using this shortcut key.
  13.  Windows logo key + E – File explorer can be directly opened by using this shortcut key.
  14.  Windows logo key + F – We can take a screenshot by opening the Feedback Hub by using this shortcut key.
  15.  Windows logo key + Ctrl + F – If we are on the network, PCs can be searched by using this key.
  16.  Windows logo key + G – When a game is open, by using this windows logo shortcut key, we can open Xbox Game Bar in windows.
  17.  Windows logo key + H – Launching of voice typing can be done on windows 11 by using this shortcut key.
  18.  Windows logo key + I – Settings can be directly opened in windows by using this shortcut key.
  19.  Windows logo key + J – For Windows tip, we can directly set focus when one is available by using this shortcut key in windows.
  20.  Windows logo key + K – By using this shortcut key, we can directly open cast from quick settings.
  21.  Windows logo key + L – This shortcut key will help us to switch accounts, and also, we can directly lock our PC.
  22.  Windows logo key + M – By using this shortcut key, all windows can be directly minimized.
  23.  Windows logo key + N – We can open the calendar and also notification centre on PC directly by using this shortcut key.
  24.  Windows logo key + Ctrl + P – By using this shortcut key, presentation display mode can be chosen.
  25.  Windows logo key + Shift + M – By using this shortcut key, we can restore the windows which are minimized.
  26.  Windows logo key + Ctrl + Q – Quick assist can be directly opened by this shortcut key in windows.
  27.  Windows logo key + Ctrl + R – We can open the run dialogue box in windows by using this shortcut key.
  28. Windows logo key + Alt + R – By using this shortcut key game window, video can be recorded in focus by using the Xbox game bar in windows.
  29.  Windows logo key + S – Search can be opened by using this key.
  30.  Windows logo key + Shift + S – As we know that by using the Windows logo key and using ptr SC, we can take a screenshot. But by using this shortcut key, we can take a part of our screen’s screenshot.
  31.  Windows logo key + T – On the task, bad cycling through apps can be done by using this shortcut key.
  32.  Windows logo key + U – Accessibility settings can be opened directly by using this shortcut key.
  33.  Windows logo key + V – Clipboard history can be opened in windows by using this shortcut key. (But to use this shortcut key, we need to do some settings. Because by default, it will not be opened. To use this, first, we need to go START, then go to SETTINGS and select CLIPBOARD and then set Clipboard history to ON.)
  34.  Windows logo key + Shift + V – Focus to notification can be set by using this shortcut key.
  35.  Windows logo key + W – We can open widgets directly by using this windows logo shortcut key.
  36.  Windows logo key + X – Quick Link menu can be opened directly by using this shortcut key.
  37.  Windows logo key + Y – On our desktop, switch input can be done between windows mixed reality.
  38.  Windows logo key + Z – Snap layouts can be opened by using this shortcut key.
  39.  Windows logo key + Esc – Magnifier can be directly closed.
  40.  Windows logo key + (+) Plus key – We can zoom in by opening the magnifier by using the shortcut key.
  41.  Windows logo key + (-) Minus key – By using this shortcut key, we can zoom out in the magnifier.
  42.  Windows logo key + Alt + Enter – Taskbar settings can be opened by using this shortcut key.
  43.  Windows logo key + Ctrl + Shift + B – By using this shortcut key, from the black screen or blank, we can wake the PC.
  44.  Windows logo key + (/) Forward slash – IME reconversion can be opened.
  45.  Windows logo key + Ctrl + Enter – The narrator can be turned on by using this shortcut key.
  46.  Windows logo key + Number (0 to 9) – We can start the app in the position that is indicated by the number, which is pinned to the taskbar by opening the desktop or else we can switch to that app if the app is already running.
  47.  Windows logo key + Shift + Number (0 to 9) - We can start the new instance of the app in the position that is indicated by the number, which is pinned to the taskbar by opening the desktop.
  48.  Windows logo key + Alt + Upward Arrow – By using this shortcut, the key window can be snapped in focus to the top half of the screen.
  49.  Windows logo key + Alt + Downward Arrow – By using this shortcut, the key window can be snapped in focus to the bottom half of the screen.
  50.  Windows logo key + (.) Period or Windows logo key + (;) Semicolon – Emoji panel can be opened by using this shortcut key.
  51.  Windows logo key + (,) comma – By holding the windows logo key and pressing the comma key, one can basically peek at the desktop.
  52.  Windows logo key + Ctrl + Number (0 to 9) - We can switch to the last active window of that particular app in the position that is indicated by the number pinned to the taskbar by opening the desktop.
  53.  Windows logo key + Alt + number (0 to 9) - We can open the jump list for that particular app in the position that is indicated by the number which is pinned to the taskbar by opening the desktop.
  54.  Windows logo key + Ctrl + Shift + Number (0 to 9) - We can open the new instance of the app in the position that is indicated by the number, which is pinned to the taskbar by opening the desktop.
  55.  Windows logo key + Home key – Except for the active window desktop, we can minimize all other desktop windows by using this shortcut key. We can say that on the second stroke, it restores all windows.
  56.  Windows logo key + Ctrl + F4 – Virtual desktop that we are using will be closed when we use this shortcut key.
  57.  Windows logo key + Pause – By using this shortcut key, we can open Start > Settings > System > About accordingly.

Shortcut Keys with Alternate Key

We have two alternate keys on the English – language keyboard. One of the alternate keys is left of the spacebar, and another is located right to the spacebar. In the simplified version, we can say that spacebar is presented in between two alternate keys. It can be used similar to shift and control keys. Also, this alternate key is considered a modifier key. When we use this alternate key in the combination of other keys like the alphabet, Shift, and control, it provides an alternate action or operation by taking input. Enabling alternate uses is the work of this shortcut key, so it is named alternate key.

Below is the list of shortcut keys with the ALTERNATE key.

  1. Ctrl + Alt + plus symbol (+) – By using this shortcut key in all panes, we can increase the font size of the active tab.
  2. Ctrl + Alt + minus symbol (-) - By using this shortcut key in all panes, we can decrease the font size of the active tab.
  3. Ctrl + Alt + Semicolon (;) – By using this shortcut, the key search can be activated and also, to the verse search, an asterisk gets added. For words and verses switching the search between them happens.
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Question mark (?) – Relevant accordance help can be opened by using this shortcut key for the active tab.
  5. Ctrl + Alt + 0 – For the slideshow, it shows or hides the toolbar or the control panel by using this shortcut key.
  6. Ctrl + Alt + 4 – The character popover can be opened or closed by using this shortcut key.
  7. Ctrl + Alt + 7 – All bookmarks can be removed by using this shortcut key.
  8. Ctrl + Alt + C – By using this shortcut key without any superscript characters, we can copy the selected text to the clipboard.
  9. Ctrl + Alt + G – In the diagram tab, when we use this shortcut key, it ungroups the selected objects.
  10.  Ctrl + Alt + H – Define highlight styles dialogue box can be opened by using this shortcut key.
  11.  Ctrl + Alt + L – For searching, it selects a root form.
  12.  Ctrl + Alt + N – Set tab name dialogue box can be opened by using this shortcut key.
  13.  Ctrl + Alt + R – Only the references can be copied from the selected text by using this shortcut key.
  14.  Ctrl + Alt + S – By using this shortcut key, we can switch into and also out of the slideshow.
  15.  Ctrl + Alt + T – The active tab can be detached when you use this shortcut key.
  16.  Ctrl + Alt + V – Instead of Unicode, we can paste the selected text into accordance with ASCII.
  17.  Ctrl + Alt + W – Except for the active tab, we can close all tabs by using this shortcut key.
  18.  Ctrl + Alt + X – From a reference list tab, we can remove the selected verses.
  19.  Ctrl + Alt + Y – It works similar to Ctrl + Alt + W, but for panes, it is used. Expected for the selected panes, we can close all other panes.
  20.  Ctrl + Alt + C – The active zone can be magnified or can be restored to its original position by using this shortcut key.