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


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


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


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What does ALT + Q do?

It is a useful shortcut that can open the ‘tell me’ box in recent versions of the Office software. The user has to press the Alt key while holding the Q key.

Microsoft Excel 2016


In the MS Excel software, press Alt+Q to open the tell me command box. This is a very important command box that allows the user to type various phrases, and it will give a feature that the user can use to perform that action.

Microsoft Word and other Microsoft programs such as MS Access

This feature is located in the right bulb of the MS software. It is a search box that can help users to find a particular function to perform the certain tasks. This shortcut allows the user to open the search box easily. In most Microsoft software, the shortcut performs the identical function that allows the user to open the tell me box.

Microsoft PowerPoint

The user using this shortcut for performing two functions which are depend on the task being performed by the user. The user can also use ALT + Q shortcut while creating the presentations. It opens the Tell me box where the user can enter a phrase or simple query for providing a solution to that query. And, if the user uses this shortcut during the slideshows, it stops the playback.

Some other Programs that Use Alt+Q

Pycharm: It is a python IDE with all the python tools which help a programmer to develop an application or project in python. On using the shortcut in pycharm, it displays the current method or class declarations if hidden.

Start Menu 8: The shortcut is also applicable to the system tool. On pressing the Alt+Q, the user can hide or show the sidebar in the start menu.

FastStone Capture 9.2: It closes the current tab on which the user works.

PgAdmin 4.19: It is a graphic user interface tool specifically developed to monitor the data from various database servers. It is used to perform administrative operations. The shortcut cancels the query.

JetBrains Webstorm: It is an IDE for Javascript technologies that enable users to perform difficult tasks with relative ease. It uses the shortcut for displaying the content info.

PythonWin: It is a development environment that is an extension for Windows. It is a graphical interface that can be used for all the python programs executed on Windows. Alt+Q is used to reformat the current comment block.

Sublime Text 4: The latest version of the Sublime Text Editor. It is a sophisticated text editor that can be used for codes, text files and markup languages. The shortcut is used to wrap multiple lines in the software.

Azure DevOps: It is a developer tool that provides tools and services that the user may require to develop a project. The developer can plan, collaborate, and build the code using the applications. This shortcut allows the user to return to the query.

WinRAR: It is an archive file manager that can perform encryption and decryption on the data. On holding Alt+Q, it converts the archive into rar.

AIMP: It is a free media player that has 8 band equalizer. It supports multiple media files. The shortcut removes the media file from the queue in AIMP.

Warcraft III: It is a fantasy real-time game based on Azeroth’s epic stories. This game is a classic strategic game. The user can use this shortcut to exit the game.

League of Legends: It is an online team-based game with multiple characters competing in arena battles to determine the characters. There are 140 champions to choose from. The shortcut cast the first ability on self. The ability must be a support spell.

MIRC: It is an internet relay chat that individuals or organizations use to communicate over IRC networks. It also acts as shareware. This shortcut displays or hides the second edit box in the channel window when the user run this shortcut.

Banner 9: It is a productivity tool that can be used for resource planning. It provides multiple tools that increase productivity by managing the process. In the Windows and Mac OS, Banner 9 software can be used to release the workflow in the application.

Tableau: Data representation is very important. It makes it easier to understand the data for everyone. It is a popular data visualization software. The shortcut can be used to close web authoring in the application.

Studio One 5.4: It is an audio workspace that enables the user to perform various functions such as producing, composing and mixing multimedia files. The shortcut is to quantize 50% in the application.