Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

All the Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

All the Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts

Ctrl + X – Cut the selected item. (keyboard shortcut)

Ctrl + C (or Ctrl + Insert) – Copy the selected item.

Ctrl + V (or Shift + Insert) – Paste the selected item.

Ctrl + Z – Undo an action.

Alt + Tab – Switch between open apps.

Alt + F4 – Close the active item, or exit the active app.

Windows logo key  + L – Lock your PC.

Windows logo key  + D – Display and hide the desktop.

F2 – Rename the selected item.

F3 – Search for a file or folder in File Explorer.

F4 – Display the address bar list in File Explorer.

F5 – Refresh the active window.

F6 – Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop.

F10 – Activate the Menu bar in the active app.

Alt + F8 – Show your password on the sign-in screen.

Alt + Esc – Cycle through items in the order in which they were opened.

Alt + underlined letter – Perform the command for that letter.

Alt + Enter – Display properties for the selected item.

Alt + Spacebar – Open the shortcut menu for the active window.

Alt + Left arrow – Go back.Alt + Right arrowGo forward.

Alt + Page Up – Move up one screen.

Alt + Page Down – Move down one screen.

Ctrl + F4 – Close the active document (in apps that are full-screen and let you have multiple documents open at the same time).

Ctrl + A – Select all items in a document or window.

Ctrl + D (or Delete) – Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin.

Ctrl + R (or F5) – Refresh the active window.

Ctrl + Y – Redo an action.

Ctrl + Right arrow – Move the cursor to the beginning of the next word.

Ctrl + Left arrow – Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word.

Ctrl + Down arrow – Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph.

Ctrl + Up arrow – Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph.

Ctrl + Alt + Tab – Use the arrow keys to switch between all open apps.

Alt + Shift + arrow keys – When a group or tile is in focus on the Start menu, move it in the direction specified.

Ctrl + Shift + arrow keys – When a tile is in focus on the Start menu, move it into another tile to create a folder.

Ctrl + arrow keys – Resize the Start menu when it’s open.

Ctrl + arrow key (to move to an item) + Spacebar – Select multiple individual items in a window or on the desktop.

Ctrl + Shift with an arrow key – Select a block of text.

Ctrl + Esc – Open Start.

Ctrl + Shift + Esc – Open Task Manager.

Ctrl + Shift – Switch the keyboard layout when multiple keyboard layouts are available.

Ctrl + Spacebar – Turn the Chinese input method editor (IME) on or off.

Shift + F10 – Display the shortcut menu for the selected item.

Shift with any arrow key – Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text in a document.

Shift + Delete – Delete the selected item without moving it to the Recycle Bin first.

Right arrow – Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu.

Left arrow – Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu.

Esc – Stop or leave the current task.

PrtScn – Take a screenshot of your whole screen and copy it to the clipboard.

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