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Keyboard Shortcuts

  1. 1. Keyboard Shortcuts Del Ctrl Alt www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk
  2. 2. What are they? <ul><li>Keyboard shortcuts are alternate ways to do something that you would ordinarily use the mouse for. </li></ul><ul><li>One or more keys can be used together for a specific function. </li></ul><ul><li>Work differently in different applications (Internet Explorer, Word, Excel, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Shortcuts also include the ‘function’ keys (e.g. F11). </li></ul><ul><li>Windows machines only, sorry! </li></ul>www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk
  3. 3. Keys you will use ESC : Escape   : Shift   : TAB   : Enter / Return Ctrl : Control ALT : ALT <ul><li>You may use some of these keys in connection with others, to form a specific task. </li></ul>www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk
  4. 4. Useful Function Keys: F1 : Application ‘Help’ menu F2 : ‘Rename’ file F3 : ‘Find’ dialogue box F5 : ‘Refresh/Reload’ screen F7 : ‘Spell check’ document : Copies screen content to clipboard F10 : Activates ‘menu bar’ options F11 : Full screen (Internet Browser) Prnt Scrn : Opens Windows ‘start’ menu ESC : Escape www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk
  5. 5. Instructions <ul><li>Press the first key and then, when holding it down, press the second (and third if necessary) key to perform action. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Press ‘Ctrl’ key and, while holding it down, press ‘C’ key to copy selected/highlighted text. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Press ‘Ctrl’ key and, while holding it down, press ‘right-arrows’ key to progress the cursor one whole word to the right. </li></ul></ul>Ctrl C Ctrl  www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk
  6. 6. Useful Shortcuts: Text (1) Ctrl V : Paste selected Ctrl C : Copy selected Ctrl X : Cut selected Ctrl A : Highlight all text Ctrl Z : Undo last action www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk
  7. 7. Useful Shortcuts: Text (2) Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl Ctrl : Move cursor one word to right Ctrl  : Move one word to left  : Move one paragraph up  : Move one paragraph down    : Highlight one word at a time, in the direction of the arrow www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk
  8. 8. Useful Shortcuts: Text (3) Ctrl U : Underline text Ctrl I : Italicise text Ctrl B : Bold selected text www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk
  9. 9. Useful Shortcuts: General (1) Ctrl S : Save document Ctrl W : Close document/window Ctrl O : Open document Ctrl Ctrl P : Print Q : Quit application www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk
  10. 10. Useful Shortcuts: General (2) M : Minimise Apps. ALT D : Displays desktop   : Choose from open Apps.   : Cycle through open Apps. M : Undo Minimise  www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk
  11. 11. Additional Resouces <ul><li>support.microsoft.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.internet4classrooms.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.computerhope.com </li></ul><ul><li>support.apple.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.creativebits.org </li></ul>www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk
  12. 12. Thank you for your time <ul><li>David Hopkins [email_address] </li></ul>www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk

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