The Hermit Hermit's Free Library  Keyboard Shortcuts

Top-Forty keyboard shortcuts.

Top-Forty Memorable Keyboard Shortcuts

Keystroke(s) Where Result
Home Everywhere To start of line
End Everywhere To end of line
Ctrl+Home Everywhere To top of doc
Ctrl+End Everywhere To end of doc
Ctrl+Left/Right arrow Everywhere Cursor word at a time
Ctrl+A Everywhere Select document
Ctrl+C Everywhere Copy to clipboard
Ctrl+X Everywhere Cut (Move)
Ctrl+V Everywhere Paste clipboard
to cursor loc
Esc (escape key) Everywhere Cancel
Alt+Tab Windows Switch apps
Alt+F4 Windows Apps Close app
Ctrl+A Windows Apps Select all
Ctrl+B Windows Apps Bold selection
Ctrl+F Windows Apps Find dialogue
Ctrl+I Windows Apps Italicize
Ctrl+O Windows Apps Open new file
Ctrl+P Windows Apps Open Print dialogue
Ctrl+S Windows Apps Save dialogue
Ctrl+U Windows Apps Underline selection
Ctrl+Z Windows Apps Undo previous command
Ctrl+F4 Windows Apps Close doc not app
Ctrl+F6 Windows Apps Switch docs in active application
Ctrl+Up/Down arrow Windows Apps Move paragraph at a time
Ctrl+Shift++ Windows Apps Superscript
Ctrl+= Windows Apps Subscript
Ctrl+Shift+ > Windows Apps Font size larger
Ctrl+Shift+ < Windows Apps Font size smaller
F5 MS-Excel Go to cell reference
Ctrl+Shift+!/$/#/% MS-Excel Format Num/Currency/Date/%
Alt+I+U MS-Word Page numbers
Alt+O+P MS-Word Paragraph dialogue box
Alt+Shift+Up/Down MS-Word & PP) Move paragraph/bulleted
item up/down
Alt+Shift+Left/Right MS-Word Apply Heading1/Heading2 style
Ctrl+D MS-Word Font Dialogue box
F4 MS-Word Repeat previous command
Shift+F3 MS-Word Change case of selected
Shift+F5 MS-Word Goto last edit
(prior to Word 2007)
Alt+Home Internet Explorer Go to home page
Alt+Left/Right Internet Explorer Go back/forward in cache
F5 Internet Explorer Refresh page
Alt or F10 IE/Win Explorer Toggle menu bar on/off