Top 60 Keyboard Shortcuts and Their Functions Everyone Should Know

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Are you a Computer Geek who spends most of the time on your PC/Laptop? We always look for shortcuts in our daily life as well to complete the task quickly hence we thought of preparing a list of 75 Keyboard Shortcuts that help you to boost your productivity.

Keyboard shortcuts

If you are a multitasking person who loves to work on multiple tasks with a goal to achieve 100% efficiency then you must know the shortcut keys that can help you to complete your job before time.

In the previous article, we have discussed shortcuts to uninstall programs here we are discussing computer shortcuts.

60 Keyboard shortcuts that you must remember while working on the Computer

S.NoShortcutsDescription
1F5Refresh
2Ctrl + F5Refresh and reset the browser cache for the current page.
3Alt + Left ArrowBack
4Alt + Right ArrowForward
5Alt + HomeReturn to Homepage
6EscapeStop
7F6Select the address bar
8F11Fullscreen mode, exit fullscreen mode
9HomeScroll to top of page
10EndScroll to bottom of page
11SpacebarScroll down
12Shift+ SpacebarScroll up
13Page Down / UpScroll down / up
14Ctrl + CCopy selected text
15Ctrl + XCut text
16Ctrl + VPaste copied text
17Ctrl + DBookmark current page
18F1Help page
19F3Perform a text search on the current page, find next text result
20Ctrl + FPerform a text search on the current page
21Ctrl + GFind next text result
22Ctrl + Shift + GFind previous text result
23Ctrl + HOpen browsing history
24Ctrl + JOpen downloads folder and/or history
25Ctrl + OOpen a local file in the browser
26Ctrl + SDownload and save current page
21Ctrl + GFind next text result
22Ctrl + Shift + GFind previous text result
23Ctrl + HOpen browsing history
24Ctrl+Shift+AFormat all letters as capitals
25Ctrl + OOpen a local file in the browser
26Ctrl + SDownload and save current page
27Ctrl + PPrint current page
28Ctrl + ESelect the search box
29Ctrl + Shift + DelOpens up the clear browser history dialog or settings
30Alt + EnterOpen search in a new tab
31Ctrl + EnterOpen search term as a website
32F12Open developer tools or Firebug
33Ctrl + UView source
34Alt + FMakes the menu bar appear
35Ctrl + NOpens a new window (this works in Windows too)
36Ctrl + TabCycle forward to the next tab
37Ctrl + Shift + TabCycle backward to the previous tab
38Ctrl + F4Closes the current tab.
39Ctrl + TOpens a new tab.
40Ctrl + Shift + TOpens a recently closed tab.
41Alt + F4Close the entire window
42Ctrl + # key (1 to 8)Changes view to the tab number chosen
43Ctrl + 9Changes view to the last tab
44Ctrl + MousewheelZoom in our out
45Ctrl + 0Reset to 100% zoom
46Mousewheel PressCloses tabs if clicked on a tab, opens links in new tab, scroll
47Ctrl + Left ClickOpen link in a new tab
48Shift + Left clickOpen link in a new window
49Shift + Ctrl + Left clickOpen link in a new background tab
50Windows Logo + DThis will take you back to the Desktop, even when you are working on an active window.
51Windows Logo + M Minimize any active windows on your computer.
52Windows Logo + ELaunch  My Computer
53Windows Logo + F Quickly search the files or folders in your computer.
54Windows Logo + RThis will launch the Run dialog box, which will help you instantly find and

launch any program on your computer.

55CTRL + BBold
56CTRL + IItalic
57CTRL + UUnderline
58Arrow KeysUser for Up, Down , Left and Right
59Windows key + LLock your PC or switch accounts.
60Windows key + UOpen Ease of Access Center.

 If you face any problems in remembering the shortcuts then you must practice 10 shortcuts daily and if you do that continuously for 6 days then I’m sure you become master of computer shortcuts and do work on your keyboard without touching a mouse.

Final Verdict

I hope you enjoyed the article and will work on the above 60 keyboard shortcuts to finish the task before time as shortcuts can save your lot of time.

 

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