Web Tips: CTRL Keyboard Shortcuts

Who doesn’t love shortcuts? Luckily, computers a few shortcuts of their own that are pretty standard Windows shortcuts that work in most programs. 

How do they work? Simply press and hold the key combinations shown below after selecting the text, image or document you wish to perform a task for. Easy Peasy.

CTRL + A = SELECT ALL
Select all the items within the document you are working in

CTRL + B = BOLD
Bold the selected text within your document

CTRL + C = COPY
Copy the selected text/images in your document

CTRL + F = FIND
Find text within a document

CTRL + I = ITALICS
Italicize the selected text in a document

CTRL + O = OPEN
Open a window or document

CTRL + P = PRINT
Print the document in which you are working in

CTRL + S = SAVE
Save your document. If you have not Saved your document yet, then it will prompt you to save with a new file name and location

CTRL + U = UNDERLINE
Underline the text in your document

CTRL + V = PASTE
Paste the items you cut or copied

CTRL + X = CUT
Cut the items selected

CTRL + Z = UNDO
Undo your last changes in a document

Get these and more CTRL functions here. Try them out and see how much time you can save with these quick and simple keyboard shortcuts.

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3 comments on “Web Tips: CTRL Keyboard Shortcuts

  1. Laura says:

    Ctrl y = repeat the last action(s) you did to one item

  2. Mimi says:

    pretty standard Windows short cuts….actually these commands were before Windows when one had to give a computer a command to get it to do anything. And we sure could show our stuff by commanding away without having to look anything up.

  3. Betweens says:

    this has really come in handy the last couple of days i have lost my right side click options boy just in time!!

    Thanks

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