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Keyboard Shortcuts 1


Many people don't know about these shortcuts

 

With these shortcuts you can quickly and easily

  1. speed up your typing 
  2. save energy and effort
  3. spend less time scrolling up and down to find things

You will be able to use these hot tips when making Word documents, working with your Email and in other computer programmes. The video below is a fun introduction to some of the main keyboard shortcuts. We have 7 pages of keyboard shortcuts on this Learn Typing website so take some time to check them out and may your life a whole lot easier when using your keyboard.  


 

To get the best of these tips, print them off first.  This will mean that you can have them beside your computer as you are working with these programmes.  Although some keyboard shortcuts work in many programmes, others only work in some, and some have different combinations for their shortcuts. 

 

Here are a few handy Shortcuts to start with.

 

CLOSE A PROGRAM using Alt+F4

CLOSE A WORD DOCUMENT WITH Ctrl+W

CLOSE MOST DIALOGUE BOXES WITH ESC

PRINT PREVIEW – OPEN WITH Ctrl+F2 ---- CLOSE WITH ESC

 

SPECIAL NOTE:

Long lists of Keyboard Shortcuts and the Function for each of these keys can be found in the Help menu of Word documents and can be printed out. Here I will present the more useful ones in related groups.

In Windows XP, look under Start, Help and Support, What’s new in XP?, Keyboard Shortcuts and you will find full lists.

 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS

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