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What are the common keyboard shortcuts for Windows?

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Each program usually have their own keyboard shortcuts, but the windows are useful for everyone.Here are the most common.

Shortcuts with the CONTROL key

Ctrl + A. Open Document (only available when running applications). 

Ctrl + B. Organize Favorites. 

Ctrl + C Copy the selection. 

Ctrl + E. Select All. 

Ctrl + F Search for files and folders.

Ctrl + G. Save as

Ctrl + Ctrl + H View History I. Show Favorites. 

Ctrl + K. Converts round hand in italics, and vice versa. 

Ctrl + L. Open a file. 

Ctrl + N. Converts strong characters. 

Ctrl + O. Organize Favorites. 

Ctrl + P. Box printing. 

Ctrl + Q. search. Ctrl + R. Save changes. 

Ctrl + S. Enable and disable underlined. 

Ctrl + U Open new document. 

Ctrl + V Paste the selection. 

Ctrl + X Cut the selection. 

Ctrl + Y. Repeat the previous step. 

Ctrl + Z Undo the previous step. 

Ctrl + Esc. Open the Start menu. 

Ctrl + Home. To top of a folder or document. 

Ctrl + End. Go to the end of a folder or document. 

Ctrl + Enter. Includes the http: // in the browser address bar.

Shortcuts ALT

Alt + Space + X Maximize a window. 

Alt + Space + N. Minimize a window. 

Alt + Space + R. Restores a window to its original size. 

Alt + Esc. Moves the keyboard focus through the windows. 

Alt + F4. Close window. 

Alt + Tab. Change quickly from one application to another. 

Alt + Lyric corresponding toolbar. Displays the menu corresponding to that letter.

Alt + Print Screen. Enable high contrast view. 

Alt + numeric keypad. Obtain symbols.

Shortcuts ALT GR

Alt Gr + 2. Get the @ symbol. 

Alt Gr + E. Get the symbol €. 

Alt Gr + Y. Move the cursor to the beginning. 

Alt Gr + I. Preview. 

Alt Gr + O. Include footnotes numbered page. 

Alt Gr + K. Set hyperlink. 

Alt Gr + 4 + space. Gets ~. 

Alt Gr + G + space. It goes directly to the text field Google bar (if you have it installed)

Shortcuts to the WINDOWS key

Windows key + D Show Desktop screen. 

Windows key + E Open Windows Explorer.

Windows key + F Open the Find dialog box. 

Windows key + M Minimize all windows.

Windows key + R Open the Run dialog box

Other shortcuts

F1. Get the help of Windows. 

F2. Rename a file or folder. 

F3. Access the Search menu. 

F4.Displays the Address bar in any folder or website. 

F5. Updates the document, folder or website. 

F6. Access the Address bar. 

Shift + F10. Show the menu that is accessed with the right mouse button. 

Shift + Tab. Move back through a dialog box.

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