Keyboard shortcuts are the combination of keys which help you to run a particular program or application on your Windows computer. Keyboard shortcuts play a very important role in determining how well you can control your PC. It helps you to save plenty of time since you can access programs or your desired applications faster than ever.
Please note that this is one of my articles which may seem silly to computer experts out there. But most of my articles are basically focused on helping beginner level users.
Also note that the shortcuts i share in this post are not the only ones. You can find plenty of other shortcuts over the internet. But i am just going to share the basic shortcuts which will help you to carry out your daily tasks at a much faster rate than usual.
CTRL + C = Copy Selected Content
CTRL + X = Cut Selected Content
CTRL + V = Paste Selected Content
CTRL + A = Select All
CTRL + Z = Undo previous action
CTRL + Y = Redo previous action
SHIFT + DELETE = Delete selected content permanently
ALT + F4 = Terminate current program / Initialize Shutdown
ALT + F = File menu of current program
ALT + E = Edit menu of current program
CTRL + S = Saves current document
CTRL + B = Bold the font
CTRL + I = Italic the font
CTRL + U = Underline the font
CTRL + F = Find the content (works almost everywhere, universal shortcut)
CTRL + P = Print the current document
Windows Key = CTRL + ESCAPE = Start menu
Windows Key + D = Show the desktop
Windows Key + R = Open the Run dialog box
Windows Key + L = Lock your computer
Windows Key + E = Open My Computer Directly
ALT + TAB = Switch between current active programs
CTRL + TAB = Switch to the next tab. (Works in Internet Browsers)
CTRL + SHIFT + TAB = Switch to the previous tab. (Works in Internet Browsers)
CTRL + ALT + DELETE = Open Task Manager (in Windows XP)
CTRL + SHIFT + ESCAPE = Open Task Manager (in Windows 7)
TAB and SHIFT relation :
Note: TAB acts as forward command. While using SHIFT + TAB reverses the command.
Tab and Shift keys play a very important role. If you lose your mouse, shift and tab keys will help you to navigate through your computer.
You can find more info at : How to navigate windows using a keyboard