Windows 7 General Keyboard Shortcuts [Quick use]

Most useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 7, Increase productivity using these Windows 7 General keyboard shortcuts !!

Who doesn’t want to do their work very quickly or within limited time? All people wish to complete their work as soon as possible and that’s why they search for the shortcuts ways. Especially, the people who work in information technology (IT) sector they want to get promiscuous ways to complete their work on time or before the time.

Windows 7 General keyboard shortcuts [Quick use]

If you work online (or on computer) and using Windows 7 operating system on your computer then you may also increase your work productivity by using its general keyboard shortcuts. These Windows 7 keyboard shortcuts will not only provide you the work comfortability but also it will help you to complete your work within 50% time from the given time.

I assure you, you will feel so relaxed after using these keyboard shortcuts in your Windows 7 system. So, let’s check out these helpful Keyboard shortcuts for Windows 7 computer:

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Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 7

We have tried to include all the general keyboard shortcuts for Windows 7 in this article, if you think few keyboard shortcuts are missing then you can suggest us through the comment section.

F1 → To display Help

Ctrl+C (or Ctrl+Insert) → To copy the selected item

Ctrl+X → To cut the selected item

Ctrl+V (or Shift+Insert) → To paste the selected item

Ctrl+Z → To undo an action

Ctrl+Y → To redo an action

Delete (or Ctrl+D) → To delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin

Shift+Delete → To delete the selected item (completely) without moving it to the Recycle Bin first

F2 → To rename the selected item

Ctrl+Right Arrow → To move the cursor to the beginning of the next word

Ctrl+Left Arrow → To move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word

Ctrl+Down Arrow → To move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph

Ctrl+Up Arrow → To move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph

Ctrl+Shift with an arrow key → To select a block of text

Shift with any arrow key → To select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text within a document

Ctrl with any arrow key+Spacebar → To select multiple individual items in a window or on the desktop

Ctrl+A → To select all items in a document or window

F3 → To search for a file or folder

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Alt+Enter → To display properties for the selected item

Alt+F4 → To close the active item, or exit the active program

Alt+Spacebar → To open the shortcut menu for the active window

Ctrl+F4 → To close the active document (in programs that allow you to have multiple documents open simultaneously)

Alt+Tab → To switch between open items

Ctrl+Alt+Tab → To use the arrow keys to switch between open items

Ctrl+Mouse scroll wheel → To change the size of icons on the desktop

Windows logo key +Tab → To cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Aero Flip 3-D

Ctrl+Windows logo key +Tab → To use the arrow keys to cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Aero Flip 3-D

Alt+Esc → To cycle through items in the order in which they were opened

F6 → To cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop

F4 → To display the address bar list in Windows Explorer

Shift+F10 → To display the shortcut menu for the selected item

Ctrl+Esc → To open the Start menu

Alt+underlined letter → To display the corresponding menu

Alt+underlined letter → To perform the menu command (or other underlined command)

F10 → To activate the menu bar in the active program

Right Arrow → To open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu

Left Arrow → To open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu

F5 (or Ctrl+R) → To refresh the active window

Alt+Up Arrow → To view the folder one level up in Windows Explorer

Esc → To cancel the current task

Ctrl+Shift+Esc → To open Task Manager

Shift when you insert a CD → To prevent the CD from automatically playing

Left Alt+Shift → To switch the input language when multiple input languages are enabled

Ctrl+Shift → To switch the keyboard layout when multiple keyboard layouts are enabled

Right or Left Ctrl+Shift → To change the reading direction of text in right-to-left reading languages

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If you found these above mentioned Windows 7 keyboard shortcuts useful for you then feel free to share your valuable comment with us. You can also write your choice for any particular keyboard shortcuts which you wish to use in your Windows 7 system.

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