Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts (Complete Explanation)

Christopher Latham Sholes was an American inventor who invented the QWERTY keyboard along with Samuel W. Soule, Carlos Glidden, and John Pratt. It was considered the first invention for the typewriter in the United States.

3 Basic Types of Keyboards?

  • The original PC keyboard with 84 keys
  • The AT keyboard also with 84 keys
  • The enhanced keyboard with 101 keys

10 Different Types of Computer Keyboards:

  • Multimedia/Internet Keyboard
  • Membrane Keyboard
  • Mechanical Keyboard
  • Gaming Keyboard
  • Wireless Keyboard
  • Virtual Keyboard
  • Flexible Keyboard
  • Ergonomic Keyboard
  • Laptop Keyboard
  • Projection Keyboard

Keyboard shortcuts are keys and combinations of keys that provide an alternate way to do something you would typically do with a mouse. Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts are given below.

Keyboard shortcuts have always been difficult to remember or use. The combination of keys provides proper help to use a Windows keyboard.

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Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts (Complete Explanation)

All the Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts;

Press has given the key to do explained.

Windows logo key + L: Lock your computer
Windows logo key + D: Display & hide the desktop

F1 Used as the default Help Key in many programs
F2 Rename the selected item
F3 Search for a folder or file
F4 Display the address bar list
F5 Refresh the active window of Windows
F6 Cycle through screen elements on the screen
F10 Activate the Menu bar in the on application

Alt + Tab Switch between open applications
Alt + F4 Close the active item or app
Alt + Enter Display properties for the chosen items
Alt + Spacebar Opens the shortcut menu for the given window
Alt + Page Up Move up one screen
Alt + Left arrow Go back
Alt + Right arrow Go forward
Alt + Page Down Move down one screen
Alt + F8 Previews your pass-word on the sign-in screen
Alt + Esc It’s Cycle through items in the order in which they were opened
Alt + Underlined letter Perform the active command for that letter

Ctrl + X Cuts the selected item
Ctrl + C Copy the selected item
Ctrl + V Paste the selected item
Ctrl + Z Undo any action
Ctrl + F4 Close the active file or folder
Ctrl + A Chose all items in a document
Ctrl + Right arrow Move to the start of the next word
Ctrl + Left arrow Move to the start of the previous word
Ctrl + Down arrow Move to the start of the next paragraph
Ctrl + Up arrow Move to the start of the previous paragraph
Ctrl + Alt + Tab Uses the arrow keys to switch among all open apps
Ctrl + D Deletes the selected item
Ctrl + R (or F5) Refresh the opened window
Ctrl + Y Redo an action
Ctrl + arrow keys Resizes the Start menu whenever it open
Ctrl + arrow key + Spacebar Select multiple individual items in a window or on the desktop
Ctrl + Shift (with an arrow key) Chose a block of text
Ctrl + Esc Open Start
Ctrl + Shift + Esc Open Task Manager
Ctrl + Shift Switch the keyboard layout while multiple keyboard layouts are successive
Ctrl + Spacebar Turn on or off the Chinese input method editor (IME)

Shift + F10 Displays the shortcut menu for the chosen item
Shift (with any arrow key) Chose more than one item in a window or select text in a file
Shift + Delete Deletes the chosen items without moving it to the Recycle Bin before

PrtScn Takes a screenshot of your complete screen and copies it to the clipboard

Worthy Note:

You may change these shortcuts, so it opens screen snipping, which lets you edit your screenshots.
Select Start > Settings > Ease of Access > Keyboard
and Turn-on the Toggle under Print Screen shortcut.

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