Pick a Tip:
Did you know that the CTRL key can be used for lots of keyboard shortcuts? Try some of these the next time you’re using a Microsoft Word or Excel:
CTRL + A
Select all contents of the worksheet.
CTRL + B
Bold highlighted text.
CTRL + I
Italic highlighted text.
CTRL + K
CTRL + U
Underline highlighted text.
CTRL + 5
Strikethrough highlighted text.
CTRL + P
Bring up the print dialog box to begin printing.
CTRL + Z
Undo last action.
CTRL + F9
Minimize current window.
CTRL + F10
Maximize currently selected window.
CTRL + F6
Switch between open workbooks / windows.
CTRL + Page up
Move between Excel work sheets in the same Excel document.
CTRL + Page down
CTRL + Tab
Move between Two or more open Excel files.
Using these shortcuts really can save you lots of time. For example, repetitive tasks like copying and pasting can be much faster if you use the CTRL + C and CTRL +V keys.
PRACTICE ACTIVITY: Try using at least three of these CTRL shortcuts sometime today.
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