Keyboard shortcuts are very interesting during the routine work on the computer, especially when you have lots of data to handle. In this case too many keystrokes and mouse clicks are tiring your fingers unnecessarily. Indeed it is sometimes much faster and easier to do these manipulations with keyboard.
In the following lines, we will show you the keys or combinations of keys on keyboard. The key combinations are presented in the order (separated by +) in which we must press and hold each other.
The most useful keyboard shortcuts
CTRL + A
This combination allows us to select the folders or files displayed in the active window. It also allows us to select all the text in a word-processing application.
CTRL + C
Is used to copy a folder, a file, or a part of the selected text in an application.
CTRL + X
Is used to cut a folder or file (to move), or a part of the text selected in an application.
CTRL + V
Is used to paste a folder or file (to move), or a part of the text selected in an application.
CTRL + Z
Function to cancel the last operation performed in a word-processing or image manipulation application.
CTRL + S
One of the most important combinations. When you are working in an application, do not forget to save your work as often as possible!
Windows + E
Display Windows Explorer (the tree of directories)
To rename a file or folder
To refresh the screen or the active window