Using Ctrl key in MS Word

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:

Shortcut KeysDescription
CTRL + ASelect all contents of the worksheet.
CTRL + CCopy selected text
CTRL + VPaste selected text
CTRL + BBold highlighted text.
CTRL + IItalic highlighted text.
CTRL + KInsert link.
CTRL + UUnderline highlighted text.
CTRL + 5Strikethrough highlighted text.
CTRL + PBring up the print dialog box to begin printing.
CTRL + ZUndo last action.
CTRL + F9Minimize current window.
CTRL + F10Maximize currently selected window.
CTRL + F6Switch between open workbooks / windows.
CTRL + Page upMove between Excel work sheets in the same Excel document.
CTRL + Page downMove between Excel work sheets in the same Excel document.
CTRL + TabMove 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.

Here is a link to even more keyboard shortcut keys: http://www.computerhope.com/shortcut.htm#2


PRACTICE ACTIVITY:  Try using at least three of these CTRL shortcuts sometime today. 

TO KEEP ON LEARNING:  To find out more about using shortcut keys try searching the internet for:
shortcut keys
"CTRL +"
Microsoft keyboard