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20 essential PC shortcuts

20 essential PC shortcuts
I've always liked that Windows gives me multiple ways to perform popular tasks. Say you want to print something. You could go to the File menu and select the Print command, or you can press the Ctrl button and the letter P. Ctrl+P is just one example of a keyboard shortcut. Shortcuts combine two or more keys to do something special that neither key does alone. I prefer to use shortcuts whenever possible. Get to know the basics There are certain shortcuts I use all day, every day. Copy a selected item: Ctrl+CCut a selected item: Ctrl+XPaste a selected item: Ctrl+VUndo an action: Ctrl+ZRedo that thing I just undid: Ctrl+YSelect everything: Ctrl+APrint: Ctrl+P Manage open windows Chances are, you use your PC to do a lot of things at once. Switch between open windows Alt+Tab If you have lots of open windows and you're not sure exactly which one you need, press Alt+Tab, and get a quick thumbnail view of all open windows. Get even funkier with window management Manage tasks Display your way

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