Complete list of Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 10

 

This post lists the Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts for CMD, Dialog boxes, File Explorer, Continuum, Surface Hub, Ease of Access, Settings, Taskbar, Magnifier, Narrator, Windows Store Apps, WinKey, Virtual Desktops, etc.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 10

windows 10 keyboard shortcuts

Let us check out this list, sourced from Microsoft.

There are more!

Keyboard ShortcutAction
F2Rename the selected item
F3Search for a file or folder in File Explorer
F4Display the address bar list in File Explorer
F5Refresh the active window
F6Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop
F10Activate the Menu bar in the active app
Alt+F4Close the active item, or exit the active app
Alt+EscCycle through items in the order in which they were opened
Alt+underlined letterPerform the command for that letter
Alt+EnterDisplay properties for the selected item
Alt+SpacebarOpen the shortcut menu for the active window
Alt+Left arrowGo back
Alt+Right arrowGo forward
Alt+Page UpMove up one screen
Alt+Page DownMove down one screen
Alt+TabSwitch between open apps
Ctrl+F4Close the active document
Ctrl+ASelect all items in a document or window
Ctrl+C (or Ctrl+Insert)Copy the selected item
Ctrl+D (or Delete)Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin
Ctrl+R (or F5)Refresh the active window
Ctrl+V (or Shift+Insert)Paste the selected item
Ctrl+XCut the selected item
Ctrl+YRedo an action
Ctrl+ZUndo an action
Ctrl+Right arrowMove the cursor to the beginning of the next word
Ctrl+Left arrowMove the cursor to the beginning of the previous word
Ctrl+Down arrowMove the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph
Ctrl+Up arrowMove the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph
Ctrl+Alt+TabUse the arrow keys to switch between all open apps
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+arrow keysWhen a group or tile is in focus in the Start menu, move it in the direction specified
Ctrl+arrow key (to move to an item)+SpacebarSelect multiple individual items in a window or on the desktop
Ctrl+Shift with an arrow keySelect a block of text
Ctrl+EscOpen Start
Ctrl+Shift+EscOpen Task Manager
Ctrl+ShiftSwitch the keyboard layout when multiple keyboard layouts are available
Ctrl+SpacebarTurn the Chinese input method editor (IME) on or off
Shift+F10Display the shortcut menu for the selected item
Shift with any arrow keySelect more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text within a document
Shift+DeleteDelete the selected item without moving it to the Recycle Bin first
Right arrowOpen the next menu to the right, or open a submenu
Left arrowOpen the next menu to the left, or close a submenu
EscStop or leave the current task