by Colin Miller
Before the computer mouse was widely used to click around on your computer, users got by with just a keyboard and they used many keyboard shortcuts to speed up activities. Don't be afraid to use these. You really can't hurt your computer. Here is a list of keyboard shortcuts you can try:
For more keyboard shortcuts go to:
Internet Keyboard Shortcuts
Here are some shortcuts forInternet Explorer Browers: PC World
If you are a Netscape user:
If you are a Firefox user:
- ALT+ENTER - View the properties for the selected item.
- CTRL+ A - Select all.
- CTRL+ C - Copy
- ALT+ SPACEBAR - Open the shortcut menu for the active window.
- CTRL+ ESC - Display the Start Menu.
- CTRL+ SHIFT +Dragging Item - Create a shortcut to the selected item.
- CTRL+ V - Paste
- CTRL+ X - Cut
- CTRL+ Z - Undo
- DELETE - Delete
- ESC - Cancel the current task.
- F2 Key - Rename the selected item.
- F3 Key - Search for a file or a folder
- F5 Key - Refresh the active window.
- SHIFT + Insert A CD ROM - Prevent the CD-ROM from automatically playing.
- SHIFT + Any Arrow Key - Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text in a document.