Auto sum shortcut key : Quickly create a Microsoft Excel formula to get the sum of all cells by highlighting the cells you wish to know the value of and pressing ALT and = .

Create hyper links in Excel : Quickly create hyper links in your Microsoft Word, Excel, or Front Page document by highlighting text and pressing “CTRL + K”.
Close all open files at once : Close all open Microsoft Word and/or Excel files by holding down the shift key and clicking “File” and then “Close All”.
Quickly open recently opened files : Quickly open the recent files by first pressing “ALT + F” to open the file Menu and press 1, 2, 3, or 4.

Create underlines without any text : This tip works with the majority of Microsoft Office applications. Easily create an underlined space by pressing CTRL + U to start the underline, then press SHIFT + Space for each underlined space you wish to create. An example of how this could be used is for printable forms, for example: Name: .
Print only sections of a document : Save on your printer ink by selectively printing in Windows programs such as Microsoft Word, Internet Explorer, WordPad, Outlook, etc. To do this highlight portions of text you wish to print and click print. In the printer dialog window under Page Range choose the option Selection. It is important to realize that not all programs or printer drivers support this feature.
Repeat recent action : Using the F4 key in Microsoft Office 2000 and above allows the user to repeat the last used action. For example, if you have changed the font of a selected text and wish to change another portion of text to the same font, pressing F4 will do this for you automatically.
Quickly undo : Quickly undo mistakes in the majority of most PC Windows program by pressing CTRL + Z.

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· You can hide all windows, revealing only what’s on the computer desktop, with one keystroke: hit the Windows key and “D” simultaneously in Windows. Press the keystroke again to return to what you were doing.

· You can enlarge the text on any Web page. In Windows, press Ctrl and the plus or minus keys (for bigger or smaller fonts).

· You can tap the Space bar to scroll down on a Web page one screenful. Add the Shift key to scroll back up.

· When you’re filling in the boxes on a Web page (like City, State, Zip), you can press the Tab key to jump from box to box, rather than clicking. Add the Shift key to jump through the boxes backwards.

· When you’re searching for something on the Web using, say, Google, put quotes around phrases that must be searched together. For example, if you put quotes around “electric curtains,” Google won’t waste your time finding one set of Web pages containing the word “electric” and another set containing the word “curtains.”

· You can use Google to do math for you. Just type the equation, like 23*7+15/3=, and hit Enter.

· You can open the Start menu by tapping the key with the Windows logo on it.

· You can switch from one open program to the next by pressing Alt+Tab

· Typing google in the address bar and then pressing ctrl+enter puts the www. in front of it and the .com behind it and proceeds to go to the address. Shift+enter does .net, and ctrl+shift+enter does .org

· Files can be moved from one folder to another by dragging the file icon over the icon of the destination folder.

· Ctrl + Left or Right while editing text. Jumps to the beginning of the previous (Left key) word or to the beginning of the next (right key) word. Reduces the number of Left/Right button presses drastically.

· Shortcut for saving:
Ctrl+s. So important if you’re writing any document. Works in gmail as well for drafts.

· Alt+d = takes you to the address bar of most modern web browsers

· In Firefox, you can do a quick-search of a webpage by hitting the “/” key, followed by whatever you’re searching for.

· Most web browsers are configured to use a search engine. You can type in your search text (”Wallpapers”, etc.) into the address bar, rather than going to Google or other search engines. Some browsers will take you directly to the first match, some will take you to a list of results.

· Press F11 in windows to maximize (or minimize) your web brower.

· In Microsoft Word – Shift+F3 makes a word change from all uppercase to all lowercase to just the first letter upper case and so on.

· In Adobe PhotoShop, Alt+i+i allows you to resize an image.

· On Windows, Alt+F4 will close any program.

· Ctrl + T in Internet Explorer opens a new browsing tab.

· Instead of the painstaking task of highlighting a whole document or web page with the mouse cursor, hit Control + A to select all.

· In any browser, hitting backspace takes you to the previously viewed page, just like the back button on the toolbar. Does anyone know the keyboard shortcut for the forward button?

· Also, in most programs, control+F for “find” is very useful, rather than manual searching.

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