Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of keys pressed together. They can perform tasks that would otherwise require the use of a mouse. Keyboard shortcuts make tasks easier and quicker to complete saving time and effort.

Common Keyboard shortcuts include:

Copy selected text or images
copy shortcut key

Cut selected text or images
cut shortcut key

Paste selected text or images
paste shortcut key

undo shortcut key

Open the run dialog box
run shortcut key

Open the My Computer window
mycomputer shortcut key

Show Desktop
desktop shortcut key

Show Start Menu
startmenu shortcut key

Lock the Computer
lock shortcut key