All Keyboard Shortcuts and Alt codes and Browser shortcuts

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We all work with computers, wouldn’t it be helpful if we have shortcuts to do the simple daily task? Like for copying, and pasting to more advanced shortcuts for browsers. Shortcuts that would save you time and get things done even without touching the mouse. We have also listed some ALT codes for currency, symbols and more. So let’s get started with the list of keyboard shortcuts, alt codes and browser shortcuts.

List of Keyboard Shortcuts

ShortcutDescription
CTRL+C Copy.
CTRL+X Cut.
CTRL+VPaste.
CTRL+ZUndo.
DELETE

Delete.

SHIFT+DELETE Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin.
CTRL while dragging an item Copy the selected item.
CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an item Create a shortcut to the selected item.
F2 Rename the selected item.
CTRL+RIGHT ARROW Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word.
CTRL+LEFT ARROW Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word.
CTRL+DOWN ARROW Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph.
CTRL+UP ARROW Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph.
CTRL+SHIFT with any of the arrow keys Highlight a block of text.
SHIFT with any of the arrow keys Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text within a document.
CTRL+A Select all.
F3 Search for a file or folder.
ALT+ENTER View properties for the selected item.
ALT+F4 Close the active item, or quit the active program.
ALT+Enter Displays the properties of the selected object.
ALT+SPACEBAR Opens the shortcut menu for the active window.
CTRL+F4 Close the active document in programs that allow you to have multiple documents open simultaneously.
ALT+TAB Switch between open items.
ALT+ESC Cycle through items in the order they were opened.
F6 Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop.
F4 Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer.
SHIFT+F10 Display the shortcut menu for the selected item.
ALT+SPACEBAR Display the System menu for the active window.
CTRL+ESC

Display the Start menu.

ALT+Underlined letter in a menu name Display the corresponding menu.
Underlined letter in a command name on an open menu Carry out the corresponding command.
F10 Activate the menu bar in the active program.
RIGHT ARROW Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu.
LEFT ARROW Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu.
F5 Refresh the active window.
BACKSPACE View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer.
ESC Cancel the current task.
SHIFT when you insert a CD into the CD-ROM drive Prevent the CD from automatically playing.

List of Math Symbol Alt Codes

CharALT CodeHTML Name CodeHTML CodeDescription
Math Symbols
+ALT + 43 +plus sign
ALT + 45−-minus
±ALT + 241 (0177)±±plus or minus
×ALT + 0215××multiplication
÷ALT + 246 (0247)÷÷division
ALT + 8800≠≠not equal to
ALT + 126 (8764)∼∼similar (tilde)
ALT + 247 (8776)≈≈approximately, almost equal
=ALT + 0061 =equal sign
ALT + 8773≅≅congruent
ALT + 8747∫∫integral
ALT + 240 (8801)≡≡equivalent to
%ALT + 37 %percent
<ALT + 60&lt;&#0060;less than
ALT + 243 (8804)&le;&#8804;greater than or equal to
>ALT + 62&gt;&#0062;greater than
ALT + 242 (8805)&ge;&#8805;greater-than or equal to
ALT + 0137 (8240)&permil;&#0137;per million
ALT + 251 (8730)&radic;&#8730;square root sign
ALT + 8733&prop;&#8733;proportional to
ALT + 236 (8734)&infin;&#8734;infinity
ALT + 8736&ang;&#8736;angle
ALT + 8756&there4;&#8756;therefore
ALT + 228 (8721)&sum;&#8721;summation sign
πALT + 227&pi;&#960;pi

List of Fractions Alt Codes

CharALT CodeHTML Name CodeHTML CodeDescription
Fractions
½ALT + 171 (0189)&frac12;&#0189;one half
ALT + 8531 &#8531;one third
ALT + 8532 &#8532;two thirds
¼ALT + 172 (0188)&frac14;&#0188;one fourth
¾ALT + 0190&frac34;&#0190;three fourths
ALT + 8533 &#8533;one fifth
ALT + 8534 &#8534;two fifths
ALT + 8535 &#8535;three fifths
ALT + 8536 &#8536;four fifths
ALT + 8537 &#8537;three-eighths
ALT + 8538 &#8538;one-sixth
ALT + 8539 &#8539;one eighth
ALT + 8540 &#8540;five-eighths
ALT + 8541 &#8541;new sequel
ALT + 8542 &#8542;seven eighths
Superscripts
ALT + 8304 &#8304;superscript 0
¹ALT + 0185&sup1;&#0185;superscript 1
²ALT + 0178&sup2;&#0178;superscript 2
³ALT + 0179&sup3;&#0179;superscript 3
ALT + 8308 &#8308;superscript 4
ALT + 8309 &#8309;superscript 5
ALT + 8310 &#8310;superscript 6
ALT + 8311 &#8311;superscript 7
ALT + 8312 &#8312;superscript 8
ALT + 8313 &#8313;superscript 9
Subscripts
ALT + 8320 &#8320;subscript 0
ALT + 8321 &#8321;subscript 1
ALT + 8322 &#8322;subscript 2
ALT + 8323 &#8323;subscript 3
ALT + 8324 &#8324;subscript 4
ALT + 8325 &#8325;subscript 5
ALT + 8326 &#8326;subscript 6
ALT + 8327 &#8327;subscript 7
ALT + 8328 &#8328;subscript 8
ALT + 8329 &#8329;subscript 9
Currencies
$ALT + 36 &#0036;dollar
¢ALT + 0162&cent;&#0162;cent
ALT + 8364&euro;&#8364;euro
£ALT + 0163&pound;&#0163;pound sterling
¤ALT + 0164&curren;&#0164;general currency
¥ALT + 0165&yen;&#0165;yen
ALT + 8360 &#8360;rupee
ALT + 8362 &#8362;new shequl
ALT + 8363 &#8363;dong
ALT + 8355 &#8355;franc
ALT + 8356 &#8356;lira
ƒALT + 0131 (402)&fnof;&#0131;Dutch florin (Aruba)
ALT + 158 (8359) &#8359;peseta

More ALT codes

Alt CodeSymbolDescription
Alt 224αAlpha
Alt 225ßBeta
Alt 226ΓGamma
Alt 235δDelta
Alt 238εEpsilon
Alt 233ΘTheta
Alt 227πPi
Alt 230µMu
Alt 228ΣUppercase Sigma
Alt 229σLowercase sigma
Alt 231τTau
Alt 232ΦUppercase Phi
Alt 237φLowercase Phi
Alt 234ΩOmega
Alt 0176°Degree
Alt 0169©Copyright

List of Browser Keyboard Shortcuts

CodeDescription
Ctrl + TOpen New tab
Ctrl + Shift + TReopen closed tab
Ctrl + NNew Window
Ctrl + WClose a tab
Ctrl + Shift + WClose Window
Ctrl + Alt + ROpen a page in pdf formart
Ctrl + R / F5Reload a tab
Ctrl + Shift + RReload tab with cache clear
Ctrl + FSearch anything on a webpage
F6Jump to the address bar
F11Fullscreen mode, exit fullscreen mode
Page Up & Page DownScroll any webpage
Home Scroll to the top of the page
EndScroll to the bottom of the page
Ctrl + DBookmark the current page
Ctrl + H Open browser History
Ctrl + JOpen Downloads
F12Open Developer Tools
Ctrl + 9Opens the last tab

Hope this List of keyboard shortcuts, alt codes and browser shortcuts will help you and make your work a bit easier. If you have any more keyboard shortcuts which you think I have missed, please add a comment.

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Hello Guys I am a website developer by profession but is always keen on learning new things. I have been investing in Mutual funds, stock market for the past few years because of which I have gained good knowledge. I started my entrepreneur journey in 2019 which lead me to learn more things as I am moving forward. I always love to share whatever I learn. Always had a craze for cars from my childhood, which inspired me to start this website.

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