Quick guide to computer essentials shortcuts

A list of useful keyboard shortcuts when using a computer.

If you would like to print this page, use Ctrl + P (or File / Print).

Task Shortcut
Log off, shut down, restart a computer or shut down a non-responding application Ctrl + Alt + Del
Switch to the next window
Alt + Tab
Open Help F1
Copy a picture of the screen to the clipboard
PrtScn or Ctrl + PrtScn
Cut Ctrl + X
Copy Ctrl + C
Paste Ctrl + V
Select all
Ctrl + A