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What are some software key commands that can get me around my computer without a mouse?

Question: What are some software key commands that I can use to get me around my computer without a mouse?

Answer: Keyboard shortcuts are available to save time from moving your hand from the keyboard to the mouse. Here are some of the more common software comand shortcuts:

Software key commands
Shift + Arrow KeyStart the highlighting process, can substitute an arrow key for Home, End, Page Up, or Page Down to highlight larger groups of text easier.
Ctrl + CCopy highlighted text to the clipboard.
Ctrl + XCut highlighted text to the clipboard, this will look like it was deleted, rest assured it was not.
Ctrl + EscOpens the Start menu.
Ctrl + VPaste the text that was recently cut or copied to the clipboard.
Ctrl + ZUndo the last thing you did, may work repeatedly to fix several mistakes made
Ctrl + ASelect All.
Ctrl + BSwitch to Bold font.
Ctrl + USwitch to Underline font.
Ctrl + ISwitch to Italic font.
Ctrl + NOpen new window.

Those are just a few of the keyboard shortcuts that are out there, you can always fine more by searching for keyboard shortcuts in any search engine such as Google, Yahoo, or MSN.

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