Key Tips - Sharon's Shortcuts

Web Page Zoom

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Press Control + Plus key to zoom into a Web page. Press Control + Minus key to zoom out of a Web page. Press Control + Zero to go back to the default size (100%).

Accessing Links

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To move from link to link on a Web page, press the Tab key. To move back through the links, press Shift + Tab. If you use Mozilla Firefox, you can press ‘ (apostrophe/single quote) to search through links on … Read More

Scrolling

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To move up and down a Web page, press the arrow keys. To move quicker, press the Spacebar. Press Shift + Spacebar to move back up the Web page. If you are a screen reader user, follow this link to … Read More

High Contrast Mode

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Press Alt + Shift + PrtSc (Print Screen) then Enter to activate High Contrast Mode. Press Alt + Shift + PrtSc again to switch back to the standard display setting.

Accessing Menus

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To access a Menu Bar or Ribbon, press F10. The Alt key does the same. To access a context menu, press Shift + F10. This is equivalent to a right-click or pressing Applications key.

Format Painter

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To copy and paste just the formatting of some text, position on the text and press Control + Shift + C. Then select some new text and press Control + Shift + V.

The Applications Key

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The Applications key gives a menu of options, relative to the current application and the current position on the screen. For example, if you are on a particular word in a document that is spelt incorrectly, pressing the Applications key … Read More