Function Keys F1 to F12: Shortcut Keys Everyone Should Know

Function key F1 to F12 can be located at the top row of every computer keyboard, its very safe to say these keys are placed right at the top row because of their high priority when it comes to usefulness.

These function keys are of high importance, they have different functions that will save you lot of time.

Function Keys F1 – F12: Shortcut Keys Everyone Should Know

Function Keys F1 to F2: Shortcut Keys


The first function key (F1) opens the Help Screen for every program that is being executed on your computer.


The (F2) function key allows you to rename a selected folder or file.


The  (F3) Function key opens a search feature for an application that is currently active.

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When you use (F4) with Alt (Alt + F4),it closes the window that is currently active.


This key will refresh or reload the page or document window


This Shortcut Key moves the cursor to the address bar in the Internet browser.


This key is used to spell check or grammar checks a document in Microsoft applications like Microsoft Word.


This is used to access the boot menu in Windows while the computer is switched ON.


Refreshes a document in MS. Word. It also sends and receives emails in Microsoft Outlook.


It Activates the menu bar of an application that is currently open. This key used with Shift button (Shift + F10) works also as a Right click.

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Enters and exits full-screen mode in Internet browsers.


This Function key opens the Save as dialog box in Microsoft Word.

Now you know, save yourself lot of time by making use of these function key shortcut.

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