Function Keys Uses
Function Keys Uses. These are some of the uses of function keys that are available in Windows keyboard.
In this post, we will be guiding you the function keys usage on a computer keyboard.
These are the computer keyboard function keys uses:
Let’s start with the Function key F1. It will be helping you to find the information always whether you are on the desktop or using the browser when you click on F1 a help window appears.
F2 is known to be an edit button. You can rename any file by clicking on the file once and clicking on the F2 button.
F3 is used to search for any file or word. If you are in any window or in a browser just click on the F3 button and you will get to see the search bar at the top right corner of your active window.
F4 is used to close the active window on the computer for that you need to use the combination of Alt + F4 to close active window. In the internet explorer when you click on the F4 button you will be taken directly to the address bar no need of using your mouse.
F5 is known and widely used for refreshing the content on your computer. To hard refresh, you need to use the combination of ctrl + f5 on your browser.
F6 is used to switch the icons in the taskbar of your desktop.
F7 is used in Firefox browser to turn on carat browsing. You will be getting the cursor while reading anything on your browser.
F8 is used to get into the safe mode on your computer while booting.
F9 is used for compiling the code.
F10 is used for the right click on the browser without using the mouse. The combination you need to use is shift+F10.
F11 is used to enable full-screen mode on the browser.
F12 is mostly used for printing. The combinations used for printing is ctrl + shift + F12 or ctrl+P.
Uses of Function keys in the keyboard:
If you are a computer user then you need to learn the basics of function keys that are available on your computer keyboard. You can save your time by using this shortcuts on your computer.
It also depends on the keyboard and its keys. We also get some extended shortcut keys for some premium keyboards that are available in the market.
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