Quick Answer: What Is Ctrl F?

What is Ctrl-F?

Also known as Command-F for Mac users (although newer Mac keyboards now include a Control key).

Ctrl-F is the shortcut in your browser or operating system that allows you to find words or phrases quickly.

You can use it browsing a website, in a Word or Google document, even in a PDF.

How does Ctrl F work?

Ctrl+F in Word and other word processors

In Microsoft Word, Ctrl+F opens the search box in the Navigation task pane that allows you to search for text in the current document. In other word processor and text editor programs, Ctrl+F opens a find option to find text in the current document or file.

Why is Ctrl F not working?

In the Customize Keyboard dialog, under “Categories,” select Home Tab or All Commands and scroll down to EditFind. In the “Press new shortcut key” box, press (do not type) Ctrl+F. Word will inform you that the shortcut is “Currently assigned to: NavPaneSearch.” Select Ctrl+F in the “Current keys” box and click Remove.

What is Ctrl N?

Alternatively referred to as Control N and C-n, Ctrl+N is a shortcut key most often used to create a new document, window, workbook, or another type of file. Ctrl+N in an Internet browser. Ctrl+N in Excel and other spreadsheet programs. Ctrl+N in Microsoft PowerPoint.

How do you select all Ctrl F?

You can use Find to highlight all the occurrences of a specific word or phrase as follows:

  • Choose Find from the Edit menu or press [Ctrl]+F.
  • On the Find tab, enter the word or phrase into the Find What control.
  • Check the Highlight All Items Found In option (shown below).
  • Click Find All and click Close.

What does Ctrl B do?

Ctrl+B in Word and other word processors

In Microsoft Word and other word processor programs, highlighting text and pressing Ctrl+B makes the text bold. If the text is already bold, highlighting the bold text and pressing Ctrl+B un-bolds the text.

What is Ctrl M?

Ctrl+M in Word and other word processors

In Microsoft Word and other word processor programs, pressing Ctrl+M indents the paragraph. If you press Ctrl+M more than once, it will indent for each time the shortcut is used.