What Is the "select All" Shortcut?


Quick Answer

To select all the text and images that appear in a selected PC computer window, hold the CTRL key while tapping the A key. On an Apple computer, use the Command key (⌘) rather than CTRL. The left mouse button will also produce a menu with the select all option.

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What Is the "select All" Shortcut?
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Full Answer

To cut and save information highlighted with the select all command, hold down the CTRL/Command button while tapping X. This information can then be pasted elsewhere on the computer by holding the CTRL/Command button and tapping V. Alternately, an image of the screen itself can be taken by pressing the CTRL and PRINT SCREEN buttons on a PC or the Command, Shift and F3 buttons on a Mac.

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