Keyboard and Keys

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Keyboard and Keys
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Enter/Return
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Shift
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computer command to send information (when on-line)
or ends a paragraph (in word processing, like a typewriter)
Creates a uppercase letter when holding shift and pressing
the letter (SHIFT + L)
Also works for the symbols above the numbers on your
keyboard (SHIFT + 2 = @)
Control
Activates a command when pressed with another key
(CTRL + C= copy)
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Backspace
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Moves the cursor back one or more spaces while deleting
what is behind the cursor
Delete
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Similar to backspace, but erases what is in front of the cursor
More Important Keys
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Arrow Keys
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Used to move the cursor back, forth, up & down
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Used to make indentations or move to another line when
filling out an on-line form
Tab
Caps Lock
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Sets the all letters to capital letters
Number Lock
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Turns the number pad on the side of the computer
on and off
Telling the Computer What to Do
Keyboards are a lot like typewriters
with some new keys!
Function keys
Backspace key
Delete key
Tab
Caps Lock
Control
key
Space
bar
Shift
Enter key
Arrow
keys
Number
keypad

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