Keyboard Keys

by Briana Lisette-Marie Spears
(Elizbethtown, NC)

What key removes text directly over the cursor? Delete - this key removes text directly over/in front of the cursor.


end

this key moves the cursor directly to the end of a line

home

this key moves the cursor to the beginning of a line

arrow

these keys move the cursor on the screen up, down, left, and right

delete

this key removes text directly over/in front of the cursor

spacebar

this moves the cursor ahead one space at a time
page up, page down moves the page up or down one screen at a time from the current display

insert

this key toggles between insert mode and type over or overstrike mode

cap lock

this key locks the alphabetic keys in the uppercase so that you can eaily key all capital letters

backspace

moves the cursor one character to the left and deletes that character

num lock

allows you to use the numeric keypad

ctrl alt

used in combination with other keys to access functions that are built into your word processing

tab

moves the cursor ahead a preset number of spaces

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