How to use the F key on your computer

Think about whether you used the F key when using a computer. Press the F5 key once to get the refresh function, which is easier and more convenient as you do not have to press the steps like in the mouse. Like the F5 key, the other F keys also provide a variety of user-friendly features.

1. F1

Suppose you are using an application. When you suddenly need a Help menu, do you just go around looking at the whole menu? Just press the F1 key and the Help menu will open.

2. F2

If you want to change the name of your file, will you still have to search for “Rename” in the same way as before? Select the file you want to convert.

3. F3

How to use the keyboard’s F3 keys Press F3 to bring up a search box in Internet browsers. Fill in the box and search for it.

4. F4

If you press F4 on My Computer, the address bar list will be displayed. Press the Alt key and the F4 key together to quickly close an application.

5. F5

As mentioned above, its function is to refresh. It also enables slideshow in Microsoft PowerPoint applications.

6. F6

In the Microsoft PowerPoint application, pressing F6 moves the slide one more time. In browsers, you can easily select the entire URL address that appears in the address bar.

7. F7

Microsoft Office applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint In applications such as Microsoft Excel, pressing the F7 key performs the Spelling and Grammar Check feature, which checks the spelling of your text.

8. F8

In the Microsoft Office applications, you can easily do this with just the F8 key when you want to memorize something.

9. F9

The F9 key can be used to update Microsoft Office applications.

10. F10

The F10 key opens the menu bar options. This type of key is useful when you want to easily select items from the menu.

11. F11

You can do this with the F11 key when you want your device to be full screen. It also opens the Visual Basic Editor in Microsoft Office applications.

12. F12

It is useful when you want files to be saved under a different name. Press the F12 key and a “Save as” box will appear. By now you should know how to use the F key.