Ctrl + 5

Ctrl + 5

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Ctrl + 5 also known as Control + 5 is a keyboard shortcut that is often used to switch to the fifth tab in an Internet browser but it serves a different purpose in different programs.

How to use Ctrl + 5?

One needs to press and hold the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard and press the "5" key with it.


For using these shortcuts, you need to use the 5 key located above the top row keys, not on the numeric keypad.

  • Ctrl + 5 in Excel:
  • In Microsoft Excel, if you choose to press the "Ctrl + 5" key, it will turn on or off the strikethrough.

  • Ctrl + 5 in Word:
  • In Microsoft Word, Ctrl + 5 lets to change a line, paragraph, or all highlighted text to have 1.5 spacing per line.


    In Apple Computer, Command + Shift + 5 is used to open screen utility.

  • Ctrl + 5 in Browser:

In all the major browsers (e.g. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera), Ctrl + 5 key is used to switch to the fifth tab of the browser.

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