Ctrl + A also known as Control + A is a keyboard shortcut used to select all text, pictures, files, or other objects on the same page.
How to use Ctrl + A?
One needs to press and hold the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard and press the "A" key with it.
On Mac computer/laptop, you need to press "Command+A".
- Ctrl + A in Excel:
- Ctrl + A in Word:
- Ctrl + A in Browser:
- Ctrl + A in Outlook:
In Microsoft Excel, if you choose to press the "Ctrl + A" key, it will select all the cells that contain data. If you choose to press it again, then, it will select all the cells in the sheet.
In Microsoft Word, Ctrl + A lets you select all the text on your document.
In all the major browsers, pressing Ctrl + A will select all the data on the page including images, text, and also other present things.
In Microsoft Outlook, Ctrl + A will select all the contacts in your contact list.