Ctrl + W

Ctrl + W

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Ctrl + W also known as Control + W is a keyboard shortcut that is used to close a document, tab, program, etc.

How to use the Ctrl + W?

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


In Apple Mac, one needs to press "Command + Option + W" in order to close all windows.

  • Ctrl + W in Excel:
  • In Microsoft Excel, if you choose to press the "Ctrl + W" key, it will close the current excel workbook.

  • Ctrl + W in Word:
  • In Microsoft Word, Ctrl + W lets you close the current document.

  • Ctrl + W in Browser:

In all the major browsers (e.g. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera), Ctrl + W key is used to close the current tab, however, if only one tab is open, it will close the browser.

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