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(computer science) the key on a computer keyboard that is used (in combination with some other key) to type control characters

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Tip: When the Ctrl key is added to a shortcut, it often serves the purpose of allowing a user to select a series of noncontiguous items, as it does in this screenshot where a group of noncontiguous folders are selected in Explorer.
If you use this software, press and hold the CTRL key when you click on the Register button.
While holding down the Ctrl key, click on cells I5, I11, B16, C16, D16, E16, F7, F23, F25 and F26.
If you click one by mistake, click it again without releasing the Ctrl key.
Hold down the Ctrl key while you select the remaining input cells.
If they are not contiguous, hold down the Ctrl key and click on each sheet you want grouped.
AYOU can prevent the programs in the StartUp folder on your Start menu from running by holding down the Ctrl key while Windows loads.
A faster option is to simply type the 1 and hold down the Ctrl key while dragging the Fill Handle.
Hold down the Ctrl key and click on cell 111 (a cost-of-sales growth rate assumption).
If you have "pop-up" blocking software installed, please disable or press and hold the CTRL key when you click on the webcast link.
Place a check next to Show location of pointer when I press the Ctrl key.
Then hold down the Shift or Ctrl key and click on the tab of the worksheet where you want the settings and click on File, Page Setup and OK.
Once you've created the worksheet, hold down the Ctrl key while highlighting the header (row 4), Sales (row 5) and Operating income (row 9).