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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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With this in mind the ROG R&D team carefully examined the play style of FPS gamers, applying their findings to create a Ctrl key that's more than 2X wider than traditional Ctrl keys as well as a shortened left Windows key that's designed to be less of a target.
Selecting cells where you want to enter data: For a worksheet where you want to enter data into multiple cells (either adjacent or scattered across your worksheet), you might find it useful to first select all of those blank cells while holding down the Ctrl key; thereafter, you can enter data into each selected cell and advance to the next cell by pressing the Enter key.
You can select additional areas using the mouse, but you don't have to hold down the Ctrl key.
Simply hold down the Shift and Ctrl keys while clicking on each color-channel thumbnail.
Once you have the list in front of you, just click one file, then hold down the CTRL key and tap "A." This will highlight all of the files.
Simply hold down the CTRL key as you rotate the wheel button forward or back.
To start the computer in Safe Mode, press and hold the Ctrl key (in Windows 98) or F8 (in Windows XP) during the start-up routine and choose Safe Mode from the list of options, using the arrow keys and pressing Enter to confirm.
With several documents open at once, hold down the ctrl key and then press F6.
Then choose File [right arrow] New to create a new drawing, select the ellipse tool (circle in the Toolbox), and hold down the CTRL key to create a perfect circle.
Again, should the program return an error message or should any beeps sound, press either the Esc key or Ctrl key and Break keys.
If this command string is in a glossary preceded by a code character, 1, it can then be placed in the program merely by holding the CTRL key and pressing G, which enters the glossary function, and then typing the character 1.
An oversized Ctrl key creates a larger target when you need to crouch, walk, dock, or lie prone in your favorite first-person shooter.
More noticeable, however, is the dedicated Xbox key where the traditional CTRL key would be.
* To have the number 1 extend to 2, 3, 4, and so on, hold down the CTRL key while dragging the fill handle.
Print a group of email messages all at once by selecting multiple emails while holding down the Ctrl key and then selecting File, Print, Memo Style, Print.