Microsoft Paint keyboard shortcuts

Microsoft Paint

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- Shortcuts
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Ctrl + A

Select entire canvas

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Ctrl + C

Copy selected area

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Ctrl + X

Cut selected area

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Ctrl + V

Paste clipboard data

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Ctrl + Z

Undo last action

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Ctrl + Y

Redo action

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Ctrl + E

Shows image properties

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Ctrl + G

Toggles grid lines

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Ctrl + P

Print the picture

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Ctrl + R

Show or hide the ruler

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Ctrl + W

Open the Resize and Skew dialog box

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Ctrl + N

Create a new picture

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Ctrl + O

Open a picture

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Ctrl + S

Save changes to a picture

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Ctrl + Page Up

Zoom in

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Ctrl + Page Down

Zoom out

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Ctrl + B

Bold selected text

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Ctrl + I

Make selected text italics

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Ctrl + U

Underline selected text

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Ctrl + +

Scale up and tool or shape

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Ctrl + -

Scale down tool or shape

After hitting the Alt key, you can use the keys below the control the additional options.
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Alt + F

Opens the File menu

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Alt + H

Shows key help / Switch to Home tab

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Alt + V

Switch to View tab

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Alt + F4

Close the window

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Alt + Esc

Minimize MS Paint interface

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Alt + Space

Equivalent to right-clicking on the title bar

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F1

Open Paint Help

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F11

View a picture in full screen mode

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F12

Save the picture as a new file

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F10

Displays key tips like the Alt key

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Move the selection or active shape right by one pixel

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Move the selection or active shape left by one pixel

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Move the selection or active shape down by one pixel

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Move the selection or active shape up by one pixel

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Esc

Cancel a selection

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Del

Delete a selection

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Print Screen

Take a screenshot


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Program information

Program name: Microsoft Paint Microsoft Paint (Imaging)

Paint is Windows' integral image processing software. Very simple, but can be really useful for simple image operations.

Last update: 11 November 2019

How easy to press shortcuts: 87%

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Shortcut count: 38

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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