Alt key


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Alt key

n.
A key on a computer keyboard that is pressed in combination with another key to execute an alternate operation.
Translations

alt key

n (Comput) → Alt-Taste f; to hold down the alt keydie Alt-Taste gedrückt halten
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Press the Alt key in PC (Opt key in Mac), while click-dragging inside the color rectangle, left-right.
In addition, users can now long press any key to select a corresponding symbol, instead of switching to the symbol layout by pressing the Alt key.
Hold down the Alt key and type 0115 on the numeric keypad.
Pronounced "alt-J", the delta sign is created when you hold down the alt key on your computer keyboard and punch the "J" key.
In a bizarre tweet, he said: "For those with a Mac and no # key, hold down the Alt key and press the number three to get your hashtag
If you still have problems, open Internet Explorer 9, go to the Tools menu and select Internet Options; press the Alt key if you do not see the menus.
To see the entire mask, I hold the ALT key while clicking on the mask thumbnail.
lt;p>Vista and Windows 7 users will also be able to view the full menus by holding the Alt key, which will act as a toggle between on and off.
To delete part of your selection hold the ALT key while selecting the area to take out.
Within Windows, holding down the Alt key and hitting Tab is a quick way to switch among open programs.
ALT+T]-[T]-[P] would indicate that you should hold down the ALT key and press the T key.
At the bottom of the layers palette, click on the "Create a new layer" button while holding down the ALT key (OPT on the Mac).