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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.
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Translations

alt key

n (Comput) → Alt-Taste f; to hold down the alt keydie Alt-Taste gedrückt halten
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Moving paragraphs: Click on the para you want to move and depress the Shift- Alt keys, and move the paragraph up or down using the arrow keys.
Do this by holding down the Shift, Ctrl, and Alt keys, and pressing N followed by E.
* Word: To move a paragraph around in your document, position the insertion point (not the cursor) in the paragraph you want to move, hold down the Shift and Alt keys while pressing the up arrow to move the paragraph up or the down arrow to move it down.