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control key

n. Abbr. ctrl
A key on a computer keyboard that is pressed in combination with another key to activate a command.

control key

n
(Computer Science) a key on the keyboard of a computer that is used in conjunction with the standard keys in order to initiate a specific function, such as editing
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Noun1.control key - (computer science) the key on a computer keyboard that is used (in combination with some other key) to type control characterscontrol key - (computer science) the key on a computer keyboard that is used (in combination with some other key) to type control characters
key - a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Translations

control key

n (Comput) → tasto di controllo
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You can select additional areas using the mouse, but you don't have to hold down the Ctrl key.
If you have any questions regarding the Cone of Silence , you can view the County Ordinance by holding down below the CTRL Key and clicking on the attached link or you may contact the City Attorneys office for assistance.
You can launch or navigate to the respective tool within the F12 Developer tool using the shortcut key Ctrl Key + [Number between 1 to 7].
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.
Brosix instant messaging windows can even be included in the screen shot by holding down the CTRL key.
Zoom In & Zoom Out: Hold down the Ctrl key & roll the scroll wheel forward to zoom in & back to zoom out.
Just hold down the Ctrl key and right-click on the word in your word processing, email, web, or other document.
Now open the Channels window (Window > Channels) and use the green channel as a mask by holding the Ctrl key and clicking on the green-channel thumbnail.
One trick you might not discover is to move selected objects one pixel at a time by using the up, down and sideways arrows while pressing the Ctrl key.
Once you have the list in front of you, just click one file, then hold down the CTRL key and tap "A.
Simply hold down the CTRL key as you rotate the wheel button forward or back.