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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.
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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
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Translations

control key

n (Comput) → tasto di controllo
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For example, as pictured below, I've selected the data columns B, D, and F (by holding down the Ctrl key as I selected each column), and I then adjusted the width of one column (as shown by the red arrow), which automatically adjusted the width of all selected columns, making them the same size.
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What's a bit peculiar is that Asus has chosen to make what's usually an Enter key on that super-slim numpad, a Delete key and the right Ctrl key extra long.
To allow text zooming, users just need to hold down the Ctrl key and use the mouse wheel to zoom in and out.
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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.