Updated: 03/06/2020 by Computer Hope

Alt+E is a shortcut key most often used to open the Edit file menu option for programs supporting a file menu.

How to use the Alt+E shortcut key

To use the keyboard shortcut Alt+E, press and hold either Alt key on the keyboard and while continuing to hold, press the "E" key with either hand.

Alt+E in Google Sheets

In Google Sheets, pressing Alt+E opens the Edit file menu option.

Using Alt+E in an Internet browser

In Chrome, pressing Alt+E opens the Chrome menu.

In Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, pressing Alt+E opens the Edit file menu.

Alt+E in Windows Task Manager

In the Windows Task Manager, pressing Alt+E end tasks the highlighted process.

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