Alt+Enter is a keyboard shortcut most commonly used to create a new line in a Microsoft Excel cell. Below are other programs that use this keyboard shortcut and related information.
How to use the Alt+Enter keyboard shortcut
Alt+Enter in Google Docs
Alt+Enter in Google Sheets
Alt+Enter in Microsoft Excel
Alt+Enter in Word and other word processors
Using Alt+Enter in Internet browsers
In all major Internet browsers (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Opera), pressing Alt+Enter opens a search in a new tab. For example, if you type "computer help" in the address bar or search bar and press Alt+Enter, a search for "computer help" opens in a new tab.
Alt+Enter in Windows
Alt+Enter in the Windows command line
In early versions of Microsoft Windows (Windows XP and lower), pressing Alt+Enter would resize the Windows command line from a window to a full screen. More recent versions of Windows no longer support this keyboard shortcut.
Alt+Enter in TextPad
Related keyboard shortcuts and keys
Below are links to related keyboard shortcuts and individual key pages.