Updated: 08/02/2020 by Computer Hope
Alt+J keyboard shortcut

Alt+J is a keyboard shortcut to adjust the justification of text in a file.


Alt-J is also a band that got their name from a shortcut originally used to create the Greek letter delta (Δ) on an Apple computer.

How to use the Alt+J keyboard shortcut

To use this keyboard shortcut, press and hold either Alt key, and while continuing to hold, press J.

Alt+J in Nano

In the Nano text editor, Alt+J justifies the entire file.

Below are links to related keyboard shortcuts and individual key pages.

Alt, J, Keyboard shortcut, Keyboard terms