Alternatively referred to as Control E and C-e, Ctrl+E is a shortcut key that varies depending on the program. For example, in many Internet browsers, Ctrl+E is used to focus on the address or search bar.
How to use the Ctrl+E shortcut key
On Apple computer keyboards, the Ctrl key is labeled as "control."
Ctrl+E in an Internet browser
In Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, Ctrl+E focuses on the address bar, search bar, or omnibox depending on your browser. Using this shortcut can be helpful when you're done reading the current page and want to type a new address or search for something else without using the mouse.
In Opera, the Ctrl+E shortcut is used to write a new message.
Ctrl+E in Microsoft PowerPoint
Ctrl+E in Word and other word processors
Ctrl+E in Google Sheets
In Google Sheets, pressing Ctrl+E collapses an expanded array formula.
Using Ctrl+E with Skype
In Skype, pressing Ctrl+E hangs up the current call.
Related keyboard shortcuts
Below are links to related keyboard key and keyboard shortcut pages.