Alternatively written as Control+H, ^h, and C-h, Ctrl+H is a keyboard shortcut whose function varies depending on the program. For example, with text editors, Ctrl+H is used to find and replace a character, word, or phrase. However, in an Internet browser, Ctrl+H opens the history tool.
How to use the Ctrl+H keyboard shortcut
Ctrl+H in an Internet browser
Ctrl+H in word processors and text editors
If you only want to find text and not replace, use the Ctrl+F shortcut.
Ctrl+H in Microsoft PowerPoint
Ctrl+H in Windows calculator
When used in the Microsoft Windows calculator, pressing Ctrl+H displays the history of everything entered into the calculator.
Related keyboard shortcuts and keys
Below are links to related keyboard shortcuts and individual key pages.