Ctrl+Home

Updated: 10/07/2019 by Computer Hope
Ctrl+Home

Alternatively referred to as Control Home and C-Home, Ctrl+Home is a shortcut key that moves the cursor to the end of a document.

How to use the Ctrl+Home shortcut key

To use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Home, press and hold either Ctrl key on the keyboard and while continuing to hold, press the Home key with the same hand or the other hand.

Note

On Apple computer keyboards, the Ctrl key is labeled as "control."

Ctrl+Home in an Internet browser

In all major Internet browsers (e.g., Chrome, Edge, Firefox, IE, Opera), pressing Ctrl+Home moves to the end of the web page, if not already there.

Ctrl+Home in Excel and other spreadsheet programs

In Microsoft Excel, pressing Ctrl+Home moves to the A1 cell.

Tip

If you pressed Ctrl+Shift+Home everything from the text cursors current position to A1 would be highlighted.

Ctrl+Home in Word and other word processors

In Microsoft Word and other word processor programs, pressing Ctrl+Home moves to the beginning of the document, if not already there.

Tip

If you pressed Ctrl+Shift+Home, everything from the text cursors current position to the start of the document would be highlighted.

Below are links to related keyboard key and keyboard shortcut pages.

Ctrl, Home key, Keyboard terms, Shortcut key