Alternatively referred to as Control Q and C-q, Ctrl+Q is a shortcut key that varies depending on the program being used. For example, in Microsoft Word, Ctrl+Q is used to remove the paragraph's formatting.
How to use the Ctrl+Q shortcut key
On Apple computer keyboards, the Ctrl key is labeled as "control."
Ctrl+Q in Audacity
Ctrl+Q in Opera
In Opera, pressing the Ctrl+Q closes the browser.
Ctrl+Q in Outlook
In Microsoft Outlook, pressing Ctrl+Q marks selected e-mail as read.
Use the shortcut Ctrl+U to mark a selected e-mail as un-read.
Ctrl+Q in Excel 2019
In Microsoft Excel 2019, pressing Ctrl+Q opens the Quick Analysis Tool for the highlighted cells.
Related keyboard shortcuts
Below are links to related keyboard key and keyboard shortcut pages.