Alternatively referred to as Control Z and C-z, Ctrl+Z is a shortcut key most often used to undo.
Most programs that support Ctrl+Z also support the ability to undo multiple changes. For example, you can press and hold Ctrl and while still holding the key, press "Z" three times to undo the last three changes.
The opposite shortcut key of Ctrl+Z is Ctrl+Y (redo).
- How to use the Ctrl+Z shortcut key.
- Ctrl+Z in an Internet browser.
- Ctrl+Z in Excel and other spreadsheet programs.
- Ctrl+Z in Microsoft PowerPoint.
- Ctrl+Z in Word and other word processors.
- Using Ctrl+Z with the copy con command.
- Related keyboard shortcuts.
- Related pages.
- Computer keyboard shortcuts.
How to use the Ctrl+Z shortcut key
On Apple computer keyboards, the Ctrl key is labeled as "control."
Ctrl+Z in an Internet browser
Ctrl+Z in Excel and other spreadsheet programs
Ctrl+Z in Microsoft PowerPoint
In Microsoft PowerPoint, the Ctrl+Z shortcut key will undo any change made in the spreadsheet.
Ctrl+Z in Word and other word processors
Using Ctrl+Z with the copy con command
When using the MS-DOS copy con command, Ctrl+Z is the keyboard shortcut that completes the creation of the file and saves the file to the computer.
Related keyboard shortcuts
Below are links to related keyboard key and keyboard shortcut pages.