Alternatively referred to as Control+Z and C-z, Ctrl+Z is a keyboard shortcut most often used to undo the previous action.
Most programs that support the Ctrl+Z keyboard shortcut allow you to use it multiple times. For example, you could press and hold Ctrl, and then press Z three times to undo the last three changes (if they exist).
- How to use the Ctrl+Z keyboard shortcut.
- 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.
- Ctrl+Z in a command line environment.
- Related keyboard shortcuts and keys.
- Related pages.
- Computer keyboard shortcuts.
How to use the Ctrl+Z keyboard shortcut
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 keyboard shortcut will undo any edit made to a presentation.
Ctrl+Z in Word and other word processors
Using Ctrl+Z with the copy con command
When using the MS-DOS copy con command, pressing Ctrl+Z finalizes the creation of a file and then saves it.
Ctrl+Z in a command line environment
Related keyboard shortcuts and keys
Below are links to related keyboard shortcuts and individual key pages.