End key

Updated: 10/30/2017 by Computer Hope
Keyboard end key

The End key is a key found on a computer keyboard that moves the cursor to the end of the line, document, page, cell, or screen of where your cursor is positioned.

Where is the End key on the keyboard?

Below is an overview of a computer keyboard with the End key highlighted in blue on the main keyboard as well as the numeric keypad.

Home key

Note

Apple computer keyboards do not have an end key on the numeric keypad.

Examples of using the End key

Below is a list of all the different ways the end key can be used on your keyboard. Keep in mind that not all programs use the end key the same, so not all these examples will work with every program.

  • End - Go to the end of the line, paragraph or document.
  • Ctrl+End - Pressing Ctrl and the End key at the same time will go to the very end of the document, page, or text.
  • Shift+End - Pressing Shift and the End key at the same time highlights all text from the current position to the end of the line.
  • Ctrl+Shift+End - Pressing Ctrl, Shift, and End all at the same time highlights all text from the current position to the end of the text or page.
Tip

While browsing the Internet pressing the end key on your keyboard will move to the bottom of the page.

Practice going to the end of text

Below is a text field that can be used to practice using the end key on the keyboard.

What does the End key do when pressed in Microsoft Word?

In Microsoft Word, when you press the End key it goes to the end of the sentence. To get to the end of a document press Ctrl+End.

Control keys, Home key, Keyboard terms