Updated: 05/02/2021 by Computer Hope
P may refer to any of the following:
1. P is a key used with the keyboard shortcuts Alt+P, Command+P, and Ctrl+P.
2. With Microsoft Excel and other spreadsheet programs, "P" is the sixteenth column of a spreadsheet. To reference the first cell in the column, you'd use "P1."
3. In the phonetic alphabet, "P" is often pronounced as "papa."
4. P is the sixteenth letter of the English alphabet. The letter "P" comes after "O" and is followed by the letter "Q." To create a capitalized "P" press the Shift and P key at the same time.
With U.S. QWERTY keyboards, the "P" key is on the top row, to the right of "O" and left of the "[" (open square bracket) key. See our keyboard page for a visual example of all keyboard keys.
In ASCII the uppercase "P" is "080" in decimal (01010000 in binary). The lowercase "p" is "112" in decimal (01110000 in binary).