With some operating systems, the Alt key generates characters by means of their individual codes.
Press the Alt key again along with the space bar, and a pop-up menu will appear.
The keyboard also is only 4 rows, so your Alt keys get used a lot more, and there are fewer characters available.
In most cases, you can press the Alt key plus the underlined letter to perform that dialogue box action.
To find reference information about the words used in this article, hold down the ALT key and click on any word, phrase or name.
The Menu bar can be displayed temporarily by pressing and releasing the Alt key.
Enter them by holding down the Alt key and typing the numbers on the numerical keypad (not the number row above the letter keys).
Microsoft has hidden the traditional menu bar in some programs (you can summon it by tapping the Alt key), but not in others.
A number of gestures can be performed by holding down the Alt (alternate) key and pressing certain letter, number, or function keys.
It functions as the Alt key in Unix and Windows environments.