What is a keyboard shortcut for 'Save as'?

The shortcut may differ from one program to another, so it is advisable to check the developer's help page or FAQ for the list of shortcuts for the program you are using.

The most-common "Save as" shortcuts are as follows:

  • To save press Ctrl+S. If the document has never been saved before, this will bring up the 'Save As' dialog box. If the document has been saved before, this will overwrite the existing save.
  • 'Save as' for Microsoft Word it is the F12 key.
  • On Paint.NET the shortcut is Ctrl+Shift+S.