Monday, October 8, 2012

A Few Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows (From Microsoft:

Windows system key combinations

·         F1: Help

·         CTRL+ESC: Open Start menu

·         ALT+TAB: Switch between open programs

·         ALT+F4: Quit program

·         SHIFT+DELETE: Delete item permanently

·         Windows Logo+L: Lock the computer (without using CTRL+ALT+DELETE)

Windows program key combinations

·         CTRL+C: Copy

·         CTRL+X: Cut

·         CTRL+V: Paste

·         CTRL+Z: Undo

·         CTRL+B: Bold

·         CTRL+U: Underline

·         CTRL+I: Italic

Mouse click/keyboard modifier combinations for shell objects

·         SHIFT+right click: Displays a shortcut menu containing alternative commands

·         SHIFT+double click: Runs the alternate default command (the second item on the menu)

·         ALT+double click: Displays properties

·         SHIFT+DELETE: Deletes an item immediately without placing it in the Recycle Bin

General keyboard-only commands

·         F1: Starts Windows Help

·         F10: Activates menu bar options

·         SHIFT+F10 Opens a shortcut menu for the selected item (this is the same as right-clicking an object

·         CTRL+ESC: Opens the Start menu (use the ARROW keys to select an item)

·         CTRL+ESC or ESC: Selects the Start button (press TAB to select the taskbar, or press SHIFT+F10 for a context menu)

·         CTRL+SHIFT+ESC: Opens Windows Task Manager

·         ALT+DOWN ARROW: Opens a drop-down list box

·         ALT+TAB: Switch to another running program (hold down the ALT key and then press the TAB key to view the task-switching window)

·         SHIFT: Press and hold down the SHIFT key while you insert a CD-ROM to bypass the automatic-run feature

·         ALT+SPACE: Displays the main window's System menu (from the System menu, you can restore, move, resize, minimize, maximize, or close the window)

·         ALT+- (ALT+hyphen): Displays the Multiple Document Interface (MDI) child window's System menu (from the MDI child window's System menu, you can restore, move, resize, minimize, maximize, or close the child window)

·         CTRL+TAB: Switch to the next child window of a Multiple Document Interface (MDI) program

·         ALT+underlined letter in menu: Opens the menu

·         ALT+F4: Closes the current window

·         CTRL+F4: Closes the current Multiple Document Interface (MDI) window

·         ALT+F6: Switch between multiple windows in the same program (for example, when the Notepad Find dialog box is displayed, ALT+F6 switches between the Find dialog box and the main Notepad window)




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