Wednesday, March 19, 2014

KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS


Getting familiar with keyboard shortcuts not only help you get the work done faster, but also more efficient. If your daily job rely heavily on using Windows, here are some 100+ Windows Keyboard Shortcuts you might want to check out. If there’s any nifty shortcuts we
have missed, appreciate a heads up.

The General Shortcuts
We’ll kickoff the list with some really general shortcuts that you often used.
CTRL + C (Copy)
CTRL + X (Cut)
CTRL + V (Paste)
CTRL + Z (Undo)
Delete (Delete)
Shift + Delete (Delete the selected item
permanently without placing the item in the
Recycle Bin)
CTRL while dragging an item (Copy the
selected item)
CTRL + Shift while dragging an item
(Create a shortcut to the selected item)
F 2 key (Rename the selected item)
CTRL + RIGHT ARROW (Move the insertion
point to the beginning of the next word)
CTRL + LEFT ARROW (Move the insertion
point to the beginning of the previous word)
CTRL + DOWN ARROW (Move the insertion
point to the beginning of the next paragraph)
CTRL + UP ARROW (Move the insertion point
to the beginning of the previous paragraph)
CTRL + Shift with any of the arrow keys
(Highlight a block of text)
Shift with any of the arrow keys (Select
more than one item in a window or on the
desktop, or select text in a document)
CTRL + A (Select all)
F 3 key (Search for a file or a folder)
Alt + Enter (View the properties for the
selected item)
Alt + F 4 (Close the active item, or quit the
active program)
Alt + Enter (Display the properties of the
selected object)
Alt + Spacebar (Open the shortcut menu
for the active window)
CTRL + F 4 (Close the active document in
programs that enable you to have multiple
documents open simultaneously)
Alt + Tab (Switch between the open items)
Alt + ESC (Cycle through items in the order
that they had been opened)
F 6 key (Cycle through the screen elements in
a window or on the desktop)
F 4 key (Display the Address bar list in My
Computer or Windows Explorer)
Shift + F 10 (Display the shortcut menu for
the selected item)
Alt + Spacebar (Display the System menu
for the active window)
CTRL + ESC (Display the Start menu)
Alt +Underlined letter in a menu name
(Display the corresponding menu)
Underlined letter in a command name on an
open menu (Perform the corresponding
command)
F 10 key (Activate the menu bar in the active
program)
RIGHT ARROW (Open the next menu to the
right, or open a submenu)
LEFT ARROW (Open the next menu to the
left, or close a submenu)
F 5 key (Update the active window)
Backspace (View the folder one level up in
My Computer or Windows Explorer)
ESC (Cancel the current task)
Shift when you insert a CD-ROM into the
CD-ROM drive (Prevent the CD-ROM from
automatically playing)

Dialog Box Keyboard Shortcuts
CTRL + Tab (Move forward through the
tabs)
CTRL + Shift + Tab (Move backward
through the tabs)
Tab (Move forward through the options)
Shift + Tab (Move backward through the
options)
Alt +Underlined letter (Perform the
corresponding command or select the
corresponding option)
Enter (Perform the command for the active
option or button)
Spacebar (Select or clear the check box if
the active option is a check box)
Arrow keys (Select a button if the active option
is a group of option buttons)
F 1 key (Display Help)
F 4 key (Display the items in the active list)
Backspace (Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box)

Microsoft Natural Keyboard
Shortcuts
Win (Display or hide the Start menu)
Win +BREAK (Display the System Properties
dialog box)
Win +D (Display the desktop)
Win +M (Minimize all of the windows)
Win + Shift +M (Restore the minimized
windows)
Win +E (Open My Computer)
Win +F (Search for a file or a folder)
CTRL + Win +F (Search for computers)
Win +F1 (Display Windows Help)
Win + L (Lock the keyboard)
Win +R (Open the Run dialog box)
Win +U (Open Utility Manager)

Accessibility Keyboard Shortcuts
Right Shift for eight seconds (Switch
FilterKeys either on or off)
Left Alt +left Shift + PRINT SCREEN
(Switch High Contrast either on or off)
Left Alt +left Shift + NUM LOCK (Switch
the MouseKeys either on or off)
Shift five times (Switch the StickyKeys
either on or off)
NUM LOCK for five seconds (Switch the
ToggleKeys either on or off)
Win + U (Open Utility Manager)
Windows Explorer Keyboard
Shortcuts
END (Display the bottom of the active
window)
HOME (Display the top of the active window)
NUM LOCK + * (Display all of the subfolders
that are under the selected folder)
NUM LOCK + + (Display the contents of the
selected folder)
NUM LOCK + - (Collapse the selected folder)
LEFT ARROW (Collapse the current selection
if it is expanded, or select the parent folder)
RIGHT ARROW (Display the current selection
if it is collapsed, or select the first subfolder)

Shortcut Keys For Character Map
After you double-click a character on the grid
of characters, you can move through the grid
by using the keyboard shortcuts:
RIGHT ARROW (Move to the right or to the
beginning of the next line)
LEFT ARROW (Move to the left or to the end
of the previous line)
UP ARROW (Move up one row)
DOWN ARROW (Move down one row)
PAGE UP (Move up one screen at a time)
PAGE DOWN (Move down one screen at a
time)
HOME (Move to the beginning of the line)
END (Move to the end of the line)
CTRL + HOME (Move to the first character)
CTRL + END (Move to the last character)
Spacebar (Switch between Enlarged and Nor
mal mode when a character is selected)

Microsoft Management Console
(MMC) Main Window Keyboard
Shortcuts
CTRL + O (Open a saved console)
CTRL + N (Open a new console)
CTRL + S (Save the open console)
CTRL + M (Add or remove a console item)
CTRL + W (Close window/tab)
F 5 key (Update the content of all console
windows)
Alt + Spacebar (Display the MMC window
menu)
Alt + F 4 (Close the console)
Alt + A (Display the Action menu)
Alt + V (Display the View menu)
Alt + F (Display the File menu)
Alt + O (Display the Favorites menu)

MMC Console Window Keyboard
Shortcuts
CTRL + P (Print the current page or active
pane)
Alt + - (Display the window menu for the
active console window)
Shift + F 10 (Display the Action shortcut
menu for the selected item)
F 1 key (Open the Help topic, if any, for the
selected item)
F 5 key (Update the content of all console
windows)
CTRL + F 10 (Maximize the active console
window)
CTRL + F 5 (Restore the active console
window)
Alt + Enter (Display the Properties dialog
box, if any, for the selected item)
F 2 key (Rename the selected item)
CTRL + F 4 (Close the active console
window. When a console has only one console
window, this shortcut closes the console)

Remote Desktop Connection
Navigation
CTRL + Alt + END (Open the m*cro$oft
Windows NT Security dialog box)
Alt + PAGE UP (Switch between programs
from left to right)
Alt + PAGE DOWN (Switch between
programs from right to left)
Alt + INSERT (Cycle through the programs
in most recently used order)
Alt + HOME (Display the Start menu)
CTRL + Alt + BREAK (Switch the client
computer between a window and a full screen)
Alt + Delete (Display the Windows menu)
CTRL + Alt + - (Place a snapshot of the
active window in the client on the Terminal
server clipboard and provide the same
functionality as pressing PRINT SCREEN on a
local computer.)
CTRL + Alt + + (Place a snapshot of the
entire client window area on the Terminal
server clipboard and provide the same
functionality as pressing Alt +PRINT SCREEN
on a local computer.)

Internet Explorer Navigation
CTRL + B (Open the Organize Favorites
dialog box)
CTRL + E (Open the Search bar)
CTRL + F (Start the Find utility)
CTRL + H (Open the History bar)
CTRL + I (Open the Favorites bar)
CTRL + L (Open the Open dialog box)
CTRL + N (Start another instance of the
browser with the same Web address)
CTRL + O (Open the Open dialog box, the
same as CTRL + L )
CTRL + P (Open the Print dialog box)
CTRL + R (Update the current Web page)
CTRL + W (Close the current window)

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