Useful Shortcuts to Know

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Useful Shortcuts to Know
2013-02-24 04:59:02
Computer Shortcut

By: Amir VF
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  1. Keyboard Shortcuts
    • 1. CTRL+C (Copy)
    • 2. CTRL+X (Cut) 
    • 3. CTRL+V (Paste)
    • 4. CTRL+Z (Undo)
    • 5. DELETE (Delete)
    • 6. SHIFT+DELETE (Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin)
    • 7. CTRL while dragging an item (Copy the selected item)
    • 8. CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an item (Create a shortcut to the selected item)
    • 9. F2 key (Rename the selected item)
    • 10. CTRL+RIGHT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word)
    • 11. CTRL+LEFT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word)
    • 12. CTRL+DOWN ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph)
    • 13. CTRL+UP ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph)
    • 14. 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)
    • 15. CTRL+A (Select all)
    • 16. F3 key (Search for a file or a folder)
    • 17. ALT+ENTER (View the properties for the selected item)
    • 18. ALT+F4 (Close the active item, or quit the active program)
    • 19. ALT+SPACEBAR (Open the shortcut menu for the active window)
    • 20. CTRL+F4 (Close the active document in programs that enable you to have multiple documents opensimultaneou sly)
    • 21. ALT+TAB (Switch between the open items)
    • 22. ALT+ESC (Cycle through items in the order that they had been opened)
    • 23. F6 key (Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop)
    • 24. F4 key (Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer)
    • 25. SHIFT+F10 (Display the shortcut menu for the selected item)
    • 26. ALT+SPACEBAR (Display the System menu for the active window)
    • 27. CTRL+ESC (Display the Start menu)
    • 28. 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)
    • 29. F10 key (Activate the menu bar in the active program)
    • 30. RIGHT ARROW (Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu)
    • 31. LEFT ARROW (Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu)
    • 32. F5 key (Update the active window)
    • 33. BACKSPACE (View the folder onelevel up in My Computer or Windows Explorer)
    • 34. ESC (Cancel the current task)
    • 35. SHIFT when you insert a CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive (Prevent the CD-ROM from automatically playing)
  2. Dialog Box - Keyboard Shortcuts
    • 1. CTRL+TAB (Move forward through the tabs)
    • 2. CTRL+SHIFT+TAB (Move backward through the tabs)
    • 3. TAB (Move forward through the options)
    • 4. SHIFT+TAB (Move backward through the options)
    • 5. ALT+Underlined letter (Perform the corresponding command or select the corresponding option)
    • 6. ENTER (Perform the command for the active option or button)
    • 7. SPACEBAR (Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box)
    • 8. Arrow keys (Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons)
    • 9. F1 key (Display Help)
    • 10. F4 key (Display the items in the active list)
    • 11. BACKSPACE (Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box)
  3. Microsoft Natural Keyboard Shortcuts
    • 1. Windows Logo (Display or hide the Start menu)
    • 2. Windows Logo+BREAK (Display the System Properties dialog box)
    • 3. Windows Logo+D (Display the desktop)
    • 4. Windows Logo+M (Minimize all of the windows)
    • 5. Windows Logo+SHIFT+M (Restorethe minimized windows)
    • 6. Windows Logo+E (Open My Computer)
    • 7. Windows Logo+F (Search for a file or a folder)
    • 8. CTRL+Windows Logo+F (Search for computers)
    • 9. Windows Logo+F1 (Display Windows Help)
    • 10. Windows Logo+ L (Lock the keyboard)
    • 11. Windows Logo+R (Open the Run dialog box)
    • 12. Windows Logo+U (Ease of Access Center)
    • 13. Windows Logo+P (Screen Output Manager)
  4. Accessibility Keyboard Shortcuts
    • 1. Right SHIFT for eight seconds (Switch FilterKeys either on or off)
    • 2. Left ALT+left SHIFT+PRINT SCREEN (Switch High Contrast either on or off)
    • 3. Left ALT+left SHIFT+NUM LOCK (Switch the MouseKeys either on or off)
    • 4. SHIFT five times (Switch the StickyKeys either on or off)
    • 5. NUM LOCK for five seconds (Switch the ToggleKeys either on or off)
    • 6. Windows Logo +U (Open Utility Manager)
    • 7. Windows Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts
    • 8. END (Display the bottom of the active window)
    • 9. HOME (Display the top of the active window)
    • 10. NUM LOCK+Asterisk sign (*) (Display all of the subfolders that are under the selected folder)
    • 11. NUM LOCK+Plus sign (+) (Display the contents of the selected folder)
    • 12. NUM LOCK+Minus sign (-) (Collapse the selected folder)
    • 13. LEFT ARROW (Collapse the current selection if it is expanded, or select the parent folder)
    • 14. RIGHT ARROW (Display the current selection if it is collapsed, or select the first subfolder)
  5. 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 shortcut
    • 1. RIGHT ARROW (Move to the rightor to the beginning of the next line)
    • 2. LEFT ARROW (Move to the left orto the end of the previous line)
    • 3. UP ARROW (Move up one row)
    • 4. DOWN ARROW (Move down one row)
    • 5. PAGE UP (Move up one screen at a time)
    • 6. PAGE DOWN (Move down one screen at a time)
    • 7. HOME (Move to the beginning of the line)
    • 8. END (Move to the end of the line)
    • 9. CTRL+HOME (Move to the first character)
    • 10. CTRL+END (Move to the last character)
    • 11. SPACEBAR (Switch between Enlarged and Normal mode when a character is selected)
  6. Microsoft Management Console (MMC)
    Main Window Keyboard Shortcuts
    • 1. CTRL+O (Open a saved console)
    • 2. CTRL+N (Open a new console)
    • 3. CTRL+S (Save the open console)
    • 4. CTRL+M (Add or remove a console item)
    • 5. CTRL+W (Open a new window)
    • 6. F5 key (Update the content of all console windows)
    • 7. ALT+SPACEBAR (Display the MMC window menu)
    • 8. ALT+F4 (Close the console)
    • 9. ALT+A (Display the Action menu)
    • 10. ALT+V (Display the View menu)
    • 11. ALT+F (Display the File menu)
    • 12. ALT+O (Display the Favorites menu)
  7. MMC Console Window Keyboard Shortcuts
    • 1. CTRL+P (Print the current page or active pane)
    • 2. ALT+Minus sign (-) (Display the window menu for the active console window)
    • 3. SHIFT+F10 (Display the Action shortcut menu for the selected item)
    • 4. F1 key (Open the Help topic, if any, for the selected item)
    • 5. F5 key (Update the content of all console windows)
    • 6. CTRL+F10 (Maximize the active console window)
    • 7. CTRL+F5 (Restore the active console window)
    • 8. ALT+ENTER (Display the Properties dialog box, if any, for theselected item)
    • 9. F2 key (Rename the selected item)
    • 10. CTRL+F4 (Close the active console window. When a console has only one console window, this shortcut closes the console)
  8. Remote Desktop Connection Navigation
    • 1. CTRL+ALT+END (Open the Microsoft Windows NT Security dialog box)
    • 2. ALT+PAGE UP (Switch between programs from left to right)
    • 3. ALT+PAGE DOWN (Switch between programs from right to left)
    • 4. ALT+INSERT (Cycle through the programs in most recently used order)
    • 5. ALT+HOME (Display the Start menu)
    • 6. CTRL+ALT+BREAK (Switch the client computer between a window and a full screen)
    • 7. ALT+DELETE (Display the Windows menu)
    • 8. CTRL+ALT+Minus sign (-) (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.)
    • 9. CTRL+ALT+Plus sign (+) (Place asnapshot of the entire client window area on the Terminal server clipboardand provide the same functionality aspressing ALT+PRINT SCREEN on a local computer.)
  9. Microsoft Internet Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts
    • 1. CTRL+B (Open the Organize Favorites dialog box)
    • 2. CTRL+E (Open the Search bar)
    • 3. CTRL+F (Start the Find utility)
    • 4. CTRL+H (Open the History bar)
    • 5. CTRL+I (Open the Favorites bar)
    • 6. CTRL+L (Open the Open dialog box)
    • 7. CTRL+N (Start another instance of the browser with the same Web address)
    • 8. CTRL+O (Open the Open dialog box,the same as CTRL+L)
    • 9. CTRL+P (Open the Print dialog box)
    • 10. CTRL+R (Update the current Web )