Sunday, 8 January 2012

list of Keyboard Shortcuts

Start + M: Minimizes all open windows 
Start + Shift + M: Maximizes All Windows 
Start + E: Runs Windows Explorer 
Start + R: Open the RUN Dialog Box 
Start + F: Open the Search Results Dialog box 
Start + CTRL + F: Opens the Search Results-Computer dialog Box (if the computer is connected to a network) 
Start + Pause (Break): Opens the System Properties Dialog Box

Click read more for more Shortcuts

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 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) 
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)

Shell Objects and General Folder/Windows Explorer Shortcuts For a selected object: 
F2: Rename object 
F3: Find all files 
CTRL + X: Cut 
CTRL + C: Copy 
CTRL + V: Paste 
SHIFT + DELETE: Delete selection immediately, without moving the item to the Recycle Bin 
ALT + ENTER: Open the properties for the selected object 
To Copy a File: Press and hold down the CTRL key while you drag the file to another folder. 
To Create a Shortcut: Press and hold down CTRL+SHIFT while you drag a file to the desktop or a folder. 

General Folder/Shortcut Control: 
F4: Selects the Go To A Different Folder box and moves down the entries in the box (if the toolbar is active in Windows Explorer) 
F5: Refreshes the current window. 
F6: Moves among panes in Windows Explorer 
CTRL + G: Opens the Go To Folder tool (in Windows 95 Windows Explorer only) 

CTRL + Z: Undo the last command 
CTRL + A: Select all the items in the current window 
BACKSPACE: Switch to the parent folder 
SHIFT + click + Close button: For folders, close the current folder plus all parent folders
Windows Explorer Tree Control: 
Numeric Keypad *: Expands everything under the current selection 
Numeric Keypad +: Expands the current selection
Numeric Keypad -: Collapses the current selection. 
RIGHT ARROW: Expands the current selection if it is not expanded, otherwise goes to the first child 
LEFT ARROW: Collapses the current selection if it is expanded, otherwise goes to the parent

Properties Control: 

CTRL + TAB/CTRL + SHIFT + TAB: Move through the property tabs 

Accessibility Shortcuts: 

Press SHIFT five times: Toggles StickyKeys on and off 
Press down and hold the right SHIFT key for eight seconds: Toggles FilterKeys on and off 
Press down and hold the NUM LOCK key for five seconds: Toggles ToggleKeys on and off 
Left ALT + left SHIFT+NUM LOCK: Toggles MouseKeys on and off 

Left ALT + left SHIFT+PRINT SCREEN: Toggles high contrast on and off

Microsoft Natural Keyboard Keys: 
Windows Logo: Start menu 
Windows Logo + R: Run dialog box 
Windows Logo + M: Minimize all 
SHIFT + Windows Logo+M: Undo minimize all 
Windows Logo + F1: Help 
Windows Logo + E: Windows Explorer 
Windows Logo + F: Find files or folders 
Windows Logo + D: Minimizes all open windows and displays the desktop 
CTRL + Windows Logo + F: Find computer 
CTRL + Windows Logo + TAB: Moves focus from Start, to the Quick Launch toolbar, to the system tray (use RIGHT ARROW or LEFT ARROW to move focus to items on the Quick Launch toolbar and the system tray) 
Windows Logo + TAB: Cycle through taskbar buttons 
Windows Logo + Break: System Properties dialog box 
Application key: Displays a shortcut menu for the selected item
Microsoft Natural Keyboard with IntelliType Software Installed: 

Windows Logo + L: Log off Windows 
Windows Logo + P: Starts Print Manager 
Windows Logo + C: Opens Control Panel 
Windows Logo + V: Starts Clipboard 
Windows Logo + K: Opens Keyboard Properties dialog box 
Windows Logo + I: Opens Mouse Properties dialog box 
Windows Logo + A: Starts Accessibility Options (if installed) 
Windows Logo + SPACEBAR: Displays the list of Microsoft IntelliType shortcut keys 
Windows Logo + S: Toggles CAPS LOCK on and off 

Dialog Box Keyboard Commands: 
TAB: Move to the next control in the dialog box 
SHIFT + TAB: Move to the previous control in the dialog box 
SPACEBAR: If the current control is a button, this clicks the button. If the current control is a check box, this toggles the check box. If the current control is an option, this selects the option. 
ENTER: Equivalent to clicking the selected button (the button with the outline) 
ESC: Equivalent to clicking the Cancel button 
ALT + underlined letter in dialog box item: Move to the corresponding item


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