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Best Keyboard Shortcuts

Best Keyboard Shortcuts

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Best Keyboard Shortcuts.txtGetting used to using your keyboard exclusively and leaving your mouse behind willmake you much more efficient at performing any task on any Windows system. I use thefollowing keyboard shortcuts every day:Windows key + R = Run menuThis is usually followed by:cmd = Command Promptiexplore + "web address" = Internet Explorercompmgmt.msc = Computer Managementdhcpmgmt.msc = DHCP Managementdnsmgmt.msc = DNS Managementservices.msc = Serviceseventvwr = Event Viewerdsa.msc = Active Directory Users and Computersdssite.msc = Active Directory Sites and ServicesWindows key + E = ExplorerALT + Tab = Switch between windowsALT, Space, X = Maximize windowCTRL + Shift + Esc = Task ManagerWindows key + Break = System propertiesWindows key + F = SearchWindows key + D = Hide/Display all windowsCTRL + C = copyCTRL + X = cutCTRL + V = pasteAlso don't forget about the "Right-click" key next to the right Windows key on yourkeyboard. Using the arrows and that key can get just about anything done once you'veopened up any program.Keyboard Shortcuts[Alt] and [Esc] Switch between running applications[Alt] and letter Select menu item by underlined letter[Ctrl] and [Esc] Open Program Menu[Ctrl] and [F4] Close active document or group windows (does not work with someapplications)[Alt] and [F4] Quit active application or close current window[Alt] and [-] Open Control menu for active documentCtrl] Lft., Rt. arrow Move cursor forward or back one wordCtrl] Up, Down arrow Move cursor forward or back one paragraph[F1] Open Help for active applicationWindows+M Minimize all open windowsPage 1
Best Keyboard Shortcuts.txtShift+Windows+M Undo minimize all open windowsWindows+F1 Open Windows HelpWindows+Tab Cycle through the Taskbar buttonsWindows+Break Open the System Properties dialog boxacessability shortcutsRight SHIFT for eight seconds........ Switch FilterKeys on and off.Left ALT +left SHIFT +PRINT SCREEN....... Switch High Contrast on and off.Left ALT +left SHIFT +NUM LOCK....... Switch MouseKeys on and off.SHIFT....... five times Switch StickyKeys on and off.NUM LOCK...... for five seconds Switch ToggleKeys on and off.explorer shortcutsEND....... Display the bottom of the active window.HOME....... Display the top of the active window.NUM LOCK+ASTERISK....... on numeric keypad (*) Display all subfolders under theselected folder.NUM LOCK+PLUS SIGN....... on numeric keypad (+) Display the contents of the selectedfolder.NUM LOCK+MINUS SIGN....... on numeric keypad (-) Collapse the selected folder.LEFT ARROW...... Collapse current selection if it's expanded, or select parentfolder.RIGHT ARROW....... Display current selection if it's collapsed, or select firstsubfolder.Type the following commands in your Run Box (Windows Key + R) or Start Rundevmgmt.msc = Device Managermsinfo32 = System Informationcleanmgr = Disk Cleanupntbackup = Backup or Restore Wizard (Windows Backup Utility)mmc = Microsoft Management Consoleexcel = Microsoft Excel (If Installed)msaccess = Microsoft Access (If Installed)powerpnt = Microsoft PowerPoint (If Installed)winword = Microsoft Word (If Installed)frontpg = Microsoft FrontPage (If Installed)notepad = Notepadwordpad = WordPadcalc = Calculatormsmsgs = Windows Messengermspaint = Microsoft PaintPage 2
Best Keyboard Shortcuts.txtwmplayer = Windows Media Playerrstrui = System Restorenetscp6 = Netscape 6.xnetscp = Netscape 7.xnetscape = Netscape 4.xwaol = America Onlinecontrol = Opens the Control Panelcontrol printers = Opens the Printers Dialoginternetbrowsertype in u're adress "google", then press [Right CTRL] and [Enter]add www. and .com to word and go to itFor Windows XP:Copy. CTRL+CCut. CTRL+XPaste. CTRL+VUndo. CTRL+ZDelete. DELETEDelete selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin.SHIFT+DELETECopy selected item. CTRL while dragging an itemCreate shortcut to selected item. CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an itemRename selected item. F2Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word. CTRL+RIGHT ARROWMove the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word. CTRL+LEFT ARROWMove the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph. CTRL+DOWN ARROWMove the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph. CTRL+UP ARROWHighlight a block of text. CTRL+SHIFT with any of the arrow keysSelect more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text within adocument. SHIFT with any of the arrow keysSelect all. CTRL+ASearch for a file or folder. F3View properties for the selected item. ALT+ENTERClose the active item, or quit the active program. ALT+F4Opens the shortcut menu for the active window. ALT+SPACEBARClose the active document in programs that allow you to have multiple documents opensimultaneously. CTRL+F4Switch between open items. ALT+TABCycle through items in the order they were opened. ALT+ESCCycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop. F6Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer. F4Display the shortcut menu for the selected item. SHIFT+F10Display the System menu for the active window. ALT+SPACEBARDisplay the Start menu. CTRL+ESCDisplay the corresponding menu. ALT+Underlined letter in a menu nameCarry out the corresponding command. Underlined letter in a command name on an openmenuActivate the menu bar in the active program. F10Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu. RIGHT ARROWOpen the next menu to the left, or close a submenu. LEFT ARROWRefresh the active window. F5View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer. BACKSPACECancel the current task. ESCSHIFT when you insert a CD into the CD-ROM drive Prevent the CD from automaticallyplaying.Use these keyboard shortcuts for dialog boxes:Page 3

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