SHORTCUT KEYS FOR MICROSOFT WINDOWS

This list of shortcut key combinations for Microsoft Windows is provided for your convenience by ELM Computer Systems Inc. It has been compiled from information found in various trade journals and internet sites. We do not guarantee that the included shortcut keys will function as stated in all versions of the listed applications nor is this list intended to be exhaustive.

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SHORTCUT KEYS FOR MICROSOFT WINDOWS SHORTCUT KEY COMBINATION F8 (during boot) SHIFT (during boot) CTRL + ALT + DEL ALT + TAB ALT + SHIFT + TAB WINDOWS KEY + TAB WINDOWS KEY + SHIFT + TAB ALT + ESC ALT + PRINT SCREEN CTRL + ESC CTRL + + (on numeric keypad) SHIFT + * F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 ALT + F4 CTRL + F4 CTRL + Z ALT + ENTER SHIFT + F10 SHIFT + DEL SHIFT (inserting CD/DVD) SHIFT (selecting objects) CTRL (selecting objects) WINDOWS KEY + D WINDOWS KEY + TAB WINDOWS KEY + E WINDOWS KEY + F FUNCTION Holding F8 when booting displays the Windows Boot Menu Holding SHIFT down when booting forces Windows into Safe Mode Displays the Task Manager or Windows Security dialog box Static rotate forward between currently open applications Static rotate backward between currently open applications Live view rotate forward between currently open applications Live view rotate backward between currently open applications Rotates through currently open applications in the order they were started Sends a screen shot of the current application to the Windows clipboard Displays the Windows Start Menu (same as with the Windows Key) Resize column to size of longest item in Windows Explorer details view Opens folder currently selected in Windows Explorer and all sub-folders Displays the Help window for the current application Renames currently highlighted object Displays the Windows Search dialogue Positions cursor at the Address Bar in Windows & Internet Explorer Refreshes contents in Windows & Internet Explorer Closes current application Closes currently open window in current application Reverses last made change(s) in current document or field Opens the properties dialogue for the currently highlighted object Displays the context menu (same as with the Application Key or right mouse click) Deletes objects directly. does not send them to the Recycle Bin Holding SHIFT when inserting a CD or DVD prevents auto-play Holding SHIFT down while selecting objects selects objects inclusively Holding CTRL down while selecting objects selects objects individually Minimizes all open windows and displays the desktop (using this combination again restores all minimized windows) Cycles through open applications via the taskbar Starts Windows Explorer to browse local computer Displays the Windows Search dialogue .

WINDOWS KEY + CTRL + F WINDOWS KEY + F1 WINDOWS KEY + L WINDOWS KEY + M WINDOWS KEY + SHIFT + M WINDOWS KEY + R WINDOWS KEY + U WINDOWS KEY + PAUSE Displays the Windows Search for Computers dialogue Displays the Microsoft Windows Help window Locks the computer Minimizes all open windows Restores all windows minimized using WINDOWS KEY + M Displays the Run dialogue Displays the Windows Utility Manager Displays the Windows System Properties dialogue .

GENERIC APPLICATION SHORTCUT KEYS (available to most Windows applications) SHORTCUT KEY COMBINATION F1 CTRL + A CTRL + B CTRL + I CTRL + U CTRL + X CTRL + C CTRL + V CTRL + K CTRL + P CTRL + Z CTRL + Y ALT + E ALT + F SHIFT + INS HOME CTRL + HOME END CTRL + END SHIFT + HOME SHIFT + END CTRL + LEFT ARROW CTRL + RIGHT ARROW FUNCTION Displays the current application’s Help window Selects all text in current document BOLD highlighted text ITALICIZE highlighted text UNDERLINE highlighted text Cuts (deletes) all highlighted text Copies all highlighted text to the Windows clipboard Pastes contents of Windows clipboard into current document at cursor position Insert hyperlink Displays the print dialogue Undo last action Repeat last action Opens the EDIT menu in the current application Opens the FILE menu in the current application Pastes contents of Windows clipboard into current document Positions cursor at beginning of current line Positions cursor at beginning of current document Positions cursor at end of current line Positions cursor at end of current document Selects all text from current position to beginning of current line Selects all text from current position to end of current line Moves cursor to the left one word at a time Moves cursor to the right one word at a time .

MICROSOFT OFFICE SHORTCUT KEYS – EXCEL SHORTCUT KEY COMBINATION F27 F7 F11 CTRL + . CTRL + SHIFT + . CTRL + ‘ CTRL + SHIFT + “ CTRL + ` CTRL + R CTRL + D ALT + SHIFT + F1 SHIFT + F3 SHIFT + F5 CTRL + 1 CTRL + A CTRL + B CTRL + I CTRL + U CTRL + 5 CTRL + X CTRL + C CTRL + V CTRL + K CTRL + P CTRL + Z CTRL + Y CTRL + F6 CTRL + F9 CTRL + F10 CTRL + PGUP CTRL + PGDN Edit contents of a cell Spell check entire document or only highlighted text Create chart Enter the current date Enter the current time Copies formula from cell above into current cell Copies value from cell above into current cell Toggles between displaying cell contents and cell formulas Copies contents of current cell into selected cells to the right Copies contents of current cell into selected cells below Create new worksheet Displays the formula dialogue Displays the search dialogue Opens the Format Cells dialogue Selects all text in current document BOLD highlighted text ITALICIZE highlighted text UNDERLINE highlighted text STRIKETHROUGH highlighted text Cuts (deletes) all highlighted text Copies all highlighted text to the Windows clipboard Pastes contents of Windows clipboard into current document at cursor position Insert hyperlink Displays the print dialogue Undo last action Repeat last action Switches between open workbooks Minimize current window Maximize current window Rotates forward between worksheets in current document Rotates backward between worksheets in current document FUNCTION .

CTRL + TAB CTRL + SHIFT + ! CTRL + SHIFT + @ CTRL + SHIFT + # CTRL + SHIFT + $ CTRL + SHIFT + % CTRL + SHIFT + ^ CTRL + SHIFT + ~ ALT + = CTRL + SHIFT + RIGHT ARROW CTRL + SHIFT + LEFT ARROW CTRL + SPACE SHIFT + SPACE Rotates between open documents Displays numbers in comma format Displays numbers in time format Displays numbers in date format Displays numbers in currency format Displays numbers in percentage format Displays numbers in scientific format Displays numbers without special formatting Adds a range of cells Positions cursor at next section of text Positions cursor at previous section of text Selects entire current column Selects entire current row .

MICROSOFT OFFICE SHORTCUT KEYS – FRONT PAGE SHORTCUT KEY COMBINATION CTRL + A CTRL + B CTRL + I CTRL + U CTRL + X CTRL + C CTRL + V CTRL + K CTRL + P CTRL + Z CTRL + Y CTRL + K CTRL + L CTRL + E CTRL + R CTRL + / CTRL + S CTRL + TAB CTRL + INS CTRL + ENTER CTRL + SHIFT + B CTRL + SHIFT + > CTRL + SHIFT + < CTRL + DEL CTRL + BACKSPACE FUNCTION Selects all text in current document BOLD highlighted text ITALICIZE highlighted text UNDERLINE highlighted text Cuts (deletes) all highlighted text Copies all highlighted text to the Windows clipboard Pastes contents of Windows clipboard into current document at cursor position Insert hyperlink Displays the print dialogue Undo last action Repeat last action Insert hyperlink Left justifies current line or highlighted text Center justifies current line or highlighted text Right justifies current line or highlighted text Displays HTML tags Saves current document Switches between currently open documents Inserts line break at cursor position Moves cursor above or below a table Preview document in web browser Increase highlighted text font size incrementally Decrease highlighted text font size incrementally Deletes word to right of cursor Deletes word to left of cursor .

MICROSOFT OFFICE SHORTCUT KEYS – OUTLOOK SHORTCUT KEY COMBINATION CTRL + A CTRL + B CTRL + I CTRL + U CTRL + X CTRL + C CTRL + V CTRL + P CTRL + Z CTRL + Y CTRL + L CTRL + E CTRL + S CTRL + DEL CTRL + BACKSPACE CTRL + SHIFT + I CTRL + SHIFT + O CTRL + 1 CTRL + 2 CTRL + 3 CTRL + 4 CTRL + Y CTRL + R CTRL + SHIFT + R FUNCTION Selects all text in current document BOLD highlighted text ITALICIZE highlighted text UNDERLINE highlighted text Cuts (deletes) all highlighted text Copies all highlighted text to the Windows clipboard Pastes contents of Windows clipboard into current document at cursor position Displays the print dialogue Undo last action Redo last action Left justifies current line or highlighted text Center justifies current line or highlighted text Saves current document Deletes word to right of cursor Deletes word to left of cursor Jump to Inbox folder Jump to Outbox folder Jump to Mail folder Jump to Calendar folder Jump to Contacts folder Jump to Tasks folder Opens the Go to Folder dialogue Reply to current message Reply to all recipients of current message .

initial capital and uppercase Toggle grid lines Toggle guide lines New slide Duplicate current slide Copy Autoshape styles Paste Autoshape styles Group objects Un-group objects Start a presentation .MICROSOFT OFFICE SHORTCUT KEYS – POWERPOINT SHORTCUT KEY COMBINATION CTRL + A CTRL + B CTRL + I CTRL + U CTRL + X CTRL + C CTRL + V SHIFT + F3 SHIFT + F9 ALT + F9 CTRL + M CTRL + D CTRL + SHIFT + C CTRL + SHIFT + V CTRL + SHIFT + G CTRL + SHIFT + H F5 FUNCTION Selects all text in current document BOLD highlighted text ITALICIZE highlighted text UNDERLINE highlighted text Cuts (deletes) all highlighted text Copies all highlighted text to the Windows clipboard Pastes contents of Windows clipboard into current document at cursor position Toggles selected text between lowercase.

MICROSOFT OFFICE SHORTCUT KEYS – WORD SHORTCUT KEY COMBINATION CTRL + A CTRL + B CTRL + I CTRL + U CTRL + X CTRL + C CTRL + V CTRL + K CTRL + P CTRL + Z CTRL + Y CTRL + F SHIFT + F4 CTRL + K CTRL + L CTRL + E CTRL + R SHIFT + F3 CTRL + N CTRL + P CTRL + SHIFT + F CTRL + SHIFT + > CTRL + SHIFT + < CTRL + ] CTRL + [ CTRL + SHIFT + * CTRL + UP ARROW CTRL + DOWN ARROW CTRL + M CTRL + DEL CTRL + BACKSPACE FUNCTION Selects all text in current document BOLD highlighted text ITALICIZE highlighted text UNDERLINE highlighted text Cuts (deletes) all highlighted text Copies all highlighted text to the Windows clipboard Pastes contents of Windows clipboard into current document at cursor position Insert hyperlink Displays the print dialogue Undo last action Repeat last action Displays Microsoft Word’s Find dialogue Repeat most recent Find command Insert hyperlink Left justifies current line or highlighted text Center justifies current line or highlighted text Right justifies current line or highlighted text Changes case of highlighted text Opens new blank document Displays the print dialogue Displays the font properties dialogue Increase highlighted text font size incrementally Decrease highlighted text font size incrementally Increase highlighted text font size incrementally Decrease highlighted text font size incrementally Toggles display of non-printing characters Positions cursor at beginning of current paragraph Positions cursor at end of current paragraph Indent current paragraph Deletes word to right of cursor Deletes word to left of cursor .

sentence.5 line spacing Spaces current line or highlighted text using double line spacing Formats highlighted text to Heading 1 Formats highlighted text to Heading 2 Formats highlighted text to Heading 3 Repeat last action (Microsoft Office 2000 or higher only) Opens Go To dialogue Jump to previous edit point in document Spell check entire document or only highlighted text Opens the Thesaurus dialogue Turns on Selection Mode. paragraph or document) Opens the Save Document As dialogue Saves current document Rotate through open documents Toggle between open documents and program dialogues Opens the Research Panel (if installed) showing information about current word or selection F12 SHIFT + F12 CTRL + F6 ALT + F6 ALT + Mouse click . Use any Word feature to add to selection or F8 to increase selection by word.CTRL + SPACEBAR CTRL + 1 CTRL + 5 CTRL + 2 CTRL + ALT + 1 CTRL + ALT + 2 CTRL + ALT + 3 F4 F5 SHIFT F5 F7 SHIFT + F7 F8 Resets highlighted text to default font Spaces current line or highlighted text using single line spacing Spaces current line or highlighted text using 1.

press CTRL + ENTER to format to http://www.elmcomputers.INTERNET EXPLORER SHORTCUT KEYS SHORTCUT KEY COMBINATION ALT + HOME ALT + LEFT ARROW ALT + RIGHT ARROW SPACEBAR SHIFT + SPACEBAR F11 ESC CTRL + ENTER CTRL + N CTRL + P CTRL + Mouse Wheel Up CTRL + Mouse Wheel Down Opens Home Page Rotates backward through previously viewed websites Rotates forward through previously viewed websites Moves down the current page one screen at a time Moves up the current page one screen at a time Toggles between full screen and normal views Ends download of current page or file Automatically completes an URL (eg: Type elmcomputers in ADDRESS BAR.com) Opens new browser window Prints the current page or frame Increase text size Decrease text size FUNCTION INTERNET EXPLORER 7 SHORTCUT KEYS SHORTCUT KEY COMBINATION CTRL + LEFT MOUSE BTN ALT + ENTER CTRL + TAB CTRL + W (or CTRL + F4) CTRL + Number CTRL + Q ALT + N ALT + D CTRL + E ALT + ENTER CTRL + DOWN ARROW ALT (or F10) FUNCTION Open a link in a new background tab Open a new tab from the Address Bar Rotate forward through tabs Close current tab Switch to a specific tab (numbered from left to right) Open Quick Tabs (thumbnail view of all tabs) Give focus to Information Bar Give focus to Address Bar Give focus to Toolbar search box Open your search query in a new tab Show the search provider menu Toggle display of Menu Bar .

REMOTE DESKTOP SHORTCUT KEYS SHORTCUT KEY COMBINATION ALT + PGUP ALT + PGDN FUNCTION Rotates forward between currently open applications (Equivalent to ALT + TAB on local system) Rotates backward between currently open applications (Equivalent to ALT + SHIFT + TAB on local system) Rotates through currently open applications in the order they were started (Equivalent to ALT + ESC on local system) Displays the Windows Start Menu (same as with the Windows Key) (Equivalent to CTRL + ESC on local system) Sends a screen shot of the current application in the Remote Desktop to the Windows clipboard (Equivalent to ALT + PRINT SCREEN on local system) Sends a screen shot of the entire Remote Desktop session to the Windows clipboard (Equivalent to PRINT SCREEN on local system) Displays the Task Manager or Windows Security dialog box (Equivalent to CTRL + ALT + DEL on local system) ALT + INS ALT + HOME CTRL + ALT + .(on numeric keypad) CTRL + ALT + + (on numeric keypad) CTRL + ALT + END .

Revision History 2008-05-13 .Added Internet Explorer 7 table .Added items to Internet Explorer table 2009-12-18 .Added Windows Vista & Windows 7 shortcuts .

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