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General keyboard shortcuts

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) F2 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) F3 key (Search for a file or a folder) ALT+ENTER (View the properties for the selected item) ALT+F4 (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+F4 (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) F6 key (Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop) F4 key (Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer) SHIFT+F10 (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) F10 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) F5 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) CTRL+SHIFT+ESC (Open Task Manager)

Dialog box keyboard shortcuts


If you press SHIFT+F8 in extended selection list boxes, you enable extended selection mode. In this mode, you can use an arrow key to move a cursor without changing the selection. You can press CTRL+SPACEBAR or SHIFT+SPACEBAR to adjust the selection. To cancel extended selection mode, press SHIFT+F8 again. Extended selection mode cancels itself when you move the focus to another control.

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) F1 key (Display Help) F4 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


Windows Logo (Display or hide the Start menu) Windows Logo+BREAK (Display the System Properties dialog box) Windows Logo+D (Display the desktop) Windows Logo+M (Minimize all of the windows) Windows Logo+SHIFT+M (Restore the minimized windows) Windows Logo+E (Open My Computer) Windows Logo+F (Search for a file or a folder) CTRL+Windows Logo+F (Search for computers) Windows Logo+F1 (Display Windows Help) Windows Logo+ L (Lock the keyboard) Windows Logo+R (Open the Run dialog box) Windows Logo+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) Windows Logo +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+Asterisk sign (*) (Display all of the subfolders that are under the selected folder) NUM LOCK+Plus sign (+) (Display the contents of the selected folder) NUM LOCK+Minus sign (-) (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 Normal 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 (Open a new window) F5 key (Update the content of all console windows) ALT+SPACEBAR (Display the MMC window menu) ALT+F4 (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) Back to the top

MMC console window keyboard shortcuts


CTRL+P (Print the current page or active pane) ALT+Minus sign (-) (Display the window menu for the active console window) SHIFT+F10 (Display the Action shortcut menu for the selected item) F1 key (Open the Help topic, if any, for the selected item) F5 key (Update the content of all console windows) CTRL+F10 (Maximize the active console window) CTRL+F5 (Restore the active console window) ALT+ENTER (Display the Properties dialog box, if any, for the selected item) F2 key (Rename the selected item) CTRL+F4 (Close the active console window. When a console has only one console window, this shortcut closes the console) Back to the top

Remote desktop connection navigation


CTRL+ALT+END (Open the Microsoft 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+Minus sign (-) (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.) CTRL+ALT+Plus 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.) Back to the top

Microsoft 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)

short keys of computer Alt+Ctrl+T Team Alt+Ctrl+C Copy right Alt+Ctrl+R Registered Alt+Ctrl+E Alt+Ctrl+M Comments Alt+Ctrl+N Normal Alt+Ctrl+S Split Alt+Ctrl+D End Notes Alt+Ctrl+F Foot Notes Alt+Ctrl+L Numbering Alt+Ctrl+O Out Line Alt+Ctrl+Y Go To First line Alt+Ctrl+P Print layout Ctrl+W Close the page Ctrl+E Center Alignment Ctrl+R Right Alignment Ctrl+U Under Alignment Ctrl+B Bold Ctrl+I Italic Ctrl+O Open Ctrl+P Print Ctrl+S Save Ctrl+M Tab indent Ctrl+T Tab Margin Release Ctrl+A Select All Ctrl+D Font open Ctrl+F Find Ctrl+G Go to Ctrl+H Replace Ctrl+J Justify Alignments Ctrl+L Left Alignments Ctrl+{ Font Size Decrees Ctrl+} Font Size Increase Ctrl+Shift+W Line word only Ctrl+Shift+Q Font in Symbols Ctrl+Shift+E Track Changes Ctrl+Shift+P In font Size Ctrl+Shift+L Bullets Ctrl+Shift+G Word Count Ctrl+Shift+J Justify Ctrl+Shift+S Formatting For Select Normal Ctrl+Shift+A All Caps Ctrl+Shift+Z Font Size Ctrl+Shift+N = = = =

Ctrl+Shift+< Font Size decrees Ctrl+Shift+> Font Size increase Shift+F1 For Notes Topics Ctrl+F2 Print Preview Ctrl+F3 Delete F5 Go to F4 Repeat the last action F7 Spelling & Grammar F8 Select All F10 Select The file name F12 Save As Shift+F8 Colse the Selection Text Ctrl+F4 Only File Colse Ctrl+F5 Restore Ctrl+F10 Maximize and Minimize Ctrl+F9 { } Ctrl+F12 Open Ctrl+Shift+F12 Print Ctrl+F6 Change The Documents in more One documents. Ctrl+Shift+F5 Book Marks Shift +F3 Change Case Alt + Ctrl+Z Tab to move Ctrl+Shift+8 Show the non printing Text Alt+F3 Create Auto Text Alt + F7 Translate Alt+f8 Macros Alt + F11 Visual Basic Alt+Ctrl+F2 Open Alt+Ctrl+F1 System information Alt+Ctrl+1 Heading one Alt+Ctrl+2 Heading Two Alt+Ctrl+3 Heading Three Alt+Ctrl+I Print Preview Ctrl+Shift+F Font Format Ctrl+Shift+K Small Caps Ctrl+(+) Subscript Ctrl+(-) Subscript Ctrl+1 Line Spacing for one line Ctrl+2 Line Spacing For Two line Ctrl+5 Line Spacing For 1.5 line Shift + End Select The All line Shift+ Home if curser is end of line Selected all line Ctrl+Backspace Delete the Full word Alt+Shift+D Date insert Ctrl+Shift+D Double Underline

Alt+F4 Exit Alt+Shift+X Mark Index Entry Alt+Shift+I Mark Table of Authorities Entry Alt+Shift+O Mark Table of Contents Entry Ctrl+SpaceBar Clear The Formatting to Selected text

Open Help Select all content in a document, window, or text box Search for a file or folder

Press F1. Press Ctrl+A. Press F3. In Windows 7, you can also press the Windows logo key to open the Start menu and then type in the Search box. Select the file or folder, press F2, and then retype the name. Select the file, and then press Alt+Enter.

Rename a file or folder Find out when the file or folder was created, by whom, and how big it is Display the Start menu

Press Ctrl+Esc. In Windows 7, you can also press the Windows logo key. Scroll between open windows Press Alt+Tab, and then hold down Alt while pressing Tab to reach the desired file or program. Undo an action Press Ctrl+Z. Redo an action Press Ctrl+Y. Check the spelling of titles or words in Press F7. any Office application with the Spelling & Grammar checker Create a shortcut on your desktop to In Windows 7: Right-click the file or folder. On the your favorite file or folder shortcut menu, click Send to, and then click Desktop (Create shortcut). In Windows Vista: Right-click the file or folder. On the shortcut menu, click Create Shortcut. Drag the new shortcut to your desktop. Capture a screen shot Press Alt+Print Screen, and then press Ctrl+C to copy and Ctrl+V to paste. Lock the computer, switch users, log off In Windows 7, press Ctrl+Alt+Delete. the computer, change a password, start Task Manager Lock the computer Press the Windows logo key+L. Quit program Press Alt+F4.

Working with Microsoft Word


To... Use this shortcut

Press Shift+Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down Arrow to highlight text. To select one word at a time, press Shift+Ctrl+Arrow. To select to the end of the line, press Shift+End. Copy selected text Press Ctrl+C. Cut selected text Press Ctrl+X. Paste selected text Press Ctrl+V. Bold text Press Ctrl+B. Search for text in a document Press Ctrl+F. Find and replace text in a document Press Ctrl+H. Got to a page, line, or bookmark in a document Press Ctrl+G. Italicize text Press Ctrl+I. Underline text Press Ctrl+U. Subscript text Press Ctrl+equal sign (=). Superscript text Press Ctrl+plus sign (+). Center text Press Ctrl+E. Align text left Press Ctrl+L. Align text right Press Ctrl+R. Justify text Press Ctrl+J. Decrease the font size Press Ctrl+Shift+less than sign (<). If your mouse has a scroll wheel, you can also press Ctrl and scroll down. Increase the font size Press Ctrl+Shift+greater than sign (>). If your mouse has a scroll wheel, you can also press Ctrl and scroll up. Change the font Press CTRL+SHIFT+F, and then use the arrow keys to reach the new font. Change font size Press Ctrl+Shift+P, and then use the arrow keys to reach the new font size. If your mouse has a scroll wheel, you can also press Ctrl and scroll up or down. Create a page break Press Ctrl+Enter. Create a new document Press Ctrl+N. Open the My Documents window Press Ctrl+O. Close a document Press Ctrl+W. Save a document Press Ctrl+S. Print a document Press CTRL+P. Press ALT+Ctrl+I. In Windows 7, this keyboard Preview what you're about to print shortcut opens the integrated Print and Preview window, which you can also access by pressing Ctrl+P. Resize a shape (Office 2010) Select the shape, and then press Shift+Arrow. Rotate a shape (Office 2010) Select the shape, and then hold the Alt key while you press the Left Arrow key or the Right Arrow key.

Select text

Accelerating Microsoft Excel


To... Open a new workbook Move left to right, cell by cell Move right to left, cell by cell Move down, cell by cell Move up, cell by cell Move down or up to the last empty or nonempty cell Move to the last empty or non-empty cell to the right or left Erase data in the current cell Insert a return within a cell Return to the beginning of the row Advance to the next worksheet Go to the previous worksheet Enter the date Enter the time Find out about the style within the cell Display the Format Cells dialog box Apply the general number format Apply the currency number format Apply the percentage number format Apply a border Remove a border Hide the selected columns Hide the selected rows Unhide hidden rows within a selection Use this shortcut Press Ctrl+N. Press Tab, or press the Right Arrow key. Press Shift+Tab, or press the Left Arrow key. Press Enter, or press the Down Arrow key. Press Shift+Enter, or press the Up Arrow key. Press Ctrl+Shift+Down Arrow or Up Arrow. Press Ctrl+Shift+Right Arrow or Left Arrow. Press Backspace. Press Alt+Enter. Press HOME. Ctrl+Page Down Ctrl+Page Up Press Ctrl+Semicolon (;). Press Ctrl+Shift+Colon (:). Press Alt+Apostrophe (). Press Ctrl+1. Press Ctrl+Shift+Tilde (~). Press Ctrl+Shift+Dollar Sign ($). Press Ctrl+Shift+Percent (%). Press Ctrl+Shift+Ampersand (&). Press Ctrl+Shift+ underscore (_). Press Ctrl+0 (zero). Press Ctrl+9. Press Ctrl+Shift+opening parenthesis.

Find more Excel keyboard shortcuts at the MSDN blog.

Expediting Internet Explorer


To... Add sites to your Favorites Use this shortcut 1. Go to the site. 2. Press Ctrl+D to add to your Favorites. 3. Click Favorites, and then, to create a separate folder for the site or to add it to an already-formed list, click Add to

Favorites. Select a home page 1. Go to the webpage that you would like to make your home page. 2. Open the Tools menu, and select Internet Options. 3. Under Home page, on the General tab, click Use Current. 1. Press Ctrl+H to open the History pane. 2. Select the site that you would like, rightclick the site, and then select Add to Favorites. 1. Right-click the command bar. 2. Point to Customize. 3. Click Add or Remove Commands. Press Alt+Home. Press Ctrl+Tab. Press Tab. Press Shift+Tab. Press Ctrl+F. Press Esc. Increase zoom (+ 10%): Press Ctrl+plus sign (+). Decrease zoom (- 10%): Press Ctrl+minus sign (-). Increase to 100%: Press Ctrl+0.

Use the History function if you visit a few select sites constantly

Customize your toolbar to the tools you use most frequently

Go to your home page Switch between tabs Move forward through the items on a webpage or the Address bar Move back through the items on a webpage or the Address bar Find on this page Stop downloading a page Use zoom on a webpage

General keyboard shortcuts SHIFT+DELETE -->Delete (Permenant). Ctr L -->dragging an icon Copy Item Ctr L+SHIFT -->dragging an icon Create shortcut Ctr L+RIGHT -->ARROW Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word. Ctr L+LEFT -->ARROW Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word. Ctr L+DOWN -->ARROW Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph. Ctr L+UP -->ARROW Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph. Ctr L+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 within a document. F3 -->Search for a file or folder. ALT+ENTER -->View properties for the selected item. ALT+F4 -->Close the active item, or quit the active program. ALT+Enter -->Displays the properties of the selected object. ALT+SPACEBAR -->Opens the shortcut menu for the active window. Ctr L+F4 -->Close the active document in programs that allow you to have multiple documents open simultaneously. ALT+TAB -->Switch between open items. ALT+ESC -->Cycle through items in the order they were opened. F6 -->Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop. F4 -->Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer. SHIFT+F10 -->Display the shortcut menu for the selected item. ALT+SPACEBAR -->Display the System menu for the active window. ALT+ -->Underlined letter in a menu name Display the corresponding menu. Underlined letter in a command name on an open menu Carry out the corresponding command. F10 -->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. F5 -->Refresh the active window. BACKSPACE -->View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer. Press SHIFT -->when you insert a CD Prevent the autorun from CD

Dialog box keyboard shortcuts Ctr L+TAB --> Move forward through tabs. Ctr L+SHIFT+TAB --> Move backward through tabs.

TAB --> Move forward through options. SHIFT+TAB --> Move backward through options. ALT+--> Underlined letter Carry out the corresponding command or select the corresponding option. SPACEBAR --> Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box. F4 --> Display the items in the active list.

Natural keyboard shortcuts [Windows Key] +BREAK --------------Display the System Properties dialog box. [Windows Key] +D --------------------Show the desktop. [Windows Key] +M -------------------Minimize all windows. [Windows Key] +Shift+M -------------Restores minimized windows. [Windows Key] +E --------------------Open My Computer. [Windows Key] +F --------------------Search for a file or folder.

[Windows Key] + L -------------------Fastly goto Welcome screen(Lock computer) [Windows Key] +R -------------------Open the Run dialog box. [Windows Key] +U -------------------Open Utility Manager.

Internet Explorer ShorCuts When Accessing a Website or Document: F11 ---------------------------------- Full Screen of current window Tab/Shift-Tab ------------------------ Switch between items on the page Alt+Right Arrow ---------------------- Next Alt+Left Arrow/Backspace ----------- Back

Ctr l+F ------------------------------- Search the page Ctr l-F5 ------------------------------ Refresh with images Escape ------------------------------ Stop loading a page Ctr l-0/Ctr l-L ----------------------- Go to a new location Ctr l-N ----------------------------- New Window Ctr l-W ---------------------------- Close Window