GENERAL SHORTCUTS ALT- F4 - Quit a program / Shut down ALT-TAB - Hold down the ALT key and

hit tab to cycle through open windows. CTL-ESCAPE - Display the Start menu SHIFT - TAB - tab backwards through a form CTRL - X - Cut CTRL - C - Copy CTRL - V - Paste F1 - Help menu CTRL - Z - Undo SHIFT & Restart - To restart just windows and not your whole computer, hold down the shift key when you click the OK button on the shutdown screen. Saves lots of time. (not for XP) CRTL-TAB - Navigate tabs on a tabbed screen FILE & DESKTOP SHORTCUTS Hold SHIFT while inserting a CD - Prevents the CD from "autorunning" If an item is selected: CTRL while dragging a file - Copies the file CTRL - SHIFT while dragging a file - Creates a shortcut to the file SHIFT - DELETE - Deletes an item without sending it to the recycle bin. ALT-ENTER - Display a file's properties. F2 - To rename the file In Windows Explorer: LEFT ARROW - Collapse the current selection if it is expanded NUM LOCK-MINUS SIGN (-) - Collapse the selected folder

Select the first subfolder NUM LOCK.RIGHT ARROW .* Expand all folders below the current selection NUM LOCK.Expand the current selection if it is collapsed -Or.Switch between left and right panes In My Computer: BACKSPACE .Expand the selected folder F6 .Move forward to a previous view ALT.RIGHT ARROW .View the folder one level up ALT.PLUS SIGN (+) .LEFT ARROW -Move backward to a previous view INTERNET BROWSER SHORTCUTS Open History Window Reload Back (Previous Page) Forward (Next Page) Stop Home Go to Bottom of Page Go to Top of Page New Window Close WIndow Go Up one Line Go Down One Line Full Screen (toggle) Find on Page Add Current Page to Favorites Print Current Page or Active Frame Organize Favorites (IE)/ Manage Bookmarks (NS) Maximize a Window Minimize a window Scroll page up Scroll page down Internet Explorer ONLY Ctrl+H Ctrl+R Alt+Left Arrow or Alt+Backspace Alt+Right Arrow Esc Alt+Home End Home Ctrl+N Ctrl+W Up Arrow Down Arrow F11 Ctrl+F Ctrl+D Ctrl+P Ctrl+B Alt+Space+x Alt+Space+N Alt+Up Arrow Alt+Down Arrow .

Win key + R will open the Start menu's Run box Win key + F will open the Start menu's Find window Win key + E will quickly launch Explorer Win key + Pause/Break will open the System Properties window Win key + M will Minimize all windows Win key + Shift + M will undo Minimize all windows Win key + D will switch between minimizing all open programs and showing them all Win key + Tab will cycle through items on the taskbar Win key by itself will open the Start menu You can also open programs or folders on your desktop by pressing the Windows key + the first letter of the program/folder/shortcut + Enter . the Windows key will open various Windows tools. " and ".. Now. The "http://www. Sounds kinda tedious. F9 Ctrl+L Ctrl+Shift+R Ctrl+.com" will be added for you! Netscape ONLY Open / Close Sidebar Panel (toggle) Select text in Location Bar Force Reload (not from Cache) Zoom Text Smaller Zoom text larger WINDOWS KEY SHORTCUTS The Windows key can be used in conjunction with other keys to act as a keyboard shortcut for faster access to menu commands.Open Favorites Bar Select text in address bar Force Reload (not from cache) Ctrl+I Alt+D Ctrl+F5 A faster way to type in addresses with IE is to just type in the name of the site: worldstart and hit CTRL + Enter. but if you're in a bind with your mouse. while the Alt key tends to open program menus (ex: Alt+F opens the File menu and Alt+E opens the Edit menu) and the Ctrl key performs actual operations (ex: Ctrl+C will copy and Ctrl+V will paste). it can come in quite handy.(minus) Ctrl+= (plus sign) ARROW TRICKS ..

Speedup your work by using keyboard more and mouse less. if you hold down the SHIFT key while you do this (i. it should head to the end of the current line. click Ctrl+End. Instead of moving one space at a time. you'll go one word at a time. that's not all! This little trick works on more than just folders. If you want to get to the end. If you use the Home key in a word processor.e. from carriage return to carriage return anyway). HOME / END KEY FUN Do you ever find yourself scrolling through a huge folder ? Well. this should work. hold down SHIFT + CTRL at the same time).Here's a cool little arrow trick to try with word processing programs. If you pair Home & End up with the Ctrl key in a word processor. I've tested this in MS Word and Wordpad. hold down your CTRL key. you select text as you arrow along. If you're using the up and down arrows to go from line to line. if you need to get to the beginning or the end quickly. If you hit the END key. One last thing. holding down the CTRL key will make your cursor jump from paragraph to paragraph (well. it goes to the beginning of the line you're currently working on. Useful Shortcut: 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 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 . but it depends on your word processor. Next time you're using your arrow keys to go from one area of a sentence to another (left and right arrows). just press Ctrl+Home . Again. but it *should* work no matter what word processing program you use. Hey. you will be whisked away to the beginning or end of the document.

minimize. minimize. you can restore. maximize.(ALT + hyphen): Displays the Multiple Document Interface (MDI)child window's System menu (from the MDI child window's System menu. 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 . maximize. or close the window) ALT +. resize. move.Windows Program Key Combinations: CTRL CTRL CTRL CTRL CTRL CTRL CTRL + + + + + + + C: Copy X: Cut V: Paste Z: Undo B: Bold U: Underline 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 rightclicking 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. you can restore. 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. 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. resize. move.

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. RIGHT ARROW: Expands the current selection if it is not expanded. 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.selected object: F2: Rename object F3: Find all files CTRL + X: Cut CTRL + C: Copy CTRL + V: Paste SHIFT + DELETE: Delete selection immediately. 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 . 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. otherwise goes to the first child LEFT ARROW: Collapses the current selection if it is expanded.

this selects the option. this clicks the button. If the current control is a check box. 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 Windows Windows Windows Windows Windows Windows Windows Windows Logo Logo Logo Logo Logo Logo Logo Logo Logo + + + + + + + + + L: Log off Windows P: Starts Print Manager C: Opens Control Panel V: Starts Clipboard K: Opens Keyboard Properties dialog box I: Opens Mouse Properties dialog box A: Starts Accessibility Options (if installed) SPACEBAR: Displays the list of Microsoft IntelliType shortcut keys 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 toggles the check box.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. If the current control is an option. to the Quick Launch toolbar. 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 .

Use to decrease the font size of active page CTRL+Tab Move to next Tab in Mozilla Firefox ALT+B Go to Mozilla Firefox Favorites Menu ALT+D Go to address bar of current Firefox page ALT+E Go to Mozilla Firefox Edit Menu ALT+F Go to Mozilla Firefox File Menu ALT+S Go to Mozilla Firefox History Menu ALT+T Go to Mozilla Firefox Tools Menu ALT+V Go to Mozilla Firefox View Menu ALT+Home Use to open the home page of internet explorer ALT+Left Arrow Go to previous page of active page ALT+Right Arrow Go to next page of active page Tab Move forward between all items on active web page .Mozilla Firefox shortcuts keys CTRL+A Selects the all items on active page CTRL+B Display the “Organize Bookmarks” dialog box CTRL+D Include the active page to your Bookmarks list CTRL+F Display the “Find” dialog box to search text CTRL+I Display the Bookmarks pane CTRL+H Display the History sidebar of Mozilla Firefox CTRL+N Use to open new Mozilla Firefox page CTRL+P Use to print the active web page CTRL+R Use to reload the active web page CTRL+T Display a new Tab in active Firefox window CTRL+U View the source code of active web page CTRL+W Closes the active Mozilla Firefox window CTRL++ Use to increase the font size of active page CTRL+ .

F5 Refresh the active web page F7 F7 activate the cursor to move with keyboard CTRL+SHIFT+DEL Use to clear all Private Data history CTRL+SHIFT+D Use to Bookmarks all Firefox Tabs F11 Press F11 key to view any webpage in full-screen view and then again press for normal view. .