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Windows Keyboard Shortcuts


    Here are some Keyboard shortcuts for fast operating of a computer.Windows. Some of these keyboard equivalents only work in certain programs such as from within Windows Explorer, from the Desktop or in a word processor or text editor.

Windows Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Alt + Enter = Properties: (for a Selected Drive, Folder or File etc).
  • Alt + Space = Minimize a Window to the Task Bar.
  • Tab = Cycle Through Text Boxes, Drop Down Lists, Check Box Sections, Radio Buttons etc.
  • Alt + Tab = Cycle Through all Your Running Programs and Will Maximize the one you Select.
  • Alt + F4 = Close a Program or Windows.
  • Alt + Underlined Letter (on the menu bar) = Press the Underlined Letter on the Drop Down Menu.
  • Ctrl + C = Copy Selected Text to the Clipboard.
  • Ctrl + P = Print (From Within a Program).
  • Ctrl + S = Save (From Within a Program).
  • Ctrl + V = Paste Text from the Clipboard to a Program.
  • Ctrl + X = Cut Selected Text to The Clipboard.
  • Ctrl + Z = Undo.
  • Ctrl + Esc = Start Button.
  • Ctrl + Tab = Move Through the Tabs on a Dialog box.
  • Enter = Activates the Default Button (Usually the OK Button).
  • Esc = Activates the Cancel Button and Makes the Dialog box Disappear.
  • Arrow Keys = Use Them to Make Selections in a List Box.
Using The Function Keys
  • F1 = Help.
  • F2 = Renames a Selected Folder, Document or Shortcut.
  • F3 = Search -Find a File (From the Desktop, From Inside Windows Explorer and Folder Windows).
  • F4 = AddressBar
  • F5 = Refresh (in Windows Explorer).
  • F6 = Spelling
  • F8 = Safemode
  • F10 = Menubar
  • F11 = Resize
  • Shift + F10 = Right Click (Brings up a Handy Shortcut Menu With Some Options).
Using The Windows Logo Key
  • Windows + Tab = Cycle Through Buttons on the Taskbar.
  • Windows + F = Displays Search for Files or Folders.
  • CTRL + Windows + F = Displays Search for Computers.
  • Windows + F1 = Display Help and Support.
  • Windows + R = Display the Run Dialog box.
  • Windows = Display the Start Menu.
  • Windows + Break = Displays the System Properties Dialog box.
  • Windows + E = Opens My Computer.
  • Windows + D = Minimize or Restore all Windows.
  • Shift + Windows + M = Undo Minimize all Windows.
    To Click Using MouseKeys (keyboard as a mouse)
       Note: Make sure you have MouseKeys turned on, which enables you to use the numeric keypad to move the mouse pointer and to click, double click and drag.

  To do this follow the steps below
1) On the Start menu:
  • Select Control Panel
 2) In Control Panel:
  • Be sure you are in Classic View (all Control Panel icons are showing).
  • If not, under Control Panel in the left pane, select Switch to Classic View.
  • Select Accessibility Options.
3)In the Accessibility Options dialog box:
  • Select the Mouse tab.
4)On the Mouse tab:
        To turn on MouseKeys:
  • Select the Use MouseKeys check box.
  • Note  To turn off MouseKeys, clear the Use Mousekeys check box. THAT's IT  you are done now and you may go for Settings...

  • Press 5 on the Numeric Keypad = Click.
  • Press PLUS SIGN (+) on the Numeric Keypad = Double Click.
  • Press MINUS SIGN (–) on the Numeric Keypad = Right Click.
  • Press ASTERISK (*) on the Numeric Keypad = Click Both Mouse Buttons at Once.
  • Press SLASH (/) on the Numeric Keypad = Switch Back to Standard Clicking.
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