Saturday, 1 September 2012

Shortcut Keys For Windows

Using short keys for windows will save your time and will make you more efficient.Below are some of the most commonly used Short cut Keys For Windows.

Short Keys For Windows
F1: Help
CTRL + ESC: Open start menu
ALT + TAB: Switch between open programs
ALT + F4: Quit program
SHIFT + DELETE: Delete item permanently
Windows + L: Lock the computer (without using CTRL + ALT + DELETE)

Windows program combination short cut keys
CTRL + C: Copy
CTRL + X: Cut
CTRL + V: Paste
CTRL + Z: Undo
CTRL + B: Bold
CTRL + U: Underline
CTRL + I: Italic

Short keys and Mouse Click
SHIFT + right click: Displays a shortcut menu containing alternative commands
SHIFT + double click: Runs the alternate default command
ALT + double click: Displays properties
SHIFT + DELETE: Deletes an item immediately without placing it in the Recycle Bin

Below are some Windows general Short keys
F1: Starts Windows Help
F10: Activates menu bar options
SHIFT + F10 Open a shortcut menu for the selected item (this is the same as right-clicking an object
CTRL + ESC: Open 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, or press SHIFT + F10 for a context menu)
CTRL + SHIFT + ESC: Open Windows Task Manager
ALT + DOWN ARROW: Open 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, you can restore, move, resize, minimize, maximize, or close the window)
ALT + - (ALT + hyphen): Displays the Multiple Document Interface (MDI) child window's System menu (from the MDI child window's System menu, you can restore, move, resize, minimize, maximize, 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: Open 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

Windows short keys for a selected object
F2: Rename object
F3: Find all files
CTRL + X: Cut
CTRL + C: Copy
CTRL + V: Paste
SHIFT + DELETE: Delete item without moving 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.

Short cut control keys
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.
F6: Moves among panes in Windows Explorer
CTRL + G: Open 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 navigation short keys
Numeric Keypad *: Expands everything under the current selection
Numeric Keypad + : Expands the current selection
Numeric Keypad -: Collapses the current selection.
RIGHT ARROW: Expands the current selection if it is not expanded, otherwise goes to the first child
LEFT ARROW: Collapses the current selection if it is expanded, otherwise goes to the parent
Properties control
CTRL + TAB/CTRL + SHIFT + TAB: Move through the property tabs

Other Window short keys 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 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 key : Start menu
Windows key+ R: Run dialog box
Windows key + M: Minimize all
SHIFT + Windows key + M: Undo minimize all
Windows key + F1: Help
Windows key + E: Windows Explorer
Windows key + F: Find files or folders
Windows key + D: Minimizes all open windows and displays the desktop
CTRL + Windows key + F: Find computer
CTRL + Windows key + TAB: Moves focus from Start
Windows key + TAB: Cycle through taskbar buttons
Windows key + Break: System Properties dialog box
Application key: Displays a shortcut menu for the selected item
Keyboard window key shortcut
Windows key + L: Log off Windows
Windows key + P: Starts Print Manager
Windows key + C: Open Control Panel
Windows key + V: Starts Clipboard
Windows key + K: Open Keyboard Properties dialog box
Windows key + I: Open Mouse Properties dialog box
Windows key + A: Starts Accessibility Options (if installed)
Windows key + S: Toggles CAPS LOCK on and off

Dialog box keyboard short keys
TAB: Move to the next control in the dialog box
SHIFT + TAB: Move to the previous control in the dialog box
SPACE BAR: If the current control is a button, this clicks the button. If the current control is a check box, this toggles the check box. If the current control is an option, this selects the option.
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
I hope that these shortkeys will help you save your time.You can also check Windows 7 Shortcuts keys



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