All key board shortcuts for windows operating system
· Shift + F10 right-clicks.
· Win + L (XP Only): Locks keyboard. Similar to Lock Workstation.
· Win + F or F3: Open Find dialog. (All Files) F3 may not work in some applications which use F3 for their own find dialogs.
· Win + Control + F: Open Find dialog. (Computers)
· Win + U: Open Utility Manager.
· Win + F1: Open Windows help.
· Win + Pause: Open System Properties dialog.
· Win + Tab: Cycle through taskbar buttons. Enter clicks, AppsKey or Shift + F10 right-clicks.
· Win + Shift + Tab: Cycle through taskbar buttons in reverse.
· Alt + Tab: Display Cool Switch. More commonly known as the AltTab dialog.
· Alt + Shift + Tab: Display Cool Switch; go in reverse.
· Alt + Escape: Send active window to the bottom of the z-order.
· Alt + Shift + Escape: Activate the window at the bottom of the z-order.
· Alt + F4: Close active window; or, if all windows are closed, open shutdown dialog.
· Shift while a CD is loading: Bypass AutoPlay. Shift while login: Bypass startup folder. Only those applications will be ignored which are in the startup folder, not those started from the registry (MicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun)
· Ctrl + Alt + Delete or Ctrl + Alt + NumpadDel (Both NumLock states): Invoke the Task Manager or NT Security dialog.
· Ctrl + Shift + Escape (2000/XP ) or (Ctrl + Alt + NumpadDot) : Invoke the task manager. On earlier OSes, acts like Ctrl + Escape.
· Print screen: Copy screenshot of current screen to clipboard.
· Alt + Print screen: Copy screenshot of current active window to clipboard.
· Ctrl + Alt + Down Arrow: Invert screen. Untested on OS’s other than XP.
· Ctrl + Alt + Up Arrow: Undo inversion.
· Win + B : Move focus to systray icons.
· Ctrl + C or Ctrl + Insert: Copy.
· Ctrl + X or Shift + Delete: Cut.
· Ctrl + V or Shift + Insert: Paste/Move.
· Ctrl + N: New… File, Tab, Entry, etc.
· Ctrl + S: Save.
· Ctrl + O: Open…
· Ctrl + P: Print.
· Ctrl + Z: Undo.
· Ctrl + A: Select all.
· Ctrl + F: Find…
· Ctrl+W : to close the current window
· Ctrl + F4: Close tab or child window.
· F1: Open help.
· F11: Toggle full screen mode.
· Alt or F10: Activate menu bar.
· Alt + Space: Display system menu. Same as clicking the icon on the titlebar.
· Escape: Remove focus from current control/menu, or close dialog box.
· General Navigation
· Tab: Forward one item.
· Shift + Tab: Backward one item.
· Ctrl + Tab: Cycle through tabs/child windows.
· Ctrl + Shift + Tab: Cycle backwards through tabs/child windows.
· Enter: If a button’s selected, click it, otherwise, click default button.
· Space: Toggle items such as radio buttons or checkboxes.
· Alt + (Letter): Activate item corresponding to (Letter). (Letter) is the underlined letter on the Item’s name.
· Ctrl + Left: Move cursor to the beginning of previous word.
· Ctrl + Right: Move cursor to the beginning of next word.
· Ctrl + Up: Move cursor to beginning of previous paragraph. This and all subsequent Up/Down hotkeys in this section have only been known to work in Rich Edit controls.
· Ctrl + Down: Move cursor to beginning of next paragraph.
· Shift + Left: Highlight one character to the left.
· Shift + Right: Highlight one character to the right.
· Shift + Up: Highlight from current cursor position, to one line up.
· Shift + Down: Highlight from current cursor position, to one line down.
· Ctrl + Shift + Left: Highlight to beginning of previous word.
· Ctrl + Shift + Right: Highlight to beginning of next word.
· Ctrl + Shift + Up: Highlight to beginning of previous paragraph.
· Ctrl + Shift + Down: Highlight to beginning of next paragraph.
· Home: Move cursor to top of a scrollable control.
· End: Move cursor to bottom of a scrollable control.
· File Browser
· Arrow Keys: Navigate.
· Shift + Arrow Keys: Select multiple items.
· Ctrl + Arrow Keys: Change focus without changing selection. “Focus” is the object that will run on Enter. Space toggles selection of the focused item.
· (Letter): Select first found item that begins with (Letter).
· BackSpace: Go up one level to the parent directory.
· Alt + Left: Go back one folder.
· Alt + Right: Go forward one folder.
· Enter: Activate (Double-click) selected item(s).
· Alt + Enter: View properties for selected item.
· F2: Rename selected item(s).
· Ctrl + NumpadPlus: In a Details view, resizes all columns to fit the longest item in each one.
· Delete: Delete selected item(s).
· Shift + Delete: Delete selected item(s); bypass Recycle Bin.
· Ctrl while dragging item(s): Copy.
· Ctrl + Shift while dragging item(s): Create shortcut(s).
· In tree pane, if any:
· Left: Collapse the current selection if expanded, or select the parent folder.
· Right: Expand the current selection if collapsed, or select the first subfolder.
· Numpad Asterisk: Expand currently selected directory and all subdirectories. No undo.
· Numpad Plus: Expand currently selected directory.
· Numpad Minus: Collapse currently selected directory.
· Right Shift for eight seconds: Toggle FilterKeys on and off. FilterKeys must be enabled.
· Left Alt + Left Shift + PrintScreen: Toggle High Contrast on and off. High Contrast must be enabled.
· Left Alt + Left Shift + NumLock: Toggle MouseKeys on and off. MouseKeys must be enabled.
· NumLock for five seconds: Toggle ToggleKeys on and off. ToggleKeys must be enabled.
· Shift five times: Toggle StickyKeys on and off. StickyKeys must be enabled.
Microsoft Natural Keyboard with IntelliType Software Installed· Win + L: Log off Windows.
· Win + P: Open Print Manager.
· Win + C: Open control panel.
· Win + V: Open clipboard.
· Win + K: Open keyboard properties.
· Win + I: Open mouse properties.
· Win + A: Open Accessibility properties.
· Win + Space: Displays the list of Microsoft IntelliType shortcut keys.
· Win + S: Toggle CapsLock on and off.
· Remote Desktop Connection Navigation
· Ctrl + Alt + End: Open the NT Security dialog.
· Alt + PageUp: Switch between programs.
· Alt + PageDown: Switch between programs in reverse.
· Alt + Insert: Cycle through the programs in most recently used order.
· Alt + Home: Display start menu.
· Ctrl + Alt + Break: Switch the client computer between a window and a full screen.
· Alt + Delete: Display the Windows menu.
· Ctrl + Alt + NumpadMinus: Place a snapshot of the entire client window area on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing Alt + PrintScreen on a local computer.
· Ctrl+ Alt + NumpadPlus: Place a snapshot of the active window in the client on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing PrintScreen on a local computer.
Mozilla Firefox Shortcut· Ctrl + Tab or Ctrl + PageDown: Cycle through tabs.
· Ctrl + Shift + Tab or Ctrl + PageUp: Cycle through tabs in reverse.
· Ctrl + (1-9): Switch to tab corresponding to number.
· Ctrl + N: New window.
· Ctrl + T: New tab.
· Ctrl + L or Alt + D or F6: Switch focus to location bar.
· Ctrl + Enter: Open location in new tab.
· Shift + Enter: Open location in new window.
· Ctrl + K or Ctrl + E: Switch focus to search bar.
· Ctrl + O: Open a local file.
· Ctrl + W: Close tab, or window if there’s only one tab open.
· Ctrl + Shift + W: Close window.
· Ctrl + S: Save page as a local file.
· Ctrl + P: Print page.
· Ctrl + F or F3: Open find toolbar.
· Ctrl + G or F3: Find next…
· Ctrl + Shift + G or Shift + F3: Find previous…
· Ctrl + B or Ctrl + I: Open Bookmarks sidebar.
· Ctrl + H: Open History sidebar.
· Escape: Stop loading page.
· Ctrl + R or F5: Reload current page.
· Ctrl + Shift + R or Ctrl + F5: Reload current page; bypass cache.
· Ctrl + U: View page source.
· Ctrl + D: Bookmark current page.
· Ctrl + NumpadPlus or Ctrl + Equals (+/=): Increase text size.
· Ctrl + NumpadMinus or Ctrl + Minus: Decrease text size.
· Ctrl + Numpad0 or Ctrl + 0: Set text size to default.
· Alt + Left or Backspace: Back.
· Alt + Right or Shift + Backspace: Forward.
· Alt + Home: Open home page.
· Ctrl + M: Open new message in integrated mail client.
· Ctrl + J: Open Downloads dialog.
· F6: Switch to next frame. You must have selected something on the page already, e.g. by use of Tab.
· Apostrophe (‘): Find link as you type.
· Slash (/): Find text as you type.
Gmail Shortcuts Important : Must have “keyboard shortcuts” on in settings.· C: Compose new message.
· Shift + C: Open new window to compose new message.
· Slash (/): Switch focus to search box.
· K: Switch focus to the next most recent email. Enter or “O” opens focused email.
· J: Switch focus to the next oldest email.
· N: Switch focus to the next message in the “conversation.” Enter or “O” expands/collapses messages.
· P: Switch focus to the previous message.
· U: Takes you back to the inbox and checks for new mail.
· Y: Various actions depending on current view:
· Has no effect in “Sent” and “All Mail” views.
· Inbox: Archive email or message.
· Starred: Unstar email or message.
· Spam: Unmark as spam and move back to “Inbox.”
· Trash: Move back to “Inbox.”
· Any label: Remove the label.
· X: “Check” an email. Various actions can be performed against all checked emails.
· S: “Star” an email. Identical to the more familiar term, “flagging.”
· R: Reply to the email.
· A: Reply to all recipients of the email.
· F: Forward an email.
· Shift + R: Reply to the email in a new window.
· Shift + A: Reply to all recipients of the email in a new window.
· Shift + F: Forward an email in a new window.
· Shift + 1 (!): Mark an email as spam and remove it from the inbox.
· G then I: Switch to “Inbox” view.
· G then S: Switch to “Starred” view.
· G then A: Switch to “All Mail” view.
· G then C: Switch to “Contacts” view.
· G then S: Switch to “Drafts” view.
List of F1-F9 Key Commands for the Command Prompt· F1 / right arrow: Repeats the letters of the last command line, one by one.
· F2: Displays a dialog asking user to “enter the char to copy up to” of the last command line
· F3: Repeats the last command line
· F4: Displays a dialog asking user to “enter the char to delete up to” of the last command line
· F5: Goes back one command line
· F6: Enters the traditional CTRL+Z (^z)
· F7: Displays a menu with the command line history
· F8: Cycles back through previous command lines (beginning with most recent)
· F9: Displays a dialog asking user to enter a command number, where 0 is for first command line entered.
· Alt+Enter: toggle full Screen mode
· up/down: scroll thru/repeat previous entries
· Esc: delete line
Important : The buffer allows a maximum of 50 command lines. After this number is reached, the first line will be replaced in sequence.· Helpful accessibility keyboard shortcuts
· Switch FilterKeys on and off. Right SHIFT for eight seconds
· Switch High Contrast on and off. Left ALT +left SHIFT +PRINT SCREEN
· Switch MouseKeys on and off. Left ALT +left SHIFT +NUM LOCK
· Switch StickyKeys on and off. SHIFT five times
· Switch ToggleKeys on and off. NUM LOCK for five seconds
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