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Keyboard Shortcuts

For Windows

By Scott Sekinger

8/28/04


Common Window Program Shortcuts:

Below is a table of most commonly available shortcuts in most Windows programs, such as wordproccessers, spreadsheets,etc.


Function


Shortcut


Copy (Warning sometimes you getstrange formatting problems when you copy formatted text from one to another).


CTRL+C


Cut


CTRL+X


Pastes any selected text / graphics


CTRL+V


Select all text / graphics


CTRL+A


Undo


CTRL+Z


Bold


CTRL+B


Initialize


CTRL+I


Underline


CTRL+U


Find


CTRL+F


Find next


<F3>


Open File


<CTRL>+O


Saves a file under the current file


<CTRL>+S


Print


<CTRL>+P


Help


<F1>


Window Shortcuts:

Below is a table of most commonly used Window shortcuts.

Function


Shortcut


Windows Help


<Windows Logo> +<F1>


Windows Explorer


<Windows Logo> +<E>


Find Files or folders


<Windows Logo> +<F>


Find Computer


<Ctrl>+<Windows Logo> +<F>


Minimize All


<Windows Logo> +<M>


Minimizes all open windows and goes right to the desktop


<Windows Log> +<D>


Move focus from the Start, to the Quick Launch toolbar to the systems tray (use Right or Left arrow keys to movefocus from items on the Quick Launch toolbar and the system tray)


<CTRL>+<Windows Logo> +<TAB>


Brings up the Run dialog box to allow you to run a program, such as wordpad) WordPad is Windows basic wordprocesser.


<Windows Logo> +<R>


Start Menu (The arow keys allow you to move to different program groups.


<Windows Logo> or
<CTRL> +<ESC>


Move between Windows


<ALT> + <TAB>


Windows System's Properties


<Windows Logo> +<Pause / Break>


Log off Windows


<Windows Logo> +<L>