• Windows Keyboard Shortcuts 2

    Posted on May 10, 2013 by in Application Packaging, Desktop Engineering

    For people who prefer using shortcuts whenever possible, Getting familiar with keyboard shortcuts not only help you get the work done faster, but also more efficient.

    General keyboard-only commands

    S No.

    KEY Combination

    Function

    1

    F1 Starts Windows Help

    2

    F10 Activates menu bar options

    3

    SHIFT+F10 Opens a shortcut menu for the selected item (this is the same as right-clicking an object

    4

    CTRL+ESC Opens the Start menu (use the ARROW keys to select an item)

    5

    CTRL+ESC or ESC Selects the Start button (press TAB to select the taskbar, or press SHIFT+F10 for a context menu)

    6

    CTRL+SHIFT+ESC Opens Windows Task Manager

    7

    ALT+DOWN ARROW Opens a drop-down list box

    8

    ALT+TAB Switch to another running program (hold down the ALT key and then press the TAB key to view the task-switching window)

    9

    SHIFT Press and hold down the SHIFT key while you insert a CD-ROM to bypass the automatic-run feature

    10

    ALT+SPACE Displays the main window’s System menu (from the System menu, you can restore, move, resize, minimize, maximize, or close the window)

    11

    ALT+- 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)

    12

    CTRL+TAB Switch to the next child window of a Multiple Document Interface (MDI) program

    13

    ALT+underlined letter in menu Opens the menu

    14

    ALT+F4 Closes the current window

    15

    CTRL+F4 Closes the current Multiple Document Interface (MDI) window

    16

    ALT+F6 Switch between multiple windows in the same program (for example, when the Notepad Find dialog box is displayed, ALT+F6 switches between the Find dialog box and the main Notepad window)

     

    Microsoft Natural Keyboard keys

    S No.

    KEY Combination

    Function

    1

    Windows Logo Start menu

    2

    Windows Logo+R Run dialog box

    3

    Windows Logo+M Minimize all

    4

    SHIFT+Windows Logo+M Undo minimize all

    5

    Windows Logo+F1 Help

    6

    Windows Logo+E Windows Explorer

    7

    Windows Logo+F Find files or folders

    8

    Windows Logo+D Minimizes all open windows and displays the desktop

    9

    CTRL+Windows Logo+F Find computer

    10

    CTRL+Windows Logo+TAB Moves focus from Start, to the Quick Launch toolbar, to the system tray (use RIGHT ARROW or LEFT ARROW to move focus to items on the Quick Launch toolbar and the system tray)

    11

    Windows Logo+TAB Cycle through taskbar buttons

    12

    Windows Logo+Break System Properties dialog box

    13

    Application key Displays a shortcut menu for the selected item
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