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Saturday, March 26, 2011

All Key Board Shortcuts

1- Windows Hotkeys

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 CoolSwitch. More commonly known as the AltTab dialog.

Alt + Shift + Tab:-> Display CoolSwitch; 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 (Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\)

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.

Printscreen:-> Copy screenshot of current screen to clipboard.

Alt + Printscreen:-> Copy screenshot of current active window to clipboard.
Ctrl + Alt + Down Arrow:-> Invert screen. Untested on OSes 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.
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.
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.

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