KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS FOR WINDOWS
Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu. LEFT ARROW Display current selection if it's collapsed, or select first subfolder. RIGHT ARROW
Collapse current selection if it's expanded, or select parent folder. LEFT ARROW Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu. RIGHT ARROW
Displays the properties of the selected object. ALT+Enter Move forward through options in a dialog box. TAB
Cycle through items in the order they were opened. ALT+ESC Display the bottom of the active window. END
"Close the active item, or quit the active program. ALT+F4 Display the top of the active window. HOME
Opens the shortcut menu for the active window. ALT+SPACEBAR View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer. BACKSPACE
Switch between open items. ALT+TAB Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box in a dialog box. BACKSPACE
Carry out the corresponding command or select the corresponding option in a dialog box. ALT+Underlined letter Display or hide the Start menu. Windows Key
Display the corresponding menu. ALT+Underlined letter in a menu name Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box in a dialog box. SPACEBAR
Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons in a dialog box. Arrow keys Display the shortcut menu for the selected item. Menu key
Switch MouseKeys on and off. Left ALT +left SHIFT +NUM LOCK Cancel the current task. ESC
Switch High Contrast on and off. Left ALT +left SHIFT +PRINT SCREEN Carry out the command for the active option or button in a dialog box. ENTER
Copy selected item. CTRL while dragging an item Delete. DELETE
Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word. CTRL+RIGHT ARROW Prevent the CD from automatically playing. SHIFT when you insert a CD into the CD-ROM drive
Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph. CTRL+UP ARROW Switch StickyKeys on and off. SHIFT five times
Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph. CTRL+DOWN ARROW Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text within a document. SHIFT with any of the arrow keys
Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word. CTRL+LEFT ARROW Delete selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin. SHIFT+DELETE
Select all. CTRL+A Move backward through options in a dialog box. SHIFT+TAB
Copy. CTRL+C Display the shortcut menu for the selected item. SHIFT+F10
Undo. CTRL+Z Switch FilterKeys on and off. Right SHIFT for eight seconds
Cut. CTRL+X Switch ToggleKeys on and off. NUM LOCK for five seconds
Paste. CTRL+V Display all subfolders under the selected folder. NUM LOCK+ASTERISK on numeric keypad (*)
Close the active document in programs that allow you to have multiple documents open simultaneously. CTRL+F4 Collapse the selected folder. NUM LOCK+MINUS SIGN on numeric keypad (-)
Move forward through tabs in a dialog box. CTRL+TAB Display the contents of the selected folder. NUM LOCK+PLUS SIGN on numeric keypad (+)
Display the Start menu. CTRL+ESC Carry out the corresponding command. Underlined letter in a command name on an open menu
Search for computers. CTRL+Windows Key+F Open the Run dialog box. Windows Key+R
Create shortcut to selected item. CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an item Opens Utility Manager. Windows Key+U
Move backward through tabs in a dialog box. CTRL+SHIFT+TAB Restores minimized windows. Windows Key+Shift+M
Highlight a block of text. CTRL+SHIFT with any of the arrow keys Search for a file or folder. Windows Key+F
Display Help in a dialog box. F1 Show the desktop. Windows Key+D
Rename selected item. F2 Minimize all windows. Windows Key+M
Search for a file or folder. F3 Display the System Properties dialog box. Windows Key+BREAK
Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer. F4 Display Windows Help. Windows Key+F1
Display the items in the active list in a dialog box. F4 Lock your computer if you are connected to a network domain, or switch users if you are not connected to a network domain. Windows Key+ L
Refresh the active window. F5 Set focus on a notification. Windows Key+B
Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop. F6 Open My Computer. Windows Key+E
Activate the menu bar in the active program. F10