Useful Keyboard Shortcut for Windows

Keyboard Shortcut for Windows


Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

CTRL+C

Copy

02

CTRL+X

Cut

03

CTRL+V

Paste

04

CTRL+Z

Undo

05

DELETE

Delete

06

SHIFT+DELETE

Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin

07

CTRL While Dragging an Item

Copy the selected item

08

CTRL+SHIFT While Dragging an Item

Create a shortcut to the selected item

09

F2 Key

Rename the selected item

10

CTRL+RIGHT ARROW

Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word

11

CTRL+LEFT ARROW

Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word

12

CTRL+DOWN ARROW

Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph

13

CTRL+UP ARROW

Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph

14

CTRL+SHIFT With Any of The Arrow Keys

Highlight a block of text

15

CTRL+A

Select all

16

F3 Key

Search for a file or a folder

17

ALT+ENTER

View the properties for the selected item

18

ALT+F4

Close the active item, or quit the active program

19

ALT+ENTER

Display the properties of the selected object

20

ALT+SPACEBAR

Open the shortcut menu for the active window

21

CTRL+F4

Close the active document in programs that enable you to have multiple documents opensimultaneou sly

22

ALT+TAB

Switch between the open items

23

ALT+ESC

Cycle through items in the order that they had been opened

24

F6 Key

Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop

25

F4 Key

Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer

26

SHIFT+F10

Display the shortcut menu for the selected item

27

ALT+SPACEBAR

Display the System menu for the active window

28

CTRL+ESC

Display the Start menu

29

ALT+Underlined Letter in a Menu Name

Display the corresponding menu) Underlined letter in a command name on an open menu (Perform the corresponding command

30

F10 Key

Activate the menu bar in the active program

31

RIGHT ARROW

Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu

32

LEFT ARROW

Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu

33

F5 Key

Update the active window

34

BACKSPACE

View the folder onelevel up in My Computer or Windows Explorer

35

ESC

Cancel the current task

36

SHIFT When You Insert a CD-ROM Into The CD-ROM Drive

Prevent the CD-ROM from automatically playing


Dialog Box - Keyboard Shortcuts


Sr.No Shortcut Key Description
01

CTRL+TAB

Move forward through the tabs

02

CTRL+SHIFT+TAB

Move backward through the tabs

03

TAB

Move forward through the options

04

SHIFT+TAB

Move backward through the options

05

ALT+Underlined Letter

Perform the corresponding command or select the corresponding option

06

ENTER

Perform the command for the active option or button

07

SPACEBAR

Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box

08

Arrow Keys

Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons

09

F1 Key

Display Help

10

F4 Key

Display the items in the active list

11

BACKSPACE

Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box


Microsoft Natural Keyboard Shortcuts


Sr.No Shortcut Key Description
01

Windows Logo

Display or hide the Start menu

02

Windows Logo+BREAK

Display the System Properties dialog box

03

Windows Logo+D

Display the desktop

04

Windows Logo+M

Minimize all of the windows

05

Windows Logo+SHIFT+M

Restorethe minimized windows

06

Windows Logo+E

Open My Computer

07

Windows Logo+F

Search for a file or a folder

08

CTRL+Windows Logo+F

Search for computers

09

Windows Logo+F1

Display Windows Help

10

Windows Logo+ L

Lock the keyboard

11

Windows Logo+R

Open the Run dialog box

12

Windows Logo+U

Open Utility Manager


Accessibility Keyboard Shortcuts


Sr.No Shortcut Key Description
01

Right SHIFT for eight seconds

Switch FilterKeys either on or off

02

Left ALT+left SHIFT+PRINT SCREEN

Switch High Contrast either on or off

03

Left ALT+left SHIFT+NUM LOCK

Switch the MouseKeys either on or off

04

SHIFT Five Times

05

NUM LOCK For Five Seconds

Switch the ToggleKeys either on or off

06

Windows Logo +U

Open Utility Manager


Windows Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts


Sr.No Shortcut Key Description
01

END

Display the bottom of the active window

02

HOME

Display the top of the active window

03

NUM LOCK+Asterisk sign (*)

Display all of the subfolders that are under the selected folder

04

NUM LOCK+Plus sign (+)

Display the contents of the selected folder


MMC COnsole Windows Shortcut keys


Sr.No Shortcut Key Description
01

SHIFT+F10

Display the Action shortcut menu for the selected item

02

F1 Key

Open the Help topic, if any, for the selected item

03

F5 Key

Update the content of all console windows

04

CTRL+F10

Maximize the active console window

05

CTRL+F5

Restore the active console window

06

ALT+ENTER

Display the Properties dialog box, if any, for theselected item

07

F2 Key

Rename the selected item

08

CTRL+F4

Close the active console window. When a console has only one console window, this shortcut closes the console


Remote Desktop Connection Navigation


Sr.No Shortcut Key Description
01

CTRL+ALT+END

Open the Microsoft Windows NT Security dialog box

02

ALT+PAGE UP

Switch between programs from left to right.

03

ALT+PAGE DOWN

Switch between programs from right to left.

04

ALT+INSERT

Cycle through the programs in most recently used order.

05

ALT+HOME

Display the Start menu.

06

CTRL+ALT+BREAK

Switch the client computer between a window and a full screen.

07

ALT+DELETE

Display the Windows menu

08

CTRL+ALT+Minus sign

Place a snapshot of the active window in the client on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing PRINT SCREEN on a local computer.

09

CTRL+ALT+Plus sign (+)

Place asnapshot of the entire client window area on the Terminal server clipboardand provide the same functionality aspressing ALT+PRINT SCREEN on a local computer.

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