Thursday, 31 July 2014

Window 7 Shortcut Keys


General Keyboard Shortcut

F1
Display Help
Ctrl+C
Copy the selected item
Ctrl+X
Cut the selected item
Ctrl+V
Paste the selected item
Ctrl+Z
Undo an action
Ctrl+Y
Redo an action
Delete
Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin
Shift+Delete
Delete the selected item without moving it to the Recycle Bin first
F2
Rename the selected item
Ctrl+Right Arrow
Move the cursor to the beginning of the next word
Ctrl+Left Arrow
Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word
Ctrl+Down Arrow
Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph
Ctrl+Up Arrow
Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph
Ctrl+Shift with an arrow key
Select a block of text
Shift with any arrow key
Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text within a document
Ctrl with any arrow key+Spacebar
Select multiple individual items in a window or on the desktop
Ctrl+A
Select all items in a document or window
F3
Search for a file or folder
Alt+Enter
Display properties for the selected item
Alt+F4
Close the active item, or exit the active program
Alt+Spacebar
Open the shortcut menu for the active window
Ctrl+F4
Close the active document (in programs that allow you to have multiple documents open simultaneously)
Alt+Tab
Switch between open items
Ctrl+Alt+Tab
Use the arrow keys to switch between open items
Ctrl+Mouse scroll wheel
Change the size of icons on the desktop
Windows logo key +Tab
Cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Aero Flip 3-D
Ctrl+Windows logo key +Tab
Use the arrow keys to cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Aero Flip 3-D
Alt+Esc
Cycle through items in the order in which they were opened
F6
Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop
F4
Display the address bar list in Windows Explorer
Shift+F10
Display the shortcut menu for the selected item
Ctrl+Esc
Open the Start menu
Alt+underlined letter
Display the corresponding menu
Alt+underlined letter
Perform the menu command (or other underlined command)
F10
Activate the menu bar in the active program
Right Arrow
Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu
Left Arrow
Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu
F5
Refresh the active window
Alt+Up Arrow
View the folder one level up in Windows Explorer
Esc
Cancel the current task
Ctrl+Shift+Esc
Open Task Manager
Shift when you insert a CD


Window Key shortcut

Press this key
To do this
Windows logo key 
Open or close the Start menu.
Windows logo key
 +Pause
Display the System Properties dialog box.
Windows logo key
 +D
Display the desktop.
Windows logo key
 +M
Minimize all windows.
Windows logo key 
  +Shift+M
Restore minimized windows to the desktop.
Windows logo key
 +E
Open Computer.
Windows logo key
 +F
Search for a file or folder.
Ctrl+Windows logo key 
 +F
Search for computers (if you're on a network).
Windows logo key
 +L
Lock your computer or switch users.
Windows logo key
 +R
Open the Run dialog box.
Windows logo key
 +T
Cycle through programs on the taskbar.
Windows logo key number
+
Start the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number. If the program is already running, switch to that program.
Shift+Windows logo key number
+
Start a new instance of the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.
Ctrl+Windows logo key number
+
Switch to the last active window of the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.
Alt+Windows logo key number
+
Open the Jump List for the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.
Windows logo key
 +Tab
Cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Aero Flip 3-D.
Ctrl+Windows logo key 
 +Tab
Use the arrow keys to cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Aero Flip 3-D.
Ctrl+Windows logo key 
 +B
Switch to the program that displayed a message in the notification area.
Windows logo key 
  +Spacebar
Preview the desktop.
Windows logo key
 +Up Arrow
Maximize the window.
Windows logo key
 +Left Arrow
Maximize the window to the left side of the screen.
Windows logo key
 +Right Arrow
Maximize the window to the right side of the screen.
Windows logo key
 +Down Arrow
Minimize the window.
Windows logo key
 +Home
Minimize all but the active window.
Windows logo key 
 +Shift+Up Arrow
Stretch the window to the top and bottom of the screen.
Windows logo key 
 +Shift+Left Arrow or Right Arrow
Move a window from one monitor to another.
Windows logo key
 +P
Choose a presentation display mode.
Windows logo key
 +G
Cycle through gadgets.
Windows logo key
 +U
Open Ease of Access Center.
Windows logo key
 +X
Open Windows Mobility Center.

Prevent the CD from automatically playing