Keyboard Shortcuts Windows 7


Keyboard Shortcuts Windows 7


Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of two or more keys that and when we pressed, these can be used to perform a task that would typically require a mouse or other pointing device.

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Keyboard shortcuts of windows 7 can make it easier to interact with your computer, saving you time and effort as you work with Windows and other programs and applications.


 

Ease of Access keyboard shortcuts
PRESS THIS KEYRESULT WILL BE THIS
Right Shift for eight secondsTurn Filter Keys on and off
Left Alt+Left Shift+PrtScnTurn High Contrast on or off
Left Alt+Left Shift+Num LockTurn Mouse Keys on or off
Shift five timesTurn Sticky Keys on or off
Num Lock for five secondsTurn Toggle Keys on or off
Windows logo key +UOpen the Ease of Access Center
General keyboard shortcuts
PRESS THIS KEYRESULT WILL BE THIS
F1Display Help
Ctrl+C (or Ctrl+Insert)Copy the selected item
Ctrl+XCut the selected item
Ctrl+V (or Shift+Insert)Paste the selected item
Ctrl+ZUndo an action
Ctrl+YRedo an action
Delete (or Ctrl+D)Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin
Shift+DeleteDelete the selected item without moving it to the Recycle Bin- first
F2Rename the selected item
Ctrl+Right ArrowMove the cursor to the beginning of the next word
Ctrl+Left ArrowMove the cursor to the beginning of the previous word
Ctrl+Down ArrowMove the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph
Ctrl+Up ArrowMove the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph
Ctrl+Shift with an arrow keySelect a block of text
Shift with any arrow keySelect more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text within a document
Ctrl with any arrow key+Space-barSelect multiple individual items in a window or on the desktop
CtrSelect all items in a document or window
F3Search for a file or folder
Alt+EnterDisplay properties for the selected item
Alt+F4Close the active item, or exit the active program
Alt+SpacebarOpen the shortcut menu for the active window
Ctrl+F4Close the active document into the programs
Alt+TabSwitch between open items
Ctrl+Alt+TabUse the arrow keys to switch between open items
Ctrl+Mouse scroll wheelChange the size of icons on the desktop
Windows logo key +TabCycle through programs on the taskbar by using Aero Flip- 3-D
Alt+EscCycle through items in the order in which they were opened
F6Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop
F4Display the address bar list in Windows Explorer
Shift+F10Display the shortcut menu for the selected item
Ctrl+EscOpen the Start menu
Alt+underlined letterDisplay the corresponding menu
Alt+underlined letterPerform the menu command (or other underlined command)
F10Activate the menu bar in the active program
Right ArrowOpen the next menu to the right, or open a submenu
Left ArrowOpen the next menu to the left, or close a submenu
F5 (or Ctrl+R)Refresh the active window
Alt+Up ArrowView the folder one level up in Windows Explorer
EscCancel the current task
Ctrl+Shift+EscOpen Task Manager
Shift when you insert a CDPrevent the CD from automatically playing
Left Alt+ShiftSwitch the input language when multiple input languages- are enabled
Ctrl+ShiftSwitch the keyboard layout when multiple keyboard layouts are enabled
Right or Left Ctrl+ShiftChange the reading direction of text in right to left reading- languages
Dialog box keyboard shortcuts
PRESS THIS KEYRESULT WILL BE THIS
Ctrl+TabMove forward through tabs
Ctrl+Shift+TabMove back through tabs
TabMove forward through options
Shift+TabMove back through options
Alt+underlined letterPerform the command (or select the option) that goes with that letter
EnterReplaces clicking the mouse for many selected commands
SpacebarSelect or clear the check box if the active option is a check box
Arrow keysSelect a button if the active option is a group of option buttons
F1Display Help
F4Display the items in the active list
BackspaceOpen a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box
Windows logo key keyboard shortcuts
PRESS THIS KEYRESULT WILL BE THIS
Windows logo keyOpen or close the Start menu.
Windows logo key +PauseDisplay the System Properties dialog box.
Windows logo key +DDisplay the desktop.
Windows logo key +MMinimize all windows.
Windows logo key +Shift+MRestore minimized windows to the desktop.
Windows logo key +EOpen Computer.
Windows logo key +FSearch for a file or folder.
Ctrl+Windows logo key +FSearch for computers (if you’re on a network).
Windows logo key +LLock your computer or switch users.
Windows logo key +ROpen the Run dialog box.
Windows logo key +TCycle through programs on the taskbar.
Windows logo key +SpacebarPreview the desktop.
Windows logo key +Up ArrowMaximize the window.
Windows logo key +Left ArrowMaximize the window to the left side of the screen.
Windows logo key +Right ArrowMaximize the window to the right side of the screen.
Windows logo key +Down ArrowMinimize the window.
Windows logo key +HomeMinimize all but the active window.
Windows logo key +Shift+Up ArrowStretch the window to the top and bottom of the screen.
Windows logo key +PChoose a presentation display mode.
Windows logo key +GCycle through gadgets.
Windows logo key +UOpen Ease of Access Center.
Windows logo key +XOpen Windows Mobility Center.
Windows Explorer keyboard shortcuts for Windows Explorer windows and folders
PRESS THIS KEYRESULT WILL BE THIS
Ctrl+NOpen a new window
Ctrl+WClose the current window
Ctrl+Shift+NCreate a new folder
EndDisplay the bottom of the active window
HomeDisplay the top of the active window
F11Maximize or minimize the active window
Alt+EnterOpen the Properties dialog box for the selected item
Alt+PDisplay the preview pane
Alt+Left ArrowView the previous folder
BackspaceView the previous folder
Alt+Right ArrowView the next folder
Alt+Up ArrowView the parent folder
Ctrl+Shift+EDisplay all folders above the selected folder
Ctrl+Mouse scroll wheelChange the size and appearance of file and folder icons
Alt+DSelect the address bar
Ctrl+ESelect the search box
Ctrl+FSelect the search box
Task-bar keyboard shortcuts for working with items on the task-bar
PRESS THIS KEYRESULT WILL BE THIS
Shift+Click on a taskbar buttonOpen a program or quickly open another-instance of a program
Ctrl+Shift+Click on a taskbar buttonOpen a program as an administrator
Shift+Right-click on a taskbar buttonShow the window menu for the program
Shift+Right-click on a grouped taskbar buttonShow the window menu for the group
Ctrl+Click on a grouped taskbar buttonCycle through the windows of the group
Magnifier keyboard shortcuts for working with Magnifier
PRESS THIS KEYRESULT WILL BE THIS
Windows logo key + Plus Sign (+) or Minus Sign (-)Zoom in or out
Ctrl+Alt+SpacebarPreview the desktop in full-screen mode
Ctrl+Alt+FSwitch to full-screen mode
Ctrl+Alt+LSwitch to lens mode
Ctrl+Alt+DSwitch to docked mode
Ctrl+Alt+IInvert colors
Ctrl+Alt+arrow keysPan in the direction of the arrow keys
Ctrl+Alt+RResize the lens
Windows logo key + EscExit Magnifier
Word-Pad keyboard shortcuts for working with WordPad
PRESS THIS KEYRESULT WILL BE THIS
Ctrl+NCreate a new document
Ctrl+OOpen an existing document
Ctrl+SSave changes to a document
F12Save the document as a new file
Ctrl+PPrint a document
Alt+F4Close WordPad
Ctrl+ZUndo a change
Ctrl+YRedo a change
Ctrl+ASelect the entire document
Ctrl+XCut a selection
Ctrl+CCopy a selection to the Clipboard
Ctrl+VPaste a selection from the Clipboard
Ctrl+BMake selected text bold
Ctrl+IItalicize selected text
Ctrl+UUnderline selected text
Ctrl+=Make selected text subscript
Ctrl+Shift+=Make selected text superscript
Ctrl+LAlign text left
Ctrl+EAlign text center
Ctrl+RAlign text right
Ctrl+JJustify text
Ctrl+1Set single line spacing
Ctrl+2Set double line spacing
Ctrl+5Set line spacing to 1.5
Ctrl+Shift+>Increase the font size
Ctrl+Shift+<Decrease the font size
Ctrl+Shift+AChange characters to all capitals
Ctrl+Shift+LChange the bullet style
Ctrl+DInsert a Microsoft Paint drawing
Ctrl+FFind text in a document
F3Find the next instance of the text in the Find dialog box
Ctrl+HReplace text in a document
Ctrl+Left ArrowMove the cursor one word to the left
Ctrl+Right ArrowMove the cursor one word to the right
Ctrl+Up ArrowMove the cursor to the line above
Ctrl+Down ArrowMove the cursor to the line below
Ctrl+HomeMove to the beginning of the document
Ctrl+EndMove to the end of the document
Ctrl+Page UpMove up one page
Ctrl+Page DownMove down one page
Ctrl+DeleteDelete the next word
F10Display keytips
Shift+F10Show the current shortcut menu
F1Open WordPad Help
Windows Help viewer keyboard shortcuts for working with the Help viewer
PRESS THIS KEYRESULT WILL BE THIS
Alt+CDisplay the Table of Contents
Alt+NDisplay the Connection Settings menu
F10Display the Options menu
Alt+Left ArrowMove back to the previously viewed topic
Alt+Right ArrowMove forward to the next (previously viewed) topic
Alt+ADisplay the customer support page
Alt+HomeDisplay the Help and Support home page
HomeMove to the beginning of a topic
EndMove to the end of a topic
Ctrl+FSearch the current topic
Ctrl+PPrint a topic
F3Move the cursor to the search box

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