windows keyboard shortcuts

action result

ctrl+a selects all items in active window
ctrl+c copies the item or items to the clipboard
ctrl+f displays the find all files dialog box
ctrl+g displays the go to folder dialog box
ctrl+n displays the new dialog box
ctrl+o displays the open dialog box
ctrl+p displays the print dialog box
ctrl+s displays the save dialog box
ctrl+v pastes the copied item or items from the clipboard
ctrl+x cuts the item or items selected to the clipboard
ctrl+z undoes the last action
ctrl+f4 closes the active document window
ctrl+drag item copy the selected item
ctrl+shift+arrow highlight a block of text
ctrl+f4 close the active document
ctrl+esc display the start menu
ctrl+f6 opens the next document window in the active application

action result

alt+enter view the properties for the selected item
alt+f4 close the active item, or quit the active program
alt+spacebar open the shortcut menu for the active window
alt+tab switch between the open items
alt+esc cycle through items in the order that they had been opened

action result

f1 gives help on the active window or selected item
f2 rename the selected item
f3 search for a file or a folder
f4 display the address bar list in my computer or windows explorer
f5 update the active window
f6 cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop
f10 activate the menu bar in the active program

action result

windows logo display or hide the start menu
windows logo+break display the system properties dialog box
windows logo+d display the desktop
windows logo+m minimize all of the windows
windows logo+shift+m restore the minimized windows
windows logo+e open my computer
windows logo+f search for a file or a folder
ctrl+windows logo+f search for computers
windows logo+f1 display windows help
windows logo+ l lock the keyboard
windows logo+r  open the run dialog box
windows logo+u open utility manager

action result

tab move forward through the options
shift+tab move backward through the options
ctrl+tab move forward through the tabs
ctrl+shift+tab move backward through the tabs
alt+underlined letter perform the corresponding command or select the corresponding option
enter perform the command for the active option or button
spacebar select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box
f1 display help
f4 display the items in the active list
arrows select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons
backspace open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the save as or open dialog box


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