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The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for Windows. Please note: Not all of these commands will be used in TurboLog 4. Furthermore there may be shortcuts not available in all Windows versions or additional shortcuts in one or the other. The list given below is valid for Windows 98 in particular.

 

As can be seen from the list WINDOWS has booked all Alt+xx shortcuts. In order to prevent any interference with WINDOWS application programs can only use Ctrl+yy shortcuts for free user control.

 

More information can be found at:

 

http://www.microsoft.com/enable/products/keyboard/keyboardresults.asp?

 

 

Press

To

ALT+letter key, where the key is the underlined letter in a menu

command        

Select a menu, or select or clear the check box

by the letter underlined in the menu name  

ALT+BACKSPACE or CTRL+Z

Undoes the last action (Undo command in Edit menu); use within a window. Note that not all actions, such as shutting down, can be undone.

ALT+ESC

Switch view from current application window to next open application window, including minimized windows on the taskbar; press ESC more than once to switch through successive windows.

ALT+SHIFT+ESC

Switch view from current application window to next open application window, including minimized windows on the taskbar in the reverse direction; press ESC more than once to switch through successive windows.

ALT+F4

Close the active application window.

ALT+HYPHEN

Display Document menu from the leftmost icon on the main toolbar of the active document window

ALT+M

Minimize all windows when taskbar has been selected.

ALT+PRINTSCREEN

Copy the active window to the Windows Clipboard.

ALT+SHIFT+BACKSPACE

Redo the previously undone action; works within a window

ALT+SPACEBAR

Open the menu of the leftmost icon on the main toolbar bar of the active window; this menu typically contains the following commands:  Restore, Move, Size, Minimize, Maximize and Close.

 

 

ALT+SPACEBAR+N

Minimize the active window.

ALT+SPACEBAR+R

Restore the active window.

ALT+SPACEBAR+X

Maximize the active window if it is minimized.

ALT+TAB

Move from active application window to the previously used application window; to select an application from a list of the open applications, hold ALT down and press TAB more than once to move through the list from left to right.

ALT+SHIFT+TAB

Move from active application window to the previously used application window; to select an application from a list of the open applications, hold ALT and SHIFT down and press TAB more than once to move through the list from right to left.

Any printing character

Select the next icon with the specified name or initial letter while working on Desktop or Taskbar.                                                                                        

 

 

Any printing character

Select the next icon with the specified name or initial letter while working in Windows Explorer-Tree View; repeating the character selects successive items beginning with the same character.

Any printing character

Move to the next item with the specified name or initial letter when working in dialog boxes. Use BACKSPACE to change; in a multiple selection list box, this command moves to an item without selecting it.

ARROW KEY

Select the icon or taskbar button adjacent to starting point in the direction of the arrow while working on Desktop or Taskbar.

ARROW KEY

Select the next item in the indicated direction while working in Windows explorer; add SHIFT to select or deselect additional items; add CTRL to move to the item without selecting it; in Details View there is only one column, so RIGHT and LEFT ARRO

ASTERISK

(on the numeric keypad)

Expand view of everything under the current selection when working in Windows Explorer-Tree view.

BACKSPACE

Display the contents of the parent directory of an active directory while working in Windows Explorer; it may open a new window, depending on the options selected.

BACKSPACE

 

Display the contents of the parent directory of an active directory while working in Windows Explorer-Tree View; it may open a new window, depending on the options selected.

BACKSPACE

 

View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer-TreeView.

 

 

CTRL+ALT+DELETE

Display the Close Program dialog box in order to close active programs, or to shut down the entire computer system.

CTRL+ALT+DELETE

Open the Windows NT Security dialog box to choose from the following options: Lock Workstation, Logoff, Shut Down, Change Password, Task Manager, and Cancel; if you are not logged on, command opens the logon dial.

CTRL+BACKSPACE

Undo previous action taken within a window.

CTRL+C

Copy selected item(s) to the Windows Clipboard when working in Windows Explorer.

CTRL+DOWN ARROW

Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph within a window.

CTRL+DRAG A FILE

Copy a selelcted file to a folder by dragging the file to the folder.

CTRL+ESC

Display Windows Start menu.

CTRL+ESC and then R

Display Run dialog box after displaying Start menu.

CTRL+F or F3

Display the Find All Files dialog box while working in Windows Explorer.

CTRL+F4

Close the active document window.

 

 

CTRL+SHIFT+F6

Go to the previous document window in the active application.

CTRL+G

Display the Go To Folder dialog box (You also can choose Go To from the Tools menu).

CTRL+INSERT or CTRL+C

Copy the selected item(s) to the Clipboard. (You also can choose the Copy command from the Edit menu.).

CTRL+LEFT ARROW

Move the cursor's position to the beginning of the previous word.

CTRL+N

Open the New dialog box.

CTRL+O

Display the Open dialog box (You also can choose the Open command from the File menu.).

CTRL+P

Display the Print dialog box (You also can choose the Print command from the File menu).

CTRL+PAGE DOWN or CTRL+TAB

Display next tab when working with a dialog box with multiple tabs.

CTRL+PAGE UP or CTRL+SHIFT+TAB

Display the previous tab when working with a dialog box with multiple tabs.

CTRL+RIGHT ARROW

Move the cursor's position to the beginning of the next word.

CTRL+S

Open the Save dialog box (You also can choose the Save command from the File menu).

 

 

CTRL+SHIFT+DRAG A FILE

Create a shortcut icon for a selected file in a selected place.

CTRL+SPACEBAR

Select the active item; use after moving with the CTRL key to select separate groups of items.

CTRL+SPACEBAR

Deselect the active item; use after moving with the CTRL key to select separate groups of items.

CTRL+UP ARROW

Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph.

CTRL+V

Paste a copied item(s) from the Clipboard into a selected location (You also can choose Paste from the Edit menu.).

CTRL+X

Copy and remove the selected item(s) from their original location to the Clipboard. (You also can choose the Cut command from the Edit menu.).

CTRL+Z

Undo the last action; note: some actions, like Shutdown, cannot be undone (You also can choose Undo from the Edit menu.).

DELETE

Delete the selected item(s), or to delete the character to the right of the cursor; if items are files they will be moved to the Recycle Bin.

DELETE

Delete the selected item(s), or to delete the character to the right of the cursor; if items are files they will be moved to the Recycle Bin.

DOWN ARROW or UP ARROW

Display the next or previous tab page in dialog boxes with tabs.

 

 

ENTER

Open or display a selected item; it may open a new window, depending on the options you have selected. (You also can choose Open from the File menu.).

ESC

Close an open menu & return to the parent menu if there is one, or return to the menu title. If already at the menu title, return to position previous to activating the menu bar.

ESC

Cancel the current task.

END

Select the last item in the current list.

HOME+CTRL

Move to the first item in the current list without selecting it

END+CTRL

Move to the last item in the current list without selecting it

SHIFT+HOME

Select the first item in a list and additional items below it

SHIFT+END

Select the last item in the current list & additional items above it.

HOME

Select the first item on the tree, when working in Windows Explorer - Tree View.

HOME

Select the highest setting in a dialog box with slide out menus.

END

Select the lowest setting in a dialog box with slide out menus.

HOME

Select the first item in a list box.

END

Select the last item in a list box.

SHIFT+HOME

Select the first item and additional items in an extended selection list box.

 

 

HOME+CTRL

Move to the first item in an extended selection list box without selecting it. In a multiple selection list box, this moves cursor without changing the selection.

END+CTRL

Move to the last item in an extended selection list box without selecting it. In a multiple selection list box, this moves cursor without changing the selection.

LEFT ARROW

Close a branch, or select the parent of the current item, when working in Windows Explorer - Tree View.

LEFT ARROW or RIGHT ARROW

Switch the focus between menus on the menu bar in the direction of the arrow. If the original menu was open, the target menu is opened as well, and the first item in it gets the focus.

LEFT ARROW

Select the next lower setting in a dialog box with slide out menus.

UP ARROW

Select the next lower setting in a dialog box with slide out menus.

 

 

PAGE DOWN

Select a lower or higher setting when working in a dialog box with slide out menus, depending on the application; this is equivalent to pressing an arrow key many times.

PAGE UP

Select a lower or higher setting when working in a dialog box with slide out menus, depending on the application; this is equivalent to pressing an arrow key many times.

PAGE UP

In Windows Explorer, go the top item on the screen. Use a second time to select the item one screen above.

PAGE DOWN

In Windows Explorer, go the bottom item on the screen. Use a second time to select the item one screen below.

SHIFT+PAGE UP

In Windows Explorer, select additional items above an already selected item.

SHIFT+PAGE DOWN

In Windows Explorer, select additional items below an already selected item.

PAGE UP+CTRL

In Windows Explorer, move to additional items above an already selected item, without selecting additional items

PAGE DOWN+CTRL

In Windows Explorer, move to additional items below an already selected item, without selecting the additional items.

PAGE UP

In Windows Explorer Tree View, move to the top item on the screen. Use a second time to move up one screen.

PAGE DOWN

In Windows Explorer Tree View, move to the bottom item on the screen. Use a second time to move down one screen

PAGE UP

 

In dialog boxes and combo boxes, move a selected item up one screen.

 

 

SHIFT+PAGE UP

In an extended selection list box, select additional items above an already selected item.

SHIFT+PAGE DOWN

In an extended selection list box, select additional items below an already selected item.

CTRL+PAGE UP

In an extended selection list box, move to additional items above an already select item, without selecting the additional items. In a multiple selection list box, use to move without changing the selection.

CTRL+PAGE DOWN

In an extended selection list box, move to additional items below an already select item, without selecting the additional items. In a multiple selection list box, use to move without changing the selection.

PLUS SIGN (on the numeric keypad)

In Windows Explorer, Tree view, expand everything under current selection back to a previously opened state or use to open only one level if it has not previously been opened

 

 

RIGHT ARROW

 

In Windows Explorer, Tree view, open a branch, or select the first item in the branch.

DOWN ARROW

 

Open a selected menu; DOWN ARROW selects the next command in the list.

UP ARROW

 

Open a selected menu; UP ARROW selects the previous command in the list.

UP ARROW

Select the next visible object above when working in Windows Explorer-Tree View.

DOWN ARROW

Select the next visible object below when working in Windows Explorer-Tree View.

UP ARROW

Select the previous item in a dialog box.

DOWN ARROW

Select the next item in a dialog box.

SHIFT+UP ARROW

In an extended selection list box, select additional items above an already selected item.

SHIFT+DOWN ARROW

In an extended selection list box, select additional items below an already selected item.

CTRL+UP ARROW

Move to additional items above a selected item without selecting the additional items.

CTRL+DOWN ARROW

Move to additional items below a selected item without selecting the additional items.

WIN+F1

Display Windows Help.

 

 

Windows logo key+BREAK

Open the System Properties dialog box. (You also can choose the Systems item in Control Panel.).

Windows logo key+CTRL+F

Open the Find Computer dialog box.(You also can choose the Computer command from the Find item in the Start menu.).

Windows logo key+E

Open the Windows Explorer. (You also can choose the Windows Explorer command from the Program item in the Start menu.).

Windows logo key+F

Open the Find All Files dialog box. (You also can choose the Files Or Folders command from the Find item in the Start menu.).

Windows logo key+M

Minimize all open windows. The keyboard focus goes to the least recently selected icon on the desktop.

Windows logo key+M+SHIFT

Expand previously opened windows and return focus to the most recently used application.

Windows logo key+number

This shortcut key is reserved for use by computer manufacturers.

Windows logo key+R

Display the Run dialog box. (You also can choose the Run command in the Start menu.).

Windows logo key+TAB

Select and cycle through the taskbar buttons.

 

 

F10 or ALT

 

Activate, or select, the main toolbar beginning with the first toolbar option on the left, usually File; after the first option is activated you can navigate through toolbar and menu options using the appropriate ARROW keys; press F10 or ALT again.

F2

Rename a selected item (A bold rectangle appears around the title creating a text box, type the new name and press ENTER; Press ESC to cancel. Some icons on the desktop cannot be renamed).

F3

Open the Find All Files dialog box.

F4

Open the drop-down list box on the toolbar. Pressing F4 again moves the keyboard focus back to the previously used item.

F5

Refresh the current window (You also can choose Refresh from the View menu.).

F6 or TAB

Move between active panes and the toolbar.

RIGHT ARROW

In dialog boxes with the slide out option, select the next highest setting.

DOWN ARROW

 

In dialog boxes with the slide out option, select the next highest setting.

RIGHT ARROW or LEFT ARROW

Use with tabbed dialog boxes and when the focus is on a tab selector, to choose the next or previous tab in the current row and to display the page.

 

 

SHIFT+ANY ARROW KEY

Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop in the direction of the chosen ARROW KEY, or to select text within a document.

SHIFT+DELETE

Delete selected item(s) immediately without moving the item(s) to the Recycle Bin.

SHIFT+F10 or Application key (also the right mouse click)

Display a shortcut menu that shows a list of commands relevant to the selected object.

SHIFT+F8

In extended selection list box, move without changing the selection. You can then press CTRL+SPACEBAR or SHIFT+SPACEBAR to select additional items. The list box returns to normal operation when you press SHIFT+F8 a second time or switch to another

SHIFT+INSERT or CTRL+V

Paste copied items(s) from the Clipboard (You also can choose the Paste command from the Edit menu.).

SHIFT+SPACE

Extend the selection to the current item; if you have already selected more than one item, it selects only the items from the first item you selected to the current item.

 

 

SPACE

When typed alone, selects the current item if it is not already selected. Use after moving with the CTRL key to select separate groups of items.

SPACEBAR or CTRL+SPACE

 

Select or deselect the current item in an extended-selection list box.

TAB

 

Move between the last selected icon on the desktop, the Start button on the taskbar, and the taskbar as a whole. There is no visual indication of the focus on the taskbar, but you can use the arrow keys to move between the taskbar buttons. You also TAB

ALT+ENTER

Switch view from current application window to next open application window, including minimized windows on the taskbar; press ESC more than once to switch through successive windows.

ALT+SHIFT+ENTER

Switch view from current application window to next open application window, including minimized windows on the taskbar in the reverse direction; press ESC more than once to switch through successive windows.

ALT+ENTER

Display the properties of a selected item while working in a window.

Table 16: Windows Short Cuts

 

 

This topic was last edited on  Thursday, 17-Jun-2021,  at  10:49