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Window 7 Shortcut keys

  • Saturday, 17 August 2013
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  • Keyboard shortcuts are mixtures of two or more keys that, when pressed, could be utilized to perform an action that would ordinarily need a mouse or other indicating apparatus. Keyboard shortcuts can make it less difficult to communicate with your computer, recovering your time.
    Below you can see all the general and most useful short keys of windows 7.
    Press this key
    To do this
    F1
    Display Help
    Ctrl + C (or Ctrl + Insert)
    Copy the selected item
    Ctrl + X
    Cut the selected item
    Ctrl + V (or Shift + Insert)
    Paste the selected item
    Ctrl + Z
    Undo an action
    Ctrl + Y
    Redo an action
    Delete (or Ctrl + D)
    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 Picture of Windows logo key + Tab
    Cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Aero Flip 3-D
    Ctrl + Windows logo key Picture of 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 (or Ctrl + R)
    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
    Prevent the CD from automatically playing
    Left Alt + Shift
    Switch the input language when multiple input languages are enabled
    Ctrl + Shift
    Switch the keyboard layout when multiple keyboard layouts are enabled
    Right or Left Ctrl + Shift
    Change the reading direction of text in right-to-left reading languages

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