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Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts Full Listing


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Ease of Access keyboard shortcuts

Right Shift for eight seconds: Turn Filter Keys on and off

Left Alt + Left Shift + PrtScn (or PrtScn): Turn High Contrast on or off

Left Alt + Left Shift + Num Lock: Turn Mouse Keys on or off

Shift five times: Turn Sticky Keys on or off

Num Lock for five seconds: Turn Toggle Keys on or off

Windows logo key + U: Open the Ease of Access Center

General keyboard shortcuts

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 + any arrow key: Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text within a document

Ctrl + 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 (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 + ShiftL: 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

Dialog box keyboard shortcuts

Ctrl + Tab: Move forward through tabs

Ctrl + Shift + Tab: Move back through tabs

Tab: Move forward through options

Shift + Tab: Move back through options

Alt + underlined letter: Perform the command (or select the option) that goes with that letter

Enter: Replaces clicking the mouse for many selected commands

Spacebar: Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box

Arrow keys: Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons

F1: Display Help

F4: Display the items in the active list

Backspace: Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box

Windows logo key keyboard shortcuts

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.

Windows Explorer keyboard shortcuts

Ctrl + N: Open a new window

Ctrl + W: Close the current window

Ctrl + Shift + N: Create a new folder

End: Display the bottom of the active window

Home: Display the top of the active window

F11: Maximize or minimize the active window

Ctrl + Period (.): Rotate a picture clockwise

Ctrl + Comma (,): Rotate a picture counter-clockwise

Num Lock + Asterisk (*) on numeric keypad: Display all subfolders under the selected folder

Num Lock + Plus Sign (+) on numeric keypad: Display the contents of the selected folder

Num Lock + Minus Sign (-) on numeric keypad: Collapse the selected folder

Left Arrow: Collapse the current selection (if it’s expanded), or select the parent folder

Alt + Enter: Open the Properties dialog box for the selected item

Alt + P: Display the preview pane

Alt + Left Arrow: View the previous folder

Backspace: View the previous folder

Right Arrow: Display the current selection (if it’s collapsed), or select the first subfolder

Alt + Right Arrow: View the next folder

Alt + Up Arrow: View the parent folder

Ctrl + Shift + E: Display all folders above the selected folder

Ctrl + Mouse scroll wheel: Change the size and appearance of file and folder icons

Alt + D: Select the address bar

Ctrl + E: Select the search box

Ctrl + F: Select the search box

Taskbar keyboard shortcuts

Shift + Click on a taskbar button: Open a program or quickly open another instance of a program

Ctrl + Shift + Click on a taskbar button: Open a program as an administrator

Shift + Right-click on a taskbar button: Show the window menu for the program

Shift + Right-click on a grouped taskbar button: Show the window menu for the group

Ctrl + Click on a grouped taskbar button: Cycle through the windows of the group

Magnifier keyboard shortcuts

Windows logo key + Plus Sign or Minus Sign: Zoom in or out

Ctrl + Alt + Spacebar: Preview the desktop in full-screen mode

Ctrl + Alt + F: Switch to full-screen mode

Ctrl + Alt + L: Switch to lens mode

Ctrl + Alt + D: Switch to docked mode

Ctrl + Alt + I: Invert colors

Ctrl + Alt + arrow keys: Pan in the direction of the arrow keys

Ctrl + Alt + R: Resize the lens

Windows logo key + Esc: Exit Magnifier

Remote Desktop Connection keyboard shortcuts

Alt + Page Up: Move between programs from left to right.

Alt + Page Down: Move between programs from right to left.

Alt + Insert: Cycle through programs in the order that they were started in.

Alt + Home: Display the Start menu.

Ctrl + Alt + Break: Switch between a window and full screen.

Ctrl + Alt + End: Display the Windows Security dialog box.

Alt + Delete: Display the system menu.

Ctrl + Alt + Minus Sign (-) on the numeric keypad: Place a copy of the active window, within the client, on the Terminal server clipboard (provides the same functionality as pressing Alt + PrtScn on a local computer).

Ctrl + Alt + Plus Sign (+) on the numeric keypad: Place a copy of the entire client window area on the Terminal server clipboard (provides the same functionality as pressing PrtScn on a local computer).

Ctrl + Alt + Right Arrow: “Tab” out of the Remote Desktop controls to a control in the host program (for example, a button or a text box). Useful when the Remote Desktop controls are embedded in another (host) program.

Ctrl + Alt + Left Arrow: “Tab” out of the Remote Desktop controls to a control in the host program (for example, a button or a text box). Useful when the Remote Desktop controls are embedded in another (host) program.

Paint keyboard shortcuts

Ctrl + N: Create a new picture

Ctrl + O: Open an existing picture

Ctrl + S: Save changes to a picture

F12: Save the picture as a new file

Ctrl + P: Print a picture

Alt + F4: Close a picture and its Paint window

Ctrl + Z: Undo a change

Ctrl + Y: Redo a change

Ctrl + A: Select the entire picture

Ctrl + X: Cut a selection

Ctrl + C: Copy a selection to the Clipboard

Ctrl + V: Paste a selection from the Clipboard

Right Arrow: Move the selection or active shape right by one pixel

Left Arrow: Move the selection or active shape left by one pixel

Down Arrow: Move the selection or active shape down by one pixel

Up Arrow: Move the selection or active shape up by one pixel

Esc: Cancel a selection

Delete: Delete a selection

Ctrl + B: Bold selected text

Ctrl + +: Increase the width of a brush, line, or shape outline by one pixel

Ctrl + -: Decrease the width of a brush, line, or shape outline by one pixel

Ctrl + I: Italicize selected text

Ctrl + U: Underline selected text

Ctrl + E: Open the Properties dialog box

Ctrl + W: Open the Resize and Skew dialog box

Ctrl + Page Up: Zoom in

Ctrl + Page Down: Zoom out

F11: View a picture in full-screen mode

Ctrl + R: Show or hide the ruler

Ctrl + G: Show or hide gridlines

F10 or Alt: Display keytips

Shift + F10: Show the current shortcut menu

F1: Open Paint Help

WordPad keyboard shortcuts

Ctrl + N: Create a new document

Ctrl + O: Open an existing document

Ctrl + S: Save changes to a document

F12: Save the document as a new file

Ctrl + P: Print a document

Alt + F4: Close WordPad

Ctrl + Z: Undo a change

Ctrl + Y: Redo a change

Ctrl + A: Select the entire document

Ctrl + X: Cut a selection

Ctrl + C: Copy a selection to the Clipboard

Ctrl + V: Paste a selection from the Clipboard

Ctrl + B: Make selected text bold

Ctrl + I: Italicize selected text

Ctrl + U: Underline selected text

Ctrl + =: Make selected text subscript

Ctrl + Shift + =: Make selected text superscript

Ctrl + L: Align text left

Ctrl + E Align text center

Ctrl + R:: Align text right

Ctrl + J: Justify text

Ctrl + 1: Set single line spacing

Ctrl + 2: Set double line spacing

Ctrl + 5: Set line spacing to 1.5

Ctrl + Shift + >: Increase the font size

Ctrl + Shift + <: Decrease the font size

Ctrl + Shift + A: Change characters to all capitals

Ctrl + Shift + L: Change the bullet style

Ctrl + D: Insert a Microsoft Paint drawing

Ctrl + F: Find text in a document

F3: Find the next instance of the text in the Find dialog box

Ctrl + H: Replace text in a document

Ctrl + Left Arrow: Move the cursor one word to the left

Ctrl + Right Arrow: Move the cursor one word to the right

Ctrl + Up Arrow: Move the cursor to the line above

Ctrl + Down Arrow: Move the cursor to the line below

Ctrl + Home: Move to the beginning of the document

Ctrl + End: Move to the end of the document

Ctrl + Page Up: Move up one page

Ctrl + Page Down: Move down one page

Ctrl + Delete: Delete the next word

F10: Display keytips

Shift + F10: Show the current shortcut menu

F1: Open WordPad Help

Calculator keyboard shortcuts

Alt + 1: Switch to Standard mode

Alt + 2: Switch to Scientific mode

Alt + 3: Switch to Programmer mode

Alt + 4: Switch to Statistics mode

Ctrl + E: Open date calculations

Ctrl + H: Turn calculation history on or off

Ctrl + U: Open unit conversion

Alt + C: Calculate or solve date calculations and worksheets

F1: Open Calculator Help

Ctrl + Q: Press the M- button

Ctrl + P: Press the M+ button

Ctrl + M: Press the MS button

Ctrl + R: Press the MR button

Ctrl + L: Press the MC button

%: Press the % button

F9: Press the +/– button

/: Press the / button

*: Press the * button

+: Press the + button

-: Press the – button

R: Press the 1/× button

@: Press the square root button

0-9: Press the number buttons (0-9)

=: Press the = button

.: Press the . (decimal point) button

Backspace: Press the backspace button

Esc: Press the C button

Del: Press the CE button

Ctrl + Shift + D: Clear the calculation history

F2: Edit the calculation history

Up Arrow key: Navigate up in the calculation history

Down Arrow key: Navigate down in the calculation history

Esc: Cancel editing the calculation history

Enter: Recalculate the calculation history after editing

F3: Select Degrees in Scientific mode

F4: Select Radians in Scientific mode

F5: Select Grads in Scientific mode

I: Press the Inv button in Scientific mode

D: Press the Mod button in Scientific mode

Ctrl + S: Press the sinh button in Scientific mode

Ctrl + O: Press the cosh button in Scientific mode

Ctrl + T: Press the tanh button in Scientific mode

(: Press the ( button in Scientific mode

): Press the ) button in Scientific mode

N: Press the ln button in Scientific mode

;: Press the Int button in Scientific mode

S: Press the sin button in Scientific mode

O: Press the cos button in Scientific mode

T: Press the tan button in Scientific mode

M: Press the dms button in Scientific mode

P: Press the pi button in Scientific mode

V: Press the F-E button in Scientific mode

X: Press the Exp button in Scientific mode

Q: Press the x^2 button in Scientific mode

Y: Press the x^y button in Scientific mode

#: Press the x^3 button in Scientific mode

L: Press the log button in Scientific mode

!: Press the n! button in Scientific mode

Ctrl + Y: Press the y√x button in Scientific mode

Ctrl + B: Press the 3√x button in Scientific mode

Ctrl + G: Press the 10x button in Scientific mode

F5: Select Hex in Programmer mode

F6: Select Dec in Programmer mode

F7: Select Oct in Programmer mode

F8: Select Bin in Programmer mode

F12: Select Qword in Programmer mode

F2: Select Dword in Programmer mode

F3: Select Word in Programmer mode

F4: Select Byte in Programmer mode

K: Press the RoR button in Programmer mode

J: Press the RoL button in Programmer mode

<: Press the Lsh button in Programmer mode

>: Press the Rsh button in Programmer mode

%: Press the Mod button in Programmer mode

(: Press the ( button in Programmer mode

): Press the ) button in Programmer mode

|: Press the Or button in Programmer mode

^: Press the Xor button in Programmer mode

~: Press the Not button in Programmer mode

&: Press the And button in Programmer mode

A-F: Press the A-F buttons in Programmer mode

Spacebar: Toggles the bit value in Programmer mode

A: Press the Average button in Statistics mode

Ctrl + A: Press the Average Sq button in Statistics mode

S: Press the Sum button in Statistics mode

Ctrl + S: Press the Sum Sq button in Statistics mode

T: Press the S.D. button in Statistics mode

Ctrl + T: Press the Inv S.D. button in Statistics mode

D: Press the CAD button in Statistics mode

Windows Journal keyboard shortcuts

Ctrl + N: Start a new note

Ctrl + O: Open a recently used note

Ctrl + S: Save changes to a note

Ctrl + Shift + V: Move a note to a specific folder

Ctrl + P: Print a note

Alt + F4: Close a note and its Journal window

Ctrl + Z: Undo a change

Ctrl + Y: Redo a change

Ctrl + A: Select all items on a page

Ctrl + X: Cut a selection

Ctrl + C: Copy a selection to the Clipboard

Ctrl + V: Paste a selection from the Clipboard

Esc: Cancel a selection

Delete: Delete a selection

Ctrl + F: Start a basic find

Ctrl + G: Go to a page

F5: Refresh find results

F5: Refresh the note list

F6: Toggle between a note list and a note

Ctrl + Shift + C: Display a shortcut menu for column headings in a note list

F11: View a note in full-screen mode

F1: Open Journal Help

Windows Help viewer keyboard shortcuts

Alt + C: Display the Table of Contents

Alt + N: Display the Connection Settings menu

F10: Display the Options menu

Alt + Left Arrow: Move back to the previously viewed topic

Alt + Right Arrow: Move forward to the next (previously viewed) topic

Alt + A: Display the customer support page

Alt + Home: Display the Help and Support home page

Home: Move to the beginning of a topic

End: Move to the end of a topic

Ctrl + F: Search the current topic

Ctrl + P: Print a topic

F3: Move the cursor to the search box

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