Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts

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  1. Win + Up – Maximize the current Window
  2. Win + Down – Restore down or minimize current Windows
  3. Win + Leftdow – Dock the current Window to the left half of the screen
  4. Win + Rightdow – Dock the current Window to the right half of the screen
  5. Win + Number – Activate and run the program pinned on Windows 7 Taskbar, running program won’t be affected
  6. Win + Home – Minimize all but the current Window
  7. Win + Space – Makes all Windows transparent so you can see through to the desktop
  8. Win + Pause or Break – Open System Properties
  9. Win + Tab – Flip Aero 3D [press Tab to cycle between Windows]
  10. Win + B – Move focus to notification tray (the right-most portion of the taskbar)
  11. Win + D – Show/Hide desktop
  12. Win + E – Windows Explorer is launched
  13. Win + F – Search
  14. Win + G – Bring all gadgets on top and foreground
  15. Win + L – Lock Computer
  16. Win + M – Minimize all Windows
  17. Win + P – Open the projection menu (generally used for laptops connected to projectors)
  18. Win + R – Run Command is launched.
  19. Win + S – OneNote Screen Clipping Tool
  20. Win + T – Show preview thumbnail of running applications in Windows Taskbar one by one without mouse over
  21. Win + X – Mobility Center
  22. Win + # – Quicklaunch
  23. Win + = – Magnifier
  24. Win + + or – – Enables the magnifier and zooms in/out
  25. Win + Shift + Up – Maximize vertical size
  26. Win + Shift + Down – Restore vertical size
  27. Win + Shift + Leftdow – Jump to left monitor
  28. Win + Shift + Right – Jump to right monitor
  29. Win + Shift + M – Undo all Window minimization
  30. Win + Shift + T – Cycles backwards
  31. Win + Ctrl + F – Opens the Active Directory Find Computers dialog
  32. Ctrl + Right – Move the cursor to the beginning of the next word
  33. Ctrl + Left – Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word
  34. Ctrl + Up – Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph
  35. Ctrl + Down – Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph
  36. Ctrl + Click – A pinned taskbar icon to cycle through the program’s open Windows (e.g. IE)
  37. Ctrl + Win + Tab – Persistent flip 3D
  38. Ctrl + Shift with an arrow key – Select a block of text
  39. Ctrl + arrow + Spacebar – Select multiple individual items in a Window or on the desktop
  40. Ctrl + Shift + Esc – Open Task Manager directly
  41. Ctrl + Shift + N – Create new folder

Ease of Access

  1. Right Shift for eight seconds – Turn Filter Keys on and off
  2. Left Alt+left Shift+PRINTSCREEN (or PRTSCRN) – Turn High Contrast on or off
  3. Left Alt+left Shift+NUMLOCK – Turn Mouse Keys on or off
  4. Shift five times – Turn Sticky Keys on or off
  5. NUMLOCK for five seconds – Open the Ease of Access Center
  6. Win + U – Cycle through all open Windows

Windows Explorer

  1. Alt + Leftdow – Go back
  2. Alt + Right – Go forward
  3. Alt + Up – Go up a directory
  4. Alt + Enter – Open the Properties Window of the current selection
  5. Alt + Spacebar – Open the shortcut menu for the active Window
  6. Alt + F4 – Close the active Window
  7. Alt + Tab – Switch to previous active Window
  8. Alt + Esc – Cycle through all open Windows
  9. Alt + D – Move focus to address bar
  10. Alt + P – Show/hide the preview panel
  11. Ctrl + N – Open a new Window
  12. Ctrl + Mousewheel – Change the view type (extra large, small, list view, detail, etc.)
  13. NUMLOCK + Asterisk (*) on numeric keypad – Display all subfolders under the selected folder
  14. NUMLOCK + Plus Sign (+) on numeric keypad – Display the contents of the selected folder
  15. NUMLOCK + Minus Sign (+) on numeric keypad – Collapse the selected folder

Taskbar Modifiers

  1. Shift + Click on icon – Open a new instance
  2. Middle click on icon – Open a new instance
  3. Ctrl + Shift + Click on icon – Open a new instance with Admin privileges

Dialog Box

  1. Ctrl + Tab – Move forward through tabs
  2. Ctrl + Shift + Tab – Move back through tabs
  3. Shift + Tab – Move back through options
  4. Tab – Move forward through options
  5. Alt + underlined letter – Perform the command (or select the option) that goes with that letter
  6. Enter – Replaces clicking the mouse for many selected commands
  7. Spacebar – Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box
  8. Arrow keys – Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons
  9. BackSpace – Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box

Photo Gallery

  1. Ctrl + F – Open the Fix pane
  2. Ctrl + P – Print the selected picture
  3. Ctrl + I – Open or close the Details pane
  4. Ctrl + . – Rotate the picture clockwise
  5. Ctrl + , – Rotate the picture counter-clockwise
  6. Ctrl + Mouse scroll wheel – Change the size of the picture thumbnail
  7. Ctrl + B – Best fit
  8. Ctrl + E – Search for an item
  9. Alt + Leftdow – Go back
  10. Alt + Right – Go forward
  11. + – Zoom in or resize the picture thumbnail
  12. – – Zoom out or resize the picture thumbnail
  13. Shift + Delete – Permanently delete the selected item
  14. Enter – View the selected picture at a larger size

Login

  1. Win + Right + Enter – Shutdown
  2. Win + Right + Right + R – Restart
  3. Win + Right + Right + S – Sleep
  4. Win + Right + Right + W – Switch users

Remote Desktop

  1. Alt+Page Up – Move between programs from left to right.
  2. Alt+Page Down – Move between programs from right to left.
  3. Alt+Insert – Cycle through programs in the order that they were started in.
  4. Alt+Home – Display the Start menu.
  5. Ctrl+Alt+Break – Switch between a window and full screen.
  6. Ctrl+Alt+End – Display the Windows Security dialog box.
  7. Alt+Delete – Display the system menu.
  8. 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).
  9. 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).
  10. 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.
  11. 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.

Note : Ctrl+Alt+Break and Ctrl+Alt+End are available in all Remote Desktop sessions, even when you’ve set up the remote computer to recognize Windows keyboard shortcuts.

Paint

  1. Ctrl+N – Create a new picture
  2. Ctrl+O – Open an existing picture
  3. Ctrl+S – Save changes to a picture
  4. F12 – Save the picture as a new file
  5. Ctrl+P – Print a picture
  6. Alt+F4 – Close a picture and its Paint window
  7. Ctrl+Z – Undo a change
  8. Ctrl+Y – Redo a change
  9. Ctrl+A – Select the entire picture
  10. Ctrl+X – Cut a selection
  11. Ctrl+C – Copy a selection to the Clipboard
  12. Ctrl+V – Paste a selection from the Clipboard
  13. Right Arrow – Move the selection or active shape right by one pixel
  14. Left Arrow – Move the selection or active shape left by one pixel
  15. Down Arrow – Move the selection or active shape down by one pixel
  16. Up Arrow – Move the selection or active shape up by one pixel
  17. Esc – Cancel a selection
  18. Delete – Delete a selection
  19. Ctrl+B – Bold selected text
  20. Ctrl++ Increase the width of a brush, line, or shape outline by one pixel
  21. Ctrl+- Decrease the width of a brush, line, or shape outline by one pixel
  22. Ctrl+I  – Italicize selected text
  23. Ctrl+U – Underline selected text
  24. Ctrl+E – Open the Properties dialog box
  25. Ctrl+W – Open the Resize and Skew dialog box
  26. Ctrl+Page Up – Zoom in
  27. Ctrl+Page Down – Zoom out
  28. F11 – View a picture in full-screen mode
  29. Ctrl+R – Show or hide the ruler
  30. Ctrl+G – Show or hide gridlines
  31. F10 or Alt – Display keytips
  32. Shift+F10 – Show the current shortcut menu
  33. F1  – Open Paint Help

WordPad

  1. Ctrl+N – Create a new document
  2. Ctrl+O – Open an existing document
  3. Ctrl+S – Save changes to a document
  4. F12 – Save the document as a new file
  5. Ctrl+P – Print a document
  6. Alt+F4 – Close WordPad
  7. Ctrl+Z – Undo a change
  8. Ctrl+Y – Redo a change
  9. Ctrl+A – Select the entire document
  10. Ctrl+X – Cut a selection
  11. Ctrl+C – Copy a selection to the Clipboard
  12. Ctrl+V – Paste a selection from the Clipboard
  13. Ctrl+B – Make selected text bold
  14. Ctrl+I – Italicize selected text
  15. Ctrl+U – Underline selected text
  16. Ctrl+= – Make selected text subscript
  17. Ctrl+Shift+= – Make selected text superscript
  18. Ctrl+L – Align text left
  19. Ctrl+E – Align text center
  20. Ctrl+R – Align text right
  21. Ctrl+J – Justify text
  22. Ctrl+1 – Set single line spacing
  23. Ctrl+2 – Set double line spacing
  24. Ctrl+5 – Set line spacing to 1.5
  25. Ctrl+Shift+> – Increase the font size
  26. Ctrl+Shift+< – Decrease the font size
  27. Ctrl+Shift+A – Change characters to all capitals
  28. Ctrl+Shift+L – Change the bullet style
  29. Ctrl+D – Insert a Microsoft Paint drawing
  30. Ctrl+F – Find text in a document
  31. F3 – Find the next instance of the text in the Find dialog box
  32. Ctrl+H – Replace text in a document
  33. Ctrl+Left Arrow – Move the cursor one word to the left
  34. Ctrl+Right Arrow – Move the cursor one word to the right
  35. Ctrl+Up Arrow – Move the cursor to the line above
  36. Ctrl+Down Arrow – Move the cursor to the line below
  37. Ctrl+Home – Move to the beginning of the document
  38. Ctrl+End – Move to the end of the document
  39. Ctrl+Page Up – Move up one page
  40. Ctrl+Page Down – Move down one page
  41. Ctrl+Delete – Delete the next word
  42. F10 – Display keytips
  43. Shift+F10 – Show the current shortcut menu
  44. F1 – Open WordPad Help

Calculator

  1. Alt+1 – Switch to Standard mode
  2. Alt+2 – Switch to Scientific mode
  3. Alt+3 – Switch to Programmer mode
  4. Alt+4 – Switch to Statistics mode
  5. Ctrl+E – Open date calculations
  6. Ctrl+H – Turn calculation history on or off
  7. Ctrl+U – Open unit conversion
  8. Alt+C – Calculate or solve date calculations and worksheets
  9. F1 – Open Calculator Help
  10. Ctrl+Q – Press the M- button
  11. Ctrl+P – Press the M+ button
  12. Ctrl+M – Press the MS button
  13. Ctrl+R – Press the MR button
  14. Ctrl+L – Press the MC button
  15. % – Press the % button
  16. F9 – Press the +/– button
  17. / – Press the / button
  18. * – Press the * button
  19. + – Press the + button
  20. – – Press the – button
  21. R – Press the 1/× button
  22. @ – Press the square root button
  23. 0-9 – Press the number buttons (0-9)
  24. = – Press the = button
  25. . – Press the . (decimal point) button
  26. Backspace – Press the backspace button
  27. Esc – Press the C button
  28. Del – Press the CE button
  29. Ctrl+Shift+D – Clear the calculation history
  30. F2 – Edit the calculation history
  31. Up Arrow key – Navigate up in the calculation history
  32. Down Arrow key – Navigate down in the calculation history
  33. Esc – Cancel editing the calculation history
  34. Enter – Recalculate the calculation history after editing
  35. F3 – Select Degrees in Scientific mode
  36. F4 – Select Radians in Scientific mode
  37. F5 – Select Grads in Scientific mode
  38. I – Press the Inv button in Scientific mode
  39. D – Press the Mod button in Scientific mode
  40. Ctrl+S – Press the sinh button in Scientific mode
  41. Ctrl+O – Press the cosh button in Scientific mode
  42. Ctrl+T – Press the tanh button in Scientific mode
  43. ( – Press the ( button in Scientific mode
  44. ) – Press the ) button in Scientific mode
  45. N – Press the ln button in Scientific mode
  46. ; – Press the Int button in Scientific mode
  47. S – Press the sin button in Scientific mode
  48. O – Press the cos button in Scientific mode
  49. T – Press the tan button in Scientific mode
  50. M – Press the dms button in Scientific mode
  51. P – Press the pi button in Scientific mode
  52. V – Press the F-E button in Scientific mode
  53. X – Press the Exp button in Scientific mode
  54. Q – Press the x^2 button in Scientific mode
  55. Y – Press the x^y button in Scientific mode
  56. # – Press the x^3 button in Scientific mode
  57. L – Press the log button in Scientific mode
  58. ! – Press the n! button in Scientific mode
  59. Ctrl+Y – Press the y√x button in Scientific mode
  60. Ctrl+B- Press the 3√x button in Scientific mode
  61. Ctrl+G – Press the 10x button in Scientific mode
  62. F5 – Select Hex in Programmer mode
  63. F6 – Select Dec in Programmer mode
  64. F7 – Select Oct in Programmer mode
  65. F8 – Select Bin in Programmer mode
  66. F12 – Select Qword in Programmer mode
  67. F2 – Select Dword in Programmer mode
  68. F3 – Select Word in Programmer mode
  69. F4 – Select Byte in Programmer mode
  70. K – Press the RoR button in Programmer mode
  71. J – Press the RoL button in Programmer mode
  72. < – Press the Lsh button in Programmer mode
  73. > – Press the Rsh button in Programmer mode
  74. % – Press the Mod button in Programmer mode
  75. ( – Press the ( button in Programmer mode
  76. ) – Press the ) button in Programmer mode
  77. | – Press the Or button in Programmer mode
  78. ^ – Press the Xor button in Programmer mode
  79. ~ – Press the Not button in Programmer mode
  80. & – Press the And button in Programmer mode
  81. A-F – Press the A-F buttons in Programmer mode
  82. Spacebar – Toggles the bit value in Programmer mode
  83. A – Press the Average button in Statistics mode
  84. Ctrl+A – Press the Average Sq button in Statistics mode
  85. S – Press the Sum button in Statistics mode
  86. Ctrl+S – Press the Sum Sq button in Statistics mode
  87. T – Press the S.D. button in Statistics mode
  88. Ctrl+T – Press the Inv S.D. button in Statistics mode
  89. D – Press the CAD button in Statistics mode

Journal

  1. Ctrl+N – Start a new note
  2. Ctrl+O – Open a recently used note
  3. Ctrl+S – Save changes to a note
  4. Ctrl+Shift+V – Move a note to a specific folder
  5. Ctrl+P – Print a note
  6. Alt+F4 – Close a note and its Journal window
  7. Ctrl+Z – Undo a change
  8. Ctrl+Y – Redo a change
  9. Ctrl+A – Select all items on a page
  10. Ctrl+X – Cut a selection
  11. Ctrl+C – Copy a selection to the Clipboard
  12. Ctrl+V – Paste a selection from the Clipboard
  13. Esc – Cancel a selection
  14. Delete – Delete a selection
  15. Ctrl+F – Start a basic find
  16. Ctrl+G – Go to a page
  17. F5 – Refresh find results
  18. F5 – Refresh the note list
  19. F6 – Toggle between a note list and a note
  20. Ctrl+Shift+C – Display a shortcut menu for column headings in a note list
  21. F11 – View a note in full-screen mode
  22. F1 – Open Journal Help

Help viewer

  1. Alt+C – Display the Table of Contents
  2. Alt+N – Display the Connection Settings menu
  3. F10 – Display the Options menu
  4. Alt+Left Arrow – Move back to the previously viewed topic
  5. Alt+Right Arrow – Move forward to the next (previously viewed) topic
  6. Alt+A – Display the customer support page
  7. Alt+Home – Display the Help and Support home page
  8. Home – Move to the beginning of a topic
  9. End – Move to the end of a topic
  10. Ctrl+F – Search the current topic
  11. Ctrl+P – Print a topic
  12. F3 – Move the cursor to the search box

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