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Keyboard Keys For Windows System
ALT+ SPACEBAR--opens control menu (like clicking on the symbol in the top
left corner of a window, from which you select (perhaps using mouse,
perhaps using arrow keys and enter) among restore, minimize, maximize,
close, etc)
SPACEBAR -- hitting this will finalize a selection of an item in a list or
an icon on the screen that's only half- selected, i.e., there's a box
around the name but full highlighting is not there. 






Also puts a checkmark or big dot in a little box or circle for you to check one of several options. 
ENTER -- will activate a selected item. Hitting Enter with a program icon
selected will open the program. with a button highlighted, will activate
the "button." It appears highlighted from the heavier line around it, or it
might look like a depressed button.

Hitting a letter key will take you to the first item in a dialogue box that
begins with that letter. I.E., in open file dialogue box, hit w one or more
times  to go to the "Windows" folder in the list of stuff that appears on
the C drive. This can save a whole lot of hand action.

CTRL+z -- undo 
CTRL+y -- redo
CTRL+a -- select all 
CTRL+x --cut
CTRL+c --copy
CTRL+v --paste 
CTRL+p – print
CTRL+s --save


CTRL+ALT+DEL--reboots the computer – eventually. First, it'll tell you
what's hung up.
CTRL+esc-- same as clicking on the "start button" in the taskbar area of
the screen 
ALT+F4 shuts down the selected program. 
TAB--VERY USEFUL. takes you from one field to another, one "button" to
another, one icon to another etc. 
SHIFT+TAB -- it tabs you backward
HOME – to beginning of line or far left of field or screen.
END --to end of line, or far right of field or screen.
CTRL+home -- to the top
CTRL+END -- to the bottom
PAGE UP -- moves you up in your document or dialogue box by one page
PAGE DOWN -- moves you down in your document or dialogue list by one page
ARROW KEYS--these will move you about the screen or dialogue box, or menu,
not just a document. Modifier keys like CTRL and SHIFT when pressed at same
time as arrow keys or page up and page down will perform selection and
larger movements. For instance, CTRL + right arrow jumps to next word, and
SHIFT+CTRL+RIGHT ARROW selects the whole word. 
ESC -- to cancel, or get rid of something like box or window that popped up
when you didn't want it (or if you change your  mind) etc.
ALT + the underlined letter in a menu item carries out the action. 

SHIFT+F10—like right click, brings up context menu
ALT+TAB—cycles through open applications
[ALT] + down arrow--opens up a "Drop down list" -those little arrows that
sit next to fields in which you must make a choice, for instance in the
"Look in" field of an "Open" dialogue box. 
[ALT] + TAB        --holding down the [ALT] and hitting tab cycles you
through open applications.
Thus, to sign off windows 95: CTRL+ESC, UP, ENTER, ENTER. 

[Hot and Other Keys]
*General folder / Windows Explorer shortcuts for a selected object:

        Keys                    Action
      -----------------------------------------------------------------
        F2                      Rename
        F3                      Find
        CTRL+X, C, or V         Cut, Copy, or Paste
        SHIFT+DELETE            Delete immediately without putting the file
                                in Recycle Bin
        ALT+ENTER               Properties
        ALT+double-click        Properties
        CTRL+right-click        Put alternative verbs on the context menu
                                (Open With)
        SHIFT+double-click      Explore the object if it has an Explore
                                command

        CTRL+drag a file to a
        folder                  Copy a file

        CTRL+SHIFT+drag a
        file to the desktop
        or a folder             Create a shortcut

        CTRL+ESC,ESC,TAB,SHIFT+F10
                                Open taskbar properties

[General control over folders/Windows Explorer]

        F4 (Explorer)           Displays the combo box
        F5                      Refresh
        F6                      Switches between panes in Windows Explorer
        CTRL+G(Windows
        Explorer)               Goto
        CTRL+Z                  Undo
        CTRL+A                  Select all
        BACKSPACE               Goes to the parent folder
        SHIFT+           Closes this folder and all its parent folders

[In Windows Explorer]
        Num*                    Expands everything under selection
        Num-                    Expands selection
        Num+ or Right arrow     Collapses selection
        Right arrow             Expands current selection if it's collapsed;
                                otherwise goes to the first child.
        Left arrow              Collapses current selection if it's expanded;
                                otherwise goes to the parent

[In Properties]
        CTRL+TAB or
        CTRL+SHIFT+TAB          Switches between Properties tabs

[In Open/Save Common Dialog Boxes]
        F4                      Drop down the location list
        F5                      Refresh the view
        Backspace               Go to parent folder if focus is on view window

[General Keyboard-Only Commands]
        F1                      Help
        F10                     Goes to menu mode
        SHIFT+F10               Context menu for selected item
        CTRL+ESC                Brings up Start menu
        CTRL+ESC, ESC           Focus on the Start button
        SHIFT+F10               Context menu
        ALT+TAB                 Switch to the running program
        SHIFT while
        inserting CD            Bypasses auto-run
        Alt+M when focus
        is on taskbar           Minimizes all windows

[Accessibility Shortcuts]
        Tap SHIFT 5 times       Toggles StickyKeys on/off
        Hold down Right
        SHIFT for 8 seconds     Toggles FilterKeys on/off
        Hold down NumLock
        for 5 seconds           Toggles ToggleKeys on/off

        Left ALT+LEFT+SHIFT
        +NumLock                Toggles MouseKeys on/off
        Left ALT+LEFT+SHIFT
        +PrintScreen            Toggles HighContrast on/off

[MS Natural Keyboard]
        Win+R                   Run dialog
        Win+M                   Minimize All
        Shift-Win+M             Undo Minimize All
        Win+F1                  Windows Help
        Win+E                   Explorer
        Win+F                   Find Files or Folders
        CTRL+Win+F              Find Computer
        Win+Tab                 Cycle through taskbar buttons
        Win+Break               PSS Hotkey... (System properties)




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