Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Keyboard shortcuts for Windows 7

Windows system key combinations
  • F1: Help
  • CTRL+ESC: Open Start menu
  • ALT+TAB: Switch between open programs
  • ALT+F4: Quit program
  • SHIFT+DELETE: Delete item permanently
  • Windows Logo+L: Lock the computer (without using CTRL+ALT+DELETE)

Windows program key combinations

  • CTRL+C: Copy
  • CTRL+X: Cut
  • CTRL+V: Paste
  • CTRL+Z: Undo
  • CTRL+B: Bold
  • CTRL+U: Underline
  • CTRL+I: Italic

Mouse click/keyboard modifier combinations for shell objects

  • SHIFT+right click: Displays a shortcut menu containing alternative commands
  • SHIFT+double click: Runs the alternate default command (the second item on the menu)
  • ALT+double click: Displays properties
  • SHIFT+DELETE: Deletes an item immediately without placing it in the Recycle Bin

General keyboard-only commands

  • F1: Starts Windows Help
  • F10: Activates menu bar options
  • SHIFT+F10 Opens a shortcut menu for the selected item (this is the same as right-clicking an object
  • CTRL+ESC: Opens the Start menu (use the ARROW keys to select an item)
  • CTRL+ESC or ESC: Selects the Start button (press TAB to select the taskbar, or press SHIFT+F10 for a context menu)
  • CTRL+SHIFT+ESC: Opens Windows Task Manager
  • ALT+DOWN ARROW: Opens a drop-down list box
  • ALT+TAB: Switch to another running program (hold down the ALT key and then press the TAB key to view the task-switching window)
  • SHIFT: Press and hold down the SHIFT key while you insert a CD-ROM to bypass the automatic-run feature
  • ALT+SPACE: Displays the main window's System menu (from the System menu, you can restore, move, resize, minimize, maximize, or close the window)
  • ALT+- (ALT+hyphen): Displays the Multiple Document Interface (MDI) child window's System menu (from the MDI child window's System menu, you can restore, move, resize, minimize, maximize, or close the child window)
  • CTRL+TAB: Switch to the next child window of a Multiple Document Interface (MDI) program
  • ALT+underlined letter in menu: Opens the menu
  • ALT+F4: Closes the current window
  • CTRL+F4: Closes the current Multiple Document Interface (MDI) window
  • ALT+F6: Switch between multiple windows in the same program (for example, when the Notepad Find dialog box is displayed, ALT+F6 switches between the Find dialog box and the main Notepad window)

Keyboard shortcuts for Word 2007, Word 2003, and Word 2002

The following is a list of keyboard shortcuts that are available in Microsoft Office Word 2007, in Microsoft Office Word 2003 and in Microsoft Word 2002. This list is a compilation of the individual keyboard shortcut lists available in Word 2007 Help, Word 2003 Help and in Word 2002 Help. 

Note Keyboard shortcuts mentioned in the Help topics, menus, and dialog boxes refer to the U.S. keyboard layout. Keys on other layouts may not correspond exactly to the keys on a U.S. keyboard. If you are using a different language keyboard layout from the version of Word that you are using, you may have to make adjustments when you use keyboard shortcuts.

Command Name                  Keyboard shortcuts

   All Caps                      CTRL+SHIFT+A
   Annotation                    ALT+CTRL+M
   App Maximize                  ALT+F10
   App Restore                   ALT+F5
   Apply Heading1                ALT+CTRL+1
   Apply Heading2                ALT+CTRL+2
   Apply Heading3                ALT+CTRL+3
   Apply List Bullet             CTRL+SHIFT+L
   Auto Format                   ALT+CTRL+K
   Auto Text                     F3 or ALT+CTRL+V
   Bold                          CTRL+B or CTRL+SHIFT+B
   Bookmark                      CTRL+SHIFT+F5
   Browse Next                   CTRL+PAGE DOWN
   Browse Previous               CTRL+PAGE UP
   Browse Sel                    ALT+CTRL+HOME
   Cancel                        ESC
   Center Para                   CTRL+E
   Change Case                   SHIFT+F3
   Char Left                     LEFT
   Char Left Extend              SHIFT+LEFT
   Char Right                    RIGHT
   Char Right Extend             SHIFT+RIGHT
   Clear                         DELETE
   Close or Exit                 ALT+F4
   Close Pane                    ALT+SHIFT+C
   Column Break                  CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER
   Column Select                 CTRL+SHIFT+F8
   Copy                          CTRL+C or CTRL+INSERT
   Copy Format                   CTRL+SHIFT+C
   Copy Text                     SHIFT+F2
   Create Auto Text              ALT+F3
   Customize Add Menu            ALT+CTRL+=
   Customize Keyboard            ALT+CTRL+NUM +
   Customize Remove Menu         ALT+CTRL+-
   Cut                           CTRL+X or SHIFT+DELETE

Excel 2007 shortcut and function keys

The following lists contain CTRL combination shortcut keys, function keys, and some other common shortcut keys, along with descriptions of their functionality.

CTRL combination shortcut keys
CTRL+PgUpSwitches between worksheet tabs, from left-to-right.
CTRL+PgDnSwitches between worksheet tabs, from right-to-left.
CTRL+SHIFT+(Unhides any hidden rows within the selection.
CTRL+SHIFT+)Unhides any hidden columns within the selection.
CTRL+SHIFT+&Applies the outline border to the selected cells.
CTRL+SHIFT_Removes the outline border from the selected cells.
CTRL+SHIFT+~Applies the General number format.
CTRL+SHIFT+$Applies the Currency format with two decimal places (negative numbers in parentheses).
CTRL+SHIFT+%Applies the Percentage format with no decimal places.
CTRL+SHIFT+^Applies the Exponential number format with two decimal places.
CTRL+SHIFT+#Applies the Date format with the day, month, and year.
CTRL+SHIFT+@Applies the Time format with the hour and minute, and AM or PM.
CTRL+SHIFT+!Applies the Number format with two decimal places, thousands separator, and minus sign (-) for negative values.
Selects the current region around the active cell (the data area enclosed by blank rows and blank columns).
In a PivotTable, it selects the entire PivotTable report.
CTRL+SHIFT+:Enters the current time.
CTRL+SHIFT+"Copies the value from the cell above the active cell into the cell or the Formula Bar.
CTRL+SHIFT+Plus (+)Displays the Insert dialog box to insert blank cells.
CTRL+Minus (-)Displays the Delete dialog box to delete the selected cells.
CTRL+;Enters the current date.
CTRL+`Alternates between displaying cell values and displaying formulas in the worksheet.
CTRL+'Copies a formula from the cell above the active cell into the cell or the Formula Bar.
CTRL+1Displays the Format Cells dialog box.
CTRL+2Applies or removes bold formatting.
CTRL+3Applies or removes italic formatting.
CTRL+4Applies or removes underlining.
CTRL+5Applies or removes strikethrough.
CTRL+6Alternates between hiding objects, displaying objects, and displaying placeholders for objects.
CTRL+8Displays or hides the outline symbols.
CTRL+9Hides the selected rows.
CTRL+0Hides the selected columns.
Selects the entire worksheet.
If the worksheet contains data, CTRL+A selects the current region. Pressing CTRL+A a second time selects the current region and its summary rows. Pressing CTRL+A a third time selects the entire worksheet.
When the insertion point is to the right of a function name in a formula, displays the Function Arguments dialog box.
CTRL+SHIFT+A inserts the argument names and parentheses when the insertion point is to the right of a function name in a formula.
CTRL+BApplies or removes bold formatting.
Copies the selected cells.
CTRL+C followed by another CTRL+C displays the Clipboard.
CTRL+DUses the Fill Down command to copy the contents and format of the topmost cell of a selected range into the cells below.
Displays the Find and Replace dialog box, with the Find tab selected.
SHIFT+F5 also displays this tab, while SHIFT+F4 repeats the lastFind action.
CTRL+SHIFT+F opens the Format Cells dialog box with the Fonttab selected.
Displays the Go To dialog box.
F5 also displays this dialog box.
CTRL+HDisplays the Find and Replace dialog box, with the Replace tab selected.
CTRL+IApplies or removes italic formatting.
CTRL+KDisplays the Insert Hyperlink dialog box for new hyperlinks or theEdit Hyperlink dialog box for selected existing hyperlinks.
CTRL+NCreates a new, blank workbook.
Displays the Open dialog box to open or find a file.
CTRL+SHIFT+O selects all cells that contain comments.
Displays the Print dialog box.
CTRL+SHIFT+P opens the Format Cells dialog box with the Fonttab selected.
CTRL+RUses the Fill Right command to copy the contents and format of the leftmost cell of a selected range into the cells to the right.
CTRL+SSaves the active file with its current file name, location, and file format.
CTRL+TDisplays the Create Table dialog box.
Applies or removes underlining.
CTRL+SHIFT+U switches between expanding and collapsing of the formula bar.
Inserts the contents of the Clipboard at the insertion point and replaces any selection. Available only after you have cut or copied an object, text, or cell contents.
CTRL+ALT+V displays the Paste Special dialog box. Available only after you have cut or copied an object, text, or cell contents on a worksheet or in another program.
CTRL+WCloses the selected workbook window.
CTRL+XCuts the selected cells.
CTRL+YRepeats the last command or action, if possible.
Uses the Undo command to reverse the last command or to delete the last entry that you typed.
CTRL+SHIFT+Z uses the Undo or Redo command to reverse or restore the last automatic correction when AutoCorrect Smart Tags are displayed.