Keyboard Shortcut typically an alternate means for invoking one or more commands that would otherwise be accessible only through a menu. Using Keyword Shortcut is a quick and easy way of using the windows without using the mouse. Keyboard shortcuts are generally, two or more keys used for invoking the command. Many Professionals use only keyboard shortcuts to access to any command. e.g.: We use Ctrl+C -For Copy, Instead of using the mouse.
On the request of one of the readers, "I am looking for shortcut command for windows as well as for Firefox Browser, could you post on that." Today, it’s merely absurd to use a mouse for every single basic task like copy, paste or to save a file, etc..
Besides that today most laptop and notepad users prefer to use the keyboard than mouse pad or Touch Pad. Below is a list of all Windows hotkeys, Internet Explorer Hotkeys and Firefox Hotkeys.
Below are the list for Windows, Internet Explorer & Firefox Hotkeys…
* Windows HotKeys.
* Essential& Professional HotKeys.
* Programs (Applications) Hotkeys.
* Function Keys(F1 to F11).
* Internet Explorer Hotkeys.
* Firefox Hotkeys.
Note : Here Win refers to Window Logo keys on your keyboard…
|Win + L||Locks Workstation.|
|Win + F1||Open Windows Help.|
|Win + F3 Or F||Open Find Dialog.|
|Win + B||Move focus to system tray icons.|
|Win + D||Minimizes all open windows and displays the desktop|
|Win + E||Open My Computer.|
|Win + F||Open Find Files & Folder Window.|
|Win + L||Locks Workstation.(Lock Pc)|
|Win + M||Minimize all window.|
|Win + R||Run dialog box|
|Win + U||Open Utility Manager.|
|Win + Pause Break
||Open System Properties dialog.|
|Win + Tab
||Cycle through taskbar buttons. (Switches between application)
|Win + Shift + Tab
||Cycle through taskbar buttons in reverse.|
|Win + Ctrl + F||Find computer|
This Essential Hotkeys are important hotkeys which can help you to get your work done quickly & easily. For e.g. To select multiple files, to Bypass Autoplay function, etc..
|CTRL + Alt + Delete,
CTRL + Alt + Numpad,
CTRL + Shift + Esc
|Open Or Display Task Manager|
|Hold Ctrl And Select Files||Select Multiple files by holding down Ctrl and select files|
|Ctrl + Shift||Open a folder while pressing Ctrl+Shift, ohhh don’t panic. All files and folder will not show text on the file (Label). To get the text label back, open the same folder using the same step again. This hotkey is very interesting and could be used to spook your friend.|
|Ctrl + Alt + Down||Invert screen, the Entire Screen Display will turn Up Side Down.|
|Ctrl + Alt + Up||Undo Inversion, Back To Normal Screen.|
|Shift + Delete||This will directly delete the file and bypass recycle bin. (To Delete Permanently)|
|Hold Shift||When loading CD/DVD Hold Down Shift To Bypass Auto play .|
|Hold Shift While Login||When You Login to Windows Hold Down Shift which will bypass Startup Program which are in the startup folder but not program listed in Registry|
|ALT+Underlined letter||Perform the corresponding command or select the corresponding option|
|Alt + Enter||Display properties dialog box. Select drive or file and press Alt + Enter.|
|Print Screen||Press Print Screen to capture the entire screen and Paste in Paint.|
|ALT + Print Screen||If we need only to capture the window or dialog box not whole entire screen then use this to capture the current window.|
Windows Programs Hotkeys are shortcut which are common among all application or program in windows. For e.g. To Copy, To Paste, To Bold, To save, To close Window, etc..
|CTRL + A||Selects all the files in active Window|
|CTRL + C Or
CTRL + Insert
|Copy any file or text.|
|CTRL + X Or
SHIFT + Delete
|Cut any file or text.|
|CTRL + V Or
SHIFT + Insert
|Paste the copied files.|
|CTRL + Z||Undo Any Action (Reverse the action you done).|
|CTRL + Y||Redo any Action.|
|CTRL + B||Makes Text Bold.|
|CTRL + I||Makes Text Italic.|
|CTRL + U||Makes Text Underline.|
|CTRL + F||Display Find Dialog Box.|
|CTRL + G||Display Goto Dialog Box|
|CTRL + N||Open New Dialog Box or Create New File|
|CTRL + O||Displays the Open dialog box.|
|CTRL + P||Displays the Print dialog box.|
|CTRL + S||Displays the Save dialog box.|
|CTRL+ESC||Display the Start menu.|
|CTRL + F4||Close any active window or Program or Application or Shutdown Pc.|
|CTRL + W||Close Active Window.|
Many think Function keys Hotkeys are useless but they are not. Beloe is the list of all the function keys from F1 To f11.
|F1 key||Gives help on the active window or selected item.|
|F2 key||Rename the selected item|
|F3 key||Search for a file or a folder|
|F4 key||Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer|
|F5 key||Update the active window|
|F6 key||Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop|
|F10 key||Activate the menu bar in the active program|
|F11 key||Toggle full screen mode.|
Listed all the Internet Explorer hotkeys. Although many basic hotkeys are similar in browsers of IE and Firefox.
|Alt + Enter||Add the default prefix ":http://www" & ".com". Put Address of website like cnet on Address bar directly and press Alt and Enter.|
|CTRL+B||Open the Organize Favorites dialog box.|
|CTRL+O||Open the Open dialog box.|
|CTRL+F||Start the Find utility.|
|CTRL+I||Open Find utility.|
|CTRL+H||Open the History bar.|
|CTRL+L||Open the Open dialog box.|
|CTRL+P||Open the Print dialog box.|
|CTRL+R||Toggle full screen mode.|
|CTRL+R||Update the current Web page.|
|CTRL+W||Close the current window.|
Firefox Hotkeys are shortcuts used in Firefox browser giving an ability to use Firefox without mouse. Below is the list for all the Firefox Hotkeys.
|Ctrl + N||Open New Window|
|Ctrl + T||Open New Tab.|
|Ctrl + W||Close the Current Tab.|
|F5||Refresh The Page|
|Esc||Stop The Page From Loading|
|F5 key||Update the active window|
|End||Go To Bottom Of the Page|
|Home||Go To the top Of the Page|
|Ctrl + Print||Print the Page|
|Ctrl + u||Page Sources|
|Ctrl And +||Zoom In|
|Ctrl And –||Zoom out|
|Ctrl and 0||Zoom Reset|
|Ctrl + F||Find|
|Alt + Enter||Add the default prefix ":http://www" & ".com".Put Address of website like cnet on Address bar directly and press Alt and Enter.|
Kindly let us know, if any of the above shortcuts are improper or not working in Windows, Internet Explorer or Firerfox. If you have any suggestion or any queries, post it in the below comment section.
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