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Keyboard shortcuts


F1......................Help
F2......................Rename (in Explorer window)
F3......................Find
F4......................Gives combo box focus in an Explorer window,
F5......................Refresh
F6......................Switches between panes in an Explorer window
F10.....................Menu mode
Backspace...............Goes to the parent folder (in Explorer window)
Ctrl+A..................Select all
Ctrl+C..................Copy
Ctrl+X..................Cut
Ctrl+V..................Paste
Ctrl+Z..................Undo
Ctrl+H..................Find/Replace
Ctrl+G..................Goto
Ctrl+Esc................Brings up Start Menu
Ctrl+Tab................Move to the next tab in a tabbed dialog box
Ctrl+PageDown...........Move to the next tab in a tabbed dialog box
Ctrl+Right..............Move to the next tab in a tabbed dialog box
Ctrl+Left...............Move back a tab in a tabbed dialog box
Ctrl+PageUp.............Move back a tab in a tabbed dialog box
Ctrl+Close..............Forces Windows to remember window position
Ctrl+Double Click.......Opens folder in same window
Ctrl+Click..............Select mutiple objects individually
Shift+Click.............Select mutiple objects
Shift+Right Click.......Shows Open With in right click menu (in Explorer window)
Shift+Double Click......Opens a folder/drive in Explorer
Shift+F10...............Context menu for selected item
Shift+Enter.............Explore the object (such as a directory)
Shift+Close.............Closes folder and all parent folders
Shift+Alt+Tab...........Switches in reverse between applications
Shift+Tab...............Tab (move from one control to another) in reverse
Shift+Delete............Delete files immediately without putting them into the Recycle Bin
Shift+Restart...........Restarts Windows instead of computer (hold Shift while clicking OK to Restart in ShutDown Menu)
Alt+M...................Minimize all windows (taskbar must be active first)
Alt+Esc.................Send the active window to the back
Alt+Shift+Esc...........Cycle through windows backwards
Alt+Tab.................Switches between applications
Alt+Double Click........Opens properties of file/folder
Alt+Enter...............File properties/switch between a full-screen and windowed command prompt
Alt+Space+X.............Maximize Window
Alt+Space+N.............Minimize Window
Alt+Space+R.............Restore Window
Alt+Space+C.............Close Window
Alt+F4..................Close Window
Shift+Drag a file.......Forces a move
Ctrl+Drag a file........Forces a copy
Shift+Ctrl+Drag a file..Forces a shortcut
Win+R...................Run
Win+E...................Explorer
Win+F...................Find File/Folder
Win+Shift+F.............Find Computer
Win+D...................Desktop/Undo minimize all (need IE4)
Win+M...................Minimize all
Win+Shift+M.............Undo minimize all
Win+F1..................Help
Win+Pause/Break.........System Properties
Win+Tab.................Cycle through taskbar buttons
Win+Shift+Tab...........Cycle through taskbar buttons backwards
Expand all the directories in a a branch in Explorer: Select the desired branch in Explorer, and press * (the asterisk key). If Desktop is selected, all directories in all drives will be expanded. Press - expand the selection. + collapses the selection.

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