Appendix 3: Access quick keys

General Access Technique Quick Key
Open a new database CTRL + N
Open an existing database CTRL + O
Exit Access ALT + F4
Switch to the next program ALT + TAB
Switch to the previous program ALT + SHIFT + TAB
Show the Windows Start menu CTRL + ESC
Close the active database window CTRL + W
Switch to the next database window CTRL + F6
Switch to the previous database window CTRL + SHIFT + F6
Restore the selected minimized window when all windows are minimized ENTER
Access Printing and Saving TechniquesQuick Key
Print the current or selected object CTRL + P
Open the Print dialog box from Print Preview P or CTRL + P
Open the Page Setup dialog box from Print Preview S
Cancel Print Preview ...

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