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Troubleshooting Windows® 7 Inside Out by Mike Halsey

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Appendix C. Windows 7 Shortcut Keys

Windows 7 provides many shortcut keys to help you complete tasks faster and save you time. Many applications also use the same shortcut keys. Of course, any application can include additional shortcuts to its own unique features.

Table C-1. General keyboard shortcuts

Task

Shortcut Key(s)

Copy selected item

Ctrl+C

Cut selected item

Ctrl+X

Paste cut or copied text or item(s) to current folder

Ctrl+V

Undo the most recent action

Ctrl+Z

Delete selected icon(s) and move to Recycle Bin

Delete or Del

Delete selected icons(s) without moving to Recycle Bin

Shift+Delete

Rename selected icon(s)

F2

Extend selection through additional icons

Shift+any arrow key

Select all items in a document or window

Ctrl+A

Search for a file or folder

F3

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