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Windows 2000 Commands Pocket Reference by Æleen Frisch

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Using the Mouse

Shift-click (on items)

Select a range of adjacent items.

Control-click (on items)

Select multiple, but not necessarily adjacent, items.

Shift-click (in window close box)

Close the window and its parents.

Right-click (on item)

Bring up the item’s shortcut menu (this includes its Properties). Pressing Alt-Enter performs the same function for a selected item.

Shift-right-click (on an already selected item)

Include “Open with” selection in the item’s shortcut menu.

Alt-double-click (on item)

Open the item’s Properties. Pressing Alt-Enter when the item is selected does the same thing.

Control-double-click (on folder)

Reverse the “always open new folder” browsing option setting.

Shift-double-click (on folder)

Open the folder in Explorer view instead of the normal browsing view.

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