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Windows Vista Security: Praxisorientierte Sicherheit für Profis by Marcus Nasarek

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Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows Vista
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Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows Vista
Shortcut keys are available for many of the commands in Windows Vista. Using
shortcut keys, you can quickly accomplish common tasks. Table 29-1 lists keyboard
shortcuts for accessibility.
Table 29-2 lists general keyboard shortcuts for when you are working with Win-
dows Vista and Windows programs.
Table 29-1. Ease-of-access keyboard shortcuts
To do this… Use this keyboard shortcut…
Open the Ease of Access Center Windows logo key-U
Turn filter keys on and off Right-Shift for 8 seconds
Turn High Contrast on or off Left Alt-left Shift-Print Screen (or PrtScn)
Turn mouse keys on or off Left Alt-left Shift-Num Lock
Turn Sticky Keys on or off Shift five times
Turn toggle keys on or off Num Lock for 5 seconds
Table 29-2. General keyboard shortcuts
To do this… Use this keyboard shortcut…
Activate the menu bar in the active program F10
Cancel the current task Esc
Close the active document when multiple documents are
open
Ctrl-F4
Close the active item or exit the active program Alt-F4
Copy the selected item Ctrl-C
Cut the selected item Ctrl-X
Cycle through items in the order in which they were opened Alt-Esc
Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop F6
Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin Delete
Delete the selected item without moving it to the Recycle Bin
first
Shift-Delete
Display properties of the selected item Alt-Enter
Display the address history list F4
Display the shortcut menu for the selected item Shift-F10
Flip 3D through open items Windows logo key-Tab
Flip 3D through open items Ctrl-Windows logo key-Tab
Flip between open items Ctrl-Alt-Tab
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Chapter 29: Desktop Tips and Tricks with Keyboard Shortcuts
Table 29-3 lists keyboard shortcuts for when you are working with dialog boxes.
Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph Ctrl-down arrow
Move the cursor to the beginning of the next word Ctrl-right arrow
Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph Ctrl-up arrow
Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word Ctrl-left arrow
Open Task Manager Ctrl-Shift-Esc
Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu Left arrow
Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu Right arrow
Open the shortcut menu for the active window Alt-Space bar
Open the Start menu Ctrl-Esc
Paste the selected item Ctrl-V
Prevent the CD from automatically playing Shift-insert a CD
Refresh the active window F5
Rename the selected item F2
Search for a file or folder F3
Select a block of text Ctrl-Shift-any arrow key
Select all items in a document or window Ctrl-A
Select more than one item Shift-any arrow key
Switch between open items Alt-Tab
Undo an action Ctrl-Z
View the folder one level up in Windows Explorer Alt-up arrow
Table 29-3. Dialog box keyboard shortcuts
To do this… Use this keyboard shortcut…
Click the mouse Enter
Display Help F1
Display the items in the active list F4
Move back through options Shift-Tab
Move back through tabs Ctrl-Shift-Tab
Move forward through options Tab
Move forward through tabs Ctrl-Tab
Open a folderone level up if a folder is selected in the Save As
or Open dialog box
Backspace
Perform the command or select an option Alt-underlined letter
Select a button if the active item is a group of option buttons Arrow keys
Select or clear the checkbox if the active item is a checkbox Space bar
Table 29-2. General keyboard shortcuts (continued)
To do this… Use this keyboard shortcut…

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