Unknown Shortcut Keys Of Keyboard
Today I thought I would blog about the top Unknown Shortcut Keys Of Keyboard that I didn’t know about before that I have found useful. These are shortcuts that I haven’t seen too many people use; see how many you know… Here is a short list for the handiest Keyboard shortcuts. Some of these may also work in other applications.
Unknown Shortcut Keys Of Keyboard
- Ctrl+Shift+N to Create a New Folder
You could now use Ctrl+Shift+N to quickly create a new folder in Windows or anywhere on your computer where a folder can be created.
- Ctrl+Shift+Click to Open a Program As Administrator
You just need to point your mouse cursor on that program and then click on it while pressing Ctrl+Shift keys to open it as administrator.
- Shift+Right-Click Enhances Send to Menu
Now, press the Shift key, and while having it pressed, right click on the icon, get an enhanced send to menu.
- Shift+Right-Click on a Folder to Open Command Prompt
If you do Shift+right-click on a folder, you’ll find an option that says “Open command windows here.”
- Win+Space to Quickly Show Desktop
Pressing the Win key and the space bar simultaneously shows you the desktop immediately.
- Win+Up/Down/Left/Right for Moving the Active Window
Each arrow key would move the window in the direction it is meant to.
- Win+Shift+Left Arrow Key
For Dual Monitors: To Move Active Window to Left Monitor
- Win+Shift+Left arrow key combination
If you are on a dual monitor setup using Windows 7 then you could press the in order to move the active application window to the left monitor…
- Win+Shift+Right Arrow Key
For Dual Monitors: to Move Active Window to Right Monitor
- Win+Shift+right arrow key.
If you need to move the current window to the right monitor screen.
- Win+T to Get to Taskbar Items
You could use the key combination Win+T to toggle through the applications pinned on the taskbar in Windows 7.
On a Taskbar App to Open a New Instance of the App
- Win+B to Move Focus to the System Tray
For Quickly Connecting Your Laptop to a Projector Projection menu window 7 as it has a nifty projection menu feature which enables you to quickly connect your laptop to a projector or an extended monitor.
- Win+1, Win+2…
So on for Opening Taskbar Programs… If you want to quickly open a program that’s pinned to your Windows 7 taskbar then you can press the Win key and the number corresponding to the location of the app on the taskbar.
It help us to check System Properties
- Win+pause key combination
You could use …. To open the system properties window
This Can Quickly Open Windows Task Manager, It’s a cool shortcut nevertheless. Just press the Ctrl key, Shift key and the ESC key simultaneously and you have the task manager pop up right in front!
- Alt + D
To Selects the Address Bar, Most useful when you are in a Web Browser and want to change the url address.
- Windows Button + Shift + Left / Right Arrow Key
Move active window to other screen but keep the same size…. For those that use multiple monitors this is similar to Windows Button + Left / Right, but instead of resizing the window to take up half the screen it keeps the size and moves it onto your other monitor.
- Windows Button + Home
Minimizes all but the current window…. Again, I find this one useful for multiple monitors – where you want to see what’s on the desktop and have the other application open on your other monitor
- Alt + Up Arrow
Moves up one folder level in Windows Explorer…… If you are in Windows Explorer and want to go “up” a level – this is what you need to do. Try this one!
- Ctrl + Shift + Esc
Shows the Windows Task Manager
SOME KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS
F1 – Display Help
Ctrl+C (or Ctrl+Insert) – Copy the selected item
Ctrl+X – Cut the selected item
Ctrl+V (or Shift+Insert) – Paste the selected item
Ctrl+Z – Undo an action
Ctrl+Y – Redo an action
Delete (or Ctrl+D) – Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin
Shift+Delete – Delete the selected item without moving it to the Recycle Bin first
F2 -Rename the selected item
Ctrl+Right Arrow – Move the cursor to the beginning of the next word
Ctrl+Left Arrow – Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word
Ctrl+Down Arrow – Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph
Ctrl+Up Arrow – Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph
Ctrl+Shift with an arrow key – Select a block of text
Shift with any arrow key – Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text within a document
Ctrl with any arrow key+Spacebar – Select multiple individual items in a window or on the desktop
Ctrl+A – Select all items in a document or window
F3 – Search for a file or folder
Alt+Enter – Display properties for the selected item
Alt+F4 – Close the active item, or exit the active program
Alt+Spacebar – Open the shortcut menu for the active window
Ctrl+F4 – Close the active document (in programs that allow you to have multiple documents open simultaneously)
Alt+Tab – Switch between open items
Ctrl+Alt+Tab – Use the arrow keys to switch between open items
Ctrl+Mouse scroll wheel – Change the size of icons on the desktop
Windows key+Tab – Cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Aero Flip 3-D
Ctrl+Windows key+Tab – Use the arrow keys to cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Aero Flip 3-D
Alt+Esc – Cycle through items in the order in which they were opened
F6 – Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop
F4 – Display the address bar list in Windows Explorer
Shift+F10 – Display the shortcut menu for the selected item
Ctrl+Esc – Open the Start menu
Alt+underlined letter – Display the corresponding menu
F10 – Activate the menu bar in the active program
F5 (or Ctrl+R) – Refresh the active window
Alt+Up Arrow – View the folder one level up in Windows Explorer
Esc – Cancel the current task
Ctrl+Shift+Esc – Open Task Manager
Shift when you insert a CD – Prevent the CD from automatically playing
Left Alt+Shift – Switch the input language when multiple input languages are enabled
Ctrl+Shift – Switch the keyboard layout when multiple keyboard layouts are enabled
Right or Left Ctrl+Shift – Change the reading direction of text in right-to-left reading languages.
If you have any more… that you think would also be useful to add then leave a comment!
So that was about the amazing Unknown Shortcut Keys Of Keyboard. I hope you find them useful. In fact, learn them if you are on Windows 7. That’s what I did and it has helped a great deal. If I’ve missed a cool shortcut, do share that in the comments. Stay tuned!