General Keyboard shortcuts in Windows 11

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Keyboard shortcuts are keys or combinations of keys that provide another way to do something that you’d typically do with a mouse.

This tutorial will provide you with a list of keyboard shortcuts for Windows, accessibility, and apps in Windows 11.

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OPTION ONE

Keyboard shortcuts in Windows


This is a list of general Keyboard shortcuts in Windows 11.



Copy, paste, and other general keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Ctrl + XCut the selected item.
Ctrl + C (or Ctrl + Insert)Copy the selected item.
Ctrl + V (or Shift + Insert)Paste the selected item.
Ctrl + ZUndo an action.
Alt + TabSwitch between open apps.
Alt + F4Close the active item, or exit the active app.
Windows logo key + LLock your PC.
Windows logo key + DDisplay and hide the desktop.
F2Rename the selected item.
F3Search for a file or folder in File Explorer.
F4Display the address bar list in File Explorer.
F5Refresh the active window.
F6Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop.
F10Activate the Menu bar in the active app.
Alt + F8Show your password on the sign-in screen.
Alt + EscCycle through items in the order in which they were opened.
Alt + underlined letterPerform the command for that letter.
Alt + EnterDisplay properties for the selected item.
Alt + SpacebarOpen the shortcut menu for the active window.
Alt + Left arrowGo back.
Alt + Right arrowGo forward.
Alt + Page UpMove up one screen.
Alt + Page DownMove down one screen.
Ctrl + F4Close the active document (in apps that are full-screen and let you have multiple documents open at the same time).
Ctrl + ASelect all items in a document or window.
Ctrl + D (or Delete)Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin.
Ctrl + EOpen Search (in most apps).
Ctrl + R (or F5)Refresh the active window.
Ctrl + YRedo an action.
Ctrl + Right arrowMove the cursor to the beginning of the next word.
Ctrl + Left arrowMove the cursor to the beginning of the previous word.
Ctrl + Down arrowMove the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph.
Ctrl + Up arrowMove the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph.
Ctrl + Alt + TabUse the arrow keys to switch between all open apps.
Alt + Shift + arrow keysWhen a group or tile is in focus on the Start menu, move it in the direction specified.
Ctrl + Shift + arrow keysWhen a tile is in focus on the Start menu, move it into another tile to create a folder.
Ctrl + arrow keysResize the Start menu when it's open.
Ctrl + arrow key (to move to an item) + SpacebarSelect multiple individual items in a window or on the desktop.
Ctrl + Shift with an arrow keySelect a block of text.
Ctrl + EscOpen Start.
Ctrl + Shift + EscOpen Task Manager.
Ctrl + ShiftSwitch the keyboard layout when multiple keyboard layouts are available.
Ctrl+Shift+CCopy as path (build 22463 and higher)
Ctrl + SpacebarTurn the Chinese input method editor (IME) on or off.
Shift + F10Display the shortcut menu for the selected item.
Shift with any arrow keySelect more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text in a document.
Shift + DeleteDelete the selected item without moving it to the Recycle Bin first.
Right arrowOpen the next menu to the right, or open a submenu.
Left arrowOpen the next menu to the left, or close a submenu.
EscStop or leave the current task.
PrtScnTake a screenshot of your whole screen and copy it to the clipboard.
Note
  • You can change this shortcut so it also opens screen snipping, which lets you edit your screenshot. Select Start > Settings > Ease of Access > Keyboard, and turn on the toggle under Print Screen shortcut.
Use PrtScn key to open screen snipping

Windows logo key keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Windows logo keyOpen or close Start.
Windows logo key + AOpen Quick Settings.
Windows logo key + BSet focus for the Show hidden icons dropdown menu.
Windows logo key + COpen Chat from Microsoft Teams.
Windows logo key + Alt +AToggle mute icon on taskbar for Microsoft Teams.
Windows logo key + Shift + COpen the charms menu.
Windows logo key + Ctrl + CTurn on color filters (enable this shortcut first in Color Filter settings).
Windows logo key + DDisplay and hide the desktop.
Windows logo key + EOpen File Explorer.
Windows logo key + FOpen Feedback Hub and take a screenshot.
Windows logo key + GOpen Xbox Game Bar when a game is open.
Windows logo key + HLaunch voice typing.
Windows logo key + IOpen Settings.
Windows logo key + JSet focus to a Windows tip when one is available.

When a Windows tip appears, bring focus to the Tip. Pressing the keyboard shortcuts again to bring focus to the element on the screen to which the Windows tip is anchored.
Windows logo key + KOpen Cast from Quick Settings.
Windows logo key + LLock your PC or switch accounts.
Windows logo key + MMinimize all windows.
Windows logo key + Shift + MRestore minimized windows on the desktop.
Windows logo key + NOpen notification center and calendar.
Windows logo key + OLock device orientation.
Windows logo key + PChoose a presentation display mode.
Windows logo key + Ctrl + QOpen Quick Assist.
Windows logo key + ROpen the Run dialog box.
Windows logo key + Alt + RRecord video of game window in focus (using Xbox Game Bar).
Windows logo key + SOpen search.
Windows logo key + Shift + STake a screenshot of part of your screen.
Windows logo key + TCycle through apps on the taskbar.
Windows logo key + UOpen Accessibility Settings.
Windows logo key + VOpen the clipboard history.
Note
  • If you don't want to see the prompt for this shortcut, select Start > Settings > System > Clipboard, and turn on the toggle under Clipboard history.
Windows logo key + Shift + VSet focus to a notification.
Windows logo key + WOpen Widgets.
Windows logo key + XOpen the Quick Link menu.
Windows logo key + YSwitch input between Windows Mixed Reality and your desktop.
Windows logo key + ZOpen the snap layouts.
Windows logo key + period (.) or semicolon ( ; )Open emoji panel.
Windows logo key + comma (,)Temporarily peek at the desktop.
Windows logo key + PauseDisplay the System Properties dialog box.
Windows logo key + Ctrl + FSearch for PCs (if you're on a network).
Windows logo key + numberOpen the desktop and start the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number. If the app is already running, switch to that app.
Windows logo key + Shift + numberOpen the desktop and start a new instance of the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.
Windows logo key + Ctrl + numberOpen the desktop and switch to the last active window of the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.
Windows logo key + Alt + numberOpen the desktop and open the Jump List for the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.
Windows logo key + Ctrl + Shift + numberOpen the desktop and open a new instance of the app located at the given position on the taskbar as an administrator.
Windows logo key + TabOpen Task view.
Windows logo key + Up arrowMaximize the window.
Windows logo key + Alt + Up arrowSnap window in focus to top half of screen (🆕 with Windows 11).
Windows logo key + Down arrowRemove current app from screen or minimize the desktop window.
Windows logo key + Alt + Down arrowSnap window in focus to bottom half of screen (🆕 with Windows 11).
Windows logo key + Left arrowMaximize the app or desktop window to the left side of the screen.
Windows logo key + Right arrowMaximize the app or desktop window to the right side of the screen.
Windows logo key + HomeMinimize all except the active desktop window (restores all windows on second stroke).
Windows logo key + Shift + Up arrowStretch the desktop window to the top and bottom of the screen.
Windows logo key + Shift + Down arrowRestore/minimize active desktop windows vertically, maintaining width.
Windows logo key + Shift + Left arrow or Right arrowMove an app or window in the desktop from one monitor to another.
Windows logo key + Shift + SpacebarCycle backwards through language and keyboard layout.
Windows logo key + SpacebarSwitch input language and keyboard layout.
Windows logo key + Ctrl + SpacebarChange to a previously selected input.
Windows logo key + Ctrl + EnterTurn on Narrator.
Windows logo key + Plus (+)Open Magnifier and zoom in.
Windows logo key + Minus (-)Zoom out in Magnifier.
Windows logo key + EscClose Magnifier.
Windows logo key + forward slash (/)Begin IME reconversion.
Windows logo key + Ctrl + Shift + BWake PC from blank or black screen.
Windows logo key + PrtScnSave full screen screenshot to file.
Windows logo key + Alt + PrtScnSave screenshot of game window in focus to file (using Xbox Game Bar).

Command Prompt keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Ctrl + C (or Ctrl + Insert)Copy the selected text.
Ctrl + V (or Shift + Insert)Paste the selected text.
Ctrl + MEnter Mark mode.
Alt + selection keyBegin selection in block mode.
Arrow keysMove the cursor in the direction specified.
Page upMove the cursor by one page up.
Page downMove the cursor by one page down.
Ctrl + Home (Mark mode)Move the cursor to the beginning of the buffer.
Ctrl + End (Mark mode)Move the cursor to the end of the buffer.
Ctrl + Up arrowMove up one line in the output history.
Ctrl + Down arrowMove down one line in the output history.
Ctrl + Home (History navigation)If the command line is empty, move the viewport to the top of the buffer. Otherwise, delete all the characters to the left of the cursor in the command line.
Ctrl + End (History navigation)If the command line is empty, move the viewport to the command line. Otherwise, delete all the characters to the right of the cursor in the command line.

Dialog box keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
F4Display the items in the active list.
Ctrl + TabMove forward through tabs.
Ctrl + Shift + TabMove back through tabs.
Ctrl + number (number 1–9)Move to nth tab.
TabMove forward through options.
Shift + TabMove back through options.
Alt + underlined letterPerform the command (or select the option) that is used with that letter.
SpacebarSelect or clear the check box if the active option is a check box.
BackspaceOpen a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box.
Arrow keysSelect a button if the active option is a group of option buttons.

File Explorer keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Alt + DSelect the address bar.
Ctrl + ESelect the search box.
Ctrl + FSelect the search box.
Ctrl + NOpen a new window.
Ctrl + WClose the active window.
Ctrl + mouse scroll wheelChange the size and appearance of file and folder icons.
Ctrl + Shift + EDisplay all folders above the selected folder.
Ctrl + Shift + NCreate a new folder.
Num Lock + asterisk (*)Display all subfolders under the selected folder.
Num Lock + plus (+)Display the contents of the selected folder.
Num Lock + minus (-)Collapse the selected folder.
Alt + PDisplay the preview panel.
Alt + EnterOpen the Properties dialog box for the selected item.
Alt + Right arrowView the next folder.
Alt + Up arrowView the folder that the folder was in.
Alt + Left arrowView the previous folder.
BackspaceView the previous folder.
Right arrowDisplay the current selection (if it's collapsed), or select the first subfolder.
Left arrowCollapse the current selection (if it's expanded), or select the folder that the folder was in.
EndDisplay the bottom of the active window.
HomeDisplay the top of the active window.
F11Maximize or minimize the active window.

Virtual desktops keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Windows logo key + TabOpen Task view.
Windows logo key + Ctrl + DAdd a virtual desktop.
Windows logo key + Ctrl + Right arrowSwitch between virtual desktops you’ve created on the right.
Windows logo key + Ctrl + Left arrowSwitch between virtual desktops you’ve created on the left.
Windows logo key + Ctrl + F4Close the virtual desktop you're using.

Taskbar keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Shift + click a taskbar buttonOpen an app or quickly open another instance of an app.
Ctrl + Shift + click a taskbar buttonOpen an app as an administrator.
Shift + right-click a taskbar buttonShow the window menu for the app.
Shift + right-click a grouped taskbar buttonShow the window menu for the group.
Ctrl + click a grouped taskbar buttonCycle through the windows of the group.

Settings keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Windows logo key + IOpen settings.
BackspaceGo back to the settings home page.
Type on any page with search boxSearch settings.





OPTION TWO

Keyboard shortcuts for accessibility


Accessibility shortcuts can help you use your PC with a keyboard or assistive device.

The following is a list of keyboard shortcuts for assistive technologies in Windows 11, including Magnifier, high contrast, and others.

To see a list of keyboard shortcuts and touch gestures for Narrator in Windows 11, see Narrator keyboard commands and touch gestures.



Magnifier keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Windows logo key + Plus sign (+)Turn Magnifier on
Windows logo key + EscTurn Magnifier off
Windows logo key + Plus sign (+) or Minus sign (-)When Magnifier is on, zoom in or out
Ctrl + Alt + mouse scroll wheelZoom in and out using the mouse scroll wheel
Windows logo key + Ctrl + MOpen Magnifier settings
Ctrl + Alt + arrow keysPan in the direction of the arrow keys
Ctrl + Alt + IInvert colors
Ctrl + Alt + FSwitch to full screen view
Ctrl + Alt + LSwitch to lens view
Ctrl + Alt + DSwitch to docked view
Ctrl + Alt + MCycle through views
Ctrl + Alt + RResize the lens with the mouse
Shift + Alt + arrow keysResize the lens with the keyboard
Ctrl + Alt + SpacebarQuickly see the entire desktop when using full screen view

Magnifier reading commands​

Press this keyTo do this
Windows logo key + Plus sign (+)Turn Magnifier on
Start, pause, and resume readingModifier key + Enter
Stop readingAny key
Read from mouse pointerModifier key + Left Mouse click
Read previous sentenceModifier key + H
Read next sentenceModifier key + K

Additional accessibility keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Right Shift for eight secondsTurn Filter Keys on and off
Left Alt + left Shift + Print screenTurn High Contrast on or off
Left Alt + left Shift + Num lockTurn Mouse Keys on or off
Shift five timesTurn Sticky Keys on or off
Num lock for five secondsTurn Toggle Keys on or off
Ctrl + EOpen Search (in most apps)
Windows logo key + AOpens Quick Settings
Windows logo key + Ctrl + CTurn color filters on or off
Windows logo key + HOpens voice typing
Windows logo key + Alt + HMove keyboard focus to the voice typing dialogue
Windows logo key + Ctrl + NOpen Narrator settings
Windows logo key + Ctrl + STurn on Windows Speech Recognition
Windows logo key + Ctrl + OTurn on the On-Screen Keyboard
Windows logo key + UOpens Accessibility Settings
Windows logo key + WOpens Widgets





OPTION THREE

Keyboard shortcuts in apps


The following are common keyboard shortcuts in many of the Microsoft apps that come with Windows 11.

In many of these apps, shortcuts are also shown in a tooltip if you hold the mouse pointer over a button. In others, pressing the Alt or F10 keys shows available keyboard shortcuts. If a letter is underlined in a menu, press the Alt key and the underlined key together instead of choosing that menu item.

With a touch keyboard, you'll need to press the Ctrl key to view some shortcuts.



Microsoft Edge keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Ctrl + Shift + BShow or hide the favorites bar
Alt + Shift + BSet focus on the first item in the favorites bar
Ctrl + DSave the current tab as a favorite
Ctrl + Shift + DSave all open tabs as favorites in a new folder
Alt + DSelect the URL in the address bar to edit
Ctrl + EOpen a search query in the address bar
Alt + EOpen the Settings and more "..." menu
Ctrl + FFind on page
Alt + FOpen the Settings and more "..." menu
Ctrl + GJump to the next match to your Find Bar search
Ctrl + Shift + GJump to the previous match to your Find Bar search
Ctrl + HOpen History in a new tab (web UI)
Ctrl + Shift + IOpen Developer Tools
Alt + Shift + IOpen the Send feedback dialog
Ctrl + JOpen Downloads in a new tab (web UI)
Ctrl + KOpen a search query in the address bar
Ctrl + Shift + KDuplicate the current tab
Ctrl + LSelect the URL in the address bar to edit
Ctrl + Shift + LPaste and search or Paste and go (if it's a URL)
Ctrl + MMute the current tab (toggle)
Ctrl + Shift + MSign in as a different user or browse as a Guest
Ctrl + NOpen a new window
Ctrl + Shift + NOpen a new InPrivate window
Ctrl + OOpen a file from your computer in Edge
Ctrl + Shift + OOpen Favorites management
Ctrl + PPrint the current page
Ctrl + Shift + PPrint using the system dialog
Ctrl + RReload the current page
Ctrl + Shift + RReload the current page, ignoring cached content
Ctrl + SSave the current page
Ctrl + TOpen a new tab and switch to it
Ctrl + Shift + TReopen the last closed tab, and switch to it
Alt + Shift + TSet focus on the first item in the toolbar
Ctrl + UView source
Ctrl + Shift + UStart or stop Read Aloud
Ctrl + Shift + VPaste without formatting
Ctrl + WClose the current tab
Ctrl + Shift + WClose the current window
Ctrl + Shift + YOpen Collections
Ctrl + 0 (zero)Reset zoom level
Ctrl + 1, 2, ... 8Switch to a specific tab
Ctrl + 9Switch to the last tab
Ctrl + EnterAdd www. to the beginning and .com to the end of text typed in the address bar
Ctrl + TabSwitch to the next tab
Ctrl + Shift + TabSwitch to the previous tab
Ctrl + Plus (+)Zoom in
Ctrl + Minus (-)Zoom out
Ctrl + \ (in a PDF)Toggle PDF between fit to page / fit to width
Ctrl + [ (in a PDF)Rotate PDF counter-clockwise 90*
Ctrl + ] (in a PDF)Rotate PDF clockwise 90*
Ctrl + Shift + DeleteOpen clear browsing data options
AltSet focus on the Settings and more "…" button
Alt + Left arrowGo back
Alt + Right arrowGo forward
Alt + HomeOpen your home page in the current tab
Alt + F4Close the current window
F1Open Help
F3Find in the current tab
F4Select the URL in the address bar
Ctrl + F4Close the current page in the current tab
F5Reload the current tab
Shift + F5Reload the current tab, ignoring cached content
F6Switch focus to next pane
Shift + F6Switch focus to previous pane
F7Turn caret browsing on or off
F9Enter or exit Immersive Reader
F10Set focus on the Settings and more "…" button
F10 + EnterOpen Setting and more "…" menu
Shift + F10Open context menu
F11Enter full screen (toggle)
F12Open Developer Tools
EscStop loading page; close dialog or pop-up
SpacebarScroll down webpage, one screen at a time
Shift + SpacebarScroll up webpage, one screen at a time
PgDnScroll down webpage, one screen at a time
Ctrl + PgDnSwitch to the next tab
PgUpScroll up webpage, one screen at a time
Ctrl + PgUpSwitch to the previous tab
HomeGo to the top of the page, Move keyboard focus to first item of pane
EndGo to the bottom of the page, Move keyboard focus to last item of pane
TabGo to next tab stop
Shift + TabGo to previous tab stop

Calculator keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Alt + 1Switch to Standard mode
Alt + 2Switch to Scientific mode
Alt + 3Switch to Graphing mode
Alt + 4Switch to Programmer mode
Alt + 5Switch to Date Calculation mode
Ctrl + MStore in memory, in Standard mode, Scientific mode, and Programmer mode
Ctrl + PAdd to memory, in Standard mode, Scientific mode, and Programmer mode
Ctrl + QSubtract from memory, in Standard mode, Scientific mode, and Programmer mode
Ctrl + RRecall from memory, in Standard mode, Scientific mode, and Programmer mode
Ctrl + LClear memory
DeleteClear current input (select CE)
EscFully clear input (select C)
TabNavigate to the next UI item and give it focus
SpacebarSelects UI item that has focus
EnterSelects = in Standard mode, Scientific mode, and Programmer mode
F9Select +/- in Standard mode, Scientific mode, and Programmer mode
RSelect 1/x in Standard mode and Scientific mode
@Select 2√x in Standard mode and Scientific mode
%Select % in Standard mode and Programmer mode
Ctrl + HWhen history button is visible, selects the history button in Standard mode and Scientific mode
Up arrowMove up in history list, memory list, and menu items
Down arrowMove down in history list, memory list, and menu items
Ctrl + Shift + DClear history
F3Select DEG in Scientific mode
F4Select RAD in Scientific mode
F5Select GRAD in Scientific mode
GSelect 2xin Scientific mode
Ctrl + GSelect 10xin Scientific mode
SSelect 10xin in Scientific mode
Shift + SSelect sin-1 in Scientific mode
Ctrl + SSelect sinh in Scientific mode
Ctrl + Shift + SSelect sinh-1 in Scientific mode
TSelect tan in Scientific mode
Shift + TSelect tan-1 in Scientific mode
Ctrl + TSelect tanh in Scientific mode
Ctrl + Shift + TSelect tanh-1 in Scientific mode
OSelect cos in Scientific mode
Shift + OSelect cos-1 in Scientific mode
Ctrl + OSelect cosh in Scientific mode
Ctrl + Shift + OSelect cosh-1 in Scientific mode
USelect sec in Scientific mode
Shift + USelect sec-1 in Scientific mode
Ctrl + USelect sech in Scientific mode
Ctrl + Shift + USelect sech-1 in Scientific mode
ISelect csc in Scientific mode
Shift + ISelect csc-1 in Scientific mode
Ctrl + ISelect csch in Scientific mode
Ctrl + Shift + ISelect csch-1 in Scientific mode
JSelect cot in Scientific mode
Shift + JSelect cot-1 in Scientific mode
Ctrl + JSelect coth in Scientific mode
Ctrl + Shift + JSelect coth-1 in Scientific mode
Ctrl + YSelecty√x in Scientific mode
Shift + \Select |x| in Scientific mode
[Select ⌊x⌋ in Scientific mode
]Select ⌈x⌉ in Scientific mode
LSelect log in Scientific mode
Shift + LSelect logyx in Scientific mode
MSelect dms in Scientific mode
NSelect ln in Scientific mode
Ctrl + NSelect ex in Scientific mode
PSelect Pi in Scientific mode
QSelect x2 in Standard mode and Scientific mode
VToggles on/off F-E button in Scientific mode
XSelect exp in Scientific mode
Y, ^Select xy in Scientific mode
#Select x3 in Scientific mode
!Select n! in Scientific mode
%Select mod in Scientific mode
Ctrl ++ on numpadGraph zooms in while in Graphing mode
Ctrl +- on numpadGraph zooms out while in Graphing mode
F2Select DWORD in Programmer mode
F3Select WORD in Programmer mode
F4Select BYTE in Programmer mode
F5Select HEX in Programmer mode
F6Select DEC in Programmer mode
F7Select OCT in Programmer mode
F8Select BIN in Programmer mode
F12Select QWORD in Programmer mode
A-FSelect letters A-F in Programmer mode while HEX is select
Shift + ,Select RoL in Programmer mode when Bit Shift is set to either "Circular" shift
Shift + .Select RoR in Programmer mode when Bit Shift is set to either "Circular" shift
Shift + ,Select Lsh in Programmer mode when Bit Shift is set to "Arithmetic" or "Logical" shift
Shift + .Select Rsh in Programmer mode when Bit Shift is set to "Arithmetic" or "Logical" shift
%Select % in Programmer mode
|Select OR in Programmer mode
^Select XOR in Programmer mode
\Select NOR in Programmer mode
~Select NOT in Programmer mode
&Select AND in Programmer mode
.Select NAND in Programmer mode

Game bar keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Windows logo key + GOpen Game bar when a game is open
Windows logo key + Alt + GRecord the last 30 seconds
Windows logo key + Alt + RStart or stop recording
Windows logo key + Alt + Print ScreenTake a screenshot of your game
Windows logo key + Alt + TShow or hide recording timer
Windows logo key + Alt + MTurn the microphone on or off
Windows logo key + Alt + BStart or stop broadcasting
Windows logo key + Alt + WShow camera during broadcast

Groove keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Ctrl + PPlay or pause
Ctrl + FSkip to next song
Ctrl + BRestart current song or skip to previous
F9Volume up
F8Volume down
F7Mute volume
Ctrl + EnterSelect an item and enter selection mode
Ctrl + ASelect all
DeleteDelete selected item(s)
Ctrl + Shift + PPlay selected item
Ctrl + TRepeat on or off
Ctrl + HShuffle on or off
Ctrl + QSearch

Maps keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Arrow keysPan the map in any direction
Ctrl + plus or minus key (+ or -)Zoom in or out
Ctrl + Left or Right arrow keysRotate
Ctrl + Up or Down arrow keysTilt
+ or - keysZoom in or out in 3D Cities view
Page Up or Page DownMove farther or closer in 3D Cities view
Ctrl + YSwitch map views between aerial and road
Ctrl + HomeCenter map on your current location
Ctrl + DGet directions
Ctrl + FSearch
Ctrl + MMinimize the active tab
Ctrl + PPrint
Ctrl + TShow or hide traffic
BackspaceGo back
Ctrl + HShare
Ctrl + LMove focus to map
Ctrl + WClose the active tab
Ctrl + TabGo to the next tab
Ctrl + Shift + TabGo to previous tab
Ctrl + SShow or hide Streetside
Ctrl + CCopy to clipboard

Movies & TV keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Alt + EnterPlay full-screen
EscLeave full-screen
EnterSelect something that's in focus
Spacebar
or
Ctrl + P
Play or pause (when a video is in focus)
Alt + Left arrow key
or
Windows logo key + Backspace
Go back
Ctrl + TTurn repeat on or off
F7Mute the sound
F8Volume down
F9Volume up

Paint keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
F11View a picture in full-screen mode
F12Save the picture as a new file
Ctrl + ASelect the whole picture
Ctrl + BBold selected text
Ctrl + CCopy a selection to the Clipboard
Ctrl + EOpen the Propertiesdialog box
Ctrl + GShow or hide gridlines
Ctrl + IItalicize selected text
Ctrl + NCreate a new picture
Ctrl + OOpen an existing picture
Ctrl + PPrint a picture
Ctrl + RShow or hide the ruler
Ctrl + SSave changes to a picture
Ctrl + UUnderline selected text
Ctrl + VPaste a selection from the Clipboard
Ctrl + WOpen the Resize and Skew dialog
Ctrl + XCut a selection
Ctrl + YRedo a change
Ctrl + ZUndo a change
Ctrl + plus (+)Increase the width of a brush, line, or shape outline by one pixel
Ctrl + minus (-)Decrease the width of a brush, line, or shape outline by one pixel
Ctrl + Page UpZoom in
Ctrl + Page DownZoom out
Alt + F4Close a picture and its Paint window
Right arrowMove the selection or active shape right by one pixel
Left arrowMove the selection or active shape left by one pixel
Down arrowMove the selection or active shape down by one pixel
Up arrowMove the selection or active shape up by one pixel
Shift + F10Show the context menu

Photos keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Spacebar (in Collection)Select an item and enter Selection mode
Enter (from Selection mode)Select an item while in Selection mode
Spacebar (viewing a photo)Show or hide commands
Spacebar (viewing a video)Play or pause the video
Arrow keys (in Collection)Scroll up, down, left, or right
Left or right arrow keys (on a single item or slideshow)Show the next or previous item
Arrow keys (on a zoomed photo)Move within the photo
Ctrl + plus or minus (+ or -)Zoom in or out when viewing a photo
Ctrl + 0Reset zoom on a photo
EscReturn to previous screen
Ctrl + SSave
Ctrl + PPrint
Ctrl + CCopy
Ctrl + R (viewing or editing)Rotate a photo
E (viewing a photo)Enhance a photo
Ctrl + Z (editing)Undo changes
Ctrl + Y (editing)Redo changes
Ctrl + / (editing)View original
Shift + arrow keysResize crop or selective focus area
Ctrl + arrow keysMove crop or selective focus area
F5 (viewing an item)Start a slide show
Alt + EnterView file info
Ctrl + LSet as lock screen
Ctrl + N (in Albums view)Create a new album
Ctrl + R (in Albums view)Remove album
Ctrl + DAdd selected items to album
Ctrl + URemove selected items from album

Voice Recorder keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
Ctrl + RStart a new recording
Ctrl + MAdd a new marker to the recording
DeleteDelete the selected recording
SpacebarPlay or pause
BackspaceGo back
F2Rename a recording
Right or Left arrowJump ahead or back while playing a recording
Shift + Right or Left arrowJump further ahead or back
HomeJump to the start of the recording
EndJump to the end of the recording

WordPad keyboard shortcuts​

Press this keyTo do this
F3Search for the next instance of the text in the Finddialog box
F12Save the document as a new file
Ctrl + 1Set single line spacing
Ctrl + 2Set double line spacing
Ctrl + 5Set line spacing to 1.5
Ctrl + ASelect all
Ctrl + BMake selected text bold
Ctrl + CCopy a selection to the Clipboard
Ctrl + DInsert a Microsoft Paint drawing
Ctrl + EAlign text center
Ctrl + FSearch for text in a document
Ctrl + HReplace text in a document
Ctrl + IItalicize selected text
Ctrl + JJustify text
Ctrl + LAlign text left
Ctrl + NCreate a new document
Ctrl + OOpen an existing document
Ctrl + PPrint a document
Ctrl + RAlign text right
Ctrl + SSave changes to a document
Ctrl + UUnderline selected text
Ctrl + VPaste a selection from the Clipboard
Ctrl + XCut a selection
Ctrl + YRedo a change
Ctrl + ZUndo a change
Ctrl + equal (=)Make selected text subscript
Ctrl + Shift + equal (=)Make selected text superscript
Ctrl + Shift + greater than (>)Increase the font size
Ctrl + Shift + less than (<)Decrease the font size
Ctrl + Shift + AChange characters to all capitals
Ctrl + Shift + LChange the bullet style
Ctrl + Left arrowMove the cursor one word to the left
Ctrl + Right arrowMove the cursor one word to the right
Ctrl + Up arrowMove the cursor to the previous line
Ctrl + Down arrowMove the cursor to the next line
Ctrl + HomeMove to the beginning of the document
Ctrl + EndMove to the end of the document
Ctrl + Page UpMove up one page
Ctrl + Page DownMove down one page
Ctrl + DeleteDelete the next word
Alt + F4Close WordPad
Shift + F10Show the context menu


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Excellent list that everyone should keep handy ! Some keys have saved me a few times !!
Chuck
 

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Alt + PrtScn puts a screenshot of just the active window in the clipboard.

In Wordpad, Shift + Home selects from the text cursor position to the start of the line. Shift + End selects from the text cursor position to the end of the line. Shift + Page Up selects from the text cursor position to the start of a line that is positioned multiple lines up (or to the start of the document if it can't go up higher). Shift + Page Down is the same, but down. By not letting go of the Shift key until you've reached the position to where you want to select, you can keep moving the start/end of your selection, with the navigational keys (the four arrow keys, Home, End, Page Up, Page Down).

Insert toggles between the default text input mode (typed characters are inserted before the text cursor position) and overwrite text input mode (each typed character causes the one that exists after the text cursor position to be deleted).
 

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Holding down the Alt key while typing a decimal number that represents an ASCII code is a quick way to type special characters if the character you need is on the list of ASCII characters (the ASCII table, or standard).
 

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Shift + Delete is the same as Ctrl + X
 

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Is there a keyboard shortcut to generate a new text file while inside a folder?
 

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28 pages of shortcuts when put in a word document. Now THAT is what I call giving a shortcut for everything but draining the kitchen sink. Thank you Shawn.
 

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