Keyboard shortcuts in apps

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

The following are common keyboard shortcuts in many of the Microsoft apps that come with Windows 10. This includes shortcuts for:

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 Altkey and the underlined key together instead of choosing that menu item. For example, to create a new picture in Paint, press Ctrl + N. 

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

Calculator keyboard shortcuts

Press this key

To do this

Alt + 1

Switch to Standard mode

Alt + 2

Switch to Scientific mode

Alt + 3

Switch to Graphing mode

Alt + 4

Switch to Programmer mode

Alt + 5

Switch to Date Calculation mode

Ctrl + M

Store in memory, in Standard mode, Scientific mode, and Programmer mode

Ctrl + P

Add to memory, in Standard mode, Scientific mode, and Programmer mode

Ctrl + Q

Subtract from memory, in Standard mode, Scientific mode, and Programmer mode

Ctrl + R

Recall from memory, in Standard mode, Scientific mode, and Programmer mode

Ctrl + L

Clear memory

Delete

Clear current input (select CE)

Esc

Fully clear input (select C)

Tab

Navigate to the next UI item and give it focus

Spacebar

Selects UI item that has focus

Enter

Selects = in Standard mode, Scientific mode, and Programmer mode

F9

Select +/- in Standard mode, Scientific mode, and Programmer mode

R

Select 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 + H

When history button is visible, selects the history button in Standard mode and Scientific mode

Up arrow

Move up in history list, memory list, and menu items

Down arrow

Move down in history list, memory list, and menu items

Ctrl + Shift + D

Clear history

F3

Select DEG in Scientific mode

F4

Select RAD in Scientific mode

F5

Select GRAD in Scientific mode

G

Select 2xin Scientific mode

Ctrl + G

Select 10xin Scientific mode

S

Select 10xin in Scientific mode

Shift + S

Select sin-1 in Scientific mode

Ctrl + S

Select sinh in Scientific mode

Ctrl + Shift + S

Select sinh-1 in Scientific mode

T

Select tan in Scientific mode

Shift + T

Select tan-1 in Scientific mode

Ctrl + T

Select tanh in Scientific mode

Ctrl + Shift + T

Select tanh-1 in Scientific mode

O

Select cos in Scientific mode

Shift + O

Select cos-1 in Scientific mode

Ctrl + O

Select cosh in Scientific mode

Ctrl + Shift + O

Select cosh-1 in Scientific mode

U

Select sec in Scientific mode

Shift + U

Select sec-1 in Scientific mode

Ctrl + U

Select sech in Scientific mode

Ctrl + Shift + U

Select sech-1 in Scientific mode

I

Select csc in Scientific mode

Shift + I

Select csc-1 in Scientific mode

Ctrl + I

Select csch in Scientific mode

Ctrl + Shift + I

Select csch-1 in Scientific mode

J

Select cot in Scientific mode

Shift + J

Select cot-1 in Scientific mode

Ctrl + J

Select coth in Scientific mode

Ctrl + Shift + J

Select coth-1 in Scientific mode

Ctrl + Y

Selecty√x in Scientific mode

Shift + \

Select |x| in Scientific mode

[

Select ⌊x⌋ in Scientific mode

]

Select ⌈x⌉ in Scientific mode

L

Select log in Scientific mode

Shift + L

Select logyin Scientific mode

M

Select dms in Scientific mode

N

Select ln in Scientific mode

Ctrl + N

Select ex in Scientific mode

P

Select Pi in Scientific mode

Q

Select x2 in Standard mode and Scientific mode

V

Toggles on/off F-E buttonin Scientific mode

X

Select exp in Scientific mode

Y, ^

Select xy in Scientific mode

#

Select x3 in Scientific mode

!

Select nin Scientific mode

%

Select mod in Scientific mode

Ctrl ++ on numpad

Graph zooms in while in Graphing mode

Ctrl +- on numpad

Graph zooms out while in Graphing mode

F2

Select DWORD in Programmer mode

F3

Select WORD in Programmer mode

F4

Select BYTE in Programmer mode

F5

Select HEX in Programmer mode

F6

Select DEC in Programmer mode

F7

Select OCT in Programmer mode

F8

Select BIN in Programmer mode

F12

Select QWORD in Programmer mode

A-F

Select 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 key

To do this

Windows logo key  + G

Open Game bar when a game is open

Windows logo key  + Alt + G

Record the last 30 seconds

Windows logo key  + Alt + R

Start or stop recording

Windows logo key  + Alt + Print Screen

Take a screenshot of your game

Windows logo key  + Alt + T

Show or hide recording timer

Windows logo key  + Alt + M

Turn the microphone on or off

Windows logo key  + Alt + B

Start or stop broadcasting

Windows logo key  + Alt + W

Show camera during broadcast

Groove keyboard shortcuts

Press this key

To do this

Ctrl + P

Play or pause

Ctrl + F

Skip to next song

Ctrl + B

Restart current song or skip to previous

F9

Volume up

F8

Volume down

F7

Mute volume

Ctrl + Enter

Select an item and enter selection mode

Ctrl + A

Select all

Delete

Delete selected item(s)

Ctrl + Shift + P

Play selected item

Ctrl + T

Repeat on or off

Ctrl + H

Shuffle on or off

Ctrl + Q

Search

Maps keyboard shortcuts

Press this key

To do this

Arrow keys

Pan the map in any direction

Ctrl + plus or minus key (+ or -)

Zoom in or out

Ctrl + Left or Right arrow keys

Rotate

Ctrl + Up or Down arrow keys

Tilt

+ or - keys

Zoom in or out in 3D Cities view

Page Up or Page Down

Move farther or closer in 3D Cities view

Ctrl + Y

Switch map views between aerial and road

Ctrl + Home

Center map on your current location

Ctrl + D

Get directions

Ctrl + F

Search

Ctrl + M

Minimize the active tab

Ctrl + P

Print

Ctrl + T

Show or hide traffic

Backspace

Go back

Ctrl + H

Share

Ctrl + L

Move focus to map

Ctrl + W

Close the active tab

Ctrl + Tab

Go to the next tab

Ctrl + Shift + Tab

Go to previous tab

Ctrl + S

Show or hide Streetside

Ctrl + C

Copy to clipboard

Movies & TV keyboard shortcuts

Press this key

To do this

Alt + Enter

Play full-screen

Esc

Leave full-screen

Enter

Select 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 + T

Turn repeat on or off

F7

Mute the sound

F8

Volume down

F9

Volume up

Paint keyboard shortcuts

Press this key

To do this

F11

View a picture in full-screen mode

F12

Save the picture as a new file

Ctrl + A

Select the whole picture

Ctrl + B

Bold selected text

Ctrl + C

Copy a selection to the Clipboard

Ctrl + E

Open the Propertiesdialog box

Ctrl + G

Show or hide gridlines

Ctrl + I

Italicize selected text

Ctrl + N

Create a new picture

Ctrl + O

Open an existing picture

Ctrl + P

Print a picture

Ctrl + R

Show or hide the ruler

Ctrl + S

Save changes to a picture

Ctrl + U

Underline selected text

Ctrl + V

Paste a selection from the Clipboard

Ctrl + W

Open the Resize and Skew dialog

Ctrl + X

Cut a selection

Ctrl + Y

Redo a change

Ctrl + Z

Undo 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 Up

Zoom in

Ctrl + Page Down

Zoom out

Alt + F4

Close a picture and its Paint window

Right arrow

Move the selection or active shape right by one pixel

Left arrow

Move the selection or active shape left by one pixel

Down arrow

Move the selection or active shape down by one pixel

Up arrow

Move the selection or active shape up by one pixel

Shift + F10

Show the context menu

Paint 3D keyboard shortcuts

Press this key

To do this

Ctrl + 0  or NumberPad0

Reset zoom

Ctrl + 3

Switch views

Ctrl + A

Selects all 3D items in your workspace; repeat command to toggle to select all 2D items

Ctrl + B

Bold selected text

Ctrl + C

Copy selected item

Ctrl + Insert

Copy selected item

Ctrl + Shift + C

Capture a screenshot

Ctrl + E

Show canvas properties

Ctrl + Shift + E

Show or hide 3D perspective

Ctrl + G

Group objects

Ctrl + Shift + G

Ungroup objects

I

Turn on eyedropper

Ctrl + I

Italicize selected text

M

Minimize or expand the side menu

Ctrl + N

Create a new picture or file

Ctrl + O

Open an existing picture or file

Ctrl + P

Print in 2D

Ctrl + S

Save

Ctrl + Shift + S

Save as

Ctrl + U

Underline selected text

Ctrl + V

Paste selected item

Shift + Insert

Paste selected item

Ctrl + W

Select canvas

Ctrl + Shift + W

Show or hide canvas

Ctrl + X

Cut selected item

Shift + Delete

Cut selected item

Ctrl + Shift + X

2D crop

Ctrl + Y

Redo an action

Ctrl + Z

Undo an action

Escape

Stop or leave the current task

Home

Reset view

PgUp

Zoom in

Ctrl + PgUp

Zoom in

PgDn

Zoom out

Ctrl + PgDn

Zoom out

Ctrl + mouse wheel

Zoom in or out

Ctrl + Left

Orbit left

Ctrl + Right

Orbit right

Ctrl + Up

Orbit up

Ctrl + Down

Orbit down

Alt + Left

Pan left

Alt + Right

Pan right

Alt + Up

Pan up

Alt + Down

Pan down

Ctrl + Minus (-) or [

Decrease brush size

Ctrl + Plus (+) or ]

Increase brush size

Right arrow

Move selection or active shape right by one pixel

Left arrow

Move selection or active shape left by one pixel

Down arrow

Move selection or active shape down by one pixel

Up arrow

Move selection or active shape up by one pixel

Alt + F4

Close program

F6

Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop

F10

Activate the Menu bar in the app

Shift + F10

Show the context menu

F11

View picture in full-screen mode

F12

Save picture as a new file

Photos keyboard shortcuts

Press this key

To 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 + 0

Reset zoom on a photo

Esc

Return to previous screen

Ctrl + S

Save

Ctrl + P

Print

Ctrl + C

Copy

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 keys

Resize crop or selective focus area

Ctrl + arrow keys

Move crop or selective focus area

F5 (viewing an item)

Start a slide show

Alt + Enter

View file info

Ctrl + L

Set as lock screen

Ctrl + N (in Albums view)

Create a new album

Ctrl + R (in Albums view)

Remove album

Ctrl + D

Add selected items to album

Ctrl + U

Remove selected items from album

Voice Recorder keyboard shortcuts

Press this key

To do this

Ctrl + R

Start a new recording

Ctrl + M

Add a new marker to the recording

Delete

Delete the selected recording

Spacebar

Play or pause

Backspace

Go back

F2

Rename a recording

Right or Left arrow

Jump ahead or back while playing a recording

Shift + Right or Left arrow

Jump further ahead or back

Home

Jump to the start of the recording

End

Jump to the end of the recording

WordPad keyboard shortcuts

Press this key

To do this

F3

Search for the next instance of the text in the Finddialog box

F12

Save the document as a new file

Ctrl + 1

Set single line spacing

Ctrl + 2

Set double line spacing

Ctrl + 5

Set line spacing to 1.5

Ctrl + A

Select all

Ctrl + B

Make selected text bold

Ctrl + C

Copy a selection to the Clipboard

Ctrl + D

Insert a Microsoft Paint drawing

Ctrl + E

Align text center

Ctrl + F

Search for text in a document

Ctrl + H

Replace text in a document

Ctrl + I

Italicize selected text

Ctrl + J

Justify text

Ctrl + L

Align text left

Ctrl + N

Create a new document

Ctrl + O

Open an existing document

Ctrl + P

Print a document

Ctrl + R

Align text right

Ctrl + S

Save changes to a document

Ctrl + U

Underline selected text

Ctrl + V

Paste a selection from the Clipboard

Ctrl + X

Cut a selection

Ctrl + Y

Redo a change

Ctrl + Z

Undo 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 + A

Change characters to all capitals

Ctrl + Shift + L

Change the bullet style

Ctrl + Left arrow

Move the cursor one word to the left

Ctrl + Right arrow

Move the cursor one word to the right

Ctrl + Up arrow

Move the cursor to the previous line

Ctrl + Down arrow

Move the cursor to the next line

Ctrl + Home

Move to the beginning of the document

Ctrl + End

Move to the end of the document

Ctrl + Page Up

Move up one page

Ctrl + Page Down

Move down one page

Ctrl + Delete

Delete the next word

Alt + F4

Close WordPad

Shift + F10

Show the context menu

Additional keyboard shortcuts

The following keyboard shortcuts are available in Windows 8.1

Calculator keyboard shortcuts

The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for working with Calculator.

Press this key

To do this

F1

Open Calculator Help

F2

Edit the calculation history

Alt + 1

Switch to Standard mode

Alt + 2

Switch to Scientific mode

Alt + 3

Switch to Programmer mode

Alt + 4

Switch to Statistics mode

Alt + C

Open date calculations

Ctrl + E

Open date calculations

Ctrl + H

Turn calculation history on or off

Ctrl + L

Press the MC button

Ctrl + M

Press the MS button

Ctrl + P

Press the M+ button

Ctrl + Q

Press the M- button

Ctrl + R

Press the MR button

Ctrl + U

Open unit conversion

Ctrl + Shift + D

Clear the calculation history

F9

Press the +/– button

R

Press the 1/× button

@

Press the square root button

Del

Press the CE button

Up arrow

Move up in the calculation history

Down arrow

Move down in the calculation history

Esc

Press the C button or stop editing the calculation history

Enter

Recalculate the calculation history after editing

F3

Select Degrees in Scientific mode

F4

Select Radians in Scientific mode

F5

Select Grads in Scientific mode

Ctrl + B

Press the 3√x button in Scientific mode

Ctrl + G

Press the 10x button in Scientific mode

Ctrl + O

Press the cosh button in Scientific mode

Ctrl + S

Press the sinh button in Scientific mode

Ctrl + T

Press the tanh button in Scientific mode

Ctrl + Y

Press the y√x button in Scientific mode

D

Press the Mod button in Scientific mode

I

Press the Inv button in Scientific mode

L

Press the log button in Scientific mode

M

Press the dms button in Scientific mode

N

Press the ln button in Scientific mode

O

Press the cos button in Scientific mode

P

Press the pi button in Scientific mode

Q

Press the x^2 button in Scientific mode

S

Press the sin button in Scientific mode

T

Press the tan button in Scientific mode

V

Press the F-E button in Scientific mode

X

Press the Exp button in Scientific mode

Y

Press the x^y button in Scientific mode

#

Press the x^3 button in Scientific mode

;

Press the Int button in Scientific mode

!

Press the n! button in Scientific mode

F2

Select Dword in Programmer mode

F3

Select Word in Programmer mode

F4

Select Byte in Programmer mode

F5

Select Hex in Programmer mode

F6

Select Dec in Programmer mode

F7

Select Oct in Programmer mode

F8

Select Bin in Programmer mode

F12

Select Qword in Programmer mode

A-F

Press the A-F buttons in Programmer mode

J

Press the RoL button in Programmer mode

K

Press the RoR button in Programmer mode

<

Press the Lsh button in Programmer mode

>

Press the Rsh button in Programmer mode

%

Press the Mod button in Programmer mode

|

Press the Or button in Programmer mode

&

Press the And button in Programmer mode

Spacebar

Toggles the bit value in Programmer mode

A

Press the Average button in Statistics mode

Ctrl + A

Press the Average Sq button in Statistics mode

S

Press the Sum button in Statistics mode

Ctrl + S

Press the Sum Sq button in Statistics mode

T

Press the S.D. button in Statistics mode

Ctrl + T

Press the Inv S.D. button in Statistics mode

D

Press the CAD button in Statistics mode

Calendar keyboard shortcuts

The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for working with the Calendar app.

Press this key

To do this

Ctrl + 1 or Ctrl + D

Show the day view

Ctrl + 2 or Ctrl + O

Show the work week view

Ctrl + 3 or Ctrl + W

Show the week view

Ctrl + 4 or Ctrl + M

Show the month view

Ctrl + T or Home

Go to today

Page up

In month view, go to the previous month
 
In week view, go to the previous week
 
In day view, go to the previous two days

Ctrl + H

In month view, go to the previous month
 
In week view, go to the previous week
 
In day view, go to the previous two days

Page down

In month view, go to the previous month
 
In week view, go to the previous week
 
In day view, go to the previous two days

Ctrl + J

In month view, go to the previous month
 
In week view, go to the previous week
 
In day view, go to the previous two days

Right arrow

In a view, go to the next day

Left arrow

In a view, go to the previous day

Down arrow

In a view, go to the next hour

Up arrow

In a view, go to the previous hour

Esc

Go back

Ctrl + S

Save or send the event

Ctrl + P, use up and down arrows to select

Respond to an event

Ctrl + D

Delete an event

Mail keyboard shortcuts

The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for working with the Mail app.

Press this key

To do this

Ctrl + R

Reply

Ctrl + Shift + R

Reply all

Ctrl + F

Forward

Ctrl + M

Move item to a different folder

Ctrl + J

Toggle between marking a message as junk or not junk

Ctrl + Shift + U

Show only unread messages

Ctrl + Shift + A

Show all messages

Ctrl + Shift + E

Show Folder options

Ctrl + U

Mark as unread

Ctrl + Q

Mark as read

Ctrl + A

Select all messages

Insert

Toggle between Flag and Remove flag for messages

Ctrl + N

New message

F5

Sync

Alt + B

Put focus on the bcc button

Alt + C

Put focus on the cc button

Accept

Alt + D

Decline

Alt + T

Put focus on the To button

Tentative

Alt + V

Open the invitation in Calendar

Alt + S

Send mail

Alt + i

Insert attachment

Ctrl + Shift + F

Select a font

Ctrl + Spacebar

Clear formatting

Ctrl + Y

Redo

F4

Redo

Ctrl + [

Increase font size one point

Ctrl + ]

Decrease font size one point

Ctrl + Shift + ,

Increase font size

Ctrl + K

Add a link

Ctrl + E

Center

Ctrl + L

Left

Ctrl + R

Right

Ctrl + Shift + L

Bullets

Ctrl + M

Indent when text is selected

Ctrl + Shift + M

Outdent

Tab or Shift + Tab

Indent/outdent when text is selected or when focus is in a list

Ctrl + '

Acute accent

Ctrl + ,

Cedilla accent

Ctrl + Shift + 6

Circumflex accent

Ctrl + Shift + ;

Diaeresis accent

Ctrl + `

Grave accent

Ctrl + Shift + 7

Ligature accent

Ctrl + Shift + 2

Ring accent

Ctrl + /

Forward slash accent

Ctrl + Shift + `

Tilde accent

Alt + Ctrl + Shift + 1

Inverted exclamation mark

Alt + Ctrl + Shift + /

Inverted question mark

People keyboard shortcuts

The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for the People app.

Press this key

To do this

Ctrl + N

Add a contact

Ctrl + S

Save changes

Delete

Delete a contact

Ctrl + F

Make a contact a favorite

Ctrl + Shift + 1

Pin a contact to Start

Esc

Go back

Home

Go to beginning of contact list

Page down

Go forward in the contact list

Page up

Go backwards in the contact list

End

Go to end of the contact list

Messaging keyboard shortcuts

The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for working with the Messaging app.

Press this key

To do this

Ctrl + N

Start a new conversation

Ctrl + N

Select people

Ctrl + E

Select an emoticon

Ctrl + >

Next conversation

Ctrl + <

Previous conversation

Paint keyboard shortcuts

The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for working with Paint.

Press this key

To do this

F1

Open Paint Help

F11

View a picture in full-screen mode

F12

Save the picture as a new file

Ctrl + A

Select the entire picture

Ctrl + B

Bold selected text

Ctrl + C

Copy a selection to the Clipboard

Ctrl + E

Open the Properties dialog box

Ctrl + G

Show or hide gridlines

Ctrl + I

Italicize selected text

Ctrl + N

Create a new picture

Ctrl + O

Open an existing picture

Ctrl + P

Print a picture

Ctrl + R

Show or hide the ruler

Ctrl + S

Save changes to a picture

Ctrl + U

Underline selected text

Ctrl + V

Paste a selection from the Clipboard

Ctrl + W

Open the Resize and Skew dialog box

Ctrl + X

Cut a selection

Ctrl + Y

Redo a change

Ctrl + Z

Undo 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 Up

Zoom in

Ctrl + Page Down

Zoom out

Alt (or F10)

Display keytips

Alt + F4

Close a picture and its Paint window

Right arrow

Move the selection or active shape right by one pixel

Left arrow

Move the selection or active shape left by one pixel

Down arrow

Move the selection or active shape down by one pixel

Up arrow

Move the selection or active shape up by one pixel

Shift + F10

Show the current shortcut menu

Reader keyboard shortcuts

The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for working with the Reader app.

Press this key

To do this

F8

Use two-page layout

Ctrl + R

Rotate the file 90 degrees clockwise

Ctrl + F

Search for text in a file

F7

Use keyboard selection mode

Ctrl + P

Print a file

Ctrl + O

Open a file

Ctrl + W

Close a file

Ctrl + M

Reader app home

Remote Desktop Connection keyboard shortcuts

The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for working with Remote Desktop Connection.

Press this key

To do this

Ctrl + Alt + Home

Toggle appbars between the remote PC and the one in front of you

Ctrl + Alt + Left arrow

Switch your view to the previous session (when viewing a session)

Ctrl + Alt + Right arrow

Switch your view to the next session (when viewing a session)

Ctrl + Alt + Up arrow

Switch your view to the first session (when viewing a session)

Ctrl + Alt + Down arrow

Switch your view to the last session (when viewing a session)

OneDrive keyboard shortcuts

The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for working with OneDrive.

Press this key

To do this

Ctrl + A

Select all

Ctrl + Alt + 1

Change view (details/thumbnails)

Ctrl + U

Upload

Ctrl + Shift + N

New folder

Esc

Clear selection

Ctrl + O

Open with

Ctrl + Alt + O

View folder

Ctrl + Shift + V

Copy

Ctrl + Shift + Y

Move

Ctrl + S

Download

Alt + Up arrow

Go up

F2

Rename

F5

Refresh

Windows Journal keyboard shortcuts

The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for working with Windows Journal.

Press this key

To do this

F1

Open Journal Help

F5

Refresh the note list

F6

Toggle between a note list and a note

F11

View a note in full-screen mode

Ctrl + A

Select all items on a page

Ctrl + C

Copy a selection to the Clipboard

Ctrl + F

Search for text in a file

Ctrl + G

Go to a page

Ctrl + N

Start a new note

Ctrl + O

Open a recently used note

Ctrl + P

Print a note

Ctrl + S

Save changes to a note

Ctrl + V

Paste a selection from the Clipboard

Ctrl + X

Cut a selection

Ctrl + Y

Redo a change

Ctrl + Z

Undo a change

Alt + F4

Close a note and its Journal window

Ctrl + Shift + C

Display a shortcut menu for column headings in a note list

Ctrl + Shift + V

Move a note to a specific folder

WordPad keyboard shortcuts

The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for working with WordPad.

Press this key

To do this

F1

Open WordPad Help

F3

Search for the next instance of the text in the Find dialog box

F10

Display keytips

F12

Save the document as a new file

Ctrl + 1

Set single line spacing

Ctrl + 2

Set double line spacing

Ctrl + 5

Set line spacing to 1.5

Ctrl + A

Select the entire document

Ctrl + B

Make selected text bold

Ctrl + C

Copy a selection to the Clipboard

Ctrl + D

Insert a Microsoft Paint drawing

Ctrl + E

Align text center

Ctrl + F

Search for text in a document

Ctrl + H

Replace text in a document

Ctrl + I

Italicize selected text

Ctrl + J

Justify text

Ctrl + L

Align text left

Ctrl + N

Create a new document

Ctrl + O

Open an existing document

Ctrl + P

Print a document

Ctrl + R

Align text right

Ctrl + S

Save changes to a document

Ctrl + U

Save changes to a document

Ctrl + V

Paste a selection from the Clipboard

Ctrl + X

Cut a selection

Ctrl + Y

Redo a change

Ctrl + Z

Undo a change

Ctrl + =

Make selected text subscript

Ctrl + Shift + =

Make selected text superscript

Ctrl + Shift + >

Increase the font size

Ctrl + Shift + <

Decrease the font size

Ctrl + Shift + A

Change characters to all capitals

Ctrl + Shift + L

Change the bullet style

Ctrl + Left arrow

Move the cursor one word to the left

Ctrl + Right arrow

Move the cursor one word to the right

Ctrl + Up arrow

Move the cursor to the previous line

Ctrl + Down arrow

Move the cursor to the next line

Ctrl + Home

Move to the beginning of the document

Ctrl + End

Move to the end of the document

Ctrl + Page Up

Move up one page

Ctrl + Page Down

Move down one page

Ctrl + Delete

Delete the next word

Alt + F4

Close WordPad

Shift + F10

Show the current shortcut menu

Additional keyboard shortcuts

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