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Comprehensive list of Windows hotkeys.


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MacroMan!
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Couldn't find this one in the list anywhere.

If you press Ctrl-Alt-Del twice on the welcome screen in Win XP, it will switch for this logon to the old style logon scren (type the username in yourself).

This is handy if you need to login as Administrator (since this user is not shown by default on many XP systems), also if you have hidden a user via the registry or TweakUI.

Not sure if its the same on Win7 or Vista.

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what is the windows key?

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what is the windows key?

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What about CTRL-scroll up and down? Zoom active window.

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What about CTRL-scroll up and down? Zoom active window.

I'm pretty sure that's listed in there somewhere (Maybe not, I didn't read all of the pages).
I know you can use the Control and Plus or minus (numpad or regular plus minus) and it will zoom in or out. Also you can use control and the mouse wheel.
Also if you have a laptop and have a trackpad that has a scroll bar thing on the side you can use that with control and it will zoom in and out.

Not sure if that's what you meant by scroll up and down, but that's what I was thinking you meant. haha. (I've only had about 5 triple jack and cokes...so my perception of reality may be a bit off right now. :D).

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What about CTRL-scroll up and down? Zoom active window.

I suppose you're refering to browsers. If yes, this is browser specific, not a Windows generic hotkey.

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I'd personally say program specific since I've seen it show up in more and more programs lately.

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BackSpace: Go up one level to the parent directory.
Alt + Left: Go back one folder.
Alt + Right: Go forward one folder.


Going up a folder level in Windows Vista / 7 is Alt+ Up, not Alt+> or Alt+<

Alt+< functions exactly the same as Backspace, going to previous navigated folder, while Alt+> go forward in history.

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Ctrl+MouseWheel Up/Down for Zoom in/out is pretty generic!

Windows Explorer has it, All Browsers that I know: just tested: IE8, Chrome, Firefox 4, then: Outlook, Excel, Word, Notepad++, Wordpad, Visual Studio, yEd Graph Editor, Audacity, Miranda IM, WinMerge, Adobe Reader, Sumatra PDF, ... and looks like some generic input fields have it as well: like Textfields in Maya, TortoiseSVN ...

So that are just the once that I could test positive in a couple of minutes. I'd say its save to add it to the generic list. If a program doesn't support it. I'd consider it a missing feature/bug.

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Key Sequence:

(described weird, because I dont know if there is another way syntacticly to describe it)



i.e. alt(0059) prints a ";"

alt(0159) prints a Ÿ

see here: http://www.expanding...et/keycode.html

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Yes, you can give the code for a character and it types it.
>> alt(0059) prints a ";"
Try this code:
Msgbox % Chr(0059)
It gives you the ; symbol.

Once you get past 255 AHK (Unicode at least) and windows give different values. I believe it is a windows hotkey though.

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Ctrl+Backspace: backspace a whole word

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Ctrl+Backspace: backspace a whole word


No, that will DELETE the previous whole word.

PS: the full list of MS hotkeys in XP is here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/301583

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What's the difference?

word word (^{Backspace})
becomes
word

^Delete removes the word in front, just as delete removes the character in front.
^Backspace removes the word to the left, just as backspace removes the character to the left

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In case someone finds it interesting, here's a visual layout over (most/all?) Windows shortkey commandos:

http://img849.images...5/img0111ge.jpg