Last modified on 26 January 2011, at 04:58

Windows Programming/Key Combinations

Here is a key combination guide for computers:

IBM compatibleEdit

DOSEdit

Cntrl+Alt+Delete - performs a soft reset

Left arrow, right arrow - Move cursor backward or forward one character

Cntrl + left arrow, right arrow - Move cursor backward or forward one word

Home, End - Move cursor to start or end of line

Up, down arrow - Scroll up and down stored (command) buffer

Page up, down - Places oldest or most recent (command) in command line

Insert - Toggle between insert and over-type modes. (square cursor denotes over-type mode)

Esc - Delete current line

F1 - Repeat text typed in preceding line character by character

F3 - Repeat text typed in preceding line (complete)

F5 - Cycle through entire current (command) buffer

F7 - Display all entries in current (command) buffer with line numbers

Alt+F7 - Delete all entries in current (command) buffer

F8 - As F5, If preceded by entry of character string, will load latest buffer line with corresponding characters (from start of buffer entry line)

F9+Buffer line number - Displays relevant buffer line; normally F7 first to show lines with numbers

Cntrl+C - Close down most applications and return to prompt

Shift+Alt+Print Screen - High efficiencey mode. Black and greens.(MTK sometimes... im a wizurd...)

WindowsEdit

All versionsEdit

  • Tab Switching between controls in active window
  • Alt+F4 Closes the active window
  • Win+M Minimize most programs
  • Win+D Shows the desktop
  • Cntrl+Tab Switching between Tabs in active window
  • Cntrl+C Copies selected text, images or files into the clipboard
  • Cntrl+X Cuts selected text, images or files into the clipboard
  • Cntrl+V Paste data from the clipboard
  • Cntrl+A Select all
  • Cntrl+Z Undo
  • Shift+Del Delete file permanently without keep in Recycle Bin (used by Windows Explorer)

Windows Vista or NewerEdit

  • Win+Tab switching between programs with the Windows Flip 3D effect

Windows Versions Before Windows 95Edit

  • Cntrl+Alt+Del brought up a blue screen