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Programming Tips
Tuesday, 13 February 2007
Useful windows tips
Mood:  loud
Topic: Windows

Shift + Click -- on any hyperlink to open it in a new window.

Ctrl + + -- Resize any list control to it's contents.
 
* -- Expand any tree node and all it's sub nodes in windows.
+ -- Expand any tree node
- -- Collapse any tree node

Shift + Click -- on any folder inside explorer to open it in a new window with explorer bar at it's side showing the path leading to that folder.

Shift + Enter - Does the same as above

Ctrl + Enter will open any folder in a new window

Ctrl + Double Click will open any folder in a new window

Ctrl + Double click on any explorer title bar including internal explorer to see that window in full screen mode.

Alt + Drag to select in columns.

Ctrl + Shift + F8 to do the above using keyboard.

WinKey + L to lock the desktop

Alt + Enter on any file to view it's property pages.

Alt + Double Click on any folder to open it's property pages.

Alt + Spacebar to open System menu of any window

Alt + - to open system menu of main child windows, for eg: Word document windows

 

Shift + Close button ( On caption bar ) to close all parent windows of a child explorer window at once.

Winkey + D -- Show desktop
Winkey + M -- Minimize all
Winkey + Shift + M -- Undo Minimize All
WinKey + R -- Opens run dialog
Winkey + E -- Opens explorer.
Winkey + U -- Opens Utility manager.
Winkey -- Opens start menu


Posted by Nibu babu thomas at 1:24 PM
Updated: Monday, 26 February 2007 5:11 PM

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