All Windows Vista Shortcuts Keys

Press this key To do this
Right SHIFT for eight seconds Turn Filter Keys on and off
Left ALT+left SHIFT+PRINT SCREEN (or  PRTSCRN) Turn High Contrast on or off
Left ALT+left SHIFT+NUM LOCK Turn Mouse Keys on or off
SHIFT five times Turn Sticky Keys on or off
NUM LOCK for five seconds Turn Toggle Keys on or off
Windows logo key +u Open the Ease of Access Center
F1 Display Help
CTRL+C Copy the selected item
CTRL+X Cut the selected item
CTRL+V Paste the selected item
CTRL+Z Undo an action
CTRL+Y Redo an action
DELETE Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin
SHIFT+DELETE Delete the selected item without moving it to the Recycle Bin first
F2 Rename the selected item
CTRL+RIGHT ARROW Move the cursor to the beginning of the next word
CTRL+LEFT ARROW Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word
CTRL+DOWN ARROW Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph
CTRL+UP ARROW Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph
CTRL+SHIFT with an arrow key Select a block of text
SHIFT with any arrow key Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text within a document
CTRL with any arrow key+SPACEBAR Select multiple individual items in a window or on the desktop
CTRL+A Select all items in a document or window
F3 Search for a file or folder
ALT+ENTER Display properties for the selected item
ALT+F4 Close the active item, or exit the active program
ALT+SPACEBAR Open the shortcut menu for the active window
CTRL+F4 Close the active document (in programs that allow you to have multiple documents open simultaneously)
ALT+TAB Switch between open items
CTRL+ALT+TAB Use the arrow keys to switch between open items
CTRL+Mouse scroll wheel Change the size of icons on the desktop
Windows logo key + Tab Cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Windows Flip 3-D
CTRL+Windows logo key +TAB Use the arrow keys to cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Windows Flip 3-D
ALT+ESC Cycle through items in the order in which they were opened
F6 Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop
F4 Display the Address bar list in Windows Explorer
SHIFT+F10 Display the shortcut menu for the selected item
CTRL+ESC Open the Start menu
ALT+underlined letter Display the corresponding menu
ALT+underlined letter Perform the menu command (or other underlined command)
F10 Activate the menu bar in the active program
RIGHT ARROW Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu
LEFT ARROW Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu
F5 Refresh the active window
ALT+UP ARROW View the folder one level up in Windows Explorer
ESC Cancel the current task
CTRL+SHIFT+ESC Open Task Manager
SHIFT when you insert a CD Prevent the CD from automatically playing
CTRL+TAB Move forward through tabs
CTRL+SHIFT+TAB Move back through tabs
TAB Move forward through options
SHIFT+TAB Move back through options
ALT+underlined letter Perform the command (or select the option) that goes with that letter
ENTER Replaces clicking the mouse for many selected commands
SPACEBAR Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box
Arrow keys Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons
F1 Display Help
F4 Display the items in the active list
BACKSPACE Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box
Windows logo key Open or close the Start menu
Windows logo key + PUSHE Display the System Properties dialog box
Windows logo key + D Display the desktop
Windows logo key +M Minimize all windows
Windows logo key +SHIFT+M Restore minimized windows to the desktop
Windows logo key +E Open Computer
Windows logo key +F Search for a file or folder
CTRL+Windows logo key +F Search for computers (if you are on a network)
Windows logo key+L Lock your computer or switch users
Windows logo key+R Open the Run dialog box
Windows logo key+T Cycle through programs on the taskbar
Windows logo key + TAB Cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Windows Flip 3-D
CTRL+Windows logo key+TAB Use the arrow keys to cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Windows Flip 3-D
Windows logo key + SPACEBAR Bring all gadgets to the front and select Windows Sidebar
Windows logo key+G Cycle through Sidebar gadgets
Windows logo key+U Open Ease of Access Center
Windows logo key+X Open Windows Mobility Center
Windows logo key + With any number Key Open the Quick Launch shortcut that is in the position that corresponds to the number. For example, Windows logo key +1 to launch the first shortcut in the Quick Launch menu.
CTRL+N Open a new window
END Display the bottom of the active window
HOME Display the top of the active window
F11 Maximize or minimize the active window
NUM LOCK+ASTERISK (*) on numeric keypad Display all subfolders under the selected folder
NUM LOCK+PLUS SIGN (+) on numeric keypad Display the contents of the selected folder
NUM LOCK+MINUS SIGN (-) on numeric keypad Collapse the selected folder
LEFT ARROW Collapse the current selection (if it is expanded), or select the parent folder
ALT+LEFT ARROW View the previous folder
RIGHT ARROW Display the current selection (if it is collapsed), or select the first subfolder
ALT+RIGHT ARROW View the next folder
CTRL+Mouse scroll wheel Change the size and appearance of file and folder icons
ALT+D Select the Address bar
ALT+C Display the Table of Contents
ALT+N Display the Connection Settings menu
F10 Display the Options menu
ALT+LEFT ARROW Move back to the previously viewed topic
ALT+RIGHT ARROW Move forward to the next (previously viewed) topic
ALT+A Display the customer support page
ALT+HOME Display the Help and Support home page
HOME Move the to beginning of a topic
END Move to the end of a topic
CTRL+F Search the current topic
CTRL+P Print a topic
F3 Move to the Search box
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Ubuntu Shortcut Keys

All  types of shortcut keys for Ubuntu.

Column1 Column2
Alt + F1 Open the Applications menu
Alt + F2 Run an application by typing its name in the box which appears
Prt Sc (Print Screen) Take a screenshot of the whole screen
Alt + Prt Sc Take a screenshot of the current window
Ctrl + Alt + Left/Right Cursor Spins the ‘cube’ that your workspaces reside on, allowing you to select the workspace you wish to use.
Ctrl + Alt + Up Cursor Enables an ‘expose’ like feature that presents you with all the windows you currently have open, allowing you to select the one you wish to give focus to.
Ctrl + Alt + Down Cursor Unfolds your workspace cube allowing you to see more than one of your workspaces at once, using the left and right cursor keys with this active will allow you to select the workspace you wish to use.
Ctrl + C Copy the selected text/object
Ctrl + X Cut the selected text/object
Ctrl + V Paste/insert the selected text/object
Ctrl + A Select all text
Ctrl + B Make the selected text bold
Ctrl + I Make the selected text italic
Ctrl + U Underline the selected text
Ctrl + N Open a new document or window
Ctrl + S Save the current document
Ctrl + O Open another document
Ctrl + P Print the current document
Ctrl + Z Undo the last change you made
Ctrl + Shift + Z Redo a change that you just undid
Ctrl + Alt + Delete Restart the computer immediately, without saving open files
Ctrl + Alt + Plus (numeric keypad) Rotate through supported screen resolutions
Ctrl + Alt + Minus (numeric keypad) Rotate backwards through supported screen resolutions
Ctrl + T Open a new tab
Ctrl + Tab Rotate through each tab
Ctrl + Shift + Tab Rotate backwards through each tab
Ctrl + W Close the current tab (or browser if on last tab)
Ctrl + L Enter a new web address
Ctrl + B Show a list of your bookmarks
Ctrl + H Show your browsing history
Ctrl + K Enter a new web search in the search bar
Ctrl + Y Show a list of downloaded files
F11 Display the current page full-screen
Esc Stop loading the current page
Ctrl + R Reload the current page
F7 Check the spelling of the current document
Ctrl + F Find and replace words
Ctrl + Z Undo the last change
Ctrl + Y Redo a change which you just undid
Ctrl + L Align the current paragraph/selection to the left
Ctrl + E Align the current paragraph/selection to the center of the document
Ctrl + R Align the current paragraph/selection to the right
Ctrl + Shift + J Show the current document full-screen
Ctrl + A Select all
Ctrl + C Copy the highlighted content to clipboard
Ctrl + V Paste the clipboard content
Ctrl + N New (Create a new document, not in terminal)
Ctrl + O Open a document
Ctrl + S Save the current document
Ctrl + P Print the current document
Ctrl + W Close the close document
Ctrl + Q Quit the current application
Ctrl + Alt + F1 Switch to the first virtual terminal
Ctrl + Alt + F2(F3)(F4)(F5)(F6) Select the different virtual terminals
Ctrl + Alt + F7 Restore back to the current terminal session with X
Ctrl + Alt + Backspace Restart GNOME
Alt + Tab Switch between open programs
Ctrl + Alt + L Lock the screen.
Alt + F1 opens the Applications menu
Alt + F2 opens the Run Application dialog box.
Alt + F3 opens the Deskbar Applet
Alt + F4 closes the current window.
Alt + F5 unmaximizes the current window.
Alt + F7 move the current window
Alt + F8 resizes the current window.
Alt + F9 minimizes the current window.
Alt + F10 maximizes the current window.
Alt + Space opens the window menu.
Ctrl + Alt + + Switch to next X resolution
Ctrl + Alt + – Switch to previous X resolution
Ctrl + Alt + Left/Right move to the next/previous workspace
Ctrl + A Move cursor to beginning of line
Ctrl + E Move cursor to end of line
Ctrl + C kills the current process.
Ctrl + Z sends the current process to the background.
Ctrl + D logs you out.
Ctrl + R finds the last command matching the entered letters.
Enter a letter, followed by Tab + Tab lists the available commands beginning with those letters.
Ctrl + U deletes the current line.
Ctrl + K deletes the command from the cursor right.
Ctrl + W deletes the word before the cursor.
Ctrl + L clears the terminal output
Shift + Ctrl + C copy the highlighted command to the clipboard.
Shift + Ctrl + V (or Shift + Insert) pastes the contents of the clipboard.
Alt + F moves forward one word.
Alt + B moves backward one word.
Arrow Up/Down browse command history
Shift + PageUp / PageDown Scroll terminal output
Alt + Tab switch between open windows
Win + Tab switch between open windows with Shift Switcher or Ring Switcher effect
Win + E Expo, show all workspace
Ctrl + Alt + Down Film Effect
Ctrl + Alt + Left mouse button Rotate Desktop Cube
Alt + Shift + Up Scale Windows
Ctrl + Alt + D Show Desktop
Win + Left mouse button take screenshot on selected area
Win + Mousewheel Zoom In/Out
Alt + Mousewheel Transparent Window
Alt + F8 Resize Window
Alt + F7 Move Window
Win + P Add Helper
F9 show widget layer
Shift + F9 show water effects
Win + Shift + Left mouse button Fire Effects
Win + Shift + C Clear Fire Effects
Win + Left mouse button Annotate: Draw
Win + 1 Start annotation
Win + 3 End annotation
Win + S selects windows for grouping
Win + T Group Windows together
Win + U Ungroup Windows
Win + Left/Right Flip Windows
Shift + Ctrl + N Create New Folder
Ctrl + T Delete selected file(s) to trash
Alt + ENTER Show File/Folder Properties
Ctrl + 1 Toggle View As Icons
Ctrl + 2 Toggle View As List
Shift + Right Open Directory (Only in List View)
Shift + Left Close Directory (Only in List View)
Ctrl + S Select Pattern
F2 Rename File
Ctrl + A Select all files and folders
Ctrl + W Close Window
Ctrl + Shift + W Close All Nautilus Windows
Ctrl + R Reload Nautilus Window
Alt + Up Open parent directory
Alt + Left Back
Alt + Right Forward
Alt + Home go to Home folder
Ctrl + L go to location bar
F9 Show sidepane
Ctrl + H Show Hidden Files
Ctrl + + Zoom In
Ctrl + – Zoom Out
Ctrl + 0 Normal Size
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This post was written by Rahul Nagar on August 5, 2009

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