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The On Ramp

The Blue Mountain Internet Customer Newsletter

 Issue # 30 April 2006 
  • Greetings from the Edi...
  • BMI Refer-A-Friend Pro...
  • Noticing Nathon
  • Q and A
  • What's out there?
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Easter Fun
  • Turbo Charging!
  • Referral Winners
  • Just for Laughs
  • Photo Phun!
  • Se Habla Expanol
  • Slogan Wise Crossword
  • A Closer Look at IE 7.0
  • POM - Computer Geex Inc
  • Kudos
  • The Winner's Circle

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  • Keyboard Shortcuts
    by Colin Miller
    April 2006
    Before the computer mouse was widely used to click around on your computer, users got by with just a keyboard and they used many keyboard shortcuts to speed up activities. Don't be afraid to use these. You really can't hurt your computer. Here is a list of keyboard shortcuts you can try:

    • ALT+ENTER - View the properties for the selected item.
    • CTRL+ A - Select all.
    • CTRL+ C - Copy
    • ALT+ SPACEBAR - Open the shortcut menu for the active window.
    • CTRL+ ESC - Display the Start Menu.
    • CTRL+ SHIFT +Dragging Item - Create a shortcut to the selected item.
    • CTRL+ V - Paste
    • CTRL+ X - Cut
    • CTRL+ Z - Undo
    • DELETE - Delete
    • ESC - Cancel the current task.
    • F2 Key - Rename the selected item.
    • F3 Key - Search for a file or a folder
    • F5 Key - Refresh the active window.
    • SHIFT + Insert A CD ROM - Prevent the CD-ROM from automatically playing.
    • SHIFT + Any Arrow Key - Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text in a document.

    For more keyboard shortcuts go to: Internet Keyboard Shortcuts

    Here are some shortcuts forInternet Explorer Browers: PC World

    If you are a Netscape user: Shortcuts

    If you are a Firefox user: FF Shortcuts

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