All the keyboard shortcuts for Windows 7 Explorer are listed in this post; so that you can access and use your Microsoft Windows 7 PC most effectively.
Keyboard shortcuts in Windows Explorer:
Ctrl + N = Open a new window
Ctrl + W = Close the current window
End = Display the bottom of the active window
Home (Top) = Display the top of the active window
F1 = Help
F3 = Search field gets activated for text input
F4 = Address bar gets activate for text input
F10 = Show ( old XP like ) hidden menu
F11 = Full Screen ( Use Esc to exit)
Ctrl + Period (.) = Rotate an image in the direction of clockwise
Ctrl + Comma (,) = Rotate an image in the opposite direction ; anti-clockwise
Num Lock + Asterisk (*) (pad) = Display all subfolders under the selected folder
Num Lock + Plus sign (+) (pad) = Show the selected folder
Num Lock + Minus sign (-) (numeric keypad) = Collapse the selected folder
Left Arrow = Collapse the current selection or select the parent folder
Alt + Enter = Open the Properties dialog box for the selected item
Alt + P = Show preview pane
Alt + Left Arrow = View the previous folder
Backspace = View the previous folder
Arrow = View the current selection or select the first subfolder
Alt + Right Arrow = View the next folder
Alt + Up Arrow = Show Parent Folder
Ctrl + Shift + E = View all folders above the selected folder
Ctrl + mouse scroll wheel = Change the size and appearance icons
Alt + D = Select the address bar : Address bar gets activate for text input
Ctrl + E = Select the Search box : Search box gets activate for text input
Ctrl + F = Select the Search box: Search box gets activate for text inputTagged With windows explorer keyboard shortcuts , windows explorer shortcuts , windows 7 file explorer shortcuts , windows explorer hotkeys , keyboard shortcuts for windows explorer , windows explorer shortcut , shortcut windows explorer , shortcut key for windows explorer , file explorer shortcut windows 7 , shortcut to file explorer windows 7
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Great Windows 7 keyboard tricks.