Close, Minimize, and
window has three buttons in the upper-right corner:
0 Use this to minimize
the window or program.
To minimize all open windows, using
your right mouse button, click a blank
area on the taskbar and click Minimize
Use these to tile your open
windows or open them full screen
Use this to close the window and/or quit the program.
8 Left, single - highlight
8 Left, double - activate
8 Left and drag - move icon
Right, single - drop down menu
Word, quickly double-click to get to a place in a document instead of
continually pressing Enter.
+ arrow keys or Pg Up, Pg Dn
mouse to left of document until it turns to ö
then left click & drag.
mouse and drag over text.
double-click to select a word, Ctrl + click to select a sentence, triple
click to select a paragraph.
Once text is
selected, move your mouse to the top
left-hand corner of the selected text until it turns to õ then left click & drag to new location.
Move through documents or
Ctrl B Bold text
Ctrl C Copy highlighted text
Ctrl E Center text
Ctrl F Find
Ctrl G Go To
Ctrl S Save
Ctrl U Underline text
Ctrl V Paste
Ctrl W Close document
Ctrl X Cut highlighted text
Alt+Tab = Switch between open
Ctrl+F6 = Switch between open documents
Ctrl+Shift+> = Increase font size
Ctrl+Shift+< = Decrease font
Shift+File, Close = Close All
switch between open programs, click the button on the bottom taskbar that
represents the window you want to switch to. Or hold down the Alt key and
keep pressing the Tab key until the program you want is highlighted, then
release. You can access the Start
menu by pressing Windows key on your keyboard (between the Ctrl and Alt
keys) or press Ctrl + Esc.
To keep programs open and
open another one, you can either find the program through the Start menu or
press your desktop icon and double-click the program icon on the desktop.
the size of a window by using the mouse to drag a corner or side of a
window in any direction.
a window by clicking on the active title bar at the top and dragging it.
Close All Windows
close all open files, hold down the Shift key and when you select File,
Close will become Close All.