Keyboard shortcuts instead of mouse Keyboard Shortcuts Instead of Mouse Many RSI sufferers report that they feel less pain when typing compared to when mousing. Thus, a desire to avoid mouse as much as possible. Below are some tips from ● Susan Fulton ● Alan Cantor ● Microsoft Shortcuts on how to survive in Windows 95 without the mouse. More tips are welcome. Keyboard instead of mouse -- some tips, for Windows 95 by Susan Fulton (New York Times) ALT+ SPACEBAR--opens control menu (like clicking on the symbol in the top left corner of a window, from which you select (perhaps using mouse, perhaps using arrow keys and enter) among restore, minimize, maximize, close, etc) SPACEBAR -- hitting this will finalize a selection of an item in a list or an icon on the screen that's only half- selected, i.e., there's a box around the name but full highlighting is not there. Also puts a checkmark or big dot in a little box or circle for you to check one of several options. ENTER -- will activate a selected item. Hitting Enter with a program icon selected will open the program. with a button highlighted, will activate the "button." It appears highlighted from the heavier line around it, or it might look like a depressed button. Hitting a letter key will take you to the first item in a dialogue box that begins with that letter. I.E., in open file dialogue box, hit w one or more times to go to the "Windows" folder in the list of stuff that appears on the C drive. This can save a whole lot of hand action. CTRL+z -- undo CTRL+y -- redo CTRL+a -- select all CTRL+x --cut CTRL+c --copy CTRL+v --paste CTRL+p – print CTRL+s --save CTRL+ALT+DEL--reboots the computer – eventually. First, it'll tell you what's hung up.
- Summer '18
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