CE Keyboard Shortcuts Users Guide

CESD-P-0001

Applies to:

  • Handheld PC 2.0
  • Handheld PC Professional
  • Handheld PC 2000

Keyboard Shortcuts:

These keyboard shortcuts are written into Windows CE 2 for convenience, taking away some of the monotony of performing some of the tasks present within CE. Some of the Commands may be device specific.

1.

In order to test these keyboard shortcuts:

  1. Save all work

  2. Exit all applications

  3. Minimise to the desktop

N.B. These shortcuts will work within other applications, however until you get used to the correct key placement, minimise and close your active programs

 


2.

Familiarise yourself with the keyboard layout. Notably the keys:

  • Ctrl (Control)
  • Alt (Alternative)
  • Shift
  • Fn (Function)
  • Windows Key (Windows Key)

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Back to top linkSystem Commands:

Ctrl + Alt + ± = Stylus Configuration Properties
Shift + Shift = Caps Lock
Fn + Ctrl = Numlock, Numeric Keypad
Alt + Ctrl = Alt Tap (Right Click)
Alt + Up Key = Page Up
Alt + Down Key = Page Down
Alt + Left Key = Home
Alt + Right Key = End
Windows Key + Esc = Toggle open windows
Windows Key (or) Ctrl + Esc = Display Start Menu
Windows Key + M = Minimise All
Windows Key + - = PC Link
Windows Key + / = Stylus Configuration Properties
Windows Key + C = Control Panel
Windows Key + E = Windows Explorer
Windows Key + Run = Run Dialogue
Windows Key + H = Help
Windows Key + i = Stylus Properties
Windows Key + K = Keyboard Properties
Windows Key +  Space Bar = Windows Shortcut Key Help
Windows Key + TAB = Minimise All
Alt + Tab = Task Manager
Ctrl + Alt + Del = Task Manager
Ctrl + Alt + Backspace = Task Manager
Alt + Esc = Cycle Open Windows
Ctrl + A = Select All
Alt + Enter = Right Tap, Properties

Back to top linkPocket Internet Explorer Commands:

CTRL + X = Cut Selection to memory
CTRL + C = Copy Selection to memory
CTRL + V = Paste items from memory
CTRL + A = Select All Text on Page
CTRL + J = Show Pictures
CTRL + SHIFT + J = Hide Pictures
CTRL + K = Play Sounds
CTRL + SHIFT + K = Disable Sounds
SHIFT + ESC = Refresh Page

Back to top linkPocket Word Commands:

CTRL + N = New Blank Document
CTRL + O = Open Dialogue
CTRL + S = Save File / Save As
CTRL + P = Print
CTRL + W = Close Document
     
CTRL + Z = Undo Action
CTRL + Y = Redo Action
CTRL + X = Cut
CTRL + C = Copy
CTRL + V = Paste
CTRL + A = Select All
CTRL + F = Find
CTRL + 4 = Find Next Entry
CTRL + H = Replace
     
CTRL + ALT + N = Normal View
CTRL + ALT + O = Outline View
     
CTRL + 7 = Check Spelling
CTRL + SHIFT + F = Font Properties
CTRL + SHIFT + P = Font Size
CTRL + SHIFT + > = Increase Font Size
CTRL + SHIFT + < = Decrease Font Size
CTRL + M = Increase indent
CTRL + SHIFT + M = Decrease indent
CTRL + T = Increase hanging indent
CTRL + SHIFT + T = Decrease hanging indent
CTRL + SHIFT + J = Numbered List
CTRL + SHIFT + L = Ordered List
CTRL + SHIFT + I = Tab
     
CTRL + L = Align Left
CTRL + E = Align Centre
CTRL + R = Align Right
CTRL + Q = Remove Paragraph Format
     
CTRL + B = Bold Type
CTRL + I = Italic Type
CTRL + U = Underline Type
     
ALT + Z = Zoom Mode
ALT + SHIFT + Z = Reverse Zoom Mode
     
CTRL + > = Next Word Window
CTRL + < = Previous Word Window
     
ALT + SHIFT + A = Show all in outline view
ALT + SHIFT + (num) = Show all headings X style

Back to top linkPocket Excel Commands:

CTRL + N = New Workbook
CTRL + O = Open Dialogue
CTRL + S = Save File / Save As
CTRL + P = Print
CTRL + W = Close Document
     
CTRL + Z = Undo Action
CTRL + Y = Redo Action
CTRL + X = Cut
CTRL + C = Copy
CTRL + V = Paste
     
CTRL + F = Find / Replace
CTRL + 4 = Find Next
     
CTRL + 1 = Cell Properties
CTRL + G = Go To...
ALT + Z = Zoom In
ALT + SHIFT + Z = Zoom Out
     
CTRL + B = Bold Type
CTRL + I = Italic Type
CTRL + U = Underline Type
     
CTRL + ; = Insert Today's date
     
SHIFT + Spacebar = Select Row
CTRL + Spacebar = Select Column
CTRL + A = Select Entire Worksheet
CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+HOME = Select to beginning
CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+END = Select to last
ALT+SHIFT+HOME = Select to beginning of row
ALT+SHIFT+END = Select to end of row
ALT+SHIFT+Page Down = Select down one screen
ALT+SHIFT+Page Up = Select up one screen
     
CTRL + Tab = Next Tab in menu
CTRL + Shift + Tab = Previous Tab in menu
     
ALT + = = AutoSum
CTRL+SHIFT+~ = General Style
CTRL + Shift + $ = Currency Style
CTRL + Shift + ! = Decimal Style
CTRL+SHIFT+# = Date Style
CTRL+SHIFT+@ = Time Style
CTRL+SHIFT+% = Percentage Style
CTRL+SHIFT+^ = Exponential Style

Back to top linkPocket PowerPoint Commands:

N = Next Slide
ENTER = Next Slide
Right Arrow = Next Slide
Space Bar = Next Slide
P = Previous Slide
Left Arrow = Previous Slide
Backspace = Previous Slide
ESC = End Slide Show
Slide# + Enter = Move to Slide #
     
ALT + Z = Zoom Mode
     
A = Toggle Annotations
E = Clear Annotations
B = Black out or restore display
W = White out or restore display

Back to top linkPocket Outlook Commands: Calendar:

CTRL + N = New Appointment
CTRL + P = Print Calendar item
     
CTRL + X = Cut
CTRL + C = Copy
CTRL + V = Paste
  =  
CTRL + E = Edit Appointment
CTRL + D = Delete Appointment
     
CTRL + Y = Open Day View
CTRL + W = Open Week View
CTRL + M = Open Month View
CTRL + R = Open Year View
CTRL + A = Open Agenda View
     
CTRL + G = Go to Date
CTRL + T = Go to Today
CTRL + , = Go to Previous Day
CTRL + . = Go to Next day
CTRL + F = Find Appointment

Back to top linkPocket Outlook Commands: Contacts:

CTRL + N = New Contact
CTRL + P = Print Contact Item
     
CTRL + S = Send Contact over IR
CTRL + R = Receive Contact over IR
     
CTRL + X = Cut
CTRL + C = Copy
CTRL + V = Paste
CTRL + A = Select All
     
CTRL + E = Edit Appointment
CTRL + D = Delete Appointment
CTRL + F = Find Appointment

Back to top linkPocket Outlook Commands: Inbox:

CTRL + N = New Message
CTRL + E = Edit Message
CTRL + P = Print Message
     
CTRL + ENTER = Send Message
CTRL + R = Reply to Sender
CTRL + SHIFT + R = Reply to all
CTRL + F = Forward Message
     
CTRL + X = Cut
CTRL + C = Copy
CTRL + V = Paste
CTRL + A = Select All Messages
     
CTRL + Q = Connect / Disconnect
CTRL + D = Delete Message or Folder
CTRL + 5 = Refresh Window
Tab = Move to next control
SHIFT + Tab = Move to previous control
     
CTRL + T = Inbox Options

Back to top linkPocket Outlook Commands: Tasks:

CTRL + N = New Task
CTRL + P = Print Task List
     
CTRL + X = Cut
CTRL + C = Copy
CTRL + V = Paste
CTRL + A = Select All
     
CTRL + E = Edit Task
CTRL + D = Delete Task
CTRL + F = Find a Task

Back to top linkMonth-at-a-Glance (Plus) Commands:

CTRL + M = Displays 6 Month view
CTRL + G = Go To Date
CTRL + T = Go To Today
CTRL + D = Open Calendar Day View
CTRL + W = Open Calendar Week View

Back to top linkMicrosoft Money 1.0 for the H/PC Commands:

Account Manager:
CTRL + SHIFT + A = Displays the Account Manager
CTRL + W / CTRL + N = Create New Account
CTRL + ENTER = View Account Details
ENTER = Open Account Register
Account Register:
CTRL + SHIFT + R = Displays the Account Register
CTRL + N = Creates a New Transaction
CTRL + D = Delete Transaction
ENTER = Edit Transaction
CTRL + R = Change Transaction Status
ESC = Return to Account Manager
Investments View:
CTRL + SHIFT + I = Displays the Investment View
CTRL + N = Create New Investment
CTRL + ENTER = Edit Investment
CTRL + D = Delete Investment
CTRL + U = Web Update Investments
Payees View:
CTRL + SHIFT + P = Displays the Payees View
Categories View:
CTRL + SHIFT + C = Displays the Categories View
Transaction Entry:
ENTER = Save Transaction
CTRL + S = Split Transaction
TAB = Move to Next Field
Split Transaction Entry:
CTRL + N = New Split Item
CTRL + ENTER = Edit Split Item
CTRL + D = Delete Split Item
ENTER = Accepts all split items

Back to top linkWindows Calculator:

ESC = Clear
C = Clear Entry
Backspace = Backspace
     
M = Store in memory
R = Recall from memory
L = Clear memory
P = Memory +
     
S = Change Sign (+ to -)
+ = Add
- = subtract
* = multiply
/ = divide
Q -or- @ = Square Root
I = Calculate Inverse
% = Calculate Percentage
Enter = Execute action
     
CTRL + C = Copy result
CTRL + V = Paste data
CTRL + D = Clear Paper Tape
     
CTRL + S = Standard View
CTRL + P = Pop-Up View

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Acknowledgements:

With thanks to Peter for working with us on this article