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MSN Explorer: Keyboard shortcuts

Use these keyboard shortcuts to navigate through the features in MSN without using a mouse.

Browser windows

 

To Press

Maximize or restore the current window

F11

Go to homepage

ALT+HOME

Go back

BACKSPACE or ALT+LEFT ARROW

Go forward

ALT+RIGHT ARROW

Close current window

ALT+F4

Refresh current window

F5

Move to address bar

ALT+D

Open Print dialog box

CTRL+P

Save selected item

CTRL+S

Cut selected item

CTRL+X

Copy selected item

CTRL+C

Paste copied item

CTRL+V

Find content on current page

CTRL+F

Open history list

CTRL+H

Open Keyword dialog box

CTRL+K

Open Open dialog box

CTRL+O

Switch between windows

ALT+TAB

Open next open window

ALT+ESC

Display shortcut menu for selected link

SHIFT+F10

Dashboard

 

To Press

Open or close dashboard

CTRL+L

Select dashboard parts

TAB

Move dashboard to desktop

CTRL+SHIFT+D

Move dashboard to other side

CTRL+SHIFT+Y

Select highlighted text in dashboard part

SPACEBAR or ENTER

Download Manager

 

To Press

Begin downloading selected files

CTRL+S

Stop downloading selected files

CTRL+P

Remove selected download files from list

CTRL+SHIFT+R

Move selected download files up in list

CTRL+U

Move selected download files down in list

CTRL+D

Hide details for all files in list

CTRL+I

Show details for all files in list

CTRL+Q

Display Download History

CTRL+Y

Display Current Downloads

CTRL+E

Print Preview

 

To Press

Choose page number

ALT+A

Go to first page

ALT+HOME

Go to last page

ALT+END

Zoom out

ALT+MINUS SIGN

Zoom in

ALT+PLUS SIGN

Choose zoom size

ALT+Z

Search the Web

 

To Press

Open Keyword dialog box

CTRL+K

Open Find dialog box

CTRL+F

Select text in address bar

ALT+D

Select AutoComplete matches

UP and DOWN ARROWS

Web pages

 

To Press

Go to home page

ALT+HOME

Go to previous page

ALT+LEFT ARROW

Go to next page

ALT+RIGHT ARROW

Go back two pages

CTRL+ALT+LEFT ARROW

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