Dialog Box Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 2000 Administration

Part of the Windows 2000 Administration For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Not that you have lots of conversations with the machines as you administer Windows 2000 (or perhapsor maybe you do!) but you do open a lot of dialog boxes. The following table shows the keyboard shortcuts you can use to move through them:

Press To
CTRL+TAB Move forward through tabs.
CTRL+SHIFT+TAB Move backward through tabs.
TAB Move forward through options.
SHIFT+TAB Move backward through options.
ALT+Underlined letter Carry out the corresponding command or select the corresponding option.
SPACEBAR Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box.
Arrow keys Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons.
F1 Display Help.
F4 Display the items in the active list.
BACKSPACE Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open _dialog box.
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