BlackBerry Storm Typing Shortcuts - dummies

By Robert Kao, Dante Sarigumba, Kevin J. Michaluk

Part of BlackBerry Storm For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Speed up your typing on the BlackBerry Storm with these handy shortcuts. The typing shortcuts on your BlackBerry Storm are especially helpful when viewing an e-mail or a Web page or replying to an e-mail. To use the shortcuts with the letter keys shown in the table, the QWERTY keyboard must appear on the screen. To display the QWERTY keyboard, press the Menu key, and then touch-press Show Keyboard. You can use these shortcuts with any BlackBerry application:

Action Shortcut
Turn on Num lock Alt+left Shift
Turn on Cap lock Alt+right Shift
Turn off Num or Cap lock Shift
Go to top of a page or list T
Go to bottom of a page or list B
Insert period Space twice
Capitalize letter Letter and keep it held down
Insert @ or period for e-mail address Space
Type accented or special character Press and hold letter while you scroll trackball/trackpad left
or right
Switch between input language Alt+Enter