Section 2.5. Windows Mail Hot Keys


2.5. Windows Mail Hot Keys

Many people like using the mouse, but those who are more keyboard-oriented are always looking for fast ways to access Windows Mail features. That's where hot key combinations come in; rather than having to mouse around, you can press a simple key combination. Table 2-10 lists Windows Mail hot keys.

Table 2-10. Windows Mail keyboard shortcuts

Key combination

Action

In Main window, View Message window, and Send Message window

F1

Open Help.

Ctrl-A

Select all messages or all text within a single message.

In Main window and View Message window

Ctrl-M

Send and receive email.

Ctrl-N

Open or post a new message.

Ctrl-Shift-B

Open Contacts.

Delete or Ctrl-D

Delete an email message.

Ctrl-R

Reply to the message author.

Ctrl-Shift-R or Ctrl-G (newsgroups only)

Reply to all.

Ctrl-F

Forward a message.

Ctrl-Shift-F

Find a message.

Ctrl-P

Print the selected message.

Ctrl->

Go to the next message in the list.

Ctrl-<

Go to the preceding message in the list.

Alt-Enter

View the selected message's properties.

Ctrl-U

Go to the next unread email message.

Ctrl-Shift-U

Go to the next unread newsgroup conversation.

In Main window

Ctrl-O or Enter

Open a selected message.

Ctrl-Enter or Ctrl-Q

Mark a message as read.

Tab

Move among the message list, Folders list (if on), and Preview pane.

Ctrl-W

Go to a newsgroup.

Left arrow or plus sign (+)

Expand a newsgroup conversation (show all responses).

Right arrow or minus sign (-)

Collapse a newsgroup conversation (hide responses).

Ctrl-Shift-A

Mark all newsgroup messages as read.

Ctrl-J

Go to the next unread newsgroup or folder.

Ctrl-Shift-M

Download newsgroup messages for offline reading.

Ctrl-I

Go to your Inbox.

Ctrl-Y

Go to a folder.

F5

Refresh newsgroup messages and headers.

In Message window: viewing or sending

Esc

Close a message.

F3 or Ctrl-Shift-F

Find text.

In Message window: sending only

 

F7

Check spelling.

Ctrl-Shift-S

Insert a signature.

Ctrl-Enter or Alt-S

Send a message or post it to a newsgroup.

Ctrl-Tab

Switch among the Edit, Source, and Preview tabs when working in Source Edit view.




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