The keyboard image effects that you see below showing Windows Keyboard Shortcuts are being controlled through an external .css (Cascading Style Sheet) file. These are not actual images, but a carefully thought out list of CSS attributes that gives the appearance of a key on a Windows keyboard.
Shows the Search Pane at left.
Displays a Find on this page dialog box and allows you to search content on the page you are viewing in your browser. Neat little feature if you are searching for a specific reference on the page.
Shows you the History of web pages you've visited at left.
Shows your Favorites at left.
Opens a New window in Internet Explorer.
Closes the currently open Internet Explorer window.
To go Back.
To go Forward.
Takes you to your Default Home Page in Internet Explorer.
Refresh the web page bypassing your browser's cache.
Stop the current page from loading. Also stops animations, background sounds, etc.
While clicking hyperlink on web page, opens that link in a new browser window.
To scroll Downward.
To scroll Upward.
You can also use the Page Down or Page Up keys.
Go to End of page.
Go to Top of page.
Copy, places the selected/highlighted copy on the clipboard.
Replace, brings up the Find and Replace dialog box. Great for global find and replace routines while working in normal and html views in your favorite WYSIWYG editors like FrontPage. You can also use this to find and replace content within your Word Documents, Excel Spreadsheets, etc...
Open, brings up a browse dialog and allows you to select a file to open.
Paste, inserts the copy on the clipboard into the area where your flashing cursoris positioned or the area you have selected/highlighted.
Close, will close the document currently open.
Cut, removes the selected/highlighted copy and places it on the clipboard.
Redo last command.
Undo last command.
Creates a new Paragraph <p> () or what is referred to as a Hard Return.
Creates a new Line Break <br> () or what is referred to as a Soft Return.
Shift + Arrow Up, Down, Left or Right. Position your cursorat the beginning of the area you wish to highlight for copying. Now use the up, down, left or right arrow keys to select areas of content to be highlighted, copied, pasted, etc.
Usually located at the upper right hand corner of your keyboard next to the Scroll Lock and Pause/Break keys. I will be devoting an entire page to the Print Screen Key when time permits. Please note that not all keyboards have the Print Screen Key.
Doing this once will bring up the Close Program dialog box. From there you can highlight the program that you wish to force closed (End Task), look for this at the end of the program name; [not responding]. You only need to do this when a program freezes (crashes) on you, welcome to Windows!
Doing this twice will Shut Down and Reboot your computer. This is a last resort option to a severe crash and one that I typically do not recommend! Each time you do this, you cause a little disk fragmentation. If you don't defrag your hard drive on a regular basis, your system will eventually slow down and crash more frequently.
Here is a link to a picture of a clickable Windows Keyboard with detailed explanations of each key. Use your back button to return to this page.