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September 14, 2004 1:52:59 PM

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OK....Perhaps by now I should know this. But I still am
novice. I know F8 is for. But I dont know that the other
11 keys do on the key board. And Idont know where to read
about them although I could inspect my tutorials on my
pc. But does anyone know where I can find out their
meaning?? WIN XP

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Anonymous
September 15, 2004 7:06:05 AM

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In Help, search on shortcut keys

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"MARCY" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:0bf101c49a7b$4a5a18d0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
> OK....Perhaps by now I should know this. But I still am
> novice. I know F8 is for. But I dont know that the other
> 11 keys do on the key board. And Idont know where to read
> about them although I could inspect my tutorials on my
> pc. But does anyone know where I can find out their
> meaning?? WIN XP
Anonymous
September 16, 2004 12:36:30 AM

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"MARCY" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>OK....Perhaps by now I should know this. But I still am
>novice. I know F8 is for. But I dont know that the other
>11 keys do on the key board.

Depends.
For Excel:
Edit the active cell:
F2
Redo:
F4
Move to the next pane:
F6
Calculate all sheets in open workbooks:
F9
Create a chart:
F11
For the IE:
Display Look In or Save In list within Save As or Open dialog box:
F4
Refresh view:
F5
For Windows:
Display contextual Help window:
F1
Rename an item:
F2
Repeat last command entered in DOS box:
F3
Open Find all files dialog box:
F3
In Windows Explorer, display combo box and move input focus to list:
F4
Refresh the contents of a window:
F5
In Windows Explorer, move focus between panes:
F6 or TAB
For Word:
Move text or pictures:
F2
etc. etc.

""A List of the Keyboard Shortcuts Available in Windows XP"
(http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=301583)
"Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows"
(http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=126449)

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