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Keyboard And Handheld Shortcuts


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ACT! CONTACT MANAGER

  • F3 -- opens the weekly calendar
  • F4 -- opens the mini calendar
  • F5 -- opens the monthly calendar
  • F7 -- opens the task list
  • F8 -- opens the contact list
  • F9 -- inserts a note
  • F11 -- brings you back to the contact window
  • Shift + F5 -- opens the daily calendar
  • Ctrl + L -- schedules a call
  • Ctrl + M -- schedules a meeting
  • Ctrl + T -- schedules a to-do
  • Ctrl + H -- opens the record history box

COMPUTER KEYBOARD

  • Ctrl + A -- select all
  • Ctrl + B -- bold
  • Ctrl + C -- copy
  • Ctrl + F -- find
  • Ctrl + H -- replace
  • Ctrl + I -- italics
  • Ctrl + N -- new document
  • Ctrl + O -- open
  • Ctrl + P -- print
  • Ctrl + S -- save
  • Ctrl + U -- single underline
  • Ctrl + V -- paste
  • Ctrl + X -- cut
  • Ctrl + Y -- redo typing
  • Ctrl + Z -- undo typing
  • Ctrl + Home -- takes you to the top of the page
  • Ctrl + End -- takes you to the end of the page
  • Ctrl + Backspace -- removes typed words, one at a time
  • Ctrl + Left Arrow -- moving backward, puts cursor at start of word
  • Ctrl + Right Arrow -- moving forward, puts cursor at start of word
  • Ctrl + Up Arrow -- highlights lines of text, moving upward
  • Ctrl + Down Arrow -- highlights lines of text, moving downward
  • Ctrl + Shift + F8 -- highlights a block of text
  • Ctrl + Shift + Right Arrow -- highlights one word
  • Ctrl + Shift + Home -- highlights the entire document above cursor
  • Ctrl + Shift + End -- highlights the entire document below cursor
  • Shift + End -- highlights the whole line to the right or cursor

PALM GRAFFITI

  • C / G -- for graffiti help
  • / B -- for beaming
  • .O -- for @ sign
  • .. -- for period
  • / C -- for copy
  • / P -- for paste
  • / X -- for cut
  • \ . -- for bullet point
  • | | -- for caps lock
  • / -- for carriage return to another line

 

Kathy Paauw is an organizing and productivity consultant, certified professional and personal coach, and speaker. Visit her website at www.orgcoach.net or contact her at .


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