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    Keyboard alternative to mouse

    I'd like to know all the keyboard alternatives to mouse clicking. It seems that my right pointer finger is feeling the ravages of years of mouse clicking. Recently, I've tried not to use the mouse at all and am doing fairly well. There are still some actions that I haven't figured out yet so could you help?
    My sore, stiff pointer finger would be very appreciative.
    thanks.
    Jack

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    Re: Keyboard alternative to mouse

    Recently covered in a newsletter archived here: <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.woodyswatch.com/office/archtemplate.asp?v6-n51>http://www.woodyswatch.com/office/ar...ate.asp?v6-n51</A> - look for item #5.

    Plus <A target="_blank" HREF=http://office.microsoft.com/Downloads/2000/O2kkeys.aspx>Office 2000 Document: A List of Useful Shortcut Keys</A> from the MS download centre.

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    Re: Keyboard alternative to mouse

    Thanks Leif. Today's schedule is now full of reading material.
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    Re: Keyboard alternative to mouse

    If you do a search in Help for 'shortcut' you should also get a list of the general Windows shortcuts.

    or just pick up a copy here:

    <A target="_blank" HREF=http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-GB;q126449&GSSNB=1>Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows (Q126449)
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    Re: Keyboard alternative to mouse

    Here's a few for the 'Win' key :

    Win Opens the Start menu.
    Win + F1 Displays pop-up menu for the selected object.
    Win + D gets the Desk-top
    Win + E Starts Explorer.
    Win + F Finds files or folders.
    Ctrl + Win + F Finds computer.
    Win + M Minimizes all windows.
    Shift + Win + M Restores minimized windows.
    Win + R Displays run-dialog box.
    Win + Tab Cycles through taskbar buttons.
    Win + Pause Open the System Properties dialog box.
    Win + U Starts Narrator etc.

    btw I keep these in a *.cdf file on my desktop. Just hovering the mouse drops down the 'tooltip' with 'em all on.

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