Mar 142008

With keyboard shortcuts, you can perform many Windows Mail tasks and navigate without using a mouse. Except where indicated, shortcuts apply to both e?mail and newsgroups.

Main window, view message window, and send message window

  • F1 – Open Help topics
  • CTRL+A – Select all messages or text within a message

Main window

  • CTRL+O or ENTER – Open a selected message
  • CTRL+ENTER or CTRL+Q – Mark a message as read
  • TAB – Move between 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

Message window—viewing or sending

  • ESC – Close a message
  • F3 or CTRL+SHIFT+F – Find text

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 between the Edit, Source, and Preview tabs when working in Source Edit view

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