Shortcuts


Outlook and Outlook Express:To add an address to your address book from any e-mail message, either right-click on the address in the open message or on the top of the Preview Panel and select Add to Contacts .

Excel: To move quickly to the next sheet in a workbook, press Ctrl+Page Down, and to move to a previous worksheet, press Ctrl+Page Up.

Word: A fast way to display the Tabs dialog box is to double-click on the very lower edge of Ruler . If you double-click at the top, the Page Setup dialog box appears. Applies to Word 95, 97, 2000 and 2002.

Excel: To edit a hyperlink, press F2.

All applications: A quick way to toggle Print Preview is to press Alt+Ctrl+I. Press it again and it disappears. If all you want to do is print, press Ctrl+P.


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