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Properties Window Keyboard Shortcuts

Office 2007

Use these key combinations when the Property list has the focus in the Properties window:

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PAGE DOWNMove down through the Property list.
PAGE UPMove up through the Property list.
DOWN ARROWMove down through the Property list, one property at a time.
UP ARROWMove up through the Property list, one property at a time.
RIGHT ARROWMove down through the Property list, one property at a time.
LEFT ARROWMove up through the Property list, one property at a time.
ENDMove to the last property in the list.
HOMEMove to the first property in the list.
TABMove the insertion point among the property, properties settings box, and the Object box.
CTRL+SHIFT+ALPHAMove to the next property in the list that begins with the alpha character.
Double-ClickCycle through settings of enumerated properties, or switch focus to the settings box for other property types.
ALT+F6Switch between the last two active windows.

Use these key combinations when the settings box for a property has the focus in the Properties window:

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CTRL+ZUndo the last editing action in the current line.
CTRL+CCopy the selected text to the Clipboard.
CTRL+XCut the selected text to the Clipboard.
DEL or DELETEDelete the selected text without placing it on the Clipboard.
CTRL+VPaste the Clipboard contents at the insertion point.
SHIFT+TABSwitch focus between the Object box and the active Properties tab.
TABMove the focus among the Object box, the active Properties tab, a property, and the property value.
ESCCancel the property change.
CTRL +SHIFT+ALPHAMove to the next property that begins with the alpha character, in the list.

Use these key combinations when a property has enumerated values and its settings box has the focus in the Properties window:

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ALT+DOWN ARROWOpen the settings box list.
ALT+UP ARROWClose the settings box list.

Use these key combinations when you set the BackColor, ForeColor, FillColor, or BorderColor properties, and the settings box has the focus in the Properties window:

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ALT+DOWN ARROWDisplay the Color palette.
ALT+UP ARROWClose the Color palette.

Use these key combinations when you set the Icon or Picture properties, and the settings box has the focus in the Properties window:

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ALT+DOWN ARROWDisplay the Load Icon or Load Picture dialog box.
ALT+UP ARROWDisplay the Load Icon or Load Picture dialog box.


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