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Tech Tip:  Outlook Express Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts make it easier and quicker to get things done.  Here are the keyboard shortcuts for Outlook Express.  Most of these would also work in Outlook also.  Some of these shortcuts work when you in the Inbox (or other folders) and some work when you are in the message window (when an email is opened). Experiment and try them out in different locations.

 

ALT Key Shortcuts

ALT + ENTER:  View properties of a selected message

ALT + K:  Check names

ALT + Left arrow:  Go to the previous message in the list

ALT + Right arrow:  Go to the next message in the list

ALT + S:  Send (post) a message

 

CTRL Key Shortcuts

CTRL + <:  Go to the previous message in the list

CTRL + >:  Go to the next message in the list

CTRL + A:  Select all messages

CTRL + D:  Delete a mail message

CTRL + ENTER:  Mark a message as read

CTRL + ENTER:  Send (post) a message

CTRL + F:  Forward a message

CTRL + G:  Reply to all (news only)

CTRL + I:  Go to your Inbox

CTRL + J:  Go to next unread newsgroup/folder

CTRL + K:  Check names

CTRL + L:  Show/hide the folder list

CTRL + M:  Send and receive mail

CTRL + N:  Open or post a new message

CTRL + O:  Open a selected message

CTRL + P:  Print the selected message

CTRL + Q:  Mark a message as read

CTRL + R:  Reply to message author

CTRL + T:  Mark a thread as read

CTRL + U:  Go to next unread mail message

CTRL + W:  Go to a newsgroup

 

CTRL-SHIFT Shortcuts

CTRL + SHIFT + <:  Go to the previous message in the list

CTRL + SHIFT + >:  Go to the next message in the list

CTRL + SHIFT + A:  Mark all news messages as read

CTRL + SHIFT + F:  Find text

CTRL + SHIFT + M:  Download news for offline reading

CTRL + SHIFT + R:  Reply to all

CTRL + SHIFT + S:  Insert signature

CTRL + SHIFT + U:  Go to next unread news thread

 

F Key Shortcuts

F1:  Open Help topics

F3:  Find text

F5:  Refresh news messages and headers

F7:  Check spelling

 

OTHER SHORTCUTS

DEL:  Delete a mail message

ENTER:  Open a selected message

ESC:  Close a message

Plus sign (+):  Expand a news thread (show all responses)

Left arrow:  Collapse a news thread (hide messages)

TAB:  Move between the message list, folder list (if on), and preview pane

 

 

 

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