Windows Textbox Shortcuts

Form Navigation

Tab Move to the next input area on a form
Shift + Tab Moves to the previous input area on a form

Moving the Caret

Right Arrow Moves the caret one character to the right
Left Arrow Moves the caret one character to the left
Ctrl + Right Arrow Moves the caret to the start of the next word
Ctrl + Left Arrow Moves the caret to the start of the previous word
Up Arrow Moves the caret up one line
Down Arrow Moves the caret down one line
Ctrl + Up Arrow Scrolls the text up one line
Ctrl + Down Arrow Scrolls the text down one line
Home Moves the caret to the start of the current line
End Moves the caret to the end of the current line
Ctrl + Home Move the caret to the beginning of the text
Ctrl + End Move the cursor to end of the text

Selecting Text

Ctrl + A Selects all text
Shift + Right Arrow Extends the selection one character to the right
Shift + Left Arrow Extends the selection one character to the left
Shift + Up Arrow Extends the selection up one line
Shift + Down Arrow Extends the selection down one line
Shift + Home Extends the selection to beginning of line
Shift + End Extends the selection to end of line
Shift + Ctrl + Right Arrow Extends the selection to the next word break
Shift + Ctrl + Left Arrow Extends the selection to the previous word break
Shift + Ctrl + Up Arrow Extends the selection to the paragraph above
Shift + Ctrl + Down Arrow Extends the selection to the paragraph below
Shift + Ctrl + Home Extends the selection to the top of the text
Shift + Ctrl + End Extends the selection to the bottom of the text

Cut, Paste, and Undo

Ctrl + X, or
Shift + Del
Cuts the selected text
Ctrl + C, or
Ctrl + Ins
Copies the selected text
Ctrl + V, or
Shift + Ins
Pastes the selected text
Ctrl + Z Undoes the last edit
Ctrl + Y Redoes the last edit

Deleting Text

Backspace Deletes the previous character
Del Deletes forward to the next word break
Ctrl + Backspace Deletes back to the previous word break
Ctrl + Del Deletes forward to the next word break
Ctrl + Alt + Del Kaboom!

Rich Text

Ctrl + B Bold
Ctrl + I Italic
Ctrl + U Underline
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