LKBEN10731: Special Remote Desktop key combinations


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LKB | Created: 02/04/2020 | Version: 1 | Language: EN | Rating: 0 | Outdated: False | Marked for deletion: False

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Latest update: 05/10/2020 | Comment:


Symptom

You need some keyboard shortcuts for RDP.

Cause

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Solution

ALT + PageUp:
Switches between programs from left to right

Alt + PageDown:
Switches between programs from right to left

Alt + Insert:
Cycles through the programs in the order they were started

Alt + Home:
Displays the Start menu

CTRL + ALT + Break:
Switches the client between a window and full screen

CTRL + ALT + End:
Brings up the Windows Security dialog box

CTRL + ALT + Pause:
Toggles between fullscreen and windowed mode
(note that this does not set the client desktop to the correct size)

Alt + Del:
Displays the Windows menu

CTRL + ALT + Num-:
Places a snapshot of the client's active window on the clipboard

CTRL + ALT + Num+:
Places a snapshot of the client's entire desktop area on the clipboard

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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