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Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts for Configuration Manager 2007

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

The following sections describe keyboard and mouse shortcuts in both Configuration Manager 2007 and the Microsoft Management Console (MMC).

Configuration Manager Console Keyboard Shortcuts

The following table shows the keyboard shortcuts for the Configuration Manager console.

 

Action Result

Application key

The Application key on your keyboard displays action menus in property pages.

F3

Displays or hides the search panel in the results pane, which contains the Look for, in, and Find Now and Clear buttons.

CTRL+SHIFT +ARROW key or ALT+V or ALT+U

In the Sender Address Properties: Schedule Tab, press CTRL+SHIFT and press the LEFT or RIGHT ARROW keys to select blocks of time, and then press the TAB key to move to the control to set Availability. You can also press ALT+V to set the Availability drop-down menu, or press ALT+U to select the check box control for Unavailable to substitute for inoperative addresses.

CTRL+SHIFT +ARROW key or ALT+M

In the Sender Address Properties: Rate Limits Tab, press CTRL+SHIFT and press the LEFT or RIGHT ARROW keys to select blocks of time, and then press the TAB key to move to the control for Time period. Press ALT+M, and then press the UP or DOWN ARROW keys to select the control Limit (% of connection bandwidth).

Configuration Manager 2007 Help Keyboard Shortcuts

The following table lists access keys for the Configuration Manager 2007 Help Viewer.

 

Action Result

ALT+O

Displays or hides the Options menu.

ALT+O+T

Displays or hides the Navigation pane.

ALT+O+B

Goes to the previous topic.

ALT+O+F

Goes to the next topic.

ALT+O+P

Displays the Print Topics dialog box.

MMC Navigation Keyboard Shortcuts

Working with the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) tree is very similar to working with folders in Windows Explorer. You navigate from item to item, expanding and collapsing branches as needed by using the + and - keys on the keyboard or by clicking and double-clicking. The following table lists the actions you can use to navigate in and between console windows.

 

Action Result

TAB or F6

Moves forward between panes in the active console window.

SHIFT+TAB or SHIFT+F6

Moves backward between panes.

NUM +

Expands the selected item.

NUM -

Collapses the selected item.

NUM *

Expands the entire console tree below the root item in the active console window.

UP ARROW

Moves the focus up one item in a pane.

DOWN ARROW

Moves the focus down one item in a pane.

PAGE UP

Moves the focus to the top item visible in a pane.

PAGE DOWN

Moves the focus to the bottom item visible in a pane.

HOME

Moves the focus to the root of the console tree.

END

Moves the focus to the last item in the console tree.

RIGHT ARROW

Expands the selected item.

LEFT ARROW

Collapses the selected item. If the selected item does not contain exposed items, LEFT ARROW moves the focus to the top of the current branch of the console tree.

MMC Navigation Mouse Shortcuts

The following table lists the mouse actions that you can use to navigate the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) tree.

 

Action Results

Click

Selects an item.

Double-click

Displays or hides items contained by the selected item. Displays properties for or opens an item.

Right-click

Displays the Action shortcut menu for the selected item.

MMC Main Window Keyboard Shortcuts

The following table lists keyboard shortcuts for the commands that you can use to perform tasks for a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) or for the main window of a console.

 

Action Result

CTRL+O

Opens a saved console.

CTRL+N

Opens a new console.

CTRL+S

Saves the open console.

CTRL+M

Adds or removes a snap-in.

CTRL+W

Opens a new window.

F5

Refreshes the selected node.

ALT+SPACEBAR

Displays the MMC menu.

ALT+F4

Closes the active console.

MMC Console Window Keyboard Shortcuts

The following table lists keyboard shortcuts for the commands that you can use in the active console window of a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) or on the contents of a console window.

 

Action Result

CTRL+P

Prints the current page or active pane.

ALT+-

Displays the window menu for the active console window.

SHIFT+F10 or ALT+A

Displays the Action shortcut menu for the selected item.

ALT+V

Displays the View menu for the active console window.

F1

Opens the Help topic (if any) for the selected item.

F5

Refreshes the content of all console windows.

CTRL+F10

Maximizes the active console window.

CTRL+F5

Restores the active console window.

ENTER

Opens or displays the Properties dialog box for the selected item.

See Also

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
To contact the documentation team, email SMSdocs@microsoft.com.
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