Office Communicator 2007 Keyboard Shortcuts

The following lists contain CTRL combination shortcut keys, and some other common shortcut keys, along with descriptions of their functionality. To keep this reference available when you work, you may want to print this topic. To print this topic, press CTRL+P.

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Contact List

The following shortcut keys are available from the Office Communicator Contact List.

To do this Press
Call a selected contact using the most recently called number CTRL + ENTER
Open the Conversation window to start an IM session with a selected contact ENTER
Delete a selected contact DELETE
Open System menu ALT + Spacebar
Move a contact group up ALT + up arrow
Move a contact group down ALT + down arrow
Open the Contact Card for a selected contact ALT + ENTER
Close the Contact Card ESC
Copy selected item CTRL + C
Paste selected item CTRL + V
Open online Help F1
Navigate through Communicator TAB
Reverse navigation direction SHIFT + TAB
Add line break in Type a Note area SHIFT + ENTER
Select multiple contiguous contacts SHIFT + up arrow
Select multiple contiguous contacts SHIFT + down arrow
Collapse group Left arrow
Expand group Right arrow

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Starting a Call or IM from Search Results

The following shortcut keys are available from the Search Results pane.

To do this Press
Open the Conversation window to start an IM with a selected contact in the Search Results pane ENTER
Place a call to a selected contact in Search results. CTRL + ENTER

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Opening and Closing the Communicator Window

To do this Press
Open Communicator Windows Logo Key + Q
Minimize Communicator ALT + F4

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Making, Receiving, and Handling Calls

To do this Press
Call a selected contact in the Contact List using the last dialed number CTRL + ENTER
Accept an audio, video or conference call invitation from an invitation alert ALT + C
Decline an audio, video or conference call invitition from an invitation alert ALT + D
Turn on/off High Importance alert. This shortcut is available from the Communicator Conversation window. CTRL + SHIFT + I
Transfer a call. This shortcut is available from the Communicator Conversation window. CTRL + SHIFT + T
Place a call on hold/Resume call. This shortcut is available from the Communicator Conversation window. CTRL + SHIFT + H
Invite someone to a call. This shortcut is available from the Communicator Conversation window. ALT + I
End a call. This shortcut is available from the Communicator Conversation window. ALT + Q

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Invitation Alerts

To do this Press
Navigate to an invitation alert that appears on your computer screen Windows Logo Key + T
Accept an invitation alert that appears on your computer screen. The invitation could be for an IM, an audio or video call, or a conference. Windows Logo Key + A

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Conversation Window

The following shortcut keys are available from the Communicator Conversation window

To do this Press
Change the Conversation Subject from the Conversation winsow CTRL + J
Invite someone to join the conversation ALT + I
Rejoin an instant messaging conference ALT + R
Call participant(s) in an IM conversation CTRL + SHIFT + ENTER
Add video to a conversation CTRL + D
Switch the video in the main video window to picture-in-picture CTRL + SHIFT + S
Send a file CTRL + F
Show/hide instant messaging area CTRL + W
Show/hide participant list in the Conversation window CTRL + R
Lock/unlock a conversation CTRL + K
Start Office OneNote (Office OneNote must be installed) CTRL + N
Save contents of an instant messaging session CTRL + S
Cut selected text CTRL + X
Copy selected text CTRL + C
Paste selected text CTRL + V
Select all text CTRL + A
Add line break for a new paragraph in the instant message area SHIFT + ENTER
Send instant message ENTER
Delete text DELETE
Undo action CTRL + Z
Redo action CTRL + Y
Transfer a call CTRL + SHIFT + T
Place a call on hold/Resume call CTRL + SHIFT + H

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Instant Messaging Area (Rich Text)

The following shortcut keys are available from the Instant Messaging area of the Communicator Conversation window.

To do this Press
Bold selected text CTRL + B
Italicize selected text CTRL + I
Underline selected text CTRL + U
Strikethrough selected text CTRL + T
Increase font size of selected text CTRL + ]
Decrease font size of selected text CTRL + [
Change font CTRL + SHIFT + F

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Applies to:
Communicator 2007