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Basic Windows Functions

Post by 86. » Tue Sep 01, 2009 6:03 pm

How the hell do you do that thing where you bring up a search box, and you can scan the screen for specific words..

you know what I mean?

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Post by duskky » Tue Sep 01, 2009 6:04 pm

ctl+F ?

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Post by futures_untold » Tue Sep 01, 2009 6:08 pm

Duskky wrote:ctl+F ?
That my friend, is fucking skill!!11! :)

Just tried it in Windose and Firefox and it brings up the search box in both progs. In Firefox, it highlights the words entered, thus making browsing long texts a piece of piss! :)

Thanks!
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Post by bass hertz » Tue Sep 01, 2009 6:09 pm

ctrl + alt + down arrow key

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Post by 86. » Tue Sep 01, 2009 6:25 pm

bass hertz wrote:ctrl + alt + down arrow key
lol I'm not trying that....ctrl + f works....

that's like back in the napster chat rooms when ppl would say shit like "press alt + f4 for PM" or some shit and it logs you off instead.

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Post by yellowhighlighter » Tue Sep 01, 2009 6:26 pm

bass hertz wrote:ctrl + alt + down arrow key
your sig is arousing me in a strange way.

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Post by bass hertz » Tue Sep 01, 2009 6:52 pm

yellowhighlighter wrote:
bass hertz wrote:ctrl + alt + down arrow key
your sig is arousing me in a strange way.
those are Rusko's nipples. would you suck on em?

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Post by futures_untold » Tue Sep 01, 2009 6:55 pm

bass hertz wrote:
yellowhighlighter wrote:
bass hertz wrote:ctrl + alt + down arrow key
your sig is arousing me in a strange way.
those are Rusko's nipples. would you suck on em?
More like radioactive nipples.... Be warned, cuz Chernoblefallout...

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Post by deadly_habit » Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:23 pm

oh i miss my old ninja forum rusko's nipples thread
damn mods

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Post by deadly_habit » Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:30 pm

and on topic i added the search computer function to my taskbar just for hunting down oddly named mp3s in my huge mp3 folder

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Post by wormcode » Wed Sep 02, 2009 6:01 am

Couple of more useful ones:

Press the ? key on the page inside firefox for quick search, it also highlights the words for you. You can also highlight a word manually, and then press CTRL+F and it will automatically copy it into the search box and autosearch for that word on the page.

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Post by FSTZ1 » Wed Sep 02, 2009 6:15 am

ctrl + alt + del

:lol:

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Post by tripaddict » Wed Sep 02, 2009 10:50 am

or windows key + F

*to search windows not fire fox

and windows key + E

opens explorer

^^ 2 handy ones to know anyways

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Post by Sinus Sawtooth » Wed Sep 02, 2009 10:55 am

winkey + d is my friend... brings piece and zen to my desktop when it's cluttered with windows/browsers

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Post by tripaddict » Wed Sep 02, 2009 11:22 am

roodbwoy wrote:winkey + d is my friend... brings piece and zen to my desktop when it's cluttered with windows/browsers
sick ... :)

u learn something new every day i like it :D

any more ?

alt + f4 - close app
ctrl + f4 - close window in app
ctrl + esc - start menu

ctrl+scroll the mouse zooms text in fire fox ... always handy

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Post by mickledan » Wed Sep 02, 2009 11:32 am

win+d to show desktop (minimize all windows

alt + tab to switch between open windows
Pea's

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Post by tripaddict » Wed Sep 02, 2009 11:43 am

MickleDan wrote:win+d to show desktop (minimize all windows

alt + tab to switch between open windows
ctrl+tab - switch through windows in an app ie ps/dreamweaver/etc probably cubase but not in fruity

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Post by 86. » Wed Sep 02, 2009 9:13 pm

wow...I've been using Windows since 3.1, and I never knew some of these shortcuts

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Post by tripaddict » Thu Sep 03, 2009 1:37 am

86 Position wrote:wow...I've been using Windows since 3.1, and I never knew some of these shortcuts
there was never a windows button with 3.1 lol :P

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Post by 86. » Thu Sep 03, 2009 2:49 am

TripAddict wrote:
86 Position wrote:wow...I've been using Windows since 3.1, and I never knew some of these shortcuts
there was never a windows button with 3.1 lol :P
lol there ya go

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