Office Communicator 2007 R2 Keyboard Shortcuts

The following lists contain CTRL combination shortcut keys, and some other common shortcut keys, together 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

Starting a Call or IM Session from Search Results

Opening and Closing the Communicator Window

Making, Receiving, and Handling Calls

Invitation Alerts

Conversation Window

Instant Messaging Area (Rich Text)

Video Controls

Contact List

The following shortcut keys are available from the Office Communicator 2007 R2 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

Call the default number of the selected contact

CTRL + SHIFT + ENTER

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

Remove from Contact List

SHIFT + DELETE

Navigate through the tabs at the bottom of Office Communicator

CTRL + TAB

Reverse navigation through the tabs at the bottom of Office Communicator

CTRL + SHIFT + TAB

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Starting a Call or IM Session 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 session 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 invitation 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 session, 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 window

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

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 from the clipboard

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

Close the Conversation window

ESC or ALT + F4

Open the dial pad

CTRL + SHIFT + D

Turn speakerphone on and off

CTRL + SHIFT + R

Mark with high importance

CTRL + SHIFT + I

Open the contact card for the selected contact

ALT + ENTER

Copy the sign-in address for the selected contact to the clipboard

CTRL + C

Open online Help

F1

Revoke desktop sharing control

CTRL + ALT + SPACE

Move focus to the desktop sharing controls

CTRL + SHIFT + SPACE

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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

Paste from the clipboard

CTRL + V

Paste from the clipboard

SHIFT + INSERT

Save As

F12

Save

SHIFT + F12

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Video Controls

The following shortcut keys are available during a video call.

To do this

Press

Start or stop video

CTRL + SHIFT + V

Pause or restart my video

CTRL + M

Switch the video orientation; or when using picture-in-picture, switch the video in the main video window to picture-in-picture

CTRL + SHIFT + S

Change to full screen video

F5

Close full screen video

ESC

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