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Backing Windows and Internal Windows
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Backing Windows and Internal Windows

The following table lists the keyboard operations for backing windows and internal windows. For details on internal windows and backing windows, see Working With Multiple Document Interfaces.

 

Keyboard Operation Action
Ctrl-F4 Closes internal window that has keyboard focus
Ctrl-F7 Moves internal window (that is, switches to internal window mode, in which users press arrow keys to move windows around)
Ctrl-F8 Resizes internal window (that is, switches to internal window mode, in which users then press arrow keys to resize window)
Ctrl-F9 Minimizes internal window
Ctrl-Esc, Ctrl-Tab, Shift-Esc, Shift-Tab Navigates first between open internal windows, then among minimized internal windows (Click here for a description of the directions associated with these keyboard operations. The Control and Shift keys work the same way with the Escape key here as they do with the Tab key in the explanation.)
Ctrl-F5, Enter, Return Opens minimized internal window that has keyboard focus
Ctrl-F6, Ctrl-Shift-F6 Navigates among associated internal windows on the backing window and between an internal window and an associated secondary window (Click here for a description of the directions associated with these keyboard operations. The Control and Shift keys work the same way with the Escape key here as they do with the Tab key in the explanation.)
Ctrl-spacebar Displays contextual menu in MDI




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