Microsoft Outlook Express Keyboard Shortcuts
F1 Open Help topics
CTRL+A Select all messages
Main window and view message window
CTRL+P Print the selected message
CTRL+M Send and receive e-mail
DEL or CTRL+D Delete an e-mail message
CTRL+N Open or post a new message
CTRL+Shift+B Open the Address Book
CTRL+R Reply to the message author
CTRL+F Forward a message
CTRL+Shift+R or CTRL+G (news only) Reply to all
CTRL+I Go to your Inbox
CTRL+> or CTRL+Shift+> Go to the next message in the list
CTRL+ Go to the previous message in the list
ALT+ENTER View properties of a selected message
F5 Refresh news messages and headers
CTRL+U Go to the next unread e-mail message
CTRL+Shift+U Go to the next unread news conversation
CTRL+Y Go to a folder
Main window
CTRL+O or ENTER Open a selected message
CTRL+ENTER or CTRL+Q Mark a message as read
TAB Move between the Folders list (if on), message list, preview pane, and Contacts list (if on).
CTRL+Shift+A Mark all news messages as read
CTRL+W Go to a newsgroup
LEFT ARROW or PLUS SIGN (+) Expand a news conversation (show all responses)
RIGHT ARROW or MINUS SIGN (-) Collapse a news conversation (hide messages)
CTRL+J Go to the next unread newsgroup or folder
CTRL+Shift+M Download news for offline reading
Message window - viewing and sending
Press To
ESC Close a message
F3 Find text
CTRL+Shift+F Find a message
CTRL+TAB Switch among the Edit, Source, and Preview tabs
Message window - sending only
CTRL+K or ALT+K Check names
F7 Check spelling
CTRL+Shift+S Insert a signature
CTRL+ENTER or ALT+S Send (post) a message
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