Remote Desktop

The table below contains Remote Desktop Connection keyboard shortcuts:

Key StrokesDescription
Alt + Delete  Display the Windows menu
Alt + Home  Display the Start menu
Alt + Insert  Cycle through the programs in most recently used order
Alt + PageDown  Switch between programs from right to left
Alt + PageUp  Switch between programs from left to right
Ctrl + Alt + Break  Switch the client computer between a window and a full screen
Ctrl + Alt + End  Open the Microsoft Windows NT Security dialog box
Ctrl + Alt + Minus sign [-] Place a snapshot of the active window in the client on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing PrtScn on a local computer.
Ctrl + Alt + Plus sign [+]  Place a snapshot of the entire client window area on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing Alt + PrtScn on a local computer.
Ctrl+Alt+Home
Activates the connection bar in full-screen mode.
Ctrl+Alt+Right arrow“Tab” out of the Remote Desktop controls to a control in the host app (for example, a button or a text box). Useful when the Remote Desktop controls are embedded in another (host) app.
Ctrl+Alt+Left arrow“Tab” out of the Remote Desktop controls to a control in the host app (for example, a button or a text box). Useful when the Remote Desktop controls are embedded in another (host) app.

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