Useful Keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8 Mail app

New Microsoft operating system Windows 8 comes with several pre-installed Modern apps, including a Mail client that’s supposed to make any third-party mail software almost useless.

Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of two or more keys that you can use to perform a task that would typically require a mouse or other pointing device. Keyboard shortcuts can make it easier to work with your PC, saving you time and effort as you work with Windows and other apps.

Keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8

Keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8 Mail app

Windows 8 Mail app keyboard shortcuts:

  1. Ctrl + R = Reply
  2. Ctrl + Shift + R = Reply all
  3. Ctrl + F = Forward
  4. Ctrl + Shift + F = Hide or show the Folder pane
  5. Ctrl + Shift + A = Hide or show the Accounts pane
  6. Ctrl + U = Mark as unread
  7. Ctrl + Q = Mark as read
  8. Ctrl + A = Select all messages
  9. Ctrl + N = New Message
  10. F5 – Sync
  11. Alt + B = Put focus on the bcc button
  12. Alt + C = Put focus on the cc button/Accept
  13. Alt + D = Decline
  14. Alt + S = Send mail
  15. Alt + T = Put focus on the To button
  16. Alt + V = Open the invitation in Calendar
  17. Ctrl + Enter = Send mail
  18. Ctll + Shift + F = Select a font
  19. Ctrl + Spacebar = Clear formatting
  20. Ctrl + Y = Redo
  21. F4 = Redo
  22. Ctrl + [ = Increase font size one point
  23. Ctrl + ] = Decrease font size one point
  24. Ctrl + Shift + , = Decrease font size
  25. Ctrl + Shift + . = Increase font size
  26. Ctrl + K = Add a link
  27. Ctrl + E = Center
  28. Ctrl + L = Left
  29. Ctrl + R = Right
  30. Ctrl + Shift + L = Bullets
  31. Ctrl + M = Indent
  32. Ctrl + Shift + M = Outdent
  33. Tab or Shift + Tab = Indent/outdent when text is selected or when focus is in a list
  34. Ctrl + ‘ = Acute accent
  35. Ctrl + , = Cedilla accent
  36. Ctrl + Shift + 6 = Circumflex accent
  37. Ctrl + Shift + ; = Diaeresis accent
  38. Ctrl + ` = Grave accent
  39. Ctrl + Shift + 7 = Ligature accent
  40. Ctrl + Shift + 2 = Ring accent
  41. Ctrl + / = Slash accent
  42. Ctrl + Shift + ` = Tilde accent
  43. Alt + Ctrl + Shift + 1 = Inverted exclamation mark
  44. Alt + Ctrl + Shift + / = Inverted question mark
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