Sunday, June 22, 2008

Yahoo! Mail Shortcuts

What are these shortcut keys I keep hearing about?

Wonderful, speedy keyboard shortcuts! Check 'em out:

Command Shortcut
Check Mail m
Check All Mail (includes all POP accounts) Shift+m
Close Current Tab Ctrl+\
New Message n
Reply r
Reply All a
Put message in one of your first 9 folders 1-9 (e.g., press 2 for 2nd folder; won't work beyond 9)
Forward message f
Mark As Read k
Mark As Unread Shift+k
Flag l (that's an L, not a one)
Clear Flag Shift+l (that's an L, not a one)
Delete Item Your “delete” key
Print p
Save Draft Ctrl+s
Send Message Ctrl+Enter (Alt+s also supported)
Turn Reading Pane on and off v
Navigate through tabs—leftwards motion Ctrl+[
Navigate through tabs—rightwards motion Ctrl+]
Open message(s) in its own tab Enter (select a message first, or multiple messages by holding down Ctrl and clicking on each)
Edit contact info Enter (select a contact first, in Contacts)
Find a word or phrase in a message Ctrl+f
Expand window to maximum height F11
Next message (in message tab) Ctrl+. (that’s Ctrl with the period)
Previous message (in message tab) Ctrl+, (Ctrl with the comma)
Next (or previous) message with same Subject;
Next (or previous) flagged message;
Next (or previous) unread message;
Next (or previous) from: _________
To set this up, press:
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+up arrow.
Click the option you want, then OK.
Now: To use the shortcut, press:
Ctrl+Shift+down arrow (for next message) or
Ctrl+Shift+up arrow (for previous message)
Skip to oldest unread message Ctrl+Shift+End
Move message to a folder d
Close read-message tab Esc
Start a new chat c

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