The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for working with a Remote Desktop Connection.


Press this key To do this

Alt+Page Up

Move between programs from left to right.

Alt+Page Down

Move between programs from right to left.

Alt+Insert

Cycle through programs in the order that they were started in.

Alt+Home

Display the Start menu.

Ctrl+Alt+Break

Switch between a window and full screen.

Ctrl+Alt+End

Display the Windows Security dialog box.

Alt+Delete

Display the system menu.

Ctrl+Alt+Minus Sign (-) on the numeric keypad

Place a copy of the active window, within the client, on the Terminal server clipboard (provides the same functionality as pressing Alt+PrtScn on a local computer).

Ctrl+Alt+Plus Sign (+) on the numeric keypad

Place a copy of the entire client window area on the Terminal server clipboard (provides the same functionality as pressing PrtScn on a local computer).

Ctrl+Alt+Right Arrow

“Tab” out of the Remote Desktop controls to a control in the host program (for example, a button or a text box). Useful when the Remote Desktop controls are embedded in another (host) program.

Ctrl+Alt+Left Arrow

“Tab” out of the Remote Desktop controls to a control in the host program (for example, a button or a text box). Useful when the Remote Desktop controls are embedded in another (host) program.


Note

  • Ctrl+Alt+Break and Ctrl+Alt+End are available in all Remote Desktop sessions, even when you've set up the remote computer to recognize Windows keyboard shortcuts.