Keyboard Shortcuts List for Windows Media Player in Windows 7

Microsoft at "Windows blog" has posted a big list of useful keyboard shortcuts for Windows Media Player in Windows 7. You can use these shortcuts for a variety of activities in Windows Media Player ranging from switching to Player Mode to turning on or off shuffle to shifting between play speeds.

Following is the complete list:

Shortcut Action State
Ctrl + 1 Switches to library mode From any mode
Ctrl + 2 Switches to skin mode From any mode
Ctrl + 3 Switches to player mode From any mode except full screen
Ctrl + 7 Add to Play In library mode
Ctrl + 8 Add to Burn In library mode
Ctrl + 9 Add to Sync In library mode
Ctrl + A Selects everything in a list In the library or list
Ctrl + B Previous (Item or Chapter) With content playing
Ctrl + E Focus on Search text box and switch to library mode if not there
Ctrl + F Next (Item or Chapter) With content playing
Ctrl + H Turn on/off shuffle mode
Ctrl + J Eject In any mode
Ctrl + M Toggle menu bar in library In any mode
Ctrl + N Create playlist In library mode
Ctrl + O Shows Open Dialog In any mode
Ctrl + P Play/Pause Toggle With content queued up
Ctrl + Q Adds selected track to open list Default is Play list
Ctrl + S Stops Playback With content playing
Ctrl + T Turn on/off repeat mode In any mode
Ctrl + U Shows Open URL Dialog In any mode
Ctrl + W Stops playback With content playing or paused
Ctrl + Shift + B Rewinds playing content With DVD playing
Ctrl + Shift + C Caption On/Off Toggle Playing content which has captions
Ctrl + Shift + F Fast forwards playing content With content playing
Ctrl + Shift + G Play Speed Fast With content playing
Ctrl + Shift + N Play Speed Normal With content playing
Ctrl + Shift + S Play Speed Slow With content playing
Ctrl + Right Arrow Next playlist in playlist history Focus not on Seek bar
Ctrl + Left Arrow Previous playlist in playlist history Focus not on Seek bar
Ctrl + Right Arrow Skip forward (large increment) Focus on Seek bar
Ctrl + Left Arrow Skip backward (large increment) Focus on Seek bar
Shift + Right Arrow Skip forward (small increment) Focus on Seek bar
Shift + Left Arrow Skip backward (small increment) Focus on Seek bar
Right Arrow Skip forward Focus on Seek bar
Left Arrow Skip backward Focus on Seek bar
Ctrl + Click Resize player to image In Now Playing mode
Escape Return to Now Playing Full Screen Mode
F1 Opens Help file In any mode
F2 Edit meta data column In library mode with an item selected
F4 Switch view mode In library mode, focus in list view
F5 Refresh screen Focus on library or in online services
F6 Increases album art Focus in list view
Shift + F6 Decreases album art Focus in list view
F7 Mutes sound In any mode
F8 Decrease sound volume In any mode
F9 Increases sound volume In any mode
F10 Show menu bar in library From any mode
Shift + F10 Context menu shortcut In any mode
Alt + 1 Video Size 50% In Now Playing or skin mode, with a video playing
Alt + 2 Video Size 100% In Now Playing or skin mode, with a video playing
Alt + 3 Video Size 200% In Now Playing or skin mode, with a video playing
Alt + Enter Full Screen Toggle In Now Playing, skin, or full screen mode

 

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