Create New folder with shortcut
To create new folder in open explorer window, click
Ctrl + N and type name its name.
Go back or up
If you want go back to previous location where you were in explorer, click
Alt + ← .
To go one folder up click
Alt + ↑. That means, when you are inside
C:\Foo\Bar folder, it will change directory to
This one is allows for quick changing selected file name.
Just select one file and press
F2, type in new file name and accept by pressing
This also works for other Microsoft programs, like Visual Studio.
You can combine it with copying file name without using mouse: select file, enter edit name mode with
F2, select whole name with
Ctrl+a, copy it with
Ctrl+c and paste it whenever you want with
If you have set of files that make a sequence you can rename them all at once. Selecte them all, press
F2 and provide base name for those files. Each file will be named with base name and the following number. I.e.
Base_Name (2), … ,
Base_Name (n) This works great for your vacation images ;)
Select file with keyboard
When you change your directory start typing name file you’re looking for. If you type correctly it will be selected, even if you won’t finish typing it’s name.
If make any move by accident, you can undo your changes by clicking
Ctrl+z. It doesn’t work always, but in most cases its worth trying!
That’s it for now. I think I’ll update this in future, but for the first reveal it’s good enoigh :)