BlackBerry Shortcut Keys for Power BlackBerry Users

Written by Amit Agarwal on Nov 2, 2007

Insert a period – Press the Space key twice. The next letter is capitalized.

Insert the at sign (@) and periods in an Email field – Press the Space key.

Type an accent or special character – Hold the letter key and roll the trackwheel.

Capitalize a letter – Hold the letter key until the capitalized letter appears.

Exit a screen or dialog box – Press the Escape button.

Move the cursor in a different direction – The Alt key and roll the trackwheel.

Change an option field – Hold the Alt key. Click a value.

Move to an item in a list or menu – Press the first letter of the item.

Select a check box – Press the Space key. To clear the check box, press the Space key again.

Select a line of text – Press the Shift key and roll the trackwheel.

Turn on the backlighting – Press Power button

Switch to another program – Hold the Alt key and press the Escape button. Continue to hold the Alt key and select a program. Release the Alt key to switch to that program.

Move down a screen – Press the Space key

Move up a screen – Press the Shift key + the Space key.

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