Friday, October 29, 2010

Microsoft Lync 2010 Frequently Used Keyboard Shortcuts

Below are the shortcut keys that can be used irrespective of which window has focus.
Table 1: Global Hotkeys

Shortcut key

Description

Windows Key + Q

Brings Lync main window to foreground

Windows Key + A

Accept an incoming toast invitation

Windows Key + X

Declines toast invitation and change your status to ‘Do not disturb’

Windows Key + Esc

Decline toast invitation

Ctrl + Shift + Space

Sets focus on the application sharing toolbar

Ctrl + Alt + Space

Take back control when sharing your screen

Ctrl + Shift + S

Stop sharing your screen
Below are the shortcut keys that can be used on the main window when it is in foreground.

Table 2: Main Window Shortcuts

Shortcut key

Description

Ctrl + 1

Go to the contact list tab

Ctrl + 2

Go to the activity feeds tab

Ctrl + 3

Go to the conversation list tab

Ctrl + 4

Go to the phone tab

Alt + A

View all conversations when in conversation list tab

Alt + D

View missed conversations when in conversation list tab

Alt + C

View missed calls when in conversation list tab
Below are the shortcut keys that can be used on a conversation window when it is in foreground.
Table 3: Conversation Window Shortcuts

Shortcut key

Description

Ctrl + W

Show/Hide IM area

Ctrl + R

Show/Hide participant list

Ctrl + Shift + Y

Show/Hide left region when sharing stage is visible

Alt + I

Invite a contact to an existing conversation

Ctrl + F

Send a file

Alt + P

Open a file received

Alt + C, Alt + D

Accept or decline an invitation to share, audio or video modalities

Ctrl + Shift + Enter

Start or end phone call

Ctrl + Shift + H

Hold/Resume an ongoing audio conversation

Ctrl + M

Pause/Resume video (only if already in progress)

Alt + R

Rejoin audio in a conference

Escape

Exits fullscreen view if present. Else, will close the conversation window only if it has no audio, video or sharing.

Ctrl + Shift + <, Ctrl + Shift + >

Increase/Decrease selected text font size in IM input

Ctrl + ], Ctrl + [

Zoom in/Zoom out the text in IM input and history
Many thanks to Pooja Malpani, Software Design Engineer, and Sunil Kasturi, Lync Program Manager for this information.

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