Windows File Explorer Key Shortcuts

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Windows explorer (folder viewer) shortcuts.

Copy file path

Select the file first, then any of:

Copy folder path

Select the file first, then any of:

Context menu

any of:

Windows 10 file context menu 2021-11-12
Windows 10 file context menu 2021-11-12
Open item
Enter
Open item in new window
Ctrl+Enter or Ctrl+click

Rename file

any of:

open properties
Alt+Enter

Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows Keyboard Guide