nPOPuk

Keyboard Shortcuts

Page updated 1 February 2007

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There are three distinct groups of keyboard shortcuts which can be used in nPOPuk, depending on which of the three program windows are active at the time they are invoked. This page lists them on a window-by-window basis.

Go to TopMain Window

Go to TopWindow Navigation

Tab
Toggle between Folder and Message List.
NOTE: When moving to the message list of a newly selected folder the message selected will be either the first unread message or, if all are read, the most recent message.
Home/End
Selects the first/last folder or message up/down the list.
NOTE: When newly moved to the Folder List, the DownArrow must be used first to open the Folder List.
PgUp/PgDown
Scrolls the folder or message list up/down one screen.
NOTE: When newly moved to the Folder List, the DownArrow must be used first to open the Folder List.
UpArrow/DownArrow
Selects the next folder or message up/down the list.
NOTE: When newly moved to the Folder List, the DownArrow must be used first to open the Folder List.
A~Z
Rotates through the list, selecting the next item, by folder or subject line, starting with that letter.
NOTE: When in the Folder List, Enter/DownArrow must be used to open the Folder List, then Enter used to change the Mail List display.
Esc (When folder selected)
Skips to the Message List.

Go to TopSelecting Multiple Messages

SHIFT+UpArrow/DownArrow
Selects block of messages.
CTRL+UpArrow/DownArrow
Move the focus. (Use in conjunction with CTRL+Space to select a number of messages)
CTRL+Space
Toggles the selection of the message currently under the focus.
CTRL+A
Select all messages.

Go to TopMarking Messages

CTRL+Enter
Toggles Mark for Download (in Account Folders) or Send (in the OutBox Folder).
NOTE: In Account folders it will also clear a Delete mark, initially replacing it with a download mark.
CTRL+D
Marks the selected message(s) for Download (in Account Folders) or Send (in OutBox Folder).
CTRL+Del
In Account folders, marks the selected message(s) for Delete.
CTRL+U
Cancel any marks.
CTRL+B
Marks the selected message(s) as Read.
CTRL+SHIFT+B
Marks the selected message(s) as Unread.

Go to TopServer Activities

CTRL+N
Check the selected account for New Messages.
NOTE: When the OutBox is selected the default account is checked.
CTRL+J
Check all Accounts for new messages.
CTRL+E
Update the selected Account.
CTRL+G
Update all Accounts.
CTRL+S
Abort the update process.

Go to TopMessage Management

Enter/Space
Opens the current message in the Mail View window.
SHIFT+Enter
Opens the current message in Notepad.
NOTES: In MailBox folders, this opens the message under the file name "$npop_view.txt". Any changes made to this file are discarded when Notepad is closed. The file is deleted when nPOPuk is closed.
In the OutBox folder, this opens the message under a randomly generated numeric file name. The file is deleted as Notepad is closed.
Advanced users should examine the EditApp= and ViewApp= entries in the nPOPuk.ini file for ways to customise the effects of this keystroke.
CTRL+W
Write a new message.
CTRL+O
Forward the selected message.
CTRL+R
Reply to the selected message.
CTRL+ALT+R
Reply to all recipients of the selected message.
CTRL+C
Copy the selected message(s) to a SaveBox (in mailbox folders) or Create Copy (in the OutBox folder).
CTRL+M
Move the selected message(s) to a SaveBox in mailbox folders (If moving from an account the original message is Marked for Delete).
CTRL+F (mailbox Folders only)
Opens the currently selected message and Find dialogue.
CTRL+T
Toggles Thread mode.
Del
Delete the selected message(s) from the List (Not the server).
Esc (When message selected)
Opens Mail menu as a pop-up.

Go to TopMail View Window

Go to TopCurrent Message

Space
Scrolls through current message and skips to next unread message when done.
NOTE: Be aware of the checkbox "Scan all mailboxes for unread mail" on the OTHER tab of the Global Options.
PgDown/RightArrow
Scroll down through the current message.
PgUp/LeftArrow
Scroll up through the current message.
CTRL+Home
Skip to the top of the current message.
CTRL+End
Skip to the bottom of the current message.
CTRL+B
Mark as read.
CTRL+SHIFT+B
Mark as unread.

Go to TopMove between Messages

Enter
Skip to the next message.
SHIFT+Enter or Backspace
Skip to the previous message.
CTRL+Enter
Skip to the next unread message.
NOTE: Be aware of the checkbox "Scan all mailboxes for unread mail" on the OTHER tab of the Global Options.

Go to TopOther Actions

CTRL+R
Reply to the current message.
CTRL+ALT+R
Reply to All Recipients of the current message.
CTRL+O
Forwards the current message.
CTRL+I
Open the Address Information Dialogue for the current message.
CTRL+S
Save the current message as a text file.
CTRL+C
Copy the selected text.
CTRL+A
Select all text.
CTRL+F
Open the Find Dialogue.
F3
Find the next match.
Esc
Close the Mail View window.

Go to TopMail Edit Window

Go to TopEditing Messages

CTRL+I
Open the Mail Property Dialogue.
CTRL+A
Select all text.
CTRL+X
Cut the selected text.
CTRL+C
Copy the selected text.
CTRL+V
Paste text from the clipboard.
CTRL+Z
Undo the last edit.

Go to TopSaving/Sending Messages

CTRL+SHIFT+G
Finish editing and send the message now.
NOTE: If not currently on line, and the account is set for dial-up connection, this will automatically initiate dial-up.
CTRL+G
Finish editing, save the message to the OutBox and mark it for sending at the next update.
CTRL+S
Finish editing and Save to the OutBox.
NOTE: In effect, this creates a draft message, to be completed later.

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