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I typically go to the windows explorer using windowskey+e. Then I use Alt-D to go the address bar to type the folder name.

Is there keyboard shortcut to directly go the file list on the right side instead of going tab tab tab? I typically just want to select a file for copy/delete etc.


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Try shift+tab that will tab in the reverse order

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After launching Explorer, press F6. This toggles between the file list, the address bar, and (annoyingly) the close button for the "folder tree" pane. While on the folder view's close button, you can press tab to move into the actual folder tree.

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Not a direct answer to your question, but an alternative.

You could use Launchy, to type directly the address. Then enter would open the explorer directly where you want, and the "cursor" would be on the first file in the window.

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